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Woodland Lodge - Rural Views - Peaceful - Pets Welcome

Overview

Property

Updated: 21-Nov-2016
1Chalet Lodge, Forest Park Lodges, Kingford, Devon, England - Peaceful Privately Owned Forest Park Setting

This is the largest of this group of lodges in this section of the park on the highest tier therefore providing the best views of the surrounding Devon countryside. Stylishly furnished and well equipped family owned chalet lodge. The forest lodge is situated on a peaceful, privately run park set in acres of woodland. woodland. Relax on the south facing balcony or new patio where you can barbecue (please bring your own) and enjoy the views across the beautiful surrounding countryside. Walk out from the park to enjoy the adjoining areas of Woodland Trust forest. Local facilities at High Bickington (2 miles) include post office, shop, pubs, doctors. Activities include the 18 hole Libbaton Golf Course (3/4 mile), fishing, Tarka indoor/outdoor tennis (Barnstaple), cycling on the Tarka Trail, cinema and theatre (Barnstaple). The scenic North Devon costline and Exmoor are within easy reach.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, we are Jane and Peter Wickson and we currently own two rental properties in North Devon.

E4427 is a chalet forest lodge along the A377 towards Exeter about 15 miles from Barnstaple. This is a two bed rental lodge on a wooded location. The other, an is old family home, is the cottage in Bishops Tawton that sleeps 8/9.

We currently live and work away from the area but hope to move back one day to develop a holiday business.

We are fortunate enough to regularly return to Devon to relax and catch up with family and friends.

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4 Reviews

4.8
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Away from it all

  • 5 of 5

This is a delightful property ideal for two couples - we stayed with our son, daughter in law and small baby. The accommodation is clean, well equipped and the beds are very comfortable. The addition of a downstairs shower room in addition to the two bathrooms was something we found very useful. The cottage overlooks mature woodland and the roofs of properties on the lower level so very private when you're inside. It's about a 40 minute drive to Barnstaple. There is information on the local area provided which was very helpful as well as a stock of board games etc and some books. Overall we enjoyed a lovely week and would recommend this to others who were looking for an 'away from it all' break.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to imagine ourselves staying in our holiday accommodation so it's great to know that we are getting it right. Thank you!
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5

A lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property tucked away on a quiet site of similar properties. To be honest it was that quiet you felt like you where on your own.

Everything we could need was in the property it was clean and spacious.

Approximately 20 minutes drive to Barnstaple.

Would stay again if in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have enjoyed this lodge house all year round ourselves for quiet weekend getaways and for family and friends to meet at. It is quiet and relaxed yet with all the benefits from fast broadband such that one is able to continue working in peace and quiet. Surrounded by countryside and dark skies at night for star gazing its just perfect for winding down and enjoying the landscape of nature.
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4

Very homely, tidy and clean

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay, lovely and peaceful all the facilities you need. Great pub called the Portsmouth Arms just along the main road, great food.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this review of our Woodland Lodge it is indeed a very peaceful location to sleep and relax in. After a busy day out a homely space to enjoy your holiday with your family and friends. We love it!
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5

Lovely stay in Devon

  • 5 of 5

My family and I, including one baby and two dogs recently stayed in this property for a week during the summer holidays. The lodges themselves are located off a small track and are very quiet and peaceful with gorgeous views of the countryside from the balcony. The lodge itself was very clean and comfortable, a modern interior with lovely furnishings and the open plan layout downstairs meant it was very sociable. The kitchen was well stocked with equipment and plenty of seating. The bedrooms were large and comfortable, and the ensuites very handy. There are some nice walks directly from the lodge and lovely villages with nice pubs a short drive away. We would definitely stay here again if we are in the area, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Our position provides our guests with the peace and privacy that we enjoy along with exceptional views from the balcony and ground floor to appreciate the surrounding country also an excellent viewing platform for stargazing! Allowing access to immediate woodland walks and other footpaths. Exeter is easily accessible for a day trip as is Exmoor and Dartmoor. After a day out come back total relaxation with a quiet game of Perrudo/Scrabble or cards or a bar- b -que, just try to keep the music at an acceptable level for others around. We provide a music dock for I phones a radio and the sound of nature aaah!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 30 Miles Nearest Barpub : The George (High Bickington) at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : High Bullen Hotel at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Umberleigh at 4 Miles Nearest Beach : Instow at 18 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Croyde 11 miles.

Instow 11 miles.

Woolacombe 15 miles

Travel:

Umberleigh train station (5 miles) has free parking and regular trains to Exeter and Barnstaple.

Distances:

Post office/shop High Bickington, 1 mile. Exeter 30 miles. South Molton 12 miles, Barnstaple 10 miles, Croyde 20 miles. Instow 17 miles.

Further Details:

Local places of interest are:

Great Torrington, with its civil war history, Dartington Crystal and RHS Rosemore.

Instow and across the estuary, historic Appledore with its wealth of narrow lanes and fishermens cottages.

Barnstaple with its historic Pannier Market and Butchers Row.

Exmoor,Dartmoor and of course the outstanding coastline.

There are excellent indoor and outdoor tennis facilities at the Tarka centre in Barnstaple together with a swimming pool, theatre and cinema.

The Tarka Trail is great for cycling.

Exeter is great for shopping, restaurants and don't forget the rugby - Exeter Chiefs for a great day out!

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
winter
7 Jan 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£395
£700
 
 
Spring
5 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£595
£700
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
£2,000
 
 
Autumn
10 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£495
£1,200
 
 
Christmas2017
16 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
You are able to book
directly with the owner if you have any queries.
Jane Walker. Email: jane_walker44@hotmail.com. Mob: 07772 907856.
A deposit of 25% is required on reservation. Balance due 4 weeks prior to your holiday. Dogs Max 2 can stay at £25 per dog per week.

Changeover Day:
Saturday from 4pm on arrival and vacate by 10am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices include gas and electricity and linen.
PLEASE bring all your own towels i.e bath and hand, beach and pet.
Rates for short stay (3 night min) either weekend or weekdays are £80 per night except for Christmas and NewYear when they are £150 per night.
No short breaks i.e 3 nights during summer holidays and peak times weekly rates apply only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We enjoy the property all year round for visiting friends and family. We uniquely accept up to 2 well behaved dogs at a small additional fee. We have a good internet connection. There are lots of things to do and not just in the summer months - walking, cycling, beaches, some great pubs and restaurants, Exeter for shopping, sightseeing and of course - the rugby! There's a station just down the road which is free all day so you can hop on the train with good links to Exeter and Barnstaple.

Property Type

  • chalet

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • rural

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, There is a mixer hand held attachment on the bath.
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Hand held mixer shower at end of bath.
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Full walk in shower,sink and WC
  • 2 ensuite bathrooms with hand held shower. Also downstairs shower room and WC.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) but can accommodate baby/infant. Notes on bedrooms: 2 ensuite double bedrooms. One super king size zip and link which can be separated. Fitted wardrobes. Both rooms have patio doors to the balcony.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Adjoining store can be used for bikes, wetsuits, golf equipment, fishing gear and walking boots etc. If you are bringing a dog please bring your own dog towels and please keep dogs off the beds. No smoking in the property please. If you smoke outside please don't drop butts. Wireless broadband is available. Outside: Adjoining store contains patio furniture which can be set up on the new patio by the main entrance. Please feel free to bring your own barbeque. One allocated parking space outside the lodge and a second space available nearby. Utility Room: There is a freezer in the outside shed. There is also the use of a tumble dryer at a small charge of an additional £10 per week. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen included. Please bring all your own towels for hand,bath,beach and/or dog.

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