The Farmhouse - Five traditional stone cottages within the Exmoor National Park


Details of the Farmhouse

Five character cottages, with 1 to 3 bedrooms, in the peaceful village of Challacombe in the Exmoor National Park. All cottages have real fires and private enclosed gardens. They are surrounded by large wildlife grounds, including a wildlife pond, wild flower meadows and large play area with two linked towers, swings, rope and board climb, slide, periscope, etc.

FARMHOUSE: 3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6.
Very spacious traditional Devon longhouse with separate living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room has a large stone inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove, comfortable seating and Freeview digital TV; the dining room has a large oak dining table & chairs, and small sofa and a second TV; the kitchen is fully equipped with extras such as dishwasher and Rayburn cooker. There is also a separate laundry-room downstairs with WC. There are 3 upstairs bedrooms, a double, a twin and a twin or king-size (using a ziplink bed); a separate bath room and shower room, both with WC's. There is a small enclosed garden to the front and a larger enclosed garden to the rear with picnic table and BBQ.

There are 4 other beautiful cottages: Inglenook cottage; The Gatehouse; Garden Cottage and Wisteria Cottage, all with charming features, log fires and private gardens. Please look at our website for more details.

Just2 minutes walk from the cottages is a friendly village shop, with delicious cream teas; and a traditional inn with award-winning food, fine wines and real ales.
This holiday farmhouse in Barnstaple is pet / dog friendly.

Facilities of the Farmhouse

General / living area
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Books
  • Central heating
  • Log fire
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Wi-fi
Original stone inglenook fireplace with log fire, original stone floor, widescreen Freeview digital TV with DVD/CD player, comfortable seating, reading lamp.
Kitchen / utility
  • 4 ring hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Blender
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper provided
Well equipped kitchen including fridge and freezer, dishwasher and oil-fired Rayburn cooker.
Bedrooms (3)
Includes: Double beds (2), single beds (2), en-suite bath/shower rooms (1)
Bathrooms (2)
Includes: Bathrooms (2) of which en-suite (1). Shower (1) and WC (3)
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Barbeque
  • Play area
  • Parking (secure)

The Farmhouse is located in Barnstaple, Devon

Challacombe village is very quiet and peaceful and surrounded by amazing walks to the source of the rivers Bray and Barle; to the atmospheric Shoulsbury Castle, with spectacular views; and to lots of prehistoric stones and barrows on the hills all around. Challacombe is an ideal central location to explore the stunning beaches of Somerset and North Devon; and the beautiful countryside of the Exmoor National Park - the first Dark Skies Reserve in Europe.

  • Combe Martin: 16 km
  • Ilfracombe Golf Club: 20 km
  • Nearest Shops: 0.25 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 0.25 km
  • Nearest Bars: 0.25 km

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Property ID: 15490
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John & Melanie Moore

Language: English
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