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Bamboo Cottage

Minehead, Somerset (Ref. 1001001)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

The cottage

Bamboo Cottage is a traditional stone cottage situated in the village of Timberscombe, on the Exmoor National Park.

This area of outstanding natural beauty is perfect for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists, with plentiful footpaths and cycle routes right on the doorstep.

Bamboo Cottage is the perfect retreat.

A character cottage, with a bright and airy feel, it is cosy and homely; small but perfectly formed.

The approach to the cottage is via a pretty courtyard.

A stable door opens into an open plan living area with a modern, well-equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting and dining area.

A spiral staircase takes you upstairs to the double bedroom with an adjoining bathroom, with corner bath and shower.

To the rear of the property is a small, peaceful and enclosed cottage garden with table and chairs.

The Lion Inn is a two minute walk away and has a resident chef, excellent food and real ale.

The local post-office/shop is also a two minute walk away.

The historic and medieval market town of Dunster, with its imposing castle and individual shops and eateries is just two miles away.

The South West Coast path, with dramatic views across to Wales, is a short drive away.

The moors, wild and exhilarating in all seasons, are close by.

The quaint hamlets of Bossington and Horner are perfect places to stop for a cream tea.

The bustling and friendly seaside resort of Minehead is just 4.5 miles away, with its historic harbour and promenade.


  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with corner bath and shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Modern electric heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave
  • TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with chairs and table
  • Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub are approx 2 minute walk
  • Note: The stairs are narrow and spiral and care should be taken
  • Note: Not suitable for children under 7 years of age

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About the location


Taunton 24 miles; Bridgwater 27 miles.

The popular seaside resort of Minehead occupies a wonderful sheltered spot beneath the dramatic North Hill, on the lovely West Somerset Coast. This welcoming town boasts a mile long esplanade, providing a wonderful backdrop to the golden beach, whilst the pretty harbour, visited in the summer by the famous paddle steamer Waverley, offers excellent fishing opportunities. Enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey from the seafront on the West Somerset Railway, or visit Blenheim Gardens, winner of many awards for its beautiful floral displays. Renowned for the largest herd of red deer in England, Exmoor National Park with its wooded valleys, pretty bridlepaths and heather clad moors, is well worth a visit, whilst the magnificent Norman Castle at nearby Dunster is a must.

Region Information

Note: Not suitable for children under 7 years of age.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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