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Hay Cottage Halsbeer Farm

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

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The beautiful thatched exterior of Hay Cottage

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Barn / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Set within 30 acres of farmland and on the edge of the Blackdown Hills Halsbeer farm is the ideal place from which to explore Devon's picturesque countryside. Either on foot in the neighbouring Blackdown Hills, or by car with historic Honiton and the majestic Jurassic coast but a short drive away. We also have a heated indoor swimming pool to keep the kids entertained closer to home and ample space to kick a ball around in or take the dogs for a well deserved walk.

Hay Cottage used to be an integral part of the working farm and date back to the Doomsday book although a lots changed since then! Hay Barn sleeps seven comfortably and has three luxurious four poster beds. It's large living area and four en-suite bathrooms make it perfect for families and groups of friends alike.

Relax in this traditional barns open spaces finished with oak beams, flagstone floors and modern furnishings or head outside onto one of two private outside spaces to dine al-fresco in the setting sun.

The ground floor of Hay Barn has traditional flagstoned floors and is home to the large open plan living area. The lounge sits among the original oak beamed structure of the barn and has ample seating and a large dining table that seats eight. Expand the lounge into the outside by pushing open the double glazed french doors onto the patio space to the front of the property or relax in-front of the tv and logon to the wi-fi.

The fitted kitchen packs everything you'll need to make you feel at home whilst preparing food and with an integrated dishwasher and washing machine you can keep on top of the chores so you can enjoy your break to the full.

Hay Barn has far ranging views of the countryside and an additional private courtyard to the rear. The ample outside dining and barbeque facilities allow this property to be enjoyed inside and out.

The ground floor is also home to a beautiful four poster bedroom with an ensuite wetroom and is wheelchair friendly.

The first floor houses two large double bedrooms both with 5' four-poster beds, vaulted ceilings and stripped pine floors and with en-suite facilities including beautiful roll top baths for a luxurious soak at the end of the day. There is also a small single bedroom with ensuite shower and wc facilites and dual access into the hallway and master bedroom. The rooms have been finished in natural tones and furnished to a high standard to provide you with a luxurious and natural place to stay.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Exmouth
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Tiverton Parkway
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Single beds (1), Dining seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The Devon region


The Blackdown Hills are the hidden gem of the westcountry tucked inbetween the M5, M4 and A303. Hundreds of footpaths, river banks, ancient woodlands and villages are just waiting to be explored.

Halsbeer Farm is situated in a beautiful valley between the villages of Blackborough and Kentisbeare at the edge of the Blackdown Hills. A popular holiday destination it is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stretching from Wellington to Honiton and Membury.

The Blackdown Hills are a hidden gem often overlooked by people who escape to Dartmoor, Exmoor or to the Cornish coast. Tucked inbetween the M5, M4 and A303 routes into the westcountry the area is also easily accessed from all over the UK.

By day, hundreds of footpaths, river banks, ancient woodland, villages and churches are just waiting to be explored. We can supply you with maps and plenty of helpful suggestions. The area provides a wonderful opportunity for walking, cycling, fishing and horse riding.

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10 Jan 2015


"Wonderful location and a very peaceful place to stay"

We stayed in Hay cottage for a week after Christmas and had a lovely relaxing time. Wonderful scenery and walks followed by a swim in the heated pool. The Ashill inn provided terrific menus for repeat… More

4 Jan 2015


"Fantastic cottages in a peaceful location"

We rented Swallow Cottage & Hay Barn during Christmas week. We loved our stay & would love to come back one day. The cottages were well equipped and warm, the swimming pool was clean & warm and the s… More

8 Dec 2014



We rented 4 cottages for an extended family get together as my brother was getting married in cullompton. Peter and Jas were so accommodating and helpful - including providing the holly for the weddin… More

14 Oct 2014


"Excellent country escape"

I booked, 3 of the 4 cottages, and three Yurt's for accommodation during a family wedding.From the outset all dealings with the owners were pleasant and efficient. This accommodation is fantastic… More

21 Sep 2014


"great holiday"

We had a beautiful relaxing holiday we stayed in hay barn it was well equipped three doubel bedroom and one single all with ensuits it was very quiet and peacefully the pool was like getting in to a w… More

23 Aug 2014


"Amazing property...needs cleaning...needs TLC"

This is an amazing property in a great location with a fantastic host.....the barn conversion is beautiful with exposed timbers and a solid stone floor, all topped with a thatched roof....The usual it… More

11 Aug 2014


"Excellent Holiday, highly recommended"

We had a wonderful time at Hay Cottage, it was so relaxing and peaceful. My parents, the children and our dog really enjoyed themselves and they haven't stopped talking about it since we got back… More

10 Aug 2014


"Beautiful relaxing getaway!"

We stayed in the Haybarn for a week in July , Party of 5 Adults and two small children. Loved the interior of the cottage, and a bonus to have all bedrooms en-suite. All the cottages at Halsbeer l… More

3 Aug 2014


"The perfect rural hideaway with great facilities"

We recently stayed in Hay Barn - the accommodation and facilities were great and nothing was too much trouble for Jasmine and Peter. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen fully equipped and the grou… More

16 Jun 2014


"Perfect getaway"

We stayed in Apple cottage (husband, 2yr old son, myself). The cottage was very well equipped, beautiful views and an extremely peaceful place to stay. The grounds/cottages were even prettier than w… More

Review 1-10 of 15

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6 Nights min stay , Changeover day Sat

Sleeps 7

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      Calendar last updated:21 Apr 2015

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