Barnshelley Lodge is a luxury wooden lodge in the grounds of the owners' home, 1.5 miles from the village of Copplestone and within driving distance of Exeter. This cottage sleeps four people and has a zip/link super king-size double with en-suite, a double, a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with woodburner. Outside there's off road parking for two cars and an enclosed lawned garden with a decked veranda, furniture and barbecue. Barnshelley Lodge is an excellent base for exploring the Devon countryside.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Utility.
Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, WiFi. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, high chair and fireguard available on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with decked veranda and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 6 mins walk. Shower stool available on request.
The mid Devon village of Copplestone is situated in lovely green countryside, four miles from the town of Crediton and a twenty minute drive from the cathedral city of Exeter. Copplestone has a shop and pub, as well as the Copplestone Cross, which is said to mark the centre of Devon, with many believing it dates back to the 10th century. There's also a station at Copplestone, from where you can catch a train on the renowned Tarka Line.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!