Oak Cottage is an up-side down cottage with the upper courtyard entrance hallway leading to the fully-equipped kitchen and spacious lounge/dining room. Downstairs, the king bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath and a door on this floor with low headroom gives access to an underground corridor leading to the games room and guest laundry room. Oak’s shared courtyard garden has a barbecue and garden furniture.
Oak Cottage is one of nine Grade II listed stone barn conversions at Newhouse Farm Cottages which is situated on the southern edge of Exmoor in mid-Devon just 30 minutes from the M5. It’s a great base from which to explore Exmoor and the stunning North Devon coast as well as Dartmoor and East Devon but for those who wish to stay in, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet there’s plenty to do on site. The facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool with counter-current jets; traditional sauna; indoor games room with pool, table tennis and table football tables; toddler soft playroom; outdoor children’s play area with swings, slides and trampoline; large level field for ball games and activities; small fishing lake well stocked with carp, tench and bream; and over 30 acres of land to explore. Guests have free use of our village tennis court (booking essential and equipment not provided) and we are dog friendly too! We don’t actively farm and the land is registered organic – being free from pesticides and fertilisers we have an abundance of wildlife including resident barn owls, badgers, hares and deer.
Newhouse Farm Cottages sleep up to 47 guests and for larger groups The Hayloft function room can be reserved for meeting and/or dining. The barbecue lodge is also available to enjoy a barbecue whatever the weather or it can be used as a meeting room with firepit.