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The Gatehouse

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    The Gatehouse and fully enclosed private garden, stocked with a variety of unusual flowers & shr
    The Gatehouse and fully enclosed private garden, stocked with a variety of unusual flowers & shr
    The Gatehouse and fully enclosed private garden, stocked with a variety of unusual flowers & shr
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    The Gatehouse is a stone-built two-storey cottage in the peaceful village of Challacombe within the Exmoor National Park. There is a large living room with exposed beams, a real fire and French doors out to a private enclosed garden which also has a large decked area and picnic table. The fully-equipped kitchen also has a dishwasher. There are two bedrooms, a double bedroom and a triple (with single bed and bunks) and a bathroom with bath (shower over), hand-basin & WC.

    Beside the cottage are three acres of wildlife grounds, ideal for families and dogs. There are wild-flower meadows, several lawned and wooded areas, a fruit and vegetable garden, a wildlife pond, lots of birds and butterflies, and a delightful walk up and around Humphrey's Hill.

    The cottages and grounds are very c...
  • Amenities & details
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (5)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (5)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Playground
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Shared Garden
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Swingset
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #HL581833 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    June/July 2014 28 Jun 2014 18 Jul 2014 3 nights
    July/Aug 2014 19 Jul 2014 29 Aug 2014 7 nights -- --
    Aug/Sept 2014 30 Aug 2014 19 Sep 2014 3 nights
    Sept/Oct 2014 20 Sep 2014 24 Oct 2014 3 nights
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    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Prices include bed linen (beds made for your arrival with fresh linen); water; electricity for heat, light & power (no meters); 1st basket of logs and kindling for the fire; comprehensive welcome pack with tea, coffee, sugar, fresh milk, shampoo, conditioner, hand-soap, toilet roll, dish-cloth, tea towel and cleaning products; laundry facilities (in the laundry room); free WiFi & parking.

    All bookings are subject to our Terms and Conditions as below:-

    1. The person making the booking must be at least 18 years old.
    2. The number of people in your group must not exceed the bed spaces (plus one cot) available in your cottage.
    3. Children under 16 years old must always be supervised by an adult when in the cottages or grounds (including play areas).
    4. For cancellations please refer to the Terms of Use specified by http://www.holidaylettings.co.uk We strongly recommend you obtain cancellation insurance.
    5. Your cottage will normally be ready by 3pm on your Arrival Date. If you...
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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Colette E
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

As a family with children (aged 14, 11 and 2), we loved our stay at the cottage. It was clean, tidy and very accommodating - definitely a home from home. I would definitely recommend a visit to the local pub (delicious food and very friendly staff) and a visit to the local shop (again, really friendly staff). Apart from the... more

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased that you and your family 'loved it'. We are sorry that we did not get to meet you - we usually try to meet each guest personally. The dishwasher has been fixed - we apologise for any inconvenience. Exmoor really is beautiful all year round, we hope that you manage another... more

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Stayed at the gatehouse in February , when most of the country and Devon was flooded..! Lovelŷ welcoming clean cottage . And our 2 dogs loved lying in front of the fire. Cottage is well equipped , very clean, .local pub up the road and another one at Parracombe , which we preferred. Had some some lovely walks , watched... more

Management response:

Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you and your dogs enjoyed your stay - the weather certainly has been interesting! We are sorry that your cottage was a bit chilly on your first night - we try to have all the heaters on for at least one day before guests arrive but sometimes previous guests turn... more

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Jo D
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

16th Sept - 20th Sept 2013 This is our second stay at Gatehouse Cottage and it is absolutely lovely, well equipped and cosy, lovely wood burner with free logs. Excellent base to explore North Devon with lovely village shop and Pub which does excellent food. The owner John and Melanie are really helpful and friendly and most importantly they allow... more

Management response:

Thank you for your good review - we look forward to welcoming you again, and your dogs of course! more

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Listed since : Aug 2013
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