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Sunset Cottage

Gurney Slade and Binegar near Shepton Mallet, Somerset (Ref. 923628)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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16 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Finch

    “Delightful cottage, peaceful and ideal location to visit Somerset attractions, Glastonbury, Wells, etc.”



    - Mr Finch, May 2021

Somerset Cottages

These delightful, detached stone barn conversions can be found within the lawned grounds of the owner’s lovely cottage, peacefully situated a short distance from the Somerset villages of Binegar and Gurney Slade, and only four miles from Shepton Mallet. A great touring base, there are numerous attractions within an easy drive of the barns, catering for all tastes and ages, ranging from picturesque Wells, England’s smallest city, with its stunning cathedral. Head to mystical Glastonbury where you can take the challenge of a climb to the top of Glastonbury Tor and be rewarded with the exceptional views across the Somerset Levels, or maybe sample some retail therapy at Clark’s shopping village. Golfing parties will love the variety on offer with four 18-hole golf courses within ten miles of the cottages. You’ll certainly return home refreshed after a stay in this wonderful Somerset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These charming and comfortable holiday cottages can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

About the property

Sunset Cottage is a beautiful country retreat with a contemporary interior design and rural views.

In the garden is a charming ‘gingerbread’ style barbecue hut which provides a fantastic setting for the group to gather together at any time of year.

Features include a stylish open plan ground floor living area, having a feature window which extends into the roof to provide wonderful views of the nearby paddock, whilst the romantics can sit by the wall-mounted, electric flame-effect fire and gaze at the starlit sky from the comfort of the sofa, and to one side there’s a well-equipped kitchen area, a lovely place to prepare delicious treats for your group.

Whether you prefer a bath or a shower, both are on offer here, with a ground floor walk-in shower as well as a double-ended bath.

Upstairs, there’s the eaves double bedroom which has its own en-suite shower room and there are two steps up to an eaves family bedroom with three single beds, both rooms enjoying views across the lovely Mendip countryside.

Outside there’s a private undercover decking area where you can relax and take in the fresh Somerset air.

Fire up a barbecue all year round whatever the weather either in the barbecue hut or alfresco on the covered decking.

If you’re lucky, you may be able to marvel at one of the glorious sunsets, or stroll across the shared lawns and greet the horses in the fields.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 923627, together they sleep 9.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x eaves double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x eaves family room with 3 singles
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Electric night storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Undercover bike storage
  • Private patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Shared lawned area with BBQ hut
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: Restricted head height due to sloping ceilings in both bedrooms
  • Note: Although the property is pet free, the owner has a dog
  • This property charges a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond for bookings made after the 2nd January 2019

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

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About the location


Shepton Mallet 4 miles.

The twin Somerset villages of Gurney Slade and Binegar can be found just four miles north of Shepton Mallet nestling on the eastern edge of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Well served by local inns and a well-stocked village shop and Post Office, the area also abounds in lovely walks which criss-cross the lush countryside. The nearby historic town of Shepton Mallet is a delightful mixture of old and new, with some wonderful old architecture and a weekly market, plus a variety of shops, pubs and eateries. This is a beautiful landscape, with unique places to visit and activities to suit everyone. The Royal Bath and West Showground, just south of Shepton Mallet is the site of one of Britain's major agricultural shows, held here annually in May/June, whilst many other events are staged regularly throughout the year. The area offers a superb touring base with an easy drive to Wells, Glastonbury and Bath, and many family attractions including Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves and East Somerset Railway are all also within a 45-minute drive. Then, after your day out exploring this lovely part of Somerset, why not treat yourselves to a glass of the scrumptious local cider! You'd be hard-pressed to find a better holiday base.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas