Ruffles Cottage is a cosy, comfortable cottage set in the heart of the beautiful medieval village of Dunster. The cottage was built in 1844 and has all ‘mod-cons’ whilst retaining its traditional character, complete with a wood-burning stove.
The cottage backs onto St. George’s Church and enjoys the melodic chimes of the Church bells. Views of Conygar Tower can be seen in the distance and a glimpse of Dunster Castle too. Cosy cottage in the heart of medieval Dunster Easy walking distance to Dunster High Street w...ith many restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and shops Character features such as wood-burning stove Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms - one double and one twin (plus cot) Upstairs bathroom with shower over bath Private courtyard to the rear of the property with table and chairs Use of shared garden a few doors down Secure storage for bikes, canoes, etc, in adjoining lean-to Towels and linen provided Electricity included Short walk to Dunster Castle and other historic buildings of interest in Dunster Numerous walks immediately from the front door Only 1.5 miles from Minehead Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am There are numerous walks immediately from the door – up on to the moor via Grabbist Hill (which is just a few paces away), Dunster deer park and woods, up to Conygar Tower and of course the beautiful castle grounds. Appliances and equipment Ruffles Cottage kitchen is fitted with washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, electric oven and hob, and has microwave, toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. Other equipment includes television and DVD player, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, travel cot, high chair, two stair-gates, and many books, games, and DVDs. Wireless internet is available throughout the property. Electricity and heating Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Ruffles Cottage benefits from gas central heating, there is also a wood-burner in the sitting room; in the cooler months kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided. Additional logs can be purchased locally. Linen and towels Bed linen, duvets 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 sachets and biscuits will be provided, as will salt and pepper. Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid and dishwasher tablets will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided. Outside the property A small courtyard is situated to the rear of the property with garden furniture. Also for your use, is a shared garden which is a few doors away. Bikes, canoes, etc may be stored securely in the adjoining lean-to. Parking Free parking is available in the road outside the cottage. Dogs Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2). A supplementary fee of £15 will be added to your invoice per dog. Please do not allow your dogs upstairs, a stair gate is provided to help with this, and please do not allow them on the furniture or leave them alone in the property at any time. Smoking Ruffles Cottage is strictly non-smoking - in the cottage or in the courtyard. 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 Ruffles Cottage is available for week-long holidays, short breaks may be available. Please use the calendar to check availability.
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. There is a tourist information centre in Dunster, just beside Dunster Steep near the public car park at the far end of the village from Ruffles Cottage. Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 1.5 miles from Dunster. 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.
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
Watersports nearby, Golf course within 30 mins drive