Zeal Monachorum near Crediton, Devon (Ref. 16585)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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13 Customer Review(s)

  • “Jovan & David were excellent hosts ...”
    Jovan & David were excellent hosts and very friendly. The barn had everything you could need and was very comfortable. Ideal location for exploring the Devon countryside. Will be returning again!
    Jovan & David were excellent hosts and very friendly. The barn had everything you could need and was very comfortable. Ideal location for exploring the Devon countryside. Will be returning again!
    - Ms Reed, May 2017


  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Crediton 9.3 miles.

A semi-detached converted stone barn, originally built more than 200 years ago and standing in a rural position on the owners' non-working farm near the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum, near Crediton in mid Devon.

This stunning cottage is presented to a high standard, and has fabulous views of the Devon countryside around the farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake.

The open plan tiled living area combines character features and luxurious furnishings, creating a cosy warm atmosphere ideal for relaxing and dining.

The first floor of this Devon cottage has a double and a twin bedroom, plus bathroom, making it ideal for two couples or a family.

Guests are welcome to visit the ponies, relax by the lake with a book, spot birds by the stream or take advantage of the fully-stocked fishing lake.

This cottage near Crediton is set in a rural area of Devon known as Ruby Country and offers many walks and cycle routes along waymarked paths, including the well-known Tarka Trail which uses old railway tracks.

The cathedral city of Exeter is a half hour drive from this Crediton cottage where there is plenty of shopping, a renowned university, theatre, and historic quayside area now offering bijou shops and cafes.

A stay in this Crediton cottage will provide ample opportunity for relaxation and interesting places to discover.

Note: This property is next to Ref 16299 and together they sleep 9 people.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Paddock with orchard and stream
  • Use of stocked fishing lake (rod licence required)
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Due to lake and stream, children must be supervised at all times
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: Lane to property can be bumpy, care to be taken.

About the location


Exeter 8.5 miles.

A busy market town 8.5 miles north west of the cathedral city of Exeter, and situated in an area of Devon known as “Red Devon” so called because of the distinctive red soil which is of prime agricultural quality, and excellent for growing swedes. This is a rural area of Devon which is tranquil, unspoilt and where ruby cattle are seen grazing amongst the rolling green meadows. There are many scattered villages with welcoming inns, well stocked farm shops and friendly locals. Crediton has a wide range of shops selling gifts and groceries, a fabulous farmers’ market, modern leisure centre and plenty of family friendly pubs. Crediton is less than 10 miles from Dartmoor National Park which provides excellent walking and horse riding opportunities and a half hour drive from the beautiful city of Exeter where there are theatres, stunning cathedral, shopping malls, and historic quay with waterfront cafes, antique shops and bars.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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