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Garden Retreat with Secluded Lakes & Wildlife

SuperhostSomerset, England, United Kingdom
Yurt hosted by Amanda
3 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1.5 baths
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The whole site is exclusively yours and we would love to host you. A stylish 21 ft yurt & summer house set in your own walled garden, a peaceful hideaway. A new shower room and well equipped outdoor kitchen. South-facing & star-studded, the garden is inspirational.
The garden leads out onto a 25 acre former pleasure garden. Encounter wildlife and enjoy lakes, grotto and hermits cell. Space for solitude.
Wi-fi and private parking

The space
The lush walled garden once belonged to the owner of the Oakhill Brewery, famous for Oakhill stout. It leads onto former pleasure gardens, with fascinating grottoes, home to a deer family & currently being restored and enhanced for wildlife and wild swimming. Private gated grass parking and a path to the door to the walled garden. A super-king-size bed in the yurt, vinyl collection & Ion turntable, sofa bed, sofa. The yurt has a dining table with 4 chairs. The garden room is a snug retreat with a new small-double bed. The gorgeous fully equipped kitchens have a fridge-freezer & dishwasher. Monsoon-style copper shower, 2 flushing toilets. Bring your walking boots & your binoculars. The Oakhill Inn, our favourite local, serves great food & is just a 3-minute walk away (booking essential). Climb Cheddar Gorge and walk the Mendip Hills, nearby lush woodlands, the incredible gardens & restaurants at 'The Newt in Somerset'. Medieval Wells is close by as is vibrant Frome. Beautiful Bath just a short journey. Bruton with Hauser & Wirth arts centre & At the Chapel & Stourhead all well worth a visit. Bristol is within easy reach (40 mins ). There are some amazing markets, The Frome Independent on the first Sunday of each month, & weekly Shepton Mallet & Wells markets.
Easy day trips to Jurassic coast. Send me a message with any questions you may have.

Guest access
Guests have dedicated parking and exclusive access to the Walled Garden during their stay. The walled garden houses a 21ft Yurt, Summerhouse, garden kitchen, dining areas, flushing toilets, shower room, utility sun terrace, further kitchen/ utility and garden. Guests can also enjoy the adjoining 25 acres including two lakes and an 18th-century grotto.

Other things to note
The site is on the edge of a village rather than in a remote setting. Low-level traffic noise can be heard.
* Glastonbury* Lifts to Shepton Mallet Drop and Collect Point (5 mins drive away) can be arranged.
The whole site is exclusively yours and we would love to host you. A stylish 21 ft yurt & summer house set in your own walled garden, a peaceful hideaway. A new shower room and well equipped outdoor kitchen. South-facing & star-studded, the garden is inspirational.
The garden leads out onto a 25 acre former pleasure garden. Encounter wildlife and enjoy lakes, grotto and hermits cell. Space for solitude.
Wi-fi and private parking

The space
The lush walled garden once belonged to the owner of the Oakhill Brewery, famous for Oakhill stout. It leads onto former pleasure gardens, with fascinating grottoes, home to a deer family & currently being restored and enhanced for wildlife and wild swimming. Private gated grass parking and a path to the door to the walled garden. A super-king-size bed in the yurt, vinyl collection & Ion turntable, sofa bed, sofa. The yurt has a dining table with 4 chairs. The garden room is a snug retreat with a new small-double bed. The gorgeous fully equipped kitchens have a fridge-freezer & dishwasher. Monsoon-style copper shower, 2 flushing toilets. Bring your walking boots & your binoculars. The Oakhill Inn, our favourite local, serves great food & is just a 3-minute walk away (b…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 small double bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Heating
First aid kit
Free street parking
Essentials
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Somerset, England, United Kingdom

Wild land with deer, owl, badger, bats, fish in the lakes, wild orchids on the edge of a village. Oakhill is quiet and friendly with two great country pubs; it is an excellent location from which to discover Somerset country and city. Easy for Bath, Wells, Frome, Bruton, the Mendip Hills, Cheddar Gorge, Bristol, Longleat. Kilver Court, is just 5 mins, Vobster Quay 10 mins., Bath and West showground 10 mins. The world- famous Hauser & Wirth gallery, NT Stourhead, The Newt in Somerset, Babington House, Chew Magna Lakes, all within half an hours drive. Bristol Airport under 40 mins. It is superb for walking or cycling. Local markets include Wells on Wednesdays and Saturdays & the magnificent Frome Independent market (1st Sunday of the month). Easy for Brean Down, Weston-super-Mare and the Jurassic coast .
Wild land with deer, owl, badger, bats, fish in the lakes, wild orchids on the edge of a village. Oakhill is quiet and friendly with two great country pubs; it is an excellent location from which to discover S…

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Hosted by Amanda

Joined in January 2016
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We moved to Somerset nearly seven years ago from London/Herts, happened upon Oakhill and we love it! We have 3 daughters and a West Highland Terrier. We have both trained and worked in creative education and theatre which we really enjoy. We also enjoy wild swimming and are learning to cook with foraged ingredients. Rob also has extensive experience in Project Managing in the business/financial sector
We moved to Somerset nearly seven years ago from London/Herts, happened upon Oakhill and we love it! We have 3 daughters and a West Highland Terrier. We have both trained and worke…
During your stay
We want you to relax into your own space but if you need anything just let us know. Rob and I live in the main house next door. We are happy to meet and greet our guests but arrange key access to The Walled Garden and Yurt and respect complete privacy when preferred. We have left extensive information about the surrounding area in the property.
We want you to relax into your own space but if you need anything just let us know. Rob and I live in the main house next door. We are happy to meet and greet our guests but arrang…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
Health & safety
Committed to enhanced cleaning protocol. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water