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Mendip Cottage

Shipham, Somerset (Ref. 1004911)

4.8

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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Review(s)

  • Pamela

    “The cottage is in lovely quiet surroundings with easy access to the village and a good location to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside from.”

    The cottage itself is spacious, comfortable and well equipped - all that is needed for a good holiday.

    The cottage itself is spacious, comfortable and well equipped - all that is needed for a good holiday.

    - Pamela, April 2024

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size double
  • Wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Oil central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV with free Netflix, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Enclosed landscape garden with seating areas and patio furniture
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • The cottages are all quite private from each other with their own little gardens, gates and front doors and we are in a lovely rural area with masses of open countryside for walking or driving around
  • If you don't fancy eating out there are several very good takeaways in Winscombe, the nearest large village, who deliver, and most large supermarket will deliver groceries from Weston-sup-Mare.

The property

Surrounded by Somerset countryside, with its own enclosed, landscaped garden and a beautifully presented interior, Mendip Cottage is located a stone's throw away from Winscombe village.

The cottage is encapsulated by ten acres of tranquil and scenice land where you can see a variety of wildlife and nearby grazing horses.

This converted stable offers the perfect opportunity to explore all the coast has to offer, before returning to relax in the modern open-plan living area, where you can get cosy by the fire.

There is a wet room with a walk-in shower, ideal for those with limited mobility, while the double bedroom is well-appointed with bedside tables and ample storage.

Outside, you have a private seating area enjoying far-reaching views towards Weston-super-Mare, perfect for soaking up a balmy afternoon with a chilled bottle of wine with your loved one.

For those bringing along their canine companion, there is an enclosed grass paddock and a plethora of beautiful walks and footpaths where they can roam happily and freely.

Nearby is Cheddar and Wookey Hole, both offering many attractions worth a visit, while Weston-super-Mare has award-winning beaches and the Grand Pier offering annual performances, a lovely choice for a holiday.

Note This property can be booked with Ref. 997600, 997606 and 1004909, together they can sleep 14 people.

Shipham Barn Conversions

This former stable has been lovingly converted to provide four holiday homes amidst the delights of the Mendip Hills AONB. Each of these high-quality holiday homes has been decorated in exquisite fashion, with modern touches exuding class throughout. Make the most of the slick open-plan living areas, complete in tasteful fashion with all you could need for a stay of any length. The bedrooms are dressed in the highest standard, ranging in setups to help appeal to different types of holidaymaker. Prepare for each action-packed day in the lavish bathroom facilities. During the warmer months, relaxation time will be spent outside, where you can choose to relax on your own or gather the group together for some true quality time. Set over 10 acres of land with views of Shipham village, wildlife abounds and you are liable to see rabbits, foxes, deer, wild ponies, owls, buzzards and many other birds; a country lovers delight. The dwellings are situated in an AONB on the edge of the quaint village of Shipham, offering an abundance of walks a pub, a restaurant, a village shop with butchers and bakery, a church and a coffee shop too, so you'll never be short of something to explore. Thatchers Cider at Myrtle Farm is a short drive away and offers 2 hour cider tours (advance booking essential) and sampling in their beautiful orchards, offering you a different way of exploring this area of Somerset. Close to Weston-super-Mare, Wells and Bristol, these four properties are perfectly situated for all ages and interests to enjoy an action-packed adventure. Discover some of Somerset's finest attractions from these superbly converted farm buildings.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

SHIPHAM

Cheddar 2.9 miles, Weston-super-Mare 10.4 miles, Wells 11.9 miles

A quaint village settled in the county of Somerset, Shipham can be found at the western edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it an extremely scenic region with plenty of activity to explore. With Shipham Hill offering one of the highest points in the Mendips, there's no better place to experience panoramic views of Weston-super-Mare and the Bristol Channel. The village itself benefits from a host of amenities, including a butchers selling local produce a selection of items to assist you on your self-catered stay, a pub, a restaurant, a coffee shop, and a lively village hall hosting an array of events throughout the year. Shipham is also home to Rowberrow Warren, a spectacular woodlands offering magnificent views and an abundance of nature to explore, making it a perfect place to explore by foot or bike. Within reach is the Mendips Raceway, here you can experience stock-car racing within the bowl of an abandoned reservoir, making a great local day out for all the family. Placed within the Mendip Hills, you can be sure to be surrounded by an array of adventure, whether you take time to explore Cheddar Gorge with its cliff top walks, or uncover the 50,000 years of history of the Wookey Hole Caves, there's something here for every taste at all times of the year. Within reach of Weston-super-Mare, Wells, and Bristol too, Shipham is the perfect base for exploring this outstanding area.

This property requires a good housekeeping bond of £150.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season