Moorleaze - Stourhead

Witham Friary, Frome

Property Reference: EPK
  • Sleeps10
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms5
  • Grade5 Star rating
Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Swimming pool Tennis court Sitting-out-area Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Open plan living/dining room/kitchen Double bedroom Double bedroom Twin bedroom Twin bedroom Twin bedroom Bathroom Shower room Games room Children’s play area Lake Exterior Swimming pool Sauna Changing/locker room Surrounding area Aerial view

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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • WifiWifi
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

" Spacious well-equipped cottages...with an idyllic rural setting amidst a chorus of wildlife "

Conveniently located for Longleat, Bath and the Mendip Hills and Gorges, Moorleaze nestles on the border of Somerset with Dorset and Wiltshire. Enjoying a tranquil setting with stunning views all around, it provides the perfect retreat at any time of year. Built from local stone and boasting every modern convenience, the cottages offer spacious and superbly fitted accommodation, presented to 5 Star standards. The 76-acre grounds include farmland, woodland, orchard and two lakes, whilst the glorious views encompass fields and gently wooded hills. A haven for wildlife, deer and hares abound, often coming within yards of the cottages. Buzzards, kestrels, tawny and barn owls, pheasants, swallows and many other species nest here. The lower lake is stocked with carp, tame enough to feed from guests’ hands - so no fishing! The idyllic village of Witham Friary, complete with an unspoiled pub, is a few minutes’ stroll and found fame as the setting for the TV series Building the Dream.
Benefiting from its countryside setting, Moorleaze also affords easy access all year round and is within a short driving distance of many famous locations. Longleat is close by, as are Wookey Hole and the Yeovilton Aircraft and Haynes Motor Museums. Bath, designated a World Heritage Site, boasts many delights including the Roman Baths. Nearby Frome has even more listed buildings than Bath and hosts a renowned arts and music festival in early July. Salisbury, Wells, Glastonbury, Stonehenge and Avebury are also popular places to visit from Moorleaze. NT properties include the incomparable Stourhead, just minutes away. Walkers are spoilt for choice, from the local countryside to the splendour of the Mendips, including Cheddar Gorge. With its magnificent indoor pool, games room, tennis court, climbing frame and idyllic setting, The Sunday Times described Moorleaze as
"a sure-fire child pleaser", and it’s just as popular with adults, an ideal break at any time of the year. The village pub is within walking distance. Shops 6 miles.

Spacious living/dining room with well-equipped country-style oak kitchen area. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower bath and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed, and one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with shower bath and toilet.

  • 42in plasma TV
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen, towels and beach towels included
  • Travel cots and high chairs on request
  • Two digital TVs (Freeview)
  • Wi-fi
  • DVD (small library)
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shared courtyard, garden
  • Shared barbecues
  • Ample parking
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (50ft x 17ft, depth 4ft ) with infra red sauna
  • Shared games chalet
  • Shared tennis court
  • Shared children’s play area
  • No smoking
  • NB: Two small ponds in the garden and unfenced lakes in the grounds


  • Magnificent indoor heated swimming pool (50ft x 17ft, depth 4ft) with seating, showers and changing facilities.
  • Tennis court
  • Children’s playframe with swings, slides and play tent
  • Large games room with pool table, table tennis and play area with toys for young children
  • 76-acre grounds with lakes and walks through woods and fields
  • Large courtyard with seats and tables
  • Further seats and tables overlooking top lake with great sunset views

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. Lovely venue for all the family. Been 4 times now. youngsters enjoy pool, tennis etc and the oldies enjoy the countryside, pubs etc. Lovely for all 10 of us to be in one property as we are not altogether very often. Oct 2012.
  2. The rooms were all a good size and it was perfect for a three generation family group to meet for Christmas. The pool is excellent and was much enjoyed by the whole family aged 2 1/2yrs to 70yrs. Both pool and house were comfortably warm over Christmas. The grounds provide plenty of safe places for children to play and adults to wander. Dec 2011.
  3. A really great location for a special family Birthday weekend. Super facilities, especially the pool, so warm and bright. A really relaxed atmosphere with something for everyone. Wi Fi to table football. Dec 2011.
  4. Excellent accommodation, nice, clean and spacious. Kids especially enjoyed the swimming pool and games barn. Feb 2011.
  5. For our winter break 7 adults, 3 children and a toddler were comfortably accommodated in this excellent holiday venue. The layout is superb, allowing spacious but sociable cooking, dining and relaxing. The bedrooms are great too. The overall standard of cleanliness and equipment is first class and we were delighted from arrival to departure. The pool is special - excellent changing and shower facilities and we struggled to get our 6-8 year olds out of it - even after 2 hours! Lovely games room and surrounding countryside, great local pubs in nearby villages. This was the best venue we have stayed in a as a family and we want to return. Well done to the owners on a professional job to a very high standard! Dec 2010.
  6. Very spacious and clean, lovely grounds, great swimming pool, ideal for families and large groups. Dec 2010.
  7. Spacious and well presented. Nov 2010.
  8. An extremely comfortable and spacious property in a beautiful setting. The owners were very friendly and helpful. June 2010.
  9. Spacious rooms with all that you need for basic cooking. The swimming pool is the best we have experienced in this country. The facilities for children are very good and the owners very helpful. May 2010.
  10. Accommodation was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked with china, utensils etc. Huge fridge was fantastic. It was great to have some basics like washing up liquid there already. Facilities were great and well suited to the large age range in our party. We loved the pool, games room and out door play area. Our only wish list item would be a full length mirror! May 2010.
  11. Moorleaze is perfect for family groups with young children. We made full use of the wonderfully warm pool and the children were able to use their bicycles on the site. Walks were very popular -- especially around the lakes and feeding the fish at 6pm became quite important!. The accommodation was spacious which was so important as we had 5 young grandchildren in our party and there was plenty of room for the three high chairs and travel cots that we required. July 2009.
  12. The swimming pool facilities were great and we spent hours there. Very well kept. Children enjoyed the outdoor play area. The house was lovely and very spacious for 10 people. Feb 2009.
  13. Well equipped kitchen. Enormous television set. Hot water is included in the price. (No scrabbling in the dark for coins and no meter reading). Excellent swimming pool. We loved the veranda overlooking the carp lake, especially for sundowner drinks. We also liked the spacious grounds in which we could stroll and the grandchildren could run around. Aug 2009.
  14. Very helpful owners. Sept 2008.
  15. This is fantastic accommodation and the area is beautiful. There was something for every one in our three generation family group. Feb 2008.
  16. Great place, fantastic pool and facilities. Jan 2007.
  17. Well designed, thoughtfully equipped accommodation. Wonderful facilities; great countryside walks. Trips to Stourhead, Longleat and Bath were greatly enjoyed by all. Sept 2006.
  18. Toddler heaven and a parent retreat. Sept 2008.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
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