On the edge of Chilcompton, on a lane and across the drive from the owners’ home and a magnificent Magnolia tree, a charming, single-storey cottage, formerly stables to the old parsonage. Immediately to the front, a small enclosed gravelled sitting-out area (bench/table). Across the drive, a shared lawned garden, bounded by fields and with lovely long rural views.Inside, the cottage is light, stylish and beautifully refurbished. Small step up from porch into smart kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, electric cooker). Good-sized, light living/dining room with woodburner, TV/DVD/PVR and leather sofas. Two bedrooms - a double (6' zip-linked bed or twin, iPod dock), and a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double). Smart bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Use of tumble drier in owners' garage. Charging point for electric vehicles. Arrival after 4pm. A peaceful, accessible base from which to explore this interesting and diverse part of Somerset.
Chilcompton: village (two pubs, shop, restaurant, good golf locally, fishing) on the northern slopes of the Mendip Hills (splendid walking, birdwatching). Midsomer Norton (old town), 2 miles; Radstock (mining museum), 4; Wells (cathedral city), 7; Bath (historic city), 11; Glastonbury (small town, famous tor), 15; Bristol, 16.
Single storey. Two bedrooms: 1 x super king size (or twin), 1 x twin Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Hall. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and wood burning stove.
Chilcompton The small Somerset town of Midsomer Norton lies about 10 miles from the centre of Bath, and has a number of shops, cafes and pubs at its centre. The high street is known for having the River Somer flowing along the middle of the road, and is the perfect place to sit and feed the ducks after shopping or sightseeing.