House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
An extremely comfortable country cottage, located in the centre of Porlock but in a peaceful enclave. Its location, just a moments walk to all amenities, to the coast and the moor with renowned walking, stunning views and abundance of wildlife, nature trails, streams and the famous Red Deer and Exmoor ponies. A variety of country pursuits available, National Trust villages to explore nearby and the sandy beaches of North Devon just a drive away. Private parking outside the property is ideal and a lovely open fire makes this a very cosy cottage during the winter months. All beds have gorgeous linen and feather pillows. A sunny south-facing patio garden with garden furniture for alfresco dining. Our guest book reviews are proof that guests love this house and the area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porlock Bay 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 55 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
One twin room and one double room. There is an open fire in the living room and a large family bathroom, with shower. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. There is night-storage heating and whilst the cottage is warm enough, we always suggest packing your slippers! A southfacing patio with garden furniture for alfresco dining. Private parking for one car immediately to the front of the cottage. A few moments walk from the shops (including a grocery shop, butchers, cheese shop/deli, chemist, art gallery, coffee/tea shops and a few antique shops). There are several country pubs and restaurants in the village and also at nearby Porlock Weir. Please note, we do NOT have internet or WiFi.
No cats allowed.
Dogs by arrangement (max 2 dogs only) and a charge of £20 per dog, per week.
In order to continue to provide beautiful accommodation to all our guests, please do not allow your dog on the furniture nor anywhere upstairs.
The West Country region
The West Country and in particular West Somerset/North Devon has beautiful countryside and fabulous sandy beaches - found at Croyde and Woolacombe. The Exmoor National Park is a haven for wildlife in particular the Exmoor ponies and Red Deer. A host of country pursuits are available, such as riding, walking (Tarka the Otter trail, Two Moors Way etc), sailing, fishing, cycling, golf and coastal cruises to name a few. Exmoor is the home to Culbone Church, one of the smallest in England. The village of Dunster is closeby with historic Dunster Castle, tea shops and galleries. Selworthy, Allerford and Bossington being National Trust villages closeby to explore. Porlock is said to have a micro climate which provides for a long holiday season from April to October.
Porlock (with the infamous Porlock Hill!) is situated in the Exmoor National Park famed for its beauty. Heather covered moorland, beautiful woodland, stunning scenery and an abundance of wildlife (including Red deer). There are National Trust villages to explore such as Selworthy and Bossington with their thatched cottages and tea rooms, wonderful walks in the wooded valleys of Horner Water and Hawkcombe to the picturesque valley of Oare, famous for the story of Lorna Doone. Dunkery Beacon marks the highest point on Exmoor and west Exmoor offers the trail of Tarka the Otter.
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18 Mar 2014
"Excellent central location for Purlock!"
We had a lovely time in Lowerbourne. Upon arrival we found the cottage in excellent condition, tidy and well loved. Great care and attention has been taken to ensure guests have a very comfortable stay. The beds were fabulous, proper bedding - lovely Egyptician cotton sheets and down pillows! Heaven after a long day! The cottage is really well located to enjoy all Purlock has to offer, with great access to shops/pubs etc. Lovely little garden in the back to enjoy sunny breakfasts!
17 Mar 2014
"An amazing place to have some peaceful holidays"
I was looking for a peaceful place to enjoy nature with my family and
practise some English in a really English place, then, I have found this
lovely country cottage that has completed all our expectations. The cottage
was beautiful and comfortable with all the amenities needed that made us
fell so much at home.
We have being doing trips around the area that was so beautiful and peaceful
Definitely I will recommend to any one that wants to go into a real English
experience to go there.
We Will go again this summer again :)
14 Mar 2014
"A home from home..."
Lowerbourne is situated bang in the middle of Porlock but down a very quiet lane so there is no noise from the light traffic travelling through the village. The local amenities are all close by with s… More
Thank you for your review. The cottage is located in West Somerset, approx. 8 miles from the North Devon border.
13 Mar 2014
"Cosy cottage great value for money!"
My family and I had a great weekend in this lovely cottage. Nicely decorated and cosy sitting room with open fire.
The area is great for walkers...really beautiful scenery. Lots for kids to do too.
6 Mar 2014
"Lowerbourne and the holiday in general was amazing."
I went on holiday with a friend and our two children and I can honestly say that we had an amazing week at Lowerbourne.
The house was amazing, it had absolutely everything you could possible need for a holiday. None of us have slept so well for ages, the beds were incredibly comfortable. The surrounding area is breathtaking with plenty to do and plenty to visit. The children spent hours playing on the beach.
We would definitely return to Lowerbourne and I couldn't recommend it hightly enough.
Thank you for your comprehensive review of the cottage. We do not have WiFi/Internet access.
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