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Characterful pretty, family friendly Georgian house centrally located in Wells

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Cottage in Wells, Somerset, England, UK - 2 mins Walk from Shops and Cathedral

In the heart of the smallest city in England, this period Georgian cottage offers an ideal base for sampling the delights of Wells and exploring the surrounding countryside. It is a minutes walk from the centre of the town. The end house in a row, it unusually for a city property has a lovely, peaceful, mature garden. The house is kept extremely clean and has gas central heating with a recently installed combi boiler. The sitting room is very spacious, with a lovely wooden floor, wood burner, wi-fi, TV/DVD player with a DVD libarary. The kitchen is well equipped. The dining room is a pretty light room with views of garden from glass door. Upstairs is lovely double bedroom, thoughtfully decorated with a king size bed. There is also the bathroom with bath and overhead shower and twin bed room. Wells has a wealth of history, that is extremely accessible. There is the magnificent cathedral which houses one of the earliest mechanical clocks in existence. Vicars Close is the oldest continuously inhabited medieval street in Europe. The Bishop's Palace and Beggars porch are adjacent to the busy town square which has a market twice weekly. Wells itself is within easy reach of Bristol, Bath, Glastonbury and the limestone based Mendip Hills offering attractions such as Bristol Zoo, the haunted Wookey Hole Caves, the Roman Baths, Cheddar Gorge, the SS Great Britain, Clifton Suspension Bridge, fantastic shopping and so much more! There is also outlet shopping at Clark's Village in Street, 20 minutes drive away.

Wells is easily accessible, close to the M5, Bristol Airport, main line train stations and has a bus station.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

The owners are a married couple. Living 20 minutes away.

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Really beautiful house, very nicely decorated and well equipped. Great location. Love Wells. Lots to do. Thanks very much. - Suki, Chris Oldknow.



Lovely cottage - Wells an excellent base - lots of good places to eat & drink. Loads to explore in surrounding area. Plenty more to come back for. Flowers were a lovely touch. - Fran and Maggie Tostevin.



We really loved this wonderful cottage and all its thoughtful, tasteful touches. Wells is a beautiful place with great food! - Cormac & Liz Rickmansworth
Mar 2009
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Location

From the Owner

We choose this property because it is a lovely, individual house with character. We felt it was ideally located.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bristol Airport at 22 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Wells Golf Club at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Bristol/Bath at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M5 at 20 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Weston Supa Mare at 30 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Weston-super-Mare beach is 45 minutes drive away.

Travel:

Bristol airport is 30 minutes drive away. Car hire or use of car is recommended.

Distances:

Bath and Bristol are 40 minutes drive away. The Mendips are a 5 minute drive. Glastonbury is 10 minutes away. Cheddar is 20 minutes away.

Further Details:

In Wells there is a huge wealth of local shops, supermarkets, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Please ask owner if any recommendations are needed.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
November 2016
30 Oct 2016 - 3 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£300
 
 
December 2016
4 Dec 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£300
 
 
Xmas 2016
21 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
New Year 2015/2016
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£390
 
 
Jan/Feb 2016
5 Jan 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£90
Fri,Sat
£280
 
 
March 2017
26 Feb 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£110
Fri,Sat,Sun
£340
 
 
April 2017
2 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£420
 
 
May 2017
30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£430
 
 
June 2016
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£470
 
 
Early July 2016
2 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£140
Fri,Sat
£540
 
 
July/August 2016
23 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Last week Aug/1st week Sept
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£490
 
 
September 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
From
£120
Fri,Sat
£440
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£180
for 2 nights
From
£90
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£360
 
 
November 2017
5 Nov 2017 - 2 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£100
Fri,Sat,Sun
£320
 
 
December 2017
3 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£300
 
 
Xmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£460
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£500
£2,000
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
Please email or telephone with enquiry. Deposit required to confirm booking. Balance requested 4 weeks before occupancy.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the preferred changeover day, however it is possible to be flexible. Arrival time 3pm departure 10am.

Please ask owner for permission to bring a pet.

The minimum stay varies depending on the time of the year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Staying at this house, you can really experience what it feels like to live in Wells as it has great character and ambience. The garden is lovely to look out on and sit in. To be able to walk out of the door and reach the amenities in a minute is wonderful.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • One bathroom with bath/shower over and glass screen

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom is pretty and light with a king size, cream, iron bed stead. The second bedroom has twin wooden beds.

Outside

  • Garden ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The minimum stay is 3 nights during the week and 2 nights during the weekend. Up to 2 pets are allowed upon request from owner. Whilst the property doesn't have allocated parking, it is possible outside the house from 5pm to 8am Mon-Sat and all day Sunday. Parking for a short period to unload etc is never a problem. For other times we direct our guests to a very reasonably priced car park 150m away or to on road parking a few minutes walk away.

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