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Abbey Cottage Montacute

Montacute, Somerset (Ref. 1012847)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x second-floor family room with double and single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • NO central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Front and rear gardens
  • NO dishwasher, NO microwave, steep narrow stairs, limited storage space, Unfenced garden, One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

The property

13 Abbey Cottages is a delightful, two-bedroom holiday home situated in the charming village of Montacute, Somerset.

Located a short walk from the nearest amenities, whilst also boasting off-road parking and a collection of well-presented interiors, this lovely dwelling welcomes a family or group of five for a relaxing, self-catered escape just a brief drive north of the brilliant Dorset AONB.

Enter the cottage and be welcomed by a warm atmosphere that radiates throughout, making you feel instantly at home.

The well-equipped kitchen/diner provides the ideal space for cooking up a storm and savouring your meals, featuring all the necessary appliances for a week away.

When it's time to unwind, head into the inviting sitting room.

The interior leads out onto the gardens, the rear of which enjoys tranquil views of the church and surrounding fields, where you can sip a refreshing drink in the afternoon sun or savour a morning coffee.

When the sun sets, head upstairs to catch your precious sleep.

On the first floor, you will find a twin bedroom and a bathroom, whilst a family room containing a double and single bed can be found on the second.

If you fancy exploring your local area, set out on foot into Montacute.

Discover delightful tea rooms, independent boutiques, and an array of historic landmarks and locations, such as Priory Dovecote, Abbey Farmhouse, and the National Trust site of Montacute House.

You'll find two further National Trust spots on the outskirts of the village; Park Covert, Tintinhull Garden, and Treasurer's House, whilst further afield the must-see visit town of Yeovil is easily accessed by car, offering a wide range of amenities, from top eateries, to churches, museums, art galleries and a unique shopping experience.

Be sure to also visit the Yeovil Country Park and The Fish Tower during your time in town.

Nearby, the settings of Long Sutton and Glastonbury bring an experience of traditional village and town life.

Wander around the many independent shops or take a stroll through the countryside offered in both locations.

For the ultimate escape to Somerset, look no further than 13 Abbey Cottages.

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About the location


Yeovil 4 miles; Long Sutton 8 miles; Glastonbury 19 miles.

The historic, medieval Somerset village of Montacute is four miles from Yeovil and most well known for the National Trust's impressive Montacute House, a stunning Elizabethan mansion built for Sir Edward Phelips, the prosecutor of Guy Fawkes. The house is set in beautiful gardens and has been widely used as a film set, notably in 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Wolf Hall'. The village centre and conservation area features an array of picturesque hamstone cottages, two thriving pubs, a Post Office, and a fascinating radio and television museum. Locally, there are lovely walks to be had to the nearby Ham Hill and St Michael's Hill where a folly affords wonderful views across the Somerset Levels and beyond. The nearby bustling town of Yeovil provides a wide variety of shops and restaurants as well as a lively theatre. Alternatively, enjoy a day out at Yeovilton's Fleet Air Arm Museum, or Haynes Motor Museum, explore mystical Glastonbury, or the UK's smallest city, Wells, with its majestic cathedral. With ancient Sherborne and the scenic Dorset coastline both easily accessible, you will find that a week is not nearly long enough to enjoy everything on offer within a short drive of this lovely Somerset village!