Enjoying farmland views, this ’upside down’ cottage offers true relaxation. Unwind in the indoor swimming pool or picnic in the private garden.
Pretty stone cottages with a shared heated indoor swimming pool
Set in a beautiful valley within Exmoor National Park
Five acres of gardens and grounds with BBQ and picnic area and a shared all-weather tennis court
Excellent walking, cycling and riding country
Some cottages boast four-poster beds and woodburners
Allocated parking for each cottage
In a setting of stunning natural beauty in the Exmoor National Park, with indoor heated swimming pool, Triscombe Farm Country Cottages are a combination of 19th century cottages and skilful conversions from existing farm buildings. Leisure facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, games room (pool table and table tennis) and all-weather tennis court (please bring your own racquets and balls). Natural water is provided from our own spring. With unspoilt countryside all around, and reached by a long, sweeping driveway, the country cottages are nestling in a sheltered, wooded valley overlooking the River Quarme. Each of the cottages has been individually styled and equipped to offer comfortable holiday accommodation and are all located at the heart of the farm (wellies advisable during wet weather).
The cottages make the perfect base for holidays at any time of the year. A stream cascades through the hillside garden, there is ample space in which to sit and relax, or enjoy a family picnic or barbecue. Spectacular views across the valley to Dunkery Beacon unfold as you wander around. Badgers, buzzards, foxes, red deer and an abundance of birdlife can often be seen, so don’t forget your binoculars. Bracken Cottage ref: B5817, Juniper ref: 28060 and Primrose Cottage ref: 30027 are ground floor cottages, Rose Cottage ref: B5810 is believed to be the original farmhouse and Whortleberry Cottage ref: 29890 a skillful conversion has a large living room, ideal for family get togethers, Coachman’s Cottage ref: B5813 is a spacious original cottage and Garden Cottage ref: B5812 and Orchard Cottage ref: B5811 once polo pony stables with flats above are ‘upside down’ cottages with farmland views. Stream Cottage ref: 27550 is the original farm manager’s cottage.
From Triscombe Farm you can explore the magic of Exmoor, an area of wild natural beauty, inhabited by native ponies and red deer. Exmoor Safaris take you right into the heart of this area of heather clad moors, sheltered wooded combes, pretty villages with thatched cottages and ancient packhorse bridges. The National Park rangers provide guided walks.
A few miles from Triscombe is Exmoor’s spectacular, breathtaking and beautiful northern coast, the highest in Britain, with sheltered bays and where steep cliffs plunge into the sea. You can enjoy fantastic coastal walks here along the cliff top coastal path, with dramatic views of the coastline and out to sea. From Dunkery Beacon (1707ft) there are panoramic views to Wales, Dartmoor and beyond. Minehead is only 10 miles away with a beach, Butlin’s, harbour and variety of pubs and restaurants, as well as the fantastic famous West Somerset steam railway. Historic Dunster (National Trust castle) is one of the prettiest villages on Exmoor. Porlock and Dulverton offer interesting shops and tea shops where you can enjoy a traditional Somerset cream tea. There are many places to visit locally including Knightshayes Court, a splendid Victorian house at Tiverton.
Bucket and spade, saddle and bridle, boots and backpack, fishing rod and boat, picnic hamper and driving gloves, mountain bike and water bottle - you decide what you make of Exmoor,"Still England but another World". There is so much to do locally, the owners hope to welcome you back time and time again.
Triscombe Farm Country Cottages - the perfect base for all year round holidays. Shop, pub, garage and restaurant 1 mile.
Stream Cottage ref: 27550 and Juniper ref: 28060 can be booked together to accommodate up to 6 people and Bracken Cottage ref: B5817 and Coachman’s Cottage ref: B5813 can be booked together to accommodate up to 4 people.
Orchard Cottage - B5811
Ground floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (four poster), 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet. First floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen.
Cot and high chair on request. CD. Dishwasher. Enclosed garden with furniture. Ample parking.
All properties: Electric heaters and electricity by meter reading at cost (13p per unit). Bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Towel hire £5per person per booking. DVD. Microwave. Shared utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer (small charge) and freezer. Extensive shared gardens with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared barbecue area. Cycle store. Allocated parking on site. Shared games room with table tennis and snooker/pool table. All-weather tennis court (Easter to end of October ½ term). Heated indoor swimming pool (9.7m x 4.2m, depth 0.8m to 1.9m, open all year). No smoking. NB: Stream in grounds (young children must be supervised).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: for all properties at Triscombe Farm - Couples and family parties only accepted. There is a stream in the grounds 50m from the properties. Water to the property is supplied by a spring. All properties have access to a freezer in a shared utility room. Shared laundry facilities.
POOL OPENING: Guests will be given a key and can have access to pool between 9am - 8pm. (The owner requests that all guests sign a waiver so they are responsible for themselves).
ADDITIONAL CHARGES: Electricity at cost by meter reading.Get the full listing »