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The Green House


Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews


House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

In the heart of the smallest city in England, this period Georgian house offers an ideal base for sampling the delights of Wells and exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside. The end house in a row, it has been completely renovated to a high standard and unusually for a city property has a lovely, peaceful, mature garden.

It is a pretty house with character, it has a lovely, light dining room with glass door that overlooks the garden. The kitchen is modern, well equipped with wooden work surfaces and slate floor. The sitting room is extremely spacious and comfortable with thoughtful decoration. The house is lit well with thoughtful touches and is always kept extremely clean. The main bedroom is very pretty and light with a recently installed king size bed. The house has a wood burner stove and central heating and is warm and cosy in the winter

Apart from the magnificent cathedral (housing one of the earliest mechanical clocks in existence and Vicars Close-the oldest continuously inhabited medieval street in Europe). Wells is a beautiful market town offering a range of cafes/bars/pubs/restaurants and some lovely shops. Wells itself is within easy reach of Bristol, Bath and the limestone based Mendip Hills-offering attractions such as Bristol Zoo, the haunted Wookey Hole Caves, Clarks Village, The Roman Baths, Cheddar Gorge, the SS Great Britian, Clifton Suspension Bridge, fantastic shopping and so much more!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weston-Super-Mare 30 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 15 km, Nearest railway: Temple Meads (Bristol) 28 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Further details indoors

The property has been completely renovated to a high standard throughout.

There is a large living room with a wooden floor and wood burning stove.

The dining room has a wooden floor and door to garden.

The modern kitchen has oak worktops and a slate floor.

There are two bedrooms, which have been tastefully decorated and furnished.

Further details outdoors

The property has a lovely peaceful garden with a seating area with table and chairs.

There is parking outside the property from 6pm to 8am, it is possible to unload during the day and park very nearby.

The West Country region

Somerset is the largest county in England backing onto the Severn Estuary famous for its apple orchards and:

The Mendip Hills-famous gorges and caves including the Cheddar gorge and caves

Bath-the most beautiful Georgian town in England

Bristol-home of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Suspension bridge and SS Great Britiain

Somerset Levels-Willow production and bird sanctuaries

Glastonbury- Spiritual centre with Tor and Abbey

Exmoor-beautiful moor of outstanding beauty with magnificent coast line.


Wells is a bustling, beautiful market town with magnificent cathedral. The square outside the cathedral has often been the set for filming period dramas. The Bishop's Palace adjacent to the cathedral has a moat and arboretum. From the cathedral is a walk through via Beggars porch to the lovely, cobbled Georgian town square where there is a market twice weekly and are some interesting shops, cafes etc. Wells also has a cinema, leisure centre, nightclub, and many pubs and restaurants. The Mendip Hills surround Wells offering lovely walks, views, gorges, caves, etc.

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Review 1-10 of 11

12 Oct 2014



We stayed for four nights and had the most relaxing week ever. Thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful stay in the lovely house so much so that we quite honestly did not want to leave. So close to the city an… More

15 Aug 2014


"location trés agréable et trés bien placée pour visiter le Somerset"

bonne location, bien équipée. Bouquet de fleur et bouteille de vin pour vous accueillir.C'est une jolie petite maison typiquement anglaise.… More

12 Aug 2014


"Home from home"

Really comfortable house in the heart of a lovely city. Only 5 minute walk to anywhere central. The cottage is very clean and well maintained, and offers every mod con. Lovely paved area at the rear… More

22 Mar 2014


"cosy, pretty cottage"

This was a lovely cottage in the heart of Wells. Everything that you could need was provided - plus some. Fresh daffodils, a welcome card and bottle of wine awaited us. Logs were ready for the wood b… More

9 Mar 2013


"Cosy cottage in the heart of Wells"

Lovely clean cottage with everything you need. Bed very comfortable. Situated within 3 minute walk from market square. Parking restrictions in the street (9am to 5pm) did not pose a problem as there i… More

19 Nov 2012


"The right choice"

This charming house is perfect for sightseeing in Wells. Glastonbury and Bath. The surrounding area is rich in history and folklore and winding roads take you through a magnificent countryside. We f… More

3 Nov 2012


"Home away from home"

The Green House was such a lovely place to stay in Wells.The Green House provides easy access to all of Wells. I stayed with one friend but the house could accommodate four people. It is well equip… More

26 Aug 2012


"The Green House"

Just had a fantastic week in Wells staying at The Green House. Lovely comfortable cottage, everything we needed and stunning location. Town, Cathedral, Bishops Palace all on our doorstep. Stacks of Hi… More

25 Aug 2012


"Beautiful cottage in a lovely little town"

I stayed at the Green House with my husband and our two sons and had a lovely holiday. The cottage was spotless, very comfortable and spacious and had everything we could ever want. We enjoyed lots of beautiful walks around Wells, wich is a charming town, as well as trips to nearby Glastonbury and Cheddar Gorge. Simply breathtaking!
I would certainly recommend this cottage!

2 Jul 2012


"Comfortable place and good location"

The Green House was very comfortable and had all the necessary conveniences we were looking for. The location was terrific both for walking into Wells and accessing the countryside by car. We were abl… More

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