The Dairy Cottage - Somerset - Sleeps 4

Peaceful 400 year old cottage between Wells and Cheddar. 

  • The Dairy Cottage exterior
The Dairy Cottage in Somerset, a cottage in Somerset (incl Bath and Bristol): The Dairy Cottage exterior

Comfortable character cottage, very well equipped. Dogs and children welcome.

A former farm dairy, dating from the 17th century, this cottage has been tastefully renovated into a charming, two bed-roomed holiday home, with exposed stone and beams and stripped elm doors. The Dairy has gas central heating, double glazed windows and thick stone walls, so stays cosy in winter and cool in summer. Sleeps 4 plus cot. The cottage is attached to owners home which was a traditional farmhouse.

A Stable door opens into a sunny sitting room, with ample comfortable seating, Digital TV, DVD and Wifi as well as plenty of books games and large box of children’s’ toys.
The kitchen has a full size electric cooker, fridge freezer, washing machine and microwave. The dining table and chairs seat up to 6, plus a high chair and blender for little guests. Plenty of cooking equipment and extras provided for your home cooked meals.
A spiral staircase leads upstairs. (with built in stairgate) The master bedroom has a wood floor, romantic canopied bed, a washbasin and plenty of storage in 2 chests of drawers and a wardrobe. The second bedroom has a single bed with either a comfortable Z bed or cot, as well as a chest of drawers and hanging space.
The modern bathroom has an electric shower, loo and hand basin. Baby bath, potty and changing mat provided.
Outside is a large walled courtyard with car parking (shared with owners) and a south facing patio garden, with lilac, roses a water feature and garden table and chairs for guests. There is room in our barn for bikes/buggies etc.
Children of all ages are very welcome. Well behaved dogs are welcome. The friendly owners live next door and are happy to help you get the best from your stay.

Westbury-sub-Mendip is a beautiful, ancient village, just beneath the Mendip hills, overlooking the Somerset levels towards Glastonbury Tor. A conservation area, The Dairy is situated in a quiet farm lane, just a minute’s walk from the thriving village shop, and inn offering pub food. From the doorstep are many walks; a short walk leads to a nature reserve, which opens out on the craggy top of the Mendips, an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. The views are breathtaking; over the levels to Exmoor and along the Mendip heights across the sea to the coast of Wales.

• Walking; breathtaking walks including the West Mendip Way.
• Cycling; From the Mendip hill roads to the Somerset levels; miles of flat, peaceful waterside lanes, which are a magnet for birds. Bicycle hire nearby and bikes can be stored in a locked garage.
• Caving, climbing, abseiling, gliding, off road driving, canoeing and horse riding all nearby
• Wells Cathedral and Bishop’s palace and market, Cheddar Gorge and caves, Priddy folk festival in July, Ebbor Gorge, Wookey Hole caves all 5 mins away.
• Glastonbury, Bath and West showground, Weston super Mare, somerset beaches and Clarks outlet shopping all less than 30 mins away.
• Bristol and Bath Longleat and Stourhead less than 1 hr

This property has been listed with Holidaybank for 5 years

The Dairy Cottage Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Village

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Pets Allowed
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • No Smoking

Catering Services Available
  • Evening meal available (payable locally)

  • 1 Double Bedroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom

  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Skiing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Caving
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 02 March 2019
Key Property Details
Property Name The Dairy Cottage
Reference 249378
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Dogs Allowed 2
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The Dairy Cottage in Somerset

Nearest TownWells - 4 miles (approx)
Nearest AirportBristol - 16 miles (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortPortsmouth - More than 30 miles (approx)

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