The Linhay

Located in Churchill, Devon

This stone-fronted cottage rests in Chardstock, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Linhay is a charismatic cottage set in the picturesque village of Chardstock, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, including a king-size and a twin room (zip/link can be super-king-size on request), each served by an en-suite bathroom, along with a cloakroom, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is also a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with an electric stove-effect fire. Outside there is an enclosed garden which wraps around the property with a lawn and patio, along with off-road parking for two cars. The Linhay offers the ultimate romantic retreat to Devon for one or two couples.

Property Details

Sitting peacefully within the breath-taking Blackdown Hills ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ is the traditional stone-built cottage, The Linhay. This delightful rural getaway provides the perfect base for one or two couples, or a family of four, to explore the enchanting Devon and Somerset countryside. Traditional exposed stone walls add rustic charm to the interior; Make yourself at home in the inviting sitting room, relax in front of the flat-screen TV or rustle up a bite to eat in the country-style kitchen. A generous hallway takes you to two sizeable bedrooms including a king-size, boasting a fitted wardrobe, and a twin bedroom that can be turned into a spacious super-king for flexible sleeping arrangements. Each bedroom has the benefit of a bright en-suite, with the master complete with a bath and a shower over so that guests can choose between a rejuvenating rinse or an indulgent soak. The cottage can accommodate up to 6 people using either the truckle beds in the twin bedroom (more suitable for children) or the sofa-bed in the living room. Grab your groceries from the well-stocked village shop or the local farm shop and delight in a quiet night-in within the comfort of your cottage, alternatively try the wonderful seasonal menu at the 16th Century Coaching Inn less than a mile away in the next village of Tytherleigh. Make the most of warm evenings, dine alfresco in the pretty enclosed garden. Chardstock is a small village on the eastern border of Devon off the A358 road between Chard and Axminster. This historic village was listed in the Domesday Book The attractive village is surrounded by farmland and woodland and is within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The River Kit runs through the village and the village church dates from the 19th Century; The village also has a well-stocked village shop and post office. The village is the perfect base for exploring the region from the Blackdown Hills and woodland to its Jurassic cliffs and sandy beaches. Walkers, hikers, horse-riders, cyclists or wild swimmers, in fact, all adventurers are all catered for in this beautiful part of the county. The wealth of activities to enjoy from the Linhay’s doorstep includes a host of National Trust properties including Forde Abbey, Barrington Court or Montacute House. For younger visitors, spot wild creatures at the nearby Axe Valley Wildlife Park or try a trek like no other, walking with friendly llamas and alpacas through the picturesque countryside at nearby Shute. Discover local history at Axminster Heritage Museum and the awe-inspiring landscapes of the National Trust’s Lambert’s Castle or hike through the Blackdown Hills and uncover Castle Neroche fort. The wonderful beaches of West Bay, Sidmouth, and Branscombe, as well as the curved pebble bay and cove at Beer, are only a short drive away; West Bay is the major gateway to the Jurassic Coast with breath-taking landscapes to explore. Less than half an hour away is Lyme Regis, styled as ‘the Pearl of Dorset’ it is famed for its fossils found in cliffs and beaches on this World Heritage Site. Explore this historic and picturesque town, see it’s famous harbour wall ‘The Cobb’, a popular venue for filming and trace the steps of Mary Anning. Experience the South West like never before with a holiday at The Linhay.


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking


Area Details


Tucked into the magnificent setting of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the delightful village of Chardstock offers an idyllic base from which to explore the very best of the Devon coast and countryside. Home to a well-stocked supermarket and a bustling local pub serving tasty hot meals, visitors to the area have everything they could possibly need during their stay. Make the most of this fantastic setting with easy-going hikes through the nearby Castle Neroche or East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or visit historical landmarks such as the National Trust Owned Killerton House and Lambert's Castle.

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