Furzedon B&B, Merton in the heart of Devon

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Description from the owner

  • B&B
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 2

Type: Bed and Breakfast

Furzedon B&B, Merton in the heart of Devon

Jan & Jerry Sharpe welcome you to Furzedon which is a new build cob house.

It is one of only 4 new cob houses to have been built since the early 20th century. Cob is the vernacular building material of the South West. Although the house may be built from traditional materials it has all the modern amenities and facilities needed to make your stay with us comfortable and relaxing.

Merton is the ideal situation to explore Dartmoor, the north Devon and Cornish coast and Devon in general.

We have two bed and breakfast guest rooms. One is a large double bedroom with en suite that could also be a family room. There are French doors opening onto a patio ...Read more

About the owner

David Crawford

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Furzedon B&B, Merton in the heart of Devon
Okehampton, West Country, England

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Immediately within the Merton vicinity is the Tarka Trail which is a 22 mile trail for cycling or walking. Access to the Trail is only 1 mile away. The Tarka Trail passes through tranquil countryside and follows the river Torridge to the estuary at Bideford and beyond to the town of Barnstaple.

Just 10 minutes drive away is the historic town of Great Torrington with three renowned attractions. These are RHS Rosemoor Gardens, which is second only to RHS Wisley in terms of its size and range of plants and show gardens. Dartington Crystal which offers visits to the factory and shop for bargain blown glass and the Civil War Centre, 1646, offering a fascinating insight of life during the English Civil War as played out in Great Torrington.

Further a field there are many beautiful gardens to visit the most well known being the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, both of these are about 1 hour 15 minutes drive away.

Merton is also ideally placed for visiting Dartmoor National Park. There are many footpaths and trails as well as horse riding. Okehampton is the nearest point of access to the Moor which is 12 miles from Merton.

We can boast the spectacular north Devon coastline, famous for wonderful beaches, cliff top walks and steeped in smuggling and ship wrecking history. For those interested in water sports there is plenty of opportunity to surf, body board and fish.

There are also interesting market towns to visit such as Bideford, Barnstaple, South Molton and Okehampton. Devon’s two cities of Exeter and Plymouth are easily reached for day trips.

North Devon has much to offer from quiet countryside, to exhilarating wild coast line. Devon has many great pubs and restaurants, places to visit with fantastic scenery all in one of England’s least populated areas.

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