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Whimple Cottage

Whimple near Ottery St Mary, Devon (Ref. 1038288)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Milner

    “The cottage was perfect for our family holiday.”

    The pool was a highlight for the children and even though it was timetabled due to the current situation (COVID19) it was split in such a way that it had little impact. The cottage was clean and well provisioned, especially the scones!

    The pool was a highlight for the children and even though it was timetabled due to the current situation (COVID19) it was split in such a way that it had little impact. The cottage was clean and well provisioned, especially the scones!

Lower Southbrook Farm Cottages

Offering quality holiday accommodation in the beautiful East Devon countryside there are two semi-detached comfortable single storey cottages each named after the local villages of Whimple and Broadclyst. Each of the cottages sleep up to four guests and are next to the friendly owners farmhouse. The properties also benefit from shared use of the outdoor heated swimming pool which is open every day from May to September (weather permitting). Also onsite is an outside area for children to play, making these ideal destinations for small families or couples alike. The rural location makes a tranquil retreat or ideal base from which to explore the fascinating area. The nearby village of Whimple offers a choice of pubs, a village shop and a post office. There is even a railway station on the Waterloo line making exploring the historic city of Exeter without a car very simple. The city is famous for its magnificent cathedral, unique network of underground passages, and historic quay. Ottery St Mary is just 7 miles to the East of the cottages and is one of the oldest towns in Devon and offers a variety of shops and cafes. Nestled in the valley of the river Otter the rolling hills of Devon unfold in every direction. Just a few miles to the south are the beautiful beaches of the Jurassic coast with Regency seaside towns such as Exmouth and Sidmouth to explore. The pebble beach of Budleigh Salterton or along to to the Dorset border and Lyme Regis where fossils are often found.

The property

A mile from Rockbeare, 3 miles from Whimple and 7 miles from Ottery St Mary, hidden in lanes, two semi-detached single-storey cottages converted from barns across the yard from the owners’ farmhouse. The cottages share a splendid outdoor heated swimming available mid-May to mid-September, with a sunbathing terrace (loungers), and an outside area with mown grass for children to play..

The cottages are simple and welcoming.

Behind each has a level lawned patio and garden (picnic table). Whimple Cottage has neat fitted kitchen (microwave, fridge/freezer, electric cooker) and light open-plan living/dining room with leather sofas, TV/DVD and French windows to patio (table/chairs). Two bedrooms, a double with vanity unit and a bunk bedroom plus a shower room suite.

A homely base in a lovely and varied part of Devon to explore Nearest pub, Jack in the Green at Rockbeare less than a mile away.

Shops, post office and two pubs at Whimple three miles. Ottery St Mary - historic town, supermarket 7 miles and nearest coast, Sidmouth 11 miles, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton 13 miles.

Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x bunk room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric heating
  • Electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • TV/DVD and WiFi
  • Selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Private patio/garden area
  • Shared use of outdoor heated swimming pool (May - September) and children's play area
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 0.6 miles

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

About the location

OTTERY ST MARY

Alfington 2 miles; Honiton 5.5 miles; Sidmouth 6.5 miles; Exeter 14 miles.

Ottery St Mary sits beside the River Otter and is well known for its literary connections to the poet Coleridge and for its beautiful church often referred to as a Exeter cathedral lookalike. Ottery St Mary is also famous for its traditional 'Tar Barrels' which attracts more than 3000 visitors on 5th November each year. Ottery has welcoming traditional Devon pubs and plenty of individual shops, offering quality local produce and a warm welcome to visitors. The area is a walkers’ paradise, with strolls along the banks of the River Otter or hill climbs offering magnificent views as far as Dartmoor. Nearby Escot Country Park is a fabulous wildlife visitor attraction for the whole family and the dramatic 20 mile stretch of Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site is a short drive from Ottery where resorts such as Seaton, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and Sidmouth are found along this stretch of coastline. An easy drive from Ottery is the cathedral city of Exeter with plenty of large shops, a wealth of museums, a theatre and many fabulous restaurants.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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