A unique grade II listed thatched former gatehouse

in the picturesque village of Nether Compton a few miles from Sherborne in Dorset.

A treat for walkers and a real get hideaway from city life - within 2 hours from London.

This aesthetically appealing thatched cottage, is endowed with historical architectural beauty. Having been a former gate house, it dates back to the early 1800’s making it a timeless Grade II listed building, which is referenced at the V&A museum. It is quintessentially unique and boasts a cosy romantic charm.


It is situated in the small and peaceful picturesque village of Nether Compton, located just on the iconic Jurassic Dorset Coast side of the county border with Somerset, a few miles from the towns of Yeovil to the West and Sherborne to the east. A serene getaway, just 2 hours from London. 


Nether Compton is an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful countryside, coast

and varied attractions of both Dorset and Somerset. 


In an area of natural beauty, in green belts of meadows, pastures, fields and surrounded by woodlands and lakes, it offers the opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquility of rural life.


It's a haven for busy city dwellers that are needing to escape the modern and loud concrete jungle, to rest and recharge. Equally a perfect choice for rural dwellers, nature lovers and keen walkers, who will be spoilt for choice of the many walks. 


Those seeking to shut out the everyday, to disappear for a while and envelop themselves in the healing therapeutic qualities of nature, will have their needs unequivocally fulfilled - with their choice of stay being the ‘Roundhouse’.