Photos and Description of this 10 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Lynton - The Lynhurst
10 Bedroom Victorian house to sleep 22 on Exmoor National Park with sea views
Lynhurst is an elegant Victorian country house with great character arranged on 4 floors. Totally hidden in a large area of gardens and natural woodland yet just a whisper away from Lynton and Lynmouth that is known as little Switzerland where Exmoor meets the sea, and is possibly one of the most beautiful places in England. Although secluded it is a short stroll to all amenities. The accommodation is presented to a high standard including TEN well appointed bedrooms many with sea and Exmoor views and balconies. 7 en suite rooms, 1 with shower and basin, 1 with basin, 1 twin, one family bathroom, separate WC, a mix of double and twin beds. Farmhouse style kitchen with Aga and electric double oven and hob, large fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. Dining to seat 22. Two large comfortable lounges, open fires, 42' flat screen TVs. free view. DVD, videos, and broadband Internet, baby grand piano. Enjoy the garden with terrace and BBQ, overlooking the sea.
Lynton and Lynmouth water powered railway takes passengers up and down the cliffs with the most amazing views of the sea and Exmoor. Every aspect of a holiday is catered for whether it be a stag or hen party, family gathering or any type of celebration. Children will be entrhalled by Watermouth Castle or The Big Sheep in addition to Exmoor Zoo. Locally there are championship and links golf courses within 30 minutes drive and if you are a good surfer Lynmouth offers excellent waves and 30 minutes away are the beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton. Horse riding stables are prolific because of the vastness of Exmoor, The Doone Valley and woodlands. Walkers are well catered for with the South West Coast Path virtually on the doorstep of The Lynhurst.
Excellent cafes, pubs and restaurants are a short walk away or if you wish to travel by car the choice is endless.
Visit The Valley of the Rocks with its ferrel goat herd and amazing rock structures like The White Lady and Mother Meldrum's cave.
Walk to Watersmeet, in the National Park where the two rivers meet and create lovely waterfalls or visit Tarr Steps further afield on Exmoor.
There are National Trust properties such as Arlington Court within a 30 minute drive.
Visit the Exmoor Pony sanctuary and visit the native breed.
Explore the area by electric bicycle or take an Adventure Tour in a four wheel drive vehicle.
- Events Allowed
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
We just wanted to thank you again for the use of your beautiful house for our wedding weekend in June. It provided the most amazing setting for our celebrations, our guests couldn't get over the views and how well kept everything was! We will definitely recommend you to anybody who is looking to do something similar, and you never know, we may well see you again for a future celebration of our own one day.