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Cowslip Holiday Cottage

  • Henstridge
  • Wincanton
  • Somerset
  • BA8 0TF


  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Parking
  • Self Catering
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Garden / patio

    About this Holiday Cottage

    Set on the border between Dorset and Somerset in the outskirts of Henstridge, this single storey cottage has been skilfully converted to offer comfortable, well-equipped accommodation for up to five people. The property offers a stylish wet room shower, two bedrooms and an open-plan living area with views across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The cottage is idyllically situated for all local amenities and is within easy driving distance of the main attractions in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire.


    All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with additional pull-out stacker bed. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, sitting area and dining area. Shared utility room.

    Other Things to Note

    Electric convector heaters. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of washer/dryer (in external utility room), TV/DVD, radio/CD player, wireless internet connection (bring own laptop). All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared use of grounds with private patio area and garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 1.5 miles.

    Around and About

    Situated on the border between Somerset and Dorset, the village of Henstridge is located at the head of the lush Blackmore Vale, used as the setting of Thomas Hardy's 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'. Surrounded by glorious countryside, Henstridge is well served by a shop, pubs, restaurants and a cafe and offers numerous trails for cyclists and walkers along scenic country routes. Ideally located for exploring Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, the village is within easy reach of the historic town of Sherborne, famous for its abbey, castles and as the home of Sir Walter Raleigh. Close by are a number of National Trust properties including the stunning Stourhead House and Gardens, whilst the nearby hilltop town of Shaftesbury, best known for the picturesque Gold Hill, is also within easy reach. With the beautiful cathedral city of Salisbury, Stonehenge, Bath and The Dorset Heritage Coast all just a short drive away, this is a wonderfully diverse location.

    Somerset offers 3 areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Quantock, Mendip and Blackdown Hills. Lose yourself in the glory of nature, take a ride on a steam train, visit a traditional farmers' market or explore your mystical side at Glastonbury.



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