Suffolk Cottage

Woodbury near Exeter, Devon (Ref. 24589)

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Cottage features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    7

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    No

The Property

This traditional and quirky 19th century cottage sits in the centre of the village of Woodbury in Devon, six miles from the beautiful beach at Budleigh Salterton. This charming semi-detached cottage in Woodbury is ideal for groups looking for a comfortable base as it offers homely, traditional character balanced with light and bright decoration. Featuring exposed beams, low ceilings and a warming open fire, this welcoming Woodbury cottage has four comfortable bedrooms, three on the first floor, and a further one hidden up a steep staircase in the eaves on the second floor. An attractive sitting room with an open fire and a dining area can be found on the ground floor, providing the perfect sociable space for guests to gather after a long day spent exploring. Within a few minutes’ stroll of your Woodbury cottage you will find the friendly village shops and pubs offering local gastronomic delights. Take a walk through the surrounding heathland up towards the Woodbury Common viewpoint and observe the spectacular sights across the estuary towards the coast and the rugged Dartmoor National Park. A short drive will take you to the famous Jurassic Coast, and here you can hunt for fossils on its long beaches or in the coves and crannies of its interesting geology, or why not do a spot of birdwatching at the RSPB reserve on the Exe Estuary? This attractive character cottage is surrounded by a variety of interests, and provides a comfortable base to return to.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x second floor double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with open fire.

Amenities

Electric storage heaters with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking in side road opposite cottage, additional parking in free unrestricted public car park 1 min walk from cottage. Barked front garden area with bench. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pubs and restaurant 5 mins walk. Note: Second floor bedroom has sloping ceilings with restricted headroom, and is reached by steep and narrow stairs. Note: Courtyard at rear is for pedestrian access only. Note: Babes-in-arms and children over 10 years only.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

WOODBURY

Exeter 11 miles

A popular, picturesque Devon village, six miles from the seaside resort of Budleigh Salterton. The village is surrounded by Woodbury Common, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that offers many miles of pathways for walkers and cyclists. The centre of the village is dominated by the wonderful 13th century church together with the village green, village shops and two friendly local pubs, both offering good food and local beers. The village also has a few curiosity and antique shops and a studio displaying fantastic paintings and pottery. Situated in the heart of rural East Devon, Woodbury is a short drive from the acclaimed Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. There are numerous tourist attractions close by including A La Ronde, a quirky 18th century house with fascinating interior decoration and collections. Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, Bicton Gardens are set in East Devon's picturesque Otter Valley, which also houses Otterton Mill, a historic working watermill where visitors can enjoy local food in the restaurant. Famous for its winter flocks of avocet, the Exe Estuary nature reserve combines two areas of coastal grazing marsh on opposite sides of the river, home to numerous wading birds.

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