Barley Mow Cottage

Located in Umberleigh, Devon

One of four delightful properties furnished to a high standard with original features, situated on a large tranquil farm in the heart of the North Devon countryside.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

Situated within a tranquil farm courtyard setting, these properties provide the perfect base to explore all that North Devon has to offer. Renowned beaches such as Saunton and Croyde are within easy reach and close by you’ll find the town of Barnstaple and South Molton with their popular pannier markets. A short train ride from the conveniently close by station takes you to the Tarka Trail, favoured by walkers and cyclists alike. Slightly further afield days out include the beautiful cathedral city of Exeter and pretty Torbay. You can also walk out directly from the farm along the banks of the River Taw or explore the picturesque local woods.

Stepping inside this simple lodge style accommodation, all arranged on one floor, you’ll first be welcomed into the open plan lounge/diner with TV/DVD. You can curl up, light the wood burner and relax after a busy day exploring or dine at the dining table for four. The well-equipped galley style kitchen is perfect for preparing home-cooked meals with an electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. Heading further into the property you’ll find the two bedrooms, one super king-size zip and link (which can be made into twins by request) and one twin bedroom with 2′ 6″ single beds (zip and link which can be a king-size by request) and a shower room with shower and WC.

Directly outside the property, enjoy relaxing on the private patio area where there is garden furniture to sit and enjoy the fresh air. You will have access to the owner s orchard which is perfect for picnics on those summer afternoons, a garden area with picnic tables, there is a secure dog walking area for your four-legged friends and finally, the younger members of the group will be happily entertained with a pool table, table football, dartboard and pétanque area. There is off-road parking for two cars. Covid19 update Please note that there may be some restrictions to shared facilities; the games room and utility room will be managed on a booking system. Please ensure social distancing is maintained in the picnic area and dog walking area, as this is shared.

Facilities

  • The perfect base for families and couples alike to explore Devon - Exmoor National Park is a short drive away for keen walkers to get out and about
  • A complex of properties set on a tranquil farm in the North Devon countryside with Barnstaple just a short drive away for all your shopping needs
  • North Devon’s renowned beaches of Saunton and Croyde are within easy reach
  • Fun for adults and children alike with use of a pool table, table football, dartboard and pétanque area
  • Covid19 update Please note that there may be some restrictions to shared facilities; the games room and utility room will be managed on a booking system
  • Please ensure social distancing is maintained in the picnic area and dog walking area, as this is shared
  • 2 bedrooms 1 super king-size zip and link (which can be made into twins by request) and 1 twin with 2' 6" (zip and link beds which can be made into king-size by request)
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and Tassimo coffee machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Secure storage for bike, surfboards etc available
  • Arrange your food shopping prior to arrival owners happy to accept delivery or arrange a click and collect with prior arrangement from local supermarkets
  • Shared utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and freeze

Features

Cot Available
Dishwasher
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Family friendly
Fishing
Games Room
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

Area Details

Umberleigh

Umberleigh is a small village by the River Taw. The villages of Warkleigh, Chittlehampton, High Bickington and Atherington are all within 10 minutes drive and the town of Barnstaple is 6 miles away. There are plenty of riverside walks to explore and the Tarkka train line runs through here on the way to Barnstaple and Exeter which offers fantastic views along the way. Visit the Cobbaton Combat Collection, a military museum that has 50 vehicles and exhibits from the Boer War to the Gulf War. Umberleigh has access to a lot of great fishing, being so close to the River Taw. The village has a convenience store and a pub. For those involved with the National Trust, Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, 10 miles away, is one to visit with 20 miles of footpaths to discover. Marwood Hill Gardens, RHS Garden Rosemoor and Castle Hill Gardens are within 10 miles of Umberleigh.

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