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Metcalfe House

(Ref. 1155647)

Compton Dundon near Street, Somerset Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 11 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size and 1 x double with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room, 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x double room plus a day bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Jack-and-Jill shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory with TV
  • Games room with TV
  • Oil central heating
  • Range with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle and toaster
  • 3 x smart TV, WiFi, pool table
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, stairgate and travel cot available on request
  • Driveway parking for five cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Please note: can pets please remain downstairs in the property

The property

Street 2.7 miles.

Metcalfe House is an impressive, detached property resting in Compton Dundon near Street, between the ancient market town of Somerton and medieval Glastonbury with its widely seen Tor, ideal for a large group or family looking for a getaway close to the Somerset Levels. With ample parking in front of the house, unload your belongings and be welcomed into the spacious hall with the stairs to the upper floors.

From here, discover the lounge, a light and airy space with a woodburning stove, where everyone can enjoy a movie marathon.

Head into the kitchen, equipped for all your culinary needs, as the chef in the party creates meals which can be enjoyed by guests in the adjacent dining room.

Relax in the light-filled conservatory, with doors opening out onto the patio offering an alternative dining arrangement when the weather allows.

Enjoy the large, child-friendly garden for outdoor games and relaxation.

The property benefits from a utility room with cloakroom, making a perfect storage space for those muddy boots having taken the opportunity to explore the vicinity and the abundance of walks surrounding.

For the more competitive guests there is a games room with a pool table, ideal for an in-house holiday competition. Retire upstairs to freshen up in the contemporary family bathroom where you can relax and unwind in the bath before settling down for the night in one of the five well-presented bedrooms, choose between a king size or double with Jack and Jill style shower room, a double with its own cloakroom or a twin room.

On the second floor, you will find a further double bedroom with an additional single day bed, allowing flexibility on your sleeping arrangements. If you can tear yourselves away from your holiday home, you can take advantage of the wide array of local attractions; visit Montacute House or the Fleet Air Arm Museum.

Enjoy a day out at Clarkes Village in Street, Cheddar Gorge or visit Wookey Hole Caves, explore the history and heritage of Wells with its cathedral or try fishing at Viaduct Fishery.

A little further from the property, enjoy a game of golf at Long Sutton Golf Club.

Take a break from cooking for the evening and visit the Castlebrook Inn serving traditional pub food. Metcalfe House is within reach of several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including the Blackdown Hills, Mendip Hills, and Quantock Hills.

From the rear of the property there is a small caravan and camp site, and guests are welcome to wander through the grounds and access the public footpath beyond to discover some incredible sights and far-reaching views across Somerset including Glastonbury Tor. For a truly memorable holiday in the beautiful Somerset countryside, choose Metcalfe House to enhance the whole experience.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Glastonbury 2.4 miles, Bridgwater 13.2 miles

Street is a thriving village home to a wide array of wondrous amenities. Based at the end of the Polden Hills and closet to the popular destination of Glastonbury, it provides a prime location for exploring the excitement of Somerset. Steeped in history from the Roman times, the village still presents opportunities to explore the past through its historic buildings and even in The Shoe Museum, where you can learn about the story of the well-established shoe shop Clarks and the development of the footwear industry. The village also holds a selection of modern-time amenities suitable for all tastes, with its shops, restaurants and bars and even an outdoor swimming pool, the area caters for all times of year and weathers. To enrich yourself in culture, head to the Strode Theatre where you can escape in the world of arts where locals come to present their talents, as well as serving as a cinema and concert venue too - a true gem and an enjoyable experience for all of the family. Within close reach to the history enriched town of Glastonbury, the village also makes a vibrant destination for festival-goers. Glastonbury, best known for its festival presenting an array of contemporary performing arts, is home to the Glastonbury Tor holding Arthurian legend, an astounding abbey, the Chalice Well, and the Somerset Rural Life Museum, providing an educational and action-packed day out for all ages and interests. Close to Bridgwater and the Mendip Hills AONB too, Street is a marvellous destination for a holiday in Somerset with all of your loved ones.

Please note: can pets please remain downstairs in the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas