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Watchet 2 miles; Minehead 6 miles.
Washford is a West Somerset rural village, on the A39 between Minehead and Bridgwater. Located two miles from the pretty coastal port of Watchet, this is an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are many pretty coastal and inland villages to explore including Porlock with its steep hill and pretty winding streets, Dunster with dramatic castle perched above the historic village and the busy resort of Minehead with sandy beach, golf course and traditional seaside attractions. An excellent choice of holiday destination for rural beauty, dramatic coastline and splendid walking.
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This contemporary barn conversion is set amongst the apple trees at Shells, an attractive rural property near the pretty Somerset village of Washford. Set back from the road, this Washford cottage is one of several at Shells and is completely private, set in its own grounds. The modern open plan living area of this Washford cottage is extremely well-equipped and opens onto a wide wooden veranda overlooking the orchard, where you can sit and listen to the merry birdsong. The bedrooms in this Washford cottage are all on ground level, with wooden laminate flooring, and the addition of a gorgeous Italian marble-lined wet room makes for stylish living. Outside this Washford cottage there is a partially covered private hot tub, ideal for relaxing after a day out and about, taking part in the multitude of countryside activities in the area including fishing, golf, horse riding and walking the coastal path which starts at the pretty port of Watchet, 2 miles away. Four miles away is the historic village of Dunster, where the NT-owned castle towers over the narrow winding cobbled streets of the village. The family will love the beach resort of Minehead, a 15 minute drive from this Washford cottage, with a lengthy seafront, sandy beach, plenty of shops and a departure station for the West Somerset steam railway. A fabulous Washford cottage in a perfect location for exploring the North Somerset coastal area and Exmoor. Note: This cottage is next to Ref 11459, together they sleep 16.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Hot tub.
Eco electric radiators. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Private lawned garden at side and rear, with hot tub, wooden veranda, seating and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Orchard Cottage:
The cottage was very relaxing, great feeling about the place.
Mrs Wills, March 2013
Fabulous location quiet and peaceful but close to local amenities. Outstanding accommodation and extremely helpful owner/site manager.
Miss Whitney, Aberdare, March 2013
The location was fab, not far away from the sea. Our dog, Murphy, loved it too!
Mr Church, Faringdon, March 2013
Everything was there for a nice relaxing break,it was very clean and tidy location was supurp and the owners were exellent.
Mrs Hughes, Porth, March 2013