High House, Minehead self catering accommodation

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High House, Minehead

Quality Grade: 4

Sleeps: 10

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: EKA

This superb house is set in a prime position in the pretty, medieval village of Dunster, just a stone’s throw from the castle (NT). Amidst a breathtaking setting which inspired the hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful , it provides romantic holiday accommodation – each room boasts wonderful furnishings, and there is some splendid artwork on show. Its impressive ‘Armada’ bedroom ,, has beams made from ships wrecked during the Spanish Armada. All in all, High House offers a timeless country house atmosphere. Complete with a secluded, walled garden and croquet lawn, through a private gate leads into Dunster Castle’s grounds where visitors can enjoy a picnic by the river or a walk to Dunster beach. To enrich their stay, guests also have the chance to enjoy the services of a masseur to Wimbledon champions by prior arrangement.Exmoor is on the doorstep, with the beaches at Blue Anchor, Dunster and Minehead all nearby. The coastline’s stunning scenery, cliffs, woods and moorland, make this area a walkers’ paradise. It is set amidst an area rich in red deer, heather and clean air, with many pretty villages to charm – pony-trekking is available. Taunton has a castle, started on the 12th century, which now houses the County Museum, as well as two 15th-century churches which overlook the county cricket ground. Dunster offers guests many choices of pubs and restaurants, interesting shops and a pottery. The main street is dominated by the towers and turrets of Dunster Castle, whose grounds include terraced gardens and riverside walks. Minehead (2 miles) provides visitors with all the amenities of a modern seaside resort, from golf to a steam railway. The South West Coast Path, the longest footpath in Britain, starts at Minehead and follows the coastline along Devon’s northern seaboard, round Cornwall, back into Devon and on to Dorset – a trip of 600 miles which finishes near Poole Harbour._Entrance hall. Living room with open fire. Snug second living room with additional TV. Beamed dining-room. Well-equipped ‘dairy-style’ kitchen with flagged floor. Utility with shower cubicle. Cloakroom/W.C. First floor: Delightful double bedroom with half-tester bed and en-suite bathroom/W.C. with roll-top bath. Barrel-vaulted double bedroom with antique French iron bed and pretty French furniture. Two twin-bedded rooms. Separate W.C. Second floor: Double bedroom with four-poster Victorian iron bed, sitting area and high vaulted ceiling. Bathroom/W.C. with free-standing roll-top bath, power shower cubicle and bidet. Sea grass matting with antique scatter rugs and carpets in most rooms._ Elec incl Full gas CH incl (Oct-Mar £50 pw, £40 per short break) Open fire – initial logs incl, thereafter £3 per basket Private parking (2 cars), roadside parking and public car park (500 yds) Shops 50 yds Two TVs Video DVD (small library) Radio/cassette Auto wm T/dryer M/wave D/washer Fridge/freezer Cot H/chair Secluded, walled garden with patio and furniture Barbecue Croquet lawn Private catering by arr Massage treatment by arr at cost Duvets with linen Towels for hire £4pp ,Friday to Friday, .