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Owlscombe – on the coastal slopes of Exmoor
Owlscombe – stunning sea views across The Bristol Channel
Owlscombe – inside dining for 12 with pretty garden views
Owlscombe - comfortable sofas and TV in lounge with doors to garden
Owlscombe – pool table and TV in top floor den
Owlscombe - large patio with outside seating, barbecue and firepit
Owlscombe – open plan living with an amazing wall of glass to let the light in
Owlscombe – fully equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher
Owlscombe – inspiring views while preparing a family meal
Owlscombe – spacious bedroom with French door access to balcony
Owlscombe – soak in the tub and take in the fabulous backdrop
Owlscombe – pretty double bedroom
Owlscombe – gorgeous bedroom with French door access and floor to ceiling windows
Owlscombe – modern bathroom facilities with huge shower cubicle
Owlscombe – tasteful contemporary showers in en suites
Owlscombe – each bedroom is individually designed
Owlscombe – another shower room
Owlscombe – perfect for barbecues, evening drinks or morning coffee
Owlscombe – the beach is just a few fields and a short stroll away
Owlscombe – surrounded by grounds and gardens
Owlscombe – one of a number of hidden paths and secret corners in the gardens
Owlscombe – we never get tired of this view
Owlscombe – beautiful original section of garden wall
Owlscombe – stunning sea views across The Bristol Channel
Owlscombe – inside dining for 12 with pretty garden views
Owlscombe - comfortable sofas and TV in lounge with doors to garden
Owlscombe – pool table and TV in top floor den

Owlscombe, Porlock Weir, Minehead, Somerset

Sleeps 6 - 12 6 Bedrooms 12 Dining

Fabulous holiday house at Porlock Weir sleeping 12 with spectacular views and near beaches, perfect for family holidays and seaside weekend breaks

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Owlscombe, Porlock Weir, Minehead, Somerset, sleeps 6 - 12 in 6 bedrooms.

Owlscombe at Porlock Weir really is a hidden gem, located on the Exmoor coastal slopes with west Somerset sea views to die for. This is a fantastic family holiday house near Minehead, the perfect location for a friends' reunion or to celebrate a big anniversary. A brilliant choice at any time of year for a weekend break or longer stay.

Owlscombe has been designed to make the most of the spectacular outlook through large picture windows, balconies, pretty gardens and a sizeable patio. Explore hidden paths and ponds, perfect for a game of hide and seek, or to sit quietly on benches watching the local wildlife with a coffee. Porlock Weir beach is a short stroll away, under 10 minutes from the house and on the South West Coastal Path for keen walkers and cyclists.

The open plan living areas at Owlscombe are welcoming, with a double sided wood burner to keep the house toasty and cosy corners for relaxing on squashy sofas. Sit down for a family dinner at the table for 12 with a meal prepared in the large fully equipped kitchen, or outside on the patio for a barbecue and drinks with a stunning sea backdrop. Exmoor was the first UK dark sky reserve so make sure you look up on a clear evening at the stunning Porlock Weir skies. Dogs will also love their holiday at Owlscombe where there's plenty of room to exercise them in the garden, plus the beach and many circular walks including a lovely one via Heddons Mouth.

Owlscombe is ideal for a mixed age group. The 6 bedrooms across 3 floors work well with a top floor open plan den games room plus a pool table and PS4. This also doubles up as a twin bedroom popular with the youngsters. There is a ground floor double room next to the shower room, perfect for grandparents or anyone who might find the stairs difficult. The other 4 bedrooms are on the 1st floor, luxury spaces with even more fabulous views and all with en suite facilities. 2 have private balconies and the 3rd has a luxurious double ended bath looking out to Gore Point.

There are other well known beaches to visit too while staying at Owlscombe, including Minehead, Dunster and Woolacombe, which is perfect for surfing. If wildlife is your thing then there are a number of companies running Exmoor safaris with a good chance to spot wild deer and red stags. Porlock Weir is a short walk away, a quirky magical little harbour and somewhere to grab a pint and meal out at one of 4 eateries.


Dog Friendly

Dog friendly. Outside tap to wash dogs off after a walk.

Disabled Facilities

No specific facilities, but there is a ground floor bedroom and shower room.


WiFi is available throughout the house.


2 balconies and a large patio with seating for barbecues. Gardens with hidden paths and ponds.

Dining Room

Inside and outside dining for 12 guests.


Fully equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher. Washing machine and tumble dryer.

Games Room

Top floor games room with pool table and PS4 games console.

Sitting Room

Open plan lounge area with wood burner, 2 large sofas, single chairs and a TV.


2 kings, 3 doubles and a twin, arranged over 3 floors. 5 en suites and a separate WC and shower room for downstairs bedroom.


5 en suite shower rooms including 2 which also have a double ended bath. 1 shared bathroom to ground floor.

Children's Facilities

Cots, high chairs and baby gates available. Good selection of children's games and books.

Heating and Open Fires

Underfloor heating with double sided wood burner.

TV and Music Facilities

Full Sky package in TV room and top floor games room.


Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided.


Off road parking.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Check in from 4pm, check out by 10am. Self check in with lockbox. Dogs welcome but please keep downstairs and off the furniture. No smoking.

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Owlscombe, Somerset

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Weekly Price
From £2800
2 Night Weekend
From £1600
3 Night Weekend
From £2240

Late Deals

July 2024 Late Deals

7 nights from 19th July 2024 for £4,000


Located in the fishing harbour hamlet of Porlock Weir on the coastal slopes of Exmoor National Park. Access onto the South West Coastal Path. Minehead is 15 minutes and Watchet 30 minutes. Bridgwater and the M5 is an hour away.

  • Porlock Weir.
  • Porlock has Spar and One Stop. Minehead has Tesco, Morrisons and Lidl.
  • The Bottom Ship Inn, Locanda At The Weir and Ziangs Noodle Bar.
  • Exeter.
  • Minehead.
  • 10 and 11 buses between Porlock Weir and Minehead.

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