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Discover what lies behind this original medieval entrance
A bed fit for royalty
A warm welcome awaits in the relaxing lounge
French styled dining room with four oven Aga
Stunning dining room for those special occasions
Catch up together on the days events
Enjoy the warmth and comfort of the cosy snug
The Moroccan inspired gym
Study with open fire
Ambient lighting provides the perfect setting for cosy meals in
Enjoy a meal in these extensive gardens
Beautiful features throughout
Luxury and elegance
Kitchen with Range oven and gas hob
Four legged friends welcome
Relax in this luxurious four poster bed with antique furnishings
Second floor en-suite
Spoil yourself
Carved French double bed with en-suite
Beautiful en-suite bathroom with roll top bath
Enjoy lazy mornings
Four poster king-size bedroom with en-suite
En-suite with victorian roll top bath and private stairs to the kitchen
Antique twin bedroom (can be made as a super-king-size on request)
Twin room
Tasteful decor
Stylish interior
Contemporary shower room
Shower room
Enjoy your stay
King-sized bedroom
Quality finishing
Games room with pool table
Compete against each other with a game of table tennis
View towards games room
Perfect lighting creates a cosy atmosphere
Relax
Explore the wonderous gardens
A game of lawn Croquet perhaps?
Enjoy afternoon tea surrounded by beautiful beds of flowers
A quiet place to relax and enjoy the gardens
Al-fresco dining for the warmer evenings
Plenty of places to sit and unwind
Framed by wonderful blooms
Enjoy the extensive and exqusite gardens
View towards the Moroccan inspired gym
Relax and unwind in the fabulous hot tub
The beds and borders are full with beautiful flowers
Medieval Dunster village with an array of boutique shops and eateries
Dunster village with High House and the Castle in the back ground
Enjoy Dunster by candle light in December
Grand residence in the heart of Dunster
1 / 52  Discover what lies behind this original medieval entrance
2 / 52  A bed fit for royalty
3 / 52  A warm welcome awaits in the relaxing lounge
4 / 52  French styled dining room with four oven Aga
5 / 52  Stunning dining room for those special occasions
6 / 52  Catch up together on the days events
7 / 52  Enjoy the warmth and comfort of the cosy snug
8 / 52  The Moroccan inspired gym
9 / 52  Study with open fire
10 / 52  Ambient lighting provides the perfect setting for cosy meals in
11 / 52  Enjoy a meal in these extensive gardens
12 / 52  Beautiful features throughout
13 / 52  Luxury and elegance
14 / 52  Kitchen with Range oven and gas hob
15 / 52  Four legged friends welcome
16 / 52  Relax in this luxurious four poster bed with antique furnishings
17 / 52  Second floor en-suite
18 / 52  Spoil yourself
19 / 52  Carved French double bed with en-suite
20 / 52  Beautiful en-suite bathroom with roll top bath
21 / 52  Enjoy lazy mornings
22 / 52  Four poster king-size bedroom with en-suite
23 / 52  En-suite with victorian roll top bath and private stairs to the kitchen
24 / 52  Antique twin bedroom (can be made as a super-king-size on request)
25 / 52  Twin room
26 / 52  Tasteful decor
27 / 52  Stylish interior
28 / 52  Contemporary shower room
29 / 52  Shower room
30 / 52  Enjoy your stay
31 / 52  King-sized bedroom
32 / 52  Quality finishing
33 / 52  Games room with pool table
34 / 52  Compete against each other with a game of table tennis
35 / 52  View towards games room
36 / 52  Perfect lighting creates a cosy atmosphere
37 / 52  Relax
38 / 52  Explore the wonderous gardens
39 / 52  A game of lawn Croquet perhaps?
40 / 52  Enjoy afternoon tea surrounded by beautiful beds of flowers
41 / 52  A quiet place to relax and enjoy the gardens
42 / 52  Al-fresco dining for the warmer evenings
43 / 52  Plenty of places to sit and unwind
44 / 52  Framed by wonderful blooms
45 / 52  Enjoy the extensive and exqusite gardens
46 / 52  View towards the Moroccan inspired gym
47 / 52  Relax and unwind in the fabulous hot tub
48 / 52  The beds and borders are full with beautiful flowers
49 / 52  Medieval Dunster village with an array of boutique shops and eateries
50 / 52  Dunster village with High House and the Castle in the back ground
51 / 52  Enjoy Dunster by candle light in December
52 / 52  Grand residence in the heart of Dunster

High House

Dunster, Exmoor
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Four Poster
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set on the edge of Exmoor, at the foot of a romantic castle in the heart of Dunster
  • Within walking distance to an array of Boutique shops, pubs and restaurants
  • A large family gathering property
  • Relax in the hot tub, enjoy a game of pool, table tennis, or darts by the mini bar or try the Moroccan inspired fitness room 
  • A room for every occasion from breakfast in the French styled kitchen to a brandy by the open fire
  • Enjoy the true essence of a stunningly furnished English country home
  • Dunster by candlelight is a truly magnificent event not to be missed on 6th & 7th December

    https://dunsterbycandlelight.co.uk
Property code: 63301

Set in the heart of Dunster village with hot tub, beautiful enclosed gardens and parking, this truly stunning, sensitive, period property provides an unrivalled first-class luxury living experience.

Located in the heart of Dunster at the base of the 11th century castle that the area is famed for, this cottage is the perfect countryside getaway. The village itself offers an array of amenities, including boutique shops, pubs, restaurant’s and lots of pretty tea rooms. It’s also renowned for local events like the annual 'Dunster by Candlelight' evenings that shall be on the 6th and 7th December this year - a magical event not to be missed; and various festivals and country fairs throughout the year. Just a short drive away is Minehead with its golden sandy beach, shops, pubs and restaurants, while the seaside villages of Porlock, Lynton & Lynmouth are also just a short drive away.

Enter through the oak door into the hallway which leads to the lounge, dining room, kitchen and study. The lounge with Smart TV/DVD and wireless music system is the most scrumptious relaxation space with an open fire for those cooler months to snuggle up and take in your favourite movie. The dining room adorned with quality furnishings is a must for that special occasion or family celebration with seating for ten with an open fire and French chandelier for added luxury. The pantry boasts a Range oven and gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer. From here step through to the traditional French styled kitchen/diner with a four oven Aga and a table for twelve, perfect for that lazy breakfast. There is a door to the cosy family snug just off from the second dining room with Smart TV/DVD and a wood burner effect gas fire. Accessed from the hall is the study, with an open fire, great for a morning read or to catch up on some emails. Also, on the ground floor is the utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer that leads into the shower room with shower and WC. The central staircase will take you to the first floor, or a second staircase accessed from the kitchen will also provide access. The bedrooms are all uniquely styled and are adorned with soft linen to ensure that perfect night’s sleep. Bedroom one consists of a four-poster super-king-size bed with an en-suite bathroom with a roll top bath and WC. Bedroom two includes a carved French double bed and an en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and WC. Bedroom three has original antique twin zip-and-link beds (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request). Bedroom four is a king-size and has a beautiful arched chapel ceiling, this room is a former prayer room in the property’s past life as a small convent school. Also, on the first floor is the shower room with shower and WC. Bedroom five is located on the second floor, a stunning bedroom enjoying commanding views over the village with a four-poster super-king-size bed and a vaulted ceiling, authenticated to have come from the Armada ships of Elizabeth 1’s historical victory.

 

Heading outside the gardens are enchanting and include a walled lawn garden that is perfect for a traditional game of croquet on a summer afternoon. There is a large patio with gas BBQ and garden table for twelve guests, situated under a mature grapevine. There is also a large luxury hot tub off the rear of the lawn and a gate at the far end of the lawn leads directly onto Dunster Deer Park and Castle Grounds. A further area of garden with a Mediterranean influence is found beyond a cobbled area with a boot room, where guests can store their bikes. This Mediterranean styled walled garden also provides private sitting for outside dining with stunning views to Conygar Tower. Here you will find two games rooms that offer a pool table, table tennis and darts, and a gym in a Moroccan style studio. There is off-road parking for two cars with additional private parking for another two cars at the front of the property, further parking is available in the village.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 5 bedrooms - 2 four-poster super-king-size, 2 king size and 1 twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request) 
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms, 1 en-suite bath and shower room, and 1 shower room with twin basins 
  • Range oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher and a four oven Aga in second dining room 
  • Utility area on ground floor with shower facilities tumble dryer and washing machine 
  • Hot tub 
  • Fitness Gym
  • Gas BBQ
  • Games rooms with pool table, darts and table tennis 
  • Wireless music system in pool table games room
  • Croquet Set
  • 3 open fires (first basket of logs included) 
  • Electric and central heating included 
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars and further parking in the village 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome (please note dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms and must be kept downstairs)
  • Welcome pack upon arrival
  • Beach 2 miles, shop, pub and restaurant within walking distance
  • Bicycle storage available in boot room
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge and Smart TV/DVD in snug
  • Two picnic hampers with rugs available 
  • Sleeps 10+2 (two camp beds available for under 8’s on request)
  • 1 Travel cot and high chair available on request 
  • Towelling robes and slippers provided for the trip to the hot tub
  • Link to website

    www.highhousedunster.com

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
5

Reviewed by Edmund 4th October 2019

High House is a fantastic place, beautifully furnished and equipped, a stunning garden and a perfect setting close to the castle and at the end of the charming High Street. Highly recommended. Our party of 9 had an amazing time in such a stylish and historic house.

Reviewed by Alison 1st September 2019

The history of the high House in Dunster was amazing , the house was very sympathetically restored and beautiful . Lots to do and very relaxing

Reviewed by Nicola 2nd August 2019

Fabulous property, accommodated my family of ten (three generations ages 13 to 81) for an enjoyable week away. Lots of space for us to be together and lots of areas for quiet times too. Games rooms, gym and hot tub were used by all of us, teens enjoyed the games room especially. Beautifully clean and had everything we needed. We really couldnt faulRead moret it and hope to return one day. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 24th May 2019

We had a lovely weeks holiday staying in high house.everything about the house and garden is absolutely beautiful .dunster is lovely too .we were sad to leave and hope to go back

Reviewed by Danusha 17th May 2019

What a wonderful stay we had, we didnt want for anything, location, facilities were perfect!!

Reviewed by Liza 12th April 2019

We have just had the most incredible holiday shared with another family and the children had an absolute ball. Dunster is the most gorgeous place and the tea rooms are amazing - we tested a few - check out Tessa's. The Luttrell Arms was great too. The house is so well equipped and gives 2 families lots of privacy too. Karen and Justin have madeRead more such a lovely home and have thought of everything. The garden is spectacular! The children rode on Exmoor from the Brendon Manor Stables. Best home ever!

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Reviewed by Kathleen 22nd December 2018

Beautiful home where the owners made us feel very welcome for our Christmas holiday, they had put up a wonderful decorated tree, 'set the dining room table for Christmas lunch', left Christmassy floral arrangements around the property, Christmas music playing, mince pies and champagne left for us. All very nice touches in an already well thought ouRead moret comfortable home. We loved cooking on the aga and played endless amounts of table tennis, pool and darts. Best holiday cottage ever. Hide

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Discover what lies behind this original medieval entrance
A bed fit for royalty
A warm welcome awaits in the relaxing lounge
French styled dining room with four oven Aga
Stunning dining room for those special occasions
Catch up together on the days events
Enjoy the warmth and comfort of the cosy snug
The Moroccan inspired gym
Study with open fire
Ambient lighting provides the perfect setting for cosy meals in
Enjoy a meal in these extensive gardens
Show 40 moreBeautiful features throughout

Location

Map
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