The Dairy House

Ilminster, Somerset, England

Gorgeous grade II listed cottage with private hot tub and large garden set on the Dillington Estate near Ilminster.

Key Points

  • Grade II listed cottage with wood fired hot tub sleeps 16 guests offering the perfect stay for families and celebrations near Ilminster.
  • Open plan kitchen with garden room diner with access to the beautiful garden with fruit trees for you to enjoy.
  • Choose from the more formal lounge with wood burner of cosy snug with 55" TV.
  • Bedrooms are split between the main house and a converted barn with king size beds, double beds, twins and bunk beds.
  • Enjoy leisurely walks to one of the many country pubs nearby.


Superb grade II listed cottage with wood fired hot tub offers a wonderful holiday home for up to 16 guests on the Dillington Estate in Somerset. 

The cottage has touches of history with original oak beams and plenty of old world charm. There is a wonderful open plan kitchen dining area with large dining table for all, the perfect place for celebrations! From here you can head into the cosy snug with 55" Smart TV or to the lounge with historic fireplace and wood burning stove. There is also a utility room on this floor with a washer/dryer if needed. 

There are 4 bedrooms within the cottage plus an extra 3 bedrooms in the Cowshed, a converted barn, just a few yards away. There are 2 bunk bed rooms available, with the rest being a mixture of super king and twin rooms, thus perfect for family holidays! There are also 5 bathrooms between the 2 properties, so plenty to go round! 

Outside you can relax in the wood fired hot tub, enjoy dining al fresco, pick fruit from the trees and even collect eggs from the chickens! There is also a children's play park for the little ones to enjoy. 

Locally you can enjoy exploring the many country lanes which often lead to a good pub or put on your hiking shoes and explore the Blackdown Hills Area of Natural Beauty. Historians will enjoy a trip to Glastonbury Abbey whilst little ones will enjoy a day at Monkey Island. 

Children welcome. Up to 3 dogs welcome at a cost of £50 each per stay. 

Arrival days are Mondays 4/7 nights, Thursdays 3/4/7 nights and Fridays 2/3/6/7 nights.  

Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more









 Dining area


 Tumble dryer

 Washing machine



 Dining area


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Pub within walking distance





 Private Hot Tub









Young Children


 High chair


 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 30th March 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Luxury Coastal from The Dairy House