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Cooksbridge Chapel

Cottage with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Mark, England

From £861 per week

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Cottage to rent in Mark, England

At the heart of the Somerset levels in the village of Mark, lies Cooksbridge Chapel, a sleek modern restoration of an old Baptist Chapel. Originally constructed in 1866.

  • Cottage
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Open fire

Cottage overview - owner's description

At the heart of the Somerset levels in the village of Mark, lies Cooksbridge Chapel, a sleek modern restoration of an old Baptist Chapel. Originally constructed in 1866, the beautiful stone structure maintains its bold character with high vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows, offering spacious self-catering accommodation for up to eight people.
The furnishings and decor are finished to the highest standard, combining antiques and upcycled items, all fitting within a fresh colour scheme that is handsome yet homely. The lounge has a high vaulted ceiling that echoes of the buildings former purpose, yet the wood burner keeps this spacious room warm and comfortable all year round.
Cooksbridge Chapel is full of subtle nods to the past, ensuring you feel connected with the roots of the building whilst experiencing the height of modern luxury. Complete with all modern appliances, the kitchen is made to be easily accessible, and is complete with several coffee machines so connoisseurs can start each day with that perfect morning coffee, just the way they like it.
A unique highlight of this property is undoubtedly the stained glass windows that transform the rooms as the sun passes across the sky, filling the house with warm shades of natural light, creating a peace and tranquility that will define your stay at Cooksbridge Chapel.
Good news! This property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel. What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.


Large galleried lounge with high vaulted ceiling, stained glass window and wood burning stove. TV with integral DVD player, CD player and iPod dock.
Dining/Garden room with antique table seating 8 people and office with internet connection in room above.
Large well equipped kitchen/breakfast room with washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven and hob, microwave, 3 coffee makers and kettle. Hall and downstairs toilet.
Downstairs bathroom/toilet/shower room.
Two double bedrooms with original arched mullion windows, wardrobes and drawer space. Upstairs, master bedroom with ensuite, kingsize bed and large stained glass window, wardrobe and drawer space. Twin bedroom with vaulted ceiling, original mullion window, wardrobe and drawer space.
Front garden with parking for 6+ cars, and seated entrance porch. Enclosed south-facing rear garden, with fruit trees, large glass veranda, dining area with table and chairs under vine covered gazebo, patio area with lounge style seating and barbeque pit.


Cooksbridge Chapel is located 10 minutes from Junction 22 on the M5 and 20 minutes from Bristol Airport.
Cooksbridge Chapel is ideally located for exploring the coast, towns or countryside. Somerset has an incredible variety of things to do, for nature lovers, walkers, bird watchers, history buffs, foodies, shopaholics or to simply idle away the time away at a country pub or strolling along the beach.
It is one of the undiscovered counties of the UK, with something to delight everyone, from Glastonbury to the Guy Fawkes carnivals in November, historic towns such as Wells, beautiful countryside nearby like the Cheddar Gorge and don't forget the cider and cheese!
Local and nearby places of interest:
Cheddar (3 miles) Cheddar's majestic Gorge and extensive cave system need no introduction – and neither does its ubiquitous cheese! With a multitude of visitor centres, there is plenty for the visitor to do in Cheddar indoors and out, and the charming medieval town of Axbridge lies just beyond.
Wells (8 miles away) England's smallest city is an architectural and shopper's delight. Water (from Wells' well!) runs alongside the pretty streets and Market Square. Visit the imposing medieval cathedral and Bishop's Palace as well as the many shops, pubs and restaurants.
Weston-super-Mare (15 miles) a popular resort since Victorian times and thanks to its sandy golden beaches, views over to the Welsh coast and a whole host of attractions, it maintains its pull. Other Somerset seaside resorts at Burnham-on-Sea, Brean Down and Clevedon are also nearby.
Bristol (23 miles) and Bath (34 miles) Bristol is a handsome city boasting a rich heritage, including Isambard Kingdom Brunel's iconic Suspension Bridge and the restored splendour of the SS Great Britain. Bath's Georgian terraces and Roman baths are a must-see for any visitor to the West Country.
The Somerset Levels
The Somerset Levels – a unique and mysterious landscape of flat, drained marshland. Amid the looming mounds of peat and from within the withy-beds and drainage 'rhynes' there is a very rich wildlife. There are a number of wildlife and bird reserves here, including Shapwick Heath – noted for its mass starling roosts, a true natural splendor!
Visitors in November should really try to catch some of the carnival processions held in most of the Somerset towns. The carnivals are an amazing spectacle, hundreds of floats and costumed pedestrians and as much glitz as you'd find in New Orleans!
Glastonbury Mythical Avalon is Britain's spiritual centre and home to the Glastonbury Tor & Abbey and the legendary international music festival.


Good news! This property is available as a Vill'otelWith a vill'otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:

  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily maid service
  • Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
  • Welcome drinks for your group
  • Fridge-stocking service
  • Private chef serviceInterested?
    If you'd like to book the Vill'otel serviced option, contact us on for a tailor-made quote! Typical costs range between £100-£250 per person per week dependent on requirements.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.


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This cottage is:

26.91km from Bristol Airport

Prices and availability

Updated 9 July 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 22 July - 13 September 2018: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 14 September - 13 December 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 14 December 2018 - 3 January 2019: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 4 January - 28 March 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 29 March - 25 April 2019: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 26 April - 23 May 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 24 May - 12 September 2019: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 13 September - 17 October 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 18 October - 31 October 2019: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 1 November - 12 December 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 13 December 2019 - 2 January 2020: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 3 January 2020 - 3 January 2025: the minimum stay is 3 nights.



  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally



4 bedrooms, Sleeps 8


2 bathrooms


DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi


Central heating, Open fire

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