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The School House, Countisbury - Spacious Victorian cottage in a stunning spot on

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
13 guests
1 night minimum
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The open-plan living/dining room has a large wood-burner and plenty of comfortable seating, a full-size table tennis table in case of wet weather and a piano with a collection of music. The kitchen adjoins the living area and leads out onto the delightful terrace. Beyond the dining area is a cosy 'snug' with further comfortable seating (including sofa-bed for two extras if required), this leads through to two downstairs bedrooms - one double with en-suite and one triple bedroom (bunk beds plus single), there is also a downstairs bathroom. Upstairs are three further bedrooms, one four-poster double bedroom, a second double bedroom and a twin room plus bathroom. The School House is well-equipped; kitchen appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, combination m...The open-plan living/dining room has a large wood-burner and plenty of comfortable seating, a full-size table tennis table in case of wet weather and a piano with a collection of music. The kitchen adjoins the living area and leads out onto the delightful terrace. Beyond the dining area is a cosy 'snug' with further comfortable seating (including sofa-bed for two extras if required), this leads through to two downstairs bedrooms - one double with en-suite and one triple bedroom (bunk beds plus single), there is also a downstairs bathroom. Upstairs are three further bedrooms, one four-poster double bedroom, a second double bedroom and a twin room plus bathroom. The School House is well-equipped; kitchen appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, combination microwave-grill, and oven with hob. Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of cookware, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. The living area includes a television with satellite tv, video and DVD player and radio/cassette/CD player. A table tennis table is situated in the living area too, and an upright piano. Wireless broadband is available in the property. A cot and high chair is provided for your use. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The central heating can be adjusted to suit your preferences and the seasons. The School House has a wood-burner in the sitting room downstairs; a basket of logs and kindling will be provided. Bed linen, duvets, blankets and towels are provided for your convenience, but please bring your own beach towels if you wish to take towels with you on day trips. Please note that bed linen is not provided for the cot. The School House water is supplied by natural spring. The School House boasts a delightful terrace with outdoor seating, barbecue and wonderful views of the valley beneath, perfect for relaxing and eating alfresco! Guests may also explore the sloping gardens complete with stream which leads down into the valley below and on to the village of Brendon where you will find the local pub, The Staghunters Inn. Grazing for horses and private river fishing can be arranged by prior agreement. Off-road parking is available directly outside the property, there is room for up to 5 cars. Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 3). A supplementary fee of £20 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow you dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We hired the house ofr a 5oth birthday weekend. Hazel was great ..the place was so clean and welcoming . Had everything we needed. Great coast walk...nice pub down the hill. If you want to be away with great views and lots of space to...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank lucindasingl
Reviewed 7 May 2016

My friends & I had a fantastic time. A great space with good commodities. The team were also always on hand to answer any questions. No doubt it my mind that I'm coming back!

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Joanna F
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

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Date of stay: March 2016
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The photos do not do this place justice, we travelled from Worcestershire with friends for a week in half term, there were 13 of us. The beds are so comfortable, the rooms are spacious and with two lounges if we wanted quiet time we could...More

Date of stay: May 2015
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

We stayed there the last week of October with a party of 10 friends (kids included). Fantastic place to discover Exmoor National Park. Situated between Porlock and Lynmouth. Lots of privacy. Stunning views (we spotted some roedeer from the kitchen window) and great walks right...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank FrankS821
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

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Date of stay: July 2014
Reviewed 7 July 2014

This place was perfect, the pictures do not do it justice. The view from the main room is simply incredible with almost no signs of civilization visible. The location was great, right in the middle of Exmoor with tons of good walks very easily accessible....More

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank Gavin F
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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