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Riverside Cottage, Malmsmead House
- 2 bedrooms
- 4 sleeps
- min stay varies
Riverside Cottage, Malmsmead
- 2 bedrooms
- 4 sleeps
- min stay varies
Description from owner
There is a beautiful part of Exmoor which will forever be known as Lorna Doone Country; at the heart of it is the 'Doone Valley' also known as Badgworthy Valley. This area is magical and steeped in history, and we are delighted to offer the the lovely Riverside Cottage for holiday rentals. Recently renovated and modernised, the cottage is ideal for families or couples looking to get away from it all.Riverside Cottage sleeps four. There is an entrance hall which leads into an open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room. On the first floor are two bedrooms - one double room (Queen sized bed) and one twin room - and a bathroom with shower cubicle.Situated next door is Cafe at Malmsmead, the cottage shares the lawn and driveway with Cafe and off-road parking situated to the rear of the cottage in the car park. Appliances and equipmentThe kitchen is well-equipped and fitted with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and electric oven with ceramic hob. Other equipment includes
There is a beautiful part of Exmoor which will forever be known as Lorna Doone Country; at the heart of it is the 'Doone Valley' also known as Badgworthy Valley. This area is magical and steeped in history, and we are delighted to offer the the lovely Riverside Cottage for holiday rentals. Recently renovated and modernised, the cottage is ideal for families or couples looking to get away from it all.Riverside Cottage sleeps four. There is an entrance hall which leads into an open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room. On the first floor are two bedrooms - one double room (Queen sized bed) and one twin room - and a bathroom with shower cubicle.Situated next door is Cafe at Malmsmead, the cottage shares the lawn and driveway with Cafe and off-road parking situated to the rear of the cottage in the car park. Appliances and equipmentThe kitchen is well-equipped and fitted with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and electric oven with ceramic hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.A television with Sky TV provided in the living room.Wireless broadband is available in the property.Electricity and heatingElectricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Riverside Cottage has central heating and radiators are fitted throughout the property.Linen and towelsBed 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.Other provisionsA 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 propertyThe cottage is situated next door to Cafe and the grassed area in front of the property is used for an outdoor seating area for patrons, however a table will be reserved for your use at all times. When The Cafe closes in the evening the garden will be available for your sole use.ParkingOff-road parking is to the rear of the property in the car park. Guests can pull into the drive in front of the cottage to load and unload, but this is also the main entrance to Cafe so we ask that vehicles are not parked here for long periods of time.DogsDogs 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 or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time. There is a courtyard to the rear of the property that you can use for your dogs if you chose, but we cannot guarantee that it is totally enclosed and would not expect that the dog(s) are left here for any length of time.SmokingThe cottage is strictly non-smoking.Local amenitiesMalmsmead is a hamlet on Exmoor, however you are be able to purchase essentials (and treats) from Cafe next door, they also offer a takeaway service and will delivery meals to order!Malmsmead is approximately 7 miles from both Lynton and Porlock. The village of Porlock has three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, Post Office, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms. Lynton is a small town in the opposite direction and boasts similar amenities, both well worth a visit. Minehead is approximately 12 miles from Riverside Cottage. 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 departureThe 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.Changeover daysRiverside Cottage is available for week breaks during the peak season and short breaks of three or four nights are available at other times. Please see our availability page for further details.
Location description from owner
The England region
Exmoor really has something for everyone, it is a place full of contrasts; dramatic coastlines of plunging cliffs, sheltered bays and historicports, 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 unrivaled beauty and interest.
Malmsmead sits on the Somerset-Devon border deep in the valley below County Gate. The 17th century packhorse bridge spans Badgworthy Water and is the focal point of the hamlet. R.D. Blackmore's 'Lorna Doone' novel, published in 1869, is a romance based on a group of historical characters, he used the landscape of this area as a basis for the novel.Malmsmead falls within the parish of Oare, known as 'Are' in the Domesday Book of 1086, the parish includes the hamlet of Oareford and Culbone which has its own tiny church - said to be the smallest church in England.This area is excellent for walking; you can chose to stay within the shelter of the wooded valleys and explore the remains of medieval villages or enjoy delicious pub food and cream teas. Or you may wish to venture onto the open moors to experience the wilds of Exmoor at its best. The nearby towns of Lynmouth and Lynton worth a visit to see their famous water-powered funicular railway that joins the two towns on the rugged North Devon coast.
- Child friendly
- Car essential
- Pet friendly
- Great for children of all ages
- Pets welcome
Bed & bathroom
- 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds
- 1 Shower room
- Wi-Fi available
- Shared garden
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Satellite TV
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
Christopher Lister (Property Manager The Best of Exmoor)
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- Calendar updated:
- 25 Aug 2016
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This House has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Feb 2013. Located in Exmoor National Park, the average weekly rate varies from £325 to £625.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Aug 2016.
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