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Kingfisher Cottage

Highampton near Sheepwash, Devon (Ref. 918823)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio

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  • “Amazing bird wild life , great fishing for tranquillity.”

    - Mr King, October 2020

Legge Farm Cottages

Sheepwash 2.7 miles. A pair of attached cosy bungalows and a luxury lodge on a 28-acre fishing farm near Sheepwash, that provide fabulous getaways for keen fishermen or wildlife lovers. These rural retreats are situated next to the owners’ 18th century thatched farmhouse and back onto a small, friendly caravan site, providing a sociable holiday atmosphere. Both cottages are open plan and have small, private outdoor seating areas as well as the freedom to wander this beautiful site with wildflower meadows, woodland walks and five sizeable fishing lakes, well stocked with Common, Mirror Ghost and Grass Carp, Roach, Rudd, Bream, Tench and Perch. There is also a wildlife lake where visitors can marvel at the colourful dragonflies, interesting birds and cheeky ducks. All guests and day visitors to this farm are provided with a warm welcome by the owners and all the animals; there is always help and advice on hand. It is just a short drive into the nearby friendly village of Sheepwash where you can stock up in the shop or meet the locals for a glass of local brew in the quintessential pub. This part of rural Devon is known as Ruby Country and has some spectacular trails for walking or cycling. Further afield, the stunning North Devon coastline is rich in beaches, so guests at these lovely cottages will have a huge choice of surfing, swimming and rock pool beaches to choose from. Whether you decide to stay on site and relax, or if you’d rather venture out and discover the nearby area, you will be sure to enjoy your stay in this wonderful area.

The property

Sheepwash 2.7 miles.

With views across the entrance courtyard and woodland beyond, this welcoming bungalow has an open plan living area with laminate flooring and patio doors leading to a sunny seating area.

The super king-size double bedroom can also be made up as a twin bedroom if required.

The bathroom is off the living area, so is conveniently located for all guests.

Note: This property is attached to Ref. 918822, and near Ref. 918821, together they sleep 8.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Private patio with furniture
  • 28-acre farm with 5 unfenced fishing lakes, woodland walks and unfenced wildlife pond with picnic area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Guidebooks and fishing advice available on-site, please contact owner for more information
  • Note: Please bring own fishing equipment
  • Note: Fishing charges will apply and some bait will be for sale, please contact owner for details
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead when on the fishery
  • Due to unfenced lakes, please ensure children are supervised at all times.

About the location

SHEEPWASH

Great Torrington 9 miles; Okehampton 12 miles; Bideford 16 miles; Bude 20 miles.

Sheepwash village is set in the peaceful Torridge Valley in Devon. The village offers a shop and a friendly traditional pub set in the village square, serving good food and locally brewed ales. Sheepwash is ideal for walkers and country lovers, being located in the heart of Ruby Trail Country and within easy reach of the Tarka Trail or the coast. Stroll along the River Torridge where you are more than likely to spot an otter family and maybe a Kingfisher or two. There are many places of interest in the surrounding area, including the coastal towns of Bude, Clovelly, Bideford and Westward Ho!, where you will find traditional seaside activities, surfing and the South West coastal footpath. Dartmoor is within 20 minutes’ drive, as is the RHS Rosemoor at Great Torrington and several National Trust properties, and a good variety of visitor attractions, ideal for families or couples, such as the Big Sheep at Bideford, Trethorne Leisure Farm at Launceston, the Miniature Pony Centre at Moretonhampstead, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are all within reach.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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