The Engine Field is a delightful cottage located in the village of Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park. Hosting one king-size bedroom, and a bathroom, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area. To the outside is off-road parking for one car, and a garden area with furniture, this area is not directly attached to the property and is part of the parking area. Resting in a lovely location with pleasant surroundings, The Engine Field is a wonderful retreat in an excellent part of England.
All ground floor. 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV with Freesat, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs, Bluetooth speaker. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 1 car. Garden area with furniture over small foot bridge. (This area is not directly attached to the property). One small well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 10 mins walk. Pub 5 mins walk. Beach 15 mins walk. Sorry, this property does not allow children or babies. Adults only.
At the point where the Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty meet, is where you'll find Combe Martin. This small seaside resort, with all of the necessary amenities, is a great attraction to locals and visitors alike, and is home to a very popular beach as well it's own Dinosaur Park! Combe Martin is home to the historic Earl of Rone festival held in May each year and has an annual carnival in August.
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!