GODNEY ARTS HOUSE holiday let
(26 customer reviews) Sleeps upto 8
This Georgian farmhouse has been refurbished and decorated with attention to design and detail. With an understated contemporary chic it is unique yet tranquil and 2 minutes walking distance from an excellent pub. Sleeping up to 8 guests the house offers kitchen, dining and living room on the ground floor with two large en-suite bedrooms on the first floor and on the second floor a very spacious attic bedroom with en-suite shower room, kingsize bed and two further twin beds.
Outside there is a small private cottage garden with lawn and mature Magnolia and Somerset apple trees.
The concept for Godney Arts House can be viewed on our Pinterest boards
We provide a welcome hamper of tea, coffee, sugar, bread, Somerset milk, butter & locally made farmhouse cheese.
We hope that we have provided everything you need for an enjoyable stay and have detailed these for your information below:
LIVING ROOM & DINING ROOM
TV /DVD player
“Roberts” Digital radio with bluetooth
Seating & dining for 8 in dining area
Wood burner with complementary basket of seasoned logs (extra bags @ £8.00 each )
Wi Fi (Godney download speed can be slow)
“Sheila Maid” ceiling mounted clothes airer above inglenook fireplace
Electric cooker & oven
Farmhouse kitchen table and seating for 4
Ironing board & steam iron
Vax vacuum cleaner
“Ecover” cleaning products, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, washing powder & fabric conditioner
Well stocked with cooking and baking utensils, glasses, crockery, cooking knives
Bedding is a combination of Egyptian cotton, French Linen, & cotton. Towels are provided.
All rooms have hairdryers and locally handmade “Bramley” body & hand wash
Bedroom 1 has a Super King zip & link bed that can be made up into Twin beds, please let us know how you would like the bed made up, and an ensuite shower room loo & handbasin
Bedroom 2 has a King size bed, a freestanding bath with shower over it and separate ensuite loo & handbasin.
Bedroom 3 The attic has a King Size bed and two single beds, ensuite shower room with loo & handbasin
Garden table & chairs
Other services including recommending local attractions, restarurants, pubs, walks etc any other suggestions, please let us know we would love to hear from you.
Make your stay more exciting:
Well being treatments
Bespoke artists workshops with Simon in his studio.
Call to discuss and go through details.
Julie – May 15, 2019:
Wow, what a find , Jane's house is amazing..... we loved our girls weekend there. Godney Arts House was warm and welcoming, uber stylish and comfortable. It really felt like a special place to be, many treasures lie within and beyond its walls huge sweeping skies over open fields with distant views of Glastonbury Tor.... well worth the climb. As if that wasn’t enough a few cider strides down the road The Sheppey Inn welcomes you with hearty food, great hospitality and cool tunes, we loved that pub! Jane was a most generous, kind and thoughtful host who accommodated all our needs and demands. I can not recommend this place highly enough.... book it !
Emily – Jul 29, 2018:
What a wonderful place! Stayed here for 5 days and had a fabulous time. The house is gorgeous and Jane the owner was very helpful giving us info on where to go, places to see etc. The Pub (literally 2 mins walk away) was brilliant, great food, and really quirky / funky. The house was really funky, beds were very comfortable and everything there that you need. Lovely garden to sit and drink fizz in and have a relax! Will definitely be booking again.
Chris – Jul 14, 2018:
This was one of the most unique and interesting houses we have rented. Far from run of the mill like most. 3 good size bedrooms with the benefit of each having private bathrooms was handy with having 3 separate couples in our group.The road was quiet , in a tranquil setting, and the local pub whilst deceiving from the outside was brilliant once you walked through the door. Would recommend this house to anyone. Chris & family High Wycombe May 2018
Andrea – Nov 09, 2017:
A fabulous few days with the family A stunning house filled with character A chance to re group and find new exciting opportunities Thank you for sharing your wonderful house David, Janet & family July 2017
Jane – Jul 02, 2017:
Jane, It has to be said, we had a totally seminal experience. None of us four had been to Glastonbury before, but we ended up absolutely loving it in all it's crazy beautiful artistic glory. And we all agreed on one thing - the very best bit of it all was coming back to your absolutely gorgeous cottage each night and waking up there in the morning. Thank you for being such a thoughtful, generous and stylish host. We totally loved every second. In fact, I would love to book the cottage now for Glasto 2019! We are definitely coming back.
Jane – Jun 03, 2017:
Design-centric bolt-hole Homely but stylish. A genuine walk to the pub. Little touches like fresh bread, apple juice, fresh coffee and milk - much appreciated.
Sam Webster – Apr 27, 2017:
GAH is a most attractive holiday home. Every detail has been thoughtfully designed and finished to a quality that surpassed our expectations. The village is quiet and the flats are picturesque. The local pub is faultless!
Jemma – May 24, 2019:
Jane's house was absolutely beautiful and the interiors were so unique which made the house really lovely environment to spend our weekend. Welcome basket of bread , butter , cheese and milk was a lovely touch. Local pub a minutes walk away had amazing good would highly recommend. It was a shame we didn't get to meet Jane and experience her hosting as we were looking forward to this from reading previous reviews.
Samanatha – Jul 20, 2019:
"Perfect house, couldn't have asked for anything better" What a wonderful find. Godney Arts House is a perfect retreat with a brilliant pub and bakery nearby. Beautiful house with everything you need tor a relaxing break. We didn't want to leave and will definitely be back.
JTG – Aug 22, 2019:
A fabulous, fabulous house with an idyllic garden which proved a haven in the heat wave. Beautifully decorated with much to admire. There was a great deal of discussion about our favourite part but too hard to make a final decision. Cannot fault it. Or Jane and Simon who were wonderful hosts. Sourdough from local bakery and Sheppey Inn both highly recommended.
Sonia Maloney – Mar 21, 2017:
Who knew there were so many dykes on the Levels! Me and the rest of the women who walk & wine & dine have had a marvellous break in your inspiring Arts House and found the sofas super comfy after our travels around the Tor, Mendip & Monarch Ways, hippy Glastonbury and well to do Wells. So pleased Maria Avino recommended Godney gorgeousness. Fabulous darlings xx Thank you Sionia & the Girls x
Belinda – Mar 06, 2017:
20th Feb 2017 What a beautiful house in a fabulously peaceful setting! Just what was needed! We all had a really lovely time. Thank You ! x Belinda & Co
Sally – Mar 05, 2017:
24th to 28th February 2017 What an inspiring environment! We've had a relaxing, rejuvenating stay - boosted us all up and did away with the Winter blues! Lots of ideas to take away with us - especially to be bolder with colour and more eclectic in the mix. We enjoyed time out in Wells and Glastonbury - walked up Glastonbury Tor on a blowy day, visited Westhay Moor and spotted a Kingfisher, also saw Little Egrets in the surrounding fields and a Barn Owl. Plenty of Starlings of course getting together for murmuration activities. We've had a great few days at Godney Arts House, Many thanks Lyn and friends
Kelley – Oct 14, 2016:
Our stay at the Godney Arts House was absolutely perfect. The location, house, design and the warm welcome from Jane and Simon really made our family feel right at home. The were a lovely basket of local milk, cheese and apple juice to get us started. The house has been done to such a high standard, it’s absolutely beautiful and yet warm and comfortable. Jane’ s suggestions for the surrounding area were brilliant, we ate our way around the county. By far the highlight was The Sheppey Inn, what a brilliant pub! The food is outstanding, the staff is lovely and we wished we could have gone back again. I cannot recommend Godney Arts House more. We all fell in love with this place, the village and this part of England and can’t wait to come back
Sarah & Tim – Oct 14, 2016:
Jane made our whole trip a delightful one from start to finish. She couldn’t have been more helpful in any respect. The house was so welcoming and we just wish we’d been able to stay longer. It was a perfect base for our exploration of Somerset, for wild swimming and for visiting Giffords Circus.
Sarah & Andrew – Oct 14, 2016:
A Sublime Getaway From initial enquiry to (reluctantly) departing Godney Arts House, Jane and Simon did everything to make this the perfect holiday. At the outset communication was speedy and they were responsive on prices / availability, things to do in the area, directions and questions we had about our upcoming stay. Upon arrival, GAH surpassed our expectations – the photos do not do it justice!The attention to detail is exceptional.From the welcome hamper(the best bread we have ever eaten!), to the toiletries provided, to the quirky décor(check out the yo - yo and alarm clock collection…), to the super comfortable bed and to the picturesque garden – this place oozes character and charm. Located in Lower Godney, GAH is in the ideal position for exploring the Somerset area – quiet peaceful and tranquil without being isolated.If you have time check out the amazing art at Hauser & Wirth(if possible on a dry day so you can explore the gardens) and the Monacute TV Radio Toy Museum(an unforgettable collection of weird and wonderful memorabilia).Closer to home is the Sheppy Inn – literally a 1 minute walk from GAH, where you will find fantastic beers, amazing views from the beer garden and a delicious menu. We had a great time staying at GAH and left feeling refreshed, relaxed and recharged. Thank you Jane and Simon! Sarah & Andrew
Ellis, Bashar & Searles-Adey Families – Oct 14, 2016:
Beautiful house perfectly located a stones throw from an awesome pub with fantastic food! We were not GAH usual guests as three couples with three babies but we had a fantastic time. The house is stunning, great to all have ensuites and the garden is lovely… small but perfectly formed. Areas for improvement would be the TV which gets poor signal and wifi which is borrowed from the owners home.
Sara – Oct 11, 2016:
Über cool house on the Somerset Levels we loved it all and had best nights sleep in super comfy beds. Plenty of space for our group of 8, playing board games, cooking in the farmhouse kitchen, and lots to do in the local area. Totally reccomended
Jane – Aug 29, 2016:
What an amazing house, we spent a truly relaxing time in peaceful Godney and recharged our batteries. Just wish we had longer here!
Jane – Aug 26, 2016:
Silence is golden
The surrounding silence is deafening, the company of the hosts is charming, interesting and insightful. But the best surprise was the shower! Its a big, bold and beautifully crafted space to just shower and dream…..
David – Aug 26, 2016:
Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful, super stylish and very cosy cottage.We have loved it!!A special place for our first trip as a family of 4.Freddie was in heaven exploring, and we were in heaven breathing fresh air, drinking cider in the pub and taking a break from our busy lives in London.Thank you!
Di Trish Chris & Sue – Jul 28, 2016:
Dear Jane & Simon, Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in this stunning property – we have enjoyed every minute, and we are hoping that your good taste has rubbed off on us.We have certainly been inspired by your exceptional interior design skills!And all so very comfortable too.Brilliant!! We loved our trips out to Wells, exploring the Bishop’s Palace there, and visiting The Good Earth vegetarian cafe(twice).The cider farm was an experience, as was Hauser & Wirth art gallery – not to be missed.Then a very happy mooch arounf Frome’s arty attractions – all lovely. Our three night stay has been thoroughly enjoyed by the four of us – Di, Trish, Chris & Sue Thank you SO much x
Louise – Jun 16, 2016:
Amazing house with great hosts and a brilliant pub literally next door…. We stayed at Godney Arts in March for a long weekend with friends and we had a fantastic time.The house itself is amazing, designed with loads of quirky features.Every bedroom is unique, with room 2 featuring a great roll top bath.Room 1 has a fab wet room with what I think we’re some sort of reclaimed tyre on the floor… It’s brilliant.Comfy beds and towels provided.All three rooms are spacious.Jane and simon have put a lot of thought and love into the property.Great kitchen and a lovely welcome hamper.
Roger, Fiona & family – Jun 16, 2016:
October 28th to 31st For my 65th birthday I came here for an amazing surprise.We came from the north and thekids came from all points of the compass.Charged with great advice we were able to dine in great pubs, thank you Jane – and while here saw the beautiful countryside. What an incredible house – thank you Roger, Fiona & family
Kelley & family – Jun 16, 2016:
Our time at Godney Arts House was simply perfect. What a refuge from hectic city life and a beautiful setting to gather with our family from Stockholm and Maine U.S. The house is a dream, we instantly felt at home. The Sheppey Inn is a delight … we ate all the food and it was all delicious. Your list of local recommendations was spot on, we had the best time visiting so many lovely local villages. I’m pretty sure we all ate a kilo of cheese each during our stay! Thank you for this brilliant place and sharing your home.This weekend will be atreasured memory for us all. Jane – a majical place to spend precious time with our kids!Thanks Kelley & family
Jane – Mar 10, 2016:
Hi Everyone, Glad you enjoyed staying at Godney Arts House, it can sometimes be difficult when trvelling with small babies so its great to hear you could all relax. Yes the WiFi can be slow and we do let guests know this before they arrive. Not sure why the TV signal was poor we will have a look to see if it can be adjusted, Thank you for letimg us know. Jane & Simon