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Compton Bishop near Axbridge, Somerset (Ref. 1060213)


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  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Petra

    “Beautiful cottage, everything we needed was at hand.”

    Would definitely recommend

    Would definitely recommend

    - Petra, May 2024


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x King-Size, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi, and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front gravelled area with furniture and small barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome (there is a £15.00 per pet supplement) Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.6 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Bicycle storage (up to 4 bikes)
  • Pre-packaged logs on offer at the property - £6.00 to be left in the honesty box
  • Permanent wooden stair gates fitted
  • Note: Minimum stay of 3 nights for short breaks and arrivals only on Friday and Monday please
  • Please Note: Electric cars must be charged at designated charging points in the area
  • Please Note: This property doesn't accept children under 5 years of age, due to the log burners
  • Please Note: If your booking is above 14 nights, this needs to be discussed with reservations department first (owners right to refuse booking)
  • Please Note: This property has a check out of 11am
  • Property has been professionally renovated throughout as of January 2024
  • Please Note: this property is for holiday makers and does not accept working bookings.

The property

Axbridge 2.2 miles.

A homely, stone-built barn conversion located near the charming town of Axbridge in Somerset, Wavering is a characterful cottage to base an escape as a couple or family of three.

Inside, this warming cottage offers an inviting open-plan living area, with all you could need for a self-catered stay in one spot.

Take a seat in the tastefully colourful sitting area before the woodburning stove and make the most of the wonderful Smart TV when you're not out exploring, or gather around the dining table with one of the games from the selection for an evening of family fun.

The kitchen area is home to all of the essentials including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, perfect for all your home-cooked meals, while your private gravelled garden is a wonderful spot to dine alfresco as your canine companions play freely.

Make your way up the stairs to find the two beautiful bedrooms, made up of a double and a snug single room, each boasting a traditional, country-style interior and being served by the spacious shower room with a luxurious double walk-in shower.

In the perfect location for walkers and cyclists to come and discover the great opportunities at your fingertips, choose Wavering for your next rural retreat in Somerset.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1060214, together sleeping five guests.

Dunnett Farm Cottages

A pair of charming, stone-built barn conversions sat on the fringes of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the idyllic village of Compton Bishop in Somerset. Placed in an idyllic location with views towards Wavering Down and Crook Peak from which the cottage's names derive, it is the perfect stay for a group of five ramblers to come and make the most of this incredible area. Both cottages are charmingly decorated and come with homely and sociable open-plan living areas providing snug sofas, TVs and wonderful woodburning stoves to create the ultimate relaxing space after a day of walking and exploring. The kitchen areas have a rustic feel to them with wooden units and multi-coloured tiled walls, as well as offering all of the appliances that you will need during your self-catered stay. All of the bedrooms rest under the sloping ceilings, they are well-presented and are accompanied by characterful antique furniture to create that traditional cottage feel. The Dunnett Farm Cottages also boast pleasant gravelled gardens to the front, with plenty of seating for you to sit with a drink or even enjoy some alfresco dining. Nearby Axbridge is a splendid little town offering a shop, tearoom and choice of pubs, as well as rich history dating back to the reign of King Alfred the Great in the 9th century awaiting be discovered in the National Trust museum of the 15th century King John's Hunting Lodge, as well as attractions such as the UK's smallest cinema and festivals and carnivals to see throughout the year. Spend a day in the fascinating village of Cheddar, where you will find the marvel of Cheddar Gorge, where Britain's oldest complete human skeleton was found, Gough's Cave, Cheddar Reservoir boasting a range of watersports, and of course plenty of delicious cheddar cheese! Weston-super-Mare is also not far away should you fancy a traditional trip to the sea where you can find a sandy beach, theatres, museums of all kinds, and a pier offering a range of amusements, while the Mendip Hills AONB is a must-see for the outdoors lover, with plenty of walking, cycling, climbing, horse riding and so much more, there's no better place to experience the scenic splendour of Somerset. A couple of cosy cottages in a fantastic rural location, the Dunnett Farm Cottages make a delightful choice all-year-round.

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

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About the location


Cheddar 2.5 miles; Weston-super-Mare 8.5 miles; Bristol 19 miles

A delightful little town placed just outside of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset. Axbridge boasts pretty little buildings and a fascinating history, it dates back to the reign of King Alfred the Great in the 9th century, the village is also home to the 15th century King John's Hunting Lodge which is now a National Trust museum. This picturesque village was in fact the location for the Thatcher's Cider Hot Air Balloon advert! In terms of facilities, Axbridge is home to one of the UK's smallest cinemas with a little over 30 seats, a choice of pubs, a shop and a delightful tearoom. The town also hosts a number of popular events, festivals and carnivals throughout the year which would be worth tying into your holiday! For you more active guests, visit the nearby Mendip Hills with its range of walking paths accompanied by astounding scenery, the Cheddar Resevoir also sits on the outskirts of the village and offers a good range of watersports for you to try. The delightful village of Cheddar is nearby and well worth visiting, especially for you cheese lovers. The seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare is also within easy reach if a day at the beach is what you're after.

Please note: if guest wishing to book property for alternative start date other than a Friday/Monday owner must be contacted to discuss.
Note: Minimum stay of 3 nights for short breaks.

Please Note: Electric cars must be charged at designated charging points in the area.

Please Note: This property doesn't accept children under 5 years of age, due to the log burners

There is a £15.00 supplement per pet

This property has a £100 good housekeeping bond.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas