5.3 miles W of Minehead | Sleeps 6 + cot | Price Band Q (£555 - £1548)
Picture 1 of 39. The Orchard is in a wonderful setting on the edge of Porlock.
This stunning detached house overlooking pretty Porlock village has far reaching sea views and is an ideal base for walking. The Orchard is extremely spacious with French windows to the garden from the dual aspect sitting-room, with its lovely wood-burner, and from the first floor cot-room/study. The open plan kitchen/dining-room adjoins the snug and is a sociable space for all the family. The bedrooms have wonderful views over the gardens, orchard and woodland at the top of the hill, and the master bedroom boasts sea views. There are two sheltered patios and a large enclosed terraced garden as well as the namesake hillside orchard (very steep so take care) where deer often graze. A magical track through private woodland links up with the footpaths that lead to Porlock Weir and the coast a mile and a half away. You can stroll into Porlock in minutes for shops, pubs and cafes, and the coastline offers the choice of wide sandy beaches at Minehead or rocky foreshores where the Exmoor National Park reaches the clifftops. Please note that the changeover times are 4pm on arrival and 10am on departure.
Facilities & Services
Inclusive Electricity. Heating – full oil-fired CH. Duvets. Towels. Cot. High chair. 2 Stair-gates. Broadband. At Cost Logs for wood-burner – first basket free thereafter pay Owner.
- Private parking for 3 cars.
- Garden furniture and barbecue.
- Shop .5m.
- Pub 400 yds.
- Public telephone 400 yds.
- Regret no smoking.
- Regret no pets.
- Arrive/Depart Saturday.
2013 Short Breaks
The Orchard is available for Winter, Spring, Autumn, Christmas and New Year Short Breaks for 4 to 6 nights.
Winter Short Breaks
6 November 2013 to 17 December 2013
In this quieter period short breaks can be booked at any time in advance of the holiday.
Spring and Autumn Short Breaks
20 March 2013 to 2 July 2013
4 September 2013 to 5 November 2013
At The Orchard, these can be booked 3 weeks in advance of the holiday.
Christmas Short Breaks
These can be booked after 1 November.
New Year Short Breaks
They can be booked after 1 October subject to Owner approval, or more generally after 1 November.
Prices for Short Breaksare worked out as follows:
4 nights - 75% of the weekly price
5 nights - 80% of the weekly price
6 nights - 90% of the weekly price