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The Old Schoolrooms

Holcombe, Somerset, Somerset (Ref. 1136517)


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Pauline

    “The house had been refurubished to a very high standard.”

    It was very comfortable and every thing worked. The only thing that was missing was a cafietiere.

    It was very comfortable and every thing worked. The only thing that was missing was a cafietiere.

    - Pauline, April 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 2 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Ground-floor wet room with shower, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Games room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2x TV, WiFi, multi-top games table, selection of games, foosball table
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2x Highchair and 2 x travel cot available on request
  • Private driveway for 3/4 cars
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio, furniture, stand for disposable barbecues, and Cabin with a hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior; please take care

The property

Enjoying a rural position in Holcombe, Somerset is The Old Schoolrooms, a characterful yet contemporary, four-bedroom home.

Sympathetically restored throughout, showcasing the homes original features, whilst featuring a dedicated games room, stylish interior, and an enclosed garden with private hot tub, The Old Schoolrooms offers a well-equipped base for a family of eight, looking to explore the South of England.

Park up on the private driveway and head indoors through the stable door, firstly reaching the sitting room, with plenty of plush seating to sink into.

The kitchen/diner features a plethora of state-of-the-art appliances, plus enough seating for all guests, making it the ideal space to host dinner parties and entertain.

If the weather allows, dine alfresco in the enclosed rear garden, light the barbecue, and watch the sun set, before enjoying a long soak in the covered hot tub.

Those who'd prefer an evening of competition, the games room and snug provide plenty of board games and a multi-top games table, sure to entertain the children of your group, before selecting from four well-appointed zip/link bedrooms; the master super-king-size features a TV and en-suite bathroom, whilst the other bedrooms can be set as super-king-size or twin.

Awaken to a soak in the bath, or a refreshing shower in the ground-floor wet room before heading into the village to visit the local farm shop, dine out and stock up on the essentials.

Keen explorers and walkers will enjoy the homes proximity to the likes of Silver Street Local Nature Reserve, Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Wookey Hole Caves, Stockhill Wood, and Gough's Cave, all worth visiting whilst in the area.

Head north towards Bath, stopping off at the remains of Prior Park Landscape Garden, a National Trust landmark, whilst the city is brimming with museums, art galleries, independent shops, and award-winning eateries, including The Roman Baths and The Holburne Museum.

Bristol can also be reached by car, worth visiting the St Nicholas Market whilst in the area, filled with street food eateries, cafes, and quirky stalls, with the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and Brunel's SS Great Britain in the region to tour, or for further nature-filled vistas, be sure to hike through the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within proximity from your home-from-home.

All of this awaits at The Old Schoolrooms.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Radstock 3.9 miles; Wookey Hole 11.7 miles; Bath 12.7 miles; Bristol 20 miles.

Holcombe is a small, rural village resting in Somerset, between the villages of Edford and Charlton in the South of England. Home to the Holcombe Farmshop & Kitchen, a great place to buy locally sourced produce and enjoy a meal, whilst further amenities lie in Midsomer Norton and Radstock. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the countryside setting of the village, resting near Fairy Cave Quarry and the Silver Street Local Nature Reserve, whilst the Mendip Hills AONB, the Cranborne Chase AONB, and the Cotswolds AONB are all within easy reach by car, worth packing your walking boots and gear for. With Bath nearby, attractions are plentiful, including The Roman Baths, Parade Gardens, National Trust - Prior Park Landscape Garden, Bath Racecourse, and The Jane Austen Centre, or remain in the countryside to tour The Bishop's Palace & Gardens, Wookey Hole Caves, and Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas