Paradise House provides bed & breakfast in a detached Grade II Listed Georgian house within the Conservation Area of the small village of Croscombe in Somerset, just 2.5 miles from Wells, England’s smallest cathedral city. The house pre-dates the 1790s so has its own unique character.
It would be appreciated if you could let me know, a few days in advance, of your anticipated arrival time. I will endeavour to fit in with a time-scale that suits you; however generally speaking check-in is between 4 and 6 p.m.
Paradise House Bed & Breakfast is on the main road through Croscombe, the A371, about 2.5 miles from Wells to the west and 2 miles from Shepton Mallet to the east.
Bus stop 2 minute walk; buses run hourly to Wells, Shepton Mallet and Bath.
Nearest railway station is Castle Cary approx. 8 miles.
PLEASE NOTE I AM UNABLE TO TAKE CARD PAYMENTS
PREFERABLY BANK TRANSFER IN ADVANCE OR CASH ON ARRIVAL PLEASE
LATEST CHECK OUT ON DAY OF DEPARTURE 10.30 a.m
Arrival & Car Parking
The gravel driveway is in front of green garage door and depending upon the size of the vehicles there may be room for 2 cars with one car parked behind the other. Failing this there is almost always parking space in Coombe Green, a cul-de-sac diagonally opposite the house.
A semi-circular concrete path leads to the front door. I can help you with your luggage.
Main Entrance & Stairs
The front door is wide, with a shallow threshold step into the hallway. Staircase has two turns with banister rail both sides.
No TV, lots of books & some games, local OS maps and information leaflets.
The dining-room is off the hallway, opposite the stairs. Guests sit together for breakfast at the refectory table.
All bedrooms (fully carpeted, full-length lined curtains, plenty of clothes storage space) are on the 1st floor with doors leading off the landing where a table-lamp is left on all night.
Twin bedroom – 3′ twin beds have a bedside table between them with lamp. The bed nearest the window is accessible from one side only. Two chairs.
Double bedroom – 4’6 bed is accessible from each side with bedside tables & lamps, two chairs.
Single bedroom – 3′ bed accessible from one side only. One chair.
Shower-room & WC
Twin room (or single room) has sole use of a shower-room, just across the landing, with WC & washbasin.
The corner electric shower has step in & bi-fold door.
Double bedroom is en-suite with step-in corner power shower with sliding doors.
The old flagstone courtyard is slippery when wet and must not be used then. Garden table and chairs.
Five wide stone steps lead up to the garden which is enclosed by high stone walls.
Guests may smoke in the garden but not, of course, in the house.