HURSTONE IS A LOVELY COUNTRY HOUSE in a beautiful setting. A wonderful country retreat within easy reach of Exmoor National Park, North Somerset coast and even has walking trails on it’s doorstep. Originally a farmhouse dating back to the 14th century, the house has been sympathetically improved and modernised over the years to provide a charming and comfortable family home in a truly stunning location. Hurstone is furnished with exceptional character and homeliness which delights guests of all ages.
Quiet, peaceful and seemingly remote, Hurstone is only 3 hours from London by road and less than 2 hours by train. (to Taunton or Tiverton Parkway stations) Hurstone also enjoys the benefits of being just a short walk to the village pub and a short drive to Wiveliscombe's shops.
The house sleeps 14/16 people in 7 bedrooms, with 5 bathrooms and an additional ground floor shower room. The layout of the house is primarily one room deep and many rooms wide; This means most rooms are blessed with natural light and magnificent south facing views across the beautiful rolling landscape.
Hurstone offers the perfect place for holidays & getaways throughout the year; each season bringing its own special qualities. Hurstone’s welcome, warmth and cosiness is enhanced by it’s open fires, comfortable rooms, wonderful views and outdoor Jacuzzi. Guests can enjoy a stroll along the nearby trails and through the meadows or explore the maze of country lanes to disover some of the nearby villages tucked away in the hillside and river valleys.
Hurstone is ideal for both short breaks and extended holidays whatever the season or occasion. It offers the perfect place for relaxed get togethers, reunions, celebrations, walking holidays and family ‘staycations’.