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8157309, Friday Changeover - Mendip Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, sorry minimum age 16yrs, sorry no pets

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Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Mendip Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, sorry minimum age 16yrs, sorry no pets

Sleeps 2. 1 bedroom cottage. Mendip has an open plan living room with exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling, and modern wall mounted real flame coal effect fire. There is solid oak furniture in lounge and bedroom , tiled floors and wonderful underfloor heating throughout. Free WiFi internet. A good sized double bedroom which has a lovely contemporary en-suite fully tiled wet room, toiletries and 100% Egyptian cotton towels. A rear door opens onto an extremely private and sheltered patio at the rear. South facing, so a real sun trap .

Ground floor open plan living room with kitchen and dining areas. TV and DVD player, WiFi and modern coal effect electric fire. Electric hob, electric oven, microwave and fridge.

Bedroom 1 with double bed, TV and en-suite wet room with shower WC and washbasin.

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About the property

8157309, Friday Changeover

At the base of the picturesque Mendip Hills set within the grounds of our five acre small-holding. Beautifully appointed self catering holiday cottages an ideal choice for a great escape. Peaceful and rural location, cream tea awaits on arrival. Only 3.6 miles from the sandy beaches of Weston Super Mare and Uphill Sands even closer. Ideal for exploring Brean, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, the beautiful Cathedral City of Wells, Glastonbury Tor, Bath, Bristol and Taunton . Great cycling and walking country with the West Mendip Way and South West Coast Path nearby with a selection of country pubs to choose from. Golf and fishing are available within the village of Bleadon , riding sailing, dry slope skiing and other outdoor pursuits are available locally. The Webbington Leisure Club with its swimming pool, sauna, steam room and full gymnasium is a few minutes away. We are happy to provide one free entry per adult per stay to be able to use the facilities. Sorry no children under 16yrs and Sorry no pets. Changeover day, Friday.

Trudy Waterhouse
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Trudy Waterhouse

We moved to Lakeside Barns in Bleadon in 2002. This property was the dairy of the farm next door, which consisted of an old large grain barn, which is now our home and other outbuildings. Over the years we have slowly renovated it to its present state Mendip and South Hill were part of a long barn where the calves were born. Bleadon and the Mendips are beautiful, we love it here and its been worth all the hard work.

Trudy Waterhouse purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Trudy Waterhouse chose Sedgemoor

We have both always wanted to live in Bleadon it is such a beautiful area. All our married life we have renovated properties and to find a barn conversion in the heart of Bleadon was fantastic. We are so pleased we have finished the holiday cottages so that now other people can enjoy this peaceful rural location. A real escape.

What makes this cottage unique

While you are staying at Lakeside Barns the one thing you will notice is the lack of noise. At night apart from a hooting owl or call from a fox there is just wonderful silence.

All the properties have outside lighting but because there are not any street lights you can really appreciate the illuminating night sky.

We now have a seating area by our large duck pond, looking out onto the views and paddocks, a perfect place to sit and unwind with a morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine.

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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)


Superb Mendip Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Mendip is a beautiful barn cottage with lovely peaceful surroundings in a central position in the countryside .The cottage was immaculate with everything you need for a comfortable stay , with fresh flowers ,tea and scones on arrival .

We visited Cheddar Gorge ,Dunster Castle,ss Great Britain to name a few.We enjoyed our stay so much we luckily stayed for a second week and visited Lacock Abbey and village ,Cheddar Reservoir ,Wells Cathedral and Palace.

It was good to know that after a day travelling around ,we were going back to a lovely peaceful cottage,where we would have a good nights sleep in a comfy bed.

A lot of care and thought has gone into making Mendip cottage a lovely place to stay. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.

We also felt very much at home withTrudy and Paul around for a friendly chat .


  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Lovely well appointed cottage

  • 5 of 5

Mendip Cottage is a lovely well appointed cosy cottage. The grounds are lovely with sheep, Shetland ponies and very hungry ducks, coots and geese (and mustn't forget Archie the dog). A cream tea was a lovely welcoming treat. Well situated for sightseeing the area. Would definitely recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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A comfortable retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Trudy gave us clear directions for travelling to Lakeside Barns which were better than the recommendations given by the sat nav. The patio was a lovely sun trap and a welcome place to sit out in the spring sunshine. Welcoming interior, comfortable sofa and bed, nicely decorated and well maintained. The local garage is reasonably priced and has a petrol attendant that fills your car for you - a rare treat in customer service. The owners dog Archie provided excellent customer service too, gently welcoming and watching over us, he even shared his ball for a short play before trotting back off on his 'rounds'.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Marvellous Mendip

  • 5 of 5

Mendip Cottage is beautiful! The cottage is very comfortable and beautifully decorated. Lakeside Barns has wonderful views up to the hills and is in a brilliant location for exploring the area. The owners - and Archie the dog - were very welcoming and helpful. Very peaceful and relaxing, and we're already planning our next visit. Thank you for a perfect holiday cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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gorgeous cottage in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

a fantastic holiday, the cottage was gorgeous, spotlessly clean, set in a beautiful location, ideal place for getting about to different places. Cream teas on arrival was a lovely touch. Trudy made us very welcome on arrival. Wouldn't definitely recommend. Will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Very nice cottage in a nice area with nice people

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Lakeside Barns for a week, two parents with two teenage girls. The cottage was in good condition at perfect for our family.

The cottage is situated so we could visit the small villages and also enjoy the beautiful nature in Mendip Hills. Both the visit ind Wells and Glastonbury are unforgettable as well as the publunch in Axbridge. We walked in the hills around Bleadon and climbed Cook Peak. There was a nice useful guide in the cottage with good suggestion.

We can warmly recommend a stay in Lakeside Barns

Kind regards

Lone Kaestrup and Per Frederiksen

Odense, Denmark

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for Mendip Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, sorry minimum age 16yrs, sorry no petsin Bleadon in Somerset

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 -
  • Wet room, consisting of walk in shower, wash basin and toilet, tiled floor with underfloor heating.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Memory foam mattress for extra comfort
  • Large bedroom, exposed beam ceiling, memory foam mattress, solid oak furniture and flat screen TV. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
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
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: One free entry per adult per stay included to use the facilities at local Webbington Spa which has a Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room and full Gymnasium. Private parking to both properties Free WiFi internet Cream tea on arrival Sorry no children under 16yrs Sorry no pets Change over day, Friday Outside: South Hill and Mendip have private patio areas with their own access. There is also available a lovely grassy area with picnic tables by a large duck pond with views across the beautiful surrounding Mendip hills and famous Thatcher cider orchards and paddocks where our miniature Shetland ponies, Hampshire down sheep are kept. A perfect place to unwind and enjoy this peaceful rural setting.

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