Cartwheel Cottage Nr Exmoor
Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Whitechapel self-catering holiday cottages is truly an idyllic rural retreat. Situated within an excess of 500 acres of farm and woodland, it comprises a beautiful Victorian farmhouse along with two character cottages - all detached with private gardens and rooms tastefully decorated. Whitechapel is a wildlife haven with red deer, nature trails and well stocked lakes, with an added flavour of adventurous activities and relaxation.
Cottages can all be booked together, with the health suite and games barn space, and courtyard garden, making a great venue location for a party. Its also a great location for a quiet break for fishing by one of the lakes or a walk in the woods for a spot of bird watching.
Adventure? we offer Mountain bike hire, onsite kayaking and canoeing with qualified coach, and a climbing wall is only 5 minutes away..
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saunton 37 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3.8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter Airport 64.1 km, Nearest railway: Umberleigh 16.3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
. Towels for hire
. Bedlinen and heating including
. Logs and kindling are free
. No electric meters ! you have control
. Heating is via a combination of new stylish wall mounted convector and night storage heaters.
|Further details outdoors|
We have over 500 acres of farm and wood land to roam, private Devon lanes and tracks to explore and cycle, with private coarse and fly fishing lakes.
Kayaking and canoeing session with qualified instructor, by arrangement onsite
Mountain Bikes for hire
Health suite includes Sauna and hot tub -shared facility but the health suite is bookable for private use.
Big games room with pool table, pool table free! and table tennis.
Welcome pack available on arrival,
Stair gate at top of stairs.
The West Country region
North Devon & Exmoor offer the perfect UK holiday setting. Whether you are looking for a weekend break, a romantic getaway or family holiday. There are few places in Britain that lay claim to such a beautiful combination of stunning landscapes. A coastline of spectacular cliffs, secret coves and golden beaches together with a hinterland of wild moorland, sparkling river valleys and lush rolling hills make North Devon and Exmoor a very special place to visit.
With a 171 sq km area of outstanding natural beauty and World Class Status, North Devon is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve because of its blend of special landscapes and wildlife areas, rich cultural heritage and communities that care about it and want to sustain it into the future. North Devon is a truly unique place to visit.
North Devon has managed to maintain a delicate balance between its heritage and modern life. It is a friendly, laid-back and beautiful part of the country.
Whitechapel is extremely well placed for exploring the whole of North Devon. We are also situated within an hour's journey of Dartmoor, meaning South Devon is easily within reach too.
Exmoor, one of the smallest of Britain's National Parks, is also known as Lorna Doone country as it is the base of R.D. Blackmore's famous novel of the same name. Amongst the beautiful moorland lie several beautiful villages including Dunster - with its magnificent Dunster Castle. Exford is the ideal base to explore the ancient Tarr Steps and to take part in fishing, shooting and riding. Journey time by car to the moor is approximately 10 minutes.
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1 Sep 2012
"Fantastic little find"
We stayed at Cartwheel Cottage for a Half Term week break with the kids.The cottage was beautifully presented and Chris was very helpful. The kids loved the games room and we enjoyed plenty of local w… More
19 Mar 2012
"Little slice of paradise away from the crowds"
On a rainy day in February myself and my wife woke up and decided at almost zero notice to spend a few days away (with our 5 year old) - we packed the car, flipped a coin to decide north or south, and effectively by flipping that coin on route determined we would head to North Devon. Whilst driving down the M6 my wife researched several self catering properties and put calls in to several to determine availability. Without a doubt Chris who took our call was the friendliest, easiest to do business with and most responsive. The property was delightful, small but perfectly formed on secluded farm near an Elizabethan Manor House. Surrounded by woodland and on the edge of the moors its a paradise for birds, with woodpeckers frequenting the bird feeders and birdsong each morning. The fantastic wood burning stove in the property, with a near limitless supply of wood really made the stay for us (less of an bonus if you are travelling in summer) it was great to relax with that on the go, with a nice bottle of wine in the evening. Hot tub, games room, trampoline and loads of space for kids to explore on site. Chris was extremely helpful in every respect. Great location for all the North Devon tourist sites, we went to the zoo, ice skating, the beach, clovelly, valley of the rocks, a couple of different national trust properties. Great for a small family or getaway for a couple. Thumbs up.
16 Mar 2012
"Comfortable accommodation in idyllic location with delightful hosts. Excellent!"
Our second stay at Whitechapel Cottages, the first in the summer of 2010, when we enjoyed kayaking on the lake under expert tuition. This time, our stay was over Christmas, so walking and running around the farm plus a bit of mountain biking. Chris had thought of everything: We were thrilled to find a tastefully decorated Christmas tree, mulled wine warming on the cooker, the log burner burning nicely and a welcome hamper all ready for us when we arrived on Christmas Eve. The play barn was a success with opportunity for family table tennis, pool and table football tournaments, and we enjoyed relaxing in the sauna and jacuzzi. We truly unwind when we stay at Whitechapel, in part because of the warm welcome received and the quality of the accommodation. We look forward to returning soon. PS Our dog seems to enjoy staying at Whitechapel too!
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