Roundhouse, Lower Hearson Farm
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Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Roundhouse is part of the converted farm building at Lower Hearson Farm which is a small family run farm set in fifteen acres of gardens, field and woodland. Whether you want to relax with a book in the gardens surrounding the cottages, watch a DVD, help us feed the animals or just unwind in our rural haven here in North Devon there is something for you at Lower Hearson Farm. Tucked away in the heart of the North Devon countryside in a secluded valley full of wildlife, Lower Hearson Farm is perfect for a relaxing holiday. Our six self catering holiday cottages are surrounded by two acres of gardens making this a safe place for children and a peaceful haven for adults.
Guests are very welcome to help us at feeding times for the animals, help to collect the eggs and round up the chickens when it is their bedtime.
This cottage is called the Roundhouse because it used to house the turntable that the horses powered to drive the machinery in the adjacent barns.
It is perfect for couples, couples with a young child in a cot or can be used as an annexe to The Threshing Barn or other cottages for extended families on holiday. All the self catering accommodation is on the ground floor.
You enter the cottage into the comfortable sitting room which has a wood burning stove, 32? Flatscreen digital LCD TV with Freeview, video, DVD player & mini Hi-Fi and free Wi-Fi access.
The fully fitted kitchen is to the right of the entrance door with an electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and a beautiful solid beech breakfast bar for dining in the kitchen or chatting with the cook over a glass of wine or nibbles.
It has one good sized double bedroom with ample room for a cot if needed. A hair dryer is available for use during your holiday.
The shower room comprises a wash basin, wc, spa shower, heated towel rail and an electric fan heater.
The cottage also has its own washer drying machine to keep up with your laundry while you are on holiday.
There is a folder in the cottage full of leaflets giving details of the vast number of sights, attractions and places to visit during your holiday here in North Devon. The cottage also has walking books containing various routes so that you can really explore and enjoy North Devon during your holiday.
The cottage is fully centrally heated with the cost of central heating included within the cottage rental. Between the months of September and May central heating is available in the cottage (for heating times see terms and conditions page). Central heating is switched off from the beginning of June to the end of August. The woodburner is always there to provide a warm cosy glow if you need it along with two electric convector heaters which you can place where you want. The cottage has a £1 coin electricity meter.
Within the grounds we have an outdoor covered, heated swimming pool, a children's play area, sandpit, trampoline badminton net and a games room. Well behaved dogs are also welcome.
The fabulous golden coasts of Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe, Westward Ho! and the well known surfing beach Saunton Sands with its golden dunes are an easy drive from Lower Hearson Farm. There are a number of beaches that have dog friendly areas so that your dog does not have to miss out either. We are also an easy drive from Exmoor.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saunton Sands 20 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
The West Country region
North Devon, Britain's first world class UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is one of the finest unspoilt locations in the UK and is a wonderful place to stay with beautiful beaches, fantastic cliff top walks, unspoilt countryside, the magnificence of Exmoor and many places of interest to visit.
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12 Aug 2014
"Wonderful stay on the farm"
Just returned home from a week in the Roundhouse on Lower Hearson Farm, with my 3 year old son. We were greeted warmly on arrival and shown around the cottage and the farm so that we knew where everything was. The effort that had gone into making the cottage perfect for our arrival and the added bonus of some yummy biscuits was a really good start to the week. Graeme is great with the kids and gave my little boy the chance to get fully involved with caring for the pigs, sheep and chickens on the farm - he encourages the children to be confident and hands on with the animals in just the right way...needless to say my little boy has been talking about the animals and the lovely farm dog ever since! The farm is a wonderfully peaceful retreat, so if you are looking for somewhere rural to stay, but you still want to be close enough to the North Devon coastline to enjoy the beaches then this is the perfect choice. We had an absolutely brilliant time and were very sad to go home...we hope to visit again very soon!
It was great that you had a fantastic time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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