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Overview

Bedrooms:
5
Bathrooms:
3
Sleeps:
9
Type:
House
Pets allowed:
Yes
Wi-Fi available:
No

3 Unknown types

Description from manager

Middle Stolford Cottage is a large traditional farmhouse that we are pleased to offer as quality holiday accommodation for up to 9. Situated on a farm in the Brendon Hills, in its own sheltered valley, it's a fabulous area for walking, exploring or just relaxing! This characterful 16th Century luxury farmhouse is a rural property well-suited to families or groups looking for a quiet and spacious property to relax in. The location is just on the edge of Exmoor National Park and only 7 miles from the coast at Watchet, with the Quantock Hill (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) also nearby. Middle Stoldford Cottage is located on a farm close to two other properties and is surrounded by beautiful, tranquil countryside and stunning views.

Sleeps up to 7 adults and 2 children (plus cot)

Five bedrooms; two king-size double beds, two twin rooms, and one single (one of the twin bedrooms has 2'6 beds)

Three bathrooms (one is an en-suite)

Open-plan kitchen-dining room with large dining table

Spacious sitting room with wood-burner

Large enclosed garden with BBQ and firepit

A separate self-contained one-bed property is also available to rent in addition to Middle Stolford (see The Cowshed listing for details)

Dogs welcome (2 max) for supplement of £15 per dog

High-quality cotton bed linen and fluffy towels provided

Heating, electricity and wifi included

Large Smart TV, Soundbar and Bluray player

Footpaths direct from the farm

Clatworthy reservoir less than 1 mile by foot

Nearest pub serving meals is 3 minutes by car

Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am

Please note, this property is a 16th-century farmhouse, some traditional features have been retained including some low beams and doorways, and a narrow staircase.

An original, characterful Exmoor oak farmhouse door provides the entrance into the external boot room, ample room for footwear, coats, pushchairs, etc. The front door then opens into the original part of the farmhouse which dates back to the 16th Century. There's an inglenook fireplace at each end of what is now the large kitchen-dining room. A modern kitchen was installed in 2012 and ample crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, and utensils are provided. There is an electric oven, induction hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Mind your head on the beams and take time to admire the traditional construction of the kitchen walls and ceiling timbers. The kitchen-dining room leads to a short passage, with a couple of steps, to a light and spacious lounge with a new wood burning stove for cosy nights in. There is comfortable seating for the whole party and an additional table with 4 chairs. A shower room (with toilet and hand basin) and the utility room (with washing machine and tumble dryer) complete the ground floor. The traditional staircase leads upstairs to the five bedrooms; two king-size double bedrooms (one with en-suite), two twin bedrooms and one single; one of the twin bedrooms has 2'6 beds, therefore suitable for children. The family bathroom comprises a bath (with handheld shower attachment), toilet and hand basin. The en-suite shower room has a large walk-in shower, toilet, and hand basin. The whole property was recently re-wired, had a new heating system installed and been redecorated for the 2019 season. Heating, electricity and wifi is included in the price of your accommodation. Starter logs are provided for the wood-burner, additional logs are available onsite. The property comfortably sleeps up to 7 adults and 2 children, plus infant in cot. Stairgate/s and a highchair can also be provided for those staying with young children, please request this on your booking form. Well behaved dogs welcome (2 max) for £15 supplement per dog. Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture or upstairs or leave them unattended.

Middle Stolford Cottage sits within a large private garden, which has been recently re-fenced around the perimeter, in a tranquil sheltered valley, in the middle of Stolford Farms' land. Beyond the garden you will discover winding footpaths, hills, woods and streams without leaving the farm. There are some picnic tables in front of the cottage, for you to enjoy alfresco dining - or relaxing with a good book. A BBQ is also provided for your use, then maybe toast some marshmallows around the fire pit (singing optional!) and on clear nights wait for the spectacular display that the Exmoor night sky has to offer! The farm is accessed by a formal drive with wide verges and standard trees, the owners live in the farmhouse (next door, not attached) and there is another holiday cottage nearby, The Cowshed, which sleeps 2 guests. A full-size tennis court is available for all guests to use. If you would like to bring your own horse there are seven fabulous boxes in a modern stable block which can be rented on a DIY basis, with straw and hay provided and grazing on request. Stables are charged at £15 per night. Please contact us for details.

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 10515252

Manager profile

The Best Of Exmoor
Years listed:
9

Languages spoken: English

About the manager

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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Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

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Features

  • Pet Friendly

Bathrooms

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