Retreat 45150 – Barnstaple, Devon

  • Devon
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Situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park and surrounded by acres of awe-inspiring countryside this property is also a short walk from the small village of Challacombe with the exceptional and unusually named local inn – The Black Venus. With plenty of recommendations – the food is fabulous but please book to avoid disappointment due to the size and popularity with locals and visitors. Regularly voted best pub in North Devon. (Please remember to take the torch for the walk back!). Head to the coast to discover the string of sandy beaches on Devon s north coast including Woolacombe Saunton and Croyde together with hidden coves including those at Lee Bay and Woody Bay. There is much more to see in the local area including Exmoor Zoo Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and Watermouth Castle with its family-friendly attractions. Or visit the pretty sister towns of Lynton and Lynmouth which are often referred to as Little Switzerland with their famous cliff railway. Tucked away up a newly tarmacked private lane lies this lovely detached stone barn converted into a generously sized two bedroom holiday home on the family owned 1500 acre beef and sheep farm within Exmoor National park. Entering this delightful property you are immediately greeted by the stunning living/dining area with full height ceiling and exposed timber beams and large wood burning stove. From here you can walk out into a secure private and south-facing garden with a large decking area. garden furniture and gas BBQ are all there for you to enjoy. The kitchen is fully equipped with a large gas range cooker integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room with washing machine tumble dryer and separate WC. For those cooler evenings light the wood burner and settle in for a snug evening. From the lounge head down two steps to the bedrooms. Both bedrooms have super-king-size zip and link beds which can be configured as either super king or twin. (Please advise when booking). Completing the accommodation is a large family bathroom with an extra wide walk in power shower separate bath sink and WC. The cottage has oil fired central heating throughout. Venturing outside from the lounge/diner is a large decking area with outside seating for everyone where you can sit and enjoy the views or de-stress in the wood fired hot tub. There is also an outside wood burner with cooking facilities for dining al fresco. The enclosed lawned garden is great for children and your dogs to play in. The property also features private off-road parking for two cars. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 2 super king size, the 2nd bedroom is zip and link (which can be made up as twins on request at the point of booking). 1 bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, and 1 separate WC. Range style cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Wood burner (first basket of logs included). Travel cot, highchair and fireguard available. Smart TV in the lounge. Enclosed garden with seating, gas BBQ and outside wood burner with cooking facilities. private parking for 2 cars. Shop and pub within walking distance.



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