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Higher Wiscombe 5* luxury property for up to 20 with pool

Higher Wiscombe, Devon

Luxury ensuite accommodation for twenty people

The Old Winery is a spacious detached barn conversion sleeping 20+ that is perfect for large house parties, family get togethers, birthday parties and anniversaries. There are ten ensuite bedrooms, four permanent 6 ' doubles and six can be 3' twins or 6' doubles. The oak dining table seats 20 with ease and can be extended to seat up to 34 when the other cottages are booked in conjunction with the Old Winery. See our listings for 26 and 32 under the same Higher Wiscombe name.

Near the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, the property sits in a private valley at the centre of East Devon's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with our own 52 acres to explore, including woods, orchards, fields and streams.EV Charging available.

Our website has 200 online guest reviews, virtual tours of each ciottage as well as videos covering all aspects of the property. The website also has online availability, pricing and booking.

The large 34'x 55' kitchen/dining room is perfect for house parties with the second kitchen making it ideal for catering on a large scale, and professional caterers are available too. There is a heated pool in season and a games room. We have many fabulous restaurants nearby, including River Cottage, Pig at Combe, Michael Caine's Lympstone Manor, Hix's Oyster and Fish Restaurant and many great local pubs. Higher Wiscombe have been winners of many awards including best Holiday Cottages in the South West, Winner of the National Self Catering Holiday of the Year, Best Dog-Friendly Business and numerous environmental awards, including a Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme award. The two three bedroomed cottages, all ensuite, are adjacent to The Old Winery and can be booked in conjunction to take capacity to 26 or 32. Our website is www.higherwiscombe.com

Special Features

All bedrooms are ensuite with showrooms, two also have baths. 6 of the bedrooms can be configured as twins. Can accommodate 34 for dining in The Old Winery and sleep 32 when two 3 bed cottages also booked, giving a total of 16 ensuite bedrooms
Two fully equipped kitchens in The Old Winery to enable cooking on a grand scale.

Indoors

The Old Winery has four large double bedrooms with six foot wide beds, all en suite and six further ensuite bedrooms that can be 3’ twins or 6’ doubles. The large sitting room has French doors that open above the terrace and offer a wonderful aspect of Southleigh valley. It also has a wood burner with plenty of logs (all from our own woods) along with squashy sofas to relax into. The television has freeview, a DVD and there is a CD/iPod players. There are two fully functioning kitchens within the Old Winery that facilitate catering on a grand scale. Each is equipped with 100 cm range cookers, a large fridge, a microwave and dishwasher as well as having six slot Dualit toaster and food processors and champagne buckets. It has separate laundry rooms with washing machines and tumble dryers. There are two smaller barns on the same courtyard, both sleeping six in three en suite bedrooms, ideal for the larger party. When booking all three cottages, use of a private cinema room is also included.

Outdoors

The Old Winery has a large private terrace, which is not overlooked, with a wonderful view of the unspoilt valley below. Ample hardwood furniture is provided to sit outside in the warmer months and a large Weber barbeque is available (gas provided). Visitors are free to roam the 52-acre grounds, which include woodlands, orchards, pasture and streams with abundant wildlife. We also have a 500-year-old Oak tree that is designated one of the Great Trees of East Devon on our land that forms part of a County Wildlife Site. Dedicated parking spaces for up to 10 cars when booking The Old Winery and more available nearby if required. There is a heated swimming pool that guests can book for exclusive sessions and an indoor games room with full size table tennis and a table football table. EV charging is available.

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Local Area

The property is perfectly situated for the Jurassic Coast, with it's beaches at Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth, sailing at Exmouth and Lyme Regis and collecting fossils at Charmouth. Supermarket deliveries can be ordered from Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsburys. Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Tesco are all within a ten minute drive. Fabulous local restaurants including the two best gastro pubs in the South West within five miles, plus Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstalls River Cottage And Hix's Oyster and Fish within fifteen miles. The East Devon Way can be accessed on foot. It is an excellent base to explore the West Country. Near to numerous National Trust properties, RSPB reserves, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Pecorama and The Heritage Coast Walk. Guests receive a comprehensive information pack on local attractions, take-aways, places of interest and where to buy the best in local and organic food.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • The Pig Hotel (7Km)
  • The Holt (7Km)
  • Deer Park Hotel (7Km)
  • River Cottage (20Km)

Shopping

  • Waitrose (7Km)
  • Sainsbury's (7Km)
  • Tesco (7Km)
  • Brilliant Butcher (7Km)

Railway stations

  • Honiton (7Km)

Airports

  • Exeter (20Km)
  • Bristol (80Km)

Ratings

Visit England Five Star Gold

Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold award

Visit Devon 2015 Best Self-Catering Cottages

Visit Devon Best Dog-Friendly Accommadation 2015

Visit England Rose Award for Outstanding Customer Service 2015

Visit England National Tourism Awards

Owner's Big Deal - Save £1,000

Book between 28th Dec 2019 and 1st Jan 2020

£4,250 £5,250

Essential Information

  • Sleeps 20 people in 10 bedrooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 2 Baths
  • 10 Showers
  • 10+
  • Pets allowed Two well behaved dogs, if you have more please call

Availability

View availability

Short breaks?

Out of season

Changeover day

Friday and Mondays

Facilities and Amenities

Bedrooms

  • Double Rooms: 10
  • Cots: 3

General

  • WiFi/Internet
  • Owners on site

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • iPod
  • iPod dock

42” flat screen TV & ipod dock, table tennis & table football

In the kitchen

  • Cooker
  • Range cooker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided

Outside

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Swimming pool (shared)
  • Garden
  • Terrace/patio
  • Garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking

Nearby Activities

  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
  • Watersports

The Old Winery has four large double bedrooms with six foot wide beds, all en suite, a further four ensuite bedrroms that can be double or twin, and two twin bedrooms sharing a roll-top bathroom. The large sitting room has French doors that open above the terrace and offer a wonderful aspect of Southleigh valley. It also has a wood burner with plenty of logs (all from our own woods) along with squashy sofas to relax into. The television has freeview, a DVD and there is a CD/iPod players. There are two fully functioning kitchens within the Old Winery that facilitate catering on a grand scale. Each is equipped with 100 cm range cookers, a large fridge, a microwave and dishwasher as well as having six slot Dualit toaster and food processors and champagne buckets. It has separate laundry rooms with washing machines and tumble dryers. There are two smaller barns on the same courtyard, both sleeping six in three en suite bedrooms, ideal for the larger party. When booking all three cottages, use of a private cinema room is also included.

Prices

Dates Price
Low Season - 1 week - Sleeps 20 from:
28th Mar 2019 - 28th Mar 2020
£2,450
High season - 1 week - Sleeps 20
28th Mar 2019 - 28th Mar 2020
£7,150
Mid season - 1 week- sleeps 20
28th Mar 2019 - 28th Mar 2020
£4,250
New Year Week 2017/18 Sleeps 20
28th Mar 2019 - 28th Mar 2020
£6,550

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