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Higher Poulston Farm - Wisteria House

Harbertonford, Totnes Grade 5 Star rating View Map
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Wisteria House is a fantastic property with many facilities to suit adults and children; it’s perfect for a special occasion.

Leisure facilities available all year
Indoor heated swimming pool/toddlers’ pool (open all year)
All weather hard tennis court
Approach golf
Snooker lounge
Pool table and table tennis
Badminton, skittles, short mat bowls and basketball
Squash court
Children’s outdoor play equipment
91/2 acre landscaped grounds
On-site information centre
Bike and kayak hire (available locally)

Set in a superb countryside location, off quiet single track country lanes in the heart of South Devon, these delightful holiday properties (refs 25998 and CP28) at Higher Poulston are ideal for all age groups. It provides a quiet rural base, yet within driving distance of the many splendid beaches and interesting towns that the area has to offer. Featuring a fantastic leisure complex, with shared use for all guests staying here on holiday, the facilities are open all year around and offer something for all ages and abilities. There is an indoor heated swimming pool and a separate shallow heated toddlers pool. The badminton and squash courts are purpose built to a very high specification. In addition there is a snooker room, table tennis, skittles and short mat bowls. In the grounds surrounding the cottages, there are large open lawn areas to play and picnic, some BBQ areas, a tennis court and approach golf.

Wisteria House and Garden Cottage can be booked separately to provide two holiday homes or one large property, making these perfect for a large family gathering or party, and ideal for those who want their own private space whilst being on holiday with the family. Wisteria House offers guests exceptional comfort in a spacious and very contemporary design of the property. The kitchen is sleek and has everything you could need to cater for a large family. The dining area is spacious with a huge table that can seat everyone together. The large living room is fabulous with bright and airy space, with three sets of patio doors leading on to the patio and garden. Each bedroom is decorated with fresh colours and excellent quality comfortable beds.
Garden Cottage is a smaller more traditional barn conversion with a lovely conservatory overlooking the garden. The open plan living/dining room has a vaulted ceiling and A-frame beams, and the bedrooms are comfortable and cosy.

Higher Poulston is set in a rural farming countryside just on the outskirts of the vibrant town of Totnes, nestling on the River Dart. The friendly owners live on site and are happy to help. Many visitors find themselves revisiting Higher Poulston year after year. This is a very family friendly holiday complex; the ideal place for mums and dads to relax in, children to have fun, and grandparents to join in too. There is plenty of parking for all on site and the properties share the superb purpose built leisure facilities that Higher Poulston offers.

Set within its own 6 acres of private land, tucked away along a quiet country lane and close to a working dairy farm. Away from the farm there are many interesting places to explore. There is a little tourist information room on site and in here you will find plenty of ideas for days out and about. For your local shopping, Harbertonford, 1 mile, has a small village shop, a pub and post office. Also, the village of Morleigh, 1 mile, has a pub serving food. The ancient town of Totnes, just 3 miles away, has a range of quirky independent shops and bistros and is a vibrant and interesting place to visit, especially on Fridays when the market comes to town.

The South Devon coastline is close at hand, has many beautiful beaches and coves, scenic walks and pretty villages including Blackpool Sands and Slapton. Enjoy a day out in the riverside marine town of Dartmouth and take a cruise along the river to Totnes or the ferry across to Kingswear, and the quaint fishing town of Brixham, then ride on the steam train to Paignton or Buckfastleigh. Within easy reach are the English Riviera resorts of Paignton and Torquay, the boating and sailing centre of Salcombe on the estuary and the historic town of Dartmouth, nestling on the banks of the River Dart. Woodlands Fun Park is a great tourist attraction and fun day out for families, as is Dartmoor National Park, with its hu...

Ground floor: Living/dining room with patio doors/kitchen. Utility room. 4 bedrooms: 2 double, both with additional single and en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet. Tiled floor throughout. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 4 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with additional single, 1 single.

Woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating included (underfloor in ground floor bedrooms). Nine Freeview TVs. DVD. iPod dock. Two electric cookers. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Two dishwashers. Freezer. Wi-fi. Balconies. Garden furniture.

Both properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared internet office with broadband (ref 25998 has its own wi-fi). Shared 6-acre grounds. Shared barbecue. Children’s play area. Parking. Heated indoor swimming pool (12.4m x 6.7m, depth 1m to 1.35m) open all year. Toddlers’ pool (depth 0.85m). Shared leisure complex with pool table, toddlers’ play area, table tennis and indoor ball games room. Tennis court. No pets allowed from mid June to mid September, at all other times dogs must be kept on a lead within the grounds of the complex. (No pets allowed at any time in ref 25998 Wisteria). No smoking.

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Ideal for GolfIdeal for Golf
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-11-09
    We stayed at Wisteria house for Mockmas, a group of nineteen and enjoyed it immensely. The house is extremely comfortable, very clean and well equipped. Open layout downstairs make the house very socialable and plenty of room for all. Very accommodating owners who kindly supplied a Christmas tree for us.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 2015-10-23
    We had a fantastic time at wisteria house. The property is beautiful, well equipped, spacious and comfortable. The facilities are amazing as well. We will definitely consider returning!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-07-31
    Fantastic venue for all our extended family. Catered for all of our activities even when it rained. Very friendly people who ran it and were available to address any teething issues. Would use the cottage again in the future. We have had several similar holidays in England and this was the best by far.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-09-14
    Lovely setting and house has everything you needed, just a little issue with builders continuing there work on other building was a little annoying when you were on a break and in the middle of no where expecting peace and quite

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-14
    A beautiful location but you need a car, the owners are very obliging and friendly. The house and out side facilities are excellent. This is the second time we have stayed at Wisteria House so that must say something. There are lots of places to see in the surrounding area's . If you have a large family like us it is excellent.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-03-06
    We were a party of 20 age range from 3weeks old to 83 . Had the most fantastic 4days together to celebrate my 50th birthday . Rose and Neil were true stars from star to finish , very welcoming the homemade cake and champagne was a real treat . Could not recomed Wisteria House enough . positive comments from all .cant wait for a reason to go back .

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-03-02
    We loved this place. It was extremely well equipped with everything you would need and spaces big enough to easily accommodate a large group. The pool was a big hit and the proximity to the coast is great. All in all, a top trump and we'll be back!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-02-23
    Stayed here for my hen do great accommodation plenty of space to socialise fab open plan lounge kitchen. Owners very accommodating lovely flowers and cake on arrival. Activity centre 10mins away we did archery and zip wire very good and even my mum did it! Lovely food at Pig And Whistle would recommend the roast. Overall brilliant weekend away would definitely go back.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2014-12-15
    What a property for a good group of friends or an extended family. Owners so friendly and always helpful, felt at home and welcomed from when we arrived to the time we left. We only stayed for 3 nights, the property is so well equipped you didn't need for anything

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2014-12-01
    A beautiful property that was perfect for our needs. Lovely owners, superb stay!

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9.7 out of 10 – based on 19 reviews collected by Reevoo

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