Situated in the very heart of the magnificent Blackdown Hills AONB is this one-of-a-kind smithy conversion. You will immediately be drawn in by its exquisite exterior, particularly its quaint thatched roof. Placed just four miles from the wonderful market town of Honiton and within reach of some renowned attractions and opportunities, this is a terrific base from which to explore this marvellous region of England. Be welcomed into The Old Smithy by its open-plan living area with sofa bed, dressed with calming neutral decor to create the perfect spot to kick back and relax during your stay with high vaulted ceilings and exposed beams adding an extra sense of charm. The sitting area is enhanced by an attractive integrated electric fire, TV with SkyQ and a selection of DVDs, the perfect way to end each day with your other half. The splendid dining table and window seat rest close by, while a couple of steps up brings you to the amply equipped kitchen which features an exposed stone feature fireplace. Just off of the kitchen area lies an immaculate bedroom fit with a super king-size bed and lying adjacent to a lavish wet room so you can prepare for your day in style. Outside, you can make the most of a lovely patio area which makes for a lovely relaxing space. Just four miles away is the wonderful market town of Honiton, this fine holiday base abounds in high-quality shops and eateries as well as a selection of interesting landmarks. From the doorstep of The Old Smithy, you can take advantage of a number of scenic walking paths and trails. As well as this, popular resorts such as Lyme Regis and Sidmouth are dotted along the renowned Jurassic Coast. For a romantic retreat with your loved one, The Old Smithy could be the perfect stay for you.
All ground floor. One super king-size double bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request). Wet room with shower, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with sofa bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
HONITON Ottery St Mary 6 miles; Lyme Regis 14.5 miles; Exeter 22 miles. Honiton is a delightful market town in East Devon, with plenty to offer visitors. It lies in the valley of the River Otter and is surrounded by rolling Devon hills, green wooded valleys and plenty of scattered farming villages. Honiton has an attractive High Street stretching almost 2 miles, and lined with individually owned shops, pubs and restaurants. Honiton has been famous for lacemaking since the reign of Elizabeth I and still has a few lacemakers in work today - visitors can see some fine examples of antique lace in the town’s Allhallows Museum. Honiton boasts the only public art gallery in East Devon; the Thelma Hulbert Gallery occupies an attractive Grade I listed Victorian house, and has links with the Hayward Gallery, London. Honiton is only a short drive from the dramatic 20 mile stretch of Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site. Resorts such as Seaton, Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth are found along this stretch of coastline, and all have much to occupy the visitor. Near to Honiton is the cathedral city of Exeter with plenty of large shops, a wealth of museums, a theatre and fabulous restaurants.
This property offers the following short breaks: