Woodcutters Cottage

Located in South Molton, Devon

A detached barn conversion placed close to South Molton in Devon, it sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Woodcutters Cottage has been converted from a farm building and sits a couple of miles from South Molton in Devon. It provides two bedrooms which are made up of a double and a twin room, which along with a bathroom and a cloakroom, the property can sleep four people. Inside, also find a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the exterior, discover plenty of off-road parking as well as 300 acres of farmland and a patio with furniture. Woodcutters Cottage is a charming barn conversion placed wonderfully for exploring stunning Devon.

Property Details

With its name deriving from the building's previous use, Woodcutters Cottage has been beautifully converted to provide heart-warming accommodation amidst the luscious countryside of Devon, near South Molton. Based among the foothills of Exmoor and retaining much of its original character, this farm cottage is perfect for groups of four looking to get away for a while. The tasteful living areas are enhanced by stunning exposed beams; the sitting room exudes warmth and comfort with its snug leather seating and attractive wood burner. The fresh and modern kitchen/diner is excellently appointed, while its flourish of wooden furnishings gives it a really refreshing feel. The windows from here are bursting with natural light and picturesque views of the countryside that engulfs this superb holiday home. The ground floor of Woodcutters Cottage also plays host to a bright, all-white family bathroom. To catch your well-earned rest, take the stairs to the first floor and discover a double and a twin room, both enjoy fabulous and thoughtful décor to make you feel right at home. Admire your idyllic surroundings from the comfort of the patio to the side of the property, or alternatively, take a stroll around the acres of peaceful land to get a true feel of this rural setting. Charming South Molton is just a couple of miles away, a market town where the streets are lined with pretty buildings hosting a range of fine amenities for eating, drinking and shopping. There is much to enjoy in the surrounding area, from the wondrous Exmoor National Park to the fluttering of beautiful seaside spots along the glorious North Devon Heritage Coast. Get away from everyday life with a stay at this fabulously converted barn.


  • Oil central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 300 acres of farmland, patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2
  • 5 miles
  • Note: Working sheep/arable farm
  • Note: Please note this property has a check-in time of 4 pm
  • This property accepts a maximum of 4 people, infants are included in the headcount


High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine

Drewstone Farm Cottages

South Molton 3 miles. These three superb holiday homes are situated approximately half a mile from each other on the owners’ working livestock farm, surrounded by countryside, and close to the market town of South Molton in Devon. All of these delightful cottages provide a convenient base for families and friends who wish to explore the wonderful Exmoor National Park and North Devon coast. Sleeping four people, Woodland Hideaway is attached to the owners’ farmhouse, down a private drive, on the 300-acre farm. Boasting views across a pretty woodland river valley, the cottage provides a quiet setting for a holiday within this part of Devon. Drewstone Arches, on the other hand, is a traditional 16th-century cottage, sleeping five people. This welcoming cottage is surrounded by farm meadows and overlooks the picturesque valley, making it a peaceful place to stay. Woodcutters Cottage sleeps four and has been beautifully converted to provide heart-warming accommodation amidst the luscious countryside of Devon, near South Molton. Outside, all cottages have their own enclosed lawned garden, as well as access to a children’s play area and shared grounds. Approximately half a mile from Drewstone Arches is the river, leading to North Molton, while this is approximately half a mile from Woodland Hideaway. The farm itself was featured on the ITV programme 'Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor' in 2015. There are plenty of lovely walks from the farm, including a wooded trail down to a valley, and you will always have a smile on your face when you see the bleating lambs in the fields. Also, this area is one of the Dark Sky Reserves in the UK which makes this a superb stargazing location, so settle down into the evening and enjoy a hot drink, whilst you admire the wonderful night’s sky. Three miles away is the village of South Molton, which offers interesting shops, pubs and cafes, a supermarket and a swimming pool. In the area, there are a number of farm shops and pretty villages, with three country pubs within four miles. Close by is the stunning Exmoor National Park, where you can explore the beautiful landscape on foot or on horseback, plus there are a wealth of outdoor activities on offer, including cycling, fishing and birdwatching. The dramatic North Devon coastline is also within reach, with numerous beauty spots to explore, such as Lynmouth, Watersmeet, Clovelly, Dunster, Landacre Bridge and Tarr Steps, and the beaches at Croyde and Woolacombe provide the finest quality surf and sand. Woodland Hideaway and Drewstone Arches provide quality accommodation in a stunning location.



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Area Details

South Molton

South Molton is a market town known as the Gateway to Exmoor and is perfectly located for not only exploring the National Park but the North Devon coastline as well with Combe Martin, Ilfracombe and Woolacombe all under 25 miles away. Every Thursday and Sunday the Country Market hosts 70 local businesses selling locally produced foods, plants and flowers, antiques as well as goods by local talented artists all under one roof. The town has a good choice of where to eat out and a free museum detailing the local history. The newly opened Quince Honey Farm is already a must-visit with a typical comment being I never knew bees could be so interesting! The nearby Castle Hill Estate has stunning views with an equally stunning 50 acres of garden, a great cafe and is also dog-friendly so everyone can enjoy the walks.

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