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Wigham Cottage

Morchard Bishop, Devon (Ref. 1004361)


  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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    My husband and I and 2 dogs have just spent 2 weeks here Exceptional, beautiful cottage with all you could ask for.The owners are so friendly and helpful.Nothing is to... more

    My husband and I and 2 dogs have just spent 2 weeks here Exceptional, beautiful cottage with all you could ask for.The owners are so friendly and helpful.Nothing is too much trouble. Cream tea on arrival was amazing The cottage is well equipped and for once the beautiful soft towels actually were large enough to go round me. Wigham cottage is one of my top 3 holidays,the 2others are Mediterranean cruise and Caribbean cruise. Wish I could give wigham cottage 10 stars. Can't wait to go back again to this peaceful,tranquil cottage where you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool taking in the views

The property

Tucked away within the rural heart of Devon and boasting breathtaking countryside views is this 14th Century dwelling, Wigham Cottage.

This traditional, thatched cottage offers a wonderful base for a family or friends seeking to explore the Devonshire coast and countryside.

Ideal for a group of four, it comes with two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of two super-king-size bedrooms, one with an en-suite, complete with a freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC and the other with it's own en-suite walk in shower room.

Look forward to spending the chilly winter evenings within the inviting sitting room, where you will be greeted by the original exposed beams and the roaring woodburning fire, ensuring that the space is filled with warmth and charm.

The chef of the group will be delighted with the amply equipped kitchen, which features an AGA for colder months, where you will be able to prepare a delicious home-cooked meal before gathering the loved ones around the dining table to enjoy a sociable evening.

The property comes equipped for rainy days as the superb selection of games is certain to keep you busy, whilst during the warmer months, you can look forward to spending time within the enclosed garden or dipping into the shared outdoor swimming pool.

If you don’t feel like cooking one evening, venture into the centre of Morchard Bishop or Lapford, where you will be delighted with the traditional country pubs serving food.

For days out, those feeling active will find superb walks from the doorstep of the cottage, with Morchard Bishop being an integral part of the Two Moors Way, which is a route connecting Dartmoor and Exmoor, together with cycling routes through the rolling countryside.

For those summer months, venture further afield to the coast, where you and your loved ones can spend a day soaking up the sun or tackling the famous Devonshire waves.

Wigham Cottage is a splendid getaway for those looking to explore the heart of Devon.


  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms; 1 x super-king-size bedroom (zip/link, twin on request) with en-suite with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size (zip/link bed, twin on request) with en-suite with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan kitchen/dining area
  • Sitting room with woodburner
  • Oil central heating and woodburner
  • AGA, electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, selection of DVDs, games, TVs and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden with table and chairs
  • Use of shared outdoor heated swimming pool (heated to 28 degrees May - September only)
  • Please note: Swimming/beach towels not included
  • Two well-behaved dogs allowed - not allowed on furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub and shop within 1.7 miles
  • Note: There is an un-fenced pond in the grounds, care should be taken
  • Note: Check in is 4pm and check out is 10am

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

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About the location


Crediton 10 miles; Exeter 17.5 miles.

Morchard Bishop is a good size village located in Mid Devon. It is a very peaceful village set in stunning rural scenery about 10 miles from Crediton. Running through the heart of the village is the longest single spine of connected 16th and 17th century thatched cottages in England. Surrounding the village are a number of very scenic local walks, and the village itself is actually an integral part of the Two Moors Way, a walk connecting Dartmoor to the north and Exmoor to the South. Dartmoor National Park provides additional excellent walking, and horse riding opportunities. Close to Morchard Bishop there are many other scattered villages with welcoming inns, well-stocked farm shops, tea shops serving Devon cream teas and friendly locals. Crediton is a market town 10 miles from Morchard Bishop. It has a wide range of traditional local shops selling gifts and groceries as well as a super store and all the usual facilities of hairdressers, book shop, health food shop and a small hospital It has a fabulous farmers’ market, modern leisure center and plenty of family friendly pubs and restaurants. The Cathedral city of Exeter is 17.5 miles from Morchard Bishop where there are theatres, a stunning Cathedral, indoor climbing center, water sports center, numerous shopping malls, and an 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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