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Pumphouse Cottage

Uffculme, Devon (Ref. 1058225)


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  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Review(s)

  • Geoffrey

    “Excellent cottage; one of the best we have stayed in.”

    Great, quiet location with easy access to surrounding districts. We would place it on our 'return to' list, should we decide to re-visit the area. Geoff & Sheila

    Great, quiet location with easy access to surrounding districts. We would place it on our 'return to' list, should we decide to re-visit the area. Geoff & Sheila

    - Geoffrey, September 2023

    We're so very glad you enjoyed your stay at our cottage! All the best, Amanda & Steve Property Owner


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be a king-size upon request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room with feature brick wall and beams
  • Gas central heating, electric woodburner-style stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Blu-ray and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair and two stairgates available
  • Designated parking for two cars
  • Front patio with outdoor seating and enclosed courtyard with outdoor seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome downstairs at the property
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Minimum 3 night stay at this property
  • Note: Short breaks at this property can only start either on a Monday and vacate on the Friday or start on a Friday and vacate on the Monday.

The property

Nestled amongst a cluster of idyllic countryside cottages within the village of Uffculme, Pumphouse Cottage is a beautifully-appointed dwelling surrounded by the magnificent green landscapes of Devon.

Decorated with stylish interiors throughout whilst retaining a certain industrial charm through its exposed brick walls and characterful beams, this inviting abode provides a gorgeous setting for any self-catering holiday for a family or group of five travelling with their canine companion.

Make yourself at home in the warm and welcoming sitting room as you allow yourself to fall deep into the chic leather sofas, enjoy the ambience of the electric woodburner-style stove, and enjoy the view of the central thatched roundhouse and an entertaining movie on the Smart TV.

Continue through to the attractive kitchen/dining room, home to a plethora of appliances such as an electric oven with gas hob, fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, helping you to prepare mouth-watering meals throughout your stay.

The kitchen/dining room also boasts a large and rustic dining table, perfect for indulging in some fabulous family feasts as you enjoy quality time with your loved ones.

The ground floor benefits from a handy cloakroom with basin and WC, along with a hidden washing machine, where guests can quickly freshen up before continuing about their days, while up on the first floor a spacious family bathroom styled with contemporary tiling and calming grey tones offers a tranquil space to relax and unwind as you indulge in a deep soak in the bathtub.

When you begin to feel yourself tire, retreat to one of the lovely bedrooms consisting of a double, a twin which can be transformed into a king-size upon request, and a single.

Each of the bedrooms can be found hosting ample storage space and an inviting armchair, ideal for a moment of peace and quiet as you lose yourself in the captivating narrative of a new and exciting book.

Make the most of warmer weather in the rear courtyard, where a with a large rustic style dining set, able to seat up to ten people, await you and where you can relax with alfresco dinners.

A lovely herb garden is present as well and the wonderful addition of a warm-water dog shower will let you pamper your pet after the walks in the countryside.

You can also start off your days with a delicious cup of coffee out on the front terrace.

When you’re ready to see the sights, grab your walking boots and head for the nearby Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can discover the incredible landmarks of Hemyock Castle and Culmstock Beacon, as well as the idyllic chapel that sits just below.

Spend the day in the city of Exeter, home to the imposing Exeter Cathedral and medieval Underground Passages, as well as the grand Exe Bridge and the captivating Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery.

Closer to home Coldharbour Mill and the National Trust owned Knightshayes Court make for excellent days out, whilst the Devon Railway Centre and Buzzard's Woodlands are a must-see during your stay.

See the mesmerising birds of Yarak Birds of Prey or seek thrills at Crealy Theme Park & Resort.

Live memorable moments with your nearest and dearest on a wonderful holiday to Devon at Pumphouse Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Tiverton 7 miles; Exeter 18 miles; Taunton 18 miles.

Located in the lush green countryside to the east of Exeter, this small rural community provides a welcome change from the demands of modern living. Almost midway between Dartmoor and Exmoor, and just a 40-minute drive to Exmouth and the beautiful South Devon coast, it is a perfect base for touring the area’s many attractions. Footpaths, fields and abundant natural wildlife characterise the surrounding landscape, several National Trust stately homes and gardens are within easy reach, and the Cathedral city of Exeter is a mere 18 miles away.

Please note: Minimum 3 night stay

Note: Short breaks at this property can only start either on a Monday and vacate on the Friday or start on a Friday and vacate on the Monday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas