In the heart of the smallest city in England, this period Georgian house offers an ideal base for sampling the delights of Wells and exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside. The end house in a row, it has been completely renovated to a high standard and unusually for a city property has a lovely, peaceful, mature garden.
It is a pretty house with character, it has a lovely, light dining room with glass door that overlooks the garden. The kitchen is modern, well equipped with wooden work surfaces and slate floor. The sitting room is extremely spacious and comfortable with thoughtful decoration. The house is lit well with thoughtful touches and is always kept extremely clean. The main bedroom is very pretty and light with a recently installed king size bed. The house has a wood burner stove and central heating and is warm and cosy in the winter
Apart from the magnificent cathedral (housing one of the earliest mechanical clocks in existence and Vicars Close-the oldest continuously inhabited medieval street in Europe). Wells is a beautiful market town offering a range of cafes/bars/pubs/restaurants and some lovely shops. Wells itself is within easy reach of Bristol, Bath and the limestone based Mendip Hills-offering attractions such as Bristol Zoo, the haunted Wookey Hole Caves, Clarks Village, The Roman Baths, Cheddar Gorge, the SS Great Britian, Clifton Suspension Bridge, fantastic shopping and so much more!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston-Super-Mare 30 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 15 km, Nearest railway: Temple Meads (Bristol) 28 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||King Beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
There is a large, comfortable living room with a wooden floor and wood burning stove, sofa, two arm chairs and a bench.The dining room is a lovely room, with lots of light a wooden floor and views through the glass door to garden.The modern kitchen has oak worktops and a slate floor and has been well equipped.There are two bedrooms, the double bedroom is a lovely light room with two Georgian windows and a kingsize bed with cream iron bedstead, the second bedroom has twin wooden beds. Both rooms have been tastefully decorated and furnished.
|Further details outdoors|
Whilst there is no allocated parking it is possible to park on Mon - Sat inclusive and all day Sunday. Stopping briefly to unload etc is never a problem. There is a very reasonably priced car park 150m away and all day parking if you can find a space two minutes walk away.
Our minimum stay during the week is 3 nights in off peak times and 4 nights in busy times. During the weekend the minimum stay is 2 nights.
In the garden there's a small patio with table and chairs
Somerset is the largest county in England backing onto the Severn Estuary famous for its apple orchards and:
The Mendip Hills-famous gorges and caves including the Cheddar gorge and caves
Bath-the most beautiful Georgian town in England
Bristol-home of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Suspension bridge and SS Great Britiain
Somerset Levels-Willow production and bird sanctuaries
Glastonbury- Spiritual centre with Tor and Abbey
Exmoor-beautiful moor of outstanding beauty with magnificent coast line.
Wells is a bustling, beautiful market town with magnificent cathedral. The square outside the cathedral has often been the set for filming period dramas. The Bishop's Palace adjacent to the cathedral has a moat and arboretum. From the cathedral is a walk through via Beggars porch to the lovely, cobbled Georgian town square where there is a market twice weekly and are some interesting shops, cafes etc. Wells also has a cinema, leisure centre, nightclub, and many pubs and restaurants. The Mendip Hills surround Wells offering lovely walks, views, gorges, caves, etc.