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The Cottage

(Ref. 8839)

Parkham near Bideford, Devon Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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62 Customer Reviews

  • "Owners Sue and Tom were super nice, was a real pleasure to spend a week in a quiet comfy farmhouse watching sheep, birds and chicken doing their thing."

    The local area was superb, doesn’t get any better than Woolacombe beach.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Jun 2024

  • "I love this place."

    Even though the weather wasn’t great the cottage is so welcoming and cozy. It’s full of character and had everything we needed. The beds are comfortable and every night was great nights sleep. The dog loved walks around the farm, my daughter loves the chickens. It was nice to sit and watch the birds, and then the stars. New TV is a great addition, and there is a good WiFi signal. Only downside is the water pressure for the shower, but fully accept the age of the buildings etc, and for me adds to the overall feel. Mr and Mrs Hunt are lovely, and always nice to chat with. The scones on arrival were amazing. Such and interesting place and full of charm. Looking forward to heading back in April for another relaxing week of peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by Matt4.7Feb 2024

  • "We just loved our stay - very cosy as a winter holiday!"

    Reviewed by Charles4.7Jan 2024

  • "Extremely clean."

    . Everything was in good working order.. Restful.. Beautiful views.. Charming hosts.. Lovely and warm inside the cottage..

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Nov 2023

  • "We have had a wonderful time at this delightful cottage and I recommend anyone who needs a relaxing holiday with wonderful views across the fields not forgetting two friendly chickens the owners Tom and Susan were so friendly and made us feel so welcome."

    The visitors were charming - thank you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Eileen5.0Oct 2023

  • "Delightful,well equipped and comfortable cottage in a peaceful setting ."

    The owners,Susan and Tom were so lovely, giving us advise on the area. Great pub in the village too .

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Where can we start!"

    What a wonderful break and a beautiful cottage over looking the rolling hills of Parkham. We have 3 young children (6 and 8 year old twins) and they loved the farm and the waking up the the sheep on the fields beside the cottage. The two chickens are child friendly and the children loved holding and feeding them. Most of all Susan and Tom (or as our children referred to him as Farmer Tom) were amazing with the children and always on hand for help or advice on things to do on a rainy day. You could not get anyone better than them. A few nights where rather cold so we lit the fire and listened to the peace and quite outside. If you get lost on route google map it and drop a pin this is the easiest way to find the cottage. We will definitely look to return here as it was so peaceful and beautiful. Also a great location for the busier places such at Bideford and Westward Ho. Thanks again to Tom and Susan for such a memorable holiday.

    The family were equally charming. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carla4.7Aug 2023

  • "Such a beautiful property in such a beautiful place, the views were stunning."

    Mr and Mrs Hunt were so friendly and very kindly put out the sheep for the children to enjoy. They also left some lovely scones, cream and jam on our arrival day. The property was very clean and well looked after, the master bedroom mattress was very comfy much better than ours at home. We loved the traditional vibe of the property, it was very homely and made us feel very happy. It was the perfect holiday cottage for us, close to Bideford and all the tourist destinations such as appledore, Saunton beach and Lynton and Lynmouth a bit further along the coast. The wi-fi was fairly good and it was nice to not have phone signal and be non contactable from the outside world.We would definitely stay again at this property, hopefully next year if I can get the right time off. Thank you Mr and Mrs Hunt, we all loved the cottage and hope to be back in the near future.

    We are glad the family enjoyed their stay, they were charming. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a lovely break in the cottage, owners were very friendly and told us of some lovely walks in surrounding fields to take our puppy."

    The cottage was very cozy, clean, comfortable. It was lovely waking up to hear lambs, cows and chickens,. Would recommend staying at the cottage.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2023

  • "An absolute gem of a cottage, in a beautiful location and within easy access to beautiful local beaches (about 15 minutes), and supermarkets."

    However, you feel like you're a million miles away from the hustle and bustle. Surrounded by beautiful, well kept gardens and countryside. The cottage is very clean, comfy and inviting. Filled with quite simplistic items, but this just added to the charm. The owners were so welcoming, as were the locals. We were a family of 2 adults, 2 teens and a 6 year old, we all thoroughly enjoyed. We would definitely go back again and highly recommend. Thank you for the lovely scones on arrival and for sharing your beautiful home with us.

    The family were equally charming. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katrina5.0Apr 2023

  • "What a fantastic little gem."

    Very clean and rural, exactly what we needed. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Mar 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at The Cottage."

    It’s in such a beautiful setting. The owners were really welcoming and so too were the locals. It was the perfect position to visit lots of places in North Devon. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Feb 2023

  • "Cosy, homely and comfortable cottage in what feels like the middle of nowhere but with easy access to numerous places of interest within 15 minutes."

    We were lucky enough to have some sunny days which we spent in the beautiful garden watching the sheep, chickens and plethora of birds on the feeder. Walks from the door which was ideal for our dog as well as running. The owners Tom and Sue were lovely and always on hand. The scones jam and cream were delicious. We were planning a return visit on day 2! Well equipped kitchen which was handy as lots of pubs had shut for winter or only open for limited times. The wifi was excellent, so although no mobile reception you can enable wifi calling if needed. Our 12 year old had no problems playing games on her iPad. The TV remote was a bit temperamental and a couple of large drinking glasses would have been useful but overall 10/10. Thank you for a perfect escape!

    Reviewed by Kate4.7Feb 2023

  • "Just returned back from a lovely week at this perfect little cosy cottage, everthing you could need for a really enjoyable stay."

    A warm welcome from the owners, Sue and Tom, who where there if we needed them. Delicious scones on arrival and generous with the heating and wood for the open fire. We had a lovely time at this dog friendly cottage and hope to return again in the future. Thank you very much Tom and Sue.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Feb 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay, to celebrate New Year, in this delightful cottage!"

    Great location…out in the sticks in a beautiful area, but within easy reach of everything. Really comfortable bed and the log burner was brilliant …plenty of logs to help ourselves to. Cottage was all spotlessly clean. Tom and Susan are genuinely lovely people…could not wish to meet a nicer couple! We can highly recommend this property and would love to return sometime! Many thanks from Mark, Pearl and lots of woofs from Barney xxx

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Dec 2022

  • "What a fantastic retreat!"

    We have had the most relaxing time in Devon. We avoided the rain and drank delicious cider and hot Lattes! Clovelly and Hartland were close and we loved the roughs sea with the strong winds! The wood burner was wonderful and I could have slept in front of it, but the comfortable bed called me. Josh loved watching the sheep he sat for ages on the steps just mesmerised by them! We loved the visiting heron and the friendly robins! Thanks for having us and the wonderful scones! Elizabeth Gary and Josh the collie! Xxx

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Nov 2022

  • "Lovely cosy and clean cottage."

    Lots to do and see in the surrounding area. Would recommend a stay here

    Reviewed by Hannah4.4Oct 2022

  • "We really enyoyed our stay at the cottage."

    The owners were very welcoming along with a gorgeous cream tea!! would have liked a freezer as we wanted to just stay there all week and not venture out much but found we had to shop most days. the pub in parkham was outstanding. Overall very enjoyable. We had to come home a day early as our dog was ill but she is fine now!! Bit homesick!

    There is a freezer compartment in the fridge ... Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shirley4.4Sep 2022

  • "A lovely welcome and a beautiful cottage in a stunning location."

    It was a great holiday from start to finish.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Aug 2022

  • "This is a beautiful cottage on a small, but working farm."

    Expect a visit from chickens and sheep on the rolling Devon hills that surround the property. The farmer and his wife are only too obliging to help out with any query or request. It’s an absolutely delightful getaway and although it feels far from the madding crowd, it’s a 10 minute drive to all the amenities in Bideford and there are a selection of pubs close by. A wonderful retreat.

    The guests were equally charming. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Oliver5.0Jul 2022

  • "A delightful cottage with equally delightful hosts."

    Delicious scones waiting for us on arrival which was a lovely touch after a long drive. Great location to explore the North Devon coastline. Lots of different beaches all within a short drive. We especially liked Sandymouth. Would definitely return and recommend to others :-)

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0May 2022

  • "Made very welcombe by the Mr &Mrs."

    Hunt a lovely country outlook from cottages with walks & views second to none. We had a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable time.

    Reviewed by Colin4.4May 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location, lots of footpath routes around the area, closest supermarket is Bideford which is only 10minute drive."

    Reviewed by Matthew3.8Apr 2022

  • "Was told to let ourselves in on arrival if no one was around which was great after a long drive."

    Then found fresh scones with jam and cream. The cottage itself was clean and tidy with no problems noted. I was concerned about the power of the shower due to another guests comments but it was fine, however, you might have problems standing underneath if your quite tall. The real highlight was when I mentioned my grandson was autistic but loved animals Mr & Mrs Hunt arranged to have some sheep come in to the field next to the cottage which had my grandson spend the next few hours outside watching. Will without doubt visit again

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Apr 2022

  • "Great, quiet and cosy place with lovely friendly owners."

    Despite the weather which we half expected this time of the year there were plenty of walks we could do from the door and the southwest coast path and coastal villages only a short drive away. There was a lovely welcome of homemade scones awaiting our arrival. A welcome break away from the busyness of life. No phone signal but good wifi connection so you can get whatsapp on your mobile.

    Why 81as feedback so good? Property Owner

    Reviewed by Judy4.1Mar 2022

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful time at this cottage, it was warm and cosy with the added bonus of the lovely wood burner too."

    Sue and Tom were perfect hosts, very friendly and approachable. We were welcomed with a cream tea and also given some fresh eggs from their hens. The location was ideal for exploring North Devon and there was a nice walk to the coast from the house. I would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Sharron5.0Feb 2022

  • "We love our stay at the Cottage… The owners were very friendly and kind and ..."

    We love our stay at the Cottage… The owners were very friendly and kind and we definitely will be back again… They’re are such an amazing lovely people… God bless them

    Reviewed by Jana5.0Dec 2021

  • "A lovely little cottage."

    Everything we needed. Very friendly owners. Quiet location. Enjoyed walks from the cottage as well as walks a little further afield. Bed very comfortable. Enjoyed the cream tea waiting for us. A very enjoyable and peaceful break for us, (two humans and one dog.)

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0Dec 2021

  • "Lovely and peaceful cottage ."

    Comfortable but the WiFi was poor and the shower very weak . These should be addressed as it was nearly £1000 aweek .

    Reviewed by Susanne3.8Jul 2021

  • "A lovely little cottage out in the wilds, just as described."

    Hosts were very helpful and kind. Really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jul 2021

  • "Such a relaxing stay at this beautiful little farm thanks to Tom our perfect host."

    Steve & Linda

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2021

  • "We had the most amazing family holiday."

    The cottage is situated in beautiful countryside close to seaside town of Westwood Ho! Lots to see and do and such a peaceful setting to relax in. The owners Sue and Tom made our stay, such lovely and welcoming people, definitely will be returning as soon as we can.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2021

  • "A lovely warm cosy Cottage in beautiful countryside."

    Tom and Sue - the owners - were most kind and helpful. It was a real joy to spend Christmas in such a lovely location, on the Farm. I would wholeheartedly recommend the Cottage to anyone thinking of staying in this part of the world. It is a cottage that I would most definitely like to return to at some point. 5 out of 5. From Dave Donna Francesca and Pip the Bichon.

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2020

  • "Both Tom and Susan the proprietors where won of the loveliest couples we have met."

    On arrival they left a bottle of white wine for us. The next day gave us a lovely cream tea. Tom also gave us some lovely runner beans fresh from his garden. We would recommend staying at the Cottage because of the lovely setting and the welcome we got when we arrived.

    Reviewed by Eric5.0Sep 2020

  • "Tom and Susan are such welcoming hosts."

    We had scones, jam and cream awaiting us on arrival and they were very happy to have a chat and make recommendations. In advance of our visit, I asked about riding stables and Susan called me back with a suggestion within minutes. Nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is beautifully situated in a lovely valley and the quiet is wonderful ! It's easy to stroll up to the village (and The Bell Inn is excellent and were well organised during these strange times). We found North Devon a delight. Not too crowded, lovely sandy beaches within an easy distance, good body-boarding to be had and lovely walks. We had mixed weather but it really didn't matter - it was wonderful to get away and to have a change of scene. We'd highly recommend The Cottage and its lovely owners. It was a very special week and we really did get away from it all !

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Aug 2020

  • "The owners are wonderful and kind people."

    The description of lawned garden with furniture is mis leading. The garden area is on a slope with one bench. You couldn't sit outside and eat for example, the area is also very small not like a garden, hard to explain without going there. Sue and Tom were very lovely people, the cottage was very equipped and they even brought us veggies grown from the farm and homemade jam. They took the kids to walk the chickens and they made their day. The location was a little out of the way but very scenic.

    Reviewed by Jodie4.4Jul 2020

  • "Beautiful location in a quiet valley with a river burbling along."

    The owners made us very welcome and were very helpful and friendly. Lovely walks from the cottage, and only a short drive to Hartland, Clovelly, Bideford and the vast beach of Westward Ho! The cottage is comfortable, very comfortable beds and the kitchen is small but well equipped, apart from not having a dishwasher.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jul 2020

  • "A lovely holiday, very restful and just what we needed."

    The cottage is cosy, warm and the owners are very welcoming and kind. This is our 2nd visit here the first being 6 years ago, we will be back again sometime in the future!

    Reviewed by Jenny5.0Dec 2019

  • "The Cottage was a lovely retreat for a rather wet week in November."

    The hosts were very kind – they even provided a cream tea for us on arrival – and the cottage was clean, warm and cosy, with plenty of firewood for the log burner, comfy sofas and beds, free wifi, no lack of hot water, hard ground for parking, and a very useful pack of information about the local area. It's an excellent base, and we'd definitely go back. Our dog enjoyed himself, too, and appreciated the enclosed garden.

    Reviewed by Marianne5.0Nov 2019

  • "The weather was terrible but the cottage and hosts were excellent."

    Looking forward to returning. Thanks again. So peaceful and relaxing.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0Oct 2019

  • "What a lovely little cottage this is."

    If you want a nice relaxing away from it all break out in the countryside then this is it. A lovely cream tea awaits you. The hosts are around if you need them and are very welcoming. We enjoyed our stay and loved the log fires on a night. Clovelley and Bideford are near and well worth a visit.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage in a delightful setting the owner Susan &Tom are lovely people ..."

    Beautiful cottage in a delightful setting the owner Susan &Tom are lovely people & very welcoming, a delicious cream tea awaited us on our arrival, lots of lovely walks around the farm but unfortunately the weather was against us & we didn’t bring our wellies, still found lots of place’s to visit could have stayed a second week

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Sep 2019

  • "Arrived 14th September."

    .The property Can be a bit tricky to find but we had directions from the owners ....Its very rural and is set in Beautiful Surroundings ..The owners were very welcoming and made you feel at home ..And they left us with a Cream tea which was much appreciated The Cottage itself was lovely and we felt comfortable and at home straight away The Garden though small is delightful and it was a joy to sit outside and admire the views and watch the birds coming and going ..Luckily we had beautiful weather all week There is No phone signal at all and a weak Wi Fi signal but that does not detract at all from the cottage..The Bed was very Comfortable and coupled with the Peace Quiet and Darkness at night we had the best nights sleep in ages! We would definitely Recommend it 100% and would love to return

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Sep 2019

  • "Visited this cottage in July with my husband, son ,daughter in law and two year old grandson, + dog."

    A little difficult to find at first but we wanted somewhere out in the countryside. Sue and Tom are lovely, They leave you alone but are on hand if you need them . The view is very nice. The highlight of the holiday for me were their hens. They are so friendly and funny. They come running up to you to greet you. Six sweet chickens. The whole place in very clean and the beds were comfortable. If you want shops and entertainment this place is not for you. The nearest shop is in Bideford ,a car ride away. Only thing that I didn't like was that there is a log burning fire and although it wasn't lit we all could smell soot in the living room. Whilst the garden is very pretty it is very small and on a slope. Didn't stop the enjoyment of the cottage though. Would definitely go again and would recommend if you want a quiet and peaceful stay.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7Jul 2019

  • "Just returned from a weeks break at Bank Hall Farm."

    A lovely farm cottage in a delightful setting, nestling in a valley next to the river Yeo. It was comfortable, warm and so, so quiet. The only sounds to be heard are sheep and chickens! The cottage is surrounded by rolling farmland views and is just the ticket for a peaceful break away. On arriving at the cottage, we found a cream tea waiting for us, which nicely puts you in the mood for a Devon holiday. Our hosts were so friendly and welcoming - nothing was too much trouble. The farm owner is a keen fisherman and on our departure he presented is with a 1.2kg river trout - delicious! Sadly we weren't blessed with the best of weather, but we found lots of places to visit (the Harltand peninsula is beautiful!) and Bude is a lovely, classical seaside town. And the pasties!! There's a big retail park approximately 15 minutes away with everything you could possibly need, including the cheapest fuel for miles. Thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2019

  • "The cottage is perfect."

    Down a long narrow track to the farm and a well presented and quiet cottage awaits. No phone signal week Wi-Fi allows you to be a family again. The whole area is an ideal family holiday location. The owners of the cottage are delightful and really friendly plus you get scones with jam and cream on arrival. Perfect..

    Reviewed by Philip5.0May 2019

  • "A great secluded cottage in a beautiful spot."

    Fantastic hosts and a real treat to get away from the daily hustle and bustle.

    Reviewed by Roger5.0May 2019

  • "This is a working farm and you must like to be in this environment, we both enjoyed our break and found the owners a pure pleasure."

    Reviewed by Robert John3.8Apr 2019

  • "An amazing cottage."

    Quiet rural location, where the owners have thought of everything. We arrived to homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, they even gave us rhubarb from their allotment. A relaxing break for anyone from old to young. We have a large dog and the enclosed garden was perfect. We had a fire every night, you help yourself from the woodstore. The children enjoyed the close proximity of the animals and were welcomed to wander around the farm. The couple were the nicest people and would do anything they could to help. The decor is dated but that adds to the charm. We will be booking again next year.

    Reviewed by Anntoinette5.0Apr 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, clean, comfy, warm."

    Great views, friendly, helpful owners. Great local walks.

    Reviewed by Maxine4.7Mar 2019

  • "What can I say, a fantastic little hideaway in the beautiful rolling hills of north devon."

    The drive there is a bit tricky so follow the directions you receive from the owner. But once we arrived we were very happy with the beautiful little cottage on the side of the owners own home. We hardly saw them but when we did we found them lovely and friendly. We even had warm scones and jam waiting for us on our arrival. The cottage is lovely and clean with everything you need, with a large inglenook fireplace which is a god send on a chilli night. The pub is a 20min walk away but be warned its up a steep hill thats tricky in the dark. however once there the landlady was so lovely she even gave us a lift back. (the bell inn). I would say there is zero phone signal and wi fi only in one spot in the cottage so prepare to be cut off from the world for a while. which we found delightful. This is a working farm with chickens and sheep. we found it lovely and would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to get away from it all.

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Mar 2019

  • "A warm welcome awaits you from Susan and John."

    We had a great week in this cosy homely annexe. 2 good size bedrooms with cot provided for our toddler. The bathroom had a proper size bath and shower which was ideal after a country walk. The lounge was comfortable and the log burner ( in addition to central heating) was great to watch on the evenings. The kitchen is well equipped to cook family meals and a high chair provided for our toddler. Everywhere was clean and the annexe was cosy and warm despite it being December. Bude beach and town is worthwhile to visit and the big sheep is ideal for tiring out any children. Overall we had a great week enjoying the local countryside and relaxing in the evening.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Dec 2018

  • "This cottage is cozy and spotlessly clean."

    It has everything you could need and we were greeted with a lovely cream tea on arrival. The farms owners really made the whole family welcome and let us know that we could ask if we needed anything at all. We would definitely recommend this cottage you feel away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life but there is a supermarket etc only 3 miles down the road so close by for supplies . We will definitely be back as it is in a good position for us as we like to visit Bude and Woolacombe for surfing.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2018

  • "Enjoyed a lovely family holiday in August with young boys aged 8 and 4."

    Hosts were very friendly and even made a cream tea for us on arrival. They allowed their sheep and hens in the field near the cottage (but still separated by a fence for those worried about encountering animals without warning). Lovely watching the birds on the little bird table outside. Beautiful views in a lovely part of the world. Cottage is kept very clean with fresh towels and bedding provided.Would like to warn those staying that although was a minor inconvenience to us the track to the cottage from the main road is quite narrow in places so we had to pull our wing mirrors in. Most people would expect this in the country and will not mind it but just a forewarning to those with larger vehicles!

    Reviewed by Natalie4.1Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful cosy cottage with the most stunning views."

    Wish I could of stayed longer . Owners were friendly warm and helpful but kept to themselves . Helped out with hints on where to go and what would be good to see and the most delicious cream tea on our arrival. Really didn't want to leave . My children aged 17 and 14 really enjoyed the wildlife and the walks around the local farmland .

    Reviewed by Naomi5.0Aug 2018

  • "If you are looking for a relaxing holiday you have found it, peace and quite ..."

    If you are looking for a relaxing holiday you have found it, peace and quite aplenty and a farm to roam and owners were great really welcoming would go back for shore

    Reviewed by David4.4Jul 2018

  • "Description says village pub - this burnt down Feb 2017 ."

    Tenant cannot control when central heating comes on (evenings in June can still be cold) Have to request owner to put it on.- this they will do. As mentioned by previous tenants living room is dark, have to have lights on - especially on gloomy days . But the accommodation is very nice, lovely situation and is very clean and well equipped. Nice cream tea provided.

    Reviewed by David3.8Jun 2018

  • "We had a really wonderful holiday in the cottage."

    Beautiful location and our hosts were very friendly and welcoming. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7May 2018

  • "The accommodation was nice although quite small."

    The owners were very friendly and made us feel at home. The lounge was quite dark and needed a window it.Plenty of walks in the area.

    Reviewed by Jan4.7Apr 2018

  • "The farmer and his wife were very kind and helpful."

    there was a cream tea waiting for us on arrival,. we had a lovely week in North Devon.

    Reviewed by Michael4.6Sep 2017

  • "Great location in a small farm holding, so quiet and peaceful with lovely grounds all around."

    Proprietors are the most friendliest you could wish to meet, very accommodating and helpful. They have a few chickens and sheep to tender, which you can help out with if you so wish, we did! Surrounding fields have public walks to a local pub and a walk to Perricombe beach is a must. So close to all the theme parks , beaches and major towns A father with my two sons 11 and 13 years thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely go back!

    Reviewed by John4.4Aug 2017

  • "Location was great so close to many attractions and amusements as well as peaceful countryside great for our family with young children."

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Aug 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 small double and 1 single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Oil, electricity and wood for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden to rear with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Owner has chickens and sheep around the property so please ensure dogs are kept under control
  • Note: No mobile signal

The property

Parkham 0.5 miles. This private wing of a secluded farmhouse provides a cosy, rural holiday cottage on the edge of the Devon village of Parkham.

Surrounded by twenty acres of grassy meadows with grazing cattle, sheep and lambs, this Parkham cottage is approached along a private lane and boasts a pretty cottage garden overlooking the rolling countryside, ideal for relaxing in after a walk in the local woods.

The living accommodation at this Parkham cottage makes it ideal for families and groups to dine and relax together in front of the woodburning stove.

Furnished and decorated in a pretty, country style, this Parkham cottage comfortably sleeps five people in two bedrooms, with one enjoying delightful valley views.

Lovely walks can be enjoyed from this Parkham cottage, including a half-mile stroll across fields to the 13th century village pub serving home-cooked meals and local ales.

The beach at Westward Ho! and the indoor farm attractions of The Milky Way Adventure Park and The BIG Sheep are only a few miles away, whilst the historic fishing villages of Clovelly and Appledore plus the waterside town of Bideford are close to this Parkham cottage making it a lovely location all year round.

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About the location

PARKHAM

Bideford 6 miles.

Parkham nestles in a tranquil North Devon valley, three miles from the dramatic coastline around Barnstaple Bay and a ten minute drive from the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly, famous for working donkeys, smuggling stories and ancient cottages clinging to the cliffside. Parkham has a long established family butcher supplying high quality products to the surrounding area, including the well-known Ruby Red beef. Parkham is close to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The National Trust own and manage extensive tracts of coastline along the North Devon coast including Peppercombe Valley, Worthygate and Sloo Woods. Just six miles away from Parkham is the quaint bustling town of Bideford which boasts a medieval bridge, town quay, quaint pannier market and vibrant shopping area - all well worth a visit. For the more active, several major surfing beaches, golf courses, theme parks and other attractions are nearby. The beautiful clifftop fishing village of Clovelly is close by and the delights of Exmoor and Dartmoor can be reached in under an hour.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas