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'Log Cabin' Style Cottage in Beautiful Rural Setting, Close to Dartmoor and Sea

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Sheepham, Modbury, South Devon, England - Peaceful Location Near Glorious Devon Beaches, Wonderful Dartmoor Walking And Many Local Attractions

The Orchard is a charming "log cabin" style single story cottage, set in a 1 acre apple orchard, in one of the finest valleys of South Devon. It is sheltered, tranquil and charmingly rural. In Winter it is snug and cosy with an open log fire. Sheep, horses and red devon cattle all graze nearby. The cottage has been sympathetically improved to provide all modern amenities whilst preserving its original features and 'cottagey' feeling. It has 2 well equipped bedrooms, a comfortable sitting room, with open fire and French windows to the South. There is a modern well equipped kitchen. Parking is easy, off road and can take 2-3 cars. It is surrounded by a safe garden and orchard with lawns and patio and plenty of room for children to play and explore. Modbury is situated in the South Hams, bounded by Dartmoor and the sea. It is an ideal touring base for the numerous visitor attractions at Plymouth, Salcombe, Torquay and Cornwall. Sorry, no smoking inside and no pets.


Owner
James and Mary Burnell-Nugent
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2017

About James and Mary Burnell-Nugent

The Orchard, Sheepham is owned by Sir James and Lady Burnell-Nugent ( James and Mary) .

James and Mary Burnell-Nugent purchased this cottage in 2007

Why James and Mary Burnell-Nugent chose Modbury

This chalet type cottage is next to our own home. We love this area and know it is a wonderful holiday location. Over the last 8 years everybody who has stayed has loved the location and the cottage. They have also enjoyed having us as neighbours who are always available and ready to help with any situation. We also enjoy giving advice on the area.

We, personally look after all aspects of the cottage and always maintain very high standards.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A delightfully peaceful little house in Devon; we enjoyed every moment! So many wildflowers.

A little gem. All you could need for a getaway in a perfect location with a warm welcome. We shall certainly be back.

We have really enjoyed the cottage; it is lovely and cosy and the views are splendid.

We have had an absolutely wonderful time during our stay at The Orchard. We have found it a very peaceful and relaxing place to base ourselves while we have been discovering beautiful South Devon. I am absolutely sure we will be coming here again - wonderful in every way!

This was our third visit to the cottage. We enjoyed it just as much as before. Thank you for another lovely holiday and for the apples!
Aug 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Modbury in Modbury

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Family bathroom, well appointed. Bath and shower unit over bath. Also separate stand alone w.c.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One large twin bedroom with views to the orchard and beyond through French windows. One comfortable double bedroom. An extra bed can be created using "Z-bed". Travel cot available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: The cottage is surrounded by a pretty, sheltered garden, well maintained and safe. There is also the orchard which can be played in and walked in. There is a patio with patio furniture. This is private and very pleasant on a sunny day. Utility Room: Room to store equipment in covered outdoor area Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen, towels, tea towels provided. Whole cottage and linen fully clean prior to each tenant.

Reviews

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'Log Cabin' Style Cottage in Beautiful Rural Setting, Close to Dartmoor and Sea
average rating of 3.0 based on 2 reviews
Hampshire, England
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Beautiful location, lovely countryside. Cabin quite small and a bit old-fashioned.

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The building is rather basic but is in a lovely place and was warm. Great bathroom and the children's bedroom was nice. Our bedroom was quite dingy and a bit cramped. Furnishings old fashioned and a little worn. Good place for visiting Exeter, Plymouth and the spectacular coast in between.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: All our guests have been most complimentary about the Orchard Cottage. Most of our guests describe the cottage as charming.
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bigbury on Sea
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Totnes
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Modbury
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Bigbury
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

There are several beautiful beaches within easy reach. Mothecombe, Bigbury, Salcombe. The nearest beach is 10 minutes drive.

Travel:

The nearest railway stations are Totnes or Plymouth. Exeter Airport is 45 minutes drive.

Distances:

The small market town of Modbury is less than a mile away with village shops for every need, including a small supermarket, a delicatessen, family butcher, baker, art gallery and several antique shops. It is within walking distance.

Further Details:

There is a small supermarket in Modbury and a large supermarket near Ivybridge, 15 minutes drive. Plymouth is a large and attractive coastal city with multiple shops and amenities. 30 minutes drive. It is also easy to drive into Cornwall.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Modbury, South Hams

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Oct/Nov/Dec
23 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
Xmas/New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
£490
 
 
Jan/Feb/Mar
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£490
 
 
April
7 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
Early May Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
From
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£490
 
 
May
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£560
 
 
June/July
2 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£490
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£120
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£420
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the changeover day. At off peak times of the year we are happy to be flexible.

Notes on prices:
In the quiet season we are flexible about dates and some prices and length of stay. Please email us or phone us to discuss your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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