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The Old Priory - Cottage

The Old Priory - Cottage

Address: Dunster, Somerset  TA24 6RY
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Telephone: 01643 821 540
Region: Exmoor - more
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Exmoor B&B and Self Catering Cottage in Dunster
This charming historic house, part of a very special setting, was built in the 12th century as a small Benedictine priory. It was established by the abbey at Bath and is now the home of the Forshaws.

Self Catering - Old Priory Cottage - 01643 821 540
A charming retreat, full of character

This is self-contained but attached to the house. Although the garden is shared, there is a private courtyard with table and chairs with white flower planting. There is also private access to the church garden.

The cottage door opens onto a sitting-room with beams, window seat and Victorian log-burner in an open fireplace. A door leads to the farmhouse kitchen with a large open fireplace, wooden flooring and beams. There is an unusually large cottage stairway with two bedrooms and a bathroom on the landing.

Bedroom 1: twin
Bathroom: bath, washbasin, w.c.
Bedroom 2: double or twin
En-suite shower, washbasin and w.c
There is full gas central heating throughout
Electric cooker and immersion heater
Dish washer / Washing Machine
Fridge/freezer
Microwave cooker
Kenwood mixer etc
TV & CD player

It is hoped that those who seek a special and delightful, comfortable and authentic cottage home will come and stay here and enjoy it too!

It is hoped that those who seek a special and delightful, comfortable and authentic cottage home will come and stay here and enjoy it too!

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Area & Activities
Dunster is in the Exmoor National Park and comprises a street of architecturally interesting buildings overlooked by the castle and surrounded by wooded and moorland hills. The smaller roads lead to the Mill, Gallox Bridge, Deer Park or Buttercross, St. Leonard's Well or Dovecote and Tithe Barn, where The Old Priory and Church are situated.

Days Out
Dunster is in the Exmoor National Park and comprises a street of architecturally interesting buildings overlooked by the castle and surrounded by wooded and moorland hills. The smaller roads lead to the Mill, Gallox Bridge, Deer Park or Buttercross, St. Leonard's Well or Dovecote and Tithe Barn, where The Old Priory and Church are situated.

Walking
Walking to the east lies the moorland and incomparable beauty of Exmoor. Its designated footpaths and bridleways start within 100 yards of the house. To reach the coast one can pass by Dunster Station on the West Somerset railway line, skirt Minehead golf-links or go past Dunster beach chalets, where a walk of about half an hour will take you to the start of the south west coastal path.

In addition there are three long distance footpaths:

The south west coast path starts at Minehead and finishes at Poole, Dorset. Total distance of 630 miles.
The two-moors way is a 119 mile walk, linking Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks.
The Coleridge way, linking Exmoor and the Quantock hills.
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