Stag Cottage, Porlock - Charming cottage with character in Porlock village on Exmoor
Stag Cottage is a delightful cottage that was built in the mid 19th century. It is situated on the in the heart of Porlock, surrounded by traditional cottages many of which are thatched.
The cottage is full of character and combines a traditional style with modern comforts. A particular feature is the view from the garden across the village, over Porlock Bay and out to sea; watching the sun set over the Bristol Channel from the garden terrace is a delightful way to end the day. The front door opens into the well-proportioned living room, the kitchen has a dining table and leads to a back door and a covered side passage which takes you up into the outside seating areas.
There are two bedrooms upstairs - one double and one twin, both affording views across the village. The bathroom is also upstairs, which has a power shower over the bath.
Please note that there are several steep steps from the house up to the garden which we recommend are not suitable for young children or anyone with limited mobility.
Stag Cottage kitchen is fitted with an electric cooker with hob, dishwasher, fridge with a freezer compartment and a washer/dryer.
Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a comprehensive range of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.
A particular feature of the kitchen is the Rayburn range cooker which is conveniently heated by electricity, providing a cosy feel on those chilly evenings.
A television with free satellite channels, recorder and on demand services (BBC iplayer etc) and a DAB radio with ipod docking station are provided. There is also unlimited wifi in this property.
Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Stag Cottage has modern thermostatically controlled electric radiators in all rooms. There is a wood-burner in the living room; kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided.
Additional logs can be purchased from the hardware shop in Porlock.
Good quality Egyptian cotton 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.
A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive.
Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid will be present in the property.
One or two toilet rolls will be provided.
A feature of the cottage is the terrace garden to the side of the cottage affording views across the hills, Porlock village and out to sea. The garden is arranged over three levels – one with a table, four chairs a parasol and barbecue, one with four rattan arm chairs and a parasol and finally one with a rocking bench. The garden has a lovely ‘cottage’ feel and from spring and throughout summer there are always flowers to be enjoyed. The village centre is a couple of minutes away and there are delightful walks on the doorstep both up in to the hills or out to the Coastal Path.
There is no private parking at the property, however there is free parking on the road outside the cottage.
Stag Cottage is pet friendly and you are welcome to bring your dogs (two maximum) with you by prior arrangement. A supplementary fee of £25 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow your dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time. Stag Cottage is strictly non-smoking.
Additional amenities include: log fire, coast within 5 mins, wifi in the property, number of bedrooms: 2, pets, pub within 5 mins, number of bathrooms: 1, enclosed garden/courtyard.TripAdvisor property ID 4802120...Read more
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