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Marley Cottage

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Accommodation on Exmoor cannot be found in more delightful surroundings than Porlock. . Approached via a narrow lane, behind the 13th century church, Marley Cottage is in a secluded yet central location. Dating back to the late Victorian era, the cottage is the end terrace of six properties originally built as homes for local boat builders. Recently renovated, Marley Cottage has been thoughtfully decorated and furnished to create an inviting holiday home, with a pretty south facing seating area. To the front, the cottages share a pedestrian right of way for access. Accommodation: Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Diner. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with king-size bed Facilities: Electr...Accommodation on Exmoor cannot be found in more delightful surroundings than Porlock. . Approached via a narrow lane, behind the 13th century church, Marley Cottage is in a secluded yet central location. Dating back to the late Victorian era, the cottage is the end terrace of six properties originally built as homes for local boat builders. Recently renovated, Marley Cottage has been thoughtfully decorated and furnished to create an inviting holiday home, with a pretty south facing seating area. To the front, the cottages share a pedestrian right of way for access. Accommodation: Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Diner. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with king-size bed Facilities: Electric oven & hob, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Travel Cot, Parking (small car only e.g. VW Golf), Nearby public parking for larger cars.Television, DVD Player, Shop(200yards) ) Full Heating; Electricity & Heating inclusive. Woodburner fuel starter pack provided then purchase locally. Duvets provided. Bed Linen & Towels inclusive.More
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About the Owner
stephen j
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stay in Marley Cottage for the time of our stay in Porlock. The house was very spacious, clean and dog friendly. The parking spot right in front of the house was very useful! Everything you need is within walking distance (pubs,...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Wega Femme F
jOrdan332, VR Owner at Marley Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Wega, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future Stephen

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous cottage! Perfect for a family visit to the beautiful village of Porlock. Cosy, comfortable and clean. We loved it!

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Mandy C
jOrdan332, VR Owner at Marley Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and took the time to post a review.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Marley cottage couldn't be handier for the picturesque village of Porlock, with its winding roads and thatched cottages. Although it is a cottage, it is very spacious and has been beautifully renovated. The furnishings are excellent and tasteful. The owners have provided everything you could...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank madhousejordan
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Porlock is a beautiful village, it is small but quaint the people are welcoming . Marley cottage is situated at the end of a pretty lane. As stated by the owner it is very narrow so bigger cars beware, you can't turn anywhere if you...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank louisegV4576AM
Reviewed 31 March 2016

When booking for a short breakaway we chose Porlock based on the fact we had 'heard of it' somewhere and it was within the travelling distance we wanted. We found Porlock very easily. It is a lovely little village with all the conveniences we needed...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Anne A
jOrdan332, VR Owner at Marley Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2016

Anne, Thanks for taking the time to post this helpful review, I am so glad that you enjoyed Porlock, Exmoor and the cottage. With regard to the car I try and ensure that no one is disappointed or worried by the narrow road, hence I...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dryer
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Exmoor National Park has everything for your holiday. Beaches, beautiful countryside and the moors. Porlock is a beautiful quaint village and Marley Cottage is centrally situated close to the 13th century church. The lively seaside resort of Minehead is 6 miles north Nearby are many interesting places to visit, they include Hawkcombe Woods Nature Reserve, Porlock Weir and Harbour, Dunster and its Norman castle, the owl and hawk centre at Bossington and the National Trust's Holnicote Estate. Porlock is at the western end of The Coleridge Way. The South West Coast Path runs close to the village along Porlock Bay. This area also offers sailing, horse riding, fishing, cycling, golf and bird watching.
How to get there
Directions By Road Exit the M5 motorway at Bridgwater J24 continuing on the A39 or exit the M5 at Taunton J25 following the A358 to Williton and join the A39. The A39 will take you to Porlock. By Coach Seasonal National Express coach changing at Minehead for Porlock. By Rail To Taunton main line station, continue by bus changing at Minehead for Porlock (check availability of direct rail link to Minehead - opening soon). By Air Bristol - only 1½ hours (Exmoor is the nearest National Park). Exeter - only 1½ hours. Cardiff - 2 ½ hours. Birmingham - 2 ½ hours. London Heathrow - 3 ½ hours. London Gatwick - 4 hours. These times are by car and can vary according to traffic conditions.
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