Somerset House

Taunton, Somerset

Accommodating 20-26 guests

Somerset House

Taunton, Somerset

Accommodating 20-26 guests

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Somerset House is an exquisitely renovated Grade II listed estate nestled in the charming village of Shoreditch, Somerset. This stunning property offers lavish accommodations for up to 20 guests. It boasts a range of exceptional amenities, including a tennis court, games room, outdoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and sprawling grounds adorned with picturesque orchards. Additionally, guests can enjoy a delightful football pitch and a charming tree house for added enchantment.

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20-26 Guests


Main House
8 Double Bedrooms 
1 Double or Twin bedroom 
2 single sofa-beds 
Stable Flat
1 Double Bedroom
1 Double or Twin Bedroom 
2 z-beds 


Main House
3 En-Suite Bathrooms
3 Family Bathrooms
Stable Flat
1 Family Bathroom
1 Shower Room


Dining table comfortably seats up to 14 guests and can be extended to seat 22 guests


Linen and Towels
Logs for Fire
Wi-Fi Internet
Plenty of Parking
Books and Board Games
Karaoke Machine


2 Travel Cots (please provide your own bedding)
2 Highchairs 


Built-in coal BBQ - please provide your own coal
Magimix Coffee Machine with starter pack of Pods, Cafeterie, Filter Coffee machine


Up to 2 well behaved dogs allowed


Arrival Day(s): Fridays or Mondays
Check In: After 4:00pm
Check Out: Before 10:00am
Cautionary Damage Deposit: £1,500

(for which there will be an extra charge)

Spa Treatments
Additional Housekeeping
Linen Change


No Smoking
Additional Charge of £15 per dog per night
Mature Stag Parties considered
Hen Parties Welcome
There is a slight hum of motorway traffic, in the garden only
Please kindly supervise children when using the swimming pool and tree house
Noise Restriction in Place
No Fireworks 
Please note the House Manager lives in the lodge by the main entrance hidden away 100m from the main house who will show you around the house on arrival

Location - Somerset House is located near the village of Shoreditch surrounded by beautiful grounds and stunning countryside the town of Taunton is 4 miles from the house

Nearest Train Station: Taunton (4 miles)

Nearest Airport: Exeter 30 minutes (29 miles) and Bristol 55 minutes (38 miles)

London: 3 hours by car (150 miles) or 2 hours by train (London Paddington to Taunton)


Somerset House graciously hosts up to 20 guests in nine exquisitely appointed bedrooms, three boasting en-suite facilities and two featuring single sofa-beds. Furthermore, guests have the delightful option of adding the enchanting Stable Flat, which comfortably accommodates an extra six guests across two bedrooms, subject to an additional charge.

Ground Floor

Hallway: A spacious expanse adorned with exquisite furnishings, enchanting illumination, and polished wooden floors.

Drawing Room: The room boasts two generous sofas, along with a spacious corner sofa, an elegant feature fireplace, a stylish drinks cabinet, a magnificent baby grand piano, and expansive floor-to-ceiling sash windows that offer stunning views of the surrounding grounds and the front of the house.

Library: The cosy living room boasts three exquisite sofas, a striking feature fireplace, a sleek coffee table, a state-of-the-art flat screen TV, an immersive Denon sound system, a stylish bookcase, and floor-to-ceiling sash windows that gracefully open onto the terrace and scenic grounds.

Dining Room: The elegant living room boasts a charming feature fireplace, a generously sized dining table accommodating 14 guests, and the flexibility to extend it for up to 23 guests. Adorned with a stylish cabinet, the room is bathed in natural light from the floor-to-ceiling sash windows, which offer delightful views of the surrounding grounds and the front of the house.

Breakfast Kitchen: This space offers ample storage capacity, along with a generous selection of crockery, glassware, and an ice bucket. Additionally, it features a spacious double sink, a convenient dishwasher, a reliable toaster, a stylish kettle, a top-notch coffee machine, and a dedicated drinks fridge.

Main Kitchen: A lavishly appointed kitchen featuring a state-of-the-art electric Aga (5-door with 2 hobs), an exquisite electric oven, an elegant induction hob, a spacious sink, a generous large fridge/freezer, a comfortable sofa, and a striking central island accompanied by six stylish bar stools.

Washroom: With WC and washbasin.

A small flight of stairs leads you down to the additional reception spaces.

Media Room: In the gaming area, you'll find a selection of three luxurious reclining gaming chairs, a cosy beanbag, stylish sofas, a plush armchair, a generously sized projector screen, an X-Box console, a top-notch Blu-Ray player, and an immersive Denon sound system.

Boot Room: Adjacent to the rear entrance lies a generously appointed area, complete with ample storage and hanging provisions, a comfortable bench, and an ornate fireplace for added aesthetic allure.

Study: In the office, adorned with a sleek desk, a plush office chair, and a secure gun cabinet, the atmosphere exudes sophistication and security.

Utility Room: With ample hanging space, a well-equipped sink, generous storage space, a convenient iron and ironing board, along with the added convenience of two washing machines and a tumble dryer.

Gym: In our fitness facility, we offer a diverse range of equipment to enhance your workout experience, including a rowing machine, running machine, exercise bike, fitness trampoline, cross trainer, pinch bag, weights, ab cruncher, exercise balls, power plate, and a multi-gym.

Karaoke Bar: a warm and inviting space, featuring comfortable stools, plush sofas, and a state-of-the-art karaoke machine.

Pantry: With additional fridges and freezers. 

Back Kitchen: This fully furnished space boasts an array of modern amenities, including an electric oven, sleek induction hob, convenient sink, efficient microwave, and ample storage capacity.

Games Room: This versatile room features a captivating table tennis table, a basketball hoop with accompanying balls, a dart board accompanied by darts. Additionally, it can be transformed into a splendid function room for grand festivities (extra charges apply).


Nestled within 28 picturesque acres, this enchanting property boasts a myriad of captivating features. A private gated drive leads to the breathtaking gardens, where lush orchards, serene paddocks, and meticulously manicured grounds unfold. A spacious terrace awaits, adorned with a graceful canopy and offering plush seating arrangements and a table for 12 guests, complemented by additional seating for 8 more. The ambience is enhanced by a soothing water fountain, while culinary delights await with a built-in BBQ and pizza oven. Sports enthusiasts will revel in the all-weather tennis court and a full-size football pitch with goals. For aquatic pleasures, a gated outdoor solar heated swimming pool awaits, open from May to September (availability this year: 7th April 2023 to 2nd October 2023), complete with 6 sunbeds and 2 double daybeds. Younger guests will be captivated by the newly renovated tree house, featuring a slide and swings, while a walled garden and vegetable garden add to the enchantment. And for those seeking aerial arrivals, a helicopter landing pad awaits.

First Floor

Royal Russet Bedroom: This luxurious room boasts a spacious super king-size bed, a comfortable sofa and chaise lounge, a sleek flat screen TV, a cosy fireplace, and breathtaking views of the gardens and front of the house. Additionally, it features an exquisite en-suite bathroom equipped with a indulgent free-standing bath, two elegant washbasins, a refreshing walk-in shower, and convenient built-in wardrobes.

Black Apple Bedroom: The cosy room features a spacious king-size bed, a comfortable armchair, an elegant decorative fireplace, a functional chest of drawers, and a sizable wardrobe. Its doors open onto a private balcony adorned with a charming table and chairs, offering breathtaking views of the front of the house.

Ashton Bitter Bedroom: The room features luxurious amenities, including a spacious super king-size bed, a comfortable chaise lounge, and ample built-in wardrobes. Its prime location offers captivating views of the front of the house, while the en-suite bathroom boasts a relaxing bath, a stylish washbasin, and a convenient walk-in shower.

Somerset Red Bedroom: A spacious suite with a luxurious super king-size bed, two additional single sofa-beds (available for a supplementary fee), a convenient wardrobe, and picturesque garden views.

Washroom: With WC and washbasin.

Family Bathroom: With bath, washbasin and walk-in shower.

A small flight of stairs leads you down to the family bathroom and bedroom 5.

Family Bathroom: With walk-in shower and washbasin

Pippin Bedroom: Nestled below a quaint staircase lies an inviting room adorned with a regal king-size bed, a cosy armchair, a spacious built-in wardrobe, a stylish chest of drawers, and an elegant decorative fireplace.

Golden Knob Bedroom: With its luxurious super king-size bed, spacious wardrobe, charming decorative fireplace, and breathtaking views of the grounds, this room offers a tranquil retreat. Additionally, it boasts an en-suite bathroom complete with a relaxing bath, elegant washbasin, and a refreshing walk-in shower. Notably, there is also an inter-connecting door with bedroom 7, providing convenient access between the two spaces.

A small flight of stairs leads you down towards bedroom 7 and the family bathroom.

Hoary Morning Bedroom: This cosy room features a spacious super-king-size bed that can be converted into twin beds, a comfortable armchair, a convenient built-in wardrobe, and an elegant decorative fireplace. Additionally, it offers an interconnecting door to bedroom 5, which can be accessed via a charming small flight of stairs.

Family Bathroom: With a free-standing bath with shower attachment, washbasin and a walk-in shower.

A small flight of stairs leads you down towards bedrooms 8 and 9.

Shoreditch White Bedroom: A luxurious setting featuring a spacious super king-size bed, a conveniently built-in wardrobe, and breathtaking views overlooking the stables.

Dabinett Bedroom: The spacious room features a luxurious king-size bed, a well-appointed wardrobe, and breathtaking views overlooking the enchanting stables.

Stable Flat (please note this is not included within the price of Somerset House)

The Stable Flat can accommodate 4-6 guests in two bedrooms and is an extra £700 for the weekend or the mid-week or an extra £1,200 for the week

Ground Floor

Upon entering through the entrance door, you are immediately greeted by a spacious ground floor shower room adorned with a well-appointed cabinet and an abundance of conveniently placed hooks for effortlessly hanging your coats.

Shower Room: With a walk-in shower. 

First Floor

Kitchen/Living/Dining Room: The kitchen boasts a comprehensive array of modern appliances including an electric oven, sleek induction hob, efficient dishwasher, spacious fridge, handy toaster, and convenient kettle. In addition, it features a charming breakfast bar furnished with two comfortable stools, a welcoming dining area with ample seating for six guests, a generous L-shaped sofa for relaxation, a flat screen TV for entertainment, a cozy chaise lounge for added comfort, a stylish coffee table, and a cosy log burner.

Bedroom 1: The room features a luxurious super king-size bed that can be easily converted into twin beds, accompanied by elegant bedside tables adorned with stylish lamps. A cosy chair adds a touch of comfort, while internal cupboards provide convenient storage space.

Family Bathroom: With a bath, washbasin and WC.

Bedroom 2: The cosy room features a comfortable double bed adorned with stylish bedside tables and elegant lamps, accompanied by a rustic wooden clothes rail and rack.

There are 2 z-beds for the additional 2 guests which can go into the bedrooms or in the living room.


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