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Our very cosy living room at Avalon Cottage Glastonbury

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This home is one of the GLORIOUS GLASTONBURY HOLIDAY HOMES group, click on the website at the end of this ad to see our range of lovely apartments right in the heart of town.

Avalon Cottage is one of several great holiday homes we have for rent in Glastonbury town, prices are from budget, mid range and four star, please contact us for more information.

If you want a beautiful four star holiday cottage to rent in Glastonbury, you will find that Avalon Cottage is a charming and very comfortable haven. Built in the fifteenth century and situated in Bove Town, it is conveniently placed just a short stroll from the High Street, Abbey Ruins and Glastonbury Tor. You can be sure of a self catering holiday in a perfectly relaxing environment and we promise that Avalon Cottage will exceed all of your expectations. If you're looking for value for money then you've found it because I think I'm right in saying that we are the only Glastonbury cottage holiday rental offering three bedrooms and two bathrooms at this price. We recommend that you click on the photographs tab and you'll soon see why our guests come back to us year after year.

MODERN CONVENIENCES

Wifi Broadband.

Gas central heating

Very comfortable beds.

The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and electric cooker.

The cupboards are stocked with enough china and cookware to cook up a storm – six for Christmas dinner? No problem.

The living room has comfortable furniture, plasma TV with Freeview, a DVD player.

The elegant dining room enables you to enjoy your meals in a charming antique setting.

THREE BEDROOMS to sleep a miximum of five people and a single guest bed for a sixth person. Our reviewers are very appreciative of the very comfortable beds.

The master bedroom has a double bed and en suite shower room.

The second bedroom also has a double bed

The third bedroom is a single bed.

Guest bed for use downstairs.

There is a family bathroom which has a bath with shower over and w.c.

OUTSIDE

The south facing patio garden is a great place to relax and is furnished with good quality table and chairs for eating out on those balmy summer days. Beside the patio there is private parking for one vehicle but further vehicles can park on the street in front.

FINALLY

We try to arrange our weekly lets at the cottage to start on a Saturday. Start days at the apartments are totally flexible.

Avalon Cottage has a very special atmosphere, people return to us again and again. There is something happy and calming about the place, everyone feels it and everyone seems to be completely at home there. I have to say that 'Party Animals' wouldn't enjoy the cottage and neither would my neighbours. Nowadays we have people ringing up and saying, 'My friend/mother/boss stayed at your cottage and they've been raving about it ever since and I just have to come and stay there.' It's very flattering and very satisfying to know that we provide something which is so greatly appreciated.

CONTACT US - We ALWAYS respond quickly (the email inbox is checked at least every couple of hours. If you need an instant reply then please phone.

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My UK Mobile is always with me 0795 144 5259 let it ring a while please.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston Super Mare 50 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 43 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary or Taunton 25 km
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, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Our guests have said that Avalon Cottage is not at all like a holiday let and much more like a stylish home - and so it is. We have paid attention to detail when furnishing and equipping the cottage and guests will find the standard of comfort and convenience they would expect in their own homes. As our property is 15th century we have strived to stay with a traditional and antique look but without losing the relaxing warmth of a modern home. Bedlinen is provided but please bring bath towels.

ACCESS STATEMENT

The cottage is approached at the front by a flight of several flagstones steps. From the rear the access is much easier, there is a slight incline up the lane to the rear door, guests are advised to enter and leave from the rear. Inside the cottage there is a step from the kitchen to the hall and level access from the hall to all ground floor rooms. We do not have a cloakroom or bathroom on the groundfloor. From the hall there is a flight of stairs to the first floor which comprises three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Parking is at the rear of the cottage about five metres from the rear door..

Further details outdoors

There is a fenced rear patio garden which is very safe for children, is south facing and furnished with table and chairs. The private parking adjoins the cottage at the rear and as this is a very private area for just the few houses on the lane, there are no passers by.

Further details

Sorry, we no longer accept pets and the cottage is non smoking. Unfortunately the property is probably not suitable for people with severe physical disabilities as all of the bedrooms and bathrooms are via a staircase to the first floor.

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.

Welcome to the Isle of Avalon!

Glastonbury

Wearyal Hill. Glastonbury Abbey. Chalice Well. A great variety of ancient and fascinating archtecture. 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 bringsChristians 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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18 Sep 2012

5/5

"delightfully home from home charm."

I have stayed in this cottage on several occasions and l always feel sad to leave. It is a beautiful cottage with lots of homely charm and character. I always feel very at home in the cottage and it h… More

28 Aug 2012

4/5

"Avalon- In the pink, in Glastonbury."

Avalon is conveniently situated, just ten minutes walk, slightly uphill, from the centre of Glastonbury High Street.With three bedrooms (two doubles & one single) and two bathrooms, there was enough s… More

11 Jul 2012

5/5

"Lovely cottage in perfect location"

This lovely cottage in Glastonbury really is a home away from home. All the amenities, plenty of room for a group, strong showers, comfortable beds. It's only a 5 min walk to the main street in t… More

30 Jun 2012

5/5

"I loved this cottage."

Spotlessly cleaned by Mandy, with more than enough of everything you need. Lovely comfy bed - normally I have a bit of trouble adjusting to sleeping in an unfamiliar house, but not in that bed!I love… More

2 May 2012

5/5

"Our favourite place to stay in Glastonbuy"

We have stayed at three places in Glastonbury recently; Avalon Cottage is the best by far. Beautifully presented and just a 5 minute stroll into the heart of town. The rooms are the perfect size with … More

25 Apr 2012

5/5

"A very comfortable cottage"

We all enjoyed our stay at Avalon Cottage, which was nicely furnished, well equipped, clean and comfortable. The cottage is conveniently placed, about a 3 minute walk down the hill to the high street … More

22 Jan 2012

5/5

"Excellent cottage, perfect location"

Everything we wanted as a base for Glastonbury. Very comfortable and in a great location for both the town and the TOR.… More

24 Aug 2011

4/5

"Comfortable cottage with easy access to local sights and further afield."

This was our first stay in the cottage and this part of Somerset. We found the cottage to be comfortable and enough space for the four of us for the week. The children especially liked the comfy bed… More

4 Aug 2011

5/5

"Comforting & friendly Cottage thats highly recomended"

This was our first stay at Avalon Cottage and we found it a very welcome place to come back to for each day of our stay at Glastonbury. The Cottage was full of wonderful homely charm where you could u… More

20 Jun 2011

5/5

"Relaxing Peaceful Retreat In The Heart of the Town"

This is the second time staying at this lovely cottage, once again we found it to be a wonderful and peaceful retreat, yet just a few minutes walk into the town. Very helpful owner and straightforward booking process. It was just myself & my husband but would accommodate larger families very comfortably. The cottage itself is well equipped, spacious & a real home from home. A good selection of books & dvd's too which is a nice touch, especially on rainy afternoons snugglng on the large cosy sofa. Comfortable beds, everything you need in the kitchen and a nice little terrace to have breakfast on.

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