Old Priory Cottage is a charming house, hidden from the road in a walled garden. It's in a unique and a very special setting - just a few minutes walk from the High Street in Dunster.
Old Priory Cottage is totally self-contained but is attached to the main house. The property was built in the 12th century as a small Benedictine priory. The front door opens into the sitting-room with beams, window seat and Victorian log-burner in an open fireplace. A door leads... to the farmhouse kitchen with a large open fireplace, wooden flooring and beams. There is an unusually large cottage stairway leading to two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. One bedroom has a double bed plus a single, so it can be used as a double or twin room, and the second bedroom is a twin with two single beds. Please note, the maximum number of guests in this property is 4. A charming retreat, full of character in the heart of Dunster Sleeps up to 4 guests in two bedrooms Master bedroom with double bed and single bed plus twin bedroom Family bathroom plus en-suite shower room Wood-burner plus central heating throughout Towels and linen included Electricity included Free Wifi Fantastic selection of restaurants and cafes within walking distance Exmoor walks from the front door Only 1.5 miles from Minehead Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Road parking is usually available but there is also off-road parking for one car in the open garage. Bicycles etc. can be stored, wet outdoor clothes dried in a small barn next to the cottage. The church clock strikes the hour. Appliances and equipment Old Priory Cottage kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, Kenwood mixer, electric oven and hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. A television with DVD player, CD player and radio are provided and wifi is available throughout the property. Sorry, no cot available in this property. Electricity and heating Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. In addition to the wood-burners Old Priory Cottage benefits from gas central heating throughout. 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. Other provisions A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive. There may also be other non-perishable items like a salt, pepper and a few herbs or spices available. Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided. Outside the property The garden is shared with the owner (who lives next door and has a dog) and there is a private courtyard behind the fig tree with table and chairs. There is also private access to the church garden. Parking One space is usually available in an open garage or there is unrestricted parking outside the cottage on road. Dogs Sorry, no dogs at Old Priory Cottage; the owner has a dog. Smoking Old Priory Cottage is strictly non-smoking. 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 Old Priory Cottage is available for week breaks (Friday to Friday) during peak periods. Short breaks may be available at other times.
Short breaks(1-4 days)
Dunster is a bustling village comprised of several restaurants, pubs and tea rooms, plus a varied range of independent shops. Many of the shops in Dunster are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, s...ome shops may also reduce their opening days and/or hours out-of-season. Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 1.5 miles from Grooms 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 long opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town. A tourist information centre is situated on the seafront at Minehead.
Full arrival information and details of how to access the property will be sent after your booking is paid for in full.Further information about public transport can be found online at: www.travelinesw.com
Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby, Golf course within 30 mins drive