The Grange

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3
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Exclusive Recommended Ideal for Kids Walk to Village

The Grange offers a retreat for those in search of a unique countryside escape with a difference. The wonderful location offers the perfect opportunity to explore the delights of the Somerset levels. Bird lovers may be lucky enough to spot buzzards, cranes and herons. A visit to Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey and the five National Nature reserves are a must!  But you don’t have to go out and about if you simply need oodles of space for energetic children (and grownups) to run around in, just make the most of the huge gardens you will have all to yourselves.For those who prefer indoor comforts, the Grade II listed home boasts a classic and tasteful interior. Filled with wonderful original features Gothic arch doorways, exposed beams, flagstone floors, a vaulted galleried landing and open fireplaces all add to the unique atmosphere. This hidden jewel within Somerset is believed to date back to the 13th century, having undergone various renovations over subsequent years. The current owners have very sympathetically updated The Grange to create a characterful home-from-home.  The ground floor has a welcoming large comfortable living room with open fireplace, country style kitchen with sparkling disco ball, breakfast area and superb dining room with flagstone floors. Four bedrooms are located on the first floor, including the Master bedroom with garden views and en suite bathroom. There are three further large bedrooms (two with king/double beds plus a single in each, and one twin room that can also be made up as a superking). The rooms share access to a country style family bathroom on the first floor. The roll top bath is perfect for a soak after a day of exploring Somerset. There is an additional shower room available on the ground floor. There is no better way to end the day than an al fresco BBQ in the enclosed garden where you can soak up the last of the day’s sun. Try your hand at a game of croquet on the well-tended lawn or simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this exquisite Somerset retreat.


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What you should know…

  • Whilst appearing detached, it is actually part of a large former Grange. The house is completely separate within its own walled garden, as well as having exclusive use of more than half an acre of further fully enclosed garden through the gates.

Property Features

Heritage Collection Internet BBQ Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Kitchen with breakfast table, 2 ovens, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridges, 2 large toasters, microwave, freezer and 24” smart TV
- Large living room with comfortable seating and open fire, 65” smart TV and Bluetooth sound system, DVD player and well-stocked games cupboard!
- Dining room with large table seating 10,open fire and Bluetooth sound system
- Bathroom with shower, WC and washbasin

First Floor
- Master Bedroom: Lilac bedroom with en suite shower, WC and washbasin
- Bedroom 2: Eau-de-nil bedroom with double bed and single day bed
- Bedroom 3: Blue bedroom with 2 ziplink single beds that can also be set up as a super king. This room also has a 32” smart TV
- Bedroom 4: Red bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed
- Family bathroom with roll top bath tub, separate shower, WC and washbasin

Outside Grounds
- Private enclosed gardens totalling 0.75 acre
- Dining table seating 8-10 with a large parasol, plus further seating areas
- Large detached garage which is great for storing bikes. Outdoor games (croquet and boules) provided
- Plentiful parking available on the drive at the front of the property


About the surrounding area of The Grange
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Romantic
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The Grange is located in the small village of Stawell, set less than five miles from the market town of Bridgwater where a large variety of helpful amenities, including shops and restaurants, can be found. While guests will be able to enjoy complete and total tranquillity, the house is conveniently situated less than 10 minutes from the M5.

The Grange makes a wonderful base for those wishing to truly explore the West Country, with some of the region’s most beautiful spots and attractions within easy reaching distance. These include, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole Caves, Dunster Castle, Exmoor, the Quantocks, Mendips, Brendon Hills, the cities of Bath and Wells, Glastonbury Priory and Tor, and Longleat.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bristol Airport

(42.4 km)

Nearest Village Stawell

(Located in the Village)

Nearest Town/City Bridgwater

(9.8 km)

Nearest Restaurant The Olive Mill

(1 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The White Hart Inn


Nearest Golf Cannington Golf Course, Bridgwater

(16.7 km)

Nearest Train Station Bridgwater Station

(9.8 km)

Nearest Supermarket Sainsbury's

(8.7 km)

Nearest Tennis Bridgwater Lawn Tennis Club

(15.4 km)


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Xmas/NY

The wonderful location, cosy atmosphere and 4 well appointed bedrooms makes The Grange a wonderful choice for the whole family. Families will enjoy gathering for special meals in the unique dining room with flagstone floors and open fire place. Whilst next door in the living room there is plenty of room to play board games or watch films.

Outside children can safely play in the enclosed garden. For days out there are a wealth of wonderful actives to enjoy such as a visit to Glastonbury Abbey, Wookey Hole and the Cheddar Gorge and caves.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Food blender
  • Stair gates
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Animal farm
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Board games

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500 Credit card authorisation required, it is refunded in full subject to a damage inspection on departure.
Arrival time 4.00 pm
Departure time Before 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Yes
Heating costs included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes
Pets welcome? No
Smoking Allowed? No
Minimum stay 3
Changeover day Friday

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Oct 28th 2019 £1,488 £1,785 £2,083 £2,975
Oct 28th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 - - - £1,785
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - - - £3,400
Jan 3rd 2020 - Mar 13th 2020 £893 £1,071 £1,250 £1,785
Mar 13th 2020 - Mar 27th 2020 £1,488 £1,785 £2,083 £2,975
Mar 27th 2020 - Jul 3rd 2020 £1,190 £1,428 £1,666 £2,380
Jul 3rd 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 £1,488 £1,785 £2,083 £2,975
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 £1,190 £1,428 £1,666 £2,380
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 £1,190 £1,428 £1,666 £2,380
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 £1,488 £1,785 £2,083 £2,975
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 £893 £1,071 £1,250 £1,785
Dec 18th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 - - - £3,400

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Oct 28th 2019 €1,648 €1,946 €2,243 €3,296
Oct 28th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 - - - €1,978
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - - - €3,766
Jan 3rd 2020 - Mar 13th 2020 €989 €1,168 €1,346 €1,978
Mar 13th 2020 - Mar 27th 2020 €1,648 €1,946 €2,243 €3,296
Mar 27th 2020 - Jul 3rd 2020 €1,319 €1,557 €1,795 €2,637
Jul 3rd 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 €1,648 €1,946 €2,243 €3,296
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 €1,319 €1,557 €1,795 €2,637
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 €1,319 €1,557 €1,795 €2,637
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 €1,648 €1,946 €2,243 €3,296
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 €989 €1,168 €1,346 €1,978
Dec 18th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 - - - €3,766

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 21st 2019 - Oct 28th 2019 $1,840 $2,137 $2,435 $3,679
Oct 28th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 - - - $2,207
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - - - $4,204
Jan 3rd 2020 - Mar 13th 2020 $1,104 $1,282 $1,461 $2,207
Mar 13th 2020 - Mar 27th 2020 $1,840 $2,137 $2,435 $3,679
Mar 27th 2020 - Jul 3rd 2020 $1,472 $1,710 $1,948 $2,943
Jul 3rd 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 $1,840 $2,137 $2,435 $3,679
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 4th 2020 $1,472 $1,710 $1,948 $2,943
Sep 4th 2020 - Oct 16th 2020 $1,472 $1,710 $1,948 $2,943
Oct 16th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 $1,840 $2,137 $2,435 $3,679
Oct 26th 2020 - Dec 18th 2020 $1,104 $1,282 $1,461 $2,207
Dec 18th 2020 - Apr 23rd 2021 - - - $4,204

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property owners
Rob & Sally

How long have you owned the property?
Since 1996

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The Gothic arched doorways and stone flag floors, and all with a welcoming, homely feel

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
There is a local legend that centuries ago it was a stopping off place for pilgrims on their way to Glastonbury Abbey!

Do you have a favourite room in the property?
Difficult to choose, but probably the dining room – dinner by the open fire makes special occasions even more special

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do? Take advantage of the many local footpaths and lanes from the front door, to explore on foot or by bicycle (we can arrange hire bikes if required) or enjoy a day of outlet shopping at Clarks Village

Really eat? Dinner or lunch at some of the outstanding restaurants in the area – ‘The River Parrett’ in Bridgwater, The Pilgrims at Lovington and Clavelshay Barn being current favourites of ours

Really see? Natural wonders such as starling murmurations, buzzards, cranes and herons on the Somerset Levels, Wookey Hole and the Cheddar Gorge and caves...

What insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
One of the loveliest things about the place (and often commented on by visitors) is how peaceful it is in our wonderful corner of Somerset



  • Amazing space

    Posted by Haim on 22/08/2019

    We were 4 adults and 5 kids, and we were lacking for nothing. The hosts were very helpful, the garden is huge and welcoming, perfect for kids, the house very well equipped, extremely comfortable. Highly recommended.

  • Thank you for a wonderful stay

    Created on 17/01/2019

    We had the best stay at The Grange! We were lucky with the weather too and played loads of games with the kids in the garden. My favourite feature has to be those amazing doors and all the original features kept by the owners when they renovated the place. It is full of charm and makes you feel right at home as soon as you step in. We will be back next year. Cannot wait to be next to the fire place and spend some quality time with the family in this amazing house! It’s really a home away from home.

  • We would definitely come again

    Posted by Pam on 07/01/2019

    Fabulous accommodation in a tranquil setting. Luxuriously decorate, cosy warm with a lovely open fire. Beautiful house with lots of character, ideal for a relaxing holiday.

  • Perfect

    Posted by Zoe on 04/01/2019

    We had a lovely time at The Grange, it was beautifully dressed for Christmas - cosy and completely perfect. I can't wait to come back in Summer to be able to enjoy the garden and beautiful surroundings.

  • Beautiful house, lovely setting.

    Posted by Naomi on 02/01/2019

    We loved the fireplaces and had wonderful cosy nights. Bedrooms are so big! We look forward to our return trip soon.

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