The Larches


From £454

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Book any week and receive a local hamper including wine on arrival!

3 bedrooms

Up to 6 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: LARCHE
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Nearby shop
  • Designated parking
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Discount for small parties
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Dishwasher
  • Short Breaks available
  • Central heating
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


The Larches is tucked quietly away in the small but thriving town of Bampton. This historic Charter town, which lies close to the Somerset border, is on the edge of the Exmoor National Park and is famous for its floral displays and Charter Fair which is always the last Thursday in October. With four pubs within easy walking distance you won't have to worry about cooking at the end of a busy day!  The town also boasts two grocery stores, a bakery, a local butcher, greengrocers, pharmacy, post office, library, café, fish bar and even a beautiful homeware shop just meters from the front door!

Bampton is just a short drive from the harbour at Watchet and the sandy beach at Minehead making it the perfect place from which to explore the coast and countryside.  For the keen cyclist, the West Country Way cycle route takes in Bampton and on into the Exmoor National Park, a unique landscape of moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland.

This newly built, detached house offers stylish and spacious accommodation - as soon you walk through the door into the bright hallway you know you have arrived somewhere rather special. The focal point of the house is the fabulous kitchen/diner complete with bi-fold doors leading to the enclosed level rear garden; this lovely room creates a real holiday atmosphere.  


Please note: If a small party discount is applied then only the master bedroom will be laid up unless specified otherwise at the time of booking.

Front door to spacious entrance hall. Double doors to the lounge, comfortably furnished with ‘L’ shaped sofa, TV with DVD player. Double doors from hallway to impressive kitchen/diner. Dining area with bi-fold doors leading straight out to the garden, dining table and chairs to seat 6, ipod/iphone dock with CD player and radio. Kitchen area with built-in electric hob and fan assisted oven, full-size dishwasher, under counter fridge and freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, Prestige filter coffee maker. Utility room with washing machine and tumble drier. Cloakroom with WC and washbasin. From the hallway stairs lead to first floor with glass balustrading. Master bedroom with 5ft bed and TV with DVD player. En-suite shower room with shower (both fixed head and hand-held attachment), WC, washbasin and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 with 5ft bed and views over the rear garden and countryside beyond. Bedroom 3 with 3ft twin beds. Modern family bathroom with freestanding bath, shower (both fixed head and hand-held attachment), WC and washbasin.

To the rear of the property there is a level enclosed garden with lawn and patio area complete with a BBQ and garden furniture perfect for alfresco dining.

Parking on driveway for 2 cars in tandem.

  • Included: Bed linen and towels (guests are required to provide their own beach towels). Electricity, water and electric underfloor heating downstairs and electric central heating upstairs. Barbeque. Cot, high chair and stair gate.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception good – 4G available. Wi-Fi with a limit of 50MB – (guests can purchase more data if required).
  • Local Facilities: Nearest shop: 50 yards.  Nearest pub: The White Horse Inn 75 yards.  Nearest café: Toucan Café Bistro 50 yards. 

May 2018

We had a wonderful stay, the property was one of the best equipped and presented we have stayed in. Bampton was a good location for us, good food in walking distance and close to Exmoor and the coast. The service from Toad Hall Cottages throughout was great, as was the little touch of a text from the owner to make sure we had arrived ok and everything was in order. Thank you

February 2018

Very nice house. Very clean and good location (if you want quiet). Thank you.

November 2017

We had a very good week. The house is clean, bright and has all the finishing touches. It is very well equipped! Bampton is a good spot to tour Exmoor, the coast and the local villages. We particularly liked Tarr steps and the Tunnel Beaches at Ilfracombe. Eating at the Swan in Bampton is very good and the fish and chip shop is also very good. The Larches is a very peaceful house during the day and night.

November 2017

We enjoyed a short break in their lovely new, well equipped house. The food at the Swan was excellent, also The Rock Inn at waterow. The walk from Bury up to the dam an Heddon Hill is worth a visit on a sunny day.

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