Myrtle House Old Farmhouse and Annexe - Ilminster, Somerset, England

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Annex Kitchen/Diner
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The Old Farmhouse at Myrtle House
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Annex Garden
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View from rear of house
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Open fire in a tudor fireplace!

Key Cottage Information

price
£600 - £1250 weekly price range
bedrooms
Sleeps  2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms 
bathrooms
4 bathroom(s)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 3 days)
family-friendly
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
  4 star rated
Accessibility information: Wheelchair wide doorways, Ramp available , Grab rails in bathroom - These properties are assessed under the National Accessibility scheme: The main house is M1 assessed whereas the annex is M3A. At the Old Farmhouse there is wheelchair access to the rear of the property with a path for wheelchair users and ramp for entering the property. Within the property there is a stairlift in the hall (right hand side mounted) but the Old Farmhouse does NOT have wheelchair wide doorways. At the Annexe there are wheelchair wide doors and ramps, an overhead hoist linking bedroom and bathroom, two profiling beds, one of which is also a rising bed, a shower seat in the shower and numerous grab rails. Please contact the owner to discuss any special access needs.
Number of units of accommodation: 2
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Large 4 Bedroom Somerset Cottage with Large Gardens and Paddock and Separate 1 Bedroom Annexe

Get away with friends or family to Myrtle House in beautiful Somerset.  There are two self-contained holiday homes at Myrtle House, each offers homely comfortable accommodation.  The main fine stone-built Old Farmhouse dates back to 1867 and with its ample character and gardens plus paddock (ideal for playing cricket or other ball games), is a great place for a holiday either with friends or family.  The Annexe offers modern stylish accommodation.  Set within the village of Horton, there is one welcoming pub within walking distance, as well as a village shop and post office and Ilminster is just 3 miles away.

Choose from 2 properties or rent both for groups of up to 9-11 people:

  • The Old Farmhouse - sleeps up to 7 people plus a baby in 4 comfortable bedrooms.  Special access features include a stairlift and a wet-room style shower room and ramp for wheelchair access to the rear entrance of the property.  Weekly rental prices are from £350 - £800.
  • The Annexe - this property adjoins the Old Farmhouse and offers modern, accessible accommodation and disabled accessible features including wheelchair wide doorways and ramps, two profiling beds and grab rails and shower seat in the shower.  The Barn sleeps up to 4 people with one twin bedroom and use of the sofa bed. Weekly rental prices from £300 - £560.

 

For those who enjoy exploring the great outdoors, the stunning Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are only around 10 minutes' drive away and the coast is within reach for days out too with Lyme Regis just 17 miles and Charmouth 18 miles away.  There are a number of fantastic beaches within an hour's drive.


Layout of Accommodation at the Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse with its comfortable accommodation could be a great base for your Somerset holiday.  There are two sitting rooms, each with a TV ; one with a lovely Inglenook fireplace, ideal for relaxing with a book or watching a DVD.  Also on the ground floor is the well equipped kitchen/diner, separate dining room, and a shower room (which also houses the washing machine and tumble dryer).

Upstairs are the four comfortable bedrooms,  the family bathroom and a separate wetroom. 

The bedrooms at this 4 bedroom Somerset cottage are arranged as follows:

•    Double bedroom with 4'6" bed.
•    A twin bedroom (with 3' beds)
•    Another double bedroom with a 4'6" bed
•    A single bedroom.

Outside the mature gardens are extensive and beautiful.  There is a patio area with outdoor furniture so you can enjoy dining al fresco in summertime, as well as a BBQ.

A ramp is available for wheelchair users and there is also a stair lift within the property.

Both bathrooms have grab rails for those with special access needs.

The Annexe


The doors of the Annexe open in to an open plan living space with living area with sofa bed, kitchen and dining area.  There is one comfortable bedroom with twin beds (each bed is 3') and an ensuite wetroom, as well as a second small shower room. With a modern, stylish finish and underfloor heating throughout, this is a very comfortable place to stay.

The Annexe has been built to the specifications laid down by the National Accessibility Standards. The facilities include wide doors and ramps, an overhead hoist linking bedroom and bathroom, two profiling beds, one of which is also a rising bed. The wetroom has a walk in shower and shower seat as well as numerous grab rails.

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Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • Historical Property
  • The Old Farmhouse property was built in 1867,but contains some features dating back to the 17th Century
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Type of Cooker: Electric hob and double oven
  • Dining Table Seats: 7
Bedroom(s):
  • 2 Double Bed(s)
  • 3 Single Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
Bathroom:
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Towels Provided
Heating:
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: Front and rear gardens and paddock.
  • Patio
  • Parking
Setting:

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    Myrtle House Old Farmhouse and Annexe  - Ilminster,

    Terms
    30% Six weeks

    Local Attractions

    Blackdown Hills are close by. Also several fine historic houses and gardens including Montacute House, Barrington Court and Forde Abbey. The Fleet Air Arm Museum and Hayes Motor Museum are less than 30 mins drive.

    Nearest Train Station or Airport: Taunton

    Recommended Places to Visit: Seaside resort of Lyme Regis is around 35 minutes drive away. The Jurassic coast is within an hour's drive, as is Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar and Wookey Hole. In the opposite direction, but for a similar length of journey the Quantocks and Exmoor are within range.

    Annual Events:

    Recommended Places to Eat Out: The local pub, within walking distance, has an excellent reputation for food. Booking is advised for the peak periods each week, i.e. Saturday dinner or Sunday lunch.

    Local Sports: Walking, cycling and horse riding in the nearby Blackdown Hills.

    Ilminster

    The house is 3 miles west of Ilminster, a busy l but very attractive market town with a fine Parish Church built in the perpendicular style. The central tower is based on that at Wells Cathedral. The old market house in the central square adds to the town's charm.



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