Houdini is a stylish barn conversion near the town of Chulmleigh in Devon. It has two bedrooms comprising of a king-size bed and a twin room, it also has a family bathroom and can sleep four people. Also inside is an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. To the outside is off road parking and a shared courtyard with picnic benches. Houdini is a high quality cottage in a fantastic location.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link can be double on request),. Bathroom with shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Oil central heating. Ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, TV with Freeview, WIFI, selection of books, games. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stair gate available on request. Private enclosed side patio with furniture and shared courtyard with furniture. Two small dogs accepted. No Smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles. Note: No linen provided for the travel cot.
Chulmleigh is a village in Devon. The narrow lanes, thatched buildings, courtyards and inns make it a pleasure to wander around. It is a year-round destination, with summer gardens and winter walks. The Tarka Trail begins at nearby Eggesford Forest, which is on the banks of the River Taw, it follows a pretty route through woodland. Chulmleigh is good for birdwatching, you will spot all sotys along the riverbanks. Fishing is also popular in the area, with salmon and sea trout in the rivers and coarse fishing on Catham Lakes and Huntacott Water. Chulmleigh is midway between the national parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor and within easy reach of the rugged north Devon coast.
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!