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Bruton 3.5 miles; Shepton Mallet 5 miles; Glastonbury 15 miles.
The small, attractive village of Batcombe nestles in the valley of the River Alham in East Somerset, on the edge of the Mendip Hills and only 3.5 miles from the small town of Bruton. This lush Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is bursting with lovely rural walks, picturesque villages and country pubs. Within a short drive are the superb house and gardens at Stourhead, as well as magnificent Longleat House and Safari Park. Enjoy a trip to mystical Glastonbury, The Royal Bath & West Showground, or Clarks Village shopping centre at Street, all within an easy drive. A little further afield, Wells and Salisbury Cathedrals, Cheddar Gorge, Stonehenge and even the Dorset and Somerset coasts are all easily accessible, making this an enjoyable holiday destination at any time of the year.
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A lovely, well-presented property adjoining the owner’s home, in the charming East Somerset village of Batcombe. Comfortably furnished, this cosy cottage offers quality accommodation, including an open plan living area and an attractive double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Little Hollybrook benefits from its own private, elevated decked area, offering lovely country views across the nearby valley, which is often frequented by deer. Guests are welcome to stroll in the adjacent acre of pasture, relax in the summerhouse or have a go at deer-spotting, whilst the ladies may prefer to indulge in a beauty treatment (on offer by prior arrangement with the owner). If you can bear to leave this superb property, then why not spend the day at magnificent Longleat House and Safari Park, or visit picturesque Stourhead, both a short drive? Alternatively, within easy reach are ancient Glastonbury, Clarks Village shopping centre or Wells Cathedral. A great holiday base for two at any time of the year.
One double bedroom with en-suite shower cubicle, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen area with breakfast bar for 2 and sitting area.
Heating from storage radiators throughout. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, use of owner's washing machine by arrangement, colour plasma screen TV with DVD player and Freeview. Library of books. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Storage for bikes available. Shared lawned rear garden, private decked area with furniture and lovely country views. Shared use of one acre pasture with summerhouse. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Deer watching and beauty treatments by arrangement with the owner. Shop 3.5 miles. Pub 0.5 miles. Note: The owner has a dog.
Previous visitors' comments about Little Hollybrook :
It provided a good base for visiting the Royal Bath and West Show. The property was extremely well appointed. The owners who live next door were helpful on arrival, but did not intrude on our stay.
Mrs Carpenter, Sheffield, May 2012
A lovely place to stay, very well situated with plenty of National trust places to visit. It's very close to Cheddar Gorge and some lovely towns and cities for shopping.
Mr Dennis, Norwich, October 2011