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.
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.
About the location
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.