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Proffits Cottage

(Ref. 1063967)

Dulverton, Somerset Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x Double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with Electric fire
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, kettle, toaster
  • TV, Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car in the garage
  • Two well behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub, and river 0.1 miles

The property

Proffits Cottage is a charming retreat nestled in the heart of Exmoor National Park, in the quaint village of Dulverton, Somerset.

With off-road parking for two cars, proximity to a river, shop, and pub, and welcoming two well-behaved pets, it’s an ideal escape for families or friends.

Upon entering the property, you will be greeted by a tastefully decorated open-plan area, which houses the kitchen, dining room, and sitting room.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare delicious meals, which can be enjoyed at the dining table.

After dinner, retire to the sitting room, where you can relax and unwind in front of the electric fire, creating a warm atmosphere for those chillier evenings.

When it's time to rest, choose from two inviting bedrooms; a king-size and a twin, both offering a peaceful space to recharge after a day of exploration.

The property also benefits from a contemporary shower room, complete with a walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, providing a refreshing space to prepare for the day ahead.

Outside, you can enjoy the tranquillity of the surrounding area, with the property's location in the heart of Exmoor National Park offering plenty of opportunities for scenic walks and wildlife spotting.

Nestled into the Exmoor National Park, this property is close to many stunning walks and mountain biking trails and is also in an ideal spot for birdwatching.

During the day, venture out to the Exmoor Pony Centre and take the opportunity to meet and learn about these iconic native ponies while immersing yourself in the crisp country air.

For those seeking a taste of the region's spirit, a visit to the Exmoor Distillery, a small family-run distillery where you can indulge in a tipple and learn about the intricate distilling process, is a must.

Come evening, treat yourself to some locally sourced dishes at the Woods Bar & Restaurant, or enjoy an intimate setting at The Copper Kettle, known for its excellent tea, coffee and home-baked cakes for afternoon tea.

Dulverton also houses a convenience store for all of your holiday essentials.

For something exotic, Tongdam Thai Restaurant offers a delicious range of Thai curries and stir fry dishes.

Regardless of how you choose to spend your time, Proffits Cottage makes for a delightful base to return to, ensuring an unforgettable stay in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

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About the location

DULVERTON

Minehead 17 miles.

Dulverton is the southern gateway to the Exmoor National Park, a small town standing between the rivers Barle and Exe, which meet further down the valley. Dulverton has some quaint narrow streets weaving between fine Victorian buildings and a three arched bridge crossing the river leading to riverside walks. There are plenty of shops, restaurants and pubs in Dulverton and in the square is the Exmoor National Park visitor centre and art gallery, offering plenty of inspiration for exploring the vast expanse of the moor on foot, on horseback or from behind the wheel. Why not try an off road safari around Exmoor to see red deer, wild ponies and rare birds? Exmoor has been designated as a Dark Sky Reserve, where the light pollution is low and plenty of stargazing can be done. Near to Dulverton is the majestic lake at Wimblewall Country Park, the first Dark Skies Discovery Centre on Exmoor. Wimblewall is also a premier trout fishing location, and provides tuition in numerous water sports, including sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. Further afield the North Somerset coastline has sandy beaches at Minehead, picturesque harbours and plenty of wild walking around Porlock Weir. A fabulous holiday destination for all those enjoying outdoor activities, dramatic landscapes and wildlife.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas