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Character Holiday Cottage Porlock, Somerset.

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Cottage in Porlock, Somerset, England - Ideal Location, Walking Distance To Beach, Village And Exmoor National Park.

Rencott is a carefully presented character cottage situated on the edge of the delightful village of Porlock. Set within a wooded combe, and within an easy and safe walk to the village, it makes an ideal base for a holiday in Exmoor National Park. There are coastal, moorland and wooded riverside paths all accessible directly from the front door.Pubs, restaurants and shops are all within a safe and easy walking distance. The cottage has a pretty garden from which to enjoy the views, off-road parking and a garage. It has a cosy beamed sitting room with wood burner, a large kitchen with room to dine in comfort including bespoke handmade units. There are 3 bedrooms ( 2 x doubles plus 1 x single ) a slate floored bathroom which contains a separate walk-in shower.

About the Owner

Cliff or Gill
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2017

About Cliff or Gill

We are a couple with a grown up family and fell in love with the area during a number of holidays. We both enjoy walking in the beautiful scenery of the area and continue to visit as much as possible.

Cliff or Gill purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Cliff or Gill chose West Somerset

The cottage is a peaceful, relaxing house which giving access to wonderful walks from the doorstep, spectacular countryside, coastal paths, moorland expanses and pretty villages. It is perfectly located for easy walking access to the village.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage offers country character as well as comfort in a convenient location. We have tried to create a peaceful 'home from home' in which our own family and our paying guests can relax and enjoy this beautiful area. It can accomodate a family or a group of friends yet is also ideal for a couple.

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Location

From the Owner

The cottage is a peaceful, relaxing house which giving access to wonderful walks from the doorstep, spectacular countryside, coastal paths, moorland expanses and pretty villages. It is perfectly located for easy walking access to the village.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Minehead Steam Railway / Taunton mainline at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 35 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Various restaurants and Pubs at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ski : at 451 Miles Nearest Beach : Porlock Bay at 1.5 Miles Car: not necessary

The nearest beach , the spectacular Porlock Bay is approximately 25mins walk away. It is a site of special scientific interest and can be easily reached by the pleasant footpath directly from the village. The bay forms part of the South West Coastal Path.The village sits on the newly extended Coleridge Way long distance footpath.

The large sandy bay at Minehead is approx 5 miles away.

Travel:

Car not essential as all local amenities are within walking distance. There is a good local bus service plus the Exmoor

Distances:

It is a 10 minute walk to the pubs, restaurants, post office, local museum and individual shops in Porlock.

Seaside towns of Minehead (5 miles) and Lynton & Lynmouth (12 miles).

Easy walking access to Exmoor paths and woodland. Easy walking access to Coleridge Way Long Distance Path, and South West Coastal Path.

Further Details:

Local Places of Interest:

Porlock Weir, is a nearby picturesque harbour with shingle beach, pubs and restaurants and can be walked to via a variety of footpath routes.

The National trust villages of Selworthy, Bossington, Allerford and Horner with beautiful thatched cottages and tea rooms are all also within an hour's walk or a 10 minute drive

The medieval village of Dunster with it's National Trust castle, craft shops and restaurants is approx 15 minutes drive

Dunkery Beacon (highest point on Exmoor).

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre nearby at Allerford

Horse and Pony trekking on Exmoor available nearby.

Exmoor Safari's and guides can be organised in the Porlock Visitor Centre.

There is a small Local history museum in Porlock.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
High Summer 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
£820
 
 
Late Summer / Early Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£720
for 7 nights
£720
 
 
October Holiday
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
Late Autumn / Early Winter
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£130
Thu,Fri,Sat
£500
 
 
Xmas and New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£486
for 4 nights
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
Enquiries by telephone or e-mail to owner. 20% deposit secures booking



Remaining balance payable 8 weeks prior to start date.

Changeover Day:
Saturday preferred, but we can be flexible if other bookings are unaffected.
Low season short breaks available. (Contact owner for prices for short breaks)
Arrival time 3.30pm
Departure time 10.30am

Notes on prices:
Low season short breaks available.
Two person (under-occupancy) discounts sometimes available.
Contact owner for prices on short breaks and discounts.
Additional charge for one dog: £15.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Avg/night
Updated: 17-Jun-2017
12
Available
12
Unavailable

Facilities

From the Owner

The cottage offers country character as well as comfort in a convenient location. We have tried to create a peaceful 'home from home' in which our own family and our paying guests can relax and enjoy this beautiful area. It can accomodate a family or a group of friends yet is also ideal for a couple.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

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

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • ski pass optional
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom - Upstairs bathroom with slate floor tiling, roll top bath, wash basin, separate walk-in shower within bathroom. W.C.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 ( 3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King Size bed. Bedroom 2 - Double bed. Bedroom 3 - Single bed.

Outside

  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Rencott is situated in a quiet area within easy and safe walking distance of the village. It is ideally suited to families and although a three bedroom property it is also ideal for couples. One well behaved dog is welcomed (downstairs only please, stairgate available). Non smoking. Outside: The cottage has a pretty front garden with space to sit and enjoy the view of the wooded combe. Seating provided. There is space in the driveway for one car. There is a further parking bay belonging to the property immediately in front of the garden wall. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer in utility area of integral garage, accessible directly from kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels included. Other: Hallway with additional seating. Enclosed and tiled entrance porch with coat and boot storage. Garage for secure cycle storage. Good mobile reception most networks.