Allerford Cottage, Near Dunster
Allerford Cottage is part of a complex of charming country cottages in a beautiful setting of the Avill Valley between Dunster and Timberscombe, within the Exmoor National Park. This property is well-suited to families having three bedrooms, one double bed one twin bedroom, and a single.
Allerford Cottage occupies the north end of the West Barn in what used to be an engine shed and part of a roomy stone barn. There are two entrances, one from just off the main courtyard on the lower ground floor, and the other from the back of the West Barn on the upper ground floor via an enclosed patio garden, which is relatively dog-proof. Sleeps up to 5 guests Three bedrooms; one double, one twin, one single Dogs welcome (2 max) for £20 per dog Bed linen provided Towels can be hired for £3 per person Cots and high chairs available on request Shared indoor heating swimming pool, spa bath and games room On-site car park Wifi, heating and electricity is included (heating provided by Biomass Boiler) Idyllic location with 9 acres of land to explore Saturday changeover Short breaks available outside of the main school holidays Arrive between 3 pm and 6 pm Depart by 10 am The 4-star complex of cottages consist of a variety of cottages with varying numbers of beds to best suit your needs whether that's sleeping 2 guests or up to 6 per cottage, making this an ideal place to holiday as a family, with your children, as a couple or in a larger group.
- Hair dryer
- Wi-Fi available
- Log fire
- Central heating
- Games room
- Washing machine,Dishwasher,Clothes dryer
- TV,DVD player,CD player
- Ironing board,Iron
- High chair
- Towels provided,Linen provided
Entering from the courtyard, there are a couple of stone steps to get up to the front door. Once inside, ahead is the double bedroom and to the right, the bathroom. On the left is the staircase which leads up several steps to the open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area. Another staircase leads up to the first floor where you will find the twin and single bedrooms. Bed linen is provided, towels can be hired for £3 per person. Central heating and electricity is included
- private garden (not enclosed)
- Jacuzzi or hot tub
- Shared garden
- private garden (enclosed)
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Secure parking
- Detatched Property
Allerford Cottages has an enclosed patio garden area, which is relatively dog-proof. The cottages are set within 9 acres of land that you are welcome to explore, there are picnic areas and a safe river for paddling - in warmer weather! The cottage also shares with the other cottages: Hard tennis court which operates on a "turn up & play" system (racquets & balls available to borrow) Indoor heated pool and spa bath - open all year round with changing and shower facilities (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult) Games room with pool table, table tennis table, table football & mini trampoline A large trampoline which is 14ft round and has a protective barrier netting (adult supervision required; please remove shoes) Football net is situated in the "play paddock" where guests often play cricket or badminton, fly kites etc. There are also two picnic benches (please keep dogs on a lead in this shared area) Gate Lodge Play Centre is a two-story playhouse with swings, slide, fireman’s pole & assault course The owner's Shetland ponies, Freddie and Phoenix, are often grazing in the nearby paddock There is also a shared information room where guests can find a payphone, information brochures, children's books, videos and DVDs.
Located in the picturesque Avill Valley, within Exmoor National Park, and near to Dunster and Minehead, the cottage is in a perfect location for family holidays, romantic breaks or a get-away with your dogs. No matter what you want from your holiday, there’s something for every...one - cyclists, hikers, horse riders and families will all love the rugged and epic landscape on the doorstep. West Somerset and North Devon have wonderful coastlines and stunning countryside, just waiting for you to explore!
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