West Down Farm, South Molton, Devon

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    from £ 1850
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Large country house sleeping 16 for families and friends reunions, near Exmoor and the north Devon coast

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
West Down Farm, South Molton, Devon, sleeps 16 in 8 bedrooms.

Self catering country house sleeping up to 18 in 8 bedrooms, ideal for families or friend reunions.

West Down Farm is a delightful Arts and Craft styled house dating from the early 20th century. Situated at the top of a private wooded drive, the house is secluded whilst within easy reach of the market town of South Molton. Picturesque Exmoor along with its many footpaths, outdoor activities and breathtaking views is only 4 miles away, and the rugged North Devon coast only 30 minutes.

The house was originally built as a gentleman's residence and was extended in the 1980's. Surrounded by mature gardens with several specimen trees in the grounds, the house nestles into the hillside and is surrounded by views of the glorious North Devon countryside.

The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors. On the first floor there is a family bedroom, 3 doubles and a fifth bedroom with a double and single - all rooms on the first floor are en suite. On the second floor is a double bedroom with en suite, single bedroom next door with a hand basin and a double room ,also TV/games room. Plenty of WCs (2 on ground floor and 1 on first floor), a further bathroom and shower room provide ample facilities for all guests.

On the ground floor the well equipped kitchen with its range cooker and dishwashers offers the opportunity to cook anything from snacks to celebration meals. The main dining room is large enough to seat 16 diners and a sitting room offers a chance to relax, with a TV (with Sky TV which includes Sky Sport) and a wood burning stove. There is lots of space for your group to spread out, with a conservatory off the dining room with easy chairs and access onto the patio area.

There is a barbecue and barbecue area with a wooden gazebo in the garden for those barmy summer evenings.

Free WiFi.
Car parking for 6 cars.
Dog friendly.

The historic market town of South Molton is only a 5 minute drive and offers a Sainsburys, PO, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms along with a cheese larder, sweet shop, fishmongers, traditional butchers selling local meats as well as a range of independent shops; a visit to South Molton Museum is a must for history lovers.


Range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar and dining area, fully equipped. Leading to utility room with washing and drying facilities.
Seats 18 people around 1 table and leads into the conservatory.
Bay window looking out onto the garden, Sky TV, fireplace with log burner and a combination of sofas and easy chairs. Comfortable conservatory.
Flat screen TV in sitting room with Sky (Sport included). TVs in all the bedrooms on the 1st floor iPod dock and DVD player in games room.
Broadband and WiFi. Good mobile phone signal.
Selection of board games, table football and TV/DVD.
Eco friendly Biomass boiler with oil backup and in the sitting room there is a wood burner. We provide the 1st basket of logs, £5 thereafter.
2 doubles, 1 with double and single, 1 twin (can ziplock beds as req), 1 with king and 2 singles, 1 king - all 6 have en suites. 1 further single.
All linen provided, including 1 set of towels per guest, bath mats and kitchen linen.
6 en suite bathrooms, 1 with a bath plus mixer shower. Also a separate shower room, toilet and room with a bath on 1st floor. Ground floor has 2 WCs.
No specific facilities for disabled guests. Ground floor WC.
Toys and games in the house. Travel cots and high chairs are available at no extra cost (please inform us of number required on booking).
Private gardens with steps down to the barbecue area, hot tub there is also a walk down the drive to the river and the footpath.
There is no swimming pool.
Parking spaces outside of the house for 6 to 8 cars.
No smoking permitted inside.


Located 2 minutes from the North Devon Link Road (A361) and close to South Molton. Set in the foothills of Exmoor National Park. M5 25 minutes.
South Molton 2.6 miles away is local market town (markets Thursdays and Saturdays) with Lloyds and Barclays banks with cashpoints, Sainsburys and other shops. Barnstaple 13 miles, Tiverton 17 miles.
Sainsburys and Spar in South Molton 2.8 miles (5 minutes). Tesco in Barnstaple 12.5 miles. Or if coming from the M5 there is a Morrisons, small M&S and a Tesco. Morrisons in Tiverton 16.8 miles.
The London Inn at Molland 15 minute drive, (with an excellent menu). South Molton has a Fish & Chip shop, 2 Chinese takeaways, Indian takeaway and Freds charcoal grill which will deliver.

Booking Information

Bank Holiday weekends: Extra £150.
30% required to book with the balance paid 8 weeks before your arrival. £250 security deposit required a week before arrival and provided there is no damage this will be returned to you within 14 days of your departure.
1st basket of logs free, £5 thereafter.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

South Molton
EX36 3EQ
United Kingdom
Tiverton Parkway - 24 miles. Barnstaple - 12 miles.
South Molton 2.6 miles. National Express services as well as the local bus service.
Exeter airport - 39 miles. Bristol airport - 74 miles.

Rental Rates

DatesWeekly Price
5th May 17 to 25th May 17
26th May 17 to 1st Jun 17
2nd Jun 17 to 29th Jun 17
30th Jun 17 to 13th Jul 17
14th Jul 17 to 20th Jul 17
21st Jul 17 to 24th Aug 17
25th Aug 17 to 31st Aug 17
1st Sep 17 to 5th Oct 17
6th Oct 17 to 19th Oct 17
20th Oct 17 to 26th Oct 17
27th Oct 17 to 21st Dec 17
22nd Dec 17 to 4th Jan 18

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West Down Farm, South Molton, Devon

Sally Darley

+44 (0)7919 054 746
South Molton
EX36 3EQ
United Kingdom