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An idyllic thatched cottage in Beautiful smiling Somerset providing the perfect spot for a vintage revival.

Step back in time to another era, where life was lived at a more leisurely pace, albeit with all the luxurious comforts modern day has to offer. Smell the English roses round the cottage door, peek out through the eyebrow windows under the traditional thatched roof, recline on a deckchair surrounded by cottage garden flowers and put your feet up in front of a roaring fire in the inglenook fireplace. All this awaits you at Lilac Cottage, a picture postcard Grade II listed hamstone cottage built over 400 years ago situated in arguably the most picturesque village in South Somerset, now available for luxury self-catering breaks.

The perfect base to explore all the West Country has to offer, Hinton-St-George is a stunning, peaceful village where you will feel you have stepped back in time yet a fantastic award-winning pub, pretty tearoom and well -stocked local shop are right on your doorstep. Enjoying the perfect location, you are mere miles away from the Dorset and Devon borders and access is easy, being a couple of miles from the main A303 road. Crewkerne mainline railway station is about three miles away and makes it easy to explore the area by rail.

Whether you like the coast or countryside, you have it all at your feet. The bustling market town of Bridport, along with adjacent West Bay on the stunning Jurassic Coast, is an easy drive away as is vibrant Lyme Regis with its pretty beach and River Cottage with its canteen, workshops and events. Countless unspoilt villages are ready for you to explore and there is fabulous country walking all around. If you love shopping for antiques and genuine vintage at great prices, super local food in cosy inns, historic cider barns and cream teas in quaint tearooms, and want just to take life at a slower pace, you’re coming to the right place. What are you waiting for?


Your luxurious vintage home away from home in the West Country

Sleeping a maximum of four in supreme, tranquil comfort, this is life as you’ve not experienced it before. Vintage delights await you at every turn but combined with the best of modern day comforts, you’ll have the holiday of your life in Smiling Somerset. See our Out and About page for all the Wonderful West Country has to offer you.


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