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Fern Cottage

Muddiford near West Down, Devon (Ref. 1134184)

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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Attached cottage set over first, second and third floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor super-king-size, 1 x third-floor double, 1 x third-floor twin
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Third-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private front patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (first dog is free of charge, with a £25 charge for the second dog)
  • Communal, enclosed dog paddock
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 3 miles
  • Note: There are three steps up to the entrance of the property
  • Note: The property is accessed via a flight of stairs and may not be suitable for guests with lower mobility

The property

West Down 5.7 miles.

Fern Cottage awaits your arrival, nestled in the serene landscape of Muddiford, near West Down in Devon, this charming attached cottage, set over three floors, welcomes you with open arms to a pet-friendly haven surrounded by breathtaking views of the countryside.

An idyllic retreat, Fern Cottage is the perfect launching point for your adventures in the nearby Exmoor National Park, whether you're a family, a group of friends, or a couple seeking a peaceful and rejuvenating escape.

As you approach Fern Cottage, the rolling hills of Muddiford envelop you in a tranquil ambiance, providing a preview of the scenic beauty that awaits.

Step inside this characterful residence to explore its inviting spaces spread across three floors.

Venture to the first floor, where a generous open-plan living space unfolds, incorporating a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a homely sitting area.

This inviting space is perfect for quality time with loved ones.

Step out onto the private front patio, adorned with comfortable furniture, and immerse yourself in the stunning vistas that surround you.

The tranquil atmosphere of Fern Cottage invites you to relax and savour the blissful setting.

The three bedrooms offer a serene and plush setting, with the second floor featuring a spacious super-king-size bedroom.

Ascend to the third floor to discover a double plus a twin bedroom sharing a family bathroom.

The second floor also houses a bathroom, where you can unwind and complete your nighttime routine before settling down for the evening.

However you choose to spend your stay, Fern Cottage promises a memorable and tranquil getaway in Devon that will stay with you long after you depart.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1147466, 1147467, 1147468 and 1148174 together sleeping 26 guests.

Hewish Mill Cottages

Hewish Mill is a delightful group of 5 cottages nestled near West Down, Devon. Each property offers a snug haven offering captivating views and proximity to Exmoor National Park, ideal for families, friends, or couples seeking tranquillity. Each property provides a warm welcome, promising a delightful escape and a chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Devon's landscape. In the local areas surrounding Muddiford, near West Down, Devon, a myriad of activities awaits to enrich your stay. Embrace the coastal charm by venturing to the seaside town of Ilfracombe, where you can explore the historic harbour, wander through quaint cobbled streets, and savour breathtaking views. For a day of family fun, visit the Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, offering an exciting blend of wildlife encounters and prehistoric wonders. If adventure calls, embark on a boat trip to the nearby Lundy Island or tee off at the Ilfracombe Golf Club. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry by discovering local stores and eateries in West Down, where comfort food awaits. The scenic trails of Exmoor National Park beckon for picturesque walks, ensuring moments of tranquillity amidst the rolling hills. Uncover puzzles and surprises at Watermouth Castle or delve into marine wonders at the Ilfracombe Aquarium. With a variety of delightful cafes, pubs, and restaurants, the local areas offer an enticing blend of coastal delights, outdoor adventures, and cultural exploration. For a truly unforgettable escape in Devon, secure your next booking with Hewish Mill Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Ilfracombe 5 miles.

The picturesque village of West Down is ideally situated amidst the wooded valleys of the beautiful North Devonshire countryside, 5 miles from Ilfracombe. The village is home to a lovely Norman church, a CAMRA recommended 14th Century pub serving real ales and fine wines and a local shop, whilst the surrounding countryside offers many great walking and cycling opportunities. The surfer's paradise of Woolacombe, with its long sandy beach is just 4 miles away and only 5 miles to the North is the coastal resort of Ilfracombe, with its pubs, clubs and great visitor attractions. The enchanting Exmoor National Park, with its rolling hills, wooded valleys, wild deer and pretty villages like Combe Martin, Lynmouth and Simonsbath enchants all who visit, whilst the wildlife and remote natural beauty leading from the high moor down to the sea attracts visitors from far and wide. With Barnstaple also just a short drive away, this fantastic location has plenty to offer all year round!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas