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The Old Manor Stunning Large Self Catering in Somerset, England

The Old Manor Stunning Large Self Catering in Somerset Family friendly Luxury Pet/Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in Frome, Somerset, England


Spectacular Elizabethan Manor close to Stonehenge, Wells, Glastonbury, Stourhead Gardens, Longleat Safari. Ideal for a medieval feast or banquet. Nine double four-poster bedrooms many ensuite. Extra 8 guests can be accommodated at Coach House.

 

 

 

Welcome to Stonnwall Manor, our Stunning Self Catering Holiday Home in Frome, Somerset

Truly Magnificent Grade I listed Elizabethan Manor stands proudly amidst its own private, beautifully landscaped gardens set within a Local Preservation Area. This 400 year old masterpiece hides behind tall stone walls with entry via automatic gates down a sweeping gravel driveway flanked by huge 600-year-old beech trees. Situated on the south side of the ancient market town of Frome in a small valley of one of the most picturesque and historic areas. Described as one of the finest examples of a 16th-century stone built manor, it boasts virtually all original characteristics: stone gabled roofs, mullioned and leaded light windows, historic fireplaces, decorative plaster ceiling mouldings, oak stripped floors, 15th-century paneling, huge oak beams. Arranged over three floors with 9 bedrooms, 5 reception rooms, 2 kitchens 3 bathrooms some with period slipper baths, bidet, separate showers, 4 x WC and a host of other communal rooms.

A recent sympathetic refit features the latest technology such as digital keyless entry, communal rooms automatically light up on entry, stained glass windows are beautifully back-lit at night. Plenty to do; enjoy cream teas on the elevated gazebo with wonderful views, walk around the estate formal gardens, rockeries, pond, croquet lawn, underground bomb shelter now themed as a 1940s living room. Other pleasant walks lead from the manor past many delightful cottages to the town centre. Top location for Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury, Bath, Stourhead Gardens, Longleat Safari Park.

Drawing room is open-plan to the lounge, ideal for large social gatherings, with giant Elizabethan thrones and huge chessboard table with giant pieces. Large dining-room with walk-in fireplace, enormous rosewood dining table (its unusual square shape allows all 18 guests to see each other). Ideal for a medieval feast or banquet. Large well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen, Breakfast room, Pantry, Music room with ornamental piano and pull down double bed hidden in paneled wall. Ingenious double bass opens up to reveal cocktail bar - ideal for pre-dinner drinks gatherings. Games room. Below stairs is a secret humorous folly room with doll-size period furniture. Central galleried oak staircase to west wing: Paneled library with extensive book collection (with entire section for children). All bedrooms are themed with double four-poster beds, window seats, most with wash basin, and some are grand suites with writing desks and dressing tables, modern showers. The old Coach House on the grounds can be booked with Stonnwall Manor to sleep a further 8 people.   

Availability for Family friendly Luxury Pet/Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in Frome, Somerset, England

Facilities and Features

Facilities:

  • Bathroom:
    Bath, Ensuite Bathrooms, Power Shower
     
  • Communications:
    Broadband Internet, Wifi
     
  • Disabled:
    Ground Floor Bathroom, Ground Floor Bedroom, Ground Floor WC
     
  • Entertainment:
    Book Library, CD \ Music, DVD Player, Freeview, TV, Video
     
  • Heat:
    Central Heating
     
  • Kitchen:
    Cooker, Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Grill, Microwave, Oven, Toaster
     
  • Laundry:
    Ironing Board \ Iron, Washing Machine
     
  • Outside Area:
    Barbecue, Enclosed Garden, Outside Seating, Patio \ Outside Dining Area, Private Garden, Private Parking
     
  • Price Included:
    Electricity and Fuel, Linen, Towels
     
  • Rooms:
    Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room
     
  • Standard:
    Comfortable, Luxury, Very Good
     
  • Suitable For:
    Disabled, Elderly, Families, Large Groups, Romantic getaways, Short Breaks, Special Occasions
     
Room Details:

Sleeps: 22
 

9 Double Rooms

2 Family Rooms

2 Triple Rooms

2 Twin Rooms

5 Bathrooms


Pet & Dog Friendly Pets Welcome
Wheelchair Friendly Accessible
Suitable for Families Family Friendly
Large Group Friendly Large Groups Welcome

Location Details and Things to Do

About Frome and Somerset
Set just on the outskirts of the market town of Frome. With an abundance of local independant shops and the big names, Frome has managed not to lose its charming character.

Nearest Bus Stop:
Frome Town Centre
Nearest Airport:
Bristol International Airport, 18 Miles
Location Details:

This Holiday Cottage in Somerset is in or close to:
  • South West England
  • The Cotswolds

This Holiday Cottage in Frome, England:
  • has many local attractions and things to do
  • has equestrian and horse riding available nearby
  • has fishing available on site or nearby
  • has Golf courses nearby
  • has sailing and other watersports available nearby
  • is in a good location for cycling and mountain biking
  • is in a good location for walking and climbing
  • is in a rural location
  • is in a village location
  • has great local bird and wildlife

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