Self Catering in Somerset - Williton
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £250.00 - 785.00
Unique, cosy holiday thatched cottage, over 400 years old, Grade II listed. Awarded 3 Star rating with Visit Britain (Quality in Tourism).
The cottage is full of character and antiquity, retaining most of its original features including: exposed beams, large inglenook, bread oven, spiral stone-clad stairway to an ancient door.
It has a good standard of décor and cleanliness, fully and sensitively restored by the current owners. Whilst retaining its character, the cottage has all the mod-cons you need for a comfortable, relaxing retreat; it is warm and cosy during the winter and cool and airy in the summer. There is free roadside parking about 50 metres from the cottage and a large public car park in the village centre (close to the cottage).
It sleeps six people. It has two bedrooms: one king size with en suite shower room and a second double. There is also a double sofabed in the lounge.
The cottage has a downstairs bathroom and separate utility room. Up to two dogs are welcome, free of charge ? and the area is full of well-signposted public footpaths and tracks where they can be exercised. The cottage has a large and enclosed landscaped garden, providing total privacy - with pond, summerhouse/decking and BBQ ? creating a nature retreat for relaxing quality time, as well as a secure play area for children and dogs.
This is a prime location to explore coastal West Somerset and North Devon. The cottage is 1½ miles from the sea and there are some beautiful, sandy (and safe) beaches a short drive away. The cottage is in the centre of the attractive, bustling and vibrant village of Williton.
Village shops (selling local produce), as well as old pubs serving local ciders and beers, are only 150 yards away. Between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills, Williton is 2 miles from the historic port of Watchet with its new marina. The village is only half an hour?s drive from the M5 motorway, exiting either at Taunton or Bridgwater, with the A39 running through it on towards Minehead.
The tranquil scenery of the Quantock and Brendon Hills, and the breathtaking valleys of Exmoor National Park (where the high land meets the sea), make it an ideal holiday for walkers and hikers. Outdoor pursuits of fishing, golf, horse-riding, walking, fishing and sailing are only a short drive. Attractions in the immediate area include: Dunster Castle and medieval village (National Trust), West Somerset Steam Railway (with Williton Station lower down the street), Cleve Abbey (English Heritage), Minehead, Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth etc.
The cottage is available all year round. Prices are fully inclusive of all heat/light and bed linen. If you have any queries, please contact Gill on 01643 863456 or e-mail: tudorthatch@btconnect.
Services / Facilities:
Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Included
Catering Services Available
Breakfast available (payable locally)
Lunch available (payable locally)
Evening meal available (payable locally)
2 Double Bedrooms
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Terrace / patio
Enclosed garden / play area
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Williton area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Cleeve Abbey - 2 miles (Abbey)
Somerset and Dorset Railway Museum - 2.1 miles (Museum)
Combe Sydenham Hall - 2.8 miles (Historic House)
Elworthy, St Martin of Tours Church - 3.4 miles (Historic Church)
Dunster Castle - 5.5 miles (Castle)
Gallox Bridge - 5.6 miles (Historic Building)
Dunster Working Watermill - 5.6 miles (Historic Building)
Dunster Yarn Market - 5.8 miles (Historic Building)
Dunster Butter Cross - 5.8 miles (Historic Building)
Fairfield - 6.9 miles (Historic House)
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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.