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The Artist's Studio in Devon sleeps two people and is surrounded by hills and fields.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 0 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

King size bed, walk in shower and bath. Sleeps two. Parking for one car.

The Artist's Studio sits on a hillside surrounded by fields and woodland in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the end of a rural lane. Panoramic windows and the south facing balcony give uninterrupted views across the beautiful valley. The private lower terrace is a sheltered sun trap that also looks out over the lawn to the valley below, the perfect place to relax and unwind. An abundance of wildlife including deer and badger frequent the garden and fields below, and the local area is excellent for bird watching and walking.

Originally a farm building, the property was converted into an artist's studio twenty three years ago. In 2015, the property was extensively refurbished by interior designer Susie Stocks to create stunning and luxurious accommodation for two. With central heating and a wood burning stove, this relaxing cosy retreat can be enjoyed year round.

The local village of Wilmington is 2 miles away and has a popular pub and hotel, both serving meals.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps two guests.

Ground floor studio accommodation.

Separate bathroom with walk in shower and bath.

A wood burning stove.

A south facing terrace and a balcony.

Off street parking for one car.

Sorry, no children or pets.

WiFi.

Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

Underfloor heating in the bathroom. Oil-fired central heating.

Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, dishwasher.

Smart television with Freeview, sound bar and bluetooth. Blu-Ray DVD player.

Pay as you go mobile.

Garden furniture, including sun loungers and barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities

The market town of Axminster is a 15 minute drive.

Honiton, once famous for lace making, is a Georgian market town 15 minutes drive away. It holds a twice weekly street market and has many antique centres, two auction houses, independent shops and two art galleries including the wonderful Hybrid art gallery.

A good gastro restaurant to visit is The Holt, which is Otter Brewery's own bar and restaurant. Classes in smoking, curing, and bread making are held at the restaurant.

Millers Farm Shop with an extensive selection of both local and French produce.

Enjoy a delicious meal at the River Cottage Canteen in Axminster or spend the day at River Cottage Headquarters, host to cookery courses and special events throughout the year.

The well renowned Lyme Regis, famous for its Cobb.

Explore the spectacular Jurassic Coastline.

The seaside villages of Branscombe and Beer are a pretty 20 minute drive away.

The cathedral city of Exeter, sitting on the river and canal.

Dartmoor National Park.

Explore The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan, both of which are within easy reach.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
16 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Honiton in East Devon District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 0 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • beach
Theme:
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Ground Floor: Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom with bath and separate shower
  • Large bathroom with underfloor heating, walk in shower and bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom area with king size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
Oil fired central heating, wood burning stove. Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment, dishwasher. Smart television with Freeview, sound bar and bluetooth. Blu ray DVD player. Pay as you go mobile. WiFi* Off street parking for one car. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use.Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.

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Location

Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities, towns and villages throughout Devon including:

The beautiful, coastal town of Salcombe with five unique beaches.

The seaside town of Seaton.

The pretty, fishing village of Beer, once famous for smuggling and lies in a natural cove.

The bustling town of Sidmouth.

Places to visit in Devon include:

Jurassic Coast, a “Natural” World Heritage Site covering 95 miles of stunning coastline in East Devon and Dorset.

Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves, designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty boasting beautiful scenery and an abundance of wildlife.

Burgh Island, a stunning tidal island on the South Devon coast. The setting for several Agatha Christie novels.

Follow the Agatha Christie Literacy Trail within the English Riviera.

Bolt Head, dotted with the remains of field boundaries and animal enclosures, dating back to the Bronze Age.

Dartmoor National Park, look out for grey bush crickets and their great green cousins (the largest in the British Isles) or ponies grazing on the cliffs to name but a few of the local wildlife.

Beer Quarry Caves, be sure to wrap up warm – it can be quite chilly below ground even in summer time – and wear appropriate footwear – Beer, EX12 3AT. Tel: 01297 680282

The Donkey Sanctuary – Sidmouth, EX10 0NU. Tel: 01395 578222

Sharpham Vineyard – Totnes, TQ9 7UT. Tel: 01803 732178

Lovely beaches line the Devon coastline including:

Wotcombe beach, Torquay.

Goodrington Sands beach, Paignton.

Charmouth beach, great for fossil hunting.

South Sands beach, Salcombe.

Beer beach, Seaton.

The blue Flag Award-winning beach, Blackpool Sands.

Teignmouth Town beach, Teignmouth

Slapton Sands, Slapton.

There are a wealth of activities in Devon including:

The South West Coast Path runs along the entire Jurassic Coastline with often spectacular views.

Salcombe Boat Hire and Fishmongers – Salcombe, TQ8 8BX. Tel: 01548 844475

Kayaks and paddle boards can be hired with Jurassic Paddle Sports – Sidmouth. Tel: 07580161367

Take a ride on a steam train or paddle steamer with Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company – Dartmouth. Tel: 01803 555 872

Enjoy a canal ride on a horse drawn barge – Tiverton, EX16 4HX. Tel: 01884 253345

An array of golf courses including the championship 18 hole course at Dartmouth Hotel Golf and Country Club – Totnes, TQ9 7DE. Tel: 01803 712686

Beer Heights Light Railway – Beer, EX12 3NA. Tel: 01297 21542

A miniature steam railway, an adventure playground, crazy golf, an aviary, woodland walk with fitness trail and live children’s entertainment throughout the summer and has a good indoor play area.

Woodlands Leisure Park – Totnes, TQ9 7DQ. Tel: 01803 712598

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Devon including:

Greenway House and Gardens, former home of Agatha Christie – nr Brixham, TQ5 0ES. Tel: 01803 842382

Dartington Hall and Gardens – Totnes, TQ9 6EL. Tel: 01803 847000

Cockington Manor House – Torquay, TQ2 6XA. Tel: 01803 607230

Powderham Castle – Exeter, EX6 8JQ. Tel: 01626 890243

Ugbrooke Park – Chudleigh, TQ13 0AD. Tel: 01626 852179

Castle Drogo – Exeter, EX6 6PB. Tel: 01647 433306

Buckland Abbey – Yelverton, PL20 6EY. Tel: 01822 853607

Some favourite restaurants to try in Devon include:

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Canteen and Deli – Axminster, EX13 5AN. Tel: 01297 631715.

The Treby Arms – Plympton, PL7 5DD. Tel: 01752 837363

The Elephant Restaurant & Brasserie – Torquay, TQ1 2BH. Tel: 01803 200 044

Events within Devon include:

May: Dart Music Festival

June: Dragon Boat Race

August: Sidmouth Folk Week, Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta

September: Abbfest at Newton Abbott, Sidmouth Walking Festival

October: North Devon Foodfest

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  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent
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