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The Wheel House

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Situated in South East Devon. Set in a Victorian Court Yard The Wheel House has stunning, tranquil, rural views over the Coly Valley, Farwood Barton lies amid high hills in the heart of the East Devon countryside yet near the Jurassic coast and dates back from Saxon times. Just a short distance from the A30/A303 and A35, perfect for exploring East Devon. The Wheel House has a large garden, tennis court and games barn. Free wi-fi included. There are lots of animals to see being on a working dairy farm. Accommodation This thoughtfully converted, spacious one level cottage has a vista of open farm land from every room. Sleeping up to 8 people plus a cot, the cottage has three bedrooms. One is a King Size bedroom with a luxurious pocket sprung bed and a sofa. It has a shower en-suite. The...Situated in South East Devon. Set in a Victorian Court Yard The Wheel House has stunning, tranquil, rural views over the Coly Valley, Farwood Barton lies amid high hills in the heart of the East Devon countryside yet near the Jurassic coast and dates back from Saxon times. Just a short distance from the A30/A303 and A35, perfect for exploring East Devon. The Wheel House has a large garden, tennis court and games barn. Free wi-fi included. There are lots of animals to see being on a working dairy farm. Accommodation This thoughtfully converted, spacious one level cottage has a vista of open farm land from every room. Sleeping up to 8 people plus a cot, the cottage has three bedrooms. One is a King Size bedroom with a luxurious pocket sprung bed and a sofa. It has a shower en-suite. The second bedroom has a pocket-sprung double bed and a shower en-suite. The third bedroom is a twin and there is a family bathroom off the hallway. Two more can snuggle on a sofa bed in a curtained-off area of the spacious lounge. The Wheel House has a spacious, open-plan, well-equipped Kitchen/Dining/Lounge area, including a range electric oven. The cottage has Geothermal underfloor heating. There is a log burner in the lounge. There are original beams and vaulted ceilings throughout the cottage. This cottage is all on one level and there are just a few steps into the garden area, where The Wheel House has its own patio and garden furniture. The Cottage has ample parking. The dining table sits up to 8 people, but, when the Leat and Apple Loft are rented together with family or friends we will change the table for the banqueting table which will sit up to 14 people easily. Amenities Games barn with a full size snooker table, table tennis, table football and a skittles alley, there are a selection of small ride on toys, indoor sandpit, outside is a full size tennis court and in the evening you can relax with an on farm fishing lake (full of Carp) with ample parking. The Jurassic coast is approx. 5 miles away, the nearest beach is Seaton/Beer 4 miles away, Lyme Regis/Sidmouth 9 miles away, the nearest town is Colyton/Honiton 3 miles away. Will accept 2 well behaved dogs at a charge of £20 per stay, contact the owner. Stay in the Countryside yet only half an hour drive to Sandy Park, Exeter, The Rugby World Cup!! More
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Judith H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Ground floor cottage for 8 that lives up to expectations. Quiet rural location on a farm with plenty of cows, friendly dogs and cats plus birds twittering and swooping around the properties (there are 2 other converted barns in the same courtyard). 2 of the...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank AmadeusEngland
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We booked all three cottages for a stag/hen weekend at the start of November. The cottages are the product of a very high quality barn conversion, with underfloor heating and woodburners, comfortable sofas and large flat screen TVs in the main living areas. The accommodation...More

Date of stay: November 2016
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

This cottage, and the adjoining one, was converted in 2009. to a very high standard indeed. Immaculate in every way and with quality fittings everywhere it is a super place to stay if you are looking for peace and tranquility as we were. Views from...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank GordonSurrey
Reviewed 5 December 2015

A lovely place to stay. The accommodation was well equipped, clean and ideal for a larger group as there was plenty of room. There are great views of the rolling Devon countryside from the patio area. The games barn was a bonus and handy being...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank servicechargehater
Reviewed 9 July 2018
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Date of stay: June 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Farwood Barton is located in a unique scenic hills of the East Devon countryside, just a ten minute drive to the Jurassic Heritage coastline. With Beer/Branscombe/Seaton/Sidmouth/Lyme Regis just a short drive away. East Devon's climate being one of the driest and sunniest in the South West, due to being near the English Channel Coast rather than the Atlantic Coast. Local attractions include: Colyton Tramway, which takes you along the Axe Estuary on the old branch line to Seaton, Pecorama at Beer which is a model train extravaganza, also, with a miniature train line, also, the world famous Beer Caves, where stone has been dug for centuries for buildings in the South West and further afield, such as Exeter Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and St Pauls Cathedral in London, Axe Valley Wildlife...
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For ease of travelling on first visit always approach from Honiton.
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