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Pilton Cottage, Grade II listed 400 yr old Cottage

SuperhostPilton, England, United Kingdom
Entire cottage hosted by Darren
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom

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Beautiful, Boho and cosy, 400 year old Grade II listed stone bakers cottage, in the picturesque and peaceful Somerset village of Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset.

The cottage has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated through 2017, and is now available for occasional holiday rental.

The perfect bolt hole for 2, with super comfy king size bed, squashy velvet sofa and wood burning stove, this really is the place to be to enjoy a cosy time away with a loved one (and your dog!)

The space
The cottage is set back from a quiet little road in the village of Pilton. When you come in the front door from the little cottage front garden, you’ll be greeted by a lovely little lounge, with original flagstone flooring. There’s a smart tv, with Sonos Soundbar, Netflix, Amazon Prime and a DVD Player, Fast Fibre WiFi, Sonos speakers and Alexa if you want your tech, and boho-chic colours and styling with a wood burner and a soft sofa and vintage comfy arm chair if you just want to kick back and relax. The lounge is so peaceful, getting the afternoon sun in through the little window, and staying cool
in summer with the stone flooring, yet you can stoke it up nice and toasty for those cosy winter evenings infront of the wood burner.

The kitchen is through the doorway off the back of the lounge - all recently refurbished. We love to cook, so we’ve provided almost everything you could think of in the kitchen to make your stay easier !. There’s an induction hob, electric fan oven, slim dishwasher and microwave, and a fridge freezer. You’ll also find a nespreso machine and a couple more sonos speakers if you fancy music and coffee (although please bring your own coffee pods!).

Through to the bathroom, with an electric shower over the bath. The light above the mirror will come on automatically when it detects movement after dusk, to help you navigate the cottage at night!.

From the back door in the kitchen, you can access the fully enclosed rear garden. There’s a patio set, and lighting for using the outdoor space at night. (Although be sure to keep the lights off when star-gazing ! - the village has no street lights, so there is hardly any light pollution - the Pilton stars are hence amazing !)

Upstairs at the cottage is 1 bedroom with a lovely comfy king size bed with Egyptian cotton sheets. There’s a little desk and an Italian leather office chair to use as a dressing table or light use workspace - and a comfy little armchair if you want to sit by the window upstairs and read.

** PLEASE NOTE** The bedroom has some very low sloped ceilings which run close to the bed on one side, so may not be suitable for very tall folk or those with mobility or balance issues. The stairs up to the bedroom are old and a little crooked so again, may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. The bedroom also has one floor level window with no safety catch (just a normal window latch) so may not be suitable for toddlers and young children. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions, we'll be happy to help

Guest access
The whole property - including front and rear gardens (both fully enclosed with gates)

Other things to note
We have a super strict cleaning regime now thanks to our cleaning company - it takes a lot longer and is more expensive, but it includes changing things like pillow protectors every change over, and disinfecting every surface. We’ve also had to push back our check in time to 3pm (unless pre-agreed otherwise) to take into account additional time needed to make sure the cottage is as safe and clean as possible.

We've left you a "starter pack" of wood for the stove - it'll get you going. If its a chilly winters eve and you want to get cosy, we'd recommend picking up some more - go for the Kiln Dried stuff rather than the soggy cheap garage plastic bin stuff, you will be rewarded with heat and light and melting-into-the-sofa evenings... ! . You can pickup Kiln Dried wood from Jon Thorners (see below) or Right Price DIY in Shepton
Beautiful, Boho and cosy, 400 year old Grade II listed stone bakers cottage, in the picturesque and peaceful Somerset village of Pilton, near Glastonbury, Somerset.

The cottage has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated through 2017, and is now available for occasional holiday rental.

The perfect bolt hole for 2, with super comfy king size bed, squashy velvet sofa and wood burning stove, t…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
TV
Washing machine
Heating
Room-darkening shades
Free on-street parking
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm

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Pilton, England, United Kingdom

Pilton is quiet ! - and there are no streetlights !. The village pub is a few minutes walk up the lane, and there’s a rechargeable torch by the door to take with you if you go out after dark. The Crown serves food till 9 most nights, worth a call to check in advance. It's basic pub grub, but you'll get a friendly welcome and a good local pint (of cider!).

Coming in early July 2020 we will have a shop again in the village ! - a small co-op is due to open on 4th July. It will be tiny, but will have the basics I’m sure. Even more reason to visit our lovely village!.

Pilton Working Mens Club is also in the village, and open to all. They have bands/events on most weekends, and the "Emerging Talent Competition" for Glastonbury Festival is often on on Saturday nights.

The village itself is beautiful. Spend some time wandering the lanes and checking out the old stone houses set back from the roads. You have some fab country walks round the outskirts too, if you head down Hitchen Hill from our front door, you're on Worthy Farm. You'll see plenty of dog walkers and amblers out and about if the weather is nice. (Stick to the paths on the farm though please, remember this is a working dairy farm).

Also in the village - the Tythe Barn, St John The Baptist's Church, and Pilton Methodist Church - all worth a look.

Further afield - Glastonbury, Wells, Shepton Mallet, Cheddar - this list goes on. Country pubs and little local Somerset places in abundance....
Pilton is quiet ! - and there are no streetlights !. The village pub is a few minutes walk up the lane, and there’s a rechargeable torch by the door to take with you if you go out after dark. The Crown serves f…

Hosted by Darren

Joined in February 2016
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Living between Somerset and London. London for work unfortunately but my heart is definitely in Somerset!. I love Pilton, the people are wonderful, and the place is fully of character and old-world charm. Obviously the festival is an attraction.... but even outside of festival time, I love walking the dog across Worthy Farm, the land is just stunning.
Living between Somerset and London. London for work unfortunately but my heart is definitely in Somerset!. I love Pilton, the people are wonderful, and the place is fully of charac…
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House rules
Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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