The Hideaway, Dunster is a self-catering holiday cottage right in the heart of the village. If you want to immerse yourself in the charm of Dunster, The Hideaway is the ideal property for you! It is located on the High Street with Dunster Castle and the Yarn market both within view from the door.
The Hideaway is full of character, deceptively spacious and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests (plus cot) in three bedrooms. It's a great location to base yourself for a holiday in Dunster and Exmoor (note, no working groups, this property only welcomes guests that are using it for holiday purposes). Sleeps up to 6 guests in three bedrooms (plus cot) Large open-plan living room, dining room and kitchen area Character property with vaulted ceiling, exposed oak beams and wood-burner Family bathroom with bath, separate shower room plus second toilet in the utility room Two double bedrooms (one King-sized bed and one double bed) Third bedroom has twin beds, which can be made into a super King-sized double bed upon request (the cot is situated in this bedroom) Unique property situated in the heart of Medieval Dunster on the High Street Restaurants, pubs and tea rooms within easy walking distance Dunster Castle and Yarn Market at either end of the High Street Towels and bed linen provided Wifi, heating and electricity included Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Entrance to the property is from the High Street; the hallway provides plenty of room for hanging coats and storing your shoes. The property is all on one level on the first floor. There is an open-plan kitchen with dining area and living room at the far end. The vaulted ceiling shows off the oak beams and the wood-burner can provide the extra boost of heat during the cooler months. The three bedrooms are all located to the front of the property overlooking the High Street, there are two double bedrooms (one King-size bed and one double) and a twin bedroom. The twin beds can be zipped together to make a super King-sized bed upon request (they will be made up as twin bed unless otherwise stated on the booking form). The cot is situated in the twin bedroom. The bathroom is fitted with bath, toilet and hand basin. There is a separate shower room, and the second toilet is located in the utility room part way up the stairs from the ground floor. There is a mezzanine 'snug' above the kitchen which overlooks the living area, accessed by a unique ladder-style staircase. Please note: - The ladder staircase does not provide access to any bedrooms, it only leads to the small mezzanine area above the kitchen - The Hideaway is a first floor apartment above two businesses in Dunster High Street; one is an art gallery and the other is a restaurant. The nature of the building means that, at times, you may be aware of people in the units downstairs - Sorry, no dogs - The Hideaway is strictly non-smoking - No working groups, this property only welcomes guests that are using it for holiday purposes. The Hideaway is available for week-long bookings and short breaks. The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival. Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay. Please leave the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests.
The kitchen is fitted with a fridge and freezer, microwave and oven with hob. The fridge and freezer are separate under-counter units (to give an idea of the size). Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, cafetiere, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. A washing machine and tumble dryer are located in the utility room. A television (with Sky), DVD player and CD player is provided in the living room and wireless broadband is available throughout the property at no extra cost. A hairdryer is provided for your convenience. A cot and high chair is available. The cot will be set up in the twin bedroom and the high chair can be set up for you on request. Please note, bed linen will not be provided for the cot. Bed linen, duvets, blankets 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. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot, so please bring your own. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The property is fitted with storage heaters which come on automatically. Additional heat can be created by lighting the wood burner in the main living area; a basket of logs, paper and kindling will be provided. If more logs are required, this can be arranged upon request (details will be provided in the property). Tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive. There may also be other non-perishable items like a salt, pepper, oil and a few herbs or spices available. Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid, washing powder and surface cleaner will be present in the property. One or two toilet rolls will be provided per toilet.
The property is situated on the High Street, with the famous Yarn Market at one end and Dunster Castle at the other. Dunster is a bustling village comprised of several restaurants, pubs and tea rooms, plus a varied range of independent shops. There is a cash point directly opposite (there may a charge for using it) or the Post Office can dispense cash over the counter (free of charge) during opening hours. Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 1.5 miles from Dunster. Here you will find the larger supermarkets and petrol stations (Tesco and Morrison's are both situated on the outskirts of the town and have long opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town. There is a tourist information centre in Dunster, just beside Dunster Steep near the Pay & Display car park. There is another tourist information centre in Minehead on The Avenue (TA24 5AY).
Dunster has been essentially preserved in time as a relic of the 600-year age when both the town and castle were owned by the Luttrells family. These days the town practically breathes history, from the turrets and towers of the originally Norman castle to the octagonal yarn mark...et that is a throwback to the town’s 1700s heyday, when it was most renowned for its production of wool and particular cloth named “Dunster's”. Although the origins of the village of Dunster date back to the times of Bronze and Iron Age Britain, it was the cloth-making industry that was in fact responsible for the town’s initial wealth and fame. Indeed, although the settlement’s first market can be traced back to 1222, it was the construction of the town’s iconic octagonal yarn market by Geoffrey Luttrell in 1601 that truly spearheaded the burgeoning woollen industry in the area. That very market still stands today, complete with a visible cannon ball hole that dates back to the damage sustained by the structure during a 5-month siege of Dunster Castle in the Civil War. The castle was a centre of military activity during the war, with both sides keen to ensure control of a fortress with such significant strategic and locational value. Dunster is a now bustling village comprised of several restaurants, pubs and tea rooms, plus a varied range of independent shops. Many of the shops in Dunster are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops may also reduce their opening days and/or hours out-of-season.
car not necessary
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6 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
6 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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