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Gander Cottage

South Molton (4mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful stone built converted barn situated in 18 acres of Devonshire countryside with a variety of animals to meet and meadow walks on your doorstep
  • On-site activities include - hot tub available to book (at additional cost) for private sessions, hammocks in the alpaca field, undercover play barn and outside play area, dog exercise field, star gazing in dark skies and much more
  • Why not tour the whole of Devon from this great central location and explore the dramatic coastline and National parks

 

Property code: 78305

Perfectly placed for exploring the whole of this ever popular county and forming part of an attractive traditional Devon barn, this fabulous property has been sympathetically furnished to provided comfortable home from home.

Just a short drive away the vibrant market town of South Molton boasts an array of amenities, and just a little further afield Exmoor National Park offers stunning scenery and walking terrain. Beach lovers are also well catered for with Instow, Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! accessible from here, and the pretty coastal villages at Hartland and Clovelly are also well worth a visit. The nearby town of Barnstaple offers an array of amenities including the characterful Pannier Market, at Bideford you can jump on the Oldenburg and enjoy a day trip to Lundy Island. Other attractions in the area include RHS Rosemoor, Tapeley Park, Arlington Court and Dartington Crystal. Or why not bring your bikes access the traffic free Tarka Trail which is only a stones throw from the cottage.

A stone ramp takes you to the front door and inside this easily accessible property where the accommodation immediately opens into a beautifully spacious and light open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Here comfortable sofas sit in front of a TV with DVD, and this lovely sociable space provides the perfect place to relax in style after a day exploring. The kitchen area is perfectly equipped with all the essentials including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. Also located on this floor is the first of the bedrooms, a cosy twin room with an en-suite WC. Venturing up the stairs and onto the first floor you will then discover the rest of the beautiful bedrooms, both having been lovingly styled with a contemporary country aesthetic. These comprise of a king-size and a twin bedroom, completing the offering on this floor is a contemporary bathroom with a shower over bath and WC.

Heading outside and located to the rear of the cottage there is a small enclosed patio area with garden furniture and BBQ which provides the perfect place to dine alfresco during warm weather. The gardens between the other self catering cottages are separated by picket fences with gates which can be opened should you wish to socialise with your neighbours!

Shared on-site facilities include a children’s play area and a rustic play barn which is overlooked by internal summer house with seating and coffee making facilities, with access to 18-acre grounds with a dog exercise paddock and cut walkways leading to idyllic seating areas. Or why not relax with a good book in one of the hammocks on the Alpaca field overlooking Dartmoor? Or perhaps have evening drinks admiring the view from the South-West facing sun terrace.  

Private off-road parking is provided for 1 car.

For that extra special occasion the property also boasts a spa grade hot tub with magnificent views and luxury robes which can be booked for 2 hours at an additional cost of £40 arranged directly with the owner. The perfect accompaniment to the perfect holiday.

 

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 2 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, and 1 en-suite WC
  • Multi-site bookings available other cottages on site Tawny Cottage, Falcon Cottage, Goldfinch Cottage (discounted rate may be available)
  • Enclosed rear garden with charcoal BBQ and fire pit with Dutch oven
  • Free ranging flock of chickens on site
  • Logs and charcoal available on site to purchase with matches and fire lighters free of charge
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Shared on-site laundry room and rotary clothes lines
  • Travel cot and highchair included
  • TV/DVD in the lounge area
  • Bike storage available
  • 3 dogs welcome (please kindly keep on a lead when on site)
  • Private off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 20 miles, shops 4 miles, and pub within walking distance
  • Luxury hot tub can be booked for 2 hours at £40 direct with the owner
  • As part of a green initiative the owners request guests to arrive in one car due to limited parking. If bringing more than 1 car £15 will be payable upon arrival and any profit donated to the Devon Wildlife Trust  
  • In line with the government guidance social distancing measures and hand sanitiser are to be used in the games barn and outdoor play facilities. The hot tub is available on a rota basis and will be thoroughly disinfected between bookings. The laundry room is available to 1 person at a time with hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipes available

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 4 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Badis 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Alison 9th October 2020

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Was slightly more remote than we anticipate but we still found our way round

Reviewed by Lesley 13th September 2020

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Reviewed by Jason 28th August 2020

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It was a beautiful cottage in a stunning area of north Devon, not far from Exmoor and close to the coast. Zoe and Steve were very hospitable. Highly recommended!

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

3 more properties at this location

Falcon Cottage

Falcon Cottage

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

£450 - £1,250

Goldfinch Cottage

Goldfinch Cottage

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

£460 - £1,295

Tawny Cottage

Tawny Cottage

Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3

£530 - £1,476

To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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