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Upham View

(Ref. 988188)

Woodbury, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Everything just perfect as usual - already booked for 2024."

    Thank you

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Sep 2023

  • "Superb place, extremely comfortable and a very enjoyable few days."

    Reviewed by Ros5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely property in a great location."

    Wonderful view from property. Excellent facilities and spotlessly clean. Excellent parking for 2 vehicles. Hosts were very welcoming. Left us to ourselves but were always happy to help if required. Brilliant holiday!!

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely first rate!"

    Beautifully situated, immaculately presented and very well resourced cottage. We had an excellent stay with everything provided. We could not fault the property or its location. Great inns/restaurants within easy reach and easy access to the coast and Exeter. We will be returning as soon as we are able!

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Jul 2023

  • "Wonderfully quiet ,peaceful and comfortable cottage to come back to at the end of a busy day sightseeing"

    Reviewed by James5.0Jun 2023

  • "Absoutely fantastic place to stay, what a find, will definitely be returning soon."

    Great location, close to coast, yet still very country feel away from the hustle and bustle. Comfort and cleanliness us excellent, hosts very welcoming and helpful. See you soon

    Reviewed by Claire5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent. We have already booked for 2024"

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2023

  • "Thank you for a truly home from home relaxing and rejuvenating holiday - we felt completely at home and of course will be back again!"

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Feb 2023

  • "Everthing was first class 10 out of 10 can not see anybody giving this property anything less"

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Oct 2022

  • "Very much an unspoilt quiet location, been here two times now and the area and cottage does not disappoint."

    Owners very friendly and committed to offering a no fuss stay. The vista from the lounge is great to wake up to every morning. Will book again.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2022

  • "Everything first class."

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Sep 2022

  • "We would highly recommend this wonderful holiday accommodation."

    It is very comfortable, well equipped and within easy reach of lovely beaches, Exeter and other visitor attractions. It is situated in the beautiful quiet countryside yet conveniently close enough to the main road, an extensive farm shop and the local pub-restaurants.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7Aug 2022

  • "Simply outstanding- lovely welcome, property first class, location perfect for coasts of S and N Devon, Dartmoor, transport links."

    Quiet, beautifully secluded area of Devon.

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Aug 2022

  • "A very comfortable and quiet cottage with lovely views, although near to all amenities."

    We were made to feel very welcome and the owners had provided everything you could need. The beds were very comfortable and the showers powerful. Perhaps more than one shower mat could be provided to stop any slipping. We loved our stay here and would love to return.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0May 2022

  • "This is amazing, so clean and welcoming, this was our 3 visit and will be back again asap, it's as good as home , but more relaxing."

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable clean peaceful base for exploring the area."

    Has everything you need or can think of and is great to come back to relax, read just sit and enjoy the view. Hosts are helpful and friendly, hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Apr 2022

  • "We were very happy with the overall quality of this cottage."

    Kitchen and equipment all very good and a really good location for visiting the area. Heating was very effective and house warmed up quickly. The mattress was one of the most comfortable we have ever had in a holiday cottage, very good indeed. The current description does not reflect everything completely accurately. It is not possible to walk to Greendale farm shop as it is on a main road. Pub is walkable. Also description still says selection of books games and dvds which are not present presumably because of covid restrictions.

    Thank you for your feedback. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Upham View. You are right the games etc were removed due to Covid. We look forward, hopefully to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Fiona4.4Feb 2022

  • "Peace quiet whole ambient Nature of the place."


    Reviewed by Mavis5.0Oct 2021

  • "This was a delight place to stay."

    The owner was more than pleasant and helpful, the place was well equipped, clean and as described. We would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2021

  • "Upham View is a modern extremely well-fitted property (with delightful owners next door)."

    It lies down a quiet country lane, yet is extremely accessible to all the hustle and bustle of Exeter, the estuary and hence the beaches as far as Sidmouth.

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Sep 2021

  • "The Facilities are second to none."

    Cleanliness second to none. Perfect views across the Devonshire Countryside. We did enjoy the feeling of home from home that this property gave us. Lots of nice pubs, we especially like that after all this time in Lock down. The Cat and Fiddle do a nice British home carvery about 2 miles from the property towards Exeter. Loved the sheep and horse and the sky at night away from light pollution. The owners are very obliging I slipped in the shower and they got me a shower mat. All the facilities are finished to a very high standard with a really nice modern kitchen. We are planning on a return next year.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Sep 2021

  • "The photos do not do this cottage justice."

    It is beautiful and feels like home away from home. We thoroughly enjoyed the beauty and serenity it offered and as a base to visit many places. We would definitely go again.

    Reviewed by Anup5.0Aug 2021

  • "Really lovely property 5 star quality"

    Reviewed by Faye5.0Aug 2021

  • "Upham View was so disabled friendly."

    It excelled our expectations. The hosts went out of their way to make sure the property was ready with everything we needed to have an enjoyable week. Welcome basket another plus for this property. Could not fault it.

    Reviewed by Connie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fabulous property in wonderful location with great views."

    Very well equipped and comfortable.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2021

  • "Very nice property and the location was great."

    The hosts were very friendly and accommodating Thanks

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2020

  • "This cottage was exceptional in everything the owners were very nice and the view and surroundings were lovely We had a super weeks holiday."

    Reviewed by Audrey5.0Aug 2020

  • "Fabulous holiday farm cottage and location with lovely owners."

    The place was spotless and had a welcome basket on our arrival. The view from the patio across the valley was lovely and many a morning, afternoon and evening was spent sitting with a book and a drink just relaxing. Perfect.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jul 2020

  • "The panoramic view across fields and woods is stunning, and although not far from Exeter the location is very quiet and peaceful."

    There are several good eating places locally including one within walking distance. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and well equipped, and the owners are very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Jul 2020

  • "A very comfortable warm and light lodge for our 5 night birdwatching break to the Exe estuary."

    It was great to come back to after a day walking. Very peaceful spot but easy access to the coast and Exeter as well as Topsham with good bird reserves. 2 great farm shop/ cafes nearby and very good pub/restaurant The Night Jar at Aylesbeare.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Mar 2020

  • "When we walk into our cottage it was wow how lovely it was also had a little ..."

    When we walk into our cottage it was wow how lovely it was also had a little basket with a bottle of wine crisps biscuits jar of chutney also milk in the fridge was a lovely welcome and the cottage was clean and very cozy what we did like was the sheep in the field also lovely little rabbits running around playing would love to go back Margaret Nicholson 20th September 2019

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2019

  • "The views over the countryside."

    A place to switch off but has the modern things like wifi and televisions in the lounge and both bedrooms to keep you amused. The owners were so kind in leaving a basket full o goodies to welcome us. One of the best places we have rented from Sykes over the fifteen years we have used this excellent company.

    Reviewed by Val5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely location ,easy to go every where we wanted without any problems."

    Regards bestford family

    Reviewed by Baz5.0Aug 2019

  • "A lovely holiday home."

    Well equipped and tastefully furnished. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Jul 2019

  • "The most beautiful, comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage and it suited our various requirements perfectly."

    Wonderful location for exploring Devon and Cornwall. We would definitely go and stay there again.

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Jun 2019

  • "This accommodation is furnished to a high standard, is quiet and relaxing with lovely views across the Devon countryside."

    We fully recommend it.

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2019

  • "Absolutely fantastic place and beautifully kept to very high standards."

    Owners lovely and nothing too much trouble - booked to return next year! Thanks for a truly relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2019

  • "Almost want to say nothing in case others find it ."

    ....but this has been a fantastic find. This is one of the most peaceful holidays we have ever had. The property is superb, the surroundings exquisite, it oozes quality and the owners are great people. The views across the fields and into the distant landscape are to not just see but to FEEL!! Access to 'the high life' (if you want it??) is easy, but it remains a secluded piece of our heaven. Already booked to go back next year. To the owners - thank you for making this such a great place and sharing it with us, even though for just a few days.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0May 2019

  • "The vista from the lounge was amazing and maybe could have been mentioned within the listing."

    The owners were really nice and very helpful which aided us having a good time in such a comfortable and modern setting. Apart from that the experience was really good and we would recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Frank5.0Apr 2019

  • "A superb property in a lovely rural location, quiet, no passing traffic, super country views."

    The owners were very welcoming and could not do enough for us. As my wife is partially disabled it was a boon that the property is a bungalow with two bathrooms.

    Reviewed by Joseph5.0Mar 2019

  • "This is a great little find."

    Beautiful views, quiet, clean and superbly equipped. Accessed by narrow lane but not far from good main road so easy access. Lots to do in the area. Great farm shop close by.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Feb 2019

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Upham View, we were made to feel welcome as soon as we arrived."

    The owners were lovely and took time to recommend places to visit and great places to eat in the area. We enjoyed relaxing in a quiet location over the weekend with gorgeous views - the horse was very friendly in the paddock next to our garden! The facilities were very clean and fully equipped which made us feel at home! Thank you so much x

    Reviewed by Ben5.0Feb 2019

  • "It was certainly ' A Room with a View'."

    It was a real pleasure to stay at Upham View. The view is of course amazing, but it was more than that, Spotlessly clean, comfortable, warm and very well equipped, and ideally placed to explore the area. A generous welcome pack awaited us and together with the owners friendly welcome, & friendliness topped off a very enjoyable stay. Would highly recommend if you're thinking of staying in this area.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Nov 2018

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x 4'6 double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC. 1 x twin (link to 6' double) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area.
  • LPG Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • 3 TV's with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed patio garden and furniture
  • BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 5 mins and pub 8 mins walk
  • Note: There is a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond on this property.

The property

This modern cottage conversion rests near the village of Farringdon, excellently positioned within the owner’s grounds, and tastefully furnished with uninterrupted views across the tranquil countryside.

All on one level, this stay is a great choice for couples, friends, or a small family, or those wishing to uncover the best of walking and outdoor fun, in a picturesque part of Devon.

Upham View features a beautiful open-plan living area with bi-fold doors to fill the room with natural light, which you can open up for some fresh air, any time of day.

The modern flooring continues round to a collection of bedrooms, including a double and a twin, each benefiting from a TV, and en-suite walk-in shower room.

The twin room also comprises of a link option should you wish to alter the set-up accordingly.

Just five miles from the River Exe and towns of Topsham and Lympstone, the location is only a short distance from the cathedral city of Exeter.

A mile along the road is Upham farm which boasts fishing lakes and West Point, guests can stroll along to Greendale Farm Shop for all their local produce where there is a cafe and also a fantastic fish and chip takeaway.

The White Horse Inn can be reached on foot within 5/10 mins and for younger children, Crealy is less than 2 miles.

The beaches of the coast are on the doorstep with Sidmouth all of a short drive away, you could also head to the Jurassic Coast for a spot of fossil hunting.

Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks are both within a short driving distance and offer miles of natural beauty, rugged grandeur, high moorlands and sheltered valleys.

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

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About the location


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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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