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Farmhouse | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden


POYERS FARMHOUSE is a beautiful 16th Century, thatched farmhouse, situated a short drive from North Devon's golden sandy beaches and close to Braunton village centre with its great pubs, restaurants, shops and bustling village life. The level Tarka Trail path is on your doorstep to explore, and the championship Saunton Golf Course is just a few minutes away. This charming property is steeped in history, having a grade II listing and a wealth of beams and period features throughout, including latched doors and cast iron radiators. The current owners have lovingly restored and refurbished the farmhouse to an extremely high standard. This is a high quality holiday home, beautifully presented and furnished - ideal for larger groups or several families.


Walk along the path to the front door which opens into the spacious reception hall. The dining room, on your right, is painted cream with feature beams, a large old inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove. Deep window sills offer views over the garden while you dine in style at the dining table, seating up to 16 people. The CD music system and selection of CDs will keep you entertained and a range of board games are also available for after-dinner fun.

The comfortable sitting room with wood-burning fire, 2 and 3-seater leather sofas, and range of leather cube stools is a great place to relax, watch TV, or put on a DVD.


From the dining room enter a traditional, yet modern kitchen, equipped with a gas range cooker in the old fireplace with feature bread oven, an American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave oven, as well as a generous amount of utensils for all your catering needs. The rustic utility room has an additional shower cubicle as well as additional freezer, washing machine and hand basin leads to the backdoor and rear enclosed courtyard, with BBQ.


The ground floor Bedroom 1, in blue-green and cream, contains a double bed with slate floor and en-suite. Sleeps max 16 Adults + 2 Children.

Bedroom 2, up stairs leading from the entrance hall, is a large, bright room sleeping 2 in a king size wrought iron bed, with a wall mounted TV and built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3 is a spacious room in blue with flexible sleeping. This versatile bedroom sleeps up to 5 in two sets of bunks – one having futon style double sofa bed below. The perfect room for children to escape to, with a TV/DVD/VCR plus Playstation 2 and a selection of games.

Bedroom 4 is painted in green with quality pine furnishings, sleeping 3 in one set of bunks and one single bed.

Bedroom 5 is a pretty cream room with rose furnishings, sleeping 2 in a double pine bed.

Bedroom 6 contains a double bed with bedside chests of drawers and narrow set of stairs leading down to the kitchen.

There are an additional 2 single Z-Beds for young childre


The upstairs family bathroom has a white bath and shower suite, hand basin and WC. Further facilities are an en-suite shower room with WC and basin off the downstairs bedroom and separate WC with basin adjacent to the entrance hallway.There is an additional shower enclosure in the room off the kitchen. There is an additional shower enclosure in the room off the kitchen.


Enter through a gate to the enclosed lawn garden, perfect for children with its extensive wooden play equipment, slide and swing. There is plenty of room outside for board storage, drying of wetsuits and beach gear after a day at the beach. Enjoy the hot tub in the private courtyard at the back of the property. But whether you want to enjoy the beaches of Saunton, Croyde or Putsborough, explore the surrounding countryside, or simply stay in and relax with family and friends, POYERS FARMHOUSE is the place for you.


FACILITIES: Bed Linen Provided (Formal Beds); WiFi; Dishwasher; Blender; Courtyard; Double Oven; Freezer (separate); Fridge/Freezer; Garden; Heating and Electricity; Hob / Stove; Hot Tub; Iron and Ironing Board; Kettle; Microwave; Parking for 2 cars; Range-master Cooker; Toaster; Washing Machine

INCLUSIVE: Barbecue; Coffee Machine; PlayStation Games Console and Games; Sound System; DVD Player; Television; DVD selection; Garden Swing Set/Climbing Frame; Wood-burner; Traditional Thatched; Free-view

ADD TO BASKET: Bath Towels; Beach Towels; High Chair; Pets; Travel Cot; WiFi; Hot Tub, Additional linen for z-beds


Size Sleeps up to 18, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Saunton 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 105 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 13 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (6), Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking

The Devon region

North Devon is fast becoming one of the country's top destinations for holidays at any time of year. There is very good access to the area with a new dual carriageway joining the M5 from Junction27. The area is renowned as having some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, with Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks to explore, and some of the finest golden sandy beaches, many with blue flags.

There are superb walks, especially along the coastline - much of which is owned by the National Trust. There are castles and grand houses to visit, and country towns and pastel coloured fishing villages to discover. There is plenty to do at any time of year. And don't forget of course the obligatory Devon cream teas or freshly made pasties.


WALK TO - Braunton and surrounds is a great place for days out with family and friends. Many local restaurants and pubs offer a superb variety of food and entertainment such as Squires (great fish and chips), At One (Tapas Evenings), The George Pub (great local food as well as Thai Cuisine) and The Williams Arms (well renowned Sunday roasts). Entertainment facilities are available for all ages.

CYCLE TO - A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great. Cyclists can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.

DRIVE TO – explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Victorian-styled Ilfracombe with its quaint fishing harbour and many more. Saunton Golf Course is a mere 3 miles down the road with its 2 famous links courses. Finally, picturesque walks through beautiful forested areas and running rivers such as at Watersmeet will complete your wonderful stay in this beautiful part of England

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Review 1-10 of 14

30 Sep 2014


"Good holiday for our large family & friends"

We stayed a Poyers Farmhouse at the end of August 2014. On the whole our holiday was fantastic with a few minor let downs, The farmhouse is situated in a quiet residential area, is in walking distance… More

22 Sep 2014


"Gorgeous cottage retreat"

Just home from our stay at Poyers Farmhouse, and feel very relaxed and refreshed.The area is really pleasant, and the holiday rental is easily accessed and easy to find.We were a group of 9 plus a dog… More

18 Aug 2014


"Another fantastic stay"

Another fanatic stay at Poyers Farmhouse with the whole family together.The house is really lovely and the garden looks better now the plants are maturing.Since staying previously the owners has added… More

24 May 2014


"Fabulous house for three big families, close to great beaches and cycle trail"

We loved it at Braunton Poyers Farmhouse. Stacks of space for three families with three kids per family, brilliant garden and play frame and bonus to have a hot tub. We took bikes which was ideal sinc… More

15 Apr 2014


"Beautiful Period Property Perfect for a Large Group"

Really enjoyed the stay in this farmhouse. Open fires, lots of rooms and hot tub. All at an affordable price. Highly recommend.… More

Choice Cottages and the owners and managers of BRAUNTON POYERS FARMHOUSE wish to thank you for taking the time to post your valuable feedback. We appreciate this and value your custom. We hope to see you back soon!

9 Sep 2013


"Beautiful property for large groups in a great location - and a hot tub!"

We stayed in this property for a long weekend with 2 other families with young children.The rooms are spacious, clean and well thought out and the living space is just what you need with a large group… More

15 Apr 2013


"A fabulously cosy yet spacious stay at a lovely devonshire house."

My family and three other familiies stayed at this property over the easter holiday period and was impressed with how it comfortably fit all 14 of us. We could all have our dinner together around the … More

24 Feb 2013


"perfect for large groups"

spent the week here with all my family. we had plenty of room to sit and eat together, 16 of us round one table and it wasn't a squash. everyone loved the hot tub. took full advantage of local su… More

17 Dec 2012


"Had a fantastic time!"

We had 16 people for my thirtieth birthday weekend - the house was lovely and we had a wonderful time. It is close to amenities including a nice pub. The kitchen was modern and clean, the hot tub was … More

11 Dec 2012


"Amazing fantastic property in sunny north Devon."

Just returned from a fantastic stay at Poyers Farmhouse, the property is amazing and provided very comfortable accommodation for 6 adults and 6 children. The accommodation is superb with wooden and s… More

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