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Tanglewood: idyllic two-bedroom cottage in Exmoor National Park

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Idyllic two-bedrooom cottage in woodland, in walking distance of Porlock village

Tanglewood is less than a mile from the friendly Exmoor National Park village of Porlock, with its excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Well-equipped and cosy, and with wireless internet access, the cottage has a large private garden bordered by a pretty stream. It offers easy access to coast and moor, with excellent opportunities for walking and site-seeing.

Tanglewood is a detached cottage on a quiet track in Hawkcombe Woods, a National Nature Reserve - so it provides peace and seclusion, while being within an easy walk of the village.

It has two bedrooms: one with a king-size bed and the other with two single beds. It has a well equipped kitchen, large lounge with cosy wood-effect stove and dining area and a sunny conservatory that allows you to enjoy the views across the valley whatever the time of year.

Outside, there is a raised terrace with table and chairs that overlooks the garden. There is also a table and chairs at the bottom of the garden, from which you can listen to the rush of the stream.

More Details

Owner
Katharine & Barry King
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Katharine & Barry King

We live in Surrey and spend as much time as we can at our holiday cottage. Having holidayed in Exmoor for many years, we were thrilled to buy Tanglewood in 2015. We love waking up in the morning in our secluded cottage in the woods, then being able to wander into Porlock for tea and cake in the afternoon!

Katharine & Barry King purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Katharine & Barry King chose West Somerset

Tanglewood offers an amazing combination: it is a charming detached cottage in the woods at Hawkcombe, yet only fifteen minutes walk from the restaurants and pubs in the lovely village of Porlock.

What makes this cottage unique

With its large private garden, bordered by the rushing Hawkcombe stream, Tanglewood is a peaceful and enchanting place to stay.

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Wonderful Holiday in a wonderful cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The property was spotless, spacious but still cosy, in the most idyllic location. Fantastic garden, which our dog loved, surrounded by trees, very very peaceful. Enclosed parking. Walkable distance to a very nice village which had lots of eating places. Can recommend Piggy in the Middle. Thanks to the owners of Tanglwood for the milk, biscuits and fresh flowers etc. Which we found on our arrival. Fantastic location with plenty of places to explore. On the way to Lymouth the Blue Ball is a very good place to stop and eat, very pleasant hosts and lovely food, open all day for food which is a definite bonus. Porlock is a very dog friendly area where you can take your dog in many eating places.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to write a review! Katharine and Barry
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5

A homely and spacious home during our holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay in this lovely cottage in the beautiful Porlock countryside. This is in an idyllic location in the Hawcombe Valley. Ideal to return to after a lovely walk with our dogs. A Homely and spacious cottage - feels just like home and so near to Porlock village for a lovely meal and evening walk. It is an absolute pleasure to sit comfortably in the cottage or in the garden when we have done enough walking in the valley or Exmoor. Thank you, Lynda, Allan and Janet - Surrey.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
January - early April
6 Jan 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Easter
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
May
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
June - July
26 May 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
September - October
1 Sep 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
November - December
27 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
January - March 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Easter 2018
23 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
April - May 2018
6 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£520
for 7 nights
£520
 
 
Early Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Summer 2018
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Late Summer 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
October - December 2018
26 Oct 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Christmas 2018
14 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25

Tanglewood is usually booked from Friday to Friday, although we may be able to offer flexibility where Christmas falls on, or near a Friday. We have a strict no smoking policy at Tanglewood. We also ask that dogs are not allowed to go upstairs (a stair guard is available to assist!). Linen, towels and electricity are all included in the rental price. Tanglewood is available from 4pm on the day of arrival and should be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Porlock in Somerset

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs cloakroom - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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