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The Milk Shed

Plymtree, Devon (Ref. 976038)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Very friendly and helpful owners made our stay even better.”

    Lovely property in a peaceful setting. Comfy beds and great power shower.Loved the resident sheep and chickens!

    Lovely property in a peaceful setting. Comfy beds and great power shower.Loved the resident sheep and chickens!

    - Mrs Wood, October 2021

The property

A mile from Plymtree, tucked behind the owner's year-round B&B, a comfortable single-storey cottage caringly converted from an old farm dairy.

You have access to a courtyard made pretty with pots and, beyond the parking area, your own enclosed, mainly gravelled garden (picnic table, barbecue) with summer house (games, books) for children to play in and views over a sheep paddock to undulating countryside.

Open-sided games barn (table tennis, table football).

Dogs strictly to be kept on leads in grounds due to livestock.

Inside, smart and cosy with original and quirky touches.

Five gentle ramped steps (handrail) up to open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric oven/induction hob) with TV/DVD.

4G Broadband.

Two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and one with two singles; smart shower-room (suite).

Boot/utility room (washing machine, freezer) across the courtyard.

A super, friendly base for touring this interesting and diverse area of east Devon. Plymtree: small village (good pub, church, community shop) amidst rolling farmland, between Cullompton, 5 miles, and Honiton, 8.

Footpaths and bridleways locally.

M5, 6 miles.

Exeter, 14 miles; the coast at Sidmouth, 14, and Lyme Regis, 23.


Ground Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Living Room Bathroom Double Bedroom Double Bedroom


  • One level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • Open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen
  • Boot/utility room
  • Outdoor games barn
  • Underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV with DVD, WiFi, 4G Broadband. Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent, please bring your own towels
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • There is a welcoming basket of goodies on arrival

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

About the location


Honiton 8 miles; Tiverton 11 miles; Sidmouth 13 miles.

Plymtree is a delightful village in East Devon with plenty to offer it’s visitors. Lying in the valley of the River Culm the village is surrounded by rolling Devon hills, green wooded valleys and scattered farming villages. Plymtree is home to a local pub, The Blacksmith Arms, along with additional village pubs within two miles serving good food. Also of interest is the community shop, run by volunteers and the historic parish church of St John the Baptist. The church itself dates back to the 14th century and of great interest is the 15th century addition, the painted rood screen. In the churchyard gaze at the ancient Yew Tree, thought to be over 1100 years old and the inspiration for the village’s name. Plymtree 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 plenty to occupy their visitors. An easy drive from Plymtree is the cathedral city of Exeter with plenty of large shops, a wealth of museums, a theatre and many fabulous restaurants. Plymtree is also close to the rugged and unspoilt expanse of Exmoor National Park as well as the tranquil and beautiful Blackdown Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas