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The Corn Tallet

Westleigh near Bideford, Devon (Ref. 1109015)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Four poster bed
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews

15 Customer Reviews

  • "We have stayed many times at the Corn Tallet for our holiday."

    The cottage and surroundings are fantastic. Richard and Diane are very welcoming. We always enjoy our holiday. Thanks Mr Ballard

    Reviewed by LeighJul 2022

  • "Wow! What a fantastic find."

    Our stay was 3 days on this occasion, but we are definitely going to book again for a longer stay. The place was easy to find from the directions supplied. Parking was sufficient for the one car. The home was warm and so spacious. The rooms were immaculate, and there were books and board games if you found yourself in need. Large screen TV in the lounge and smaller ones in all the bedrooms. Great pubs nearby for some of the food we've ever had. In the words of Arnie - "We will be back"

    Mrs HuttonMar 2022

  • "The Corn Tallet was one of the very best properties that we have stayed in, It was very clean, comfortable and very well equipped."

    I cannot praise it highly enough!

    Mrs HibberdOct 2021

  • "Lovely accommodation, spacious, well equipped and very comfortable."

    The Corn Tallet overlooks the farmyard, we enjoyed watching the sheep outside the window and we were not woken early like other reviews have stated. Dog friendly and although no enclosed garden it has a green area out the back with a very handy washing line. You can also walk your dog across the farmer’s land as long as on the lead. Pool was great and quite warm, even in the rain! The pool rota was good but was a shame we couldn’t use the pool when we arrived as we were looking forward to a swim after a long journey. The gentleman farmer was always friendly and very helpful. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Miss JamesAug 2021

  • "We have been before so we knew what to expect hence "met expectations" Dont want to tell people how good it is so we can keep it to ourselves, but it's only fair to say we love it."

    Mr BrooksJun 2021

  • "Very well equipped cottage, is on a working farm so not great if your not an early riser."

    Great location for exploring North Devon.

    Miss TurrellJun 2021

  • "Full account was given to the covid19 recommendations with regard to the cottage and use of the swimming pool."

    social distancing was observed at all times. We have holidayed at this venue, staying in all of the cottages at some time or another and this holiday was as good as ever. Plenty of places to visit nearby or within easily accessible distance. A good base for activities in Devon/Cornwall and a place to relax and be comfortable if staying in.

    Mrs QuelchJun 2021

  • "Lovely spacious cottage surrounded by fields, also close to local supermarket."

    Really friendly owners too. However we stayed there in April which is lambing season, although it does state in the details that the property is situated on a working farm, this didn’t prepare us for the noise, unfortunately we didn’t sleep well, so for this reason we are not planning a return visit unfortunately.

    Miss CharlesApr 2021

  • "The Corn Tallet is very well appointed, the kitchen particularly."

    Other facilities are good and the beds very comfortable. Overall it is an excellent place to stay.

    Dr ScruttonOct 2020

  • "Communication was good via email about what to do and expect."

    Even though on a farm it was lovely and quiet. Fairly central for travelling to different areas . Good base . Large property. Didn’t use pool or picnic areas due to time of year .

    Mrs MoynhamSep 2020

  • "The property was comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay."

    It would have been better if the outside space we had was a little more private but it certainly didnt stop us from making use of it. The property waszadverised as working farm, we are early risers so not an issue for us but may be worth mentioning on the listing that tractors and quads will be moving around the farm from 7am. As the bedrooms are all downstairs the sound of the machinery is very loud. Not really an issue for us as our children wake up early anyway but guests wanting a layin would have struggled. Overall we had a lovely stay and didnt experience any problems. The owners made contact when we first arrived and were quite to respond to any questions we had.

    Gemma ButlerJul 2020

  • "Very well appointed accommodation."

    Plenty of kitchen equipment, comfortable beds and seating. It was rather a wet week (nothing to do with Corn Pallet) but we could have done with more facilities to hang and dry our clothes and boots. It would have also helped to have a larger mat inside the front door to protect the kitchen floor.

    Dr ScruttonMar 2020

  • "Our friends and us a lovely 7 days, and would like to go back sometime in the future"

    Mrs GauntSep 2019

  • "The cottage was superb, very large, very clean."

    More than enough seating for 6 people. The Kitchen was very well equipped with, washing powder, dishwasher tablets, kitchen cleaner. You can easily cook with enough pots and pans, cooking utensils I could go on and on. A child or dog gate at the top of the stairs and night lights. The bathrooms are both very big and very clean. The bedrooms are large with plenty wardrobe space with enough coat hangers lovely bedding. There was nothing I can think of that was missing.

    Mrs OlivrrSep 2019

  • "Excellent cottage in a lovely area."

    Great swimming pool in superb surroundings.

    Mr BallardJul 2019

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Summary

  • Reverse-level
  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x four-poster double with shared balcony and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with shared balcony, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request)
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, bidet, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • First-floor living/dining room
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 130-acre natural grounds and orchard with terrace sun loungers (shared with owner and other properties on-site)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, no cats
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Outdoor heated swimming pool, shared with other properties on-site, (15' x 30' x 4' to 5' deep) with paddling pool (10' x 9' x 1'6" deep), available from the Friday immediately preceding the last bank holiday in May to the first Friday in September, 10am-evening
  • Note: External steps up to the entrance, and steps between rooms
  • Note: Check-in time 5pm
  • Note: Use of the pool will be by allocated time only whilst social distancing is in place
  • Note: Due to swimming pool, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: There is no smoking allowed onsite except within the designated smoking area
  • Note: Unfortunately, electric cars cannot be charged on site but there is a charging point 4 minutes drive away (Tesco)

The property

Situated within proximity of Bideford, is this welcoming cottage, The Corn Tallet, comprising reverse-level accommodation and open-plan living spaces.

Take the external staircase leading to the entrance of the cottage where you will find the delightful heart of the home, the kitchen, presenting well-appointed fixtures and furnishings.

From here you can step straight through to the open lounge area complete with a dining table and chairs.

The interior boasts exposed beams and colourful soft furnishings, adding a touch of character to the place.

Downstairs on the ground floor is where you will find three bedrooms for you and the children.

Two splendidly presented twin rooms are accompanied by a double four-poster room with a delightful quality finish, pine furniture and double doors.

The bathroom and shower room complement each other in a refreshing whitewash, and the cloakroom is a handy addition to the cottage.

During the summer months you can enjoy the benefits of the shared outdoor swimming pool, perfect for cooling off from the sun or for some leisurely exercise.

Situated on a working sheep farm and wrapped in the beautiful landscapes of the grounds and glorious abounding wildlife, The Corn Tallet is the ideal base for your Devonshire family holiday.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BIDEFORD

Barnstaple 10 miles.

Straddling the Torridge estuary, the quaint bustling town of Bideford boasts a medieval bridge, town quay, quaint pannier market and vibrant shopping area - all well worth a visit. For the more active, several major surfing beaches, golf courses, theme parks and other attractions are nearby and the South West coast path passes close by on its way into Cornwall. The beautiful cliff-top fishing village of Clovelly is half an hour by road, and the delights of Exmoor and Dartmoor can be reached in under an hour. Surf the waves, stroll through pretty villages, wander along the Tarka Trail, visit a famous garden or have some fun at one of the local theme or farm parks – it’s all on the doorstep.

Region Information

Note: Seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool and paddling pool, available from the Friday immediately preceding the last bank holiday in May to the first Friday in September.

Note: Unfortunately electric cars cannot be charged on site but there is a charging point 4 minutes drive away (Tesco)