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We've all been there on a self catering holiday - having to buy a whole tub of salt, or bottle of oil just because you need small amount when cooking.  Or finding no washing-up liquid in the cupboard once you've finished your meal.  Or realising that there's nothing to wash your hands with, because the last thing you would have remembered to pack is some soap....  Personally speaking, our family goes on holiday to RELAX and that's exactly what we want you to do.  So we've provided as much as we could possibly think of for you at the Nest.  Less weight in your luggage and less hassle for you.



Every Great Holiday Home Needs:

  • Central Heating throughout.

  • Superfast Fibre Broadband with free WiFi access 

  • Recycling facilities - paper, cardboard, glass, tins, plastic - we do it all!

  • Dedicated parking space and your own entrance and private courtyard garden

  • A really welcome Welcome Pack -  including milk, butter, home-baked bread, home-made jam/chutney, home-baked pie/cake and seasonal fruits from the garden (when available). 

  • A range of local supermarkets deliver to the door, and if you choose to arrange an on-line shop prior to your holiday, we can unpack this for you so its already in the cupboards when you arrive.

  • A virtual guidebook you can download in advance of

  • A comprehensive information folder, together with leaflets and a range of information on places to visit, activities, the local area, shops, restaurants, takeaway menus, taxis, emergency numbers, etc.


  • A clean and fresh modern, fully fitted kitchen with a retro-styled fridge freezer, dishwasher,  electric cooker/hob, microwave, kettle and toaster.

  • Everything you will need during your stay, including an integrated washer/dryer and a full collection of original and retro design crockery, cutlery, glassware and utensils.

  • Open plan dining area seats 4 guests. 

  • Extras you may or may not need include a clothes airer & pegs, iron & ironing board, coolbag and picnic blankets for warm days, umberellas for wet ones,

  • The basics we sometimes can't live without like tea, coffee, sugar, cooking oil, salt, pepper, herbs, kitchen roll, cling film and foil - who wants to pack these for a holiday?

  • Also goes without saying that we provide all tea towels, dishcloths, washing up liquid, gloves, dishwasher tablets, clothes washing liquid, limescale tablets and bin liners.



  • Comfy retro-style three-seater sofa, chairs and footstool.

  • Wood burning stove (with one bag of logs supplied to get you started in the cooler months). 

  • 32" widescreen Smart TV with Amazon Firestick, Freeview, DVD, radio & bluetooth speaker.  

  • Books, DVDs and board games for the grown-ups (small people see below).



  • All bed linen (100% cotton, 300 thread count Goosefeather and Down duvets, pillows and crisp white bedding). Synthetic bedding can be supplied for guests with allergies.

  • A choice of pillow, depending on your preference - either soft Duckfeather and Down to shape around your head and neck, or slightly firmer but luxurious Microfibre. 

  • Hairdryers & Straighteners.



  • All bath and hand towels.

  • Handwash and soap provided, as well as some loo paper to start you off.


We Love Families!
Packing for babies, toddlers and children can be a nightmare, with little room for your own things.  So if you need anything below, just let us know when you book and we will happily provide it for you.

  • Cot & Highchair.

  • Baby Monitor, Steriliser, Change mat, Potty, Toilet seat, Step stool, Bathmat and Bed guards. 

  • In the kitchen you'll find a full range of plastic plates, bowls, cups and cutlery, as well as a training cup and bib for the little ones.

  • Of course we also have a collection of childrens books, games, jigsaws, art materials, DVDs, small toys, outdoor toys and small bikes, etc.



  • On entering the cottage, there is a large bootroom/porch for you to leave all your wet shoes, boots and coats.  There is also plenty of space here to leave a pushchair.

  • We even provide slippers in case you forget yours!



  • Enclosed, private courtyard garden, patio and decked area, safe for children.

  • Chairs & Table for outdoor seating.

  • Barbeque.

  • We grow herbs in the courtyard - all there for you to help yourself and add a zing to your salads!


For Your Peace of Mind

  • The Nest is fully fitted with hardwired smoke alarms, a carbon monoxide alarm and a fire extinguisher, 

  • We provide a fireguard in the winter months so you have peace of mind when the woodburner is lit.

  • There are locks on toddler-height windows upstairs, as well as relevant window panes conforming to FENSA safety standards.  

  • Window blind cords are fitted with safety mechanisms.

  • All kitchen cupboards and toilet seats are soft close, to protect little hands.

The Very Important Small Print

  • The Nest is a completely non-smoking/non-vaping environment (including the outdoor areas)

  • Unfortunately we can't allow pets at The Nest

  • We have flexible changeover days.  We do ask that guests arrive after 4pm and depart by 10am.



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