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:
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 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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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.
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.
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.
Please visit the Owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Somerset.