The Thatch

Yarlington, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 904902)

Map
1 / 13
+

Cottage features

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

    4

  • Bedrooms

    1

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

An absolutely charming semi-detached, stone-built thatched cottage, believed to date back to 1710, in the most attractive rural South Somerset village of Yarlington, midway between Castle Cary and Wincanton. Set in the grounds of the owner’s cottage, this Yarlington holiday home has been lovingly restored to embrace all the modern creature comforts required, yet still retain a wealth of character, creating a most delightful holiday home for a couple or small family group. The beamed sitting room of this Yarlington cottage provides a cosy, warm social space to snuggle up in after your day out, plus there is a well-equipped kitchen for preparing tasty meals. Upstairs, the bedroom with its pretty, decorative cast iron fireplace, offers both a single and double bed, together with an adjacent shower room. Outside this delightful Yarlington cottage there’s a lawned garden with furniture, a great spot to relax whilst planning your days out. An easy drive from your Yarlington cottage takes you to the attractive small market town of Castle Cary with its wealth of antique shops and array of local inns. The nearby town of Wincanton has a slightly larger selection of shops and restaurants, as well as the popular Wincanton race course. Within driving distance from this Yarlington holiday cottage are the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton and Sparkford Motor Museum. Or, venture north to ancient Glastonbury or the Clark’s shopping outlet, whilst the wonderful house and garden at Stourhead, and historic Sherborne are also easily accessible. A most attractive characterful Yarlington cottage, a cosy holiday home at any time of the year.

Accommodation

One family bedroom with 1 double and 1 single. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, sofa bed and electric flame-effect fire.

Amenities

Electric central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, small dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, 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. Lawned garden with furniture accessed up steps to side of cottage. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 3 miles, pub 5 mins walk. Note: Owner’s home and B&B are adjacent to the cottage. Note: WiFi can be slow. Note: No children under 5.

Note: No children under 5.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

YARLINGTON

Castle Cary 3 miles; Wincanton 3 miles.

The picturesque village of Yarlington, with its beautiful church and clear water stream, at the head of the River Cam, can be found in rural Somerset. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, midway between Castle Cary and Wincanton. The local area is surrounded by lovely country walks, with the popular village pub serving real ales and good food. Three miles away, the small market town of Castle Cary offers an interesting selection of antique shops, local stores, pubs and restaurants, whilst the thriving town of Wincanton, also 3 miles away, probably best known for its racecourse, provides good shopping and leisure facilities. Local transport links allow easy drives to numerous places of interest including Sparkford Motor Museum and the famous Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. Alternatively, take a day out to mystic Glastonbury, the National Trust’s Stourhead House and magnificent gardens, or historic Sherborne, all easily accessible. A lovely south Somerset location, offering a wealth of lush rural landscapes, quaint villages and relaxing walks. A real escape to the country!

Region Information