A mile from Minehead and next to a ford below high heather-topped and wooded hills (sea views, fantastic for ramblers), on a tiny lane that meanders down the hill into the hamlet of Bratton, a pretty, detached, thatched cottage. At the back, a very private, enclosed, tranquil garden (fenced wildlife pond, table/chairs, cottage planting) with plenty of lawn. From the parking space, path over little bridge to back door and step down to kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker). Step down to good-sized living/dining room with woodburner and TV/DVD. Lobby with door to lane. Two bedrooms - a pretty, good-sized double (5' bed) with curved walls, stained glass windows and limited clothes-hanging space, and a neat single. Three steps down to smart bathroom (suite with separate shower, step down to bath cosily under the eaves). Outside loo (washing machine). A really special, fun and comfortable place to stay at any time of year, particularly for couples or young families.
Bratton: farming hamlet below the A39 Minehead to Porlock road and on the edge of the beautiful Vale of Porlock. Minehead (Exmoor’s seaside resort, sandy beach, harbour, golf, tennis, swimming pool), 1½ miles; Selworthy (pretty Nat. Trust village) and Selworthy Beacon (one of the highest points on Exmoor, terrific views), 2 miles; Porlock, 4.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x single. Steps down to bathroom with bath, shower, WC, basin. Downstairs kitchen. Sitting room with wood burning stove and dining area. Lobby. Outside WC with basin.
BRATTON Westbury 2.5 miles; Trowbridge 5 miles; Bath 17.5 miles A delightful, Iron Age village set in the centre of a triangle of AONB's; the Cotswolds, the North Wessex Downs and Cranborne Chase, in Wiltshire. Bratton boasts an incredible history including the Bratton Camp hill fort and three Grade II* listed buildings to admire. As well as this, the nearby scenic Bratton Downs are an SSSI and are certainly worth a walk with your dogs. In terms of amenities, the village provides a pub, a shop and a Post Office for your convenience. Bratton is perfectly located for ramblers, cyclists or wildlife lovers as there is so much countryside and open space around. For a fine variety of amenities and charming buildings, visit nearby Westbury or head slightly further to Trowbridge, both make for excellent day trips. The beautiful town of Bath is also easily accessible, showcasing some incredible buildings and plenty to do.
This property offers the following short breaks: