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Longbridge Cottage

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Shepton Mallet
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Set near where Glastonbury Festival is held, this Grade II listed cottage offers excellent opportunities to explore beautiful Mendip countryside.

This charming cottage is part of the grounds of Longbridge House, an historic house, famed locally for being where the Duke of Monmouth stayed, before and after the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685.

The accommodation, which is designed for 2 people, retains many original characteristics with a high vaulted ceiling, beams and thick stone walls. There is also a stylish, open-tread, spiral staircase to a vaulted, galleried bedroom which looks down onto a gorgeous chandelier and over the main living area, giving a great sense of space.

Steps lead to a sunny south-facing decked area complete with Roman well, views over surrounding buildings, and backing onto the owner’s garden with a vegetable patch, fruit trees and chickens!

Attractions nearby include Shepton Mallet high street which is within walking distance, convenient for picking up the morning paper, a pint of milk, a takeaway or an evening meal in a restaurant. The sleepy village of Pilton, where the Glastonbury Festival is held, is 3 miles away, the city of Wells with its cathedral and Bishops’ Palace is 5 minutes’ drive, and timeless Glastonbury, with its abbey ruins and famous tor, is a 15-minute drive.

Bath is 40 minutes away with its Georgian architecure, Roman Baths, Royal Crescent, Thermae Bath Spa and abbey, and the Royal Bath and West Showground is a 5-minute drive. Longleat House and Safari Park is 20 minutes by car, and the spectacular Cheddar Gorge and Caves and Wookey Hole Show Caves are within 20-25 minutes’ drive. The beautiful Mendip countryside is right on the doorstep and the coast is within striking distance. For ‘shopaholics’, Kilver Court Designer Emporium is 1 mile down the road, plus the designer shopping outlet centre ‘Clarks Village’ is about a 15-minute drive away at Street. Bristol airport and the city of Bristol are both approximately 50 minutes away, and the nearest train station is Castle Cary, approximately 6 miles away. Shops, pubs and restaurants 500 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Open-tread spiral stairs to double (5ft) galleried bedroom.

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Use of washing machine (in external utility). Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Courtyard with seating area, decking and furniture. Parking (1 car). Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Pond in courtyard, steps in garden.

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  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
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  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Open PlanOpen Plan

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2016
    We had a lovely week in this cosy warm cottage. Well equipped and in an excellent location for exploring Somerset. It was nice and peaceful and very clean. We had beautiful weather so could take advantage of sitting in the sunny garden .

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 12/09/2016
    We stayed at the cottage for a short break. The owners were very friendly on our arrival and had left a 'welcoming pack' e.g biscuits, wine, eggs etc in the cottage. Cottage very comfortable and ideal for touring the Somerset area. Very enjoyable stay.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 15/07/2016
    It was a lovely cottage with good facilities, my husband cooked a delicious evening meal using all the kitchen equipment and we very much enjoyed the lovely fresh eggs provided by the owner.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 05/02/2016
    Cottage was fantastic. Very cosy and beautiful inside. Very secure. Peaceful and quiet. Perfect location for shops and restaurants. Absolutely ideal for a couple. There were also lots of leaflets and guides which were very helpful. The welcome pack was also a lovely surprise and very useful.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/11/2015
    A lovely cosy cottage great location.

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