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Little Silver Nugget

Umberleigh, Devon (Ref. 959785)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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    “We had a fantastic holiday at the Little Silver Nugget.”

    The cottage was much larger than we expeted and was very well equipped. Lisa was a fantastic host - meeting us on arrival to hand over the keys and explaining how everything worked and then turning the cottage upside down to find my son's treasured teddy when we left. We will definitely return again for another visit and have already recommended it to my parents. A really lovely holiday - thank you.

    The cottage was much larger than we expeted and was very well equipped. Lisa was a fantastic host - meeting us on arrival to hand over the keys and explaining how everything worked and then turning the cottage upside down to find my son's treasured teddy when we left. We will definitely return again for another visit and have already recommended it to my parents. A really lovely holiday - thank you.

    - Mrs Hobday, April 2019

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Little Silver House & Shepherds Huts

Set in North Devon’s Tarka Country surrounded by fields and overlooking the Taw Valley, Little Silver House is the perfect setting for this group of three luxury shepherds’ huts and award winning holiday cottage Little Silver Nugget, each with their own private Jacuzzi hot tub. A couple’s paradise for escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life. Little Silver Nugget nestles to the side of the owner’s own house, an offers the space and indulgence of a boutique holiday cottage for two, with parking outside and its own woodland hot tub a short walk away. If glamping is more your scene, choose from one of three individually styled Shepherd’s Hut where you will be afforded all the same extravagance in a sublime setting, surrounded by nature and trees. On arrival, park up and leave your car, collecting your very own private golf buggy, your transport to your hut and around this magical setting, lit by fairy-tale sensor lighting so as not to disturb the dark skies. Once inside, your hut boasts a deep, indulgent king-size bed with a luxury Eve mattress, wrapped in Egyptian cotton for blissful nights. Wake up warm and cosy at any time of year with underfloor heating. Each hut comes complete with a wood burning stove and all mod cons including Wifi and Smart TV, under-floor heating, Sonos 1 smart speaker with Alexa personal assistant, or Amazon Echos pre-programmed with area guidance, and a Nespresso machine for your early morning coffee. Finish your day under starlight whilst you sit back and gaze up at the Milkyway from your own private hot tub. If you can tear yourself away from this romantic setting, the magnificent sandy beaches and dramatic North Devon coast are less than a half hour drive. The villages of High Bickington and Umberleigh are within a 5-minute, drive each with their own pub. The windswept moorland of Exmoor makes for a perfect day’s exploring and the pretty market town of South Molton is within a 10 minute drive. Whatever time of year whether it’s a special celebration or an opportunity to experience a luxury glamping holiday with friends, a stay at either Little Silver Nugget or the Little Silver Shepherds’ Huts will leave you longing to return.

The property

A slice of luxury set in the heart of the rolling Devonshire countryside, Little Silver Nugget is the perfect romantic retreat for lovebirds wanting a blissful escape from life's daily hubbub.

Relax and unwind, whilst you stargaze from your very own private woodland hot tub, that sits in the most magnificent position overlooking the valley below.

Wind your way through the leafy Devon valley and over the humpback railway bridge in the little village of Umberleigh.

An uphill country track will reveal breathtaking valley views as you turn into the driveway sweeping past the owner's Victorian villa to the beautifully renovated annexe - Little Silver Nugget.

Step inside, through patio doors to the atrium where a complimentary welcome hamper awaits you, into a wonderful, spacious interior, decorated in creamy hues with elegant furnishings to create a calming and tranquil abode from which you'll be reluctant to leave.

Choose to take breakfast in the bright and airy kitchen or outside on the sun drenched patio.

Intimate dinners for two or celebrations with friends can be enjoyed in the main dining room, leading into the living room, a central skylight flooding the room with daylight.

A kingsize pocket sprung bed, dressed in the finest Egyptian cotton linens will lull you into a blissful night's sleep.

Restored to its former glory a Victorian utility room, once part of the main house, offers additional space for storage and provisions.

Enjoy a glass of wine on the patio and let your stresses melt away in the summer sunshine or lay back and enjoy the stars in your very own woodland private hot tub overlooking the valley.

Bring your hiking boots as this is great walking country, set between the two National Parks, Exmoor and Dartmoor.

Within striking distance of the coast, enjoy summer day trips to the golden beaches of the North Devon coast, Woolacombe, Saunton Sands and Croyde all within a 45 min car journey, or enjoy browsing the shops or the famous Pannier Market at North Devon's main town, Barnstaple, a ten minute drive.

If you enjoy real ale, jump on the train at Umberleigh, just 2 miles, for the Rail Ale Trail between Exeter and Barnstaple stopping to sample some real ales along the way.

There is no shortage of places to eat out close by, choose from fine dining to wholesome, home cooked pub grub.

Weirmarsh Farm is one not to miss, an intimate family diner serving home cooked food, less than a mile - but booking in advance is essential.

Champagne,chocolates and strawberries can also be arranged on arrival for that special celebration, direct through the owner. Note: This property can be booked with 988227, 1000432 & 1000434 Sleeping a total of 8.

Accommodation

All on one level. One bedroom: 1 x ground floor king-size double pocket sprung bed. En-suite shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Kitchen / Breakfast area. Utility room. Sitting room and dining area. Atrium room. Private hot tub.

Amenities

  • Heating
  • Electric range oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, Dolce Gusto coffee maker, dishwasher, tumble dryer, wine cooler, 32” TV, wireless bluetooth speaker/radio/cd player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio and side garden
  • Private woodland hot tub
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Champagne, chocolates and strawberries for special celebrations can be arranged on arrival

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About the location

UMBERLEIGH

Barnstaple 8 miles; Chulmleigh 10 miles.

In the heart of Tarka country in the rolling valleys of North Devon, lies the small village of Umberleigh, a quiet village set around the old three arched Umberleigh bridge by the River Taw. Near the pretty village square with its pub serving local ales and village shop and post office, is the quaint railway station where trains run on the scenic Tarka Line to Barnstaple or Exeter. A ten minute drive from Umberleigh takes you to the historic town of Great Torrington, with independent shops, Dartington glassworks where visitors can watch in wonder at the glassblowers, and on the outskirts of town is Rosemoor a garden of national importance with forty acres to delight and inspire a wide range of visitors. With plentiful country walks, fishing and golf, this area of North Devon provides a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Note: Two adults and 1 small child maximum occupancy at this property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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