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Marley Cottage

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Lounge and dining area
Fabulous walks to Exmoor and the coast from the cottage door
Bossington in the Winter
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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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.

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

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Reviewed 6 November 2015

We took the children (5&3) along with the Grandparents to this wonderful cottage. It was very well appointed and we were not found wanting for anything. The area is nice with lots of good walks and plenty of interesting things to do.

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Kevin S
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Date of stay: July 2015
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The cottage is central to town but quiet. It had everything we needed for the week. It was nice to see no MDF furniture; it was all oak. The shower was a little underpowered but adequate. A single WC was a challenge for two teenagers...More

Date of stay: July 2015
1  Thank M47k1693
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Janet and I have just come back from a lovely week's holiday here. Although the cottage is positioned in a secluded area approached by a narrow lane, I had no problems getting my car (Fiesta) in and out. The cottage is well cared for and...More

Date of stay: July 2015
1  Thank Madpig
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Our family had an enjoyable stay in this comfortable cottage. A small point, the wardrobe in the second bedroom is too big, a smaller one would allow the doors to be opened without minor gymnastics and hitting the bed. That aside, we all enjoyed our...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Josette T
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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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.
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