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The Bolt Hole

Shepton Mallet, Somerset (Ref. 1062315)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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The property

Resting in a remote position at the base of the beautiful Mendip Hills is this attractive, all-ground-floor holiday cottage, The Bolt Hole.

Offering a rural retreat for a pair, this property is wonderfully suited to a couple's retreat in Somerset, with so much adventure to be had from your doorstep.

Marvel at the astounding views as you park up right outside, before stepping into the wonderful open-plan studio layout to find everything you could need for a memorable trip.

Light up the woodburning stove to create a homely feel to this rustic abode and soak in your surroundings of retained character with exposed stone offering a contrast against the contemporary interior.

Unwind in front of the television for an evening of relaxation, before taking to the kitchen to prepare a romantic meal, with all you could need found in the sleek kitchen space, the private patio making a fantastic spot to dine, with an option to use the barbecue too!

At the end of a fun-filled day, retreat to the double bed to catch up with your rest, the shower room making a lovely spot to refresh before snuggling up beneath the crisp linens ahead of another day of adventure.

Sitting just outside of Shepton Mallet's historic town centre, the property is perfectly positioned for a rural escape, while a steady stroll will bring you to a wealth of amenities and attractions; seek out a tasty treat in one of the many eateries scatter around, observing the eclectic mix of new and old architecture as you pass, or visit the weekly market to pick up some fresh produce for a romantic meal back at the cottage, with plenty of general stores to take your pick from too.

Explore the delights of the town including Collett Park, the perfect place for your canine companions to play, the local lido, a selection of shops, and the renowned Royal Bath and West Showground where you can watch a variety of wonderful shows throughout the year including one of Britain's major agricultural shows!

Those seeking outdoor adventure will delight at the easy access to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, best accessed via Wells where you can visit its imposing cathedral, Wells & Mendip Museum, Bishop's Palace and much more, this area of natural splendour boasts walking and cycling routes for all abilities amidst some of the most stunning sights in Somerset.

Be sure to venture to the town of Glastonbury, well known for its music festival and its ancient and medieval sites including the Glastonbury Tor, there's plenty here to explore for all ages, while Bath boasts even more history as well as tempting restaurants and fantastic shopping experiences.

For the perfect stay in Somerset, choose The Bolt Hole as your beautiful base.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060816 and 1060817, together sleeping 10 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom in open-plan layout
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Oven and hob, fridge, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private patio with furniture and barbecue
  • One well-behaved pet welcome at a charge of £15
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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About the location


Royal Bath & West Showground 3 miles; Wells 6 miles; Glastonbury 9 miles; Bath 19 miles, Bristol 22 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, between the villages of Evercreech and Doulting. 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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