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Southerton, Devon (Ref. 16749)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
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If you and your loved ones are seeking a beautifully-appointed property where you can enjoy the best of East Devon’s coast and countryside, look no further than Treetops, a lovely holiday home found in the hamlet of Southerton.

This quirky chalet has been wonderfully-presented to showcase the views across the countryside of Devon and offers two plush king-size bedrooms with their own en-suite shower rooms, making an exceptional retreat for romantics, avid ramblers and beachcombers, the beds can be made into single beds, please speak to the owner before you arrive to arrange this.

Take the steps up to the balcony to savour the views of your surroundings before heading inside and climbing the stairs to the spacious open-plan living room, where the countryside and beyond can be seen from the large window.

The chef of the group can pop a bottle of fizz into the wine cooler before taking to the electric oven and induction hob to cook up a storm, and meals can be enjoyed at the sleek island unit.

Afterwards, light up the woodburning stove as you curl up on the sofa and flick through the channels of the Smart TV, the perfect way to unwind after a bracing day.

To the exterior, a balcony offers an elevated position in which to dine alfresco and sun loungers invite you to bask in the sunshine, whilst something tasty sizzles on the barbecue.

The little hamlet of Southerton lies near to the village of Newton Poppleford where you can find the nearest amenities in the form of a pub The Cannon Inn, two takeaways which both deliver and a Post Office with a village shop, there are local farms shops which sell local produce.

Stretch your legs with a walk of around 20 minutes bringing you to another charming village, Tipton St John, where you can enjoy a lovely dining experience at The Golden Lion Inn.

Pay a visit to the charming town of Ottery St Mary, known for being the birthplace of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, here you can find an abundance of excellent restaurants, takeaways, and cafés, as well as the Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels, a famous event on 5th November where men shouldering flaming tar barrels run through packed crowds!

Take a walk down the East Devon Way, a long distance path stretching from Exmouth, to Lyme Regis in Dorset, perfect for admiring the breath-taking scenery all around.

Twitchers can spend time exploring the Exe Estuary, a site of international importance for wading birds and Woodbury Common, with its RSPB reserve to enjoy.

The town of Exmouth is also within striking distance, where you can look forward to a day lazing on the sands of the beach with great watersport opportunities including kayaking and windsurfing, or you could take to the South West Coastal Path to walk along the dramatic cliffs of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

Alternatively, the beautiful coastal town of Sidmouth is just a short distance away, where you can relish in its great shopping opportunities, great eateries and sublime beaches.

Budleigh Salterton is another pretty seaside town with restaurants, shops and cafes, the cathedral city of Exeter is a 25 minute drive with high street shops.

The Dartmoor National Park is a just under 25 miles away, home to an abundance of beautiful landscapes to explore, the wild Dartmoor ponies, and scenic places like Canonteign Falls and Kennick Reservoir.

There are two good golf courses, Sidmouth and Woodbury Park golf and leisure which are a 10 minute drive, the owners can supply golf clubs.

Other attractions within the surrounding area includes the Crealy Theme Park & Resort, the Bicton Park Botanical Gardens and the National Trust-owned A la Ronde.

Discover all of this and much more when you holiday at Treetops.


  • Reverse-level property
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x ground-floor king-size double (Zip and link on request) with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, wine fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Balcony with table, chairs, sun loungers and barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking indoors
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There are steps up to the exterior
  • Note: property doesn't accept children under 12

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Sidmouth 4.3 miles; Exmouth 9.3 miles

Southerton makes an exceptional base for exploring this part of Devon, nearby is a village of Newton Poppleford where there is a church, pub, post office with village shop, nestled inbetween Exeter and Sidmouth. This bustling village makes an exceptional base for exploring this part of Devon. Surrounding the village is sublime countryside, with the River Otter running nearby and the Woodbury Common, with its RSPB reserve awaiting to be enjoyed. Avid ramblers can look forward to exploring the East Devon Way, a 40-mile long footpath running from Lyme Regis in Dorset to Exmouth, whilst beachcombers can travel a short distance to the seaside town of Sidmouth and to the port town of Exmouth. With the best of both coast and countryside awaiting to be enjoyed, Southerton promises to be a wonderful base in which to enjoy Devon.

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Note: property doesn't accept children under 12

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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