The Old Bull Stall

Penselwood near Wincanton, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 1763)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    5

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A quaint, period cottage, converted from a former barn, situated on the owner's working farm in the peaceful hamlet of Penselwood, 2 miles from Bourton and 5 miles from Gillingham. Set amidst glorious countryside on the borders of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire, this traditional cottage provides a comfortable, well-furnished base from which to explore the delights of this lovely area. The property offers cosy living accommodation, two charming bedrooms and shared use of the owner's lawned garden. Enjoy a fresh egg for breakfast from the free range hens on the farm, which is also home to sheep, shire horses, cattle, ducks and geese. There is good walking in the area and there are plenty of places to visit nearby such as Stourhead, Longleat, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, the Cheddar Gorge, Shaftesbury, Stonehenge, Wells, Salisbury and the Dorset coast, all within easy driving distance. For days out close to home, purchase a day ticket for trout fishing, only 4 miles from the property, while children can enjoy a play area near the church. This is a great base for a relaxing break in lovely, rural surroundings.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor double, 1 x ground floor twin with additional fold-out bed. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Small kitchen. Sitting room with gas woodburner and dining area.

Amenities

Electric wall panel heaters with gas woodburner in sitting room and heated towel rail in bathroom. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, shared use of owner's washing machine by arrangement, TV, DVD, radio, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Shared use of owner's lawned garden with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: Young children should be supervised at all times due to proximity of farm equipment/animals. Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead whilst on premises of property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

PENSELWOOD

Wincanton 4 miles; Gillingham 5 miles; Shaftesbury 9 miles.

Penselwood is a charming hamlet consisting of a sprinkling of pretty cottages, a village church and a children's play area, all surrounded by lush farmland and unspoiled countryside. Situated on the borders of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and reached by little country lanes from the nearby scattered village of Bourton, this is a superb, peaceful area to relax, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The area offers great walking and you'll be spoilt for choice of places to visit, with the magnificent house and gardens at Stourhead, and historic Shaftesbury and Longleat House and Safari Park within a short drive. Travel a little further afield and visit Yeovilton Air Museum, Stonehenge, the Cheddar Gorge, and the magnificent cathedral cites of Salisbury, Wells and Bath. An excellent rural base from which to explore this lovely area.

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