The Round House, West Anstey (Devon) is a beautifully positioned, south-facing former threshing barn, which has been converted to very comfortable holiday accommodation for up to 6/8 guests (3 bedrooms). The almost circular living room has superb views across the gardens and surrounding countryside.
The Round House is a detached stone cottage, located in on smallholding on the Southern edge of Exmoor, just outside the boundary of the national park but within easy reach. It's a delightful rural retreat, well-suited to families looking for a 'get away from it all' break, as well as walkers and cyclists. The property can accommodate up to 8, but we recommend is most suitable for a group of 6 if all adults, due to to the two sets of bunk beds in the ground floor bedroom. Sleeps up to 6/8 guests in 3 bedrooms Spacious sitting room with a cosy wood-burner, plenty of comfortable seating, plus dining area Modern kitchen with breakfast bar One downstairs bedroom with two sets of bunk-beds (full-size 3' beds) and French doors to the terrace Shower room on the ground floor Double Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom Twin bedroom and adjacent family bathroom Large, private and enclosed garden with outside seating on the paved terrace Wifi, heating and electricity included Bed linen and towels provided Up to 2 well-behaved dogs welcome (note, the owner has free-range chickens, cats and their own dogs, so well-behaved dogs only please) Dogs are charged at £15 per dog per booking Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am This property isn't suitable for stag or hen parties or groups under 25 years old unless previously agreed. *Security deposit* A refundable security deposit of £75 is required when booking this property, to cover the cost of possible damage during your stay. All things being well, this security deposit will be returned shortly after your departure providing there is no damage to the property, or its contents.
Five stone steps (with hand rail) lead from the parking area to the front door. The entrance hall provides space for coats and boots, and then opens directly into the light and airy fitted kitchen. The utility room (with separate washing machine and tumble dryer) and a shower room (comprising walk-in shower, toilet and hand basin) are located on the ground floor. The ground floor bedroom entrance is down two steps, this bedroom has two sets of bunk beds (four single beds), we recommend this room is most suited to children, but can accommodate up to 4 adults if you consider this bed configuration suitable for your group. The beds are full size (3') single beds. French doors open into the garden from this bedroom. A short staircase leads from the kitchen area up to the 'round' sitting room with dining area, from where the property gets it's name. The large windows overlook the garden and make this a lovely room to relax in, whatever the weather. The wood-burner gives a cosy atmosphere in the cooler months. The sitting room is also completed with TV/DVD player, as well as plenty of books, DVDs and games, and a stereo with iPod dock. Upstairs are two further bedrooms and bathrooms: one is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (bath, toilet and hand basin) and the other is a twin with an adjacent family bathroom that has a bath with hand-held shower attachment, toilet and hand basin. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your accommodation. Central heating is fitted throughout the property and there is a wood-burner in the living room. One basket of logs and some kindling will be provided. Bed linen and towels are provided for your convenience. Please bring outdoor/beach towels if you wish to take them with you on day trips. Wifi is available at no extra cost. Up to 2 well-behaved dogs welcome (note, the owner has free-range chickens, cats and their own dogs, so well-behaved dogs only please)
The garden at The Round House is enclosed and private with fine views of the surrounding countryside. There is a lawned area as well as a paved terrace with outdoor seating and table, where you can enjoy an al fresco meal or drink with beautiful views over towards Dartmoor on a clear day. The owners live in the property next door (not attached) which has separate access and outside areas. The owners have a variety of horses, free range chickens and friendly dogs that you may encounter during your stay. Wildlife seen on the property includes tawny owls, badgers, roe and red deer, buzzards and red kites.
West Anstey sits just outside the southern boundary of Exmoor National Park in North Devon. Dulverton (in Somerset) is approx 5 miles (15 minutes drive). It is a beautiful town on the banks of the River Barle, known as the southern gateway to Exmoor and it is also home to the h...ead quarters of the Exmoor National Park. Dulverton is well equipped with shops including Post Office, butchers, bakery, fish & chip shop, greengrocer, late-opening supermarket, art gallery, hairdressers, guns and fishing tackle shop. There are also a number of quality boutiques, interesting gift shops plus a handful of lovely restaurants, tea rooms and pubs. South Molton is around 10 miles away and is an interesting and lively country town, with a good selection of shops and pubs. Thursdays and Saturdays are market day with a local market in the historic Pannier Market hall, as well as a busy livestock market. Barnstaple is the regional centre for North Devon and offers a more comprehensive selection of commercial, retail and leisure facilities, the famous Pannier Market and Butchers Row is worth a visit– excellent for both meat and locally caught fish. Exmoor provides a great base for walking, cycling, horse riding and exploring. There are also opportunities to play golf at the famous Saunton Sands Golf Course or to visit a number of outstanding gardens such as those at Marwood and RHS Rosemoor. It is also the place for anyone who just wants to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the North Devon countryside. West Anstey is within easy reach of Tarr Steps, The Chains - a wonderful place for the experienced walker, the Tarka Trail, the North Devon coastal path, Woody Bay and the Valley of the Rocks as well as Lynton and Lynmouth. The beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Woollacombe are less than an hour away. There are a number of local National Trust properties nearby including Knightshayes, Dunster Castle and Arlington Court.
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8 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
8 Guests maximum. Infants don't count toward the number of guests.
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