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Lounge area
Lounge area with a cosy fire
View from the Lounge
Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
Bedroom
Kitchen area
Dining area
Dining Room
Stunning dining area
Shared gardens
Beautiful shared gardens to relax in
Looking towards the property which is the first floor apartment on the left handside
Spot the Exmoor ponies which graze over open moorland
Explore Somersets dramatic coastline just a short walk away
Explore Exmoor National Park an easy drive away
Enjoy fabulous sunsets across to Minehead
Also enjoy views to Exmoor from the lounge and dining room
1 / 18  Lounge area
2 / 18  Lounge area with a cosy fire
3 / 18  View from the Lounge
4 / 18  Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
5 / 18  Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
6 / 18  Bedroom
7 / 18  Kitchen area
8 / 18  Dining area
9 / 18  Dining Room
10 / 18  Stunning dining area
11 / 18  Shared gardens
12 / 18  Beautiful shared gardens to relax in
13 / 18  Looking towards the property which is the first floor apartment on the left handside
14 / 18  Spot the Exmoor ponies which graze over open moorland
15 / 18  Explore Somersets dramatic coastline just a short walk away
16 / 18  Explore Exmoor National Park an easy drive away
17 / 18  Enjoy fabulous sunsets across to Minehead
18 / 18  Also enjoy views to Exmoor from the lounge and dining room

Lookout Retreat

Blue Anchor, Somerset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Walkers and wildlife lovers can enjoy wonderful coastal and countryside walks direct from the door
  • A short walk to the popular West Somerset steam railway station 
  • Easy drive to Exmoor National Park with open moorland and quaint villages
Property code: 50925

Enjoy fantastic sea views, coastal walks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty from this delightful first-floor apartment located in the pretty Somerset village of Blue Anchor.

Situated in the quintessential seaside village of Blue Anchor and benefiting from an elevated position from which to enjoy far reaching views of the coast and some truly wonderful sunrises and sunsets. The village hosts a large beach, two pubs, seaside café and the historic West Somerset steam railway, a short walk away that runs from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. Explore the coastal town of Minehead and visit the pretty villages of Porlock, Lynmouth and Lynton. Dunster with its National Trust castle towering above it is a must see and is just a short drive, as is Exmoor National Park, perfect for those wishing to walk or cycle this awe-inspiring landscape.

This beautiful apartment is set in an elevated position within the grounds of the owner’s large Edwardian home and has been fully refurbished throughout. The entrance to the apartment is via its own front door at the side of the house, leading into the hall with a useful space to hang coats and leave sandy shoes. Continue upstairs where you will find that all rooms with the exception of the bathroom have lovely views over the bay, hills and out to sea. The lounge features an flame effect electric fire, Smart TV and DVD player so you can relax in the evening in front of your favourite programmes. The apartment also boasts a separate dining room, should you decide to eat in. The well-equipped kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with ice compartment and washing machine. The bedroom has the option of a super-king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made up as a twin on request) and enjoys views over the garden and out to sea. The bathroom is compact but cleverly thought out, it has a shower over the bath and WC.

Venturing outside there are attractive shared landscaped gardens. Allocated off road parking for 1 car, can be found at the front of the property.

  • 1 bedroom - super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be up as a twin on request)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Private allocated off-road parking for 1 car available
  • Beach, shops and restaurant within walking distance
  • Smart TV and DVD in lounge
  • Regret no babies or children
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Demi Rogers

This property is personally managed by Demi.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 47 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Ann 29th July 2022

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Reviewed by Mathew 22nd July 2022

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Absolutely perfect in everyway, the only problem was we had to leave. Will be booking again without any doubt. We both loved our Holiday

Reviewed by Pat Terry 8th July 2022

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Total comfort, very tasteful furnishings and pictures, lovely views and a delightful garden and always helpful owners.

Reviewed by Marilyn 1st July 2022

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The flat was spacious, well furnished and equipped, and spotlessly clean when we arrived. The views from the windows overlooked the coast and fields, with occasional glimpses of a passing steam train. Also, the pretty garden was always alive with birds, so there was always something to watch. A very short walk took us across the level crossing to tRead morehe seafront, where we often walked to the ice cream van - a must for a seaside holiday. Our thanks to Paula and Nigel for a very warm welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 17th June 2022

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A real gem cannot think of a nicer place to stay.

Reviewed by Kenneth 3rd June 2022

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The apartment is beautiful with everything you could possibly need provided. It is immaculately clean and the 'nautical' theme throughout is delightful. The West Somerset Steam Railway runs beside the beach 150 yards away which can be seen from the windows. There is also a gorgeous garden.

Reviewed by Ken 27th May 2022

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Reviewed by Patricia 6th May 2022

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Beautifully appointed accommodation, well resourced and spotlessly clean. The little touches mean a lot, homemade cake , a pint of milk, tea ,coffee and biscuits waiting for you on arrival.

Reviewed by Rodney 29th April 2022

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Great hosts, very clean comfortable apartment. Nice area to visit, steam railway a big attraction to many people.

Reviewed by Linda 22nd April 2022

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We have stayed at this property for several years. Everything is spotlessly clean, well equipped and comfortable. There are lovely views from every window and wonderful sunsets. The garden is a relaxing place to sit, full of interesting plants and birds. The location is peaceful but convenient for walks and travelling the coast and exmoor. The owneRead morers are always friendly and welcoming, on hand too if you have any problems. Its become our annual retreat! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 15th April 2022

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Lovely accommodation, well maintained. Really felt like home. Gardens well cared for. Perfect fir access to the Steam Railway and day trips to Ecmoor and Dunster. Nicely and Paula made us feel very welcome. We will be back

Reviewed by Anne 8th April 2022

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Very comfortable, well equipped apartment, good location & very friendly & welcoming owners.

Reviewed by Roland 1st April 2022

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Value for money couldn't ask for anything better very help full and pleasant owners your home from home

Reviewed by Irene 18th March 2022

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Top quality accommodation. Beautiful location. Outstanding hosts. Absolutely no negatives whatsoever and I'm very, very picky!

Reviewed by Catherine 11th March 2022

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We had a superb holiday at the Look Out Retreat. Everything was immaculate & clean. To welcome us was beautiful fresh flowers, homemade flapjack, tea, coffee & milk & a lovely bottle of apple juice. The extra touches meant so much too! The views from apartment were gorgeous with lovely sunsets. It was so peaceful & quiet all you could hear were theRead more sounds of the birds singing. Lovely location near the beach. Nigel & Paula are the perfect hosts! Hide

Reviewed by John 11th February 2022

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Reviewed by Lynda 31st December 2021

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This was a lovely comfortable apartment in a super location. Nigel and Paula were excellent hosts and made us very welcome. The views were fantastic, there was great walking from the door and everything we needed after a days exploring. Thank you Nigel and Paula for all the little extras and making our stay so enjoyable :)

Reviewed by Henry 13th November 2021

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A great place to spend a relaxing holiday Nigel and Paula were great suggesting things to do and places to walk The area has a lot to offer great scenery lots of nice walks and interesting places to visit

Reviewed by R 23rd October 2021

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IT IS PERFECT IN EVERYWAY, FROM THE WELCOME RECEIVED, ALL THE LITTLE TOUCHES THAT MEAN SO MUCH AND MAKE YOU FEEL AT HOME. IT IS A WONDERFUL PLACE AND NIGEL AND PAULA ARE THE BEST HOSTS WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, NOTHING IS TOO MUCH TROUBLE FOR THEM, WHAT NICE PEOPLE THEY ARE, AND A LOVELY APARTMENT, SPOTLESSLY CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE. THANK YOU SO VERRead moreY MUCHFOR TAKING CARE OF ALL OUR NEEDS WE SO MUCH APPRECIATED YOUR CARE AND ATTENTION. CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN. Hide

Reviewed by John 16th October 2021

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Reviewed by Aann 9th October 2021

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The apartment was very clean and extremely well equipped, nothing has been overlooked. Complimentary items very much appreciated especially the home made lemon drizzle cake! Good location with walks and places to visit within easy reach. Would not hesitate to return.

Reviewed by Frances 2nd October 2021

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A very clean and comfortable apartment. Tastefully decorated and equipped to a high standard. It is in a quiet location, has a lovely garden, and sea views from all the windows. The owners are very welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by Patricia 27th September 2021

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A beautiful location on the edge of Exmoor equally matched by the excellent accommodation. Paula and Nigel are such welcoming hosts who add the little homely touches, flapjack and flowers as well as a chat!

Reviewed by Christine 25th September 2021

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Loved The Retreat. Beautifully furnished and high standard of cleanliness. Lovely views and perfect location. Will be back.

Reviewed by Mark 18th September 2021

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Excellent hosts! Situated in a wonderful location with impressive views. Great for exploring North Somerset and Exmoor. So lovely we wished we lived there too.

Reviewed by Susan 11th September 2021

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Lookout Retreat is an absolute gem. The location, the hosts and the apartment are superb. Everything is spotlessly clean and of high quality. The hosts are very knowledgeable about the area and gave good advice as to what to see and do around West Somerset. We had a superb holiday and would recommend to any couple who wanted a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Daphne 4th September 2021

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Beautifully appointed and well equipped. Really comfy bed , we slept well. Lovely hosts who seemed to have thought of everything to make us feel welcome.

Reviewed by Anne 28th August 2021

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Reviewed by Toby 21st August 2021

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Reviewed by Rosemary 7th August 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 24th July 2021

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Outstanding apartment attached to the owners property. Very well equipped and lovely furnishings, only one minute walk to the sea front.

Reviewed by Ann 10th July 2021

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Reviewed by Darrel 26th June 2021

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We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Lookout Retreat. Nigel and Paula are excellent and friendly hosts who know all about the surrounding area and can point out all the sights. The apartment is nice and quiet, which is important to us as we are both light sleepers. The apartment is also extremely clean, well equipped and met all our needs. There's plRead moreenty do do locally, be it a stroll along the sea front at Blue Anchor or visiting the West Somerset Railway (only a couple of minutes away). Hide

Reviewed by Rodney 22nd May 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay and found the location perfectly placed. Hosts were very pleasant and the accommodation first class.

Reviewed by David 15th May 2021

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Super spacious, well equipped and immaculately clean property. Great location. Lovely hosts. Fresh flowers, homemade flapjacks, local apple juice what nice welcome. We enjoyed it so much, that we booked for next year whilst we were there!

Reviewed by Anne 1st May 2021

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Reviewed by Linda 24th April 2021

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A brilliant apartment. Exceptionally clean, well furnished and maintained. Lovely views and a well laid out garden to relax in too. Well situated for the sea front and steam trains and for exploring the exmoor area and coastal paths. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. Its become an annual stay for us. Cant fault it in any way. Would definiRead moretely recommend it to friends. Hide

Reviewed by R 17th April 2021

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From the minute we arrived we had a wonderful welcome from Nigel and Paula, everything was as safe as it could be in these times of Covid we felt nothing more could have possibly been done to ensure our safety. We love the apartment it is most comfortable with lovely views, everything we needed to have a nice week was available for us. The finishinRead moreg touches added by Paula was the icing on the cake, very kind and thoughtful people who are on hand if needed. Can't wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Pat Terry 12th April 2021

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A first floor apartment, light, spacious, tasteful decor and furnishings, well equipped kitchen, glorious views from the sitting room and dining room windows to the sea and the hills, and of the attractive, well planted and tended garden from the kitchen window and bedroom. Sun in the bedroom in the morning, and in the sitting room in the afternoonRead more. Dedicated seating in the garden.. A wonderful area for drives and walks, and Paula and Nigels warm and personal welcome and care are exceptional. Hide

Reviewed by WILLIAM 24th October 2020

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First class accommodation and spotlessly clean. Owners very helpful and beautiful place for walks on the beach. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Lorna 17th October 2020

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This is the second time we have stayed at Lookout Retreat. This time was a little bit different with the current Covid-19 restrictions. However, the owners have done a fantastic job, and everything was spotless. It was still warm, cozy, and so comfortable. This really is a fabulous place to stay. The property is in a great location for exploring boRead moreth the Quantocks, and Exmoor. Hide

Reviewed by David 10th October 2020

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Our 4th stay in Lookout Retreat and we were not disappointed. In these unpredictable times it's good that some things can be relied upon to provide a welcoming and safe environment, and Nigel and Paula did everything they could to make our stay most enjoyable. We didn't eat out as we normally would but the apartment was well equipped to cater for aRead morell of our cooking needs. The setting in Blue Anchor is ideal for a walks along the prom or beach, and great for visiting the north coast and moors. Hide

Reviewed by Brian 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by D 12th September 2020

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Lovely location - ideal for coastal walking & cycling on Exmoor.

Reviewed by Peter 5th September 2020

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Our hosts Nigel & Paula were most welcoming and have gone to great lenghts to ensure our stay was safe. Clean and bright a good location nice decoration. We felt very relaxed.

Reviewed by Keith 15th August 2020

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Wonderful apartment. Lovely views, central location, well equipped and tastefully furnished. Garden to enjoy too if the weather permits. Very friendly owners, nothing too much trouble. All well sanitised before our arrival, very safe. Felt we could live there! Already booked for next year.

Reviewed by Tina 8th August 2020

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Fantastic experience. the Owners were very welcoming and friendly and went out of there way to make the holiday memorable and enjoyable. very lovely people.

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Lounge area
Lounge area with a cosy fire
View from the Lounge
Stunning coastal view from the bedroom
Bedroom which shows the super-king configuration but can be made into a twin
Bedroom
Kitchen area
Dining area
Dining Room
Stunning dining area
Shared gardens
Show 6 moreBeautiful shared gardens to relax in

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