The Thatched Barn

Winner of the Best Self-catering Holiday at the Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2015/16


There is a games room and in the summer there is an outdoor heated pool.

The cottage is part thatched in the traditional manner, and part slate roofed. The oak and granite kitchen area is extremely well equipped, with a range cooker with gas hob and electric oven, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Dualit toaster and washing machine. The sitting room has large squashy sofas to relax into, large TV and DVD along with a woodturner (all logs, matches, kindling provided). The bedrooms are carpeted, and are furnished to a very high standard, all having underfloor heating. The living/dining room and bedrooms all feature vaulted ceilings with exposed beams . One bedroom has a four-poster 5ft double bed, with an en-suite bathroom with luxurious roll-top bath. Both the other bedrooms can either be a 6ft wide double or 3ft twins, both having en-suite shower-rooms. There is also a separate cloakroom adjacent to the main living area and a tumble dryer in the boiler room. We can provide cots (not bed linen), high chairs (two types) and stair-gates.

Whilst the Thatched Barn is a single storey building, there are a few steps as it has been built on a slope. There are three steps going up to the right to the second bedroom and three more going to the third. At the end of the main passage there are five steps down into the main living/dining area. See floor plans for full layout.

We are within easy reach of Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco and many good local food shops, and can also accept Waitrose Deliver, and Sainsbury’s online deliveries if required. Both on our website and upon arrival you are provided with a guide on local restaurants, where to buy local food, local take-aways and a full local information pack. Details of local restaurants are provided when booking so that you can book in advance if you wish.


Modern contemporary design

Higher Wiscombe Welcome Hamper

Dog Friendly

Enclosed garden

Designated parking

Range cooker

All heating and electricity included



Washing machines and tumble-dryers

Large fridge-freezer

Egyptian Cotton Linen and towels provided (except for Cot linen)

All beds made up for arrival

Wood burning stove (logs, kindling, firelighters and matches provided)

Ipod dock/CD players,

1 large colour TV with DVD and Freeview Channels

Oak kitchen with granite worktops

Underfloor heating throughout

High chairs, cots and stair gates available upon request

Separate cloakroom

Hardwood garden furniture

Weber gas barbeque (gas provided)

Outdoor heated swimming pool in summer months

Indoor games room with full size table tennis and table football

Coffee and tea, plus milk and sugar in barns on arrival

Board games

All ecological cleaning liquids provided

Good selection of books

Open all year

2 dogs allowed unless agreed otherwise, we’ll try to say yes, and we only charge for the first dog per cottage

Higher Wiscombe “dog pack” provided, see dogs section.

Courtyard side of Thatched Detail four poster room Double or twin bedroom outside the Thatched Barn Thatched Barn Kitchen