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Bath Tub Cottage

Cheddar, Somerset (Ref. 1062401)

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The property

Perched on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Cheddar, Somerset, is this superb cottage, Bath Tub Cottage.

Set over three floors and sleeping up to six guests, Bath Tub Cottage makes for a fantastic getaway with the family, enjoying an enclosed garden with free-standing bath and easy access to Wells Cathedral and Weston-Super-Mares glorious beaches.

Be welcomed into the sitting room, which features original stone floors stemming from 1866, here you can look forward to curling up on the sofa with a glass of wine in front of your favourite film on the flat screen Smart TV with talk talk, stop, record and play on demand viewing.

Whip up delicious treats in the well-equipped kitchen/diner, before settling down around the dining table to savour a tasty meal with loved ones and discuss plans for the days ahead.

After a long day of exploring, enjoy a refreshing shower before popping on your pyjamas and choosing one of three well-presented bedrooms to catch your rest in, a second-floor king-size, a first floor king-size and a snug with a double sofa bed, each with their own TV, perfect for those leisurely Sunday mornings.

Each bed is complete with high quality Egyptian cotton bedding and feather and duck down duvets.

Outside, the garden is the jewel in the crown of this cottage.

On the first deck of the beautiful garden you will find the claw foot bath tub with hot and cold running water.

It is screened by plants and an artistic tree screen to allow some privacy.

The vision was to give a romantic place for relaxing in hot bubbles beneath the stars after an energetic day exploring the Gorge and Somerset.

The garden continues to offer a place to dine with a barbecue on offer.

At the end of the garden is a summerhouse which is a perfect to relax and read a book.

Take advantage of Bath Tub Cottages’ location, with a wander into the local village where you will find a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops, including specialists cheese shops selling the famous Cheddar Cheese, Cheddar Crazy Golf which promises fun for all the family and the magnificent Cheddar Gorge and Caves, where you can soak up the amazing views and tour the hidden limestone caves.

Take a short drive to the nearby city of Wells, where you will find the impressive 12th-century Wells Cathedral, the historic Vicar’s Chapel and Library, as well as the Wells & Mendip Museum where you can learn more about the local area and The Bishop’s Palace & Gardens, a remarkable 13th-century palace with vibrant landscaped gardens with well pools.

If you can tear yourself away, head to Weston-Super-Mare where you can enjoy a fun-filled family day at the beach, whether that be building sandcastles, paddling the shores or sunbathing.

For more activities, wander down the Grand Pier, where alongside you will find museums, an aquarium, theatres, a theme park and plenty of amusements to suit everyone in your party.

Return to Bath Tub Cottage year after year for an unforgettable break away with loved ones.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor king-size with TV, 1 x snug with TV and double sofa bed, 1 x king-size double with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • External freestanding bath
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • External utility/outhouse
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • toaster, kettle, 4 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Enclosed garden with decking, patio, furniture, freestanding bath, summer house and electric barbecue
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Wells 9 miles; Weston-super-Mare 12 miles.

The large Somerset village of Cheddar is a major tourist destination on the edge of the Mendip Hills, renowned for SSSI Cheddar Gorge, the largest gorge in Britain, which includes several show caves such as Gough’s Cave, through which Britain’s biggest underground river runs. The Cheddar area is unique; apart from the chasm, the Cheddar Gorge cliffs are Britain’s highest inland limestone craggs and create a spectacular sight. The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has also been a centre for strawberry growing, the crop being transported on the railway, which now provides a fabulous cycle path. Cyclists will also enjoy the picturesque paths that cross the Somerset 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. Alternatively, the scenic Somerset Coast and Exmoor National Park are both easily accessible, truly spoiling you for choice of how to spend your holiday!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas