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East Compton near Pilton, Somerset (Ref. 1057425)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

About the property

Pilton 1.9 miles.

Situated amongst the idyllic Somerset countryside in the village of East Compton lies Pippin, an attractive barn conversion perfect for a couples escape.

Boasting a tranquil location and a bubbling hot tub you can look forward to sinking into after a long day of walking, this delightful dwelling is sure to be a romantic retreat any time of year.

Arriving at the property, off-road parking greets you where you can leave your car and get settled into your home away from home for the trip.

Step into the spacious open-plan living space complete with feature beams on the high ceiling, a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting are with plenty of home comforts.

Whip up your breakfasts in the kitchen on the electric oven and hob to enjoy at the dining table while you plan a day of adventures with your loved one.

From here, make your way to the sitting area to cosy up in front of the woodburning stove to watch the TV for the rest of the evening.

When sleep calls, head off to the bedroom to rest your head before another action-packed day of exploring.

The bedroom is home to a plush double bed and storage so you can unpack your belongings, as well as a delicate floral theme and quaint art pieces.

Prepare for your day in style in the shower room where you can enjoy a long rinse off after a muddy day in the countryside.

Guests will benefit from pleasant courtyard with dining furniture so you can enjoy your morning tea or coffee in the gentle summer sun, along with a fantastic hot tub, perfect for soaking in the bubbles under the stars with your other half.

Head out into the nearby town centre for date night; Shepton Mallet offers a wealth of pubs, bars and eateries for you to enjoy during your stay.

If you like to vary cuisines when eating out, Rosemary Greek Restaurant offers a delicious Greek menu, while La Tavola D'Oro specializes in tasty Italian; why not treat your other half to dinner before stopping at Pillars 501 for some wine, cheese and cocktails.

For tranquil walks in this scenic area, venture out to Kilver Court Gardens and stroll beside the perfectly-manicured plants and shrubberies providing a peaceful path through the grounds.

Adventurous types will enjoy a day of exploring the underground caves at Wookey Hole Caves, where you can take guided tours through the natural and ancient crevices.

Above ground, you can visit the iconic Cheddar Gorge which is within easy reach by car from the cottage; known for its stunning viewpoints and paths leading back down into Gough's Cave, Cheddar Gorge is popular amongst tourists year round.

Whether you like to get out and be in nature, or just wants to stay and enjoy a peaceful break with your loved one, Pippin is an enchanting retreat in a picture-perfect area.

Please note: This property can be booked with property ref 1050668 and property ref 1057426, together sleeping up to 8 guests


  • All-ground-floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Private off-road parking
  • Enclosed courtyard with patio, gravelled area, furniture and hot tub
  • Shared tennis court
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 1.6 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location


Shepton Mallet 3 miles; Glastonbury 7 miles;

Pilton is a small village and civil parish situated within Somerset, England. Within this charming town you will find a local pub, the Crown Inn, a village hall and Working Men’s Club and the Grade I listed building, Tithe Barn at Cumhill Farm, which was built in the 14th century to hold produce for Glastonbury Abbey. It is a great walking area, with miles of paths to explore. Such walks include the West Compton and North Wootton path, which is an easy 7.5 mile walk, where you will explore the southern fringe of the Mendip Hills. Nearby is the famous Glastonbury town, which plays host to ancient and medieval sites and the renowned Glastonbury Music Festival. Whilst here you can visit Glastonbury Tor, Glastonbury Abbey and Chalice Well.

Region Information

Note; There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £300 for this property.

Please Note: Friday and Monday changeover days only. Please contact Sykes if require a different day.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas