The Shippens Barn

The Shippens Barn in Over Compton, Sherborne

Prices from £600 per week, weekend rate from £150 per night


  • Dog/Pet Friendly
  • Garden
  • Group Friendly
  • Wireless Broadband

Beautiful 3 bedroom converted barn in picturesque village, peaceful location within easy reach of local amenities, incredible local walks & great golf clubs, sleeps 6/8.

Beautiful three bedroom converted barn in picturesque English village of Over Compton near Sherborne, Dorset. Spacious lounge and kitchen, large super kingsize ensuite master bedroom. Thirty minutes from the coast. Close to several top golf clubs. Access to exclusive members delicatessens and wine shop included. Nestled deep in Thomas Hardye country the historic village is in easy reach of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Dorchester, Bournemouth & Weymouth. Perfect destination for scenic country walks, rest, relaxation and the opportunity to recharge your batteries. Sherborne boasts a stunning Abbey and Castle along with a various fantastic restaurants and unique shops.

Bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Super King-size en-suite with Sofa Bad to sleep family of 4.
Bedroom 2: Double bed.
Bedroom 3: Double / Twin or Single depending on requirements.
Bathrooms: Main bathroom- Large Bath / Shower & WC.
En-suite- Large shower & WC.
Kitchen: Very large, well equipped kitchen / dinner including: Electric cooker, hob, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine / dryer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and well stocked cooking equipment.
Living Rooms: Large living room including 3 sofas, armchair, TV, DVD player, 80 + Freeview channels.
linen/maid service:
Property cleaned weekly. Price includes full linen and towels for each room


Notes on accommodation
The Shippens is a newly converted barn in 2007. All of the fixtures and fittings are to a very high standard. The lounge and dining area are extremely spacious and can easily seat 6 adults. The master bedroom is exceptionally large and comfortable, the other 2 bedrooms are of a good size.

Amenities/Facilities provided

  • hob/stove,
  • oven,
  • fridge/freezer,
  • fridge,
  • microwave,
  • dishwasher,
  • washing machine,
  • tumble dryer,
  • iron/ironing board,
  • cable tv,
  • tv,
  • telephone,
  • internet access,
  • central heating,
  • barbecue,
  • pets accepted


All our guest bedrooms are on the first floor. There is one step into the barn through the only entrance to the front of the property. The car park and the courtyard area to the front of the barn are covered with a loose gravel topping which may be unsuitable for wheelchair users.

The barn is south facing so gets sunshine all day, through to the evening. The property has a terrace with an eating / seating area as well as a charcoal BBQ.

22 miles (25 mins) to Bridport. 29 miles (30 mins) to Weymouth (Olympic sailing centre).

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.


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Contact Details

The Shippens Barn
Over Compton
T: 0208 6912719
M: 07759 822935