House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Available for short breaks, long weekends and longer stays our Wookey House offers the perfect location to relax and unwind and explore one of our countries best kept secrets; Somerset. Across the area, walkers and cyclists of all abilities are well catered for, with lots of open access land and a myriad of cycle paths and footpaths. Horse riding, golf, clay pigeon shooting, rock climbing and caving are some of the favourite adventure activities plus this beautiful area is internationally recognised as one of the best bird watching locations in the world. You can walk from the door up into the breathtaking views from the Mendips and down into Wells itself, or day trip out to a vast haven of wildlife from the coast to the Somerset levels and moors beyond plus old market towns full of quirky features and historic riches all combining to offer a magical experience that has often been overlooked.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|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 (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
Our Wookey House offers modern luxury with all the charm of an old building and small countryside village.
Outside you will find a flat, level tarmac parking area with one designated parking space with a walk of a few metres to the front door. More free shared parking is available on School Hill. Up two small steps and through the front door to tiled entrance lobby. In the lobby you will find a cupboard to hang coats and store boots, and as the boiler is here wet weather gear dries wonderfully well. The Dog/welly shower is stored in here and just needs attaching to the outside tap just to the left of the front door.
From the lobby you have easy access straight into each bedroom and bathroom, making it a simple task to unload the luggage, children and dogs from the car!
Built in stair gate at the top of the stairs for added safety for children and dogs alike!
In bedroom one you choose the layout – we can make it a twin room with 2x 3' single beds or one super kingsize for those couples who prefer the extra space; please make sure you specify when you book. In addition you have a wardrobe with hanging, shelves and drawers and a pile of quality towels, 2 per guest.
In bedroom two to your right you will find a very comfortable double bed, a large wardrobe with hanging and drawers, a suitcase stand and fresh quality towels for your stay.
In the main bathroom you will find a bath, shower, basin and wc with bath mat and hand towels provided. We have a night light plugged in to the lobby making night
time trips to the bathroom that little bit easier and safer.
Down the stairs you will find the main living area plus a small cloakroom which saves you running up and down!
In the main open plan living area simple design, classic style and warm oak flooring give this room an open, sunny and relaxing feel with a touch of luxury for your break away. The Lounge area with leather furniture and chic floor stools makes for a comfortable sit down-with windows and patio doors to the sunny courtyard garden.
The kitchen has a fridge, gas hob & oven and dishwasher and is full of quality equipment for you to enjoy making simple meals at breakfast or more lavish dinners should you decide to stay in. You will find a larder cupboard full of basics such as pepper/salt, oil, herbs etc so that you can enjoy your cooking, and with a large dining table you will have plenty of room to spread out with friends and family. We hope you enjoy our home as much as we do!
|Further details outdoors||
In the courtyard garden you will find a charcoal BBQ, tropical plants, and comfortable garden furniture for you to enjoy a little slice of heaven in the evening sunshine.
You will also find card and board games, local guide books and maps and a few extra books for you to use and enjoy during your stay.
If you have a larger party or have friends to stay the leather sofa converts into a fully sprung double bed and bedding is available; please specify when booking.
For small children we have cheerful sets of plates/ bowls/ cups and cutlery which they will enjoy. We can also provide a range of extras at no extra charge: a booster seat for sitting at the dining table, a high chair, travel cot, potty etc. Please specify when on the booking form, and if there is anything else, please ask.
The West Country region
Described by the ancient Welsh Celts and the Saxons as the Land of the Summer People, Somerset is a county of captivating contrasts.
Its coast takes in long sweeping sandy beaches, seaside resorts, harbours and marinas, and the dramatic Exmoor coastline.
Venture inland to an epic countryside of protected landscapes, rolling hills, wild moorlands, ancient woodlands and wetland habitats, dotted with historic towns and villages.
At the heart of what makes Somerset tick is its' distinctive culture and history that includes willow and cider making, great local food & drink, the legends of Kings Arthur and Alfred and much more.
The Wookey House is set in an area rich in nature, and bursting with culture and history. Set in the historic village of Wookey Hole where footpaths lead from your door to the beauty of the Mendip Hills and Ebbor Gorge. Just a couple of miles from Britain's smallest city, a couple more to the exotic gem that is Glastonbury, and where the corner of every country lane hides another idyllic village.
If Kent is the Garden of England, then Somerset is the field behind the wall at the bottom of the garden, just waiting for you to hop over and explore it's fields, lanes and villages, and where the pace of life is kept to a gentle stroll.
The countryside is all around you, rich in wildlife and easily accessable. No visit to the area would be complete without an adventure into the Caves in Wookey Hole, a climb up to the top of Glastonbury Tor, a visit to the extraordinary scissor arches in Wells Cathedral, all washed down with some local cider.