Located in Lapford, Devon
Lake View is a beautifully-designed, detached barn conversion resting in East Worlington near Lapford, Devon and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 5
- Pet Friendly: 2
Lake View is located close to Lapford, Devon, a beautiful, spacious cottage set in tranquil surroundings allowing you to completely relax. Highlights include a hot tub and a BBQ shack, ground floor bedroom and bathroom and a generous-sized garden with countryside views. Lake view sleeps 8 across 4 bedrooms and benefits from being pet-friendly.
Surrounded by the rolling hills of north Devon, Lake View is a beautifully-designed, Grade II listed barn conversion resting in East Worlington near Lapford. The property welcomes a family or group of eight to celebrate a special occasion in a delightful setting, with an open-plan living space, bedrooms with en-suites and family-friendly amenities.
Off-road parking for three cars ensures an easy arrival to admire your picture-perfect home-from-home nestled in a rural paradise; the barn has been thoughtfully restored to complement its rustic character with contemporary comforts throughout. Enter into the porch after a country walk, with an old church pew to sit and take off your boots and hooks for coats, as well as a convenient ground-floor shower room to wash the dogs! Wooden beams, exposed stone walls and country furnishings make for a unique living space in the heart of the property, where guests can make cooking a joint effort in the spacious, well-equipped kitchen area with a double electric oven and hob, large American fridge-freezer and a dishwasher for a fuss-free clean up; don't forget to pop your favourite bottles in the wine cooler ready for an after-dinner tipple! Serve meals at the large dining table for eight, the perfect spot for a hearty breakfast with gorgeous country views from two bifold doors. Open them up during the summer months to let the fresh air in, or why not dine alfresco at the outdoor seating? There's plenty of lawn space in the enclosed garden for dogs and little ones to play, whilst the hot tub beckons you to unwind in the bubbles and destress. Escape down to the bottom of the garden where you will find a fantastic new BBQ hut, seating in the region of 12-15 people - here you can enjoy a BBQ in a completely different atmosphere with family and friends whatever the weather.
As the night draws in, gather in the sitting area for a movie night on the TV, complete with Sky to catch up on your favourite shows, or choose from a selection of books and games to keep the whole group entertained. Ensuring a comfortable self-catering stay, Lake View also hosts a utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer, so you can spend more time relaxing. Each guest can enjoy a uniquely styled bedroom with a contemporary en-suite and storage space in this fantastic property; a ground-floor super-king-size is ideal for elderly guests or those with limited mobility, whilst three more bedrooms can be found upstairs, including a super-king-size with a Juliet balcony overlooking the lake, another king-size and a twin.
If you can tear yourself away from your holiday sanctuary, there are a number of good pubs in the region. The Mitre Inn in Witheridge is just over 4 miles away and the Thelbridge Cross Inn a short journey away ideal to enjoy a drink and dinner out, whilst the nearby village of Lapford hosts a 16th-century pub and convenient store to stock up on the essentials; this ancient village can be traced back to the Iron Age Celts and is now a pleasant base for tourists, with open spaces for ball games and a children's playground.
Pack your clubs to test your swing at nearby Chumleigh pay and pay golf club or take a leisurely stroll through the spacious Shobrooke Park in nearby Crediton and find the perfect picnic spot. South Molton is a lovely historic market town to visit with charming shops ad antique emporiums as well as a fabulous weekly market on Thursdays and Saturdays. There is also the Eggesford Railway line which takes you to Barnstaple or Exeter Central and passes through the Tarka Trail.
Budding historians will find plenty of delights in Tiverton, including artefacts to discover at the many rooms of Tiverton Castle, and the vast, gothic Knightshayes Court surrounded by formal gardens and woodland; visit Tiverton Museum Of Mid Devon Life to soak up local history, before dining at one of the many eateries.
The ancient city of Exeter is a must-visit during your stay for an abundance of attractions, including the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, a tour through the fascinating Underground Passages, and marvel at the 11th-century Exeter Castle that often hosts concerts and events in the courtyard.
With so much to explore from a wonderful holiday home, treat your loved ones to an unforgettable stay at Lake View.
- Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with en-suite roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size with Juliet balcony and en-suite roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x super-king with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
- Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
- Oil central heating
- Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, wine cooler
- TV with Sky, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel and power are included in the rent
- Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
- 2 x highchairs and 2 x stairgates are available on request
- Off-road parking for 3 cars
- Rear, enclosed garden with lawn, patio, furniture and hot tub
- Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop just over 4½ miles, a pub just over 2½ miles
- Note: There is a £25 charge for a second dog
- Note: Check-in at 4:00pm, check-out by 10:00am
- Note: The owner's property is next door to Lake View
Lapford is a rural, traditional village steeped in history, even with its own ghost! The village is 10 miles from the town of Crediton and is also on the request stop for the Tarkka Train Line which runs from Exeter to Barnstaple taking in the stunning scenery along the way. The village has a pub, a fenced playground and a football pitch. This is a destination perfect for those wanting a rural retreat but close to larger towns. We have a great collection of Lapford self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.