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1 / 27  Looking towards the property with both games room and summer house
2 / 27  Enjoy the warm bubbles in the hot tub
3 / 27  Bursting with character, the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner is stunning
4 / 27  The contemporary kitchen is finished to a high standard and is well equipped
5 / 27  Dine in style with your guests
6 / 27  The glass encased staircase leads to the first floor living area
7 / 27  The beautiful converted property is located in a village setting
8 / 27  After enjoying your evening meal, retreat to the lounge where you can find cosy seating
9 / 27  Keep toes warm round the roaring wood burner
10 / 27  Curl up on the sofas and watch your favourite movie
11 / 27  Double bedroom with modern decor
12 / 27  The family bathroom has an opulent free standing bath and separate shower
13 / 27  Spacious double bedroom with a beautiful finish
14 / 27  The finishing touches add elegance to the bedrooms
15 / 27  The double bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room
16 / 27  Double bedroom with pretty features
17 / 27  Twin bedroom
18 / 27  Twin bedroom with TV
19 / 27  Annexe en-suite shower room
20 / 27  Annexe bedroom
21 / 27  Self contained annexe
22 / 27  The majestic property stands proud
23 / 27  The decking area is complete with a bubbling hot tub and a comfortable garden seating
24 / 27  Summer house with changing room and WC
25 / 27  Games room with kitchenette
26 / 27  Dine al fresco on a summers evening
27 / 27  Plenty of outside space to enjoy
Looking towards the property with both games room and summer house
Enjoy the warm bubbles in the hot tub
Bursting with character, the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner is stunning
The contemporary kitchen is finished to a high standard and is well equipped
Dine in style with your guests
The glass encased staircase leads to the first floor living area
The beautiful converted property is located in a village setting
After enjoying your evening meal, retreat to the lounge where you can find cosy seating
Keep toes warm round the roaring wood burner
Curl up on the sofas and watch your favourite movie
Double bedroom with modern decor
The family bathroom has an opulent free standing bath and separate shower
Spacious double bedroom with a beautiful finish
The finishing touches add elegance to the bedrooms
The double bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room
Double bedroom with pretty features
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom with TV
Annexe en-suite shower room
Annexe bedroom
Self contained annexe
The majestic property stands proud
The decking area is complete with a bubbling hot tub and a comfortable garden seating
Summer house with changing room and WC
Games room with kitchenette
Dine al fresco on a summers evening
Plenty of outside space to enjoy
1 / 27  Looking towards the property with both games room and summer house
2 / 27  Enjoy the warm bubbles in the hot tub
3 / 27  Bursting with character, the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner is stunning
4 / 27  The contemporary kitchen is finished to a high standard and is well equipped
5 / 27  Dine in style with your guests
6 / 27  The glass encased staircase leads to the first floor living area
7 / 27  The beautiful converted property is located in a village setting
8 / 27  After enjoying your evening meal, retreat to the lounge where you can find cosy seating
9 / 27  Keep toes warm round the roaring wood burner
10 / 27  Curl up on the sofas and watch your favourite movie
11 / 27  Double bedroom with modern decor
12 / 27  The family bathroom has an opulent free standing bath and separate shower
13 / 27  Spacious double bedroom with a beautiful finish
14 / 27  The finishing touches add elegance to the bedrooms
15 / 27  The double bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room
16 / 27  Double bedroom with pretty features
17 / 27  Twin bedroom
18 / 27  Twin bedroom with TV
19 / 27  Annexe en-suite shower room
20 / 27  Annexe bedroom
21 / 27  Self contained annexe
22 / 27  The majestic property stands proud
23 / 27  The decking area is complete with a bubbling hot tub and a comfortable garden seating
24 / 27  Summer house with changing room and WC
25 / 27  Games room with kitchenette
26 / 27  Dine al fresco on a summers evening
27 / 27  Plenty of outside space to enjoy

The Old School House - Bickington

| Instow (4mls SW) , Devon
10
5
4
Internet access
Hot tub
Family friendly
Beach houses

At a glance

  • Superbly converted former school house with private games room and hot tub
  • In the small village of Bickington, a short distance from Barnstaple
  • Enjoy the beaches at Instow, Westward Ho!, Croyde and Saunton Sands
  • Visit the Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Arlington Court and Tapeley Park
  • Explore the wilds of Exmoor or cycle along the Tarka Trail
  • Situated just a few miles away from the estuary village of Instow
Property code: 75693

This holiday property offers a superb holiday experience thanks to its extensive facilities and proximity to many great local attractions. Ideal accommodation for all the family.

This beautifully converted property offers something for everyone and ideal for families or groups of friends wishing to holiday together. Ideally located, allowing guests to explore the attractions of North Devon. The market town of Barnstaple is a short drive away from the house, with shops, cinema, pubs, restaurants and a theatre for guests to visit. The North Devon coast is also within easy reach, surfers and sunbathers alike can enjoy the sandy beaches of Croyde, Saunton Sands and Westward Ho! The wilds of Exmoor are a favourite with hikers, with many walks for them to choose from. For a family day out, guests can visit The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor and the nearby Tapeley Park where you will be inspired by the idyllic Italianate terraces and kitchen gardens. Cycle or walk the 180-mile Tarka Trail, a former railway route; stop at the cafe in Fremington Quay’s old station house which also serves home-cooked food.

As you enter this reverse-level property you will be welcomed onto the ground floor where you will find three of the properties bedrooms, a double with en-suite shower room with shower and WC, a twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) and a twin room along with a family bathroom with slipper bath, separate shower and WC. Also from the ground floor is access to a self contained one bedroom apartment consisting of an open-plan lounge/kitchenette/diner, well-equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer. The lounge area has comfy seating and a Smart TV, the double bedroom its own en-suite shower room with shower and WC. Back into the main house and the study area at one end is ideal for those who may need to catch up on correspondence whilst away. Completing the ground floor is a utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and additional storage space, from here you can access the garden area. Climbing the glass encased staircase to the first floor is where you will find the impressive open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, the lounge area has a large Smart TV, comfy sofas, stylish cylindrical wood burner and feature mood/colour lighting system, bright and light with picture windows at either end this is a great social space – the kitchen area has everything you need including an double electric oven and induction hob, microwave, under counter fridge and freezer, dishwasher, boiling water tap and wine cooler add to this impressive kitchen. An island unit doubles as a breakfast bar with stools and an ideal place to enjoy a pre-dinner drink and chat. The formal dining area is situated between the kitchen and the lounge area and there is plenty of room for everyone to sit comfortably. The final double bedroom is situated off the lounge up a few steps with en suite shower room with shower. There is also a separate WC outside this room.

Stepping outside, the enclosed garden has a patio and lawn area with your own private hot tub and changing area, a charcoal BBQ and fire-pit will mean you can enjoy long memorable evenings sitting around the fire A hard playing area ideal for football or badminton net and raquets provided. A purpose built summer house ideal for al fresco gatherings with seating and separate WC. A game room is great for adults as well as children with a multi games table. There is no allocated parking with this property but there is a small public car park nearby and a ticket can be obtained at a reasonable cost.

  • 5 bedrooms – 1 king, 2 doubles and 2 twins
  • 3 en suite shower rooms, 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC 
  • Electric double oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Games room with multi games table
  • Summer house overlooking garden with seating, and separate changing room for hot tub
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric, central and underfloor heating included
  • Parking nearby in car park ( charges apply) 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach 4 miles, pub and shop within walking distance

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
5
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
5
Overall location
4

Reviewed by Leah, 29th November 2019

The Old School House was absolutely beautiful. It exceeded expectations from my friends and I. We had the best time. It was clean, comfortable and great location. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by helen, 27th October 2019

This property was stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay . The owners had thought of everything and were very helpful during our stay .

Reviewed by Kathryn, 4th October 2019

We found this an ideal house for a large group. The open plan kitchen/lounge was great for being able to all be together, and the kitchen was well equipped. Hot tub was preheated ready which was perfect for the first night as we arrived in the evening. Unfortunately the house is a bit of a walk from Barnstaple, so we pre-orderd taxis for the eveninRead moreg. Hide

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