F74 - Little Thatch
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
' close to the centre of Porlock with its shops, caf's, restaurants, pubs and tearooms and opposite a recreation field with children's play area, a mid-terrace thatched cottage, one of three in a quiet lane by the church. At the back, small patio area (chairs), a good place to enjoy a quiet drink with the sound of a babbling brook beyond a wall. Small outhouse (washing machine, tumble drier).Inside, features such as sloping ceilings and low lintels retain the original character. From the lane, stable doors and 3 steps down into narrow, stylish living/dining room with stone fireplace (electric 'living flame' fire) and TV/DVD. Neat, compact kitchen (microwave). Bathroom (suite plus bath-shower). Steep stairs up to two bedrooms − a double, and a twin (2'6' beds). A delightful little cottage in the heart of a popular village.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 3.5 star.
The Somerset region
Exmoor: exquisite National Park beside the sea: beech trees, sheep, wheeling buzzards and heather hills, from many of which you look over the sea to Wales and its mountains. Below are the most gracefully carved of steep oak-filled valleys where rushing, bouldered little rivers are paddleable and the red deer spend the winters, and perhaps the most dream-like rose-covered cottage villages of them all, where the pace of life is leisurely. At night, marvellously unpolluted skies for stargazing (recently designated an International Dark Sky Reserve).
Porlock Vale is one of the most beautiful farmed bits of England, Dunkery must be ascended, the area of The Chains is wild and wonderful for walking or riding; the Oare valley (Lorna Doone country) is an excellent place to take Granny for a visit to tiny, fascinating Oare church, a cream tea in Malmsmead and a sunset drive afterwards through the Valley of the Rocks to Woody Bay (if you drive well). Minehead, the main town, is good for sandcastles, has a Butlins (and a good golf course and a harbour) and isn�t too big. Medieval Dunster is very pretty and has a fine castle (inhabited, National Trust); Dulverton, on the southern edge of the moor and popular with artists, has interesting shops and galleries; Culbone church, one of England�s smallest, is worth walking to. Lots of good food pubs in �hidden� villages, like Luxborough, where the welcome is warm and the atmosphere relaxed.
Porlock: large village (shops, restaurants, pubs) between Exmoor and the sea, at the foot of the marvellous Vale of Porlock. The sea (pebble beach) is a mile away across fields or, by car, 2 at Porlock Weir (harbour, pub, pebble beach); sand at Minehead (small resort, good golf, Butlins), 6 miles. Cookery school/restaurant, 4� miles. Excellent base for Exmoor, popular with riders (stables).
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