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Lake View

East Worlington near Lapford, Devon (Ref. 1068635)

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a 3 night stay at Lake View to celebrate 3 family birthdays."

    What an amazing place. From the warm welcome on arrival and including for the dogs to the fabulous accommodation, we couldn't have asked for more. There was ample parking for 3 large cars. The kitchen was very well equipped with lots of nice touches. Pretty Jars of tea, coffee, dog treats etc, bottle of prosecco in the wine cooler and eggs and milk in the huge American style fridge freezer. 2 stairgates and high chair for the baby of the family were gratefully used. We enjoyed using the very large dining room table for buffets and games. Very comfortable sitting area with large flat screen TV with Sky, Netflix etc. Massive super king suite on the ground floor with very useful utility room adjoining with everything needed to launder the dirty dog towels and clothes. A very useful wet room by the front door to shower the dogs. Upstairs, 3 further en suite bedrooms. All the bathrooms were high end and beautiful. The beds were so comfortable and all the accessories and finishing touches were lovely. It felt like we were in a very luxurious, high end hotel. There were even toiletries left for us and ample, soft towels. The hot tub was amazing and got well used. We had a couple of pub lunches and dog walks which were great. I could go on and on singing the praises of this wonderful, rural, idyllic retreat and would highly recommend.

    Mrs SibleyJan 2022

  • "Lake view cottage is wonderful."

    We stayed for Christmas and New Year 21/22 and we were the very first people to stay in the house. Jason and Samantha have spent the last 2 years converting the barn into a rental property and have spared no expense in creating a brilliant home. We've rented lots of rental houses and have our own house in the Luberon but this was one of the most luxuriously furnished houses we've stayed in. They've thought of every last detail from a hot shower to wash the dogs to hotel-like soap and shampoo left for every guest to a really well equipped kitchen... we really couldn't fault it. We were 8 adults (our grown up family, their partners and dogs) and it felt perfect in size even though we were inside as it rained rather a lot! The Jacuzzi is brand new - as is everything else - and monster size. The owners have two dogs and are very dog friendly - with a mass of rugs available to protect any furniture. The house faces fields and feels v private with is own enclosed garden - the owners are in a separate house behind the barn but leave their renters entirely to themselves. In the case of issues, they couldn't be more friendly and helpful. It's a great area between Exmoor and Dartmoor: we went on lovely walks to both and the sea is about an hour away. We played golf on two fun courses. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Lake View; it really is a great house

    Mr PinningtonDec 2021

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The property

Lapford 4.1 miles.

Surrounded by the rolling hills of north Devon, Lake View is a beautifully-designed, Grade II listed barn conversion resting in East Worlington near Lapford.

The property welcomes a family or group of eight to celebrate a special occasion in a delightful setting, with an open-plan living space, bedrooms with en-suites and family-friendly amenities.

Off-road parking for three cars ensures an easy arrival to admire your picture-perfect home-from-home nestled in a rural paradise; the barn has been thoughtfully restored to complement its rustic character with contemporary comforts throughout.

Enter into the porch after a country walk, with an old church pew to sit and take off your boots and hooks for coats, as well as a convenient ground-floor shower room to wash the dogs!

Wooden beams, exposed stone walls and country furnishings make for a unique living space in the heart of the property, where guests can make cooking a joint effort in the spacious, well-equipped kitchen area with a double electric oven and hob, large American fridge-freezer and a dishwasher for a fuss-free clean up; don't forget to pop your favourite bottles in the wine cooler ready for an after-dinner tipple!

Serve meals at the large dining table for eight, the perfect spot for a hearty breakfast with gorgeous country views from two bifold doors.

Open them up during the summer months to let the fresh air in, or why not dine alfresco at the outdoor seating?

There's plenty of lawn space in the enclosed garden for dogs and little ones to play, whilst the hot tub beckons you to unwind in the bubbles and destress.

As the night draws in, gather in the sitting area for a movie night on the TV, complete with Sky to catch up on your favourite shows, or choose from a selection of books and games to keep the whole group entertained.

Ensuring a comfortable self-catering stay, Lake View also hosts a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, so you can spend more time relaxing.

Each guest can enjoy a uniquely styled bedroom with a contemporary en-suite and storage space in this fantastic property; a ground-floor super-king-size is ideal for elderly guests or those with limited mobility, whilst three more bedrooms can be found upstairs, including a super-king-size with a Juliet balcony overlooking the lake, another king-size and a twin.

If you can tear yourself away from your holiday sanctuary, there are a number of good pubs in the region.

The Mitre Inn in Witheridge is just over 4 miles away and the Thelbridge Cross Inn a short journey away ideal to enjoy a drink and dinner out, whilst the nearby village of Lapford hosts a 16th-century pub and convenient store to stock up on the essentials; this ancient village can be traced back to the Iron Age Celts and is now a pleasant base for tourists, with open spaces for ball games and a children's playground.

Pack your clubs to test your swing at nearby Chumleigh pay and pay golf club or take a leisurely stroll through the spacious Shobrooke Park in nearby Crediton and find the perfect picnic spot.South Molton is a lovely historic market town to visit with charming shops ad antique emporiums as well as a fabulous weekly market on Thursdays and Saturdays.

There is also the Eggesford Railway line which takes you to Barnstaple or Exeter Central and passes through the Tarka Trail.

Budding historians will find plenty of delights in Tiverton, including artefacts to discover at the many rooms of Tiverton Castle, and the vast, gothic Knightshayes Court surrounded by formal gardens and woodland; visit Tiverton Museum Of Mid Devon Life to soak up local history, before dining at one of the many eateries.

The ancient city of Exeter is a must-visit during your stay for an abundance of attractions, including Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, tour through the fascinating Underground Passages, and marvel at the 11th-century Exeter Castle that often hosts concerts and events in the courtyard.

With so much to explore from a wonderful holiday home, treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at Lake View.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with en-suite roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with Juliet balcony and en-suite roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, wine cooler
  • TV with Sky, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 x highchairs and 2 x stairgates available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Rear, enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.7 miles, pub 2.6 miles
  • Note: There is a £25 charge for a second dog
  • Note: Check-in at 4.00pm, check-out by 10.00am
  • Note: The owner's property is next door to Lake View.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Crediton 9 miles; Tiverton 17 miles; Exeter 17.5 miles

A delightful, traditional village set between Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks in rural mid-Devon. The mid-Devon location leaves you spoilt for choice with moors, beaches and stunning Devon countryside to explore. This peaceful village is a great spot for a relaxing holiday with its 16th century pub and convenient SPAR shop. Lapford is an ancient village at it's heart - its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age Celts and it was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Lapford's playing field provides a great open space for ball games and there is a childrens playground. Lapford train station offers access to the many nearby charming mid-Devon towns and villages. The cosmopolitan city of Exeter with its wonderful architecture lies within 30 minutes driving distance. The nearest well-stocked town is Crediton just 9 miles away and a 20 minute drive.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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