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Farmhouse Amidst Stunning Countryside - Great for Get-togethers

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Farmhouse in Okehampton, Mid Devon, Devon, England - Working Mixed Farm Just Short Walk From Village Pub

Hallwood Farm is nestled on a South facing slope overlooking unspoilt countryside on the edge of the thatched village of Petrockstowe with its own friendly pub. This part of Devon is truly beautiful; gentle rolling hills, tree lined fields and ancient woodlands abound. The farm is approached along our park like ‘made up’ driveway bordered by water meadows with ancient oaks and a babbling stream. The Farmhouse, a traditional Devon Longhouse, is set amidst 90 acres of pasture and woodland where our guests are free to roam and explore at leisure. The accommodation, for 2-10 people, is in a well appointed self contained wing of the large farmhouse which offers stunning views across green fields and woodland towards the distant moors. This idyllic location is at the hub of some of The West Country’s favourite tourist attractions and the best walking and cycling routes including The Tarka Trail which passes through our village.


Owner
Ruth Kelsey
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Ruth Kelsey

Richard & Ruth are farmers producing seasonal vegetables and fruit for their busy vegetable box business along with rare breed pork, beef and lamb on their beautiful farm.

They along with their grown up children are actively involved in the busy little village of Petrockstowe. They have been offering quality assured self catering holiday accommodation for 14 years now.

They are friendly people and like nothing better than to spend a little time explaining about their farming to any guests who are interested.

Ruth Kelsey purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Ruth Kelsey chose Torridge

We had been farming vegetables on a large scale for the supermarkets in Kent when we decided 'enough was enough'!

We relocated to this beautiful area of Devon set up our holiday cottage and started growing veg and keeping livestock but this time we sell direct to our customers. Hard work but a lot more rewarding!

Although we are set amidst the most beautiful countryside we are not isolated, we enjoy our village and it's friendly pub and we are only a short car ride away from stunning coastal and moorland parts.

What makes this cottage unique

The farmhouse is ideally and centrally positioned in the heart of the Devon countryside. Coasts, Forests, Moors, quaint market towns are all within easy reach. Top west country attractions are nearby too such as RHS Rosemoor, The Big Sheep, The Milky Way, Clovelly, NT Castle Drogo, Eden Project, Okehampton Castle and Torrington 1646 are all easy striking range.

Excellent surfing is available on the North Devon coast, just a 25 minute drive away. We are very close to the 'Tarka Trail' so brilliant choices of walking, cycling from the door.

Hallwood is a mixed farm so there is always plenty to see, and all are always welcome out on the farm to see what is going on.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“The children loved feeding all the animals”
Dec 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Spring
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£267
for 3 nights
From
£89
From
£118
Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,754
 
 
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£240
£780
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£288
for 3 nights
From
£96
From
£130
Fri,Sat,Sun
£510
 
 
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£810
for 3 nights
From
£270
£860
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£635
 
 
Summer Shoulder 1
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat,Sun
£790
 
 
Summer Shoulder 2
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£465
for 3 nights
From
£155
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£820
 
 
Summer Holidays
21 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,170
for 3 nights
From
£390
£1,250
 
 
Summer Holidays end
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,005
for 3 nights
From
£335
£1,050
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£384
for 3 nights
From
£128
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
 
 
Autumn
22 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
From
£140
Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
 
 
Oct Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
£780
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£120
Fri,Sat,Sun
£470
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,065
for 3 nights
From
£355
£1,200
 
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,110
for 3 nights
From
£370
£1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,170
for 3 nights
From
£390
£1,250
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Tax Rate 20.0%

Booking Notes:
Booking direct with the owner. 30% deposit with balance due 8 weeks prior to holiday. Cheque, card or Bacs. Short-breaks always available out of peak school holiday times. Dogs by arrangement only chargeable at £20/dog per visit. Guest numbers over 10 chargeable at £50 per guest/week

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days, but, generally Fridays in peak times

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Petrockstow in Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to Bedroom 1 with power shower, Downstairs bathroom with power shower and bath, Upstairs bathroom with bath and shower over bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Ground Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , First floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , First Floor
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (ground floor) with double bed and en-suite shower room, Bedroom 2 (ground floor) with double bed, Bedroom 3 (upstairs) with twin beds , Bedroom 4 (upstairs) with a double and 2 full sized singles. 2 extra 'put you up' beds available on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: A working farm where guests are welcome to wander. Children often 'needed' to help with feeding. Shortbreaks always welcome out of main school holiday times. Short walk to village pub. Outside: Lovely large south facing enclosed garden with large decking area, barbecue and stunning views Utility Room: Washing machine, large drying room Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, hand towels and tea towels provided. Bath towels available to hire.

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