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  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
  • Highchair
  • Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Heritage Collection
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
  • Car Parking - On Site
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Columbia simply has something to suit everyone’s tastes as there are plenty of facilities in the estate and beautiful walks nearby.

"Enjoy the ‘cream’ of Devon at one of the ten cottages on the Ashcombe Estate..."

Situated in the heart of rolling Devon countryside, the privately owned Ashcombe country estate nestles in a peaceful valley close to the sandy beaches of Dawlish and Torquay. Enjoy walking on the estate’s hills and woodlands, swim in the heated indoor swimming pool, or relax in the sauna at Woodhouse Farm while children play in the indoor and outdoor playgrounds. The owners have made a great effort to ensure that the cottages are both comfortable and practical while the location could not be better for a wide range of Devon attractions.
It might be a family holiday or big reunion, a special celebration, a fun business get-together, a group trip, or a relaxing weekend to recharge your batteries; whatever the reason the facilities are designed to be perfect for winter and summer holidays and the secrets of the Ashcombe cottages’ appeal are presentation, comfort and convenience. The cottages are maintained to very high standards. All have leather sofas, flatscreen digital TVs and very comfortable mattresses - the owners consider a good night’s sleep the most important thing! The cottages either have Italian tiled floors or wooden floors, and some still retain many original features including oak beamed ceilings. The properties cater for almost any party size, sleeping from 4 to 28 people and are all rated either 4 or 5 stars. Ashcombe’s larger cottages provide great value for money for visitors sharing with their friends and families. For meals, an in-house chef can be booked to come and do the hard work (arranged direct with the owner). The heated indoor swimming pool, very close to the properties (apart from HGGL which is 1 mile away) is perfect for any rainy days and keep the children happy. Cider Barn sleeping 16 and Nut Tree Farm sleeping 28, which are both 5 star rated, also have outdoor swimming pools for the summer.
For those wishing to enjoy a more adrenaline-charged holiday, the brilliant Ashcombe outdoor activity centre (at extra cost) offers quad bike safaris, clay pigeon shooting, archery, paintballing and more and is located just under a mile down the lane and is available for those 14 years and over. Families with youngsters will love the ’A Touch of the Wild’, a camp based activity club where children can take part in courses like bush-craft and canoe building, or if you want to keep them entertained for longer you could enrol them in the Woodland Adventure Club where they will discover the fun you can have in the wild. From camp fire cooking and toasting marshmellows to bug hunting and learning woodland skills, a day with the experienced staff will ensure they come away with a new found love of the great outdoors. And for adults the Ashcombe Village Club provides cheap beer, event evenings and a cheerful atmosphere from which to unwind.
Both Dartmoor National Park and the historic city of Exeter are only 20 minutes’ drive away while the famous South Devon Coast, with wonderful sandy beaches, is barely 3 miles. Exeter and Newton Abbot Racecourses, several golf courses, loads of family theme parks, zoos, sailing and fishing are all within easy reach, not to mention the many excellent pubs and restaurants that Devon is famous for. The wild beauty of Dartmoor is 20 minutes away with its abundance of wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Numerous National Trust properties are close by including Agatha Christie’s Greenway. Steam trains travel from Kingswear to Paignton and Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Visit historic Dartmouth with bustling boat harbour, castle, contemporary art galleries and boutiques. Salcombe with its beaches, sailing and water sports is also easily accessible, as well as Blackpool Sands, Slapton and picturesque Dittisham with its annual crab catching competition. Slightly further afield, East C...


Columbia was converted from the Woodhouse Farm milling barn and two of the bedrooms are located in a unique round part of the building, once used for milling wheat with horses. The building overlooks the old farm courtyard and is designed to be a peaceful place for a group to enjoy their stay in Devon. The Woodhouse Farm indoor swimming pool is across the courtyard. Small flight of steps to entrance into open-plan living room with elec ‘wood burner’/pine kitchen with elec range cooker, leading to large dining room with table seating 16. Beams throughout and with rugs on Italian-tiled floor. First floor: Landing with two doors to patio (one south-facing). Large double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1) and adjacent bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Double bedroom and twin bedroom with shared bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Further double bedroom and bunk bedroom with shared bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

  • Electric woodburner included
  • Full NSH included
  • Fan heater
  • Towels for hire £4 per person
  • Digital 32" TV
  • CD
  • Electric range included
  • Two washer/dryers
  • Additional dishwasher
  • Payphone
  • Wi-fi
  • Courtyard with furniture
  • Gas barbecue

  • Electricity included
  • Bed linen included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Hair dryer
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shared payphone (in foyer of heated swimming pool)
  • Garden furniture
  • Parking
  • No smoking

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES (at Woodhouse Farm)
* Indoor heated swimming pool with changing rooms (available all year) 10am–7pm.
* Pool table.
* Lounge with TV and broadband avail for early arrivals
* Small indoor children’s playroom
* Sauna
* Sun terrace with furniture (adjacent to pool).
* Enclosed orchard with seating.
* Enclosed children’s playground with swings and slides.
* Village club with licensed bar at Ashcombe, weekly events - 1 mile from Woodhouse Farm.
ASHCOMBE ADVENTURE CENTRE - AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND
* Quad biking (woodland safaris)
* Clay pigeon shooting
* Paintball over streams and ravines
* Licensed bar and restaurant
* Conference rooms
A TOUCH OF THE WILD
* Children, family and adult outdoor events
* Spoon carving courses
* Canoe and bush-craft trips
* Wild Tots toddler group

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What do our customers say?

  • 8

    Anna

    Posted by anonymous

    Fantastic house for a large group as there are so many bathrooms. Huge downstairs with great open space. Located next to the wonderful play area for children is perfect. The beds are all in great condition with very comfortable mattresses and full pillows. The place is showing some wear and tear. The microwave didn't work the place has been knocked around a bit but we would definitely come back. The swimming pool and games room is excellent. Must mention the staff in Reception who were lovely.

    Confirmed guest, 16/01/2017 21/01/2017
  • 9

    Carol

    Posted by anonymous

    A lovely place, we really enjoyed our stay particularly the indoor heated swimming pool and sauna. Cottage very clean, spacious with ample kitchenware and bathrooms/ensuites. Play area for kids and patio areas to relax. Enjoyed a birthday celebration with 15 family members...thoroughly enjoyed it...would definitely recommend it.

    Confirmed guest, 06/06/2016 22/06/2016
9.0 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews collected by ReeVoo