Devonshire Heartland, Somerset and the North Devon coastline on your doorstep, this property is in an excellent countryside location.
Close to Exmoor National Park
Shared use of 30-acres of unspoilt garden
Fishing lake (licence required, at cost)
Set in the Exe Valley, and very accessible from major roads, are these beautiful properties which all offer the perfect holiday retreat, all or part of the complex can be booked for large groups, parties or family gatherings. The four properties (refs 16875, 18429, 24154 and 9985) can accommodate up to 99 guests when booked together. It would make an ideal venue for a wedding, with facilities allowing up to 130 guests to attend, by arrangement.
They each have their individual character including beams and most with wood burners. Duval Priory (ref 9985) dates back to 1086 and is also Grade ll listed.
With the River Exe, Devonshire Heartland, Somerset and the North Devon coastline on your doorstep, the properties are situated in an excellent countryside location offering a good base to explore the beautiful area and are within easy driving distance of Exmoor National Park and the Devon and Somerset border.
Golf, horse riding, cycling and fishing are available locally, and clay pigeon shooting, fly fishing and river salmon fishing can be arranged locally. Rod hire available. Many delightful scenic countryside walks can be found from your doorstep including the spectacular scenic coast between Minehead and Combe Martin. Tiverton, 7 miles, offers a selection of shops, restaurants and pubs as well as the famous Grand Western Canal and Bickleigh Castle.
The nearest coast with sandy beaches and family attractions including Somerset World and West Somerset scenic steam railway is at the seaside resort of Minehead. The medieval town of Dunster with its magnificent castle, deer park and mill and the historic cathedral city of Exeter with its variety of shops, restaurants, theatres, race course and the Maritime Museum are both 20 miles away.
Delightful Bickleigh, 8 miles, has lovely thatched inns overlooking the river serving good food and local ales, the perfect location to get away from it all. Taunton, Ilfracombe, Sidmouth, Seaton and Exmouth within easy driving distance. NT properties within easy reach include, Knightshayes Court, Powderham Castle and Castle Drogo to name a few. Brampton, 2 miles, where sailing is available at nearby Wimbleball Lake. Shop 1½ miles, pub ¼ mile.
Living room 1: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and beams.
Living room 2: With wood burner, Freeview TV and beams.
Living room 3.
Kitchen/dining room: With Rayburn, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, 2 freezers, dishwasher and beams.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds and en-suite with walk-in shower.
2 separate toilets.
3 separate staircases to first floor.
First staircase to...
Bedroom 2: With double bed, single bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds and single bed.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Second staircase to...
Bedroom 5: With double bed, single bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 6: With double bed and twin beds.
Bedroom 7: With double bed.
Third staircase to...
Bedroom 8: With double bed, twin beds and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 9: With double bed and single bed.
Bedroom 10: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Shower room 1: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Shower room 2: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Oil central heating included. Logs for woodburners available locally. Rayburn available £100per week, £50 per short break. Games room with pool table. Large enclosed gardens with private terrace and garden furniture. Please note: Couples and family bookings only. This property has a security deposit of £300.
All properties: Electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Towel hire. Travel cot and highchair. Barbecue. 30-acres of natural unspoilt grounds (shared). 2 dogs welcome, must be kept on lead at all times. Ample parking. No smoking. Please note: There is a lake in the grounds.
For all properties at Duvale Cottages: There is a pond and a river in close proximity to the properties. There is a chef on-site who can provide evening meals catering (on request, at cost). Pets - Dogs only and to be kept on a lead at all times. Travel cot available. Towels are available for hire, please request at the time of booking. The whole complex can be booked for weddings to accommodate 130 guest.Get the full listing »