Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
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|
|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.
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 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 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!