Woodforde Cottage

Babcary near Somerton, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 4513)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

An 18th century stone terraced cottage which oozes character, in the village of Babcary. This Babcary cottage provides cosy accommodation full of homely touches. Features of this Babcary cottage include exposed beams, a stone fireplace with bread oven, and attractive cottage garden. The cosy sitting room with open fire leads to a small dining area, and on to a fitted kitchen with modern appliances. Then, climb the steep narrow stairs to find two attractive bedrooms. Step outside the door of your Babcary cottage and you have easy access to walks in the beautiful Somerset countryside, with plenty of inns and pubs serving Somerset cider and beer. Farther afield there are many fabulous gardens and National Trust properties including Montacute House, Lytes Cary and East Lambrook Manor Gardens. A lovely Babcary cottage and an ideal touring base.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (2'6" beds). Ground floor bathroom with bath and basin. Separate WC. Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and open fire.

Amenities

Night storage heating downstairs with electric fires upstairs and open fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, library of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking outside property. Enclosed front and rear garden. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Village pub 3 mins walk, shop 1 mile. Note: Steep stairs, may not be suitable for the infirm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

BABCARY

Castle Cary 7 miles; Somerton 7 miles.

Babcary is a small rural village off the A37, part of the old Roman Fosse Way, and just 7 miles from Castle Cary. The glorious Somerset countryside is all around, offering plentiful walks and rambles. There are numerous National Trust properties and places of interest to visit nearby, including Lambrooke Manor Gardens, Barrington Court, the Elizabethan Montacute House and the beautiful walled gardens and intimate manor house at Lytes Cary. Within a short drive can be found the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, as well as Haynes Motor Museum, or why not explore mystical Glastonbury, or marvel at Cheddar Gorge? A great holiday base from which to explore the beauty of Somerset.

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