|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Warcombe Farmhouse is a beautiful 4 bedroom family farmhouse located at the top of the valley that leads down to the pretty seaside village of Lee Bay in North Devon. The Devon long-house is the perfect family and group retreat with plenty of space inside and out for everyone to enjoy a memorable holiday. The farmhouse has a large, warm and cosy living area with wood burner and comfy sofas, and a well equipped kitchen, fitted with fridge/freezer, oven, microwave and dishwasher. Downstairs, also benefits from underfloor heating. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, two double, one twin and one triple. There are also three bathrooms. Warcombe Farmhouse is pet and child friendly and has its own large private garden, which is perfect not only for BBQ's and alfresco dinners but also for playing hide-and-seek. The village of Lee Bay is only a short walk from the farmhouse and has its own pub, shop and post office, as well as a lovely secluded beach with rock pools. Woolacombe and Ilfracombe are also close by.
Lovely well equipped property which suited our 3 generational family plus dog very well in a very peaceful location. We enjoyed walking to Lee Bay and enjoyed the tea room and pizza evening.
Some observations - shower room needs refurbishment, need to advise visitors of very narrow lane with limited passing places, some information about recycling would be useful
Comfortable, well equipped farmhouse in a beautiful location. The farmhouse provided our family with all we needed, good sized communal areas and comfortable bedrooms. The heated floor was amazing and very much appreciated after a long day exploring the many walking routes surrounding the property. Our only wish was that a little more TLC had been paid to the garden, with adequate garden furniture provided so that we could've sat out and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings whilst the children played. As it was, there were some areas that need clearly cordoning off before it is safe for children e.g. the pile of glass. Very good value for money.
Lovely warm farmhouse set off the beaten track in glorious quiet North Devon countryside. Perfect place for hiking. Woolacombe and Ilfracombe only 10 minutes away by car. Tarka trail nearby for cycling. Our host Geoff was friendly and very helpful. Perfect place for Summer and Winter getaway.
Special interest holidays:
The South West Coastal Footpath runs through the village of Lee Bay and past the Farmhouse. From here you can walk along the North Devon coastline. The path can be taken to Combe Martin and on towards the Valley of the Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth. Whilst enjoying a day witnessing incredible scenery you will stand on top of some of the highest cliffs in Europe.
Exmoor National Park is also only a short drive from Warcombe Farmhouse and offers plenty of holiday activities, including walking, cycling and horse riding.
If you would rather spend a day cycling around North Devon, then head towards the Tarka Trail that runs from Braunton to Torrington on an old railway line.
Lee Bay is just a short stroll down the hill from Warcombe Farmhouse and has its own secluded beach, which is great for sunbathing or playing in the rock pools. At low tide you can walk around the cliffs to a large beach, which can also be accessed via steps. For more sandy and surfing beaches head to Woolacombe, only five miles from the Farmhouse. This three mile stretch of beach is one of the best in the country and is excellent for family days out or water sports.
Woolacombe and Ilfracombe are 5 miles away.
Barnstaple and the train station - 10 miles.
Exeter and the airport is 60 miles away.
Plymouth and the ferry is 100 miles.
Lee village is less than a mile down the hill from Warcombe Farmhouse and can be reached by car or on foot.
Woolacombe and Ilfracombe are 5 miles away
Barnstaple - 10 miles
Croyde Bay is 7 miles
Lynton & Lynmouth are 15 miles.
Exmoor is 15 miles
The seaside village of Lee Bay has a lovely family and pet friendly pub, The Grampus Inn, serving good food. It also doubles up as the local shop and post office.
Ilfracombe has an array of lovely cafes, restaurants and shops to browse. The pretty harbour really comes alive in the summer with daily boat trips heading to the island of Lundy, famous for its puffins. The harbour is also home to Damien Hirst's restaurant 'The Quay' and his controversial statue 'Verity'. It is here you will find the local bank and supermarket. There is also a theatre and cinema in the town.
North Devon's main town, Barnstaple has a long high street with many recognisable brands, it also has a Pannier market selling local produce and goods. Barnstaple, also has its own leisure centre, theatre and cinema and several supermarkets. The closest train station is located in Barnstaple and has a line to Exeter.
Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde are all excellent beaches and easily accessible. They are all family friendly and brilliant for water sports, including surfing.
Other attractions in North Devon, include The Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoological Park and the Combe Martin Wildlife Park.