Built in the 1920's, this fantastic detached holiday home provides a one- of- a- kind accommodation, situated in a desirable location overlooking Porlock Weir harbour, and overlooking the beautiful Exmoor coastline.
As one of the larger properties in the area, Owlscombe has recently been refurbished, over three levels. On the ground floor you will find a large living room and dining room, plus a conservatory, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom with a toilet. An open fire in the living room ensures a cosy, homely feel. The logs and kindling are provided, however additional supplies can be bought from the local village.
The fully equipped kitchen provides guests with all the facilities they would need for the duration of their stay, including a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, tumbledryer, washing machine, microwave, oven and hob, kettle, toaster and various kitchen utensils.
The sitting room provides ample entertainment for evenings in, with Sky TV, DVD player, CD player and ipod docking station. Free WiFi.
The five bedrooms in Owlscombe are furnished to a high standard, having been recently refurbished. On the first floor you will find four bedrooms- an en-suite master bedroom, and three double bedrooms, one of which has a balcony, as well as a family bathroom with a shower over the bath. There is a further twin bedroom and bathroom on the second floor.
A stand out feature of this great property is the sprawling lawn surrounding it, including two fish ponds and a patio, perfect for relaxing on summer evenings. The gardens are enclosed, guaranteeing privacy, and include a garden table and chairs, a weber barbecue and large fire pit.
Private parking is available for up to 4 cars on the gated, tarmacked driveway to the front of the house. Well behaved dogs are also welcome by prior arrangement, and for a fee of £25. Please note that dogs are not allowed to be left on their own in the property, and are not be be let upstairs or onto the furniture.
Items made available for guests to use are a small quantity of tea, coffee, sugar, milk, biscuits, as well as bed linen, duvets, blankets and towels (for day trips, please bring your own towels.) Various cleaning materials are also provided. Strictly non- smoking. Arrival from 4pm, departure by 10am. Strictly non- smoking.
A cot and high are available, however please notify us when booking so it can be arranged.
During peak periods, Owlscombe is available for week- long breaks. At other times, shorter breaks of 3 or 4 nights (Friday to Monday, or Monday to Friday) are an option.
Less than half a mile from Owlscombe is the harbour of Porlock Weir, which serves as the centre of the village. Here you can find several restaurants, a dog- friendly pub and a selection of independent shops stocking all amenities you may need.
One and a half miles away is Porlock Village, which has more shops and a petrol station. In addition, the nearest town is (7 miles away) is Minehead, where you can find the major supermarkets.