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THE OLD BULL STALL, pet friendly, country holiday cottage, with a garden in

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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This property provides comfortable, well-furnished accommodation for five people over two bedrooms - one first floor double, and one ground floor twin with additional fold out bed - as well as a small kitchen and a sitting-room with dining area.Converted from a former barn this quaint, period cottage is situated on the owner's working farm in the peaceful hamlet of Penselwood. Just two miles from Bourton and five miles from Gillingham, amid the glorious countryside on the borders of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire, this pretty cottage makes an excellent base from which to explore the area. Guests also have access to shared use of the owner's lawned garden - ideal for picnics, ball games and barbecues. The property is well served by the local town of Bourton whilst slightly further afield ar...This property provides comfortable, well-furnished accommodation for five people over two bedrooms - one first floor double, and one ground floor twin with additional fold out bed - as well as a small kitchen and a sitting-room with dining area.Converted from a former barn this quaint, period cottage is situated on the owner's working farm in the peaceful hamlet of Penselwood. Just two miles from Bourton and five miles from Gillingham, amid the glorious countryside on the borders of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire, this pretty cottage makes an excellent base from which to explore the area. Guests also have access to shared use of the owner's lawned garden - ideal for picnics, ball games and barbecues. The property is well served by the local town of Bourton whilst slightly further afield are a wide range of activities. Amenities: Electric wall panel heaters with gas woodburner in sitting room and heated towel rail in bathroom. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, shared use of owner's washing machine by arrangement, TV, DVD, radio, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared use of owner's lawned garden with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Young children should be supervised at all times due to proximity of farm equipment/animals. Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead whilst on premises of property. 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: With just a sprinkling of pretty cottages, a village church and a children's play area, Penselwood is a charming hamlet, surrounded by lush farmland and unspoiled countryside. Set on the border between Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire, this charming little settlement is reached by winding country lanes from the nearby village of Bourton. Far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the wonderful hamlet of Penselwood is the perfect place to relax in peaceful countryside. Between great walking, the magnificent house and gardens at Stourhead, historic Shaftesbury and Longleat House with its Safari Park, visitors will be spoiled for choice when it comes to activities.More
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Sykes Holiday Cottages
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

Very peaceful location. Cute and cosy little cottage with adequate supplies (it is made clear you need to bring your own towels). Small and uncomfortable sofa and chairs with wooden railings hard to relax on. Wifi advertised but signal literally non-existent and no mobile phone...More

Date of stay: November 2015
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Northampton
Reviewed 8 January 2014

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Date of stay: October 2013
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

The cottage is located on a working farm in what initially feels like a remote hamlet of Pen Selwood but infact is close to all Major attractions: Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Bath, Wells, Castle Cary, Cheddar Gorge ect ect. The cottage is very cosy with all necessary...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank Stanley B
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Bristol
Reviewed 29 August 2013

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Date of stay: June 2013
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Chichester
Reviewed 5 December 2012

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Date of stay: October 2012
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
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