|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE, with a green friendly, 15 metre, heated, indoor swimming pool (heated by solar, wind and air-source systems) is a large, comfortable family farmhouse surrounded by farmland (home to a friendly herd of alpacas) with no near neighbours, set between Woolacombe in the Devonshire countryside and Exmoor 10 miles to the East. The farmhouse is a few miles from the coastal golden beaches and within easy reach of the market town of Barnstaple. HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE is extremely well equipped and boasts stunning panoramic ocean and countryside views. This charming property is ideal for families. The beaches of Saunton, Putsborough, Woolacombe & Croyde Bay are all close by. Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep, Arlington Court, Braunton Unesco Biosphere and Victorian-styled Ilfracombe.
Enter into entrance hall with a snug/boot room opening into double aspect Dining Room with 12 seat oak dining table and logburning stove. The room has large folding patio doors to the south and west and its elevated position and adjacent patio provides panoramic views to the south and west of the house over private farmland. Access to the garden is down stone steps from the patio. The dining room leads to the large and comfortable country Kitchen.
The primary lounge is a cosy, double aspect room with wooden floor and comfy sofas. There is a standard size TV, book case, pictures, wall lighting and log burning stove all adding to the charm of this property.
The second lounge, downstairs, is a home cinema room with surround sound and large television, extensive range of DVD's, ideal for the younger generation. It has comfortable sofas and is attractively decorated and has everything to entertain the young ones.
A quiet reading room, with feature furniture and stunning views, joins bedroom 1 to the lower level of the main house.
There is a large games room with direct access, via a spiral staircase, up to the swimming pool. It has a large slate bed pool table and a games cupboard full of other games. There is plenty of storage for bicycles, surfboards and various sporting equipment.
The recently upgraded kitchen with fabulous sea views, high-beamed ceiling and an additional dining table (seats 8), is pleasant and homely. It has country style units, granite work surfaces, farmhouse Rayburn, electric cooker and dishwasher as well as all the cooking utensils that you would require. There is an American style fridge/freezer with icemaker, dishwasher and other mod cons.
Bedroom 1 upstairs is a large loft double bedroom with en-suite with jacuzzi bath and separate shower cubicle. Because it is accessed from the reading room, via an open-plan staircase, it is a more private room in a separate wing of the house. It boasts an Emperor size bed (7’x7’) and its dual aspect windows provide endless private country views to the east and west. A spiral staircase leads down to the indoor swimming pool.
Bedroom 2 is on the same level as the kitchen. It has a king size bed and en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin (upgraded in 2014). This bedroom has large dual aspect windows with sea views and views towards Exmoor in the east.
Bedroom 3 is a pleasant twin room, level with bedroom 2, with large window and sea views.
Bedroom 4, downstairs, has a kingsize double bed, en suite shower room and door to private courtyard and well.
Bedroom 5 is a twin bedroom with courtyard views.
Bedroom 6 is a large twin bedroom with courtyard views.
The family bathroom, adjacent to bedrooms 5 & 6, comprises a white modern bath suite and power shower, in separate shower enclosure, with WC and basin.
There are 3 en-suite rooms, altogether 6 WC’s, 5 showers and 2 baths.
There is a separate WC and basin off the entrance hall.
Bath and hand towels are provided.
The en-suite shower room to bedroom 2 has a high-seat WC and handle as well as shower with folding fitted shower seat for the ease of those with limited mobility.
Surrounded by true Devonian countryside, enjoy the grandiose vistas of HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE surrounded by acres of fields, woodland and streams. There are always farm animals around HIGH VIEW FARMHOUSE, including one of North Devon's larger herds of breeding Alpacas.
The large garden provides open space for ball games and a small folly leads down to the large Rhododendron garden. A deluxe climbing frame has also been provided for endless hours of great outdoor entertainment.
Leading from the swimming pool room onto a private balcony, enjoy the use of the hot tub, whilst gazing over endless country views toward the ocean.