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Exmoor Holidays - Maxwelton, Porlock - sleeps 1-8

35 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Our family and dog friendly spacious 4 bedroom self catering holiday cottage sleeps 1 - 8 people + travel cot is situated in a quiet location just a couple of minutes walk from Porlock village centre in the heart of Exmoor National Park. Graded as 4 star accommodation by Quality in Tourism. Features include breathtaking sea views, log burner and 4 poster bed The large secure private garden and patio is ideal for dogs and children has seating for 8 and BBQ. Piano. Spacious lounge-dining room equipped with log burning stove, comfortable leather lounge furniture; SMART TV; extending Laura Ashley dining table comfortably seats 8 people. The property as listed here is as a large for bedroom house (listed elsewhere as a Maxwelton 3 bedroom house and Bracken 1 bed apartment). When the hou...Our family and dog friendly spacious 4 bedroom self catering holiday cottage sleeps 1 - 8 people + travel cot is situated in a quiet location just a couple of minutes walk from Porlock village centre in the heart of Exmoor National Park. Graded as 4 star accommodation by Quality in Tourism. Features include breathtaking sea views, log burner and 4 poster bed The large secure private garden and patio is ideal for dogs and children has seating for 8 and BBQ. Piano. Spacious lounge-dining room equipped with log burning stove, comfortable leather lounge furniture; SMART TV; extending Laura Ashley dining table comfortably seats 8 people. The property as listed here is as a large for bedroom house (listed elsewhere as a Maxwelton 3 bedroom house and Bracken 1 bed apartment). When the house is rented as one large property as listed here there is a piano available in the lounge. ( If Maxwelton and Bracken are rented individually the piano is locked so residents in Bracken are not disturbed by noise). Reduced occupancy discounts may be offered if less than 4 bedrooms are required. Bedroom 1: Superking bed with garden views. Can accommodate travel cot if required Bedroom 2: Four poster double bed, furnished with Laura Ashley bed linen/curtains with sea views and en suite wc Bedroom 3: Twin beds (zip and link and can make super king bed on request) with TV/DVD player in bedroom Bedroom 4: Double bedroom on ground floor Fully equipped kitchen and utility with electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble drier, etc. Exmoor Holidays offers the perfect peaceful retreat to relax, unwind and explore the stunning Exmoor coastline and countryside by car, bicycle, horse, landrover safari or on foot. Numerous footpaths including the South West Coast Path and Coleridge Way accessible from our doorstep. The charming traditional village of Porlock is very friendly with a strong community spirit and hosts many events to suit all ages throughout the year. There is an excellent selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants locally, many of which are dog friendly. Bedroom 4 is on the ground floor of the property with a kitchen and a separate ground floor lounge/dining room. Free off road car parking for 2 cars. Free Wifi.More
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About the Owner
Jacquie H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2016
Interaction with guests
On booking your holiday with us you will be given information on local activities in case you wish to pre-plan and book in advance of your stay. Details regarding location and gaining access to the property will be sent to you in the week prior to your arrival. There is a key safe by the front door to enable you to have a flexible arrival time and you can arrive any time after the check in time of 4 pm. Instructions on using the key safe will be emailed in advance of your stay. Our housekeeper lives immediately next door and is the first point of contact in the unlikely event that you experience any problems during your stay.
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

We have been lucky to rent and stay at this beautiful holiday home for the last few years and can’t get enough of it. As soon as you arrive you are greeted with a warm and loving home which makes you relax as soon as...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Very comfortable accommodation in a great village on the edge of Exmoor. We had everything we needed for our Christmas stay for three generations. Champagne and cake greeted us on our arrival. We'll be back.

Date of stay: December 2018
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Navigator662085, VR Owner at Exmoor Holidays - Maxwelton, Porlock - sleeps 1-8, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thank you, we appreciate the time you have taken to write a review of our cottage in Porlock. We are delighted you enjoyed your Christmas holiday with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again soon. Jacquie

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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Excellent place to stay, comfortable, spotless and spacious. Great little village, with lots of walks on the doorstep. Many places we didn't have time to visit, so hopefully we'll be returning again before too long.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank LinJ1957
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We have just returned from a great week staying at Maxwelton and Bracken. The house had everything we needed and more for a brilliant stay for 6 adults and a dog. The living room was very spacious and comfortable as were the bedrooms. The wine...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Meryl T
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had a brilliant time at this property. Although Porlock is very small, there are some great pubs and this house is centrally positioned to enjoy Porlock and the surrounding area. The housekeeping team met us on arrival as we had a shopping delivery come...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Juliesdee
Management response:Responded 1 September 2018

We very much appreciate the time you have taken to write a review to share your experience with our guests. I am delighted that you all enjoyed your holiday, had the opportunity to explore the village and enjoy the local pubs and that your children...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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How to get there
Porlock is situated in West Somerset, 6 miles from Minehead, 28 miles from Taunton and 30 miles from Barnstaple. Exit the M5 motorway at Bridgwater J24 continuing on the A39 or exit the M5 at Taunton J25 following the A358 to Williton, follow A39 to Porlock Directions to find Maxwelton: if you follow the maps to the centre of Porlock village, (assuming you are coming from the Minehead direction) continue through the village. The road forks at McCoys Corner - bear left up the hill and you will see the Ship Inn on your left. Immediately next to the Ship Inn car park there is a little lane (quite a sharp turning), go up the lane and Exmoor Holidays Maxwelton and Bracken is the first large pink house you see on your right.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km
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