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Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ

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Overview
8 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum 
Farmhouse
Middle Coombe Farm is a sustainably run, historic C16th Grade II* listed property and part of our exclusive 400 acre rustic estate. Our luxury 4 star rated group accommodation sleeps 16-20 people and comprises of a stunning thatched farmhouse, open courtyard with huge working fireplace, Allensdown Barn, natural gardens, solar-heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, Oak Tree Ceremonial Site in 220 acres of sustainably run woodland, renovated thatched Cider Barn. Perfect for the '3 generation' get-away, Middle Coombe Farm holiday let is a wonderful solution for the ultimate family get-together. We also host large group holiday lets, wedding weekends, retreats and healing workshops. Middle Coombe Farmhouse is full of atmosphere, energy and character and includes a stunning C17th Oak panel...Middle Coombe Farm is a sustainably run, historic C16th Grade II* listed property and part of our exclusive 400 acre rustic estate. Our luxury 4 star rated group accommodation sleeps 16-20 people and comprises of a stunning thatched farmhouse, open courtyard with huge working fireplace, Allensdown Barn, natural gardens, solar-heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, Oak Tree Ceremonial Site in 220 acres of sustainably run woodland, renovated thatched Cider Barn. Perfect for the '3 generation' get-away, Middle Coombe Farm holiday let is a wonderful solution for the ultimate family get-together. We also host large group holiday lets, wedding weekends, retreats and healing workshops. Middle Coombe Farmhouse is full of atmosphere, energy and character and includes a stunning C17th Oak paneled drawing room with a large open fire. The house is available to rent for holidays, weddings and events throughout the year. Middle Coombe Farm is superbly and centrally situated just 15 minutes from Tiverton Parkway train station, which is on the main line from London, & only 20 minutes from Junction 27 of the M5. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 771413932
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlySmoking allowed
Smoking is permitted outside in the courtyard fire place We allow dogs on the ground floor and we have a set of dog rules which we supply on request. Dogs are not permitted into bedrooms. Outdoor Pool and hot tub open at 8 am and close at 8pm in summer months
Bedrooms
2 Super Kings4 Doubles4 Singles2 Cots
Bathrooms
2 Half baths1 Full bath3 Attached (ensuite)1 Shower

Meet the host
Angela M
Hosting since May 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 50%
Response Time: Within a day

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maurice h
maurice h
Lewes, United Kingdom3 contributions
A unique and magical holiday location
Finding a holiday let to suit 8 children of various ages and 7 adults - 3 generations of our family - is not the easiest thing, but we could hardly have designed somewhere better than Middle Coombe Farm if we'd tried. Everyone loved it. The location is beautiful and very secluded; there is so much on site for everyone to do and all well maintained and for our exclusive use: we hardly needed outings. Angela's care of this fascinating, listed site is really inspiring, and she made us all so welcome. Both buildings - the house and the barn - are very well equipped and comfortable; the whole site felt like home for a week and we just had an amazing time.
Visited June 2023
Written 25 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Lewis B
Lewis B
2 contributions
Perfect Country Getaway
Where to start? When 19 former school friends wanted to get together for the first time in a decade we looked for the ideal place to house all of us, without everyone having to bunk in the same room, and we found that there really aren't many places that have that kind of space. And I'm happy to report there is no compromise in the quality of the stay for how much space you get at Middle Coombe. Every couple had a double room to themselves, with only two singletons needing to share a room...but both with their own beds. Middle Coombe is countryside living, and a great getaway from the work grind. Our group all went school together in the Westcountry, but now many of us live in London and cities, so it was a nostalgic return to the countryside with old friends. With ample space, there is plenty of room to store all the food (and drink) you need in the pantry and wine rack room, so you don't need to be driving into Tiverton every day for more. But, should you wish to, its only a 15 minute drive, and there's huge superstores to do a big shop for all your stays needs. Angela was a brilliant host for us, showing our first arrivals around the property and how to work everything from the hot-tub to the fire-pits. We couldn't believe how much space there was. With a group of almost 20 we wondered if we'd be able to have dinner together, relax in the living room together, and just generally 'hang-out', but this was never an issue. The games-room barn is huge, with table-tennis and pool. The kitchen has a large, long table, enough to get a big group around. And the patio out the back of the house has another large table covered with a canopy, and by an outdoor fire and chimney. The grounds are expansive and a (literal) breath of fresh air. We're already looking at when we can book in our next group trip back to Middle Coombe. And this time, maybe in the Summer so we can use that huge pool!!
Visited October 2022
Written 31 October 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Leah H
Leah H
1 contribution
Fabulous Stay
Fabulous property and facilities! The whole family loved it, especially the pool, hot tub, games room and barbecue area. A genuinely warm and welcoming host who immediately made us feel at ease. We would honestly consider ourselves lucky to ever go back x
Visited June 2021
Written 10 June 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

CCMC96
CCMC96
Oxford, United Kingdom4 contributions
Gorgeously peaceful retreat!
Fabulous weekend spent at this beautiful barn. The hosts were so helpful and welcoming. The barn was warm and comfortable with everything you could need for a self catering holiday! It was spotlessly clean, and we were given use of the pool and hot tub as there were no other guests, which was a lovely surprise! It’s a lovely, secluded, away from it all place to be!
Visited September 2020
Written 29 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

foxmillsj
foxmillsj
5 contributions
Fantastic Holiday House
All three generations of our family and two dogs have just enjoyed an amazing week at Middle Coombe Farm. It was an ideal location in these fraught Covid19 times. Everything was organised by Angela and her team to have the house, and everything in it, spotlessly clean. The heated swimming pool and the hot tub were enjoyed by all. We seldom left the extensive property all week other than to buy food as there is so much to do.
Visited August 2020
Written 31 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

pmaple18
pmaple18
Northampton, United Kingdom2 contributions
Tranquil paradise
We had an excellent stay at Allenstown Barn deep in the beautiful Devon countryside. The setting was quiet but not too far to both north and south Devon coast. Accommodation was spot on and we were looked after well by Angela and the team. The grounds were fantastic even in the rain and the 200 acre wood on the Doorstep was a delight. Thanks Angela
Visited July 2020
Written 2 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

PF963
PF963
5 contributions
We will be back
Booked Allensdown Barn - lovely cottage with door step access to ten's of acres of countryside which our dog absolutely loved. Convenient location and not too far from the motorway which was a plus.
Visited November 2019
Written 15 November 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination305931
Destination305931
Delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and specially your lovely dog. We look forward to seeing you again and wish you to stay well and safe in this COVID-19 lockdown, Angela
Written 1 May 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Anne
Anne
2 contributions
Perfect wedding venue
The venue was perfect, beautiful views, with all facilities catered for, even a swimming pool & hot tub, both of which had plenty of use. Friendly, efficient staff who couldn't do enough for us. Dogs (and children) are welcome, which is very refreshing. We were all very sorry when the weekend was over as we didn't want to leave such a lovely place. We sincerely hope to stay here again.
Visited September 2019
Written 19 September 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

AndrewFox23
AndrewFox23
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
Fantastic wedding and holiday venue
We had our wedding here in 2011 and had 100 people staying with us or in the surrounding areas. Angela was an absolutely wonderful host — fun, funny, and very enthusiastic and helpful. It’s a beautiful set of buildings and things to do, squirrelled away in a lovely little valley. The reception in the woodland glade surrounded by strange little sculptures was especially memorable. We yesterday visited again with our kids, and Angela again was extremely lovely to us. We had a wander around, and they had improved things again. I would strongly recommend this venue for weddings, holidays, bar mitzvahs — we are hoping to go back for our 10th wedding anniversary.
Visited May 2017
Written 28 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Christine A
Christine A
7 contributions
Beautiful spot for a 3 generation family holiday...
Our family have just returned from a fantastic weeks holiday at Middle Coombe Farm. There were 17 of us, ranging from 3 to 80 plus one dog. Angela, who owns the farm, was very helpful before we went, and hugely welcoming when we arrived on a very rainy, blustery day! We all arrived almost together to find a full Devon cream tea waiting in the kitchen and Angela gave us time to settle before giving a fabulous tour of the site. The kitchen in the main farmhouse has everything you need to cater for a large group, and enough seating inside and out for everyone. We had a couple of issues with showers, but it was sorted out and there are great showers down at the pool area too - nice and hot after a dip in the outdoor pool - a little chilly but we went in every day! We made very good use of the pool, hot tub, barbecue, the outdoor fire place is just brilliant (Angela even has a basket of blankets to use so we could stay outside all evening) in the gorgeous courtyard. The swimming pool was fantastic (if a little cold!) and the hot tub was perfect. We had use of the renovated cider barn too for indoor table tennis, table football, and we took our own yoga mats for sessions of relaxing and stretching. It was also a lovely place to also have our family talent show one evening. There are lots of books, DVDs and kids toys to entertain the younger children while grown ups were eating and the woods were wonderful for short or longer walks. You are free to wander and there is plenty of space to go and find a quiet spot for yourself if wanted. We really could not recommend Middle Coombe Farm highly enough, everyone had a great time, so thank you for giving us such a lovely place to make memories....
Visited August 2019
Written 23 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination305931
Destination305931
What a fantastic review and it is truly appreciated!! you know we absolutely loved having you all onsite and it was such a pleasure to see all the kids collecting blackberries to make jam and being asked not to tell the adults as it was a secret - what fabulous kids they are a great credit to parents and grandparents. So much to say about you all but maybe just to sum it up by saying that it was such a pleasure to watch you all enjoy every space every day regardless of the weather . We would welcome you back any time and we have since installed a back up air source heat pump for the outdoor swimming pool when the solar is not enough for it to work on its own so the pool is decently warm now and a special mention to Stuart Thank you for your advise and being the spokesperson for your group. My lovely chats with Barbara and Paul and I will stop now as you know me I could go on forever!!
Written 26 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong table
  • Pool table
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Additional amenities
  • Trampoline
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Playground
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private yard
  • Swingset
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Hot bath
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access

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About the neighbourhood
Tiverton is a place of interest with the history of the Heathcoat fabric factory, and John Heathcoat himself, lived in St. Peter Street, near to the town centre. Tiverton is primarily a market town, with a market taking place every day and a car boot sale on the Sunday. Near to there, Uplowman, where we're based is still very much a rural village, just 10 minutes drive from Tiverton. In the other direction, Bampton, is also a small town selling a lot of local produce from their fruit & veg and butcher's shops. Sampford Peverill, a 5-10 minute drive away has a farm shop, tennis courts, play area, and also the golf course and nearby railway station. Sampford Peverill is a part of the canal walk, the basin starting in Tiverton. Along here is a traditional horse drawn barge offering trips along the canal in the Summer season, a tea room, including a floating one on a barge itself.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Nearest train station - Tiverton Parkway, 4 miles. Near by Town's/Villages - Sampford Peverell, 3 miles; Bampton, 5 miles; Tiverton, 5.5 miles. Nearest Airport - Exeter Airport, 21 miles; Bristol Airport, 53 miles. Buses available from Exeter - Tiverton and from Brilstol to Tiverton Parkway. Mini bus/Bus hire - Kingdom Tours. Taxi Companies: Liz Cabs; A-2-B services; Parkway Cabs; Atlas Cars. Lift Share - www.liftshare.com - Share a Lift.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesTennis court

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 9 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
A weekend = 7 nights Midweek = 3 nights + 1 night free Prices based on a Minimum group size of Maximum guest group size = 20 Please call/e-mail for more informaiton on prices. Dogs = £15 each. Under 2's at the time of the holiday are free, and not included in the head count. Preferred payment method BACS Deposit = 1/3 of total price on booking

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Frequently Asked Questions about Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ

Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ is able to accommodate up to 14 guests. See all property details.

Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ has 7 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ has 8 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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Middle Coombe Farm, Uplowman, Devon, EX16 7QQ - UPDATED 2023 - Holiday Rental in Tiverton - Tripadvisor