A quirky Grade II listed former toll house in the pretty North Somerset village of Stanton Drew is surrounded by lovely countryside and a short drive or bus journey from the fabulous historic cities of Bath or Bristol.
At the northern entrance to the village before the bridge over the River Chew is this white 18th-century house built as a toll house when the turnpikes were in use.
This cosy hilltop house enjoys rural views, an ideal backdrop for relaxing after a day exploring the area.
Walking through the main entrance you will be greeted with the circular kitchen and dining area which exudes charm, perfect for quiet nights in cooking and enjoying the fantastic countryside views.
You can wander down the hill and into the village to its local pub open for dinner every night.
To the east of the village lies the English Heritage, Stanton Drew Stone Circle site, perfect for an evening stroll.
A longer walk or 3 minute car trip takes you to the village of Chew Magna to enjoy its shops, pubs and cafes.
You are ideally placed to explore the beautiful romantic city of Bath, seven miles away, with its Georgian architecture and healing springs in the Roman Baths.
A perfect retreat, surrounded by stunning countryside, historic towns and villages, with National Trust properties close by.
One double bedroom. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
About the location
Stanton Wick 2 miles; Pensford 2.2 miles; Bristol 7.6 miles.
Stanton Drew is a village situated within Somerset, south of Bristol. The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been a place of Christian worship for at least eight hundred years. In the north aisle is the Norman bowl of the font and further east the small turret steps behind a glass door that in earlier times led up into a rood loft. The village also has a range of listed buildings, dating from the 13th to 15th centuries, including the church of St Mary the Virgin, the Round House (Old Toll House) and various farmhouses. Further afield takes you to the village of Pensfield. Within a 30 minute drive will take you to the town of Bristol which offers a superb taste of culture, food, history and fantastic shopping opportunities.
Note: Children aged 5 years and above.