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Moonstone Cottage by candlelight
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Moonstone is part of an old terrace of cottages built in 1790 A single parking space by the front door.
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Moonstone Cottage by candlelight
Moonstone is part of an old terrace of cottages built in 1790
A single parking space by the front door.
Welcome!
Welcome! Nourish your soul with candles, wood burner, films, books, music, games for the children...
The TV & dvd player is located under the stairs opposite sofa. Sofabed sleeps 2
The arm chair is newly uphostered (formerly red). Photo Jan 2018.
The stairs lead to the two bedrooms and family bathroom
A single parking space outside the door. Church lectern with maps and leaflets
You will never want to leave!
Cottage kitchen seats 5. View through conservatory to garden. Treats in fruit bowl. Photo Jan 2018
Dishwasher, ceramic hob, fan oven, blender, microwave, coffee maker, percolator and much more.
Chalk board at child's height. Fermented grapes bottle in fruit bowl for adults.
Kitchen counter, sink and tap replaced November 2018
New counters, sink and tap, November 2018
Kitchen patio through conservatory which houses laundry faciilities. Double doors onto patio
Electric shower over bath, hand shower below, views over gardens and Abbey grounds. Photo Jan '18
View from bathroom and small bedroom. January 2018
Edible herbs, log shed on left, first arch leads onto lawn with swing seat, grape vine, roses, shubs
Second arch behind lawn leads to raised patio overlooking Abbey grounds
New sun loungers for 2018
New swing seat 2018 under the grape vine
Nectar of the Gods!
Take it slow, have a lovely rest here!
Raised terrace. This was a warm day in January. View of Abbey grounds and ruins in distance
Conservatory has washing machine, storage space, backs to kitchen and patio
Salt lamp and new mattresses 2018
New double thickness mattresses Jan 2018, salt lamps in each room, toys and children's books.
Stairs monitored by Audrey
View of Tor from the Master bedroom, Rural Life Museum across the road.
One cosy winter's day
Magical Christmas at Moonstone.
Glastonbury Tor at sunset
4 minutes walk to the Chalice Well and Tor footpath
The old oaks, Gog and Magog are 2000 years old.
Normally a peaceful and serene space, Glastonbury Abbey comes alive at numerous special events.
The Dorset coast is just over an hour's drive away
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Glastonbury, Somerset, England

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LittleBea...
Snettisham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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“Miss”
Reviewed July 10, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

5 star all the way !!! Even the homemade cake !! Yummy !!! Fabulous week... the best we've stayed at in 12 years.. thank you Katarina we will be back !!

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Bren P
East Bergholt, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed May 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Stayed here last weekend 1 - 5th May 2015 and had a fabulous time. This is a beautiful cottage in a beautiful place. Moonstone Cottage is well situated, within walking distance of the town, Chalice Well, Tor and Glastonbury Abbey. Moonstone is fully equipped with every thing you need, the owners only next door so if we needed them they were always available. We will be back...

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JeanManch...
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Perfect cosy cottage with a very friendly warm welcome.”
Reviewed April 25, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Enjoyed a relaxed and interesting week in Moonstone Cottage with my family this Easter. Katarina the owner gave us a lovely warm welcome explaining about the cottage and surrounding area.A bowl full of treats awaited us in the kitchen- chocolates, wine and fruit. The cottage had everything we needed and was very cosy and comfortable. We enjoyed beautiful sunrises over the tor from the bedroom window and the back garden overlooks the abbey grounds. Lots of interesting places to visit less than half an hour away - Wells, Yeovil Air Arm Museum, Cheddar Gorge. Highly recommend Burns Bakery and Knight's fish and chip restaurant in Glastonbury.
Highly recommend this spotless cottage and would certainly book again if heading this way in the future.

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Andrew W
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6 reviews
“The friendliest cottage in the world”
Reviewed March 27, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Stay from Saturday 21 to Tuesday 24 March 2015, for my partner's 30th birthday. Katarina very kindly hung up some birthday bunting I posted up beforehand, and even left a bottle of fizz, some chocolates and a birthday card.

I really can't say enough good things! Moonstone Cottage is beautiful, Katarina and David are friendly, lovely, generous people. The location is right in the middle of town, and so near the Tor.

The bed was super comfy, the kitchen had everything we needed to make food, and there were candles and lamps and cushions and lovely things to look at. What a gorgeous place!

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Liked best: I can't pick one thing! Everything was amazing. Everything.
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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jmacdonal...
Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Cozy home away from home in the heart of mystical Glastonbury”
Reviewed March 21, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Moonstone cottage is a quiet, peaceful retreat in the midst of the bustling village of mystical Glastonbury. Everything you could possibly need is here at the cottage with a well stocked kitchen and games, toys and movies for the whole family.

The garden is especially peaceful and beautiful. There are two areas to sit out, one of them on a raised platform overlooking the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey.

There are fresh flowers and lots of candles as well as a working fireplace to add to the ambience of the cottage.

Katarina is an absolutely wonderful hostess. She is right next door and was very helpful with suggestions on the best places to go, how to get there and the best way to go about things. She left us a lovely welcoming basket with treats that we all enjoyed very much. Thank you Katarina!

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H4n89
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“The most well equiped, idyllic sweetest little cottage eveer!”
Reviewed January 25, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Stayed here with my mum and sisters for a long weekend break, and we had the most wonderful time! The cottage was an excellent base for exploring lovely glastonbury. So close to town, and the tor and lovely walks. Katarina is the most thoughtful and caring host.. coccys and wine on arrival, and the most scrumptious ginger cake she left us after a long day out. The cottage is so warm and homey with sweet little touches such as candles, books, films, information on surrounding things to do. And the kitchen has everything you need and more! Well impressed.. even a flask so we could take out hot tea on our walks. Will defo be back, the perfect calming escape.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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Dorian C
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect in every way. Can't wait to return!”
Reviewed December 15, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Our family of four had a perfect stay at Moonstone Cottage. From our first email enquiry to (reluctant!) check-out, Katarina was friendly, helpful and professional. We have stayed in dozens of self-catering cottages, and I have nothing but praise for Moonstone: spotlessly clean, perfect location, well-equipped and a warm, serene ambience. The decor is beautiful; not your "typical" holiday cottage... Katarina has clearly endeavoured to create for her guests a true "home away from home". While we enjoyed the warm and cosy atmosphere during our December visit, we are already planning to return in spring or summer so we can appreciate the beautiful garden.

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Liked best: 2 things! Spotlessly clean, and beautiful/warm decor.
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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