Wey House, Withypool (Somerset) is located in this picturesque village in the heart of Exmoor, and enjoys fabulous views across the open moorland. It's an ideal spot to get-away from it all, and to explore the National Park. This spacious property can sleep up to 9 guests and is also pet-friendly.
Wey House, Withypool (Somerset) is set in the heart of Withypool, an idyllic village in Exmoor National Park. Originally a farm workers cottage, it's thought to be one of the first to be built in Withypool for this purpose. It has a delightful south-westerly aspect and has been extended over the years to the spacious property it is today yet retains many original features including a magnificent fireplace with wood-burner and bread oven, exposed beams and wooden panelling. It's an easy walk (couple of minutes) to the popular Royal Oak Inn as well as the village stores. Wey House looks towards Withypool Common, the open moorland around the village where Exmoor ponies and red deer can often be seen. Sleeps up to 9 guests in 5 bedrooms Master room with super-king bed with en-suite One king-size double bedroom, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one single room. Kitchen-breakfast room with seating at the table 9 Spacious drawing room Separate snug with wood-burner Galleried landing which has been made into a comfortable seating area with additional TV and table football Two upstairs family bathrooms comprising bath with shower over One en-suite shower room Two ground floor cloakrooms each with toilet and hand basin Private, enclosed garden and parking Dogs welcome (maximum of 3) for £15 supplement per dog Easy walking distance to the village pub, shop, and tea rooms Bed linen and towels are provided. Electricity, heating and wifi included Arrive from 4pm Depart by 10 am Dogs are welcome (maximum of 3) for a supplementary fee of £15 per dog per booking. Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time. This property is strictly non-smoking. 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.
Wey House is a spacious property, the downstairs comprises; Kitchen-breakfast room, with built-in appliances including Neff electric grill and oven, gas hob, fridge and dishwasher. Plus a good selection of cookware, glassware, crockery and cutlery. The dining table can comfortably seat 8 guests. Sitting room has a built-in open fireplace with slate hearth and wooden mantle over for cosy evenings in front of the TV. Separate snug has a wonderful Inglenook open fireplace in a stone surround with a slate hearth and an original bread oven, the exposed beams and wooden panelling give this room great character. There is a smart-TV and comfortable seating. Plus there is also boot room, pantry, utility with extra fridge-freezer space, washing machine, and plenty of space for boots, shoes and coats. There are two downstairs cloakrooms, each with a toilet and hand basin. Upstairs, are the bedrooms: Master bedroom with super-king bed with views over Withypool Common and the surrounding countryside, an attached dressing room and an en-euite comprising bath, toilet, hand basin and a separate shower cubicle. Second King-size bedroom with a hand basin and west / easterly views overlooking the paddock to the rear of the property. Twin bedroom has a hand basin and views overlooking the front garden to the south. Plus another smaller double bedroom with hand basin and a single bedroom. There are two family bathrooms upstairs, one has a bath with separate shower cubicle, and the other has a bath with shower tap attachment. The large galleried landing has been made into a comfortable seating area, with smart-TV and table football game, and also has moorland views across Withypool Common Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The central heating can be adjusted to suit your preferences and the seasons. A basket of logs and kindling will be provided for the open fire in the cooler months. 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. 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 are welcome but not permitted to get onto the furniture or to go upstairs at all. Dogs are charged at £15 per dog per stay, maximum of 3 dogs per booking.
The property is approached via its own private driveway leading to a car parking and turning area outside the house. The property sits within in a lawned garden plus an abundance of shrubs, plants and trees. Outside furniture includes a table with two benches and umbrella, plus two sun lounges and a further 6 chairs. The garden is not enclosed, there is no gate across the drive. To the rear of the property is a paddock which can be used by guests for exercising your dogs, the paddock is fenced all the way around. The village amenities are all within easy walking distance from the front door, just down the drive and then a minute or two on foot to the local pub serving food, The Royal Oak Inn, there's also a well-stocked Village Shop, Post Office, Tea Rooms, nearby Church and the river bank of the Barle that runs through the village is a popular spot in the summer months.
WALKING IN AND AROUND WITHYPOOL Whether it’s just a short gentle walk or trekking for the whole day, Exmoor has one of England’s most beautiful landscapes for walking. Withypool is set in the heart of Exmoor and is surrounded by walks all over the moors, along the River Barl...e to Lanacre Bridge or Tarr Steps. There are guided walks organized for those who would like to learn more about the area, or if you fancy venturing out by yourselves, pop into the local village shop where they have plenty of walk books of the area. HORSE RIDING ACROSS THE MOORS Exmoor is a rider’s paradise. There are plenty of riding stables in the area. You can trek across the open moorland, through picturesque villages or spectacular wooded riverside trails. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, Exmoor can cater for your needs. FISHING Exmoor boasts some stunning places to fish. There are spectacular river valleys, lakes, ponds and also coastal fishing. With beautiful scenery and clean fresh air makes Exmoor a special pleasure that will make you want to come back time and time again. Day Tickets are available from various outlets, like hotels, tourist information offices, Local farms and specialist fishing agents. CLIMBING Exmoor has some spectacular high sea cliffs. Valley of the rocks is well known spot for climbing or if you fancying learning, we have an indoor climbing centre near South Molton. We have also one of the tallest rope courses just our side Minehead. CYCLING Exmoor provides some of the best cycle routes. There is quiet country lanes through small villages and hamlets, an array of bridle paths through gentle slopping valleys of for the real enthusiast, some steep challenging hills. Bring your own cycle or hire one locally and explore Exmoor’s peaceful, charming countryside. SAFARIS The perfect way to explore Exmoor. There are several safari companies on Exmoor. Whether you like to search out the elusive red deer and the famous Exmoor ponies, follow a local hunt or even just see what Exmoor has to offer, with its pretty villages and stunning winding valleys, hiring a guided safari is a great way to start your holiday. SHOOTING Exmoor has plenty of shooting experiences, whether its Clay pigeon shooting, a simulated game shoot or even a real game shoot, Exmoor offers it all. Experience is not essential as we can offer qualified instructors with lessons or for the experienced ones, put you in contact with organised local shoots. KIDS FUN Exmoor is surrounded by actives for the children. There’s the Exmoor Zoo “Home of the Exmoor Beast”, Exmoor Falconry Animal Farm, Tropiquaria animal adventure, Watermouth Castle a family theme park or the classic west Somerset steam railway. There’s always something to keep your younger ones thrilled for the day.
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