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Barn Cottage

Hawkridge, Devon (Ref. 975955)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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27 Customer Review(s)

  • Des

    “Perfect location for all the family.”

    We really enjoyed the area walking, cycling and some beach time only 40 mins away! Would definitely come back again

    We really enjoyed the area walking, cycling and some beach time only 40 mins away! Would definitely come back again

    - Des, May 2022

The property

A detached cottage in beautiful, remote wooded countryside about 300 yards from Tarr Steps (medieval bridge over a pretty river) and a pub/good restaurant (across the river), down a narrow lane a mile from Hawkridge.

This is one of the best spots on the moor for fishing; 7 miles of trout and salmon fishing (fly only), by arrangement (extra).

Riding stables nearby; fishing and shooting tuition can be arranged.

The cottage is spacious, south-facing, with enclosed garden looking towards a steep wooded cleave (red deer).

Inside, bright and full of light with good-sized windows.


Big kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker, breakfast table/chairs.

Large open-plan living/dining room with open fire, TV/DVD and French windows to the garden.

Shower-room (suite with surround power-shower).

Steep stairs (stairgates) up to three bedrooms - the master double (5' bed), a small twin (2'6" beds), and another small double (limited clothes-hanging space); bathroom (suite plus hand-shower).

More steep stairs up to two attic double bedrooms (limited clothes-hanging space), one with 6' zip-linked bed or twin, the other with 5' bed, and bathroom (suite), all with low headroom.

Spring water.

A wonderful, peaceful setting: birdsong and the sound of the river the only intrusion. Hawkridge: tiny, remote village close to the beautiful wooded valley of the river Barle.

Red deer, other wild animals and birds in abundance.

Nearest shops, Dulverton, 7 miles.

The sea at Porlock, about 15 miles; the great sand/surf beaches at Saunton (fine golf course), Woolacombe and Croyde, about 30.


2nd Floor1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Lounge Shower Room


  • Over three levels
  • Three first floor bedrooms: 2 x double (one king size), 1 x 2'6" twin
  • Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin
  • Two top floor bedrooms: 2 x double (one super king can convert to twin, the other king size)
  • Bathroom with bath, WC, basin
  • Ground floor kitchen with breakfast table
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire
  • Hall
  • Downstairs shower room with shower, WC, basin.
  • Central heating with open fire
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Payphone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: There is a £12.50 supplement charged for a second pet.

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

About the location


Dulverton is the southern gateway to the Exmoor National Park, a small town standing between the rivers Barle and Exe, which meet further down the valley. Dulverton has some quaint narrow streets weaving between fine Victorian buildings and a three arched bridge crossing the river leading to riverside walks.

Note: 2'6" beds in first floor twin. Steep stairs. Low headroom in top floor bedrooms. Spring water. Sorry, no short breaks