A stunning 1 bedroom cottage nestled within the grounds of the 750acre Stafford Barton Estate. Situated in the heart of North Devon, this cottage is the ideal home from home for those wanting to explore the West Country.
A period cottage that has been completely renovated, bringing it back to it's former glory and highlighting it's original features. The entrance is located between your own cobbled garage and the traditional archway that would originally have been used for the horse and carriage. On entering the delightful property you will find yourself in the useful utility/boot room with stunning original flagstone floor with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Here is the perfect place to leave all of your outdoor clothing before ascending the stairs onto the first floor.
The Rustic Kitchen:
The top of the stairs opens out into a spacious kitchen/diner complete with a breakfast bar, as well as an extendable table for your romantic meals for two. The gorgeous rustic kitchen feels truly authentic, however it includes all of your modern conveniences such as electric range cooker and hob, fridge, dishwasher, George Foreman grill, microwave, toaster and kettle. The kitchen it equipped to to deal with any of your culinary needs
The Cosy Lounge:
The light and airy lounge, with it's original beams and wood burning stove, has a homely country feel. After a long day of exploring, you can look forward to snuggling up on the cosy sofa in front of the fire, and make use of the smart TV and Freesat
The Beautiful Bedroom:
The centre piece of the large spacious bedroom is the exquisite French king size bed with top quality bedding to guarantee a great nights sleep. Equipped with 2 full size wardrobes, a chest of drawers, full length mirror, hairdryer and iron, The Gate House is a home from home
The Luxurious Bathroom:
The bathroom is modern and yet traditional, with antique style fittings and custom made oak framed walk in shower, you are surrounded by luxury in every room
Your Outside Space:
Outside a lovely small lawn area is located at the side of the property, where a bistro table and chairs and BBQ have been provided for guests. If you decide not to use your garage, there is ample off-road parking provided in the main car park, to the rear of the cottage
The Gardens and Grounds:
All of the 750 acres of the estate are open to explore, with resident dogs, peacocks, horses, donkies, a herd of miniature and wild Exmoor ponies, you get a true country side experience during your stay. Within the grounds are around 4 acres of gardens, including a Japanese, Victorian, bog, hot and cold garden. The Gate House surroundings are perfect for wildlife enthusiasts as the garden comes to life with bird song and foxes, badgers and deer are frequently spotted on the lawns