North Molton 2.1 miles.
An attractive stone farm cottage, one of a group of holiday cottages set around a traditional courtyard, on the owners' 330 acre dairy farm, in tranquil countryside near North Molton in North Devon.
Ideal for walkers, this cottage has its own balcony with views across the green farm meadows grazed by Friesian cows.
The cottage feels warm and cosy, with features such as exposed beams and stone walls.
On the ground floor is a sitting room with dining area plus a well-fitted kitchen, and upstairs are two bedrooms, one with a balcony, and a bathroom.
Outside you have your own private decked area and shared use of a patio garden and are welcome to walk their dog along the farm footpaths, where you may spot the wildlife and birds that frequently visit the farm, including pheasants, deer, foxes and buzzards.
Situated on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, there is a varied and inspiring landscape popular with outdoor enthusiasts, where you’ll find wonderful walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and birdwatching, all within easy reach.
The heather-clad moors, dramatic coastline, dark night skies and pretty villages make Exmoor one of Britain’s most idyllic hidden treasures!
North Molton is just a short drive away offering essentials, whilst South Molton, some 5 miles away, has extensive facilities with a range of traditional shops offering fresh, local produce, a fabulous pannier market held twice a week, a range of gift, home and jewellery shops, along with a host of excellent tea rooms, wine bars, pubs and restaurants.
This cosy cottage provides a welcoming farm stay from which to enjoy your Devon holiday!
Note: This property is near to Refs 950903 and 956028, together they sleep 16.
About the location
South Molton 5.3 miles; Dulverton 11 miles; Barnstaple 12 miles.
The ancient village of North Molton is an ideal base from which to explore Exmoor and North Devon’s dramatic coast. The village boasts a friendly pub, Post Office and a village shop offering home-grown produce from local farms and delicious home-baked goods, while just a few miles away, the pretty town of South Molton offers a range of shops and a twice weekly market. Being pleasantly close to both coastal and inland beauty spots, this quaint village is sure to suit visitors of all tastes. Within easy reach are forests, moors, rivers and beaches, along with churches and other buildings of historical significance, whilst just a mile or so away is the border of the Exmoor National Park. There is superb walking on the South West Coast Path and the North Devon coastline is varied and interesting. Visit the National Trust's Watersmeet Gorge, Valley of the Rocks and the funicular cliff railway. Up on Exmoor, there are various walks to suit all abilities, as well as pretty places worth visiting including Tarr Steps, Landacre Bridge and the charming little village of Withypool. Further afield, the resorts of Ilfracombe and Combe Martin are well worth a visit, and for some of the best beaches in the country, a day trip to Woolacombe and Saunton are not to be missed.