Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 21 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

2 The square situated in the pretty village of Whimple, just a few miles from the City of Exeter. Ideally located in the Devon countryside and the beaches of East Devon including the two mile sandy beach at Exmouth.

Internally, the cottage has been refurbished in 2012 and has been finished to a high standard throughout. The property offers period features yet offers a modern twist. Externally, the cottage offers a south facing courtyard complete with table, chairs and barbeque.

Whimple is situated in the South West Golden Triangle an area which offer the three key aspects of top schools, attractive homes and good transport. The quiant village has two pubs The Thirsty Farmer is child friendly and serves great food and also offers live music. Also available nearby is a village shop, a post office and a church. The Whimple Heritage Centre provides a wealth of information relating to the village history, including its renowned cider making tradition and world famous orchards.

The beautiful City of Exeter is located just a few miles away and provides excellent shopping, social and cultural facilities including the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. The beach at Exmouth is 20 minute drive away and Dartmoor, a 30 minute drive, is ideal for hiking, riding and cycling. The seaside town of Sidmouth is also just a short drive away, known for its week long folk festival in August. The market town of Honiton is also within a short drive where a warm welcome if offered to all visitors.

There are many attractions for all the family in the area including, Escot, Bicton Gardens, The Donkey Sanctury and Pecorama where garden trains and games fill a day with fun. Killerton House a National Trust location is also within a short drive, perfect for both sunny and rainy family days.

The owner will provide each booking with a complimentary 'Taste of the West' welcome pack including a variety of local Westcountry products.

Please note that this property only carries out Saturday changeovers all year round.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Exmouth 21.2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter International 12.3 km, Nearest railway: Pinhoe, Railway Station 10.7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking

The Devon region

Sidmouth is part of a World Heritage Site. East Devon is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sightseeing trips operate frequently along the River Exe estuary.


East Devon holidays offer a unique combination of sandy beaches, history and pretty fishing villages on the River Exe estuary. Guests of East Devon holiday cottages are treated to rural locations amidst stunning coastal scenery, within easy distance of lively and interesting destinations for family days exploring. The picturesque village of Lympstone never fails to charm visitors with its friendly atmosphere, and Exmouth's unique boutiques and historic seafront remain the most popular resort for holidays in East Devon. Sidmouth is an elegant seaside town set at the foot of stunning red cliffs and is part of the Jurassic Coast.