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  • Sleeps20

    Sleeps
  • Bedrooms7

    Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms4

    Bathrooms

Cricket Court is a stunning historical building and the castle remains to the north date from
before the Norman Conquest. After the battle of Hastings, William the conqueror bestowed the Estate to his brother Count Robert of Mortain.

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Description

Cricket court is a much-loved family home. In the reign of King George, the II the court was badly damaged by fire. During the middle ages, it was passed successively to the earl of Devon. In the reign of Queen Elizabeth, I it was brought by Mathew Pitt. From here to the present century it was owned by the Pitts. In 1811, The eccentric Stephen Pitt returned and built the present court to how it stands today.

Location

Located in Cricket Malherbie, Cricket Court has far reaching views over the
Quantocks.
Nearby towns of Ilminster, Crewkerne and Chard are good for shopping.

From London’s Waterloo to Crewkerne, this is 20 minutes from the house.
Taunton to London Paddington about 30 minutes from the house.
The Dorset coast is 15 miles away. With amazing walks along the Jurassic
coast line.

Staff & Dining

Available upon request

Things to Do

Burrow Hill Cider Farm (10 mins drive)
Lawrences Antique Showroom
Dowlish Wake (nearby Village)
Bridport Market
Hix Oyster and Fish House – Lyme Regis (30 mins drive)
Seatown
Frome Farmer’s Market (about 45 minute drive)
Shepton Mallet Antique Fair