$135 / night
Total guests, Nights

The Coach House, Dulverton - Exmoor National park – Home 6648206 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

The Coach House, Dulverton - Exmoor National park – Home 6648206

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 23 mi
  • Ask about children
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


This 200-year-old detached cottage has the best of both Worlds! Not only is it within the stunning countryside of the Exmoor National Park but it is just a short stroll along the river walk to Dulverton with its country pubs, quality restaurants and shops. The location is perfect for exploring the varied moors, combes and coasts, fabulous walks or enjoying the wildlife & just having a relaxing holiday.

Roomy accommodation and quirky charm are in abundance throughout this characterful stone Cottage which was formerly a Coach House for the nearby country house. Approaching from the car parking area via the Jasmin arch gate, you arrive at the French doors which open directly from the dining area onto the small well-tended cottage garden. The modern, very well-equipped kitchen/diner has everything you could need including a decent size fridge/freezer, an electric cooker with halogen hob, microwave & washer/drying machine. The spacious beamed sitting room is furnished to a high standard in a traditional style with a leather chesterfield suite (sofa bed) all centered around the large fireplace with a cosy feature log burner. The entire cottage is heated by energy-efficient electric heaters providing an ambient background temperature. On both sides of the fire are stained glass windows, which look stunning in the afternoon sun. Also on the ground floor is a generously proportioned shower/WC too.

The light and airy upstairs bedroom provides a lovely sanctuary promising a restful night’s sleep, helped by the standard size double luxury pocket sprung bed plus there is the added benefit of an ensuite bathroom.

The Coach House is ideal for couples wanting a quiet getaway, but the accommodation can be flexible to sleep up to 4 people by arrangement with a range baby equipment also available.

Dogs: Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the fabulous walking opportunities Exmoor offers, it is a paradise for our beloved K9’s and we welcome up to 2 well-behaved dogs although we do ask you to check with us first, please.

Everything is prepared for your arrival including a high standard of cleaning, freshly laundered quality white cotton bed linen & towels. Electricity, heating as necessary & supply of logs included.

Facilities include:

Wi-Fi, 2 flat-screen TVs, phone (incoming calls only), DVD & CD player, library of books, CDs & DVD’s + games. Maps, details of walks & brochures of places to visit

The kitchen has ample cupboards, microwave, electric cooker and hob, extractor fan, fridge freezer, auto washer/dryer, a good selection of kitchen utensils & china, tea towels etc.

There are wooden patio chairs & table available to make the most of the good weather..

The bedroom has quality linen, throws & all season’s duvet, ample wardrobe space, remote TV, hairdryer, single sofa bed & travel cot available.

Own off-road private parking bay for one vehicle. Please note that this is a little restrictive especially for 4x4 vehicles although doable, so careful parking required. There is alternative parking in the village if required.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Mainline trains to Tiverton, Taunton, Barnstaple & Exeter. Buses are available. Walking & cycling are great ways to explore.

Interaction with guest

To offer our guests total flexibility, we have a safe key box in place which just requires a code that we provide. This is tried and tested system for arrival & departure and we have found it works very well.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($62.46) £50.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Up to two well behaved dogs welcome at no additional cost for further details please just email.
Saturday to Saturday holidays preferred. On site parking for one car only.


About the owner

Lesley C.
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May 2022
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





17 reviews

Very Good

“Wonderfully cosy!”

Reviewed 12 Dec 2021

This was our second visit to this wonderfully cosy cottage, which is beginning to feel like home! It was beautifully clean and warm on arrival, with a Christmas tree to welcome us, which was a lovely … More

“Cosy old cottage close to local amenities.”

Reviewed 20 Sep 2021

Visited the cottage again and think all the improvements are great and make the cottage even more "cosy". Like the new shower and double glazing. It is in a very convenient position and so c… More


Reviewed 27 Jul 2021

Excellent setting, good beaches nearby, Dunster beach and Minehead all within driving distance 25 mins or so. The Coach House was clean and tidy with all you need for a relaxing holiday. Dulverton was a short walk away along the river path and over the bridge. Good food at the Bridge Inn. Had a week of very good weather which was a bonus. Will return for certain.

“Good location for lovely coach house”

Reviewed 11 Jul 2019

Stayed 1 week.everything good. We didn't use any cooking facilities or utensils as we ate out every day. Steps were a bit of a problem for me as I have knee problems we were aware of possible pro… More

“Great location cosy cottage”

Reviewed 7 Jul 2019

The cottage is ideally placed for walking into Dulverton. A short stroll by the river about 5 minutes gets you to the Bridge pub/restaurant. It is set back from the road and is therefore very quiet.… More

“Nice cottage”

Reviewed 16 Sep 2018

Location disappointing ,due to close proximity of roads ,parking not the easiest . Dulverton is a lovely little very dog friendly country town with everything you need ,and can recommend The Bridge Inn . The cottage was nice ,and very clean and comfortable ,garden is very small ,but we thoroughly enjoyed our week . At the moment there is a new build going on very close to cottage ,which can be noisy at times ,but obviously this will be finished one day .

Response from the owner Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and especially pleased that your rescue dog seemed to cope well with the adventure. Being surrounded by such wonderful walks & countryside yet having all the amenities that Dulverton just a stroll away, does mean a small compromise with the proximity of the road although I am sure you will agree there is virtually no traffic after early evening and having private off road parking is another big benefit. We were extremely disappointed when planning permission was granted for a luxury house on the ancient green space next to our cottage. The ground works have just commenced and we trust it will be completed in a timely manner as the developers want a fast return on the investment. Fortunately our Cottage is not overlooked, all works should be going ahead during normal working hours & most importantly, we have a hedge, drive & parking area + some 30m + distance between us so we hope any disturbance will be kept to a minimum.

“Relaxing Week on Exmoor”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2018

Very close (an easy) walk of all of the amenities that Dulverton provides - these include a top class butcher an excellent restaurant and two pubs. WE stayed for a week with our dog and had a tremendo… More

Response from the owner So glad you had a wonderful stay at The Coach House and enjoyed the quintessentially traditional delights of Dulverton. We are never surprised but always very happy to hear that our guests have been enchanted by their visit to Exmoor National Park. Thank you for a lovely review!

“Comfortable and convenient”

Reviewed 24 Jul 2018

The cottage was well-equipped and very comfortable. A very good location - only a few minutes walk to Dulverton, by a pleasant path beside the river. A pretty area with interesting places to visit -… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your 5 star review and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed staying at our cottage. We are very fortunate that the amenities are so accessible and yet Dulverton remains firmly a traditional Exmoor village. We appreciate you sharing your positive experience with Trip Advisor and hope you decide to stay at The Coach House again.

“All about the location”

Reviewed 24 Oct 2017

We loved this cottage. Its in a great location, easy walk to the village which has several nice places to eat including a great pub and a great gastro pub doing great fine dining. There is also loads … More

Response from the owner Thank you for your lovely review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Coach House and we appreciate you sharing your experience with Trip Advisor.

“Great place, perfect location”

Reviewed 1 Oct 2017

The Coach House is just a short walk into Dulverton. As dog owners we were particularly impressed with both the house and Dulverton where dogs are welcome in The Bridge Pub and even cafès and r… More

Response from the owner Absolutely delighted that all three of you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the lovely review. I really appreciated the comment "it was a lovely place to come home to" as that is exactly how we want our guests to feel. Good to know you will be returning.

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lesley (the owner) a message.

If Lesley (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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