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The Shippen

Merriott, Somerset (Ref. 961374)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Hardingham

    “We were disappointed in the cleanliness of the accommodation.”

    Seat cushions on the kitchen chairs were dirty and stained. The oven was dirty as were some of the oven trays. We felt we had to wash everything before being able to use them. My husband went round with my stick and a cloth to get rid of cobwebs. The photographs of the property were misleading making the place look bigger than it actually was. We were also plagued by gnats and were unable to open the doors and windows. Apart from that we had an enjoyable holiday.

    Seat cushions on the kitchen chairs were dirty and stained. The oven was dirty as were some of the oven trays. We felt we had to wash everything before being able to use them. My husband went round with my stick and a cloth to get rid of cobwebs. The photographs of the property were misleading making the place look bigger than it actually was. We were also plagued by gnats and were unable to open the doors and windows. Apart from that we had an enjoyable holiday.

    - Mrs Hardingham, June 2021

    Dear Mr & Mrs Hardingham, I wish to apologise, in writing, which I have done by phone also. It was such a shame your experience was spoilt by the fact I employed a cleaner for the first time prior to your visit. The job of cleaning was obviously not carried out properly and has now been rectified. So glad you enjoyed your holiday in Somerset in spite of this. You are welcome back to a very clean Shippen any time. Owner relations

The property

The Shippen is a tasteful retreat situated near the village of Merriott, Somerset.

Hosting two bedrooms; a king-size, and a double with overhead single, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to four people.

Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area.

To the outside is off-road parking, and an enclosed garden with furniture and barbecue.

Resting in a lovely location with a comfortable interior, The Shippen is a delightful cottage in a homely part of England.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double with overhead single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile and pub 10 mins walk.

About the location

MERRIOTT

Crewkerne 2 miles.

The village lies in rich farming country and is about 14 miles from the south coast at Bridport and Lyme Regis. Merriott has a good range of local services including a garage, a butcher, two general stores, a post office, and a fish and chip shop, two pubs, and a pottery. There is a first school and pre-school, a church, a chapel, and a village hall, tithe barn and social club which are all host to a wide range of activities.There is a recreation ground with junior and senior play areas, cricket and football pitches, tennis courts and a bowling green. There is a separate squash club and court. Crewkerne, with a range of shops including a Waitrose Supermarket, is two miles away. The main line railway station for the London, Waterloo to Exeter line is at Crewkerne. The service to Waterloo takes two hours 30 minutes with trains leaving every hour. London Hammersmith can also be reached by Berry's Express Coach which runs a regular service twice a day.