Lovely two bedroom cottage sitting in the heart of the Somerset levels, recently refurbished to a high standard and is the ideal base for exploring Somerset. Set among open fields, fishing lakes and Nature reserves, this is the perfect peaceful location to escape for a restful week or short break.
The cottage has double glazing and central heating so is cosy in winter. In the summer, the patio area at the front is ideal for summer alfresco dining and watching the sun set over the levels.
All utility costs are included, along with towels and bedding. There is free wi-fi in the property for internet access, and the TV has freeview channels.
The accommodation comprises :
Kitchen / Diner : Full sized kitchen with integrated oven and hob, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave. Pine dining table with seating for four.
Lounge Area : 32" flat screen TV with freeview channels, two 2-seater settees
Bedroom 1 : Spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobe, double bed and bedroom furniture. Space for travel cot if required
Bedroom 2 : Single white wrought iron day bed with pull-out trundle underneath. This can either be a separate single bed if required, or used to make a double bed. Built in wardrobe and bedroom furniture
Shower Room with toilet and sink
Outside : Unlimited parking adjacent to the property. The cottage has a private fenced patio area to the front, with outdoor furniture for alfresco dining or for just watching the sunset
Pets : One dog is accepted for holidaying at this property but please advise me in advance.
THE SOMERSET LEVELS
Mendip Cottage is in the village of Burtle, which is situated within working farms, horse riding stables, peat farms and fishing lakes. The roads are level so a perfect base for biking (there is a storage area for bikes if needed) or walking. The next village two miles away (Edington) has a licenced 'Spar' shop, Post office, Doctors, and local pub serving food.
Nature Reserves within 5 miles : Shapwick Heath, Ham Wall and Westhay Moor. The area is famous for the Starling autumn "murmurations" and fields of wintering swans
Cycling and Walking : On your doorstep, miles and miles of open countryside and level roads to walk or bike along
Fishing within 5 miles : Burtle Road Ponds, Emerald Pool Hibridge
Places to visit within 30 minutes drive : Clarks Retail Outlet at Street, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey, Roger Wilkins Cider Farm (as visited by a brave Jamie Oliver), Burnham on Sea, Weston super Mare, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Wells Cathedral and city, Yeovil Air Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Ebbor Gorge, Helicopter Museum
Places to visit more afar : Longleat Safari Park and House, Stonehenge, Bath, Bristol, Diggerland.
** Please note that there is also an adjacent cottage offering additional 2 bedroom accommodation, so this is ideal for two families or two groups of people who would like to holiday together but also want their own personal space. Polden Cottage can similarly sleep 4 people and will be available after Easter 2016 **Get the full listing »