Dragon Holiday House

sleeps 22 22
8 bedrooms 8
8 bathrooms 8
1 dogs allowed 1
family friendly
5 star5 star5 star5 star5 star
Tranquil Garden ViewsRural

Cottage with open fire, Rural, Tranquil Garden Views

Dunster 3.7 miles. This superb Grade II listed house is situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, just less than four miles east of the village of Dunster in Somerset. A former gentleman?s house, this Dunster holiday home is steeped in character with a warm and welcoming feel, which combines with tasteful furnishings to create a special retreat for family celebrations and reunions. Having seen service in the past 300 years as a Methodist meeting house, pub and hotel, this fabulous Dunster holiday home offers guests a fully-equipped commercial kitchen, a magnificent oak-beamed dining room with inglenook fireplace and a cosy bar area with open fire and working bar optics and pumps. The sitting room of this splendid Somerset house is oak panelled and has a range of comfy sofas and sumptuous armchairs to provide plenty of room for everyone in your party. There is a bright, sunny conservatory leading off the bar area, an ideal place to enjoy breakfast whilst overlooking the slate-cobbled courtyard and gardens. Through the stylish hallway, which has a wooden reception counter, the stairway at your Somerset holiday home leads to the first and second floors where most of the bedrooms are, all of which boast en-suites, a TV and tea and coffee making facilities. There is also a second floor games room with table football, TV, beanbags and an Xbox 360 ensuring everyone is entertained. There are also two further en-suite bedrooms across the courtyard of this holiday home near Dunster, each having their own entrance and with the top floor room enjoying views of the glorious gardens. Guests will love to linger for drinks and refreshments in the garden where there is a large lawn, sun drenched courtyard and shady trees. In the immediate vicinity of this holiday home near Dunster, there are a host of activities, including historic Dunster Castle, a day at the beach at Blue Anchor and rides on the spectacular West Somerset steam train to Minehead, and further afield are the picturesque coastal resorts of Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth. This unique Dunster holiday home is the perfect base to simply relax in peaceful surroundings and to explore Exmoor. Note: This property is attached to Ref. 25293, together they sleep 24.

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Dunster, Somerset
Nearest city: Minehead 6 mile(s)


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Dragon House is a Grade II listed house situated 3.7 miles from the village of Dunster in Somerset. Set over three floors, this cottage sleeps 20 people in 8 bedrooms, consisting of a variety of bedroom layouts and all boast en-suite facilities. The house also has a commercial kitchen, a dining room with gas fire, a sitting room, a second sitting room with bar and open fire, a conservatory, a hall with seating, a second floor landing area with a sitting area and a second floor games room. Outside there's off road parking for 10 cars and lawned gardens with patios, a courtyard and furniture. Dragon House is an excellent setting for family celebrations.Note: Winter Short Breaks are available from a Friday or a Monday start only.

The popular village of Dunster is situated near the North Somerset coast and offers winding cobbled streets, a castle, shops and traditional inns. The Exmoor National Park is well worth exploring with plenty of footpaths leading onto the surrounding hills, and there are sandy beaches close by.

Main house. Over three floors. Six bedrooms with TV: 1 x family room with 1 super king-size double and 2 singles with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) and 2 childrens single with en-suite roll-top bath, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 double and 2 singles with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x second floor eaves double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor eaves childrens bunks with en-suite bath, basin and WC. Annexe. Two bedrooms. 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double with en-suite bath, basin and WC. Two ground floor basin and WC. Commercial kitchen. Shared external utility. Dining room with gas coal-effect fire. Sitting room. Second sitting room (seats 18) with bar and open fire. Conservatory with dining area (seats 14). Hall with seating. Second floor landing with sitting area (seats 2). Second floor games room with table football.

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Somerset is found at the heart of the west country of England and therefore boasts an impressive coastline, fantastic seaside and epic English countryside. You can explore many historic attractions, spend an exciting day on the beach or enjoy a brisk stroll across the beautiful varied landscape. Somerset is also home to a wonderful designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Quantock Hills, where you can enjoy mountain biking, walking or horse riding. As well as enjoying the fresh air of the south west, Somerset can provide excellent family fun in the form of the Hayes Motor museum, the museum of Somerset, Longleat Safari and Adventure Park or Dunster Castle. There are also some wonderful gardens such as Chalice Well and Hestercombe gardens which would make sure a relaxing day out. With so much quality local produce on offer you’ll also be spoilt for choice if you decide to visit a local restaurant for an evening meal or lunch. Somerset is blessed with a superb collection of eateries, cafes, tea rooms and pubs as well as great independent shops selling tasty goods all produced in the local area. You may decide that you want to experience the best of both worlds on your luxury retreat, so why not book a Luxury coastal cottage and enjoy the benefits of the seaside and the countryside with the added bonus of spectacular views.

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