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The Stable Block, Porlock Weir
The Stable Block offers comfortable accommodation for couples seeking a luxurious getaway, just a stone's throw from beautiful Porlock Weir.  This cottage boasts a fabulous bedroom from where you admire the wonderful views of the terrace, garden and Porlock Bay from the juliette balcony.  The king-sized bed offers the additional comfort of a television - cunningly hidden in the foot of the bed that rises up at the push of a button!  A modern bathroom is located next to the bedroom and has a shower over the bath and heated towel rail. 

Downstairs an open-plan living and kitchen area provides a range of modern conveniences to make your stay as comfortable as possible.  There is a dining table for meals, although you may choose take advantage of the views and eat outdoors during the summer months.

The Stable Block is adjoined to The Coach House, another holiday property, which also sleeps 2 guests.

Appliances and equipment
The Stable Block kitchen is fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer, microwave, electric oven and ceramic hob.  Other equipment includes toaster, kettle, a variety of kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.
A television (with free view), DVD player and CD player is provided in the living room and wireless broadband is available throughout the property.
A cot and/or high chair is available; please request them when booking so we can make sure they are present for your arrival.

Please note we are removing Sky from Jan 2017 in this property as few guests seem to use it.

Electricity and heating
Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. The Stable Block has underfloor heating which is controlled by a thermostat and can be adjusted to suit your preferences. There is also a wood burner in the living area; kindling, matches and one basket of logs will be provided.  Additional logs can be purchased from the hardware shop in Porlock.

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. Bed linen is not supplied for the cot.

Other provisions
A small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits are provided to ensure you can have a hot drink as soon as you arrive. There may also be other non-perishable items like a salt, pepper and a few herbs or spices available.
Cleaning materials such as washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing powder and surface cleaner will be present in the property.  One or two toilet rolls will be provided.

Outside the property
The Stable Block and The Coach House share a private garden.

Parking
Secure off-road parking for one car is available directly outside the property, this courtyard is shared by The Stable Block and The Coach House (one parking space for each property).

Dogs
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement (maximum of 2). A supplementary fee of £25 will be added to your invoice. Please do not allow you dogs on the furniture or upstairs and do not leave them alone in the property at any time.

Smoking
The Stable Block is strictly non-smoking.

Local amenities
The harbour is the 'centre' of Porlock Weir, which is less than 1/4 mile from The  Stable Block.  There are two restaurants (The Cafe and Miller's at the Anchor), a pub (all three are dog-friendly) and a range of individual shops such as tea rooms, Exmoor Glass and Studio 7 (imported beautiful textiles).

The village of Porlock is approximately 1.5 miles from The  Stable Block and boasts three pubs, two grocery shops, a traditional local butcher, chemist, cash machine, petrol station, hardware shop, visitor centre and a range of independent restaurants, shops and tea rooms.

Many of the shops in Porlock Weir and Porlock are open during traditional hours of 9 am to 5 pm, although hours are often extended during the summer season. Conversely, some shops also reduce their opening hours out of season.

Minehead is the nearest town, approximately 7 miles from The Stable Block.  Here you will find the larger supermarkets and petrol stations (Tesco and Morrison's are both situated on the outskirts of the town and have longer opening hours), most major high street banks with cash machines, plus a range of other shops throughout the town.

Arrival and departure
The property will be ready from 2 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
The Stable Block is available for week breaks during peak periods.  Short breaks of three or four nights (from Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday) are available at other times.  Please see our availability page for further details.


Overview

Porlock Weir
Sleeps: 2 people
Parking: 1 car
Pets: Yes (£25)
Garden: Yes