Upside Down Cottage, Colyton

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Most charming, superb detached barn conversion, Grade II listed, over 200 years old, tucked away in a quiet setting in the grounds of the owner’s home, in the centre of this historic small market town.

Sleeps: 2

Bedrooms: 1

Pets: Pets allowed


Weeks from: £335 PW

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Most charming, superb detached barn conversion, Grade II listed, over 200 years old, tucked away in a quiet setting in the grounds of the owner’s home, in the centre of this historic small market town between the coastal towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis.

Upside Down Cottage is positioned between the coastal towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis in the small market town of Colyton. A couple of minutes walk to the shops, inns and picturesque River Coly. A further 5 minutes to the famous open top electric tram travelling along the stunning Axe Valley.


Completely renovated, refurbished and attractively furnished to a superb standard with excellent quality fixtures and fittings.

Cosy and quirky. Many period/original features including exposed beams.

Reverse accommodation with Kitchen, Dining and Living areas on the first floor to take advantage of the wealth of exposed beams and view over the countryside.


Entrance Hall.

Ground floor Bedroom: Double, with fitted wardrobes.

Shower Room: Power shower, basin, WC. Washer/dryer.


Charming beamed ceiling Lounge, double convertible settee, electric wood burner. Dining area with table and chairs. Well equipped and fitted Kitchen area with granite worktops.


  • Bed linen and towels inclusive.
  • Electricity/gas/central heating inclusive.
  • Electric hob and oven.
  • Microwave.
  • Fridge with freezer compartment. Use of owners freezer.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Washer/dryer.
  • TV. DVD. Radio,
  • Free wi-fi.

Outdoor Facilities:

Enclosed courtyard with garden table and chairs, situated at the front of Upside Down Cottage, directly behind the owners house.

Parking: Parking space in front of owners house.

Additional information:

Well behaved small/medium pets welcome, a fixed charge of £25 pw or part week per pet. No smoking in property please. Arrival from 2 pm. Departure by 10 am.

Short breaks are available throughout the year.

NB Care to be taken, low ceilings on the first floor.

Location and Area:

The popular small seaside town of Seaton with superb beach, Esplanade, harbour, shops, cafes, restaurants and golf course are all just over a 5 minute drive away.

Spectacular cliff top walks on this Jurassic Coast to the pretty fishing village of Beer and onto the seaside village of Branscombe, surrounded by National Trust land.

The coastal town of Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb of the ‘French Lieutenant’s Women’ fame, interesting individual specialist shops and cinema is only a 15 minute drive over the Devon border into Dorset. The small thriving market town of Axminster, famous for the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall ‘River Cottage Canteen’, shops and weekly street market is just a 15 minute drive away.

A unique, most convenient and relaxing location for exploring the delights of this pretty area.

An ideal romantic retreat throughout the year.


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27th Apr - 24th May 2019
Low Season
£335 pw
25th May 2019
May Half Term
£445 pw
1st Jun 2019
£385 pw
8th Jun - 19th Jul 2019
£445 pw
20th Jul - 23rd Aug 2019
Summer Holiday
£595 pw
24th Aug 2019
August Bank Holiday
£495 pw
31st Aug 2019
£445 pw
21st Sep 2019
£385 pw
28th Sep - 18th Oct 2019
Low Season
£335 pw
19th Oct - 1st Nov 2019
October Half Term
£385 pw
2nd Nov - 20th Dec 2019
Low Season
£335 pw
21st Dec 19 - 3rd Jan 2020
Christmas/New Year
£445 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.