Orchard Cottage

Whitelackington, Somerset, England

Grade II cottage oozes charm and character with original features + hot tub on a 3000 acre rural estate near Ilminster.

Key Points

  • Grade II listed cottage with wood burning hot tub sleeps 8 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 nickel bathtub.
  • Locally you can explore the Blackdown Hills AONB or simply take a stroll to a local pub.


Gorgeous grade II cottage with large garden, private hot tub and traditional thatched roof offers a fabulous rural retreat for up to 8 guests near Ilminster. 

The cottage has a homely 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 large country style kitchen diner with bench seat and wooden dining table, the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee whilst planning your day. Just off here is a utility room and a study - ideal for those moments you want to read the newspaper in peace. 

There are 4 bedrooms in the house, of which one is found on the ground floor and comes with a super king bed that can be converted into twin beds and comes with an en-suite wet room. Upstairs you can discover the gorgeous master bedroom with original beams and double bed plus an ensuite with free standing nickel bath tub and walk in shower! A twin bedroom is accessed via the master bedroom, ideal for little ones. The final bedroom also has a super king sized bed, which can be converted to twin beds and comes with its own ensuite wet room with shower. 

Outside you can enjoy eating al fresco making use of the charcoal BBQ or relax in the wood fired hot tub. 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 dogs welcome. A maximum of 2 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 1st June 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Luxury Coastal from Orchard Cottage