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Crossways Holiday Cottages | Barn Conversion, 2 adjoining cottages| Rural - 'Dartmoor Cottage', Atherington, Umberleigh

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Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Description

'Dartmoor Cottage', Atherington, Umberleigh

This cottage has a large lounge leading to a large kitchen/breakfast room through a pair of french doors.

Upstairs there are two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom. All the bedrooms are furnished with oak and brass furniture with colour co-ordinated soft furnishings.

Upstairs there is also one bathroom with wc, sink and bath with shower over.

The property was once a barn and has been carefully converted having many exposed oak beams giving it a lovely cosy cottage atmosphere.


About the property

Crossways Holiday Cottages

Free SUPERFAST WiFi - Car Park and Guest's garden with picnic benches, barbecues, utensils and ball games. Adjoining small paddock which is ideal for ball games for guests or their dogs! Stunning views of rolling Devon hillsides all the way across to Exmoor! Quiet rural location within easy reach of many North Devon attractions.

Beautifully furnished cottages that have been carefully and lovingly decorated with colour co-ordinated soft furnishings in each room. Fully fitted kitchens with many extra's included.

NOTE TO DOG OWNERS

We welcome one well-behaved dog per cottage. It may be possible to accept two dogs but please contact us first so that we can co-ordinate the doggy population here with the other holiday cottage! We do ask that dogs do not go upstairs or on any of the furniture. We provide a stairgate to help with this and can supply a throw. We do also request that pets are not left alone in the holiday cottages as they can sometimes become distressed and could cause damage or disturb guests in the neighbouring cottage.

There is a special bin in the garden for doggy bags and a small paddock where they can run around. Both the garden and the paddock are securely fenced with wooden post and rail fencing with wire stock fencing along the bottom rail. We can recommend an excellent kennels nearby that runs a day creche for dogs if you are really stuck. We have used them ourselves and so are happy to recommend them.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Lory Traies
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Lory Traies

Hi, my name is Lory and I ran a retail business in Southampton for over 25 years. When I sold the business I wanted to find a business I could run from home and rural where I could keep my horses and dogs too. I always treated my shop as a beautiful space where customers would feel welcome and I like to think that I have applied the same values to this venture too!

Lory Traies purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Lory Traies chose North Devon

We looked all over the country for the perfect property but Crossways in Atherington was by far the best. We have always loved Devon and have found North Devon to be unspoilt with such friendly people and the most beautiful rolling countryside. Every journey is a pleasure and I don't think we will ever grow complacent of the stunning scenery.

What makes this cottage unique

We found Crossways and fell in love with it straight away. The views were absolutely amazing and we couldn't wait to share it with our guests. We set about completely decorating and furnishing our cottages with the best quality furniture and colour co-ordinated soft furnishings, it was great fun! Everyone who has stayed with us since we opened in 2012 has commented on how beautifully furnished the accommodation is and how welcome we make them feel.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful cottage which fitted in with the beautiful surroundings. Great hosts met all of our needs and then some. Highly recommend the Golden Lion pub - the food is out of this world, so fresh and scrummy! Thank you so much Lory and Colin for a relaxing and very enjoyable holiday with many new memories we will take away with us.
Mar 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

A beautiful cottage which fitted in with the beautiful surroundings. Great hosts met all of our needs and then some. Highly recommend the Golden Lion pub - the food is out of this world, so fresh and scrummy! Thank you so much Lory and Colin for a relaxing and very enjoyable holiday with many new memories we will take away with us.
Mar 2013
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Notes

Online Booking available on our website. If you have any dates that are slightly different just give me a call and I will do my best to accommodate you.
Children and babies welcome. We can provide a high-chair, stair-gate and travel cot. (own linen required)
Dog friendly - one well behaved dog per cottage. Dogs not to be left unattended in the cottages as they may become distressed.

2 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5

Beautifully converted barn, in stunning setting

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing few days at this property. We will definitely book here again xx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou so much for taking the time to give us such a great review. We look forward to welcoming you all again soon, there is so much more to see here in gorgeous North Devon!
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4

Feel the freedom

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful home to explore the Exmoor region. The house is very complete. You have a privat parking place and an own spot in the garden to have good summer BBQ's. We loved Lynton, Lynmouth, the Valley of Rocks!. North Devon is the place to be if you need to get new energy.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your lovely review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our holiday home and would love to welcome you and your family back again someday soon!
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Location

From the Owner

We looked all over the country for the perfect property but Crossways in Atherington was by far the best. We have always loved Devon and have found North Devon to be unspoilt with such friendly people and the most beautiful rolling countryside. Every journey is a pleasure and I don't think we will ever grow complacent of the stunning scenery.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter Airport at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Rising Sun-Umberleigh, Old George-High Bickington at 2.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Lundy Ferry, Ilfracombe at 20 Miles Nearest Golf : Libatton Golf Club, public at 3.5 Miles Nearest Train : Umberleigh at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Rising Sun, Old George, Golden lion & Cranford Inn at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Saunton Sands, Barnstaple at 12 Miles Car: necessary

Ideally situated in between Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, with free-roaming ponies and other wildlife. Breathtaking views of the rolling North Devon landscape from the guest's garden. We are quietly situated in a rural setting but without any of the typical narrow Devon lanes. A 10 minute drive to Dartington Crystal and RHS gardens Rosemoor in Great Torrington. A 20 minute drive to Barnstaple and many fantastic sandy beaches so popular with surfers and swimmers. Local tourist attractions include The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoo and many, many more!

Facilities

From the Owner

We found Crossways and fell in love with it straight away. The views were absolutely amazing and we couldn't wait to share it with our guests. We set about completely decorating and furnishing our cottages with the best quality furniture and colour co-ordinated soft furnishings, it was great fun! Everyone who has stayed with us since we opened in 2012 has commented on how beautifully furnished the accommodation is and how welcome we make them feel.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 3ft wide single divan beds
  • All beds have pocket sprung mattresses with integral memory foam toppers for a very comfortable night's sleep. Good quality crisp white cotton bedding and plump pillows.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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