Northleigh House
Holiday Cottage in Devon

  • Sleeps 8-12*
  • Six bedrooms*
  • Three bathrooms*
  • Two cloakrooms*
  • Hot tub
  • Large garden
  • Children’s play area
  • Wood burning stove
  • Pool/snooker table
  • Dog friendly (not cottage)

Discover Northleigh House, a six-bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage with hot tub nestled in the North Devon countryside and accommodating up to twelve guests. This stylish, period property has a wonderful mix of old and new and benefits from large spacious rooms both on the ground and first floor. Located in the village of Goodleigh just a few miles outside of Barnstaple, Northleigh House enjoys an elevated position, and, on a clear day, views stretch over the local patchwork fields and woods all the way to Hartland.

*Northleigh house can now sleep up to 12 with the addition of the adjacent cottage. Guests staying outside of peak weeks will be able to book the house only (sleeps 8) for a reduced rate.

Rooms & Features

The 19th century, dog-friendly house has been tastefully decorated throughout and benefits from a peaceful setting surrounded by landscaped gardens that attract local wildlife, relax in the sunny conservatory as you watch the birds playing in the trees. 

The grounds of Northleigh House are immaculately presented and split into multiple sections for the whole family to enjoy, there is a wildflower garden area, a children's play area and a private garden section housing a hot tub with furniture overlooking the stunning valley vista.

On the ground floor of the house there is a large double aspect living room, which leads through to a conservatory, opposite is a dining room, where the table also doubles up as a snooker/pool table. Also, downstairs is a well-equipped kitchen and a handy utility room.

Upstairs at Northleigh House there are four spacious bedrooms, these include two doubles with king-size beds, a double/twin with link beds and a pretty twin with two full-size single beds. There is also a very big family bathroom complete with roll-top bath and separate shower. 

The adjacent two bedroom cottage to Northleigh House is now available, allowing the self-catering property to sleep up to 12.

Where is Northleigh House

Northleigh House is located on the edge of Goodleigh, a lovely countryside village that lies just a few miles from Barnstaple, North Devon’s main market town. Within the village there is an excellent pub that serves food all year round. There are also plenty of countryside walks and some excellent lanes for cycling. Local shops and other restaurants can be found in Barnstaple.

Within a 30-minute drive of the house is North Devon’s stunning golden coastline where you will find award winning beaches such as Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton, there are also pretty seaside towns and villages to discover, including Appledore and Instow. If you are looking to spend a day at one of the many local attractions, Arlington Court, Exmoor Zoo and The Milky Way are all within easy reach.

All Praise

"We loved the setting, the comfortable chairs and settees.
The comfy beds and spacious master bedroom.
The several reception rooms and the accessible kitchen, with plenty of space.
The several sitting areas in the garden.
The views from the fire pit area and the spa pool...especially at sunset.
The large pool table and table tennis table outside.
The wonderful well-stocked garden and generally the lovely feel of the house and environs.
Thank you. We cannot fault you.
The shower was easy to use and hot and powerful.
All in all, we really enjoyed our stay.
Thank you very much.
We just need to make a plan to come back."

- The Evans family

Booking Northleigh House

Booking Northleigh House is quick and easy with our online booking calendar, that provides our latest prices and availability. Alternatively, if you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about the self-catering house, then please do not hesitate to get in touch via email or on 01271 377 432 and a member of the My Favourite Cottages team will be happy to assist you.