Searching for a large country house where you can escape from it all with friends and family on a holiday near Taunton in Somerset? With five bedrooms, this charming large holiday house sleeps up to 14 people and enjoys an idyllic setting in around 2 acres of beautiful gardens just 4 miles from Taunton. With a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub on site, this could be the perfect place for a relaxing holiday where you can unwind and take it easy with friends or family.
Inside this large luxurious Taunton holiday home
The five bedrooms are all found upstairs; on the first floor is a family bedroom with en-suite bathroom, this room has zip and link beds so can be made up with two double beds or 4 singles (this bedroom is next door to the family bathroom with both bath and shower). Also on the first floor is a further family bedroom with a double bed (zip and link bed) and a single bed, and a double bedroom (this room can be made up as a twin if required). The other two bedrooms are reached via a spiral staircase from the kitchen which takes you up to a double bedroom (can be made up as a twin if required) and a bedroom with a double bed (can be made up as two singles if required) and a single bed. These bedrooms share access to a shower room.
This large country house benefits from WiFi internet access.
Just outside of the property and reached via the dining room or living room is a secluded patio area with outdoor seating so you can enjoy dining al fresco in summer time. The BBQ lodge is a great place to enjoy a different dining experience, whatever the weather! The beautiful gardens are extensive and feature woodlands and a stream. For fun and games, there is a croquet lawn and there is plenty to keep families entertained with a trampoline and play equipment available. Also outside is where you will find the inviting warm bubbly private hot tub where you can relax and unwind.
Should you want to eat out, the bustling town of Taunton is just 4 miles away. For invigorating walks and hikes, the Quantock Hills and the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are within 30 minutes' drive. If you want to enjoy time by the seaside, this is possible too with Burnham on Sea with its beautiful beach around 45 minutes' drive away.
Pet dogs are charged at £50 per dog.
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Upstairs in the holiday house
The main staircase rises from the hallway, leading to the first floor landing; off this is the master bedroom with comtemporary ensuite bathroom. The two sets of zip and link beds give flexible options for sleeping arrangements - 2 superkings, 4 singles, or a superking and 2 singles, making this a great family room.
Next to this is the spacious shared bathroom with a free standing bath and seperate shower.
Further along the landing is bedroom 2 - a delightful ensuite room adaptable to either a super king and a single bed, or 3 singles. The ensuite bathroom has a P shaped bath with overhead shower.
Bedroom 3 can be accessed from the first floor landing or from a spiral staircase from the kitchen. It has flexibility for either a super king or twin beds, and use of hte shared bahtroom or the shower room between this room and bedroom 4.
Taunton, Hestercombe House
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Train Station Taunton Exeter Airport
Recommended Places to Visit: Exmoor, Exeter
Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Rising Sun, West Bagborough The Farmers Arms, Combeflorey
Local Sports: Golf Course Oake Manor Horse riding on the Quantocks
Ilbeare is just 4 miles from Taunton and is the country town of Somerset