Along a country lane on the edge of the tranquil hamlet of Dunkeswell Abbey, half a barn converted into an interesting, rustic-looking, wood-clad cottage, light and airy inside. Good-sized garden (table/chairs, barbecue) overlooking the owner’s apple orchard and small field. Inside, little glass-panelled lobby; pine-floored, L-shaped living/dining room with TV/DVD, iPod dock and French windows to terrace and garden; well-equipped modern kitchen (slimline dishwasher, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker) with stable doors to terrace; bathroom (suite with separate shower). Stairs up to small landing (5'6" headroom), off which two bedrooms under the eaves, both overlooking the garden and with limited clothes-hanging space - a double with low sloping ceilings and Velux window, and a twin with dormer window; loo (5'8" lintel, sloping ceiling). Outside is a utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, sink and space for your bicycles. Spring water. A beautiful, peaceful place in which to relax.
Dunkeswell Abbey: sheltered valley hamlet of a few cottages and the ruins of 13th cent. Dunkeswell Abbey itself, 2 miles from Dunkeswell (shop, church); Hemyock (church, pub, shops), 2½ miles. Honiton, 7 miles; airfield (flying lessons, pleasure flights), 2 miles; the sea at Sidmouth, 17, and Lyme Regis, 21; Exmoor and Dartmoor, about 30 miles.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Sitting room with dining area and French windows to terrace and garden. Kitchen and external utility room. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
DUNKESWELL ABBEY 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.
This property offers the following short breaks: