Ruffles Cottage, Dunster
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ruffles Cottage is a cosy, comfortable cottage set in the heart of the beautiful medieval village of Dunster. The cottage was built in 1844 and has all 'mod-cons' whilst retaining its traditional character, complete with a wood-burning stove. The property sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms, one double and one twin, has an upstairs bathroom and a small courtyard to the rear of the property with garden furniture. Also for your use is a shared garden which is a few doors away.
The cottage backs onto St. George's Church and enjoys the melodic chimes of the Church bells. Views of Conygar Tower can be seen in the distance and a glimpse of Dunster Castle too.
There are numerous walks immediately from the door – up on to the moor via Grabbist Hill (which is just a few paces away), Dunster deer park and woods, up to Conygar Tower and of course the beautiful castle grounds.
Appliances and equipment
Ruffles Cottage kitchen is fitted with washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, electric oven and ceramic hob and has microwave, toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.
Other equipment includes television and DVD player, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, travel cot, stair-gate, high chair and many books, games, and DVDs. Wi-fi is being installed in the property in early December 2013.
Electricity and heating
Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Ruffles Cottage benefits from central heating, there is also a wood-burner in the sitting room; kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided. Additional logs can be purchased locally.
Linen and towels
Bed linen, duvets 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 and coffee is provided. There may also be other non-perishable items like salt, pepper and a few herbs or spices available.
Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided.
Outside the property
A small courtyard is situated to the rear of the property with garden furniture. Also for your use is a shared garden which is a few doors away. Bikes, canoes, etc may be stored securely in the adjoining lean-to.
Free parking is available in the road outside the cottage.
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2). A supplementary fee of £25 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.
Ruffles Cottage is strictly non-smoking - in the cottage or in the courtyard.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The West Country region
Exmoor is situated in South West Britain, specifically across West Somerset and North Devon. Often referred to as England's best kept secret, Exmoor is a wonderful holiday destination for anyone looking for a holiday in the great outdoors! There's so much to see and do, from short walks to long expeditions across the moors or horse riding, taking in a safari or sight-seeing at your own pace around the 'picture postcard' villages and hamlets.
It is generally recognised that Dunster is one of the most perfectly preserved medieval villages in England, with origins dating back to the times of Bronze and Iron Age Britain - it is a must for visitors to Exmoor!
Situated in a sheltered valley the north-east boundary of Exmoor National Park, the Yarn Market stands proud in the High Street as a reminder that Dunster was once an important centre for cloth manufacture. There are many attractive and historic features, fine thatched cottages, a 17th century watermill (which still grinds flour), a pack horse bridge spans the little river Avill and of course Dunster Castle. Today the village has a fabulous selection of restaurants, pubs and tearooms plus a wide range of independent galleries and shops which offer a first-class shopping experience - more than enough to keep you occupied for at least a whole day!
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