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The 400 year old Post House
Sitting Room with open fire
Large Dining Hall with dining for up to 12 guests - formally the village Bakery!
Morning Room with open fire
Bedroom 2 can be either twin beds or a supering
The family bathroom with a luxurious, freestanding roll top bath
Ensuite walk-in shower room
Bedroom 3 can be either twin beds or a superking
Amazing square bath in the bedroom.
Private driveway for up to 4 cars
Lots of space for all the guests
Sitting Room with open fire
Large Dining Hall with dining for up to 12 guests - formally the village Bakery!
Morning Room with open fire

The Post House, Chewton Mendip, Wells, Somerset

Sleeps 2 - 12 4 Bedrooms 12 Dining

Charming dog friendly holiday house close to Bath sleeping up to 10 for family get togethers and girls weekends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Post House, Chewton Mendip, Wells, Somerset, sleeps 2 - 12 in 4 bedrooms.

This beautiful former Village Post Office and Bakery is perched on the Mendip Hills in a fabulous position to explore the stunning surrounding area. The Post House is perfect for family get togethers and special occasion birthdays or for girlie weekends away.

With plenty of character and space, this lovely house retains many original features such as flagstone floors and open fires. There's a spectacular vaulted dining hall able to seat the whole group, making this is a great choice for special occasions. There are 4/5 bedrooms sleeping 12 (the morning room can be arranged as an additional bedroom for the 11th and 12th guests in proper twin beds) - please request this on booking. This provides ground floor space ideal for older members of a multi-generational family group or those who may struggle with stairs.

Outside there's a private enclosed courtyard with garden furniture - a haven tucked away, perfect for an evening drink or morning coffee. This is ideal, too, for your 4 legged companions.

The City of Wells is just 5 miles away and boasts a glorious Cathedral, moated Bishops Palace and farmers market on a Wednesday and Saturday. Bath, Bristol and Bruton are less than half an hour drive away. Cheddar Gorge, Burrington Coombe and Wookey Hole Caves are all within a 15 minute drive. Longleat House and Safari Park is half an hour away. Also surrounded by very good pubs and restaurants. There is a pub and village shop half a mile from the house, in the village.


Dog Friendly

2 well behaved dogs allowed downstairs. Not on the furniture please.


Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate disabled guests.


Free WiFi.


Fully equipped kitchen with large fridge/freezer and Smeg cooker. Dishwasher, washing machine and 2 tumble dryers.

Dining Room

A stunning dining hall seating 12 guests. Formerly the village bakery. Fabulous French feature fireplace and a high ceiling up into the eaves.

Sitting Room

Original flagstoned floor and large open log fire. 50" smart television with Sky and Sky Sports. Wooden shutters on the large bay window.

TV and Music Facilities

50" smart television with Sky.

Heating and Open Fires

Gas central heating and 2 open fires.


4 bedrooms, superking zip and link (able to be twins) or doubles with additional singles in 2 rooms.


Luxury Egyptian cotton linen, dressing gowns and slippers all provided.


2 bathrooms and 1 walk-in shower room. 1 with freestanding double ended roll top bath.


Private Mediterranean style courtyard with outside seating and a gravel garden with architectural trees and outside seating.


Parking for up to 4 cars on the driveway.


Non smoking property.

Booking Information

We ask for a 50% deposit on booking and the final payment 8 weeks prior to arrival. Minimum 2 night stay. Check in days – flexible.

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The Post House, Somerset

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Weekly Price
From £2800
2 Night Weekend
From £1500
3 Night Weekend
From £1900
Midweek per night
From £400


Set on the edge of the village of Chewton Mendip on the Mendip Hills. Wells, Bath and Bristol are all within easy reach for a day out.

  • Half a mile away in the village.
  • Bristol - 20 minutes drive.
  • Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa or Castle Cary - all 25 minute drive away. There is a direct bus from Temple Meads, twice an hour.
  • Wells.
  • 20 metres from the house.

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