A property full of character situated on the ground floor. It has a double bed room with french doors opening onto a private patio area, perfect for that sun drenched breakfast overlooking the garden. It has a bathroom with bath and shower, a loo and wash basin.The large sitting room has an open fire inglenook ideal for those romantic, cosy nights in.
The cottage is attached to the Old House which is the main dwelling but has its own independent access and privacy.The area is popular with walkers and the village sits at the foothills of the Quantock Hills, the first to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in England. It is also centrally positioned for the local attractions and as we are only 9 miles from the M5 it is easy to venture further afield.
Nether Stowey boasts its connection with Coleridge and Wordsworth who are credited with being the founders of the Romantic movement. In fact some of Coleridge's poems were written in the house library or garden.
The property has an acre (2.5 ares) of walled garden in which our guests can enjoy, recline in the loungers or just sit in the shade of the gazebo.It is no wonder that the poets gained inspiration from this delightful spot.
Exmoor national Park is just 30 mins away and the delightful villages of Porlock Weir and Dunster are popular destinations. Kilve Beach just 4miles away is on the North Somerset a Jurassic coast and fossils are abundant! The old port of Watchet is 20 mins away and a lovely place to visit in the evenings and wander around the two harbours,
There are great walks to enjoy, all easy a moderate standard with fantastic views to enjoy across the Severn Estuary toward Wales, and across to Glastonbury and the Mendip Hills ,Blackdown Hills and Exmoor. You will be spoilt. The Coleridge way starts at Nether Stowey and crosses the Macmillan Way as well as the Two Moors route. There is so much on offer.
For those not so mobile there are plenty of alternatives such as the city of Wells with its wonderful Cathedral and Bishops Palace, Glastonbury Tor and the caves of Cheddar and Wookey. Retail therapy can be met at Clark's Village in Street and several National Trust homes to visit all within easy reach. A week will not be enough !