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Redgate Farm

Redgate Farm, Axminster, Devon

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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £886.00

This thatched, 17th century, Grade II listed former farmhouse is situated in the peaceful village of Shute between Honiton and Axminster. It has a south-facing garden with fine views. The lovely resort of Lyme Regis is within easy reach.

Redgate Farm is a thatched, 17th century, Grade II listed former farmhouse in the peaceful village of Shute. The property has a beautiful south-facing garden and fine unspoilt views over the surrounding farmland. Shute is a charming village located between Honiton (seven miles) and Axminster (four miles) with the National Trust property of Shute Barton at its centre, and Redgate Farm was originally part of the Shute Estate.

There are many local walks in the surrounding countryside. There are two local pubs a five minute drive away in Kilmington serving good food, and the nearest shops are at Colyton, a six minute drive.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps ten guests.

  • Six bedrooms, two of which are within the annexe.
  • One family bathroom, one en-suite bathroom and one shower room.
  • Wood burning stove.

  • Landscaped gardens with herbaceous borders and large cobbles courtyard.
  • A lake is 200 yards away from the house so please ensure children are supervised at all times.
  • Onsite parking.

  • Two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge), kept to the ground floor and off all furniture please.
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Set in six acres of grounds.
  • Oil-fired central heating, electric storage heaters in the annexe, gas fire in the TV room.
  • Range cooker with gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.

  • Television, CD/radio, DVD player.
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request.
  • Please note there are steps between some of the rooms within the property.

  • Games barn with table tennis, table football and a darts board.
  • Garden leading to croquet lawn
  • Paddock for ball games.
  • Covered Bothy for outside entertaining
  • Sorry, barbecues are not permitted due to thatch.


  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • One Dog
  • Some ground floor
  • Two Dogs
  • Baby Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Thatched
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • Games Room
Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Shute Barton - 0.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Loughwood Meeting House - 0.9 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Colyton, St Andrew's Church - 2.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Musbury, St Michael's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Axminster Heritage Centre - 2.9 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Northleigh, St Giles Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Offwell, St Mary's Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Southleigh, St Lawrence Church - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Axmouth, St Michael's Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Farway, St Michael & All Angels Church - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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