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An elegant 17th-century manor house built from local Ham Hill stone that overlooks the most delightful formal garden. Visitors will not only feel like the lord and lady of the manor, they can also enjoy spectacular views over the network of garden rooms and explore its glories 'out of hours'. The four-bedroom house retains many of its original features, such as leaded windows. The kitchen is dominated by a huge Aga and a large open fire is the centrepiece of the sitting room.
Tintinhull Gardens is available as a venue for civil wedding ceremonies. They offer a picturesque setting alongside the intimate Summer House which overlooks the peaceful Pool garden.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- Entrance, utility room, kitchen/dining room, small hallway leading to drawing room.
- First floor
- Four bedrooms (2 doubles and 2 twins). Main double bedroom has stunning views over the main garden and an antique brass half tester 5' bed. The other double bedroom also has views over the gardens and antique mahogany inlaid 5' bed. Two bathrooms, both with original roll-top bath.
The formal gardens have open pools and young children should be supervised.
The cot in this cottage is a travel cot. Oil central heating included. Cars can enter The Courtyard to unload and there is plenty of space to park in the main visitors car park 100 metres from the house.
From 12 May 2013 the Aga oven will run on electricity rather than oil.
For further details about Tintinhull Gardens as a wedding venue please contact the Visitor Services Manager for Montacute and Tintinhull Gardens on telephone: 01935 826940
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
- Pub nearby
- Garden Appeal
- Railway nearby
- Open Fire / Stove
- Washing Machine
- Double bed
- Tumble Dryer
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 800 20 70
Things to see and do nearby
- South West England
The South West region is probably England's most well-known holiday hotspot, being home to some of the most famous seaside resorts. Pretty villages and harbours in Cornwall, many with sweeping sandy beaches, such as St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to name but a few, give way to sophisticated seaside resorts in Devon and Dorset which include Bournemouth, Torquay and Ilfracombe. The history of this region is unrivalled; Wiltshire's spectacular downland and the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge, through Hardy's Dorset, dramatic Dartmoor and gentler Exmoor, to the mining landscapes of Cornwall and West Devon, which are now recognised as being of international significance, having been awarded World Heritage Site status in 2006. The Trust protects 370 miles of the coastline in Devon and Cornwall and, wherever you are in the two far western counties, you're never more than 25 miles from the sea. As well as this peninsula, the Trust also cares for much of the countryside in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset and a wide array of fascinating properties to visit and explore. Not surprisingly, perhaps, this area is also home to the widest selection of National Trust holiday cottages.
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place to visit
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- Shopping in Yeovil and Shepton Mallet
- antique fairs and agricultural and garden shows at Bath and West Showground
National Trust places to visit
- Tintinhull Garden
- Delightful formal garden
- Treasurer's House
- Small medieval house
- Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory
- 14th/15th-century farm buildings, formerly a priests' residence
- Lytes Cary Manor
- Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden
- Priest's House
- Late medieval hall-house in a picturesque village
- Barrington Court
- Beautiful Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens, kitchen gardens and the now empty Tudor manor house
Comments from past visitors
Mary and Rob Clark
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 800 2070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.