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The Furrow

Tedburn St Mary, Devon (Ref. 967281)


(38 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "An absolute gem of a place."

    We love coming here, it’s so comfortable, always clean, well presented and maintained. Pete and Judith are lovely people, welcoming, always ready to help with any issues (I assume they are, we’ve not had any issues!) and just so friendly. We will be back soon, can’t wait!!

    Reviewed by RichardMay 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation, beautifully decorated and furnished."

    Very dog friendly. Hosts are friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2022

  • "Brilliant!"

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2022

  • "Accommodation and hosts are five star !"

    ! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Already booked for another week in August. Thank you, had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by LynseyApr 2022

  • "Really nice stay and handy for seeing relatives living in Topsham."

    Nice to find a place to accept dogs as well and ours both settled well. We felt at home as soon as we walked through the door thank you.

    Reviewed by BarryMar 2022

  • "Great property, very well maintained."

    Really enjoyed our stay. If we were going to Exeter area again would definitely book again and would recommend to friends.

    Reviewed by DaveFeb 2022

  • "A return visit here - went for the first time in late summer."

    A clean well-presented property to have a relaxing break. Quiet yet readily accessible to Dartmoor and many areas in Devon.

    Reviewed by MaryNov 2021

  • "Lovely property, photos don’t do it justice."

    Dogs loved the fully enclosed Garden. Owners were very friendly and helpful. Great base for exploring South Devon. Will definitely book again.

    Reviewed by SteveOct 2021

  • "The Furrow was a really lovely cottage to stay at, it has everything you need, and was clean and comfortable."

    The flowers, eggs and Prosecco where a wonderful gesture. Thank you. Will definitely stay again on our next trip to Devon.

    Reviewed by DianeSep 2021

  • "3rd time we've stay at the Furrow now and still as good as ever!"

    Great location, excellent amenities inside, clean and comfortable, what more could you want from a holiday cottage. Judith and Peter are very friendly and look after everything. We will be returning I'm sure of that.

    Reviewed by IanSep 2021

  • "A fantastic cottage - quite simply the best we’ve stayed in and we’ve stayed in quite a few over the years!"

    A real home from home and the owner, Peter Bradley, went out of his way to ensure we had everything we needed, including making a special trip to replace a cafetiere which we accidentally broke so that ‘we could have our breakfast coffee!’ Highly recommend this place.

    Reviewed by BarbaraSep 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage ."

    Clean and well provided . The log burner was sealed shut and therefore unusable ...fortunately we did not need it . You should advise customers to make sure they have copious amounts of fly spray ..there we at least 10 in one of the bedrooms (yes we did have some with us predicting it was on a farm and that the windows would have been opened for airing during the pandemic . The owners were friendly and welcoming ....nice to have some eggs and a bottle of Prosecco left ( we do not drink alcohol ) but it will make a present for someone lol

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2021

  • "The cottage is very well equipped and furnished ..."

    The cottage is very well equipped and furnished Located in a peaceful but central for exploring Owners on site and make every effort to ensure guests are happy

    Reviewed by MaryAug 2021

  • "Excellent stay, lovely part of the country."

    Cottage kept to a high standard, very modern and clean. Peter & Judith are excellent hosts, very attentive and ensuring you have everything. Lovely gifts left in the cottage to start us off which was nice. Garden is good size and enclosed which our dogs loved. Day trips very accessible with good transport links. TV could do with updating.

    Reviewed by JamesJul 2021

  • "We stayed in the Furrow from 17th July to 24th July 2021 and it exceeded our expectations."

    Peter and Judith the hosts could not have been more friendly or helpful and the pictures on the website do not do it justice. We would definitely return. It is in a nice village with two excellent pubs and everyone was very friendly.

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2021

  • "We had a super stay at The Furrow."

    The house was great, very comfortable. The garden was really pretty and enclosed so suited us and our dog perfectly. The fresh flowers, eggs and Prosecco were a lovely surprise. Thankyou to Peter and Judith for ensuring we had such a good time.

    Reviewed by YvonneJul 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our stay."

    The Furrow is a comfortable, spacious rental for a family of 4 and their dog!

    Reviewed by JoeJun 2021

  • "High quality oak timberwork and well finished Lovely enclosed garden for dogs Lovely couple and a very enjoyable stay My wife unpacked straight away which is unusual!"


    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely couldn’t wish for better"

    Reviewed by ColinMay 2021

  • "The Furrow is a delight."

    Welcoming owners, who left a pretty jug of wild flowers, six eggs, and a bottle of very dry Prosecco, all of which were much appreciated. Everything was very clean. Spacious, neutral colours, good equipment and a general air of quality, not super-modern, but perfectly acceptable. The two bathrooms were well designed, with good facilities and well-lit. The heating was appreciated too, as we had cool rainy weather. The beds were very comfortable, and the sofas too. Don’t hesitate....this is a very good place to stay.

    Reviewed by BarbaraMay 2021

  • "Excellent cottage, best we had ever stayed,Judith & Peter made us very welcome, eggs, wild flowers on table."

    .. Cottage very clean, spaces, and 2 bathrooms , that was a bonus! My son work and live in Exeter, had not see him for 9 months due to the lock down, we met up with him for a few walks, had BBQ after, was a great visit, the trouble is...week went by too quickly! Very recommendable cottage, love to come back again... Well done ! Judith & Peter!

    Reviewed by RichardMay 2021

  • "The cottage is beautifully comfortable and well placed for exploring all that Dartmoor has to offer."

    The log burner provided a cosy end to an autumn evening and we enjoyed the dark skies from the property across the countryside. Judith and Pete are most welcoming and were on hand to provide helpful advice/information if required. We would not hesitate to recommend this property to friends or family.

    Reviewed by MarionOct 2020

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Furrow."

    It’s a great base with easy access to the A30 so easy to get everywhere. The Furrow is well equipped with comfortable beds and sofas, large soft towels and a lovely bath! Judith and Pete are great friendly hosts. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

    Reviewed by GeorginaSep 2020

  • "Fantastic comfy accomodation."

    Good location. Lovely people and farm.

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2020

  • "After visiting last year we always said we would return."

    A lovely cottage with all the facilities you need in a perfect location, what's not to like about the Furrow and the hosts Judith and Peter. We knew it would be the ideal and safe getaway to relieve the stress of the current situation. Thank you for another perfect week, best regards Janet & Ian.

    Reviewed by IanAug 2020

  • "The owners made us feel very welcome without impacting social distancing."

    The cottage was lovely and homely, kitchen equipment was basic but assume this is related to COVID guidelines. Internet was really good, suggest upgrading to some form of TV package as this was limited. I would also suggest updating pictures as we thought a BBQ would be present as there was one in the picture but there wasn’t. Would definitely recommend as we had a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by AmandaAug 2020

  • "Perfect Devon Cottage, friendly owners who took care of all requests."

    Cottage was warm and comfortable with clean and tidy interior, lovely log fire and a bath and shower as well. Garden was great for our Scottie dog too.

    Reviewed by WhitfieldMar 2020

  • "Peaceful, superb location and excellent hosts."

    The cottage facilities are everything you could need, just like home on a holiday! We would definitely book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by IanOct 2019

  • "Perfect peace location, ideally located for access on to A30."

    very welcoming, would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by ShaunAug 2019

  • "The barn conversion was excellent, very clean, and comfortable, it is in a good location for the most popular places to visit, nice touch when we arrived, eggs and milk in the fridge and fresh flowers on the side."

    We would definitely recommend it to friends and family, may even return at some point ourselves.

    Reviewed by RogerMay 2019

  • "Our only criticism was we could find no outside furniture."

    It was February but the weather was lovely so could have sat outside.

    Reviewed by KeithFeb 2019

  • "Beautiful converted barn which we could not fault."

    Milk eggs and fresh flowers on arrival. Lovely garden to spot various birds on the birdfeeders. Nice and quite location with friendly and helpful owners. Excellent to explore Devon. Thank you David and Judith for letting us arrive a day earlier on short notice.

    Reviewed by CarysSep 2018

  • "The bathroom has a leak; this has been communicated to the owners."

    Reviewed by DhaniJul 2018

  • "The owner, Mr Peter Bradley, was there to greet us even though we were a little early."

    The welcome was enhanced by milk, tea, coffee and eggs at hand and a lovely vase of flowers. The cottage is 5 star cleanliness and comfort and we all loved it. There is no dog walk at hand but Mr. B allowed us to walk the sheep fields with dog on lead when we were not exploring the wonderful local area. A book of "walks for all ages" was supplied and we made good use of it --plus Fingles Glen which he recommended. The local shop was useful for papers and most things, except wines and a supermarket is in Crediton a few miles away. Lovely facility giving an excellent base to explore Devon.

    Reviewed by RalphJul 2018

  • "Having stayed at the Yoke last year we returned with family and stayed at the Furrow this time."

    Like it’s sister cottage it is extremely well equipped and luxuriously furnished. The cottages are in a beautiful setting and the owners are friendly and helpful. We will definitely return again!

    Reviewed by SharonJul 2018

  • "Very good property in a good location for exploring this area of Devon."

    Only one tiny niggle and that was the absence of a drainer for the sink. There was little room to drain the dishes after they had been washed. As I say, a very small niggle. thanks for a great holiday!

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2018

  • "The cottage was absolutely fantastic set in an idyllic location thanks to the owners."

    Both myself, my wife and our two dogs had a great week.definitely would recommend

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage and the owners were lovely greeted us on arrival and welcoming gift of fresh flower fresh hen eggs from the farm and milk tea coffee and sugar much appreciated after our long drive."

    The cottage was well equipped and lovely and clean. Everything we needed was there.

    Reviewed by DianeApr 2018

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  • Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner
  • First Floor: Bedroom 1 with king-size bed and en-suite shower room with shower, WC and washbasin
  • Bedroom 2 with twin (2ft 6in) beds, zip and link to make 5ft double bed
  • Bathroom with shower bath, WC and washbasin.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV/DVD, WiFi
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Bed linen and towels included free of charge
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Private patio, and lawned garden shared with neighbouring property, BBQ
  • Up to two pets accepted
  • No smoking
  • Shop 2 miles
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Beach 18 miles.

The property

Tucked away on the outskirts of the pretty village of Tedburn St Mary is Great Huish Farm.

Approximately seven miles from the historic city of Exeter, this 40 acre sheep farm is just a short drive away from the north eastern edge of the Dartmoor National Park.

The original ploughman's quarters have been...

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About the location


Dartmoor National Park 3 miles; Exeter 7.5 miles.

Tedburn St Mary lies amidst the rural charm of inland Devon, just 3 miles from the stunning Dartmoor National Park and 7.5 miles west of the cathedral city of Exeter. The main streets of this award-winning village are lined with traditional thatched cottages, two good pubs, with The King's Arms Inn dating back to the early 1600s, and a well-stocked shop. Tedburn St Mary also offers the Tedburn Fair, held every September, stone-built cottages, a Methodist church built in 1930, a Methodist school room, which dates back from 1859, an 18-hole golf course and a monthly farmers' market. Close by is Dartmoor National Park, which is home to the Dartmoor pony and offers excellent walking, pony riding, golfing and pretty villages that are scattered amongst the dramatic landscape, plus the area has become an inspiration to many artists and writers. The city of Exeter is within driving distance and boasts beautiful architecture, theatre productions and plenty of shops, eateries and cinemas. Other attractions close by and well worth a visit are the Crealy Adverture Park, the beaches at Exmouth and Teignmouth and the National Trust properties of Castle Drogo, Killerton House and Lydford Gorge. Tedburn St Mary is a fabulous holiday destination.

Region Information

Note: Note: Pets are charged at £30.00 per pet, per week (or short break)Note: For any holiday starting between 16th September and 27th May, a heating supplement of £25 will be added to the cost of your holiday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas