Mon 4th Mar to 23rd May 2019
1½ miles from both Kentisbeare and Cullompton, a roomy, comfy house converted from a barn across a courtyard from the owners’ part 17th cent. listed farmhouse on their 5 acre organic smallholding (fresh salad), which you are welcome to walk, with lovely views across miles of countryside. Outside, own enclosed lawned garden (table/chairs, barbecue), 3 steps up to games/laundry room (table tennis, air hockey, washing machine, tumble drier), and, down a field, two pretty ponds (fishing for tench, carp). Inside, light and bright with stone and wood floors (rugs). Spacious open-plan living/dining/smart kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer with ice-maker, electric range-style cooker, granite worktops) with woodburner, TV/DVD and stable doors to patio. Four bedrooms downstairs - a double (6' zip-linked bed or twin) with en suite bathroom (wet-room suite with roll-top bath and separate shower, suitable for wheelchair users) and stable doors to patio and garden; another double (6' zip-linked bed or twin, limited clothes-hanging space) with en suite shower-room (suite); and, at the other end of the house, step down to two more doubles (6' zip-linked beds or twins), one with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath) and stable doors to patio and garden, and the other with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath).Stairs (stairgates) up to open gallery/second living room (countryside views) and two more bedrooms - a double with en suite shower-room (suite), lovely long countryside views and stable doors to private balcony (table/chairs), and another double (6' zip-linked bed or twin) with en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower). TV/DVD in all bedrooms. Spring water. Professional catering and ready meals available. Suitable for wheelchair users (please discuss your requirements with us before booking). Electric car charger available. Damages Deposit £250. Pub, 1 mile. Well-equipped and comfortable.
Kentisbeare: attractive, thriving village (pub, PO/shop, church) in the middle of rolling farmland, and a gateway to the Blackdown Hills. Lots of footpaths and bridleways, fishing (also at Goodiford) and riding stables. Cullompton (market town) and the M5, 3 miles. Honiton, 9 miles; Exeter, 16; the south coast at Sidmouth, 17, and Exmouth, 21.
Six bedrooms. Four downstairs: 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) suitable for wheelchair users with en suite wet-room bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin and door to garden, 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin and door to garden, 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Two upstairs: 1 x double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and basin. Upstairs gallery/sitting room. Ground floor open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove and doors to garden, dining area and kitchen.
Kentisbeare The pretty village of Uffculme is located in the lush green countryside to the east of Exeter, this small rural community provides a welcome change from the demands of modern living. Almost midway between Dartmoor and Exmoor, and just a 40-minute drive to Exmouth and the beautiful South Devon coast, it is a perfect base for touring the area's many attractions.
This property offers the following short breaks: