Flaxdrayton Farm

Business Units

My family owns the farm across the road from Flaxdrayton and it has recently become vacant after a long term tenancy.  Not wanted for farming, we are currently giving priority to a Co-housing initiative to be developed there. Of a similar vintage to Flaxdrayton, it comprises a farmhouse, extensive traditional and modern buildings that are ideal for conversion to residential units for up to 25 people, plus some communal buildings as meeting/creative space, dining area, kitchen, utility, etc, together with additional workshop units, and about 6 acres of agricultural land. More info at https://www.facebook.com/groups/817621858818340

The 20 units in our

Victorian farmyard range from 210 to 1300 sq ft, and from characterful workshops to comfortable offices, some with outstanding views.  All are well insulated and most have kitchenettes and toilets (with communal facilities, including a shower, for those without).  There is ample parking, and the area is quiet and peaceful, but surprisingly well connected.   


Units all full!                         Bridge Farm Cohousing - seeking members                                                                                        

Conveniently located

Well appointed units

Welcome!    What We Offer

UR Call us – 01460 241062

Email us – francis@flaxdrayton.co.uk​​


We are delighted to announce that we raised a stunning £750 at our Open Day in September this year!

The sun shone and we reckon some 600 visitors came to enjoy the fun and games, music, food and drink and of course the open workshops of our wonderful tenants.

Thanks to everyone for coming and for being so generous with your donations for the three charities we were supporting: Somerset Wildlife TrustGuide Dogs, and Somerset Welcome Fund.  We were able to send them £250 each!


Our Units

We're delighted to say, but very sorry for those wishing to join us, that all our 20 units are fully occupied.  

Our latest unit, 2 Stocyard was taken within a month of it coming available and we're very happy to welcome Luke and Ammie of Roth Financial as our newest tenant.

 If you would like to get on our waiting list, please get in touch by email of phone as per below.  We'd be happy to show you around if you'd like to come and have a look, so you can get to know our range of units.  Just contact us on 
francis@flaxdrayton.co.uk or 01460 241062 to enquire.

Great ambiance

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Made from the famous honey-coloured Hamstone, and in view of Ham Hill across the River Parrett our farm buildings are arrayed around a courtyard, along with our house and some stables.  Aided by the wonderful range of tenants who work here, this produces an intimate, vibrant feel and a very friendly atmosphere - there is a lot of cross fertilisation between the tenants, and a spirit of creativity.  

The buildings lend themselves to self renovation allowing people to purchase plots/shells and convert them themselves. With the workshop units there is also scope for live-work options on the site.
 We think this would be an ideal complement to Flaxdrayton and are very excited to be enabling something so innovative to take shape next door!
 The project is looking for people who might be interested in living there and who wish to participate in its development, including joining the core group. If you are interested, please contact Julian Brooks on jbrooks976@gmail.com

Flaxdrayton Farm is in beautiful rural South Somerset, surrounded by lush farmland and gentle countryside, and just 1/2 a mile from the A303. South Petherton is 2 miles away, Crewkerne and Ilminster are 5 miles, Yeovil 10 miles and Taunton 16.  Both the Paddington and Waterloo lines to London are in easy reach, Bristol Airport is an hour away and Exeter Airport is 40 minutes.