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The Farmhouse

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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Brentor, Devon, England
2 miles south-west of Lydford and 1 from its gorge, 400 yards of private farm-lane end at Burnville Farm, a lovely farmstead amid beech trees. It is on the side of a shallow stream-valley with supreme views of Dartmoor hills and tors and to Brentor’s peak-top church, from almost anywhere on the 250 acre working farm (direct moor access from it). There are sheep, cattle, ponies, pigs, chickens, ornamental pheasants. You can roam the farm and help is most welcome. Stabling/grazing for your own ponies/horses; a pond (picnicking) with mallard, moorhen and usually Canada geese in spring; badgers and foxes about. Clay pigeon shooting and instruction, archery tuition (equipment provided) and mountain bikes (adults’ and children’s) by arrangement. Fenced outdoor heated swimming pool (32’ x 16’ and 3’6' to 8’ deep, available 27 May to 16 Septe... Read more
About the Manager, Helpful Holidays Ltd
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 45 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Mar 2016
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 528 reviews and 607 properties
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Kez38
Louth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had the most fantastic holiday at the Farmhouse from start to finish. We stayed with another family and the children placed themselves firmly in the games room at every opportunity!, which gave the adults time to get sorted out. The house was lovely and clean & fully kitted out with everything you could wish for ( even hairdryer and...

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Management response:

Thank you very much for your kind feedback. It sounds like you had a fabulous time at The Farmhouse and exploring the South West. We are so pleased to hear that your son deemed it the best holiday ever!

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251Kerry7...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Beautiful farmhouse with log fire, slate floors and a lovely large dining area with exposed beams. Our children loved the freedom that being on a farm gave and really enjoyed the games room and swimming pool. The farmer and his wife were tremendously helpful and offered advice on where to go and what to see. A short drive to Lydford...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so glad that you and your children enjoyed your holiday at Burnville Farmhouse and I hope we'll we see you again in the future.

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Blueshoes...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

For a quiet family holiday it is definitely 10/10. The farmhouse is fantastic, so roomy and well set out, lovely family breakfasts at the table and dinners too! I love this area, have been coming back since I was a child, then returned with my sons for holidays and this year we were joined by my grandson. Lydford is a...

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Thank you very much for your kind comments. I am so glad to hear that you had such a good time. I hope that we will see you again in the future.

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Amenities
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (2)
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
... 2 miles south-west of;Lydford;and 1 from its gorge, 400 yards of private farm-lane end at;Burnville Farm, a;lovely farmstead;amid beech trees. It is on the side of a shallow stream-valley with;supreme views;of Dartmoor hills and tors and to;Brentor’s;peak-top church, from almost anywhere on the;250 acre;working farm (direct moor access from it). There are sheep, cattle, ponies, pigs, chickens, ornamental pheasants. You can;roam the farm and help is most welcome.;Stabling/grazing;for your own ponies/horses; a;pond;(picnicking) with mallard, moorhen and usually Canada geese in spring; badgers and foxes about.;Clay pigeon shooting;and instruction, archery tuition (equipment provided) and mountain bikes (adults’ and children’s) by arrangement. Fenced outdoor heated swimming pool;(32’ x 16’... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Unknown types
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
£515
18 Nov 2017 -
24 Nov 2017
Wk1746
7 nights
£515
25 Nov 2017 -
1 Dec 2017
Wk1747
7 nights
£515
2 Dec 2017 -
8 Dec 2017
Wk1748
7 nights
£515
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
  • Pets - extra: £15 / stay - Fee
  • Towels: £2 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoor’s western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat. Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods) and ruined medieval castle. Granite Way cycle trail; trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally. Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts. Roadford Lake, 9 miles. Tavistock, 5. Brentor’s tor-top church, 3.
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