Dairy Cottage, near Dulverton is available to book from March 2021 and there will be three/four day intervals between bookings. It is surrounded by permanent pasture where Exmoor ponies and red deer graze and brown hares play, further up the hill is open moorland, a delight for all nature lovers.
Dairy Cottage lies within Exmoor National Park near the pretty little riverside town of Dulverton. It is one of several attractive properties converted from old farm buildings, situated high on the southern slopes of the beautiful Barle Valley. It is a single storey cottage comprising one double bedroom, a small triple bunk room, and a spacious bathroom at the rear of the property. The attractive living area and kitchen enjoy the views and southerly aspect at the front, and patio doors open out to an enclosed area with pleasant views and seating which catch the afternoon and evening sun. It is a privately owned cottage situated on a no through road. The beautiful scenery and diversity of plant and animal life should delight any nature lover, as well as walkers, dog owners and those who just want to get away from it all. Sleeps up to 4/5 guests Main bedroom with double bed Second bedroom with triple single adult bunk beds Family bathroom with shower over bath Open-plan living area with large dining table, settee, two armchairs, pouffe, wide screen TV, DVD player and a selection of books, magazines, games, walking and nature guides etc Well-equipped kitchen including washing machine Private garden with patio area and table and chairs, on the west side, there is also a small enclosed area at the front of the property on the east side. Communal garden with picnic tables Bed linen and towels are provided Wifi, heating and electricity is included Many essentials provided Dogs welcome (2 max) at no extra charge No Smoking Designated parking space Arrive from 3pm, refreshment provided for your arrival Depart by 10 am Note, the triple single adult bunks were put in by the owners so that their grandchildren could be accommodated, and bookings for five people will only be accepted on the understanding that this is a small room with limited storage lit by a sky light and although the dining table is large, the cottage as a whole is more suited to a groups of up to 4 guests. The lack of light pollution gives a stunning night sky with a visible milky way. Dulverton and Exmoor in general are very dog friendly areas and most pubs and cafes will allow well-behaved dogs. There is currently no extra charge for well-behaved pets and the owners would like to keep it that way - please make sure when you leave that there are no obvious signs that your pet has visited. Bookings There are currently 3-4 day intervals between bookings, with weeks starting alternately on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Prices given are for the whole week unless otherwise stated, no matter how many nights are required within that week. Servicing will be done on Tuesdays or Wednesdays for weeks commencing on Saturdays and on Saturdays for weeks commencing on Tuesdays. Please enquire if you wish to stay longer as the calendar will include distancing gaps and it may be possible to do so even if the calendar does not appear to allow it.
Originally a traditional Exmoor farm building, the property has been carefully converted into a single-storey holiday cottage suitable for a couple or a family group of 4/5 guests. The open-plan living area includes a large dining table, perfect for family meals or studying a map under the low level light. The kitchen is well equipped and appliances include a tall fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, and electric oven and hob with extractor hood. Other equipment includes a toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. The main bedroom has a double bed, and the second bedroom has triple single adult bunks which were put in by the owners to accommodate their grandchildren and bookings for five people will only be accepted on the understanding that this is a small room with limited storage, lit by a sky light and although the dining table is large, the cottage as a whole is more suited to groups of up to 4 guests. The family bathroom at the rear of the property comprises a bath with shower over, toilet and hand basin. Wi-fi is included and the lounge is provided with a TV, DVD, books and games, a wall heater with flame effect, plus an extra heater and night storage heaters for background warmth. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The property is fitted with night storage heaters. There is also a hot water booster, in case needed, which heats the water very quickly. 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. Many essential items such as washing up liquid, shower gel, toilet roll, kitchen towel, salt. pepper, cooking oil etc. are provided, as well as milk and refreshment for your arrival. A maximum of 2 dogs per booking are currently welcome at no extra cost. Please make sure that your pets flea treatment is up to date prior to your arrival. Since we do not charge for dogs, please make sure that there are no obvious signs that they have visited when you leave, and please do not leave them alone in the property at any time.
There are small enclosed areas to both sides of the property and the larger area on the western side of the property benefits from the afternoon and evening sun. There is also a communal garden with picnic tables and lovely views and the cottage has its own designated off road parking place behind an adjacent building.
The cottage is within the Exmoor National Park and is just 2 miles from the pretty little riverside town of Dulverton. It is surrounded by permanent pasture where Exmoor ponies and red deer graze and brown hares play. Just a few minutes from the cottage is a vantage point into ...the valley where red deer can be seen most days. Further up the hill is open moorland. Both the immediate surroundings of the cottage and wider area are home to a diversity of plants, animals and birds to delight any nature lover, as well as walkers and dog owners and those who just want to get away from it all. Walkers are spoilt for choice. The ancient clapper bridge of Tarr Steps is only a short drive or for walkers three miles directly from the cottage, where the no through lane turns into a footpath. Have lunch at the Tarr Steps Inn and either return the same way, or up over the open moorland of Varle Hill. The Exmoor Pony Centre is very close and free to just visit but also offers a variety of activities for pony loving children and adults. Discover Caratacus Stone, the pretty villages of Winsford, Exford and the ancient town of Dunster. The beautiful rugged Exmoor coast is only half an hour away and more traditional seaside entertainment is available at Minehead. Further west there is surfing at Woolacombe and adjoining bays. Wimbleball Lake Country Park is nearby and its outdoor activity centre caters for watersports such as canoeing and kayaking as well as a variety of activities to keep the younger ones happy. A feature of the region are the large "Pannier Markets" held every week in the market towns of South Molton, Barnstaple and Bideford. Dairy Cottage is likely to delight anyone who loves animals and the countryside.
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5 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
5 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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