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Rossholme Country House Front view from Croquet Lawn

House | 9 bedrooms | sleeps 21

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Rossholme Country House is the Tudor part of the beautiful former vicarage which has been renovated whilst retaining original character, to provide spacious holiday accommodation close to the coastal regions of West Somerset.. Approached by its own tree lined drive, Rossholme is situated within 5 acres of lawns and landscaped grounds. A function room seating 60 is available on site by prior arrangement with the owner, and catering can be arranged. Surrounded by open countryside on the edge of the picturesque village of East Brent, the property is rural but not isolated; it is in a sheltered position, right in the lee of Brent Knoll, a 450ft high hill that has the remains of an ancient Celtic camp on its summit with views of the Quantocks, Bridgwater Bay, the Bristol Channel, the Mendips and South Wales. With easy access to the M5, and Bristol International Airport, the village is only minutes from the coast; Weston-Super-Mare and Sand Bay have sandy beaches and family attractions, whilst the smaller resorts of Clevedon and Burnham on Sea retain an atmosphere of a bygone era. Axbridge is 5 miles, the caves and gorge at Cheddar, 6 miles, Wookey Hole and the Cathedral and Bishop's Palace at Wells, 16 miles. For walking and cycling, the Quantocks, the Mendips, the Somerset Levels and Exmoor are close by and there are several excellent golf courses in the area.

With plenty of private parking,there is a large lawn, garden furniture and barbecue area for the exclusive use of Rossholme Country House guests and the outdoor heated (at cost) swimming pool (during the summer) and hard tennis court shared with the owners and with guests in The Gatehouse at Rossholme. Shop 1 mile, pub 600 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Second living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double, one with additional single, one with additional Z-bed. 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath. Shower room with toilet. Two separate toilets. Steep narrow stairs to second floor (additional steep stairs to second floor): 5 bedrooms: 2 double, 3 twin, one with additional cabin bed and Z-bed. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Open fires in living room and second living room (initial fuel inc). Elec inc; Gas CH and gas by meter reading; Cot, H/chair; Gas and elec range;D/washer; F/freezer; Bed linen and towels inc. Freeview TV, DVD, CD, M/wave; W/machine and t/dryer in shared external laundry room (£3 charge). Shared 5-acre landscaped grounds. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

Size Sleeps up to 21, 9 bedrooms
Nearest beach Burnham on Sea 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol International Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Weston super Mare 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 9 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (13), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 21, Lounge seats for 17
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Somerset lies to the south of the City of Bristol in the South West of England; it has an extensive coast line and includes a wide variety of scenery including the Mendip Hills, the Quantocks and the Somerset levels. Pilton is the home of the world famous Glastonbury Festival and Bridgwater is the home of Carnival in Britain and takes place during November. Yeovilton has the Fleet Air Arm Museum and in the same area, is the Haynes Motor Museum. The region is well renowned for its production of cider and Somerset Brandy. The Shepton Mallett Showground is the site of the Bath & West show in May/June and the whole area offers a wealth of interesting places.


This is an historic area, close to several battlefields, including Sedgemoor, the site of the last battle on English soil. Wells,the smallest city in England has a beautiful cathedral and Bishop's Palace and there is a wealth of charming villages. Cheddar Gorge and caves as well as those at Wookey Hole add a dimension to visits. The sea is close by with the seaside resorts of Burnham on Sea, Clevedon and Weston super Mare as well as lovely beaches at Brean, Uphill and Sand Bay. The new pier at Weston super Mare is well worth visiting.

There is plenty to do in the area including excellent golf courses, animal parks, water parks as well as bird watching on the Somerset levels, walks, cycling, vineyards and so much more.

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9 Jun 2014


"Fantastic weekend"

Just returned after the most amazing family and friends get together in Rossholme. The house is superb for large parties and wonderfully located and equipped. The owners couldn't have been more… More

29 May 2014


"A great place for a large family who enjoy walking and sightseeing"

We loved staying at Rosdholme.The house,gardens,pool and tennis court were great for the combination and ages of our family 2 years to 80 years !!We had 21 members of our family here.....… More

19 Mar 2014


"A No Brainer!"

A 50th birthday celebration. Rossholme accommodated us perfectly. The flexibility of this rural yet accessible country home at the foot of Brent Knoll was perfect for our needs. The bedroom suites wer… More

11 Feb 2014


"Superb mid-winter break"

We were 10 adults celebrating a half-way birthday, and this was just the place to do it in. Although highly suitable for a few children in tow, Rossholme was also great for grown-ups who like a bit of… More

9 Feb 2014


"Excellent Birthday"

We were invited by friends for a birthday weekend. The house is beautiful, the surroundings are gorgeous. It would use a bit of a refurbishment, but we had everything we needed. Beds are comfy, shower… More

15 Oct 2013


"Fantastic Weekend for BIG family reunion"

We have just returened from staying at rossholme for a short break. There was 16 of us staying here travelled from Cardiff, Manchester, Birmingham, London to be here for a lads family get together, a… More

15 May 2013


"Truly fantastic"

I organised a group of 18 to stay at Rossholme - and I can honestly say it was such a wonderful experience. During the booking process Judy was incredibly helpful and answered any questions we had pro… More

We really do enjoy having guests here who appreciate what Rossholme has to offer. It is our family home; I was brought up here, our children have been brought up here and we are happy to share this very special secluded corner of Somerset with those who enjoy it. Thank you for your lovely comments!

8 May 2013



Where to start! Over the years we have tried and tried to find a place where you can feel at home during your time away on holiday. If you are going away in a large group of friends or family Rossho… More

This is a large property - a house that needs to be lived in and grounds that need to be enjoyed. It is very demanding of time, energy - and expense - but with guests like these, it's definitely all worth while and we really appreciate your comments! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again.

4 Apr 2013


"Amazing Place"

I have stayed here three times with large groups of friends and are due to stay for a fourth time when friends are getting married and having the reception at the venue. The outside area is amazing, t… More

Many thanks! We love having your group here year after year- and watching your families grow up - and we're delighted to be hosting the Wedding Reception next month.

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