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Polo Cottage

Castle Cary (6mls SW), Somerset
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Beautifully renovated in 2023 the barn is tucked away in a pretty Somerset village
  • Perfect location for exploring a wide choice of walks with your four-legged friends 
  • Ideal base for exploring the lovely Somerset countryside and beaches
Property code: POLOC

An interesting ‘upside-down’ style property, conveniently located in the village of West Camel. The village boasts a local pub and a bakery nearby and also many countryside walks, perfect for a quiet Sunday stroll. Located close to the Somerset/Dorset border, you are within easy reach of the historic towns of Castle Cary, Bruton and Sherborne with its famous castles. Many day trips are within easy reach of the property such as, the National Trust site of Stourhead, The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Hauser & Wirth art gallery, Glastonbury with its Tor, Clarks Village at Street and Longleat Safari Park. If you fancy a trip to the seaside slightly further afield you will find Brean, Weston-Super-Mare or Burnham-on-Sea on the Somerset coast or Lyme Regis, West Bay or Charmouth on the Dorset coast. There is also the option to enjoy the owner's 4 acres of farmland, just a short stroll from the property, where you can meet the chickens, pigs and lambs.

Upon entering this property, the stairs will lead you up to the spacious lounge/dining area, the high ceilings offer a real feeling of space. Relax after a long day and pick up a good book or challenge each other to a board game. Alternatively pop a film on and snuggle up. (sofa bed available on request) Leading off from the lounge/diner you will find the kitchen where you can cook up a storm, fitted with a cooker, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and coffee machine. Downstairs you will find the relaxing double bedroom which has patio doors to the enclosed patio seating area. There is also the en-suite shower/wet room and WC.

Venturing outside you will find the enclosed garden/patio area perfect for sitting outside and enjoying the sunshine. Heated dog kennels are available on request for a donation to the owner’s charity. Dog washing area on site.

  • 1 double bedroom – additional sofa bed available on request
  • 1 wetroom with shower and WC
  • Kitchen: cooker, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and coffee machine
  • Heated dog kennels available on request with a donation to owner’s charity
  • Farm activities available with arrangement with the owner
  • Heating included - heating surcharge of £30 from October to April (inclusive), payable to owner on arrival
  • Towels and bathrobes included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-fi included
  • Pub 5 minute walk, bakery 0.5 miles and shop 1 mile
  • TV and DVD
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Carolyn 11th May 2024

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Lovely cottage in a great location for exploring Somerset, one of the friendliest and prettiest villages weve ever stayed in. Sarah was a fantastic host who showed us around the cottage when we first arrived and was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Cottage was well equipped with very comfy sofa and bed. Loved our days out at StourheadRead more, Montacute House, Sherborne, Wells and Clarks Village. Would definitely recommend and would love to return one day. Hide

Reviewed by David 4th May 2024

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Stunning location and lovely well kept property and Sarah was very attentive but was not intrusive in fact the perfect host. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Kees 26th April 2024

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Nice cottage in peaceful en quiet surroundings, lovely village. Clean inside and private parking. Only you have to consider there is no closable bedroom. It is on the ground floor and open to the 1st floor living room.

Reviewed by Ian 12th April 2024

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I lovely roomy cottage, ideal for 2, within easy reach of Sherborne and Wells, it had all we needed for a very comfortable week.

Reviewed by Susan 7th April 2024

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Reviewed by Stephen 3rd March 2024

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A lovely sized cottage, well equipped & in a lovely quiet village location. Loved our days out to Cheddar Gorge, Street (Clarkes Outlet Village) & Stourhead (National Trust) Our dogs Millie & Dougie also had a great weeks holiday.

Reviewed by Sue 22nd December 2023

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A lovely cottage in what is the friendliest village I have ever visited. Sarah is a wonderful host and made Poppy and I so welcome. The cottage is equipped with everything you could wish for and feels so homely. Super comfy bed and sofa (not always the case in holiday accommodation) and a huge selection of books to read if you fancy some quiet timeRead more. Great walks from the doorstep and in the perfect location to easily visit all of the surrounding attractions. Looking forward to our next visit. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 22nd September 2023

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We stayed at polo cottage 22nd - 27th September in West Camel. It was beautiful, clean and felt home from home. The bedroom was downstairs and lounge & kitchen were upstairs. There was a TV and very large book case with a variety of books and games. We were welcomed by Sarah who is very friendly and showed us around the cottage and happy to help wiRead moreth any questions. The walnut tree pub is about a 5 min walk away and serves lovely food. The village is quiet and a perfect location. Will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Joanna 15th September 2023

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Lovely cottage, great for a peaceful holiday and a great base for visiting lots of places. Would definitely recommend the cottage.

Reviewed by Barbara 3rd September 2023

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We had such a lovely time in Polo Cottage. Lovely property, sympathicaly renovated. Great location, so peaceful. Sarah, the owner was very friendly and accommodating. We will definitely book again.

Reviewed by Suzie 24th August 2023

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The cottage is in a lovely village, we appreciated the quiet location which was a stones throw to the pub which was dog friendly and great food. The cottage had a great cozy feel, and the upside down logistics (kitchen and living space upstairs and bedroom and bathroom downstairs was great.

Reviewed by Tina 13th February 2023

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Polo cottage was a great find just what we wanted for a short half term break. Sarah the owner was very welcoming and showed us around the cottage and if we wanted anything while we were there just ask as the owner lives on site but do not intrude on your privacy. Camel is a good place for a base as theres a nice pub in the village and nice dog walRead moreks , you can explore Somerset Dorset and Devon all within an hour or two drive which we did. Newton family Essex. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 29th December 2022

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Reviewed by Barbara 11th November 2022

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Excellent stay in a delightful property in an equally delightful Somerset village. The owners Nick & Sarah were charming, very obliging & a wealth of local knowledge adding to the enjoyment of our stay. We will definitely be staying again & have no hesitation in recommending.

Reviewed by Neville 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Derek 29th September 2022

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