Meadow View Barn

Meadow View Barn Sherborne Dorset

Modern barn conversion close to Sherborne sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms Perfect base to discover Dorset both rural and coast Well equipped including HDTV and free WiFi

Completed in 2007 one of three barns, Meadow View Barn has been converted to give a modern relaxing environment retaining the character of the original structure. Accommodation includes a modern open plan living space with large oak windows and French doors that open onto a courtyard garden. Upstairs are 2 characterful bedrooms with exposed beams and Velux windows, there is also a modern family bathroom with a shower over the bath.

Key Features

  • Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms
  • Modern family bathroom with shower over bath
  • Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen
  • Includes bed linen, towels, electricity, unlimited internet
  • Private courtyard gard with seating and BBQ

The living area is furnished in a contemporary style. The property has a well equipped fitted kitchen, the lounge benefits from a modern flat screen TV with Freesat-HD (with BBC iPlayer), DVD and a Wii games console, including a small games and DVD library. There is also complementary WiFi Internet access.

The dinning area has a good sized oak table with seating for 6. The barn sleeps 4+1, upstairs are 2 bedrooms, one king size double one twin. The master bedroom can be configured with a pull out full size single bed or space for a cot. There is a modern family bathroom with a shower over the bath.

The barn is south facing and has a gravel courtyard garden that gets sunshine all day and into the evening. There is a table and chairs on a patio with seating for 4, perfect to unwind in the evening and take advantage of the charcoal BBQ. The garden has a small picket fence with a secure latching gate. There is a dedicated off road parking space for one car.

The cost of a 7 day rental is between £350 and £800, short breaks of 3 nights or more. Pricing and availability can be seen on . Payment can be made by credit card, bank transfer, paypal or personal chqeue.

Meadow View Barn is situated in the village of Over Compton, a delightful hamlet located just on the Dorset side of the county border with Somerset, a few miles from the towns of Yeovil to the west and Sherborne to the east. There are great walks from the village as well as many local attractions including golf, many of Dorset’s beaches are only a 30-40min drive. There is a train service from the local station that can take you anywhere between Weymouth (Olympic sailing centre) and Bristol including Bath.

The cottage also includes the benefit of membership to a fantastic members only delicatessen that has a great selection of food and wine as well as some incredible ready meals produced by them on site ( ) . This is just a short walk from the cottage through the beautiful grounds of Compton House. Compton House was previously a butterfly farm and famously produced the silk for Princess Diana's Wedding dress.

Public Houses can be found in the neighbouring villages of Nether Compton, a ½ mile walk “The Griffins Head” (very traditional) and Trent 1½ miles “The Rose & Crown”, which has been recently renovated and comes highly recommended serving excellent food ( ).

Short stays are possible depending on availability, please get in touch to check. Our normal change over day is Saturday, this can be more flexible out of peak season so please enquire.


Seating for 5, Digital FreeSat-HD TV and DVD player, Wii Games console, WiFi Internet access

Dinning Area:
Oak table with seating for 6

Electric hob, oven with grill, microwave, fridge with small freezer space, washer/dryer, dishwasher

Master Bedroom:
King size bed, Pull out bed/cot space, LCD Freesat TV/DVD player, DAB Radio/Ipod dock

Second Bedroom: Twin beds

The property has central heating, bed linen and towels are provided, a high chair and travel cot available on request.

Small dogs considered (small charge, please contact owner)

There is no smoking at this property

The barn is centrally located with easy access to the many delights that Dorset and Somerset have to offer.

Yeovil Golf Club- 1.2 miles SW.
Sherborne Golf Club- 3.1 miles NE.
Folke Golf Centre Alweston- 4.8 miles E.
Came Down Golf Club- 15 miles S.

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Sherborne Castles

Sherborne Abbey

Haynes Motor Museum


Lyme Regis

Size: Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach: Bridport, 37km
Will consider: Corporate lets
House swaps
Short breaks
Access: Car advised
Nearest amenities: 2km
Family friendly? Suitable for children of all ages
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes: May take pets - please enquire
No smoking at this property


Luxuries: Internet access, DVD player
General: Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities: Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms: 2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom
Furniture: Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 5
Other: Linen and towels provided
Highchair available
Outdoors: Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access: Parking space


A deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking. remaining payment 30 days before arrival.
Small dogs considered please contact owner to confirm.


Please quote
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Contact Details

Meadow View Barn
Compton Road
DT9 4
T: 01908 530803