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Excellent 5/5 2 reviews

Contemporary stone cottage with sunny garden in quiet village setting.

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 25km

Kingdom Cottage is a newly built home that nestles on the slopes of the Mendip Hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Built with eco credentials that include an air source heat pump, underfloor heating and super insulation, Kingdom Cottage is the perfect place to explore the delights of the West Country whatever the season. With its south-facing aspect, open-plan interior and contemporary décor Kingdom Cottage is a holiday home where visitors can relax and enjoy their stay in comfort.

Situated just two miles from the Cathedral City of Wells and perfectly located for a range of attractions : the archaelogical sites of Stonehenge, Avebury & Glastonbury Tor, the cities of Bath & Bristol with their museums, galleries & historial buildings, scenic walks, RSPB nature reserves & cycle trails, retail outlets and a host of National Trust houses & gardens.

Accomodation

The open-plan living/dining area catches the sun for most of the day and has easy access through French doors to the patio and garden. The well-equipped kitchen and dining area is ideal for entertaining whilst the living area with its flat screen TV and DVD, comfortably seats six. For those who wish to read or listen to music there is also a quieter 'book room' with a comfy sofa and selection of books, magazines and CDs There is a downstairs toilet and washbasin tucked under the stairs.

Bedroom 1 has a double bed and large walk-in wardrobe with ample space for storing suitcases.

Bedroom 2 has twin beds, a chest of drawers and wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 has a kingsize bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and en suite bathroom.

All linen and towels are provided along with extra blankets and throws for chilly evenings.

Family bathroom with shower, bath and electric towel rail, en suite with shower and electric towel rail.

Lawned garden, patio furniture provided.

Please note there is a drop of a metre from the garden to the road, young children will need to be supervised.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Westonsupermare 25 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 20 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary train station 15 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, CD player, 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 Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

The West Country region

Bath is twenty miles away. With Roman Baths, Abbey, Holbein and Fashion Museums plus stunning Georgian architecture at every turn, Bath has much to offer the West Country visitor. The more urban Bristol is no less interesting. Take a walk along the

waterfront lined with cafés and bars and visit the Arnofini for the latest in contemporary Art.

Other places of interest include Longleat Safari Park, Wookey Hole and Cheddar Caves and many National Trust properties including Stourhead and Barrington Court. Hauser & Wirth Somerset, an international art gallery, opens in Bruton, summer 2014.

The nearest seaside town to Kingdom Cottage is Weston-Super-Mare which has an old world charm with a Victorian promenade, Grand Pier and where there are still donkey rides along the sandy beach. Just don't expect blue sea!

The Dorset Coast is well within reach for a day's outing.

Wells

A walk to the end of the village will reward the visitor with a view of Biddlecombe, a wooded valley with a meandering stream that flows down to feed the pools in the Bishops Palace. There are plenty of other walks to enjoy here too: take the path that leads across the fields to Wells or follow the stream and find the Buddle House which was once used for lead mining.

The city of Wells is two miles away, with its magnificent Cathedral and the delightful moated Bishops Palace and gardens. The city has a market on Wednesday and Saturday and a choice of pubs and restaurants for wining and dining.

For a more 'alternative' shopping experience Glastonbury is the place to visit. Now known worldwide for its Festival, Glastonbury is also home to the Rural Life Museum and Abbey and a visit would not be complete without a walk up the Tor for panoramic views of the Somerset Levels. During the winter months the nature reserves on The Levels are where great flocks of starlings gather to roost: a sight that, once seen, is never forgotten.

Other local towns include Frome, with many independent shops and cafes, and Street, famous for Clarks shoes and its retail outlet Clarks Village.

For those who like walking there are plenty of trails and pathways to be explored on The Mendips and at various RSPB reserves in the area.

There are two golf courses nearby, an indoor swimming pool in Wells and a lovely open air pool in Street.

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31 May 2014

5/5

"Wow! Just fantastic"

A well presented new build holiday retreat with everything that could possibly be wanted. It is exceptionally clean and tidy. The cottage garden is a gem and the stone reproduction cottage is very att… More

27 May 2014

5/5

"Amazing place to stay - can't wait to go back"

I rented this property as a surprise for my Fiance who had recently turned 40 and arranged for some friends to meet us there. The first word my fella said when we walked in was "Wow!" Beaut… More

Thankyou for such a great review - our first! So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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