5 Bedroom Cottage in Dulverton

Dulverton, Dorset and Somerset, England (Ref: HC41133)

Sleeps 10 Bedrooms 5
Cottage Rating
Accomodation Features
  • Dog Friendly Cottage
  • Log Fire
  • Internet Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Cot Availabile
  • Highchair Availabile
  • Near Fishing
Accomodation Description

41133 The Lazy Sheep Barn in Dulverton is a dog friendly holiday cottage.

This property is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Somerset right on the edge of Exmoor National Park and within a designated Dark Sky Reserve. It offers guests wonderful opportunities for star gazing as the nights draw in. The secluded location offers guests the chance to truly enjoy the rural location with miles of fantastic walks available directly from the property s front door. For those looking for a little more hustle and bustle the seaside towns of Minehead and Ilfracombe are each around an hour s drive away and offer a range of shops restaurants and attractions alongside their beaches. Other places of interest in the area include the pretty village of Porlock the harbour town of Watchet and the medieval village of Dunster with its fascinating castle. Selected as one of our Joules Collection properties it now features a number of creative and colourful Joules touches throughout the spectacular open-plan kitchen and dining area. As guests approach this detached barn conversion property they will immediately get a sense of just how secluded and private a location it enjoys set as it is within its own 60-acre valley. On entering the impressive property they come first to the welcoming entrance hall which offers plenty of space to leave coats and boots before continuing to the main living accommodation. The spacious lounge is a wonderfully relaxing space with several large sofas a TV DVD and a warming wood burner for which logs are provided. The kitchen/diner is so much more than a place to eat and prepare meals it is a fantastic space for socialising celebrating and relaxing and as well as a large dining table there is also a breakfast bar and an inviting sofa. The huge bi-fold doors here allow guests to open this space out to the garden making the garden feel like an extension of the house. The kitchen area itself is well-equipped and offers a Range oven hob microwave two fridges dishwasher and wine cooler. The washing machine tumble dryer and freezer can be found in the separate utility room nearby which also has the added bonus of an additional sink. One of the property s bedrooms can be found on the ground floor: a super king-size room which can be made up as a twin room on request. This room benefits from an en-suite bathroom with sower-over-bath and WC whilst there is also a separate ground-floor cloakroom with WC. Two separate staircases lead to the first floor where there are four more bedrooms. At one end of the house guests will find a king-size room which has an en-suite bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC. Nearby there is a twin room which can be a triple on request and has one additional pull out bed great for parties of eleven or twelve guests. This room also benefits from an en-suite bathroom with a shower over the bath and WC. The second set of stairs on the ground-floor lead to two more bedrooms one of which is a king-size room and the other a double each with their own en-suite shower room and WC. One of the real draws of this property is the amazing outside space. Guests are free to enjoy the full 60 acres of grounds which includes gardens with patio area garden furniture BBQ and a fire pit 3-hole pitch and putt golf course as well as woodlands fields a stream and a beautiful lake with a jetty perfect for wild swimming. A wonderful private hot tub close to the seating area enjoys fantastic views thanks to its elevated position. There is ample off-road parking available to the front of the property. Please note that the stream is located approximately 50 yards from the patio and children will need to be supervised. Need to know: 5 bedrooms: 1 Super king, 2 king size, 1 double and 1 twin room which can be a triple on request also with 1 additional pull out bed on request . 2 en suite shower rooms with shower and WC, and 3 en suite bathrooms offering shower over bath and WC. Separate ground floor cloakroom with WC. 2 x TV/DVD. Wireless pro audio speaker. Wi Fi included Wood burner (logs included). Kitchen : range oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer. Stair gates, 2 travel cots, and 2 highchairs available. Bed linen, towels, electric, and central heating included. 2 dogs welcome (please note dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms and must be kept downstairs). Hot tub. 3 hole pitch and putt golf course (clubs and balls provided). Pub 3 miles, shop 4 miles, beach 20 miles. Swimming lake and jetty guests are responsible for themselves whilst using this and the lake can be very deep. After a long journey, or a busy day lounging, the last thing you might feel like doing is cooking Croft & Cottage deliver homemade meals right to your door. Everything comes in lovely pots ready to pop in the oven. They can also help with special occasions or celebratory meals delivering a rustic feast ready for you and your party to enjoy. Just ask the owners for more information..