This stunning farmhouse has beautiful gardens and spectacular unspoilt panoramic views for miles.
This is the informal living-room at the far end of the open plan kitchen/dining-room. The light comes flooding into this most sociable of spaces.
This detached barn conversion offers additional contemporary living space, complete with super-size TV screen, table-tennis and table-football.
This is the snug in the main farmhouse, a lovely room away with large TV, a great library of DVDs and a wood-burning stove.
The terrace is just perfect for making the most of this special setting.
There is a wonderful farmhouse kitchen which seats 10 guests - there is  a second table in the kitchen area and you can put the two together if you wish.
The open plan kitchen/dining/living space opens onto a wide terrace with the lawns sweeping around the front of the farmhouse.
The detached barn conversion is tucked behind the main farmhouse.
As well as the hob and electric oven there is a traditional Aga, for lovely farmhouse cooking, additional warmth, or for sitting by with a book!
This farmhouse is a true home-from-home with all the kitchen equipment you could possibly want.
This is the detached barn conversion which offers fabulous additional space to the main farmhouse. For groups of 10, this is where the fifth bedroom is.
This is another view of the living-area in the barn conversion.
This is the master bedroom in the farmhouse. What a luxurious space, with a 6 foot king-size bed and views out across the gardens and the valley beyond, Bedroom 1 is the master bedroom.
The master bedroom is light, beautifully decorated and presented and has plenty of storage space.
This is the en suite bathroom for the master bedroom.
All three of the other bedrooms in the farmhouse have double beds, lovely deep windowsills and panoramic views. This is Bedroom 2.
Each bedroom is individually styled. This is Bedroom 3.
There is a spacious family bathroom.
Bedroom 4,  is up a couple of steps at the far end of the farmhouse, across a large landing.
The stairs rise up from the music-room - the door to the right of the photo is Bedroom 4.
This is the bedroom in the barn conversion.
It is a wonderful high-ceilinged space with under-floor heating.
This is the bathroom in the barn.
This is the fabulous sandy beach at Instow, looking across to the historic fishing village of Appledore
You will enjoy seeing livestock in the fields around the farmhouse from time to time.
North Devon is a beautiful rural county with some everlasting traditions,

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5.7 miles W of South Molton / Sleeps 10 + 2 cots*

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

Nearest pub

The Bell (1 mile)

A traditional family friendly pub in the heart of the village. Freshly prepared food is served daily in either the bar area, conservatory or garden with countryside views. Dogs are welcome and there's a childs play area available.

Nearest beach

Instow Beach (9 ¾ miles)

A great beach for children with acres of sand at low tide, shallow waters and usually calm seas. There are plenty of facilities nearby in the village. Dog restrictions apply so please check locally.

Nearest walk

Umberleigh to Barnstaple Walk (2 ½ miles)

You will find lots of lovely walks in this area however this one in particular is a lovely day out. Follow the River Taw downstream from Umberleigh through beautiful Devon countryside towards Barnstaple for about eight miles. The return journey can be made by train on the Tarka railway.

Nearest town

Umberleigh (2 ¼ miles)

Umberleigh is a small hamlet that stretches over many miles and includes the villages of Chittlehampton, Atherington, Burrington and Chittlehamholt.

Also nearby

Heal Farm Fine Food (4 ¾ 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!

The Chichester Arms (4 miles)

This traditional thatched village pub is packed with rustic charm. Aiming to serve mouth-watering food concocted from the best local produce, the Chichester Arms is a popular choice for those looking for good pub-grub at reasonable prices. Parking is available and there is outdoor seating for those sunny days.

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

March 2010

A traditonal thatched village pub with a good reputation for quality locally sourced food. A very good wine selection and local ales on tap. The pub suffered a fire in 2007 but has been sympathetically restored back to its former glory.

RHS Rosemoor (9 ½ miles)

Set deep in the north Devon countryside, The Rosemoor estate was once the home of Lady Anne Palmer. Lady Anne developed a passion for plants when she met noted plantsman Colllingwood Ingram while recuperating from measles in Spain. Over the next 30 years, she travelled the world to collect specimens for her garden, which she gave to the Royal Horticultural Society in 1988. The estate now comprises 65 acres of land, which includes rose gardens, a winter garden, a fruit and vegetable garden, a formal garden, woodlands, and many stream and lakeside plantings, making Rosemoor an enchanting place to visit whatever the season.

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

February 2009

Beautiful, well-managed gardens, well worth a visit whatever the season.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2008

The garden is absolutely gorgeous and very well looked after. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and the restaurant had great locally sourced food. A great day out for adults and children.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2008

Roses Galore!

The rose collection - one of the largest in the West Country - is very impressive. In full bloom in the summer, the scent of over 2,000 flowers is quite sensational. The Rose Weekend, held in June, was very informative, with advice on growing your own, as well as walks and activities for children.

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 Riley April 2019

Cosy friendly proper pub

Gorgeous village pub which had a lovely feeling about it. The landlord was so geniune and the locals so friendly. The Sunday lunch was divine.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Gordon March 2010

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

62 The Bank (5 ¾ miles)

This welcoming bistro sits just off the High Street and offers a very warm welcome. It has bright and airy feel and is ideally situated for those seeking a quick coffee or light lunch. It offers an evening menu for those looking for a contemporary eattery.

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

Lisa September 2014

Superb service

On my recent visit to Barnstaple, we decided to stop here for a bit of lunch. Being set just off the High Street - it is ideally located for those in need of a quick pick-me-up. The service we received was second to none, the staff were very warm and welcoming. The lunches were delicious, generously sized and very reasonably priced. I would definitely visit again if I was I the area.

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