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Moonstone Cottage

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 46 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Moonstone Cottage by candlelight

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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UTTERLY SCRUMPTIOUS MOONSTONE COTTAGE (built 1790) in central Glastonbury offers ambient and rustic accommodation with log burner, candles plus all mod cons such as central heating, dishwasher, music system with ipod dock and digital TV. There is an extensive library of books and DVD's for all ages and interests. Free WIFI.

Superb views of Glastonbury Tor and the beautiful and peaceful grounds of Glastonbury Abbey. Within short walking distance of all sights and the High Street. Moonstone Cottage has a wonderful atmosphere, it is very cosy, clean and welcoming, offering all you could ever wish for during your stay in Glastonbury. Enjoy a drink or a meal on the raised stone terrace at the end of the gardens which overlooks the Abbey grounds. St John's Church tower (in the High Street) and Abbey ruins are visible across the Abbey Grounds in the winter, when the views are spectacular.

FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION

Two bedroomed ambient accommodation - 1 x double, 1 x twin bunk, plus double sofa bed in lounge.

Flexible Accommodation for 1-4 (max 6, at a push!). Ideal for couples or families. Sleeps 4 in comfort and individual beds.

LOUNGE

Rustic lounge with thick walls, wood burner and plenty of candles. Comfortable furniture and cosy atmosphere with all mod cons at your finger tips.

The wall between the lounge and kitchen was once the boundary of the Abbey grounds. The Victorians extended this row of cottages, added gardens and built a new wall at the end of the garden. The sofa leans against the original Abbey boundary today.

EXTRAS

DVDs, books and toys available. 26" flat screen digital TV with DVD player. Digital Radio. Stereo system and a selection of music CDs. Local information & maps provided, postcards and greeting cards available for purchase. Wireless broadband provided.

KITCHEN

The kitchen is so well equipped, we doubt you will find it lacking in anything. Containers and thermos bottle available for your picnics, and a shopping bag on wheels should you be car-less. Dishwasher, fridge & freezer, fan oven, microwave, electric hand blender, coffee maker, coffee percolator, cafetiere, tea pots, cheese slicers etc.

GARDEN

Beautiful garden, two private suntrap patios, lawns and benches, grapevines and roses. Beyond the old stone wall at the end of the garden lie the stunning grounds of Glastonbury Abbey. Relax on the raised stone terrace at the end of the garden, overlooking the Abbey Grounds, listen to the ducks quacking by the ponds. In summer the views over the duck pond are leafy and green, in autumn and winter the views over the Abbey grounds are quite spectacular. The 1st floor bathroom and 2nd bedroom overlook the Abbey grounds.

LOCATION

We are situated across the road from the Rural Life Museum, and 4 minutes walk from the Chalice Well Gardens and footpaths to the Tor, within walking distance of all attractions and the High Street.

PRIVATE PARKING

We pride ourselves on CLEANLINESS. Our vacuum has HEPA filtration (ultimate filtration for allergy sufferers).

SHOE-LESS cottage, slippers provided.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston-Super-Mare 30 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 35 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, 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, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The cottage was sympathetically restored in 2010. The upstairs has white painted floor boards and rugs, the stairs and lounge are carpeted and the kitchen has an easy clean hard floor. The conservatory has a terracotta tiled floor.

I suffer from dust allergy, so you are assured of a high standard of cleanliness. Both the vacuum for guest use and our own has advanced Hepa filtration, and mattress protector covers are aired between each guest and frequently washed! Pillows are synthetic, duvets are 'like down' Microfibre. The double bed has a lush memory foam topper (received much praise). If you prefer 100% cotton sheets, just ask (we use both mixtures and pure cotton ones).

We have recently moved next door so are available at any hour if you need us. Moonstone Cottage has a very special atmosphere, and people say 'it's the sort of place one never wants to leave'.

Further details outdoors

The garden is divided into three sections, first the patio by the kitchen with table & chairs, then lawns, shrubs, roses, swing seat under the grapevine, sun loungers, and finally (through the grapevine arch), the third section with a raised stone terrace, table and benches overlooking the stunning Abbey Grounds.

There is a log shed, logs are available for purchase during autumn and winter. You can bring your own, but only seasoned hardwood logs are accepted firewood. The Norwegian Jotul Wood Stove is so efficient, it heats up the whole cottage. There is central heating as well, and the cottage is toasty and warm even during the severe cold snaps we've had in 2011 and 2012. Some of our guests prefer to use only the wood burner, and some prefer to use only the central heating. It's up to you.

The Somerset region

The West of England is a major holiday destination, offering the best of British countryside along with delightful towns and seaside resorts.

Glastonbury Centre

Glastonbury has long served as the Mecca of the British Isles, representing all faiths and traditions, an eclectic and interesting town, steeped in history, myth and legend. Allegedly the burial place of King Arthur (just accross the stone wall at the end of the garden of Moonstone Cottage), at Glastonbury Abbey. Glastonbury Abbey was once the largest and most important in the British Isles, and a place of pilgrimage.

Before the sea water was pumped off the levels to provide fertile agricultural land, Glastonbury was 'The Isle of Avalon', lower parts of this town were once under water. Glastonbury Tor is the famous landmark of the area, visible from afar accross the level landscape of Somerset. Tthe Chalice Well gardens and Rural Life Museum are major visitor attractions, and Glastonbury High Street is lined with cafes, restaurants and quirky shops. The cathedral City of Wells lies just 5 miles away, and shoppers will delight in the variety offered by nearby Clarks Village in the town of Street.

Last but not least - in addition to being eclectic, cosmopolitan, unusul and quirky, Glastonbury is a wonderfully friendly town.

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27 Mar 2015

5/5

"The friendliest cottage in the world"

Stay from Saturday 21 to Tuesday 24 March 2015, for my partner's 30th birthday. Katarina very kindly hung up some birthday bunting I posted up beforehand, and even left a bottle of fizz, some cho… More

21 Mar 2015

5/5

"Cozy home away from home in the heart of mystical Glastonbury"

Moonstone cottage is a quiet, peaceful retreat in the midst of the bustling village of mystical Glastonbury. Everything you could possibly need is here at the cottage with a well stocked kitchen and … More

25 Jan 2015

5/5

"The most well equiped, idyllic sweetest little cottage eveer!"

Stayed here with my mum and sisters for a long weekend break, and we had the most wonderful time! The cottage was an excellent base for exploring lovely glastonbury. So close to town, and the tor and … More

15 Dec 2014

5/5

"Perfect in every way. Can't wait to return!"

Our family of four had a perfect stay at Moonstone Cottage. From our first email enquiry to (reluctant!) check-out, Katarina was friendly, helpful and professional. We have stayed in dozens of self-ca… More

19 Nov 2014

5/5

"A beautiful haven created by a beautiful lady"

We stayed at Moonstone Cottage at a stressful time whilst we negotiated the purchase of a property in Glastonbury. The atmosphere of calm and caring was just what we needed to achieve a sense of pe… More

9 Nov 2014

5/5

"Absolutely charming and cosy"

Moonstone Cottage is as lovely as its name. Just like Glastonbury there is a spiritual feel about the cottage and garden. Maybe it is because the garden wall is shared with the Abbey grounds. There is… More

6 Nov 2014

5/5

"The Perfect Place to Stay in Southwest England"

We stayed for nearly two weeks in June 2014. On the second night, we were all three sprawled on the couch and floor of the living room reading the pamphlets and books while listening to CDs that were … More

27 Oct 2014

5/5

"Exceptionally clean beautiful cottage in a central location in Glastonbury"

Hard to find fault with this beautiful, exceptionally clean cottage which came with the added bonus of a parking space. Great location, easy walk into the town and to the Tor. Katrina the owner made… More

24 Oct 2014

5/5

"Magical Moonstone"

We are regulars at Moonstone and can't recommend highly enough. Wonderful, cosy cottage in a great location and such warm hosts in Katrina and family. Delightful garden backs on to the abbey and … More

22 Oct 2014

5/5

"The perfect cottage in a lovely town"

It was the first time our little family travelled to Glastonbury, although our daughter already went for a short stay with her school. I choose Moonstone Cottage on Internet because of the photos and … More

What a great review, we are humbled! It is wonderful you had such a positive experience and that the local area provided much to interest you. Glastonbury is a lovely town and Somerset has so much to offer, something for everyone. We hope to explore your neck of the woods next - vive la France!

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