The Smithy at Three Gates Farm
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Smithy at Three Gates Farm is a spacious four star country cottage, sleeping six people, set in the beautiful East Devon countryside, only 15 minutes drive from the M5. Guests have the use of a large, warm, indoor swimming pool (33 ft), sauna, fitness room, children's play areas, 12 ft trampoline, laundry facilities, enclosed pond area with ducks and friendly chickens and two acres of grounds. The cottage is single storey and has three ensuite bedrooms, a spacious open plan living area, conservatory and a private garden with stunning views over the surrounding coutryside.
Overview of The Smithy:
- Three ensuite bedrooms (one double, two twins)
- Large conservatory
- Wood burner with complimentary basket of logs
- Oil fired central heating
- Enclosed private garden with mesh fencing, with views over rolling countryside
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Free WiFi Internet access
- Flat screen television with freeview, DVD and video player
- Electric hob, oven and microwave
- Fridge and separate freezer
- All bed linen and towels (please bring your own swimming towels)
- Use of laundry (washing machine and tumble dryer/washing line)
- Selection of books, games, jigsaws, DVDs and videos available to borrow
- Information pack and tourist information leaflets
- Cot and highchair available on request (please bring cot bedding)
- Car park
We are pet-friendly and welcome well behaved dogs, for which there is a surcharge of £20 per dog per week.
Spanish, French and Greek spoken.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Exmouth 45 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 40 km, Nearest railway: Tiverton Parkway 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
The West Country region
The Smithy at Three Gates Farm is situated in the heart of the East Devonshire countryside, within easy reach of the North and South coasts, Exmoor, Dartmoor and the Somerset border.
There are several National Trust properties you could visit, such as Knightshayes and Killerton. You may wish to walk or hire bikes and cycle along the picturesque Grand Western Canal or take a leisurely trip on a horse drawn barge. Exmoor is well worth a visit, with its pretty towns and villages like Dulverton, Winsford and Dunster (don't miss the castle). There's plenty to do on the moor - visiting Tarr Steps or Wimbleball Lake, taking a safari, pony trekking, walking or cycling.
For a fun and interesting day out with the family, you could visit the World of Country Life, The Big Sheep, Powderham Castle, Crealy Great Adventure Park or ride little trains at the Devonshire Railway Centre.
If you enjoy pretty gardens, you could visit Escot, Bicton Park, RHS Garden Rosemoor or Hestercombe.
Our nearest beaches are Exmouth to the South and Minehead to the North (both about 45 minutes drive). A bit further afield are the beautiful sandy beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe, and Saunton to the North and to the South, the fascinating Jurassic Coast - spend a few hours fossil hunting at Lyme Regis. If near the south coast, you could pay a visit to the Donkey Sanctury, take a ride on the Seaton Trams or have fun at Pecorama.
There are plenty of attractive towns and villages to visit, where you can indulge in a Devon cream tea, such as Topsham, Beer, Sidmouth, Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth. Exeter is well worth a visit for its cathedral, quays and shops.
We provide plenty more information in our cottage folders. The Tiverton Tourist Information Centre will also be able to provide further information on things to do and places to visit in the area (01884 255 827).
Three Gates Farm is situated in the heart of the East Devonshire countryside, within easy reach of the North and South coasts, Exmoor, Dartmoor and the Somerset border. We are easily accessible, only 15 minutes drive from the M5 and Tiverton Parkway railway station. Three Gates is a mile from Huntsham village (Huntsham Court is a popular venue for weddings and parties) and three miles from the popular town of Bampton, which has a number of excellent pubs, cafes and restaurants, as well as a good range of local shops, including a butchers, bakers, grocers, convenience stores and a great fish and chip shop! We are only six miles from the market town of Tiverton.
Other towns nearby include:
- Taunton (20 miles)
- Exeter (25 miles)
- Bridgewater (30 miles)
- Barnstable (32 miles)
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