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7 Forest Park Lodge

High Bickington, Devon (Ref. 1026040)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Mrs Brown

    “Seating (leather sofas) and only one other hard chair not very flexible or comfortable.”

    Parking is very tight and turning difficult, not recommended for large vehicles. Otherwise well kept and equipped.

    Parking is very tight and turning difficult, not recommended for large vehicles. Otherwise well kept and equipped.

The property

This lovely lodge rests on the peaceful resort of Forest Park Lodges, surrounded by woodland, wildlife and countryside, in the rural village of High Bickington, North Devon.

This property is ideal for a couple or small group of four wanting to enjoy a quaint, relaxing holiday exploring North Devon, within easy reach of countryside, popular towns and the coastline.

Enter the property into the sitting room, which is a bright and spacious room with two sofas and a TV with Sky and DVD Player, ideal for a quiet night in and a movie night.

The contemporary kitchen/diner is well-equipped with all of the appliances needed to create delicious home-cooked meals, that you can enjoy at the generously-sized dining table.

There is a cloakroom downstairs for added convenience, while upstairs you will find two identical king-size double bedrooms, offering lots of space and storage, a balcony with seating, where you can enjoy the countryside views, and an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, where you can get ready for each day.

Outside, there is off-road parking for one car plus a small seating area at the front of the property, where you can sit with a morning coffee and appreciate your peaceful location.

The village of High Bickington is set within 'Tarka country', offering plenty of scenic walks, as well as being alongside the banks of the River Taw and you can take a stroll from the front door through the surrounding forest down to the river.

The village offers a Post Office, two pubs and a golf course, while there are many surrounding villages worth exploring, where you will find plenty of shops, pretty inns and farm food delicacies.

The historic town of Great Torrington is a short drive away, where you will find independent shops and Dartington Glassworks, where you can watch the glassblowers in action.

North Devon's main town of Barnstaple is within easy reach, with a selection of shops and eateries, a museum and the nature reserve of Yeo Valley Community Woodland, where you can enjoy scenic walks and admire a host of wildlife.

North Devon's coastline can be reached within a 30-minute drive, the closest of which is the sandy beach of Instow, while the seaside resort of Westward Ho!, the historic port town of Bideford and the picturesque North Devon AONB, with a host of glorious sandy beaches, are all close by.

7 Forest Park Lodge is a peaceful, rural retreat, ideal for discovering North Devon.

Summary

  • 2 x king-size doubles with balcony and en-suite shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Sky TV, DVD Player, and CD Player
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Small seating area at the front of the property; balconies with furniture in each bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.4 miles
  • Please note; This property does not have WiFi

About the location

HIGH BICKINGTON

Umberleigh 5 miles; Chulmleigh 9 miles; Barnstaple 9.5 miles.

The small rural North Devon village of High Bickington is set in the area known as 'Tarka country'. On a ridge above the Taw Valley boasting views towards Exmoor and Dartmoor, the village offers a Post Office, two pubs, a holistic beauty salon and Libbaton golf course. The small village of Umberleigh is only five miles away and has a railway station where trains run on the Tarka Line to Barnstaple or Exeter. Within driving distance is the historic town of Great Torrington, where you will find independent shops and Dartington glassworks where visitors can watch in wonder at the glassblowers, plus on the outskirts of town is Rosemoor, a garden of national importance with forty acres to delight and inspire a wide range of visitors. This area of North Devon has something for everyone including country walks, fishing and golf, as well as good access to a selection of wonderful beaches.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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