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The Roundhouse, Combrew Farm in beautiful North Devon – Home 8713 Cottage

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

The Roundhouse, Combrew Farm in beautiful North Devon – Home 8713

  • Cottage
  • 5 bedrooms
  • sleeps 9
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 89 reviews

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Cottage / 5 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Roundhouse is quite simply an exceptional property and is loved by all who come on holiday - many say that words and photos just don’t do it justice - why not visit soon and see for yourself - you are always assured of a very warm welcome.

Having five bedrooms - the large ensuite master bedroom has a king size four poster, a spacious second king size room, two twin bedrooms together with an ever popular single bedroom together with three bathrooms - a very popular feature is that one twin and the single bedrooms together with a family bathroom are on the ground floor - perfect for older family members or the less able. The impressive and immense large circular lounge which by it’s very nature gives the name to ‘ The Roundhouse ‘ is the place where you can all join together to relax and unwind and watch the 50” widescreen LED tv and enjoy the warmth and comfort only a real log fire can offer - there is a large wood stove set in a beautiful full height stone fireplace - off the lounge is the large kitchen dining room with it’s spectacular handmade large dining table - which can comfortably seat 14 - perfect if you decide to also book one of our nearby two 2 bedroom cottages for a larger party to all join together for special celebrations.

There can be no more elegant or luxurious way to enjoy the splendour of North Devon than from the comfort of The Roundhouse at Combrew Farm This spacious property has been skilfully converted from 19th Century stone built barns and is set in beautiful enclosed gardens and

located in a peaceful, rural setting amongst 130 acres of the beautiful North Devon countryside with every facility you would expect including an adventure play area, outdoor tennis court, nearby woodland walk and a fantastic indoor heated swimming pool with spa, fitness room, steam sauna games room and indoor badminton court.

Combrew Farm is conveniently situated for visiting the wonderful towns, villages and attractions that the area has to offer. Whether it's family fun, wonderful beaches,horse riding, Exmoor National Park, surfing, fishing, golf, cinema and theatre, heritage, rock climbing, or simply peace and tranquility, everything is within easy reach!

Further details

Our superb indoor pool, which is heated to around 36c with spa and swimjets, and leisure complex is for the exclusive use of guests in our luxury cottages.

Further details indoors

Amazing all new dining room off the kitchen with large dining table to comfortably seat 14 and a 37” LED tv, together with a new kitchen with every appliance you can think of - ideal for larger parties or if you just like more space to enjoy your holiday - super LED wide screen television with surround sound system in the lounge with DVD player, beautiful stone fireplace, wood burner and raised reading / relaxing area. The large master bedroom has a beautiful king size four-poster bed, and en suite, together with 32” LCD tv, the second spacious bedroom has a king size bed and there are two twin bedrooms with full size single beds and an ever popular single bedroom.

All in all The Roundhouse is a very special property and a look over our many excellent independent TripAdvisor reviews will give you an idea what to expect - please do plan well in advance as being very popular especially for special family get together and celebrations The Roundhouse does tend to book early - please don’t hesitate to ask if you require any further details...

Further details outdoors

Just outside the back door is your very own large enclosed bricked seating area - perfect for sitting down relaxing and enjoying the warm summer sun or taking in the beautiful views of the countryside - and for the outdoor chef in your party to prepare a BBQ!

Nearby there’s a children’s adventure play area with many large trampolines, swings and climbing frames. A range of quality new mountain bikes - adults, teenagers and children’s are now available - you can cycle from The Roundhouse and join the famous nearby Tarka Trail, a dedicated scenic 180 mile cycling and walking route.

There are fantastic leisure facilities for you to enjoy and offer hours of fun for both young and old. Work the body and relax the soul in the luxurious under-floor heated indoor pool and spa. You can enjoy an invigorating swim at one end and a relaxing massage at the other. For the more energetic there are 3 high powered jets which when activated is the equivalent of swimming against a strong current! There is also a well equipped fitness room with the very latest water rower, Life Fitness cable multi gym and exercise cycle, treadmill and cross trainer, and afterwards you can soak up the peace and tranquillity in the wonderful Tylo steam sauna or relax and read a book in the adjoining garden room. As well as the pool there is a games room with pool table, table tennis, air hockey & darts, indoor badminton court, tennis court together with complimentary high speed WiFi to ensure you are in touch with the outside world!

Whatever you desire there is something for all when you book your holidays at The Roundhouse!

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 5: Single Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private tennis court
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Sauna
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Being centrally located for all that’s on offer in beautiful North Devon it is easy to get around, whether on foot or by bike - we have quality mountain bikes available to hire at very reasonable rates, by the nearby frequent bus service, by car or by train - the station is just 2 miles away - everything is within easy reach of The Roundhouse.

Interaction with guest

We will be on hand to offer you a warm welcome when you arrive and to offer you any advice you may require during your stay - we want you to have the very best and relaxing holiday possible and always try to offer the very best customer service = hopefully you can see from our many excellent independent TripAdvisor reviews that our many valued customers enjoy their holidays in The Roundhouse and very often return year after year.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

Bookings accepted only from mature adults - we are family friendly and request that you respect others whilst on holiday to allow all to have an enjoyable and relaxing holiday.


About the owner

John & Sue T.
Average reply time:
5 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
14 Jun 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 16 Jan 2006. Located in Devon, it has 89 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £911 to £2342.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 14 Jun 2019.


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Guest reviews

89 reviews

Very Good

“Amazing place!!”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2018

We stayed in the Roundhouse at Combrew Farm and what a fantastic time we had. The cottage is very spacious and beautiful. Oh and not forgetting the pool it was so nice getting into warm water, the kids thoroughly enjoyed it as well as feeding the chickens and goats. We will definitely return next year. Thankyou Sue x


Reviewed 7 Apr 2018

Fabulous stay at the roundhouse, the attention to detail was second to none, the facilities were excellent. Age range from 1 to 71 and all were catered for. Sue and John were always available to help. We had a great family holiday and the only let down was the weather . I would highly recommend and hope to return next year.

“Perfect accommodation for a family holiday.”

Reviewed 10 Apr 2016

This was our 6th stay at The Roundhouse and we enjoyed it as much (if not more) than our first. The accommodation is very comfortable and we always find something is new or has been updated. Our family love the games room, badminton and tennis. The spa swimming pool and sauna are always a highlight. Even though our family is grown up we still enjoy feeding the goats. The icing on the cake is the very warm welcome and help you get from the owners.

“5* Luxury”

Reviewed 3 Apr 2016

We arrived to a clean and luxurious 5 bed cottage with plenty of room for the 4 adults and 4 teenagers. The cottage definitely had the "wow" factor We made use of the lovely warm pool, games room (darts, pool, air hockey) after dinner and it did get very competitive and noisy. The gym was a great way to start the morning! Unfortunately we didn't get time to use the tennis courts, trampolines or library. Although we made time to feed the rabbits! We hired mountain bikes from Ross (son of Sue & John) for the day and headed off on the Tarka Trail. We briefly stopped at Fremington Quay (across the road from Combrew Lane) to take in the views and continued to Instow where there were a couple of local pubs and shops along the seafront as well as lovely restaurants which specialise in fresh seafood. The cottage is in a quiet and peaceful location with Barnstaple town centre 10 mins away by car and there is a local Sainsbury's close by. The location is also ideal for visitng Clovelly, Appledore, Bideford etc.

“Just perfect. Incredible facilities and the accommodation was faultless.”

Reviewed 14 Mar 2016

We stayed with another family and the house was the perfect size. The attention to detail was incredible, nothing had been scrimped on. We had everything we needed, the leisure facilities were great and kept everyone busy. Everywhere was immaculate and clean and I cannot recommend the place and hosts highly enough. We will be back...

“Our September big family holiday to combrew farm.”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2015

Yet again another amazing stay at the roundhouse at combrew farm. This was our 8th time back and it was just as great as the first. Brining all our family together with lots of space still was great. Our 1 year old grandson loved it too. The facilities are great all clean and such fun. We will definitely be returning in the future. Thank you sue and John for another amazing week down in Devon. The Dudley clan.

“Relaxing and enjoyable experience”

Reviewed 27 Sep 2015

Very welcoming and helpful. Plenty of activities to suit all ages,the pool was amazing.The Roundhouse was well presented and spotless. We will be booking another family holiday there again.

“Wonderful family holiday in a superb house”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2015

We were met at Combrew by Sue after a very long journey. We were shown round the absolutely lovely house and facilities. All through our stay Sue couldn't have been more helpful with local information and advice. The house had everything you could need for a great home from home staycation, all the facilities were excellent. The beds were very comfy and the bathrooms sparkling. The local area is fantastic and we would recommend hiring bikes and cycling along the Tarka Trail to Instow. Also a visit to Appledore (have a pint at The Beaver) and Saunton Sands. The weather was a bit hit and miss during our stay but the grandchildren were happy just being in the pool, feeding the goats or playing badminton or ping pong. We would love to visit again and would recommend without hesitation.

“Best UK Holiday yet!”

Reviewed 20 Jul 2015

From the moment we drove down the drive and were confronted with The Roundhouse we knew this house was going to be amazing. The idillic countryside setting with, fields, streams, and beautiful well keep gardens frames this stunning property. We were unaware with how large the property was going to be. It is huge and every room is so light and airy. With Velux windows in the majority of the rooms the space feels very bright and airy. The facilities on site are excellent. The children used the pool everyday, which again is very well looked after. The children's park just opposite The Roundhouse was great too as the kids could just run over to it for a quick play on the trampolines, and claiming frame. The goats next to the park also provide to be very entertaining. We hope to make Combrew Farm a regular holiday as our kids absolutely loved it. And with the choice of Devon's fantastic beaches just a 20min drive away and Barnstable on the doorstep, this ranks far above all our previous family holidays in Cornwall. Sue the owner was very welcoming on our arrival and always on hand when we had some 'tourist' questions. Thank you Sue :-)

“First class property in a lovely area”

Reviewed 11 Jun 2015

This was our second visit to the Roundhouse and the property continues to live up to the high standards set one year ago. There were 10 of us from three generations aged 19 months to 65 and there was something for all of us to enjoy from the play park to the pool and pool table. The property was spotlessly clean when we arrived, the beds were comfortable and the huge dining table meant that we could all sit down together without feeling squashed. Our granddaughter wanted to live there forever and nanny said it just felt like home. What more could you ask for.

Review 1-10 of 89


How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send John & Sue (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact John & Sue (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view John & Sue the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send John & Sue (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send John & Sue (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from John & Sue (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

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You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

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Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. John & Sue (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call John & Sue (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send John & Sue (the owner) a message.

If John & Sue (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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