Apple Cottage stands overlooking a pretty cider orchard, alongside its sister cottage Plum in private grounds, just outside the villages of Colebrook and slightly larger Coleford in central Mid Devon. A rural location, peaceful and picturesque and perfect for exploring by rail, bike or on foot with the station nearby at Yeoford. Apple cottage has been transformed from what was once an old cob and stone barn into a beautiful Eco-friendly cottage, tastefully renovated with modern country cottage interior. A welcoming open plan living space is warmed not only by Eco friendly heating central and underfloor heating, but also with a wood burning stove, making it an ideal out of season rural escape. There are two first floor bedrooms offering versatile sleeping and a modern shower room. Outside a little area with table and chairs is the perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee and parking is opposite. A trip into the nearby market town of Crediton will take less than 7 minutes where you will find a good selection of shops, pubs and supermarkets. The village pub at Coleford, The New Inn can be reached on foot in 20 mins. A wonderful base for exploring this beautiful unspoiled region of Devon, Apple Cottage is a wonderful choice for all seasons.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, zip link can be super king-size double on request. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area, sitting area with woodburning stove.
Air-source heat pump underfloor and central heating with wood burning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire included in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Gravel patio area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Pub 1 mile. Shop 5 miles.
Colebrook is a tiny village surrounded by green rolling hills and countryside in rural mid Devon. Close to the village of Colebrook with a great foodie pub The New Inn and the larger market town of Crediton. An idyllic and peaceful spot and an ideal base for walkers. The village is close to the rail line at Yeoford, making visiting the region possible without car, where exploring can be done on foot, by bike or by train. Join the Rail Ale Trail, a rail journey winding its way through the beautiful Yeo and Taw valleys between Exeter and Barnstaple on the North Coast. The city of Exeter is a wonderful day out whether you enjoy shopping, fine dining or visiting the historic cathedral and the medieval underground tunnels. Dartmoor National Park can be reached in less than 30 mins by car and beaches of Exmouth just 45 mins.
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!