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Quiet village lane. Great views Offers in Excess of £750,000

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  • Standing alongside a quiet lane well away from busy roads
  • Great south facing views and north to Dundon Beacon
  • Close access to a vast network of country footpaths.
  • Generous living accommodation plus 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • Scope for an annexe
  • Parking and a garage
  • One acre of manageable gardens

A spacious house (annexe potential) in a rural setting near Compton Dundon between Somerton and Street. Lots of accommodation, wonderful views. One acre of lawned gardens.


Street and Somerton both about 3 miles, Glastonbury 5 miles, Wells 11 miles, Yeovil 12 miles, M5 (J23) 24 miles, A303 (Podimore) 7 miles, Bath 35 miles, Bristol 31 miles, Bristol Airport 28 miles


A delightful property on the rural outskirts of this popular village, well away from busy roads and with wonderful views.


The house stands in grounds of an acre in the lea of the hill and has really good living space and plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms. This includes a hall, cloakroom, 2 reception rooms, study, kitchen, garden room, utility room, 5 bedrooms, bathroom and 2 shower rooms.


The accommodation has flexibility and scope for an annexe.


Outside are mature gardens totalling an acre.


Compton Dundon covers a large area with the larger part close to the B3151 which runs from Street towards Somerton. Meadow Bank is in the "Dundon" part of the village which is some way away on the western and southern foothills of The Beacon, which is an iron age hill fort, designated as an ancient monument.


Meadow Bank stands on the southern lower slopes of the Beacon which shelters it from the north. The house has superb views southwards across a wider range of beautiful countryside. The house is well back from the lane within its own gardens being approached over a tarmac drive which leads into the property and provides parking space. The front door is on the north side of the house in a sheltered position and with an outer porch. Most of the principal rooms face southwards with views.


The front door is on the north side of the house in a sheltered position and with an outer porch. Most of the principal rooms face southwards with views. The front door opens into a hall with a staircase, understairs cupboard, a cloakroom (with a basin and wc) and a study. The main reception room is a well-proportioned sitting room which has a large bay window with a garden door and windows to all sides. The room also has a stone fireplace and double doors into the dining room. This again has a tall window and matching door to the garden.


Adjacent, and with a serving hatch, is the kitchen which has a tiled floor, fitted units, hardwood worksurfaces, a double oven, hob, extractor together with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Next to the kitchen and entered from the hall is a sunny garden room with double French doors to a paved terrace.

Other ground floor accommodation - useable as an annexe

Leading off the hall is a utility room with fitted units, and which could be used as a second kitchen. A door leads into a double bedroom which has a wet room. Adjacent is the garage which could provide a sitting room subject to any necessary consents. The ground floor bedroom could of course suit other needs including a playroom, home office, etc.

First Floor

On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. Three of the bedrooms face south and two have fitted wardrobes. The main bedroom has an en suite shower room with a basin, wc and shower cubicle. The bathroom has a basin wc and bath.


The front garden is bounded by a stone wall and a timber post and rail fence with a gate onto the tarmac drive. The garden continues to the sides and next to the garden room is a paved terrace and close by is a greenhouse. Clos y are timber sheds. In front of the house is a further terrace and lawn with post and tail fencing. Beyond is a larger lawned garden with a raised bed vegetable area and a chicken run. The gardens are mature and planted with well-established shrubs and trees

Other points

Freehold. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating. Double glazing. Council Tax Band (F). EPC rating 51 in Band (E). Plot size one acre.

About the area

Compton Dundon is an attractive village in one of the most picturesque parts of Somerset between Somerton and Street. It’s surrounded by unspoilt countryside with wooded hills with public access with many footpaths. There is vibrant community based around the church, cricket pitch, pub and village hall. Compton Dundon church is a sweet little parish church sitting on the site of a prehistoric grove and noteworthy for its ancient yew trees believed to date back 1,700 years. Dundon Beacon is a special and species-rich nature reserve, managed by Somerset Wildlife Trust, now being returned to ancient oak woodland with managed coppice and restored grass downland. It's accessed by a footpath and is as pleasant a country walk as can be found. Another good walk is to 'Lollover Hill, ' reputably the viewing point of the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685.


Somerton is an historic town about 3 miles south whilst Street is 2 miles north. These and other nearby towns provide a wide range of facilities and amenities. The A303 is a few miles south and Bath, Bristol and Yeovil are all within commuting distance. The rail station at Castle Cary provides a direct service to London. There are good state and independent schools within easy reach including Millfield, Crispins, Strode, Wells Cathedral School and the Sherborne schools.

Final Comment

The location, the views, the accommodation, the flexibility and the gardens all combine to make Meadow Bank an exceptional property which is highly recommended.


From Wells proceed to Glastonbury. Continue towards to Street and at Street take the B3151 signposted Somerton. Continue out of Street on this road past Millfield and continue for a further two miles or so to the village of Compton Dundon. Continue through the village and half a mile or so beyond take the first right turn. Continue for half a mile to 30 mph sign Just beyond is a cluster of houses and Meadow Bank can be found on the left-hand side.

Important Notice

Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Name Location Type Distance
Peak Lane Compton Dundon
Somerton TA11 6NZ
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 5738