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Church Steps Cottage

Winkleigh, Devon (Ref. 999282)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Michael

    “The cottage was Wonderful in a Fabulous position along with Excellent views and the host Catherine was Amazing informing us of places to eat/drink/ places to visit etc !”

    !! Delicious local basic foods for us on arrival TOO

    !! Delicious local basic foods for us on arrival TOO

    - Michael, September 2021

The property

An attractive, character dwelling resting at the heart of the pretty village of Winkleigh, which is surrounded by the rolling hills of the Devonshire countryside.

Church Steps Cottage comes within striking distance to the glorious coastline, the Dartmoor National Park and a magnitude of pretty villages to visit, offering a superb opportunity for a family of all ages and tastes.

The interior enjoys a traditional charm with the flagged floors, exposed beams and the original hearth fireplace, which are complimented by the carefully selected furniture to offer a relaxing base to come back to each evening.

Here, you will find three well-presented bedrooms comprising of a king-size double, a standard double bedroom and a bedroom with a 2'6 truckle bed, ensuring a flexible sleeping arrangement to suit the needs of any group.

Downstairs, the designated chef of the group will be delighted to find a well-equipped kitchen, housing all the necessities to rustle up a home-cooked meal.

Gather your loved ones around the dining table to tuck into your meal and to plan the days ahead before sinking into the plush sofa to tune into the TV.

To the outside of the dwelling you will find a small courtyard area, where you can soak up the surroundings before heading out for the day or enjoy a spot of alfresco dining during a warmer evening.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic spot, a leisurely stroll will bring you to a pub serving food, as well as a shop, post office, butcher and a café to enjoy.

To keep you busy whilst staying at Church Steps Cottage, venture out to the wonderful Dartmoor National park which offers a magnitude of walks or spend an afternoon at the coast where you will find opportunities for fishing, swimming, sailing and surfing.

This charming base promises to be a refreshing getaway that a family and all ages and tastes will enjoy.


  • Three bedrooms; 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x single with pull-out stacker bed
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting/dining room with woodburning fire
  • Central heating and a woodburning fire
  • Everhot electric range cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, Smart TV with Amazon fire stick and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Road-side parking
  • Small courtyard with table and chairs
  • Sorry, no smoking or pets allowed
  • Pub and shop within 0.2 miles

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

About the location


Okehampton 10 miles; Torrington 13 miles; Exeter 23 miles; Barnstaple 20 miles.

Winkleigh is a small rural village in the heart of Devon's rolling countryside and offers a shop, post office, butcher and a cafe, plus two pubs, one which offers food and the chance to sample traditional ciders and scrumpy from the Winkleigh Cider Company. A van which serves delicious fish and chips also comes to the village twice a week. Winding lanes, high hedgerows and a more gentle pace of life characterise the area. The open tors of Dartmoor are a big attraction for nature lovers and walkers, while the hills of Exmoor and the surfing beaches can all be reached in 40 minutes by car. Historic Torrington, home to RHS Rosemoor and an arts centre is just 13 miles away, whilst the Cathedral City of Exeter with its Roman city walls, shopping centre, theatre and restaurants makes a great day out.

Note: This property is best suited for 4 adults and 2 children
Note: No children under 5 allowed with the exception of pre-crawling babies

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