Luggs Barn is a beautifully converted stone barn tucked away down a 300 yd private drive with only the owners' 15thC thatched farmhouse for company. Situated in the Blackdown Hills AONB with a network of scenic footpaths on the doorstep, this property is ideally placed for exploring the many attractions of the area. Both north and south coasts and Dartmoor and Exmoor are within easy reach for day trips, as are numerous days out for families and special interest groups.
Providing stylish and spacious self catering accommodation, Luggs Barn offers 4 bedrooms (2 en suite) and a stunning first floor beamed and vaulted living room with balcony from which to soak up the peaceful atmosphere and the fabulous views. The well equipped kitchen features a window seat and large oak table with leather chairs, ideal for leisurely suppers. Exposed stone walls and old beams add period character to this beautiful building which combines modern comforts with timeless charm.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 2 en suites and 1 toilet only|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Super King Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The large gravelled parking area leads onto the huge private garden, which features chickens and ducks at one end providing entertainment as well as fresh eggs! Down two steps the main entrance leads into a double height hall with bespoke iron chandelier and oak staircase. A ground floor WC is located off the hall.
|Further details outdoors|
Large gravelled parking area with log store and bins. Gate to garden (fenced and fully childproof, but small dogs may be able to crawl underneath). Lawned garden of over half an acre with wooden table and chairs and barbecue. Stunning far reaching views from the south facing garden across the Culm Valley to Hemyock and beyond.
Minimum stay out of high season is 3 nights. School hols, 7 nights. Completed booking form and deposit required to confirm all bookings. Full payment due 6 weeks before arrival or upon booking if making the reservation during that time. Deposit will be refunded after departure assuming no damage has occurred.
Arrival is any time after 4pm, departure is 10am to enable us to get the property ready for the next guests.
Luggs Barn is perfect for families and the location at the end of a long track with a secure garden means that the only vehicular access around the property is for guests and the owners in the main farmhouse. A public footpath runs along the main drive, connecting Luggs Barn with the network of Blackdown Hills footpaths and enabling guests to explore this beautiful area on foot if they wish.
The Blackdown Hills AONB is a stunning rural area between Taunton and Honiton covering parts of both Devon and Somerset. The birthplace of Young Farmers, Hemyock, 2 miles away with churches, shop and pub, and more extensive day to day banking and shopping facilities can be found at Wellington, 4 miles. The larger centres of Taunton, Tiverton and Honiton are all 11 miles distant. The village of Culmstock boasts an excellent pub and shop/cafe, both of which are deservedly popular local haunts. The vibrant city of Exeter is just 25 miles away and easily accessible via the M5, just 15 mins away.
The Wellington Monument is just 2 miles away and a local landmark with panoramic views and some beautiful walks in the vicinity.
Numerous National Trust properties in the area, walking, riding and other sporting facilities, as well as family friendly days out (see our extensive range of leaflets or ask for more details) ensure that Luggs Barn is an ideal base for exploring. See our website for testimonials from previous guests.
Renowned for its lace making traditions, Honiton is a charming market town with numerous antique shops and is a popular destination for anyone with an interest in antiques or vintage finds. The town's Antiques Festival is held in November and this year the final day, 17 Nov, sees a specialist Restoration and Conservation Fair with specialists from many related fields awaiting keen interest from the public and local visitors alike.