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The Pack Horse Stable Cottage – Home 164296 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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The Pack Horse Stable Cottage – Home 164296

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 10 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

Enjoy Exmoor from our delightful Stable Cottage idyllically situated in the National Trust village of Allerford alongside a shallow river over looking the Pack Horse bridge. From our doorstep discover the stunning countryside, coastline, moor, sea and pretty villages.

Stable Cottage is for families or couples, situated in the corner of our pretty courtyard. The accommodation is warm, cosy, centrally heated, tastefully decorated and well appointed.

Accessed directly from the courtyard via a pretty Stable door, the ground floor offers you a cloak area, bathroom with full sized bath and showerover, a kitchen diner with views, farmhouse table and dish washer and fully equipped for all your dining needs, the double aspect lounge has a fireplace with a look alike woodburner (same effect) without the hassle! and beamed ceiling. A quaint wooded staircase leads from the corner of the lounge to the cottage bedrooms upstairs. In the eves the main bedroom is found at the top of

Enjoy Exmoor from our delightful Stable Cottage idyllically situated in the National Trust village of Allerford alongside a shallow river over looking the Pack Horse bridge. From our doorstep discover the stunning countryside, coastline, moor, sea and pretty villages.

Stable Cottage is for families or couples, situated in the corner of our pretty courtyard. The accommodation is warm, cosy, centrally heated, tastefully decorated and well appointed.

Accessed directly from the courtyard via a pretty Stable door, the ground floor offers you a cloak area, bathroom with full sized bath and showerover, a kitchen diner with views, farmhouse table and dish washer and fully equipped for all your dining needs, the double aspect lounge has a fireplace with a look alike woodburner (same effect) without the hassle! and beamed ceiling. A quaint wooded staircase leads from the corner of the lounge to the cottage bedrooms upstairs. In the eves the main bedroom is found at the top of the staircase, with a kingsized bed, the second bedroom is accessed through a door in the wall and over a beam. and has two single beds which can be zip linked to make a suprer kingsize.
Outside Stable cottage benefits from a private sitting area, overlooking fields and the rver,

Further details

Linda & Brian live on site and are available to help you make the most from your Exmoor visit.

Cream Teas straight from the Aga our served on Fridays.

Tables and chairs in our pretty courtyard outside your door, allow you alfresco eating, and a potable BBQ is available.

The river is home to an abundance of wild live including otters, eels, trout & many more, which you can enjoy watching for from your accommodation, or you can walk from our doorstep into the stunning countryside or down to the sea.

Further details outdoors

The village nestles under the Aller woods and is surrounded by countryside, with it’s famous Pack Horse bridge, chocolate box cottages the village also offers a post office/general stores, licensed club, thatched school museum and a childrens play area.Paths and bridleways lead to the sea at our neighbouring village of Bossington and picturesque Selworthy which boasts stunning views from its hillside location. The larger village of Porlock is 2 miles away where you will find pubs, restaurants and a variety of shops offering everything from local produce to books and antiques.Within 5 miles is the seaside resort of Minehead, the home of the West Somerset steam railway and the medieval village of Dunster with it’s Castle and Yarn Market. Lynton and Lynmouth is a stunning 12 mile drive across the coastland edge of the moor allowing you to experience the diverse landscape, dramatic coastline and wealth of wildlife including red deer, Exmoor ponies and a great variety of birds.The Pack Horse is ideally located for everyone to explore and experience all there is to offer on Exmoor or just to relax in a piece of Englands unspoilt countryside.

Location description from owner

The England region

Allerford is situated within the Exmoor National Park which is an area renouned for its outstanding natural beauty. The area is protected and maintained by the Parks authority and National Trust allowing visitors to experience this scenic countryside, moor and coastline.
Weather you wish to explore by road, foot or horseback there are an abundance of paths, lanes, trails and bridleways to enable you to do so.
Having countryside, coast and moor on our doorstep the choice of activities on offer include fishing in one of the local lakes, rivers or sea, walking many of the well signposted footpaths, including part of the coastal path or experiencing the local landscape in an off road safari or on horseback.

Porlock

The area is also home of the West Somerset Steam Railway so you can take a step back in time and experience the age of steam, you can travel back even further by enjoying a trip into Dunster where the medieval castle sits majestically above the village steeped in history, owned and run my the National Trust along with 2 other local large National Trust properties which have been restored along with there grounds and gardens for the visitor to view.
Being on the coast days on the beach are another holiday choice and how you get there could include the local open topped bus or the Exmoor explorer a days ticket allows you to hop on and off in the various villages and coastal stops along the route. The surrounding oldie worlde villages can satisfy your retail therapy mood offering everything from locally grown produce, crafts, gifts to antiques and collectables.
Our local golf course offers a unique oppotunity to tee off adjacent to the sea and enjoy the panoramic views around the 18 holes.
Thoughout the year the area offers local events which include country fairs, folk & food festivals, sports, walking and cycling events along with Christmas Markets, Dunster by candelight and Christmas late shopping.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Linda G
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
23 Sep 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Jan 2012. Located in Exmoor National Park, it has 10 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £515 to £585.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Sep 2016.

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