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Yenworthy Cottage is ideal for walkers - a rugged pathway leads from the farm down to a secluded rocky beach and there is direct access to one of the most scenic sections of the South West Coast Path which runs through the farm. There are 13 miles of footpaths to explore on the farm itself and it even has its own historic monument - an old Roman Fort at Old Burrow. A haven for wildlife, it has four Sites of Special Scientific Interest. There are rare species of butterflies and trees, large areas of heather moorland and impressive cliff geology.

Entrance to the property is via the large porch into the hallway, both providing plenty of space for wellies and walking boots! The sitting/dining room has two comfortable sofas, wood-burner and dining table with six chairs. The kitchen is on the opposite side of the hall and has recently been fitted with all new appliances and has a smaller dining table with four chairs and extra stools. The back door from the kitchen leads down some steps to an enclosed courtyard, an ideal spot to let the dogs dry off or cool down, depending on the season. There is also a pretty garden to the side and front with outside seating. The stairway from the entrance hall leads up to the two twin bedrooms on the first floor. The family bathroom is also on the first floor and is comprised of a newly fitted large shower unit (bath has been removed 2021), plus toilet and hand basin. Up a narrow staircase to the second floor is the master bedroom with King-sized bed and en-suite with of shower, toilet and hand basin.

Yenworthy Cottage is approached via private drive (shared with the farm and two further holiday cottages).

The kitchen appliances include fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer , microwave, and oven with hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.

The living room has a television (with Freeview), DVD player and CD player/iPod docking station. Wireless broadband is available throughout the property at no extra cost.

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. 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. Please note that bed linen is not provided for the cot. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of the accommodation. Yenworthy Cottage benefits from central heating fueled by a biomass system, which keeps the property lovely and warm in the cooler months. The temperature can be adjusted to suit your preferences if required. There is also a wood-burner in the sitting room downstairs; a basket of logs, some kindling and matches will be provided.

Yenworthy Cottage has a lovely lawned garden which surrounds the front of the property and is enclosed. There is a picnic bench which has been placed to take advantage of the fabulous views across the farmland to the coast - the perfect spot for unwinding with a book or dining al fresco! The back door from the kitchen leads to a second outdoor area, which is gravelled and also enclosed. Parking is available outside the property, there is room for up to 3 cars. A footpath leads from the parking area, through the garden to front door.

Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 3) for a supplementary fee of £15. Please note: this property is situated on a working farm therefore you must ensure your dog is kept under your control at all times, as there is likely to be livestock nearby. Furthermore, please do not allow you dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.

This property is strictly non-smoking.

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The Best Of Exmoor
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Languages spoken: English

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The Best of Exmoor is a family business, based in the heart of Exmoor at Porlock Weir. No-one is more passionate about Exmoor than The Best of Exmoor team. We all live and work in the local area and want our customers to love this place as much as we do. We aim to do all we can make sure that our ...

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Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
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No smoking at this property



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