Mumpuss

Highampton near Halwill Junction, Devon (Ref. 1014740)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Kingslakes Holiday Cottages

Set between moors and coast in Mid Devon’s beautiful river country, Kingslakes offers a collection of cosy cottages and stylish lodges at this friendly, family owned development. Comprising forty acres, seven excellent fishing lakes, a children’s play area and home to a host of friendly animals, including alpacas, donkeys, goats and rabbits that you are welcome to visit. There's also a smart clubhouse with bar, restaurant and games room making Kingslakes a brilliant base from which to explore this tranquil area. Home to ten traditional cottages, including two fully accessible cottages and six smart detached lodges, set away from it all in a quiet, secluded location, Kingslakes offer a variety of excellent accommodations. All are very well equipped with everything you’ll need and furnished with all the comforts of home to ensure a comfortable stay. For those seeking adventure there’s plenty to choose from nearby including horse-riding, cycling or sailing at Roadford Lake. Don your walking boots and explore wild and rugged Dartmoor followed by a hearty lunch in one of many excellent country pubs. Or for a more sedate turn of pace spend a day RHS Rosemoor, a haven for gardeners, or at one of North Cornwall’s golden sandy beaches. However you choose to spend your days, you're assured a warm and welcoming stay at Kingslakes.

The property

Halwill Junction 2.4 miles.

Resting in the parish of Highampton, on this 40 acre estate in the Devonshire countryside, is this delightful lodge, Mumpuss.

Backing onto woodland with views over the fishing lake the lodge offers a charming open-plan living space with comfortable seating and dining areas.

A smart kitchen to the side allows you to fully appreciate the lovely views whilst preparing meals.

To the rear there are two attractive bedrooms, a double or twin bedroom, both of which have ample storage.

A family shower room completes the interior..Patio doors lead out to a good sized decking area a perfect spot to unwind with a morning coffee or evening sundowner..

An excellent base for touring this rural area of Devon.

There is a dedicated parking space close by.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Blu-ray player, a selection of books and games.WiFi available i the club house.
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Decking area with furniture
  • A charcoal barbecue is available for use from reception
  • Shared use of laundry with washing machines and tumble dryers, fishing lake, games room and children's play area
  • Fishing £25 per person per week
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and restaurant on-site
  • Note: There are a number of lakes at this property, children should be supervised
  • Note: An electric mobility scooter available to hire
  • Wheelchair friendly access to three lakes plus an accessible children’s play area
  • Please note that the roads and paths on site are gravelled.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

HALWILL JUNCTION

Holsworthy 7.9 miles; Okehampton 11.1 miles; Bude 17.1 miles

A small settlement alongside the village of Halwill, Halwill Junction offers a modest scatter of amenities, perfect for any last-minute essentials or a rewarding beverage after a day spent exploring the area's Nature Reserve with its old railway lines and abandoned platforms. A place where trains used to run until the late 1960s when Dr Beeching replaced the sound of steam engines for that of flourishing wildlife. An extremely scenic settlement, it also boasts a pub, shop, Post Office and takeaway, catering for all of your requirements. Settled within the Ruby Country, you can expect to find tranquil lands all around, with plenty of beautiful scenery and nature to uncover. In close reach you can find the Dartmoor National Park, offering its visitors even more wonder in the form of wonderful archaeological sites, an abundance of wildlife alongside outdoor adventures such as climbing, horse riding, canoeing, cycling and more, there's so much to see and do here. Venture north to find the coast and all of its excitement, with Bude being home to golden, sandy beaches with opportunities to try out surfing, or enjoy a leisurely game of golf as you soak in your scenery before enjoying a celebratory dinner in one of its waterside restaurants. Perfectly positioned for exploring the coast and countryside of Devon, Halwill Junction is a true gem of a settlement.

Note: There are a number of lakes at this property, children should be supervised.
Note: Electric mobility scooter available to hire. Wheelchair friendly access to three lakes plus an accessible children’s play area.
Note: The roads and paths on site are gravelled.
Note: WiFi only in clubhouse

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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