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The Railway Carriage

Bicknoller, Somerset

Luxuriously refurbished railway carriage right next to the majestic West Somerset Steam Railway…

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£695-1790 per week

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Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

The Railway Carriage is listed by the managing agent Lavender Hill Holidays.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lavender Hill Holidays.

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£695-1790 per week
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The highlights
  • Located alongside a heritage railway track, it has captivating views over the historic steam carriages.
  • Relax in the private hot tub and watch the trains passing by, before looking up at the starry night skies.
  • Behind its retro exterior lies a sophisticated décor, with oak floors, cream walls and sumptuous furnishings.
  • The stunning Quantock Hills also frame the lush landscape and offer all sorts of outdoor activities.
  • Pre-bookable EV charger available.

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You should know
  • The carriage is located in a rural spot so a car is recommended to make the most of your stay.
  • As the carriage is located alongside the West Somerset Steam Railway, there may be some noise from passing trains.
  • Due to its unique design, the carriage is not suitable for disabled guests.
  • Please check West Somerset Railway timetable for details of train services.

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Heat pumps / Heat recovery ventilation system

EV charging point

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Other green credentials

100% green energy supplier

Vehicle-free access

Rainwater harvesting

Greywater collection

Draft-proofed to a very high level

Very high levels of insulation

Superior double or triple glazed windows

All energy efficient appliances

Eco cleaning products

Eco toiletries

100% recycled toilet tissue, kitchen rolls, etc

Organic and ethically sourced soap / shampoo

Responsibly sourced firewood

100% local produce in welcome pack

Public transport accessible

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The detail

Step aboard this vintage Railway Carriage for an unforgettable journey amongst the beautiful English countryside. With a memorable spot just beside the West Somerset Steam Railway, it is a magical place for a quirky, country adventure. Watch the majestic locomotives chug through the open fields leaving a puff of smoke to scatter through the idyllic scenes. With an endless amount to see and do, it is the place for spell-binding jaunts and train-spotting talk.

The replica Great Western Brake Van is set within a peaceful West Somerset location and has enchanting pastoral views rolling far off into the distance. Its natural green finish blends in seamlessly with the backdrop and is a luxurious hideaway in a heavenly setting. Sit out on your pretty veranda and listen for the whirring of the wheels, before jumping in the hot tub and soaking up the picturesque scenes. With striking buzzards and sparrow-hawks to be seen soaring in the sky, you can watch Mother Nature blossom before your very eyes.

Beyond the rustic exterior of the classic brake cabin lies a sophisticated, country-style interior. Light oak floors are joined by neutral cream walls, while historic train signs add to its characterful design. The long, open-plan living and dining area has a contemporary kitchen, along with quality wood furniture and comfy leather sofas. Balcony doors open out onto the tranquil veranda, where a small table and chairs overlook the deluxe hot tub area.

A sumptuous master bedroom can also be found in the carriage, along with a cosy twin and a modern bathroom. Both the master double and the twin room have views over the railway and are snug retreats with super-soft furnishings.

Somerset is well known for its glorious vistas and has lush rural expanses and golden sandy beaches. Stunning coastal paths can take you to secluded coves and surfing havens, while the wild Quantock Hills can treat you to a rich view of nature. The magnificent steam trains are part of the longest heritage railway in England and can take you on a spectacular trip through the captivating landscape. The bustling town of Taunton is also just a few miles away, along with the charming seaside town of Lyme Regis.

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Dog Friendly
  • Baby Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Stairgate
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • Smart TV/FireStick
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Walking distance to pub
£695-1790 per week
more

Please note: minimum stay for this property is: 3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability

The Railway Carriage is listed by the managing agent Lavender Hill Holidays.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lavender Hill Holidays.

Request To Book
Detailed pricing info

We offer short breaks out of the main school holidays - we offer a three night weekend break from Friday to Monday or a four night mid week break Monday to Friday .
Low season from £49 for a short break and £695 for a week.
We do not offer single nights.

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