The Shippens is a spacious modern barn conversion finished to a high standard. It is located in a quiet village just 3 miles from Sherborne. Perfect base to explore Dorset inland and beaches also the City of Bath .
The Shippens sleeps up to 7 in 3 bedrooms, a kingsize in the main, double in bed 2 and twin beds in the third. an additional fold out bed can be set up in the very spacious main bedroom.
Accommodation includes a living room with large oak windows and French doors that open onto a courtyard garden plus a large kitchen dinning room. Upstairs are 3 characterful bedrooms with exposed beams and Velux windows, there is also a modern family bathroom with a powerful shower over the bath. The master bedroom also has an ensuite shower room.
The barn is south facing and has a gravel courtyard the garden that gets sunshine all day and into the evening. There is a table and chairs on a patio with seating, perfect to unwind in the evening and take advantage of the charcoal BBQ. There is a dedicated off road parking space for two cars
Meadow View Barn is situated in the village of Over Compton, a delightful hamlet located just on the Dorset side of the county border with Somerset, a few miles from the towns of Yeovil to the west and Sherborne to the east. There are great walks from the village as well as many local attractions including golf, many of Dorset’s beaches are only a 30-40min drive. There is a train service from the local station that can take you anywhere between Weymouth (Olympic sailing centre) and Bristol including Bath.
The cottage also includes the benefit of membership to a fantastic members only delicatessen that has a great selection of food and wine as well as some incredible ready meals produced by them on site ( (URL HIDDEN) ) . This is just a short walk from the cottage through the beautiful grounds of Compton House. Compton House was previously a butterfly farm and famously produced the silk for Princess Diana's Wedding dress.
Public Houses can be found in the neighbouring villages of Nether Compton, a ½ mile walk “The Griffins Head” (very traditional) and Trent 1½ miles “The Rose & Crown”, which has been recently renovated and comes highly recommended serving excellent food ( (URL HIDDEN) ).
Short stays are possible depending on availability, please get in touch to check. Our normal change over day is Saturday, this can be more flexible out of peak season so please enquire.
Seating for 5, Digital FreeSat-HD TV and DVD player, Wii Games console, WiFi Internet access
Oak table with seating for 6
Electric hob, oven with grill, microwave, fridge with small freezer space, washer/dryer, dishwasher
King size bed, Pull out bed/cot space, LCD Freesat TV/DVD player, DAB Radio/Ipod dock
Second Bedroom: Twin beds
The property has central heating, bed linen and towels are provided, a high chair and travel cot available on request.
Small dogs considered (small charge, please contact owner)
There is no smoking at this property
The barn is centrally located with easy access to the many delights that Dorset and Somerset have to offer.
Yeovil Golf Club- 1.2 miles SW.
Sherborne Golf Club- 3.1 miles NE.
Folke Golf Centre Alweston- 4.8 miles E.
Came Down Golf Club- 15 miles S.
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Haynes Motor Museum
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