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Bossington Cottage, Near Dunster

Bossington Cottage is part of a complex of charming country cottages in a beautiful setting of the Avill Valley between Dunster and Timberscombe, within the Exmoor National Park. This property is well-suited to families having two bedrooms, one with double bed and one twin bedroom. Bossington Cottage occupies the central section of The West Barn, a former stone barn, and is attached to two other holiday cottages. There are two entrances into the property, one on the courtyard side which gets the morning sun and which has an excellent view over the cottages and fields to the Avill Valley. And the other entrance is on the main car park side via an enclosed patio garden (relatively dog-proof).
Bossington Cottage sleeps up to 4 guests
Two bedrooms; one double one twin
Dogs welcome (2 max) for £20 per dog
Bed linen provided
Towels can be hired for £3 per person
Cots and high chairs available on request
Shared indoor heating swimming pool, spa bath and games room
On-site car park
Wifi, heating and electricity is included (heating provided by Biomass Boiler)
Idyllic location with 9 acres of land to explore
Saturday changeover
Short breaks available outside of the main school holidays
Arrive between 3 pm and 6 pm
Depart by 10 am
Entering from the courtyard you would go straight into the kitchen. The open-plan lounge/diner is on your right. In the far corner is a staircase that leads to the first floor where there is a double & twin bedroom and a shower room (no bath).
Bed linen is provided, towels can be hired for £3 per person.
Central heating and electricity is included.
Bossington Cottage has a patio-style garden, with some garden furniture. The cottages are set within 9 acres of land that you are welcome to explore, there are picnic areas and a safe river for paddling - in warmer weather!
The cottage also shares with the other cottages:
Hard tennis court which operates on a "turn up & play" system (racquets & balls available to borrow)
Indoor heated pool and spa bath - open all year round with changing and shower facilities (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
Games room with pool table, table tennis table, table football & mini trampoline
A large trampoline which is 14ft round and has a protective barrier netting (adult supervision required; please remove shoes)
Football net is situated in the "play paddock" where guests often play cricket or badminton, fly kites etc. There are also two picnic benches (please keep dogs on a lead in this shared area)
Gate Lodge Play Centre is a two-story playhouse with swings, slide, fireman’s pole & assault course
The owner's Shetland ponies, Freddie and Phoenix, are often grazing in the nearby paddock
There is also a shared information room where guests can find a payphone, information brochures, children's books, videos and DVDs.
The 4-star complex of cottages consist of a variety of cottages with varying numbers of beds to best suit your needs whether that's sleeping 2 guests or up to 6 per cottage, making this an ideal place to holiday as a family, with your children, as a couple or in a larger group.

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Cottage · Rooms 2 · Sleeps 4

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Bossington Cottage, Timberscombe, Near Dunster, Minehead, Somerset TA24 7TB
TA24 7TB

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


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