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Three Owls Lodge

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
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WE WILL PAY FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO PENSTOWE MANOR LEISURE FACILITIES WHICH INCLUDE A 22 METRE TROPICALLY HEATED INDOOR SWIMMING POOL . Hartland Forest Golf Club , within which the lodge is situated , is set in hundreds of acres of Forestry Commision woodland and is only two miles inland from the Atlantic Highway which runs along , and gives access to , the whole of the North Devon and Cornwall coastline and beaches . The lodge has uninterrupted views over the adjacent countryside . The immediate area is home to many species of birds such as Woodpeckers and Barn Owls and otters can be seen in the nearby river . Wild deer also inhabit the adjoining woodland . The rental charge on this property includes full reimbursment to guests for the use of the Penstowe Manor leisure facilities 10...WE WILL PAY FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO PENSTOWE MANOR LEISURE FACILITIES WHICH INCLUDE A 22 METRE TROPICALLY HEATED INDOOR SWIMMING POOL . Hartland Forest Golf Club , within which the lodge is situated , is set in hundreds of acres of Forestry Commision woodland and is only two miles inland from the Atlantic Highway which runs along , and gives access to , the whole of the North Devon and Cornwall coastline and beaches . The lodge has uninterrupted views over the adjacent countryside . The immediate area is home to many species of birds such as Woodpeckers and Barn Owls and otters can be seen in the nearby river . Wild deer also inhabit the adjoining woodland . The rental charge on this property includes full reimbursment to guests for the use of the Penstowe Manor leisure facilities 10 minutes away at Kilkhampton where facilities include 22 metre tropically heated indoor pool , giant widescreen TV , sauna and jacuzzi * , pool tables * , table tennis * , tennis court * , squash court * , badminton courts * , amusement arcade , children's play area , cabaret suite , lounge bar and restaurant . ( * denotes extra cost ) The facilities are open seasonally . Bude , twenty minutes away , offers excellent shopping restaurants and bars , a leisure pool and sports activities , coarse and sea fishing. Surfing canoeing and body boarding schools can also be found in Bude and sailing in Kilkhampton. The Property : A lovely detached authentic Finnish lodge ( designed , and built on site by Finnish professionals ) is situated within Hartland Forest Golf and Leisure Parc , 2 miles from Woolsery . Finished to a standard of excellence , this charming, ground floor property offers well equipped, open plan accommodation with en suite facilities and a delightful decked area , ideal for alfresco dining / barbeques . There are also two fishing lakes onsite stocked with Carp , Roach and Tench . FISHING IS FREE TO GUESTS AT THE LODGE . This is a perfect base from which to enjoy the Devon and Cornwall coastline and to explore all that the region has to offer. The immediate area has many attractions for children - The Big Sheep and Milky Way are a short drive ( 15 minutes) from the Lodge . The ' Eden Project ' is approximately one hour's journey from the lodge whilst Jamie Oliver's Restaurant at Watergate Bay and Rick Stein's Restaurants at Padstowe are fifty minutes away . Accommodation The lodge is built on one level . There are three bedrooms : 1 x double with en suite ( shower, basin & WC ) , 2 x twin . Bathroom with bath plus shower over, basin & WC . Open plan fitted kitchen with fridge , freezer , dishwasher , coffee maker , microwave . Crockery and cutlery are all included as are all cooking utensils . Dining area and lounge with two settees ( one of which doubles as a sofabed if more than six guests are present ) . Amenities Thermostatically controlled heating throughout . Electric oven & hob , microwave , fridge , separate freezer , coffee maker , dishwasher , 32' TV with Freeview , DVD , CD /MP3 / Radio . ELECTRICITY ( March - October ) , BED LINEN AND TOWELS INCLUDED IN TARIFF . TV's with Freeview in two bedrooms . Off road parking for unlimited number of cars . Decked area with furniture for relaxing or barbecues . There are numerous DVDs , board games and a set of golf clubs provided in the lodge for guests . A high chair and travel cot are also available at no extra cost - the lodge is most definitely toddler friendly ! The lodge is a non smoking property . * Reimbursment for Penstowe access is unavailable on short breaks and rentals under £475 per week .More
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David T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2007
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a week in Three Owls Lodge which was perfect for a bit of an escape. The weather was mixed and we found the lodge to be very cosy, ideal for loafing and relaxing when we needed it. The local wildlife were a real...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Bongleberry
Venture398793, VR Owner at Three Owls Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thanks for your review Kathy , It was a pleasure to arrange your holiday . David

Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time in the Three Owls lodge during our stay over the Christmas and New Year period. Such a tranquil and peaceful place to be. A little too remote for some of us but overall a pleasure to stay. The lodge was...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Debbi L
Management response:Responded January 10, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments Debbi . It was a pleasure to arrange your holiday . For the benefit of future guests , I think it is true to say that the surroundings - Forestry Commission land and fields give a perception of remoteness but...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

The lodge was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. It was more spacious than we expected and easily accommodated the 10 of us! (6 adults, 2 small children plus 2 dogs). The site is in a beautiful location and was very peaceful, we found lots...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank truckie988625
Management response:Responded September 7, 2017

Thanks for your review Tracey . David

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Peaceful location in the heart of Hartland forest. Fully equipped lodge. Clean,tidy,well equipped and despite being in the middle of the forest close to all amenities and enjoyment for all ages. Our son loved to fish for the huge carp in the local lakes free...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Curious718392
Management response:Responded July 31, 2017

I'm glad you had a good holiday Helen . Thanks for your review . David .

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Spent a week at 3 Owls in June 2017 and the whether was favourable. The lodge is large, fully equipped and set in a quiet location overlooking the golf course. There are no local onsite amenities but we knew this and so visited Bideford en...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank richm0nd2000
Management response:Responded June 26, 2017

Thanks for your comments Richard . I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return ! David

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Highchair
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
TV
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Sauna
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Hot Tub
Game Room
Pool Table
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Shared Indoor Pool
Additional amenities & feature info
FREE FISHING AT THE TWO ON SITE LAKES IS AVAILABLE TO GUESTS The Lodge was built and fitted out to an extremely high standard and level of comfort and the interior walls and ' Cathedral ' ceiling are pine which makes for a superb living environment . WE WILL REIMBURSE GUESTS FOR THE USE OF PENSTOWE MANOR LEISURE FACILITIES IN KILKHAMPTON 15 MINUTES FROM THE LODGE EFFECTIVELY MAKING THE USE OF THE FACILITIES FREE OF CHARGE . THE PENSTOWE FACILITIES INCLUDE AN INDOOR POOL , RESTAURANT , BARS , ENTERTAINMENT ETC .
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About the neighborhood
There are many local beaches and coves including Sandymouth Bay, Duck Pool, Bucks Mill, Bude, Northcott Mouth, Crooklets, Summerleaze and Widemouth Bay, Westward Ho!, Instow, Braunton and Saunton Sands. Surfing is a popular pastime at many local beaches - British Surfing Association approved tuition is available at Bude. At the Tamar Lakes there is a watersports centre offering sailing, windsurfing and canoeing. Rowing boats are also available for hire. Sea shore fishing is accessible from many places including Clovelly, Hartland Quay and Appledore and sea fishing trips go out from Clovelly. Coarse fishing locations include the Upper Tamar Lake, Jennetts, Melbury and Darracott reservoirs and trout fishing is available at Roadford and Colliford Lakes. Wreck diving is available off Lund...
How to get there
From junction 27 of the M5 take the North Devon Link Road (A361), bypass the town of Barnstaple on to the A39 towards Bideford and Bude. Cross the bridge at Bideford, bypassing the town and continuing towards Bude. Pass through Fairy Cross, Horns Cross and Bucks Cross and at Clovelly Cross, a roundabout with adjacent garage, continue straight on towards Bude. Four miles from this point you will come to the brow of a hill on Bursdon Moor, turn left signposted for West Yagland. Follow this road for just over one and a half miles, ignore the sharp right bend and carry straight over the small junction signposted Hartland Forest, continue for 300 yards until you reach the entrance on your right. . Travel time from junction 27 of the M5 is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes. From Barnsta...
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