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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £42 /night

£290 - £530 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 4 properties with 130 acres, sheep and shared swimming pool babes in arms welcome. Regret no children relax in the peace and tranquillity of this delightful countryside setting in 1 of 4 courtyard barn conversions. less than 3 miles to the popular north devon coastline with long breathtaking cliff-top walks, sheltered coves to explore and long sandy surfing beaches. The market town of bideford is a 5 minute drive and offers pannier and open air markets, small shops, restaurants, pubs and park. There is much to see and do in the area with attractions to suit all tastes which include tapeley park, dartington crystal, the big sheep, rhs rosemoor gardens, the milky way and more. Relax on site and see the animals in surrounding fields and in the evenings visit one of many local family pubs all serving good food. all the properties have been lovingly converted and individually equipped. Leisure facilities: shared enclosed solar heated pool with adjacent paddling/toddler pool (open mid may - mid september), picnic area and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, central heating or electric heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking and no pets. Location: beach 3 miles, pubs and shops all within 5 minute drive. Arrival: 4pm. formerly the old cider press with some original workings still in place and offers one bedroom: 5 steps down to a zip-and-link double bedroom which can be a twin on request. Bathroom: with spa bath, separate shower, bidet and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: large area with woodburner (logs are included), tv/dvd, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge with ice compartment, cooker and microwave. Outside: use of shared ground areas. Amenities: electric heating, wi-fi available in the bedroom. Additional info: please note the accommodation is only suitable for babies in arms.  …see more

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Log cabin | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£475 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
well-equipped log cabin within the grounds of popular holiday park with an array of shared facilities this spacious lodge nestles in a popular holiday park which offers a superb base for a family holiday. the park is set in pleasant grounds, nestled in the rolling countryside of cornwall's sunny south coast, with a delightful public footpath down to talland bay direct from the park. Surrounded by a choice of beaches and a short distance from the park is the picturesque fishing village of polperro, whilst slightly further afield is the famous harbour at looe where you can even try shark fishing. Killigarth is ideally located to make the most of all the local attractions, including the eden project and the historic city of plymouth, with its national marine aquarium, shopping centres and the famous plymouth hoe, where sir francis drake played his legendary game of bowls. Leisure facilities: free of charge the on-site facilities include a heated indoor pool (with separate children's paddling pool area), fitness suite, an excellent clubhouse offering games, competitions and nightly live entertainment. Play facilities: under 5s will have a great time in their own indoor playroom and all the children can join in the fun and games at the foxy club (facilities closed october to easter). the accommodation offers three bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room with wc and 2 twins, 1 being 2'6". Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv, dvd, woodburner effect electric fire, cooker, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer and microwave. Outside: use of large lawn gardens. Decked area with seating. Amenities: 1 allocated off-road parking space and space for 1 additional car. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. 1 dog welcome. Location: beach 1 mile, bar and shop on site open main season.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
this picturesque complex of 9 properties enjoys 4 acres of shared grounds, with woodland, indoor heated swimming pool, spa and all-weather tennis court this complex nestles on the outskirts of the picture postcard village of tawstock, handily located a short drive from the capital town of barnstaple. The holiday cottages, once the coach house and the outbuildings of an imposing 18th century former rectory, have been recently converted to 8 holiday cottages arranged around a large courtyard and sit within the 4 acres of grounds enjoying stunning countryside views. explore barnstaple, a 3 miles drive, offering a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants and with a host of activities for all seasons, from indoor ice skating rink, ten pin bowling, golf course, the queens theatre, which hosts a variety of local and national productions and a multi-screen cinema, to name but a few. North devon has some of the most breathtaking and varied landscapes, from the popular beaches and coves, perfect for families and for water sport enthusiasts, awe inspiring coastal and cliff walks, to the rugged beauty of the exmoor national park and the variety of wildlife and fauna that call exmoor home. leisure facilities: shared all-weather tennis court, indoor heated swimming pool with spa and paddling pool, open throughout the year. Outside: guests are invited to explore the grounds and woodland walks with differing areas from meadow to sheltered picnic spots with seating, picnic and bbq areas. Shared utility room: laundry room operated by coin meter. Amenities: ample parking in the car park which has gates. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Information centre on site including shared computer with internet. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Regret no pets. Location: beach 6 miles, pub and shops 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is laid out as an upside down property and offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin room, all located on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, also located on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv/dvd. Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Outside: roof terrace with seating.  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 2

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from £43 /night

£300 - £550 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
situated within this small tranquil development with heated indoor pool property sleeps 2 + 1 this purpose built attached holiday property on this quiet complex, has a completely private enclosed decked area that benefits from glimpses through the trees over the fishing lake and out over to dartmoor. 1 of only 13 properties, perfect for those wishing to get away and relax but offers a whole host of activities to entertain both young and old all year round. A short walk or cycle along the footpath leads you to the very welcoming local pub and shop, both offering locally sourced food. A little further on you will find the tarka trail and the ruby way cycle trail. rugged dartmoor is a short drive and is perfect for nature lovers and walkers. The beaches of north devon and cornwall are 25 miles away and offer a range of long, sandy, surfing beaches,cliff walks and sheltered coves to explore. Further afield are castle drogo, lydford gorge, rhs rosemoor gardens, launceston steam railway, dingles fairground and the south devon coast. The property is a short journey from the picturesque traditional market towns of hatherleigh, holsworthy and okehampton, all retaining much of their charm and offering a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants where a warm welcome is always assured. Leisure facilities: well-stocked fishing lake, the perfect place to enjoy a picnic or bbq. Indoor heated pool and sauna (open all year round). Play facilities: children's play area. the accommodation is all on one level and offers two bedrooms: 1 double room and 1 single bedroom. Shower room: with wc. Lounge: enjoys ample space around the flatscreen tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: offers integrated oven and hob with extractor hood, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher. Dining is around a breakfast bar. Utility: external and shared with the other properties on site, offers washing machines and tumble dryers that are coin operated. Outside: enjoys a private enclosed decked area with garden furniture and bbq and access to the shared grounds. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, towels (not for pool), electric and panel heating included. Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog by arrangement. Wi-fi included. Additional info: . Neighbouring property sits back to back with this property meaning you have your own private entrance and outdoor space. Location: beach 40 minutes, shop and pub within 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £57 /night

£395 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 5 cottages set in 125 acres with swimming pool, play area, games room and tennis court, peacock, geese, lambs, pet pig, ducks, woodland walk and bird hide. Sleeps 5 + 1 you can be assured of a true cornish welcome at this farm, which has been owned by the present family since the 1920s. Built in the early 1880s, the cottages still retain many original features.Situated in one of north cornwall's most popular areas and within walking distance of the sandy beach of widemouth bay ideal for surfers and bathers alike. At the farm you can relax and enjoy the scenery and tranquillity or you are only a short drive to a host of sheltered coves and sandy beaches as well as attractions to suit all tastes which include the steep, stepped cobbled streets of clovelly, the milky way, the big sheep, tamar otter park and wildwood, launceston steam railway, the eden project, tintagel with its legends of king arthur and the knights of the round table and boscastle with its fishing trips to name but a few. In the evening stroll along the woodland walk to the bird hide or over the fields or watch the sun set over the sea. leisure facilities: enjoy a swim in the outdoor heated swimming pool (available from whitsun may bank holiday to the end of september) or have a game of tennis on the tennis court. Farm activities: children will be in their element by feeding the variety of small animals. Games room: with table tennis and air hockey. Small adventure playground. Amenities: all 5 properties have ample parking. Bed linen and towels included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking within any of the properties.1 dog by arrangement. Location: beach 0.75 mile, pub and shop 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm. upside down accommodation with a balcony on which to relax whilst enjoying the views across the fields to the sea beyond. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with single and tv and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over and wc. Lounge/diner: with pull-down double bed, tv and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: shared with 2 washing machines and tumble dryer. Amenities: electric and 2 night storage heaters included.    …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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from £43 /night

£300 - £550 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 traditional stone cottages set within acres of gardens with shared indoor heating swimming pool and hot tub set in a totally rural location, these properties are approached via narrow lanes which carry very little local traffic. Offering utter peace and tranquillity, these delightful properties nestle in the south hams of south devon. it's an area of exceptional beauty and contrast with river estuaries, rolling hills and thatched cottages surrounding the lovely old towns of dartmouth, totnes, kingsbridge, salcombe, modbury and ivybridge. There are many family beaches in the south hams and there are many attractions nearby including dartmoor national park, the english riviera, exeter, plymouth, haldon forest and the south devon railway. leisure facilities: on site you are welcome to enjoy the shared indoor heated swimming pool, open all year round with shower and changing facilities. Relax on the veranda with shared sunken hot tub, seating and sun loungers, taking in the beautiful countryside views. Shared utility room: washing machine and tumble dryer for guests to use. Outside: the owners welcome you to wander the shared, spacious gardens along with the local community woodland. Shared bbq area next to the properties. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, underfloor heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 10 miles, pub and shop 1 mile. the accommodation is split level and arranged over three floors, accessed via a few external stairs and offers one king-size zip-and-link on lower ground floor (which can be made into twin beds on request), clock with mp3/ ipod dock. Shower room: on the lower ground floor with shower and wc. Lounge/diner: on entrance level with tv/dvd, mp3/ipod dock and woodburner (first basket of logs included). Kitchen: a few steps down from the lounge with electric ceramic cooker, fridge with ice box and microwave. Outside: lawn area, garden furniture and bbq for guests exclusive use. Amenities: parking for 1 car. Regret no smoking within the property. 2 dogs welcome. stair gate available on request. Arrival: 3.30pm.  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £130 /night

£910 - £2040 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
perfectly located property in the quiet outskirts of newquay this unique detached single storey property is laid out around its outdoor pool and is perfectly located in the quiet outskirts of newquay, yet a stone's throw from the lively centre of town and its wealth of beaches. newquay has long been a popular destination for tourists with its wealth of golden sandy beaches, perfect for families looking for a gentle paddle, to thrill seekers on the famous fistral beach a mecca for surfing enthusiasts and home to some of the uk's biggest competitions and events. Newquay also offers a vast selection of shops, restaurants and pubs to suit all tastes and perfect for picking up a memento of your stay. Visit newquay's popular destinations, newquay zoo, waterworld, blue reef aquarium and dairy land to name but a few. A short drive from watergate bay, home to jamie oliver's 'fifteen restaurant' and michelin star awarded 'viners' restaurant located on the outskirts are making newquay a growing 'foodie' destination. Leisure facilities: guests have private use of their own private outdoor swimming pool. Jacuzzi available for an additional £100 per week. this spacious, recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard, property offers three bedrooms: 2 double rooms both with en-suites, 1 offering bath and walk in shower with wc and the other with shower room and wc. The third bedroom is a twin room also benefitting from a en-suite shower room with wc. The master bedroom has a wall mounted 42" tv and the other two bedrooms have a wall mounted 32" tv with freeview and dvd. The two main bedrooms also benefit from french doors which open to a quiet enclosed terrace area. Lounge/kitchen/diner: make this the perfect social space and enjoying large sliding doors that open out onto the private swimming pool. Lounge with woodburner and ample seating around the large wall mounted flatscreen 57" tv with dvd and freeview. Kitchen enjoys integrated range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Outside: enclosed tropical style garden with outdoor seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 3 cars. Bed linen, towels, electric, electric heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: beach 2 miles, shops and pubs within 1 mile.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £840 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 6 cottages on 200 acre organic beef and sheep farm, giant sandpit, heated swimming pool, river fishing, classic motorbikes, riverside walks, riverside hide, wildlife webcam system and games room, sleeps 4+1 john and alison werren welcome guests to these luxury barn conversions full of rustic charm in a beautiful river valley setting. The spacious and well-equipped accommodation offers a relaxing atmosphere with plenty of country walks beside the river and through the fields. There is also alot of wildlife to see including kingfishers, sandmartins, buzzards and herons, maybe an otter or skylark. You can also watch the wildlife on and around the river from the large hide overlooking the river ottery on the devon and cornwall boundary. There are webcams set up to capture the wildlife around the farm which can be viewed on the tv in your cottage, you may be lucky enough to watch swallows eggs hatching in the nest or bats leaving an old barn. A wonderful centre for visiting cornwall and devon. Many all year round attractions are within easy travelling distance, including the eden project (purchase discounted fast track tickets available from farmhouse), plymouth aquarium, morwellham quay, and king arthur's castle at tintagel. leisure facilities: visitors can try their hand at clay pigeon shooting or fishing (both fly and coarse) on the beautiful river ottery, or on the smaller boles bridge stream, which meander though the farm. Close at hand is the safely enclosed heated outdoor swimming pool (may - september). Visitors can experience classic british motorcycles when guided by john through the delightful north cornwall scenery. Bikes include bsa, norton, triumph, panther and ariel (bring own insurance, licence and protective clothing please). Farm activities: meet the farm animals on this organic farm. Play facilities: giant sandpit, games room (with pool tables, football table and books and games), and orchard playing field. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi  included. towels for hire. Cot and highchair available on request. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 12 miles, supermarket 4 miles and pub 3 miles. imaginatively converted from the old farm stables, john and alison have created an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity in a truly delightful setting. The luxurious and spacious accommodation is arranged on one floor, providing disabled access and two bedrooms: both with washbasins, 1 king-size four-poster room and 1 twin, with gallery space for a single bed. Bathroom: huge, victorian style with bath, easy access power shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: large and airy open-plan living space with flatscreen tv with freeview, dvd and woodburner (first basket of logs free). Kitchen area is well-equipped, containing a gas rayburn, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Outside: lounge opens out onto a balcony with fabulous views along the valley and the sunny little garden. Amenities: regret no pets. Stairgate available on request. Additional info: alternative level access and parking available, as are ramps and shower chair. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision.  it is, therefore, advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements    …see more

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Villa | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £51 /night

£355 - £715 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
on site facilities with indoor swimming pool, sauna, bar and much more this end-terraced property nestles in the grounds of an historic manor and is perfectly positioned for touring the whole of cornwall with a wealth of popular beaches and attractions to suit all tastes being within a short drive as well as the historic town of penzance (approximately 2 miles) with shops, pubs, restaurants and cinema. From the manor's entrance views of the sea, penzance and st michaels mount can be appreciated. St ives and the beautiful carbis bay are easily accessed (approximately 7 miles) and for the more energetic, footpaths run down to the village of gulval and further on to the beach at marazion. The coast paths on either coast offer excellent walking and views. Lands end, flambards theme park, tate gallery at st ives and the eden project provide great days out. Leisure facilities: on-site within the manor grounds, relax in the large communal gardens or enjoy the facilities on offer which include the swimming pool, sauna, putting green, launderette, tennis court, pool table and bar (only open from easter until the end of october) wi-fi is available in the main reception area the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 cosy double and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, freeview and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. Outside: small patio area with seating. Large communal gardens. Amenities: bed linen, electric and electric heating included. 1 dog welcome. Location: village shop and pub at gulval, approximately 0.5 mile, shops, pubs and beach at penzance approximately 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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House | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £2040 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
this striking georgian house enjoys uninterupted views of the estuary the accommodation is the main wing of this attractive georgian style building that enjoys its own completely private garden and the most stunning views down the camel estuary. This grand looking house has recently benefitted from a sympathetic update from the owner that has bought the wealth of character features back to life. the property enjoys a rural situation, yet is within walking distance down to the local pub and popular garden centre with equally popular restaurant. Wadebridge is a short drive and offers a wealth of restaurants, shops, pubs and cinema. With direct access through the owners fields to the camel trail why not hire a bike for the day and take in the stunning scenery as you gently wind up the camel trail to the must visit town of padstow, famed for its exquisite selection of restaurants and pubs, including celebrity chef rick stein's of course. Just a short drive leads you on to the a39 atlantic highway that meanders along the north coast of cornwall and is ideal for those wishing to explore the whole of this individual county. Leisure facilities: guests also have access to the owner's outdoor heated swimming pool (available from mid may - end of september) with shallow end for younger children. Games room: snooker room located within the lower ground floor and offers a full size snooker table (children must be supervised). this grand accommodation offers four bedrooms: with 2 spacious double rooms that enjoy four-poster beds and lovely views down the estuary, 2 twin bedrooms, one of which enjoys estuary views, all are located on the first floor. Bathroom: with wc. Separate shower room with wc, both located on the first floor. Lounge: benefits from a wall mounted flatscreen tv with dvd, freeview and electric effect woodburner. kitchen/diner: enjoys ample space with range cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Outside: the enclosed garden enjoys a seating and patio area with bbq, extensive lawn and a gravelled drive immediately to the front of the property. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking or pets within the property. Location: beach 7 miles, shop and pub within 1 mile. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £740 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 4 properties with shared swimming pool 3 character cottages in their own courtyard setting with access to large gardens. Situated within the grounds of an impressive 16th century manor house, within 5.5 acres of lovely grounds set amongst beautiful rolling countryside in a peaceful and unspoilt part of rural north devon. the nearby village of bradworthy has shops, pub and a garage. The property is close to some of the most spectacular coastline in the uk offering breath-taking scenery, unspoilt beaches and stunning coastal path walks. There are many attractions worth a visit including the big sheep, the milky way, clovelly with its cobbled street leading down to the sea, walking and watersports at tamar lakes, bude splashpool, dartington crystal and beautiful gardens at rhs rosemoor. You will be ideally placed for exploring both the north coasts of devon and cornwall which have a choice of popular sandy surfing beaches and sheltered coves. leisure facilities: shared, solar heated outdoor swimming pool in its own enclosed patio area, available from may to september. Shared utility room: coin operated washing machine and tumble dryer and use of communal freezer. Outside: there is an ever changing sculpture garden and hidden corners to explore and enjoy. Shared bbq area. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, electric heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Additional info: on site is a resident artist for fine art/drawing/sculpture workshops by arrangement. Location: beach at sandymouth 7 miles, pub and shop approximately 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Bathroom: bath with shower over and wc. All on the first floor. Lounge: on the first floor, with woodburner, tv and dvd. Kitchen/diner: downstairs, with electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Amenities: central heating available out of season. Outside: private patio area with seating.  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £51 /night

£355 - £715 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
family accommodation with use of shared swimming pools and tennis courts this conveniently placed holiday bungalow is situated amongst others in the grounds of a manor house set in 30 acres of the beautiful tamar valley on the devon/cornwall border. the neighbouring village of calstock has train connections through the tamar valley to plymouth. Park and ride, and enjoy a day exploring the national maritime aquarium, the waterside bars and restaurants as well as the other historical attractions of this famous nautical city. Also close at hand is the living museum of victorian life at morwellham quay, complete with carriage ride and train trip into the mine which provides a fun day for all the family. Leisure facilities: centred around the manor house and include a large indoor pool complex with sauna, fitness centre, tennis and table tennis. A full bar and conservatory restaurant is located in the manor house serving homemade light snack/lunches and a full menu in the evening.Use of these facilities is completely free and they are all available to use (subject to seasonal opening hours). For a full time table of classes available or for more information, please contact reception. There is also excellent walking and cycling rides nearby. the accommodation offers: three bedrooms 1 double with en-suite wc and 2 further twin rooms. Bathroom: with bath, separate shower and wc. Lounge /kitchen/diner: open-plan with tv/dvd and electric fire. Kitchen area with electric oven, hob, fridge with small freezer compartment, and dishwasher. Outside: patio area with communal lawn areas surrounding the property. Amenities: allocated parking for 1 car, additional parking available. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no pets. Location: pub, restaurant and leisure facilities all on-site. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 6 cottages on 200 acre organic beef and sheep farm, giant sandpit, heated swimming pool, river fishing, classic motorbikes, riverside walks, riverside hide, wildlife webcam system and games room, sleeps 4 + 1 john and alison werren welcome guests to these luxury barn conversions full of rustic charm in a beautiful river valley setting. The spacious and well-equipped accommodation offers a relaxing atmosphere with plenty of country walks beside the river and through the fields. There is also alot of wildlife to see including kingfishers, sandmartins, buzzards and herons, maybe an otter or skylark. You can also watch the wildlife on and around the river from the large hide overlooking the river ottery on the devon and cornwall boundary. There are webcams set up to capture the wildlife around the farm which can be viewed on the tv in your cottage, you may be lucky enough to watch swallows eggs hatching in the nest or bats leaving an old barn. A wonderful centre for visiting cornwall and devon. Many all year round attractions are within easy travelling distance, including the eden project (purchase discounted fast track tickets available from farmhouse), plymouth aquarium, morwellham quay, and king arthur's castle at tintagel. leisure facilities: visitors can try their hand at clay pigeon shooting or fishing (both fly and coarse) on the beautiful river ottery, or on the smaller boles bridge stream, which meander though the farm. Close at hand is the safely enclosed heated outdoor swimming pool (may - september). Visitors can experience classic british motorcycles when guided by john through the delightful north cornwall scenery. Bikes include bsa, norton, triumph, panther and ariel (bring own insurance, licence and protective clothing please). Farm activities: meet the farm animals on this organic farm. Play facilities: giant sandpit, games room (with pool tables, football table and books and games), and orchard playing field. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. towels for hire. Cot and highchair available on request. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 12 miles, supermarket 4 miles and pub 3 miles. the property is semi-detached with slate and original wooden floors, open beams and offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size four-poster bedroom, 1 with bunks and a single bed. This room has a bird nesting box in the wall with glass panel. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: large and very comfortable open-plan living area with handy porch, pastoral views, flatscreen tv with freeview and dvd. Kitchen area comprises a gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Outside: patio door leading to play area and pool and upstairs opens out onto a quiet shared courtyard across which is the laundry. Amenities: fitted stairgates. 1 pet by arrangement in off-peak season.  …see more

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House | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

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from £270 /night

£1885 - £3460 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
melpies house and hayloft games room, shared outdoor play area, use of outdoor swimming pool sleeps 12 + 4 sleeps up to 12 in the main house with a reduction of 20% of the full weekly cost short breaks are charged as follows: 3 nights 75% 4 nights 85% 5 nights 95% of the full weekly cost positioned at the end of a long driveway with glorious views across the valley and in the quintessential english village of burwash. The village is best known for its connection to rudyard kipling and his home "batemans" is now a national trust property attracting many visitors. the village boasts 2 pubs, grocery shop, post office, butcher, antique shops and a tea room. Easily accessible from london, the nearest main line station is 3 miles away and can transport you to london bridge within 70 minutes. There is much to see and do in the local area with 4x4 action days, pamper days, horse riding and golf nearby including the east sussex national course which is 25 minutes away. Murder mystery days are held at the bluebell railway and herstmonceux castle. Leisure facilities: outdoor swimming pool which is open daily from 20th may – 20th september until 6pm. The pool is shared with the main house however exclusive use for each party is on a rota basis, mornings or afternoons. Closed 1 – 2 pm for lunch. Games room: exclusive use of games room which is located under the hayloft and has a slate bed pool table, air hockey and bar football. There is a table tennis table in an open bay garage. Play facilities: shared enclosed children’s outdoor play area with swings and monkey bar set, child’s trampoline with enclosure, slide and football goals. the spacious house offers five bedrooms: on the ground floor 1 king-size, 1 double with en-suite shower room with wc and 1 further double. At the top of the oak staircase are 2 triple rooms, each room having three single beds. Bathroom: on the ground floor with roll-top bath and wc. Bathroom: on the first floor with bath, separate shower and wc. Separate wc downstairs. Lounge: with tv/dvd, woodburner (first basket of logs included) and wi-fi in addition to a selection of films, books and games. Dining room: light and airy with large oak table and chairs. Kitchen/family room: with large range cooker, hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker. The hayloft, situated opposite the house, is accessed via an open tread wooden staircase and would lend itself to teenagers or small family with small child/baby, or those wanting some independence from the rest of the party. It offers additional accommodation for up to 4 people: 1 double bedroom. Bathroom: with bath, separate shower and wc. Lounge/kitchenette/diner: open-plan with ample seating and leather sofa bed, tv/dvd and wi-fi. Small kitchenette area with electric hob, microwave, toaster and kettle. Outside: private garden is accessed from the kitchen via a stable door and the ground floor bedrooms. The enclosed patio area has a rustic oak dining table with benches and parasols overlooking the enclosed swimming pool and lawn gardens. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric and wi-fi included. Central heating during the months of october through to the 1st of april is included during the hours of 7am - 11am and 4.30pm - 10.30pm there is an additional charge if heating is requested outside of these times and dates. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs by arrangement. Additional info: please note that the £20 charge for the dog applies whether it is a short break or a full week's booking. £150 cash security deposit payable on arrival to owner which is repaid 10 – 14 days after departure. A private chef/caterer can be arranged direct with the owner subject to availability and at an additional cost. Short breaks are charged as follows: 3 nights 75% 4 nights 85% 5 nights 95% of the full weekly cost. Location: shop, pubs, post office all in village a 10 minute walk. Arrival: 4pm. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £60 /night

£420 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 9 charming cottages set in 18 acres of open countryside with play facilities, swimming pool and animals relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside surroundings in one of three refurbished cottages, offering comfortable and stylish accommodation retaining original features yet posing a modern touch. These cottages sit at the top of the sterridge valley on the edge of exmoor national park and offer plenty of space to unwind and facilities to enjoy for all ages. set within the north devon area of outstanding natural beauty, a short journey to the local village of combe martin which boasts a highly recommended 17th century inn, post office, bakery and a few small grocery shops and the pretty village of berrynarbor. A 20 minute drive brings you to the golden sandy beaches of croyde, saunton, putsborough and woolacombe that boast some of the best surf in the south west. Other attractions in the area include the big sheep, dartington crystal, milky way amusement park, glass factory and combe martin wildlife park. farm activities: guests are welcome to explore the 18 acres of land and meet the resident donkeys, pigs and ponies with free pony rides for young children. Sheep and cows also graze the surrounding meadows of the farm. Leisure facilities: outdoor covered swimming pool (the pool is only open easter-october inclusive) with sun loungers and seating. Games/play facilities: large children’s play area with a tree house, toys and a trampoline. Indoor games room with table tennis, pool table and table football. There are 18 acres of manicured gardens and paddocks making the site a real country retreat ideal for group games. Outside: shared, spacious lawned area with outdoor seating. Amenities: ample on-site parking. Bed linen and electric included. Towels for hire. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach at combe martin, shop and pub 3 miles, berrynarbor village post office and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is a well presented cottage offering two bedrooms: on the ground floor, 1 double with en-suite bath and wc and 1 twin with en-suite shower and wc. Lounge: on the first floor, open-plan with tv and dvd. Kitchen: well-equipped with cooker, fridge, microwave and washer/dryer. Amenities: electric heaters.  …see more

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Cottage | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1410 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 2 delightful cottages, with full leisure facilities and riding stables available prices during off peak winter weeks (nov until easter), couples now from £350, groups of 4 now from £600. Please call office to discuss the cottages are located within the owner's farm, yet remain private. Enjoy excellent coastal walks all around the lizard peninsula and mullion. The village of mullion is a 10 minute walk from the cottages and is the largest village in cornwall offering numerous facilities including shops and family pubs serving good bar meals. You will be spoilt for choice with excellent beaches at poldhu cove (only 0.9 mile), polurrian cove, church cove, kynance cove, kennack sands and many more. Many attractions are also within an easy drive including gweek seal sanctuary, helfords area of outstanding natural beauty, lands end, flambards theme park, rnas culdrose viewing enclosure, minack theatre and numerous national trust properties. both properties benefit from many leisure facilities on site, parties and corporate weekends welcome. Leisure facilities: large indoor heated swimming pool 38' x 16' (constant depth of 4ft 6), with key given to guests on arrival. The pool is open and heated all year round. Hot tub available for hire. New gym with changing rooms and infrared sauna. Yoga and massage classes available, please book. Pets' corner with pigs, sheep and chickens to feed. Riding lessons with qualified instructors, hacks, beach rides and for the more experienced a cross country course. Visitors are welcome to 'muck in' with the everyday running of the stables including grooming, mucking out, bringing in the horses, etc depending on experience. Activity barn: 78' x 18' converted barn which is fully equipped for indoor tennis, badminton, volleyball, football or basketball (nets and equipment supplied). Games room: new with full-size snooker and pool table. Play facilities: large sandpit for children to play in. Babysitting available at £5 per hour. Outside: large lawn garden with bbq, swings and trampoline. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. 1 dog by arrangement only during 1st november until easter. Location: golf 1.5 mile, pubs, shops, restaurant all within walking distance, beach 0.9 mile. the accommodation is delightfully furnished and offers three bedrooms: 1 double with tv and en-suite which has walk in shower, bath and wc, and 2 twins. Bathroom: separate shower cubicle and wc. Lounge: with tv, freeview, dvd, video and open fire (first basket of logs free). Kitchen/diner: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and tv. Additional info: a £70 security deposit is payable to owner on arrival.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1755 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
detached barn with indoor swimming pool, games room and pet animals this detached, stone built barn conversion offers an excellent holiday home with so much to do within the 23 acres it occupies. A tranquil and peaceful setting of private pastureland, home to the owner's 5 alpacas, shetland pony, ducks and three friendly labrador dogs. the traditional village centre of littleham is less than 1 mile away and offers a character pub serving good food, with the market town of bideford offering other amenities being less than 3 miles away. The long sandy beach at westward ho! is a 15 minute drive and there are a wealth of attractions close by which include dartington crystal, the big sheep, the milky way and much more. Leisure facilities: you will be able to enjoy the heated indoor swimming pool in the adjacent barn (heated to 82f) which has a current swimming machine, basketball hoop and a number of floating pool toys. There is also a play area available for fun badminton/short tennis/volleyball court/clock golf on adjacent lawn. Games room: first class with something for children of all ages with snooker, darts and plenty of toys for all ages. Large barn with table tennis and basketball available. the accommodation has been converted to a high standard, very comfortably furnished and well-equipped throughout whilst retaining original charm. Two bedrooms: very attractive ground floor rooms each with full skytv package and dvd. 1 spacious twin with additional bunk beds and en-suite shower room with wc and 1 double. Bathroom: with shower attachment and wc. Lounge: occupies the entire first floor to take advantage of the exceptional views across the valley, a spacious and attractive living room with full skytv package including movies, hd tv, dvd, woodburner and double sofa bed. Kitchen/diner: spacious with electric cooker, ceramic hob and extractor fan, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, food processor, fridge/freezer, tv with connection to satellite output and music centre. Outside: private fully fenced lawn garden with patio and garden furniture and two natural ponds to wander around. Amenities: ample parking in courtyard. Bed linen (also for travel cot), towels, pool towels and tea towels included. Central heating extra at cost. Electric included end may - end august, by meter reading at all other times. First basket of logs free. Wi-fi available. Pool heating included. Pets welcome. Non-smokers preferred. Additional info: the owners offer a wealth of provisions including fresh flowers, chocolates, carafe of water and current magazine in each bedroom, bath oils and shower gel in bath and shower room. Welcome pack including half a dozen eggs, fruit bowl, tea tray and bottle of wine on arrival, all washing powders, liquids, cooking oils and herbs in the kitchen. Not suitable for more than 6 adults. Location: beach 5 miles, shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 room with 3 single beds located on the first-floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first-floor, with a further wet room with wc located on the ground-floor. Lounge/diner: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Utility: with washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. short breaks only available during off peak weeks.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £610 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
2.0 acres, alpacas, woodlands, plunge pool and fabulous views  set in the large historical village of banwell and at the foot of the mendip hills overlooking the somerset levels, this unusual barn conversion is situated at the bottom of a steep lane and winding drive but convenient to all of the village's facilities which include pubs, shops restaurants, post office and a castle which serves cream teas in the summer. excellent for walking direct from the property with many footpaths and bridleways including the west mendip way, which links up with the national trust site at crooks peak. In the distance, the modern imposition of the m5 motorway weaves across the landscape, bringing together the benefits of the 21st century within an otherwise hidden retreat, meaning you will be ideally placed for touring the area. Wells with its cathedral and shopping area, weston-super-mare with beaches, shops and restaurants and cheddar with its famous gorge, are all within easy reach. Approximately 45 minutes drive will take you to the historic city of bath with its famous roman spa baths and bristol also has a huge range of attractions and amenities. the split level accommodation is accessed down 3 large stone steps and offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size on ground floor and 1 twin on first floor – this room is in the eaves of the building and has low exposed beams (restricted headroom). Bathroom: on ground floor, bath with shower over and wc. Lounge: on ground floor up one step with woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv/dvd, wi-fi available and music system. Stairs from the lounge lead up to a small galleried landing area with a selection of books and sofa bed. Kitchen/diner: is on the lower ground floor with electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge with freezer section, washing machine and microwave, breakfast bar with stools and dining table and chairs. Outside: deep stone steps lead to a small patio area, further steep stone steps lead up to a raised decked area with spectacular views use of plunge pool, summer house and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. regret no pets. Location: pub, shop, restaurant, takeaways within walking distance.  …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
situated in a pretty woodland setting a short distance from the beach this purpose built holiday accommodation has been lovingly renovated, decorated and furnished to a high standard. It is privately owned but located on a friendly north cornwall holiday park offering a wealth of amenities including a heated indoor swimming pool. a short stroll will take you into the village of kilkhampton offering a selection of pubs, shops and takeaways. You will also be ideally placed for enjoying the many sheltered coves and long sandy surfing beaches which the north coast is renowned for. The seaside town of bude is only 10 minutes away with its beautiful sandy beaches and outdoor sea pool, suitable for all the family and a wide range of amenities. Only slightly further afield you can explore the many picturesque fishing villages of cornwall and devon including pretty clovelly, and the many other attractions including the milky way, crealy adventure park, tamar lakes, newquay sea life centre and the eden project. the accommodation is arranged on one floor and offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size and 1 bunk bedroom. Shower room: with wc. Open-plan lounge/diner: lovely light area with large windows, leather sofas and wall-mounted tv/dvd. Kitchen area: with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Washing machine facilities available in the onsite laundrette. Outside: small lawn area surrounding the property with patio area with picnic bench directly outside. Ample off-road parking onsite adjacent to the property. Bed linen, towels, electric and electric wall-mounted panel heaters included. Wi-fi available in the holiday park clubhouse. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Leisure facilities: use of the restaurant, bar and entertainment facilities at the park are included. Daily/weekly passes for the indoor swimming, squash, bowls and other indoor sports facilities may be purchased at the reception (winter month restrictions apply to some facilities). Location: sandy beach at bude 5 miles, and convenience store and a selection of pubs on-site.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £78 /night

£540 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline, sleeps 4+2 short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm this spacious accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc and 1 twin, located on the first-floor. Bathroom: offering small bath and wc, located on the first-floor, with a wet room and wc located on the ground-floor. Lounge/diner: benefits from a 4'6" double sofa bed, flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: with integrated oven and gas hob, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: with washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.    …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £94 /night

£655 - £1290 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
3  five star cottages in a hamlet of 8 other privately owned cottages - private indoor tennis court, 20 acres, river  trout fishing and coarse lake fishing, ducks, rabbits, adjacent 160 acres cattle, cottages open all year from its elevated position commanding outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, this ancient manor site has been home through the centuries to notorious adventurers and noblemen. The present owners, malcolm and liz wright, converted the medieval stone barns into luxury holiday cottages designed specifically for those who like their own private space but also wish to take advantage of excellent on-site amenities. All the cottages have their own private gardens, car parking and lovely panoramic views. Inside, the cottages have fully-equipped fitted kitchens including electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. All have a lounge with tv and dvd, an en-suite bedroom and central heating throughout to keep you warm and cosy at any time of the year. also at woolstone: - full-size indoor tennis court - games room with pool table and table tennis - outdoor giant chess set - duck pond and fish pond - rabbits and ducks - river trout fishing and coarse lake fishing - woodland walk and kite flying field - laundry room with wet suit drying area - dogs by arrangement (we regret dogs cannot be accepted during the school summer holidays) cottage open all year. Amenities: private parking outside the cottages, bed linen, electric, central heating and underfloor heating included. Regret no smoking in any of the cottages or surrounding buildings. Location: 3 minutes away by car is the beautiful sandy beach of widemouth bay and 8 minutes will bring you to bude, a real little town alive all year round with plenty of shops and restaurants. It also provides horse riding, an 18 hole links golf course, sport and leisure centre, bowling greens, coarse and sea fishing and a choice of award-winning clean beaches with beautiful cliff-top walks. in 2004 the centuries old wainhouse was converted into a lovely holiday cottage with breathtaking views from every window. It has been equipped to a high standard and offers three bedrooms: all with tvs. 1 double with en-suite bathroom, 1 double with en-suite wet room and 1 twin. Shower room: adjacent to the twin bedroom. Lounge: very spacious with old oak beams, vaulted ceiling, tv, dvd and video. Kitchen/diner: well-equipped and modern with electric range cooker, the dining area maintains the farmhouse atmosphere with antique pine furniture. Outside: at the rear of the property is a large garden with panoramic views.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £65 /night

£455 - £890 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: shared indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike, the pool is open 8.30am-8pm every day however private bookings are taken occasionally, further information and timetables can be found onsite, the pool is also open to non-residents by prior arrangement. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with four-poster bed and 1 bunk bedroom on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with flatscreen tv and built-in dvd. Kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.  …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £130 /night

£910 - £2040 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 3 luxurious detached barns on working farm close to exmoor national park a stay here at this private 650 acre estate is a real country experience, superb views over open countryside and lovely private walks direct from the door. conveniently located on the edge of exmoor national park yet only 40 minutes from the glorious beaches of saunton sands and woolacombe (ideal for surfers and bathers alike). The estate is home to one of the largest herds of heritage ruby red devon cattle in the country and the owners are passionate about sharing the countryside experience. You can make the most of the countryside and location with a night safari hosted by their own gamekeeper with possible sightings of deer, otters, barn owls and other wildlife. You can also indulge in the luxury of hiring the onsite chef to cook a meal or two during your stay. Barbeque packs of farm produced meat are usually available offering farm fresh food with low food miles! or why not buy an arrival ready meal. If you have the chance to venture away from the estate, you are only a short drive from south molton where you can browse around an array of shops, supermarket and numerous pubs and restaurants and visit the popular cattle and pannier markets. The towns of barnstaple (15 miles) and tiverton (17 miles) have theatres, cinemas and many more shops and restaurants. all properties have impressive exposed oak beams and vaulted ceilings. Leisure facilities: shared indoor heated swimming pool (13x5 meters) open all year round. Private river and lake fishing, camera deer stalking and clay pigeon shooting, all by arrangement. Farm activities: children are encouraged to help collect eggs and feed animals under supervision. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and initial supply of logs included. Free wi-fi is available and there is good reception for all major mobile networks. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Additional info: there is an onsite drying room and coin operated washing and drying facilities. Location: beach 23 miles, pub and shop 4 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation offers four bedrooms (all en-suite): situated downstairs, 1 zip-and-link double/twin with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and wc. Situated upstairs, via an open-tread staircase, are 2 king-size and 1 zip-and-link double/twin, all having en-suite bathrooms with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: spacious open-plan living area with underfloor heating, consisting of lounge area with tv/dvd and woodburner. Access to downstairs en-suite. Second seating area with ipod dock/cd and fabulous views out onto the traditionally planted orchard and beyond. Kitchen/diner with electric range cooker, american style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. Outside: patio area with two seating areas, bbq and steps leading down to the gated enclosed orchard garden. Amenities: parking for 3 cars  …see more

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Bungalow | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £121 /night

£845 - £1755 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
detached property with indoor swimming pool and views over river torridge this detached property offers an excellent holiday home with so much to do on site and around the local area. Offering some of the best views over the river torridge, rolling countryside and the coast beyond. located on the owners' 700 acre dairy farm, you will be able to enjoy a tranquil and relaxing holiday. Just over 1 mile from the town of bideford with its shops, pubs and restaurants. The tarka trail is close by and offers off-road cycling and walking. The 2 miles of golden sandy beach at westward ho! and the sand dunes at instow are both a 15 minute drive away. The area offers many attractions to suit all tastes including the big sheep, tapeley park, the milky way, clovelly with its traditional cobbled steps and much more. Leisure facilities: private heated indoor swimming pool within the property (heated to 86f and for sole use) and small gym area with treadmill and exercise bike. the accommodation is all on one level and offers three bedrooms all with lovely countryside views: 2 king-size with tvd/dvd and 1 twin. Bathroom: bath with shower over. Separate wc adjacent. Separate shower and wc in the swimming pool/gym room area. Lounge/dining area: large area with feature fireplace, tv, french doors with 1 step down leading to a large sun lounge with seating area, 42" tv/dvd and swimming pool/gym area. Kitchen: with electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. Utility room: with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: large enclosed garden with stunning views, patio area with garden furniture and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, (please being swimming towels) electric and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach 4 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. Arrival: from 3pm.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £68 /night

£475 - £950 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline regret no children under 18 yrs regret no babies short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and 1 twin located on the first floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first floor, with a further wc located on the ground floor. Lounge: with flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen/diner: offers integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £50 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Regret no children under 18 and no babies. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.    …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £63 /night

£435 - £860 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 4 properties with 130 acres, sheep and shared swimming pool relax in the peace and tranquillity of this delightful countryside setting in 1 of 4 courtyard barn conversions. less than 3 miles to the popular north devon coastline with long breathtaking cliff-top walks, sheltered coves to explore and long sandy surfing beaches. The market town of bideford is a 5 minute drive and offers pannier and open air markets, small shops, restaurants, pubs and park. There is much to see and do in the area with attractions to suit all tastes which include tapeley park, dartington crystal, the big sheep, rhs rosemoor gardens, the milky way and more. Relax on site and see the animals in surrounding fields and in the evenings visit one of many local family pubs all serving good food. all the properties have been lovingly converted and individually equipped. Leisure facilities: shared enclosed solar heated pool with adjacent paddling/toddler pool (open mid may - mid september), picnic area and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, central heating or electric heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking and no pets. Location: beach 3 miles, pubs and shops all within 5 minute drive. Arrival: 4pm. a wing of the main farmhouse, well-equipped and furnished, offering three bedrooms: 1 double four-poster with tv and en-suite shower room with wc and 1 twin with a feature fireplace, garden views and tv and a step up to a further twin with tv. Bathroom: family size with bath, shower attachment and wc. Lounge: with tv/dvd, feature fireplace and garden views. Dining room: with piano. Kitchen: with fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, cooker, dishwasher and microwave. Outside: private enclosed garden with seating.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £55 /night

£380 - £760 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
this picturesque complex of 9 properties enjoys 4 acres of shared grounds, with woodland, indoor heated swimming pool, spa and all-weather tennis court this complex nestles on the outskirts of the picture postcard village of tawstock, handily located a short drive from the capital town of barnstaple. The holiday cottages, once the coach house and the outbuildings of an imposing 18th century former rectory, have been recently converted to 8 holiday cottages arranged around a large courtyard and sit within the 4 acres of grounds enjoying stunning countryside views. explore barnstaple, a 3 miles drive, offering a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants and with a host of activities for all seasons, from indoor ice skating rink, ten pin bowling, golf course, the queens theatre, which hosts a variety of local and national productions and a multi-screen cinema, to name but a few. North devon has some of the most breathtaking and varied landscapes, from the popular beaches and coves, perfect for families and for water sport enthusiasts, awe inspiring coastal and cliff walks, to the rugged beauty of the exmoor national park and the variety of wildlife and fauna that call exmoor home. leisure facilities: shared all-weather tennis court, indoor heated swimming pool with spa and paddling pool, open throughout the year. Outside: guests are invited to explore the grounds and woodland walks with differing areas from meadow to sheltered picnic spots with seating, picnic and bbq areas. Shared utility room: laundry room operated by coin meter. Amenities: ample parking in the car park which has gates. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Information centre on site including shared computer with internet. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Regret no pets. Location: beach 6 miles, pub and shops 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is laid out as an upside down property and offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin room, all located on the ground floor. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, also located on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan area with tv/dvd. Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Outside: roof terrace with seating.  …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £82 /night

£570 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
4 properties with 4 acres, outdoor heated swimming pool peacefully situated about 1.5 miles from the golf club and lovely sands at saunton and a short drive from braunton with its local shops and amenities. 1 of 4 properties, on site ideally placed for a relaxing holiday or visiting the delights the area has to offer. Often featured in the good holiday cottage guide, the area is overflowing with things to do for all ages. Why not take a trip into the pretty village of croyde, with its chocolate box cottages and quaint pubs and tearooms, or enjoy the far-reaching views up on exmoor where there is an abundance of wildlife and many moorland walks. Saunton sands, with just over 3.5 miles of golden sands is renowned for its surfing and windsurfing. A haven for the keen golfer with two 18 hole courses, one a championship course. At ilfracombe you can enjoy fishing trips, seaside amusements, museum and art gallery. Barnstaple, the regional capital of north devon, is even closer. This is a lively town with its weekly pannier market and never-ending choice of shops, inns and restaurants as well as a craft market and superb indoor leisure centre. leisure facilities: all properties have use of the outdoor heated swimming pool (heated via a heat exchanger), available from late may to early september. Outside: large, adjacent, shared lawn area with swings. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Towels for hire. Regret no pets. Location: beach, shop and pub all within 2 miles. the accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and wc, 1 double and 2 twin rooms. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Further separate wc. Lounge/diner: with doors leading out onto the patio, tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: well-equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave and many useful extras. Outside: area with patio furniture. Amenities: central heating extra, payable to owner..  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1090 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 9 charming cottages set in 18 acres of open countryside with play facilities, swimming pool and animals relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside surroundings in one of three refurbished cottages, offering comfortable and stylish accommodation retaining original features yet posing a modern touch. These cottages sit at the top of the sterridge valley on the edge of exmoor national park and offer plenty of space to unwind and facilities to enjoy for all ages. set within the north devon area of outstanding natural beauty, a short journey to the local village of combe martin which boasts a highly recommended 17th century inn, post office, bakery and a few small grocery shops and the pretty village of berrynarbor. A 20 minute drive brings you to the golden sandy beaches of croyde, saunton, putsborough and woolacombe that boast some of the best surf in the south west. Other attractions in the area include the big sheep, dartington crystal, milky way amusement park, glass factory and combe martin wildlife park. farm activities: guests are welcome to explore the 18 acres of land and meet the resident donkeys, pigs and ponies with free pony rides for young children. Sheep and cows also graze the surrounding meadows of the farm. Leisure facilities: outdoor covered swimming pool (the pool is only open easter-october inclusive) with sun loungers and seating. Games/play facilities: large children’s play area with a tree house, toys and a trampoline. Indoor games room with table tennis, pool table and table football. There are 18 acres of manicured gardens and paddocks making the site a real country retreat ideal for group games. Outside: shared, spacious lawned area with outdoor seating. Amenities: ample on-site parking. Bed linen and electric included. Towels for hire. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach at combe martin, shop and pub 3 miles, berrynarbor village post office and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is a spacious modern cottage with countryside views and offers three bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower and wc, 1 further double and 1 room with bunk beds. Bathroom: bath, shower and wc. Lounge/diner: seating area with tv and dvd. Kitchen: well-equipped with cooker, fridge, washing machine and microwave. Amenities: central heating.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £142 /night

£990 - £2275 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
first class property situated in a small select development with on site spa facilities enjoy luxury accommodation with access to the on-site state of the art spa/swimming and gym facilities, in one of somerset’s finest areas offering peace and tranquillity yet within easy access of many attractions. with something to suit most tastes, you will be a short drive to the roman city of bath, clarkes village at street, cheddar gorge, wookey hole, glastonbury tor and wells. Shopping at the mall at cribbs causewall and cabots circus in bristol are also within 1 hours drive. Also close by are the mulberry factory shop and kilver court designer village. The coastline at burnham and weston super mare are worth a day out and walkers and nature lovers will enjoy the quantock and mendip hills. In the evenings, relax in the enclosed garden on the patio with a glass of wine or sample one of the many traditional village inns close by, most serving good food. Shared leisure facilities: on-site there is a well-stocked fishing lake and tennis court (rackets and balls provided), several acres to explore or relax in the state of the art spa facility which includes an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, gym and quiet reading room with countryside views. Additional spa treatments are available on site by arrangement. the accommodation is furnished and equipped to a very high standard and is arranged over three floors offering three bedrooms: the second floor has the lovely master double bedroom with exposed beams, glazed gable end with panoramic views and en-suite shower room with wc. The first floor has 1 double with juliet balcony and en-suite shower room with wc and 1 twin. All bedrooms have tvs and built in wardrobes. Bathroom: on the first floor with bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: located on the ground floor, a large and well-equipped social space with tv and blu-ray dvd. Kitchen area with cooker, gas hob, hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave. Outside: enclosed garden with patio and lawn. Amenities: ample off-road parking next to property. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. 2 dogs by arrangement. Baby alarm available. Additional info: designated dog walking area on site. Chef and catering services are available by prior arrangement. Location: beach 14 miles, pub and shop 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £57 /night

£395 - £840 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 5 cottages set in 125 acres with swimming pool, play area, games room and tennis court, peacock, geese, lambs, pet pig, ducks, woodland walk and bird hide. you can be assured of a true cornish welcome at this farm, which has been owned by the present family since the 1920s. Built in the early 1880s, the cottages still retain many original features.Situated in one of north cornwall's most popular areas and within walking distance of the sandy beach of widemouth bay ideal for surfers and bathers alike. At the farm you can relax and enjoy the scenery and tranquillity or you are only a short drive to a host of sheltered coves and sandy beaches as well as attractions to suit all tastes which include the steep, stepped cobbled streets of clovelly, the milky way, the big sheep, tamar otter park and wildwood, launceston steam railway, the eden project, tintagel with its legends of king arthur and the knights of the round table and boscastle with its fishing trips to name but a few. In the evening stroll along the woodland walk to the bird hide or over the fields or watch the sun set over the sea. leisure facilities: enjoy a swim in the outdoor heated swimming pool (available from whitsun may bank holiday to the end of september) or have a game of tennis on the tennis court. Farm activities: children will be in their element by feeding the variety of small animals. Games room: with table tennis and air hockey. Small adventure playground. Amenities: all 5 properties have ample parking. Bed linen and towels included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking within any of the properties.1 dog by arrangement. Location: beach 0.75 mile, pub and shop 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm. upside down accommodation with a balcony on which to relax, whilst enjoying the views across the fields to the sea beyond. The accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with single and tv and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over and wc. Lounge/diner: flatscreen tv and dvd. Kitchen: with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: shared with 2 washing machines and tumble dryer. Amenities: electric and 2 night storage heaters included.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £47 /night

£325 - £650 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
2 of 8 lodges fishing lakes with indoor pool, games room and licensed bar these spacious attractive properties offer comfortable and fully accessible accommodation in a peaceful and relaxing location. Guests can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this pretty part of north devon. a short drive and you are at breath-taking coastal scenery with national trust cliff-top walks on the north coasts of devon and cornwall, sheltered coves, fishing villages and long sandy surfing beaches. Ideally placed for visiting some popular attractions with something for most tastes including rugged dartmoor, launceston steam railway, bude canal and splashpool, the eden project, the milky way and much more. Try sailing or other water sports on the nearby roadford reservoir. leisure facilities include: 1.5 acre coarse fishing lake stocked with carp, rudd and roach. indoor hydrotherapy pool measures 11m x 5m and a depth of 1.27m - 1.37m(open april – october). Games room: with football table and pool table and table tennis. Licensed café/bar with wi-fi. Outside: fenced, decked balcony with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. location: beach 20 minutes’ drive, village shop and pub under 2 miles, supermarket 6 miles. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Wet room: with shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan and spacious with tv/dvd. Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave. Amenities: 2 dogs welcome, however please note that dogs must be kept on leads within the grounds at all times and are not permitted to swim in the lake. There is an exercise paddock onsite where dogs can run freely. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements.  …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £105 /night

£730 - £1540 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 16 charming properties recently developed to a high standard a stroll from the popular world heritage jurassic coastline short breaks only available during off peak weeks. Please call for details this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose built, spacious accommodation within these converted former farm buildings located a short stroll from the village amenities. situated within the traditional dorset seaside village of charmouth, that offers an array of shops and pubs a short walk from your door, ideal for picking up the morning paper and more. Perfectly placed on the jurassic coast, that has joined the ranks of the great barrier reef and the grand canyon as one of the wonders of the natural world and designated as england's first natural world heritage site. Spanning 95 miles of the dorset and east devon coastline and taking in some of the very finest walks and views available. Lyme regis is a short drive away, which offers an unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and provides a perfect environment in which children can play and adults can relax in the traditional deckchairs that still line the promenade in summer. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of beer, branscombe and numerous national trust properties and gardens to name but a few. leisure facilities: guests are invited to enjoy the leisure facilities of the neighbouring holiday park which includes a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and the char valley cafe, serving speciality teas and coffees throughout the day. Also available for adults use, at a reduced charge, is the well-equipped char valley health club with gymnasium, indoor pool, sauna and steam room. The covered outdoor pool is open on 15th - 22nd feb, 12th - 26th april, 3rd - 5th may, 24th may - 6th sept and 25th - 31st october 2014. Outside: properties benefit from a private patio area with garden furniture. Amenities: ample parking available on site. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available on site, for an additional charge, in the char valley cafe. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm - 8pm this spacious accommodation offers four bedrooms: 1 king-size with flatscreen tv and en-suite with shower over bath and wc and 2 twin rooms. 1 further twin room located on the ground-floor (that can be made as a super-king-size upon prior request). Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc, located on the first-floor. A wet room with wc is located on the ground-floor. Lounge/diner: with large flatscreen tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen: well-equipped offering integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Additional info: £100 security deposit payable to owner on arrival which will be returned the following week. Short breaks only available during off peak weeks.   …see more

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Bungalow | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
award winning country park with swimming pool this detached bungalow style holiday home is set within a small and private country park with the river lynher running along the back of the property. The park received a david bellamy award for conservation and the beautiful country setting is a haven for wildlife. you will be perfectly positioned for touring the whole area with some lovely long sandy surfing beaches less than 15 minutes drive. The historic city of plymouth is 5 miles away and offers high street shops, cinema, theatre, the hoe, barbican and national marine aquarium. There are also a choice of gardens and historic houses to enjoy. In the evenings take a two minute stroll to the local pub which serves good food or simply relax on the private patio. Leisure facilities: on site is a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool (pool open whitsun until second week of september) and tennis court. Play facilities: children's play area. the spacious accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 bunk bedroom with single bed and freeview tv. Bathroom: family size with shower over bath and wc. Separate wc. Lounge/diner: large area with tv, freesat, dvd and woodburner. Kitchen: well-equipped with cooker, fridge/freezer and microwave. Utility room: with washing machine. Outside: private patio area with seating and bbq. Amenities: off-road parking for 1 car. Bed linen, electric and electric heating included. 2 medium-size dogs welcome (3 small by arrangement). Additional info: £10 refundable deposit required for security gate at park's entrance. Location: beach 6 miles, shop 1 mile, pub walking distance.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £53 /night

£370 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
6 of 8 courtyard cottages set within 55 acres of rolling countryside with magnificent sea views and close to looe set within 55 acres of rolling cornish countryside, well away from roads, yet a short distance from the beautiful south coast and traditional fishing ports of looe and polperro. Complimented by a range of accommodation including the imposing manor house and a rural caravan and camping park. Located in the ideal place to spend a quiet and relaxing out of season break, or a fun filled family high season holiday. Sit and enjoy the views of the sea and looe island from the shared pool sun terrace. At all other times the park is a quiet retreat for some well earned rest and relaxation. Whilst staying you can enjoy the breathtaking coastline with its string of sandy beaches and eclectic mix of shops, taverns, eateries and attractions dotted around this exceptional part of the county. The lively city of plymouth and the new drake shopping centre are 30 minutes drive away and access to st austell, bodmin and the famous eden project and gardens of heligan are within easy reach these 6 attractive cottages are set in a pretty enclosed courtyard with oak and granite lintels, leaded windows, stone reveals and slate window sills. The interiors have country pine furnishings and oak effect flooring in the living areas. There are many shared facilities available on site. Leisure facilities: carp fishing lakes, new indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub open all year round offering a pleasant and warm environment in both summer and winter with the pool being heated to 28°c and the hot tub to 37°c. There is also a bar, mini cinema, hot food takeaway and family shop which is open at easter, whitsun, summer school holidays and autumn half term. Play facilities: children's play park. Games room: with pool, air hockey and video games. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available payable at reception. Regret no pets or smoking please. Location: millendreath beach 1.7 miles, shop and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double with tv and 1 twin. Bathroom: with bath, shower and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with tv, dvd and freeview. Kitchen area with fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, fan-assisted oven, electric hob and dishwasher.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 6 cottages on 200 acre organic beef and sheep farm, giant sandpit, heated swimming pool, river fishing, classic motorbikes, riverside walks, riverside hide, wildlife webcam system and games room. Sleeps 4+1 john and alison werren welcome guests to these luxury barn conversions full of rustic charm in a beautiful river valley setting. The spacious and well-equipped accommodation offers a relaxing atmosphere with plenty of country walks beside the river and through the fields. There is also alot of wildlife to see including kingfishers, sandmartins, buzzards and herons, maybe an otter or skylark. You can also watch the wildlife on and around the river from the large hide overlooking the river ottery on the devon and cornwall boundary. There are webcams set up to capture the wildlife around the farm which can be viewed on the tv in your cottage, you may be lucky enough to watch swallows eggs hatching in the nest or bats leaving an old barn. A wonderful centre for visiting cornwall and devon. Many all year round attractions are within easy travelling distance, including the eden project (purchase discounted fast track tickets available from farmhouse), plymouth aquarium, morwellham quay, and king arthur's castle at tintagel. leisure facilities: visitors can try their hand at clay pigeon shooting or fishing (both fly and coarse) on the beautiful river ottery, or on the smaller boles bridge stream, which meander though the farm. Close at hand is the safely enclosed heated outdoor swimming pool (may - september). Visitors can experience classic british motorcycles when guided by john through the delightful north cornwall scenery. Bikes include bsa, norton, triumph, panther and ariel (bring own insurance, licence and protective clothing please). Farm activities: meet the farm animals on this organic farm. Play facilities: giant sandpit, games room (with pool tables, football table and books and games), and orchard playing field. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. towels for hire. Cot and highchair available on request. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 12 miles, supermarket 4 miles and pub 3 miles. next to another barn but with a different style, cosy and welcoming with quarry tiles, parquet flooring, fitted carpets, views across fields and offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 bunk bedroom with single bed with an additional pull out bed. Bird nesting box with glass panel set in the wall. Bathroom: luxury with bath, shower and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: comfortable and spacious open-plan living area with porch, inglenook fireplace with woodburner (first basket of logs free), flatscreen tv with freeview and dvd and patio doors with access to a small seating area. Kitchen area comprises a gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Outside: the upstairs opens out onto a quiet shared courtyard across which is the laundry. Amenities: fitted stairgates. 1 pet by arrangement in off-peak season.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £74 /night

£515 - £1060 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
barn conversion with shared indoor pool and games room this spacious barn is one of a small collection situated in a fabulous rural location in south devon. Guests can enjoy all there is to do on site but also be accessible to many sandy beaches and family attractions. there is so much to see and do within a short drive from the property. Torquay offers a palm-lined promenade, seafront gardens, a lively harbour and an international marina, beautiful beaches and an abundance of pavement cafes, pubs, restaurants and nightlife. Other places worth a visit include dartmouth with its busy harbour, castle, upmarket shops and galleries and teignmouth, an attractive seaside town with a promenade, sandy beach and pier. Family attractions include crealy adventure park, woodlands adventure park, dartmouth, totnes and exeter. Walkers can also benefit from being within reach of dartmoor national park. Leisure facilities: shared indoor heated swimming pool with changing and shower facilities open all year. Games/play facilities: shared games room with pool table (small charge applies), table tennis, table football and collection of toys for younger guests. Shared outdoor play area with swing and climbing frame. the comfortable accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 king-size with tv and en-suite shower room with wc and 1 twin room with en-suite shower and wc. Lounge: with woodburner (first basket of logs included), tv, dvd/video, ipod dock and wi-fi. Kitchen/diner: with slate floor, electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave. Outside: courtyard area with seating and bbq. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels (please bring your own towels for the pool), electric, heating and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Additional info: a selection of books, videos, dvds, games and children’s toys are provided. Location: beach 7 miles, shop/post office and pub 1 mile. Arrival: 3:00pm.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 9 charming cottages set in 18 acres of open countryside with play facilities, swimming pool and animals relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside surroundings in one of three refurbished cottages, offering comfortable and stylish accommodation retaining original features yet posing a modern touch. These cottages sit at the top of the sterridge valley on the edge of exmoor national park and offer plenty of space to unwind and facilities to enjoy for all ages. set within the north devon area of outstanding natural beauty, a short journey to the local village of combe martin which boasts a highly recommended 17th century inn, post office, bakery and a few small grocery shops and the pretty village of berrynarbor. A 20 minute drive brings you to the golden sandy beaches of croyde, saunton, putsborough and woolacombe that boast some of the best surf in the south west. Other attractions in the area include the big sheep, dartington crystal, milky way amusement park, glass factory and combe martin wildlife park. farm activities: guests are welcome to explore the 18 acres of land and meet the resident donkeys, pigs and ponies with free pony rides for young children. Sheep and cows also graze the surrounding meadows of the farm. Leisure facilities: outdoor covered swimming pool (the pool is only open easter-october inclusive) with sun loungers and seating. Games/play facilities: large children’s play area with a tree house, toys and a trampoline. Indoor games room with table tennis, pool table and table football. There are 18 acres of manicured gardens and paddocks making the site a real country retreat ideal for group games. Outside: shared, spacious lawned area with outdoor seating. Amenities: ample on-site parking. Bed linen and electric included. Towels for hire. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach at combe martin, shop and pub 3 miles, berrynarbor village post office and pub 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation, with views across the sterridge valley, offers one double bedroom. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with seating area, tv, dvd and sofa bed. Kitchen area well-equipped with cooker, microwave, fridge and washing machine. Amenities: central heating.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
1 of 4 barn conversions, furnished to a high standard, indoor heated leisure pool, situated in a courtyard setting and surrounded by peaceful grounds sleeps 5+1 set within the peaceful grounds of the owner's farm and located a short drive from sherborne, these delightful barns have been converted and furnished to a high standard and are situated in a courtyard setting. The design of the cottages gives the feel of a warm and welcoming farm cottage, most with woodburners and all with delightful, detailed finishing touches. the area itself is beautiful and offers a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes including pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. There are many national trust properties and gardens that are all well worth a visit including stourhead, montacute kingston lacy, corfe castle, hardy's cottage and studland beach and nature reserve. In addition to this the towns of dorchester, sherborne and yeovil are easily accessible and there are many attractions to visit including monkey world, the tank museum, a sea life centre, abbotsbury swannery and longleat. For golf enthusiasts, there is a golf course 300 yards away but if golf is not your game there are many other country pursuits within easy reach. leisure facilities: shared indoor heated leisure pool (4' deep throughout) perfect for the summer and winter alike, the pool is open 8.30am-8pm every day however private bookings are taken occasionally, further information and timetables can be found onsite, the pool is also open to non-residents by prior arrangement. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as two large lakes which attract a wealth of wildlife including herons, badgers, kingfishers, woodpeckers and swans. At the bottom of the gardens and beyond the lakes is a gate, which leads direct onto a network of footpaths where you will be free to walk and take in the stunning scenery. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Location: lake fishing 4 miles. Beaches at lyme regis and weymouth within a 35 minute drive. Village shop 0.5 mile, 2 pubs 0.5 mile. the accommodation offers three bedrooms: all on the first floor 1 double with en-suite  shower over bath and wc, 1 twin bedroom and 1 single bedroom with pull-out bed. Bathroom: with shower over bath and wc. Downstairs wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, dvd and woodburner. Kitchen: with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Outside: private patio area with seating. Amenities: 1 well behaved dog welcome between september and march inclusive only.  …see more

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Cottage | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

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£910 - £2040 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
this picturesque complex of 9 properties enjoys 4 acres of shared grounds, with woodland, indoor heated swimming pool, spa and all-weather tennis court this complex nestles on the outskirts of the picture postcard village of tawstock, handily located a short drive from the capital town of barnstaple. The holiday cottages, once the coach house and the outbuildings of an imposing 18th century former rectory, have been recently converted to 8 holiday cottages arranged around a large courtyard and sit within the 4 acres of grounds enjoying stunning countryside views. explore barnstaple, a 3 miles drive, offering a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants and with a host of activities for all seasons, from indoor ice skating rink, ten pin bowling, golf course, the queens theatre, which hosts a variety of local and national productions and a multi-screen cinema, to name but a few. North devon has some of the most breathtaking and varied landscapes, from the popular beaches and coves, perfect for families and for water sport enthusiasts, awe inspiring coastal and cliff walks, to the rugged beauty of the exmoor national park and the variety of wildlife and fauna that call exmoor home. leisure facilities: shared all-weather tennis court, indoor heated swimming pool with spa and paddling pool, open throughout the year. Outside: guests are invited to explore the grounds and woodland walks with differing areas from meadow to sheltered picnic spots with seating, picnic and bbq areas. Shared utility room: laundry room operated by coin meter. Amenities: ample parking in the car park which has gates. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Information centre on site including shared computer with internet. Towels for hire. Regret no smoking within the properties. Regret no pets. Location: beach 6 miles, pub and shops 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm. the accommodation is laid out as an upside down property and offers five bedrooms: 2 doubles, 1 twin, and 2 bunk rooms, all located on the ground floor. Bathroom: 2 available, both with shower over bath and wc. A further shower room with wc is adjacent to the twin room, also located on the ground floor. Lounge/kitchen/diner: spacious open-plan area with tv/dvd. Kitchen with island, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 4 properties, 37 acres equestrian centre, miniature american horses, chickens, swimming pool, hot tub and steam room discounted rates for 2 people during off-peak periods, please enquire for details one of four refurbished barn conversions situated in one of the west country's top equestrian centres with a wide variety of animals to see, many adjacent to the properties. enjoy views of surrounding land and access to designated areas. Relax in the shared patio area or venture further afield with numerous sheltered coves and sandy surfing beaches as well as attractions to suit all tastes which include lands end, flambards theme park, goonhilly earth station, newquay sealife centre, the eden project, tate gallery at st ives to name but a few. In the evenings visit one of many local family pubs serving good food.  leisure facilities: include a large indoor heated swimming pool (open hours 10am - 6pm), hot tub and steam room (steam room only available when owner on site). Stabling: you will be welcome to bring your own horse and ride in the full-sized indoor sand school or use the wealth of facilities on offer although please note there is no horseriding available on site. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric and night storage heating included. Regret no smoking or pets. Location: beach 3 miles, pub and shop just over 1 mile. this semi-detached accommodation offers two bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/diner: with large tv and dvd.Kitchen: with cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and microwave. outside: enclosed patio area with seating and bbq.  …see more

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Barn | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £57 /night

£395 - £800 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 4 properties with 4 acres, outdoor heated swimming pool peacefully situated about 1.5 miles from the golf club and lovely sands at saunton and a short drive from braunton with its local shops and amenities. 1 of 4 properties, on site ideally placed for a relaxing holiday or visiting the delights the area has to offer. Often featured in the good holiday cottage guide, the area is overflowing with things to do for all ages. Why not take a trip into the pretty village of croyde, with its chocolate box cottages and quaint pubs and tearooms, or enjoy the far-reaching views up on exmoor where there is an abundance of wildlife and many moorland walks. Saunton sands, with just over 3.5 miles of golden sands is renowned for its surfing and windsurfing. A haven for the keen golfer with two 18 hole courses, one a championship course. At ilfracombe you can enjoy fishing trips, seaside amusements, museum and art gallery. Barnstaple, the regional capital of north devon, is even closer. This is a lively town with its weekly pannier market and never-ending choice of shops, inns and restaurants as well as a craft market and superb indoor leisure centre. leisure facilities: all properties have use of the outdoor heated swimming pool (heated via a heat exchanger), available from late may to early september. Outside: large, adjacent, shared lawn area with swings. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen and electric included. Towels for hire. Regret no pets. Location: beach, shop and pub all within 2 miles.  offering two bedrooms: 1 double upstairs and 1 twin downstairs. Bathroom: located downstairs with shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with doors leading out onto the patio, tv, dvd, freeview and hi-fi. kitchen: with cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine. Utility room: with tumble dryer. Outside: shared patio area with seating. Amenities: electric economy 7 heating extra, payable to owner.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£325 - £650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 3 properties, cosy first floor apartment with superb views and use of shared indoor heated swimming pool, broadband, full hd sky package, free mountain bike and kayak hire this delightful apartment is accessed via an external metal staircase and offers comfortable home-from-home feel. situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty and within the owners grounds, close to a nature reserve that offers excellent walks and views over st ives bay and mounts bay. A footpath down to the beaches provides a great walk if you are feeling energetic, approximately 5 miles (or 15 minutes by car). Many fun days can be enjoyed at the paradise wildlife park, the minack theatre and flambards theme park. Nestled between 2 small cornish villages and child-friendly pubs serving food are within a few miles. shared leisure facilities: fantastic shared swimming pool covered with a retractable glass enclosure giving the versatility of an indoor and outdoor pool whatever the time of year. Free mountain bike and kayak hire. Play facilities: there is a large play field with a trampoline, climbing frame, football area, water slide and 32' pirate ship bouncy castle. Indoor board games and outdoor box with ball, bats and much more. the accommodation offers: one king-size double with tv/dvd and french doors out onto a private decked balcony with panoramic views. Shower room: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan with large 42" lcd tv with 3d, full sky package and bt sport.  “anywhere bed” available on request. Kitchen: with electric cooker, fridge with small freezer section and microwave. Outside: use of shared leisure facilities and garden/play areas. Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Additional info: private water supply. location: beaches 5 miles, shops 0.75 miles, pub approximately 2 miles and easy access to a30 4 miles away.  …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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from £78 /night

£540 - £630 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
3  five star cottages in a hamlet of 8 other privately owned cottages - private indoor tennis court, 20 acres, river  trout fishing and coarse lake fishing, ducks, rabbits, adjacent 160 acres cattle, cottages open all year from its elevated position commanding outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, this ancient manor site has been home through the centuries to notorious adventurers and noblemen. The present owners, malcolm and liz wright, converted the medieval stone barns into luxury holiday cottages designed specifically for those who like their own private space but also wish to take advantage of excellent on-site amenities. All the cottages have their own private gardens, car parking and lovely panoramic views. Inside, the cottages have fully-equipped fitted kitchens including electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. All have a lounge with tv and dvd, an en-suite bedroom and central heating throughout to keep you warm and cosy at any time of the year. also at woolstone: - full-size indoor tennis court - games room with pool table and table tennis - outdoor giant chess set - duck pond and fish pond - rabbits and ducks - river trout fishing and coarse lake fishing - woodland walk and kite flying field - laundry room with wet suit drying area - dogs by arrangement (we regret dogs cannot be accepted during the school summer holidays) cottage open all year. Amenities: private parking outside the cottages, bed linen, electric, oil-fired central heating and underfloor heating included. Regret no smoking in any of the cottages or surrounding buildings. Location: 3 minutes away by car is the beautiful sandy beach of widemouth bay and 8 minutes will bring you to bude, a real little town alive all year round with plenty of shops and restaurants. It also provides horse riding, an 18 hole links golf course, sport and leisure centre, bowling greens, coarse and sea fishing and a choice of award-winning clean beaches with beautiful clifftop walks. converted in 2008 from the old cattle barn, this two-storey cottage is equipped to a particularly high standard, offering two bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and 1 twin, both bedrooms have exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and tvs. Bathroom: adjacent to the twin bedroom. Cloakroom with wc is off the hall. Lounge/kitchen: comfy seating, tv and dvd. Fully-equipped kitchen. Dining room: large separate dining room opposite is ideal for making family meals an occasion. Outside: patio doors from the lounge/kitchen lead to a private garden, adjacent to the new woodland, with distant views to the village of marhamchurch.  …see more

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Barn | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

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£300 - £550 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
delightful barn set in 10 acres close to many attractions regret no children. Babies in arms welcome the property lies in the vale of avalon with views of glastonbury tor on the outskirts of the pretty somerset village of west pennard. The farm is approached via a private road through the paddocks, which are home to the owner’s horses and a small flock of sheep. The barn is attached to the owner’s farmhouse, a warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured with private entrance and patio. there is much to see and do in the area with a choice of attractions to suit all tastes. See the ruins of glastonbury abbey, the tor and the chalice well. Visit wells, our smallest city and walk through the cobbled streets to see the gothic cathedral and the bishops palace. Nearby are bath with its spa and roman baths, the east somerset railway that meanders through the mendip countryside, longleat and the dorset coastal town of lyme regis. There are several national trust properties close by and water babies can enjoy the sports facilities available at chew valley lakes. in the evenings simply relax and soak up the glorious sunsets whilst playing croquet, or enjoy a bbq under the apple trees. Stabling facilities: available for your own horse with use of all weather dressage arena (extra cost). the barn features an attractive vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, tiled floors and woodburner for those cooler out of season breaks. The accommodation offers one bedroom: super king-size zip-and-link, en-suite shower room with wc and underfloor heating. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan, lounge area with tv, dvd and woodburner (logs included). Kitchen area with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Outside: enclosed private patio and use of the beautiful gardens and grounds. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and internet access included. Regret no pets. Regret no smoking in the property. bikes available. additional info: babies in arms welcome, regret no children. Regret no washing machine. location: beach 30 minutes drive, pubs and shops 2 miles.  …see more

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Barn | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1310 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
1 of 6 cottages on 200 acre organic beef and sheep farm, giant sandpit, heated swimming pool, river fishing, classic motorbikes, riverside walks, riverside hide, wildlife webcam system and games room. john and alison werren welcome guests to these luxury barn conversions full of rustic charm in a beautiful river valley setting. The spacious and well-equipped accommodation offers a relaxing atmosphere with plenty of country walks beside the river and through the fields. There is also a lot of wildlife to see including kingfishers, sandmartins, buzzards and herons, maybe an otter or skylark. You can also watch the wildlife on and around the river from the large hide overlooking the river ottery on the devon and cornwall boundary. There are webcams set up to capture the wildlife around the farm which can be viewed on the tv in your cottage, you may be lucky enough to watch swallows eggs hatching in the nest or bats leaving an old barn. A wonderful centre for visiting cornwall and devon. Many all year round attractions are within easy travelling distance, including the eden project (purchase discounted fast track tickets available from farmhouse), plymouth aquarium, morwellham quay and king arthur's castle at tintagel. leisure facilities: visitors can try their hand at clay pigeon shooting or fishing (both fly and coarse) on the beautiful river ottery, or on the smaller boles bridge stream, which meander though the farm. Close at hand is the safely enclosed heated outdoor swimming pool (may - september). Visitors can experience classic british motorcycles when guided by john through the delightful north cornwall scenery. Bikes include bsa, norton, triumph, panther and ariel (bring own insurance, licence and protective clothing please). Farm activities: meet the farm animals on this organic farm. Play facilities: giant sandpit, games room (with pool tables, football table and books and games) and orchard playing field. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Towels for hire. Cot and highchair available on request. Regret no smoking. Location: beach 12 miles, supermarket 4 miles and pub 3 miles. the largest of the cottages with unique features such as a minstrels gallery, bespoke stained glass windows and the original farm haypole for decoration. Offering four bedrooms: 2 king-size and 1 twin bedroom, all with en-suite shower rooms and wc (twin bedroom situated on the ground floor) and 1 bunk bedroom. Bathroom: with wc. Lounge/kitchen/diner: open-plan on ground floor, featuring a huge antique farmhouse dining table, and lounge area with woodburner effect gas fire, flatscreen tv with freeview and dvd. Kitchen area includes a gas hob and rayburn, microwave, large american style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: french doors from the lounge area open onto a sunny and private walled patio area with seating and bbq. Amenities: regret no pets. Fitted stairgates. Additional info: disabled access, ramps and shower chair available on request. Option of interlinking with watcs to provide a total of 8 bedrooms, sleeping 16. arrival: 3.30pm. any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision.  it is, therefore, advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements   …see more

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Cottage | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

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from £71 /night

£495 - £1000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
set in private estate with indoor and outdoor pool, gym, tennis, fishing and more. Sleeps 3+1. situated in the tranquil south hams, close to salcombe and kingsbridge, this delightful, end terraced cottage is 1 of 20 holiday cottages which nestle within the private estate. an ideal position for touring south devon, there are a wealth of attractions within a short drive including historic plymouth with its hoe, barbican and national marine aquarium, numerous national trust properties, rustic dartmoor with its scenery and wildlife, river dart country park and the english riviera. Enjoy a choice of beaches, both long and sandy, as well as sheltered coves and traditional fishing villages to explore. After a busy day, enjoy a bbq in your own patio garden. Leisure facilities: many shared and free of charge facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pool (seasonal), all weather tennis court, gym, fishing, games room, children's outside play area and large shared gardens. the accommodation is approached via a long private driveway and is surrounded by lawns and woodland, offering two bedrooms: 1 small double and 1 single with a pull out single to make a double. Bathroom: with mixer shower over bath and wc. Lounge/diner: with tv, dvd, hi-fi with ipod connection and electric fire. Kitchen: step up to the well-equipped area with cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Outside: private patio garden with seating and enjoy the shared grounds. Amenities: allocated parking space and visitor parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no pets. Additional info: shared coin operated laundry room. Sleeps 3+1. Location: beach 7 miles, shop/garage/pub 10 minute walk. Arrival: 3pm.    …see more

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House | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

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£1030 - £3250 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
set within 55 acres of rolling countryside with magnificent sea views and own hot tub close to looe. short breaks for 3 nights 80%, 4 nights 80%, 5 nights 90% of weekly cost set within 55 acres of rolling countryside, well away from roads, yet a short distance from the beautiful south coast and traditional fishing ports of looe and polperro. Complimented by a range of accommodation including courtyard cottages and a rural touring caravan and camping park. Located in the ideal place to spend a quiet and relaxing out of season break, or a fun filled family high season holiday. Sit and enjoy the views of the sea and looe island from the sun terrace. At all other times it is a quiet retreat for well earned rest and relaxation. Whilst at the park you can enjoy the breathtaking coastline with its string of sandy beaches and eclectic mix of shops, taverns, eateries and attractions dotted around this exceptional part of the county. The lively city of plymouth and the new drake shopping centre are 30 minutes drive away and access to st austell, bodmin and the famous eden project and gardens of heligan are within easy reach. there are many shared facilities available on site. Leisure facilities: carp fishing lakes, new indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub open all year round offering a pleasant and warm environment in both summer and winter with the pool being heated to 28°c and the hot tub to 37°c. There is also a bar, mini cinema, hot food takeaway and family shop which is open at easter, whitsun, summer school holidays and autumn half term. Play facilities: children's play park. Games room: with pool, air hockey and video games. this magnificent victorian manor house sits in an elevated position and offers spacious and inviting accommodation with seven bedrooms: situated on the ground floor, 1 twin bedroom with additional bunk beds. Situated on the first floor, 1 master double with en-suite shower, bath with handheld shower and bidet, separate wc and dressing area, 1 double with en-suite shower room and wc, 1 twin with en-suite shower room and wc, 1 family room with double bed, 2 singles and en-suite shower room with wc, 1 further double with handbasin and 1 twin with handbasin. Bathroom: with wc on the first floor. Downstairs cloakroom with wc. Lounge: on the ground floor, large area with tv, dvd and freeview, situated in the middle of the house leading through to a light and spacious conservatory with fantastic views and comfortable seating. Dining room: large and has seating for 18 people to enjoy a celebratory feast and has adjoining double doors to the cosy drawing room with woodburner. Kitchen: well-equipped with a rangemaster gas range, electric oven, fridge, american style fridge/freezer, drinks fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer and tv. Outside: gardens surround the manor house with hot tub for the sole use of the guests staying at the property, tables, seating for 18 and bbq area for alfresco events. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available payable at reception. Location: millendreath beach 1.7 miles, shop and pub approximately 2 miles. Arrival: 4pm.  …see more

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Barn | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

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from £78 /night

£540 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
1 of 4 properties with 130 acres, sheep and shared swimming pool  relax in the peace and tranquillity of this delightful countryside setting in 1 of 4 courtyard barn conversions. less than 3 miles to the popular north devon coastline with long breathtaking cliff-top walks, sheltered coves to explore and long sandy surfing beaches. The market town of bideford is a 5 minute drive and offers pannier and open air markets, small shops, restaurants, pubs and park. There is much to see and do in the area with attractions to suit all tastes which include tapeley park, dartington crystal, the big sheep, rhs rosemoor gardens, the milky way and more. Relax on site and see the animals in surrounding fields and in the evenings visit one of many local family pubs all serving good food. all the properties have been lovingly converted and individually equipped. Leisure facilities: shared enclosed solar heated pool with adjacent paddling/toddler pool (open mid may - mid september), picnic area and bbq. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, central heating or electric heating included. Wi-fi available. Regret no smoking and no pets. Location: beach 3 miles, pubs and shops all within 5 minute drive. Arrival: 4pm. arranged upside down and offers three bedrooms: all downstairs, 1 step down to a double with four-poster bed and en-suite shower room with wc, 1 twin bedroom and 2 steps up to a further room with 2 sets of adult (3') bunks and tv. Bathroom: 1 step up to family size bathroom with wc and bidet. 1 step down to separate wc. Lounge/diner: spacious with exposed beams, 52" tv/dvd, radio/cd player, selection of books and cds and stairgate. Kitchen: with cooker, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Outside: private garden area as well as use of shared areas. Amenities: central heating.    …see more

England is a country of great beauty and serenity made up of diverse landscapes, bustling cities and tranquil holiday cottages. Destinations vary from the cobbled street and quaint villages and holiday homes of Dorset, the white washed fishing cottages in Cornwall. Stay amongst the lush green peaks and valleys of the Lakes District. England has more than its fair share of heritage and historical sites, from Stonehenge to Blenheim palace, and every town has its treasures – with Shakespeare’s birthplace of Stratford-on-Avon boarding the pretty English country cottages of the Cotswolds. The North of England is not to be overlooked too – with the magnificent Yorkshire Dales and Moors hiding medieval cities like York and vibrant modern centres such as Leeds.