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Welcome to Elthorne

Elthorne is an attractive 1930’s detached house in an outstanding position with views along the coast from Porlock Weir to Hurlstone Point. This spacious property enjoys panoramic views across Porlock Bay due to the elevated position above the road. There are four bedrooms, one downstairs and three on the first floor, sleeping up to 8 guests. The beautiful mature garden has several seating areas to sit, relax and enjoy.

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Twin Rooms
  • 2 Baths
  • 3 Showers
  • Free WiFi
  • 3 Parking Spaces
  • Pets Allowed

    Well behaved dogs are allowed at a charge of £15.

  • Garden Area

    Beautiful garden in all seasons, please be aware some areas of the garden are steep.


The sitting room and dining room are situated at the front of the property and have excellent coastal views. The kitchen is to the rear, with utility leading to the spacious downstairs bedroom. This bedroom has twin beds and coastal views with immediate access to the patio seating area. There is a downstairs toilet and in early 2018 a downstairs bathroom incorporating a bath, walk in shower and toilet has been added for extra convienience. Upstairs there is a family bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, toilet and hand basin. There is also a separate shower room with toilet and hand basin.

The upstairs bedrooms are a good size with the two front bedrooms having superb coastal views, both with double beds. Overlooking the rear garden is a twin bedroom with built in wardrobe.

Elthorne offers

The kitchen comprises an electric double oven and hob, larder fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Other kitchen equipment includes toaster, kettle, a selection of cookware, saucepans and kitchen utensils, crockery, glasses and cutlery. The smart television with DVD player is situated in the sitting room. Wifi is also available throughout the property. A washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and hair dryers are all provided for your convenience.

Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Elthorne has central heating which will be programmed for you, and can be adjusted to suit your preferences. There is also a wood-burning fire in the sitting room. Some logs, kindling and matches will be provided in the cooler months to get you started. Further logs can be purchased in the village if required.

Bed linen and towels are provided for your convenience, but please bring your own outdoor/beach towels. Duck feather pillows are provided, if you require synthetic pillow please make a note on your booking and synthetic pillows can be provided for you.

Tea, coffee and sugar will be provided. There may also be other non-perishable items like a salt, pepper and oil available. Household sundries such as toilet rolls, washing-up liquid, tea towels will also be available in the cottage.

Elthorne has a beautiful mature garden changing with the seasons. Parts of the garden are steep, accessed by steps. The garden is enclosed, however small children and pets should be supervised at all times. The garden has several seating areas and patio furniture to allow you to eat and relax outdoors.

What our customers say

‘Would have like to stay forever! Elthorne was the perfect place to stay for my birthday weekend. I couldn’t recommend it more highly. We had an enjoyable stay and the dog loved it too!’

Stayed: November 2017

‘Such a great house with fantastic views. I completed the South West Coast path, the final leg from Porlock Weir to Minehead, the last 9 miles of 630 miles. And to cap it all was Porlock Street Fair on Saturday night. Thanks again David & Sarah, a real gem.’ DM

Stayed: December 2017

‘A fabulous stay – thank you. A lovely well equipped house- so comfortable and homely, fabulous views. We’ll hopefully be back!’ – Mrs H

Stayed: December 2017

‘We enjoyed a lovely Family Xmas here. The house exceeded our expectations – right from the first minute we felt completely relaxed and comfortable. Thanks to David & Sarah for the warm welcome and for going the extra mile to let Santa know we would be here!’ BH

Stayed: Christmas 2017

‘A fantastic break in a wonderful house & location. The views, village, pubs, local area were all spot on. Thanks for a great stay & introducing us to this part of the UK. The house was immaculate and beautifully decorated with lots of lovely touches especially at Christmas time. We will definitely recommend!’ Rowe & Spraggs

Stayed: New Year 2017/18

‘Very enjoyable stay in a well appointed house’ RK

Stayed: March 2018

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