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Lilian

Taunton (7mls SW), Somerset
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Quirky
Shepherd Hut
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • An idyllic custom-crafted shepherds hut with thoughtful finishing touches and countryside views
  • Perfectly positioned for Somerset/Devon's beautiful market towns, moors and beaches
  • Enjoy the wood-fired hot tub, which is particularly inviting at night under the star-filled skies
Property code: 89989

With beautiful interiors, this gorgeous shepherd’s hut offers the perfect bolthole for those who want to get away from it all, with countryside views and a wood-fired hot tub. Peacefully tucked away on the Blackdown Hills on the Somerset/Devon border, this is the perfect location for those wishing to walk or cycle in this Area of Outstanding National Beauty, there are bikes available to borrow from the owners of the property. The village of Churchinford (1 mile) is home to a shop/post office and a pub. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, is 8 miles and has an extensive shopping mix, restaurants, the County Cricket ground and a racecourse. The Jurassic coast is a must-see with the seaside towns of Lyme Regis (23 miles), Sidmouth and Seaton (both 21 miles) all within easy reach.

Step inside this adorable shepherd’s hut through a stable door and into the perfectly designed living and sleeping area. This wonderful space includes a king-size bed where you can enjoy undisturbed countryside views with the warming wood burner crackling away in the background. The compact kitchen area is well equipped so you can prepare fresh ingredients for a tasty supper and there is even a breakfast bar with stools. Completing this cosy accommodation is an en-suite shower room.

Further delights await outside – situated within a small paddock, with countryside views and a lovely enclosed garden that wraps around the shepherd’s hut. There is garden furniture and a firepit, blankets are provided so guests can enjoy stargazing whilst toasting some marshmallows. The private wood-fired hot tub is particularly inviting at night when guests can enjoy the warm water under the star-filled skies.

  • 1 king-size bed
  • 1 shower room with rainfall shower and WC
  • Induction 2-ring hob and fridge with freezer compartment
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs supplied)
  • Please note there is no TV or Wi-Fi, but you can get a mobile phone signal and 4G
  • Enclosed garden with seating and firepit (initial supply of logs included)
  • Wood-fired hot tub (initial supply of logs included)
  • Bathrobes and blankets to snuggle up with in front of the fire pit included
  • Bikes are available for guests to borrow
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • Regret no babies or children due to this being a couples retreat
  • 2 night minimum stay at this property
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • 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.

Nicky Rice

This property is personally managed by Nicky.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 31 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Megan 12th July 2024

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We had a fantastic stay , very clean homely and all round worth the money . We certainly could have stayed for a lot longer. Will definitely look at booking again in the future. The only negative we have is how hard it was to light the hot tub and keep it going .

Reviewed by Nikki 9th July 2024

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We had a mid week break for my partners birthday and I have never slept in a comfier bed. I wanted to bring it home with me. We didn't use the hot tub as was raining the first day and went out the 2nd, so can't comment on that but we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Reviewed by Ian 28th June 2024

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This place is stunning, very private location. The hut is lovely with everything you need. Hot tub was get and easy to use. Great value for money. Short drive to the coast

Reviewed by Sam 15th June 2024

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We stayed in Lilian for two nights. We were greeted by the most beautiful , peaceful location and a very clean and comfortable shepherd's hut. A much appreciated refreshing drink was waiting for us. Would highly recommend this stay for anyone wanted to relax and recharge. No distractions. Just fires to light, views to consume and calmness to enjoy.Read more Everything was perfectly thought out and the attention to detail was wonderful. The bed is VERY comfortable and the plot is remarkably generous. Hide

Reviewed by Alex 17th May 2024

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Had a lovely 2 night stay with my girlfriend. The hot tub took some doing to get going but was well the effort. The hut was really nice with a super comfy bed. The hosts were really helpful dropping off additional firewood and helping get the fire for the hot tub going. Really recommend staying here, especially for a couples get away. To maximise yRead moreour experience I would suggest going in summer when the weather is nice so you can enjoy the firepit and hot tub more. Hide

Reviewed by Laurie 19th April 2024

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Stayed here for a few nights, it was so cosy and relaxing, a wonderful place to stay to unwind and get away from it all. The owners were so kind and welcoming and provided lots of information. We hope to return soon!

Reviewed by Lauren 28th December 2023

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All as advertised, very welcoming and friendly. Lovely experience, couldn't have asked for anything better.

Reviewed by Rebecca 27th October 2023

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Such a fantastic place to spend a weekend away. Countryside meets luxury!

Reviewed by James 24th October 2023

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Me and my partner had an amazing time, in a peaceful location and the shepherds hut was warm and comfortable.

Reviewed by Melanie 13th October 2023

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A perfect little hideaway in a fantastic location. Couldnt have wished for better. Excellent communication from the host

Reviewed by Sarah 30th September 2023

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Reviewed by Regine 10th September 2023

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As as first time glamper, I wasnt sure what to expect. The cabin and facilities were spot on and we had enough logs for the hot tub and fire pit, we also brought our own but this wasnt really needed. Since we had nice weather on the first day we were able to sit outside on the first morning for breakfast which was really lovely. When it did rain, tRead morehe cabin was dry, warm and comfortable. Slight noise from tracters/cars and headlights as it is next to a road. Other than that, it was lovely. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 8th September 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay, booking was easy and the hut was gorgeous. Bed was extremely comfy albeit a bit high up for short people like me! It was very clean and functional. The shower was amazing, my 6ft 4 husband was delighted to be able to actually stand under the shower head. Peaceful on the whole but did have some noisy motorbikes going by dRead moreaily. Lovely place to stay Hide

Reviewed by Erin 4th September 2023

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Reviewed by Donna 25th August 2023

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Amazing views amazing comfort a great little stay. Will defo be returning.

Reviewed by Joshua 15th August 2023

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Reviewed by Natasha 4th August 2023

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Our stay was amazing, was beautiful quirky hut. Clean, comfy, the finish was perfect inside. Very homely. Loved the log burner inside and the hot tub. We lay in the tub looking at the stars. Was beautiful and peaceful. Would highly recommend. Thank you

Reviewed by Sue 18th July 2023

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Absolutely superb - peaceful location in a very pretty part of the U.K. The owner was lovely to deal with when we needed some assistance. Guide book very useful with lots of local information. We went to one of the pubs mentioned (The York Inn) which served very nice food with great staff. Couldnt recommend this shepherds hut enough for a complete Read morebreak from it all. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 23rd June 2023

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A wonderful hide away, just perfect. Everything is well presented, fresh flowers & a welcome bottle of fizzy. Comfy bed & lovely pillows. The hot tub is perfect for relaxing of an afternoon or evening. It was our time to stop and escape our busy lives, in a peaceful relaxing location.

Reviewed by David 21st June 2023

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Very nice 2 person getaway. Everything you need for a nice relaxing stay. Would recommend

Reviewed by Megan 16th June 2023

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Reviewed by Mia 13th June 2023

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Beautiful little place with lots of privacy. The owners left us a little bottle of champagne which I thought was a lovely touch.

Reviewed by Shane 9th June 2023

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Shepards hut was amazing, had everything you could ever possibly need. Very relaxing and quiet.

Reviewed by Mark 5th June 2023

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Absolutely loved everything about this place. It was peaceful with amazing views and so well equipped with everything you could think of and I cant wait to book again thankyou

Reviewed by Nigel 2nd June 2023

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Amazing, larger than usual Shepherd's Hut in beautiful, peaceful environment. Well equipped and very comfy. Bed was amazing.

Reviewed by Megan 29th May 2023

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Reviewed by Michael 27th May 2023

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We had an absolutely amazing weekend here for my spouses birthday. The hut was very clean and cosy and the facilities were great! Everything you need for a chilled getaway in peace and quiet. Honestly I cant pick any faults and like I say if youre looking for a quiet getaway in the countryside I would definitely recommend! I would also recommend thRead moree pub(the York Inn) situated just down the road in the local village. Absolutely amazing food and a very friendly welcoming atmosphere. Hide

Reviewed by Matthew 9th May 2023

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Clean, comfortable and in a lovely area - highly recommend!

Reviewed by Lauren 6th May 2023

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Cabin was beautiful and well equipped. Its in a stunning location nice and secluded. Owners were very friendly and helpful with anything we asked will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Elisha 27th April 2023

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I booked this hut for my partners birthday we had a wonderful time here! We didnt want to leave! There was everything that we needed in the hut to make our stay comfortable. There were nice little touches too such as fresh flowers and a booklet of local walks to do. The wood burner was perfect when it got a bit chilly of an evening. The hut was verRead morey private. I would definitely stay here again. Hide

Reviewed by Clare 14th April 2023

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We had a fantastic 3 Night break in Lillian. Really comfortable accommodation in a beautiful, quiet and peaceful location. Lots of little extra touches made the stay extra special such as dressing gowns, huge fluffy bath sheets, fantastic shower, spotless hot tub, electric blanket on the bed and all immaculately presented. Far enough away from the Read moreone other shepherd's hut for privacy. Would definitely recommend and we would be happy to return again. Hide

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