Swallows Rest - Lynton, Devon, England

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Heated indoor swimming pool
Large house for selfcatering functions in north Devon Swallows Rest - thumbnail photo 3
Dining room seating 14+
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Sitting room
A kingsize bed ensures a good night's sleep Swallows Rest - thumbnail photo 5
King size 4 poster
Views towards Wilsham Swallows Rest - thumbnail photo 6
The view of Wilsham

Key Cottage Information

£900 - £3500 weekly price range
Sleeps  2 to 16 people in 6 bedrooms 
5 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (4 dogs welcome)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 2 days)
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
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Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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£900 per week
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6 bedroom holiday house in Exmoor National Park with heated swimming pool

Swallows Rest is nestled within Exmoor National Park and is set amongst beautiful Devonshire countryside. Located at the end of a single track lane with its own separate entrance, this is a real rural retreat, ideal for those looking to enjoy a break in a tranquil and beautiful part of Devon. The views from the cottage out over Exmoor are simply stunning and you can look out across the fields and woods down towards the Lyn River.

The swimming pool is heated and open all year and boasts stunning views over the garden and down towards the river.

With accommodation arranged over three floors and the entrance on the middle floor, this is a lovely welcoming comfortable cottage. On the middle floor there is a spacious lounge with comfortable seating, cosy wood-burning stove, hi fi system, Sky TV,wi fi and DVD player and a dining room with lovely garden and countryside views. French doors in the lounge open out onto the patio area with a picnic table where you can enjoy views across the fields. The well-equipped fitted kitchen with large fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine, and dishwasher, electric cooker and oil fired Rayburn looks out over the garden and out towards Wilsham Wood which slopes down to the river. Also on this floor is a double bedroom with a king-size bed and en-suite shower room, with a separate shower room next door.

This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2007

Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • Historical Property
  • With Exposed Beams
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Sky TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Type of Cooker: Rayburn and separate electric cooker
  • Dining Table Seats: 18
  • 5 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 6 Single Bed(s)
  • Romantic Four Poster Bed
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Bath
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Parking
Special Facilities:
  • Swimming Pool: Heated Pool
  • Hillside
  • Views to the sea from the farm. Views to the river valley from the house

More Information

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Swallows Rest  - Lynton,  On the lower floor there are two beautiful bedrooms, the Tulip Room which has a king-size bed, plus picture windows where you can look out across the garden where wild deer can be seen grazing in the mornings and an en-suite shower room. The Blue Room is a slightly bigger room which features a luxurious king-size 4 poster bed and again fantastic picture windows with the same magnificent views down towards Wilsham Wood. This bedroom also has an en-suite shower room.

On the top floor there are two double bedrooms, one of which features a king-size sleigh bed and wonderful views out across the fields where you may spot wild deer or horses and has a bathroom next door, and another double bedroom again with a king-size bed. There is also another large room with six single beds plus a shower room.

There is ample parking available for cars.

deposit 20% balance 8 weeks before arrival.

Local Attractions

Enjoy a walk over the farm to join the coastal path with its spectacular cliffs and abundant Exmoor wildlife, or stroll down to the river and watch the otters in the valley and continue along the path to Watersmeet and Lynton. Instead you can take a short drive to enjoy the Somerset village of Porlock and it’s delightfully small harbour, or extend the trip to include some of the Devon coastal sites of Lynton, Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde and the magnificent beach of Saunton Sands. Alternatively travel inland to take advantage of the wonders of the Exmoor National Park. Visit the sites of Tarr steps the well known clapper bridge over the river Barle, the historic town of Dunster and the castle, Dulverton, with its variety of individual shops, Exford, the centre of the moor, and closer to home Dunkery Beakon, the highest place on the moor, and the romantic Lorna Doone country, Oare, and Malmsmead.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Minehead

Recommended Places to Visit: Railways. From steam, narrow gauge, model or spectacular cliff Exmoor has it all! There is narrow gauge at Lynton, Barnstable and Woody Bay, the Cliff Railway at Lynton and Lynmouth and the steam railway along the coast from Minehead to Taunton at West Somerset Railway. The model railway is on the way out of Lynmouth – a good place for both the enthusiast and the visitor

Annual Events: Too many to list each but a popular one is Food on Exmoor The Exmoor Food Festival takes place in October and is the show case for all that is good about food and drink on Exmoor. There are events staged all around the region www.exmoorfoodfestival.co.uk Water Sports. The North Devon Coast is a mecca for all water sports enthusiasts. Croyde, Woolacombe, Saunton and Putsborough being some of the most popular beaches. It is possible to check the daily conditions via www.eyeball-surfcheck.co.uk or www.surfsouthwest.com Wimberball lake for fresh water sailing and windsurfing. . The river Barle and Exe for canoeists if you are interested we can put you in touch with the local canoe club.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Rising Sun, Harbourside, .01598 753223 Blue Ball Inn, Countisbury, Lynton (Walk across the farm 01598 741263 ) Culbone Stables Inn Porlock The highest Inn on Exmoor. (01643 862259) Rockford Inn, Rockford, Brendon . You can walk across the farm to this Pub 01598 741222 Andrews on the Weir, Porlock Weir. In the top 10% of UK restaurants, 3 AA rosettes Top quality food (01643 863300)01643 863 300 The Poltimore Arms, Yarde Down. Good food and a real friendly atmosphere (01598 710381 The Royal Oak Withypool. A la cart or bar meals – good atmosphere and good food (01643831506) Exmoor Forest Hotel, Simonsbath. Good food (01643 831341) Black Venus, Challacombe Bar Meals (01598 763251)

Local Sports: Surfing, Sailing, Wind surfing, Horse riding , Walking


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Guest Testimonials and Feedback
  • Absolutely loved our stay in Swallows rest. Very comfortable and roomy house. Had everything we needed and swimming pool was lovely. So peaceful and quiet - fab place 😌
    Lisa, 27.09.2020

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