Maddox Down Farm is situated in a quiet Hamlet with stunning views
over the Countryside, quiet and completely rural.
It has been in the Lerwill Family since the 1500's. It is a working
farm, with the traditional stone barns converted to cottages in
keeping with the area.
We are only 2 miles from the edge of Exmoor National Park, 3 miles
from the sea. Fishing trips can be booked from Combe Martin and
The pool will close after October half term and will open again for Easter.
The lane is a cycleway, route no 56, and has a Public footpath
running through the farm, this takes you to Combe Martin, passing
a standing stone of local interest, from the top of the farm on
a clear day you can see Wales, 25 miles away.
Going the other way you pass the ancient Church at East Down before
reaching our local hostelry "The Pyne Arms" which is open
for food and liquid refreshment.
Court, a National trust property, with a carriage museum is just
a few minutes away.
Horse riding is available locally.here are several very good Golf
courses in the area for those seeking a golfing holiday.
We are ideally situated for Lynton and Lynmouth, with its unique
Cliff Railway. Only 8 miles from Woolacombe with its 3 miles of
Golden Sand and blue flag status. Woolacombe beach is ideal for
families looking to spend the day on the beach, it also widely known
to surfers with regular breakers to test your surfing skills.
our local Market town is 10 miles away, and well worth a visit,
it is an ancient Borough Town, with its famous pannier market in
use every day. Supermarkets and shops, as well as a tennis centre,
leisure centre, cinema, theatre and many other amenities. Barnstaple
is best known to archaeologists for its Barum ware pottery.
Bideford, situated on the River Torridge, Tarka Country, is well
worth a visit. Trips to the unique Lundy Island can be taken from
site there is now a bigger games room, complete with pool table,
table tennis, table football, a play area for small children and
books, video, DVD and board games
In the meadow below the cottages we have a wildlife pond you can sit and picnic and watch the fish, sometimes goose, duck and moorhen.
We offer our guests a shopping service, waiting for you on arrival,
we can obtain local produce, e.g. Meat, Vegetables, Fruit (in season),
Milk and general groceries. An Invoice will be ready for you on
arrival. You can also order your groceries on line and have the ready for you in the cottage.
welcome pack will be waiting for you on your arrival, this to include,
Tea,Coffee, Milk and Sugar and a Traditional Devon Cream Tea.
We have a new indoor heated swimming pool and enlarged and refitted
The Cartlinhay, Granary and Roundhouse cottages now have woodburners installed for those cosy evenings, and logs and kindling are available at cost.
A babysitting service is available on request.
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