Porlock Weir holiday cottage rental with internet access, balcony/terrace and log fire and TV

Coachman's Cottage, West Porlock

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Coachman's Cottage

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 311695

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Coachman's Cottage offers a unique bolthole for couples seeking a peaceful coastal retreat. The charming old stable block has been renovated to a fantastic standard, yet retains many original features.

The cottage has a very bright and spacious feel, downstairs is the kitchen with dining area, a separate living room with floor to ceiling windows, and bathroom with shower over the bath. The kitchen door opens directly into a private walled courtyard, providing the perfect spot to eat alfresco. Upstairs the bedroom enjoys superb views across the garden, Porlock Vale, to the sea and beyond.

The cottage is situated in outstanding walking country and for the more energetic there are coastal, woodland and moorland walks served by a network of superb paths - all within a stones throw.

Appliances and equipment

Coachman's Cottage kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric oven and hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.

A television, DVD player and CD player is provided in the living room plus a second television in the bedroom and wireless broadband is available throughout the property.

A travel cot and/or high chair is available; please request them when booking so we can make sure they are present for your arrival.

Electricity and heating

Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Coachman's Cottage is fitted with central heating throughout, plus underfloor heating in the bathroom. There is also a log-burner in the living room, one basket of logs will be provided to get you started and additional logs can be purchased from the hardware shop in Porlock.

Linen and towels

Bed 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. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot.

Other provisions

Small amounts of basic supplies are provided - salt, pepper, oil, tea, coffee, sugar, toilet rolls, washing up materials, etc.


Coachman's Cottage is set alongside the main house at Broomclose and has easy parking for two cars.

Outside the property

Coachman's Cottage is approached via a private drive (shared with Broomclose House). There is a private courtyard adjacent to the cottage and access to a stock-free and fenced meadow immediately behind the property.


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.


Coachman's Cottage is strictly non-smoking.

Local amenities

The village of Porlock is approximately 1/2 mile from Coachman's Cottage and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms.

The harbour at Porlock Weir is approximately 1 mile from Coachman's Cottage. There are two restaurants (The Cafe and Miller's at the Anchor), a pub (all three are dog-friendly) and a range of individual shops such as tea rooms, Exmoor Glass and Studio 7 (imported beautiful textiles).

Many of the shops in Porlock and Porlock Weir are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season.

Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 6 miles from Coachman's 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 departure

The 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 days

Coachman's Cottage is available for week bookings and short breaks. Please see our availability page for further details.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Porlock 1 km
Access Car advised
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
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Somerset region

Exmoor really has something for everyone, it is a place full of contrasts; dramatic coastlines of plunging cliffs, sheltered bays and historic

ports, 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 unrivalled beauty and interest.

There is so much to see and do on Exmoor - here are some of our suggestions. The local Visitor Centres will also be able to provide you with a vast amount of information about the area and suitable attractions.

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    Calendar last updated:01 Dec 2015

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