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St Edmunds Cottage

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St Edmunds Cottage from driveway

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 34 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

St. Edmund’s Cottage is a self catering detached property located in Glastonbury about ten minutes walk from the Abbey and Town Centre. This delightful sunny cottage has a conservatory overlooking the rose garden and has been converted from a Victorian bakery. Facilities include a fully fitted kitchen (with breakfast bar, hob, oven, microwave, fridge, etc.) with a sitting/dining area and two bedrooms (one with a kingsize double bed & one with two singles all memory foam mattresses with cotton linen) both have hand basins. The bathroom with shower and toilet is situated on the ground floor. Private off-road secure electric gated parking is provided adjacent to the Cottage. 24 hour laundry service available or access to washing machine.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Burnham-On-Sea 34 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 42 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 25 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 Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Two easy chairs are electric recliners. All rooms have thermostatic electric radiators. Both bedrooms have washbasins. Built in fridge has freezer section.

Further details outdoors

Property is detached, secluded & forty plus metres from the road. Bus stops within 50 metres of the entrance gate to travel to Bristol, Bath, etc. Garden benches and table available in the rose garden.

Further details

Arrival time any time after 2:00 pm and departure by 10:00 am.

Welcome pack including tea, coffee, milk, sugar provided on arrival.

English, Dutch and German speaking owner on hand to answer any questions.

The West Country region

The Mendip District of Somerset is a picturesque area in the South West of England. Its wonderful scenery ranges from the limestone Mendip Hills to the tranquil Somerset Levels - which makes for fascinating walks and cycle rides.

Mendip has five historic towns: Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Street and Wells. Along with the rest of South West England, the Mendip Hills have a temperate climate generally wetter and milder than the rest of England. The annual mean temperature is about 10 °C (50 °F) with seasonal and diurnal variations, but the modifying effect of the sea, restricts the range to less than that in most other parts of the United Kingdom. Places of interest to visit include:

Wells:

- Wells Cathedral started in 1180 and largely completed by 1306;

- Bishop's Palace, Moat & Gardens a medieval palace the home of the Bishops for over 800 years;

- Vicars Close: medieval cobbled street built in 1360 and said to be the oldest continually occupied street in Europe;

Wookey Hole Caves: a great day out for all the family, whatever the weather;

Cheddar Caves & Gorge: you'll find eight great attractions in Britain's biggest gorge;

East Somerset Railway: Steam through the rolling Mendip countryside on a day out at the East Somerset Railway.

Bath: has a diverse collection of museums and attractions, including the world famous Roman Baths, Royal Crescent and stunning Thermae Bath Spa.

Yeovil: Fleet Air Arm Museum.

Glastonbury

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.

A few places to visit in Glastonbury:

Chalice Well: The Chalice Well Gardens is nestled at the foot of the Glastonbury Tor. With its ancient Holy Well.

Glastonbury Abbey: Romantic ruins and peaceful parkland. Snowdrops in winter, daffodils in spring, wildflowers in summer and lots of autumn tree colour.

Glastonbury Lake Village Museum: The Lake Village Museum presents an insight into everyday life in an Iron-Age settlement, dating from around 2000 years ago.

Glastonbury Tor: 525ft high offering spectacular views across three counties. Sacred since ancient times, it has been a place of Christian pilgrimage from the Middle.

Welcome to the Isle of Avalon!

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Review 1-4 of 4

4 Jun 2014

5/5

"Warm and welcoming, a real home from home"

This cottage is perfectly positioned for walking into Glastonbury town and the Tor and a wonderfully cosy base for exploring Somerset.It is warm and welcoming - just like the owners - who provided a w… More

Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Somerset and your stay in our Cottage here in Glastonbury. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Jeannette and Rupert

26 May 2014

5/5

"Deserves its four star status"

Very well equipped cottage with plenty of secure off road parking and a great location to stroll to pubs and restaurants. Appreciated the high quality linens and towels, the toiletries and the fresh … More

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in Glastonbury. Thank you for your review of St Edmunds Cottage which we appreciate and greatly value.
Kind regards, Jeannette and Rupert.

17 Nov 2013

5/5

"Magical place"

The cottage itself reflects its owners - their warm and hearty personalities. It has typical English charm blended with sophistication and style, therefore a four star rating is well deserved. The o… More

29 Jul 2012

5/5

"A little piece of heaven in Glastonbury!"

What a delightful cottage, set adjacent to the owners own home, you still feel as though you have your own privacy with the convenience of 'help at hand' if needed.Of course anywhere is enha… More

Thank you kindly for your review and positive comments which we are delighted to receive particularly as this was our very first review of St Edmunds Cottage via Trip Advisor. We have received many excellent comments in our visitor's book and we shall continually try to maintain and improve our holiday cottage facilities. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our cottage and we hope to see you in the future if you should visit Glastonbury again.

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  • German
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