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  • Property description
    Baltonsborough
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    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, including a shop, post office,church and pub within short walking distance across the...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Books
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dryer
    • Fireplace
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (2)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Patio
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Secure Parking
    • Shared Yard
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Ask
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN1969086 by: FlipKey
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Bristol: 29.8 mi
    Railway: Castle carry: 8.1 mi
    Ferry: Southampton0.5: 0.0 mi
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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KimBarnet...
Colchester
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in April 2015

We stayed here for two nights and I am already wishing we were staying longer. The whole cottage is full of interesting items from the 1940's , the owner found newspapers from the period in the cottage and these are available to read. It is clear that the owners have gone to a lot of trouble to find the right... more

mrsflight
west sussex
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
800 helpful votes 800 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Me and my husband wanted a "time travel" holiday and came across this stunning accommodation. We stayed for 2 nights and it was just perfect, as close to a 1940s experience as I think you will find! We loved sitting by the fire and listening to the songs of the 1940s on the record player. Beds are comfy. There are... more

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Hirosuzuk...
Hounslow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

It was really great place to stay. We time tripped to 1940 and really enjoyed the atmosphere. Our son and daughter were really pleased and completely forgot about Internet and games and we all enjoyed playing vintage Monopoly games till late night. Place is also very quiet and peaceful. Local farm shop produce tasty ham and meat and staff are... more

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Speaks English, French
Listed since : Feb 2014
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