The Bolt Hole

sleeps 2 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
1 dogs allowed 1
 adults only
4 star4 star4 star4 star

Cottage with woodburner, Rural

Resting in a remote position at the base of the beautiful Mendip Hills is this attractive, all-ground-floor holiday cottage, The Bolt Hole. Offering a rural retreat for a pair, this property is wonderfully suited to a couple's retreat in Somerset, with so much adventure to be had from your doorstep. Marvel at the astounding views as you park up right outside, before stepping into the wonderful open-plan studio layout to find everything you could need for a memorable trip. Light up the woodburning stove to create a homely feel to this rustic abode and soak in your surroundings of retained character with exposed stone offering a contrast against the contemporary interior. Unwind in front of the television for an evening of relaxation, before taking to the kitchen to prepare a romantic meal, with all you could need found in the sleek kitchen space, the private patio making a fantastic spot to dine, with an option to use the barbecue too! At the end of a fun-filled day, retreat to the double bed to catch up with your rest, the shower room making a lovely spot to refresh before snuggling up beneath the crisp linens ahead of another day of adventure. Sitting just outside of Shepton Mallet's historic town centre, the property is perfectly positioned for a rural escape, while a steady stroll will bring you to a wealth of amenities and attractions; seek out a tasty treat in one of the many eateries scatter around, observing the eclectic mix of new and old architecture as you pass, or visit the weekly market to pick up some fresh produce for a romantic meal back at the cottage, with plenty of general stores to take your pick from too. Explore the delights of the town including Collett Park, the perfect place for your canine companions to play, the local lido, a selection of shops, and the renowned Royal Bath and West Showground where you can watch a variety of wonderful shows throughout the year including one of Britain's major agricultural shows! Those seeking outdoor adventure will delight at the easy access to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, best accessed via Wells where you can visit its imposing cathedral, Wells & Mendip Museum, Bishop's Palace and much more, this area of natural splendour boasts walking and cycling routes for all abilities amidst some of the most stunning sights in Somerset. Be sure to venture to the town of Glastonbury, well known for its music festival and its ancient and medieval sites including the Glastonbury Tor, there's plenty here to explore for all ages, while Bath boasts even more history as well as tempting restaurants and fantastic shopping experiences. For the perfect stay in Somerset, choose The Bolt Hole as your beautiful base. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060816 and 1060817, together sleeping 10 guests.

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Leisure facilities & entertainment:

internet access tv

Accommodation layout and features:

Ground Floor, Bedroom 1:
Double bed(s)bed linen
shower  towels

More about the property:

Central heating open fire Wood stove parking garden

Best suited for:


Family friendly features:

Adults only

Dog friendly features:

dogs allowed

Accessibility features:


Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Nearest city: Wells 6 mile(s)


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The Bolt Hole is a superb all-ground-floor abode resting in Shepton Mallet in Somerset. There is one double bedroom with an open-plan living layout, served by a shower room, sleeping a total of two guests. Within the open-plan living space there is a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburning stove. There is also a private patio with furniture and a barbecue, as well as ample off-road parking. The Bolt Hole is a wonderful abode to base a couple's retreat to Somerset.

Shepton Mallet is a historic town surrounded by countryside beauty and an abundance of activity in Somerset. In easy reach of the Mendip Hills AONB, it makes the perfect choice for avid explorers, with Wells, Glastonbury and Bath being in close reach too. The town hosts a good range of amenities including shops, pubs, eateries and a weekly market, as well as being home to the Royal Bath and West Showground.

All-ground-floor. One double bedroom in open-plan layout. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove

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More about luxury holidays in Somerset

Somerset is found at the heart of the west country of England and therefore boasts an impressive coastline, fantastic seaside and epic English countryside. You can explore many historic attractions, spend an exciting day on the beach or enjoy a brisk stroll across the beautiful varied landscape. Somerset is also home to a wonderful designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Quantock Hills, where you can enjoy mountain biking, walking or horse riding. As well as enjoying the fresh air of the south west, Somerset can provide excellent family fun in the form of the Hayes Motor museum, the museum of Somerset, Longleat Safari and Adventure Park or Dunster Castle. There are also some wonderful gardens such as Chalice Well and Hestercombe gardens which would make sure a relaxing day out. With so much quality local produce on offer you’ll also be spoilt for choice if you decide to visit a local restaurant for an evening meal or lunch. Somerset is blessed with a superb collection of eateries, cafes, tea rooms and pubs as well as great independent shops selling tasty goods all produced in the local area. You may decide that you want to experience the best of both worlds on your luxury retreat, so why not book a Luxury coastal cottage and enjoy the benefits of the seaside and the countryside with the added bonus of spectacular views.

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