A medieval bailiff’s home lovingly updated to modern standards, Redbridge Cottage in Standerwick, Somerset, makes the perfect family holiday home, a four-bedroom child-friendly cottage featuring cinema and games room, timber framing, underfloor heating, and woodburning stove.
A marvellous bailiff’s home on the original Longleaf Estate in the South West countryside, Redbridge Cottage in Standerwick, Somerset, makes the perfect holiday cottage for families and large groups.
This medieval countryside cottage dates to 1390, and the owners have lovingly updated Redbridge Cottage to 21st century standards, equipped to an exceptional standard and mixing old and new brilliantly. The cottage features timber framing, inglenooks, and limestone elevations under pantile rooves, as well as underfloor heating, air conditioning, three televisions (one with Sky TV, one with Apple TV, and one with Netflix), and cinema and games room with table tennis and table football.
Five reception rooms, spacious fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, shower room, and utility comprise the ground floor of this child-friendly cottage, with a sitting room featuring woodburning stove. The sunroom has a dining table with seating for six and French doors leading onto the patio. Open the doors to let in the country air whilst enjoying a home-cooked dinner or sit out on the garden furniture and grill your favourite meats on the barbecue whilst the kid's frolic in the playhouse.
Upstairs, two super-king bedrooms and two single bedrooms allow guests to spread out comfortably. A large family bathroom featuring a corner bath and walk-in shower completes the accommodations.
Standerwick remains a compact settlement on the border between Somerset and Wiltshire, some 20 minutes from Bath and 40 minutes from Salisbury. Nearby Beckington features pubs, busy café, and historic Beckington Castle, whilst the charming market town of Frome offers a wealth of independent shops and food markets.
Golfers can enjoy a round atOrchardleigh Golf and Country Club or West Wilts Golf Club. Longleat House and Safari Park is one of the region’s top attractions.