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Beautiful Ham Stone Country Cottages In Rural Location



Updated: 12-Sep-2016
Compton Cottages, Compton Pauncefoot, Nr. Wincanton, Somerset, England - Peaceful Village Location

Welcome to Compton Cottages, beautiful ham stone cottages set in the pretty village of Compton Pauncefoot in the heart of the West Country. The luxury self catering accommodation has the feel of a country house in a spacious cottage setting. The stylishly renovated cottages consist of good sized bedroom accommodation, generous living rooms with wood burners and great eat in kitchens Both have south facing enclosed patios overlooking the neighbouring fields. The cottages have individual private drives providing secure parking for at least three cars (at each cottage).

Details for holiday cottage Mrs Bests Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms


Bed 1 - King size double bed - dual aspect over looking the rear garden

Bed 2 - Double bed - dual aspect, over looking the front garden

Bed 3 - Twin room with 2 full size single beds

Many exposed beams - very cosy, some carpet and some hard wood floors.

Travel cot provided

Bed 4 - downstairs - twin room - ideal for 2 children or an elderly relation


Main family bathroom; upstairs with luxury roll top bath

2nd bathroom; upstairs - with shower over bath

Downstairs shower room - power shower


Dual aspect kitchen over looking rear garden - with hand painted units and granite work surfaces and the original blue lias stone floor. The kitchen easily sits eight for dinner. The appliances provided include fridge freezer, dishwasher, oven, microwave and a washing machine in a separate laundry cupboard.

The Living Room:

This lovely room has a wonderful inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove (wood provided), a window seat overlooking the front

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

I live in the next door cottage. I love the village and thought it would be a great location to share with other people.

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From the Owner

I refurbished the holiday cottage in 2011 after I had finished refurbishing my own house a year of too earlier

Activity and Interests


With easy access to the north coast of both Somerset and Devon and the south coast of Dorset and Devon and under an hour drive to Weymouth.


A car is necessary to enjoy Compton Pauncefoot and the surrounding area.

2 hours drive to Heathrow and Gatwick.

2 hour train journey from London Paddington to Castle Cary, of Waterloo to Templecoombe


Sherborne 7m, Wincanton 4m, London 120m

Within 30 mins, the Bath & West Show Ground, The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Hayes Motor Museum. Longleat, Sherborne Abbey, Wells Catherdral. Glastonbury and Glastonbury Tor. Clarks village at Street. Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park. Ham Hill Country Park.

Within 60 mins, Bath and Bristol. Salisbury and the Cranborne Chase. Cheddar Gorge. Stonehenge. Wookey Hole and Cheddar Caves. Dorchester. The Tank Museum. Abbotsbury Swannery. Monkey World.

Further Details:

National Trust properties nearby include: Montacute, Stourhead, Tintinhull, Lytes Cary, Barrington Court.

Other properties to visit Glastonbury and Sherborne Castle.

Wonderful local pubs all around - a gastronomic feast! All information held within the cottage.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Half term
21 Oct 2016 - 3 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas and New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
50% of the letting fee is due on booking with the final 50% due 8 weeks before your stay. A £150 refundable security deposit is also required 8 weeks before your stay.

For full terms and conditions please visit our website.

Changeover Day:
The preferred change over day is Friday - if this is not convenient please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Out of the main summer season, long weekends may be considered - with a minimum stay of 3 nights, please just ask for a price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 12-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

The property is located in a beautiful Somerset village. There is a great local pub in the next door village, which is an easy walk. A welcome meal can be provided on your arrival.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


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Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Both cottages have lovely south facing patios which over look the neighbouring fields. There are large tables and lots of chairs provided for alfresco living. There is parking at both cottages for at least 3 cars.

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