Top of Hawkers Lane
Nestling in the Mendip hills one mile from the centre of the cathedral city of Wells Beryl is set in 13 acres of parkland.Your arrival will be greeted with warmth and courtesy and afternoon tea/coffee and home-made cake. Elegant reception rooms are comfortably furnished with antiques offering you the chance to relax by warm fires on a cold day. After a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed you can enjoy a full English breakfast cooked to order in the traditional dining room.
The building of the house was started in 1838 and completed in 1842 built for a local lawyer Edmund Davis. Earl Mount Cashell subsequently used it as a Hunting Lodge. In 1916 the Jenkins made 'Beryl' their family home until we were so fortunate to purchase it in 1979.
Since then we have lovingly restored the house and gardens and are delighted to be able to share it. Nestling in the Mendip hills one mile from the centre of the cathedral city of Wells Beryl is set in 13 acres of parkland. Within the grounds are finely manicured lawns carefully tended borders and a restored Victorian walled garden.
Your arrival will be greeted with warmth and courtesy the epitome of country house hospitality and a welcomed afternoon tea/coffee and cake awaits you. Elegant reception rooms are comfortably furnished with antiques offering you the chance to relax by warm fires on a cold day play board games or watch television - find a quiet corner to sit and read a favourite book and maybe take a drink from the honesty bar. The garden is an interesting walk it contains a Victorian walled garden.
A gully with an old stone bridge and the most beautiful English Bluebells (when in season) an ornamental pond and various avenues of maturing trees on the lower lawns. A children's play area can be found on the main lawn and our outdoor pool is open May to September (weather permitting). Each of the uniquely decorated bedrooms come equipped with everything a guest needs to enjoy their stay.
The beds are all extremely comfy and some rooms boast impressive four-poster beds. Most rooms on the first floor have a bath and shower facilities whereas rooms on the second floor all have a shower. After a good night's sleep breakfast is served in the traditional dining room overlooking the main lawn.
An impressive continental buffet and a freshly cooked breakfast straight off the aga await guests every morning.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Wells area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Milton Lodge Gardens - 0.8 miles (Garden)
Wells Cathedral - 0.9 miles (Cathedral)
Wells Bishop's Palace - 0.9 miles (Historic Building)
Ebbor Gorge - 2.1 miles (Countryside)
Burcott Mill - 2.6 miles (Historic Building)
Emborough, Blessed Virgin Mary Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church)
Glastonbury Tor - 6 miles (Countryside)
West Pennard Court Barn - 6.1 miles (Historic Building)
Glastonbury Tribunal - 6.2 miles (Museum)
Chalice Well and Gardens - 6.2 miles (Garden)
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