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17th Century Cottage. Beautiful Original Features Combined With 5 Star Luxury

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom Cottage in Croscombe, Wells. Village Location in beautiful Somerset

Our holiday cottage, situated in the ancient and picturesque mid-Somerset village of Croscombe halfway between the mediaeval city of Wells (1½ miles) and the market town of Shepton Mallet (1½ miles), is the perfect holiday home from which to enjoy the many attractions this beautiful area has to offer. This gorgeous cottage, which dates back to the 17th century, has an abundance of period features and traditional English country charm. This is tastefully combined with the provision of all the modern conveniences that you would expect to find in a 5 star cottage. The standard of the accommodation reflects our very high expectations of quality, cleanliness, attention to detail and service. Our charming holiday cottage is in a beautiful rural location; lots of fresh air, farmland and farm animals with great walks and country pubs on the doorstep - always a good combination for keeping children, and parents (!) amused. The cottage sleeps 4 (plus cots) in two bedrooms comprising 1 with king size double bed, and the other which can either be made up as a super king size double, or with 2 twin single beds. The cottage is therefore ideal for both families with children, or for couples trying to escape them! Children of all ages are welcome. A travel cot is provided (if required), as well as stair-gates and high chair. We provide an essentials baby box - just in case you forget anything - as well as a baby-changing mat and baby bath. There is also toy box and a selection of games, jigsaws, books and DVDs. The cottage has gas central heating and free Wi-Fi. Towels are provided, as well as tea towels, toiletries, quality bed linen and an initial supply of logs for the fire to take the edge off the chilly evenings. We also provide a welcome basket containing tea, coffee, milk, sugar and cake. There are 2 parking spaces for the exclusive use of guests in the courtyard to the right of the cottage. Behind the courtyard, a small flight of steps leads to the private garden. The well-established walled garden includes lawned areas, herbaceous borders and a south-facing patio, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining. We also provide a barbecue and a supply of charcoal. The cottage is about 100 yards walking distance of the village shop, which sells wonderful local produce. By prior arrangement with us they will provide a locally sourced breakfast hamper, containing everything you’ll need to prepare the perfect west country breakfast. The village pub, ‘The George Inn’ is just 150 yards walk from the cottage and offers a friendly welcome, roaring log fires in the winter and relaxing beer garden with children’s area in the warmer months. This CAMRA award winning pub serves quality food prepared from the best fresh, local ingredients, cooked to order. All food is homemade, including the delicious puddings and ice creams. Organic, vegetarian, game and fresh fish specials complement the regular menu. Special needs are catered for too. There is also a great selection of other country pubs nearby serving excellent, locally sourced food, not to mention the vast choice of eateries just a short drive away in Wells or Bath. Located on the A371 just east of the cathedral city of Wells and within easy reach of Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Glastonbury, Longleat, Stourhead Gardens, the regional capital Bristol, Shepton Mallet Showground, Wookey Hole, Clarke's Village, the Mendip Hills and Somerset Coast and of course the world heritage city of Bath, with National Trust properties and areas of outstanding natural beauty just a short drive away, Croscombe is the ideal location from which to explore this beautiful region. We are also only 30 minutes away from Bristol Airport and close to the popular wedding venues of The Bishops Palace at Wells and Charlton House and Kilver Court in Shepton Mallet.

More Details

Property Manager
Tim
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Calendar last updated:
14 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Wells in Croscombe

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • First floor bathroom (adjacent to bedrooms) with bath, separate shower cubicle, wc, & washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The cottage sleeps 4 (plus cots) in two bedrooms comprising 1 with king size double bed, the other with either a super king size double, or with 2 twin single beds. The cottage is therefore ideal for both families with children, or for couples.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: There are 2 parking spaces for the exclusive use of guests in the courtyard to the right of the cottage. Behind the courtyard, a small flight of steps leads to the private garden. The well-established walled garden includes lawned areas, herbaceous borders and a secluded south-facing patio, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining. We also provide a barbecue and a supply of charcoal. Utility Room: Utility room with washing-machine and dishwasher. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality towels and bed linen provided, as well as tea towels, toiletries, and an initial supply of logs. We also provide a welcome basket containing tea, coffee, milk, sugar and cake. Cottage is thoroughly cleaned between each letting.

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average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect base for exploring the area!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage - perfect for the 4 of us - everything you need for a relaxing break and great location.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely decoration and well equipped. We loved the open fire on cold evenings. Many thanks for a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice holiday cottage

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice holiday in this charming little cottage. It was very clean (apart from the washing machine but this was resolved quickly). Everything you could need is provided, albeit with fairly basic equipment. Nice private garden. Good location for accessing the delights of Somerset.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely that's what it has been there!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have had a splendid stay in the cottage at Croscombe. From the beginning to the end: it was very good to be there. All was cleaned very well when we started. To reach the interesting places: no problem. It's a five star accommodation and that's it. Thank you Tim!!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage. It was beautiful decorated, it was clean, it had a lovely garden and a nice fireplace.Croscombe is a nice village with a lovely pub. We will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cottage in a great position for exploring Somerset. Spotlessly clean and very well equipped with excellent quality crockery, kitchenware etc. Good wifi connection. One thing worth mentioning is that the cottage also has a DVD player, which I don't think is mentioned in the ad. Very good communication pre-rental. 3 mins walk from an excellent pub, 2 mins walk to the village store and less than 10 mins drive into Wells. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Bristol Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
The George Inn
Nearest Ferry
85 Kilometres
Poole
Nearest Golf
5.8 Kilometres
Mendip Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Castle Cary
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
M5 junction 22
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
The George Inn
Nearest Beach
33 Kilometres
Burnham on Sea
Car: recommended

Located on the A371 just east of the cathedral city of Wells and within easy reach of Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Glastonbury, Longleat, Stourhead Gardens, the regional capital Bristol, Shepton Mallet Showground, Wookey Hole, Clarke's Village, the Mendip Hills and Somerset Coast and of course the world heritage city of Bath, with National Trust properties and areas of outstanding natural beauty just a short drive away, Croscombe is the ideal location from which to explore this beautiful region. We are also only 30 minutes away from Bristol Airport and close to the popular wedding venues of The Bishops Palace at Wells and Charlton House and Kilver Court in Shepton Mallet./Beach:

45 minutes drive from Somerset Coast - Burnham - on - Sea, Weston-super-mare, Brean, Berrow, Burnham-on-Sea.

Travel:

Bristol International Airport - 30 minutes drive

Nearest railway station – Castle Cary (7 miles)

Distances:

Wells 2 miles

Shepton Mallet 2 miles

Cheddar Gorge 12 miles

Longleat 16 miles

Bath 20 miles

Stourhead Garden 18 miles

Wookey Hole Caves 5 miles

Weston-super-mare 22 miles

Bristol 23 miles

Bradford on Avon 25 miles

Lacock 30 miles

Avebury 40 miles

Stonehenge 39 miles

Salisbury 40 miles

Further Details:

The cottage is about 100 yards walking distance of the village shop, which sells wonderful local produce. By prior arrangement with us they will provide a locally sourced breakfast hamper, containing everything you’ll need to prepare the perfect west country breakfast.

The village pub, ‘The George Inn’ is just 150 yards walk from the cottage and offers a friendly welcome, roaring log fires in the winter and relaxing beer garden with children’s area in the warmer months. This CAMRA award winning pub serves quality food prepared from the best fresh, local ingredients, cooked to order. All food is homemade, including the delicious puddings and ice creams. Organic, vegetarian, game and fresh fish specials complement the regular menu. Special needs are catered for too. There is also a great selection of other country pubs nearby serving excellent, locally sourced food, not to mention the vast choice of eateries just a short drive away in Wells or Bath.

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Prices & Availability

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Bookings
A 50% deposit is paid upon booking. The balance is due 1 month prior to arrival. All deposits are non-refundable.
We also require credit card details prior to arrival in lieu of a cautionary deposit.
Arrival Times
Access to the cottage is from 4pm.
Departure Times
We require the cottage to be vacated by 10.00am on the day of departure.
Cancellation
In the event of a cancellation, we will endeavour to re-let the cottage. If we re-let the cottage we will refund monies paid less the deposit, which is non-returnable and non-transferable.
Damage
In the event of damage to the property, we reserve the right to charge to replace, repair or professionally clean the item concerned. There will be a charge of £15.00 for lost keys.
Hirer’s Responsibilities
The hirer is responsible for the property and is expected to take all reasonable care of it. The hirer undertakes to leave the cottage, furniture and equipment clean and tidy at the end of the hire period.
Non-Smoking Policy
In the interest of comfort and safety of our guests, we operate a strict non-smoking policy. In the event of non-compliance, guests will be asked to leave without a refund. A charge of £100 may also be levied for professional cleaning.
Number of Guests
The maximum number of guests (excluding cots) is four people.
Visitors
Visitors are welcome but please note that there are only two parking spaces allocated for the cottage.
Liability
The cottage and grounds are used entirely at guests’ own risk. No responsibility is accepted for loss or damage to guests’ own property. Parking is at guests’ own risk.
We reserve the right to decline accommodation and to demand immediate withdrawal of any persons behaving in a manner detrimental to the property or the comfort or safety of guests.
In the event that we are unable to providethe cottage as stated, liability is restricted to the return of all monies paid.
Pets
We do do not allow pets at East Cottage.
VAT
We do not charge VAT.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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