MENDI House in Congresbury
House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
CHARACTER COTTAGE IN VILLAGE LOCATION, SHORT DISTANCE FROM BRISTOL
SPECIAL OFFERS FOR COUPLES FROM OCTOBER - MARCH. PLEASE ENQUIRE
This detached picture postcard cottage is situated on the edge of a desirable village tucked away down a country lane, but a stone's throw from all the village amenities.
Located a short walk from a main route into Bristol and with the airport 8 miles away, transport links are second to none. The traditional Victorian seaside resort of Clevedon, steeped in history is 5 miles from your doorstep, boasting its original pier and 1 mile of beachfront with unique shops to suit every taste. From your doorstep there are many public footpaths and cycle tracks through beautiful countryside including the English Heritage woodland situated right behind the cottage leading to the ancient Cadbury Hill fort, boasting stunning views across the Mendip Hills. Plenty of wildlife including deer, foxes, badgers, wild birds and also some domestic ducks and chickens can be regularly seen from your garden patio. There are many popular attractions within a few miles numerous National Trust Properties, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole caves, Adventure and Animal parks, horse riding, fishing, nature reserves and golf courses. If you can't resist the allure of city life, Bristol is 13 miles, with the award winning shopping mall Cabot circus, restaurants and nightlife or Weston-Super-Mare with its famous beachfront is 12 miles away.
A beautiful detached property with immense character and charm. It has been thoughtfully renovated to a high standard offering a modern and comfortable finish with much care and attention gone into making your stay extremely comfortable. Offering THREE bedrooms: master double and twin bedroom both enjoying views over the Mendip hills and a further single room with views over the garden and English Heritage woodland. Bathroom: family size, with shower over roll-top bath and WC on the first floor. Second WC downstairs. Lounge: cosy room offers seating area around the flatscreen TV with DVD, Freeview and a selection of games, toys, DVD's, wi-fi, and books for all the family. Kitchen/diner: in the heart of the property, traditional cottage style kitchen, with range cooker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine (in utility area), woodburner and seating making it a great social space. Outside: enclosed garden enjoys a southerly aspect with its own sweeping private drive with lawn, decked and patio areas with seating. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and first basket of logs/coal included. Regret no smoking within the property. Pets by arrangement. Additional info: special offer for couples from October - March. Location: beach 5 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Within 5 miles|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details outdoors|
Pub Within 1 Mile
Shop Within 1 Mile
Beach Within 5 Miles
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15 Jan 2013
"Pretty cottage in good location"
Renting this cottage meant that we did not miss our friends birthday celebrations at the Marco Pierre Whites restaurant in the Doubletree Hilton hotel. We were unable to leave our two dogs with our usual minder and we were very lucky to find this cottage a 5 minute drive away or a 15 minute walk who were happy to accept the dogs. It was not an easy cottage to find especially the failing light as there is no sign to let you know where to turn in and a sign at the turnoff of Wood Hill Road would of helped us and the taxi drivers find it. The Friday we arrived the weather had turned very cold with snow due in many parts of the country, the cottage was cold, dark and felt unwelcoming as a result. A little heat and some side lights lit would of made all the difference to our arrival here. However once we put the heating on it warmed up and thankfully we were in time to catch the garden centre before it closed so we could buy more logs AND MATCHES (not everyone smokes) for the wood burner as what was included only filled a waste paper basket! There was a welcome basket of goodies which we did not expect and was very welcome. The kitchen was beautifully appointed and we were told by the owner that the dogs must stay within its confines and a gate between the lounge and kitchen makes this easier to comply with. Had we of been staying for more than two nights this would not have suited us as our dogs are our family and anyone interested in this cottage staying for more than a few days should be aware of this as its not on the agents information site, neither is the fact that the cottage is on the flight path in and out of Bristol airport. The wood burner was a lovely addition and made the cottage feel very cosy and very warm. The lounge was cosy with a fab TV with great reception. The double bed (4ft 6) was too small and uncomfortable for us and our second night was spent in the twin bedded room which was comfortable giving us a much better nights sleep. We could not let our dogs into the garden because the back garden blended into the front drive area and our dogs could not be trusted not to limbo under the front main gate. Two light bulbs in the kitchen were not working on arrival and there were no batteries in the much needed torch. Overall although this cottage was not perfect for us it is a lovely pretty cottage in a very pretty spot off the main road and bar the niggles we had I can highly recommend Mendip View.
Thank you for your comments. We are delighted you have enjoyed your holiday and hope you had a fantastic time for your friend's birthday. We have certainly taken note of how you felt the property could have been more welcoming; please feel assured that all of your comments will be addressed.
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