BEAUTIFUL ENGLISH COTTAGE, STUNNING GROUNDS, LARGE SAFE NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS

Eve Alden

Speaks french, polish, spanish, english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Eve Alden

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Ravenswood mentioned in The Times holiday section. Wifi. Gym, Indoor playroom

Ravenswood Cottage is situated in an idyllic, quiet, Somerset village. With stunning, panoramic views of the Mendips and cows and deer in the fields, it is the ideal place to relax and unwind. The garden has swings, badminton and a football net to keep the family entertained. Totally secure and private with an electric gate at the entrance.

The cottage has a vaulted ceiling with original beams, is bright and spacious. There is a lovely log burner in the lounge, along with a beautiful upright piano.

Perfect for ramblers, but equally as attractive for the more eclectic tourist, with the Cathedral City of Wells, the mythical town of Glastonbury and the stunning gorge of Cheddar, all within a short car journey.

For beach worshippers, Berrow, with its' inviting sand dunes and shipwreck is only ten miles away. The Somerset lowlands are on the doorstep

For a more active holiday there is rock climbing, gliding, caving, golfing, clay pigeon shooting and sailing to be had.

Local pubs, with their home cooked food and real ales.

GYM AND INDOOR PLAYROOM: We now have a fully equipped gym and an indoor play area for the children.

Fishing, sailing, rock climbing, caving, golfing, gliding, horse riding and many other activities are on the doorstep.

Please note that bathroom is off of double bedroom.

Extras: A welcome pack of local produce is waiting for you on arrival.

We can arrange for a car to collect you from the local train station and provide a service for you if you want to enjoy an evening out (for a small fee)

Well behaved dogs are welcome, but not allowed on furniture in cottage

IN-DOOR PLAY AREA AND GYM: We have a large indoor play area with a small snooker table, table football, games etc. Warm and dry area for the kids to escape to for a bit of time on their own. We also have a wonderful, original train carriage for you to enjoy.

Clay Pigeon Shooting: We now have a new and exciting activity that is available exclusively to our guests at Box Farm - Clay Pigeon Shooting.

Clay pigeon shooting is the art of shooting at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets, with a shotgun.

Alan (our instructor) is a fully qualified BASC professional, with over 30 years experinece and can provide expert tuition. Whether you are 8 or 80, seasoned enthusiasts or complete novices, you are assured of an enjoyable and memorable experience in a completely safe environment within our grounds.

You will receive an in-depth introduction to your gun and approximately an hours professional lesson. We can provide guns, cartridges and protection.

Box Farm shooting provides a relaxed and friendly environment for both beginners and accomplished shots to enjoy whilst receiving tuition designed with the individual in mind.

Costs are approximately £25 per person (min. 4 people), including all clays, protection etc.

You can also have a personal treatments from our highly qualified holistic therapist. From an Indian Head massage to a full body massage.

More Details

Details for unit_59557 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Converted barn with 2 bedrooms. Vaulted ceilings in the living room with original wooden beams. Log burner Upright piano Indoor playroom Fully equipped gym
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Eve Alden

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks french, polish, spanish, english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 20 traveler reviews

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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p74299
+44 (0)1934 713123
Theale Sedgemoor
Preston
5

Idylic Retreat

  • 5 of 5
An understated gem in a excellent location for touring.
Owners are unobtrusive yet attentive and very friendly.
Property spacious and decorated to a high standard with extensive gardens and recreational areas for keeping the younger ones happy.
Much preferred the surrounding areas to Cornwall and will definitely be back.
Thanks Eve.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review, thank you so much Geoff. It was great to have you and your family stay with us and we would love to have you visit us again at anytime. Regards
Eve.
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
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5

A GEM!!!

  • 5 of 5
Ambience, comfort, tranquillity and proximity to numerous tourist attractions – it has it all, a real gem. Situated in lovely grounds overlooking fields and countryside, Ravenswood was a lovely retreat that was extremely well equipped and comfortable with everything you could need for a lovely holiday. Little touches, like the ornaments gathered during the owners extensive travels, and fresh flowers on our arrival, plenty of reading material, toys for the children etc made this a real home from home, unlike some properties which provide a very basic finish. We were lucky enough to enjoy an extended stay and found
the owners always helpful land friendly, but not intrusive. We were very sorry to leave and look forward to returning. We certainly recommend Ravenswood for both short or longer stays and thank you Eve and Vince for making us so welcome.

Dee Bryant
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you staying at Ravenswood and great to meet you both. We hope to see you again this winter. So pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for writing such a lovely review.
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p74299
+44 (0)1934 713123
Theale Sedgemoor
5

Excellent in all areas

  • 5 of 5
After staying in Mackays cottage in February it wasn't long before I was back but this time in Ravensood - once again a wonderful stay with the cottage offerring everything I was looking for and more. An ideal base for the whole area with no problems getting out and about to explore the area which has so much to offer, the cottage is well equipped and very comfortable, owners welcoming, friendly and very helpful. Highly recommended, I will return again ....... and again ......
  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: And it was lovely to see you again too - looking forward to next time.
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p74299
+44 (0)1934 713123
Theale Sedgemoor
Kent
5

Ravenswood has so much to offer

  • 5 of 5
I was looking for a relaxing break for myself at short notice and came across Ravenswood cottage. The cottage is fantastic with everything you will need, all rooms are well maintained and well equipped with a homely feell with good outside facilities for children set in idyllic surroundings. Ravenswood is in a great location for discovering Somerset everything just a small drive away. Ravenswood has everything to offer so much so I've booked for next year with the whole family.
Thanks to Eve & Vince see you next year.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
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Theale Sedgemoor
5

Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5
Recently stayed at the beautiful Ravenswood Cottage and what a wonderful week was had by all! Going away with a 2 year old and a 3 year old can be tricky, but the fantastic thing about this property are the facilities on site for children: play room, well equipped garden (slides, trampolines etc.), even an old train carriage for them to play on! The view over open countryside is glorious!
Eve and Vince were extremely helpful when needed, but equally stayed out of the way and very much let you "Get on with things"! There was a very generous food basket laid out for us upon our arrival, including such things as: eggs, cheese, bread, jam and butter, which was greatly appreciated, as the nearest "big" shop is Tescos in Wells and the local shop in Wedmore is expensive!
Lots to do in the surrounding area, including Wookey Hole Caves, Weston- Super-Mare and Cheddar, to name but a few!
The property itself was cosy, spotlessly clean and brilliantly equipped.
We will definitely be returning, couldn't recommend highly enough!
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to write this review and I look forward to seeing you sometime again in the future.
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Beautiful English Cottage, stunning grounds, large safe NOT AFFECTED BY FLOODS
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p74299
+44 (0)1934 713123
Theale Sedgemoor
5

A fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5
The cottage was fantastic - clean, comfortable and spacious - and the grounds and equipment were perfect for the kids (aged 7 and 4). Eve and Vince were friendly and helpful yet unobtrusive, and the lovely bread, butter, jam, cheese etc left for us was much appreciated! We will definately be recommending the cottages to others and hope to return for another holiday.
We had a great holiday (unusually lucky with the weather!!) and found Box Farm to be the perfect central location for a variety of activities. We really enjoyed the lovely beaches at Burnham, Berrow and Brean and visited Glastonbury, Wells, Axbridge, Cheddar, Wookey Hole - all in very easy distance. Would highly recommend walk at Ebbor Gorge, visit to Wells Cathedral, Brean Splash (indoor and outdoor pools) and stunning views from Glastonbury Tor and Brent Knoll.
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this review and thanks for recommending us to others.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
16 Kilometres
Bristol
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Burnham and Highbridge
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
M5, Junction 22
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Burnham on Sea
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Panborough Inn, New Inn, Swan Inn, The George Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Wedmore
Car: necessary

A natural haven for wildlife and an area of incredible, natural beauty, this part of Somerset has a natural charm all of its own.

Cheddar Gorge and caves, along with the caves at Wookey Hole, are spectacular and not to be missed.

With a working flour mill just 'down the road' and the famous Wilkins Cider Farm open for visitors to sit and chat with the locals, you will find the welcome very warm.

The climate in Somerset in temperate.

Historic Wells with its' Cathedral and Abbey, along with Glastonbury, its' festival and Tor are only a short drive away.

The village of Wedmore is famous for its links with Alfred the Great. He had his holiday home there and it is in the beautiful village church that in 878 Alfred and the Danish leader Guthrum signed the 'Peace of Wedmore'

With its' designer shops, cafes and restaurants, it is a very attractive village.

There is always something going on, whether it be the real ale festival in September, the annual Opera performance or plays.

Other Activities: Caving, climbing, basket making, shooting

Golf: Wedmore Golf Club, which is one of the most prestigious in the South West is only 1.5miles away.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Holidays
Jul 19 2014 - Sep 3 2014
7 night minimum stay
£595
 
 
September-October
Sep 5 2014 - Oct 24 2014
2 night minimum stay
£75
£375
 
 
Half term holiday
Oct 25 2014 - Nov 7 2014
2 night minimum stay
£90
£440
 
 
November-December
Nov 8 2014 - Dec 20 2014
2 night minimum stay
£75
£325
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
£175
£595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
Deposit of one third if booked more than 8 weeks before.
Payment in full if booked less than 8 weeks.
Short breaks available.
3 days - 70%.
4 days - 75%.
5 days - 80%
Bank transfer is preferred payment method.
Long term lets available
We now offer clay pigeon shooting private lessons exclusive to guests
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Amenities

Amenities

Theale Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room
  • Wood Stove
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Linens Provided
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Please note that family bathroom is attached to main bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT BATHROOM IS ACCESSED THROUGH MAIN BEDROOM
Entertainment:
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • VCR
  • Game Room
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • pond
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • hunting small game
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Indoor play area for children Fully equipped gym for over 18s Swings, badminton net and football goal in garden. Bicycles available for use (tandem available for the adventurous amongst you). Fishing in private river easily arranged. Totally secure environment for children and pets Owners on site to help with any needs you may have
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