Barn / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

A private drive leads up to Apple Barrel Barn with plenty of parking space. A patio can be used for lazy days and evening bbq. Over looking fields.Enclosed gardens for you to enjoy, with an outside cabin to store your bikes.

The barn comes fully equipped, full kitchen. A dining space with doors that open wide to take the inside out. The living area clean and simple with tv and dvd for times to relax. Broadband and a telephone to keep you in touch with the outside world.

A luxury large shower well fitted out. With two large bedrooms .The main room with a king size bed and plenty of hanging space for your walldrobe. A twin room looking out towards the Madford valley.

A delightful place to stay and explore.

Villages, towns and the city of Exeter near by. East Devon stands in natural beauty. With the Jarassic coast world heritage site not far away, with the likes of Lyme Regis and Branscombe.

A romantic retreat or a family base, its the place to stay.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 20 km, Nearest railway: Honiton 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Devon region

Dunkeswell Abbey is a unspoiled area were a few ruins can still be seen today. Holy Trinity Church now marks the spot were the Abbey once stood.

Hemyock remains a viable village, with a school, excellent medical facilities, two garages, two hairdressers, a pub, one convenience store, one post office, two playing fields, a parish hall a community centre and two churches.

The Culm river runs through the village. Hemyock was once the home of St.Ivel dairy factory.

Honiton is a market town, known for its lace making, Kate Middleton's wedding lace was produced here. The town is also know for its pottery.

Retail stores such as Tesco, Homebase, Argos and WH Smiths can be found here.

Taunton and the city of Exeter are within east reach.

Dartmoor and Exmoor not far, as are the beaches along the Devon coast line, ( Jarassic coast) Sidmouth, Beer, Exmouth and Dawlish.

Dunkeswell Abbey

Apple Barrel Barn is in the outstanding natural beauty area of the Blackdown Hills.

A range of hills along the Somerset-Devon border in the south-west of England.

The Blackdown hills are a sparsely populated and much of the land is used for dairy farming.

Grasslands, meadows, and woodlands support an extensive population of birds, such as owls,and nightjars, also butterflies.

Hedgerows and woodland are made up of ash, hazel, willow and oak, which support the dormouse, common lizards, and bats.

The Madford river homes otters and kingfisher.

Roe deer are easy to spot, and are often seen in the garden.

Dunkeswell Abbey, was a Cistercian monastery and a offshoot of Forde Abbey., it was founded in 1201 by William Briwere.

The Abbey was closed in 1539 and granted to Lord Russell. It was mostly demolished, though a small section still remains.

In 1842 a parish Church was built on the site.