Apple Acre,

Great Torrington (4mls E), North Devon
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Change Sat
No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Cot available
Highchair available
10 more
Property code: APPLA


Thorne Farm; is peacefully situated at the end of a private lane in an unspoilt part of Devon.

The small farm is home to sheep and hens as well as a wealth of wildlife, such as deer, foxes, hares and barn owls, you can enjoy countryside walks or cycle rides from your doorstep. Half a mile away is the Tarka Trail, a long distance path that winds through the Torridge valley until it reaches the sea. Nearby you can visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens, the small market town of Great Torrington along with the coastline only 30 minutes away - choose between the wide sandy beach of Westward Ho!, the spectacular cliffs above Bideford Bay, the many tiny coves or the cobbled, harbourside village of Clovelly.

Leisure facilities: There are 20 acres- perfect for play or for sitting quietly and enjoying the views. Visitors can enjoy exploring the farm with its wildlife ponds, wildflower meadow. Outside: relax in the enclosed shared lawn picnic area, which is 10 yards from the cottages, with ample seating and play space which offers games facilities: goal post, selection of ball games and netball hoop. Amenities: ample parking outside the properties. Bed linen, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available. Towels for hire. Regret no pets or smoking. Location: beaches 10 miles, shop 3 miles, cafe and pubs 2 miles, golf course 4 miles. Additional info: on arrival you will be warmly welcomed with tea and homemade cakes. Arrival time: 3.30pm.

Converted from an old milking shippen overlooking the orchard, this property offers FOUR bedrooms: on the first floor there are 2 large rooms both with countryside views comprising 1 double with en-suite WC and handbasin and 1 twin bedroom. On the ground floor there are 2 bunk bedrooms with 3' bunk beds. Bathroom: large family size on the first floor with bath, separate shower and WC. Separate shower room with WC on the ground floor. The hallway, kitchen and sitting room all have hardwood parquet floors. Lounge: comfortable room with flatscreen TV, DVD, hi-fi, books, board games and french doors leading outside. Kitchen/diner: large and well-equipped with beamed ceiling, farmhouse table and chairs, electric cooker with ceramic hob, combination microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and portable flatscreen TV/DVD combo. Outside: bench seating for the exclusive use of the cottage.

This property joined our collection in 2008 and is managed by Teresa.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Dawn, 15th April 2017

This was a fabulous place to enjoy the country, family lunches in the large kitchen and visits out to near by towns and sites. The owners just let you get on with enjoying the break. Thank you for making our stay so easy.

Reviewed by Philip, 22nd October 2016

Wonderful location. Friendly and very helpful owner and the home made cakes on arrival were a very nice touch.


View towards the property
Spacious kitchen/dining room with seating and TV
Spacious kitchen/dining room with seating and TV
Large lounge with french doors leading to the patio
Spacious double bedroom with en-suite WC
Large twin bedroom with countryside views
Bunk bedroom
Shared garden area with play equipment
Sheep in orchard
Pond onsite


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