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Old Holcombe Linhay

Watchet (6mls S), Exmoor
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A lovely barn conversion in an idyllic corner of Somerset set on a charming and secluded 6 acre smallholding with chickens and a farm pond
  • Perfect for exploring the Quantock Hills, the Brendon Hills and Exmoor National Park
  • Visit Wimbleball Reservoir, Somerwest World, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole
  • A perfect base to explore Somerset ideal for walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers to enjoy glorious views
Property code: OLDLI

With the spectacular Exmoor National Park and the beautiful Brendon Hills just on the doorstep, this charming cottage is in an ideal location for keen walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers. You will also be perfectly placed for exploring the stunning Quantock Hills. Among the many attractions in the area are Wimbleball Reservoir with its water sports, Somerwest World at Minehead, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole, Clarks Village, the West Somerset Steam Railway and Brean Leisure Park. You could head to the coast and enjoy seaside resorts including Minehead, Watchet, Brean and Burnham-on-Sea. A little further afield you will find plenty of popular towns and cities to explore including Tiverton, Taunton, Bridgwater and Wells.

On entering this charming and attractive single-storey barn conversion, which is approached via six external stone steps, you will find yourself in the welcoming and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. With comfy seating, TV, DVD and a traditional wood burner, the inviting and attractive lounge is an ideal space to unwind in at the end of a wonderful day. You will also find a delightful dining area, and the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you may need including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. A metered washing machine and tumble dryer can be found in a utility room shared with the other properties on-site. Exploring this cosy ground-floor property further you will find a snug and comfy king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower and WC.

Stepping outside, you can relax on the enclosed patio with seating. A selection of outdoor games and a BBQ are available on request. You are also invited to share and explore the 6 acres of surrounding land which are home to the owners' chickens and, sometimes, cows and sheep.

  • Part of a complex of 4 properties
  • Set on a working farm
  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Lounge with wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV and DVD
  • En-suite shower and WC
  • Shared utility room with metered washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Enclosed patio with seating
  • A selection of outdoor games
  • BBQ available on request
  • Electric and central heating
  • Wi-Fi included - speed connections may vary due to rural location
  • Travel cot available Highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Beach 5 miles
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Children must be supervised around nearby pond
  • Please note this ground-floor property is approached via 6 external stone steps
  • Guests will be welcome to share the 6 acres of land which is home to chickens and occasionally cows and sheep
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Leanne Fitzpatrick

This property is personally managed by Leanne.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 38 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Julian 3rd April 2024

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Lovely little barn conversion, in a quiet location, well looked-after grounds to walk the dog. I would stay there again.

Reviewed by Michelle 23rd February 2024

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Reviewed by David 22nd December 2023

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Just had a Christmas break and loved every minute. The weather was absolutely horrendous but the cottage was lovely cosy and warm. The dogs also loved the lake to run around. Amazingly comfortable bed and very well appointed bathroom. Would definately recommend this place to anyone that loves peace and quiet and a fab local pub.

Reviewed by Margaret 27th October 2023

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This is a lovely cottage and I urge you to book it. The photos do not do it justice as it is nicer in real life.

Reviewed by Brian 29th September 2023

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Linhay cottage was absolutely perfect for us and our dog. The gated garden is quite small, but plenty of green space straight through the gate, plus the beautiful pond to walk around. Inside was clean and very cosy and had everything we needed for our stay. The bed was comfortable, the shower head had a good flow to it, with plenty of hot water. ThRead moreere was no noise heard from the neighbouring cottages and we all had a good parking space too. Grounds are kept very clean and tidy. Perfect thank U Hide

Reviewed by Kevin 15th September 2023

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Excellent cottage, very clean and comfortable, quite rural. The only disappointing thing was the oven does not have a conventional grill.

Reviewed by Helen 11th August 2023

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Lovely cottage. Lots to explore. For me (As a solo traveller plus a dog) It would be handy to have shops/places to eat a little closer. Would I return? Yes

Reviewed by Stephen 15th July 2023

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Nice quiet location with plenty of outdoor space near the property. Great for dogs. Nearby walks within 15 minutes of driving, and a the local pub serves very good food.

Reviewed by David 7th July 2023

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A pleasant location with good access to the coast and Exmoor. Linhay is cosy with a small kitchen, dining and living area. The bedroom by comparison is spacious. Lots of steps which didnt bother us but could cause problems for some. Clean and fairly well equipped but beware the cutlery knives (a triumph of design over practicality). In spite of theRead more pleasant setting there are no nice views from Linhay. Hide

Reviewed by Neil 30th June 2023

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A lovely homely cottage in a great location. Very clean. Would stay again without hesitation.

Reviewed by Alexandra 17th June 2023

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Lovely location, quiet, dog friendly. Clean.

Reviewed by Alan 9th June 2023

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Very comfortable cottage in a quiet location. The only small issue that I had is that I am 6' 2" tall and the overhead shower head seems to be 6' 2" above the shower tray. Other than that I enjoyed my week's stay at the cottage.

Reviewed by Carolyn 6th June 2023

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Linhay is a perfect cottage for exploring Exmoor. The cottage was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. The enclosed garden was ideal for our dog and he enjoyed our holiday as much as we did. We will definitely book this cottage again or probably South Barn next door and come again with friends or family.

Reviewed by Sharon 14th April 2023

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Reviewed by Robert 24th March 2023

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we spent our honeymoon weekend at Holcombe Linhay and were greeted by s bottle of prosecco and a card which was a lovely touch and much appreciated. The accommodation was superb, spotlessly clean and comfortable. we had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend exploring the local area.

Reviewed by Yvonne 20th March 2023

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Wonderful place, just what we needed. Got lost a few times but that made it fun. Weather was bleck at night, but great during the day. Would happily go again.

Reviewed by Katrina 14th March 2023

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Comfortable and cosy really enjoyed the log burner in the evenings. Great shower and a comfortable bedroom. The pond area offers a lovely morning walk very quiet and peaceful .

Reviewed by Zachary 9th March 2023

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I really liked this cottage. Well equiped, clean, warm and is pet friendly. Fast communication from owners when needed. Private location and well placed for exploring Exmoor.

Reviewed by martyn 12th January 2023

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Spotlessly clean property in a beutifully peaceful location , would highly recommend this property

Reviewed by Aron 31st December 2022

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Reviewed by Nigel 2nd December 2022

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Lovely warm cottage with pretty decor surrounded by beautiful countryside and a lovely garden. The heating was more than adequate but we couldnt help lighting the log fire each night to add to the ambience.

Reviewed by Pamela 28th November 2022

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Delightful cottage . Very clean , warm and comfortable. Ideal outside areas for first morning dog walk , especially around the pond. Found the benches very welcome. Perfect location for visiting seaside beaches. We enjoyed every minute .

Reviewed by Ray 25th November 2022

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Reviewed by Jennifer 24th October 2022

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This is a lovely cottage. It is comfortable and well equipped. The log supply is generous: we had a fire each night (4 evenings) and didn't run out of wood. It is away from anywhere and is very quiet. There is plenty of space to take dogs for a late night, or early morning wee. The ONLY, very minor downside is that, while there is an enclosed gardeRead moren (Linhay), it is on a steep slope and our dogs wouldn't wee on it which meant taking them out of the gate...! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Ralph 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Fleur 1st October 2022

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We felt really at home here. It was immaculately clean and and very cosy. A lovely quiet location on top of the hills. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Madelaine 16th September 2022

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What a beautiful cottage. We loved it. There was a box of delicious eggs and milk and tea when we arrived which was really lovely. Outstanding scenery surrounding the farm. Top notch with this property.

Reviewed by Diana 9th September 2022

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Reviewed by Keith 22nd August 2022

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Reviewed by Mark 22nd July 2022

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Very Quiet location great for dogs

Reviewed by Terence 15th July 2022

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The cottage was immaculate and very comfy. The grounds are well maintained and kept in first class condition. The location is ideal for a pleasant rest and close to important seaside places. The owners are most friendly and helpful. A must stay place.

Reviewed by Keith 8th July 2022

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Reviewed by Kevin 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Jackie 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Joanne 10th June 2022

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Beautiful setting, peaceful and relaxing. The accommodation was lovely, clean and comfortable.

Reviewed by Susan 3rd June 2022

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There are four properties forming three sides of a square. Each has their own garden and outside seating. The grounds are very attractive with a large pond which attracts wildlife and is surrounded by a network of public footpaths. Somerset doesnt seem to require dog gates in their stiles so some routes will be inaccessible unless you can lift yourRead more dog over a stile. The properties are well away from the main road but all adjoin each other and we were able to hear our neighbours dog barking. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 20th May 2022

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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