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Lower Goosemoor Cottage

Wheddon Cross, Somerset (Ref. 988871)

  • Lower Goosemoor Cottage - (Ref. 988871)

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  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Burton

    “It was very peaceful and the stream in the garden was lovely to listen to.”

    The cottage was very well equipped and homely.

    The cottage was very well equipped and homely.

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The property

Lower Goosemoor Cottage is a detached cottage that can be found in Wheddon Cross, Somerset overlooking a vast and attractive woodland area.

It is a former pair of miner’s cottages and has been refurbished into an idyllic cottage with large and light rooms with a modernized flair.

It is perfect for friends and travellers. It opens to a small, flagged hallway that leads into a living room with a wood burning stove, TV, DVD and WiFi, as well as a fitted kitchen and dining area.

It has one king-size bedroom and one double bedroom with a separate family bathroom and WC.

Outside has extensive private grounds with streams and grassed areas with barbecue facilities.

It is a remote location on northern Exmoor and is only a few minutes from a well-stocked village shop.

For the experienced walkers, there are well known landmarks such as Dunkery Beacon and the valleys of Exe and Barle.

The medieval village of Dunster is only six miles away with its 11th century castle and not to forget the old Yarn Market with various stores, pubs and restaurants. The largest herd of wild red deer in England and Exmoor’s unique wild ponies roam the moors just above and around Exford, as they have done since the time of the Domesday Book. Lower Goosemoor Cottage is the place to be for those who enjoy the secluded countryside.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Aga, oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Private lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Children should be supervised outside due to unfenced stream.

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About the location


Dulverton 9.5 miles; Minehead 10 miles; Barnstaple 29 miles.

Wheddon Cross is a small village in the heart of Exmoor National Park, a thriving rural community with village shop, friendly pub and an all-weather court which is available for many sports including tennis, netball and basketball. Nearby is the picturesque village of Exford, situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. In a lovely setting by the River Exe, Exford boasts a village green, tea rooms, a shop, Post Office and two traditional inns serving excellent food and drinks. Exford is at the centre of a walkers' paradise with many miles of waymarked paths down the Exe and River Barle valleys and up to the nearby hills, including Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, with outstanding views over 17 counties. Exford is renowned for fishing and riding, with the village hosting a horse show every August. The largest herd of wild red deer in England and Exmoor’s unique wild ponies roam the moors just above and around Exford, as they have done since the time of the Domesday Book. A lovely area to explore on your holiday.

Region Information


This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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