Byre Cottage, Dulverton is a single storey property that has been converted from traditional Exmoor barns, now a small development of holiday lets. Tucked away in the quiet Exmoor hamlet of Draydon with Dulverton just 2 miles away, this cottage sleeps 2 guests in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.
Byre Cottage, near Dulverton, is a spacious property for 2 situated within the stunning Somerset countryside of Exmoor National Park. This one bedroom cottage is perfect for couples looking to take a break and has an adjoining garden which enjoys views over the surrounding Exmoor hills and Barle valley. It is a privately owned cottage and situated on a no through road. Sleeps 2 guests One bedroom with king-size double bed En-suite shower room plus separate bathroom Open-plan living area with dining table Well-equipped kitchen Private garden with summer house Plus patio area with outside table and chairs Bed linen and towels are provided Wifi, heating and electricity is included Dogs welcome (2 max) for supplement of £10 per dog Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Byre Cottage provides an ideal base for couples looking for a quiet getaway; the established neighbouring farm land provides habitat for red deer, hares and Exmoor ponies along with diverse flora and fauna. The historic market town of Dulverton is just over two miles away and is stocked with some of the finest local produce, independent stores, bakery, butchers and dining options from cafés, pubs and licensed restaurants. Whether you would just like to sit, read and spend time taking in the stunning views Exmoor National Park offers, or wishing to walk, the cottage welcomes you, muddy boots and up to two well-behaved dogs. Byre Cottage ensures a getaway as unique and active as guests wish. Walk from the doorstep to Tarr Steps, arrange a horse ride across the open moor, Stand Up Paddleboard at Wimbleball Lake or head further afield to sandy beaches on the North Devon coast. After sunset, look up to see the amazing display of stars – Exmoor was the first National Park in Europe to be designated as a dark skies reserve.
Originally a traditional Exmoor barn, the property has been carefully converted into a single-storey holiday cottage suitable for a couple, there really is space to relax and enjoy a peaceful break. The spacious open-plan living area includes a dining table with four chairs and two sofas, TV, and an electric fire. Patio doors lead outside from there also. The well appointed kitchen has plenty of work surfaces and includes an under-counter fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine, microwave, and electric oven plus hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. The bedroom has king-size bed with en-suite shower room, comprising shower, toilet and hand basin, as well as a separate family bathroom, comprising bath, toilet and hand basin. 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. There may be non-perishable items like a salt, pepper and a few herbs or spices available. Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid, and surface cleaner will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided per toilet. Dogs (over the age of 12 months) are welcome for a supplement of £10 per dog per stay, maximum of 2 dogs per booking. Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture. The electric heater panel heater in the sitting room is very efficient and there is also the electric woodburner. These are very simple switch on, turn up or down. The storage heaters can be controlled by putting the input on high and the output on high – or turning down if it gets too warm. There are heated towel rails in both bathrooms. Some instructions in the cottage.
From the living area patio doors slide open on to a patio area with table and chairs, this area is enclosed by a low railing fence. On the other side of the cottage, steps lead up to a private garden laid to lawn with summer house, BBQ and the elevation offers lovely moorland views. In addition, just away from the cottage there is a communal picnic area, shared with the other properties (this is enclosed). Byre Cottage is a situated within is a small development of holiday let properties, there are 8 other properties on this site some of which are also let for holidays. Byre Cottage enjoys the corner position of the U-shape barn building.
The beautiful historic market town of Dulverton is just over two miles away. The trip to Dulverton from Byre Cottage join the famous river Barle, at the bottom of the road alongside the 18th Century Marsh Bridge. The river tumbles over smooth stones and rocks shaped over hundre...ds of years. Dulverton has a wide range of shops and amenities. We recommend trying the fish and chips from Dulverton Fish and Chip shop! The cottage location is perfect for walking and exploring Exmoor and local landmarks such as Tarr Steps, The Devils Punch Bowl or Caractacus Stone. Wimbleball Lake offers a multitude of land and water based activities from Stand Up Paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, fishing, with a mobility scooter hire to help all enjoy the 9 mile Lake Side ciruclar walk. The ancient Dunster Castle and Watermill has a history dating back to at least the 11th century. The free to visit Exmoor Pony Centre is just a mile away. The famous Lynton and Lynmouth are just 12 miles away. Whilst in the area, the Valley of the Rocks, a dramatic section of coastline on the Northern edge of Exmoor near Lynton is renowned for its landscape, geology and herd of feral goats – is a must see. Dunkery Beacon the highest point of the Exmoor National Park is just a short drive away across the moor. The walk to the top of the Beacon is well worth it for the spectacular views. On a clear day views stretch not only across West Somerset and Exmoor but up the coast to Weston-Super-Mare, the Second Severn Crossing and over to Wales!
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2 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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