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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
Mendipside Ref: EWT

This spacious Victorian house has an abundance of character with original fireplaces throughout, and sumptuous furnishings. Adjoining another property and being set over two storeys, there is plenty of room for the larger group to spread out and enjoy privacy; on the first floor a lockable door leads into the master bedroom with sitting area and balcony. The kitchen/dining area is ideal for entertaining, leading through to a separate extra conservatory-style dining room.
Outside, there are several seating areas from which to enjoy the surroundings and view.
Centrally located in the charming village of Draycott, there are many attractions to visit in the immediate vicinity, including Cheddar Gorge and Caves, Wells Cathedral and Bishop’s Palace, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey, and Wookey Hole Caves. For keen walkers and cyclists the Strawberry Line is nearby, a disused railway line converted to a network of paths running from Clevedon to Cranmore, the Mendips and the Quantocks, and the nearby Chew Valley and Blagden Lakes for nature watching and fishing. The cities of Bath and Bristol are within an hour’s drive, as are the coastal resorts and sandy beaches of Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon, and Burnham-on-Sea. Shop 1/2 mile, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

Large living room with open fire. Large conservatory-style dining room with patio doors leading to decking area. Spacious kitchen with second dining area. Double bedroom with 6ft bed and TV. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed, TV, en-suite bathroom with bath, shower attachment, separate shower cubicle with toilet, and French doors leading to balcony and decking area. Further double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room with toilet, and lockable adjoining door to double bedroom which can be opened to create a family room. (Both rooms have their independent access).

  • Open fire - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Five Freeview TVs
  • Gas/electric range
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Two freezers
  • Wi-fi
  • Lawned garden
  • Patio with terrace and furniture
  • Balcony
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: 8 steps from driveway to garden. Small water feature in garden.

WAS
NOW
£880-£2108
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0

Views to Cheddar Gorge

Barrowswood, a semi-detached holiday cottage (ref 29842), enjoys commanding views over Cheddar Gorge in the distance. Its large garden adjoins a field with occasional visiting sheep and is the perfect spot in which to relax and unwind. Strawberry Lodge (ref 29841) stands detached at the far end of the grounds of Barrowswood, enjoying woodland surroundings with magnificent views over the field and across to Cheddar Gorge. Cheddar village offers plenty of interesting shops and cafes as well as other attractions. Cheddar Gorge, Britain’s largest limestone ravine gouged through the Mendips, is a magnet for climbers, walkers and visitors to the floodlit caves and Cheddar Reservoir is a great place to take a picnic, look out for wildlife and join in activities such as sailing and angling. Axbridge is a charming market town with a medieval square and half-timbered buildings, whilst Wookey Hole attracts many visitors to the showcaves. Wells is England’s smallest city set around a cathedral; Wedmore is a lively town with many individual shops and eateries, Glastonbury is famous for its music festival, spiritual culture and King Arthur legends, and the coastal resorts and magnificent beaches at Weston-Super-Mare, Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean are all within a short drive, as are the cities of Bath and Bristol. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Second living room with patio doors/dining room/kitchen with breakfast area. Utility room. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 3 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Woodburner in second living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating included. Two Freeview TVs. Electric Aga. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large lawned garden. Ample parking. Cycle store.

Both properties: Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot and high chair on request. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Wi-fi. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£514-£1317
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Spring Banks Ref: 26955

This single storey holiday cottage enjoys an ideal location in a peaceful village on the edge of the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels. The garden is private and secluded, and with the sound of a babbling brook running along it’s edge is a delightful spot in which to relax. Large picture windows in the living room offer lovely views over the trees and village. The bustling and picturesque village of Wedmore is 3 miles, with it’s unique shops, restaurants, tea shops and golf course, and the wonders of Cheddar Gorge are within 10 minutes drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

13 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single. Bathroom with shower over bath. Separate toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. High chair. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Freezer. Lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: 5 steps, drop and stream in garden.

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£249-£605
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

This single-storey holiday cottage, one of a pair, converted from a traditional Somerset Longbarn is situated on a working beef and sheep farm. Located on the Isle of Wedmore, where King Arthur famously signed The Treaty of Wedmore in 878AD, Stoughton Cross is only 3 miles from The Mendip Hills and is surrounded by the Somerset Levels. Visit Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Weston-super-Mare and Burnham-on-Sea, also Cheddar, 3 miles, and Wells, 9 miles. Shops 11/2 miles, pub ½ mile.

Living/dining room/kitchen with wood-burning stove, stone floor, beams, floor to ceiling windows and concertina-style door to patio. Two bedrooms, each with stable door to patio; one with 5ft double and en-suite shower room with toilet, one twin with 6ft zip & link beds. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full oil underfloor heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed courtyard and patio with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Secure cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

WAS
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£700-£700
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1
Holly Tree Barn Ref: 24525

This charming barn conversion with its own patio garden overlooking a small stream, has been refurbished throughout and offers comfortable, cosy holiday accommodation. Located down a peaceful lane in the thriving Somerset village of Wedmore, and only a short stroll away from the many local and unique amenities the village has to offer. Nearby attractions to visit include Cheddar Gorge and caves, Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey, the city of Wells with its magnificent cathedral, and the Roman spa city of Bath. The coastal regions of west Somerset and North Devon are within an hours drive. Shop and pub ¼ mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 1 step up to shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 galleried double bedroom with additional Z-bed (for child), beams and Velux.

Gas central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Enclosed patio and furniture. Barbecue. No smoking. NB: There is a stream next to the patio garden.

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NOW
£188-£588
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Little Spring Barn Ref: 29038

This detached, converted holiday barn lies in the grounds of the owner’s beautifully landscaped garden, featuring ponds, waterfalls, seating areas and backs onto open fields. It is located in a tiny village, just 2 miles from Wedmore, which has an excellent range of clothing and food shops. Wedmore is about 20 miles south of Bristol and 30 miles south west of Bath. Wells (with its famous cathedral) is 8 miles away to the east. The Cheddar Gorge is only 3 miles to the north and the Somerset Levels lie just outside the village providing a fantastic range of wildlife and bird watching opportunities - as well as miles of peaceful roads and tracks for bicycling or walking. The coastal resorts of Burnham on Sea, Weston Super Mare and Clevedon are within a 30 minutes’ drive. The Mendip Hills, just a few miles to the north, are also an excellent place to walk or ride and is officially designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty. There are a number of golf clubs very close by including the Isle of Wedmore Golf Club in the village. Both Wells, with its cathedral, and Glastonbury are very close, and Cheddar is only 6 miles away, making Little Spring Barn the perfect place to enjoy Somerset at its best. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 20 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. First floor: 1 double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Use of owner’s washing machine and tumble dryer (in outhouse). Wi-fi. Shared garden. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: 2 ponds and waterfalls in garden.

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£331-£499
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Orchard Cottage Ref: 26745

This charming 18th-century semi-detached holiday cottage retains many of its original features such as exposed stone walls and wooden beams. It is on the edge of the village of Wedmore and it enjoys open views and use of a 2-acre former cider orchard with its interesting wildlife, as well as shared use of an all-weather tennis court. Close to the Mendip Hills, the Somerset Levels nature conservation area, Wells Cathedral, Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and Longleat Safari Park. Bristol and the World Heritage city of Bath are both 25 miles away. Shop, pub and restaurants 200 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room with tiled floor. Kitchen with tiled floor. Study. Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin.

Open fire in living room (no fuel provided). Gas central heating, electricity and bed linen included. High chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Shared use of tennis court. Pet free of charge. No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£258-£643
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1

Superbly located in a most peaceful location with lovely rural views, these detached barns (Wilf’s Barn Ref EQJ and Ian’s Cottage Ref ESA) have been sympathetically restored to provide comfortable and characterful accommodation, ideal retreats for couples. Set close to the Mendip Hills there are excellent opportunities for walking, riding and local golf. Places to visit include the magnificent Wells Cathedral, Wookey Hole Caves, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury Tor and the Georgian Heritage city of Bath. Shops and pub ½ mile.

Open-plan living/dining room with open fire, tiled floor, French doors and country-style galley kitchen area. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Galleried-style double bedroom with sloping ceiling.

  • Open fire - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Small garden with patio and furniture

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Underfloor heating and electricity rads included (£20 per week 1st October - 30th April, £15 per short break)
  • TV
  • Microwave
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Unsuitable for babies and toddlers
  • Friday to Friday

Note: Wilf’s Barn EQJ and Ian’s Cottage ESA can be booked together to sleep up to 4 people

WAS
NOW
£436-£436
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
The Stables Ref: ELG

Set down a country lane, this detached, Mediterranean-style single-storey property holiday occupies a superb elevated position, commanding magnificent views over Chew Valley Lake and the surrounding countryside from the garden. It stands within the owners’ 3½-acre grounds, enjoying a lovely, shared garden with furniture. Close by are many natural and historic attractions, including the Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves and Glastonbury Tor. There are many recreational activities on offer locally, such as fishing at the Blagdon and Chew Valley lakes, approx ½ mile, walking through the Mendip Hills, golf at Wells and skiing in Churchill. Weston-super-Mare, 15 miles, for coastal attractions and beach. Bath, Glastonbury, Wells and Bristol nearby. Shop/PO and pub ½ mile.

Entrance hall. Beamed living room with bay window and window seat. Modern fitted, galley-style kitchen with breakfast bar. Beamed double bedroom. Single bedroom (can be children’s bunk on request). Shower room with toilet.

  • Electricity, full central heating (oil-filled rads), bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • W/mahcine and tumble dryer in shared utility (next door)
  • Sole use of garden, summerhouse
  • Gas barbecue
  • Parking
  • Shared grounds of 3½ acres with furniture
  • Ground floor facilities

WAS
NOW
£348-£642
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
2

Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these three attractive barn conversions make an excellent base for walkers and nature lovers. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is rich in bird and wildlife, including badgers and deer (which visit the farm). Animals on the farm include calves, pygmy goats, alpacas and guinea pigs. Nature trails criss-cross the surrounding hills, easily accessible from the farm, and the whole area is one of immense historical and geological interest.
Among the many places of interest to visit are Wells cathedral in England’s smallest city, Glastonbury Tor, the caves at Cheddar and Wookey, Longleat and several NT properties including Montacute House and Stourhead and King John’s Hunting Lodge in pretty Axbridge. Excellent beaches and seaside entertainment can be enjoyed at Weston Super Mare and Brean, and there are many charming villages to be explored, along with the rugged landscape of Exmoor National Park, famous for the native ponies. The Georgian Heritage city of Bath is easily reached with its beautiful architecture, Roman Baths, Abbey and fine selection of shops and restaurants. Several golf clubs are available locally together with horse riding, coarse fishing and trout fishing at Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes. Very good local inns and places to eat.

All on one floor: Spacious, open-plan sitting-room with kitchen area, breakfast bar at one end and electric log-effect fire. Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • NSH included
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

  • Electric log-effect fire included
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot and high chair on request
  • TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Enclosed children’s play area with seesaw, climbing frame, slide and swings
  • Parking

WAS
NOW
£303-£528
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0
Fairview Barn Ref: 27560

This stunning converted holiday barn is spacious, with Velux roof lights and contemporary decor. Set in 3½ acres of apple orchard, it lies adjacent to the owner’s home, 2 miles from the village of Wedmore. Bristol is 20 miles, Bath 30 miles. Wells, 8 miles, with its famous cathedral, Cheddar Gorge, 3 miles. The Somerset Levels lie just outside the village. Visit Glastonbury and the NT Lytes Cary Manor, Barrington Court and Montacute House. The Mendip Hills a few miles to the north are excellent for walkers. Golf is close by. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles.

Ground floor: Living room with patio doors/dining/kitchen with wooden floor. Shower room with toilet. 1 double (5ft) galleried bedroom.

Ground source heat pump underfloor central heating and electricity included (£20per week, £15 per short break November-April). Bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer (in external utility). Large, lawned garden with patio and furniture. Shared 31/2-acre grounds with orchard. Gas barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Pond in grounds.

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NOW
£346-£382
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Pets
2
Hollies Cottage Ref: 90141

Hollies Cottage is a charming, cosy, stone holiday cottage full of period features including exposed beams, a woodburner and spiral staircase. Set in a quiet area within the village of Draycott. Only 1½ miles from Cheddar, famed for its gorge and caves, as well as numerous pubs and restaurants. Suitable for either active breaks with walking on the Mendip Hills and the wildlife of the Somerset Levels, or just to relax in comfort. Close by is the cathedral city of Wells 5½ miles, Weston-super-Mare 15 miles; Glastonbury 11 miles, Bath and Bristol less than 50 minutes away. Shop and pub 300 yards.

2 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living/dining room with double sofa bed (for children). 3 steps down to kitchen. Open-tread spiral stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom with beams and en-suite shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Digital TV. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Use of owners’ washing machine by arrangement. Bench at front of property. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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£239-£586
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