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West Huckham Barn

Wheddon Cross, Somerset (Ref. 975956)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Carlne

    “Fabulous location to de stress and just relax.”

    Well equipped and comfortable cottage. So mich space to roam and play games. Kids and dog loved the garden. Parents loved the view while sipping a gin and tonic! Our second visit, sure there will be a third!

    Well equipped and comfortable cottage. So mich space to roam and play games. Kids and dog loved the garden. Parents loved the view while sipping a gin and tonic! Our second visit, sure there will be a third!

The property

3 miles from Wheddon Cross, deep in the Quarme Valley full of flowers, wildlife and history, a 200-year-old detached cottage, smartly converted from a barn with superb long moorland views.

Four hundred yards of steep hardcore track lead to it and two other dwellings.

Around are 2 acres of grassed grounds to wander, bordered by wildflower meadows, spring flowers, trees and wildlife pond (unfenced, small children should be supervised).

A lovely footpath runs down to the river and beyond to Winsford.

Inside, full of light and space.

Open-plan living/dining/oak-fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge, electric oven/induction hob) with terracotta tiled floor, high timber ceiling, woodburner, TV/DVD and glazed doors to large west-facing conservatory (table/chairs, vine) with gorgeous no-one-else-in-the-world views, brilliant for sunsets.

Utility room (washing machine, freezer, larder fridge).

Two ground-floor bedrooms - a double (footboard), and a single (limited clothes-hanging space); shower-room (suite, large cubicle).

Narrow stairs up to gallery sitting area with two 2'6" single beds (for alternative sleeping), leading through to a double bedroom (5' bed with footboard) with en suite bathroom (suite) and door to steps down to garden.

Brilliant for the true country lover. Wheddon Cross: high village (church, garage/shop, pub, snowdrop valley in spring), gateway to Exmoor’s most beautiful part, surrounded by beautiful countryside and an abundance of wildlife.Dunkery Beacon (walking, tremendous views over moor and oak valleys to the sea and Wales), 2 miles.

Wimbleball Lake (watersports), 6 miles; Dunster and Dulverton (shops, pubs, restaurant), 8.

The sea at Blue Anchor or Porlock, 9.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Lounge Conservatory Double Bedroom Single Bedroom Shower Room

Accommodation

Over two floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double bedroom with en suite bathroom, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor single. Open-plan living area with sitting area with wood burning stove, dining area, fitted kitchen and utility room. Gallery sitting area with twin 2'6" single beds (for alternative sleeping only). Ground floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC.

Amenities

  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Note: This property is approached over 400 yards of hardcore track
  • Note: Due to the location of this property, it is not possible for supermarkets to deliver groceries
  • Note: This property has an induction hob
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

WHEDDON CROSS

Dulverton 9.5 miles; Minehead 10 miles; Barnstaple 29 miles.

Wheddon Cross is a small village in the heart of Exmoor National Park, a thriving rural community with village shop, friendly pub and an all-weather court which is available for many sports including tennis, netball and basketball. Nearby is the picturesque village of Exford, situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. In a lovely setting by the River Exe, Exford boasts a village green, tea rooms, a shop, Post Office and two traditional inns serving excellent food and drinks. Exford is at the centre of a walkers' paradise with many miles of waymarked paths down the Exe and River Barle valleys and up to the nearby hills, including Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, with outstanding views over 17 counties. Exford is renowned for fishing and riding, with the village hosting a horse show every August. The largest herd of wild red deer in England and Exmoor’s unique wild ponies roam the moors just above and around Exford, as they have done since the time of the Domesday Book. A lovely area to explore on your holiday.

Note: This property is approached over 400 yards of hardcore track.

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