Valley View is a cosy and tasteful, single-storey terraced stone barn conversion near Honiton. The cottage sleeps four people in a double and a twin room. There is also a wet room, a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area. For the winter months, there is oil-fired, under-floor heating which makes the cottage a toasty place to be. In summer, the only place to be is outside in the large, lawned garden that offers ample opportunity for a good, old-fashioned barbeque. This cottage is an idyllic haven for a small family or a group of friends.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Wet room with shower, basin, WC and grab rails. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
Oil underfloor heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, WiFi, TV with Freeview, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Large, lawned garden with decked patio area, garden furniture and BBQ. Fishing lake. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 1.5 miles. Note: This property may be suitable for accompanied disabled - please phone for further information. Note: Children 8 years and above only Note: There is a large fenced fishing pond at this property and children must be supervised.
Situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills is the traditional Devon village of Upottery. The Blackdown Hills have been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offer excellent opportunities for bird watchers, walkers and wildlife enthusiasts. The 'otter' in the village's name is taken from the nearby River Otter. In 2006, Upottery won the 'Best Kept Village in Devon' and remains a well-tended, well-looked after hamlet that is radiant with flowers in the summer months. History enthusiasts and amateur archaeologists will welcome a chance to visit the fossil beaches of Lyme Regis and Charmouth, part of the West Country's Jurassic Coast. You can easily spend a day here with a fossil-hammer, collecting ammonites, or simply enjoying the rugged coastline. 23 miles away from Upottery, you will find the cathedral city of Exeter. Exeter is an historic city, boasting original Roman walls, underground passages and a 10th century cathedral. In addition, it is well-served by a fantastic shopping centre and a wide range of bars and restaurants to choose from
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!