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Coachmans Cottage, West Porlock

Sleeps 2
3 dogs
1 bedroom
1 bathroom

Coachman's Cottage, Broomclose, Porlock Weir, Somerset, TA24 8NU


Coachman's Cottage is a unique Exmoor bolthole with a bright and spacious feel, ideal for couples looking to enjoy a peaceful coastal retreat. It is a charming old stable block which has been renovated to a fantastic modern standard, yet noticeably retains a range of attractive original features. Located in a beautiful and tranquil spot between Porlock and Porlock Weir, the cottage offers excellent views of Porlock Bay and the West Somerset coastline, and makes a superb base for walking enthusiasts. A huge network of coastal, woodland, and moorland walks are accessible virtually from the front door, with the famous Coleridge Way passing immediately behind the field beside the property and the South West Coast Path also just a field and a half away in front.

1 first floor double bedroom with television and superb views across garden to coast

Ground floor kitchen/dining area, well equipped with electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, and microwave, plus toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses

Ground floor living room with television/CD player, log-burner, and floor-to-ceiling windows

Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath

Wifi, electricity, and central heating (plus underfloor heating in bathroom) included in price, plus basket of logs

Bed linen, duvets, blankets, and towels provided. (Please note beach towels not provided; please bring own)

Up to two dogs welcome by prior arrangement (supplement of £15 per dog)

Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

Best Features

Private walled courtyard with table and chairs, plus access to stock-free, fenced meadow immediately behind property

Child-friendly accommodation with cot and highchair available upon request

Basic supplies provided, such as salt, pepper, oil, tea, coffee, sugar, toilet rolls, washing up materials

1 mile from Porlock Weir harbour, featuring two restaurants and a pub (all dog-friendly) and its small but charming range of shops, 1.5 miles from the larger village of Porlock, and 7 miles from Minehead

Off-road parking available for two cars

Sleeps: up to 2

Pets: yes

Contact Details:

Contact Name: The Best of Exmoor

Telephone: 01173180763

Coachman's Cottage kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer, microwave, electric oven and hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.

A Smart television (with Freeview) and CD player is provided in the living room plus a second television in the bedroom and wireless broadband is available throughout the property.

A travel cot and/or high chair is available; please request them when booking so we can make sure they are present for your arrival.

Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Coachman's Cottage is fitted with central heating throughout, plus underfloor heating in the bathroom. There is also a log-burner in the living room, one basket of logs will be provided to get you started and additional logs can be purchased from the hardware shop in Porlock.

Bed linen, duvets, blankets and towels are provided for your convenience, but please bring your own beach towels if you wish to take towels with you on day trips. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot.

Small amounts of basic supplies are provided - salt, pepper, oil, tea, coffee, sugar, toilet rolls, washing up materials etc.

The village of Porlock is approximately 1/2 mile from Coachman's Cottage and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms.

The harbour at Porlock Weir is approximately 1 mile from Coachman's Cottage. There are two restaurants (Locanda and Miller's at the Anchor), a pub (all three are dog-friendly) plus a range of individual shops such as tea rooms, Exmoor Glass and other independent retailers.

Many of the shops in Porlock and Porlock Weir are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season.


Enclosed Garden
Parking Available
Woodburner / Fire
Washing Machine
Central Heating
Ironing Board
Hair Dryer
High Chair


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