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The Barn

Compton Bishop, near Cheddar, Somerset (Ref. 975938)


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Donna

    “Property was perfect, well equipped and in a beautiful setting”

    - Donna, November 2023


  • 1 x double bedroom with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • Upstairs dining room
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Downstairs kitchen.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, second by request
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: This property does not accept children, except babes in arms.

The property

On the edge of Compton Bishop, with rural views to the Mendip slopes, a detached, south-facing, pretty cottage created from a barn with its own drive and entrance alongside the owners’ cottage.

Gravelled courtyard (table/chairs) with established plants and, under an arch, drying area and lockable storage for bicycles (popular mountain biking and road cycling area).

Fly and coarse fishing locally. Door from courtyard into smart kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with steep stairs up to dining room with views over fields.

Beyond this, large and comfortable living room with woodburner, TV/DVD/Blu-ray and views over fields.

Double bedroom (TV/DVD) with smart en suite shower-room (suite).

No children, except pre-crawling babies.

A super place at any time of year; a great base for exploring this pretty part of Somerset with its historic houses, beautiful gardens, RSPB reserves, festivals and the open spaces of Exmoor and the Quantocks. Compton Bishop: tiny farmland village (pretty 13th cent.

church) on the Mendips’ southern slopes - splendid walking, with views across the Somerset Levels.

Axbridge (shops), 2 miles; Cheddar Gorge (caves), 4; sea/sandy beaches at Weston-super-Mare, 8, or Burnham (good golf), 9.

Riding locally; Blagdon Lake (fishing), 7 miles.

Bristol, 18; Bath, 30.

Nearest pub, 1½ miles.


1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Private Wood Store / Hanging Area / Boot Rack

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Axbridge 2.3 miles; Cheddar 4.2 miles; Weston-super-Mare 8.3 miles.

Cheddar: The large Somerset village of Cheddar is a major tourist destination on the edge of the Mendip Hills, renowned for SSSI Cheddar Gorge, the largest gorge in Britain, which includes several show caves such as Gough’s Cave, through which Britain’s biggest underground river runs

Note: This property does not accept children, except babes in arms.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas