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Light open-plan living space
Large screen TV with Sky-Q box
King-size bedroom
En-suite bathroom
Ground floor shower room
Enclosed rear garden
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Little Orchard - Ilminster

Ilminster, Somerset
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Located in the pretty town of Ilminster
  • A good network of footpaths virtually on the doorstep, perfect for exploring with your four-legged friend
  • Take a day trip to the seaside resort of Lyme Regis or the Jurassic Coast
Property code: 78353

A luxury annexe in the historic town of Ilminster which is within easy reach of the Quantock Hills. Decorated in a contemporary and stylish manner. This property is perfect for celebrating, relaxing or exploring.

Situated in the pretty Medieval town of Ilminster, with its array of local shops, restaurants, pubs and takeaways. There is a vast choice of walks from your doorstep, from farm tracks to bridleways, walk the old railway track from Ilminster to the market town of Chard, or visit the Blackdown Hills. Retail therapy can also be found at Clarks Village and the larger towns of Yeovil and Taunton. Explore the famous World Heritage Jurassic coastline where you can go fossil hunting on Charmouth beach or visit Lyme Regis, Dorset’s iconic seaside town. Nearby are National Trust's Barrington Court, Lytes Cary Manor and Montacute House and don’t forget to visit Glastonbury, Cheddar, Wells, or the nature reserves on the Somerset Levels.

When upon entering the property, you will be greeted by immaculate accommodation, comprising of an open-plan living space. The comfortable lounge area has a sofa and easy chair, next to the chair you will find two USB charging ports for your phones and tablets, there is also a TV which is connected to SKY Q-box and a flame effect electric fire making the lounge space very cosy. The shaker style cream kitchen is fully equipped comprising of an electric oven and induction hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The sink area has a hot tap for all your hot drink needs however, there is also a coffee machine within the kitchen area. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a contemporary shower room with a large shower and WC. ALEXA controls the stair lighting and bedroom lighting. When it’s time to retreat to your bedroom you will find waiting for you a good size bedroom with exposed ceiling beams and comfortable king-size bed for a restful night sleep. The dressing area has ample clothing storage in the four double wardrobes and a good size dressing table. The en-suite bathroom has been built into the eaves of the property giving you a WC and bath to soak away the days adventures with mood lighting and candles (electric) to set the scene.

Heading outside from the back door is the outside space it is decked and fully enclosed with table, chairs and outside lights perfect for dark evenings outside. It is a morning suntrap, enjoy your morning coffee, or in the evening drink a glass of wine to unwind from the day, there is a power source by the seating area for laptops, just inside of the back door are two USB charging ports for your electric devices, with rear gate access if you like walking. There are many walks in the area some very rugged and others flat and level. If you have a four-legged friend or if you wish to wash your boots you will also have a dog shower facility. There is also off-road parking for one car at the front of the property.

  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • 1 Shower room with shower and WC and 1 en-suite bathroom with bath and WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, boiling hot tap, coffee machine, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shops and pubs within walking distance
  • Underfloor heating
  • TV with SKY Q in the lounge  
  • Enclosed sun-trapped courtyard with seating
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Babes in arms welcome
  • Please note the staircase completely open
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 48 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kevin 2nd February 2024

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Very comfortable cottage. The standard of everything is excellent. Garrie and Christine very helpful, dog friendly with great local walks . Would definitely recommend. Thanks Kev & Caz.

Reviewed by Jodee 9th December 2023

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Our stay was absolutely perfect! The cottage has everything you can think of and is in an ideal location. The photographs of this cottage look fabulous but it is even better in real life. We would highly recommend this cottage and would also recommend the Riverside Cafe a short drive away (which is dog friendly!)

Reviewed by Carol- Ann 17th November 2023

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Great property and location Very clean and well equipped

Reviewed by Andrew 3rd November 2023

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Exceptional. We absolutely loved our stay at 'Little Orchard' . We felt at home immediately we walked through the door, the accomodation is so welcoming. As per previous reviews the hosts, Garrie and Christine go above and beyond. Even before our arrival date Garrie took the trouble to call to discuss checking in arrangements etc. A peaceful locatiRead moreon but central to so many destinations including lots of local walks perfect for leisurely dog walks. We will without doubt be back. Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Mac 9th October 2023

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Reviewed by Lyn 29th September 2023

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Lovely and well equipped holiday annex. Very friendly owners , very welcoming. The welcome gifts for us and the doggy biscuits were appreciated. Would recommend to stay here for a chilled and relaxing holiday .

Reviewed by Josh 22nd September 2023

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This has to be the best accommodation we've had for a break away. It's ideally located especially if you want to explore the South West. Owners are very friendly. Property is very tech-savvy and feels very homely. Layout is well thought out and gives you a great base to return to if you've been out for the day. Very clean and organised. Would highlRead morey recommend this to anyone and as we said to the Owners we will be coming back. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 15th September 2023

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An excellent property. Great owners who went above and beyond to make us feel welcome.

Reviewed by John 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Tim 22nd August 2023

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Very charming and friendly owners accommodation is perfect, the bed very comfortable and fully equipped excellent dog walking definitely I recommend to stay

Reviewed by Thomas 11th August 2023

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Little Orchard is absolutely perfect for a holiday in the South West.Garrie and Christine are fantastic hosts.Great communication with them before we arrived.Lovely welcome pack in the property for us on arrival which we really appreciated.They gave us loads of info on places to eat,shop and visit.The property is stunning,everything you could wish Read morefor is there.Its within walking distance of the town centre.Short walk to the Stonemasons for food and drink.We will definitely be returning, Tom&Ann Hide

Reviewed by Mark 4th August 2023

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The accommodation was 5*. Very clean and cozy..very close to shops and takeaways..the owners very friendly. Would definitely stay again .

Reviewed by Beverley 28th July 2023

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Absolutely loved the accommodation. Everything was perfect. Great central location for visiting the area. Hosts go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable. Particularly loved the welcome pack which included wine, chocolates and doggy biscuits.

Reviewed by Gillian 30th June 2023

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Cottage was absolutely wonderful and enjoyed every day

Reviewed by A 23rd June 2023

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Fantastic property with everything you could possibly need. It was perfect for us and our dog with every bit of space used to its full potential, we were very impressed. The property was finished to a very high standard and we felt very lucky to find such a lovely cottage with great hosts who offered lots of guidance on places to visit and local waRead morelks. Will definitely return in the future. Thanks Garrie and Christine Hide

Reviewed by Sue 16th June 2023

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Great place for walks and exploring Somerset. Wonderful hosts and a great place to stay.

Reviewed by Joan 9th June 2023

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Beautiful cottage, tastefully decorated, well kept and there was nothing we needed to make our stay perfect. Furnishings, towels and bed linen we're all high quality and the owners were very friendly and welcoming. The welcome pack and fresh flowers were very much appreciated

Reviewed by Graham 26th May 2023

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Fabulous week Comfortable, clean and fully equipped cottage of exceptional standard. Made very welcome by its friendly owners. Generous welcome pack and extremely dog friendly. Wouldnt hesitate to recommend this little gem to friends and family.

Reviewed by george 19th May 2023

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Lovely property nice walk for the dog from this location

Reviewed by Joan 21st April 2023

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Ideally located for visiting various places of interest, national Trust properties, gardens, seaside , walking in the vicinity. We had a wonderful break

Reviewed by David 10th April 2023

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Reviewed by Graham 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Jean 24th March 2023

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Fabulous high quality and clean accommodation. Garrie and Christine have thought of everything and I would certainly recommend.

Reviewed by Paul 18th March 2023

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Top quality everything, place really really nice, people very friendly. Quiet and relaxing We will be back for another visit!

Reviewed by Cheryl 10th March 2023

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We stayed at Little Orchard in March the place was a little gem ....perfect. The owners had left us wine and a lovely box of chocolate Belgian biscuits which were greatly appreciated also lovely daffodils , also lovely treats for our dog. The place itself had lovely underfloor heating, lovely soft towels perfect bedding ect. The list is endless youRead more couldn't ask for anything more. It's a litte town with shops and a few pubs some dog friendly , chip shop ect. We would definitely stay again . Hide

Reviewed by Richard 3rd March 2023

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We booked late and delighted we got this cottage, as it is in an ideal place for exploring Somerset, Dorset and Devon. Great also for just relaxing. The cottage was spotlessly clean with everything we needed. There were lots of little extra touches that made it a lovely stay and made it very welcoming. Very cosy and comfortable for us and our dog, Read morewho even had his own hot shower outside! Garrie was very welcoming and helpful and nothing was too much trouble if you asked. Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas 27th February 2023

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Reviewed by Sue 10th February 2023

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A great little place to stay as a base. We did day trips out to both the north and south coast and visited some wonderful local National Trust properties. The accommodation was spotless and the hosts were really lovely. Thanks so much for a great stay.

Reviewed by Raymond 18th November 2022

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We had a lovely week at Little Orchard, the accommodation was superb, spotlessly clean and comfortable, would definitely recommend. All the extras were so thoughtful and appreciated. Garrie and Christine are very nice people, very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Emma 11th November 2022

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What a fantastic cottage, it's got so many comforts that make you not want to leave. Lovely touches of the owners, fresh flowers, wine, chocolate and milk on arrival. Highly recommend this cottage. Lots of lovely walks not far away.

Reviewed by John 6th November 2022

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Reviewed by Linda 28th October 2022

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A great stay everything felt new and comfortable would definitely recommended this property to anyone. The area is very nice ilminster is a nice town with many individual shops plus near a lot of other Somerset attractions.

Reviewed by Katrina 21st October 2022

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What a gem! Would recommended Little Orchard to anybody. Everything catered for with lovely little touches including fresh flowers, milk and treats in fridge. Super friendly host. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Karen 14th October 2022

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What a stunning place,this cottage has everything you could possibly need for a holiday. Spotlessly clean & well presented. The hosts Garrie & Christine were such welcoming people it was like home from home. Would definitely recommend. The extras provided were a lovely touch(wine,choccies,milk,etc) Thankyou from Karen & Paul.

Reviewed by Margaret 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Joan 27th September 2022

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Reviewed by Neil 16th September 2022

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Super accomodation All equipment good quality, fittings all immaculate and furnishings and bedding clean Good dog walking in immediate vicinity and also around town The owners were super people, helpful and very accommodating We had a great time on our 10 day break getting out every day from a very handy base Thanks Garrie and Christine for a wondeRead morerful break we hope to be back again in the future Neil and Liz + Simba Hide

Reviewed by Rock 2nd September 2022

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The hosts were friendly and gave us a good welcome. They were very helpful about the local area in terms of places to visit/walk. The accommodation was excellent and they thoughtfully provided some lovely extras.

Reviewed by Melanie 19th August 2022

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Perfection! Everything scored 10/10, fabulous house, great hosts, amazing holiday

Reviewed by Jackie 5th August 2022

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A lovely property; spotless, comfortable and very well equipped.

Reviewed by Nick 29th July 2022

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We really enjoyed our stay at Little Orchard. Very well equipped and designed to meet the needs of guests. We very much felt at home. The owners, Gary and Christine are really nice people.

Reviewed by David 22nd July 2022

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This cottage is as near perfect as you will get in my opinion! We are holiday cottage owners and I hope our guests leave as happy as we left Little Orchard. The hosts are lovely friendly people and nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is furnished to a very high standard and has all you will need. The cleanliness is second to none and the bed Read moreextremely comfortable. Tesco and Coop are a short distance away and local pubs near by. The location is ideal for trips to the coastal areas. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny 15th July 2022

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Lovely cottage with everything you could need. Hot water tap for tea and coffee was a particular favourite of mine. Immaculate throughout.

Reviewed by Anne 8th July 2022

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This is a high-spec property with all the latest technology and a focus on eco-credentials. We found it to be extremely clean, comfortable and well-equipped, and the owners were very welcoming, friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by William 1st July 2022

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Do not hesitate to book you will not be disappointed

Reviewed by Philip 24th June 2022

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Lovely accomodation. Little Orchard is perfectly placed for exploring the area. There`s everything in the cottage you need. It`s very well presented and we felt at home straight away. The milk, wine & chocolates in the fridge is a very nice touch. Recommended.

Reviewed by Raechelle 17th June 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at Little Orchard with our dog. Everything you could need is there, including some necessities ready in the fridge even treats for the dog. It's all modern and very well thought out. The owners are so friendly and approachable, I asked about taking a disposable bbq, and Garrie made a shelf on the wall outside especially for Read moreit. There are plenty of dog walks and dog friendly pubs nearby, The George and The Bell both lovely food. Lime Regis 18 miles, definitely go there xx Hide

Reviewed by Martin 10th June 2022

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An extremely modern, comfortable and well equipped property in a quiet location. It's an easy walk into the centre of town and there's a Spar convenience store less than a 10 minute walk away. The very helpful owners are on hand should you have any problems or queries. We enjoyed our stay and would go there again.

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Light open-plan living space
Large screen TV with Sky-Q box
King-size bedroom
En-suite bathroom
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