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Dunsley Mill

West Anstey, Devon (Ref. 959537)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Mrs Cook

    “It would probably be helpful to state that Dunsley Mill Barn is some distance from shops, pub etc.”

    This would be most ueful during the autumn/winter seasons.

    This would be most ueful during the autumn/winter seasons.

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The property

Surrounded by 30 acres of rolling hills and green countryside, Dunsley Mill is a lovingly restored country barn and the epitome of an English country cottage.

Standing at the base of a private lane, adjacent to the owners’ home, the cottage is positioned near the village of Dulverton, midway between the villages of East and West Anstey and on the fringes of Exmoor National Park.

For those seeking peace and tranquility and an opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of busy lives, this lovely cottage is sure to appeal.

Brimming with character, once over the threshold the history of this lovely cottage becomes evident, with exposed beams and stone walls, tastefully decorated in rich heritage shades.

A hallway with ground floor shower room to one side leads into a rich and cosy sitting room, open plan with a kitchen and dining area, divided by a useful breakfast bar.

A large woodburner sits in one corner to provide absolute cosiness in cooler months.

Three pretty, first floor bedrooms have use of an additional bathroom and the spacious landing allows space for a cot.

Outside you can choose to sit within a private gravel courtyard garden, sheltered from the hillside behind, or enjoy an evening sundowner on the deck that overlooks the stream and enjoy the tranquility of the countryside beyond.

Bring your boots as this is walking country, with superb walks accessible direct from the property.

Dulverton is close by with an excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants and the villages of Withypool, Winsford and Exford all have great foodie pubs.

For larger shops and supermarkets the town of Tiverton and South Molton are easy reached and for days trips to the beach, you are within an hour from the beaches of Saunton Sands, Woolacombe and Croyde.

For those seeking a relaxing stay to unwind and enjoy country walks, Dunsley Mill is the perfect choice.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (1 with TV), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living space with kitchen and breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, additional fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, espresso coffee machine, bread maker, TV with Sky plus, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravel and decked patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Shared meadows
  • Dogs, which are good with other animals, sheep and birds are welcome at £25 each per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub/Shop 3 miles.

About the location


Dulverton 4 miles; Tiverton 13 miles.

The village of East Anstey lies in the heart of beautiful unspoilt countryside, four miles from the picturesque market town of Dulverton. Known as the gateway to Exmoor, Dulverton offers the River Barle, which flows under a Grade I listed, 3000 year old stone clapper bridge. The town also boasts pretty buildings and medieval winding streets, along with a wealth of award winning restaurants and pubs, quality gift shops and tea rooms. The spectacular North Devon coast is within driving distance with the picturesque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth well worth visiting. Spend a day at the wonderful sandy beaches of Croyde Bay, Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, all of which provide fabulous opportunities for surfing. East Anstey is an ideal base to explore the magnificent rolling landscapes of Exmoor and the dramatic North Devon coastline.

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