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Stylish and contemporary holiday cottage close to the Tarka Trail, Dog friendly.



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Super stylish barn close to the coast and beaches for 2 adults 2 children

This super stylish dog friendly barn conversion, lies in tranquil countryside of North Devon. Immaculately presented with many refinements to ensure that you have everything you could possibly wish for an enjoyable holiday in the country. Look no further if you are seeking somewhere centrally located to explore the region or stop of on your way to Cornwall. Motte Cottage is a great choice for a long weekend, 2 night stay or a weeks break to re-charge and unwind.

2017 bookings now being taken at www.devonshirecottageholidays.co.uk. Book 2017 now at this years prices. Valid until 6th January 2017.

A fashionable interior is complemented by vaulted ceilings and characterful aspects that remain from the original barn conversion. A sunny patio can be accessed via the kitchen diner or sunny lounge. Furnished with patio tables and chairs its a lovely spot for an alfresco lunch. To the rear a raised lawn garden is shared with the owner who lives next door and the twin holiday cottage next door. Also equipped with more outside seating there is a barbecue and chiminea for guests to share.

The cottage is just a 5 minutes walk from a nearby country club where you can enjoy meals out or a drink at the bar. The beaches of Bude and Sandymouth Bay just across the border can be reached in less than 35 minutes and the Tarka Trail is close by to explore the region by foot, on two wheels or on horse back.

Groceries shopping can be done in nearby Holsworthy just 10 minutes away where there is also a weekly market.

Accommodation Details

2 Bedrooms - Sleeping up to 2 adults and 2 children up to 16 yrs

One step over at entrance. Ground floor: Kitchen/Dining room with patio doors to level decking. Lounge with 30" TV. Stairs to First floor: Bedroom 1 Double, wall mounted TV and Juliet balcony. Bedroom 2 Twin with TV/DVD. Bathroom with bath, shower over and WC. Outside store room with freezer. There is a raised lawn garden to the rear shared with the sister cottage and owner, equipped with seating and picnic benches. Other amenities: Free Wi-Fi, IPod dock/CD/DAB radio, slimline dishwasher, washer/dryer, gas barbecue and Chiminea. Bed linen, towels and central heating included. One dog welcome at £20 each per week.

The property offers accommodation over two floors and has a mixture of carpeting, slate floor and rugs throughout. External and internal doors are of a standard width and height. Kitchen worktops are of a standard height.

There is off-road parking for two cars on a concrete drive. The parking spaces are level within 10m of the property with slightly sloping level access.

We are committed to offering assistance to our guests to ensure that you have all the information you need to decide on the right property when booking a holiday with us. Our descriptions are intended to give an honest picture of what to expect and you will find that we have photographs of all the main features and rooms to help guide your decision.

Should you have any questions regarding accessibility, any aspect of this property's layout, description or your requirements then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be delighted to assist you. All our properties welcome Registered Guide and Hearing Dogs, even where the property does not ordinarily accept pets.

Included in the cost of your holiday are:


Bedding / bed linen

Towels - unless otherwise stated above

Cots, (where available)

High Chairs, (where available)

Heating in all properties between October and April inclusive. Provisions are made for properties to be heated adequately outside this period.

Standard Items include:

Cooker with grill

DVD player

Fridge with ice making compartment



Music system



Vacuum Cleaner

Washing machine - unless otherwise stated above

To see a full list of all standard items, please visit our helpful guide by clicking here.

Please note, any extra items included in your property such as a dishwasher will be detailed in the Accommodation Description above, but if you are at all unsure, please just ask us.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Devonshire Cottage Holidays is a family run firm with over 40 years of experience in the Holiday Letting Business. We market a hand picked selection of holiday homes across the county of Devon, each one personally inspected by a member of our team.

Devonshire Cottage Holidays is ABTA bonded and a Visit England Accredited Agency.

Based in the South West, we know our properties personally and have lived and worked in the area and can help you with any aspect of booking your holiday to Devon, so why not give us a call.

Visit www.devonshirecottageholidays.co.uk for the latest availability & special offers. 2017 bookings now being taken at 2016 prices - valid until 6th January 2017.

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Woodford Bridge Country Club at 500 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Woodford Bridge Country Club at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Sandymouth Bay, Bude at 24 Kilometres Car: recommended

5 miles from the famous Tarka Trail where you can choose to explore the region by foot, on two wheels or on horse back, this location is ideal for exploring. Within easy reach just over half an hour and you will be across the border into Cornwall and lazing on the sandy beach at Sandymouth Bay. There are lots of lovely towns to explore, visit the picturesque village of Clovelly or head to the bustling town of Bideford. For grocery shopping your nearest market town is Holsworthy just quarter of an hours drive where you will find a good supermarket and a weekly market on Wednesday.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October Half term
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
28 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Booking Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Prices are subject to change - Please got to Devonshire Cottage Holidays to check prices, current availability and to hold or place confirmed booking.

NB: 2 nightly rate is available on request and only during certain times of the year and will be confirmed at the point of enquiry if available. Short break stays for 3 or 4 nights are calculated at 70% of the weekly rental and 5 night stays at 80%. PRICES ARE NOT CALCULATED ON A NIGHTLY RATE AT ANY POINT.

A booking fee of between £15.00 and £30.00 is payable with each booking

RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND CONFIRMED ONLY AT THE POINT OF BOOKING. A deposit of 1/3 of the rent is payable at the time of booking plus a booking fee if booking in advance of 8 weeks. Balance or full payment is due for bookings with 8 weeks or less of arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over and WC


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 with 5"bed, wall mounted TV and Juliet balcony. Bedroom 2 Twin with TV/DVD.


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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