Lakeside At Higher Beers

Located in Umberleigh, Devon

This spacious and open plan barn conversion boasts contemporary accommodation in an unspoilt rural location.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Nestled in a peaceful location surrounded by nine acres of grounds, this property offers space and tranquillity. Five miles from South Molton, a wonderful local little town full of character boasting a twice-weekly market and sheep market along with a range of local shops and medium-sized Sainsbury’s Supermarket. The cottage is ideally located for exploring some of Devon s most popular attractions. Take a tour of Bickleigh Castle, stroll along the towpath beside the Grand Western Canal, enjoy a fun day out at Crealy Adventure Park, discover the wonderful world of bees at Quince Honey Farm and explore the delights of Hartland and Clovelly. The nearby Tarka Trail boasts miles of traffic-free cycling, while Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks offer breathtaking natural scenery and a host of stunning walks. The stunning beaches of Saunton Sands, Croyde, Woolacombe and Ilfracombe are within 30 minutes drive where you can get access to a wide range of activities including surfing, bodyboarding, paddle boarding and kite surfing.

Inside, the barn boasts open plan accommodation and a feeling of space and light as a mezzanine level overlooks the kitchen/diner below. In the contemporary kitchen, you will find a double oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave and island unit for sociable cooking. Enjoy meals at the dining table beyond before heading upstairs to the mezzanine lounge area, which far-reaching views also features a TV/DVD, games and books perfect for children and adults. Also on the first floor is a spacious king-size bedroom with wooden flooring, sloping ceilings and an en suite shower room and WC. A twin bedroom and further double with en suite shower room are located on the ground floor together with a bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Outside, a pretty courtyard garden with garden furniture and a BBQ has been beautifully stocked with pot plants and hanging baskets to create a tranquil space for al fresco meals. A games barn houses a snooker and pool table, darts board, table football and children s play corner along with a selection of board games and books to offer a wide selection of entertainment after a day exploring. The lower field is the perfect place to exercise dogs where they are free to run off the lead.


  • Spacious barn conversion set in nine acres of land in the rural countryside
  • Private outhouse games room with snooker and pool tables, table football, dartboard and children's play corner
  • Close to the Tarka Trail for a traffic-free cycle route through the nearby countryside
  • River Fishing available in the nearby Exe and Taw rivers, or Trout and fly fishing at Exebridge, Blakewells and Oaktree fisheries
  • 3 bedrooms 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 twin
  • 2 en suite shower rooms, 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Double oven, hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine and microwave
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Enclosed courtyard patio with garden furniture and BBQ (which can be obtained from the games room)
  • Stairgate is available
  • Downstairs bedroom and bathroom
  • Games room with snooker table, children s play corner, table football table, dartboard and pool table
  • 1 dog welcome (2 dogs by arrangement) must be kept on a lead unless in a lower field where they can run free
  • Nearest Pub 2 miles, local shop 1
  • 5 miles


Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Family friendly
Games Room
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Washing machine


Area Details


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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