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The Hermitage

Nunney near Frome, Somerset (Ref. 9248)



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46 Customer Review(s)

  • Anne

    “A beautiful home in a stunning village.”

    We very much loved our week in Somerset. Thank you

    We very much loved our week in Somerset. Thank you

    - Anne, May 2021

The property

This quaint, semi-detached stone cottage, dates back to 1750, and is tucked away in a peaceful location within the attractive village of Nunney, three miles from Frome.

This charming holiday cottage oozes character, combined with modern comforts.

A well-equipped kitchen has all that you need for preparing home-cooked meals, and the cosy sitting room features a woodburning stove, perfect for relaxing in front of after a busy day exploring.

Outside, there is a pretty courtyard garden, an ideal place to sit with a refreshing drink on a pleasant summer’s day.

A gentle stroll takes you to the picturesque ruins of the 14th century Nunney Castle; enjoy a picnic beside the moat, or discover the castle's history and on the way home why not stop off and treat yourselves to the real ales on offer at the local pub?

Nearby Frome is a charming village with a variety of events, vintage shops, art galleries and independent shops and cafes.

There are also a number of individual workshops where you can peruse the local wares.

Bruton is home to the Hauser & Wirth Somerset gallery and arts centre which is a must see, and while there why not visit the on-site restaurant which serves locally sourced food.

There is plenty to do within a short drive; take in a show at Frome’s Merlin Theatre, marvel at the magnificent houses and gardens at Longleat and Stourhead, explore ancient Glastonbury or visit regal Bath.

The Hermitage provides a comfortable, romantic base in an idyllic Somerset village.


  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, Smart TV with Freeview, and integrated DVD player, selection of books, games and DVDs, CD player
  • Nespresso machine (takes original shape capsule pods)
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking available close by
  • Small courtyard garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 mins walk
  • Note: The steep cottage stairs may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: No working parties
  • Access to one side of the second double bed only

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About the location


Frome 3 miles; Bath 18 miles; Glastonbury 18 miles.

Arguably one of Somerset's prettiest villages, Nunney is dominated by England's smallest castle, built in the 14th century and surrounded by a picturesque moat. Sadly ruined during the Civil War, the castle still commands an attractive, much-photographed, centre piece to the village. Local amenities include a tea room, shop, newsagent and a pub serving good food and real ales, whilst the annual August street fayre is well-known for its carnival atmosphere! The nearby town of Frome offers a good selection of shops and restaurants as well as regular events at The Merlin Theatre. Alternatively visit Longleat House, gardens and safari park, or Stourhead, both a short drive, whilst ancient Glastonbury, Wells cathedral, Wookey Hole, and the majestic cities of Bath and Salisbury are all easily accessible. A picturesque Somerset village providing a most interesting holiday location at any time of the year.

Region Information

Note: No working parties.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute