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Hoopers Lodge

Frome, Somerset (Ref. 1082421)

4.8

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “Extremely good clean and very comfortable.”

    Owner very helpful and cottage in a beautiful location Would recomend

    Owner very helpful and cottage in a beautiful location Would recomend

    - Mrs Morris, September 2021

The property

Frome 2.9 miles.

Resting high up on a hill in the charming village of Buckland Dinham, which is steeped in history and rich in architecture, is the wonderful Hoopers Lodge, a cottage with spectacular views from all rooms.

On arrival, parking is available either on the roadside at the bottom of the steps or on the lane to the right, leading to the church up the hill, perfect for you to explore your new surroundings and soak in the scenery as you take a short stroll to the cottage.

Access to the cottage is up 18 steps through the landscaped terrace gardens where you are rewarded with the most beautiful view in all directions at the top.

Follow a further 8 steps from the gardens into the home entering into a hallway where you can house your belonging.

Stepping through the property, discover the sitting room where an exposed stone wall takes center stage; snuggle up on the sofa with the glow of the fire in the background creating a relaxing ambience, while a sofa bed provides flexible sleeping arrangements and can also be pulled out for a film night in.

Gather around the dining table to enjoy a home-cooked meal with your loved ones, where you can plan an itinerary for an exciting day out and toast to a fabulous holiday.

Venture to the next room to find the spacious kitchen, with contemporary cupboards and amply-equipped for your self-catering adventure; cook up a storm in this room and take advantage of the facilities.

When sleep calls, retire upstairs to the master bedroom, which boasts a king-size bed with storage so that you can unload your possessions before climbing into bed to rest and rejuvenate.

The first floor also hosts a single bedroom with a desirable window seat, looking out to the village below and the hills in the distance, you will also find the family bathroom on this floor where you can savour a moment for a leisurely soak.

Take advantage of the remarkable front garden and dine alfresco on the outdoor furniture with your family as you absorb the picturesque views from the terrace.

For a riveting meal out, take a short stroll to The Belle Inn pub, a 16th century building that is allegedly haunted, making it a very lovely place for a home-cooked, British dinner in a traditional pub setting or alternatively, stock up on some local produce if you wish to cook for the group at the nearby convenience store.

Be sure to explore the local attractions, you can uncover the town's history at Frome Heritage Museum and visit Wookey Hall Caves to experience the limestone caves, with the River Axe flowing through it.

Travel to the bustling market town of Shepton Mallet where you can walk around beautiful gardens, experience wine tasting at Wraxall Vineyard or take a guided tour around Shepton Mallet Prison for an informative trip in to the past.

Venture further afield to Bath for a multitude things to do such as, investigating the Roman Baths, admiring the magnificent architecture of Bath Abbey or immerse yourself in the history at the museums.

Later on you can get dressed up and spoil you and your family to one of many restaurants that Bath has to offer.

For an extraordinary holiday with your loved ones, choose Hoopers Lodge.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with electric fire and sofa bed
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate
  • Roadside parking at the property or nearby, with no restrictions
  • Garden with patio, terraces and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 0.3 miles, shop 2.3 miles
  • Note: There are 18 steps upto the terraced gardens and further 8 from the garden to the entrance of the property, please consider when booking

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

FROME

Warminster 7.6 miles; Shepton Mallet 11.8 miles; Bath 13.9 miles.

Frome is a town and civil parish situated in eastern Somerset on the banks of the River Frome. Built on high ground, it sits just above the Cranborne Chase AONB and west of the Mendip Hills. Offering a wide selection of shops for food shopping and Somerset souvenirs alike, as well as cafés and pubs for delicious food, you will find something for every taste here. Catch a film at the Westway Cinema to watch the latest release, take a stroll around Frome Museum to learn of the local history, or walk along the river for some beautiful waterside scenery. For a wonderful day out visit Longleat Wildlife and Safari Park and marvel at the incredible animals that now have a home within the Cranborne Chase AONB, explore the huge Elizabethan house or catch one of the many events hosted here each year. Take a trip to Bath, the historic spa town where Jane Austen fans will delight in The Jane Austen Centre, with Bath being a popular setting within many of her novels, or visit one of the spas for a relaxing retreat. Frome is a central spot in Somerset, perfect for exploring on your southern adventure.

Region Information

Note: There are 18 steps upto the terraced gardens and further 8 from the garden to the entrance of the property, please consider when booking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas