The Barns

Wedmore near Cheddar, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 29846)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A charming, Grade II listed apartment, tucked away in the grounds of the owner’s cottage, on the edge of the village of Wedmore in Somerset. This first floor Wedmore cottage has been imaginatively converted from a Doulting Stone, Grade ll listed, former apple barn. Well-equipped and comfortably furnished, this Somerset cottage makes an ideal base for couples wishing to explore this lovely area. Stone steps guide you up and directly into the spacious kitchen and dining area of this Wedmore apartment. Leading through into the cosy sitting room, a Juliet balcony frames the luscious green garden below, boasting superb views towards the distant Mendip Hills. The enclosed, lawned garden of this Somerset cottage is a real delight, offering a wonderful outside seating area, the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring. Close to this Wedmore cottage is a footpath, which begins a short stroll into the village centre. There, an array of interesting shops and inns can be found, selling everything from quality clothing to antiques and delicious local produce. Somerset is alive with history, scenic landscapes and legend. Explore the Exmoor National Park, spectacular caves at Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole or visit Glastonbury and its Tor, rising out of the Somerset Levels. Take in the long sandy beaches at Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, shop till you drop at Clarks Village shopping outlet or even enjoy the vintage steam train to Minehead. For a varied and enjoyable Somerset holiday base, this Wedmore cottage ticks all the boxes!

Accommodation

All first floor. One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with Juliet balcony.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Front enclosed lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: B road runs behind the property, some traffic noise may be heard. Note: Intermittent mobile signal. Note: Access to apartment is via external stone steps with a handrail. Note: The owner has two dogs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

WEDMORE

Cheddar 4 miles; Burnham-on-Sea 10 miles; Glastonbury 13 miles; Weston-super-Mare 16 miles.

The friendly Somerset village of Wedmore is situated in an elevated location between the scenic Somerset Levels and the Mendip Hills, a few miles south of Cheddar and an easy drive from the historic cathedral city of Wells and Glastonbury. The village offers an excellent range of local shops and pubs serving good food, real ale and Somerset ciders. Wonderful walks make Wedmore and the surrounding area a haven for walkers and birdwatchers, with the numerous bird species that breed in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Cyclists will enjoy the picturesque landscape that crosses the Levels, while Wells - the country’s smallest city, with it’s beautiful cathedral, is perfect for culture lovers. Visit the ancient town of Glastonbury, well-known for its annual music festival and connections to all things mystical, while Cheddar, with its spectacular gorge and fascinating caves, provides a super day out. Alternatively, the scenic Somerset coast and Exmoor National Park are both easily accessible, truly spoiling you for choice of how to spend your holiday!

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