1½ miles from Sidbury, in beautiful rolling farmland and 170 yards of tarmac farm track from the road, an ‘upside down’ cottage neatly converted from a dairy. Help on the neighbouring farm (by arrangement). To the sides, an enclosed terrace and rough lawned garden (table/chairs). Glazed door to small hall. Upstairs, open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with woodburner, TV/DVD, iPod dock and French windows to balustrade and lovely rural views. Downstairs, two bedrooms - a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) and a double, each with trim en suite shower-room (suite). Spring water. An easy, practical, rural base close to the east Devon coast.
Sidbury: little village (Norman church, shop, pub) in glorious country of lush farming valleys below tree-crowned hill-tops, 3 miles up the River Sid from the seafront at Sidmouth (big low-tide sand/pebble beach between red cliffs, handsome esplanade, golf course, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool). Sidford (award-winning fish and chips), 1 mile. Exeter, 15.
Over two floors. Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en suite shower room, 1 x twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with en suite shower room. First floor open-plan living area with sitting area with wood burning stove, kitchen and dining area with balustrade.
Sidbury Orchard Cottage is a smart contemporary cottage converted from a barn on a smallholding near the Devon town of Honiton. The cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms, two double, one with en suite shower room, and a twin, plus a bathroom. On the ground floor is a sitting room with wood burning stove and a kitchen with dining area. Outside is a neat lawn garden at the front and, at the back, a shared courtyard with outdoor furniture, barbecue and a games barn. Orchard Cottage is a friendly base for exploring this peaceful part of Devon.