The Old Parsonage is a award winning traditional Grade II* listed 17th-century house offering Bed & Breakfast as well as Self-Catering accommodation. The house has retained many of its original features, including period fireplaces and a 17th-century staircase.
Free Wi-Fi is provided in each room, as well as an en suite/private bathroom, Nespresso coffee machine & tea making facilities with freshly baked biscuits and flat-screen Smart TV's.
A 25-minute drive or direct bus journey from the village will get you to the historic cities of Wells, Bath and Bristol. The Mendips are on the doorstep and offer wonderful walking routes.
What makes a stay at The Old Parsonage unique?
The Parsonage is renowned for its impeccable attention to detail, exceptional customer service and guests always love the cosy feel of the guest lounge and fine wines available from the bar.
The breakfasts ingredients are locally sourced, with each table enjoying personalised options of cereals, fruits and daily freshly baked pastries and cakes. All dietry restrictions are catered for. Afternoon tea can also be enjoyed, with a sparkling wine option from the ST John Winery.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Old Parsonage?
The Old Parsonage has 3 bedrooms with private/en-suite bathrooms within the main house.
The George is a luxury four-poster king-size room featuring an ensuite bathroom with a bath and power shower, the bedroom space is funished with tradtional antique furniture and comfortable seating area overlooking the courtyard.
The Rachel is a light and airy room with pretty toile wallpaper and luxurious soft furnishings overlooking the main garden. It has a double four-poster bed with an en suite power shower room.
The Edward is a beautiful large 17th Century panelled room on the ground floor of The Old Parsonage with a luxury modern private bathroom with a sunken bath and power shower. The bedroom is furnished with a beautiful carved antique double bed and a single day bed for an additional guest or as seating.
There are also 3 self-contained self-catering options for guests to choose from; The Studio, a open plan studio with seperate shower room; The Pantry which is a large studio with seperate kitchen and power shower room, and the Loft & Courtyard Cottage which is a two bedroom cottage with one double mezzanine bedroom & ensuite shower room and one twin room with ensuite bathroom with bath and shower, large bright and airy living room with bi-fold doors opening onto the courtyard and a fully fitted seperate kitchen offering guest a luxury self-catering option.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Farrington Gurney area?
The village of Farrington Gurney is as old as the Doomsday book and provides a quiet location for breaks on the edge of the Mendips. The Mendips can be reached within 2 minutes of walking out of the Parsonage gates.
The village is connected by public transport to Wells, Bath and Bristol.
The Farrington Inn is a few minutes walk and offers plentiful gastro-pub style meals all day. Spice Dunes Indian restaurant and takeaway is a short walk away, on the way to it you will also pass Farrington Farm; shop, deli, play area and location of several boutique shops and salons.
Farrington Park Golf club overlooks the village from the south and can be reached on foot but driving up to it is recommended. The Lounge and 19th Hole bar serve food and drinks all day; the Park also has a driving range, gym and spa facilites and well as the Green Apple beauty & relaxation rooms.