Lower Goosemoor Cottage, Wheddon Cross
Lower Goosemoor Cottage in Wheddon Cross is an idyllic hideaway for up to 4 guests in rural Exmoor National Park. Situated in a private valley at the end of a drive, you will not find a more peaceful and tranquil spot to unwind in!
Lower Goosemoor Cottage in Wheddon Cross is a former pair of miner's cottages, that has surprisingly large and light rooms and has been modernised with flair and sensitivity. The cottage is warm and welcoming, and has been thoughtfully equipped throughout, in addition it's perfectly complemented by the enchanting grounds which surround it. This cottage and its location really do leave guests awestruck and provides a perfect place in which to relax and recharge the batteries. The cottage is totally detached at the end of the valley. A real favourite for families and small groups looking to get away from it all. Sleeps up to 4 guests One king-size bed, one double bed Comfortable sitting room with wood-burner Large kitchen-dining room with Aga (oil-fired) Powerful electric shower in the bathroom Stunning rural location in a private valley with a stream running through Pub and well-stocked shop, post office and garage approx 10 minutes drive Wifi (via satellite broadband so rather slow and unpredictable ), heating and electricity included Bed linen and towels provided Extensive welcome pack. Please advise of allergies etc. Sorry, no pets at Lower Goosemoor Cottage and no smoking Weekly bookings from Saturdays Short breaks may be available at certain times of the year (outside of peak season) Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Please note, due to the location in a valley there is little or no mobile phone signal at Lower Goosemoor Cottage. A landline telephone is provided for emergencies and incoming calls.
- 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
A small entrance porch with bench both sides provides the perfect spot to sit to put your walking books on and off. There is a small hall just inside the front door for hanging coats, etc. The living room is to the right, with large, comfortable sofa, two armchairs, TV/DVD, original beams and wood-burning stove. The kitchen-dining room is to the left of the hall and has a traditional cream oil-fired Aga, well-equipped kitchen and a large dining table. The kitchen contains a fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, etc. The tumble dryer can be found in the outside store, not far from the front door. Access to the first floor is a via a steep staircase (with handrail) from the dining area. There are two bedrooms and the family bathroom upstairs. The master bedroom has a king size bed (5ft), wardrobe, dressing table, TV/DVD and enjoys a lovely view to the nearby lake. There is plenty of room to set up your own travel cot, if required (cot not provided). The second bedroom has a double bed (4ft 6), the views are over the cottage garden to the front of the property. The bathroom comprises a bath with power shower over, hand basin and toilet. Bed linen and towels are provided. Electricity and heating is included in the price of the accommodation. A large basket of logs are provided for the wood-burner in the sitting room.
- private garden (not enclosed)
- Jacuzzi or hot tub
- Shared garden
- private garden (enclosed)
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Secure parking
- Detatched Property
The gardens at Lower Goosemoor Cottage are extensive and enchanting. The private grounds have a stream running through, plus the addition of an arbour, seats, grassed areas and small wood. Please note that small children should be supervised. The location of Lower Goosemoor Cottage is second to none if you are looking for a 'get away from it all' destination, it's a perfect place in which to relax and recharge the batteries. If you wish to venture out, the nearby village is a short drive, approx 4 miles, where you will find a shop with petrol station (and cash machine), and the village pub.
Set within a small valley with an idyllic stream running by, the property is located in an utterly peaceful and apparently remote location on northern Exmoor yet is only ten minutes from a well-stocked village shop at Wheddon Cross, and within easy reach of a wide variety of inte...resting places to explore. Wheddon Cross is based around the crossroads - the roads run from north to south between Minehead and Dulverton, and east to west between Taunton and North Devon. The village is argued to be the highest on Exmoor, standing at 980 feet above sea level, and the highest point on Exmoor, Dunkery Beacon (1704 feet above sea level) is the focal point of the village. Dunkery Beacon is about three miles from the village, there are fantastic panoramic views from Dunkery; wild moorland to the west, the Bristol Channel and Wales to the north, the rolling Brendon Hills to the east and the Quarme Valley to the south. In recent years Wheddon Cross has become famous for the abundance of snowdrops in the nearby valley which has become known as 'Snowdrop Valley'. The snowdrops bloom around February and a park and ride system operates from the village to enable visitors easy access to the "carpet of snowdrops". For the active visitor, walks with fine views are all around, whilst Exmoor's well-known landmarks such as Dunkery Beacon, Tarr Steps and the valleys of the Exe, Barle and East Lyn (setting for Blackmore's famous novel Lorna Doone) are all easily reached. Slightly further afield is the North Devon and Somerset coast with pretty villages in steep combes such as Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth or for a more traditional seaside experience, you can head to Minehead which is only ten miles away. The medieval village of Dunster is only six miles away, with its 11th century castle (National Trust), old Yarn Market and interesting shops, pubs and restaurants. Other towns to visit in the area are Tiverton to the south, with plenty of shops and facilities, and the county town of Taunton, which can be combined with a day exploring the beautiful and little-known Quantock Hills to the east.
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