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Family friendly accommodation overlooking stream and beautiful garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Stylish apartment, sleeps four, in village location with beautiful views

Beautiful stone built coach house, nestling at the foot of the Mendips with many wonderful walks straight from the door. The Coach House was built in 2012 in the grounds of the owners' own home, but far enough away, so privacy is always maintained although we are more than happy to help with any queries that our guests may have.

The front door opens onto a small entrance hall containing a sink (for washing those muddy boots after walks) and a washing machine, together with ample storage cupboards containing iron, ironing board and pegs for the clothes line just outside the coach house. There is also a small freezer in this area for guests' use. The rest of the accommodation is on the first floor, reached by an internal staircase. There are two comfortable bedrooms, one with a new king size bed and a wash hand basin and the other with two single beds. There are blackout blinds in both bedrooms ( as well as curtains) for a great night's sleep. There is a stylish shower room with velux window and a large beamed living area containing fully equipped modern kitchen including Nespresso coffee machine and milk frother and sitting area with picture window overlooking the beautiful garden.

Outside to the side of the Coach House, there is a wooden table and chairs (and parasol) where you can enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine, This is situated next to the Langford Brook, which runs through the garden. There is a wooden bridge giving immediate access to the garden and guests are very welcome to explore the garden, and the few chickens and ducks are always happy to be thrown your food scraps! When available, guests may collect the eggs.

There is a table tennis table in the covered area next to the door to the Coach House, which guests are welcome to use.

There is ample parking space next to the Coach House. The property is situated in Lower Langford, a pretty village with amenities such as a local, popular, pub and a well-stocked supermarket and petrol station, both of which are open 24 hours a day.

There are the historic cities of Bristol, Bath and Wells, all within 45 minutes drive or less, with their many attractions.

For those with children, there are many child friendly visitor attractions in the area, such as Court Farm Animal Park, or Noah's Ark Zoo Farm.

Because we live nearby, we are able to be on hand to answer any queries you may have, and to suggest places to visit and things to do. If, however, you prefer to make your own discoveries, we will not intrude.

We want you to have a wonderful time in this idyllic part of Somerset.

More Details

Elizabeth Hyde
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2017

About Elizabeth Hyde

My husband is an engineer and I am a solicitor and we chose to live in this idyllic part of Somerset 18 years ago in order to be near Bristol where we both worked at the time. Now, neither of us work there and our younger daughter will soon finish school in Bristol, but we love being in the countryside but within about half an hour of Bristol, Bath and Wells.

The accommodation is mainly on the first floor of a stone built coach house. It shares a driveway with our home, which is about 40m from the coach house, but far enough away to give you complete privacy. Obviously, we are more than happy to help or answer any questions you may have.

Our home and the coach house are situated in a large garden, with orchard, ducks and chickens which guests are very welcome to enjoy.

Elizabeth Hyde purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Elizabeth Hyde chose North Somerset

We moved here in 1997 when our first daughter was due. The Coach House was built in 2012. The space on the ground floor is used for storing garden furniture, BBQ, bikes and table tennis table with the Coach House on the upper floor to take advantage of the splendid views.

Our house is situated about 100ft away from the Coach House.

We love living here - it is easy to get to Bristol,Bath, Wells or the coastal resorts of Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare to name but a few. The walking is superb with the Mendips literally on our doorsteps. Golfers are spoilt for choice, and mountain biking and riding is popular around here too.

We have fantastic cycle tracks nearby such as The Strawberry Line along a disused railway line linking various villages with pubs and coffee shops en route.

What makes this apartment unique

There is a fully fitted new kitchen, but if you don't want to cook, there is a very good local pub, The Langford, within 5 minutes walking distance, which serves local beers, wines and good food. There are other highly rated pubs in surrounding villages, a short drive or bike ride away.

There is a well stocked medium sized supermarket, with petrol station, at the other end of the village. This stays open 24/7, so you never need to worry about running out of anything!

We have a few chickens and ducks in a separate area of the garden, and we are happy for you to share the eggs.

We know this area well, and are always happy to share our knowledge.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Guests who have stayed in The Coach House have all, without exception, commented on how peaceful it was, and what a good nights sleep they had. They all loved the view over the stream and garden, and were very complimentary about the décor of the property.

They seem to have done lots of sightseeing and have had fun finding their way around this special part of Somerset.

I asked a friend to describe her stay - this is reproduced below:

"I have just had an amazing weekend staying at the Coach House. The apartment is really stunning, wood and beams abound. Little doors built into walls, the living room has a window the whole way along the room, and the view beyond, over the garden, is both tranquil and exhilarating. In the morning, I loved hearing the cooing of the pigeons. As the Coach house is only ten minutes from Bristol airport, I'll be back every time I come to visit Somerset and all the local delights - Wells, Cheddar Gorge, Street for shopping, the Mendip Ski Centre and all those enticing farm shops....I just hope you'll have availability! Many many thanks."

Virginia Martins (Portugal)
Jul 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Langford in Somerset

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with shower, wc and wash hand basin; also wash hand basin in bedroom 1.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps four comfortably Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds Black out blinds have been fitted this year - handy for a great night's sleep.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Accommodation is particularly suitable for a family with slightly older children, ie not toddlers, as the accommodation is on the first floor. It is also suitable for two couples. Outside: The Coach House is located off a gravel drive looking over beautiful gardens bisected by a stream called "The Langford Brook". There are ducks and chickens for children to enjoy. There is outdoor wooden furniture and a BBQ that is solely for the use of Coach House occupants. The garden, which guests are welcome to enjoy, is accessed via a wooden bridge over the stream just adjacent to the coach house. Utility Room: Washing machine, sink for washing muddy boots, freezer, cast iron radiator, plenty of storage space. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)


Lovely accommodation in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a mini break between Christmas and New Year. Liz is lovely - communication was problem free and prompt.

The welcoming eggs, prosecco and THE BEST Jaffa cake EVER (homemade by her daughter) as well as the milk were a lovely touch and greatly appreciated.

The Coach House is lovely, bright and cosy. Beds are comfy, you have all you need and it is very clean and tidy. It is set in a beautiful location and I loved the view from the main windows.

It is ideally located as a base for Bristol, Bath and Glastonbury which we visited during our stay and the tips for parking and local shops, left by Liz in the handbook, were really helpful.

We didn't switch the TV on once which is a miracle with a 19 and 14 year old - the board games kept us busy (as well as bringing out our competitive sides). Sadly we didn't get to use the table

tennis but we will next time because it is definitely a place to go back to.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks, Maggie, for the lovely review. I'm really glad that you enjoyed staying in the coach house and that it lived up to your expectations. Thank you for writing in my guest book also and leaving details of the places you went to as this is very useful for future guests. Thanks also for leaving info about the restaurant you recommended in Bath. I might well try it out myself! Looking forward to seeing you here again before too long!
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As a family we liked the coach house.

  • 4 of 5

Relaxing, quiet and very well contained accommodation. Good size telly, wifi essentials for us but so often not provided. Table tennis table excellent and different. Secluded outside area to relax.So much light coming into the open plan area from the large framed windows. A good base for touring around the area with a mixture of Cities, Coastal and of course local tourist attractions. Yes we liked and enjoyed our stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of the coach house. We are glad you enjoyed staying here and hope to see you back sometime. You would be most welcome.
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Fantastic find

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place. Very friendly. Our kids loved the garden. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A treat of a stay.

  • 5 of 5

The Coach House was wonderful. Comfortable and extremely well equipped. We had a wonderful few days exploring the beautiful local area, relaxing and playing in the garden. A real treat!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks and we hope to see you again sometime.
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Picture perfect rural English setting

  • 5 of 5

From the warm welcome, to the clean, spacious apartment, to the gorgeous garden view and quiet evenings our stay couldn't have been more pleasant.

Liz was very helpful with our market needs, directions to different sites or any other request, and Rick's instructions manual was well laid out for us "out-of-towners" to understand everything from stove to washer.

This was a good location to make day trips into Bristol and Wales, while still having the option to enjoy the peaceful pleasant country. We loved staying here and hope to come back again as we really didn't see enough of the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed staying in the Coach House, and finding out about the local area and hope to welcome you back soon.
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Delightful, restful and private.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely and carefully created self-contained apartment with private views over a delightful garden and farm land. The Coach House has charm along with modern and stylish fittings; all you could want for a short or longer stay. The owners have set out clear instructions for the facilities along a selection of brochures of local places of interest, walks, shopping and restaurants. Lovely, thoughtful owners are keen to help with directions and really want your stay to be both relaxing and memorable. Sit and relax by the stream, read the books and magazines provided or help to feed the chickens. The location is close to Bristol and to many other interesting places. I would highly recommend The Coach House as a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had an enjoyable stay, Heather. It was lovely having you, and we look forward to seeing you here again.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring/early Summer
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early winter
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Contact Liz by email with your requirements. I will aim to get back to you within 48 hours usually. I normally require 25% deposit on booking, then the balance within four weeks of your arrival date. Payment by bank transfer or cheque.
We may also require a £100 breakages deposit, which we ask for at the time of the second payment. This will be refunded to you provided the property is left as you found it.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is our preferred changeover day, but we can be flexible, particularly out of busy season. The property should be ready by 1500 on the day of arrival and we would ask that the property is vacated by 1030 on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
These rates include all bed linen, towels, final cleaning, all utility charges, parking and internet access.
Longer stays, rates negotiable, especially during the winter.

Cancellation Policy
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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