Scots Cottage, Branscombe
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
VisitBritain 4 star grading 'Gold Award'
Delightful cottage, attached to the owners traditional Devon stone barn conversion, in a truly lovely peaceful setting surrounded by the stunning Devon countryside in the picturesque seaside village of Branscombe. The spectacular beach is only 15 minutes walk away, or a 5 minutes drive, passing by the famous 700 year old award winning Mason's Arms Inn. In the village there are the National Trust Old Bakery Tea Rooms, Mill, museum, working forge and second traditional inn 'The Fountain Head' serving good food and local brews, PO selling basic provisions.
An ideal location for walkers with stunning coastal footpaths over the cliff tops to pretty fishing village of Beer and Lyme Regis plus walks on your doorstep. The popular coastal town of Sidmouth with Esplanade and splendid variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, cinema, theatre and indoor swimming pool is a 10 minutes drive.
In the other direction Lyme Regis famous for fossil hunting is only 15 minutes drive. Beer Quarry Caves, Pecorama model railway/pleasure gardens and the famous Donkey Sanctuary at Weston are all close by.
A beautiful tranquil cottage to enjoy a relaxing holiday, an ideal romantic retreat throughout the year.
Completely and carefully renovated, refurbished and attractively furnished to an excellent standard. Light and bright.
Entrance into open plan Lounge, feature coal effect electric fire, Dining and well equipped Kitchen areas, door to enclosed patio.
Stairs to first floor.
Bedroom: Double, exposed beams and vaulted ceiling, lovely views.
Ensuite Shower room: Shower, basin and WC.
French doors lead out to private enclosed patio, wonderful views over the gardens and valley.
Bed linen/towels inclusive. Electricity/gas heating inclusive. Ceramic hob and electric oven. Microwave. Fridge with 3 star ice box. Washing machine. TV with sky TV (basic package).
Private enclosed patios with table and chairs on the ground floor and from the first floor Double bedroom. Third of an acre lawned gardens shared with occasional use by owner. Off road parking by cottage.
Well-behaved small pets welcome.
No smoking in property please.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Axminster, Hontion, Exeter|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
The West Country region
The West Country, on the East Devon/West Dorset/Somerset border, an ideal holiday destination.
The World Heritage Site, 'The Jurassic Coast' with exciting beaches and coastal footpaths to discover, interesting traditional towns and villages to visit, beautiful countryside to explore, many historic and modern places to while away the sunny days.
Branscombe is a small peaceful village, one of the longest in the country surrounded by National Trust land, with spectacualr cliffs, downs and wooded combes. Coastal paths to Beer and Sidmouth. Spacious pebbly beach. 12th Century Church, two traditional Inns serving real ales, seaside restaurant, working forge with Old Bakery Tearooms and Mill.
Beer, an unspoilt picturesque fishing village of smugglers and lace making fame is 10 minutes drive away. Jack Rattenbury, known as the Rob Roy of the West, a famous 19th Century Beer smuggler is celebrated on Rattenbury Day in September.
A small brook flows down through the village to the sea, with small bay and sheltered pebble beach, nestling between striking chalk cliffs of Seaton Hole and Beer Head, pleasure boats, fishing trips freshly caught crabs, lobsters and fish for sale.
Beach cafes serving excellent cooked breakfasts, light meals, local crab sandwiches and Devon Cream Teas.
Interesting Roman quarry caves. Miniature and model railway, pleasure gardens, Art Galleries, Antiques, inns and restaurants.
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