Atherstone Farmhouse

Whitelackington, Somerset, England

17th century cottage with original features offers a rural retreat on a 3000 acre estate near Ilminster. Great for couples to book together!

Key Points

  • 17th century farmhouse with wood burning hot tub sleeps 10 guests in 4 bedrooms near Ilminster.
  • There are many original features in the property including a gorgeous fireplace and original beams.
  • Choose the master suite to stay in a 4 poster bed with freestanding bathtub on the ground floor.
  • Locally you can explore the Blackdown Hills AONB.


Gorgeous 17th century cottage with large garden and private hot tub offers a fabulous rural retreat for up to 10 guests near Ilminster. 

The cottage has a traditional cosy feel to it with modern luxurious touches. Relax in the living room under the oak beams, whilst the original large stone fireplace throws out a warmth from the log burner allowing you to cosy up with your loved ones in front of the TV. From here you can go through to the country style kitchen with wooden dining table and bijou breakfast bar - the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee. Just off here is a utility room with access to a cloakroom with WC.  

There are 4 bedrooms in the house, of which the master bedroom is found on the ground floor and comes with a stunning four poster bed, roll top bathroom and en-suite toilet. Upstairs there are 3 super king sized bedrooms, all of which that can be converted to twin beds and come with their own ensuite wet room with shower and one of which also has a bunk bed too. As you can see this arrangement means this home is perfect for 4 couples or 2 families wishing to holiday together. 

Outside you can enjoy eating al fresco or relax in the wood fired hot tub with air bubble system. Here you can take in the beautiful spectacle of the starry night sky in this dark skies area. 

The cottage is set on a 3000 acre working farm and here you can enjoy exploring the many footpaths which often lead to a village pub! Alternatively just a short drive away you can discover Sharandys Birds of Prey and the Axe Valley Wildlife Park, both of which will be popular with all ages. 

Children and a maximum of 3 dogs welcome. Dogs cost an extra of £50 each per week. 

Monday arrivals for 4,6 or 7 night stays, Thursday arrivals for 3, 4 or 7 night stays and and Friday for 2,3,6 or 7 night stays.  

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Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more



 Additional toilet







 Dining area


 Ironing board

 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine



 Dining area

 Garden - enclosed

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance





 Sound system

 TV - Smart



 Private Hot Tub







 Kitchenware / Utensils




Young Children


 High chair

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s

Exeter / Bristol

Content updated on 21st March 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Luxury Coastal from Atherstone Farmhouse