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Marley Cottage

Marley Cottage with its southerly aspect and neat gardens
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
16 reviews
Marley Cottage with its southerly aspect and neat gardens
Marely Cottage completely renovated in 2011
View from The Drang. Central location in the village
The Drang is the road on which the cottage is located in the village centre
Pleasant to sit outside and enjoy the sun all day
View from the kitchen showing the cottage garden and parking.
Dinning area featuring plantation shutters
Lounge dinning room
Lounge dinning room
Lounge and dining area with woodburner for cosy evenings
High quality finishes and nice touches
Old Fireplace
Fully fitted kitchen
King size double in the master bedroom
Triple aspect windows in the master bedroom
Another aspect of the master bedroom
Two large single beds in the middle bedroom
King size double in the smallest bedroom.
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
Porlocks 13th century church . St Dubricius with its 1000 year old yew tree
The famous Exmoor Ponies
Bossington hill
Babbling brook
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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.<BR><BR>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 <BR><BR>Facilities: Electric oven &... Read more
About the Owner, stephen j
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL308228 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 16 reviews
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English first
Wirral, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Louise G
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Porlock is a beautiful village, it is small but quaint the people are welcoming . Marley cottage is situated at the end of a pretty lane. As stated by the owner it is very narrow so bigger cars beware, you can't turn anywhere if you are faced with an oncoming vehicle. We drove a Rav 4 and it was tight. The turn in to the car parking space is very small, if it could be...

Anne A
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

When booking for a short breakaway we chose Porlock based on the fact we had 'heard of it' somewhere and it was within the travelling distance we wanted. We found Porlock very easily. It is a lovely little village with all the conveniences we needed - lots of cafes, individual shops, mini markets with a vast array of goods (everything you could think of at reasonable prices), restaurants to suit all pockets, a lovely church,...

Management response:

Anne, Thanks for taking the time to post this helpful review, I am so glad that you enjoyed Porlock, Exmoor and the cottage. With regard to the car I try and ensure that no one is disappointed or worried by the narrow road, hence I suggest a small or medium sized car. I am so glad you managed with a...


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  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • 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
  • Pets Allowed:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
Oct 29, 2016 -
Dec 21, 2016
29/10 to 22/12
4 nights
Dec 22, 2016 -
Jan 5, 2017
4 nights
Jan 6, 2017 -
Apr 7, 2017
jan5 to april 14
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Normal changeover day is Saturday. Your tenancy starts at 3pm on the day of arrival and we ask that you vacate the property by 10am on the date of departure.
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How to get there
Directions<BR>By Road<BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>The A39 will take you to Porlock.<BR>By Coach<BR><BR>Seasonal National Express coach changing at Minehead for Porlock.<BR>By Rail<BR><BR>To Taunton main line station, continue by bus changing at Minehead for Porlock<BR><BR>(check availability of direct rail link to Minehead - opening soon).<BR>By Air<BR><BR>Bristol - only 1½ hours (Exmoor is the nearest National Park).<BR>Exeter - only 1½ hours.<BR>Cardiff - 2 ½ hours.<BR>Birmingham - 2 ½ hours.<BR>London Heathrow - 3 ½ hours.<BR>London Gatwic... more
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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