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The Old Bell Tower

Shepton Mallet, Somerset (Ref. 942393)

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    “Exceptionally Clean, Comfortable and Convenient for a short stay in Somerset”

    Invited to a niece's wedding in Shepton Mallet we decided to stay in the area. This cottage was very near the venue so we chose it and are very pleased we did. Newly renovated to a high standard, it was extremely clean and comfortable. The view from the windows and the alpacas in the field at the end of the patio were an added attraction. As birdwatchers we spent most of the week visiting the many great sites in the area and walked miles. We did have a day out in Wells, which was amazing, ...

    Invited to a niece's wedding in Shepton Mallet we decided to stay in the area. This cottage was very near the venue so we chose it and are very pleased we did. Newly renovated to a high standard, it was extremely clean and comfortable. The view from the windows and the alpacas in the field at the end of the patio were an added attraction. As birdwatchers we spent most of the week visiting the many great sites in the area and walked miles. We did have a day out in Wells, which was amazing, especially the cathedral.

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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Facilities -
92/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

The property

Shepton Mallet 3 miles.

The Old Bell Tower was once used by the owners to practice bell ringing.

It has since been converted into a charming holiday cottage, ideal for a couple wanting a relaxing getaway in the Somerset countryside.

Inside the wooden-clad property you will find a beautifully decorated open-plan living area with kitchen, dining and sitting spaces, all of which furnished and fitted to the highest standard, with hand made, solid oak wood throughout.

Cook a delicious meal in the fully appointed kitchen, complete with Belfast sink, handmade granite work tops and oak cupboards, then take a seat at the dining table overlooking the rolling Mendip Hills.

This cosy yet bright room is the perfect place to return to after a day spent exploring the surrounding countryside.

Downstairs you will also find a modern family bathroom with large shower, and up the staircase an impressive king size bed with views over the owner's lake.

Outside is an enclosed garden featuring a mix of gravel and paving, with a love knot design at its centre.

One side of the furnished garden is a wooden fence that is shared with the field housing the farm's Alpacas.

The pleasingly designed garden is an extension of the high-quality finishing presented inside the property, offering a serene space to relax in the afternoon sun with a glass of wine.

Take in the views across the carp lake, which is also home to several varieties of waterfowl.

Accuracy of the listing -
100/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Accommodation

One king-size double bedroom. Bathroom with shower, WC and basin. Open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area.

Comfort -
100/100
Cleanliness -
100/100
* Average score of 6 customer ratings

Amenities

  • Gas heating
  • Gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, Bose Bluetooth speakers
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Designated parking
  • Enclosed gravel and patio garden
  • Sorry no pets, and no smoking
  • Pub 5 minute walk
  • Shop 2 miles. Note: Due to the very hot & dry weather the fishing on the lake will not be available

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About the location

SHEPTON MALLET

Royal Bath & West Showground 3 miles; Wells 6 miles; Glastonbury 9 miles.

The historic town of Shepton Mallet is a delightful mixture of old and new, with some wonderful old architecture and a weekly market, plus a variety of shops, pubs and eateries. Shepton Mallet is set in the Mendip foothills, and is at the geographical heart of the Mendip District. This is a beautiful landscape, with unique places to visit and activities for everyone. Shepton Mallet is home to the Royal Bath and West Showground; one of Britain's major agricultural shows is held here annually in May/June, and many other events are staged throughout the year. The town is positioned close to Wells, Glastonbury and Bath, and many family attractions including Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves and East Somerset Railway are all within a 45-minute drive. With the scrumptious local cider an ideal tipple after a day exploring this part of Somerset, all in all you'd be hard-pressed to find a better holiday base.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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