Best Large Holiday Homes in Somerset

On this page, I’m going to show you the best large holiday cottages in Somerset, along with things to do nearby.

All the properties are of an excellent or exceptional standard throughout.

20 Best Large Houses to Rent in Somerset

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Godney Arts House

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | WiFi | Open fire

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Stunning & stylish Georgian farmhouse with the eccentric retro interior. 
 
Things to do: Close to historic Wells and Glastonbury. Walk to Westhay Moor National Reserve.

The Old Parish Hall

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub | Games room | Near a pub | Open fire

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Situated in Farmborough this Old Parish Hall is full of character and also has an outdoor hot tub.

Things to do: Visit the Botanical Gardens at Victoria Park. Take a drive to Bath and visit the Roman Baths.

Kings Hill View

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub | Games room

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Kings Hill View is a tasteful, detached cottage resting within the charming village of Pilton in Somerset with fantastic views over the countryside.

Things to do: Stroll into the village and find the popular Crown Inn, serving food.

Pilton sits in between Glastonbury and Shepton Mallet, two places surrounded in history and offering much to do.

Hazel Lodge

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Open Fire

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A luxury two-storey cottage with an unusual layout,

This delightful, detached property sits within the grounds of Shells Cottage, just a short walk from Washford.

Things to do: Outside this Washford lodge there is a decked area, leading to a private sheltered hot tub, the ultimate luxurious touch for any holiday.

Head off to Minehead for the day and enjoy the long sandy beach and its station for the West Somerset steam railway, or explore the narrow winding cobbled streets of Dunster, only 4 miles away.

Ash Lodge

Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Open Fire

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This detached wooden lodge is set within walking distance of the village of Washford in Somerset, in the grounds of Shells Cottage.

Things to do: There is a wealth of options in the area, from clay-pigeon shooting, CO2 shooting and archery to horse riding and sea fishing, plus two miles away is the pretty ancient port of Watchet and Blue Anchor Beach.

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The Linhay

Sleeps 9 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Near a pub | Games room

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Situated in the delightful village of Washford in West Somerset.

This cottage can be rented with The Old Byres next door to accommodate 25 people between them.

Things to do: Located two miles from the pretty coastal port of Watchet, an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills.

Surridge Farmhouse

Sleeps 9 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Games room

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On the edge of the Exmoor National Park, near the small hamlet of Waterrow is Surridge Farmhouse.

Things to do: The village is half an hour’s drive from North Somerset’s beaches, such as Blue Anchor Bay.

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Jer & Mer’s Place

Sleeps 10 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Open Fire

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This lovely, three-storey detached holiday home is situated in a quiet, no-through lane with stunning panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and the Durleigh Reservoir.

Things to do: The cottage is an ideal base to explore the Mendip or Quantock Hills, the beaches at Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare, the caves at Cheddar and Wookey Hole, or the wonderful cities of Bristol and Bath.

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Shells Cottage

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Hot tub | Near a pub

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This detached cottage is a fabulous rural retreat for large families or groups and is set within walking distance of the village of Washford.

Things to do: Visit Watchet and Blue Anchor Beach.

For family fun, head to Minehead with a delightful seafront, sandy beach, plenty of shops and departure station for the West Somerset Railway.

Compton House

Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 6 | Pets No | WiFi | Swimming pool | Games room | Open fire

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A beautiful detached house in a private spot at the foot of the Mendip Hills.

Things to do: Visit the caves at Cheddar Gorge. Check out the beach and seaside town of Weston-super-Mare.

The Old Rectory, Seekings House

Sleeps 14 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Swimming Pool

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In south Somerset within the village of Odcombe, find this incredible detached stately property, once a rectory, and now providing lavish holiday accommodation.

Things to do: The nearby town of Yeovil boasts many attractions for all ages, begin with visiting The Yeovil Railway Centre with locomotives dating from 1915, a miniature railway and an art gallery, or why not catch a show at the Octagon Theatre.

Make sure to wander around the remarkable Elizabethan Renaissance architectural beauty that is Montacute House, a National Trust property and Grade I listed building, hosting the longest hall of its type in England, Long Gallery containing dozens of portraits dating from the Tudor and Elizabethan period.

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The Old Byres

Sleeps 16 | Bedrooms 8 | Bathrooms 7 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Open fire | Hot tub | Swimming pool | Sauna | Near a pub | Games room

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Situated in the delightful village of Washford in West Somerset.

This cottage can be rented with The Linhay next door to accommodate 25 people between them.

Things to do: Located two miles from the pretty coastal port of Watchet, an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills.

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Butcombe Farm House

Sleeps 22 | Bedrooms 8 | Bathrooms 6 | Pets No | WiFi | Hot tub | Swimming pool | Open fire

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14th-century stone-built farmhouse in the village of Butcombe.
 
Things to do: Take a dip in the open-air heated swimming pool after a long walk upon the Mendip Hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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