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Nestled on the outer edge of the 600-year-old Arlington estate only six miles from Barnstaple, this Victorian gardener’s lodge is set in secluded woodland. The cottage sits at the top of a little-used driveway accessed from the A39 behind elegant wrought-iron gates, originally planned to be the grand entrance to the estate. From the doorstep miles of footpaths criss-cross the 2,700 acre estate, with the Court itself only two miles on foot across the wooded valley.
The cottage has undergone some refurbishment having its window relocated to enable you to enjoy views of the woodland and a bank of wild flowers depending on the season. The bathroom has been refurbished and enjoys under floor heating.
Heating: The cottage is heated with eco electric radiators.
Parking: There is level parking right outside the door.
Garden: There is a large level garden at front of the cottage with picnic table and bench seating. The garden is not enclosed.
Accessibility: The cottage is approximately 6 miles from Barnstaple railway station.
Logs. Arlington Estate's own logs can be purchased at the time of booking or whilst at the cottages for use on the fire.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm.
Offers: Cottage guests have free access to Arlington Court during opening hours.
Devon's a big and beautiful county with much to offer. From bucolic sleepy market towns to the miles and miles of coastline, much loved by surfers, swimmers, families, and walkers from all over the world, a trip to this special place will stay with you for ever. We have a great range of holiday options in Devon, from holiday cottages brimming with character and lovingly restored to our bunkhouses and bothies, all located on or near land in the care of the National Trust.