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Inexpensive, good quality cottage for 4 in pretty Devon village

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4

Jacketts is an old cob farmhouse in a fantastic location on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Otterton. Now divided into two cottages Jacketts 2 makes a deceptively spacious and well appointed home away from home. It has a delightful Conservatory, ideal for those lazy breakfasts while the combined sitting/dinning has an Inglenook with modern gas log burner to warm any chilly nights. Upstairs the double bedroom has a lovely antique solid oak bed originally from Fineshade Abby and a modern semi ensuite shower room. The twin bedroom has its own charm with more antique furniture. For a candle lit bath or the practicality of bathing the children the bonus of a downstairs bathroom gives that added flexibility.

The cottage is ideally situated for exploring the East Devon coast with fantastic local walks along the cliffs and nearby river while for the children there is everything from sandy beaches to adventure parks. This is picture postcard country and the ideal holiday home!

Eating out: The nearest place to eat out is just a few hundred yards away at Otterton Mill. This a working mill where you can see the grain being milled before buying the freshly baked bread or other local delights. The mill has an excellent licenced restaurant for lunch or afternoon tea, as well as a gallery and gift shop where the hidden talent of some of our local artists can be seen. The local pub is also very good but in the next village of East Budleigh there are two excellent pubs for food. In nearby Sidmouth there are a variety of modern wine bars, great restaurants and several old traditional pubs to choose from. Tearooms for the essential 'Devon cream tea' are too numerous to mention and in Budleigh Salterton you can find some of the best Ice cream in Devon.

Jacketts' website: For more information on the cottage and local area with lots of links to local attractions, checkout the Owners website from the link below.

More Details

Mundi (Contact by email preferably)
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2017


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Kings Arms pub at the end of the Road, a 4min walk
Nearest Golf
4.8 Miles
East Devon Golf Club
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Mill is open for lunch & cream teas, 5min walk
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Both Pebbly beaches & Sandy beaches are close
Car: recommended

Otterton is a picture postcard pretty Devon village with a seasonal stream running through its heart with many 17th cob and thatch cottages & farmhouses. It lies 2 miles from the sea between Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth on the east bank of the River Otter. The closest beaches are pebbly, ideal for evening BBQs but at Exmouth 8 miles away there is a long sandy beach ideal for children or even kite surfers! The area is within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with wonderfully varied walks - it's truly England at its best. Dartmoor is not far away for a more remote feel, while Exeter is only a 20min drive for everything a Historical Cathedral city has to offer. The Eden project is an accessible day trip but you'll also need a day for the children to go to Crealy Adventure park. There is no shortage of things to do in this area - castles like Powderham to visit, donkeys to ride, fossils to collect, plus many botanical gardens & National Trust properties like Killerton!

Other Activities: go-karting, adventure park.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Otterton in Otterton

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Semi ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Downstairs
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Long lets are considered between September and May.


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Inexpensive, good quality cottage for 4 in pretty Devon village
average rating of 4.811321 based on 53 reviews

Prefect homely, cosy holiday cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage felt welcoming as soon as you cross the threshold.

Its fully equipped with all you need. The conservatory and small

courtyard are perfect come rain or shine. The gas fire in the lounge

is great for those colder evenings. Had a really relaxing holiday.

Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review ...its so nice to see all these positive comments about Jacketts. Its a beautiful area & we strive to make Jacketts the perfect relaxing holiday destination. I'm delighted it has become a home away from home for so many of our guests.
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Great base for a Devon break

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and comfortable and well equipped throughout. The warm autumn sun made the conservatory great for morning coffee and the fire made the living room very cosy in the evening

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The cottage was all that we had hoped it would be, clean, tidy and cosy, it was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic short stay, the cottage is ideally situated for superb walks with great scenery.

Really cannot fault the quality of the cottage or the surroundings, I would truly recommend this as an ideal get away location if you just want to relax and chill out for a while.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We love Jacketts Cottage - a home from home. Very warm and comfortable. Fabulous location with access to Sidmouth, walks along the river and cycle path to Budliegh. Short walk to Otterton Mill for coffee and great music venue. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage, clean & tidy in a brilliant area

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was bigger than expected. Comfortable bed & great facilities.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Old, quaint and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

COTTAGE HAS ALL YOU need.. Good base for touring Devon.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Otterton, East Devon

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 43
17 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Over Easter rentals can be mid week to mid week
Rental rates of more than one week can be negotiated during low season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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