Swallow Cottage is a delightful rural retreat off the beaten track in the heart of Devon, easily accessible, just five miles from Kings Nympton near Chulmleigh, and can sleep four people. There is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for one car, a private patio with furniture plus a shared 42-acre site with a fishing lake.Swallow Cottage is a wonderful base for your well-deserved holiday.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.
Electric central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, selection of books and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio with furniture plus shared 42-acre site with fishing lake. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 miles. Note: WiFi can be intermittent and is not suitable for streaming.
Chulmleigh is an attractive Devon village with thatched cottage, impressive church, cobbled lanes and a welcoming inn. Chulmleigh is ideally placed for both the north and south coasts, the shops and restaurants of Exeter, and plenty of wonderful walking, fishing and birdwatching.
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!