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Dulverton 4 miles; Tiverton 13 miles.
The village of East Anstey lies in the heart of beautiful unspoilt countryside, four miles from the picturesque market town of Dulverton. Known as the gateway to Exmoor, Dulverton offers the River Barle, which flows under a Grade I listed, 3000 year old stone clapper bridge. The town also boasts pretty buildings and medieval winding streets, along with a wealth of award winning restaurants and pubs, quality gift shops and tea rooms. The spectacular North Devon coast is within driving distance with the picturesque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth well worth visiting. Spend a day at the wonderful sandy beaches of Croyde Bay, Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, all of which provide fabulous opportunities for surfing. East Anstey is an ideal base to explore the magnificent rolling landscapes of Exmoor and the dramatic North Devon coastline.
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A group of four wonderful holiday lodge apartments set in the grounds of the Grade II listed Knapp House Estate on the outskirts of the village of East Anstey, four miles from the town of Dulverton, known as the gateway to Exmoor. These four purpose-built Dulverton cottages each have their own unique theme and offer quality accommodation. Guests are able to wander freely in the gardens behind the house and there are benches to relax and enjoy a picnic or a glass of bubbly. Knapp House is a beautiful example of a country house designed in the Arts and Crafts style and was built as a hunting lodge in 1907. These Dulverton cottages provide a tranquil retreat from which to explore Exmoor, one of Britain’s greenest National Parks. The National Park has a wealth of pretty villages and walks in open unspoilt countryside. There are National Trust properties and gardens locally, plus sandy beaches with good surfing available at Woolacombe and Croyde Bay. Taking a ride on the Cliff Railway at the picturesque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth is essential. There is excellent fishing, horse riding and shooting in the area or you may just wish to relax in a village pub with a Devon cream tea or a pint of ale.
This ground floor Dulverton holiday cottage provides well-equipped accommodation with a delightful and welcoming sitting room furnished in the style of a traditional hunting lodge. At this Dulverton cottage, the fitted kitchen has a dining area and a large shuttered bay window which looks out onto the well-manicured grounds. This Dulverton cottage is ideal for a couple or small family. Note: This property is in a group with Refs. 7464, 8528 and 8529 and together they can accommodate 13.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin (can be single and queen size double by prior arrangement) with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.
Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, radio. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Shared extensive grounds with picnic tables and deckchairs. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 4 miles.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Hunters Lodge:
Home from home.
Dr Turner, Laag-keppel, September 2012
The area was gorgeous, with lovely views from the property. The property was also very good, and the welcoming cream tea was excellent.
Mrs Lodder, Portsmouth, July 2012
Very comfortable with a home from home feeling. Great having the wet rooms for ease and cleanliness which doubled as somewhere for our wet suits to be cleaned and dried. Very warm too with good central heating and plenty of hot water. Good facilities for cooking and nice area to relax. Plenty of parking and the ability to park outside the door to unload/load gear was handy. Lovely welcoming family to whom the property belonged/was attached to provided a nice touch with a cream tea delivered to out door on arrival.
Mr Croft, Edenbridge, October 2011