Hill House Cottage is located near to Templecombe village centre in Somerset, and has been created from a delightful self-contained wing of a Grade ll Listed early 18th century house. The cottage has been restored and refurbished by the owners to a superb standard, and successfully blends traditional charm with all the modern fixtures and fittings. Character features include exposed stonework, flagstone floors, and a welcoming woodburning stove in the sitting room. The accommodation includes two bedrooms; contemporary fitted kitchen with dining area; and a beautiful modern bathroom. Hill House Cottage is conveniently located within easy walking distance of the local shops, and within reach of the many attractions nearby including Wincanton, Wookey Hole, Wells and Cheddar Gorge. This cottage makes a wonderful touring base from which to explore this stunning part of England.
All ground floor (5 steps leading down from sitting room to kitchen). Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double (zip/link can be twin, please advise at time of booking). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin & WC. Kitchen with dining area. Lovely sitting room with some exposed stone walls, flagstone floors & woodburning stove.
Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Freeview, DVD, radio, books. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot available. Off road parking for 1 car. Small outdoor gravelled seating area with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1 mile. Note: Property is adjacent to a road so children should be supervised when outside.
Templecombe is a village located in idyllic countryside and farmland where east Somerset joins North Dorset, at the heart of the Blackmore Vale. The area offers many attractive views, and the village offers great pubs, village shops and numerous beautiful rural walks. If you like a spot of fly fishing, this can be arranged on the local river with day permits. The ancient town of Sherborne, whose castle was once the home to Sir Walter Raleigh, is only a short drive away, as is the interesting hilltop town of Shaftesbury. This lovely part of the world also offers Glastonbury, ancient Stonehenge, and Stourhead gardens, which are all located within easy driving distance.
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.