Somerset Manor Estate

Your very own Westcountry manor

Somerset Manor Estate

13th century grandeur

in a beautiful location

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Somerset Manor was first built in 1235. This beautiful Grade II listed manor in beautiful rural Somerset breathes history from every pore and yet provides a perfect modern setting for weddings, family gatherings, anniversary parties and so much more. The Manor itself provides genuine exclusive luxury sleeping 24 (plus a few children). The Great Long Barn can sleep 10-16 people and The Lake House sleeps a further 10-14 and they can be booked separately or together depending, of course, on availability. And one of the delights of this Somerset Manor is than you can choose either to go self-catering or relax in grand style and let others do the catering for you with the range of outstanding menus. Somerset Manor Estate is sheer luxury…

Prices from £7,500

For a 2-night stay in the Manor

Accommodates up to 50 people

In three outstanding properties on one Estate

Countryside setting

Set in 8 acres of secluded Somerset woodland

Three great properties:

Together sleeping up to 44-54 (with use of extra beds)

The Manor

Sleeps 24 in 11 bedrooms

The Long Barn

Sleeps 10-16 in 4 bedrooms

The Lake House

Sleeps 10-14 in 5 bedrooms

The Manor

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The main manor house on Somerset Manor Estate s a 13th Century Medieval Manor House with an abundance of period features and very much the heart of this magnificent estate. Set within 8 Acres of stunning, secluded Somerset woodland, Somerset Manor is the venue for a very exclusive event, wedding or corporate event.

Dine in the banqueting hall, relax in the drawing room by the wood burning stove, or shoot some pool in the games room.  Whether its a big celebratory gathering, or a just a quiet weekend away, the team at Somerset Manor will make your stay just perfect.

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The Long Barn

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This great accommodation includes a few luxuries that weren’t available when it was first built 800 years ago: a Smart TV with a satellite sports package, free WiFi and a fabulous open-plan, fully-equipped kitchen Not only that, you can luxuriate in the exclusive hot tub in the garden listening to your favourite music through the Bluetooth speakers. Needless to say we provide quality toiletries, soft cotton towels and fluffy bathrobes are provided for everyone. And if you want it we can lay on a personal chef for an elegant dining experience. You can even bring the dog!

The Lake House

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This spacious thatched barn is perfect for a private party or just a quiet few days away with family and friends. Luxury is our byword: chic furnishings and contemporary lighting with fittings in attractive teak and leather create a cool and airy feel. The barn has a large satellite TV, DVD player, music system and free Wi-Fi as well as the all-important quality toiletries, soft cotton towels and fluffy bathrobes. If you want we can arrange a personal chef for you to help you celebrate your next birthday or anniversary with friends and family and make it a truly memorable occasion.

Exclusive dining

To make your event extra special, why not hire an award-winning chef to cater for you? Somerset Manor work with two renowned chefs; Master Chef of Great Britain, Daniel Clarke, and award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur Aldo Zilli. They can create personalised Somerset Manor menus to suit your personal tastes!

Out and about

in the heart of Somerset…

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If you want to get out and explore there is no shortage of things to see and do closeby: clay pigeon shooting, archery, quad biking, falconry, fishing and horse riding, to name but a few. There are great local walks and the nearest towns have wonderful shopping. There are also plenty of great restaurants and pubs within easy travel distance.

Somerset Manor

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Prices and availability

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Somerset Manor Estate is available for private hire.  Book the Manor, the Lake House or the Great Long Barn, or the entire estate.

Prices below include VAT (where applicable) and are based on a residential stay; wedding rates are available by calling us on 01242 352 747.

The Manor

Low Season High Season Peak Dates
Nights January, February, March, April, October, November May, June, July, August, September, December & Easter Christmas, New Year
2 £7,500 £8,500
3 £9,500 £10,500 £12,000
4 £11,500 £12,500
5 £13,500 £14,500
6 £15,500 £16,500
7 £17,500 £18,500

The Lake House

Low Season High Season Peak Dates
Nights January, February, March, April, October, November May, June, July, August, September, December & Easter Christmas, New Year
2 £2,700 £3,100
3 £3,000 £3,600 £4,250
4 £3,500 £4,100 £4,500
5 £4,000 £4,600
6 £4,500 £5,100
7 £5,000 £5,600

The Great Long Barn

Low Season High Season
Nights January, February, March, April, October, November May, June, July, August, September, December & Easter Christmas, New Year
2 £3,000 £3,600
3 £3,300 £4,100 £5,000
4 £3,800 £4,600 £5,250
5 £4,300 £5,100
6 £4,800 £5,600
7 £5,300 £6,100

The Full Estate

Low Season High Season
Nights January, February, March, April, October, November May, June, July, August, September, December & Easter Christmas, New Year
2 £13,200 £15,200
3 £15,800 £18,200 £18,000
4 £18,800 £21,200
5 £21,800 £24,200
6 £24,800 £27,200
7 £27,800 £30,200

Payment Process

  • We take a 1/3 deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked
  • Cautionary Deposit: £750 refundable cautionary deposit per property (due two weeks prior to your stay)

How to book:

  1. Call us on 01242 352 747
  2. Email us on hello@bighouseexperience.com
  3. Complete the form below.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

  • The Manor sleeps 24 (plus 2 children) in 11 luxurious bedrooms:
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Knights Quarters 1 (top floor) 2 Double or twin beds Bathroom with rolltop bath (shared access for top floor)
Knights’ Quarters 2 (top floor) 4 Double or twin beds plus two singles Bathroom shared with Knights Quarters 1
The Old Nursery (first floor) 2 Double or twin beds Bathroom with separate shower, shared with Charles’ Room
Charles’ Room (first floor) 2 Double or twin beds Ensuite WC, separate shower rooms, shared with The Old Nursery
Lords’ Suite (first floor) 2 Four poster double bed Ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath. This bedrooms has an adjoining room that can be set up with a cot or a single bed if required.
Ship Room (first floor) 2 Double or twin beds Separate shower opposite Countess Weir plus separate WC next to Dukes, shared with Countess Weir
Countess Weir (first floor) 2 Double or twin beds Separate shower opposite, separate WC next to Dukes shared with Ship Room
Dukes’ Suite (first floor) 2 Four poster double bed Ensuite bathrooms with shower over bath.
west Wing 1 (first floor) 2 Double sleigh bed Separate shower and separate WC
West Wing 2 (first floor) 2 Double or twin beds Bathroom with wooden bath and separate shower. West Wing has access to a sun terrace.
The Old Study 2 Double or twin beds Separate wet room (adjacent)
Total 24
  • The Lake House sleeps up to 14 in 5 bedrooms (plus a vestibule)
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Mezzanine floor (upstairs with screen) 2 King-size En-suite shower over bath
Lombok 2 King-size En suite bath & hand held shower head
Lake View 2 Double Shared separate shower over bath with House Boat Bedroom
House Boat 2 Double See above
Rose 2 2 x singles Shared bathroom and separate shower with Vestibule
Vestibule Room (downstairs) 4 Double and 2 x singles See above
Total 14
  • The Great Long Barn sleeps up to 16 in 4 bedrooms (plus a mezzanine level)
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Bedroom 1 2 King-size En-suite bathroom
Bedroom 2 2 King-size En-suite bathroom shared with Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3 4 Kingsize bed and can fit 2 x singles See above
Bedroom 4 4 Kingsize bed and can fit 2 x singles En- suite bathroom
Mezzanine level 4 Three sofa beds (two single, one double)
Totsl 16

Services and Facilities

The following items are included in the rent:

  • Bed linen and towels (including pool towels)
  • Utilities
  • Logs for the fire
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • There is a travel cot (please bring your own linen) and a highchair

Services on Request

The following services are available on request through our preferred supppliers (details on request).:

  • Private chef
  • In-house spa treatments
  • Housekeeping (inc. linen change) during your stay

Eating In

  • The Manor House has a dining table seating 42
  • The Lake House has a dining table seating 14
  • The Great Long Barn has a dining table seating 16
  • Fantastic chef available for a special meal or throughout your stay (by arrangement)
  • The Manor and the barns have a kitchen suitable for self-catering if requirfed.
  • BBQs available
  • Online supermarket deliveries

Where we are

  • Situated in West Buckland in rural Somerset
  • Somerset Manor Estate is approimately a 3-hour drive from London
  • The nearest mainline train station is Taunton (20 mins drive) – London to Taunton takes about 2 hours on the train.

Payment Process

  • We take a 1/3 deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked
  • Cautionary Deposit: £750 refundable cautionary deposit per property (due two weeks prior to your stay)

House Rules

  • Up to two dogs welcome (must be pre-arranged)
  • Strictly no smoking
  • Stag and hen parties considered
  • Noise policy
  • Check in is 4pm
  • Check out is 10am

How to book:

  1. Call us on 01242 352 747
  2. Email us on hello@bighouseexperience.com
  3. Complete the form below.

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