Secret Garden Cottage, Branscombe

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A cosy 13th century listed stone Barn, full of character and charm in an idyllic peaceful setting, situated in the heart of this pretty seaside village.

Sleeps: 4

Bedrooms: 2

Pets: Pets allowed

Weeks from: £440 PW

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A cosy 13th century listed stone Barn, full of character and charm, in an idyllic peaceful setting, situated in the heart of this pretty seaside village.

The spectacular beach with the thatched Sea Shanty shop, restaurant and tea rooms located just off the beach less than 5 minute drive or a 15 minute walk through National Trust meadows.

Accommodation:

Atmospheric, comfortable and homely, with some original beams. Steps down to entrance, through the side garden into open plan Lounge/Dining and Kitchen areas with electric wood burner. French doors to large terrace and extensive excellently maintained gardens with many beautiful flowers, 4 ponds, stream and a dovecot. Watch the deer and cows come to the field opposite to feed in the afternoon.

One step down to Ground floor Bedroom 1: Double, fantastic views.

Quirky small steep open tread ladder staircase from double bedroom leads to:

Open Bedroom 2: Twin, leading through to Shower Room: Shower, Basin, WC.

Facilities:

  • Bed linen and towels inclusive.
  • Electricity/electric heating storage heaters + 2 x electric wood burners, inclusive.
  • Electric cooker.
  • Microwave.
  • Fridge/freezer.
  • Washing machine.
  • TV. DVD.

Outdoor Facilities:

The garden is Branscombe’s hidden gem. Large terrace and extensive excellently maintained gardens with many beautiful flowers, 4 ponds, stream and a dovecot.  Plenty of garden furniture. Barbeque. The gardens are fully enclosed.

Small children to be supervised at all time.

NB:  Not suitable for very young children or the less mobile/elderly. Low ceiling and doorway to Bedroom 1. Due to the situation of access to the Shower Room through Bedroom 2 the cottage is only suitable for couples/small families.

Please note the owner has daily access to the large garden to feed the doves and to tend the garden. The owner will respect your privacy. Part of the large garden is fenced off and open to the public with donations for a local charity.

Parking:  Allocated parking space by the Barn.

Additional information:

Saturday changeover.  Arrival from: 3pm. Departure by: 10am.  Dogs stay free, but must be kept under control.  Access information available on request.

Location and Area:

A stunning location with panoramic views overlooking a large attractive garden, the wooded National Trust valley and St Winifred’s Church,13th century.

The spectacular beach with the thatched Sea Shanty shop, restaurant and tea rooms located just off the beach less than 5 minute drive or a 15 minute walk through National Trust meadows.

The popular ‘Fountain Head’ traditional inn of character, serving good food and local brews, the National Trust Bakery – enjoy a traditional Devon cream tea, Manor Mill, and the Old Forge (watch the Blacksmith at work) are a 5 minute walk away.

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Prices

27th Apr - 24th May 2019
Low Season
£440 pw
25th May 2019
May Half Term
£545 pw
1st Jun 2019
June
£470 pw
8th Jun - 19th Jul 2019
June/July
£545 pw
20th Jul - 23rd Aug 2019
Summer Holiday
£715 pw
24th Aug 2019
August Bank Holiday
£615 pw
31st Aug 2019
August/September
£545 pw
21st Sep 2019
September
£470 pw
28th Sep - 18th Oct 2019
Low Season
£440 pw
19th Oct - 1st Nov 2019
October Half Term
£470 pw
2nd Nov - 20th Dec 2019
Low Season
£440 pw
21st Dec 19 - 3rd Jan 2020
Christmas/New Year
£545 pw

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Deposit – 25% of total cost of holiday.
Balance – Due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday.
Bookings made less than six weeks in advance of your holiday full payment is required.

On receipt of the final payment we will forward the full property address, contact details, directions and key details.