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Tranquil 4* Cottage on Exmoor - Caffyns Halt



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
Cottage in Lynton, North Devon, England - Peaceful Waters Edge Location

Welcome to New Mill Farm, New Mill Cottage is a genuine 300 year old stone-built cottage, originally an old Mill House, with a brown trout stream flowing past the front, where Dippers, Wagtails and the occasional Kingfisher can be admired along with the resident Mallard Ducks who often come calling for their breakfast. We have our own A.B.R.S. Approved Horse Riding Stables located on the farm, so why not experience the spectacular Exmoor views from horse back! We are well placed to explore Exmoor and only 2 miles outside Lynton & Lynmouth.

Details for holiday bungalow Caffyns Halt, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate WC

Caffyns Halt is a single storey detached property tastefully furnished and comprehensively equipped to meet 'Visit England' 4 star standards. With three bedrooms sleeping 6 plus a cot with. It has a fenced garden and south facing panoramic views of Exmoor.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

We live on beautiful Exmoor, on the family farm with our two sons and Grandma B. We have sheep, horses and Tango our grand farm cat. From the farm we have spectacular views of Exmoor, a great place to live and raise a family.

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From the Owner

Welcome to New Mill Farm, a 100 acre working Exmoor sheep farm situated in its own secluded sheltered Exmoor Valley with a brown trout stream and free fishing available for our guests. The farm is approached by a private drive directly from the main A39 coast road. Our location is perfect for all, with plenty of open space. For the more energetic, the farm has it's own ABRS approved riding stables and has access to footpaths, one leading up to the Moor and in the other direction down to the coast. The local bus stops at the top of the drive for those who would like to leave their car behind. We have ample car parking.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 60 Miles Nearest Barpub : Fox and Goose Parracombe at 3 Miles Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 75 Miles Nearest Golf : Ilfracombe at 20 Miles Nearest Train : Barnstaple at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 40 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Oak Room Lynton at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Lee Bay at 3 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We offer horse riding holidays - please contact us for more details.


Closest beach - Lee Bay (small quiet bay - sand at low tide - large flat rocks to sun bath on) - 10 mins by car - 30 mins walking from farm. Saunton/Woolacombe/Putsbrough/Croyde all about 45 mins by car - these beaches are great for surfing.


Closest airport Exeter 1.5 hours - Bristol airport 2.5 hours.

Closest port - Plymouth 3 hours

Closest Railway Station Barnstaple 35 mins or Taunton & Tiverton 1.25 hours

A car is strongly recommended - however we do have a bus stop at the top of the drive - no service at night and limited at weekends and public holidays.


Nearest village - Barbrook 1 mile- Parracombe 2 miles - Lynton & Lynmouth 2 miles - Porlock 15 miles.

Nearest Town - Barnstaple 20 miles - Ilfracombe 20 miles - South Molton 20 miles - Minehead 20 miles

National Trust - Arlington Court 12 miles - Dunster Castle - 20 miles

Further Details:

Barbrook has a small well stocked shop at the petrol station. Lynton has Costcutters, Londis, Chemist, Vegtable shop, Lloyds Bank, Post Office, Tourist Information Centre and cinema as well as a selection of individual shops and in Lynmouth. There are places to eat to suit all budgets.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October Half Term
22 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn
29 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year
28 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £0

We ask for a 1/3 deposit (non refundable) when the booking is made and the remainder 6 weeks before arrival including the refundable security deposit. Cancellation terms and full T/C's can be found on our web site

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Updated: 21-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

From New Mill Farm you will be able to explore our beautiful part of Exmoor as well as North Devon and West Somerset. Lynton & Lynmouth, Valley of Rocks, Watersmeet, Lee Bay & Woody Bay only 3 miles away. Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, South Molton & Minehead are 20 miles, and the main sand and surfing beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton are 40 minutes by car. A great place to relax & unwind......... We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Property Type

  • bungalow


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Bunk Beds


  • Garden


  • Self-catering

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


  • On the farm we have our own A.B.R.S. Approved Horse Riding Stables. Free fishing is available (more for fun) for the serious fisherman we are close to the East Lyn River which offers Salmon & Brown Trout or Rainbow trout at a local reservoir. There are golf courses at Ilfracombe, Saunton and Barnstaple. We are in a great location for walking with footpaths up to the open moor or down to the Coast (Valley of Rocks - Lee Bay - Woody Bay - Heddons Mouth).

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