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Electricity, heating, bed linen and duvets included unless stated otherwise below in the full cost breakdown.

The property

... 2 miles from Parracombe, in its own deep Exmoor valley with river rushing through oak woods and meadows to Hunters Inn and the sea at Heddon's Mouth, an 18th cent. farmhouse with integral indoor heated swimming pool (24' x 12' x 2’6" to 5' deep, available Easter school holidays to 31 October) surrounded by 10 acres of its own naturally beautiful grounds, including garden (barbecue), woods, orchard, the river, unfenced lakes (children beware), meadows and pathways. Lots of public footpaths, leading via woods and stream to dramatic cliff walks along Nat. Trust heritage coastline and to Heddon's Mouth.

The main part of the house is original; two wings were added later. Hall with cloakroom (loo); living room with huge inglenook (woodburner) and TV/DVD/video; step down to second living room with open fire, baby grand piano, oak floor, TV/DVD/video and French windows to terrace with wonderful views to the high moorland of Holdstone Hill and Trentishoe Down. Pretty fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, two fridges, electric range with double oven) with farmhouse-style table/chairs seating 6 in centre. Boot room (freezer, fridge) with door to annexe (see below). Scullery (sink, washer-drier, tumble drier). Dining room with oak refectory table (seating 12 comfortably). Single bedroom (limited clothes-hanging space). Loo. Door to swimming pool.

Two steep staircases (stairgates) up to six more bedrooms, all with pretty views – the master double (5’ bed) with balcony, a double (5' bed) with washbasin, a double with single futon and washbasin, another double, and two twin rooms (one with limited clothes-hanging space). Three bathrooms (suites, one with shower over bath, two with separate showers).

Attached to and included with the house is Trout Cottage, a self-contained annexe for two, rather more modest (limited heating) with internal and external access to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (fridge, hob) and 6 steep steps down to a double bedroom with en suite shower-room (suite).

Open-fronted barn with table tennis. Spring water. Arrival after 3.30pm. Damages Deposit £500. A fabulous place with beautiful scenery for total seclusion, peace and quiet; no light pollution, wonderful night skies.

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The place

Parracombe: tiny village (great pub, medieval church with famous Georgian interior, PO/shop, pottery) near Exmoor's dramatic coast in a valley midway between Lynton/Lynmouth, 8 miles, and Combe Martin, 6 miles. This is rugged, dramatic, deep-valleyed farming, wooded and moorland country: beautifully varied and unspoiled. Wide sandy beaches at Woolacombe and Croyde, about 15 miles.

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Electricity costs are included.

Towels are provided free of charge (but please bring beach towels).

There is a barbecue
There is a broadband internet connection. A WiFi connection is available free of charge.
Property is within 5 miles of coast
A dropsided or traditional cot is available
There is one cot available
There is one dishwasher
DVD player
There are two DVDs
Electricity costs are included
There is one freezer
This property has central heating
This property has night storage heating
This property has an open fire
The property has a woodburner
Heating costs
Heating costs are included
High chair
A highchair is available
Indoor Pool
There is an indoor swimming pool
Linen and duvets are provided free of charge
There is one microwave
Parking is off the public road on the grounds of the property. Parking for 5 standard sized cars.
Pets are welcome by arrangement. A maximum of 2 dogs are permitted.
There is a phone
There is a piano
Smoking is allowed at this property (but not in bedrooms)
Sofa Bed
The accommodation includes a sofa bed for one person
Towels are provided free of charge (but please bring beach towels)
Tumble drier
There is one tumble drier
There are two televisions
Washing machine
There is one washing machine

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Location:Parracombe, Exmoor, Devon
Changeover day:Friday
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Bedrooms: 8 ( 4 Double, 2 Twin, 1 Single, 1 Family )
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Since:This holiday home has been let by Helpful Holidays since 2002. See page 198 of our 2017 brochure
Good for:Large gatheringsDogsPoolsMoors and torsPets OffersPets Somerset
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Celebrating our golden wedding anniversary, surrounded by our wonderful family in a very beautiful area, perfection! Only the weather could have been better but, hey, verdant vistas would not exist without a spot of rain now and again!! Mrs I Woodward


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