The Lodge

Located in Bickleigh, Devon

This appealing, detached house rests in Upexe near Silverton, Devon and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

The Lodge is a delightful, detached house settled in Upexe near Silverton, Devon. Hosting three bedrooms, including a twin, single and family room with king-size, single and en-suite bathroom, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to six guests. There is also a kitchen with AGA, utility, dining room and a sitting room with a wood-burning stove. Outside there is off-road parking for one car, and an enclosed, rear garden with patio, lawn, playhouse and a pond. For a relaxing break in the heart of Devon, choose The Lodge.

Property Details

Situated on a very quiet, country lane in Upexe near Thorverton, Devon you will find The Lodge, a fantastic, detached house with a wonderful spacious garden. Enjoying wonderful views of the surrounding countryside in the picturesque Exe Valley, The Lodge makes for a great base for a family wanting the best of both worlds during their holiday, sited within easy reach of many exciting places including the North and South Devon coastlines, Dartmoor, and Exmoor. A handy off-road parking space greets you on arrival, along with a lovely redbrick exterior.

Make your way inside to find a comfortable sitting room inviting you to feel at home the moment you enter the property. Progress through the house to find a well-presented kitchen that boasts an oil-fired AGA range, where the chef of the group can cook up a storm; the space also features a dishwasher, making cleaning up an easy task, also provided is a separate induction hob and mini oven to provide a range of cooking options. Just off the kitchen is the utility, where a washing machine and tumble dryer can be found, along with the fridge and freezer, enjoy meals in the dining room, where you can discuss the day's events with your loved ones as you tuck into a tasty treat. In the evening, wander upstairs to the first floor, where three thoughtfully laid-out bedrooms lie, the master features a king-size bed, and its own bathroom, a well-equipped room that is served by both a bath and shower, the latter bedrooms consist of a lovely twin room and a cosy room with bunks ideal for children. The family bathroom is close by where you can enjoy a calming soak in the bath after a day filled with adventures.

The grounds are impressive, showcasing spacious lawns and an idyllic wildlife pond, where you can enjoy a morning coffee overlooking the tranquil waters.

Despite being tucked away in a quiet location, your amenities aren't far, with a well-stocked farm shop resting around half a mile away from the property, Thorverton is close by with two traditional country pubs with beer gardens serving good food, and the welcoming village of Silverton settled a little further away, where another friendly pub and convenience store are located. There is so much to see in the surrounding area, with the National Trust property of Killerton to the south, a large manor home with access to the stunning Deodar Glen, along with the Bear Trail. Quad World and Crealy Theme Park both are slightly further afield, where the adventurers of the group can enjoy a day packed with outdoor activities.

There are plenty of good country walks and scenic bike rides on the doorstep, in the surrounding Exe Valley. A shed for outside bike storage is provided.

It is always worth visiting one of the many picturesque seaside towns situated within a comfortable driving distance. Exeter is a short drive away with plenty to fill an enjoyable day, an ancient city home to a range of historic attractions, including the renowned Royal Albert Museum and a vibrant city centre, the city surrounds the River Exe, where you can go for an idyllic stroll, before enjoying some evening entertainment at the fantastic Exeter Northcott Theatre or Exeter Picturehouse. Further south you can find the port town of Exmouth, the town is home to an extensive family friendly beach, the beachside nature reserve of The Maer and the popular park of Queen's Drive Space.

Devon is home to many more sights to see, with the Blackdown Hills and East Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty also resting within easy reach.

Create joyful memories with all the family at The Lodge.

Facilities

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x bunk, 1 x king-size and en-suite bath, walk-in shower, basin, bidet and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with AGA
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Electric storage heaters with AGA
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Large, enclosed gardens with patio, lawn, pond, playhouse and bike storage
  • Sorry, no children under 5 years, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop ½ a mile, pub just under 1½ miles
  • Note: The pond is unfenced, and its bridge has been chained off due to it being unsafe so please do not walk over it, no swimming or fishing is allowed in the pond, limited areas of the garden are not for the use of guests and have been signposted as such, please always supervise children outside

Features

Dishwasher
Fishing
Garden
Great View
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

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Area Details

Bickleigh

Bickleigh is a picture-postcard village dotted with traditional thatched cottages. Situated in the Axe valley and 4 miles from the town of Tiverton, Bickleigh's sturdy 5 arch bridge dates back to the 14th century and, together with the working watermill, adds to the charm of this village. The village has 2 pubs that offer traditional home-cooked food and a craft and shopping centre. We have a great collection of Bickleigh self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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