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Areas: Exmoor


Ivybank, Porlock, Somerset

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 5

Pricing From: £313.00 - 942.00

This detached, 1930s period bungalow near Porlock in Somerset sleeps five people in three bedrooms.

Ivybank is a detached, 1930s period bungalow situated on a hillside overlooking the Somerset village of Porlock. This cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, consisting of two doubles and one single, as well as a bathroom. The cottage also has a kitchen with dining area and woodburner and a sitting room with open fire. Outside there's off road parking for one car (approx. 50 yards from the end of the garden), a front enclosed lawned garden and decked area with furniture and a summerhouse with decked area, furniture and lovely views. Ivybank is a lovely base for exploring the Exmoor National Park.


Ivybank is lovely, homely cottage in a beautiful area. We have stayed in Porlock many times and were really happy with the location The veranda was a real bonus as the weather was good. We loved eating out there with such a lovely view. The dogs loved exploring the garden. The art works on the walls was a joy to see. Just loved the cottage and can't wait to go back.

The bungalow was lovely, well equipped and extremely comfortable. We loved the open fire. Had a peaceful, relaxing break.
Mrs Green

It was quiet, very comfortable and a lot of personality and thought has gone into the cottage and garden. In a fantastic location with a lovely view in winter, but will doubtless be in leafy seclusion in summer so it was great either way.
Ms Ouai

The position of the cottage was excellent for everything from walking into the village or through the forest into the moor to days out in the car.
Mrs Archbold

An excellent cottage in an excellent area. Highly recommend.
Mr Jongejan



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine


Single Beds

Double Beds


Electric night storage heaters with woodburning stove and open fire
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books and games
Fuel, power and starter pack for fires included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Off road parking for 1 car approx
50 yards away at end of garden
Bike storage
Front enclosed lawned garden and decked area with furniture
Summerhouse with decked area, furniture and views
Two well-behaved dogs welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 10 mins walk
Coast 1 mile
Note: Due to 6 wooden steps from the decking to the lawn and stone steps to the summerhouse, care should be taken

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Holnicote Estate - 1.3 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bury Castle - 1.9 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Selworthy, All Saints Church - 2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Culbone, St Beuno's Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Dunster Butter Cross - 6.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunster Yarn Market - 6.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunster Working Watermill - 6.5 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Gallox Bridge - 6.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Dunster Castle - 6.7 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Winsford, St Mary Magdalene's Church - 7.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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