Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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Lark Rise is the largest of 3 apartments created from the old tower at Cannington Grange, and is located within a very pretty courtyard setting.
The apartment is very well maintained, and offers modern facilities within a traditional yet unusual building.
The apartment spans several levels, entrance door is on the 1st floor, most of the accomodation is on the 2nd floor, with a converted attic bedroom on the 3rd floor.......
On the second floor is a living room with dining table for 6, a modern fitted plan kitchen and bathroom, plus the main bedroom, a double which features a huge 4-poster !! There is also a cot in this room.
On the third floor there is an attic bedroom (commonly known as the 'Goldilocks' room) which has 4 single beds.
There is a small laundry room within the courtyard .
Cannington Grange consists of a traditionally large Victorian Country House privately located within 3.5 acres of gardens on Lark Rise the edge of a Somerset village. There are a total of 8 properties for holiday use, of which Shepherds Cottage is he largest apartment.
The apartment has shared use of the leisure facilies, in brief they are: indoor heated pool complex with small gym, detached games room, half-acre fishing lake, 3.5 acres of gardens with crocquet lawn, lots of outdoor play equipment for children inc swings, little-tykes playcentre and hidden tree fort.
Lark Rise provides accomodation for 6 plus cot, but can be combined with other accomodation to provide up to a maximum of 44 people, or numbers in between. This flexibility means that you can plan a larger gathering here but only pay for the exact accomodation you need.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Minehead 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
The West Country region
Cannington Grange, where Lark Rise is located, is set at the foot of the Quantock Hills, Englands first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - taking the coast road will lead you past numerous beaches (including one for fossil hunters) and small villages - Dunster and its castle, Minehead, Porlock and Exmoor are all less than an hours drive.
There are theme parks within driving distance (Crealy Park is about an hour, Longleat about an hour and a quarter), but much closer are places such as Cheddar, Wookey Hole or Glastonbury Tor.
There is an excellent outlet shopping village at Street, and Bristol with its Cabot Circus, or Cribbs Causeway, are all close by.
The Westcountry is, quite rightly, the No.1 holiday destination in the UK., and we are very well placed for exploring it.
Bridgwater, whilst in itself not a holiday town, does host the largest illuminated carnival in Europe, second only to the Rio Carnival - this takes place in November and is truly impressive - it is the birthplace and home of Squib running, gaint carnival fireworks on poles - this should be on everybody's 'must see' list.
Once through Bridgwater, the area changes to countryside - our village of Cannington has a shop, a post office, a butchers, a bakers and a newsagents, plus 3 pubs within the village and numerous others just outside.
The road from Cannington carries on all the way to Minehead, then on to Exmoor and into North Devon. It gives access to a number of good beaches, Kilve is about 15 mins away and is unusual in that it is part of Jurassic coastline, so is perfect for fossil hunting. Beyond that lies Watchett, Blue Anchor, Dunster and then Minehead itself, all sandy.
Within Cannington are some good facilities, a golf course, the Walled Garden visitor gardens, paintballing, to name a few.
We can also suggest beauticians, shooting (shotgun), horse riding for adults or children, and there are several good places to eat - including some pubs who do genuinely home-cooked still.
You wont be bored here!
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