Open plan ground floor comprises comfortable living space, dining area and fitted modern kitchen. Upstairs the bathroom has shower over bath and razor point. The single bedroom has 3ft bunks, and the large double room has space for cot and/or folding bed, (which could also go in the lounge). Everything provided. Just bring your personal luggage!
The area offers a variety of outdoor activities and it is known for its many and varied walks. Draycott is within easy reach of seaside resorts, historic Glastonbury and City of Wells , whilst Bath, and Bristol offer many tourist attractions as well as fine shopping. There are many attractions open throughout the year, in fact, something for everyone at any time.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston super Mare 24 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 15 km, Nearest railway: Weston Super Mare 24 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage has an intimate atmosphere for those just wishing to relax in front of the log fire , yet is loved by parents who can keep their children in sight at all times in the open plan area downstairs. Fully equipped (home from home) for those wishing to cook or do other family chores, there are books, games, DVDs and internet access to keep the family happy indoors ,and a wide variety of events, attractions and activities in the local area.
There is a separate utility room housing the washing machine, drier and logs for the fire.
Keep in touch with your family by giving them the number of the cottage telephone.
Situated in a quiet lane in the centre of the village, there are friendly neighbours, a shop, 2 pubs and children's play area within walking distance. The village is riddled with footpaths and there are open fields within a few minutes walk in any direction.
|Further details outdoors|
There is no garden, but the patio is safe for children and dogs. Although small, it has seating and is big enough for a BBQ. There is one parking space, but arrangements can be made for extra vehicles
The limestone Mendip Hills rise up from the Somerset Levels, giving spectacular views across the peat moors as far as Exmoor , the sea and the Welsh hills beyond. The hills provide an underground network of caves and potholes , and , on the surface, wonderful walking beloved by visitors. The peat moors were home to ancient civiisations and are now the home to thousands of wild birds in the many nature reserves.
History tells a great story in Somerset, starting from early man, with many archeological sites, tthe start of Chrstianity at Glastonbury, through to the mystical legends of King Arthur, and his knights. The Roman and Georgian influence at Bath gives us many fine buildings while the cathedrals , abbeys and castles of Medieval times are some of the most visited places in the county.
The sea influence gave Somerset its warm pleasant climate so stock farming led to the sheepskin industries, some now defunct, and to cheese making, which still thrives. Strawberries grow on the slopes of the Mendips and remain a substantial source of income.
Because of its attractive nature, large houses were built in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, many now are National Trust properties with interesting gardens open to the public.
Draycott is the centre of the strawberry growing industry, with footpaths in all directions for easy walking as well as the long distance path the West Mendip Way which passes through. There are many local events such as the Strawberry Fayre held in June, Priddy Sheep Fair and Gypsy Horse Fair in August and the Somerset Carnivals held in November. The Bath and West of England Showground is home to many regional events and the attractions at Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole are open all year as are many others.