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  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Coastal within 5 miles
  • Car Parking - On Site
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4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Explore the wild beauty of Dartmoor and its fantastic walking opportunities only 20 minutes away from this fantastic house.

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...


The Cider Barn is accessed via a long, steep, winding, uphill drive through the original apple orchard. The building and garden both overlook the scenic Ashcombe Valley and all the way to the south Devon coast. The property benefits from total privacy and is ideal for groups and extended families, and has its own exclusive use of a heated outdoor swimming pool. Tucked away at the bottom of the drive lies Apple Tree Cottage (ref HKH) which can provide accommodation for an extra 6 guests. 1 mile from Woodhouse Farm. Spacious reception room with wood-burning stove and oak floor, leading to large, well-appointed dining room (with games cabinet) seating 16 at single oak table, with rear entrance lobby at one end and well-equipped kitchen with two ovens and hobs and Italian-tiled floor at the other. Utility/boot room. Also leading from reception room, double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet, double bedroom with en-suite toilet, and twin bedroom. Adjacent wet/bathroom and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet. Three twin bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet. All with oak doors.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Full central heating included
  • Towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • Washer/dryer
  • Payphone
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed garden with superb views
  • Enclosed patio
  • Gas barbecue
  • Private outdoor heated swimming pool (16ft 6in x 8ft 6in) open April-October

  • 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

    Mary

    Posted by anonymous

    Lovely views. Kitchen well equipped, but some of the furniture could do with an update.

    Confirmed guest, 20/08/2016 20/09/2016
  • 10

    Barbara

    Posted by anonymous

    We had a lovely family holiday with a 70th birthday celebration. 10adults and 6 children the house was very well equipped clean with a spacious living room an a large dining table which seated all 16 of us . The pool was lovely and clean and suitable for everyone . The house was in a wonderful location with fantastic views

    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2016 05/09/2016
  • 9

    Lesley

    Posted by anonymous

    We had a fantastic family holiday (8 adults and 4 children, 3 generations). The house was just right for us and the kitchen was amazing. The pool was a real bonus and we were in it every day.

    Confirmed guest, 28/05/2016 06/06/2016
8.5 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by ReeVoo