6. LYNTON OLD SAWMILL | Lynton | Sleeps 12 Ref 39827
LYNTON/LYNMOUTH OLD SAWMILL OVERVIEW
LYNTON OLD SAWMILL is a large property of character, situated in a commanding position in the hamlet of Barbrook just 1.5 miles from Lynton and Lynmouth, with the West Lyn river just beyond the grounds.
This interesting Grade II listed house has been tastefully decorated in keeping with its original charm and character and offers ideal holiday accommodation for extended families or a couple of families holidaying together.
The house is perched on the side of a hill on a narrow no-through lane which ends after several miles in open moorland. The cottage was converted in 1840 and has many original features including beams and an inglenook fireplace.
Sleeping up to 12, with 6-bedrooms, 1 with en-suite bathroom, 1 with en-suite toilet, living room, dining room/games room, kitchen and a small sun-room. There is a lawned area with patio and furniture and parking is available for 2 cars plus on-road nearby.
On entering the home, one can’t help be met by the sense of character and warmth.
Ground Floor - Living Room: Access to the property is gained via the front door directly into the warm country cottage lounge with beamed ceilings, natural wooden flooring, an inglenook fireplace and views of Barbrook and the stunning woodland surrounding the property completes the ambiance. The lounge is complemented by a traditional brown wood finish rocking chair, 3 comfy sofas, a large flat-screen TV, DVD/CD/MP3 player, 2 small brown faux leather pouffes, a useful centre coffee table and side table with reading lamp. The inglenook fireplace is surrounded by a slate hearth and wooden mantle, there is a small complimentary supply of wood initially provided. The lounge is a triple-aspect room with views looking down on Barbrook and the side aspect of the cottage garden. Also supplied is a good selection of DVD’s for your enjoyment.
Off the lounge is a steep narrow staircase leading to the lower-ground floor and a second staircase leading to the first floor and a door leading to the galley kitchen. Under the staircase is a useful cupboard with Ironing board, hoover, 2 x irons, mop and bucket.
Sun-Room: Located on the lower-ground floor there is a small sun-room with table football and a separate WC. Behind a curtain in a small alcove is a useful area housing the washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing board. A bookshelf is also provided with a further supply of books, CD’s and DVD’s.
Through the back door, off the sunroom, you will find the patio and enclosed garden area.
Kitchen: Through the wooden latch door off the lounge area and into a well-equipped galley style kitchen with all the mod-cons you require for a property of this size. In-keeping with the rest of this property, the kitchen is decorated with traditional white walls, splashback tiling and beamed ceiling. A good supply of pine kitchen cupboards and drawers are provided with marble effect work surfaces.
The appliances include a fridge, small 3-drawer freezer, electric cooker (oven and grill) with 5 ring electric hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, combi oven with 4 ring electric hob, 4-slice toaster, microwave, coffee percolator and a plentiful supply of cooking utensils, cookware and tableware. A welcome pack of Tea’s, Coffees, Chocolate, Sugar and Milk is also thoughtfully supplied.
Between the Kitchen and Dining Room behind a wooden latch door is a wooden staircase leading to the first floor Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
Dining Room: Past the kitchen window with slate window sill looking down on Barbrook and into the large Dining Room.
The Dining Room is a large room with feature Rayburn (not in use) situated in a stone built fireplace with wooden mantelpiece over. The large dining table is solid wood easily seating up-to 12 and reversible to reveal a half sized pool table. A highchair is stored in the corner of the room for your use. A telephone for incoming calls only is located in the dining room (mobile signals can be sporadic at times in Lynton area).
Also available in this room is a selection of games which include Scrabble, Cluedo, Chess, Mind Pack together with a plentiful supply of books to read.
THE OLD SAWMILL is a 6-bedroom property on three floors with 3 bedrooms: 2 doubles and 1 twin situated on the lower ground floor and a further 3 bedrooms: 2 doubles, one with en-suite bathroom and 1 twin situated on the first floor. Each bedroom is individually styled, with soft cool tones and beamed ceilings.
Bedroom 1: (Master Bedroom with en-suite bath) - A generously proportioned attractive Master Bedroom with a pine framed double bed and 2 bedside tables with lamps. For storage, there are two 5-drawer chest of drawers, 1 with a vanity mirror, a clothes rail is also available for that extra hanging space. A storage Ottoman is supplied containing some useful spare pillows and duvet for that extra warmth.
Bedroom 2: (Twin Bedroom) - with twin single beds and 1 x 5-drawer chest of drawers and open feature fire-place with mirror over. A wash-hand basin is available in the corner of the room with black and white splash back tiling and small mirror over.
Bedroom 3: (Double Bedroom with en-suite WC) - A double-bedroom with a pine framed double bed, 2 x 3-drawer bedside tables and reading lamps. A single aspect room with views overlooking Barbrook with soft pastel yellow walls to create an ambiance of tranquility and peace.
Bedroom 4: (Double Bedroom) - Contains a white wrought iron double-bed with 2 bedside tables with lamps, a 3-drawer dressing table with mirror and a clothes rail. A wash-hand basin is available in the corner of the room with a small mirror over and a light with shaver point. This room has a feature fireplace with mirror over, painted in apple green, looking over Barbrook.
Bedroom 5: (Twin Bedroom) - with twin single beds and beige carpets with 1 x 5-drawer chest of drawers. A wash-hand basin is available in the corner of the room with splash back tiling and small mirror over and a light with shaver point, heated towel rail and painted in baby pink.
Bedroom 6: (Double Bedroom) - Contains a wrought iron double-bed with 2 bedside tables and lamps, and a 4-drawer dressing table with mirror. A wash-hand basin is available in the corner of the room with a small mirror over and a light with shaver point, there is also a towel rail . Decorated in white, with blue carpet. This room enjoys views over Barbrook.
Family Bathroom: Located on the lower ground floor and provides a good size bathroom with white bath, separate shower cubicle and WC. There is a white heated towel rail, the walls are painted in a fresh white, with beamed ceiling and natural flagstone flooring.
En-suite Bathroom: Off the master bedroom and into the en-suite bathroom with exposed wooden flooring, soft pink walls and floral pink feature wall. A white bathroom suite comprising a bath with shower attachment over, WC and sink. There is a pine bathroom cabinet with mirror above the sink. In the corner of the en-suite is a small window overlooking the front of the property, with a chair in the corner of the room.
En-suite WC: Off the double bedroom is an en-suite WC and wash hand basin.
Separate WC: Located on the lower ground floor off the small sun-room is a separate WC.
Outside, to the back of the property is an enclosed garden with mature shrubs and plants. The enclosed garden, which is on various levels, wild and rambling. There is a paved area and 2 patio tables with seating for 12. The sunny paved area leads to the enclosed rear garden where you can also sit, relax and enjoy peaceful surroundings whilst listening to the sweet sounds of the River Lyn flowing just beyond the property. There are a good number of steps and a fairly steep winding pathway that leads down past the river and into the hamlet. Below THE OLD SAWMILL, Barbrook offers a petrol station with a small shop for everyday necessities.
AT A GLANCE
Location: Barbrook, Lynton; Pets: Yes; Bedrooms: 6; Sleeps: 12; Post Code: EX35 6PF; Ideal for Families, children, toddlers, 50+; Changeover Day:; Saturday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); Bed linen and Bath towels inc; Garage (1 car). Parking (2 cars) plus additional on-road parking. Pool table.
ADD TO BASKET
Travel Cot; High Chair; Pets
Location - Devon, Lynton
The Old Sawmill is a large house in the hamlet of Barbrook, just 1.5 miles from Lynton and Lynmouth. The Hamlet offers a petrol station with small shop for everyday necessities. Surrounded by woodland, and with the West Lyn River tumbling through it, Barbrook is an idyllic country location. Lynton is linked to Lynmouth, not only by road, but via the famed water powered Victorian Cliff Railway. All lying within the boundaries of Exmoor National Park, Lynton is a small cliff-top town/Edwardian resort that enjoys stunning scenery. Lynmouth is a famous harbour village, where two rivers pour from steep oak-wooded valleys. On Lynton’s edge begins the very spectacular Valley of Rocks. Marvellous walking country with a good variety of terrain.
WALK TO – Surrounding the villages are some of North Devon's most breathtaking and stunning south west coastal walks and the wonderful wilderness of Exmoor with its diverse wildlife. Lynmouth has the cliff railway from where you can enjoy the spectacular views and the Valley of Rocks which is a walkers paradise. Shop 200 yards, pub 1 mile and restaurant 2 miles.
CYCLE TO - The Tarka Trail is ideal for cycling, and passes close to the picturesque twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth where one can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.
DRIVE TO - The coastline from the North Devon resorts of Lynton and Lynmouth to Minehead, (approximately 18 miles) is spectacular. Porlock, is 10 miles away, and can be reached via the Exmoor National Park. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 18 miles and offers a range of local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities in addition to a railway link to Exeter and the North Devon Link Road, A361, which leads to the M5 at Junction 27, Tiverton, and the Motorway Network beyond. There is also a daily bus service from Lynton and Lynmouth to Barnstaple taking in Barbrook. For families, Croyde, Putsborough & Woolacombe beaches offer sand/surf in less than an hour away. A stop at the Dinosaur Park or Exmoor Zoo on the way back will keep the children smiling. For older children North Devon Karting Centre offers thrills and spills or for the little ones there's the fun filled Watermouth Castle and Family Theme Park or you can take an Exmoor Jeep Safari across the stunning moors to see the Red Deer and Exmoor ponies.
PETS - North Devon features five all year round pet friendly beaches.
|Per property 7 nights *||Quoted in||Approximate equivalent in|
|5 Jan - 24 May 2013||£795||EUR932|
|25 May - 31 May 2013||£1000||EUR1173|
|1 Jun - 19 Jul 2013||£795||EUR932|
|20 Jul - 30 Aug 2013||£1250||EUR1466|
|31 Aug - 19 Dec 2013||£795||EUR932|
|20 Dec 2013 - 3 Jan 2014||£1250||EUR1466|
|4 Jan - 4 Apr 2014||£800||EUR938|
|5 Apr - 25 Apr 2014||£1010||EUR1184|
|26 Apr - 23 May 2014||£800||EUR938|
|24 May - 30 May 2014||£1010||EUR1184|
|31 May - 18 Jul 2014||£800||EUR938|
|19 Jul - 29 Aug 2014||£1275||EUR1495|
|30 Aug - 18 Dec 2014||£800||EUR938|
|19 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015||£1275||EUR1495|
Notes to Rental Rates
Included: Linen for Double Beds x 4, Single Beds x 4, bath towels, heating and electricity.
Your booking is subject to our Terms and Conditions as published on our website. You need to be covered by our Cancellation Plan, which can only be superseded should you have your own Travel Insurance covering the entire group. The full value of our Cancellation Plan will be refunded upon receipt of your own Travel Insurance.
Options / extrasAdditional Linen Set: £10.00 per booking
Booking Fee: £25.00 per booking
Cancellation Fee: 3% of accommodation cost
Dog: £15.00 per week
High Chair Usage: £6.00 per week
Travel Cot Usage: £6.00 per week
The changeover day is Saturday during peak weeks, otherwise flexible (conditions apply).
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