Lilac Cottage is a beautiful old stone cottage within the grounds of our historic thatched house. It offers a traditional cosy but contemporary home with modern facilities in a great location. We welcome families with children as well as dogs, (a maximum of 2 at one time).
Lilac Cottage is available for short term holiday breaks and longer term lets. Excellent access for surrounding area including Bath, Bristol, Yeovil, Exeter, Taunton and Salisbury as well as the more immediate towns of Glastonbury, Wells and Street. Locally there are many events including the Bath & West Showground, Glastonbury Music Festival, The Goddess Festival, Beltane and other alternative events.
Lilac Cottage sits adjoining our beautiful thatched cottage with 1.5 acres of gardens and grounds and is home to Julie & John Tucker together with our daughters Molly & Flora and Jake the Labrador, who will welcome you home every day, plus our new addition Logan, a Labrador puppy. We also have chickens and ducks on the pond and a chorus of wild birds in the garden. There are numerous walks and cycle rides in the surrounding area through some stunning scenery, well worth the effort.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Burnham on Sea 32 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 16 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Lilac Cottage provides an Open plan living space with all facilities. There are two bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 - a double situated upstairs and galleried over the living room,
Bedroom 2 - a twin situated downstairs together with the bathroom;
Linen and towels are provided for your stay. Cot and highchair available on request. A selection of books, DVD's and games are provided for your use as well as a radio/ipod dock. Tumble dryer is available in the next door utility room.
|Further details outdoors|
Outside there are beautiful large cottage gardens surrounding the property with views to Glastonbury Tor and the Mendip HIlls. There is parking for upto two cars and we also provide a barbeque and garden furniture for the exclusive use of Lilac Cottage occupants.
Nearest Pub - 50 yds Nearest Shop - 2 miles Nearest Petrol Station 3 miles
Somerset (or the land of the Summer people as it used to be known), is famous for the sheer wealth of diverse scenery from wetland to hills, beautiful rolling countryside and dramatic coastline and many historic places such as abbeys, castles, museums, classic English houses and stunning gardens throughout this glorious County.
Shapwick and Westhay Nature Reserve wetlands are nearby, famous for the starling spectacular in the autumn, and in complete contrast to the craggy glory of Cheddar Gorge with rock climbing, walks and breathtaking views. We have beaches and estuaries that are sites of Special Scientific Interest and a whole myriad of other interesting and absorbing things to do and see!
If that is not enough numerous opportunities abound to occupy your time such as rambling, cycling, horse riding, fishing, golf - most things that you can think of you can find it here plus more.
Last but by no means least there is plenty of shopping to be done at Clarks Village Outlet in Street as well as the beautiful city of Wells and the eclectic mix of shops in Glastonbury.
The Glastonbury area plays host to numerous local festivals and activities which thrive throughout the year. These include;
The Glastonbury Christian Pilgramages in June, Various 'Alternative' celebrations such as Beltane, Goddess Festival and Solstice celebrations to name but a few.
The Glastonbury Festival held just 2 miles away at Pilton (last weekend of June)
The Glastonbury Extravaganza set in the beautiful grounds of Glastonbury Abbey in August.
The Somerset Carnivals in early to mid November drawing crowds from all over the country,
and last but not least, dominating the landscape around and a must climb activity which is free is Glastonbury Tor.