Quarryman’s Cottage is a 15th-century, semi-detached holiday cottage, situated at the top of Bampton high street. A historic town, which lies in mid Devon close to the Somerset border, and is on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. The town has many local shops including a bakers, butchers and a deli. The cottage is very spacious and has been decorated and furnished to a very good standard, and is ideal for walkers, bird watchers or to have a relaxing break. There is a wonderful woodburner making this a great cottage all year round. There are many attractions and places of interest accessible from the cottage, ranging from the beautiful Exmoor countryside to picturesque local villages. Activities available nearby include angling, shooting, horse riding and cycling. Visit Exmoor National Park with its beautiful scenery or Tarr Steps, Withypool and Dunkery Beacon. There are also dramatic views from the road across the moor on the way to the beaches of Woolacombe and Minehead. Take in the picturesque villages of Dulverton, Dunster, Exford, Wiveliscombe and Bickleigh. Or visit the lakes and reservoirs such as Wimbleball Lake with its angling and water sports centre, offering trout angling, sailing, windsurfing, rowing, kayaking and a boat hiring facility, or Clatworthy Reservoir, offering rainbow and brown trout angling and walking. The closest beaches are Dunster and Minehead. Dunster also has a castle which is well worth a visit. There are many NT properties all close by and a visit to The Grand Western Canal and Country Park (including walks along the disused railway line between Bampton and Tiverton) is a must. Beach 25 miles. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 30 yards.
13 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room /dining room with beams. Kitchen with beams and tiled floor. Sun room. Steep stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom with additional single sofa bed (for child). Bathroom with ball and claw foot bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric central heating (underfloor in sun room), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed courtyard with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Pub car park, 30 yards. No smoking. NB: 1 step in courtyard.