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Orchard Cottage

Dillington - Somerset

Stay with friends or family in this stunning listed cottage on private land in Somerset

  • Sleeps: 6 + 2 kids
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
from £1750 per week

How to book...

Orchard Cottage is owned and managed by Ewen Cameron.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Stunningly renovated thatched cottage in the grounds of Dillington House.
  • Orchard Cottage sleeps up to eight, with three bathrooms.
  • The closest train station is Crewkerne (15 minutes by car)
  • Staff at the nearby Dillington House are on hand to help in emergencies.
  • The cottage has parking spaces for two cars.

  You should know...

  • Access to the top bedroom is via one of the bedrooms below.
  • Guests will have to navigate one or two steps to access the ground floor bedroom.
  • Dog owners should be aware that chickens can wander into the grounds from the orchard next door.

  The Detail...

On the private road leading to the elegant Dillington House stands the Grade II listed Orchard Cottage, painstakingly restored to luxurious comfort without compromising on the aesthetics of this lovely house. From the farmhouse style interior finishes to the remarkable thatched roof, everything about this wisteria-dressed rural retreat suggests warmth and authenticity.

As you enter the light-filled open plan kitchen-cum-dining room, with its whitewashed walls and exposed timber beams, youll know that youre in a unique country house where every detail has been taken care of. Ten can sit down to dinner around the central dining table, and tuck into a feast prepared using the two ovens and induction hob in the well-appointed kitchen. On the same floor, youll find a quiet library, for those who have to get away to study or work for a few hours, as well as the woodburning stove-heated sitting room, where guests tend to drift after supper, to enjoy a film on the 55 inch internet-enabled flat screen television. The state of the art entertainment system includes a Bluetooth soundbar and Bluetooth DAB radio Soundsystem. One of the propertys four bedrooms is also on the ground floor, ideal for guests who struggle with stairs. The super-king sized bed can be separated into two singles, and this room benefits from its own en-suite wet room.

Upstairs, youll find a master bedroom with adjoining bathroom replete with a beautiful nickel-plated freestanding bathtub. Next door, another super-king sized bed can be split into two singles in a lovely bedroom with a walk-in shower off it. Stairs in the first bedroom lead up to a gable-roofed attic room, with two single beds. Although guests tend to allocate these adjoining rooms to families with children, the two uppermost beds are adult-sized.

In the grounds of the cottage youll find a substantial and well-maintained lawn. A few steps down from this is the patio, directly off the kitchen, with teak outdoor dining furniture, a great place to catch the last of the Westcountry light as you finish off a delicious al fresco meal from the charcoal barbecue.

Just forty minutes drive from the nationally-renowned Jurassic Coast, there are numerous attractions in the surrounding area. For a local drink, there are a handful of fantastic country pubs, including the Dinnington Docks and Five Dials. Head to Stocklinch Ales micro-brewery for a tour, or make a trip to the orchard and cider presses of Julian Temperleys, which specialises in cider brandy. Outings can be made easily to the National Trust maintained Barrington House, or simply potter a hundred yards up the private track to Dillington House, with its open house and gardens.


Essential Features
  • Family Friendly
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking


  • Bird watching
  • Cooking classes
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Tennis
  • Wildlife

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Exeter Airport - 40 mins



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Orchard Cottage is owned and managed by Ewen Cameron.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book...

Book Online Now  
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