Travellers Rest, Timberscombe (Somerset) is a 17th century character cottage sleeping up to 10 guests in four bedrooms. Situated in a private location in the wonderfully scenic Snowdrop Valley within Exmoor National Park, the cottage is well suited to family gatherings and group getaways.
Travellers Rest, Timberscombe (Somerset) offers homely self-catering accommodation in a quiet spot in Exmoor. This semi-detached cottage is deceptively spacious and features a lovely large living room on the first floor, with patio doors onto a small balcony with table and chairs - a delightful suntrap. Travellers Rest is situated beside a quiet country lane in Snowdrop Valley, in between the villages of Timberscombe and Wheddon Cross, both with village pubs serving food. Sleeps up to 10 guests in four bedrooms Two ground floor bedrooms and a shower room Two upstairs bedrooms and a bathroom Dining room with large dining table and open fire attached to the kitchen Spacious upstairs living room with doors onto a balcony with seating Wood-burning stove in the living and dining rooms Two enclosed garden areas, one with access to the river - perfect for paddling in the summer Dogs welcome free of charge (2 maximum) Saturday changeover in the summer months Wifi (Rural) heating, and electricity included Bed linen and towels provided Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10:15 am A security deposit of £300 is required for this property, to cover the cost of possible damage during your stay. All things being well, this security deposit will be returned shortly after your departure providing there is no damage to the property or its contents. Two weeks prior to your arrival, you will need to contact the owners to make arrangements regarding the payment of the security deposit. COVID-19 UPDATE: The safety and wellbeing of our guests and our team is the most important thing to us. We will be taking extra measures in order to keep you safe during your stay and ensure that you can relax and enjoy your break. We have had to make a few changes to how we provide the best holiday for our guests and under the safer stay initiative, we have had to remove non-essential items and alter our check in/checkout times. Before your stay we will send an email with all the details of what has changed and what items we cannot provide at this time. If there is anything particular you’re concerned about please do not hesitate to contact us. We are following Government cleaning advice which includes all highly touched spaces and hard surfaces will be disinfected and bed linen and towels will be washed using the hottest setting. We will be fogging the cottages with Safe2Stay canisters which create an anti-bacterial and anti-viral fog covering all surfaces. Our cleaning staff will be using PPE where appropriate and will take extra precautions when cleaning. Check-In: On your day of arrival, the cottage will be unlocked for you and the keys will be on the kitchen side. Please do not arrive until after 4pm so we can ensure the cottage is thoroughly clean and ready for you. Check-out: On your day of departure, please can you leave the cottage before 9:15am so we can ensure we have enough time to thoroughly clean the cottage for the next guests. If you can please leave the cottage unlocked and the key on the kitchen side. We also ask that you strip the beds and leave all linen and towels in appropriate piles so it can easily be removed safely.
The accommodation sleeps up to 10 guests and briefly comprises: On the ground floor: A well equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, cooking range and wide range of cookware, crockery and glasses for every day meals and entertaining. Utility area with washer/dryer. Dining room with table large enough to seat 10 for family eating/entertaining with large open fireplace and feature stove. One family bedroom with double bed and adult-size bunk beds. One twin bedroom. A shower room, with toilet and hand basin. And on the first floor: There is a spacious, comfortable living room with access through french doors onto the balcony. Satellite TV, video, radio and a selection of games/toys One double bedroom. One twin bedroom. Family bathroom with shower over the bath, toilet and hand basin. Heating and electricity is included in the price of the accommodation, the property is heated throughout by Biomass boiler system. The temperature can be adjusted to suit your preferences. An initial supply of logs are provided to get your started. Bed linen and towels are provided. Beds are made up for your arrival with freshly laundered sheets and duvets. Please bring your beach towels if you wish to take towels on day trips. We are requesting that guests strip the beds and leave the bedding and towels in appropriate piles so we can remove it safely on their day of departure. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome. Due to Covid-19, we have had to remove non-essential items. An email will be sent out before your stay with information about this. However we have crossed off what we currently cant provide on the list above.
The cottage is situated beside a quiet country lane with views across to the fields opposite. There are two private gardens for the guests' sole use, one is directly opposite the cottage and is accessed via a footbridge, the garden is enclosed and picnic benches are provided. The second 'secret' garden is a short distance along the lane (approx 25 metres from the front door) and has access to the river which children and dogs love cooling off in the summer months. Again, seating is provided in this garden also. From the cottage you can walk to Snowdrop Valley, a "carpet of snowdrops" which bloom in February/March each year. From here, head up onto the moors and Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, on a clear day you can look across the Bristol Channel to Wales, up the coast towards North Somerset, and in the other direction you can see right down into Dartmoor - stunning 360 degree views of Exmoor!
Timberscombe is a small yet charming village, approx 1.5 miles away, which has a pub (serving food and is dog-friendly), church and post office. Dunster (3 miles further on) is a beautiful medieval village, boasting its own Castle, Yarn Market, Tithe Barn and a range of other hi...storical buildings that we are well worth exploring. Exmoor's scenery can be quite varied and is certainly breathtaking, from open expanses of moorland, to quiet wooded valleys, family-friendly beaches to secluded bays, trickling streams and fast flowing rivers, a majestic coastline with the highest sea cliffs in the country, plus an abundance of wildlife including herds of wild red deer and Exmoor ponies and some 600 miles of way-marked walks.
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10 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
10 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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