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The Pack Horse Stable Cottage

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
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Enjoy Exmoor from our delightful Stable Cottage idyllically situated in the National Trust village of Allerford alongside a shallow river over looking the Pack Horse bridge. From our doorstep discover the stunning countryside, coastline, moor, sea and pretty villages. Stable Cottage is for families or couples, situated in the corner of our pretty courtyard. The accommodation is warm, cosy, centrally heated, tastefully decorated and well appointed. Accessed directly from the courtyard via a pretty Stable door, the ground floor offers you a cloak area, bathroom with full sized bath and showerover, a kitchen diner with views, farmhouse table and dish washer and fully equipped for all your dining needs, the double aspect lounge has a fireplace with a look alike woodburner (same effect) wi...Enjoy Exmoor from our delightful Stable Cottage idyllically situated in the National Trust village of Allerford alongside a shallow river over looking the Pack Horse bridge. From our doorstep discover the stunning countryside, coastline, moor, sea and pretty villages. Stable Cottage is for families or couples, situated in the corner of our pretty courtyard. The accommodation is warm, cosy, centrally heated, tastefully decorated and well appointed. Accessed directly from the courtyard via a pretty Stable door, the ground floor offers you a cloak area, bathroom with full sized bath and showerover, a kitchen diner with views, farmhouse table and dish washer and fully equipped for all your dining needs, the double aspect lounge has a fireplace with a look alike woodburner (same effect) without the hassle! and beamed ceiling. A quaint wooded staircase leads from the corner of the lounge to the cottage bedrooms upstairs. In the eves the main bedroom is found at the top of the staircase, with a kingsized bed, the second bedroom is accessed through a door in the wall and over a beam. and has two single beds which can be zip linked to make a suprer kingsize. Outside Stable cottage benefits from a private sitting area, overlooking fields and the rver,More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No audible noise outside after11pm
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Linda G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
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Reviewed 12 September 2020

Stable Cottage has been recently tastefully updated to the owners usual high standards. A perfect base for holidaying on Exmoor. A warm welcome awaits from both Linda and Brian who own the property. We have visited on many occasions and will continue to do so,...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank ajh78
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I've spent a number of holidays in Exmoor and North Devn/Somerset and found the Packhorse Stable Cottage the perfect place to stay: it is extremely cosy and comfortable, with all modern cons, but retaining the charme of an old cottage. Brian and Linda are wonderful...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Road621621
Linda25572014, VR Owner at The Pack Horse Stable Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you for leaving this lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our Stable Cottage and location and hope to welcome you again soon with another cream tea. Linda & Brian

Reviewed 12 August 2016

I stayed here for a week in May with my wife and nine moth old son. Stable Cottage was fantastic and Brian and Linda provided an excellent service. We had a really friendly welcome, including homemade scones and tea and they were always on hand...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank jamesmccormack16
Linda25572014, VR Owner at The Pack Horse Stable Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review. So pleased the cottage gave you the comfortable base in the right location, for you all to enjoy a relaxing holiday and experience the many attractions that Exmoor has to offer.

Reviewed 2 November 2012

A return visit to Stable Cottage at The Pack Horse proved that returning does not always prove dissapointing. It was still a perfect peaceful spot to unwind for a few days with the wonderfull area of Exmoor and the Somerset and north Devon coasts to...More

Date of stay: October 2012
3  Thank BackpackingRay
Reviewed 9 June 2012

The facilities availble at the Packhorse can only be described as excellent. You will experieince comfort and friendly service. Linda and Brian will go out of their way to ensure your holiday is an experience you will treasure, and it would amaze me if once...More

Date of stay: May 2012
1  Thank DeeLovesAllerford
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Reviewed 19 May 2012 via mobile

A week spent in a beautiful cottage in amazing surroundings. Brian and Linda - the perfect hosts, couldn't do enough for us. A TOTALLY dog friendly place to stay. Already booked up to return ! Loads of walks to take on. Thoroughly recommend to anyone...More

Date of stay: May 2012
2  Thank mdwardle
Reviewed 26 July 2011

This is one of the few places we've stayed at that lives up to its reviews and descriptions online. We had excellent service throughout - from booking online to checking out. We were three adults and a 3 year old, and we all loved the...More

Date of stay: July 2011
1  Thank Shanfink
Reviewed 29 April 2011

Super accommodation in a wonderful setting. We stayed in Stable Cottage which had everything you could need and so comfortable. Brian and Linda are wonderful and friendly hosts. Our second visit this year - no need to say more!

Date of stay: April 2011
Thank KLCAL
Reviewed 27 April 2011

The Packhorse is undoubtedly in one of the most beautiful parts of the British countryside. The quality of the welcome you receive here is wonderful, the owners Brian and Linda really can't do enough for you. They are always around to help, but also discreet...More

Date of stay: April 2011
1  Thank jjwo
Reviewed 27 August 2010

I have never written an online review on anything before but I am more than happy to say how lovely The Pack Horse is. We first stayed there about 10 years ago when Linda and Brian had just taken over. The whole area is obviously...More

Date of stay: August 2010
Thank marc051262
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The area is also home of the West Somerset Steam Railway so you can take a step back in time and experience the age of steam, you can travel back even further by enjoying a trip into Dunster where the medieval castle sits majestically above the village steeped in history, owned and run my the National Trust along with 2 other local large National Trust properties which have been restored along with there grounds and gardens for the visitor to view. Being on the coast days on the beach are another holiday choice and how you get there could include the local open topped bus or the Exmoor explorer a days ticket allows you to hop on and off in the various villages and coastal stops along the route. The surrounding oldie worlde villages can satisfy your retail therapy mood offering everything ...
Getting around
We have numerous footpaths and bridleways from our door step, by car the A39 is just at the top of our road, along with the local bus stop, a steam train operates from Minehead 5 miles away and sailing and boating can be done from minehead and Porlock weir. Bicycle trails and bike hire is available along with horse and pony riding.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pack Horse Stable Cottage

The Pack Horse Stable Cottage is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

The Pack Horse Stable Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Pack Horse Stable Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Pack Horse Stable Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.