Ground floor: Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. First floor: Two eaves twin bedrooms. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Small kitchenette. Note: One of the first floor bedrooms has a door opening directly onto the external staircase so children must be supervised.
Electric radiators and woodburner
Ground floor: Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD
First floor: 2-ring electric hob, fridge, microwave, TV with Freeview, DVD & WiFi
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Cot and highchair on request
Off road parking for 3 cars
Private decked patio with seating, BBQ and hot tub
One well-behaved pet welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 1 mile
Note: The first floor is only accessible by the external staircase
Note: The owners are members of BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association).
This detached wooden lodge is set within walking distance of the village of Washford in Somerset, in the grounds of Shells Cottage. This luxury two-storey cottage has an unusual layout, split into two sections and linked by an external staircase to the first floor, making it an ideal holiday home for two families who love holidaying together, but enjoy a bit of privacy. The modern open plan living area of this Washford cottage is on the ground floor and boasts a woodburner in a feature fireplace and door to the decked patio area, which in turn leads to the private hot tub; a perfect place to relax and unwind at the end of a busy day.
About the Location
Washford is a West Somerset rural village, on the A39 between Minehead and Bridgwater. Located two miles from the pretty coastal port of Watchet, this is an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor National Park and The Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are many pretty coastal and inland villages to explore including Porlock with its steep hill and pretty winding streets, Dunster with dramatic castle perched above the historic village and the busy resort of Minehead with sandy beach, golf course and traditional seaside attractions. An excellent choice of holiday destination for rural beauty, dramatic coastline and splendid walking.
There are a multitude of rural pursuits including walking, horse riding, fishing and golf, plus two miles away is the pretty ancient port of Watchet and Blue Anchor Beach. There is also Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Co2 Pistol Shooting for larger groups to enjoy (advance bookings only, contact for more information). Four miles away are the village of Dunster, which offers a wealth of historic buildings including an 11th century National Trust owned castle. For family fun, a 15 minute drive takes you to Minehead with a delightful seafront, sandy beach, plenty of shops and departure station for the West Somerset Railway. A wonderful cottage in a perfect location for exploring the area.