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One Bedroom Detached Character Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Spurway, near Oakford, Tiverton, Mid Devon - Idyllic Hideaway In Peaceful Rural Location

The Old Barn at Spurway Mill Cottage is a recently refurbished, spacious one bedroom detached cottage located in a secluded valley with gardens bordered by a stream and adjacent woodland. The cottage is located at the end of a small 'no through road' lane, just beyond our own property. This area of mid Devon, a few miles south of the Exmoor National Park, is quiet and undisturbed with wooded coombs and hills which surround the cottage. The accommodation is on two floors, a large living room with dining area, separate kitchen, and a shower room on the ground floor and upstairs a double bedroom overlooking the gardens and surrounding woodland.

Jane Micklewright
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tiverton in Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower-room: The shower-room contains a spacious shower, wash basin and toilet, also a heated towel rail. The washing machine and water heater are also located in the shower-room.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom is located on the first floor. It has windows looking out over the gardens and adjacent woodland. There is a king-size double bed, bedside tables, large wardrobe and dressing table with stool.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
Notes on accommodation: In addition to the wood-burning stove, electric radiators are provided throughout the cottage. WiFi access is provided. Off-road parking is provided adjacent to the cottage. Non smoking only. Sorry but no dogs or pets considered. Outside: Seating area with table & chairs and access to the gardens.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


Spurway Mill Cottage is an excellent place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is in a beautiful and quiet rural setting, 2 miles from the main road along a single track country lane. Our stay was at the start of December and the cottage was nice and warm on our arrival. We were greeted by the owners and pesented with a lovely welcome pack. Everywhere was really clean and well looked after. Spurway Mill Cottage is a perfect rural retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely converted barn in great rural location

  • 5 of 5

This barn was converted to the highest standard with love and care by the warm and lovely owners Jane and John . My wife and I enjoyed our week stay here, we were welcomed by Jane and John and made to feel at home. Some starting up items were provided including a bottle of wine and milk which was a nice touch. We could not find any negative issues in this cottage, it was just perfect from all aspects , the whole set up was amazing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little hidden gem !

  • 5 of 5

This wee cottage is a little gem ! There was a lovely welcome bottle of wine, chocolate nibbles and cheese biscuits on arrival oh and a bottle of milk in the fridge. The cottage was very clean and I have to say probably the best equipped kitchen I have EVER stayed in. There was also tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper We ate out most nights but we were able to cook 'proper meals' too. The weather was exceptionally hot while we were there so we travelled to Torquay, Plymouth, Woolacombe beach and Street (Clarks Village) in Somerset. We found that most outings we did required us to drive for about an hour which wasn't a problem - google maps is a great thing!!

The bed was very large and extremely comfortable, there is plenty of wardrobe space and hangers, a dressing table with a sewing kit and if you really wanted to, you could wash your clothes in the modern washing machine and iron them too ! (there was even washing detergent too)

The bathroom houses the shower, sink and toilet along with the washing machine and lovely warm heated towel rail, perfect for warming up your towels or drying your washing out of the machine. Good quality towels are supplied and the shower is powerful.

Everything you could possible want is in this cottage, not only will you get a dvd to use but there is a very good selection of dvds to play and if that's not enough there are a selection of books and a board game in the cupboard.

The lane down to the cottage is very narrow and not for the faint hearted but we only encountered traffic/horses twice on the lane so it isn't a problem. You absolutely must spend some time in the garden, it's beautiful with a stream and sun loungers to lay on if the weather is warm enough. (perhaps a small bbq would be an added bonus)

Nothing is too much trouble for your hosts, they are not intrusive at all. We had a wonderful stay and may well return in years to come :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Just to clarify: The lane down to the cottage is a typical Devon country lane with passing places.
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The best you can get

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed the privacy and the luxury of this charming cottage, so lovingly renovated. Its secluded garden and the gentle sound of the little stream, -yes, we could see the baby trout-, running alongside completed the picture. If you love to be active, are still going strong, and if you want to explore the beautiful spots Devon has to offer, this place is probably the best you can get. Even by the highest (Continental) standards, the price-quality ratio is excellent.

We came all the way from The Netherlands, survived the congestions on the M4 and M5, stayed for a week and concluded that the kind hospitality of Jane & John and the pleasure of staying at Spurway Cottage have surpassed our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely, peaceful cottage, well equipped with everything you could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in many self-catering properties in the UK this is definitely up there as one of the best. Jane and John are a lovely couple who provide everything that you could possibly require welcoming us warmly upon our arrival.

The cottage is excellently maintained and clean, in beautiful, peaceful surroundings. We would certainly recommend this cottage to friends and family and will be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a week in early June. We had a week that was exactly what we wanted, the location is beautiful and very peaceful and the accommodation was excellent and everything you would want it to be. We were more than happy to spend our days at the cottage enjoying the beautiful garden. John and Jane were very welcoming and the wine and biscuits were a very welcome gift. A return visit is almost certain.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

3 day bookings are charged at 60% of weekly rate, 4 days at 70%, 5 days at 80% and 6 days at 90%.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday.

Arrival time is after 2:30pm, departure by 10:30am.

Notes on prices:
The rental price for the cottage is fully inclusive of heating, logs, electricity, bed linen & towels (beach towels not provided).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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