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The large enclosed private garden, with decking area and picnic table

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 16km

Wisteria Cottage is a single-storey stone-built cottage, with a large enclosed garden, in the peaceful village of Challacombe, within the Exmoor National Park. The bright and spacious living room has a cosy log-burning stove, and an impressive tri-fold door that leads to a decking and a large private enclosed garden with a picnic table. There is a well-equipped kitchen/dining room, a generous king-size double bedroom (which can be made into a twin) and a shower-room with a large shower cubicle, a hand-basin & WC.

The beautiful wildlife grounds cover nearly three acres and there are several wild-flower meadows, a wildlife pond, many species of trees and shrubs, a fruit and vegetable garden, loads of birds and butterflies, and a delightful walk up and around Humphrey's Hill with lovely views of Exmoor.

Just two minutes walk from the cottage are The Black Venus Inn which serves award-winning food and real ales; and Challacombe Stores and Post Office, where you can buy a delicious cream tea and home-made cakes. There are amazing walks from the village in every direction and within 5 miles is a charming reservoir, Wistlandpound, with trout fishing and an excellent circular walk.

Wisteria cottage is all on one level, ideal for those who have difficulty with stairs. Wisteria has been newly converted from a farm building (Town Tenement Farm) and is fully insulated and double-glazed. Dogs are welcome. Free WiFi.

Wisteria is one of five cottages converted from a former farm and known as Exmoor Cottage Holidays.

All bookings are subject to our own Terms and Conditions which are shown on the prices page - see the prices tab above.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Combe Martin beach 16 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Review 1-10 of 12

6 Apr 2014


"Escape to the Country"

We spent four lovely days at Wisteria cottage, such a delightful setting and so very peaceful, set on the edge of the village.The cottage itself is very well equipped with plenty of space for two and … More

Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful countryside - Woody Bay is spectacular.
Town Tenement Farm is very well placed with an excellent pub and local shop just a few minutes away, and many walks from the door.

The shower is gravity fed (not a power shower) so is a bit weak but has loads of lovely hot water.

We look forward to welcoming you again.

5 Apr 2014


"Cosy Cottage in beautiful surroundings"

We could not fault our holiday. The cottage was well maintained and very cosy, the peacefulness of the location is priceless. The local pub serves good food and is 2 minutes away, as is the village sh… More

Thank you for your great review. We are happy that you had a peaceful stay, Challacombe really is a lovely quiet village. The lack of light pollution make Town Tenement a great place for stargazing - Exmoor is beautiful by day and by night.
We are very lucky to have the award winning Black Venus Inn nearby and a great local shop too.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

27 Feb 2014


"Everything you could want from a cottage"

A cosy, welcoming and warm cottage that fits perfectly into a lovely village.The cottage was clearly well kept and loved. The kitchen and bathroom were smart and fitted in to the cottage feel. The liv… More

Thank you for your great review. We are really glad that you had a lovely stay and good sleep - Town Tenemnt is very paeceful.
We are pleased that you found our emails and info book interesting and useful.
The Black Venus is great, we are lucky to have such a great pub nearby.

The shower is gravity fed, and whilst not a power shower - it has oodles of hot water.

We look forward to seeing you again and to welcoming your friends.

31 Jan 2014


"Fantastic peaceful getaway"

Beautiful well maintained cottage set in stunning countryside surroundings. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a break from the daily hustle and bustle of everyday life. Plenty of things to do in … More

Thank you for your lovely review - there is so much to do locally, we are pleased that you had a nice stay and look forward to welcoming you back.

25 Jan 2014


"Beautiful cottage in fabulous countryside"

Can't fault the cottage or the surrounding countryside. The pictures above give a really accurate feel for the place.Truly dog-friendly accommodation which makes such a difference,The owners were… More

We are very glad that Wisteria cottage was a hit with you and your dogs. We are very lucky to have good walks nearby, and great local pubs. Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again.

28 Nov 2013


"Lovely cosy cottage within the beautiful Exmoor national park"

The cottage is great, equipped with everything you could possibly need, and the log burner makes it super cosy. It was so nice to stay somewhere which felt like it was 'away from it all', th… More

We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind review. We look forward to meeting you again.

12 Nov 2013


"Lovely cottage, lovely location"

A warm, friendly welcome to a lovely cottage which was cosy, clean and well equipped in a great location (a very short stroll to the pub) made for a truly relaxing weekend. Thanks John and Melanie… More

You are very welcome! Thank you very much for your review.

9 Nov 2013


"A dog friendly, get away from it all, kind of place."

Excellent dog friendly facilities in a lovely courtyard setting, whilst still feeling quiet & secluded from other guests. Good location for both the coast & the moors.Very friendly service from the ow… More

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again. Thank you for your lovely review.

27 Oct 2013


"Fantastic Cottage and location highly recommended."

This is our third stay in this cottage. The owners have thought of everything, the cottage is well appointed and very comfortable. You don't even need to cook as the Black Venus is a 100 yards up… More

Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to see you again and look forward to seeing you soon.

16 Oct 2013


"Lovely quiet cottage in quaint village"

We needed a cottage for a short weekend break that would accommodate our dog. John and Melanie provided us with that. Cottage had all amenities we needed for the weekend away and the cottage even had … More

Thank you for your lovely review - we are glad that you enjoyed your stay (and the apples & blackberries).

We are sorry that there was a smell of cigarettes in your cottage. Smoking has never been allowed in Wisteria Cottage and it is vary sad when this happens. We try so hard to make all of our cottages clean and fresh for each guest.

We hope that is has not put you off and that we can look forward to you visiting again.

Review 1-10 of 12

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