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Double bedroom with en-suite roll top bath

Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • 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 Pets welcome, 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 Single beds (1), Double beds (3), 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 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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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

21 May 2014


"Well-equipped, peaceful cottage - ideal for families"

We stayed here with friends and our two babies, and had a lovely holiday. The cottage itself is nicely converted (although floors and doors all creak quite a lot, which can be challenging if putting s… More

14 Apr 2014


"Beautiful restful place"

Grandparents in Apple cottage - warm, snug, well-equipped, very comfortable beds. Parents and almost-2-year-old in Swallow, joined by aunty - amazingly well furbished 3 bedrooms each ensuite, comforta… More

8 Mar 2014


"Beautiful, relaxed comfortable and friendly."

I stayed in Hay Cottage for a weekend with friends and we also rented Apple and Swallow cottages. We were a group of 9 + 2 dogs who live very locally and just wanted a weekend retreat where we could b… More

18 Feb 2014


"Lovely barn conversion for a large group"

We stayed for 6 nights during all the recent storms but we were nice and snug in Hay barn! We even used the indoor pool with the children and it was lovely and warm once you got in!The barn is well e… More

30 Jan 2014


"Fabulous rural get away"

We stayed in Hay for a week in the Summer, 2 adults and 2 kids all week, and 1 night with friends that stayed over, and it was fabulous, country walks, local pubs, correction friendly local pubs, no t… More

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