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The Old Reading Rooms - Cottage holidays in Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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This Grade II Listed town house offers a wealth of character features and is believed to date back to 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria s Golden Jubilee The foundation stone is believed to have been laid by William Hancock on the 24th June 1887 and the Reading Room was opened a year later Originally the ground floor was divided into two reading rooms one for the public and the other for subscribers and on the first floor originally housed a billiard room and a snuggery

The property has now been converted into a superb holiday accommodation for up to 4 guests The entrance hall leads into a 30 kitchen dining room with high ceiling cornices stained glass windows and attractive timbered floor there is a cloakroom and rear porch with access to courtyard Off the hallway at the foot of the stairs is a walk-in shower with hand basin

Stairs lead up to the first floor which opens out into a magnificent double storey lounge and also has the bedroom and a family bathroom together with a galleried bedroom which is reached by a large spiral staircase from which superb views can be enjoyed

Sleeps up to 4 guests One double King-size bed and one twin bedroom Spacious kitchen dining room Ground floor shower room plus separate toilet Family bathroom with bath toilet and hand basin on first floor Twin bedroom on the first floor Galleried bedroom above the lounge accessed via a spiral staircase Private and enclosed courtyard with outside table and chairs Dogs welcome 2 max for

15 supplement per dog Wifi included fibre optic super fast broadband

Gas-fired central heating and electricity included Bed linen and towels provided Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am

Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement maximum of 2 for a supplement of

15 per dog Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture and do not leave them alone in the property at any time

Please note the property is strictly non-smoking

The Old Reading Rooms has the following Facilities

The cottage has an enclosed garden

Family Breaks
This cottage sleeps more than 2 - perfect for families of all ages

Pets are welcomed at this cottage


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As you can see The Old Reading Rooms is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Wiveliscombe. And well suited to explore the whole of Somerset.

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Hot tub There is a hot tub at this cottage
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Detached Property Cottage is detached
Indoor Pool Cottage has an indoor pool
Outdoor Pool Cottage has an outdoor pool
Sandy Beach within 5 miles Cottage is within aprrox.5 miles of a sandy beach
Sea within 5 miles Cottage is within aprrox.5 miles of the sea
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