Detached 250 year old family house built in local stone.

Detached 250 year old family house built in local stone.

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our detached family home is a large stone cottage with parts dating back to the 1750s. The house is in the village of Chew Stoke http://www.chewstoke.org.uk/ in Somerset 400 yards from Chew Valley Lake. The village is just 12 miles from the historic cities of Bath, 8 miles from Bristol and 11 to Wells and 4 miles from the Mendip hills an area of outstanding natural beauty.

London can be reached in under two hours by road, less by train from either Bristol or Bath. Devon is an hour away by car.

The house has a large kitchen diner, a dining room, a family lounge and a TV room plus a utility room. There are four bedrooms (one double) two single, one spare bedroom that has a single futon bed and will take several mattresses and there is a sofa bed in the lounge. There are three bathrooms. It is a well loved family home.

The old stone solid walls of the original house keep us warm in winter and cool in the summer.

Our rear garden is enclosed and private, mainly laid to grass with mature trees and shrubs and patio area.

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Who we are

  1. We are an active family of four. My wife and I are in our late 50s and will be fully retired from 1st Oct 2018 so will then be able to travel anytime. Our two children are 24 and 20 and will not always be travelling with us.

    The family enjoys travelling, good food and the benefits of our rural location with access to two fantastic cities. Between us we participate in a wide range of local sports and activities.

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The village of Chew Stoke and neighbouring Chew Magna are thriving rural village communities dating to back to the Doomsday Book of 1086 with many ancient buildings. Between them they have six pubs serving fantastic food, a coffee shop, five Churches (two dating back to the 15th century), a bank, shops, doctors and a garage.

Less than 30 minutes drive will take you to the galleries, museums, theatres and historic buildings of Bristol and Bath check out http://visitbristol.co.uk/ http://www.visitbath.co.uk and http://www.thermaebathspa.com. Both cities have a fantastic range of restaurants many located near to the docks and riverside. They also have some of the best shopping outside of London.

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