Farthing Cottage Minehead
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A beautifully presented two bedroom cottage with off road parking and patio area. Located central to Minehead and just a ten minute walk to the beach and West Somerset Steam Railway. The main town centre is a five minute walk away, where you will find a good selection of local producers and artisan retail outlets, as well as main high street shops and banks.
Farthing Cottage is a stable conversion which has been sympathetically renovated to present a clean comfortable home from home, whilst retaining some of the historic features. The ground floor comprises a light airy lounge with comfy sofa's, HD TV, DVD player and selection of books. A replica log burner completes the cosy ambiance.
The kitchen/diner is fully equipped and includes gas cooker, washing machine with separate tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and microwave. Spacious worktop area and table with 4 chairs for dining. Completing the ground floor is a separate cloakroom with WC and handbasin.
Stairs leading from the front door take you to the first floor landing where the master bedroom is located to the right. With exposed beams, fitted wardrobes and window seat this delightful room is light, airy and spacious.
To the left of the landing is the second bedroom. A twin bed room with views to North Hill (a very scenic part of Minehead). Next door is the shower room with spacious shower cubicle, WC and handbasin.
Also on the first floor is a large walk in storage cupboard which houses the central heating boiler. Here you will find (if you feel the need! an iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner). We have also provided a small selection of toys for the children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter or Bristol Airports, Nearest railway: Taunton, Minehead|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Located just off the town centre and within a ten minute walk of the sea front and steam railway, Farthing Cottage is ideal for those not wanting or not owning a motor vehicle. Public Transport is located in the town centre and the steam railway is on the sea front. Both provide excellent services enabling you to visit further afield without the hassle of driving or finding places to park.
Minehead offers everything you would need for a relaxing holiday. Good restaurants, good pubs, a wonderful sandy beach. Great selection of shops and all high street banks. Supermarkets are on the edge of the town (Tesco & Morrisons). Minehead also has a golf club, horse riding stables, cycle hire and fantastic walking expeditions. A ride on the steam train is a must. Visit the small outlying villages such as Dunster (Medieval with its wonderful castle) Selworthy with its traditional thatched cottages and beautiful church, Bossington, Porlock and many many more.
Plenty of events and activities, festivals and celebrations are available throughout the whole year. Minehead has something to offer every month, through all seasons.
Steeped in history Minehead is a town that offers old historic buildings and houses as well as modern additions to keep up with the pace. The harbour has a mix of sailing vessels, privately owned boats and commercial fishing boats for those wanting to catch their own supper. The Regal Theatre is located in the town centre and provides amazing entertainment with productions from the local Amateur Dramatics Society as well as shows visiting from the bigger cities.
The sandy beach stretches in a semi circle from the harbour at one end round to the golf club at the other end and extending to around half a mile. Lined with traditional seaside shops/outlets and arcades this gives a real holiday ambiance to your stay in this lovely little town.
Outlying villages such as Dunster, Porlock, Bossington and Selworthy, offer even more historic homes and buildings with shops to mooch around, pubs and restaurants overlooking the sea or rural areas (depending which village you visit) and plenty of activities to participate in. Take a safari trip in a Landrover and see the red deer in their natural habitat. Join a walking group and take the opportunity to see the amazing Exmoor National Park. Or just relax, on the beach; with a round of golf or pony trekking.
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