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The Old Priory – Home 5652258 House

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 18 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

House / 6 bedrooms / 8 bathrooms / sleeps 18

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Situated just 20 minutes from Bath, Wells and Glastonbury, in the market town of Midsomer Norton, The Old Priory is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Somerset, with records showing that it was first established in 1170. This historically significant building was an Augustinian Priory in early medieval times, later being seized by Henry VIII and bequeathed to Christchurch College, Oxford. It was owned by Christchurch until 1712 when it was sold to a private local buyer. A secret tunnel is said to have existed linking the nearby 15th century church to The Old Priory, which was possibly used for escape and refuge in the days of religious persecution. The building was later used as a school for young ladies in the Victorian and Edwardian era.Today, the ancient honeyed stonework and a beautiful walled garden bursting with colour in the summer months greet you upon entering the gravelled driveway. Within this Grade II* building many original architectural features are retained, including

Situated just 20 minutes from Bath, Wells and Glastonbury, in the market town of Midsomer Norton, The Old Priory is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Somerset, with records showing that it was first established in 1170. This historically significant building was an Augustinian Priory in early medieval times, later being seized by Henry VIII and bequeathed to Christchurch College, Oxford. It was owned by Christchurch until 1712 when it was sold to a private local buyer. A secret tunnel is said to have existed linking the nearby 15th century church to The Old Priory, which was possibly used for escape and refuge in the days of religious persecution. The building was later used as a school for young ladies in the Victorian and Edwardian era.Today, the ancient honeyed stonework and a beautiful walled garden bursting with colour in the summer months greet you upon entering the gravelled driveway. Within this Grade II* building many original architectural features are retained, including large inglenook fireplaces, flagstone floors and original oak beamed ceilings.

Location description from owner

The England region

Situated in the market town of Midsomer Norton, The Old Priory is a hideaway south of Bath, ideally located for exploring the areas finest landmarks and attractions including:

-- The world heritage Georgian city of Bath

-- The beautiful cathedral city of Wells

-- Glastonbury – associated with the legends of King Arthur, the Holy Grail and site of one of the largest outdoor festivals

-- Cheddar Gorge

-- Wookey Hole

-- Longleat Safari park and House

-- Stourhead House/Gardens

-- The Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton

-- Pretty country village touring: Wellow – Norton St. Phillip – Farley Hungerford – Bradford on Avon – Lacock – Castle Combe

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: King Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 5: King Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 6: Super King Bed 3 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 5 En suites, 2 Shower rooms, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:12:00
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About the owner

Melody R
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated::
19 Apr 2017
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This House has 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and sleeps 18. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Jan 2015. Located in Somerset, it has 15 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £2800 to £4600.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Apr 2017.

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