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The Old School House

Mere, Wiltshire (Ref. 1021708)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “We found The School House to be absolutely perfect for our needs.”

    It is very spacious for two people and very comfortable, both the living room and patio were lovely places to relax and the whole cottage is fitted out to a very high standard with top quality kitchen, bathroom and bedroom furnishings that have been well maintained. It was spotlessly clean and we felt very safe there in this time of Coronovirus restrictions and distancing. ...

    It is very spacious for two people and very comfortable, both the living room and patio were lovely places to relax and the whole cottage is fitted out to a very high standard with top quality kitchen, bathroom and bedroom furnishings that have been well maintained. It was spotlessly clean and we felt very safe there in this time of Coronovirus restrictions and distancing. The setting right in the middle of Mere is great, it would be very easy to spend days here without using the car and next time we visit, which we will, we will bring our bikes. Alison and Tim are ‘old hands’ at holiday letting and we’re so kind when we had to leave our 6 night booking after just 3 nights. As I say we’ll be back!

    - Ms Ashfield, September 2020

The property

Set within the picturesque South West of Wiltshire historical town of Mere, is this quaint accommodation, The Old School House, surrounded by countryside.

This romantic hideaway is ideally placed for a couple seeking to explore the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you will find a vast array of walks, historical landmarks and interesting wildlife.

Relax into your evening within the spacious sitting room where you will find a superb Smart TV or rustle up a delicious evening meal within the well-equipped kitchen, catering to all of your culinary needs.

After an action-packed afternoon, retire to the well-presented bedroom where a plush king-size double bed awaits, as well as ample storage space to house your personal belongings during a week-long break.

Stepping outside, you and your partner will be delighted to find a modest patio area where a spot of alfresco dining can be enjoyed as you catch the final glimpses of sunshine one evening.

If you don’t feel like cooking however, a short stroll into the town centre will bring you to a number of amenities including pubs, restaurants, takeaways and shops for picking up the essentials.

To keep you busy whilst here, spend some time discovering the local history by visiting the National Trust property of Stourhead or immerse yourself in wildlife by spending the day at Longleat safari park.

Alternatively, venture slightly further afield to the Somerset and Dorset coasts or explore the famous landmark of Stonehenge.

About 45 minute drive would take you to Wells with it's beautiful cathedral to enjoy.

The city of Bath rests just over an hours drive away and offers plenty of worthwhile attractions, such as The Roman Baths and the Anglican parish church of Bath Abbey.

Also popular is the medieval cathedral city of Salisbury, particularly great for exploring Salisbury Cathedral, The Salisbury Museum and a number of other National Trust properties.

The Old School House promises to be a memorable escape for you and your loved ones.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Washing machine, electric oven and hob, fridge, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Patio with furniture
  • Loading and unloading on the driveway
  • Free parking with direct access to the rear of the property, or roadside parking
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Pub and shop within 0.2 miles
  • Note: There are 3 steps from the car park to the property
  • Please note: The owner, who lives next door to The Old School House, would like to advise guests that they have a small dog which is very friendly
  • Note Check in time is 4pm

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About the location

MERE

Shaftesbury 7 miles.

A delightful country town of old stone cottages set in a stunning conservation area, on the borders of Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset. This small, lively community is well served by a good variety of local shops and ancient inns, with much of the area to the north of the town designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ideal for walking and taking in the breathtaking views, the town is also well placed for exploring numerous National Trust attractions and historic houses. A visit to stunning Stourhead House and gardens, only 2 miles away, is not to be missed, while Longleat House and the ancient hilltop town of Shaftesbury featured in the Hovis adverts, are also close by. Stonehenge, Wilton House, Salisbury and the Dorset coast are all easily accessible by car, providing much to see and do for a variety of tastes.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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