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Bamboo Cottage

Dunster, Somerset (Ref. 1001001)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2 people

  • 1 bedroom

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • 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 property

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, 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


Minehead 3 miles.

Dunster is a popular tourist village near the North Somerset coast and is a largely unspoiled spot: the centre of the town retains many old buildings which hug the winding cobbled streets. The whole village is dominated by the castle on its hill but the focal point of the High Street is the picturesque Yarn Market, a covered area built in 1609 particularly to accommodate the wool traders and other cloth merchants. Inside Dunster castle there are fine plasterwork ceilings and the extensive terraced and landscaped gardens contain many rare shrubs and trees, and offer marvelous views out to sea, and towards the Quantocks. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside, Dunster is within the Exmoor National Park and there are plenty of footpaths leading onto the surrounding hills of Grabbist and walks into Dunster’s Deer Park at the foot of the castle. Dunster is well served with traditional inns, individual shops and interesting places to explore including the working 18th century watermill. West Somerset’s premier resort of Minehead is less than three miles away and has golden sandy beaches, seaside attractions for the visitor, and plenty of cafes, shops and bistros.

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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