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Wells, Somerset (Ref. 952265)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Shop less than 1 mile
  • Pub less than 1 mile


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31 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Smith

    “The house felt very cosy and comfortable, the cleanliness was excellent and the location was perfect for exploring the beautiful city of Wells.”

    Even the lack of WiFi was no problem as it meant we got to spend more quality time together as a family. All in all a much needed and wonderful break. Sue was exceptionally helpful and the cake on arrival met with much approval from the children, a lovely personal touch.

    Even the lack of WiFi was no problem as it meant we got to spend more quality time together as a family. All in all a much needed and wonderful break. Sue was exceptionally helpful and the cake on arrival met with much approval from the children, a lovely personal touch.

    - Mrs Smith, April 2021

The property

A detached modern bungalow with 3 bedrooms located in a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of the historic centre of Wells and the Wells Leisure Centre.

Ideally situated to enjoy all the local amenities and even further afield, making this holiday accommodation ideal for families or groups of friends to get together.

This cottage is nicely-presented with a spacious sitting room with a comfortable sofa and armchairs, making it a great place to relax after a full day out and about exploring the area.

The kitchen is well-equipped with everything needed to prepare some lovely home-cooked meals.

There are three nicely-presented bedrooms with the extra flexibility of a zip/link bed and a small double as well as a separate bathroom.

Outside there is a lawned garden to the side and rear of the cottage, making a great place for the kids to let off some steam or even some alfresco dining.

There is much to see in Wells including the magnificent Cathedral and the Bishop's Palace, home of the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years.

The Vicars Close is the oldest residential street in Europe.

Street markets are held on the Market Place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Enjoy a day in neighbouring Glastonbury visiting the Abbey, climbing the famous Tor or browsing in Glastonbury's quirky alternative shops.

Go walking on the fabulous Mendip Hills.

Discover the caves in Cheddar or at Wookey Hole.

Be astounded by the stunning geological features of the Mendips, Cheddar Gorge, Burrington Combe or Ebbor Gorge.

Take a cycling tour of the low-lying Peat Moors area.

Visit the famous wetland nature reserves on the Peat Moors, habitat of the Booming Bitterns and the Great White Egret.

From November to February you can experience the sight of hundreds of thousands of starlings going to roost at sunset.

Take a trip to Clarks Village in Street where you can shop to your heart's content in the designer outlets.

Further afield is the Roman City of Bath which is famous for its Abbey and the Roman Spa Baths.

Spend time at the seaside at Burnham-on-Sea or at Berrow and Brean where there is a six-mile long stretch of sand.

For something different you can immerse yourself in Somerset's markets culture, indulging yourself with artisan food, antiques, vintage and retro wares, hand-made ceramics, glass and artworks.

Whatever you decide to do, the cottage will be an ideal place to enjoy a great holiday at any time of the year.


  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request), 1 x 4ft double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electrtic oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lawned garden with paved covered area
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop 15 mins walk

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About the location


Coxley 2 miles; Shepton Mallet 6 miles; Glastonbury 6 miles; Cheddar 9 miles.

Wells, England’s smallest city, is named after the springs which still bubble up today in the grounds of its splendid Bishop's Palace with its famous moat. Adjacent is the beautiful 12th century cathedral situated within a most attractive cathedral close and green. Nearby, Vicars Close is home to the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the quaint market square offers an array of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a colourful twice-weekly market. The surrounding Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provides a wealth of scenic footpaths and rugged landscapes, and is a superb base for caving and rock climbing, and for road, biking and mountain biking. Nearby are the attractions of Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves, both offering great days out. The picturesque Somerset Levels, as well as mystical Glastonbury are also situated an easy drive away. The beautiful city of Bath, with its Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa, The Theatre Royal and wonderful shops, is under 30 miles away, as is the vibrant city of Bristol, which boasts a multitude of attractions, including The Zoo, Theatres, the Aquarium, the Arnol Fini Art Gallery and many more. All in all, this beautiful city makes a convenient and ideal touring base. With so much to see and do, there is something to keep everyone entertained!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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