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Old Holcombe Orchard

Watchet (6mls S), Exmoor
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A lovely barn conversion in an idyllic corner of Somerset set on a charming and secluded 6 acre smallholding with chickens and a farm pond
  • Visit Wimbleball Reservoir, Somerwest World, Clarks Village or Brean Leisure Park
  • Explore Exmoor National Park, the Quantock Hills or the Brendon Hills
  • A wonderful base for keen walkers, cyclists and nature lovers
Property code: OLDOR

Set on a charming smallholding, this delightful barn conversion nestles in one of the most beautiful and picturesque parts of Somerset, making it an ideal base for exploring Exmoor and the Quantocks.

The beautiful Brendon Hills and spectacular Exmoor National Park are right on the doorstep, offering plenty of wonderful walks, hikes, bike rides and glorious views, making this a great base for keen walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers. You will also be ideally situated for exploring the sights of the stunning Quantock Hills. There’s a host of popular attractions in the area including Somerwest World at Minehead, Cheddar Gorge, Brean Leisure Park, Wookey Hole, the West Somerset Steam Railway, Clarks Village and Wimbleball Reservoir. Heading over to the coast you can explore lovely seaside towns such as Burnham-on-Sea, Minehead, Watchet, and Brean. There are several popular towns and cities worth visiting, including Tiverton, Taunton, Bridgwater and Wells. Situated within the grounds of the owner’s home, this lovely lower-ground floor property is approached via several external stone steps. On entering you will find yourself in the welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With traditional wood burner, comfortable seating, TV and DVD, the cosy lounge is an ideal space to relax in at the end of a fantastic day. You will also find a delightful dining area, and the kitchen is fully equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Exploring this delightful and spacious single-level property further, you will find two cosy and comfy bedrooms. There’s a double room and a twin bedroom, both with doors opening out into the garden. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. The properties have a shared utility room with metered washing machine and tumble dryer. Heading outside, you can relax on the enclosed patio with seating, with a selection of outdoor games and a BBQ available on request. You are also invited to explore the surrounding 6 acres of land which are home to the owners’ chickens and, sometimes, cows and sheep.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Part of a complex of 6 properties set on a working farm
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Lounge with wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV and DVD
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • A selection of outdoor games
  • BBQ available on request
  • Shared utility room with metered washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating
  • Wi-Fi included speed connections may vary due to rural location
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Approached via several external stone steps
  • Guests are welcome to share the 6 acres of land which is home to chickens and occasionally cows and sheep
  • Children must be supervised around nearby pond
  • Beach 5 miles
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1 mile

Kerry Pillinger

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sarah 11th July 2020

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Beautiful setting, lovely views all round. The garden was perfect for the dog, we kept the door open for him. The eggs were delicious. Its only a twenty minute walk to the pub (no pavement or footpath) and dogs are allowed inside

Reviewed by Wendy 21st December 2019

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Beautiful cottage in a peaceful setting. Has everything you need and more, with lots of special touches! Best Christmas ever according to the children!

Reviewed by Michele 3rd October 2019

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A very cozy cottage that heated up so quickly. Well equipped kitchen with a welcome gift of eggs and milk. The dogs settled very quickly and there was a great space by the door for wet wellies and walking boots. The beaches (Blue Anchor, Dunster, Minehead and Porlock Weir) are only between 20 to 40 minutes away and everywhere allowed the dogs in atRead more lunchtime. Glad we brought with us: lots of dog towels and blankets, scrabble, and games and books to read. Very quiet and relaxing. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 31st August 2019

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Last minute booking through Pets at Home. Lovely setting and property. Would definitely return in the future.

Reviewed by Karen 27th July 2019

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The cottage was amazing very clean and modern loved the outside space great for the dogs. The extras that where provided made it home from home.

Reviewed by John 29th June 2019

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Reviewed by Katrina 18th May 2019

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Wonderful and peaceful- cottage over looking lovely countryside -very enjoyable stay. Cottage cosy and warm. Would recommend a stay here

Reviewed by Helena 11th May 2019

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Beautiful cottage and surroundings. Extremely comfortable home from home. Our second visit not disappointed. Garden ideal for our two dogs. Safe and secure. Lovely thoughtful hosts hope to visit again soon.

Reviewed by Gillian 27th April 2019

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Beautiful property in a wonderful setting. Great for the dog with the enclosed garden and surrounding outside areas. We visited Blue Anchor beach, Dunster Beach and town, Watchet and Minehead. All easy to get to from the property. We have booked a return visit in September.

Reviewed by Caroline 21st April 2019

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Cottage in a lovely position close to many villages around and 10 min drive to coast. Very comfortable. Nice addition of milk and eggs on arrival. All in all we had nice time.

Reviewed by Helen 13th April 2019

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Reviewed by Agneta 2nd April 2019

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Beautiful, clean cottage. Comfy beds and well equipped kitchen. Nice fenced off garden and not being overlooked by the other holiday homes

Reviewed by Jane 22nd March 2019

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Lovely location and cottage. Very friendly and Ghana helpful owners.

Reviewed by Clare 9th November 2018

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Reviewed by Tara 20th October 2018

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Beautiful , peaceful cottage, perfect for dogs as private enclosed garden. Cottage v well equiped. A little removed from shops, restuarants etc but ideal resting place if travelling out to various places of interest ie Dunster castle etc. We really enjoyed our stay, hosts were lovely.

Reviewed by Barbara 15th September 2018

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Very quiet location but easy access to nearby towns

Reviewed by Jeremy 3rd September 2018

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A very good barn conversion. Comfortable and well equipped. The owners were friendly but unobtrusive. The dogs with us were able to walk in the gardens and fields as long as they were on the lead. The location is ideal and access to the main roads is easy and from there you can explore the county with ease. We four; two married couples; plus our twRead moreo dogs had an excellent holiday. If you like peace and quiet go to Holcombe Farm and relax. Hide

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