View towards the cottage
Lounge with woodburner
Charming room with large inglenook fireplace
Kitchen with dining area
Master double bedroom
Master double bedroom
Twin bedroom
View towards the cottage and owners adjoining property
Meet the owners friendly sheep
1 / 10  View towards the cottage
2 / 10  Lounge with woodburner
3 / 10  Charming room with large inglenook fireplace
4 / 10  Kitchen
5 / 10  Kitchen with dining area
6 / 10  Master double bedroom
7 / 10  Master double bedroom
8 / 10  Twin bedroom
9 / 10  View towards the cottage and owners adjoining property
10 / 10  Meet the owners friendly sheep

Ivy House Cottage

Wincanton (1ml E), Somerset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming wing of Grade II-listed 17th century farmhouse
  • Period features throughout including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace
  • Situated in the heart of the village of Bayford
  • A short stroll from the village pub serving local food and ales
  • Close to the border of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, ideal for exploring all three counties
  • Within easy reach of the historic market towns of Frome and Sherborne
Property code: IVHOU

This lovingly furnished period property is brimming with character and ideally located for exploring three counties at once.

Situated just off the A303, this property is ideally placed for touring Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. The surrounding area boasts an array of picturesque market towns, including Frome, Shaftesbury and Sherborne, while the historic cities of Salisbury, Wells and Bath are all within easy reach. For those in search of culture, Stourhead Gardens are close by, while Longleat Safari Park makes a fun day out for the whole family.

Inside, this cosy cottage is steeped in charm, through exposed beams, original windows and uneven ceilings. The spacious kitchen/diner is light and bright with plenty of surface and storage space for making yourselves at home. Here you will find an integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, washer/dryer and dishwasher, together with a round table for sociable mealtimes. The delightful lounge next door is warm and inviting with a woodburner set into a large inglenook fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and a window seat. This is a homely room for relaxing after a long day on foot and making use of the TV/DVD. This property boasts two spacious bedrooms on the first floor, one double with antique writing desk and one twin. The bedrooms share a shower room with WC.

Outside, there is an enclosed shared area with seating for enjoying al fresco drinks. Guests also have access to a shared enclosed orchard, ideal for exercising dogs.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room
  • Ground floor WC
  • Kitchen: integrated oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, washer/dryer and dishwasher
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Woodburner with logs included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome
  • Beach 45 minutes, shop and pub within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Eloise.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rebecca 29th November 2018

Quaint, cosy and ideal break. Our dog loved it, the owners were super and we had a great time.

Reviewed by Johann 29th August 2018

Lovely hosts, extremely helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by Ian 14th June 2018

A lovely little cottage, which we thoroughly enjoyed spending a few days in. The owners had thoughtfully provided some basic local produce to get us started and welcomed us warmly, explaining where everything was. Overall, a great find :-)

Reviewed by A 2nd June 2018

Really enjoyed our stay at Ivy Cottage and the owners were so kind and helpful.

Reviewed by Margaret 11th May 2018

The cottage was beautiful and very tastefully furnished, very comfortable beds, in fact everything was perfect. The owners who live next door are very friendly and helpful and have a beautiful friendly dog too. A very e enjoyable holiday.

Reviewed by Terry 21st April 2018

A comfortable cottage with nice antique furniture, warm and cosy.

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