Hurstone

Sleeps 14 plus 2 in large country house with 7 bedrooms and large hot tub

Seven bedrooms - 5 bathroom (4 en-suite and a 'family' bathroom ) plus a ground floor shower room - An additional double room/annex with ensuite is available at an extra cost (please contact for more information) - Games Room with Snooker Table - Large 8 person hot tub  - Dining Room, Snug, Drawing Room, a well stocked Games Cupboard - Large Outdoor Area with Furniture - Patio and Barbecue - 2 Cots and 2 Highchairs - Parking for 8+ vehicles  - Online grocery shopping available from Waitrose, Tescos, Sainsburys and Asda - Catering by arrangement - Excellent local produce can be bought in nearby Wiveliscombe. Please note: The property owner requires a cautionary deposit of £250 to be paid 3 weeks before your arrival.

¼ mile from Waterrow is Hurstone, a fine country house (originally 14th cent., largely rebuilt in the 1920s). Hurstone is beautifully situated with magnificent farmland and valley views from the all reception rooms, front terrace and 6 of the 7 bedrooms (the 7th looking out to rear courtyard and fields). Outside, a the long terrace with tables/chairs and lawns overlooks Hurstone’s 50 acres of grazing farmland, it's own conservation area, ponds, stream, water meadows and walking trails with views extending across to the other side of the valley to neighbouring farmland and unspoilt countryside.

Inside, the house is spacious, comfortable and characterful. The hall leads into large dining room (woodburner) with half-size snooker table, and beyond, there is a well equiped commercial kitchen, making cooking for large groups an easy pleasure (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, gas cooker, combination oven, two fridge-freezers) and utility room (washing machine, tumble drier).  On the other side of the hall, a beamed ‘snug’ sitting room with inglenook fireplace (woodburner, tuned piano) and then a much bigger slate-floored sitting room (open fire) with door to garden and the jacuzzi and barbecue area. Downstairs cloakroom with loo ,washbasin and shower.

Upstairs, off a long corridor are six spacious bedrooms, all with lovely views. Three doubles and one twin all have en suite bathrooms (suites plus bath-showers). Another small double (4’ bed) and twin bedroom, at the front, share a bathroom (suite plus bath-shower) with another twin bedroom (low ceiling) at the back of the house. Two folding beds with bedding are available (extra cost of £25 each). Exmoor ‘safaris’, hot air ballooning, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, all subject to availability.

Oil fired central heating (oil included) - Wood burning stoves & open fire (logs provided) - One TV with sky in Drawing Room  - DVD Player - Wifi  - Automatic washing machine - Tumble Dryer - Microwave - Commercial Cooker - One dishwasher - Two Fridge/Freezers - Half size snooker table - Duvets / linen / towels provided - Cot and highchair available - Patio furniture - Barbecue (charcoal not provided) - Pub less than a mile away - Shops 2.5 miles - NO FIREWORKS OR SKY LANTERNS - Pets by prior arrangement £50 per dog

No Smoking . Friday-Friday. Short breaks available all year round. Pets by Prior Arrangement £50 charge.

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