The Coach House

Henton near Wells, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 17932)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

An original detached stone coach house in the grounds of a Somerset farmhouse, in the village of Henton, 4 miles from Wells. This attractive cottage near Wells provides cosy, welcoming and comfortable accommodation in a quiet countryside setting, with views towards the picturesque Mendip Hills. The pretty sitting room has sliding doors opening onto a small private patio with furniture, overlooking the owners' garden. There is a well-equipped kitchen with dining area, ideal for cooking and sampling the local Somerset produce. Upstairs in your Wells cottage there are two bedrooms, one double with far-reaching views and a twin room. The countryside surrounding this Wells cottage offers excellent walking and horse riding opportunities and for the more adventurous, Cheddar Gorge is a renowned caving and rock climbing centre. The beautiful city of Wells, with its 12th century cathedral, the oldest medieval street in Europe and stunning architecture, will provide plenty to charm visitors. Also, marvel at the caves and a host of family attractions at Cheddar and Wookey Hole, or spend a day on the beaches at Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, which are less than half an hour's drive away from this family-friendly cottage near Wells. This Wells cottage provides a peaceful and comfortable rural base from which to explore England's smallest city.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.

Amenities

Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: Unfenced pond and stream in owners' private garden, children to be supervised.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

HENTON

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!

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