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Nestled into the Mendip hills & positioned above the Medieval town of Axbridge, Mendip House has beautiful views overlooking the Cheddar Valley & Somerset Levels. The original part of the house was thought to be constructed around 1750, when a cottage, (which was used as a school with an adjoining fives court), was knocked down and reconstructed onto the five courts itself. As a result the house is enclosed by a garden which meets it on every storey.

In the early 1960's my parents, Dale & Benita Schofield, purchased the house and it became our family home. 




The house was refurbished in 2014 and although it is still home, I have been renting the house for weekends away and holidays for families and friends wanting to get together. I am now am expanding the remit of the house as it is  big enough for those wishing to organise a workshop or retreat. 


2020 was a very strange year for all. During lockdown I managed to renovate the greenhouse and partially reach the goal of offering my guests a veg basket on their arrival, some weeks were more fruitful than others and there's a way to go before Riverford has to worry! This it is part of my plan to try and make the house as sustainable as possible over the next few years.

There is a French aesthetic to the construction of the house and I have played on when decorating the interior, this coupled with the big spacious garden makes Mendip House a really is a lovely place to chill and relax and catch up with family and friends.

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