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Broomstone House The South West

A charming English manor in a natural idyll

If your idea of a country break includes banquets in a historic, double-height dining hall, games in a billiard room evocative of the roaring 20s, and views of one of England’s most picturesque landscapes, Broomstone House is for you. A picture-perfect Elizabethan manor just two hours from London - it sits at the foot of the Quantock Hills in Somerset in a nature-rich estate that includes an organic farm and ancient woodlands.

In restful rooms, where sunlight suffuses through leaded windows, relax into the calm luxury of soft textures, muted tones and cosy comforts including log burners, window seats and, in the snug, a velvet wraparound sofa in front of a 65-inch TV. Create those banquets in the kitchen, where there’s a seven-induction hob, three-oven Lacanche cooker and a kitchen island with a sociable breakfast bar.

Seven individually curated bedrooms echo the understated luxury of the reception rooms, and in the four ensuite and two shared bathrooms, roll top baths or rainfall showers leave you feeling pampered and refreshed.

Outside, in the walled garden, enjoy the dining area, wood-fired hot tub and lawn (all new from April 2024, along with a Kadai wood-fired BBQ). A further acre of lawn is just right for badminton, croquet or boules. Within the estate, nature flourishes, with wildflower margins, bird and bee-friendly planting, and thoughtful landscaping to encourage a variety of habitats. Ancient woodlands, copses and spinneys break up the organic farmland and wild deer, goldfinches and rare fungi can all be spotted. Running from the estate to the coast, are 7,000 acres of open access countryside which, along with the Quantock Hills, provide unsurpassed walking, cycling and horse-riding opportunities.

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What we think

This magnificent manor house was beautifully restored by its owners in 2023. A fusion of timeless charm and contemporary comforts, it offers everything you need for an unforgettable stay.

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What to Expect

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We’ve tried to think about everything to make your stay at Broomstone House just perfect. In all of our country houses to rent, we provide all the essential features to cater for a large group. Here’s a list of all the practical provisions we have at the house. If there’s anything you can’t see here but need, just ask as we’ll see what we can do.

  • Welcome gift
  • Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen, bath towels and bath robes
  • Complimentary Neal’s Yard Remedies organic toiletries
  • Well-equipped, modern kitchen including a seven induction hob, three oven Lacanche cooker, two dishwashers and two Nespresso coffee machines
  • Dining table that seats 16 guests
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bang & Olufsen wireless Bluetooth speaker
  • Billiard room with ¾ size billiards table and bar area with glassware, two integrated fridges and dishwasher
  • 65” Smart TV with Bose surround sound in the snug
  • Board games and books
  • Wood burner in the drawing room (logs provided)
  • Wood-fired hot tub (seats 8)
  • Kadai wood-fired BBQ (wood provided)

Location

Nestled at the foot of the Quantock Hills in rural Somerset, close to the county town of Taunton and just two hours from London.

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