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Corrugated cottage landgirls accommodation

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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Baltonsborough, Somerset, England
The corrugated cottage was built in the spring of 1940, around the beginning of the Second World War when Britain felt under imminent threat of invasion. The cottage was built for the Women's Land Army, or 'land girls', who were young women working in agriculture to help the war effort. More than a third of land girls came from major cities, so many rural accommodations had to be built. The cottage is built out of corrugated iron with tongue and groove wooden panelling inside with insulation between.
It stands alone beside the owner's house in some small woods with lots of badgers, foxes and tawny owls. The cottage is just a few miles from Glastonbury on the edge of a small village called Baltonsborough, which includes a shop/post office,church and pub within short walking distance across the fields.
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About the Owner
Michael and Mary C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

I'd thought the Land Girls House would be good but it totally exceeded expectation. It was like living in a museum but where everything used and touched. The location was wonderfully rural but only 10 minutes walk to the pub. The hosts were charming and...More

Thank CLARA239
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

It surpassed our expectations and was just amazingly comfy, warm and peaceful. There was so much to look at browse through and listen to; listen out for the air raid siren when you use the loo! Cosy fire to sit by following a soak in...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

An excellent place to stay. Took mum back to her childhood. She loved the old papers and magazines plus all the memorabilia. Position is so quiet and peaceful and in between showers we sat watching the wrens fly in and out of shelter.

Thank julie h
Amenities
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: R 524 / stay - Fee
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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 48.0 km
Railway: Castle carry: 13.0 km
Ferry: Southampton0.5: 113.0 km
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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