The Coach House is a smart and spacious cottage converted from the coach house of the historic Cadhay estate near the East Devon town of Ottery St Mary. The cottage sleeps six people in three en suite bedrooms. On the ground floor are a hall, sitting room with wood burning stove and a kitchen with dining area. Outside is a small patio and grassy area with furniture, looking over the walled garden tended by the estate gardener. Close to the town, The Coach House is a charming and peaceful place to enjoy a Devon break.
Three bedrooms: 1 x super king (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin, 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and basin, 1 x twin with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and basin. Ground floor hall. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with dining area and door to greenhouse/garden. Ground floor WC with basin.
Ottery St Mary sits beside the River Otter and is well known for its literary connections to the poet Coleridge and for its beautiful church often referred to as a Exeter cathedral lookalike. Ottery St Mary is also famous for its traditional 'Tar Barrels' which attracts more than 3000 visitors on 5th November each year.
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!