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Nutcombe Barn

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7 Nights See prices

  • £720  to  £1495

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Short Breaks From

  • £180 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£760 Sun, 2 Jun 2024
6 nights - Save £67 - shorter breaks available minimum 3 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Beach Nearby

About Nutcombe Barn

Nutcombe Barn has come a long way since its former days as a 18thC farm building! This beautiful stone property has been lovingly transformed into a high quality holiday cottage with space for up to six people in three comfortable en-suite bedrooms. It is in an enviable location just outside of the village of Combe Martin, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The beach is only two miles away, while Exmoor National Park starts just half a mile from the door. The cottage has the layout and all the space that families need for a relaxing self-catering holiday in Devon.

Combe Martin is breathtaking. Flanked by the highest sea cliffs in the country, The Hangman Hills, the sandy beach is in a sheltered cove and a favourite with families for its calm water that is perfect for swimming, kayaking and paddleboarding, as well as its rock pools and amenities. Equipment hire is available in the village and fishing trips can be arranged from nearby Ilfracombe. The South West Coast Path passes the beach, giving walkers panoramic sea views in all seasons. Combe Martin is steeped in history. Keep your eye out for the Pack O' Cards Inn which was built in 1626 from the proceeds of a card game with 52 windows, four floors and 13 doors on each level to represent a deck of cards.

Guests who enjoy being active will love staying at Nutcombe Holiday Cottages. North Devons' World Surfing Reserve with magnificent beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde are just a 20 minute drive; perfect for surfers and bodyboarders alike. Not only is the cottage close to the local beach and the coastal footpath, but there are miles of beautiful trails through coast and countryside nearby. Exmoor National Park is enormous, with a varied and beautiful landscape full of plants and wildlife, including the famous Exmoor ponies, that thrive in the protected environment. It is also a designated Dark Sky Reserve so expect the skies above Nutcombe Barn to be a dazzling display of stars on a clear night.

There is plenty to do near Nutcombe Barn. Day trips can include sightseeing in Lynton and Lynmouth, which connect with a Victorian water-powered cliff railway. National Trust properties include Arlington Court, which houses the National Carriage Museum, Dunster Castle, and Knightshays. Spend a peaceful few hours wandering around the cliff-top village of Clovelly, or admiring the plants and flowers at Marwood Hill Gardens and RHS Rosemoor. Local attractions include Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and Exmoor Zoo. The Milky Way Adventure Park and The Big Sheep are also popular attractions for children and are approximately an hour away by car.

In addition to Nutcombe Barn, the owners have two other cottages on site which can be booked together to accommodate extended families or friends. Please see their website for more information on all holiday cottages available.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jackie Penny joined Independent Cottages in May 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Exmoor)

Accommodation Comprises:

Nutcombe Barn is a period stone property with accommodation over two levels. It is next to Cider House, a self-catering cottage sleeping four people in two rooms. There is a connecting door on the upper ground floor which enables the cottages to combine into a big farmhouse sleeping up to 10 guests in five ensuite bedrooms.

First floor level - Being a bank barn, the property is accessed at the rear and at upper ground floor level.

  • Open plan living/dining area with a vaulted ceiling, solid English oak floor boards, with French doors onto a Juliet balcony that allow natural light to pour in and add to the sense of space. The living room has three three-seater sofas, and a Smart TV with a DVD player and Freesat channels. The owner has also provided a choice of family-friendly games for guests to enjoy.
  • Solid oak dining table with seating for six and the ability to extend it to seat up to 12 people.
  • Shaker style kitchen with fitted cupboards and hard-wearing granite worktops to provide lots of space to store and prepare food. The kitchen has everything guests need for easy self-catering including a dishwasher.
  • Cloakroom with a WC and a handbasin.
  • Double bedroom with a king-sized bed with pocket sprung mattres with memory foam topper, proper storage and views of the garden and countryside. The ensuite has a luxurious walk-in shower with a rainfall head and massage jets. The en-suite also has a WC and a hand-basin.

Lower level with access to the rear terraces

  • Cupboard with a washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner and clothes airer.
  • Master suite with a wrought iron king-sized bed with pocket sprung mattress and memory foam topper, oak bedside tables with reading lights, and a walk-in wardrobe with ample storage for guests to unpack and settle in. The spacious en-suite has a two-person limestone shower with a rainfall head and massage jets, as well as a WC and a hand-basin. Glazed French doors open from the bedroom on to the terrace at the rear of the cottage over looking the stunning views.
  • Twin bedroom with two extra long full-sized (3ft-wide) single beds which can be set up as a Super-king, bedside tables and a big chest of drawers as well as a large built-in wardrobe. The limestone bathroom has a shower over the bath, a WC and a hand-basin. French doors open onto the terrace.

Outside: Nutcombe Barn has a south-facing sun terrace with Rattan tables, chairs and sun loungers overlooking the stunning views, and an additional terrace with a barbecue and picnic table seating 8. There is also an enclosed dog garden next to Nutcombe Barn that is shared with the other two cottages, and a three-acre field for playing, dog walking and bird watching.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. A cot and highchair are available and stair-gates are fitted at the top of all stairs. Two well behaved dogs are welcome through prior arrangement with the owner. Short breaks (minimum of three nights) and flexible start date are possible out of peak season. Smoking is not permitted.

Nutcombe Barn Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 25th May 2024 - Fri, 31st May 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Jun 2024 - Fri, 14th Jun 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £520 | 4 nights: £600 | 5 nights: £680 | 6 nights: £760

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 15th Jun 2024 - Fri, 21st Jun 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £592 | 4 nights: £683

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 22nd Jun 2024 - Fri, 28th Jun 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £618 | 4 nights: £713

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 29th Jun 2024 - Fri, 5th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 6th Jul 2024 - Fri, 12th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 13th Jul 2024 - Fri, 19th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 Kingsize, 2 extra long three foot singles (can be Super-King))
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Nutcombe Barn sleeps 6 people.The owner has 3 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 14 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 12.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1271 889379 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Jackie Penny
Member Since May 2020

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Nutcombe Barn Noticeboard

Nutcombe Barn is the largest of three cottages at Nutcombe Holiday Cottages, sleeping 6 with Cider House next door sleeping 3/4 and Nutcombe Cottage detached sleeping 4. Nutcombe Barn & Cider house can be taken together as one property sleeping 10 in 5 en-suite rooms. See our own website for information on Nutcombe Cottage or our bungalow Elsley down at the seafront in Combe Martin (details on our website). Short breaks available (minimum 3 nights stays) until May half term. 

Last Minute Offers

Sun, 2 Jun 2024 for 6 nights, £760
Save £67. shorter breaks available minimum 3 nights
Sat, 8 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £800
Save £70. short breaks available minimum 3 nights
Sat, 22 Jun 2024 for 7 nights, £950
3 or 4 night breaks now available (Sat/Tue/Wed)

Owner's other properties

The Cider House

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Sleeps 4 | Bedrooms 2

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Nutcombe Barn 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 29th May 2024
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