View towards the property
Cosy open fire
Kitchen/dining area
The open plan living area with open fire
Country cottage feel throughout
Kingsize bedroom with en-suite
King size bedroom with en-suite
Enjoy a good book in the peaceful surroundings
Twin bedroom on the lower floor with en-suite
Twin bedroom with steps up to the living area
Beautiful gardens
Games room with snooker table
Explore the stunning grounds and.....
The cottage sits adjacent to the owners home
Nearby coutryside
Enjoy a country stroll
Views across nearby Exmoor National Park
1 / 17  View towards the property
2 / 17  Cosy open fire
3 / 17  Kitchen/dining area
4 / 17  The open plan living area with open fire
5 / 17  Country cottage feel throughout
6 / 17  Kingsize bedroom with en-suite
7 / 17  King size bedroom with en-suite
8 / 17  Enjoy a good book in the peaceful surroundings
9 / 17  Twin bedroom on the lower floor with en-suite
10 / 17  Twin bedroom with steps up to the living area
11 / 17  Beautiful gardens
12 / 17  Games room with snooker table
13 / 17  Explore the stunning grounds and.....
14 / 17  The cottage sits adjacent to the owners home
15 / 17  Nearby coutryside
16 / 17  Enjoy a country stroll
17 / 17  Views across nearby Exmoor National Park

Lower Benton Barn,

Barnstaple (6.5mls NE), Exmoor
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
7 more

At a glance

  • Spacious barn conversion set within 15 acres of grounds including large lawn, stream, ponds and acres of fields to explore
  • Original features throughout including exposed beams and brickwork
  • Games room with full sized snooker table on site
  • Inglenook fireplace housing wood burner for cosy nights in
  • Located in the tiny hamlet of Benton, three miles from the stunning Exmoor National Park, eight miles from popular Barnstaple and its shops, restaurants and cafes Close to the National Trust property of Arlington Court
  • Within easy reach of other attractions including Marwood Hill Gardens, RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Crystal
Property code: 46553

Set within acres of picturesque grounds, this sympathetically converted barn is perfect for anyone in search of some peace and quiet.

Located in the tiny hamlet of Benton surrounded by 15 acres of beautiful grounds, this property is ideally placed for keen walkers and nature lovers. Once you have finished exploring the local area on foot, hop in the car and head to the nearby ancient town of Barnstaple, which boasts a traditional pannier market as well as a range of shops, restaurants and cafes. If you’re looking for a slice of culture, the National Trust’s Arlington Court is close by, while Knightshayes Court is an hour away by car. Other nearby attractions include Marwood Hill Gardens, RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Crystal.

Arranged on two levels, this property is bursting with traditional features, from exposed beams to an inglenook fireplace. The owners property is close by but privacy is assured. The kitchen/dining area is spacious and well-equipped, with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. After your meals, cosy up on one of the comfortable sofas in the lounge area, which features a high vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses. Unwind beside the wood buner as you make the most of the TV/DVD or plan the day ahead. Or, if you’re looking for a bit of healthy competition, take to the games room where there is a full-sized snooker table. There is a twin bedroom with en-suite shower room on the ground floor, while the king-size bedroom with en-suite bathroom and shower over bath is located upstairs on the first floor.

Outside, there is a pretty patio area with garden furniture and a BBQ for making the most of those sunny days. Beyond the patio is a large lawn, which leads to a stream, pond and acres of fields beyond, perfect for enjoying a morning stroll.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin 
  • 1 shower room and 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels and bed linen included
  • Travel cot and highchair available (on request)
  • Wood burner with first basket of logs included
  • Games room with full size snooker table (accessed via owner's workshop)
  • Patio area with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Large lawn and walks across the grounds
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, additional by arrangement
  • Regret no pets
  • Small convenience store 1 mile, shops 9 miles, pub 4 miles
  • The owners live next door and also have many friendly cats that live on site

This property joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 2 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.5
Overall equipment
5
Overall comfort
4.5
Overall location
4.5

Reviewed by Peggy, 21st May 2019

This cottage was in a nice, quiet location. It clean, and charming. We enjoyed a fire at night and slept well in comfy beds.

View towards the property
Cosy open fire
Kitchen/dining area
The open plan living area with open fire
Country cottage feel throughout
Kingsize bedroom with en-suite
King size bedroom with en-suite
Enjoy a good book in the peaceful surroundings
Twin bedroom on the lower floor with en-suite
Twin bedroom with steps up to the living area
Beautiful gardens
Show 5 moreGames room with snooker table

Location

Static Map
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