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Greenhills Cottage

Batcombe near Bruton, Somerset (Ref. 1116627)


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Joss

    “We had a wonderful stay in a lovely , comfortable cottage.”

    The cottage is well equipped and has everything needed for a relaxed stay . The views and surrounding countryside are stunning and perfect for dog walks . A true gem of a cottage .

    The cottage is well equipped and has everything needed for a relaxed stay . The views and surrounding countryside are stunning and perfect for dog walks . A true gem of a cottage .

    - Joss, February 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin, bidet and WC
  • Ground-floor shower/ wet room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with Smart TV
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric Rangemaster, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi, Blu-Ray player, CD player, surround sound speaker
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Starter pack for woodburning stove available between October and March
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Rear enclosed garden with patio, lawn, and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 2.8 miles
  • Note: Greenhills Cottage has traditional turning cottage stairs: please take care.

The property

Bruton 3 miles.

Greenhills Cottage is a delightful semi-detached historic home hidden away in the village of Batcombe, close to Bruton, Somerset.

Greenhills Cottage offers a wonderful dog-friendly option for groups or families of five, thanks to its tranquil position adjacent to the village church and its stunning decor that flawlessly blends classic and contemporary characteristics.

The village is charming with a playground for younger guests and footpaths for dog lovers.

The home offers roadside parking and a beautiful private garden where you can enjoy alfresco meals and enjoy the westerly aspect.

Even the cleaning supplies have been selected with environmental consciousness by the property's owners.

The ground floor features a fully-equipped kitchen, perfect for whipping up a feast while discussing the day's events at the dinner table.

Bifold doors in the kitchen connect you to the garden which provides 3 different areas for you to explore.

The rest of the house features a convenient utility room, a chic shower/ wet room perfect for quick refreshes, a welcoming living room with plush seating, a Smart TV, CD player, Blu-ray player, surround sound speaker, and a crackling woodburning stove, perfect for movie nights with loved ones, and a snug with wonderful original flagstone flooring, exposed brickwork, sumptuous seating, and a second woodburning stove, ideal for escaping with a favourite book.

Upstairs, you'll discover a lovely bathroom with a tub perfect for relaxing in after a hard day, as well as three bedrooms, two doubles and a single, all immaculately furnished and ideal for catching your rest.

You can pick up necessities at the convenience store, enjoy delicious brunches at Café Asterix, tasty dishes at Matt’s Kitchen and Osip, hearty pub fare at The Sun Inn, or order in from the Chinese or pizza takeaway in nearby Bruton.

The town is home to a number of interesting attractions, including the historic Bruton Dovecote, built in the 16th-century and offering stunning views of the surrounding area, the Bruton Museum, the Hauser & Wirth Somerset art centre, the woodland trails that lead to King Alfred's Tower, and Redlynch Park.

In the following city of Frome, visitors can take wildlife-filled strolls around Rodden Meadow, enjoy a picnic in Victoria Park, dine at Castello, The Crown Inn, and The Griffin, and watch a live performance at the Cheese & Grain.

It's convenient to go to the Mendip Hills AONB, where you can take in the sights on foot or by bike, or visit the nearby Longleat Safari Park, Cley Hill (owned by the National Trust), or the Lake Shearwater Tea Rooms for a tasty treat.

The city of Bath is home to many notable attractions, including the historic Roman Baths, the Prior Park Landscape Garden maintained by the National Trust, Bath Abbey, the Jane Austen Centre, and the Thermae Bath Spa, all of which make for a great day excursion.

Greenhills cottage has this and much more in store for you.

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

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About the location


Frome 11.1 miles; Bath 24.8 miles; Bristol 27.8 miles.

The town of Bruton is situated in the south-east corner of Somerset. Proud of its status as one of the smallest towns in England, Bruton is built in the valley of the River Brue and is situated between Frome, Gillingham and Wincanton, and Castle Cary is nearby. Renowned for its verdant countryside, Bruton also hosts an impressive high street, filled with a fantastic selection of shops, several pubs and restaurants where you can stock up on the essentials or treat your loved ones to a hearty meal. Nearby, make sure to visit Bruton Museum and Bruton Dovecote, a former watchtower with imposing views over the surrounding areas while Stourhead Gardens and House is an idyllic location to delight in a picnic. The major city of Bristol is also within easy reach by car or train (Bruton is on the Bristol Weymouth line), offering major attractions such as Bristol Aquarium, St Mary Redcliffe Church and Castle Park; likewise, Bath boasts The Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge and The Circus. A lovely base for your Somerset getaway.

Note: Greenhills Cottage has traditional turning cottage stairs. Please take care.

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