Large House and Grounds for Groups 6 - 22 - Park House

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Last updated: 10/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Cossington Park which has extensive and beautifully maintained gardens – suiting all ages . Totally secluded yet just a short walk from the village pub, it makes an excellent base from which to explore (see location).

Park Cottage has two delightful bedrooms on the first floor and a ground floor bedroom plus 2 bathrooms. There is a large well equipped country kitchen/diner/sitting room which opens out on to decking and a private garden. There is furniture to dine al fresco and a barbecue. Freeview TV, DVD player and games console available. Outside are: extensive lawn and flower borders; ‘ha-ha’ with feature bridge; paddock with apples; games field; kitchen garden; garden; walled vegetable garden. Indoor and outdoor games including table tennis and badminton. There is also a childrens playground for the little ones. Pets are welcome!

We can offer beauty treatments, catering, archery, falconry, ballooning, Owl Prowl, Badger Watch and much more some of which is on site.

* We nurture some special trees;
* We keep a wild garden at the end of our paddock, which is loved by butterflies;
* Our Paddock has lots of rare cowslips
* We have three ponds that are abundantly supplied with newts, including the endangered great crested newt
* We have solar panels and a biomas boiler.

For Garden Lovers: Cossington Park's own gardens have some interesting features:

• An old and extremely rare species of Chinese Elm, brought here by the Owner's ancestors from China, believed to be the only one of its type and age in the UK (the UK's most eminent tree experts have been unable to match it exactly to any known species)
• A wide variety of old English apples trees
• Several ponds with great crested newts
• Rare cowslips
• A fine clump of lime trees

In addition there are many gardens open to the public within a day's visit from Cossington Park.

Park House: Glastonbury Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 70650ha

Park House (sleeps 16 with extra beds) this beautiful country house has 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and dining for 22+. There is the option to book Park Cottage annexe which has a further 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Surrounded by exquisite gardens and grounds this is the ideal location for a get together of family and friends for a special occasion or quality time together. Well behaved dogs are welcome. There is lots to keep the children busy and plenty of space for the adults to relax. We have family games, croquet, table tennis, board games, badminton etc and a Wii Console and SKY TV. Surrounded by the Somerset Levels and close to Wells and Glastonbury and Burnham on Sea there is no shortage of excellent destinations for a trip out. Cheddar Caves and Wookey Hole are also near. We can arrange falconry, archery, ballooning, carriage riding, quiz nights, wine tasting, caricature drawing, beauty treatments all on site.


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 500 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We allow up to three dogs...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    We have a downstairs bathroom with disabled facilities in Park Cottage...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

  • Chaucer Bedroom - Park House: 1 king

    En suite plus exta double sofa bed...moreless

  • Jolly Monks Bedroom - Park House: 2 twin/ single

    En Suite ...moreless

  • Pump Room Bedroom - Park House: 1 queen

    Four poster...moreless

  • The Cobbler Bedroom - Park House: 1 double

    Four poster...moreless

  • Trusty Servant Bedroom - Park House: 1 queen

    Can have extra put u up...moreless

  • The Nursery Bedroom - Park House: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    Twin or double; en suite; has two cots...moreless

  • We also have an extra double sofa bed in Chaucer and two single sofa beds on Pooh Corner plus a put u up bed and three cots. We have a newly refurbished cottage on the estate with a ground floor bedroom which will sleep 6 for extra guests. Chaucer, The Nursery and The Trusty Servant are in the oldest part of the house; Jolly Monks, The Cobbler and The Pump Room are in the 1901 wing. All bedrooms overlook gardens at the front and/or rear of the house. All bedrooms are different. Chaucer is the oldest and has oak beams, a super-king-size bed, an extra sofa/day-bed, period furniture including a mahogany desk and dressing table, and a lovely bathroom. The Nursery has twin beds that can be zipped together to form a double, and a modern shower room. Jolly Monks is a large room with very large antique twin beds and huge bathroom ('Great Tom'). The Cobbler is a very sunny double room. Trusty Servant is a large double with beach beams. The Pump Room has a queen-size modern four-poster...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • House Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Chaucer - en suite: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • The Nursery - en suite: toilet, shower


  • Jolly Monks/Great Tom - en suite: toilet, tub, shower


  • Downstairs cloakroom with w.c. Newly refurnished cottage with downstairs bedroom now available providing extra 3 bedrooms for extra guests please request quote for prices...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Very extensively equipped, e.g.: antique furniture; two TVs; two stereos; two dishwashers; two refrigerators; everything imaginable in the kitchen - if you find something we haven't thought of, we will immediately provide it; large Britannia cooker with 6-ring electric hob; indoor and outdoor games...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Library/Dining room will seat 22+ comfortably...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 22 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central heating and log burners...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large Drawing Room with SKY TV full package including sports, Wii Console, DVD's and videos. Plus Snug/Sitting Room, TV games console....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    10 spaces on site...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Two log burners plus central heating...moreless


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well equipped with inventory on the website....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large well equipped country kitchen with 2 dishwashers....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    A small supply of most basic items....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden:

    With Al Fresco Dining for 16...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small supply of charcoal...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 30 - Dec 19, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2015
7 night min stay

New Year
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
Jan 3 - Feb 11, 2016
3 night min stay
Feb 12 - Feb 18, 2016
3 night min stay
Feb 19 - Mar 24, 2016
3 night min stay
Mar 25 - Apr 7, 2016
3 night min stay
Apr 8 - Apr 28, 2016
3 night min stay
May Day
Apr 29 - May 5, 2016
3 night min stay
May 6 - May 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Spring Break
May 27 - Jun 2, 2016
3 night min stay
Jun 3 - Jul 14, 2016
3 night min stay
Jul 15 - Sep 1, 2016
3 night min stay
Sep 2 - Oct 13, 2016
3 night min stay
Oct 14 - Oct 20, 2016
3 night min stay
Oct 21 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 30, 2016
7 night min stay

New Year
Dec 31 - Jan 5, 2017
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $37.79
  • Taxes Not included


It is possible to book 2 night stays but please ring for details.

From May 2015 we have an additional 3 bedrooms (prices available). We can sleep 22.

Prices are subject to variation; we will advise you of the actual price when we confirm availability.

Prices are fully inclusive of heat, light, power, linen, logs, toiletries, welcome hamper and Value Added Tax at the prevailing rate.

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Last updated: 10/13/2015
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55 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
M5 J23
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Cossington Park is located in the pretty village of Cossington in Somerset, on the edge of the Polden Hills and the Somerset Levels, between Glastonbury and Bridgwater, and just three and a half miles from the M5 motorway. Within easy access are many of the West Country's beauty spots and attractions including: Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves; Dunster Castle; Exmoor, the Quantocks, Mendips and Brendon Hills; the cities of Bath and Wells; Glastonbury Priory and Tor; Longleat.

There are 228 visitor attractions on the Celebrating Somerset website, including 19 National Trust and 12 English Heritage properties in the county. Bristol is 45 minutes away and Bath just over an hour.

Other Activities: Falconry, Archery, Carriage driving; shooting; balloon rides and lots more

Golf: Excellent links course at Burnham and Berrow. Local club is Enmore Golf Club which welcomes visitors and provides an excellent parkland course. Details on other clubs in the area available on request.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1600

About: My name is Lorraine Bentley and I manage the marketing and guest care for the Owner Graham Wason. Cossington Park is his ancestral home and much loved. He now lives in Denmark and London but regularly visits Cossington Park. He reinvests any income back into the property to preserve it for future generations.

Why Glastonbury:
This much loved ancestral home is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the 22 acres of gardens and grounds. There is plenty to keep children busy and we well come family pets to! Adults can unwind in luxurious surroundings or we can arrange falconry, archery, ballooning to mention but a few things or maybe beauty treatments for a pamper session. Catering is also available on request.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Unique location on the Somerset Levels. Surrounded by stunning scenery and close to Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury, Wells and Burnham on Sea.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Park House

    Park House

  • Library/Dining Room seats 22

    Library/Dining Room seats 22

  • Extra Snug/Sitting room

    Extra Snug/Sitting room

  • Chaucer Bedroom - Park House

    Chaucer Bedroom - Park House

  • 'Great Tom' Roll Top Bath at Park House

    'Great Tom' Roll Top Bath at Park House

  • Dining Al Fresco at Cossington Park

    Dining Al Fresco at Cossington Park

  • Main Entrance Hall

    Main Entrance Hall

  • Carriage Rides across the Levels

    Carriage Rides across the Levels

  • Your four legged friend will be welcome

    Your four legged friend will be welcome

  • Park Cottage (sleeps 6)
Available for extra guests

    Park Cottage (sleeps 6) Available for extra guests

  • Kitchen/dining area Park Cottage

    Kitchen/dining area Park Cottage

  • A Park Cottage bathroom/wet room on ground floor!

    A Park Cottage bathroom/wet room on ground floor!

  • Drawing Room Park House

    Drawing Room Park House

  • Kitchen Park House

    Kitchen Park House

  • Jolly Monks Bedroom at Park House

    Jolly Monks Bedroom at Park House

  • Park Lawn - Park House

    Park Lawn - Park House

  • The White Garden Park House

    The White Garden Park House

  • Room for children to play - also games field

    Room for children to play - also games field

  • Falconry at Cossington Park

    Falconry at Cossington Park

  • Large, Light Living/Dining room - Park Cottage

    Large, Light Living/Dining room - Park Cottage

  • Hobbs Bedroom - Park Cottage

    Hobbs Bedroom - Park Cottage

  • Kennedy Bedroom - Park Cottage

    Kennedy Bedroom - Park Cottage

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