Self Catering in Somerset - Glastonbury

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Mendip Cottage

Mendip Cottage, Glastonbury, Somerset
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £225.00 - 500.00

Lovely two bedroom cottage sitting in the heart of the Somerset levels, recently refurbished to a high standard and the ideal base for exploring Somerset. Set among open fields, fishing lakes and Nature reserves, this is the perfect peaceful location to escape for a restful week or short break. The cottage has double glazing and central heating so is cosy in winter.

In the summer, the patio area at the front is ideal for summer alfresco dining and watching the sun set over the levels. All utility costs are included, along with towels and bedding. There is free wi-fi in the property for internet access, and the TV has freeview channels.

The accommodation comprises : Kitchen / Diner : Full sized kitchen with wood units, integrated oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Pine dining table with seating for four. Lounge Area : 32' flat screen TV with freeview channels, two 2-seater settees Bedroom 1 : Spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobe, double bed and furniture.

Space for travel cot if required Bedroom 2 : Single white wrought iron day bed with pull-out trundle underneath. This can either be a separate single bed if required, or used to make a double bed. Built in wardrobe and furniture Shower Room with toilet and sink.

Fully tiled. Outside : Unlimited parking adjacent to the property. The cottage has a private fenced patio area to the front, with outdoor furniture for alfresco dining or for just watching the sunset Communal : washing machines and tumble drier are available on site with free use for guests.

Pets : One dog is accepted for holidaying at this property but please advise me in advance. THE SOMERSET LEVELS Mendip Cottage is in the village of Burtle, which is situated within working farms, horse riding stables, peat farms and fishing lakes. The roads are level so a perfect base for biking (there is a storage area for bikes if needed) or walking.

The next village two miles away (Edington) has a licenced 'Spar' shop, Post office, Doctors, and local pub serving food. NATURE RESERVES and BIRD WATCHING within 5 miles : Shapwick Heath, Ham Wall and Westhay Moor. Home to the world famous Starling Murmurations from Autumn to February each year.

CYCLING AND WALKING : On your doorstep, miles of open countryside and level roads to walk or bike along. Local bike hire available. FISHING : all year round fishing available at the local Burtle Ponds.

There are three lakes, one offering Carp and the other two silverfish. Also have Emerald Pool at Hibridge. Places to visit within 30 minutes drive : Clarks Retail Outlet at Street, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey, Roger Wilkins Cider Farm (as visited by a brave Jamie Oliver), Burnham on Sea, Weston super Mare, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Wells Cathedral and city, Yeovil Air Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Ebbor Gorge, Helicopter Museum Places to visit more afar : Longleat Safari Park and House, Stonehenge, Bath, Bristol, Diggerland

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly

Services / Facilities:

Location Type

Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
Pets Allowed
High Chair
No Smoking

1 Double Bedroom
1 Twin Bedroom


Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Enclosed garden / play area

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Outlet Shopping
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Meare Fish House - 4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Sutton Mallet Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Ashton Windmill - 4.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Brent Knoll Church - 6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Blake Museum - 7 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Glastonbury Abbey - 7 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Westonzoyland Pumping Station - 7.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Glastonbury Tribunal - 7.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

King John's Hunting Lodge - 7.5 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Chalice Well and Gardens - 7.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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