WOOLACOMBE HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE
House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE OVERVIEW
HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE, with a green friendly, 15 metre, heated, indoor swimming pool (heated by solar, wind and air-source systems) is a large, comfortable family farmhouse surrounded by farmland (home to a friendly herd of alpacas) with no near neighbours, set between Woolacombe in the Devonshire countryside and Exmoor 10 miles to the East. The farmhouse is a few miles from the coastal golden beaches and within easy reach of the market town of Barnstaple. HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE is extremely well equipped and boasts stunning panoramic ocean and countryside views. This charming property is ideal for families. The beaches of Saunton, Putsborough, Woolacombe & Croyde Bay are all close by. Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep, Arlington Court, Braunton Unesco Biosphere and Victorian-styled Ilfracombe.
Enter into entrance hall with a snug/boot room opening into double aspect Dining Room with 12 seat oak dining table and logburning stove. The room has large folding patio doors to the south and west and its elevated position and adjacent patio provides panoramic views to the south and west of the house over private farmland. Access to the garden is down stone steps from the patio. The dining room leads to the large and comfortable country Kitchen.
The primary lounge is a cosy, double aspect room with wooden floor and comfy sofas. There is a standard size TV, book case, pictures, wall lighting and log burning stove all adding to the charm of this property.
The second lounge, downstairs, is a home cinema room with surround sound and large television, extensive range of DVD's, ideal for the younger generation. It has comfortable sofas and is attractively decorated and has everything to entertain the young ones.
A quiet reading room, with feature furniture and stunning views, joins bedroom 1 to the lower level of the main house.
There is a large games room with direct access, via a spiral staircase, up to the swimming pool. It has a large slate bed pool table and a games cupboard full of other games. There is plenty of storage for bicycles, surfboards and various sporting equipment.
The kitchen with fabulous sea views, high-beamed ceiling and an additional dining table (seats 8), is pleasant and homely. It has country style units, farmhouse Rayburn, electric cooker and dishwasher as well as all the cooking utensils that you would require. There is an American style fridge/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher and other mod cons.
Bedroom 1 upstairs is a large loft double bedroom with en-suite with jacuzzi bath and separate shower cubicle. Because it is accessed from the reading room, via an open-plan staircase, it is a more private room in a separate wing of the house. It boasts an Emperor size bed (7'x7') and its dual aspect windows provide endless private country views to the east and west. A spiral staircase leads down to the indoor swimming pool.
Bedroom 2 is on the same level as the kitchen. It has a king size bed and en-suite shower room. This bedroom has large dual aspect windows with sea views and views towards Exmoor in the east.
Bedroom 3 is a pleasant twin room, level with bedroom 2, with large window and sea views.
Bedroom 4, downstairs, has a kingsize double bed, en suite shower room and door to private courtyard and well.
Bedroom 5 is a twin bedroom with courtyard views.
Bedroom 6 is a large twin bedroom with courtyard views.
The family bathroom, adjacent to bedrooms 5 & 6, comprises a white modern bath suite and power shower, in separate shower enclosure, with WC and basin.
There are 3 en-suite rooms, altogether 6 WC's, 5 showers and 2 baths.
There is a separate WC and basin off the entrance hall.
The en-suite shower room to bedroom 2 has a high-seat WC and handle as well as shower with folding fitted shower seat for the ease of those with limited mobility.
Bath and hand towels are provided.
Surrounded by true Devonian countryside, enjoy the grandiose vistas of HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE surrounded by acres of fields, woodland and streams. There are always farm animals around HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE, including one of North Devon's larger herds of breeding Alpacas.
The large garden provides open space for ball games and a small folly leads down to the large Rhododendron garden. A deluxe climbing frame has also been provided for endless hours of great outdoor entertainment.
Leading from the swimming pool room onto a private balcony, enjoy the use of the hot tub, whilst gazing over endless country views toward the ocean.
AT A GLANCE
Location: Nr Woolacombe; Pets: Yes; Bedrooms: 6; Sleeps: (12+2) 14; Post Code: EX34 8NA; Ideal for Families, children, toddlers, 50+; Changeover Day: Friday/Saturday; Hot Tub; Children's deluxe climbing frame; Children TV and DVD; Parking for 4+ cars; Central heating; Rayburn cooker, Electric cooker; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Fridge; Freezer; Duvets, pillows and linen provided for 1 Emperor, 2 King, 6 singles; Bath and Hand Towels Included; Stabling and paddock space for horses.
HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE has 15 meter heated indoor swimming pool (heated by solar, wind and air source systems) therefore the pool temperature is maintained at a constant temperature of 28/29 degrees with an air temperature of about 32 degrees. The depth of the pool is 1.4meters throughout with tiled steps that lead you into the pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Woolacombe 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 80 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 20 km|
|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||Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
AT A GLANCE
Location: Nr Woolacombe; Pets: Yes; Bedrooms: 6; Sleeps: 12; Post Code: EX34 8NA; Ideal for Families, children, toddlers, 50+; Changeover Day: Friday/Saturday; Hot Tub; Children's deluxe climbing frame; Children TV and DVD; Parking for 4+ cars; Central heating; Rayburn cooker, Electric cooker; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Fridge; Freezer; Duvets, pillows and linen provided for 1 Emperor, 2 King, 6 singles; Bath and hand towels are provided; Stabling and paddock space for horses.
HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE has a 15 meter heated indoor swimming pool (heated by solar, wind and air source systems) therefore the pool temperature is maintained at a constant temperature of 28/29 degrees with an air temperature of about 32 degrees. The depth of the pool is 1.4meters throughout with tiled steps that lead you into the pool.
The West Country region
DRIVE TO – 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. 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 5 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.
WALK TO - Through private gate onto the Tarka Trail for walking and cycling and acess to other fabulous countryside and coastal walks. Local reservoir directly adjacent to the farm may provide opportunities for fishing (permits may be available). This a great place for days out with family and friends. Fields, lake, river.
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.
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3 Aug 2013
"Superb place to stay, superb holiday"
We had high expectations for this holiday home and it exceeded our expectations. We were a party of 9 (children and adults of various ages) and with the swimming pool, hot tub, games room, grounds wi… More
21 Apr 2013
"Amazing farmhouse full of character"
I booked this property as a surprise holiday for my husband's 60th birthday. He had requested a meal with all the family, so I searched high and low for a suitable property. My priority was enoug… More
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