LUXURIOUS SELF CATERING TOWN HOUSE IN HISTORIC WELLS, SOMERSET

Suzanne Hart

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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LUXURIOUS SELF CATERING TOWN HOUSE IN HISTORIC WELLS, SOMERSET

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3 bedroomed town house sleeps up to 8 with Wells Cathedral Views

Cathedral View is a luxurious mews-style town house sleeping up to 8 guests offering quality self catering accommodation. This delightful property sits within a conservation area in the heart of Wells overlooking the spectacular 12th century Gothic cathedral. Quietly situated, Cathedral View offers parking and is just a short walk from smallest cathedral city Wells' fine choice of restaurants, pubs, the cinema and open air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Wells Cathedral and the Bishops Palace are a mere 10 minute walk from the property. Perfectly placed in the heart of Somerset, Wells is within easy reach of a host of Somerset attractions including Wookey Hole Caves, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury, Regency Bath and historic city Bristol.

Cathedral View is available all year round to guests and short breaks are available throughout the year. Children are most welcome and the property is non smoking throughout. Feature highlights within the property include French doors leading to a secluded courtyard garden.

Wells: Although the smallest city in England, the atmosphere is more like that of small country market town. The cathedral is one of the architectural highlights of Britain, replete with magnificent Gothic carvings, a unique scissors vault to brace the building against shifting medieval foundations, and a marvellous chapter house. It also houses a wonderful clock, with mechanical knights who exchange blows every hour. Adjoining the Cathedral is the 13th century moated Bishop’s Palace - seat of the Bishop of Bath & Wells, famous for its swans who ring, twice daily, the bell beside the drawbridge for food. The Medieval Vicar’s Close is an architectural gem. Wednesday and Saturday are market days which are held in the central market place.

Somerset Carnivals: The Somerset Carnivals are highly regarded as the largest illuminated procession in the world. They occur late on in the year at various locations including: Bridgwater, Burnham-on-Sea, Chard, Ilminster, Glastonbury, North Petherton, Shepton Mallet, Taunton, Wellington, Wells, Weston-Super-Mare, and Yeovil.

They go back 400 years, and are one of the most spectacular events in Somerset today. In some of the bigger locations (such as Bridgwater), you can expect to see crowds of up to 150,000.

The carnival floats are designed and built by dedicated carnival clubs around the West Country. These clubs have many members who raise money throughout the year, and work tirelessly to achieve the spectacular carnival entries. The floats take part in the parade along with other entries; these range from clowns dancing in the streets to 100ft illuminated carnival floats (some with up to 30,000 light bulbs) pulled by tractors.

Children are most welcome and the property is non smoking throughout. Feature highlights within the property include French doors leading to a secluded courtyard garden. Spacious and perfect for families, Cathedral View boasts the highest standards of cleanliness and is beautifully appointed with a stylish contemporary interior.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Suzanne Hart (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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About Suzanne Hart

We live in a village just outside of Cheddar which is about 7 miles from Wells.

Suzanne Hart purchased this house in 2007

Why Suzanne Hart chose Wells

We both love the beautiful City of Wells with it's medieval architecture and unique atmosphere and when this property came on the market we couldn't resist it.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with the views of Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor from the house. It is only a short walk down one of the oldest streets in Wells to the centre plus there is a very good pub at the end of this street!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is very comfortable in a nice surrounding.

Contact with the owner is very welcome.

Good location for trips into the southwest with teh comfort of the lovely city of Wells.

Nice views from the top floor of the Cathedral and the Glastonbury Tor.
May 2011
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
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A beautiful apartment in beautiful Wells

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What a wonderful stay we had here in Wells. This property is absolutely terrific. From the first contact with Suzanne til the day of departure, the process was as smooth as anyone could ask for. And the apartment is very comfortable and so well equipped - even a clothesline and clothes pins to hang laundry on the patio. It was immaculately clean and a wealth of information on the area was provided. The stairs to the 3rd floor gave us good exercise, but could be a problem for some guests. Thank you Suzanne for sharing your property with us and we will DEFINITELY stay here again if we have the good fortune to be able to return to southwest England.
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Bristol International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Fountain Inn
Nearest Golf
1.56 Kilometres
Wells Golf Club
Nearest Train
21.6 Kilometres
Castle Carey
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Boxers - Fountain Inn
Nearest Beach
34.5 Kilometres
Weston-super-Mare
Car: necessary

The City of Wells is an ideal base for touring the West Country, with Wookey Hole Caves, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury, Regency Bath, Bristol and the seaside resort of Weston-Super-Mare all in close proximity. For those who like to get some exercise there is excellent walking in the nearby Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (the West Mendip Way starts just half a mile from St Thomas Mews) with cycling and bird watching on the Somerset Levels. Sporting facilities in the area include racing at Wincanton and Bath, golf at Wells and near Oakhill. There is also a leisure centre in Wells.

LONDON OLYMPICS 2012.

Cathedral View is located just 55 miles from WEYMOUTH - host to the Olympic Sailing event and just over 7 miles from MILLFIELD SCHOOL named as one of the possible training camp locations.

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Availability & Rates

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Wells House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 25 2014
2 night minimum stay
£87
From
£152
Fri,Sat
£610
 
 
October Half Term
Oct 26 2014 - Nov 1 2014
2 night minimum stay
£100
From
£175
Fri,Sat
£700
 
 
Winter
Nov 2 2014 - Dec 20 2014
2 night minimum stay
£80
From
£140
Fri,Sat
£560
 
 
Christmas/ New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
£130
From
£229
Fri,Sat
£915
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £200
Notes Short breaks: Subject to availability at the following rates:
1 - 2 nights -- 50% of weekly rate - 2 Nights for the price of 1!
3 - 4 nights -- 70% of weekly rate - 4 Nights for the price of 3!
Last Minute breaks
25% discount for parties of 5 or less if booked within 14 days of the day of arrival.
30% discount for 2 people or less, if booked within 7 days of the day of arrival.
For UK visitors, payment by cheque or on-line banking is preferred please. For overseas guests payment is preferred by on-line banking (Bacs only) or a money transfer via a bank.

A 25% deposit is required to confirm a booking, the balance and security deposit being due 8 weeks before the holiday commences.
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Amenities

Amenities

Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Ground Floor Toilet - toilet
    First floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bath with shower mixer taps
    First floor shower room - shower , Brand new for 2013 - fitted with Coram Shower Pod!
    Ensuite to Family room - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 2 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Two twin bedrooms & one spacious family room sleeping 3-5. All bed linen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Luxurious Self Catering Town House in Wells with Wells Cathedral views providing quality self catering accommodation. Parking & Courtyard Garden, sleeps 4 to 8. Short walk from Wells town centre. Stunning contemporary decor, spacious with family bathroom and separate toilet. Perfect for large groups and families. WiFi available .
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