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Tintinhull House

Yeovil, Somerset

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An elegant 17th century 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 out over the network of garden rooms and explore its glories ‘out of hours’. Part of the house has been used to create a four bedroom holiday property which retains much of its original features, such as leaded windows. You can explore the rest of the house during the opening hours. The kitchen is dominated by a huge Aga and an open fire is the centre piece 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 an antique mahogany inlaid 5' bed. Two bathrooms, both with original roll-top baths.
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil central heating included.

Garden: The formal gardens have open pools and young children should be supervised.

Parking: 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.

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

Please Note: 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

email: grahame.meaden@nationaltrust.org.uk

Cottage details
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Let starts
Thursday
Min stay
3
Dogs allowed
No
Cottage ref
003025
Acorn rating What's this?
4
Features
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Railway nearby
  • Garden appeal
  • Celebration
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
Accessibility
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire
Exterior view of Portland House © Mike Henton

No two days are the same across these three beautiful counties; from Wiltshire's dreamy downland and the stone circles of Avebury and Stonehenge, Dorset's coastal beauty and bucolic charms, and the wilds of Exmoor and Quantocks in Somerset – their wide open spaces and historical sites draws people back again and again.

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Activities
  • Cycling
  • walking
  • fishing
  • horse riding.
National Trust places to visit
Tintinhull Garden
Tintinhull Garden Delightful formal garden
Treasurer's House
Treasurer's House, Martock Small medieval house
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory 14th/15th-century farm buildings, formerly a priests' residence
Lytes Cary Manor
Lytes Cary Manor Intimate manor house with Arts and Crafts-style garden
Priest's House
Priest's House, Muchelney Late medieval hall-house in a picturesque village
Barrington Court
Barrington Court Beautiful Gertrude Jekyll-inspired gardens, kitchen gardens and the now empty Tudor manor house

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • George Hoad
    • May 2015
    • Australia
    Ideal base!

    I found the website very easy to use & once I had decided on the property, the staff were terrific on the phone answering my questions. Tintinhull House & Garden was the dream holiday home for an Aussie & 3 American friends - all mad keen gardeners with a love of history. The house is full of charm & history & the gardens were a true delight! It proved the ideal base for visiting other NT properties, quaint villages & the glorious Somerset countryside.

  • Steven Vanhoorne
    • May 2015
    • Belgium
    Nice old house!

    Tintinhull House is a very lovely estate, beautiful garden and nice old house with excellent facilities. Excellent location for our annual costumed weekend in the UK and also excellent base to visit other NT properties like Montecute and Stourhead

  • Helen Barnett
    • May 2015
    • Surrey
    Clean cottage

    We were so impressed with our cottage, especially the cleanliness and how well equipped it was. This was our first visit to a National Trust Cottage and will certainly be looking to book in the future. Thank you.

  • Jude Squire
    • April 2015
    • UK
    Super house!

    Super house, location and beautiful garden. Loads to do nearby from beaches to hill walks, shopping and cream teas. Lovely helpful staff who gave us great advice on other local places to visit.

  • Maureen Bentley
    • February 2015
    • Dorset
    Grand place to stay!

    This is a really grand place to stay - it certainly does provide the 'manor house' experience. It was huge, spotless and comfortable and the garden is superb. All the NT staff and volunteer gardeners we spoke to were very helpful and friendly. We particularly loved the big kitchen and the beautiful garden - but then also the massive double bedrooms with the magnificent views.

  • Lynda Creek
    • January 2015
    • Somerset
    Wonderful house

    It was lovely to receive the welcome tray - made me feel very at home I live in a tiny house and as it was a special birthday I hired the house so all my friends coiuld visit and those from away could stay if they wished - most didn't, The next day all my family came and again the extra space made it possible. Everyone said what a great idea it was. The other days I stayed there alone and enjoyed living at a wonderful house - thank you

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Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for 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.

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