Peacefully situated, this newly converted barn is positioned close to the owners grade 2 listed farmhouse and is surrounded by farmland which visitors are welcome to walk and explore. The land offers views over rolling hills and wooded valleys and from the highest points both Exmoor and Dartmoor can be seen in the distance. A carpet of bluebells fills the woods in late Spring. Some visitors may be lucky enough to see a wild deer or a buzzard soaring overhead. The property is close to Barnstaple with it's pannier market, shops, restaurants, cinema and leisure facilities. Exmoor, a haven for wildlife, horse-riders, fishermen and walkers alike is also within easy reach. The spectacular coastline and famous surfing beaches are about a half an hour away. North Devon boasts beautiful landscapes from rolling hills to wild and dramatic moorland; from stunning sandy beaches to sheer rugged cliffs. Peace and tranquility, rolling hills, ancient woodland, a perfect rural retreat.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Combe Martin 19 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 80 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Orchard Barn consists of:
-Bed 1 with king size bed, flat screen TV and WiFi. Double doors with charming Juliet balcony. Views across valley. En-suite shower room with shower, WC and heated towel rail
-Bed 2 with twin beds, flat screen TV and WiFi. En-suite bathroom with bath, WC and heated towel rail.
-Bedrooms furnished to high standard.
-Contemporary oak furniture.
-Cot on request.
-Kitchen open plan to living area. Slate floor.
-Fitted with contemporary units. Integrated appliances. Washing machine and tumble drier.
- Oak table seats 4.
-Door opens onto small rear patio.
-Open plan living area.
-Full height picture windows look out over courtyard.
-Flat screen TV, Sky family package, Blu-Ray player, WiFi, telephone. PS2.
-Oak and glass staircase.
-Impressive French doors onto courtyard area.
-Oak floors and furniture.
|Further details outdoors|
Orchard Barn has a two level patio at the front of the property. The lower level, which is walled, has a barbecue. Garden furniture is provided. There is a delightful courtyard garden which separates the two barns and is a wonderful sun-trap. Plenty of parking space is provided at the front of the barns. Secure parking is available on request.
Stone Farm is set in over 80 acres of farmland, mostly grazed by sheep and occasionally cattle, guests have free access to this land. There is an area of ancient woodland where deer, hares and other wildlife are often spotted. A stream creates a natural border for much of the farmland. Both Dartmoor and Exmoor can be seen from the highest points on a clear day.
-Fresh linen, towels and beach towels are provided for each guest for the duration of their stay.
-Duvets can be altered to 3 different tog ratings.
-Cleaning takes place at each change over.
-Fully centrally heated with under floor heating downstairs.
-Will be enjoyed by guests who are looking for a relaxing holiday in light and airy surroundings.
-Children who love to explore will find plenty to discover in the woods.
-If you don't feel like going out and are too tired to cook we can provide an evening meal(24hrs notice required). Menu and prices available on request.
North Devon boasts beautiful landscapes, from rolling hills to wild and dramatic
moorland; from spectacular sandy beaches to sheer rugged cliffs.
The North Devon Festival is held in June with international stars performing at the Queens Theatre Barnstaple and the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. This event also includes the the famous Ocean- Fest music festival on Croyde beach. For the more adventurous there are water-sports such as surfing, kite -surfing and canoeing. Instow has a sailing club where the children can learn to sail and the Tarka cycle trail which runs from Torrington to Braunton. For younger children there are fantastic theme parks like the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park at Combe Martin, The Big Sheep and The Milky Way. There are also many beautiful gardens like the ones at RHS Rosemoor.
North Devon offers a diverse range of things to do and places to see from clay pigeon shooting, fishing and quad biking to horse riding, beauty therapy and photography.
Stone farm is
ideally placed to explore the Exmoor national park, which is only 5 miles away and
is a haven for wildlife, horse-riders, fishermen and walkers alike.
6 miles away is Barnstaple, an attractive market town, set on the estuary, which is renowned for its
Pannier market, offering local crafts and antiques. It benefits from a good mix of
shops and restaurants and also has a cinema, museum and leisure centre.
Croyde, Saunton, Woolacombe & Puttsborough are all within a ¾ hour
drive. Combe Martin with its Wildlife park, coastal walks and rock pools to explore
is only 12 miles away. Further along the coast lie the harbour side towns of
Illfracombe, with its rugged cliffs and historic bathing beaches; and Lynmouth with
its famous cliff railway and spectacular views. These are both within half an hour
drive of Stone Farm.
The property is also conveniently located to explore many other
lovely locations and to visit the wealth of family attractions the area has to offer
including Exmoor Zoo, Arlington Court, Big Sheep, Woody Bay Station and much