This pet friendly self contained wing of a Grade ll Listed 18th century house sleeps 4 people and is located in the village of Templecombe in Somerset just a short distance from the towns of Sherborne and Shaftesbury as well as the south coast. 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, flagst...one 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 pubs, 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.
Amenities: 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 inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Cot available. Off road parking for one car. Small outdoor gravelled seating area with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop & pub 5 mins walk. Note: Property is adjacent to a road so children should be supervised when outside.
Region: 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.
Town: 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.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Had a wonderful stay here, everything we could have needed was provided.
The best holiday ever!!!
Left on 09/06/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Sara
This cottage is an absolute joy to stay in.. Very modern but with all the cosy cottage charm..We had everything we needed there and more, a home away from home, we would go agagin and again... We received a warm welcome and the owners are very friendly and helpful and keep the cottage in fantastic order and was very clean...
Lovely cosy but also modern cottage
Left on 05/24/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | Diane Nicholls
We had a wonderful time in this really excellent cottage which has great amenities such as well equipped kitchen and very modern bathroom and comfortable bedrooms. The main room is really cosy with a wood burner which we used every night during our visit in December after being out in the cold all day!
We would recommend it
Sam and Dan
A home away from home
Left on 01/04/2011 for a stay in November 2010 | Sam and Dan
This little cottage is tucked away in a corner, next to the larger house of the owners. We visited during a wet and icy few days and it was still delightful - so we are thinking of going back in the summer. The log fire was burning when we arrived, the kitchen is well-equipped and the bathroom and the bedroom are wonderful - spacious, warm and comfortable. This is a well cared for and well thought out letting property and would be perfect for a family or for a couple. We can heartily recommend it.
Superb quality cottage
Left on 01/04/2011 for a stay in November 2010 | Andy F
Very high quality rental cottage with very high quality fixtures and fittings made this feel more like staying in a designer hotel (only with more space and more features)
Left on 11/11/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | North Wales
Enjoyed our stay. The cottage was exactly as in the brochure and the location was an ideal base for touring this part of the country.
Left on 05/17/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Elisabeth
I cannot rate this oasis highly enough. The welcome was exceptional, the home was beautiful, every detail had been thought of, even fresh flowers were placed in the rooms. What a wonderful retreat, we can't wait to go again. Simply outstanding - thank you so much!
The attention to detail and the finishing touches put the cottag
Left on 04/08/2010 for a stay in February 2010 | Pollymay
The cottage was excellent, very homely, clean with
every convenience. Furnishings were to a very high
standard. The owners were very friendly and keen to
ensure you have a good holidays. The cottage is very
well situated for local amenities and attractions.
Mrs Clare Adamson
Buckhurst Hill, Essex IG9 5NR
Perfect, friendly, clean and homely.
Left on 04/08/2010 for a stay in February 2010 | Mrs Clare Adamson
We had a brilliant time staying in this lovely, clean, quiet and peaceful accomodation. The owners are on hand to help with anything and the homely finishing touches are perfect.
I would recommend this house to anybody for a home from home holiday with lots of comfort and a very good base to explore all three counties.
5Star Cottage *****
Left on 12/21/2009 for a stay in April 2009 | 3 Mallon's
This cottage exceeded our expectations!
Beautifully furnished, kitchen included everything one needs, comfortable bedrooms with lots of space in the wardrobes and a neat bathroom with plenty of towels. And everything in top shape and extremely clean!!!
Since we were there in April we were ever so pleased that a good central heating gave us a cosy stay.
Landlord even gave our son (9) a huge easter egg and the whole family were surprised with a nice "welcome package".
Location is in a small village and sadly the pub was closed during the whole week we stayed, but that is certainly out of the home-owners range of influences. A good bottle of red wine in the cottage certainly has it's positive aspects as well ;-)
Thanks folks...keep up the good standard!
Left on 12/19/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | Marsh
Having our first choice sold in Oborne we were very pleased to have this alternative. It proved very comfortable and provided a good base for our holiday.
It was well equipped and clean.
Stylish period cottage
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in September 2009 | Cruddas
Beautifully refurbished stylish cottage with everything that is required. The only downside is Templecombe itself which does not have much to offer. However, would certainly return to the cottage. The owners were very helpful.
Wondeful Dorset /Somerset Holiday Home!!
Left on 12/18/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | Suejon
We had a superb week the cottage is to die for old world charm with all the modern conveniency's!! Kate and Husband made us so welcome and Thanks for Milk, coffee and the apple cake!! We would recommend this to every one and hope to return one day!!Thnak you so much!!
Lovely, comfortable holiday home
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in June 2009 | Sheree
Premises represented excellent value for money. Nicely decorated, clean and comfortable property with all home comforts. Car parking for 2 vehicles. Owners living in adjacent property were very helpful and friendly. This annexe is in a very good position for visiting surrounding areas and although the village itself was lacking in local pubs at the time of our visit (due to renovations), there were others to visit within short driving distances. The property is very handy for the nicely kept train station - with reasonably priced tickets available for day trips to Salisbury and beyond. The only thing lacking really was a nice garden in which to sit out on a summer's evening, although the annexe did overlook the owner's garden at the back. Worthy of note if you have children is the fact that this property is adjacent to a reasonably well used road and care would need to be taken with young ones around.
Left on 12/02/2009 for a stay in November 2009 | Mrs Twigg
The owners were friendly & helpful, the cottage was excellent with every convenience. the location was excellent for touring.
There was nothing we didn't like.
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