The Old School House is a stunning, large converted Chapel with many lovely original features including large arched chapel windows, open galleried lounge/dining, bricks walls, stained glass windows and doors, log burning stove and even a bell tower! The house can easily accommodate 2 families, with 2 separate lounge areas. The upstairs lounge has views overlooking the River Torridge, Chudleigh Fort and rolling hills. Both double bedrooms have kingsize beds and are very spacious. There is another bedroom with 2 single beds and a smaller bedroom with a single bed with pull out guest bed. The kitchen is very well equipped and has a breakfast area and a double multi-fuel oven for rustling up meals for family and friends.
Outside: The house is approached via a walkway and is in a private walled garden. The garden is terraced with a large decked area and patio. From the decked area you can see over to Chudleigh fort and hills. There are various trees and shrubs planted. It is a very sheltered garden ie a suntrap in summer and good wind protection in winter! The area has no nearby traffic so is very peaceful and private.
Parking: There is parking nearby and very low cost at £2.50 per day.
Bideford is a lovely little town situated on the River Torridge. It boasts a Pannier Market and Butchers Row where local farmers still bring their dairy produce to sell and many craft stalls. There are many delightful places to eat and drink and lots of interesting shops to browse. The Tarka Trail is a traffic-free cycle path situated just the other side of the river where you can cycle/walk for miles. There is also a bike hire shop situated there. You can book boat trips to Lundy Island from the new Marina. Other local attractions include the Great West Coastal path with some fantastic walks and amazing diverse scenery, many beautiful beaches and pebbled coves. Exmoor National Park, Lynton & Lynmouth, Appledore, Clovelly, Hartland Quay, kids parks such as The Milky Way and The Big Sheep and a big retail outlet, The Atlantic Shopping Centre, for shopping enthusiasts! There is an endless range of activities to keep you and your family amused for days on end.