Anna Hamlyn - Property Manager for Somerset, Dorset, mid, north & east Devon

Why I chose this property “it is such a stylish and contemporary design appealing to a wide market of guests and allowing dogs.”

Anna Hamlyn - Property Manager

The Pump House (2098)

1.9 miles E of Crewkerne | Sleeps 2 | Price Band DD (£324 - £642)

The Pump House stands at the centre of a large wildlife meadow.

Picture 1 of 32. The Pump House stands at the centre of a large wildlife meadow.

The Pump House stands at the centre of a large wildlife meadow.The open plan living-room allows light to pour in.Cooking up treats in this kitchen is a treat in itself!
There is always the warmest welcome here.This is the very pretty  front of The Pump House.The kitchen-area is beautifully fitted.
The dining-area overlooks the meadow.A spiral staircase leads from the sitting-area up to the first floor.The double bedroom.
The bedroom leads to the bathroom.The bathroom.There is a secure bike shed for you to use. This is such a good area for cycling.
You are invited to explore the Owner's wonderful gardens.Stroll up the lane to watch a cricket match! A glorious way to spend a lazy afternoon.This is the entrance to The Pump House, sitting in its own meadow.
South Somerset has a number of great historic houses to visit - this is Montacute House.The renowned Oyster & Fish House restaurant is offering Classic Cottages' guests 10% off a meal for up to four people, just present your Reception Details.Guests who book a course at the Lesley Waters Cookery School will be offered a special rate for a week at The Pump House. Please ask.
The Owner's beautiful gardens, which guests are welcome to explore.Looking across Beer and Seaton on the Dorset coast, approximately half an hour away by car.There is a lovely patio overlooking the wildflower meadow - a truly peaceful place to sit with your morning coffee or evening glass of wine.
The front of The Pump House with its lovely box hedges.The sheep live in an adjacent meadow - they all have their own names!This is the idyllic setting for The Pump House. Your very own wildlife meadow.
French windows open up onto the patio to celebrate this unique setting.Looking across the living area from the other direction.A friendly welcome awaits you in this delightful cottage.
The kitchen is cleverly fitted into one corner of the open plan ground floor.The spiral staircase leads directly into the double bedroom.Also on the first floor is this pretty bathroom.
This is another view of The Pump House from the gates and parking-area.A glimpse of the colour in the wildflower meadow - your own private mini nature reserve. 

This unique pied-a-terre in south Somerset stands at the centre of a large private wildlife meadow, bordering that quintessential feature of rural England, the village cricket ground. Close to the Dorset border and an easy drive from the Jurassic Coast this is a wonderful base. Beautifully converted, The Pump House is a short stroll across fields, or by road, from the local pub and the village also has a lovely farm shop. You are welcome to explore the Owners’ beautiful gardens and use the tennis court, as are guests at nearby Manor Farm Lodge (1616). Perfect for couples, this beautifully finished, idyllic retreat has wide doors opening into the light open plan living-room with its sandstone floor, welcoming wood-burner and high quality furnishings. A brushed steel spiral staircase leads up to the pretty oak-floored galleried bedroom and bathroom. French doors open onto the sunny south-facing patio and a secure bicycle shed is also provided. Please note that the changeover times are 4pm on arrival and 11am on departure.

Ground Floor

Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. TV, DVD/CD player and wood-burner. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine/drier and dishwasher.

First Floor

Galleried Bedroom with double bed. Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin.

Facilities & Services

Inclusive Heating – 3 panel heaters. At Cost Logs for wood-burner – first basket free thereafter purchase locally.


  • Private parking for 2 cars.
  • Patio furniture and barbecue.
  • Shop .75m.
  • Pub 200 yds.
  • Public telephone 100 yds.
  • Regret no children under 16.
  • No smoking.
  • Dogs welcome (1 only).
  • Arrive/Depart Saturday.

2014 Short Breaks

The Pump House is available for Winter, Spring, Autumn, Christmas and New Year Short Breaks for 3 to 6 nights.

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Winter Short Breaks

In this quieter period short breaks can be booked at any time in advance of the holiday.

Spring and Autumn Short Breaks

At The Pump House, these can be booked 3 weeks in advance of the holiday.

Christmas Short Breaks

These can be booked after 1 November.

New Year Short Breaks

They can be booked after 1 October subject to Owner approval, or more generally after 1 November.

Prices for Short Breaks
are worked out as follows:
3 nights - 70% of the weekly price
4 nights - 75% of the weekly price
5 nights - 80% of the weekly price
6 nights - 90% of the weekly price

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