This beautifully refurbished and spacious Victorian wing of a traditional period farmhouse is in one of those truly stunning settings that Exmoor National Park is all about. The tree-lined driveway curves down towards the farmhouse and has amazing panoramic views over the Exe valley. Step into the porch and through the main front door of this lovely farmhouse into the warm and welcoming character of the sitting-room with its fabulous inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove. Off a half-landing is the bespoke kitchen/dining-room and bathroom and on the first floor both bedrooms have lovely rural views. Outside, enjoy the orchard garden all to yourselves and explore the farm’s 35 acres. Just one and a half miles up into the hills above the lovely market town of Dulverton and with easy access to the open moorland and wooded valleys of Exmoor – perfect for four-legged friends – this location is the best of both worlds.
Exmoor is a wild and beautiful place whatever the time of year. Deep wooded valleys and wide open moors are much-loved features to explore. Little lanes and farm tracks lead into hidden valleys and Stockham Farm enjoys just this environment with footpaths from the farm’s boundaries leading up to the moors. Dulverton is a really pretty place which serves the rural communities all around and welcomes visitors warmly. Try the fabulous, award-winning pubs – both Woods and The Bridge Inn have won national awards! – as well as the cafes, restaurants, deli, gift shops and antiques shops for those holiday treats. From here you can set off along the riverside walk, following the river Barle all the way to Exmoor’s iconic Tarr Steps, a beauty spot with an extraordinary heritage. As well as the great outdoors, the medieval town of Dunster with its imposing castle is well worth a visit, and the coast is just a few miles further on. Some of the most spectacular scenery is where Exmoor plunges down to the sea with dramatic cliffs – one of the great challenging sections of the South West Coast Path. Coming home to this lovely property out-of-season when Exmoor is at its wildest, with its roaring wood-burning stove and under-floor heating (the bedrooms have radiators) is as much of a treat as staying in the spring, summer or autumn.
Sitting-room with Smart TV, DVD player, CD player and wood-burner
Kitchen/Dining-room with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (6' double or twin) beds
*A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles
- Garden furniture
- Full oil-fired CH (and under-floor heating with radiators in bedrooms)
Stockham Farm is a stunning traditional Exmoor farmhouse. The fully independent self-catering wing is to the left, with the porch.
There is a wonderful living room with a wood burning stove at its heart and a special farmhouse feel.
The contemporary kitchen is fully equipped and the dining table looks out over the side garden.
Guests have their own garden area just above the cottage, with the most amazing panoramic views.
This is the view down the valley - it will captivate you as you come down the driveway.
Another view of the light filled living room.
This is a truly relaxing place to stay, whatever the time of year.
The kitchen and bathroom are off a half-landing betwen the living room and the bedrooms
Stairs lead from the sitting-room to the kitchen/dining-room and the bathroom.
The second flight of stairs takes you up to the two double bedrooms.
This is the first of the two beautifully presented double bedrooms.
All the friendly personal touches are to make guests feel immediately at home
This is the second double bedroom with its ornamental original fireplace.
Both the bedrooms look out to the front of the property.
There is a brand new contemporary bathroom with the option of a shower or bath as you wish.
The porch is ideal for wellies and for cleaning up wet paws before coming inside.
Lovely farmhouse furniture complements the quality and style of this excellent holiday property.
A long tree-lined driveway sets the scene on arrival
You will see the very happy horses who live here!
An atmospheric early morning mist down the valley
You are very likely to see wild deer in the fields that surround Stockham Farm.
Dulverton is the little market town just down the hill from Stockham Farm. It has some lovely independent shops, a deli and a little supermarket too.
Exmoor National Park is a mixture of high open moorland and deep wooded valleys. There are some amazing footpaths to follow.