The Granary, Larkbeare Grange

Exeter, Devon

An uber-green, very handsome larch-clad space for 4, with garden in pretty East Devon countryside, close to A30


4 beds


2 bedrooms


Sleeps 4


Charlie and Julia (handily next door in their B&B) are passionate conservationists (a biomass boiler, underfloor heating, locally-sourced building materials, natural oils, water-based paints) but they haven’t compromised on aesthetics in their larch-cladded creation. Find a thoughtfully designed open space with a contemporary feel, a living room with an L-shaped sofa, sleek wooden floors, a bio-ethanol fire, a flat screen 3D telly, an excellent kitchen with sharp knives (Charlie is a chef) and giant glass doors for views over the East Devon countryside; fling them open on sunny days (you may hear the distant hum of the A30 but it’s quieter at night). There’s an outdoor shower here too, for muddy children (or dogs) and both can cavort safely in the garden surrounded by fields. Bedrooms are on either side of the living room: find well-dressed beds, good lighting and glass doors to bring the outside in. Borrow bikes for adventurous days, start walking straight from the door, return to a soak in a proper big bath with Penhaligon’s goodies (from one you can watch telly with a floating remote.) Lovely.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • Credit cards
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.


Nightly price
from £195
Weekly price
from £625
Damage deposit
Please see terms & conditions
1 House for 4
From £1954 beds2 bedrooms


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Charlie & Julia Hutchings

  • Boats, trains, trams - so much to do for a wonderful day out whatever the weather. Eden Project, Round Robin trip to Dartmouth, House of Marbles; National Trust properties and English Heritage sites.
  • Stock up at local farmers' markets and shop at our local greengrocer, butcher and fishmonger. Pure Therapy salon and retail therapy at independent shops in Ottery St Mary, Honiton, Beer and Exeter.
  • Eclectic choice of places to eat - all passionate about locally sourced ingredients . Bob about on the water at The River Exe Café for great food and views (open Easter to September)
  • Exeter has loads to offer - whatever your taste. Cathedral, free guided walks, the Quay, theatres, cinemas, museum, restaurants and, of course, the origin of Diagon Alley! Not forgetting the University of Exeter.
  • Fab beaches at Sidmouth, Exmouth, Branscombe, Beer and Ladram Bay - or surf on the north Devon coast. Sit on the veranda and enjoy the night sky.
  • For the more energetic - fantastic walks both locally and on Dartmoor and Exmoor. Go horse riding, play golf or sail from Exmouth