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The Old Barn

Colyton, Devon (Ref. 1101413)

Helpful Holidays rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Dick

    “A lovely place to stay, and great for the dog with plenty of places to walk her.”

    Our stay was brief but enjoyable. The only thing which let us down was the storm, which was so bad we left a day early to get home !

    Our stay was brief but enjoyable. The only thing which let us down was the storm, which was so bad we left a day early to get home !

    - Dick, October 2023

    Thank you for your kind review . We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay despite the storms we had . We hope you’ll return for more walks and perhaps some sunshine ! John & Sarah Property Owner


  • Reverse-level
  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, handheld shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin zip/link (double available on request), 1 x single
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, barbecue, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi, iDock MP3, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Designated car park
  • Front communal picnic area, shared glass dining house and play field
  • 3 well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: There is a pond on site
  • Note: There is an additional charge of £30 per dog, per stay

The property

Find this wonderful cottage, The Old Barn, tucked away near the small town of Colyton within the lovely surroundings of the East Devon AONB.

The Old Barn in Devon welcomes five visitors and their four-legged companion to enjoy the ultimate getaway.

It has a reverse-level design, a designated car park, and easy access to local services.

As you enter, you'll be struck by the three tastefully decorated bedrooms on the ground floor, which include a king-size room with an en suite bathroom where you can get ready for the day in luxury, a twin which can be a double on request, and a single room.

Ascend the stairs to the open-plan living area, where you can make use of the well-equipped kitchen where you and your loved ones can prepare and enjoy meals together.

Sit down at the dining table to get started, then pop open a bottle of champagne to round off a great evening.

If you would rather eat outside, a shared picnic area offers the ideal location to take in the breath-taking surroundings, or enjoy your private garden space at the rear of the property.

Head inside to a pleasant sitting area to cuddle up in front of the roaring woodburning stove and turn on the Smart TV.

Rest your head in one of the three beautiful bedrooms if you start to feel tired and get ready to start your itinerary.

A picturesque refuge in Devon, The Old Barn is ideal for creating lifelong memories with loved ones.

Note: This property can be booked with The Bull Pen (1123895), The Old Dairy (1115907), The Calf Pen (1123894) and The Hay Loft (1123896) together sleeping up to 18 guests.

Tritchayne Farm Cottages

Nestled a short distance from Colyton in the rolling hills of the East Devon AONB is this lovely group of five barn conversions, sleeping a total of 17 guests at Tritchayne Farm Cottages. Benefitting from woodburning stoves, dog-friendly accommodation and a central location within accessible reach of local amenities and attractions, Tritchayne Farm Cottages welcomes couples, families and groups of friends, along with their four-legged friends to gather in this lovely part of Devon and enjoy a memorable escape. Each property benefits from a private outdoor space with seating, as well as having access to a communal picnic area, play field and a glass dining house which stores a number of outdoor games, parasols and sun-loungers. There is plenty of room to supplement your holiday activities. The glass dining house with it's huge dining table, woodburner and bar would be the perfect setting for a celebration, why not book the whole site for a significant birthday? If you can tear yourself away from this lovely base, begin your day by embarking on a relaxing stroll in the stunning setting of the East Devon AONB which offers plenty of hiking and cycling opportunities for all ages and abilities; for animal lovers, Axe Valley Wildlife resides close by and offers a wide range of species for you to admire. In the nearby town of Colyton, only a mile away, you can also find a handy convenience store, two pubs and several restaurants and cafes where you can stock up on the essentials, refuel and treat your loved ones. Head to Seaton where you’ll find Seaton Tramway, Axmouth Harbour and Seaton Beach where you can sunbathe on a hot day, or simply watch as the world passes by. You are well-positioned here to journey to the popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis where you can get a taste for local history at Lyme Regis Museum, paddle the shores at Lyme Regis Front Beach or engage in some retail therapy. For a truly memorable getaway with those who love the most, choose Tritchayne Farm Cottages as your base. Please contact our reservations team if you are interested in a group booking, they will be delighted to assist you.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Seaton 2.8 miles; Lyme Regis 6.9 miles.

Situated in East Devon, Colyton is a small town with its roots dating back to 700 AD. Situated around three miles from Seaton and six miles from Axmouth, Colyton has many links to its past with numerous historical buildings, such as St Andrew’s Church, and its winding lanes with independent shops. Good food and a warm welcome are on offer at the many inns. Colyton's tram station will provide you with an enjoyable ride alongside the River Axe to Seaton, where you can stop off to relax upon Seaton Beach, tour Beer Quarry Caves, or enjoy a leisurely afternoon strolling through Seafield Gardens. The picturesque villages of Colyford, Southleigh, Northleigh and Farway lie nestled in the heart of the Coly Valley and are always a good day out, where you can explore the woodlands and valleys across the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve, and Seaton Wetlands.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas