Deep in the Quarme Valley, which is full of flowers wildlife and history is West Huckham Barn, a 200-year-old converted barn with superb moorland views.
This place is full of light and space, a cosy getaway for the true country lover.
The living space is open-plan with terracotta floors, high timber ceiling and a wood burning stove.
Glazed doors lead to a large sunny conservatory where you can sit and take in the gorgeous no-one-else-in-the-world views, brilliant for sunsets!
There are two ground-floor bedrooms – a double and a single sharing a shower-room.
Narrow stairs take you up to gallery sitting area with two additional 2'6" single beds (for alternative sleeping), off which is a king-size double bedroom with an en suite bathroom.
Around, are two acres of grounds bordered by wildflower meadows, spring flowers, trees and a wildlife pond (unfenced, small children should be supervised) which you are welcome to wander.
Nearby the village of Wheddon Cross with a pretty church and pub, is the gateway to Exmoor’s most beautiful areas, surrounded by scenic countryside and an abundance of wildlife.
Walk at Dunkery Beacon or enjoy a host of water sports at Wimbleball Lake both within a short drive.
Further afield are the historic town of Dunster with its mediaeval castle or for a fun day at the seaside, Minehead has a gorgeous sandy beach, prom and traditional amusements.
Over two floors. Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double bedroom with en suite bathroom, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor single. Open-plan living area with sitting area with wood burning stove, dining area, fitted kitchen and utility room. Gallery sitting area with twin 2'6" single beds (for alternative sleeping only). Ground floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC.
About the location
Dulverton 9.5 miles; Minehead 10 miles; Barnstaple 29 miles.
Wheddon Cross is a small village in the heart of Exmoor National Park, a thriving rural community with village shop, friendly pub and an all-weather court which is available for many sports including tennis, netball and basketball. Nearby is the picturesque village of Exford, situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park. In a lovely setting by the River Exe, Exford boasts a village green, tea rooms, a shop, Post Office and two traditional inns serving excellent food and drinks. Exford is at the centre of a walkers' paradise with many miles of waymarked paths down the Exe and River Barle valleys and up to the nearby hills, including Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor, with outstanding views over 17 counties. Exford is renowned for fishing and riding, with the village hosting a horse show every August. The largest herd of wild red deer in England and Exmoor’s unique wild ponies roam the moors just above and around Exford, as they have done since the time of the Domesday Book. A lovely area to explore on your holiday.
Note: This property is approached over 400 yards of hardcore track.