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Dairy Cottage

Beaples Barton, Knowstone, near South Molton, Devon (Ref. 1149674)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, and stairgate available
  • Communal lawned picnic area by the lake with furniture and barbecue area, plus patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome £25 charge per pet
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.8 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Communal laundry available
  • Note: Garden not enclosed, pets can be exercised on communal land
  • Note: Lakes within wider ground please take care

The property

South Molton 8 miles.

Dairy Cottage is a charming, rural cottage settled into the owner’s private land in Beaples Barton, near South Molton.

Offering a tranquil location and ample amenities, this property is ideal for a couple or family looking for a walking holiday in Devon.

Enter into a charming open-plan living space with a light and airy feel, discovering a well fitted kitchen housing many home-from-home amenities to cater to your culinary needs.

Throughout this space find characterful features, including exposed brickwork, wooden beams, and here you can dine together at the table and indulge in a hearty meal.

The sitting area sports stylish furniture, a freesat TV, and DVD player, making it ideal for relaxing after a long walk in the countryside.

As the evening draws in, freshen up in the shower room, before settling into one of the two well-presented bedrooms, choosing between a double and a twin, both with lovely countryside views.

This delightful abode is set in 65-acres of private land and woodland with three fishing lakes which holiday makers are free to fish on, no licence or fees required.

The lakes are stocked with carp, tench, roach, bream and gudgeon.

The property also houses a lovely patio space where guests can enjoy morning coffee and take in the pretty views, as well as a communal picnic space with a barbecue area.

Explore the beautiful countryside of Devon with a stay at Dairy Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1149673, together sleeping up to 8 guests.

Beaples Barton Holiday Cottages

Beaples Barton Holiday Cottages are a pairing of two beautiful cottages with ample off-road parking, garden spaces, tremendous views, and plenty of home-from-home amenities to cater to your holiday needs. Enter into either property and discover pretty open-plan living spaces with features such as exposed brickwork and wooden beams. Both properties have a shower room, double bedroom, twin bedroom, and access to a communal laundry. For those who enjoy fishing, Beaples Barton Cottages are an ideal base, offering stunning surroundings and plenty of wildlife. Fish including carp, tench, roaches, bream, and gudgeon, can be found in the on-site lakes which guests can use free of charge, or there is the option to simply enjoy a stroll, picnic, or barbecue in the communal grounds. For amenities, head over to the neighbouring market town of South Molton, where there are ample convenience stores for your holiday essentials, as well as a good selection of cafés, pubs, and restaurants for when you don't feel like cooking or simply wish to enjoy a tipple in the sunshine. Beaples Barton Cottages is a haven for walking enthusiasts, offering close by walks at sites such as Knowstone Nature Reserve, Rackenford Moor Nature Reserve, and South Molton Community Woodland. With close proximity to the incredible Exmoor National Park, you will find plentiful hikes, mountain biking trails, and birdwatching opportunities, with options including Lynton & Lynmouth, Tarr Steps, Beacon at Dunkery, Lower Stockham Park, Porlock Bay, and Heddon’s Mouth. With more than 600 miles of rights-of-way strewn around Exmoor, hikers are spoiled for choice. Exmoor offers excursions along the shore and across moorland, with routes that lead from quiet rural lanes to Dunkerley's highest peak. For a family day out, visit Quince Honey Farm, Knightshayes, Exmoor Zoo, and Crealy Theme Park, and beyond this you will find Bossington Beach. All of this and so much more with an unforgettable stay at Beaples Barton Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Combe Martin 19 miles; Ilfracombe 24 miles; Woolacombe 25 miles.

The attractive market town of South Molton is known as The Gateway to Exmoor and is ideally placed in North Devon, boasting a range of shops, amenities and a twice weekly market. Being pleasantly situated not far from both coastal and inland beauty spots it will suit visitors of all tastes. In close proximity are forests, moors, rivers and coast, with churches and other buildings of historical significance. Residents find the quiet charm of the area attractive and visitors soon experience the sense of civic pride held by the locals. There is superb walking on the South West Coast Path and the North Devon beaches are varied and interesting. Visit the National Trust's Watersmeet Gorge, Valley of the Rocks and the funicular cliff railway. Up on Exmoor, there are various walks to suit all abilities, as well as highlights such as Tarr Steps, Landacre Bridge and the village of Withypool. Further afield, the resorts of Ilfracombe and Combe Martin are well worth a visit, and for some of the best beaches in the country, visit Woolacombe and Saunton and Croyde.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas