On the edge of East Anstey, a fine detached house privately enclosed by 2 acres of flower-filled gardens (unfenced pond, croquet lawn), loved for decades by the family whose home it is. Lots of space for ball games, relaxing, outdoor meals (table/chairs, barbecue).
Handsome porch. Four steps up to big height-of-house living room on two levels (2 steps) with splendid inglenook fireplace (woodburner), TV/DVD and French windows to garden. Farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer, Aga, electric cooker); 2 steps up to larder (fridge-freezer). Step down to three bedrooms - a double (5' bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath), and two twin (one with limited clothes-hanging space); shower-room (suite); garden room (comfy futons) with woodburner, TV/DVD and glazed doors to pretty patio/rock garden. Back porch for coats/boots. Stairs up to gallery full of bookshelves and two more bedrooms - a double with low ‘A’ beams, and a children’s bunk room; bathroom (suite plus hand-shower). Meat and eggs available from nearby farms. Sleeps maximum of 8 adults/2 children. Damages Deposit £150. Real country living in a lovely old house.
East Anstey: tiny village (church, children’s playpark) on Exmoor’s southern edge, 2½ miles east of West Anstey (tiny village, pub, church). Anstey Common (heather moorland), 1½ miles away, is popular with red deer. Dulverton (good shops, pubs, restaurant) and Tarr Steps (medieval clapper bridge, pub/restaurant), about 6.
Two first floor bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x children’s bunk room. Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. Three downstairs bedrooms: 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin, 2 x twin. Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Ground floor sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with dining area. Larder. Garden room with wood burning stove.
EAST ANSTEY Dulverton 4 miles; Tiverton 13 miles. The village of East Anstey lies in the heart of beautiful unspoilt countryside, four miles from the picturesque market town of Dulverton. Known as the gateway to Exmoor, Dulverton offers the River Barle, which flows under a Grade I listed, 3000 year old stone clapper bridge. The town also boasts pretty buildings and medieval winding streets, along with a wealth of award winning restaurants and pubs, quality gift shops and tea rooms. The spectacular North Devon coast is within driving distance with the picturesque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth well worth visiting. Spend a day at the wonderful sandy beaches of Croyde Bay, Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, all of which provide fabulous opportunities for surfing. East Anstey is an ideal base to explore the magnificent rolling landscapes of Exmoor and the dramatic North Devon coastline.
This property offers the following short breaks: