Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Dating back to the 16th century, this medieval cottage has had a variety of incarnations in its life, including once being a poor house, kitchen and even a jail. Now, however, the cottage offers a unique opportunity to holiday in wonderfully quirky surroundings, including a double bedroom with four poster bed and free-standing copper bath, and a Victorian range in the sitting room. There are ancient beams throughout, as well as exposed stone walls and flagstone floors. Guests have shared use of a small courtyard garden. The famous town of Glastonbury is a few miles away, and the whole area around the cottage is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making this character cottage a wonderful relaxing retreat.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden|
Wall-mounted electric convector heaters with wood burning Victorian range in sitting room. Table-top electric oven, 2-ring electric hob, microwave, fridge, TV, Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, library of books & games. Fuel, power & starter pack for Victorian range inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Unrestricted roadside parking close to property. Shared small courtyard garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub 10 mins walk. Note: Steep cottage stairs, may be unsuitable for infirm.
The West Country region
Somerset offers 3 areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Quantock, Mendip and Blackdown Hills. Lose yourself in the glory of nature, take a ride on a steam train, visit a traditional farmers' market or explore your mystical side at Glastonbury.
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the head of the Somerset Levels, the village of Butleigh has a thriving community, including a shop and a pub, and is surrounded by green countryside, with trickling brooks and rolling hills just waiting to be discovered on a country stroll. The mystical town of Glastonbury is 3 miles away, and offers a range of amenities plus the chance to take in the superb views from its famous Tor. Also within easy reach are Wookey Hole, Cheddar, elegant Bath and stunning Wells Cathedral.
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3 Jan 2014
"Quaint retreat - idyllic romantic 5 day stay!"
We were very pleased to wake up on New Years Day 2014 at Betsy Cottage! We arrived on Saturday 28th after a lovely stop at Salisbury for the day (recommend the park and ride) and arrived at the doors… More
18 Apr 2013
"quaint,quirky and very relaxing"
absolutely loved it.an ideal cottage for a romantic break… More
15 Sep 2010
"Charming full of character and peaceful wow!"
The cottage is delightful full of character and the Copper bath is excellent, very basic but perfect. Location is great with the local pub serving lovely food but watch the cider very strong nice. We … More
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