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Withypool, Exmoor Holiday Cottage Rental

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Gorse Cottage is superbly located in the beautiful village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor National Park. The cottage is well equipped with a spacious sitting room with wood burning stove & a light and airy kitchen diner. French doors open from the kitchen onto the patio area at the back of the cottage where there is a patio table and chairs. There are three bedrooms. The king size master bedroom with ensuite is on the ground floor. The ensuite comprises a bath with shower. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms. One is a twin bedroom and the other bedroom has zip link beds giving the flexibility for another twin or a kingsize bed as required. These bedrooms share a family shower-room. There is also a separate downstairs WC. The property benefits from an enclosed garden. The...Gorse Cottage is superbly located in the beautiful village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor National Park. The cottage is well equipped with a spacious sitting room with wood burning stove & a light and airy kitchen diner. French doors open from the kitchen onto the patio area at the back of the cottage where there is a patio table and chairs. There are three bedrooms. The king size master bedroom with ensuite is on the ground floor. The ensuite comprises a bath with shower. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms. One is a twin bedroom and the other bedroom has zip link beds giving the flexibility for another twin or a kingsize bed as required. These bedrooms share a family shower-room. There is also a separate downstairs WC. The property benefits from an enclosed garden. There is parking for two cars outside the property and a free car park less than 100m away, Wi-Fi, bed linen, electricity & heating included in the price. We do NOT provide towels. One well behaved dog is welcome for an additional £25. Short breaks (minimum 3 nights) are available out of peak season and school holidays, please enquire. Withypool The cottage is just a short walk from the River Barle, perfect for children on sunny days. The moor can be reached in a couple of minutes. There are lots of lovely walks from Withypool, including routes along the river to Tarr Steps and Landacre Bridge. The renowned Exmoor ponies can often been seen grazing on Withypool Common and, of course, Exmoor is famous for its red deer. This is a popular area for cyclists Horse riding over the moor is a fantastic experience. Lynton & Lynmouth are 16 miles away. The fabulous beaches of Croyde Bay, Putsborough & Woolacombe (50 minutes drive) are great for surfing and parts of Woolacombe beach are dog friendly throughout the year. The medieval village of Dunster is also a great day out. Withypool is lucky to have a shop, with a post office, the Withypool Tea Rooms and the Royal Oak pub - all just a short walk away. More
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Alison T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
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Details of how to access the property will be provided before arrival including contact details for the housekeeper in the event of any difficulties. This means you can arrive any time after check-in when it is convenient for you.
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Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

Fantastic cottage, beautiful, clean and perfectly situated for the village and walks. Dog friendly which was great and loads of great walks right on your doorstep. Theres a shop, tea room and pub within close walking distance too. Already looking at when we can book...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Ellie4653
Reviewed 13 April 2019

We booked a week at Gorse Cottage for a family trip. I really liked the indoor layout, with spacious living room, big kitchen table and multiple bathrooms/toilets. Oh, and the dishwasher was handy! Everything was spotlessly clean when we arrived. It's a peaceful and friendly...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank lucy_gft
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Gorse Cottage was a perfect base for exploring Exmoor and surrounds. Most places no more than half an hour drive from the cottage including Lynton/Lynmouth and Minehead. Very clean, comfortable with everything we needed, Gorse cottage felt like a home away from home. Withypool itself...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank michelleway09
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My partner and I and our 2 dogs stayed at this lovely cottage for Christmas 2017 and New Year. Had a wonderful stay. The cottage has everything you could ever need. It is clean and comfy with good decor. Bedrooms are a good size and...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank AnnieOaklie
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This cottage is lovely. Clean, comfortable with a lovely big kitchen/diner perfect for a relaxing holiday. Withypool is well situated with a river running through which is great for paddling in the summer. There is easy access to Devon, Exmoor and all that that entails....More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Jill H
Management response:Responded 14 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are pleased you had a good holiday and hope to see you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Places To Visit There is much to see and do on Exmoor. Tarr Steps is a beautiful spot and is home to the longest clapper bridge of its kind in Britain and is a lovely walk along the river from Withypool. Dunkery Beacon is worth a visit. It is the highest point on Exmoor with views over the moor and the Bristol Channel. Dulverton is about 15 minutes drive and is close to where the Rivers Exe and Barle meet. Dunster is a medieval village dominated since the late 11th century by its castle and boasting over 200 listed buildings. The seaside towns of Lynton & Lynmouth also make a great day out and are linked by the famous cliff railway. There are also some lovely coastal walks from here. A popular walk is to the Valley of the Rocks with great scenery and a flock of wild...
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