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The Old Dairy

Colyton, Devon (Ref. 1115907)

4.9

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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Kayley

    “A beautiful cottage in Devon as a wheelchair user I’ve found wheelchair accessible properties aren’t always that well the Old dairy was fabulous for my limited mobility.”

    We were welcomed onsite by John who couldn’t do enough for us such a lovely welcome after a long journey. We had a fabulous week and saw some beautiful places in Devon . The cottage was really well equipped too with everything needed and more and was very dog friendly too our pups enjoyed their stay as much as us thanks again John hope to be back again soon . Kayley Steven Julie and of course Ruby and Albie the pooches too xx

    We were welcomed onsite by John who couldn’t do enough for us such a lovely welcome after a long journey. We had a fabulous week and saw some beautiful places in Devon . The cottage was really well equipped too with everything needed and more and was very dog friendly too our pups enjoyed their stay as much as us thanks again John hope to be back again soon . Kayley Steven Julie and of course Ruby and Albie the pooches too xx

    - Kayley, June 2023

    Many thanks for your kind words, it was lovely to meet you all ...and your pooches too! I am very pleased to hear that you found the Old Dairy accessible in a wheelchair and you had everything you needed. Also great to know you like East Devon as much as we do! Sarah and I would love to welcome you back again any time. Property Owner

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • 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, CD player
  • 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
  • Enclosed patio with picnic bench and barbecue, 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
  • Note: This property is on the ground floor with no steps and so is suitable for people with limited mobility.

The property

This beautiful single-story home, The Old Dairy, is perched a short distance from the little hamlet of Colyton in the East Devon AONB.

The Old Dairy is the ideal place to bring your family if you're looking for a quiet getaway in Devon.

It offers dog-friendly lodging, ramp access to the property, private and shared outdoor spaces, and a woodburning stove.

As you enter the home after unloading in the designated car park, you'll find a wonderfully roomy open-plan living area with a fully-equipped kitchen where you can whip up tasty meals for your loved ones.

You won't have to worry about the clean-up thanks to a convenient dishwasher, and a washing machine ensures that your holiday clothes stay clean no matter how muddy your adventures become.

Relax in the living area and curl up in front of a roaring fireplace, ready to indulge in a movie marathon or a glass of wine and a book.

Take a seat at the dining room table or step outside to the private patio to enjoy an outdoor meal while using the barbeque.

After a rejuvenating shower or a soak in the tub when you start to feel tired, retire to a king-size or twin bedroom to get some rest.

Visit The Old Dairy in Devon if you want a peaceful getaway.

Note: This property can be booked with The Bull Pen (1123895), The Hay Loft (1123896), The Calf Pen (1123894) and The Old Barn (1101413) together sleeping up to 17 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

COLYTON

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