An exquisite grade II listed former rectory dating back to 1783,set in its own grounds of 12 acres.The unique gardens and grounds provide peaceful, colourful, interesting and ever changing setting.
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An extremely and relaxing location to unwind suitable for couples or small groups
Accommodation for guests is a two storey self contained flat on the north wing of the property with exclusive use of private hot tub and use of tennis court.
The space-GC Flat is a self contained two storey flat on the north wing of the house with its own access and self catering accommodation. Suitable for couples and small groups alike due to the romantic nature of the quintessential English gardens and setting of the hot tub.
As you enter through your own access you have a downstairs cloakroom with ample of hanging space for your coats. You continue upstairs to the rest of the accommodation which includes the master bedroom with king size bed, which has wonderful views over the walled garden, formal lawns, ponds and hot tub and boasts a charming round window and large sash, a truly beautiful room. A second double bedroom either with two large single beds or one superking bed made up to guests requirements.
The good sized sitting room has sofa seating for 6 with a comfortable double sofa bed and a three seater sofa. Plenty of storage and a desk with a reading lamp with room for laptop etc. A pretty fireplace with log effect fire gives the room a cosy focal point, leading off the living room is a large bathroom with freestanding bath and big shower.
The kitchen is well stocked with cutlery, crockery, children's crockery, intergrated washing machine and dishwasher. Fridge freezer, microwave, gas Hob and oven. It has a large kitchen table ideal for family meals and evening board games.
A small mini bar with honesty box is available to guests.
Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar and milk.
The flat has its own hot water and heating system and wifi super fast broadband is available.
The hot tub is located overlooking the formal lawns and ponds, it is a short walk around the house down a well lit path, guests have exclusive use during their stay until 10pm.
Guests have free range to explore our 12 acres of gardens, paddocks, woodlands and use of tennis court and rackets. We also have an old Victorian grass tennis court that is now a children’s play area and has a lovely natural viewing area for parents to sit and supervise with a cup of tea or glass of wine!
A designated bbq and outdoor seating is available for guests to use during stay within the beautiful walled garden.
Our tennis court is available for use any time and we have balls and racquets for guests to use.
Secure parking for bikes can be arranged.
We may be willing to take small, well behaved dogs at discretion of owner at a charge of £10 per dog per stay. Please discuss before booking.
We have livestock on the premises in he form of sheep, goats, chickens and horses, please do not enter their paddocks and respect any electric fencing as it will be on! Do not feed any of the animals.
Being a former rectory we are nestled against the historic church of st. Augustines, the church is opened daily and is well worth a look.
Location- west monkton is a quiet, rural village without any direct public transport links, the closest bus stop is approx a mile walk away so advisable to bring a car or get a taxi from Taunton to the accommodation. Taco from Taunton town centre are approx £15.
We are situated on the edge of the Quantock's just three miles from the county town of Taunton, with its great variety of shops and restaurants. The Brewhouse theatre puts on a wide variety of performances throughout the year. Vivary park is within the town centre with high ropes course and 18 hole golf course.
Taunton has a regular farmers market on a Thursday.
There are three friendly local pubs within easy walking distance, the Monkton Inn is just 300 yards from the end of the drive, the Merry Monk and the Maypole inn are situated about a mile away and easily walkable.
We are situated at the foot of the Quantock hills and is the perfect location for keen dog walkers, walkers, bikers or horse riders to take advantage of the area.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's cottage in Nether Stowey is only a stones throw away over the hill.
The West Somerset coast is not to be missed hosting the legendary west Somerset steam railway, a 22 mile heritage railway line from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead, the medieval village of Dunster with its castle, yarn market and quirky shops and tea rooms. A wonderful day out for all young and old.
The beauty of Exmoor with it rugged coastline are not to be missed and most accessible.
We are close to the famous Somerset levels renowned for its rich wildlife and has the largest lowland population of breeding wading birds, great for any ornithologist or amateurs alike with many walkways and hides. Autumn and winter is a particularly wonderful time to visit with the famous starling murmurations easily accessible and many guided tours taking place.
Glastonbury is a thirty minute drive.
West Monkton is an extremely friendly village. There is the local pub ‘the monkton inn’ only 2 minutes walk from the accommodation. Another two pubs close by both within 1.5 miles.
Tipus de propietat
Suite amb entrada independent
West Monkton, Anglaterra, Regne Unit