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- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
An outstanding and spacious former farmhouse in the peaceful Somerset Levels village of Henton, close to the Mendip Hills and only 4 miles from the historic cathedral city of Wells.
Restored to an exceptionally high standard, this farmhouse has had great care taken during its refurbishment with a range of features including beams, exposed stone walls and flagstone floors.
This eco-friendly farmhouse is heated by a geothermal heat pump, so it is not only a luxurious holiday home but is also helping to save the environment!
The master bedroom suite boasts its own light and airy sitting room with vaulted ceiling and en-suite facilities, plus there are four further bedrooms and a double sofa bed, offering flexibility with the sleeping arrangements.
On the ground floor are a spacious fitted kitchen with a lovely inglenook fireplace, a separate dining room and a cosy sitting room.
The superb garden room has its own woodburning stove and opens out onto the extensive patio, a great place for dining alfresco in the summer sun, with stunning views across the Somerset Levels towards the Mendip Hills and Cheddar Gorge.
This cottage provides a superb base from which to explore this fascinating area, catering for all the family; from the caves and attractions of Cheddar and Wookey Hole, the coast at Weston Super Mare, the wildlife of the Somerset Levels and walks across the Mendip Hills, as well as the beautiful cathedral city of Wells and ancient Glastonbury.
Holiday destinations don't come much better than this superb Somerset cottage!
Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x master king-size double with private sitting room and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 2 x second floor twins. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with inglenook fireplace, original bread oven and large dining area. Utility. Dining hall with inglenook fireplace. Sitting room with woodburning stove and double sofa bed. Garden room with woodburning stove.
- Underfloor heating from heat pump using geothermal boreholes with woodburning stove
- Electric double oven and 5-ring halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Sky, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel and power inc. in rent Apr to Oct (£25 per week supplement payable to owner Nov to Mar)
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Cot and highchair
- Off road parking for 6 cars
- Large lawned garden and enclosed patio with furniture and BBQ
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles
- Note: Check-in 4pm.
About the location
Wells 4 miles; Glastonbury 6 miles; Street 7 miles; Cheddar 8 miles.
The village of Henton is quietly situated beside the River Axe, nestling between the Somerset levels and the Mendip Hills just 4 miles from the lovely cathedral city of Wells. The surrounding Area of Special Scientific Interest and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty abounds in wildlife and boasts scenic trails, appealing to bird watchers, walkers and cyclists. A visit to nearby Wells is not to be missed, with its stunning 12th century cathedral, splendid Bishops Palace and moat, as well as its quaint market square offering an array of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants. Cheddar is a short drive away; famous for its cheese, spectacular gorge and caves, whilst the attractions and caves at Wookey Hole provide a great day out. Alternatively, take the short drive to the historic town of Glastonbury, well known for its ruined Abbey, Tor, and music festival. There’s so much to see and do locally, you really are spoilt for choice!
This property offers the following short breaks: