Farm Cottage on Exmoor is situated in West Luccombe in the Horner Valley, which is just a mile from the village of Porlock. This cottage is part of the farmhouse at West Luccombe, which is a National Trust 300 acre farm on the Holnicote Estate. Sleeps up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms.
Farm Cottage in West Luccombe (Somerset) is a spacious property, ideal for family holidays. The entrance hall leads into the kitchen with dining table, there is a separate large sitting room with wood-burner. Farm Cottage sleeps 6 having three good sized bedrooms upstairs, two double (king-sized beds) and one twin room, which all enjoy lovely views across the fields. There is a family bathroom with shower over the bath, plus separate toilet downstairs. Sleeps 6 plus cot (on request) Traditional farmhouse on a National Trust 300 acre farm on the Holnicote Estate Spacious kitchen with Aga (plus electric cooker) Large sitting room with wood-burner Two king-size double rooms and one twin bedroom Fabulous views across Exmoor Private garden Off-road parking for three cars or more Towels and linen provided Electricity included Wireless internet Well behaved dogs welcome for £25 supplement per dog* Riding stables very nearby with camping shop for emergency items Porlock only 1 mile (local grocery shops, pubs, restaurants, etc) Nearest town (Minehead) only 6 miles Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Farm Cottage has its own separate driveway, plenty of parking for three cars or more and a private garden. It is situated on a working farm so great for the kids to be involved if they wish, just ask Jane the owner. This is a great family destination - you really will feel like you have 'got away from it all'! Appliances and equipment Farm Cottage is fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric oven with hob plus oil-fired Aga. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. A television (with Free-sat), DVD player and CD player is provided in the sitting room and wireless internet is available. An iron, ironing board, laundry basket and hair dryer are also provided. A cot and/or high chair is available; please request these items when booking so we can make sure they are present for your arrival. Electricity and heating Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Farm Cottage benefits from central heating in addition to the Aga and wood-burner. The Aga gives out some heat in the kitchen and will supply hot water throughout the property, this can be supplemented by using the immersion heater when additional hot water is required. The wood-burner is in the sitting room; kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided. Additional logs can be purchased nearby or from the hardware shop in Porlock. Linen and towels 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. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot. Extra blankets and throws are provided in the airing cupboard. Other provisions A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits or cake is 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 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. Parking Farm Cottage in West Luccombe is accessed via a private drive which leads to private off-road parking for three or more cars. Outside the property Directly outside is a private garden with table and chairs. There is also a dog kennel in the garden, should you wish to leave your dog whilst you go out. Please be reminded that you will be staying on a working farm and there is likely to be livestock nearby. Dogs Well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2 large dogs or 3 small/medium size dogs may be considered upon request). A supplementary fee of £25 per dog will be added to your invoice. Dogs are permitted in this property on the condition that they are not allowed on the furniture or upstairs and you do not leave them alone in the property at any time. You are expected to be vigilant and keep your dog under control at all times as there is likely to be livestock in the immediate vicinity. No puppies under 6 months old and no bitches in season, please. Smoking Farm Cottage is strictly non-smoking. Arrival and departure 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. Changeover days Farm Cottage is available for week breaks during peak periods. Short breaks of three or four nights (from Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday) are available at other times. * Dogs are permitted in this property on the condition that they are not allowed on the furniture or upstairs and you do not leave them alone in the property at any time. Farm Cottage is situated on a working farm; you are expected to be vigilant and keep your dog under control at all times as there is likely to be livestock in the immediate vicinity.
There is one bathroom upstairs with shower over the bath (no toilet in this bathroom) there are two separate toilets each with hand basins (one upstairs and one downstairs).
There is fantastic walking direct from the door, either up through Horner Woods (ancient woodland) or up onto the hills to explore the moor, many options!
There is a camping shop at Burrowhayes Farm which is approx 200 metres down the road, useful for any forgotten items or last minute supplies. Burrowhayes Farm also have ponies and horses for hire; they organise escorted rides in the glorious Horner Valley and on the open moorlan...d of Dunkery, Ley Hill and Selworthy so everyone can enjoy to the full the beauty of Exmoor with the added thrill of being on horseback. Small children's ponies are available for parents to walk and lead as well. The village of Porlock is approximately 1 mile from Farm Cottage and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms. Many of the shops in Porlock are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season. Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 6 miles away. 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 longer opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town.
Full arrival information and details of how to access the property will be sent after your booking is paid for in full. Further information about public transport can be found online at: www.travelinesw.com
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6 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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