The Retreat At Smythapark

Located in Bratton Fleming, Devon

This secluded barn conversion has been lovingly fitted and furnished in a beautifully sympathetic style and is perfectly placed to enjoy the best of both coast and country.

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


Perfectly situated within walking distance of the National Trust’s Arlington Court, plus only a short drive of Exmoor which offers wonderful scenery and walking terrain. Immediately from the property, there are areas perfect for mountain bikers and cyclists alike. Those in search of sea and surf are also well-catered for with Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton all close by; and the traditional coastal villages of Ilfracombe, Lynton and Lynmouth are also well worth a visit. Alternatively head into the vibrant market town of Barnstaple which boasts an array of amenities including a swimming pool, theatre and cinema, traditional pannier market, and access to the ever-popular Tarka Trail. Other attractions and places of interest accessible from here include Broomhill Arts and Sculpture Gardens, Marwood Hill Gardens, Exmoor Zoo and Watermouth Castle.

Step inside and you first find yourself in a useful lobby area that provides a perfect place to decant outdoor clothing after a day of exploring. From here the ground floor accommodation opens up into a beautifully light open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with bi-folding doors opening onto the patio, with a TV/DVD and wood burner, this cosy space provides the perfect place to relax at the end of the day and enjoy a good book or your favourite film. The kitchen area is perfectly appointed and boasts a breakfast bar dining area with countryside views, an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. Heading up the stairs and onto the first floor, you will discover the fabulous bedroom with a king-size bed that benefits from lovely natural light streaming through the floor to ceiling windows. A contemporary en-suite shower room with shower and WC completes the offering inside the property.

Located outside and to the front of the property, a large enclosed patio area offering beautiful countryside views, garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ. Further to this guests can also enjoy access to a generously proportioned field, meaning that four-legged holidaymakers can be exercised with ease. Ample private off-road parking and lockable bike storage are also provided within the enclosed area.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.


  • Detached converted barn in an idyllic countryside setting with far-reaching views from the sun-trap patio
  • Part of a historic estate yet nestling in a secluded setting at end of a private lane, perfectly situated to watch the local wildlife
  • Explore the immediate area on foot and visit neighbouring National Trust Arlington Court
  • 1 bedroom king size
  • 1 en suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and electric underfloor heating included
  • Ample private off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog is welcome
  • Beach 9 miles, shop 6 miles and pub 4 miles
  • TV/DVD in the lounge area
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Private water supply


Close to coast
Cot Available
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire



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Bratton Fleming

Bratton Fleming offers the perfect mix of premium holiday cottages at affordable prices. Whether it's a romantic break for two, or you are taking the dog for a whole family getaway, you're sure to love what Bratton Fleming can offer.

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