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Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Tiverton EX16 7QQ

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 19 reviews

Farmhouse | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 22

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Middle Coombe is a beautiful 16 century cob & thatch farmhouse, listed grade 2*, nestled in its own sheltered valley with extensive ancient outbuildings. Coombe is surrounded by 200 acres of organic farmland (where we raise our organic beef cattle) and 200 acres of mixed woodland (with wild red deer). An extensive public access footpath network runs throughout, with it's own surprises. The house (available for rent throughout the year) is full of atmosphere and character, much loved and with fine furniture and oak paneling.

On site, we also have a solar heated swimming pool, eco hot tub, children's play area with a large trampoline with safety net, sand pit, slide and willow dome.

For wet days, there's a cider barn, for indoor games which include table tennis and a pool table. The barn is also very cooling during very hot days, and a perfect place for evening entertainment if you wish to be close to the children playing, as the rear doors open up to the outside play area.

Size Sleeps up to 22, 8 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Tiverton Parkway
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (3), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 16
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The spacious homely kitchen has a large range Aga as well as an electric hob and oven. There are 2 highchairs available for your use.

The cots available are 2 travel and 1 full size wooden one, though we do ask that you supply your own cot bedding.

The lounge seats are 3 large sofas in the living room where there is an open log fire, and in the TV/childrens play room/library there is also a 2 seater sofa, armchair and several bean bags.

Further details outdoors

Along with the facilities also mentioned, there are swings in the woods which can be found along several of the woodland walks, a pond in the depth of the woods.

Out the back of the house in the courtyard, is the perfect place to sit on a warm evening with the BBQ and outdoor fire, remnants of a previous room, which has been converted to an enclosed courtyard, but still with the original fireplace. Wooden tables and chairs provide seating for meals and gatherings.

Further details

We welcome dogs at an extra £10 each and families with young babies/children.

Children/babies under 2 are free, and not included in the number count.

Our standard package is priced for 16 people, though up to 20 can be accommodated for, please call for a more customised pricing tariff.

We cater for large groups, holidays, alternative stag/hen events, conferences, residential courses for yoga, writing weekends etc.

As well as footpaths we also have bridal paths running through our property.

Smoking is only acceptable outside, and where the buckets are available for cigarette ends.

The Devon region

Devon has an abundance of wildlife, walks, cycling areas, fishing. In some built up areas, but still with a lot of rural life.

Tiverton itself has a historical walk marked out around its town centre.


Tiverton is a place of interest with the history of the Heathcoat fabric factory, and John Heathcoat himself, lived in St. Peter Street, near to the town centre.

Tiverton is primarily a market town, with a market taking place every day and a car boot sale on the Sunday.

Near to there, Uplowman, where we're based is still very much a rural village, just 10 minutes drive from Tiverton. In the other direction, Bampton, is also a small town selling a lot of local produce from their fruit & veg and butcher's shops. Sampford Peverill, a 5-10 minute drive away has a farm shop, tennis courts, play area, and also the golf course and nearby railway station.

Sampford Peverill is a part of the canal walk, the basin starting in Tiverton. Along here is a traditional horse drawn barge offering trips along the canal in the Summer season, a tea room, including a floating one on a barge itself.

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Review 1-10 of 19

30 Oct 2014


"Ideal Rural Getaway"

We used Middle Combe Farm for a family celebration of 23 people of mixed ages. The place has huge charm, comfort and personality, having earlier been a family home, and has "something for everybody":
-a very well-equipped kitchen seating 20
-a spacious lounge with log fire for gatherings or flopping out, with a "quiet room" next door
-an outdoor fire which we sat around, together with an outdoor pool (closed when we were there), a hot tub, plus a smaller barn with pool & table tennis
-lovely walks through the woods
-flexible sleeping arrangements in very comfortable beds.
Angela and Tim were wonderful hosts, attentive but discreet, and made us most welcome.

13 Sep 2014


"Wedding of a lifetime"

What can I say. They say your wedding should be the best day of your life but it was that and so much more. Was a hard feat considering all the good times we've had but we did it! The photos real… More

6 Sep 2014


"Wonderful, magical venue for wedding"

Coombe Farm was the first venue we visited when choosing a location to get married and after a very helpful tour we decided this was the venue for us. The location is beautiful, the rooms and properti… More

3 Jul 2014


"Céad míle fáilte"

That sat nav was needed in the end! the woodland walks/trails are stunningCoombe farm is somewhere very special and I still think I owe the owners so much gratitude allowing me share in there beautifu… More

30 Jun 2014


"Stay at Middle Coombe farm it's an experience not to be missed!"

Middle Coombe is set is beautiful woodlands and the historic farm house and barn give it a real sense of charm and atmosphere.Angela and Tim were the perfect hosts; friendly, attentive, always trying … More

22 Aug 2013


"Perfect setting and so easy to book"

We booked Coombe Farm for a stag weekend for 16. The website was very straight forward and easy to use and we were able to provisionally book the weekend in July immediately. This was so useful as fin… More

31 May 2013


"Sporty Stag Do - Great hosts!"

We were on an alternative 'sporty' stag do and had great hosts who let us get on with it and enjoy ourselves whilst we respected the amazing propoerty that it was. A great find, i hope to co… More

21 May 2013


"everything you need for a large group, perfect stay!"

Great location, well equipped kitchen, extremely friendly and helpful hosts, beautiful woodland walks and a real treat having the hot tub and pool! We had such a wonderful stay!

15 Mar 2013


"Great house, perfect atmosphere for weekend with friends, and our wedding!"

Angela was very helpful and easy to contact when we were planning our stay. Able to cater for individual needs. Flexible about arrival details, gave good advice about nearby services. Amazing house, beautifully maintained. Perfect atmosphere for our wedding weekend (wedding at another venue but all friends stayed at the house for the weekend). Fantastically equipped kitchen, 22 of us fitted very tightly round the table for meals. Hot tub was good fun. Easy to find with directions.

7 Mar 2013


"Wonderful retreat!!!"

I cannot fault Coombe Farm. It was my 30th and a large group of us, and Angela and Tim couldnt have been more accomodating, they were totally relaxed and we forgot they were on site! the house is beautiful, we all felt as though it was 'ours' for thr weekend and didnt want to leave! it was very well equipped for parties, cooking and everything, and the dressing up box made for some amusing photos!! it snowed heavily in the few days before so we were worried we might not make it but Angela took all the stress out of it. we had an amazing few days and would love to come back!!!

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  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:21 Dec 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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