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Castle Cary 3 miles; Glastonbury 10 miles.
The hamlet of Sutton is peacefully situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, only 3 miles from Castle Cary, an attractive small market town with pretty winding high street dotted with thatched and golden hamstone cottages, and an interesting selection of antique shops, local stores, pubs and restaurants. The town is a centre for horsehair weaving, with a thriving flax mill still in production, and a guided tour provides a fascinating insight into this ancient tradition. The South Somerset countryside offers visitors the chance to explore wonderful landscapes of lush pastureland, and picturesque villages, whilst the more energetic can try the 28 mile Leland Trail, or South Somerset Cycle Trail. Within a short drive can be found the Haynes Motor Museum at Sparkford, Yeovilton Air Museum and the East Somerset Railway, as well as ancient Glastonbury and Sherborne, making this an enjoyable holiday destination for all, any time of the year.
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A charming semi-detached period cottage, dating back to 1790, tucked away in a peaceful location overlooking farmland on the edge of the little hamlet of Sutton, 3 miles from the attractive market town of Castle Cary. Furnished to a good standard, this quaint cottage retains original flagstone floors and some exposed stone walls in the sitting room, with a pleasant conservatory. The cottage has a lovely third of an acre garden with wildlife pond and deck offering distant views of the surrounding countryside, making this a perfect spot for relaxing after a day's sightseeing. The cottage is close to archaeological sites and Camelot, while a short drive takes you to the ancient town of Glastonbury, famous for its abbey and music festival. For the more energetic, the climb up the Tor is well worth the effort! Beautiful Wells Cathedral is close by whilst a little further afield are Wincanton Races, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole. A super character cottage from which to explore this fascinating area.
Three bedrooms: 1 x compact ground floor single, 2 x double (1 with TV). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room with flagstone floor, exposed stone walls, open fire & stairs to first floor. Conservatory.
Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs, DVD, WiFi, music system, library of books. Oil & power inc. in rent. Fuel for fire available to purchase locally (in winter months a wood bundle will be provided). Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Third of an acre lawned garden with pond & patio (accessed by steps) with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 0.5 miles. Note: Due to unfenced pond, property is suitable for children over 8 only.
Previous visitors' comments about Daffodil Cottage:
We loved the location and it was very relaxing. We have booked for next year.
Mrs Giles, Milton Keynes, July 2012
Location is lovely and it's a lovely, cosy cottage.
Mrs Giles, Milton Keynes, July 2012
Beautiful, cute cottage. Gorgeous peaceful surroundings. Wonderful place to spend Christmas. Absolutely perfect!
Miss Walles, London, December 2011
The cottage was a real home-from-home. We all enjoyed the setting and atmosphere and didn't even bother to go out to eat in the evening as we felt so at ease. There were many places to visit which were only a short drive away and the surrounding countryside was lovely.
Mrs Coates, Mold, September 2011