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Upcott Farm

Morchard Bishop, Devon (Ref. 1132091)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Snug with woodburning stove
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, combi microwave/oven, SMEG fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawned garden patio with furniture and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (with a charge of £25 for the 2nd dog)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: Steep drops in the garden (including one 5ft drop), please supervise children outdoors
  • Note: Beyond the garden there is a wild meadow and orchard which guests are welcome to use
  • Note: the garden is surrounded with stock fencing but is not otherwise enclosed: please keep a close eye on dogs
  • Note: The ground floor bedroom includes the boiler (housed in a cupboard) and associated sounds can be heard within the room
  • Note: The Aga in the kitchen is not suitable for cooking.

The property

Morchard Bishop 1.3 miles.

Set around 7 acres of land, on the outskirts of the village of Morchard Bishop, Devon, is this stunning, detached farmhouse, Upcott Farm.

Boasting a tasteful interior, extensive gardens with access to a meadow and surrounding country views, Upcott Farm ticks all the boxes for a spectacular family escape to Devon.

Enter through an enclosed gate into a large driveway with space for several cars.

Park up, unload your bags and become familiar with this sumptuous abode.

The open-plan living space is sure to be social hub of the home; take a seat at the breakfast bar under the pendant lighting and keep the designated chef company whilst they get to grips with a host of integrated appliances, including a Nef induction hob, combi microwave/oven and SMEG fridge/freezer.

Two inviting sofas rest in front of a woodburning stove and Smart TV, aiding your relaxation, or throw open the patio doors and bring the outside in, leading to the extensive lawned garden and patio, with a furniture set for alfresco dining, plus an indulgent hot tub where you can star-gaze while planning your days ahead.

There's also a further sitting room where you can while away the hours with a good book on the sumptuous sofas.

Flagstone flooring leads to the handy utility room, offering washing machine and tumble dryer so your laundry needs are well-catered for.

Head upstairs to find three beautifully presented bedrooms; the master offers a king-size with en-suite bathroom, whilst there is also a double and a twin with en-suite shower room, each complete with neutral tones, along with a family shower room. There is also a double bedroom located on the ground-floor.

The expansive garden is a real highlight: well-maintained and offering access to a beautiful wild meadow and orchard.

Venture into Morchard Bishop to visit The London Inn which serves a variety of freshly cooked meals using locally grown produce, ideal for when you fancy a night away from the kitchen, plus there is a convenience store where you can replenish those cupboard essentials.

Spend a day exploring the historic city of Exeter, known for its rich culture and stunning architecture. There are a plethora of galleries, theatres and The Royal Albert Memorial Museum to uncover, plus a selection of high street retailers and independent boutiques for those looking to get their shopping fix.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be drawn to the nearby Dartmoor National Park, boasting glorious countryside for walking, hiking and water activities along the River Exe.

Upcott Farm offers an exceptional base for a relaxing escape to Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

MORCHARD BISHOP

Crediton 10 miles; Exeter 17.5 miles.

Morchard Bishop is a good size village located in Mid Devon. It is a very peaceful village set in stunning rural scenery about 10 miles from Crediton. Running through the heart of the village is the longest single spine of connected 16th and 17th century thatched cottages in England. Surrounding the village are a number of very scenic local walks, and the village itself is actually an integral part of the Two Moors Way, a walk connecting Dartmoor to the north and Exmoor to the South. Dartmoor National Park provides additional excellent walking, and horse riding opportunities. Close to Morchard Bishop there are many other scattered villages with welcoming inns, well-stocked farm shops, tea shops serving Devon cream teas and friendly locals. Crediton is a market town 10 miles from Morchard Bishop. It has a wide range of traditional local shops selling gifts and groceries as well as a super store and all the usual facilities of hairdressers, book shop, health food shop and a small hospital It has a fabulous farmers’ market, modern leisure centre and plenty of family friendly pubs and restaurants. The Cathedral city of Exeter is 17.5 miles from Morchard Bishop where there are theatres, a stunning Cathedral, indoor climbing center, water sports center, numerous shopping malls, and an historic quay with waterfront cafes, antique shops and bars.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas