Stable Cottage

Located in Seaton
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

This attractive detached stone cottage has been recently refurbished to provide very high-quality holiday accommodation. Set in an absolutely wonderful rural location on a working farm on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, the cottage has been sympathetically restored, retaining much of the character of the original building. The recent renovation means that the cottage benefits from the added comforts of a new bathroom and a convenient shower/wet room as well as a modern fitted kitchen including a dishwasher. The cottage has two double bedrooms one of which has an additional single bed, making it ideal for families as well as for two couples holidaying together. The provision of a cosy wood burner and an environmentally-friendly under floor heating system make this a great choice for out-of-season breaks too. Outside there is a large, enclosed garden backing onto a small orchard leading to open farmland and woods. This property has recently received a prestigious VisitEngland 4 Star Gold Award for quality of accommodation and customer service. Also see property references AW301 and AW401 in this location.

Location
One of three-holiday cottages recently converted by the owners of this working livestock farm. The farm, which has been in the same family for over 100 years, is located along a private lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the outskirts of the village of Awliscombe. The village is about 3 miles north of the busy market town of Honiton, famous for its antique shops and lace making and offering a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants. The beautiful Jurassic coast of East Devon and West Dorset is easily accessible by car; the popular coastal resorts of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis are both within 30 minutes drive. A wide range of local attractions will appeal to those of all ages including the gardens and maze at Escot, the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth and the Playdome (a children`s all-weather play centre) in nearby Honiton. The Otter Inn and the Honiton Inn at Awliscome, both serving food and real ale are also within a mile and half of the farm.

Layout
Detached cottage on two floors. Ground floor: Lounge with TV/DVD and wood burner. Dining room. Fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine - door to enclosed garden. Shower/wet room with w.c. First floor: Bedroom 1: with double bed. Bedroom 2: with double bed and a single bed. Bathroom with shower over bath and w.c. Outside: Enclosed, private garden at rear with lawn, patio and furniture.

Facilities and services
Underfloor central heating and logs for the wood burner included. Bed linen provided. You are welcome to bring your own towels or they can be provided for the cottage at an additional cost of £10.00 per week - please request when booking. Please bring your own beach towels if required. Cot, highchair and stair gate provided. Access to tumble dryer if required. Wi-Fi access included.

Other information
Parking for 2 cars. Pub: 1 mile. Shop: 3 miles. Beach: Sidmouth 12 miles. Two well behaved dogs welcome. Please note that as this cottage is located on a working farm dogs must be kept under control at all times. No smoking.  Arrival 4.00pm - departure 10.00am. Arrival day for weekly bookings Friday.

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Features

Cot Available
Dishwasher
Garden
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Stairgate
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Seaton

Seaton is a seaside and fishing village sandwiched between Axmouth 20 minutes away, and Beer 5 minutes away in opposite directions. Seaton beach is the longest shingle beach in Devon, stretching over a mile long and overlooking Lyme Bay. The beach is gently sloping so is great for all watersports and swimming. Running the length of the beach is the esplanade leading to the town at 1 end and the cafe at the other end. The town has a variety of sops including the Co-op and several pubs, The Malthouse is dog friendly and even offers dog biscuits for good behaviour! Seaton Tramway can be picked up here and takes you alongside the River Axe estuary and through 2 nature reserves. There are many walks to be taken along the coastline to soak in the wonderful views and countryside, For those who like a challenge, there is a Seaton to Lyme Regis walk through the undercliffs, this is uneven ground and often slippery and is not a short walk but the scenery soon makes up for this. A short walk or drive away is the village of Beer. The beach here is a sheltered bay with a pebble beach and there are several cafes and pubs which are dog friendly. Pecorama in Beer is a great day out for the children with indoor and outdoor areas, crazy golf and a miniature model railway to ride on.

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