About this property
Washford 0.5 miles. This detached cottage is a fabulous rural retreat for large families or groups, and is set within walking distance of the village of Washford in Somerset. The cottage is conveniently situated for exploring both Exmoor National Park and the pretty, undulating coastline of North Somerset. This beautiful chocolate box thatched cottage offers comfortable accommodation and has an abundance of character features including traditional beams and wooden floors, and a country kitchen with granite worktops and range stove. The comfortable sitting room, with a woodburning stove in a feature fireplace, and the lovely dining room and cosy library are ideal places to sit and relax after a busy day. There is one bedroom on the ground floor and five first floor bedrooms, many with en-suite facilities, all boasting magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. The large garden offers alfresco dining on a summer's evening and a hot tub. There are a multitude of rural pursuits including walking, horse riding, fishing and golf, plus two miles away is the pretty ancient port of Watchet and Blue Anchor Beach. There is also Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Co2 Pistol Shooting for
larger groups to enjoy (advance bookings only, contact for more information). Four miles away are the village of Dunster, which offers a wealth of historic buildings including an 11th century National Trust owned castle. For family fun, a 15 minute drive takes you to Minehead with a delightful seafront, sandy beach, plenty of shops and departure station for the West Somerset Railway. A wonderful cottage in a perfect location for exploring the area.