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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Overlooking a secluded valley, just 8 miles from Woolacombe’s long sandy beach, these four superb holiday properties each enjoy their own enclosed garden area, and are peacefully set down a mile long made-up private road. Close to the owner’s home, they have been imaginatively and beautifully converted from former farm buildings, incorporating glass frontages to take advantage of the lovely views over the stream-bordered paddocks which lead to beautiful woodland walks. Children love getting to know the bunch of friendly animals, which include miniature ponies and donkeys, llamas, pet sheep and small flock of traditional breed hens.Perfect for a relaxing holiday, the area holds a wealth of attractions. The ancient town of Barnstaple, with its Domesday associations, lies just 5 miles distant. Here the visitor can find a good selection of shops, restaurants, museums, a theatre and various sporting facilities, not to mention a 14th-century parish church, a fascinating Heritage Centre and a daily Pannier Market. For watersports enthusiasts, the beautiful beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde Bay and Saunton Sands are a must, affording some of the finest windsurfing in Devon, as well as being a haven for sunbathers and sandcastle builders. Wonderful walking and riding can be enjoyed in the nearby Exmoor National Park (6 miles), where red deer roam the rugged moors and magnificent sea views can be admired from lofty cliffs and headlands. Among the many places to visit within a 5 mile radius are Arlington Court National Trust, with its collection of model ships and Victorian accessories, and Marwood Hill Gardens, complete with its string of lakes, rare shrubs and exotic trees. The resorts of Ilfracombe, Combe Martin, Lynton and Lynmouth are also easily accessible, each offering its own blend of seaside charm. Golf and sailing, 8 miles. Shops 5 miles, pub 3 miles.Wheelhouse (ref HMQ), Woodland View (ref HMR), Valley View (ref HMS) and The Linhay (ref UKC3306) can be booked together to accommodate up to 20 guests.
Ground Floor:Living room: With Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and French door leading to patio.Dining room.Kitchen: Farmhouse style with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and stable door leading to garden.Utility room: With washing machine, tumble dryer and toilet.Bedroom 1: With double bed, Freeview TV and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet.First Floor:Landing: Galleried.Bedroom 2: With double bed and en-suite with bath and toilet.Bedroom 3: With twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.Bedroom 4: With twin beds and en-suite with power shower over bath, and toilet.
Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Payphone. Large enclosed garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 4 cars.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Grounds with landscaped area and pony paddocks (shared with owner and other properties on-site). No smoking.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Vacation Rentals (UK) Ltd.
Registered Office: Spring Mill, Earby, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB94 0AA.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77