Gilbert Scott Mews
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Gilbert Scott Mews is situated within South Horrington Village, a magnificent Gothic hospital now converted into modern apartments. Situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills approx. 1 mile from the centre of the historic cathedral city of Wells and surrounded by formal gardens, woodland and fields as well as famous tourist attractions such as Wookey Hole, Cheddar and its spectacular gorge and caves. The property has recently undergone extensive refurbishment that has increased the indoor floor plan by a third, providing a contemporary living space and generous accomodation for four people.
Bristol and Bath are both within 45 minutes drive offering more sightseeing, plentiful shopping & events.
Wells Golf Club & driving range (visitors welcome) is adjacent to the village and Wells Cricket club play on the pitch within the village. The award winning Mendip Shooting Grounds for Clay Pigeon is 5minutes drive. Bath Rugby Club is also within easy reach.
Glastonbury, with its unique atmosphere, Abbey and Tor is 15 minutes drive from the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 40 km, Nearest railway: Castle Cary 23 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
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
- Modern & airy
- Recently updated and extensively refurbished in 2011 to increase living space by a third.
- Laminate floors throughout (child friendly)
- Well equipped kitchen including dish washer and microwave
- Large dining room and contemporary lounge with access directly onto terrace
- Free broadband wi-fi available
- Ground floor, all on one level
|Further details outdoors|
- Large terrace
- Attractive building and outlook
- Large BBQ
- Designated parking space right outside
- Visitor's parking
- Ground floor, all on one level
- Large communal gardens, safe for older children to play in
- Welcome pack provided on arrival (bread, milk, bacon, eggs, orange juice, butter, tea & coffee) .
- All towels and linens provided
- Full information emailed or posted on booking with leaflets etc at the property
- Toddlers will need to be supervised on the terrace (or bring a baby gate) due to stairs down to the garden.
The West Country region
Somerset is a county alive with history, from Wells, the smallest city in England with a magnificent Cathedral to dozens of historic towns & villages, each with a special story to tell like the mysterious Glastonbury, burial place of King Arthur.
Somerset also, when literally translated means 'Land of the Summer People' and is a county which has been famous for centuries for its fruits of the land. This is the home of Cheddar cheese (which you can still see being made today in Cheddar Gorge just a short drive from the apartment) and Somerset apple orchards grow in abundance producing the famous West Country brew of Cider. There's even an Apple Brandy produced locally called Somerset Royal
The Farmers Market in Wells is an ideal place to try local produce direct from the supplier.
There are endless things to do and see for children and adults of all ages. To name just a few Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury Abbey & the Chalice Well Gardens, Cider Mills, vineyards, East Somerset railway, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Longleat Wildlife park.
There are several excellent restaurants and gastopubs within a 10 minute drive (or taxi ride). Reviews and details on all are at the apartment.
When you book we will email you a comprehensive info pack including directions to the apartment and guides to local attractions, shops, restaurants, golf courses, horse riding, rugby , shooting etc etc.
Lots of information is available at www.wellstourism.com
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