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Tembridge House

Witheridge, Devon (Ref. 992324)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "We didn't want to leave."

    The property has been beautifully renovated and very tastefully decorated and furnished. The view from the back garden was very special and we all enjoyed starting our day looking out over the fields towards the church, taking in the early morning sunshine. Being able to let the dogs out into the garden without having to worry about them escaping was a real bonus for us. The welcome pack was a lovely touch and very much appreciated. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2022

  • "We had to move the scatter cushion off the sofa and lay blankets on them due to the smell of dogs."

    Kitchen is well equipped beds were comfy. a few cob webs that were old due to dust knocking around,

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2022

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing week staying at this cottage which was so peaceful and quiet with amazing views from the back garden!"

    Lovely welcome gifts including home made cake. Our dog had a fantastic time too with lots of walks on the doorstep. Would definitely want to stay again!

    Reviewed by LindaJun 2022

  • "Wow!! What an absolutely beautiful cottage with stunning views and all the facilities you could need"

    ! The photos really don’t do it justice. We have had the best week, starting with a lovely cake from the lovely owners, thank you so much. We all didn’t want to leave it was so lovely. I’m sure we will be back!

    Reviewed by CharlotteMay 2022

  • "Very comfortable stay in a well kept property."

    Property was well provided with equipment for those wishing to cook and all amenities you might want. Very clean, beds comfortable and welcome pack included lovely home made cake. Close to lots of things to do and setting was lovely. Views from patio delightful. Would be happy to recommend and would use again.

    Reviewed by RichardMay 2022

  • "Lovely house in rural, peaceful location."

    The property is maintained & equipped to a high standard, we received lovely treats and a welcome pack upon arrival from the lovely on-site management team, who were very helpful & friendly throughout our stay. The dogs also had amazing time playing in the secure garden, with long walks in the surrounding fields.

    Reviewed by AlexandraMay 2022

  • "Tembridge is situated in Mid Devon which is an ideal location for Exmoor and The North Coast."

    The sympathetically converted barn definitely deserves a 5* rating for comfort and amenities. It’s rare to find such a luxurious cottage that’s so dog friendly with a secure garden and fields for walks. We have returned on numerous occasions to West Yeo Farm and therefore highly recommend a stay there.

    Reviewed by HelenApr 2022

  • "Such a well equipped property in a beautiful setting with lovely hosts."

    Property was spotless and such a nice base to explore Devon from. Can't recommend highly enough!

    Reviewed by VeronicaApr 2022

  • "Really friendly hosts."

    Very easy to talk to with quick replies. Wow factor when walking into the property. Very clean with all the extras like tea pot and cafeteria. Excellent setting for walks and decent nearby corner shop and pub.

    Reviewed by DanielNov 2021

  • "What a fabulous place for our annual family get together to celebrate our mother’s birthday."

    We’ve stayed in some beautiful places over the years but I think Trembridge House is the best. Very spacious for social gatherings in the evenings when all the family were present but cosy enough when it was just my husband and I. We had thought that once the rest of the family had departed on the Monday, we may rattle around - but no, it was perfect in every way. Very well appointed and equipped too, including the kitchen, which was important as we all enjoy cooking. Stunning location and friendly hosts - thank you. We will return.

    Reviewed by AlisonNov 2021

  • "Beautiful property, converted barn finished to a very high spec, including The White Company bed linen & Neff Hide & Slide oven etc."

    Photos of the property are accurate, in fact can’t do the property justice. Welcome goodies of fresh eggs, sponge cake, crisps & wine were a lovely touch. All the beds were very comfortable & sofas in the lounge were comfy as well. Nice enclosed garden with patio furniture. The owners & the couple who manage the cottage live on the farm, were all lovely & on hand at any time in case we had any problems, but we didn’t have any. So peaceful, the perfect place for family get togethers, to go for walks & generally chill out. Plenty of villages & towns & places of interest within easy reach by car, so a good base for exploring

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "A lovely property."

    Beautiful location . Very comfortable. All the necessary equipment required. . Lovely beds ,bed linen and towels. Spacious sitting room. A central location for seaside, countryside ,towns, National Trust and RHS properties. Lovely helpful staff on site. Fully recommend.

    Reviewed by KateOct 2021

  • "Great property for a family gathering and large enclosed grassy area for dogs."

    Property is warm and has a wood burner for colder times of the year. Might need a few more larger sized dishes in the kitchen to accommodate cooking for 8 people. We are looking forward to our second stay after Christmas!

    Reviewed by MargaretSep 2021

  • "Great cottage, very well equipped."

    Thanks for accommodating two Covid related date changes- much appreciated.

    Reviewed by GarethAug 2021

  • "The views and the house were amazing!"

    The house was beautifully furnished, comfortable and well equipped and perfect for families of all ages!

    Reviewed by DavinaAug 2021

  • "We had had a lovely stay at Tembridge House, the house is very well equipped, well maintained and the beds were really comfortable!"

    The house is in a peaceful location with stunning views. We would definitely return. We met with the managers of the house during our stay who were friendly and extremely helpful.

    Reviewed by LindsayJul 2021

  • "Fabulous holiday stay in a peaceful countryside setting with amazing views across to the village of Witheridge."

    On our arrival we had a very warm welcome from our hosts. The accommodation is well furnished & maintained and contains all you need for a relaxing holiday ( great kitchen, well stocked and easy to use oven) The beds & pillows are super comfy and due to the location we all said we slept so well, nothing to disturb us. All the main Devon seaside resorts are within a 45min-1hour drive away. Tembridge house is an ideal place for a Devon countryside holiday, we highly recommend!!

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2021

  • "A spiral staircase was mentioned in the description for accessing the king sized double bedroom upstairs."

    This does not exist. There is only one staircase at the property. It was rather off-putting in deciding if the property was suitable for our mixed age requirements. Otherwise a really great place to stay.

    Reviewed by CatherineJun 2021

  • "Fantastic barn with luxury facilities ."

    Luxury beds, bedding, gorgeous bathrooms. Home made cake and wine upon arrival, fresh coffee supplied, the owners have gone way and beyond to make your holiday as good as possible. Huge smart TV and wood burner. Beautiful views from the terrace and private garden. Extremely dog friendly and the downstairs bedroom and large walk in shower in it’s en-suite bathroom are perfect for the elderly or disabled people. We loved it and will definitely return .

    Reviewed by NicolaApr 2021

  • "Probably one of the nicest holiday properties we have been to."

    In addition the resident managers were extremely helpful in providing us with Details of walks that They thought would be appropriate for and we certainly enjoyed them.

    Reviewed by EricSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely stay at Tembridge house."

    The rental is set in such beautiful and tranquil surroundings. Ideal for dog walks and exploring Devon. On arrival we were met by the managers, Mike and Jane. Who were so friendly and helpful and there if we needed anything throughout our stay. Inside the house was beautifully clean and extremely well equipped. The beds and bedding were all to a high standard. We all had amazing nights sleeps. Thank you very much for the welcome pack and for making our stay with you so enjoyable. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by NickyAug 2020

  • "Accommodation exceeded expectations, beds extremely comfortable as were the sofas etc."

    Also plenty of good quality crockery and cutlery. Children enjoyed the muddy puddles, cows and the tractors. Also some good walks from our doorstep. Although the weather wasn’t the best we found lots to do and the Two Moors Art Cafe in nearby Witheridge was a great find. Would be delighted to go back for another holiday.

    Reviewed by NicolaAug 2020

  • "Not really a complaint only the appliances no instructions and took us a long time to get working as we were worried about damage."

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2020

  • "This a beautiful and well-kept property on a lovely, quiet farm."

    The house had everything we needed for a relaxing and cosy stay. The owners were helpful in recommending walks and places to see. The welcome pack of wine and breakfast food was a really nice touch and was very much appreciated. We were also very grateful for the supply of wood for the woodburner. The lovely village of Witheridge is nearby and there are plenty of walks and nice pubs in the area. We had a lovely time! The only downside was that Storm Dennis hit whilst we were there and the WiFi was down for the majority of our stay. We still had work to do and not having WiFi made things very tricky for us. The owners were unable to fix it and BT would not come out to look at it during our stay. With functioning WiFi though, I cannot fault this lovely property.

    Reviewed by KarenFeb 2020

  • "Tembridge House is beautiful and very well equipped."

    Reviewed by HelenaJan 2020

  • "Tembridge House is a great location for a family holiday."

    Well equipped with everything you could need. The owners live on site and couldn't be more helpful whilst at the same time allowing us full privacy to enjoy our holiday. They even supplied and decorated a lovely Christmas tree. We would love to try it in the summer.

    Reviewed by MartinDec 2019

  • "Absolutely Stunning!"

    London to Devon is a long drive but what a beautiful place to pull into. Nothing was short. A beautiful welcome package including a tremendous cake which tasted delicious. We had a great time exploring we used the Mitre Inn and The Lamb Inn highly recommend both.Would most certainly recommend to family and friends and will be visiting again. Bedding was amazing and we have it on a wish list to Santa

    Reviewed by JackieDec 2019

  • "Lovely and well equipped cottage which made a great base for exploring both north and south Devon."

    Our dog (chocolate Lab) had lots of fun playing with the owners black Lab. The owners were around but not intrusive.

    Reviewed by BenNov 2019

  • "Tembridge House is an excellent place to stay for a family holiday."

    The grandchildren and the dogs enjoyed the freedom of exploring the fields and orchards, plenty of puddle splashing due to the weather. The house is very well equipped and the friendly owners are on hand if needed. The welcome pack was very much appreciated. We have already recommended the property to others. Thank you

    Reviewed by AnneNov 2019

  • "The cottage was well equipped, warm and comfortable!"

    There was attention to detail and the beds were so good we didn’t want to leave! Would highly recommend this property...

    Reviewed by SamanthaOct 2019

  • "Thank you so much for your help in tweaking the dog allowance rules to enable our stay in Tembridge House."

    Tembridge House really is a beautiful comfortable property, perfectly equipped and situated on a farm with plenty of safe fields, orchard and a river for fun dog walks. The welcome pack with Victoria Sponge is another thoughtful touch and so delicious. We highly recommend this property, which is definitely worth its 5* rating.

    Reviewed by HelenOct 2019

  • "Fantastic place with beautiful views."

    Exactly as the pictures published. Every item that you would require. Beautiful welcome package on arrival. Would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by LorraineAug 2019

  • "The accommodation is beautifully presented with very comfortable beds and high quality bedding."

    The kitchen is extremely will equipped. There are lovely touches like the welcome pack and the delicious home cooked cake. The surrounding countryside is beautiful and the location good. We would highly recommend Tembridge and hope to return again next year.

    Reviewed by LynseyJul 2019

  • "Fantastic house that was just like the pictures."

    We had a great week exploring the local area and appreciated returning every evening to the luxury of Tembridge House. Wonderful welcome pack and a cake, that was truly delicious. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SarahJun 2019

  • "Excellent accommodation set in 75 acres of farm land."

    Lovely walks from your doorstep, especially the river walk. PS remember your wellies!

    Reviewed by AmandaMay 2019

  • "Tembridge house is such a lovely, peaceful and relaxing place to visit."

    Perfectly situated to visit both North and South Devon coasts within an hour. The property itself felt cozy even though it was really very spacious. All mod cons... I now need to replace our boring fridge with the one they have!! Our little dog Gus had a lovely time exploring the large garden and the cows came to the bordering fence each day to say hello. The welcome pack was great. The Victoria sponge was perfect!! Our friends wanted to book again for New Year as soon as we got back home, so that speaks volumes.

    Reviewed by NatashaApr 2019

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x first floor twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Underfloor and oil central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 3/4 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with private patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: This property has a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond.

The property

This four-bedroom converted barn is located on West Yeo Farm, a rural destination with pleasant views welcoming you to the cottage entrance.

The sitting room offers a comfy place to unwind, coordinated with three sumptuous sofas, and a woodburning stove to warm those wintry evenings.

The beautiful country cottage kitchen includes seating for eight people, with exposed A-framed beams, and Mill workings rested above for a glimpse of authentic tradition.

Two king-size rooms are later brought to life by their very own dressing area and exquisite en-suite shower rooms, the first provides access out to the patio, whilst the second is reached by a half twisted stairway, and overlooked by a skylight window.

Two lovely twin bedrooms continue the beamed effect, well-appointed for the family bathroom.

Take a second to admire the characterful mezzanine landing, which peers down upon a charming stone feature wall belonging to the kitchen.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 981034 together they can sleep up to 12 people.

West Yeo Farm

Witheridge 1.5 miles. Surrounded by rolling green fields in splendid isolation is West Yeo Farm. Set over 76 acres, this medieval farm mentioned in the Domesday book enjoys uninterrupted countryside views across the valley to the village of Witheridge beyond. There are many interesting walks across the land and along the river nearby, and in the autumn, it is possible to help with the annual apple harvest and cider production. The farm is home to two holiday cottages; Tembridge House, sleeping up to eight people, and Upper Red Down, sleeping up to four people, both presented to a lovely standard. Comprising of an open-plan living area, the entire set-up makes a wonderful base to enjoy some leisure time in front of the woodburning stove, bringing warmth to a cosy night in. With doors opening to the outside, you can enjoy the sunny patio, home to a collection of furniture including a barbecue, with all-round idyllic views. Here you can rest in comfort, while the children make the most of the lawned area. This part of Devon is an excellent touring base with easy access to lots of places of interest. Nearby you can explore the Two Moors Way, visit RHS Rosemoor or Exmoor National Park, a short drive away. There are plenty of National Trust properties in the area, as well as some fabulous villages and farm shops. West Yeo Farm is just a few miles from attractive Witheridge and a short drive from the market town of South Molton, known for its Pannier Market, quaint tea rooms and antiques shops. For traditional fun in the sun, the spectacular coastline and sandy beaches along the North Devon coast will provide you with an unforgettable day out.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

WITHERIDGE

Kings Nympton 9 miles; Chulmleigh 9.5 miles; South Molton 10 miles; Tiverton 10.5 miles.

The quaint little village of Witheridge sits amongst beautiful Devon countryside, with lots of little old houses, a pub, convenience store, a newsagents an even a visiting pizza van, The travelling Pizzeria, which serves wood-fired pizzas fresh from its van in the village each Wednesday, or the fish and chip van, which calls on the village each Friday. The beautiful thatched village of Kings Nympton is just a short drive away and was voted Devon Village of the Year in 1999 by the Campaign for the Preservation of Rural England. Quintessentially English, the village is home to the award-winning thatched and beamed The Grove Inn, which serves excellent home-cooked food and a wonderful range of ale and cider all year round. Chulmleigh to the west offers a couple of pubs, restaurants and takeaways, along with convenience stores and an excellent butchers and bakery, whilst the historic town of Tiverton to the west boasts a selection of interesting boutiques, farm shops, along with lovely walks along the River Exe.
With Exmoor and Dartmoor so close, there is great walking in the area, and within an hour's drive you can reach the coast at a number of lovely beaches.

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