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Marley Cottage

Lounge and dining area
Very good
18 reviews
Lounge and dining area
Fabulous walks to Exmoor and the coast from the cottage door
Furnished to a high standard
Private parking a real bonus in Porlock Village centre
Wood burning fire for a cosy night in
Small bedroom with king size double bed
Fully fitted kitchen
Bathroom with bath and shower
Lounge and dining area
Marley Cottage with its southerly aspect and cottage gardens
West side of Marley Cottage
The Drang is the road on which the cottage is located in the village centre
South facing, pleasant to sit outside and enjoy the sun all day. Bench and patio area
Winter view of Marley Cottage
Old Fireplace with Yatch
Cottage and garden view
Master bedroom
View from the kitchen showing the cottage garden and parking.
The famous Exmoor Ponies
Porlocks 13th century church . St Dubricius with its 1000 year old yew tree
Porlock High Street with its tea rooms, shops and pubs
Allerford, one of the most photographed places on Exmoor is nearby
Porlock Weir is nearby. There is a nice 4 mile circular walk by the sea and woods
Nearby Bossington a National Trust village, another lovely walk
Babbling brook
Bossington in the Winter
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Porlock, Exmoor National Park, England
Accommodation on Exmoor cannot be found in more delightful surroundings than Porlock. . Approached via a narrow lane, behind the 13th century church, Marley Cottage is in a secluded yet central location. Dating back to the late Victorian era, the cottage is the end terrace of six properties originally built as homes for local boat builders. Recently renovated, Marley Cottage has been thoughtfully decorated and furnished to create an inviting holiday home, with a pretty south facing seating area. To the front, the cottages share a pedestrian right of way for access.

Accommodation: Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Diner. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with king-size bed

Facilities: Electric oven & hob, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwa...
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About the Owner, stephen j
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Very good - based on 18 reviews
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Wega Femm...
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2017

We had a lovely stay in Marley Cottage for the time of our stay in Porlock. The house was very spacious, clean and dog friendly. The parking spot right in front of the house was very useful! Everything you need is within walking distance (pubs, restaurants, shops, ...). We also started our walks from the village, there are some beautiful...

Management response:

Wega, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future Stephen


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Lucan, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed July 13, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

What a fabulous cottage! Perfect for a family visit to the beautiful village of Porlock. Cosy, comfortable and clean. We loved it!

Management response:

Thanks for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the cottage and took the time to post a review.


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Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 5, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Marley cottage couldn't be handier for the picturesque village of Porlock, with its winding roads and thatched cottages. Although it is a cottage, it is very spacious and has been beautifully renovated. The furnishings are excellent and tasteful. The owners have provided everything you could possibly need for a stay, including a washing machine and tumble drier.

  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Queens
    2 Twins
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Oct 28, 2017 -
Dec 22, 2017
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Dec 23, 2017 -
Jan 6, 2018
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4 nights
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Mar 23, 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: $132 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $53 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Exmoor National Park has everything for your holiday. Beaches, beautiful countryside and the moors. Porlock is a beautiful quaint village and Marley Cottage is centrally situated close to the 13th century church. The lively seaside resort of Minehead is 6 miles north

Nearby are many interesting places to visit, they include Hawkcombe Woods Nature Reserve, Porlock Weir and Harbour, Dunster and its Norman castle, the owl and hawk centre at Bossington and the National Trust's Holnicote Estate. Porlock is at the western end of The Coleridge Way. The South West Coast Path runs close to the village along Porlock Bay. This area also offers sailing, horse riding, fishing, cycling, golf and bird watching.
Car advised
How to get there
By Road

Exit the M5 motorway at Bridgwater J24 continuing on the A39 or exit the M5 at Taunton J25 following the A358 to Williton and join the A39.

The A39 will take you to Porlock.
By Coach

Seasonal National Express coach changing at Minehead for Porlock.
By Rail

To Taunton main line station, continue by bus changing at Minehead for Porlock

(check availability of direct rail link to Minehead - opening soon).
By Air

Bristol - only 1½ hours (Exmoor is the nearest National Park).
Exeter - only 1½ hours.
Cardiff - 2 ½ hours.
Birmingham - 2 ½ hours.
London Heathrow - 3 ½ hours.
London Gatwick - 4 hours.

These times are by car and can vary according to traffic conditions.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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