Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The barn (with its red tiled roof) lies about 1 mile from Evercreech, on the outskirts of the farming hamlet of Stoney Stratton. The area is very rural, predominantly dairy farming, with rolling hills and rich pasture all around. There are many local footpaths and lovely walks can be managed right from the doorstep.
Wells,Glastonbury and The Bath and West showground are close by, while Bristol, Bath, Longleat, Stourhead are all within a forty minutes drive.
The barn has recently been converted retaining much of it's original character, while providing a high standard of comfort. It sleeps four plus a cot and suits families or couples wanting to explore Somerset or enjoy the peace of the countryside
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 6 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
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Tiled downstairs with underfloor heating - lovely underfoot!
|Further details outdoors|
Wonderful views of hills and pastures.
Sheep or horses often grazing in property's paddock.
Secure shed to store bicycles.
Tea and cakes on arrival
Family of owners live in the same hamlet.
The West Country region
Stoney Stratton is in the middle of a fertile farming area, near the foot of the Mendip Hills. There are many lovely walks to tackle and hills to climb.
The Celts and Romans knew the value of the local area and wool wealth followed in the middle ages. Scattered hill forts, Roman remains and lovely mediaeval churches with famous Somerset towers all speak of the rich history.
Red Tiles is within easy reach of many good attractions. The Royal Bath and West Showground, home to one of the largest agricultural shows in the country as well as numerous other events is less than two miles away.
Longleat Safari Park and Attractions are less than half and hour away, as are Stourhead House and Gardens. Other National Trust properties close by are Montacute and Lytes Cary.
The coast may seem like a long way but is in easy reach via direct trains between Castle Cary and Weymouth with its wonderful sandy beach.
There are good local pubs and restaurants in local villages, some of which are listed in a booklet at the property and a Spa Hotel, Bannatyne's Charlton House is only a couple of miles away.
Bath and Bristol with all their attractions are only a forty five minute drive. Wells with its world famous cathedral is only fifteen minutes away and Glastonbury Tor and Abbey not much further.
November sees the annual carnival parades in many local towns with huge and imaginative carnival floats.
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3 Mar 2014
Red Tiles is a very pretty cottage with splendid views of the rolling green countryside of Somerset. The cottage was beautifully kept, with farm house furnishings that enhanced the feeling of a cosy country hideaway. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful - they even baked a cake to welcome us.
I would heartily recommend this picturesque cottage as ideal for a country gettaway.
15 Nov 2013
We stayed at Red Tiles for 3 nights at the end of the summer holidays (30 August to 2 September). We had a wonderful and relaxing break away from the rat race. The house itself is very easy to find … More
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