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The Georgian Rectory

| Wincanton (3mls S), Somerset
22
10
7
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Swimming pool
Hot tub
Tennis court

At a glance

  • Elegant large property set in 17 acres of private parkland
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool (May-October) with hot tub and sauna to relax in
  • Tennis court, croquet lawn and football pitch
  • Head to Wincanton Racecourse for race day
  • For horse lovers, riding can be arranged directly with the owner
  • Enjoy a film night in your own private cinema
Property code: 77672

Beyond the grounds of this impressive house, explore the beautiful county of Somerset and across into Dorset. Visit the nearby historic town of Shaftesbury or head for Wincanton Racecourse on race day.

This beautiful Georgian property is the perfect place to stay with your friends and family, located in a pretty traditional English village with plenty of local amenities close by and ideally situated to explore the whole of Somerset and Dorset providing family-friendly days out with lots of activities to do and attractions to visit including Longleat Safari Park, Wookey Hole, and Cheddar Gorge.

Step into the stone-flagged main hall which leads to three spacious and elegant reception rooms and the farmhouse kitchen/diner which includes a glass-roofed dining area. The fully equipped kitchen has an AGA, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher along with a central island to enjoy your morning coffee, there is also a walk-in larder. From the main hall, you can access the morning room with tall sash windows and garden views leading to a snug with open fire. There is also a stunning orangery with seating and a cinema with comfortable sofas and large TV to enjoy all your favourite films. Head up to the first floor bedrooms where you will find four bedrooms, three of which have en-suite bathrooms with bath and WC and one with an en-suite shower room with WC. The master bedroom has a super-king bed, two bedrooms with super-king zip-and-link beds (which can be made upon request) and one bedroom has a king-size bed, there are also two separate bathrooms with bath and WC on this floor. Head up to the second floor, there are a further four bedrooms, three with super-king zip-and-link beds (which can be made as twins upon request) and one bedroom with two double beds. Attached to the main house there is a self-contained property that has one double bedroom and one super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made as a twin upon request), a well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge and an open-plan lounge/diner with comfy seating and a wood burner along with a dining table. Completing the accommodation is a bathroom with bath and WC.

There is an outdoor heated swimming pool (May – October), hard tennis court, croquet lawn, and small football pitch providing no end of fun for those who enjoy an active holiday. If relaxation is the order of the day, you can pull up a sun lounger next to the pool, steam away your worries in the sauna, take an indulgent dip in the hot tub or watch a film in the cinema room. Horse riding can be arranged on request, catering for all abilities. The formal gardens and parkland have been lovingly tended to for the last 20 years, and boast fine specimen trees including a blue cedar, monkey puzzle, ghinko, and flowering cherries. The property has ample off-road parking.

Please note there is a refundable £1,000 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 10 bedrooms - 1 super-king-size, 6 super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made into twins on request), 1 king-size, 1 double with 2 double beds and 1 double #
  • 3 en-suite bathrooms, 1 en-suite shower room and 3 bathrooms
  • AGA, electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Wood burner and open fire (first basket of logs included)
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool (May-October), hot tub, sauna, tennis court and small football pitch
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop 4 miles and pub within walking distance
  • TV in cinema room
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