Winstitchen Cottage

Exford, Exmoor, Somerset

Sleeps 4

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Two bedroom Somerset holiday cottage

Winstitchen Cottage offers peace and tranquillity, unspoilt countryside and fresh air combined with spacious, luxurious, top class and comfortable accommodation.  The area offers endless walking, miles of excellent riding, right from your doorstep, magical scenery and stunning coastline.

Winstitchen is located in the centre of Exmoor National Park and occupies an outstanding position on the moor, completely secluded yet easily accessible.  Simonsbath a well known Exmoor landmark is barely a mile away with pub and Hotel; and Exford with it's Post Office, Store, Newsagent, Pub and Hotel, a five minute drive away.

Winstitchen is found at the end of a tarmac drive lined with Beech trees enjoying uninterrupted views over moorland with direct access onto the moor for walking and riding. Approached through a five bar gate the farmhouse, cottage and stables create an attractive courtyard with circular lawn.

Winstitchen Cottage has been recently converted from part of the stables has its own entrance and is approached by a separate drive. Outside the cottage is a large level lawned area, with views to the moor.

The entrance hall opens into the spacious sittingroom/kitchen area. The sitting area has exposed stone walls with highly efficient woodburner comfortable seating and a window overlooking the garden. The kitchen area is fully equipped with electric cooker, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer with window overlooking the courtyard.

There is one twin bedroom and one with kingsize double bed  and the bathroom has bath with shower over.

Outside is a games room with pool table, darts and table tennis and plenty of space for outdoor ball games. Also stored in the outbuildings is a tumble dryer.  There is stabling available in any or all of the nine loose boxes and there are several small fields, all with water, which can be used by any visiting equines!  There is a large area of garden laid mostly to lawn with a set of garden furniture.  There is ample parking for cars and horse boxes.  As the nearest shops are 4 miles away, you do need a car, as there is no public transport.  All logs provided.

Pets: Yes


Week Commencing (Fridays)

Weekly Rate


5th January - 1st March

250 - 300

2nd March - 5th April


6th - 12th April


13th April - 24th May


25th - 31st May


1st June - 5th July


6th July - 30th August


31st August - 11th October


12th - 25th October


26th October - 20th December


21st December 2007 - 3rd January 2008


Extra Charges

Dogs are welcome at an additional charge of 15 per week.  Horses are also welcome.  The additional charge is 15 per week for use of the stables and turnout (please bring your own bedding and feed).  Extra beds charged at 15 per week (maximum of 4 available).  Cot charged at 15 per week.  Groceries can be ordered in advance.  All logs provided.

Short Breaks

Short breaks are available at the following percentages of the weekly rental:

2 nights @ 50%

3 nights @ 60%

4 nights @ 70%

5 nights @ 80%

6 nights @ 90%

A minimum booking fee of 200 applies.  Please note that no short breaks allowed over Easter, Christmas or New Year.

Contact Details


Karen Durant


020 8893 8371


020 7681 3416



298 Nelson Road


Twickenham, TW2 7BW

26 January 2008