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Parlour Holiday Cottage

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Speccott Barton is a family-run sheep farm in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. Available all year round, these six North Devon holiday cottages sleep from 2 to 14 people individually. With the extra facilities offered of an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and games room everything combines to add to the pleasure and comfort of your holiday. We are also in an excellent location to provide Dartmoor National Park and Tarka Trail Accommodation. Centred in mid North Devon, just three miles south of Great Torrington, the farm is an ideal base for seeing a great deal of the countryside and coastline of Devon and some of Cornwall as well as offering easy access to both Dartmoor and Exmoor. With the owners living on site to help and advise, you can relax knowing that your holiday...Speccott Barton is a family-run sheep farm in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. Available all year round, these six North Devon holiday cottages sleep from 2 to 14 people individually. With the extra facilities offered of an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and games room everything combines to add to the pleasure and comfort of your holiday. We are also in an excellent location to provide Dartmoor National Park and Tarka Trail Accommodation. Centred in mid North Devon, just three miles south of Great Torrington, the farm is an ideal base for seeing a great deal of the countryside and coastline of Devon and some of Cornwall as well as offering easy access to both Dartmoor and Exmoor. With the owners living on site to help and advise, you can relax knowing that your holiday should run smoothly. An indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court and good, comfortable affordable self catering accommodation makes Speccott Barton, North Devon Holiday Cottages the place that answers everyone's needs. Our six lovingly converted barns will suit not only the couple looking for a quiet retreat but small and large families who want a place where children can play safely, with facilities which can be used whatever the weather. Parlour holiday cottage Sleeps 8 people, 4 bedrooms Once the home of the old milking parlour where maids would have milked by hand, this cottage offers great value for perhaps two families. The front door entrance leads straight into a heavily beamed lounge which oozes olde world charm. The lounge leads through to a spacious kitchen/diner, with the back door leading out to the games room and swimming pool area. The upstairs has four bedrooms: one twin bedded room, one double room, one double with ensuite shower room and a bunk bedded room with cot. There is also a family bathroom on this floor. The cottage is all electric and is run on a £1.00 coin meter Central heating is available September -April All bed linen is supplied but you will need to bring any bedding required for cots. We do not provide towels. Fridge, freezer, range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD player, woodburner.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Debbie K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:45%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed August 17, 2019

The photos of this place do not show the true image. The pool water was dirty and cloudy. The games room laughable. The snooker table had the sides missing along with some of the balls. We also had to pay for electricity. This cost us...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Cruiser477849, VR Owner at Parlour Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2019

Hi Linda We are really disappointed you felt let down with your stay with us, we feel these issues could of been resolved during your stay if you had knocked on the door and told us - the games room is our priority to update...More

Reviewed June 5, 2019

Very disappointed. Some of the cutlery and crockery were dirty and had to be washed before use. Cobwebs round ceiling lights and down the walls in bedroom and shower room makes you question the cleanliness. Scaffolding up as building work was going on which we...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank 1111Sue
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

The cottages are on a traditional working farm. The week we were there was freezing and wet, but Parlour cottage had plenty of heating options, and was cosy and well equipped. The log burner was great with a ready supply of logs from the farm...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Guy c
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2016
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stayed in The Parlour one of four cottages on this lovely farm. The cottage was spotlessly clean and comfortably slept eight. It had a well equipped kitchen and comfortable living room. There was a little welcome gift in the form of scones, jam and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stayed at Speccott Barton for a week in August and had a great time. We are a family of 6, 2 adults and 4 children aged between 7 and 14. The cottage was exactly as described and as a welcome there was a basket...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank maggieaheard
Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had a great time at specott and can well recommend a stay at this lovely working farm. The swimming pool was a real bonus on cloudy days. The family that run this little set of cottages were friendly, welcoming and very approachable to answer...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank colibears
Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you are after a country retreat you cannot go wrong with this place. The cottage was stunning, immaculately clean and like a real home from home with fab facilities. The area is outstanding in beauty with amazing walks and family places to visit. The...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Tanya M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Indoor Pool
Shared Tennis Court
Shared Yard
Stereo System
Stove
Toaster
TV
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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