15 Oriel Drive VIEW OF THE TOR
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
This property is part of the GLORIOUS GLASTONBURY HOLIDAY HOMES group of holiday rentals in central Glastonbury, you can go directly to our website from this page.
COMFORTABLE, QUALITY ACCOMMODATION AT A BUDGET PRICE - IN THE HEART OF GLASTONBURY
15 Oriel Drive is a neat, comfortable two bedroom home in an ideal location at a price that won't break the bank. The apartment sleeps three people in one double bedroom and one single, a family of four would need to use the sofa bed. Oriel Drive is a few minutes level walk from the High Street and is just a couple of minutes to the entrance door of the supermarket. If you're like us and love the majesty of The Tor then you will revel in the stunning view of it from our living room - check out the photographs. We also have another three apartments - beautiful, town centre properties with private parking and gardens so if Oriel Drive is already booked at the time of your visit, perhaps one our other apartments will suit you so please do get in touch. Please note - don't take any notice of our availability calendar, we show the whole year as available so that we can offer you an alternative if Oriel Drive is already taken.
The accommodation comprises a double bedroom, single bedroom, living room with double sofa bed, kitchen and bathroom. If three single people wished not to share a room, the sofa bed in the living room means that everyone can sleep in privacy. It's not a large flat, (small but perfectly formed) but it's the ideal self catering holiday for couples or 3 people. - To be fair, four adults would be a squash but we advertise the apartment as four persons because we've found that it is quite comfortable for a family with two children. It is situated on the second floor so it probably wouldn't be suitable for anyone with mobility problems. There is private parking at the rear of the building.
Everything is arranged for your convenience and comfort and fittings include, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, freeview TV, DVD player with a good library of DVDs.
If you are familiar with our holiday cottage 'Avalon Cottage' then you will know that we offer out of the ordinary holiday accommodation, with lots of personal touches seldom seen in rental property. Our flat has some of the style and charm of the cottage but on a smaller scale and at a much lower price, sometimes less than 50 a night depending on length of stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston Super Mare|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol, Nearest railway: Castle Cary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|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||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
The West Country region
Glastonbury is a different and rather lively small town. It has rich traditions, a cosmopolitan community and a taste of tomorrow. It sits on the ancient Isle of Avalon in the Somerset Levels, with a backdrop of soft, green, rolling hills.
It has been a pilgrimage place for thousands of years. In the Middle Ages a great abbey was here - it was England's 'holyest earthe'.
It now hosts the famous Glastonbury Festival, pilgrimages, music, a carnival, several conferences and other events. People visit from the world over, seeking a certain special something....
Overlooking it all is Glastonbury Tor, a fascinating holy hill.
Tradition has it that Jesus visited and Joseph of Arimathaea built a church here, King Arthur and Guinevere were buried here and it was an ancient place of the Goddess. It was home to the medieval saints Patrick, Dunstan, Benedict, David and Bridget.
Today it is a unique, atmospheric town of nearly 10,000 people with a mixture of locals, incomers and spiritual seekers. For a hundred years it has been a mecca for 'cultural creatives' and an interfaith town.
The website www.isleofavalon.co.uk tells you all you need to know about Glastonbury - and if it doesn't, it leads you to other Glastonbury sites that will.
Welcome to the Isle of Avalon!
Wearyal Hill. Glastonbury Abbey. Chalice Well. A great variety of ancient and fascinating architecture. Glastonbury is the centre of New Age philosophies in the UK and if you are interested in alternative therapies and non traditional spiritual things then this is the town for you. It is also one of the earliest seats of Christianity and the famous Glastonbury Pilgrimages brings Christians from far afield.
Events are wide ranging and fascinating - The Goddess Conference. The Dance Festival. Glastonbury Festival. Children's World Festival. The Extravaganza Classical Music Festival and the list goes on and on
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29 Jun 2013
"fantastic place to stay"
Lovely Flat. Ideally located and very homely. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay :-) Would definitely stop here again and have recommended it to my cousin for her holiday.
3 May 2013
"Peaceful super clean very comfy"
A wonderful place to stay, a very comfortable homely flat in a great location! The owner is very friendly and the flat extremely clean and welcoming, with plenty of sleeping room and all mod cons!! I … More
15 Apr 2013
"Nice flat in the heart of Glastonbury town with a view of the Tor"
Lovely little appartment and excellent value for money, only a couple of minutes walk to the high street in Glastonbury town centre. Good facilities in the flat, plenty of parking space and view of th… More
5 Mar 2013
"lovely flat, brilliant for the shops and surrounding area"
This is great for a home from home and I felt very safe staying here. There's a short cut into town by the side of morissons and I parked at the front rather the car park and all was fine.… More
5 Mar 2013
"Always a pleasure"
I have now stayed at 15 Oriel Drive on several occasions and highly recommend it. The holiday apartment has everything needed for a relaxing break and the view of Glastonbury Tor from the lounge windo… More
26 Feb 2013
"Home from Home"
Oriel Drive is a lovely apartment, with all home comforts. Well situated near town and all amenities. There is a car park space allocated. I have traveled with my husband and child; we found the apart… More
24 Feb 2013
"A well maintained flat everything you need just a step away.."
We have stayed here a number of times and its so lovely we keep coming back. With Morrison's just across the road for convenience and everything else within easy walking distance Oriel Drive is s… More
9 Oct 2012
"Such a lovely place to stay"
A lovely apartment close to the town centre with a clear view of the Tor from the sitting room window. The owner has clearly given a lot of thought to the comfort of her visitors, the apartment is … More
8 Oct 2012
We frequently stay at this flat and we love it! So handy for the shops and always very clean and tidy. We always feel it is our second home and go at least twice, if not three times or more a year. Go… More
29 Sep 2012
"Lovely flat, perfect position - convenient for everything, in a lovely area."
Everything was just as it should be. We had an excellent holiday. We wondered if Morrison's being so close would be a problem but it wasn't. It wasn't open too early or too late and it was interesting to have something happening all the time if we cared to look. The view over the Tor was amazing and you have the light and weather changing making it different every time you look. If we got up in the night, on a clear night, there was a single bright star above the Tor.
A bonus for us was that the cats were friendlier than at home, and were mostly happy to be stroked. I loved the smells of incense and spices from the shops and the general ambiance of a place lost in time.
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