Little Court Apartment, Porlock
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
Little Court Apartment is ideal for couples looking for a base for walking, sightseeing and relaxing holidays. Formerly three stone stables but now converted into holiday accommodation, Little Court is well situated on the outskirts of Porlock for people to enjoy all that Exmoor and this traditional village has to offer.
Little Court Apartment is accessed via a short drive off the main road leading into Porlock. From the allocated parking space a garden path leads you to the apartment at the rear of the owners property. Three steps lead up to French double doors that open into this apartment, which is all on one level. The large living room has polished timber floors and exposed roof beams, hinting at the history of the property and adding to the charm. Two comfortable chairs and a television are positioned at one end of the room, and king-sized bed at the other. Two small but perfectly fitted rooms are adjoined to the main living area, a shower room and the kitchenette.
Appliances and equipment
The kitchen is fitted with fridge, freezer, microwave and oven with hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.
A television with freeview and DVD player is provided in the living area. Wireless internet is being fitted in the near future, but is not presently available.
Electricity and heating
Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Little Court Apartment has central heating which will be programmed for you but can be adjusted to suit your preferences. An additional electric heater is also be provided should you require it.
Linen and towels
Bed linen, duvets, blankets and towels are provided for your convenience, but please bring your own beach towels if you wish to take towels with you on day trips.
A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive.
Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided.
Outside the property
Directly outside is a private courtyard which faces towards Hurlestone Point and Selworthy Beacon - the perfect spot for breakfast alfresco and planning your day's activities!
Off-road parking for one car is available; this area is shared by Little Court Apartment and Groomscott Apartment (one parking space for each property). A short walk along a graveled footpath leads you around the owners garden to the Apartment.
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2). A supplementary fee of £25 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow you dogs on the furniture and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.
Little Court Apartment is strictly non-smoking.
The village of Porlock is less than 1/2 mile from Little Court Apartment and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms.
The harbour at Porlock Weir is approximately 1.5 miles further on from Porlock. There are two restaurants, a pub and a range of individual shops such as tea rooms, Exmoor Glass and Studio 7 (imported beautiful textiles).
Many of the shops in Porlock and Porlock Weir are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season.
Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 6 miles from Porlock. Here you will find the larger supermarkets and petrol stations (Tesco and Morrison's are both situated on the outskirts of the town and have longer opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town.
Arrival and departure
The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival. Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay. Please leave the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests.
Little Court Apartment is available for week breaks (Friday to Friday) during the peak season. Short breaks of three or four nights (from Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday) are also available at some times. Please see our availability page for further details.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
Exmoor really has something for everyone, it is a place full of contrasts; dramatic coastlines of plunging cliffs, sheltered bays and historic ports, wide open space and wilderness of the moors as well as the wooded valleys with quiet trails for you to enjoy. Exmoor is a holiday destination of unrivalled beauty and interest.
There is so much to see and do on Exmoor - here are some of our suggestions. The local Visitor Centres will also be able to provide you with a vast amount of information about the area and suitable attractions.
Often described as 'the jewel in Exmoor's crown', Porlock has a long history of settlements existing on or near the site of the existing village, with stone-age remains only a short distance away. Porlock is a working village and boasts a number of pubs, restaurants, tea rooms and independent shops. There few more delightful surroundings than Porlock Vale, nestled at the foot of Porlock Hill, bounded to the north by its shingle ridge and breath taking views towards the Bristol Channel, and to the south by the rolling hills of the Exmoor National Park. The Exmoor coastline is formed mainly of cliffs but at Porlock the land flattens out and a unique mile long shingle ridge and an inland salt marsh have formed. For the bird watcher this is a very interesting site as a great variety of waders and wildfowl can be seen here in the winter as well as the occasional unusual bird passing through.
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