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The Byre

Lympstone, Devon (Ref. 1003244)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

This immaculately presented cottage sits in a courtyard setting across from the owner's own house and B&B, providing a home-away-from-home for a family of four seeking to explore the delights of Devon.

In close reach of a wide range of amenities by foot, bike, car and train, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the coast and countryside with Byre Cottage as your base.Head inside to the open-plan living space of the property where you will find a tastefully decorated living area featuring rustic wooden beams which is comfortably furnished to a high standard.This room is sure to be the social hub of your holiday where you can gather together to relax at any time of day, enjoy a film on the flat screen TV, or gather around the dining table to enjoy a tasty meal made using the freshest of ingredients from one of the many renowned farm shops in the area.

Located just off the sitting room, accessed up two steps, is a light and airy, well-equipped kitchen where you will find a range of quality appliances including electric cooker and hob, full size dishwasher, microwave, full size fridge/freezer and washing machine.

Moving onto the first floor, you will find the two light and spacious beautifully presented bedrooms,one a double and the other a twin, each with their own TV's offering the perfect spaces to rest your heads after a day exploring all the area has to offer.

Outside to the front of the property you will find a delightful courtyard with bistro table and chairs, ideal for morning coffee or an alfresco breakfast. It is just a short stroll into the centre of the idyllic,fishing village of Lympstone where you will find all you need including a local shop, post office, café and four thriving pubs.

The quaint harbour is a focal point in the village offering stunning views across the Exe Esturary.There are cobbled lanes leading down to the shoreline of the Exe,a RAMSAR Site of Special Scientific Interest, recognised for its migratory bird life during the winter months.

The spectacular sunsets over Powderham Castle make this and ideal spot to enjoy an evening drink before dining in one of the local pubs.

The Exe Cycle Trail and SW Coastpath offer delightful walks or bike rides to Exmouth, Topsham and beyond.

For those seeking fine dining cuisine the cottage is on the doorstep of Michael Caines’ acclaimed Michelin Star, Lympstone Manor.

Byre cottage is ideally located for exploring the very best of this area of East Devon including award-winning beaches, the Jurassic Coast, the breath-taking Dartmoor National Park or the Cathedral City of Exeter.Situated in close reach of many of Devon’s gems Byre Cottage is an ideal base for you and your family to enjoy Devon at any time of the year.

For those wishing to leave the car at home Byre Cottage is close to good, regular public transport links (both bus and train) ideal for exploring the very best of this beautiful part of Devon.

For those wishing to leave the car at home Byre Cottage is close to good, regular public transport links (both bus and train) ideal for exploring the very best of this beautiful part of Devon.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC(accessed by one step) First-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric heating individually controlled
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV with DVD player, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available upon request (charge made payable to the owner)
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Additional cars can be accommodated on request
  • Bike hire available within 1/2 mile, and dry storage for bikes if you bring your own
  • Courtyard with bistro table and chairs
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at £30 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Shop 0.8 miles, pub 0.1 miles, bus stop 0.1 miles, train station 0.5 miles
  • Note:There are two steps up to the kitchen area and the ground-floor shower room
  • Note:The property is set back from the main road and there is some road noise, particularly if the windows are open.To walk into the village there is a stretch of 100m along the road, part of which has no pavement.The driveway to the property is accessed directly from the main road and care must be taken when pulling out.

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

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About the location


Lympstone is a picturesque fishing village situated on the shore of the Exe Estuary with stunning panoramic views from the edge of Exeter, over to Powderham Castle, Dawlish Warren and the edge of Exmouth. Situated on the SW Coastpath, the longest National Trail in the country with its superb coastline and Exe Cycle Trail, 26 miles linking Lympstone with Exmouth, Exeter and Dawlish it offers an unforgettable experience for cyclists and walkers to enjoy stunning views of the estuary. You will find four thriving pubs, a café, village shop/post office and Michael Caine’s Lympstone Manor, Lympstone’s very own Michelin Star Restaurant, together with a quaint harbour. Lympstone boasts its own train station with regular trains to the historic Cathedral City of Exeter and beyond. The traditional seaside town of Exmouth is just 3 miles away with its two miles of golden sandy beach making it perfect for watersports enthusiasts to enjoy kite surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, SUP, wakeboarding and water-skiing or families to enjoy a day on the beach. Exmouth’s new multi-million pound beach front Watersport Centre is due to open for Summer 2020. Exmouth lies at the gateway of the The Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site dating back over 250 million years covering 95 miles of stunning coastline, rich in geological interest with spectacular scenery.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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