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Keepers Lodge, Knowstone
Sleeps 4

Keepers Lodge, Knowstone

5-Star-Gold self-catering holiday home in North Devon With a Hot Tub. Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms (Both Ensuite).

Keepers Lodge is located in the picturesque village of Knowstone, on the fringes of the Exmoor National Park. This charming retreat is part of a carefully restored 16th-century Grade II listed thatched Devon longhouse, where historical elements blend seamlessly with modern comforts. The interior features exposed wooden beams, an inviting inglenook fireplace, and contemporary furnishings.

Summary of the Accommodation and Facilities

  • The property is rated 5-star Gold by Visit England.

  • It is located close to the Michelin Star restaurant, the Masons Arms.

  • The cottage sleeps up to 4 guests, with the option of an additional cot.

  • There are two large bedrooms, both with ensuite bathrooms.

  • The open-plan living area includes a kitchen, dining space, and an original inglenook fireplace.

  • The master bedroom features a four-poster king-size bed.

  • The property is set on 20 acres of farmland and rolling hills, offering stunning rural views.

  • There is a private courtyard with a hot tub and an outdoor kitchen.

  • Located in the quiet village of Knowstone, it is close to Exmoor National Park and within easy reach of North Devon’s sandy beaches.

  • The cottage includes Wi-Fi, heating, and electricity.

  • Towels and bed linen are provided.

  • The property does not allow dogs.

  • Parking is available on-site.

  • An electric vehicle charger is available for £25 per charge.

  • Arrival time is from 4 pm and departure by 10 am.

Upon entry, you will find a spacious open-plan area that includes the living, dining, and kitchen spaces. Comfortable sofas encircle the cosy inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove, creating a perfect setting for relaxation after a day of exploring Exmoor or the North Devon coast. The ground floor also has a large dining table, ideal for family meals and planning your next adventure.

Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, each with modern ensuite bathrooms:

  • The master bedroom, "Luscombe Pine," boasts a grand four-poster bed and antique furniture. Its ensuite bathroom is designed with both a shower and a bath.

  • The second double bedroom, "Billy Down Pippin," features a vaulted ceiling and an eclectic mix of colonial furniture.

Both rooms offer comfort and relaxation, whether you've spent the day at the beach or exploring the national parks.

Outside, a delightful garden area and patio provide an ideal spot for alfresco dining during warmer seasons. The extensive 20-acre grounds include a large pond, open fields, woodlands, and rolling hills, offering ample opportunities for exploration. In the evenings, you can unwind with a glass of wine and enjoy the sunset over the picturesque hills.

North Devon is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and beautiful beaches, making it a paradise for hikers, surfers, and nature lovers. The area features expansive moorlands, dramatic coastal panoramas with pristine beaches and towering cliffs, as well as rolling hills and lush valleys. Numerous hiking trails await exploration, including the Two Moors Way, a coast-to-coast path stretching from Lynmouth on the North Coast to Ivybridge in Dartmoor.


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Keepers Lodge, Knowstone