About 2 miles from Exebridge, very privately sheltered along the magnificently wooded Exe valley, a large, detached, single-storey lodge in 1½ acres of riverside meadow, approached over 100 yards of gravel drive. Fantastic for those seeking escape from urban life; no light pollution, so perfect for star-gazing during outdoor suppers or strolls along the river. Sightings of deer, badger, fox very likely.Three shallow steps (no handrail) up to open porch; big living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker, walk-in larder with fridge-freezer) with TV/DVD, lofty ceiling and views across the river valley; hall (washing machine in cupboard); loo. Four bedrooms - a spacious double (5' bed) with TV, en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower) and doors to romantic verandah (table/chairs) with serene views; another double (5' bed) with TV; a twin, and a single; bathroom (suite plus hand-shower and separate shower). A wonderful hideaway in a glorious area.
Exebridge: village (good food pub, fly fishing school) on the border between Devon and Somerset at the confluence of the Barle and Exe rivers. It derives its name from the bridge that spans the Exe. Shops at Dulverton and Bampton, both 3 miles. Wimbleball Lake (sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing), 4 miles.
Single storey. Four bedrooms: 2 x king size double (one with verandah and en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and basin), 1 x twin, 1 x single. Family bathroom with bath, hand shower, shower, WC and basin. Open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen area. Hall. WC with basin.
EXEBRIDGE Dulverton 3 miles. Exebridge is a village that lies on the River Exe, which also marks the border between the counties of Devon and Somerset. Amidst beautiful rural surroundings shaped by the River Exe, Exebridge is situated near the southern tip of Exmoor and three miles from the town of Dulverton. The picturesque countryside with ancient woodland is populated by elusive red deer, foxes, badgers and owls, plus the river provides superb fishing for either novice or seasoned fishermen. There is also a fly fishing school in Exebridge, and the local 374 acre Wimbleball Lake also offers great fishing and water sport opportunities. Dulverton is a historic town in the Barle river valley offering excellent shops and almost 100 listed buildings, plus the Exmoor National Park is within easy reach, and the River Barle, the largest river that flows through the National Park is popular with canoeists. Exebridge is a rural delight and an ideal base for a relaxing break.