Self Catering in Devon - Axminster

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Cottage: HCBLOCO

Cottage: HCBLOCO, Axminster, Devon
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These idyllic, cosy retreats are situated down a long drive and look out across the owners' pretty thatched Devon Long House. The house used to be owned by Winifred Ashton, actress, author, artist and screen writer. The separate part of this chocolate box cottage and the two conversions provide a perfect location for couples or small families wishing for a relaxing week's holiday in a superb setting, excellent for bird watching, with views of the surrounding countryside.

Situated on the Devon, Dorset and Somerset borders, the cottages provide the perfect base from which to explore the three counties. Devon with its rolling hills and moorlands, Dorset for its world heritage coastline and Somerset, famous for its picturesque villages and bustling market towns. The market town of Axminster is 1 mile away with shops, inns, restaurants, sports centre and the famous River Cottage shop recently opened by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.

The Axe Valley provides lovely walking opportunities and there are many coastal walks along the Dorset and East Devon Heritage coastline. Charmouth, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Sidmouth, Beer and Branscombe are all within easy reach. There are many local attractions including Abbotsbury, Crealy, Bicton Park, Burrows Farm Gardens and National Trust properties including Killerton and Knightshayes Court and guests are sure to enjoy returning home after a busy day out.

Play facilities: in the owners' large shared garden with tree house, play equipment, swings and wendy house. Amenities: bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Wi-fi available.

Regret no smoking. Regret no pets. Location: pubs, shops, restaurants 1 mile, sandy beach at Charmouth 10 minutes by car.

The newly refurbished cottage has oak flooring throughout and offers THREE bedrooms: 1 king-size, 1 twin and 1 double. Bathroom: with roll-top bath, separate shower cubicle and WC. Shower room: with WC, downstairs.

Lounge: with feature fireplace and woodburner effect electric fire, TV/DVD, DAB radio CD, iPod dock and dedicated wi-fi available throughout the house. Kitchen/diner: with tiled flooring fridge, freezer, dishwasher, large electric range style cooker and microwave. Utility room: with washing machine and tumble drier.

Outside: enclosed garden area with garden furniture.

Services / Facilities:

Downstairs Bathroom, Complex, Enclosed Garden, Open Fire / Wood Burner, Internet Access, Games / Play Facilities, Pub Within 1 Mile, Shop Within 1 Mile, Beach Within 5 Miles, Towels Included, Travel Cot, Highchair, Family Holidays

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Loughwood Meeting House - 1.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Shute Barton - 2.1 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Musbury, St Michael's Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Monkton Wyld, St Andrew's Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Colyton, St Andrew's Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Axmouth, St Michael's Church - 5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Offwell, St Mary's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Southleigh, St Lawrence Church - 5.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Northleigh, St Giles Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Forde Abbey - 5.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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