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Period Cottage With Modern Features

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Chittlehampton, Nr. Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, England - Located In The Heart Of The Lovely Village Of Chittlehampton

Prospect Cottage is a two bedroom cottage in the lovely village of Chittlehampton situated a few miles south of Barnstaple in easy reach of the North Devon coast and Exmoor. The cottage is several hundred years old and has recently been renovated and offers excellent accommodation for up to four people. Situated on the square in the heart of the village, next to the large parish church and local school and 50 paces from the award winning Bell Inn which has a reputation for good food and quality beer. There is a general store closeby. The cottage has an open plan ground floor with kitchen, dining and sitting areas. Upstairs there is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room, second bedroom with twin beds and a bathroom. Main Features include:- Gas Central Heating, Washing m/c, WiFi, Free Parking closeby, Satellite TV with recorder, DVD player,

Double & Twin Beds, No Smoking, en-suite Shower Room, Sorry no pets

More Details

Chris Parker
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018

About Chris Parker

Jan & I live in Romsey , Hampshire and are both retired. We have all the interests you would expect of a retired couple, golf, bridge, grandchildren , but not gardening.

I do a bit of web development and so there is a website that you can book the cottage alternatively contact us directly by telephone on 01794521674 or by email if you are interested in staying in our cottage

We have someone who lives a few doors away from the cottage who looks after it for us when we are not there

You will be very welcome

Chris & Jan Parker

Chris Parker purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Chris Parker chose Chittlehampton

Our cottage is in the heart of Chittlehampton which is a lovely Devon village of about 800 people. It has a thriving village life centred around the local pub and also easy access to Exmoor and the North Devon coast which met our needs for a home from home.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is within 50 yards of the The Bell Inn which has the reputation for being the best pub in the area for food and beer


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Chittlehampton in Chittlehampton

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • en-suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom has shower over bath , sink, wc and heated towel rail. En-suite shower room has shower, sink, wc and heated towel rail
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 overlooks village square and has King size bed, oak furniture and ensuite shower room. Hairdryer available. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and oak furniture
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
Outside: The cottage has an outlook over the village square with ample free parking. Although not reserved it is likely that car parking spaces immediately outside the cottage will be available. There is no garden but the village square which has some benches closeby, perfect to sit with a cup of coffee and watch the world go by. Utility Room: Utility cupboard housing washing machine, hanging space, ironing board and iron. Boiler cupboard with airer which is always warm so can be used to dry or air wet clothes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels are included. Extra bedlinen is available and stored in chest of drawers in bedroom 1. Other: Dining Area with oak table and 4 chairs, cutlery and crockery available. There are also some games, books and DVDs .


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(46 traveller reviews)

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Period Cottage With Modern Features
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews

Welcoming feel on arrival. Spotlessly clean, warm and cosy .

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly as presented in the photographs. Everythging was in place on our arrival so we could just relax from the journey. It was a warm and cosy place. Well laid out and spotlessly clean with instructions for use of all appliances, etc. Beds were very comfortable with plenty of storage space and extrs linen.

We were out and about every day enjoying the many places Devon has to offer so Chittlehampton was a good place to stay. Laura, the lady who looks after the cottage got in touch during our stay to make sure things were OK and offering additional bed linen, towels, etc if needed,

This well presented and modern cottage had everything we needed to enjoy our stay - from the welcome groceries to the delightful wall pictures and decorative items to make it feel like home.

We cannot praise the cottage highly enough and the feel was warm, comfortable and clean.

We were sorry to have to leave. Hopefully, we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, and very well equipped. We hope to be back again this year.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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A hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on a very wet and cold Friday night from Torquay, opened the door of the house and were all blown away by the warmth and general good feeling of the place. The lounge/kitchen/dining area are really great with everything you need in them. We all loved the little touches such as Breakfast extras/games/Welcome [pack. The bedrooms/bathrooms were brilliant, very comfortable. All in all we loved it.

P S The Bell Inn is in our opinion is the best pub in the country, the food is fantastic, the staff are lovely, we went there every night.

If you are looking for somewhere out of town, then this house/Bell inn etc its a great place to relax.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Terrific house and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights over New Year and really enjoyed our stay. The house is in a great location on the main village square with easy parking and close proximity to the magnificent church and well regarded gastropub.

The house is very well equipped and was spotlessly clean. The living area is spacious and we really liked the oak floor and oak staircase. The bed was comfy and it was good having an ensuite. We noticed in the visitors book that many people came back to the house and we would have no hesitation either in returning. We highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Hat a gem

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is everything you really need for a good holiday base , stayed there this Xmas week , it's well equipped well furnished & the decor is spot on , 2 bathroom's a big bonus , the village location is perfect for a chill out week , would highly recommend this one will be going for Xmas again 😀😀

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Lovely cosy well equipped cottage !

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage that we've stayed at several times now. Perfectly laid out and equipped for a wonderful stay. Cosy, warm and comfortable with nice furnishings and a thoughtful attention to detail. Welcome pack very kind and just what you need for a weekend stay.

Chittlehampton is quiet but pub in the square very busy with fabulous food and atmosphere. Good location for Taunton, Exeter, Barnstaple etc as well as lots of local walks.

Communication with Chris is quick & easy and he accomodated me changing dates due to our house move...thankyou, much appreciated !

We would recommend without hesitation and will definitely be back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Bell Inn
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Libbaton Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Umberleigh Station
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
M5 Junction 27
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Car: recommended

One of Britain’s most scenic railways, the Tarka Line runs for 39 miles between Exeter and Barnstaple, following the gentle river valleys of the Yeo and Taw. Umberleigh Station is just a couple of miles from the cottage

Special interest holidays:

The cottage is very close to Exmoor which is popular with walkers. The Tarka Trail is also close by and bikes can be hired at certain points along the trail.


The North Devon beaches are within easy reach, Instow beach is a favourite which is about 30 minutes from Chittlehampton. Croyde, Woolacombe , Saunton and also not far . Ilfracombe is just 21 miles away.


Chittlehampton is situated 5 miles west of South Molton and 9 miles south of Barnstaple.


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
You can book online using our website prospect-cottage.co.uk or by contacting us directly by phone or email.
A 35% deposit is payable at the time of booking, the balance is due 8 weeks before your break.
You can pay by cheque, bank transfer or credit or debit card

Changeover Day:
During peak period our changeover day is Friday , however throughout the rest of the year we are flexible on our changeover days. Visitors can arrive from 4pm on arrival date and should leave by 11am on their departure day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.