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The Cider Barn

(Ref. 941288)

Teignmouth, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "This is our first time in this area, as we like to explor different parts of south Devon."

    Accommodation was warm and comfortable for all our needs. Easy to get to and good for links to all parts of Devon. Nice and peaceful, good wifi, only downside was no network service. Tried the local pub for a meal and was not disappointed with the quality of the food. Would we stay here again, of course we would. many thanks to the hospitality given by he owners.

    Reviewed by Rod4.7Feb 2024

  • "Thank you for such a warm welcome, the yummy biscuits went down very well."

    The barn was spotless, well equipped and very cosy. Loved waking up to birds singing, watching all the starts on a night and listening to the owls. It is an excellent base, with lots of lovely places to explore ( the leaflet draw was well used - thank you) We enjoyed hopping on and off the train too. All in all a very lovely holiday in a cracking part of the country. thank you for letting us stay :-)

    Reviewed by Geraldine5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great stay , very clean and tidy , great location ."

    would certainly recommend

    Reviewed by William5.0Oct 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay ."

    The bath with shower over was a bit of a problem to negotiate for any one with arthritis in the knee .I think that should be mentioned but other than that was a lovely place to stay .we only meet Julie once but she was friendly and welcoming .

    Reviewed by Annette4.1Sep 2023

  • "The Cider Barn is very comfortable and well laid out."

    The facilities were very good, Julie and Phil seem to have thought of everything to welcome us and make our stay memorable. We had torrential rain most of the week and so we were limited as to where to go. We had planned on going to the local nature reserves but Dawlish in particular, was affected by flooding. We would highly recommend Shaldon Zoo - rare breeds. The staff are very helpful and the highlight was seeing the Margay and her kitten. Powderham Castle is a must if you have children. Jan & Co.

    Reviewed by Janet4.4Sep 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, the property is very well equipped, spotlessly clean spacious and comfortable."

    Luckily the weather was superb overall for us but if not this is a great and convenient base. The owners clearly care about the property, their guests, and are friendly, attentive but not intrusive and so we were able to completely relax. Nice people Nice place Many thanks Bob and Marian

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a good holiday and enjoyed our stay there!"

    Julie was very helpful and considerate.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2023

  • "No mobile phone signal which was overcome by using Wi-Fi."

    Very narrow single track road leading to property - just hope nothing is coming the other way.

    Reviewed by Malcolm4.7May 2023

  • "Very clean, well equipped, all the facilities very good, quite place to say within easy reach of plenty to do places, would have preferred softer mattress but that is a personal thing."

    overall excellent place to stay with very friendly owners.

    Reviewed by Keith4.7Oct 2022

  • "Excellent location, quiet and extremely well maintained,."

    The hosts are friendly and very helpful, we could not fault Cider Cottage and fully recommend it .

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2022

  • "We were very pleased with our stay at cider cottage,Host Julie and Phil were very friendly and were keen that we should enjoy our stay, local walks are not for the strolling type, but over farmland and woods as described in the brochure."

    The Cider Barn was a delight and very clean and comfortable,It is easy reach of all the well known beaches or the moors.A very happy stay thank you Julie and Phil

    Reviewed by Rita5.0Jun 2022

  • "A very enjoyable stay at the Cider Barn in Luton, Devon."

    Fantastic location, very quiet and peaceful, which was just what we needed. Beautiful touches i.e. fresh flowers on arrival and some lovely apple juice and shortbread biscuits. Just what the Dtr ordered. Fabulous barn conversion, very clean, roomy, very bright and everything that we needed was there, we would definitely love to return one day. Our hosts, Mr & Mrs Trump were delightful and very helpful, Thank you, thank you, for a wonderful stay. Val & Phil Maskery from Staffordshire xxxx

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Mar 2022

  • "The property was clean and comfortable."

    The owners were welcoming and friendly. The lane leading to the barn is steep and very narrow, fortunately we only had to back up once during our stay, but it could be off putting to the less confident driver.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.1Mar 2022

  • "I had a very enjoyable stay at The Cider Barn and would have no hesitation in recommending the property or staying again."

    I found the owner to be friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2022

  • ""thank you" for the warm welcome we received we thoroughly enjoyed our stay xx"

    Reviewed by James4.7Sep 2021

  • "Wonderful stay with very friendly hosts who lived next door."

    Friendly farm allowed to walk the fields cottage had everything you would need even down to a Christmas tree for those staying over festive period. You will need your car to get about but can walk to village pub. All in all a lovely relaxing stay Thank you Julie and Phil!

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2021

  • "Really friendly owners, very helpful and welcoming, extremely clean and well-appointed accommodation and location was both private & quiet but with very easy access to lots of attractions (both tourist and countryside) in South Devon."

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Aug 2021

  • "The cottage was very clean and comfortable, with everything we needed."

    The owners live next door and were very friendly and welcoming. Our son enjoyed the children's play area!

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Jul 2021

  • "Got a warm welcome from the owners."

    Cottage is lovely, well equiped and comfortable. Highly recommend. Lovely and quiet setting.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2021

  • "Julie & Phil were just the perfect hosts, helpful, friendly, nothing too much trouble."

    We loved the peace and quiet and spaciousness of Cider Barn, it was ultra clean & also it's proximity to Teignmouth. Hope to visit again. Paul & Julia

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2021

  • "Very friendly host."

    The property was very clean and comfortable. We had a couple of minor issues which were rectified very quickly. Thanks!

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7May 2021

  • "We had a wonderful holiday at the Cider Barn."

    The Barn is in a beautiful setting in the countryside, with the opportunity to have a walk around the farm and the most wonderful wooded area and stream, my boys were in their element. The Barn itself is very comfortable, quiet and with everything you need for a stay. It is also one of the cleanest places we have ever stayed, everything was gleaming when we arrived! Would highly recommend anyone to stay here, we enjoyed so much we have booked again for Easter!!

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Oct 2020

  • "Julie and Phil, the owners, were welcoming and helpful."

    We settled into this quiet and remote part of Devon very quickly and enjoyed a relaxing two week October stay. The property is on a narrow lane with almost no passing traffic and suffers with little or no light or noise pollution. Peaceful, as we like it. Broadband wifi is available but due to bandwidth limitations is very unreliable including for catch-up TV. Probably not unusual in a location like this but a nuisance if you rely on the internet whilst away. We were mostly without a Vodafone signal too. Internet and phone connections apart we had a great stay and highly recommend the Cider Barn.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Oct 2020

  • "The lane leading up to the barn is narrow so you have to be very careful going up."

    The nearest supermarket is about a 10- 15 min drive which was okay, plenty to see and do.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Aug 2020

  • "Really lovely place to stay."

    Cider Barn spotless, every thing we needed. Great location for touring Devon..

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Aug 2019

  • "The cottage was great everything we needed Sykes is a good site just really ..."

    The cottage was great everything we needed Sykes is a good site just really expensive administration charge for not really doing a lot but I would recommend the cider barn ideal

    Thank you very much for taking the time to leave feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Cider Barn. If you ever need to contact us, our lines are open 7 days a week from 9am until 7pm. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.4May 2019

  • "A very well equipped and lovely cottage in a very handy location."

    Lovely touches from owner with leaving milk and fruit. Very much needed after a long journey down. Would highly recommend and definitely worth visiting again.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Mar 2019

  • "The cider barn is a real home from home , equipped with everything you need ."

    The owners are very welcoming and make you feel at home . No complaints what so ever , we had a lovely stay and would recommend to anyone . Lovely peacefull place , great for walks and beautiful views.

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Feb 2019

  • "I have to say this is a wonderful kitted out cottage, nothing was forgotten everything you need home from home made it so much easier."

    (Dishwasher tablets, washer dryer, clothes airer, dvds , dvd player, 3 TVs fab, washing up liquid, everything g you need). The cottage is so beautiful and furnished to a very high standard, spotlessly clean. Very quiet and friendly owners, who left fruit, milk tea and coffee, fab you can roam the fields which the kids loved. Lots of private parking. Plenty big enough for 4. Easy drive to get to the town and beach. Definitely if your coming to the area would recommend I'm sure we will be back, we've stayed in holiday homes before but this one has beaten them all. Fantastic.

    Reviewed by Heidi5.0Oct 2018

  • "Superb, very well equipped cottage."

    Owners very helpful.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2018

  • "A well equipped spotlessly clean cottage."

    Very comfortable . Friendly owners too.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2018

  • "Highly recommend The Cider Barn."

    Spotlessly clean, very well equipped and situated in a perfect spot. Very peaceful yet only a very short drive to explore the South Coast of Devon. A superb first trip to Devon, couldn't of asked for more!

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jul 2018

  • "The owners, Phil and Julie were fantastic and nothing was any bother to them."

    The accommodation was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for a family holiday. We were fortunate to have excellent weather so many happy hours were spent by our two great grandchildren (ages 3 & 2) exploring the farmland and seeing the animals. It would be our intention to return to Devon sometime in the near future and the Cider Barn will be top of our list when looking for accommodation. Robin, June, Oscar and Layla. Northern Ireland.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Jun 2018

  • "It was the most comfortable and clean cottage we ever had on our holidays in England (since 2000)."

    Very well situated! The owners were very kind.

    Reviewed by Kirsten Renate5.0Jun 2018

  • "If you’ve got young kids and like the countryside then this is the place for you."

    The cottage has got everything you need and is warm. Beautiful riverside walks and farmland walks just round the corner from the cottage with a play area for the children.The owners are lovley and were happy for us to see the newborn lambs and calves it was very special. Would highly recommend. Very comfy beds too. Good shower and bath. Would definitely come again. Thanks so much

    Reviewed by Monique5.0Mar 2018

  • "Warm and welcoming hosts, lovely people."

    The cottage was very comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean.

    Reviewed by John4.8Sep 2017

  • "Quarter mile Single track access lane to property may put some people off."

    It's maintained in good order but there are few passing places when meeting other traffic which in our case we never experienced.

    Reviewed by Patricia4.8Sep 2017

  • "Hosts were very accommodating very friendly need a clock in the cottage need a shelf in the bathroom"

    Reviewed by Gerald4.8Aug 2017

  • "Extremely welcoming hosts."

    Friendly but not intrusive. Good facilities in the cottage. The owners suggested places to eat and places to go which was very useful. Highly recommend this property. Shame the weather was a bit dismal.

    Reviewed by Roger & Linda5.0Jun 2017

  • "This has to be one of the best cottages we have stayed in."

    The cottage was beautiful, clean and cosy with everything needed for a stay. The outside space with table and chairs would be lovely in the summer and parking was good. The owner's were welcoming and friendly without being intrusive even going as far as to phone us to say that the main road was closed due to an accident but to ignore the signs because the accident was beyond the entrance to the cottage. We hope to return. We are used to one lane roads but a warning in the info of the one lane road with bends leading from the main road to the cottage might be helpful to someone who isn't aware of how they work and what to do if you meet someone coming the opposite way.

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Mar 2017

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  • Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Eco-friendly wood pellet central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVDs, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private courtyard with garden and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops 3.5 miles, pub 1 mile.

The property

Luton 1 mile.

This attractive barn conversion is attached to the owner’s farmhouse on their 100 acre Devon farm in a rural village close to the beaches of Teignmouth and Shaldon.

This is an ideal cottage for couples, friends or families, with woodland play areas with swings and a fort and a quiet countryside setting, and is set amongst green meadows.

Guests are welcome to wander the farm to explore woodland paths, ripe apple orchards, friendly duck ponds and fields where hens, sheep and cows graze happily.

This attractive cottage has a spacious, open plan living area, which looks out across an attractive courtyard through two large arched windows which give a sense of light and space ensuring that families can relax together, cook together and eat together at all times.

The charming bedrooms have TVs and views across to the fields and hills.

There is a patio garden at the front of the cottage ideal for sun worshipping and enjoying the countryside views.

Just a mile down the road is the friendly village pub, The Elizabethan, which won a Taste of the West award in 2015 and has its very own Gelato ice cream maker!

The cottage is just 3.5 miles from Teignmouth, a popular seaside town with plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as the beach, harbour and handsome pier.

There are many family activities to enjoy as well, including an outdoor swimming pool, skatepark, adventure golf and two miles of sandy beaches.

Wander along the splendid promenade to the working port on the river side of town, where you will see plenty of ships coming and going in this fast-flowing estuary current.

Looking across the River Teign you can see the charming small regency town of Shaldon, home to the Shaldon Wildlife Trust's breeding centre for rare mammals, along with the well-known beach at Ness Cove, reached through a genuine smugglers' tunnel.

Down the coast is the English Riviera, with its micro-climate, tall palm trees, well laid-out municipal gardens and large promenade, lined with ice cream shops and cafes.

Torquay is the birthplace of Agatha Christie and so there are plenty of historic reminders of the author, plus this seaside town also provided the inspiration for the classic British comedy Fawlty Towers.

Paignton, which has a fabulous zoo and a steam train taking you to the River Dart, is also another day's outing.

There’s plenty to see and do whilst staying at this charming cottage.

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About the location


Dartmoor National Park 12 miles; Torbay 13 miles; Exeter 15 miles.

The historic, seaside town of Teignmouth is situated in South Devon on the mouth of the Teign estuary and boasts a working harbour, sandy beach, Victorian pier, sailing club, diving centre and sea activity centre. The seaward side of the town is known as ‘the Den’ and has elegant Georgian buildings, a large public area with lawns, play areas, tennis courts, a bowling green, and a miniature lighthouse. On the opposite side of Teignmouth are fishing boats and beach huts, plus views of the village of Shaldon and the hills of Dartmoor can be seen. Teignmouth also hosts folk and jazz festivals each year, whilst both the town and Shaldon hold annual carnivals and water regattas. If you decide to venture further afield, there is plenty to see and do close to Teignmouth including; the stunning Dartmoor National Park, the city of Exeter, plus the nearby harbour towns are well worth exploring.