A large, luxury property with five bedrooms sleeping nine people (plus 2 cots). This was a grand extension built 200 years ago. It has a secret door linking its dining room to the kitchen of the Old Farmhouse. The two properties can be taken together to sleep 15.
The front door and entrance hall of The Georgian House are flanked by large, beautifully decorated, dining and sitting rooms. Above these are two big double bedrooms each with en suite facilities. Between them is a small but delightful room with a single bed. The hallway leads to the wc and into a snug, with TV DVD player Apple TV with Netflix, and also to the large well equipped kitchen. To the front of the kitchen is the enormous garden room with table-tennis table and bar billiards table opening onto the terrace and lawn complete with hot tub, barbecue and garden furniture. Upstairs to the back of the house is a passageway to the oak beamed, marble lined family bathroom with walk in shower enclosure and roll top bath. Next to that are two further bedrooms each with twin beds. Full Wifi!
There is a beautiful indoor pool kept at 30C or more all year round and children’s play area, indoors and outdoors with trampoline, swings, ball pool and lots more. There is also 16 acres of grounds with woodland, meadows, streams and ponds. We are home to all manner of wildlife including badgers, foxes and buzzards. There is a huge fenced animal enclosure with alpaca, ducks, chickens, peacocks, pigs, goats and even wallabies.
Combe Martin village is a mile away. It has a lovely sheltered beach, famous for its rock pools, together with shops, pubs, and a museum. It has a rich history and lively events including a yearly carnival.
Exmoor National Park is just up the hill, half a mile away. It has cliffs (England’s highest), small bays, lovely walks, wildlife, wooded coombes, prehistoric remains, ancient castles and churches and unspoilt small towns and villages.
There are miles and miles of huge wide sandy beaches just 20 minutes away – brilliant for surfing. There is trendy Croyde; miles-long Woolacombe and vast, usually deserted, Saunton Sands with its internationally famous dune Nature Reserve.
There are lovely small towns all around with full modern facilities but also with their own unique attractions. Lovely Lynton and Lynmouth linked by a water driven cliff railway. Pretty Ilfracombe with its picturesque harbour now the setting for Damien Hirst’s massive statue – love it or hate it you must see it. Barnstaple with its famous Pannier Market, Bideford with its ancient bridge.
There are so many attractions and activities nearby. Zoo, wildlife park, castles, museums, stately homes, gardens, riding, golf, surfing, sailing, boat trips, fishing, walking, theatres, cinemas, restaurants and much more.