Orchard House has two self-catering apartments alongside bed and breakfast accommodation. Both have fully equipped kitchens with electric stoves. Towels and bedding are provided, and central heating and other energy costs are included in the tariff.. Apartments have Freeview Smart TVs/radio and DVD players. Guests can enjoy a well stocked garden, and there is ample on-site parking. Fire safety provision meets all current requirements.
The two-bedroom apartment is in the Coach House annexe, and has ground floor access, double and twin-bedded rooms, bathroom with bath and shower, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. Equipment includes washing machine, dish washer and fridge/freezer.
The first floor apartment in the main house is accessed by separate outside steps. It comprises a double bedroom, kitchen, bathroom with bath and shower, and a large lounge with two IKEA chairs that convert into single beds if required. There is a washing machine and fridge with small freezer compartment; additional freezer space can easily be accessed in the garage area. This apartment can be formatted with one or two bedrooms.
About Chew Stoke
Although close to Bristol (8 miles), Chew Stoke ( pop. 800; www.chewstoke.org.uk )
is situated in a rural area close to Chew Valley lake, which offers trout fishing and bird watching for visitors. The village offers a good starting point for exploring on foot, or by bicycle, the local area which includes the Mendip Hills. Bristol, Bath, Wells, Glastonbury and Weston-super-Mare can all be reached within a 30 minute drive; Exmoor, Stonehenge, Salisbury, the coast and many other attractions can easily be reached as day trips. Chew Stoke is four miles from Bristol International Airport. There is a limited bus service to Bristol (except Sundays), but no direct service to Bath or Wells.
Shopping and other facilities
Chew Stoke has a traditional English pub within easy walking distance, but which also includes an excellent Indian restaurant. Chew Kitchen is a successful Bistro and Restaurant also within walking distance. Other facilities, including a CO-OP supermarket, a well stocked traditional butcher, Post Office, Pharmacy and Dentist are available in near-by Chew Magna (1 mile). A modern health centre and Doctors surgery is close by in Chew Stoke. Information on other local shops and many local pubs that offer, good reasonably priced, meals, will be discussed with guests on arrival. A wider shopping experience can be found at Cabot Circus in central Bristol, Cribbs Causeway in west Bristol, and Bath. The old Clarks shoe factory in Street is now a popular designer outlet.
A wide range of sports and fitness facilities are available at Chew Valley school.
Full garage services are available at Ubley motors and Winford Ford, which also contains a SPAR supermarket.
Bed and Breakfast - £40 - £50 per person
Child under 12 years - £20
Child under 2 years - Free
One bedroom apartment - £325 per week
Two bedroom apartment - £435 per week
Children & Infants
- Accept children all ages
- Food/bottle warming available
- Electricity inc in rate
- Garden/patio for guests' use
- Linen provided
- Short breaks available
- Wireless Broadband Internet Access
- In countryside
- Village Location
- Cycle hire - Can be accessed locally.
- Fishing - Permits available for nearby Chew Valley Lake
Parking & Transport
- Car parking
Room / Unit Features
- Electric shaver point
- Free View TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- Ground Floor Accommodation
- Ironing Facilities
- Special provisions for cyclists
- Special provisions for walkers
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFind out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
Orchard House postcode BS40 8UB From M5 North Leave motorway at Jct. 18 (Avonmouth) onto A4 to Bristol and go onto A370 towards Weston –super-Mare. Four miles out of Bristol turn left onto B3130 in direction of Chew Magna. At the traffic lights after Barrow Gurney turn right on A38 towards Bristol airport, but after 400 yards turn again onto B3130. Go through Winford. Just past the Shell petrol station, but before Chew Magna, turn right at the roundabout into Chew Stoke. Turn right into Bristol road (B3114). Orchard House is 150 yards on left just before give way sign From M5 South Leave motorway at Jct 22 (Highbridge) and take A38 to Bristol Airport. Turn right 400 yards after the airport to Winford. In Winford turn right in front of pub onto B3130. Then as directions from M5 north. From Bristol city centre Leave Bristol on A37 towards Wells. Just before Pensford (6 miles) turn right onto B3130. Go through the centre of Chew Magna and turn left onto B3114 just after the estate agents and opposite the Sacred Heart catholic church. This becomes Bristol road in Chew Stoke. Orchard House is on left just before give way sign. From Bath Leave Bath on A4/ A39 towards Wells and Weston-super-Mare. At Marksbury (6 miles) continue on A368 towards Weston-super-Mare. Cross A37 and continue to West Harptree. Turn right in front of church onto B3114 towards Chew Stoke. The road goes by the side of Chew Valley lake. Orchard House if on the right 150 yards after the shop and after the give way sign.
Public Transport DirectionsFor comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info
Bristol in the morning (Routes 67 and 672) and the same number from Bristol in the afternoon. Last bus leaves at 18:10. Journey time 40 minutes. There are no services on Sunday or Bank Holidays. Access from Bath and Wells is via Bristol. It is possible to take the airport bus from Bristol bus station, or Temple Meads train station, to the airport, and then taxi to Chew Stoke. The airport bus runs every 20 min during the day, and at 30 min intervals in the evening until 23:00. There is a 24 hour taxi service at the airport.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good9
- BilbotravellerNottingham, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesA Wesr Country GemMonday, 3rd July 2017We had a lovely four day break here staying in the one bedroom apartment, there is a separate lounge dining area, a double bedroom with ample storage, a large bathroom with shower over bath and a... Read full review
- adietudorPershore, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayExcellent B&BTuesday, 12th June 2018Although my friend and I stayed only one night here, we found it clean and comfortable. Breakfast was at our choice of time, was fresh cooked and excellent, with a selection of homemade jams and... Read full review
- jmurpCounty Kilkenny, IrelandTrip Type:CouplesGreat place.Saturday, 1st September 2018The one-bedroom apartment is comfortable and beautifully kept. Ann and Derek were very helpful, and the garden is beautiful. The local pub isn't much to look at, but the staff are friendly and the... Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)1275 333143
- 3 Visit England Stars Self Catering
- Visit England Visit England Gold Award 2019