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Devon Self Catering cottage, Higher Whiddon Farm Whiddon Well, Ashburton, sleeps 4

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Higher Whiddon Farm Whiddon Well

Higher Whiddon Farm Whiddon Well, Ashburton, Devon

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 4

Pricing From: £350.00

This cottage attached to the owner's farmhouse is located near the village of Ashburton and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

Higher Whiddon Farm Whiddon Well is a cottage attached to the owner's farmhouse near the village of Ashburton, just a short distance from Dartmoor. The cottage sleeps four people and has one king-size double bedroom on the first floor, plus one twin bedroom (can be super king-size double on request) and a family bathroom on the ground floor. Also in the cottage are a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburner.

Outside is off road parking for three cars and a patio with furniture, a secured well with safety mesh and a children's slide. Situated in South Devon, Higher Whiddon Farm Whiddon Well is a lovely family cottage all year round.


Beautiful cottage break
We stayed in this beautiful cottage for 2 nights in November. Its fully equipped with everything you need from an iron and ironing board to full kitchen facilities, board games, books and a wood burner. Clean and very spacious and we can't wait to visit again. Would Highly recommend. Thank you Higher Whiddon Farm :-)

Heaven in Devon!
This is an amazing property to rent. It is a stunning cottage, very well equipped and tastefully decorated throughout. It has fabulous views and is in a great location to travel around South Devon, within easy reach of gorgeous beaches (particularly in South Hams) and lovely Devonshire villages. The A38 Express also gives easy access to many stores and shopping outlets. The cottage is situated on a farm adjacent to the lovely owners Becky, Chris & their lovely children Amelia & Joshua. They are so friendly & helpful and are really chilled. Chris is a retired successful NH Jockey and on the farm they breed and break in race horses. The new stable built this year is absolutely stunning. The horses were an added wonderful experience to our holiday. They are magnificent and I fell totally in love with all of them. It has been so interesting listening to Chris and learning about the racing industry and although we have had a great time visiting the various beaches and places during the day I have to admit that I couldn't wait to come back later in the day to have a 'horse hug' with Rex, Boo & Charlie! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this beautiful holiday let. It is a totally unique experience and so dog friendly which is the main reason we booked it. We will definitely return and wish Chris & Becky all the success with their business - they certainly deserve it!

What a find
Delightful, cozy cottage. Olde Worldw but with logburner and all mod cons. Beautifully furnished and decorated. Friendly owners. Peaceful setting, beautiful countryside. Would definitely recommend

The Farm is a lovely setting with fantastic views. The property is very clean and the owners make you very welcome.
Mr Christie

A cosy comfy cottage with excellent views, and in easy reach of Dartmoor and beaches.
Ms Harvey



Parking Space Parking Space
Linen Provided Linen provided
Towels Provided Towels provided
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


Single Beds

Twin Beds


Oil central heating with woodburner
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
Bed linen and towels inc in rent
Cot and highchair
Toys for babies
Off-road parking for 3 cars
Lawned garden with furniture and children's slide
Secured wishing well with safety mesh
Large secure dog area with water and dog house
Two well-behaved pets welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 2 miles
Note: The super king-size double room in the eaves has sloping ceilings and may have limited headroom
Note: Due to horses and nearby chickens and cows, please ensure pets are on a lead outside the premises
There is a peg to which long reins/leads can be attached
Note: There are steps leading down to the cottage
Children can use the slide and there is an alternative route with only 2 steps up for those with limited mobility
Please speak to owner for more information
Note: There is an interconnecting door linking the owner's property and the holiday cottage that can be bolted from both sides
Note: 5pm check in
Note: This property has a 150 Good Housekeeping Bond

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Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Ashburton area.

Nearest Attractions

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

West Ogwell Church - 3.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hembury Castle Hillfort - 3.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Buckfast Abbey - 3.6 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Widecombe-in-the-Moor, St Pancras Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Church House - 3.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village - 4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Parke - 4.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Torbryan, Holy Trinity Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bovey Tracey Church - 5.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bradley Manor House - 5.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

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