Jarrah is a lovely cottage located one mile from the small village of Muddiford near Barnstaple and can sleep five people in three bedrooms, one king-size double which can be made into a twin on request, one double with en-suite shower room and one ground floor single room. There is also a family bathroom, a separate well-equipped kitchen, a sitting room and a conservatory with dining table. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars and a lawned garden with patio, furniture and barbecue. Jarrah is a lovely cottage in a peaceful location but close to some of Devon's best beaches.
Gas central heating with electric fires. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, coffee maker, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with FreeSat, Blu-ray, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars on drive and a further 2 by the field. Lawned garden with patio, furniture, decked area and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops 5 miles, pub 1 mile.
The busy coastal town of Barnstaple is situated at the mouth of the Taw Estuary. Barnstaple offers a pannier market, shops, restaurants and bars, along with two fabulous sandy beaches, which are popular with surfers and families.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!