Yenworthy Mill, Countisbury

Yenworthy Mill, Countisbury, Oare, Exmoor

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Yenworthy Mill is part of Yenworthy Farm Set in a spectacular location on the northern slopes of Exmoor National Park a few hundred yards from the coast and with views of the Bristol Channel The Farm is situated in Doone Country and actually appears in the novel itself The gun which was supposedly used to repel the Doones still hangs in the farmhouse to this day This working farm once had its own mill and the old water wheel can still be seen Sleeps up to 10 guests plus cot Four bedrooms on two levels One 5 double bedroom two twin bedrooms and a family bedroom with a 5 double bed and bunk beds Spectacular location on the northern slopes of Exmoor National Park and near the coast Direct access to one of the most scenic sections of the South West Coast Path Garden to side of the property with outside seating and view of the Bristol Channel Spacious sitting area with wood-burning fire Newly fitted kitchen Wifi heating and electricity included Towels and bed linen provided Dogs welcome 4 max by prior arrangement for 15 supplement per dog Parking for up to 3 cars Arrival from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Yenworthy Mill is ideal for walkers – a rugged pathway leads from the farm down to a secluded rocky beach and there is direct access to one of the most scenic sections of the South West Coast Path which runs through the farm There are 13 miles of footpaths to explore on the farm itself and it even has its own historic monument – an old Roman Fort at Old Burrow A haven for wildlife it has four Sites of Special Scientific Interest There are rare species of butterflies and trees large areas of heather moorland and impressive cliff geology The property is a converted barn Inside the entrance is an area providing space for coats wellies and walking boots There is a very large room with a kitchen at one end with a dining table and ten chairs and at the other end a double height sitting area with two comfortable sofas and a wood-burning stove A walk in cupboard houses the washing machine and dryer Steps from the living room lead to an attractive gallery room where there are three sofas and a large television There are also three steps up from the living room leading to a corridor containing a downstairs toilet a double bedroom with an on-suite shower room and a twin bedroom Stairs lead up to the first floor where there is a family bathroom a twin bedroom and a large double bedroom with an additional set of bunk beds and a cot Outside there is a pretty raised garden with mature shrubs to the side of the Mill with views over the Bristol Channel The garden has outside seating and a barbecue Yenworthy Mill is approached via private drive shared with the farm and two further holiday cottages The Mill has its own private parking area and short path leads to the entrance to the property Appliances and equipment The kitchen appliances include a large fridge freezer dishwasher washing machine dryer microwave and oven with hob Other equipment includes toaster kettle a variety of cookware kitchen utensils cutlery crockery and glasses The living room has a television with Freeview Blu-ray DVD player and CD player iPod docking station Wireless broadband is available throughout the property at no extra cost Cot and high chair A cot and high chair are provided Linen and towels Bed linen duvets blankets and towels are provided for your convenience but please bring your own beach towels if you wish to take towels with you on day trips Please note that bed linen is not provided for the cot Electricity and heating Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of the accommodation Yenworthy Mill benefits from central heating fuelled by a biomass system which keeps the property lovely and warm in the cooler months The temperature can be adjusted to suit your preferences if required There is also a wood-burner in the sitting room downstairs a basket of logs some kindling and matches will be provided Other provisions There may be non-perishable items like a salt pepper oil and a few herbs or spices available Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid and surface cleaner will be present in the property One or two toilet rolls will be provided per toilet Outside the property Yenworthy Mill has a lovely raised lawned garden to the side of the property with steps leading up from the patio outside the front door There is a picnic bench which has been placed to take advantage of the fabulous views across the farmland to the coast – the perfect spot for unwinding with a book or dining al fresco Parking Parking is available outside the property there is room for three cars A short footpath leads from the parking area to the front door Dogs Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement maximum of 4 A supplementary fee of 15 will be added to your invoice per dog Please note this property is situated on a working farm therefore you must ensure your dog is kept under your control at all times as there is likely to be livestock nearby Furthermore please do not allow you dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time Smoking This property is strictly non-smoking Local amenities The property is situated almost exactly halfway between Porlock and Lynmouth approximately 6 miles to either Both are well worth a visit during your stay The village of Porlock has three pubs two grocery shops a traditional local butcher Post Office chemist cash machine petrol station hardware shop visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants shops and tea rooms In the opposite direction Lynmouth sits on the harbour at the bottom of the famous Countisbury Hill and has a good choice of shops pubs and restaurants The twin village of Lynton is perched above Lynmouth on the top of the hill and can be accessed from Lynmouth via road footpath or the famous funicular railway Lynton has a variety of amenities including a range cafes restaurants and pubs there are two mini-supermarkets a bank post office chemist and Tourist Information Centre There is also a small cinema and tennis and bowls facilities The nearest sandy beach is Lee Abbey 5 miles and there are excellent surfing beaches at Woolacombe Croyde and Saunton within easy driving distance Walking Exmoor is a walkers paradise and the location of Yenworthy Mill really lends itself to being a fabulous base for your walking holiday There are numerous walks from the door including the South West Coast Path down to the coastline and up onto the moors – you will be spoilt for choice Arrival and departure The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay Please leave the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests Changeover days Yenworthy Mill is available for week-long bookings and short breaks may be available

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