South Lodge

Montacute, Somerset
Exterior frontage of South Lodge, Montacute, Somerset
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Exterior view of the garden at South Lodge, Somerset
Exterior view of Montacute House at South Lodge, Somerset
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Interior kitchen of South Lodge, Somerset
Interior dining room of South Lodge, Montacute, Somerset
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At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Preferred changeover day Thursday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 2
  • Acorn rating 4 What's this?
  • Reference 003041

About South Lodge

A decorative gate lodge with a spacious interior that retains many original features.

At the entrance to the mighty Montacute House is South Lodge. This stunning gate lodge dates back to the 16th-century and is constructed from local ham stone.

Sip a glass of wine on the terrace, or lounge in South Lodge’s private garden before heading over to explore the beautiful Montacute House. You and your party can enjoy free entry to this late-Elizabethan treasure as part of your stay. 

The village of Montacute has a fantasic selection of country inns, while a little further afield, the mysterious town of Glastonbury is a charming place to spend the afternoon exploring.
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

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Layout

  • Ground floor

    Hallway, sitting room with open fire, dining room, kitchen and utility room.

  • First floor

    Three bedrooms (2 5' doubles, 1 with en-suite bathroom with electric shower over bath, 1 x twin) family shower room with shower.    

Notes for guests

Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.

Heating: Gas central heating is included at the cottage.

Parking: There is parking available for two cars in the Montacute House car park close to the cottage.

Garden: Small private garden at the rear with stone paved terrace.

Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

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