Draper House

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Sleeps: 15 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Heritage Collection
Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Hot Tub Walk to Village Romantic

This fabulous detached stone cottage in an expanse of family owned parkland provides you with absolute privacy and peace, with the nearest property over two hundred metres away!

From the beautiful, ivy-lined entrance to the house, you will appreciate immediately the charm and grandeur of this elegant property. With all the character of a traditional country house, but the perks of a modern refurbishment, Draper House truly has the best of both worlds! There is a charming hallway with lovely wooden furniture and lighting to welcome you inside.

Within the main house, there are two living rooms, one in a fabulous open plan design, alongside the large dining area and kitchen. This first living room has two huge sofas and a beautiful old stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The dining area has ample seating for ten people, and plenty of space for all the party to drink, dine and relax. The second living room is separated from this main space, and enjoys a super comfy sofa and large flatscreen HD TV with Bluetooth soundbar – the perfect room for a bit of downtime. The fabulous modern fitted kitchen is a masterpiece. It has two electric ovens and an induction hob, as well as a vast central island to make cooking a joy! There’s a couple of stools too so you can enjoy your breakfast at the bar, or perhaps just keep the chef company. Alongside the kitchen is a large conservatory with views out over the colourful, expansive gardens.

The four bright and airy bedrooms are incredibly spacious, with simple, tasteful décor and a real sense of home comfort. The master bedroom has a superking sized bed and huge ensuite bathroom, two rooms have two single beds, which can be arranged either separately or as superking doubles. One of these twin rooms is ensuite, while the other two share a large family bathroom with the bunk bedroom. All three bathrooms are incredibly sleek and stylish, while retaining a homely feel. 

The Cowshed Annexe, set just next to the main house with its own access, it makes Draper House a fantastic option for two families holidaying together. The accommodation in the Cowshed comprises of three bedrooms, two super-king doubles, which can be set up as twin rooms on request, as well as a bunk-bed room with additional trundle bed, perfect for three children. One of the double rooms boasts its very own en-suite bathroom while the remaining two rooms share the use of a fantastic family bathroom.

When the weather is fine, be sure to make the most of your beautiful, secluded garden! Dine al fresco in the sun on the lovely set of table and chairs, or simply stroll through the grounds. With a hugely spacious lawn (complete with pond!) and fabulous stone terrace, all enveloped in a lush array of flowers and trees, and even a wild woodland area, you’d be silly not to explore! And that’s just your private land! There’s so much more to take in in this stunning part of the country, so be sure to escape into the myriad of local country lanes and footpaths and set out for a good hike or cycle. There’s bikes available for hire locally, though we recommend booking in advance.

And it’s not just the countryside on your doorstep – the lovely town of Ilminster is just a couple of miles away so you’ll have everything you need, from bars and restaurants to shops and attractions, just a short cycle or drive away.

      

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What you should know…

  • While there’s no satellite TV, there is a terrestrial aerial and (even better!) the TV can connect to the Wi-Fi to access Netflix/Amazon Prime/BBC iPlayer and more
  • Please note that The Cowshed is an annexe which is seperate from the house

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet Hot Tub BBQ DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Main House

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living and dining area with log burner
- Fully-equipped kitchen with two electric ovens, induction hob and large island
- Snug with TV and comfy corner sofa
- Conservatory that looks onto the beautiful and secluded gardens

First Floor
- Master bedroom with super-king bed, dressing area and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with super-king double and ensuite bathroom (can be set up as a twin room on request)
- Bedroom with bunk beds and extra trundle bed (perfect for 3 children!)
- Bedroom with super-king double (can be set up as a twin room on request)
- Family bathroom

The Cowshed
- Bedroom with super-king double and en-suite bathroom (can be set up as a twin room on request)
- Bedroom with super-king double (can be set up as a twin room on request)
- Bedroom with bunk beds and extra trundle bed (perfect for 3 children!)
- Family bathroom



/>Exterior Grounds
- Wood fired hot-tub (There is a charge for any extra wood used on top of the supply given free of charge)
- Secluded garden
- Spacious lawn
- Stone terrace
- Outdoor dining facilities
- Wild woodland area
- Charcoal barbecue (please bring additional charcoal)

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- Working fireplace
- Smart TV
- Hair dryers
- Bath robes
- Washer-dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Dishwasher
- Boardgames
- Baby cots & highchairs can be provided on a request basis
- Private parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Draper House
Easy By Train Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Very near to the town of Ilminster and surrounded by fields and woods, Draper House benefits from access to both amazing local walking and cycling routes throughout the myriad of local country lanes and footpaths, and a huge array of pubs, restaurants and activities in the local vicinity!

There are several country pubs nearby, some within walking distance and many others just a short drive or cycle away, including the Barrington Boar, the Dinnington Docks and the Lord Poulett Arms.

There is also a variety of shopping opportunities in Ilminster, as well as a number of local attractions, such as the Dennis Chinaworks (with fabulous tea rooms), Dillington House (a venue for regular classical music concerts) and Barrington House, a National Trust house with gardens open to the public, that are well worth a visit.

There are also a number of local cider producers nearby, Perry’s Cider in Dowlish Wake and Julian Temperley’s cider and cider brandy distillery at Burrow Hill, whose orchards and presses are worth seeing. And finally, the lovely beach at Lyme Regis, and of course the infamous Jurassic coastline, perfect for a day or two walking, are both just 40 minutes or so away.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Exeter

(31.2 miles )

Nearest Town/City Ilminster

(1.5 miles)

Nearest Restaurant The Golden Ocean

(1.6 miles)

Nearest Golf Cricket St Thomas Golf Club

(6.1 miles)

Nearest Train Station Crewkerne

(8.6 miles)

Nearest Supermarket Tesco

(2.9 miles)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Ideal for Xmas/NY

Draper House makes a fantastic choice for families travelling with children, with gardens to explore! The Smart TV is bound to keep the children entertained in the evenings. For the little ones, cots & highchairs can be provided, just request at time of booking!

The bunk bed room in the new Cowshed annexe is perfect for younger children, or if you have a group of teenagers on your hands, the Cowshed is the perfect place for them to make their own.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Easy By Train
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Arrival time After 15:00
Departure time Before 10:00
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath towels and towels for the hot tub are included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Two pets are permitted per booking upon request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of £50 per pet per stay will apply. Pets are not permitted upstairs or on the furniture at the property.
Minimum stay 2 nights
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi included in the rental price
Other Ts and Cs No parties please
Smoking Allowed? No
Changeover day Any day

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 2nd 2022 - Oct 14th 2022 £2,634 £3,446 £4,258 £5,070 £5,682
Oct 14th 2022 - Nov 4th 2022 £2,860 £3,723 £4,586 £5,449 £6,040
Nov 4th 2022 - Dec 20th 2022 £2,333 £3,021 £3,710 £4,398 £4,816
Dec 20th 2022 - Dec 27th 2022 - - - - £8,181
Dec 27th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - - £8,181
Jan 6th 2023 - Feb 10th 2023 £2,296 £2,968 £3,640 £4,312 £4,704
Feb 10th 2023 - Feb 24th 2023 £2,559 £3,288 £4,016 £4,745 £5,099
Feb 24th 2023 - Mar 3rd 2023 £2,559 £3,255 £3,952 £4,648 £4,873
Mar 3rd 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 £2,296 £2,968 £3,640 £4,312 £4,704
Mar 24th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 £2,898 £3,790 £4,683 £5,575 £6,246
Mar 31st 2023 - Apr 7th 2023 - £3,707 £4,600 £5,492 £6,246
Apr 7th 2023 - Apr 14th 2023 - £4,741 £5,778 £6,815 £7,257
Apr 14th 2023 - Apr 28th 2023 - £3,707 £4,600 £5,492 £6,246
Apr 28th 2023 - May 5th 2023 - £4,347 £5,299 £6,251 £6,663
May 5th 2023 - May 26th 2023 £2,898 £3,790 £4,683 £5,575 £6,246
May 26th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 - £5,031 £6,096 £7,161 £7,450
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 £2,898 £3,790 £4,683 £5,575 £6,246
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 25th 2023 - £4,064 £5,051 £6,037 £6,905
Aug 25th 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - £4,741 £5,764 £6,787 £7,160
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 13th 2023 £2,898 £3,790 £4,683 £5,575 £6,246
Oct 13th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 £3,161 £4,113 £5,064 £6,016 £6,660
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 £3,161 £3,999 £4,837 £5,675 £5,865
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 1st 2023 £2,559 £3,312 £4,064 £4,817 £5,268
Dec 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 £2,705 £3,501 £4,297 £5,092 £5,569
Dec 21st 2023 - Dec 26th 2023 - - - - £8,367
Dec 26th 2023 - Dec 28th 2023 - - - - £8,181
Dec 28th 2023 - Apr 4th 2024 - - - - £8,367

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 2nd 2022 - Oct 14th 2022 €2,813 €3,680 €4,547 €5,414 €6,068
Oct 14th 2022 - Nov 4th 2022 €3,054 €3,976 €4,898 €5,819 €6,450
Nov 4th 2022 - Dec 20th 2022 €2,492 €3,227 €3,962 €4,697 €5,144
Dec 20th 2022 - Dec 27th 2022 - - - - €8,737
Dec 27th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - - €8,737
Jan 6th 2023 - Feb 10th 2023 €2,452 €3,169 €3,887 €4,605 €5,023
Feb 10th 2023 - Feb 24th 2023 €2,733 €3,511 €4,289 €5,067 €5,446
Feb 24th 2023 - Mar 3rd 2023 €2,733 €3,476 €4,220 €4,964 €5,205
Mar 3rd 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 €2,452 €3,169 €3,887 €4,605 €5,023
Mar 24th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 €3,094 €4,048 €5,001 €5,954 €6,671
Mar 31st 2023 - Apr 7th 2023 - €3,959 €4,912 €5,865 €6,671
Apr 7th 2023 - Apr 14th 2023 - €5,063 €6,171 €7,278 €7,750
Apr 14th 2023 - Apr 28th 2023 - €3,959 €4,912 €5,865 €6,671
Apr 28th 2023 - May 5th 2023 - €4,642 €5,659 €6,676 €7,116
May 5th 2023 - May 26th 2023 €3,094 €4,048 €5,001 €5,954 €6,671
May 26th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 - €5,373 €6,510 €7,647 €7,956
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 €3,094 €4,048 €5,001 €5,954 €6,671
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 25th 2023 - €4,340 €5,394 €6,448 €7,374
Aug 25th 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - €5,063 €6,156 €7,249 €7,646
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 13th 2023 €3,094 €4,048 €5,001 €5,954 €6,671
Oct 13th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 €3,376 €4,392 €5,408 €6,425 €7,113
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 €3,376 €4,271 €5,166 €6,060 €6,263
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 1st 2023 €2,733 €3,537 €4,341 €5,144 €5,626
Dec 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 €2,889 €3,739 €4,589 €5,438 €5,947
Dec 21st 2023 - Dec 26th 2023 - - - - €8,936
Dec 26th 2023 - Dec 28th 2023 - - - - €8,737
Dec 28th 2023 - Apr 4th 2024 - - - - €8,936

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Oct 2nd 2022 - Oct 14th 2022 $2,758 $3,608 $4,458 $5,308 $5,949
Oct 14th 2022 - Nov 4th 2022 $2,994 $3,898 $4,801 $5,705 $6,323
Nov 4th 2022 - Dec 20th 2022 $2,443 $3,163 $3,884 $4,604 $5,043
Dec 20th 2022 - Dec 27th 2022 - - - - $8,565
Dec 27th 2022 - Jan 6th 2023 - - - - $8,565
Jan 6th 2023 - Feb 10th 2023 $2,403 $3,107 $3,811 $4,514 $4,924
Feb 10th 2023 - Feb 24th 2023 $2,679 $3,442 $4,205 $4,968 $5,339
Feb 24th 2023 - Mar 3rd 2023 $2,679 $3,408 $4,137 $4,866 $5,102
Mar 3rd 2023 - Mar 24th 2023 $2,403 $3,107 $3,811 $4,514 $4,924
Mar 24th 2023 - Mar 31st 2023 $3,034 $3,968 $4,902 $5,837 $6,539
Mar 31st 2023 - Apr 7th 2023 - $3,881 $4,816 $5,750 $6,539
Apr 7th 2023 - Apr 14th 2023 - $4,964 $6,049 $7,135 $7,597
Apr 14th 2023 - Apr 28th 2023 - $3,881 $4,816 $5,750 $6,539
Apr 28th 2023 - May 5th 2023 - $4,551 $5,548 $6,544 $6,976
May 5th 2023 - May 26th 2023 $3,034 $3,968 $4,902 $5,837 $6,539
May 26th 2023 - Jun 2nd 2023 - $5,268 $6,382 $7,497 $7,800
Jun 2nd 2023 - Jun 30th 2023 $3,034 $3,968 $4,902 $5,837 $6,539
Jun 30th 2023 - Aug 25th 2023 - $4,255 $5,288 $6,321 $7,229
Aug 25th 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 - $4,964 $6,035 $7,106 $7,496
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 13th 2023 $3,034 $3,968 $4,902 $5,837 $6,539
Oct 13th 2023 - Oct 27th 2023 $3,309 $4,306 $5,302 $6,298 $6,973
Oct 27th 2023 - Nov 3rd 2023 $3,309 $4,187 $5,064 $5,941 $6,140
Nov 3rd 2023 - Dec 1st 2023 $2,679 $3,467 $4,255 $5,043 $5,515
Dec 1st 2023 - Dec 21st 2023 $2,832 $3,665 $4,498 $5,331 $5,830
Dec 21st 2023 - Dec 26th 2023 - - - - $8,760
Dec 26th 2023 - Dec 28th 2023 - - - - $8,565
Dec 28th 2023 - Apr 4th 2024 - - - - $8,760

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • A fantastic family trip...

    Posted by Charlotte on 01/07/2018

    We had such a fantastic family trip away to Draper House. It’s tucked away in peaceful scenic surroundings, however, it is also in close proximity to the local shops. Our dog absolutely loved the fields surrounding the property. The property is spacious and the garden is a great size for playing games & exploring.

  • A weekend to remember

    Posted by Les on 26/06/2018

    Draper House is situated in the most idyllic parkland setting and was the perfect place for our family birthday celebration. The house is wonderfully well appointed and the garden full of beautiful shrubs and trees. We were just sorry the weather wasn’t quite as warm as it has been so we especially enjoyed the underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom! It was a weekend to remember and we could not recommend the property more highly.

  • Amazing!

    Posted by Lee on 30/05/2018

    The place was amazing, plenty of space around the gardens for the grandchildren to play - would highly recommend it to anyone else who is looking to book. Wendy met us when we all arrived, very helpful - nothing was to much trouble, would book again

  • Can't recommend it enough!

    Posted by Bethany on 06/01/2018

    My friends and I booked this house for a long weekend to celebrate Christmas and it was the perfect place to do so! The house is beautiful and set within a quiet, picturesque landscape which is just what we were after. The interiors are stunning - everything from the sofas and kitchen units to the artwork on the walls. It was very clean upon arrival and well equipped (we made a huge Xmas dinner and there was more than enough pots, pans and utensils - and dishwasher) and the beds were extremely comfortable, with fantastic feather pillows. We received a welcome basket of food which was a lovely touch, along with essentials of milk, tea, coffee, fresh bread etc! For a big house, it stayed warm and the heating was efficient, plus we made the most of the log burner when in that part of the house! Can’t recommend it enough - would definitely stay again, we’re already missing mornings by the fire with those views!

  • Beautiful & charming...

    Posted by Matt on 03/01/2018

    Beautiful and charming little cottage in the grounds of Dillington surrounded by stunning countryside. The open plan kitchen/diner/loving room with log burner was just fantastic. Great attention to detail having a Christmas tree up and a welcome hamper along with bathrobes for each guest. A wonderful experience. Would highly recommend.

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