Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Stunning setting in the heart of the Somerset Levels
Withy Cottages are situated down a quiet lane in the village of Huish Episcopi on the edge of the beautiful Somerset Levels where they combine peace and tranquility with the convenience of being easy walking distance to Langport with its pubs, restaurants and shops. Ideal for weekly, mid-week or weekend stays for families, couples on a romantic holiday or special interests such as walking, bird watching, fishing and visiting the many national trust houses and historic monuments nearby.
Huish Episcopi and Langport are situated at the heart of the beautiful Somerset Levels mid-way between the county town of Taunton and Yeovil. The ancient beauty and diverse wildlife of the area makes it one of the landscapes that have inspired many artists and photographers as well as drawing visitors from all over the world. The ancient Muchelney Abbey is less than 2 miles from Huish Episcopi and Glastonbury Tor is only 12 miles away.
Dating from the early 1800's these blue lias stone cottages would have originally been thatched. It is believed that Withies were washed in the stream that runs in front of the cottages which were then stripped and dried in the back gardens before being made in to withy products.
The cottages have been tastefully renovated with many original features restored, we have decorated and furnished the cottage as if we were to be living there ourselves and we believe that we have made a truly comfortable home from home using only the very best to ensure that your stay with us is a wonderful experience.
Withy Cottage has two bedrooms – one double and one twin, bedrooms have ample storage space. Hotel quality bed linen with soft downy duvets and pillows. Its cosy sitting room has an open fire together with 2 comfy sofas a dining table that seats four and Free Sat TV. The cottage has gas central heating a fully equipped kitchen. Outside there is a private sunny patio area with seating for 4 with a BBQ for the summer. Bathroom has a bath with shower and luxury towels, robes & toiletries.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West Bay, Doset 44 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 48 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 24 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Situated in the Heart of the Somerset Levels ideal for exploring the west country where we have the greatest number of National Trust properties and houses all within easy reach. The ancient beauty and diverse wildlife of the area makes it one of the landscapes that have inspired many artists and photographers as well as drawing visitors from all over the world. The ancient Muchelney Abbey is less than 2 km from Huish Episcopi and Glastonbury Tor is only 21km away. Fabulous coast and beaches at West Bay a small fishing village and harbour only 44km away. We are very close to the historic town of Glastonbury and Pilton where the world famous festival takes place in June. During November the carnival season comes to Somerset where you can see the largest illuminated carnival in the world. The floats can be huge, over 50 feet long and covered in thousands of light bulbs. Drawing awe and wonder from the crowds, these floats are the results of months of work by the Carnival Clubs. Also in the Autumn for bird watchers is the fabulous "murmurations", surely one of nature's best and most magnificent sights, the starlings form into sweeping ball like shapes in their thousands, sometimes hundreds of thousands before flying down and roosting in the trees.
Withy Cottages are situated down a quiet lane in the village of Huish Episcopi on the edge of the beautiful Somerset Levels where they combine peace and tranquility with the convenience of being within easy walking distance of Langport with its pubs, restaurants and shops. Ideal for weekly, mid-week or weekend stays for families, couples on a romantic holiday or special interests such as walking, bird watching, fishing and visiting the many national trust houses and historic monuments nearby. Street a nearby town has the Clarks Village Outlet Shopping with over 90 stores and up to 60% off every day, you can enjoy a wide choice of fashion, home-ware, sportswear and gift ideas at great discount prices – outlet shopping has never been more enjoyable.
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