House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Rowan Cottage is a three bedroom Victorian terrace cottage holiday accommodation in Glastonbury Somerset, set well back from the road with ample off road parking. Situated on the outskirts of Glastonbury, Somerset, it is within walking distance, or short bus ride of the High Street, Abbey Ruins, Rural Life Museum and Glastonbury Tor.
Within easy reach of Wells and its historic cathedral; the factory shopping outlets in Clarks Village, Street; the Mendips with their show caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole; the reed beds on the Somerset levels famous for its bird watching and the Glastonbury festival at Pilton.
Within an hours drive of Bath and Bristol; Taunton Somerset’s County Town; Exmoor; The Quantocks and the Beaches at Western-Super-Mare.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weston super mare 40 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 40 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Rowan Cottage has been refurbished with fixtures and fittings of a high standard with gas central heating and a real flame gas fire.
The kitchen is well fitted and equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker and hob, toaster, kettle. Plates, cutlery, glasses, cooking utensils are all provided. A freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer are provided in the utility.
The sitting room has colour TV with freeview and a DVD player and the dining area with antique table and chairs for six.
There is a family shower room with shower, sink and w.c.
The master bedroom has a double bed and full length mirrored wardrobe and chest of draws.
The second bedroom also has a double bed wardrobe and chest of draws.
The third bedroom has bunk beds.
Although Ideal for 6, additional sleeping for two guests can be provided in the form of 2 foldout armchairs which can be made up into two single or a double bed in the sun lounge or sitting room.
|Further details outdoors||
French windows lead from a small sun lounge onto the fully enclosed south facing rear patio area, a quiet sheltered place, with its collection of mature pot plants. A great place to relax and with its BBQ, hammock and table and chairs, it is ideal for eating out on summer evenings.
The front of the property is planted with mature and many unusual and scented plants with something to see all year.
There is ample off-road parking.
Sheets and towels are provided.
We don’t accept pets and the cottage is non smoking, although smoking is permitted in the patio area.
Unfortunately the property is not suitable for people with severe physical disabilities as all of the bedrooms are upstairs.
The West Country region
Somerset is the Gateway to the West Country with fantastic countryside including Exmoor, The Mendips and Quantocks and the Beaches by Weston-Super-Mare.
Overlooking Glastonbury is the famous Glastonbury Tor, a place of pilgrimage for thousands of years. In the centre of the town are the remains of the Abbey, with the grave of King Arthur. Tradition has it that Jesus visited and Joseph of Arimathaea brought the Holy Grail to Glastonbury, building an early church here. A town with an ancient history Glastonbury is the associated with the saints Patrick, Dunstan, Benedict, David and Bridget.
Nowadays Glastonbury attracts many diverse pilgrims as well as becoming the centre of New Age philosophies and alternative therapies and unique opportunities for quiet reflection at the Chalice Well, it also attracts visitors to the famous Glastonbury Festival, the extravaganza in the Abby, the illuminated carnival, bird watching on the moors, the show caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole, the Cathedral in neighbouring Wells and much more. People visit Glastonbury from all over the world over, recognising its unique place in history and mythology.