Lambscombe Farm Cottages
North Molton 1.5 miles. A group of delightful barn conversions situated around a traditional cobbled courtyard, on the owners' non-working farm, in a peaceful rural location near North Molton in North Devon. Set into the side of a beautiful wooded valley, these cottages near North Molton have a wonderful outlook across pretty meadows and vibrant green rolling hills. Each property is presented to a high standard with a wealth of features such as slate floors, exposed beams and stone fireplaces to provide cosy holiday cottages. The perfect setting for a romantic winter weekend, a special celebration, or a fun-filled summer holiday with family, these North Molton cottages provide a fabulous rural getaway all year round. Each North Molton cottage comes with sociable open plan living areas with woodburners, and many of the bedrooms have luxury en-suite facilities. Guests will also find a shared external games room housed in a barn conversion, with table tennis, table football, a hockey table and pool table. Outside each property is a private garden area, whilst the remainder of the six-acre site offers a fantastic children’s play area, thoughtfully equipped with a trampoline, bouncy castle (weather permitting), swings and slides. Situated on the edge of the Exmoor National Park, these Devon cottages nestle amongst 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. With their stunning location, luxurious accommodation, excellent on-site facilities and the warmest of welcomes, booked together or separately, these North Molton cottages are truly a magical place from which to enjoy your Devon holiday!
Attached to the owners’ Grade II listed farmhouse, but with totally separate, self-contained accommodation, this cosy cottage has exposed beams and oozes character.
The large sitting room has a woodburner and makes a comfortable space where everyone can enjoy time together, or, for those who want a quieter space to read or play a game in but not feel alone, there is an additional, smaller den area just off the main lounge.
The farmhouse kitchen has a feature AGA, an electric double-oven cooker and a dining area, providing the perfect place to prepare picnics and wholesome family meals.
There are five bedrooms and three bathrooms in total.
The first floor, which is accessed by just five steps up from the ground floor, has a king-size double bedroom with an en-suite, a further double bedroom and a family bathroom.
The second floor, which is just up a further five steps, has a double bedroom with an en-suite, a twin room and a family bedroom with a four poster king-size double and a single bed.
Outside, the front courtyard garden offers a small, sunny private area for relaxing.
It has wonderful, uninterrupted valley views and is a splendid spot to settle in and relax after a busy day exploring the beautiful surrounding area.
Note: This property is next to Refs. 916092, 916093, 916094 and 916096, together they sleep 37.
Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x second floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x family room with 1 four poster king-size double and 1 single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner. Second sitting room. Shared external utility. Shared external games room.
- Oil central heating with woodburner
- Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine (additional washing machine and tumble dryer in utility), dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, PS2 and games on request, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Ample off road parking
- Enclosed lawned garden and patio with furniture, plus shared 6-acre site with play area, trampoline, bouncy castle (weather permitting), swings and slides
- Shared external games room with table tennis, pool table, table football, air hockey
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 1.5 miles
- Note: AGA is not lit as standard but can be on request with an additional cost of £50 for fuel
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.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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