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Lower Marsh Barns

(Ref. 999414)

Ottery St Mary, Devon Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 14 Guests

  • 7 Bedrooms

  • 7 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Seven en-suite bedrooms
  • Seven bedrooms: 2 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 4 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x bunk for children with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 of the en-suite bathrooms have baths
  • Open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area with TV and log effect fire
  • Dual aspect sitting room
  • Snug with TV
  • Electric four oven range with induction hob, microwave, American fridge/freezer with cold water and ice, Nespresso coffee machine and 2 x dishwashers, 2 x TVs with HDMI cabling to attach your games consoles, Sonos soundbar and speakers, WiFi
  • Utility with washing machine, tumble dryer and drinks fridge
  • Separate communal WC
  • Air source heat pump and underfloor heating
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Two electric car chargers
  • Private courtyard with seating
  • Enclosed rear garden with terrace, lawn, BBQ and furniture for dining and relaxing
  • Gated access to stream
  • Pet-friendly(maximum two well-behaved dogs)
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Sorry, no stag or hen parties
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 1.3 miles

The property

Whimple 3 miles, Ottery St Mary 3 miles, Exeter 10 miles, beach 10 miles.

Settled in the charming hamlet of Marsh Green in East Devon, Lower Marsh Barns is a contemporary conversion of a traditional courtyard of listed Devon barns into a splendid single seven-bedroom retreat.

Offering a fantastic combination of comfort, style and convenience, whilst providing an ideal setting for a luxurious and memorable getaway in East Devon, Lower Marsh Barns is perfect for families or large groups looking to escape from it all.Based all on one level, the property boasts everything you need to enjoy a calm and care-free stay.

Set around a private courtyard, there is parking for six cars with two electric car chargers and level access to the front door.The courtyard provides a relaxing space to sit and have a cup of coffee.

A generous hallway provides space for boots and coats, leading to two vaulted, beamed communal areas.

The first of these provides a large open plan kitchen, dining and lounging area, ideal for relaxed entertaining or more formal dinners.

The kitchen, set around a sociable island, is fully equipped with a four oven electric Rangemaster with five ring induction hob, microwave, American fridge-freezer, Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine and two dishwashers.

Dining for 14 is around a hand-crafted wooden table under exposed beams.

During the day, the space is light and airy with full height windows on one side and bi-fold doors on the other leading to the courtyard.

At night, bespoke lighting creates an atmospheric space for dining.

The open plan area also includes a cosy sitting area with a log effect electric inset fire, ideal for pre or post-dinner drinks.The media wall also gives access to a 65 inch TV and Sonos soundbar for communal entertainment.

Alternatively, relax and chat in the calm and airy sitting room with full height windows to both the courtyard and the garden, or curl up and watch a film or read in the cosy snug.

Double glazed doors lead out from the sitting room onto a large natural stone terrace with ample space for alfresco dining.

Adjacent to the terrace is a relaxed seating area with L-shaped sofa and chairs overlooking the lawned garden.

Whilst the garden is gated, visitors are welcome to walk through the wild area towards the small, meandering stream, great fun for kids to splash about with wellies and a fishing net.

When day rolls into night, retreat into one of seven elegantly presented en-suite bedrooms.Sink into a choice of super-king-size, king-size, twin or bunk beds, catching your well-earned rest in preparation for another exciting day of adventures.

The bedroom accommodation is well laid out, 4 of the bedrooms are positioned together in one wing of the house, another 2 bedrooms are grouped together in a second wing, and the final bedroom is accessed from the hallway which leads to the garden.

When you’re ready to explore, you’ll find village stores at West Hill (1.6 miles), Whimple (3.7 miles) or a wider range of independent shops and supermarket at Ottery St Mary (4.5 miles).

A choice of award-winning farm shops is within a short drive.

Celebrate East Devon’s vibrant food scene by sampling excellent local pubs and restaurants or just pick up fish and chips to eat on one of the many local beaches.

Take advantage of the picturesque countryside surroundings by embarking on a leisurely stroll or bike ride, uncover a variety of trails and paths whilst soaking in the beautiful views of lush greenery and rolling countryside.

Within accessible reach, you’ll find Escot Park, a hub for wildlife and fascinating history, in addition to the East Devon AONB, home to coastal cliffs, rolling countryside and protected landscapes where you can hike the days away whilst enjoying the beauty of nature.

You will be spoilt with a choice of stunning local beaches including Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Sidmouth, Branscombe and Beer.

Make everlasting memories in Devon with a stay at Lower Marsh Barns.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Ottery St Mary 4.6 miles; Exeter 10.1 miles.

Discover the endearing village of Whimple amidst the countryside setting of East Devon, resting east of the bustling city of Exeter. Within the village, you will be delighted to find The Thirsty Farmer pub/restaurant, a Post Office, a shop for the essentials and the Whimple Heritage Centre, so that you can brush up on the local history. Ottery St Mary is less than five miles away, home to the parish church of St. Mary, which is a scaled-down version of Exeter Cathedral and is a breath-taking sight. The town also plays host to a larger number of amenities, as well as the River Otter for enjoying gentle strolls. Be sure to attend the unusual event of Pixie Day if you are visiting in June, and the Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels in November, where men shouldering flaming tar barrels run through packed crowds! The small city of Exeter is also well-worth a visit, home to an impressive Cathedral, beautiful Quayside and Roman wall. Attractions here include the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the Crealy Great Adventure Park, in addition to its great retail therapy opportunities. Other local attractions include the animal park of Wildwood Escot, the National Trust property of Killerton House and the Beer Quarry Caves, as well as sublime coastline, featuring breath-taking views and beaches. With so much more to enjoy within the local area, Whimple is a great base for touring.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season