Description: About Nuthatch at Three Gates Farm
Rural Retreat with Access to Swimming Pool and Sauna on site, nestled in the Devon countryside on a Farm near Tiverton
Nuthatch is a lovely one-bedroom cottage, perfect for a romantic retreat away for two, surrounded by the gorgeous natural beauty that Devon has to offer. It’s a welcoming property, heated by the warmth of oil-fired central heating and a romantic log burner. In summer time, you can make the most of the setting and relax out in the small seating area just outside. Nuthatch has all you could need for a romantic retreat break, and there’s plenty to explore on Three Gates Farm as well, including stunning natural scenery, and excellent onsite leisure facilities to enjoy, including an indoor heated swimming pool and a sauna!
Nuthatch could be the perfect place to escape away to for a countryside break in Devon!
Inside this Romantic Retreat close to Exmoor in Devon
Step into the inviting open plan living area in Nuthatch, where you’ll find the lovely spacious living area. There’s an array of cosy places to curl up and relax, from the sumptuous armchairs to the dining table, perfect for a romantic dinner for two. The high beamed ceilings and the skylight give a touch of elegance to this cottage, as well as gorgeous bright lighting! There’s also a flat screen TV provided with Freeview and a DVD player, so a romantic movie night could well be in order! Or borrow from a selection of books, games, jigsaws, DVDs and videos to keep you entertained.
Turn to the kitchen behind, another ideal space, well-designed to offer you all you could need. There’s an electric hob, oven, microwave, fridge, small freezer, and dishwasher, so you have all you could need to create a new favourite meal.
The bedroom is the crown jewel of Nuthatch, with a luxurious double four poster bed that will have you both feeling like royalty, snuggled into lavish sheets and covers. It’s a stunning room, with elegant white walls and a beautiful window so you can wake up and gaze on the sunshine. It even has an unbeatable ensuite bathroom with a shower, bath, WC and a sink, so you can roll out of bed and be greeted by the hot waters of a shower. Whatever holiday you’re visualising, Nuthatch could be perfect!
BBQs are available to borrow so you can dine alfresco and make the most of the summer sunshine.
Enjoy Exploring Exmoor and Discovering some of the Best of Devon on Holiday
Three Gates itself is a stunning place to spend your holiday, with a variety of wonderful facilities that you’ll be sure to enjoy. Highlights include the large, heated indoor swimming pool, which could serve as the ideal start to your morning, as well as the luxurious sauna perfect for some pampering. There’s also a gym with a selection of equipment including a treadmill, rowing machine and exercise bike, and you can even take some swimming lessons! For a bit of fun, also on site is a games room with a small pool table and there is a table tennis table on the terrace. If you’re a nature lover, then don’t forget to pay a visit to the pond area with ducks, chickens and moorhens – you can even do some birdwatching!
More widely, you can explore all the beauty that Exmoor has to offer, as well as multiple national trust properties such as Knightshayes and Killerton. Or, visit Wimbleball lake, where you can even take part in a safari, or Powderham Castle. From sandy beaches to picturesque gardens, there’s so much to explore within easy travelling distance of Nuthatch.
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Local Attractions near Tiverton
Top Attractions: There are several National Trust properties nearby including Knightshayes, Killerton and a La Ronde (Exmouth). Nearby Exmoor offers wonderfull walking, wildlife safaris, horseriding and watersports at Wimbleball Lake. Explore the pretty town of Dulverton or visit historic Dunster and its National Trust Castle. For family days out visit the World of Country Life, The Big Sheep, Powderham Castle, Crealy Great Adventure Park or ride little trains at the Devonshire Railway Centre. Our nearest sandy beaches are Exmouth (to the south) or Minehead (to the north), both approximately 40 minutes away. Further afield are the wonderful North Devon beaches of Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe and to the South, the fascinating Jurassic Coast (visit Lyme Regis for fossil hunting). Other intersting towns and villages include Topsham, Beer, Sidmouth to the south and Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth to the north. Exeter Cathedral and Quays are also well worth a visit. Nearby gardens include Excot, Bicton Park and RHS Garden Rosemoor.
Annual Eventst: Devon County Show - May, Mid Devon Show - July, Sidmouth Folk Festival - August, Tiverton Baloon Festival - July.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: There is a wide variety of good places to eat in the local area from country pubs to Michelin restaurants.
Local Sports: cycling, golfing, sailing, surfing, walking
Dreaming of a cottage holiday in England’s West Country? Located inland, Tiverton could be a natural choice if you are looking for a country cottage getaway or rural retreat stay in scenic Devon. In fact, if it is greenery that you long for, then rest assured this could be a great place as Exmoor National Park is around 10 miles away headed north whereas Dartmoor National Park is around 15 miles in the other direction.
It is even possible to discover some of the best of the Devonshire and Somerset coast on day trips from Tiverton. Minehead in Somerset is just 31 miles away whereas Exmouth is 30 miles away. Whether you long for time by the coast or time in the countryside, you can discover both whilst on a cottage break in Tiverton.
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