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A Charming 18th Century, Grade 2 Listed Cottage Bursting With Character

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Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage in Minehead, Somerset, England - A Peaceful Location On North Hill, A Great Base For Exploring The Town And Surrounding Countryside

1 The Cross is located in Mineheads "old town" of North hill, the cottage is located just in front of the historic St Michaels church and Church steps in an elevated position to enjoy the views. A great base to explore the awesome surroundings of Exmoor or a peaceful relaxing holiday surrounded by beautiful countryside a walkers paradise.

The Cottage is within walking distance of the beach and town centre.

The cottage has 2 bedrooms 1 with en-suite shower room, and sleeps 4 people. Main bedroom with double bed, fitted wardrobe and en-suite and feature fireplace.

Bedroom 2 has twin single beds and fitted wardrobe.

Open plan sitting/dining room with smart TV, WIFI, comfortable seating area, dining room with seating for 4 people, books and games.

Hand crafted fitted kitchen with intergrated fridge with freezer compartment, cooker, ceramic hob, belfast sink, microwave and oak worktops.

Downstairs bathroom with bath/shower mixer tap, WC, Sink.

At the rear of the property is an enclosed patio with outdoor seating for 4 and cottage garden.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

verity elston
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About verity elston

Hi my name is Verity and my husband is called Lee we have two children Josh aged 14, Kezia aged 12 and Macy the dog.

Lee has lived in Minehead all his life and I was brought up on Exmoor with my family who ran a successful Holiday Cottage business with 4 holiday cottages.

When we found 1 The Cross we knew instantly with a bit of love it would make the perfect holiday cottage for people to enjoy all year round.

We have made every effort to make the cottage the perfect base for your stay and we hope you love it as much as we do.

We know that when you go on holiday you don't want to be taking the essentials with you! so provided for your stay are all the boring basic essentials that you will need for your stay so you can get on with having fun! x

verity elston purchased this cottage in 2014

Why verity elston chose West Somerset

We live just down the road and think its such a beautiful part of Minehead to live, we enjoy taking our dog Macy for long walks around North Hill.

What makes this cottage unique

It's such a peaceful setting its perfect for a relaxing holiday and being located in the "old town" of minehead it is steeped in history with the historic St Michaels church and Church steps being on the cottages doorstep it really makes you stop and think what it would of been like many hundred of years ago.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Verity, Lee & family



Many thanks for making the cottage so welcoming for us, the flowers, chocolate etc and it is obvious that you have thought of everything, we have loved staying here!

We have ventured far and wide and it has been a perfect holiday, the weather was just 'the icing on the cake'!



Many thanks again.
Sep 2015
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Verity, Lee & family



Many thanks for making the cottage so welcoming for us, the flowers, chocolate etc and it is obvious that you have thought of everything, we have loved staying here!

We have ventured far and wide and it has been a perfect holiday, the weather was just 'the icing on the cake'!



Many thanks again.
Sep 2015
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48 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous cottage, gorgeous location.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this cottage before and it was so lovely we decided to go back this year. The cottage has everything you need and is pristine and very comfortable, warm and cosy. Verity has skimped on nothing, and she's a really lovely lady too. We had a lovely time yet again and hope to go back again.Such a lovely place to stay (especially when the sun shines!). Can't praise her and her cottage highly enough. Thank you Verity.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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1, The Cross

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cottage and location, Verity has thought of everything and is lovely too !

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5

1 The Cross is a beautifully renovated cottage in a pretty and up market area of Minehead. It is delightfully shabby chic, with two bedrooms, one en suite with the plus point of a downstairs bathroom.

An enclosed garden with panoramic views would provide a lovely al fresco dining area in summer, we even risked a coffee outside in February. The beach in Winter is dog friendly but in any case the wonderful Exmoor is on the door step, with all its scenery and fine Country Inns.

All in all a virtually perfect holiday cottage.

Congratulations to Verity and her family for providing such a high quality

accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the fantastic review. It was lovely to meet you and Jessie 🐶 I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and enjoyed the local area too. I hope you can visit again soon. Macy loves her treats she got from Jessie and I loved my chocolate! Thank you 😊
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Beautiful, well decorated, ideally located cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Just a short walk from the town centre, beach and beautiful countryside this was an ideal cottage for two and a small dog. Could easily fit a family of up to four too. Lots of lovely touches to the cottage and a real place for respite! We loved our stay and found Verity welcoming and friendly. Would happily re commend to anyone :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Becky for this lovely review. I'm glad to hear that you had a relaxing break at the cottage 👍🏻 I hope you can visit us again soon 😊 Best wishes Verity
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Lovely cottage great location

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the cottage in a cold February, the cottage was a lovely warm haven to return to in the evening. The. Cottage is well equipped and furnished. Very welcoming and relaxing place to stay. The garden is very secure for our dogs. We certainly toured around but our favourite was the miles of sand when the tide was out - you can walk for miles. We also found every one to be so friendly. Thank you Verity for making our stay in Minehead so lovely. You will be seeing us again and I am already recommending to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sandra for your detailed review😊 I know you had a busy few days exploring the local area and walking the dogs on the beach, which is my favourite thing to do too with Macy 🐶 I hope you can visit the cottage again soon or even maybe be a neighbour! I look forward to your updates. Verity 😀
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A wonderful find!

  • 5 of 5

This cosy little cottage makes a wonderful retreat at any time of the year. We have just returned from a 3 night stay in this beautiful, homely 18th century cottage and, being January, with sub-zero temperatures most nights, we were a little worried about whether we would be warm enough. We needn't have worried as the cottage has a very efficient central heating system. So we returned from our "bracing" walks by the sea to a very cosy and comfortable nest that had every conceivable convenience to make a holiday maker feel completely at home. The owner has worked very hard on this property and we found the beautiful decore and furnishings inspirational. Verity, the owner, did everything to make our stay enjoyable, including milk in the fridge on arrival and everything spotlessly clean. The walk down to the Quay and harbour took just 8 - 10 minutes, via the Church Steps footpath and a little longer coming back but the views on the way were breathtaking. We will definitely be returning. Thank you Verity.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pamela for this amazing review. I'm glad you found the cottage so cozy after all your walks epecially as it was so cold when you stayed. You will have to come again when the weathers warmer so you can enjoy a glass of wine 🍷 on the patio 👌🏻 All the best Verity 😊
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Location

From the Owner

We live just down the road and think its such a beautiful part of Minehead to live, we enjoy taking our dog Macy for long walks around North Hill.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

A short 5-10 min walk or 2 min drive to the beach and harbour with enjoyable views on the way.

Distances:

Within walking distance of pubs, restaurants, takeaways, shops, Banks, bus stations , taxis, a short drive to major supermarkets.

Further Details:

Dunster, A short drive, Dunster is a mediaeval village with Dunster castle situated in the middle of the village is a must see. Lovely restaurants and

quirky shops, Humming bird is my favourite shop and is worth a visit.

Butlins, a must if you have children!

Tropiquaria, nr Washford a 10 min drive is fab for young children.

Blenheim gardens café, go and see sue and relax in the mature gardens.

West Somerset railway a heritage railway is a great day out, located on the seafront.

The cottage is located within easy distance for you to explore the amazing woodland of north hill ( you just need to step out the front door!) relax on the beach or discover Exmoor a short drive away.

Lynton & Lynmouth is a 30 min drive along the beautiful coastline, the cliff railway is not to be missed.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 9
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
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£50
£350
 
 
Rate 10
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£240
for 4 nights
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£60
£395
 
 
Rate 1
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£435
for 7 nights
£435
 
 
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Rate 3
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 4
9 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
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£80
£495
 
 
Rate 5
7 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
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£70
£440
 
 
Rate 6
4 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
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£70
£395
 
 
Rate 7
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£495
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Prices shown are for the cottage per week in UK pounds.
Short stay holidays available from 2nd Oct - 25th March 2016, price on request. In low season we are very flexible.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday.
departure time is 10am and arrivals after 2pm.

Notes on prices:
Discount available for future bookings or if you recommend us to friends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

It's such a peaceful setting its perfect for a relaxing holiday and being located in the "old town" of minehead it is steeped in history with the historic St Michaels church and Church steps being on the cottages doorstep it really makes you stop and think what it would of been like many hundred of years ago.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • 2 bathrooms en-suite to bedroom 1 comprises of shower, basin, WC. Bathroom with fitted bath with mixer taps, WC, basin, shaver point and plenty of storage.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, en-suite (shower, WC, basin), fitted wardrobe, dressing table, original fireplace, views of the surrounding countryside. Bedroom 2 with twin 3 ft beds, fitted cupboard, beautiful views across Minehead.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Completely refurbished for 2015 season. central heating, gas & electric inclusive. well behaved dogs welcome no extra charge. children welcome. unlimited WiFi. secure enclosed garden. Outside: From the kitchen a door leads to a secluded enclosed patio with outdoor table and chairs with views looking out to Grabbist. From the patio there is a flat lawn boarded by shrubs and plants. Utility Room: Utility area with washing machine, iron, ironing board, laundry basket, pegs a washing line is located in the garden. An outside tap is located by the back door for washing muddy boots and dogs! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All hand/bath towels and bed linen provided. Property cleaned and fresh linen provided weekly.

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