Myrtle House & Myrtle Annexe

“Renovated farmhouse offering spacious and accessible accommodation in a quiet village” - VisitEngland Assessor


Ilminster, Somerset

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Myrtle House and its self contained annex, is a renovated old farmhouse, sleeping seven plus two, with ample parking. It is surrounded by gardens,a paddock and fields, and offers spacious accommodation with excellent facilities for families and disabled visitors. Situated in a quiet village, with pub and shop, it is centrally located to reach the south coast, Glastonbury, Cheddar, the Quantocks , Exmoor and many other local attractions.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Gold Award

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Myrtle House & Myrtle Annexe
Myrtle House & Myrtle Annexe, Church Lane, Horton, ILMINSTER, Somerset, TA19 9RN


  • Total units: 2
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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