The Coach House is the whole of this very attractive detached property, with reverse level accommodation to make the most of the views. The amount of space here is exceptional.
The garden area looks right down along the valley - a completely unspoilt view.
This welcoming cottage has an open plan living area with a Scandinavian wood-burner - there is a second sitting-room too.
The entrance hall is also a grand dining-room, a stunning light-filled space for special holiday meals!
This is the setting for The Coach House, the whole of this attractive detached stone building.
Guests are welcome to use the astro turf tennis court which is shared with the Owner's family.
The patio has inviting seating, a table-tennis table and a stone barbecue area built into the wall at the edge of the garden. A disposable barbecue is kindly provided for you.
The entrance hall and grand dining-table - a double height room with stairs leading up to the open plan living space on the first floor.
A bird's eye view of the great hall from the gallery at the top of the stairs.
Another view of this beautiful interior.
The living area on the first floor has plenty of room for the kitchen, a breakfast-table and two sumptuous sofas either side of the wood-burner.
The second sitting-room or snug is where the TV is. There is another wood-burner in this room, and French windows to the patio and garden.
The master bedroom is a room with real 'wow' factor.
Floor to ceiling glass doors bring in the light and the countryside views, and direct access to the front garden area.
At the far end of this spacious bedroom is an en suite bathroom and a separate dressing-room or cot-room.
A pretty internal window from the bathroom to the dressing-room is a lovely feature.
This is the en suite bathroom for the master bedroom.
This bedroom can be made up as a super king-size double if you wish.
The twin bedroom (which can be made up as a 6ft king-size double bed) is at the other end of the ground floor.
There are welcoming details and touches throughout this lovely cottage. You will feel very welcome.
This is the en suite bathroom for the second bedroom.
The cottage has a lovely terrace style garden at the front as well as a lawned garden and patio at the back.
A path from the parking-area next to the cottage takes you to this fabulous tennis court.
Racquets and tennis balls are provided for you.  Even the wine in the rack is for you to enjoy - with a simple request to replace what you use!
Whether you plan to be energetic or to sit back and relax in this tranquil setting, you will be well provided for at The Coach House.
The master bedroom has the three ground floor windows, the open plan living area and kitchen are above and to the left-hand side of this building encompasses the entrance hall and second bedroom.
Antique doors are just one of the unique features in this stylish property.
Footpaths lead from the cottage along the valley and down to the river that runs down from the Exmoor National Park.
Following the driveway down to the cottage really sets the scene for your holiday in this special place.
The main garden area is at the back of the cottage, complete with a little stream!
There is a wonderful sunny terrace with plenty of seating to start or end your day here.
There is a front garden too - with amazing unspoilt views towards Exmoor.
Another view of the front garden and its beautiful views. This is a great base for exploring but equally for just relaxing and staying put.
A long sweeping drive leads down to the farmstead and the cottage.

The Coach House

2992

1.6 miles NE of South Molton / Sleeps 4 + 2 cots*

7 Nights from £428 - £985

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Mill Inn (1 ½ miles)

Dogs and children are welcome in this 16th Century building, but please note, you can only pay by cash or cheque!

Nearest beach

Porlock Weir Beach (15 miles)

This pebbly beach sits on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Visit at low tide to spot the preserved tree stumps of an ancient submerged forest.

Nearest walk

Bishops Nympton and Mariansleigh Circular Walk (3 miles)

A hilly ramble of four miles over farmland and crossing many streams so its not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs. Take in the stunning views over the Mole Valley en-route.

Nearest town

South Molton (1 ½ miles)

South Molton offers a great base from which to explore Devon. To the north is Exmoor; heaven for those who love untamed wilderness walks. Go west and you’ll find some of the country’s best surfing beaches, including Croyde and Woolacombe. There is plenty to keep golfing and fishing enthusiasts entertained or if that seems too energetic, you might like to browse the art galleries or visit the honey farm to see the bees in action.

Also nearby

Quince Honey Farm (1 ½ miles)

This is a great opportunity to see bees without the need for protective equipment. 18 hives are on view and you can also see leaf cutting ants in action! A soft play area and cafe are also on site.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2011

Quince Honey Farm

If you want to understand the process of honey manufacture and all about the bees that make it then this is the place to go. It has several live hives that you can safely view close up, even being able to open up and look to spot the queen.

There is a play area for children and a small cafe.

Heal Farm Fine Food (5 ½ miles)

Situated in the heart of the Devon countryside. The Heal Farm story started in the 1970s, when Anne Petch received a piglet for her 16th birthday. Now, more than 30 years on, Heal Farm is a thriving family business at the forefront of the movement to use traditional farming methods in the rearing of rare breeds. The farm's activities have now diversified to include rare breeds of lamb and beef as well as stocking non-meat products including locally reared smoked fish and wonderful traditional cheeses.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

April 2010


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2010

Heal Farm

Fantastic food, I always look forward to my visits. I would recommend the sirloin steaks to anyone some of the finest i have tasted.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2009

Well worth a visit - you will not be disappointed!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2009

Unusual cuts of beef

The butchers here really know thier stuff and you can get traditional cuts of beef that you won't find elsewhere - perfect for old-school Mrs Beeton recipes or for recreating classic dishes like granny used to make!

Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre (1 mile)

For some great indoor fun try out the climbing wall. Sessions are available 7 days a week and there's a cafe on site for when you fancy a break.

Melchior (1 mile)

Luxury handmade chocolates on the edge of Exmoor. You can visit Carlo and his team of artisan chocolatiers working in this chocolate factory that 'uses the finest ingredients from around the world'.

The Grove Inn (6 miles)

The Sunday lunch here is something to behold - meats from Devon’s best farms are the star of the show.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Gordon March 2010

A real find - delicious food in a friendly pub in the middle of nowhere.

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