Lux­u­ry ensuite accom­mo­da­tion for 26 in Devon

Coly­ton, Devon 

Lux­u­ry ensuite accom­mo­da­tion for twen­ty six peo­ple in dou­bles or twins depend­ing on your needs.

The Old Win­ery plus the Flint Barn is a spa­cious detached barn con­ver­sion and adja­cent cot­tage sleep­ing 26+ that is per­fect for large house par­ties, fam­i­ly get togeth­ers, birth­day par­ties and anniver­saries. There are thir­teen ensuite bed­rooms, four per­ma­nent 6 ‘ dou­bles and nine 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.

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​.high​er​wis​combe​.com

Spe­cial Features

All bed­rooms can be dou­bles. Four in The Old Win­ery have to be dou­bles, all oth­er bed­rooms in both The Old Win­ery and the Flint Barn can be 6’ dou­bles or twins, all are ensuite. Din­ing table can seat from 20 – 34. Two bath­rooms in The Old Win­ery have baths and show­ers, one bath­room in Flint has a bath and show­er, all bath­rooms have showers.


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 addi­tion of the Flint Barn to the book­ing adds three more ensuite bed­rooms, all can be twin 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. When book­ing the addi­tion­al Flint Barn, use of a pri­vate cin­e­ma room is also included.


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. When book­ing the Flint Barn as well ded­i­cat­ed park­ing spaces increase to 13 cars and more park­ing is avail­able near­by. 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 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. The South West Coast Path just a short dis­tance away. 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 Holt (7Km)
  • The Pig Hotel (7Km)
  • Deer Park Hotel (7Km)
  • Riv­er Cot­tage (20Km)
  • Hix Oys­ter and Fish House (20Km)


  • Wait­rose (7Km)
  • Sains­burys (7Km)
  • Tesco (7Km)
  • Great Butch­er (7Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Honi­ton Rail­way Sta­tion (7Km)


  • Exeter Air­port (20Km)
  • Bris­tol Air­port (80Km)


Vis­it England 

Green Tourism Busi­ness Scheme 

Vis­it Devon Tourism Awards 

Vis­it Devon Tourism Awards 

Vis­it Eng­land Rose Award for Out­stand­ing Cus­tomer Ser­vice 2015 

Vis­it Eng­land Nation­al Tourism Awards 

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 26 peo­ple in 13 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 3 Baths
  • 13 Showers
  • Din­ing table for 32 people
  • 13+
  • Pets allowed Max­i­mum of three dogs in the two cottages


View availability

Short breaks?

Out of season

Changeover day

Fri­days and Mondays

Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Dou­ble Rooms: 13
  • Cots: 3


  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Own­ers on site

For your entertainment

  • TV

In the kitchen

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


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

Near­by Activities

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


Dates Price
High sea­son — Win­ery and Flint sleep­ing 26
28th Mar 2019 — 28th Mar 2020 
Mid sea­son — Win­ery and Flint sleep­ing 26
28th Mar 2019 — 28th Mar 2020 
New Year 201718 Win­ery and flint sleep­ing 26
28th Mar 2019 — 28th Mar 2020 
Low sea­son week — Win­ery and Flint sleep­ing 26
28th Mar 2019 — 28th Mar 2020 
Low sea­son 2 night week­ends start from:
28th Mar 2019 — 28th Mar 2020