The Threshing Barn
Barn | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
The Threshing barn is a spacious random stone barn conversion, next door is the Stables which shares an indoor heated swimming pool. The barn has been decorated to make the most of the original features, such as the exposed stonework, beams and over window lintels.
The accommodation offers five bedrooms. Downstairs there's a zip-and-link double/twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Upstairs, off the galleried landing area there are a further 4 bedrooms (1 double room, with a four poster bed plus en-suite shower and WC, and 3 twin bedrooms) and a family bathroom.
Downstairs there is a large lounge with french doors leading out on to the patio and garden. There's comfy sofas, a wood burning stove, TV/DVD and hi-fi.
Off the lounge is a big kitchen/dining room, with a large table which can seat 10 comfortably. The kitchen is fully fitted with an electric range cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine plus many useful extras.
Outside you have your own garden with seating and a BBQ, plus incredible views looking across a valley. And in addition to your own garden, you can also make use of the shared indoor swimming pool which measures 20' x 12' and 4' in depth and has a small viewing area with seating.
There is ample parking. Bed linen, electric and oil fired central heating included. Towels available for hire. Regret no smoking. 1 dog by arrangement. Private water supply.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 70 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 27 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
North Devon is perfect holiday destination, whether you like walking, cycling, surfing, exploring the villages or visiting the sandy beaches, there's an amazing range of activities to suit families, friends or couples.
The Threshing Barn is situated in a quiet and peaceful area. The village of Beaford is 2 miles away and it's just 5 miles from the Cavalier Town of Torrington, making it a convenient place to holiday, close to a huge range of amenities such as RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Torrington 1646.
You can watch glass being blown at Dartington Crystal before enjoying a traditional Devon cream tea in the adjoining restaurant. Family theme parks such as The Big Sheep and The Milky Way are a short distance away and offer families of all ages a great day out. Other interesting places to visit include Clovelly, a cliffside fishing village with steep cobbled streets leading down to the harbour. The market town of Bideford with its weekly pannier market, Burton Art Gallery, Victoria Park and historic quayside are worth a look.
For those who enjoy walking or cycling the Tarka Trail (a former railway line which runs from Braunton - Meeth) is nearby and offers a safe and level walkway for children and adults, with a few welcome watering holes along the way.
You also have sandy beaches nearby, including Northam Burrows and Saunton Sands.
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27 Jun 2014
"Superb - loved every minute of our stay - fantastic for our group of ten"
We were blown away by the accommodation - the pictures really do not do this place justice. Fantastic communication from the owner and great value for money. We made good use of the huge garden and su… More
30 Sep 2013
"Fantastic- will be going back!"
This is a beautiful place to stay. The house is stunning. There is plenty of room, the pool is great fun and the views are absolutely gorgeous. A really relaxing retreat. All ten of us really thorough… More
23 Sep 2013
"Fabulous Barn in a stunning location"
This is a gorgeous converted barn, perfect for a family get away. We travelled as a family group with ages ranging from 6 to 80 and all thoroughly enjoyed the weekend. Lovely bedrooms, plenty of bathr… More
9 Jun 2013
This was an amazing place to stay with a group of friends and children. Positioned overlooking rolling fields, and with a swimming pool to boot! The bedrooms were very comfortable, lovely period features, and a large kitchen with all facilities. Nice walks in the area, and cosy fire for evenings in.
30 May 2013
"Adored by the adults and kids alike"
As Christmas approaches we usually start to talk about getting together with a group of University friends for our Christmas Dinner-Something we've been doing for eep...almost 20 years. But with … More
29 May 2013
"homely luxury in a stunning setting"
We loved this house! it's beatuifully renovated with gorgous rooms, decor and a feeling of luxury whilst being very comfortable and homely at the same time. It's really well equipped with ev… More
28 May 2013
"Fabulous place to stay with friends"
Rented both properties with a group of friends and was brilliant. Excellent facilities, immaculate decor and lots of space. Even in December it was lovely with beautiful views into the valley and the wonderful log fire made the barn feel cosy and warm. Swimming pool an added extra - too small for doing lengths, but a treat for the kids to splash around in. Great location for trips to north Devon sights. Highly recommended.
24 May 2013
"Escape from the maddening world"
We stayed here with a group of friends last year and it was everything we imagined and more. The barns are beautifully decorated and you can see the care and attention that has been spent. The rooms are spacious, swimming pool is fabulous for the early morning dip and play with kids. It was so lovely to wake up to the most amazing views and misty starts to the day. The lounge was spacious and made chilling out as a large group easy - especially nice with the log burner going. Would recommend this place to family visitors, large groups or couples.
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