Longbarn is situated in a rural position in the heart of this popular village of West Compton. Converted early 1970’s this property has recently undergone modernisation to a high standard by the current owner. The property is now a wonderful light
contemporary family home. The house sits well within its grounds and enjoys the views of the garden and
village beyond. The accommodation has been tastefully decorated
throughout and is full of natural light with many of the rooms benefiting from a double or triple aspect. The entrance hall leads to the impressive open plan kitchen/family room which has a newly fitted small bone kitchen. The kitchen includes a central
island and a range of units with granite worktops. There is an electric AGA and lacanche dual fuel
cooker. From the kitchen there are French doors at either end which lead to the garden where there are
attractive seating areas. The well-proportioned sitting room is a lovely square room with a fireplace and
enjoys views of the garden. Throughout the ground floor is newly laid oak parquet flooring. Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom, boiler room and the adjoining double garage. The garage lends itself for conversion if further accommodation is required. Upstairs there is a master suite with an en-suite bathroom and three further bedrooms and a family
bathroom. The property benefits from scope to extend if further
accommodation was required.
(subject to any necessary planning permission)
Grounds and Gardens
The attractive gardens extend to three sides of the property with a gated driveway leading to the attached
There is an orchard with productive fruit trees and a pleasant kitchen garden along with a courtyard and
many mature plants and shrubs. The rest of the garden is more formally laid in lawn with private sitting
areas to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
The attractive Somerset hamlet of West Compton is found off the beaten track surrounded by neighbouring countryside next to the village of Pilton. Pilton village
has a strong friendly community that hosts several annual events and has a good selection of societies and clubs. It has a post office, public house, village hall, tennis courts, playground, football pitch and pavilion. The village is also home to the world famous
Bruton is just 10 miles away which has a range of local shops, a smart restaurant with rooms called ‘At
the Chapel’ and more recently the addition of ‘Hauser and Wirth’; a world renowned art gallery including
exhibitions, a beautiful garden designed by Piet Oudolf and a fantastic restaurant. Other great market towns nearby are the Cathedral City of Wells and
Shepton Mallet both of which have good amenity and hold twice weekly farmers markets.
Another nearby destination is Babington House, the private members club.. The Georgian city of Bath is just over 20 miles away and the regional centre of Bristol is approximately 27 miles away. Nearby is Castle Cary train station with direct links to London Padington.
Mains electricity and water, private drainage, Oil fired central heating.
Mendip District Council (0300 303 8588) Council Tax Band F
Energy Performance Certificate
A copy of the energy performance can be found at
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’
Agents, Killens 01749 671172
Fixtures and Fittings
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale although may be available by separate negotiation.
Leave Wells on the A371 towards Shepton Mallet.
After about two miles pass the turning on your left for Dinder then take the next right onto the Old Shepton Road. Continue on this road for about a mile then turn right towards Cannards Grave and Pilton then take the next right towards West Compton. Continue down into the valley then turn left into Back Lane. Take the next right then follow this road for 100 meters where the
property can be found on the right hand side just after West Compton House.