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Modern apartment in converted Edwardian Grange

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Langport, Near Taunton, Somerset, England - Perfect for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers visiting the Somerset levels & Glastonbury

Recently redecorated (2014), this warm and cosy flat was bought new and equipped with entirely new furniture and equipment in 2009. Used for a little over two years as a “weekly commute” home, it is now used regularly by the owners as a weekend/holiday home close to nearby family members, when not let to guests. Equipped with Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, DVD player, radios, and every conceivable kitchen item it really is a home from home. We have regularly let to people house hunting or staying for longer periods from overseas, and cannot remember any complaints about lack of resources.


Owner
Steve and Jenny Vaux
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 May, 2017

About Steve and Jenny Vaux

The owners, Steve & Jenny Vaux, were born and brought up in Somerset, but have spent many years working and living overseas, so know what makes short term self catering accommodation work. They very much love the flat as a place to unwind, and hope that you will too, if you choose to rent from them!

They ask you to treat it as you would your own home and leave it as you would want to find it. Both are ex-smokers and therefore ask strongly that you don’t smoke in the building, and more especially in the flat itself

Steve and Jenny Vaux purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Steve and Jenny Vaux chose South Somerset

This warm and cosy flat was bought new and equipped with entirely new furniture and equipment in 2009. It was used for a little over two years as a “weekly commute” home, and is now used regularly by the owners as a weekend/holiday home close to nearby family members.

The accommodation has a lovely rural town feel, situated on the edge of Historic Langport, with views over open fields from all windows.

20 minutes from the M5 (Jct 23, 24 or 25) or 10 minutes from A303 (Podimore roundabout) we are located within 30 minutes of Taunton, Yeovil, Street, Wells and Glastonbury & less than an hour from the South and North Coasts.

With great access you can be at Redwood Grange comfortably within 3 hours from Central London or 2 and a half hours from the West Midlands.

What makes this apartment unique

We have designated off road parking space for two cars in the 12 unit development set back from the A 378/B3153 junction on the edge of the small town of Langport.

Langport and nearby Somerton together offer an excellent range of late opening food shops and an interesting selection of pubs and restaurants within 5 minutes drive of the flat. There are also a wide variety of takeaways within 2 minutes (Indian, Chinese, Kebabs and Fish and Chips) for that first evening, so don’t be tempted to bring your food with you, and unwind by getting to know Langport whilst shopping on your first morning in town!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"What a beautiful apartment! Lovely location, all the mod cons. Wonderful access to anywhere you need to go. There was everything we needed ... and more in the apartment. Lovely neutral décor. Just beautiful. Thank you for letting us stay in such a delightful place. Would definitely hire again! Thanks Clare, Adam & Samuel"



"Fantastic apartment - home from home. Stayed as son was taking part in a cricket festival, so perfect to come back to after a long day. Everything is here and prior to arrive, Steve and Jenny were extremely helpful. Thank you and would recommend very highly. Thanks again, Michele, Lee & Tom x"



"Great little flat to stay. Great location, had everything we needed. Thank you! Harry"
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Langport in Somerset

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern bathroom with huge bath with shower over, basin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , This is a 4ft double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , King size bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King size double, Bedroom 2 - Small (4ft) double.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: We very much love the flat as a place to unwind, and hope that you will too, if you choose to rent from us! We ask you to treat it as you would your own home and leave it as you would want to find it. We are both ex-smokers and therefore ask strongly that you don’t smoke in the building, and more especially in the flat itself. Outside: Redwood Grange is set in large grounds but there is no real garden to relax in. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen provided. Can arrange cleaning and changing of linen on Saturday if you stay more than a week. Other: Entrance hall, with generous hanging space for coats. Small table and WiFi router.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

United kingdom
5

Comfortable, stylish and convenient

  • 5 of 5

The property was easy to find, on the main route to the north of Langport. First impression of the property was excellent: it was beautifully clean and tidy and set on the top floor of a well-maintained, converted 'manor' building that we learned had been built by the Kelway family a century ago, who were (and still are) known for their flower-growing business.

When it came to actually living here for the week, we couldn't have been better provided for. The owners have thought of everything - from kitchen equipment to Sellotape, maps and guidebooks to reading material, DVDs and laundry supplies. The apartment was warm, welcoming and full of character.

It was near - within a five minute walk - to the BIBIC centre, where our daughter had a two-day assessment, and not much further from a convenient Tesco supermarket. In Langport there were a selection of other shops, Post Office, cafes and takeaways. The (listed) Langport Stores, a deli/health food shop was worth a visit to see the original wood and brass shop fittings and to pick up the odd treat.

Taunton, Bath and Bristol were good for day trips and it looked as if there were many other local attractions that I would like to have visited had we more time.

Keys were available from the lovely neighbour, who I'm sure would have been more than happy to help if there'd been any problems.

I feel very lucky to have found the apartment, and would wholeheartedly recommend it. It would be my first choice if we come to Langport again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments about our home in Langport. We are delighted that you found it comfortable and convenient, and you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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5

DREAM HOUSE

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment. Perfect to spend weekends or holidays. It has everything that someone needs in, like home. Beside that, there is a wonderful person there who is lovely and extremelly helpful called Ms Gloria. I loved her. Congratulations for evverything. I would come back again.

Thank you very much,

Odair

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in Sumerset and what a treasure of an apartment we found. On walking in through the wonderful entrance hall we knew we had found something special and we were not disappointed when we entered number 11. It's is fitted out to a high standard with solid oak furniture and equipped so well that we found that there was nothing we didn't have. It was very quiet and in a wonderful location being near to so many National Trust properties. We are already planning our next stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an extended stay here whilst on a property search .The apartment is a little gem- extremely comfortable - a home from home . Fully equipped with good quality furniture and accessories which you would not normally expect from a rental property.

Owners Jenny and Steve were very accommodating and dealt with any queries in a friendly way; promptly and efficiently.

We have no hesitation in recommending.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Torrevieja
5

Modern flat in Langport

  • 5 of 5

The property is a modern flat conversion on the second floor of an old building. It is extremely well maintained, comfortable and warm, and well located for visiting the surrounding areas. It provides two double bedrooms, a quite luxurious bathroom and well appointed kitchen/lounge/dining area. Everything that we required appeared to have been catered for, with detailed instructions on how everything worked. The booking procedure was extremely easy, as were the arrangements for arrival and departure.

It's location is easily accessible from the A303 road, and the M5, although that is a little more distant.

The town of Langport is well furnished with cafes, pubs and restaurants, and small shops, together with a small Tesco supermarket. The towns of Taunton and Yeovil are within 20/30 minute travelling time, as is Clarkes Village outlet shopping area.

We would certainly consider booking the flat again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lancashire
5

A grate little place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this gem of an apartment. Situated on the 2nd floor of a beautiful, recently converted stone building the property is very quiet & comfortable, furnished in a modern style with many extra touches and a well equipped kitchen area. Most importantly it is spotless. Although accessed by two flights of stairs we, both in our seventies, do not find this a problem & we look forward to visiting again this year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
From
£50
£300
 
 
Summer half term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£220
for 4 nights
From
£55
£325
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
High Season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
From
£50
£275
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Contact Steve or Jenny on 01256880776, 07801105006 (Jenny) or 07745449626 (Steve) if you have queries. Alternatively e-mail us. We'll aim to get back to you within 48 hrs maximum usually.

A £200 deposit is required to secure your booking, together with a signed standard rental agreement. Payment by BACS or Cheque, refunded in full if cancelled over 30 days before arrival. Balance of payment required 2 weeks before arrival. Late cancellation (after final payment made) will result in loss of 50%. We require a security deposit of £250 the first time you stay with us. If you have a sterling bank account this is in the form of a UK bank cheque which we hold and then return or shred on the satisfactory inspection of the property when you depart. This represents the excess on our property insurance.

We welcome bookings from overseas visitors however you should be aware that there will be additional bank charges added to the cost when you transfer fees to us from non-UK banks. In addition the security deposit will need to be paid in advance, and we will refund, less bank charges, on the satisfactory inspection of the property when you depart.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, with arrival from 3.00pm and departure promptly by 10.00am please.

For long weekends in off season periods we offer a reduced rate, flexible arriving and departure by agreement. Please contact us for more details.



Notes on prices:
Longer (more than 2 weeks) stays, rates negotiable, especially during the winter.

Long weekends during the off season welcome at a reduced rate, with flexibility on arrival and departure dates. Please get in touch for more details.

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