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Oakwater Escapes

Ilminster, Somerset

Enjoy views of the Blackdown Hills and Dowlish Brook from the outdoor hot tub at one of these two handcrafted lodges in South Somerset.

  • 2 per lodge
SAVE TO WISHLIST
£130-200 per night

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

Oakwater Escapes is owned and managed by Oakwater Escapes.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Oakwater Escapes.

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The highlights
  • Spend some quality time with your loved one at these two modern lodges in South Somerset.
  • Watch the wildlife from the warmth of the outdoor Japanese soaking tub, which offers you and your loved ones a real touch of luxury.
  • Start the morning with a full English breakfast on the decking and listen to the sound of Dowlish Brook.
  • Enjoy a glass of bubbly and a treat from the welcome hamper.
  • Stretch your legs with a hike through the Blackdown Hills.
  • Take a break from cooking and sample the bars, cafes and restaurants in nearby Ilminster.

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You should know
  • While dressing gowns are provided, you may want to bring your own slippers.
  • Please be mindful of noise levels between 10pm and 7am.
  • Up to two dogs can be kept in each lodge. £35 additional charge per pet. The owners provide outdoor dog bath/showers.
  • Guests are advised to bring their own towels for cleaning and favoured bedding.

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Other green credentials

Energy Performance Certificate rating A

100% green energy supplier

Rainwater harvesting

Greywater collection

Hot tub wastewater holding tank

Chlorine-free hot tub

Motion sensor lightbulbs

Recycling of all recyclable waste

Draft-proofed to a very high level

Very high levels of insulation

Eco cleaning products

Responsibly sourced firewood

All energy efficient appliances

All food waste composted

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The detail

Couples seeking a restful escape in the Somerset countryside should look no further than this pair of beautiful bespoke lodges. Oakwater Escapes is fully powered by solar energy and both lodges are kitted out with all the conveniences you’d find at home, not to mention 100 square feet of covered decking outside for enjoying a glass or two of bubbly from the welcome hamper on a balmy evening.

The two dog-friendly cabins are called Water’s Edge and Cedar Lodge. The living space in each lodge is clutter-free and bright. In Water’s Edge, the orange tones add a touch of warmth to the room. Whereas in Cedar Lodge the pastel greens complement the marvellous countryside surroundings.

A bioethanol fireplace not only keeps things toasty in both lodge, but the flame effect also creates a cosy atmosphere. Plus, the soft sofa in each lodge encourages you to curl up in front of your favourite show on the 50-inch TV. From the living area, you’ll access the kitchen diner, with all the appliances and utensils required for creating your favourite no-nonsense recipes.

Head to the bedroom for plenty of storage space, a sumptuous king size bed dressed in luxury cotton sheets and a dressing table for getting ready in the morning. The bathroom in both lodge is sleek and modern, with everything you need for freshening up after a revitalising walk around the local area.

When the sun is shining, you’ll spend all your time outside and both lodges have lovely decks where you can soak up the sunshine.

Water’s Edge features an alfresco dining area and a hanging egg chair where you can relax with a good book, whilst Cedar Lodge has a handmade oak barrel rocking chair and an outside picnic table. However, both lodges also have their own log-fired Japanese soaking tub which offers a real touch of luxury! Dressing gowns and a range of bath salts are provided to make the experience even more relaxing.

Listen to the gentle babble of Dowlish Brook with a cup of tea in hand before lacing up your walking boots and exploring the Blackdown Hills. Bicycle storage is available on the premises if you’d prefer to get around on two wheels. The pubs, cafes, restaurants and shops of Ilminster are reached in five minutes by car. Or why not spend the day at Barrington Court, built in the 16th century and only a 15-minute drive away?

Features
Essential
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • EV Charging Point
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
  • Strictly No Single Night Stays
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
Bed/Bath
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
Tech
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
  • Smart TV/FireStick
  • Netflix
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Cleaning service
  • Walking distance to pub
£130-200 per night
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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability

Oakwater Escapes is owned and managed by Oakwater Escapes.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Oakwater Escapes.

Request To Book
Detailed pricing info

Price per night ranges on the length of stay, time of the year and in peak and quite seasons. Please contact me directly for prices and quotes. I promise to beat any prices found online with our booking partners if you book direct!

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