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Pumphouse Cottage

Uffculme, Devon (Ref. 1058225)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

Set back within a sleepy cluster of cottages in the picturesque village of Uffculme, Pumphouse Cottage is a fabulous dwelling at the heart of the Devon countryside, offering a wonderful home-away-from-home for a family or group of five.

Exuding character and charm through many rustic features such as exposed brick walls and rustic wood beams, this pleasant abode adds a touch of luxury to any self-catering stay.

Be welcomed into an attractive sitting room hosting two plush leather sofas a welcoming lantern and an impressive Smart TV with Blu-ray and DVD player, perfect for those relaxing evenings spent snuggled up indoors.

A few steps away lies a chic navy kitchen featuring a striking Belfast sink and sleek appliances such as a double electric oven with gas hob, a spacious fridge/freezer and a dishwasher, which, along with the stylish dining area providing the ultimate space to cook and enjoy delicious meals throughout your stay.

The back door can be found leading out into a gorgeous courtyard with a pretty bistro table and steps up to an additional seating area, where you can bask in the sunshine on a warm summer's day and indulge in a lovingly prepared lunch alfresco.

Back inside, a well-designed cloakroom completes the ground floor, whilst up on the first floor, a contemporary tiled bathroom with muted grey hues provides ample opportunity to relax and unwind with a soak in the large tub or take your time to get ready for the day with a refreshing rinse with the overhead shower.

The first floor also boasts three restful bedrooms made up of a king sized double bed, a twin and a single, each complete with plenty of storage space and an inviting armchair, where you can escape the excitement for an hour or two as you delight in your favourite book.

The twin bedroom also benefits from zip/link, giving the option of a superking-size instead!

See the very best that the area has to offer with tours of the local museum of Coldharbour Mill, or an afternoon spent exploring the Gothic Victorian dwelling of Knightshayes Court, now owned by the National Trust.

Set about on a scenic journey through the countryside on the traditional steam trains of the Devon Railway Centre, or see the sights by foot with an exhilarating hike through Buzzard's Woodlands.

Meet the exotic residents of Yarak Birds of Prey on an animal encounter like never before, or venture into the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and spot Culmstock Beacon and the pretty chapel that rests just below.

Escape to the ancient city of Exeter and admire the incredible architecture of the medieval cathedral, before wandering alongside the River Exe to the captivating Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery.

Grab a bite to eat in one of the many cafés and restaurants that line the city and be sure to check out some of your favourite high-street stores with an afternoon spent shopping.

There's so much to be enjoyed in the area, with Pumphouse Cottage making an excellent base from which to see it all!

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be a king-size upon request), 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room with feature brick wall and beams
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Blu-ray and DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Designated parking for three cars
  • Front patio with outdoor seating and enclosed courtyard with outdoor seating
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: This property can be booked with Ref 1057722, Pipkin Cottage, together sleeping 10 guests

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

UFFCULME

Tiverton 7 miles; Exeter 18 miles; Taunton 18 miles.

Located in the lush green countryside to the east of Exeter, this small rural community provides a welcome change from the demands of modern living. Almost midway between Dartmoor and Exmoor, and just a 40-minute drive to Exmouth and the beautiful South Devon coast, it is a perfect base for touring the area’s many attractions. Footpaths, fields and abundant natural wildlife characterise the surrounding landscape, several National Trust stately homes and gardens are within easy reach, and the Cathedral city of Exeter is a mere 18 miles away.

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