Overview of Underway, West Porlock

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4 bedrooms, Internet
Living room

Popular amenities

  • Washer

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGreencombe Gardens9 min walk
    Popular LocationPorlock Weir Harbour16 min walk
    Popular LocationDovery Manor Museum2 min drive
    AirportTaunton (TTY-Taunton Bus Station)62 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 7
2691 sq ft
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Combined shower/bath
Bathroom 3

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About this area


This holiday home is located in Minehead. South West Coast Path Section 1 Trailhead and Porlock Weir Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Greencombe Gardens and Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre. Blenheim Gardens and Lynton and Lymouth Cliff Railway are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Greencombe Gardens - 9 min walk
  • Porlock Weir Harbour - 16 min walk
  • Dovery Manor Museum - 2 min drive
  • Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre - 5 min drive
  • Bossington Beach - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportCardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) - 161 min drive


  • The Ship Inn - 15 min walk
  • Whortleberry Tearoom - 15 min walk
  • Ship Inn - 16 min walk
  • The Cafe - 16 min walk
  • Mrs Jackson's Victorian Tearooms - 18 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Underway, West Porlock

Holiday home in Minehead
Underway in West Porlock is a beautiful detached property in an enviable position with breathtaking views of Porlock Bay. This delightful holiday property is presented to a very high standard offering comfortable bedrooms and spacious living areas for up to 7 guests. Underway in West Porlock is positioned between the delightful village of Porlock and the picturesque harbour at Porlock Weir. With magnificent sea views across Porlock Bay towards Hurlstone Point and Bossington Hill, the house is a great place to spend your family holiday or catching up with friends. It is equally well-suited as a base for exploring Exmoor National Park and this stunning and part of the country. Sleeps up to 7 guests in four bedrooms Two super-king sized double bed (both with en-suites) One twin bedroom and one single Orangery-style kitchen and dining room with French doors opening to garden Large living room plus separate smaller sitting room Lovely large gardens to the front and rear Stunning sea views Utility room with washing machine and tumble dyer Cot and high chair available if required Wifi, heating and electricity included Bed linen and towels provided Friday changeover day Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Whilst staying at Underway, there is plenty to do. Enjoy the natural wonders of Exmoor and the dramatic coastline in this region. There is superb scenery and walking on the South West Coastal Path or inland on Exmoor, with highlights such as Dunkery Beacon and Tarr Steps, an ancient clapper bridge. The pretty Victorian villages of Lynmouth and Lynton, which are famous for the Watersmeet Gorge (NT), Valley of the Rocks and the famous funicular cliff railway, are also well worth a visit. Looking towards Minehead, visitors here can go back in time on the scenic West Somerset Steam Railway, or visit the enchanting, medieval Dunster Castle (NT), with its beautiful terraced gardens, deer park and watermill, all making for an interesting day out. Further afield, the North Devon beaches of Ilfracombe, Combe Martin and Woolacombe are about an hours drive. The kitchen is open plan to the dining area with french doors opening towards the rear garden, it's a lovely light and spacious room fully fitted with all modern conveniences, including electric Falcon range cooker. To the front of the property are two sitting rooms with views over the garden, both have televisions and there is also a DVD player. Also on the ground floor to the rear is a small utility with washing machine and tumble dryer, and a separate toilet. There are three bedrooms on the first floor; at the front of the house with views towards the coast is a double bedroom (super-king sized bed) with en-suite bathroom comprising, shower over bath, toilet and hand basin; there's also a twin bedroom; and with views over the rear garden is the single bedroom. There's a family bathroom on the first floor, with shower, toilet and hand basin, plus an additional separate toilet. The master bedroom on the second floor has a super-king sized double bed and en-suite bathroom comprising shower, hand basin, toilet and roll top bath. Heating and electricity are included in the price of the accommodation. The property is fitted with central heating throughout, which can be adjusted to suit your preference. Bed linen and towels are provided. Sorry, no dogs and strictly non-smoking. There is a delightful garden at Underway, including a woodland garden laid out by the noted horticulturalist Norman Hadden, w many years and cultivated a wide variety of unusual plants, several of which now bear his name or that of the house. The lawned area to the front of the property is complete with table and chairs for making the most of that view! There is an additional smaller lawn to the rear of the cottage too.Porlock is a very quick drive or a short walk away and has a good range of local shops, restaurants and pubs. Porlock Weir is about the same distance in the opposite direction, also well worth a visit.?There is ample private parking for up to 4 cars at Underway to the rear of the house. One gravelled area inside the gates at the end of the garden, and a second fenced area just outside the garden perimeter, clearly signed as parking for Underway.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.

Property manager

Speaks English

Property amenities


  • Internet access

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking

Family friendly

  • High chair


  • 4 bedrooms


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath

Living spaces

  • Wood stove


  • Washing machine


  • Heating


  • Smoke-free property


  • Sleeps 7
  • Unit size: 2691 sq ft (250 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

Property is also known as

Underway, West Porlock Minehead
Underway, West Porlock Private vacation home
Underway, West Porlock Private vacation home Minehead

Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in at Underway, West Porlock?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Underway, West Porlock?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Underway, West Porlock located?
Situated in Minehead, this holiday home is within a 15-minute walk of Greencombe Gardens and South West Coast Path Section 1 Trailhead. Porlock Weir Harbour and Dovery Manor Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km).

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