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‘The Orchard’ At Cheddar

Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Cheddar, nr.Axbridge, Somerset, England - Quality In Tourism Rating 4*

This finely refurbished property in a peaceful picturesque village is only ten minute walk from Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and an ideal base for walking and mountain biking in the Mendips and the lush countryside. Within easy reach of the areas many attractions. Wells, with magnificent cathedral and Bishops Palace; Wookey Hole, the renowned Clarks Village shopping outlet in Street, the resorts of Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, Longleat House and Safari Park and Bath and Glastonbury. Further afield lies Exmoor National Park with the famous resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth, joined by cliff railway. Fishing, golf, riding (2 miles) are available locally. Shop and pub serving food 300 yards.

Property Manager
Carol Roberts
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Carol Roberts

The owners of The Orchard, James and Carole have lived all their lives in Cheddar. They live next door to the Orchard which is useful but are very discreet .They

can offer invaluable insight into places to eat, shop and

explore during your stay.

We take great pride in the decor and cleanliness of the

property. The surrounding gardens are well tended and

very colourful.

You will not find owners who are more passionate about their property or location. Somerset is a very beautiful County.


Why Carol Roberts chose Cheddar

The Orchard is a very large bungalow and underwent a complete refurbishment four years ago. It is beautifully situated in the heart of Cheddar. It is in its

own cul-de-sac with off road parking. The driveway has been tarmacked recently so everything makes for very easy access and walking.

What makes this bungalow unique

The benefits of staying at the Orchard are plenty. If you just want to relax it is perfect however if you want to have a walking holiday the Mendips are all aroud us.

We have plenty of opportunity for fishing, painting and there are numerous golf courses within a short distance of Cheddar

There are many tourist attractions nearby, Bath, Wells with its beautiful Cathedral and market days on Wednesdays and Saturdays. From there go on to Glastonbury and Street with the famous shoppinginn a restful setting. Longleat is only 40 minutes drive from us and is a very full days entertainment. Seaside resorts are Burnham on sea, Brean and Weston super Mare.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Beautiful bungalow, spacious, clean with plenty of equipment. Very impressed. Mrs. H from Kent

A lovely property in a beautiful peaceful setting. We were given a warm welcome and everything was explained as we were showed around the

bungalow Mrs, H from Haversham
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Cheddar in Sedgemoor

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • resort
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. One double bedroom has an en-suite shower room and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin with additional single.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Oil CH and electric inc. Cot. H/chair. Outside: Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. BBQ. Parking. Has it's own private garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen inc. The property is cleaned every Friday and is of a very high standard. We also have a very good display of flowers and both the outside and inside is in excellent decorative order. Other: There are two double bedrooms and another bedroom with three single bedrooms. The main bedroom has an en suite. The bungalow is exceptionally spacious and we pride ourselves on our cleanliness.


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‘The Orchard’ At Cheddar
average rating of 4.875 based on 25 reviews

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful bungalow within easy walking distance of cheddar gorge with large rooms for all the family

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The location is excellent for getting about either walking or taking day trips. We endeavour to keep the property comfortable yet spotlessly clean to enhance total relaxation. The scenery of Somerset is superb and we are here to help guests discover whatever is their interest.
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A wonderful, spacious bungalow. Well and thoughtfully equipped. A comfortable home from home.

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth visit to this fascinating area with it's varied and intriguing scenery. There are always new places to discover such as The Haynes Motor Museum and Oakham Treasures which evoke memories of childhood and times past, as well as special places to revisit. Barrington Court and Tyntesfeild House both different National Trust properties are always worth a return visit and you can never tire of nearby Wells with it's unique Cathedral and the peace of the Bishop's Palace. Finally there is the contrasting landscape just on the doorstep, with the awe inspiring gorge and Mendip Hills and the levels so rich in wild life. Most definitely a place and property to visit again and again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Orchard is a Beautiful,Clean Bungalow.

  • 5 of 5

The Orchard is a Beautiful,Clean,well equipped Holiday Bungalow,with everything you need for a perfect stay,everything is clean and works exactly as it should,It is in the Heart of Cheddar Village with good Restaurants,Cheese Shops and pretty little shops and the Caves are stunning,It is also very near Bristol and the Coast,Carol greeted us when we arrived and explained everything to us,and the Milk and Bread were very welcome after our journey,I left two of my coats at the Bungalow by mistake,and Carol very kindly posted them to me the very same day!! This really is a lovely place to stay,and we will certainly be returning and would highly recommend it to all our Friends and anyone thinking of taking a holiday in Cheddar.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It would be wonderful if everyone made the same effort as this family who left the bungalow in a very respectful manner. We try to provide a homely atmosphere for our holiday makers, the area is of outstanding natural beauty and there are many interesting places to visit.
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Lovely Quiet Holidat Home.

  • 4 of 5

The Orchard was a spacious, clean and well equipped bungalow. We found the location central to visiting places in Somerset making our stay very relaxing. It was in walking distance of many takeaway restaurants which we utilised to the full. Our only complaint would be about the temperature of the hot water which was scalding hot and needed careful management, especially in the on suite. We also found the central heating was on which the time of year and the temperatures did not warrant but this we switched off so we lived in a very comfortable environment. All in all I would recommend The Orchard to anyone wishing a quiet comfortable holiday with many attractions nearby. We had a wonderful holiday. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased when holiday makers find Cheddar a good base for exploring the many wonderful places.. It's very well situated for reasonably priced eating venues and takeaways. The bungalow itself s set in its own cul de sac and yet is within 10 minute wallking distance of the famous Cheddar Gorge. We look forward to a repeat visit by our holiday makers sometime in the future.
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Perfect house for our large family. Brilliant location.

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a week in this lovely bungalow. Everything you need for a relaxing week with all the home comforts. Was a superb base to walk or drive out to see all the local attractions and Carole was really helpful with ideas and directions when we arrived and although she only lived next door we were very much left to enjoy our break, knowing she was there if we needed.

Bungalow was spotless and very comfortable. Will definitely recommend x

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to meet Zoe. Niclk and children, The children were very well behaved and the family seemed to go out and about every day. We should love to see them return to Cheddar for another holiday.
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  • 5 of 5

Very spacious, clean, well maintained and comfortable property. The owners Carol and Jim were very friendly and extremely helpful, making our stay a pleasure.

Cheddar Gorge which has so much to offer is a short walk from the bungalow with plenty of lovely pubs, cafes, restaurants and shops.

We would highly recommend this property and hope to go again.

Lionel and Marion from Kent.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to make your holiday home from home. Although we are within the vicinity we like to feel that holidayakers are able to ask for anythinng but yet not feel we are intrusive. Somerset is a loely County offering not only spectacular scenery but lots of places to go and lots of things to do for all ages.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
bristol international
Nearest Barpub
450 Metres
The Kings Head
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
415 Metres
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Weston Super Mare
Car: recommended


Beaches are Weston super Mare half an hours drive from Cheddar and \Burnham on sea and Bean again only half an hours drive.


Bristol, International Airport – 12 miles (approx)

Bristol Templemeads Train Station – 20 miles (approx)

Bristol Parkway Train Station – 20 miles (approx)

Weston-super-Mare Train Station – 12 miles (approx)

Bus routes from Bristol, Bath, Weston-super-Mare, Taunton, Wells,

Glastonbury and many of the smaller villages.


The village of Cheddar is only 15minutes walk and the Gorge the same. Wells

the Cathedral city is 30inutes drive from there you can go on to Glastonbury and Street. Longleat is about 45 minutes drive from here.

Further Details:

Easy walking access. There are quite a few pubs with eating facilities. Cheddar has two supermarkets and tow banks also a very good leisure

centre with an excellent indoor swimming pool.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Cheddar, Somerset

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring Bank Hoiday
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer holidays
20 Jul 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Half term
19 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Xmas & New Year
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.There is 20% discount for a booking of 2 persons only, other than in theschool summer holidays i.e.20th July until 30th August.

Changeover Day:
Friday to Friday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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