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Moorleaze - Shaftesbury

Witham Friary, Frome, Somerset
Grade 5 Star rating

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2019-12-18
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2
Pets0
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This property is part of our English Country Cottages collection

An inspiring collection of properties chosen for their character, luxury and heritage, all graded 4 star and above.


Description

Shaftesbury is set in an idyllic location where there are an abundance of walks to enjoy through the 76 acres of grounds.

Spacious living/dining room with well-equipped country-style oak kitchen area. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Two twin bedrooms. Bathroom with toilet.

  • Ground floor facilities

  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen, towels and beach towels inc
  • T/cot and h/chair
  • Two digital TVs (Freeview)
  • Wi-fi
  • DVD (small library)
  • CD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Shared courtyard, garden
  • 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

"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.

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Features

  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Childrens Play Area
    Childrens Play Area
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Active Family Holidays
    Active Family Holidays


Customer Comments

  • 10

    30/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Excellent facilities on site and very comfortable clean cottage.


  • 9

    28/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2018
    Shaftesbury cottage is a fabulous place to stay. It’s spacious, clean and everything catered for. The indoor swimming pool is fabulous and the games room and tennis courts were used by us a lot. You definitely need a car as it’s a long way to shops etc. but a lovely quiet place to stay.


  • 10

    30/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Excellent facilities on site and very comfortable clean cottage.


  • 9

    28/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2018
    Shaftesbury cottage is a fabulous place to stay. It’s spacious, clean and everything catered for. The indoor swimming pool is fabulous and the games room and tennis courts were used by us a lot. You definitely need a car as it’s a long way to shops etc. but a lovely quiet place to stay.


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