Somers Hiscott - Yarnscombe, Devon, England

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Somers Hiscott Sleeps 12 near Barnstaple Somers Hiscott Sleeps 12 near Barnstaple
Somers Hiscott Sleeps 12 near Barnstaple
Spacious comfortable sociable lounge Spacious comfortable sociable lounge
Spacious comfortable sociable lounge
Relax in stylish luxurious surroundings Relax in stylish luxurious surroundings
Relax in stylish luxurious surroundings
Warming woodburner Warming woodburner
Warming woodburner
Stylish spacious kitchen Stylish spacious kitchen
Stylish spacious kitchen
Large sociable dining area Large sociable dining area
Large sociable dining area
Beautifully presented comfortable bedrooms Beautifully presented comfortable bedrooms
Beautifully presented comfortable bedrooms
En-suite shower room En-suite shower room
En-suite shower room
Luxurious stylish bedrooms Luxurious stylish bedrooms
Luxurious stylish bedrooms
Dine alfresco Dine alfresco
Dine alfresco
Stunning grounds Stunning grounds
Stunning grounds
Beautiful country location Beautiful country location
Beautiful country location
Secluded 6 bedroom holiday house Secluded 6 bedroom holiday house
Secluded 6 bedroom holiday house

Key Cottage Information

£950 - £3150 weekly price range
Sleeps  1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms 
5 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (3 dogs welcome)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 3 days)
Family-Friendly: Cot, High Chair available.
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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£950 per week
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Large 6 Bedroom Country House just 11 Miles from Westward Ho! Beach

Stylish, elegant 6 bedroom country house with the sort of high quality interior you'd expect to find at a luxury boutique hotel, set on an extensive private estate close to Barnstaple and the beautiful North Devon coast.  Stay in beautiful luxurious surroundings with your group of friends or family and celebrate that special occasion or just enjoy a relaxing holiday altogether.

Fully renovated in 2015, this holiday house offers ample space for big groups of friends or family.  The roomy lounge with its warming woodburner is a great place to relax together, the stylish dining area is perfect for celebrating those special occasions and the large kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher, electric range cooker, microwave, an American style fridge/freezer with ice dispenser, wine fridge and fresh bean coffee machine to make for easy and luxurious self-catering.  The utility room houses the washing machine and tumble dryer.

Layout of the Bedrooms:

There are six beautiful bedrooms, five with zip and link beds, so these bedrooms can be made up as either twin bedrooms or super-king size doubles depending on your requirements.  There is also a ground floor bedroom with a queen size bed and ensuite shower room.

Each luxurious bedroom has its own wall mounted TV, four of the bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms and there is also a large family bathroom.

Outdoors are the beautiful gardens, with a large lawn where you can play games and a large terraced area where you can enjoy dining al fresco or a BBQ in summer.

Guests are also free to explore the large estate where there is a lake, bluebell woods and orchard.

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Somers Hiscott  - Yarnscombe,

Property Facilities

Special Features:
  • Underfloor heating throughout the house with individually controlled heating zones. Unlimited wood for the stove.
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Type of Cooker: Belling Electric Double Oven Range
  • Dining Table Seats: 12
  • 5 Superking Bed(s)
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 10 Single Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Bath
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Hairdryers (1)
  • Central Heating
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Garden: The property is set in the middle of a 41 acre estate, the garden is lawn and private with a terrace for outdoor eating.
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • BBQ
  • Woodland views from the house. On a clear day Exmoor can be seen from the trail around the estate.
Enjoy watching this guided tour of Somers Hiscott.

Local Attractions

The Big Sheep, Air Xtreme, Dartington Glass, Milky Way, Watermouth Castle, Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, RHS Rosemoor, Arlington Court, Exmoor Zoo, Southdown Adventure Park, Survival Paint Ball, Tarka Trail Cycle Hire.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Barnstaple railway station, Exeter Airport, Eaglescott Private Airstrip

Recommended Places to Visit: Valley of the Rocks - Lynton/Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Marwood Gardens, Eden Project, Broomhill Sculptor Garden, Heddon Valley, Museum Barnstaple, Queens Theatre, Tarka Trail

Annual Events: Music festivals - OceanFest Food Festivals throughout the year Craft Fairs throughout the year Fireworks, Carnivals, Fun Fairs, Beer Tastings, Book Festivals, Otter Trails, Country Shows. See the Visit Devon website for dates during the year.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Westward Ho! - Silver Cod, Fish & chips, Moran's Thai Restaurant, Oyster Shack, Hockings Ice Cream Barnstaple - Ghurka Indian, Fullham Chinese Restaurant, Fat Belly Fred's Sea Food Restaurant, Clayton's Mediteranean, Prezzo, Pizza Express, Pizza Hut

Local Sports: Horse Riding, Sailing, Wind Surfing, Cycling, Kite Surfing, Wake Boarding, Course Fishing, Sea Fishing, Fly Fishing, Coasteering, Gliding, Paint Balling, 4 x 4 Driving, Karting, Quad Biking, Archery, Badminton, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Pony Trekking, Tennis


Yarnscombe is a small rural village. In the Domesday Book of 1086, Yarnscombe is referred to as ‘Hernescombe, the valley of the eagles’. The ‘eagles’ were probably buzzards which still breed in the parish. From changes in dialect and spelling the present name has evolved. There is some evidence of habitation in the area prior to the Norman conquest, with traces of the Saxons at Cogworthy and elsewhere. The Saxons called the area ‘Delilea’, meaning a well-wooded area, but little woodland remains. We are reminded of our Saxon ancestors in the names of the local farms at ‘Delley’ and ‘Delworthy’.

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