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Charming Exmoor cottage in tranquil setting near mediaeval village of Dunster

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Updated: 29-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Set in the village of Timberscombe, just 3 miles from the vibrant, mediaeval village of Dunster with a wide choice of pubs, restaurants, cafes, gift shops and its romantic castle.

Situated on a quiet, no-through lane (off-road parking for 2 cars) with lovely views and direct access to moorland and forest walks.

Cosy lounge with log-burning fire, kitchen/diner with range cooker and all mod cons, handy utility/boot room and peaceful cottage garden with space to dine alfresco.

Bathroom (separate shower and bath) and 2 bedrooms. The pretty front room has a double bed, while the back room can be provided as either a twin room or with a spacious and comfortable zip-and-link superking bed.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2016
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

12 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)


Lovely, comfortable and homely cottage in a peaceful setting.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this cosy yet spacious cottage. It was clean and fully equipped with everything we needed, making it a comfortable and enjoyable stay. It is well positioned in a quiet village in Exmoor, nearby to Dunster and other scenic spots. Highly recommended for a refreshing retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well above usual standard everything smart fresh and clean very well equipped decor beautiful

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely return to this property absolutely ideal for a restful break lovely and peaceful but only a few minutes to Dunster by car and only 10 minutes to Minehead the owners are perfectly lovely! Booked this for a valentine break only to find the decor was a romantic red theme! Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage, fab location

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful break at Willow View over New Year. While the weather might not have been perfect, the cottage was - with everything that we needed to make our stay easy and relaxing. A roaring wood burner made the sitting room very cosy and the kitchen had a full compliment of necessities (sharp knives, pans, trays, colander, etc). We found lots to do, exploring the locale; Dunster, Minehead, Blue Anchor, Porlock and Porlock Vale are only a short drive away and there are walks from outside the front door of the cottage.

Our son also appreciated the great games and toys that were available, which meant that us parents could sit back and relax!

A perfect break, thank you Becky.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What a lovely cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Willow View Cottage is just lovely! My husband and I stayed there last week with friends who were over from Australia. The cottage is in a really good location very close to the delightful village of Dunster with its good choice of pubs/restaurants, as well as craft shops and an exceedingly good deli (fab pies!). Not far away are the lovely coastal villages of Lynmouth and Porlock, as well as the stunning Exmoor itself. The cottage has a great view from every room especially the bedrooms which is lovely to wake up and look out to. It was pretty cold weather whilst we were there but the cottage was lovely and warm, we didn’t need to light the wood burner but did anyway to add to the already cosy atmosphere. Everything you need is provided, which you don’t always get at holiday lets. Thank you Becky and Mark, we shall certainly be back :-)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very cosy, nice decor, and good feelings throughout the cottage. Very friendly people and helpful with footpaths etc.

Hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing cottage in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend this lovely cottage with stunning views of the countryside. Beautifully presented and with everything you need we will hopefully be back for another visit. It is perfectly located with lots of lovely places to visit close by.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Activity and Interests

Dunster Castle and Village with pubs, restaurants and gift shops - 5 minutes drive or fabulous 1hr walk

Minehead for steam railway, traditional seaside and amenities

Forest and moorland walks from the doorsteps

Coastal walks 15 minute drive away

Several riding centres offering hacks for all abilities in glorious settings nearby

Lynmouth 30 minute drive - NT gorge walk, funicular railway, art and gift shops

Best beach at Woolacombe, 2 miles of golden sands, 60 minute drive

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
17 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Dunster by Candlelight
1 Dec 2017 - 4 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Shorter durations during peak/holiday periods will be considered, but preference will be given to full week bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 29-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Superking or can be made up as twin beds


  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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