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Saint Pancras Chapel

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St Pancras Chapel is a converted C13th Cistercian stone oratory associated with nearby Cleeve Abbey.
The chapel was built on the site of a holy well that feeds a stream running through the grounds.
A lych gate opens onto the road above. Turn left for Roadwater, right to the hamlet of Hungerford.
1 of 33St Pancras Chapel is a converted C13th Cistercian stone oratory associated with nearby Cleeve Abbey.
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
5 nights minimum
Converted chapel
St Pancras Chapel is a converted C13th stone chapel with exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, the original medieval door and window arches (with stained glass window) and a billiard table. It is set in just under an acre of kitchen gardens, lawns and an orchard, with a stream running out from the medieval holy well and under bridges. Facilities include electric oven and hob, an oil-fired Aga hob and oven range, and a fully equipped kitchen with all mod cons. There is garden furniture, as well as a summerhouse next to the stream and a barbecue for dining outside....St Pancras Chapel is a converted C13th stone chapel with exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, the original medieval door and window arches (with stained glass window) and a billiard table. It is set in just under an acre of kitchen gardens, lawns and an orchard, with a stream running out from the medieval holy well and under bridges. Facilities include electric oven and hob, an oil-fired Aga hob and oven range, and a fully equipped kitchen with all mod cons. There is garden furniture, as well as a summerhouse next to the stream and a barbecue for dining outside.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No sub-letting. Please use coasters and placemats provided; please do not put cups, glasses, plates or bowls on bare surfaces. Billiard table rules: Please keep the baize table top covered with the wooden leaves and leather cover when not in use. When in use, please stack the wooden leaves carefully. Please take care of the windows, walls and picture frames with cues. Please do not eat or drink over the table top. After use, please store balls in the server drawer and cues in the metal casing.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Jason F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2017
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Just returned from a wonderful break at this most idyllic cottage. We were a party of six and the cottage easy accommodated all of us plus dogs! Set a few hundred yards from a little village with a very good local pub where you were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Andy C
Freedom705299, VR Owner at Saint Pancras Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Hello Andy, thank you for your lovely review! I'm really glad you had a good time – I genuinely love having guests who love the chapel and area as much as I do, Jane and I would be privileged to have you stay again. For...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from a wonderful week at St Pancras Chapel. We had very warm weather so were lucky enough to spend a lot of time in the magical garden, which was fully enclosed so we didn’t have to worry about our dog. The...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

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Date of stay: May 2018
Management response:Responded May 23, 2018

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

The cottage has real soul and character. We loved discovering all the historic and charming features. It is really picturesque. The garden is extensive. Aswell as the stream and pond there are views to the river, an orchard with orchids, bluebells and countless other wild...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank FenCan
Management response:Responded May 9, 2018

Thank you for those lovely sentiments, I'm really happy you had such a good stay! It really means a lot to me to hear you had such a great time. It certainly sounds as if you made the best of West Somerset too – it's...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

very nice, lovely area, very picturesq. pretty gardens, places to visit although a bit remote. but liked The Lodge in Somerset better, both dog friendly. very well equipped and cosy with lovely owner nearby. Both very different but lovely.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Kath B
Management response:Responded November 8, 2017

Thank you for your kind words Kath! It is a beautiful area – made all the better if you have a canine companion to walk! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed August 16, 2017

Really beautiful house and the garden is absolutely magical. The garden is very long with a stream running through it which has 2 bridges over it. Despite being a large garden it seemed to be dog proof so we could let ours run around without...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Mark P
Management response:Responded August 21, 2017

I'm very glad to hear you and your family had a good holiday Mark, the garden is set to let dogs have the run of the garden without getting out - also good to see a thumbs-up for Exmoor Adventures too. It's a magical place...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

The pictures don’t really do this place justice. The setting is absolutely idyllic. The rooms are a generous size with excellent beds, there’s an Aga plus a regular stove for the less adventurous. The gardens are extensive and so beautiful it would be quite possible...More

Date of stay: July 2017
4  Thank Michael H
Management response:Responded August 24, 2017

I'm very glad to hear you had a good stay Michael, it is magical. I've known the area for over twenty years and I am still bowled over by the tranquility! One of the things I've started doing and will continue over the coming months...More

Reviewed May 30, 2017

Impressive house, hidden gem. Clean, tidy, with hotel-crispy bedding. Very comfortable house. Kitchen is very well equipped(fridge might be too small, but it was 8 of us). Garden furniture, BBQ grill - all very clean and of high quality. Conveniently located near some scenic routs,...More

Date of stay: May 2017
2  Thank AnastasiaV276
Management response:Responded June 1, 2017

I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay Anastasia, thank you! I hadn't heard about the car boot sale in Blue Anchor – I shall have to take the family there one weekend! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. All...More

Reviewed May 3, 2017

The house, garden and surrounding area are picturesque, peaceful, oozing with charm and steeped in history. It was just the antidote I needed to the pressures of my daily life. Despite its age, the accommodation has everything the modern family would want in a holiday...More

Date of stay: May 2016
2  Thank Alex F
Management response:Responded May 9, 2017

Thank you Alex! You're quite right, there's a lot to do in rural West Somerset. I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Pool Table
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
St Pancras Chapel lies on the edge of the spectacular landscape of Exmoor National Park where the woodlands, open heaths and valleys rank among the UK’s finest. Local places of interest include: hundreds of miles of country walks; a cider farm; Cleeve Abbey, one of England’s best preserved monasteries; The West Somerset Railway for steam train enthusiasts; the castle, gardens and inns of medieval Dunster village; fossil hunting on Somerset’s Jurassic Coast; and a number of sites run by the National Trust and English Heritage.
Getting around
St Pancras Chapel lies deep in the heart of the West Somerset countryside, on the edge of Exmoor. While there are a number of local amenities within walking distance – including excellent pubs, a general store and post office – to get the most from the area, the use of a car or bicycles is recommended. Car or bike hire can be arranged in advance.
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