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Stay in this beutifully presented barn conversion
What could be more perfect?
Step inside to the feature staircase and galleried landing
Wonderful open plan design
Gather around the table
Well equipped kitchen for all your needs
Put your culinary skills in to action
Your four legged friends will be right at home
The light floods in through these floor to ceiling windows
Fantastic design and detail throughout
Bright and spacious lounge area for relaxing
Beautfully presented throughout
A game of chess perhaps?
Full of unique features
A home from home for your beloved dogs in the enclosed garden
Twin bedroom (zip-and-link, can be king size on request)
Twin zip and link (shown as king size)
Countryside location
En-suite shower room
Enjoy countryside views
King size bedroom with en-suite
En-suite shower room
Pamper your pooch in the utility room
Additional outside utility room
What better way to spend a sunny day
A true romantic retreat
Private, enclosed patio area to soak in the surroundings
Enclosed and private garden to relax and enjoy
1 / 30  Stay in this beutifully presented barn conversion
2 / 30  What could be more perfect?
3 / 30  Step inside to the feature staircase and galleried landing
4 / 30  Wonderful open plan design
5 / 30  Gather around the table
6 / 30  Well equipped kitchen for all your needs
7 / 30  Put your culinary skills in to action
8 / 30  Your four legged friends will be right at home
9 / 30  The light floods in through these floor to ceiling windows
10 / 30  Fantastic design and detail throughout
11 / 30  Bright and spacious lounge area for relaxing
12 / 30  Beautfully presented throughout
13 / 30  A game of chess perhaps?
14 / 30  Full of unique features
15 / 30  A home from home for your beloved dogs in the enclosed garden
16 / 30  Twin bedroom (zip-and-link, can be king size on request)
17 / 30  Twin zip and link (shown as king size)
18 / 30  Countryside location
19 / 30  En-suite shower room
20 / 30  Enjoy countryside views
21 / 30  
22 / 30  
23 / 30  King size bedroom with en-suite
24 / 30  En-suite shower room
25 / 30  Pamper your pooch in the utility room
26 / 30  Additional outside utility room
27 / 30  What better way to spend a sunny day
28 / 30  A true romantic retreat
29 / 30  Private, enclosed patio area to soak in the surroundings
30 / 30  Enclosed and private garden to relax and enjoy

Holder's Barn

Winkleigh (3mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Characterful detached barn conversion with attention to detail second to none with delightful countryside walks that can be found nearby
  • Enclosed garden perfect for children to play in or for relaxing after a day exploring
  • Short drive from the pretty village of Winkleigh with shop and pub and within easy reach of the North Devon coast with its wonderful beaches
  • Easy access to Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks for a day of exploration
Property code: 62278

This characterful detached barn conversion with countryside views has been thoughtfully crafted by the owner’s own hands and no attention to detail has been forgotten, a truly unforgettable retreat.

This property enjoys a quiet farmland location, surrounded by green fields and benefits from lovely countryside walks close by, as well as rambles across nearby Dartmoor and Exmoor. The pretty villages of Winkleigh and Hatherleigh are just a short drive and offer shops and pubs. Cyclists are well catered for in the area with the famous Tarka Trail within easy reach, which can also be enjoyed by walkers and cyclist alike. North Devon offers sandy beaches and sheltered coves to explore. The village of Iddersleigh is where Micheal Morpugo wrote War Horse, the area is also known as War Horse country. You will also be within easy reach of a riding stable, coarse fishing at Stafford Moor, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, The Big Sheep and The Milky Way.

This detached property is approached via its own private drive and stands proudly at the end. Enter through the double French doors and be impressed by the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, feature stone pillars and a galleried walkway that connects the two bedrooms. The bright and airy open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner has cleverly been divided into separate spaces. A few steps up take you into the lounge area where you can relax on the sofas and enjoy looking out to the garden beyond or, curl up in front of the wood burner effect electric fire and enjoy watching a favourite on the Smart TV/DVD. The kitchen/diner has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher, it is a perfect place to cook a lazy breakfast or a special meal. Heading upstairs you will find two bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms with shower and WC. The first is a king-size bedroom and the second bedroom is a twin zip-and-link (which can be made up as a super-king-size on request).

Venturing outside you will find an enclosed gravelled patio area with seating, leading to separate grassed area with far reaching countryside views, a perfect area for children to play. Enjoy your morning coffee or a spot of al fresco dining with the BBQ. Additional utility room with washing facilities for muddy paws or boots, additional freezer space, washing machine and honesty shop for any forgotten essentials and local produce.  Ample parking can also be found between the garden and patio, in front of the property.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin zip-and-link (that can be made up as a super-king-size on request)
  • 2 en-suite shower rooms
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge
  • Electric, underfloor heating and central heating included. Property benefits from solar panels and air source heat pumps.
  • Outside utility with washing facilities, freezer, washing machine, dog bath and essentials
  • Ample off-road parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shops and pubs 3 miles
  • Electric vehicle charging point available.
  • Smart TV/Blu-ray player in lounge
  • BBQ available

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Martina 19th March 2020

Lovely barn. Super comfy bed. Well equipped & great place to re-charge the batteries! So peaceful and nice local pubs & places to visit eg beaches, national parks etc. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Deborah 16th March 2020

Beautiful barn very well equipped. Well totally recommend staying there.

Reviewed by N 13th March 2020

Possibly the best cottage we have stayed in. So well equipped with everything we needed. Plenty of space for 4 adults and very comfortable.

Reviewed by Malcolm 15th November 2019

Perfect location for both north and south coast and easy access to both Dartmoor and Exmoor, The owners Clair And Tim are close by and make you feel so welcome, the Barn conversion is well thought out and made our stay very relaxing, this is a very peaceful spot to unwind we will be recommending this Place to family and friends, and of course our PRead moreuppy Molly the Collie loved playing with their little dog Skye they had so much fun running a round. Hide

Reviewed by Jackie 3rd November 2019

We came away in November to escape the fireworks at home and couldn't have found a more perfect and peaceful location. Holder's Barn has been beautifully renovated with such skill and craftsmanship, and lots of thought in the attention to detail. The cream tea on arrival was lovely. Skye made friends with our border collie, Kirin, and they had lotsRead more of fun playing together. We loved it so much that we booked again for next year before we left! Would definitely recommend!! Hide

Reviewed by Scott 25th October 2019

This was an extremely well looked after property with great facilities, we where made to feel at home right from the start by the lovely owners, they couldnt have done any more to help us. We would highly recommend this property for a great getaway in a lovely rural location. Very dog friendly with the added bonus of a dog box, full of toys, towelsRead more and anything you could need for your dogs. We will certainly be back. Hide

Reviewed by David 20th September 2019

The cottage was kitted out very well with everything you would need seating in the lounge was very comfortable and the super king size bed was great The cream tea and milk etc provided on arrival was very appreciated and nice welcome touch from the owners Claire and Tim

Reviewed by Jackie 17th August 2019

This is such a peaceful place, beautiful countryside all around. Great if you want a hide-away. We enjoyed the comforts of the barn, open plan downstairs with a funky kitchen / dining area and lounge. Sitting on the sun loungers watching barn swallows (& mystery bird of prey) was a pleasure every evening, whilst waiting for tasty BBQ. Shower rooms Read moreen-suite was great, the kids loved having their own space. The owners and Skye the dog were lovely, helpful if needed and left us alone other wise. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian 2nd August 2019

Absolutely beautiful cottage. the photos do not do it justice. Much more spacious than we were expecting. Decorated and kitted out to a very high standard. The owners have done an amazing job of turning an old barn in to a stunning property. Great area to sit outside and not be disturbed. Fenced in for a dog or children. Need to drive everywhere, nRead moreot within walking distance of anything. Gas BBQ provided and easy to use. Perfect for a relaxing break. Be prepared to drive Hide

Reviewed by Alex 5th July 2019

After an horrendous 11 hour journey from "The North" we were warmly welcomed by Claire, Tim and Skye the Dog and immediately felt right at home. Everything we could and did need was provided in the property. Situated in a very quiet area we found the property to be very comfortable and clean with attention given to the small details. We would defiaRead morently return to this property for another stress free stay. Thank you Claire, Tim and Skye for arranging a week of wall to wall sunshine as well! Hide

Reviewed by Terry Jane 25th June 2019

Claire and Tim have done a fantastic job on this beautifully restored barn conversion tucked away in the middle of Devon. Perfectly located to explore the whole county. The barn has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Close to the village of Winkleigh where the landlord of The Kings Arms offers a taxi service if you want to eat at the pub (Read moregreat food). We would definitely stay at the barn again. Hide

Reviewed by Pauline 14th June 2019

Had a wonderful week in Holders Barn everything in the property has been done to a high standard making it a great base to explore this part of Devon.Holders barn is in a beautiful rural setting but near enough to visit many beaches & attractions. Claire & Tim were great hosts and nothing was too much trouble they were always on hand to answer any Read morequestions and suggest good restaurants etc but not intrusive they respected our privacy. Thank you both . Hide

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Stay in this beutifully presented barn conversion
What could be more perfect?
Step inside to the feature staircase and galleried landing
Wonderful open plan design
Gather around the table
Well equipped kitchen for all your needs
Put your culinary skills in to action
Your four legged friends will be right at home
The light floods in through these floor to ceiling windows
Fantastic design and detail throughout
Bright and spacious lounge area for relaxing
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Location

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