Long Orchard, Sidmouth, Devon
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
VisitEngland 4 stars 'Gold award'.
A charming semi-detached cottage with stunning views over this Regency town of Sidmouth and to the sea from the attractive garden. Tucked away in a quiet small select Close, nestling in the glorious Sid Valley with a pleasant 10-15 minute stroll to the beach and town.
'The quintessential English seaside resort' has all amenities - a variety of quality shops, indoor swimming pool, cinema, cafes, restaurants, inns, golf course and more.
Stroll along the Esplanade and admire the views of the red sandstone cliffs and Jurassic coastline with coastal footpaths, many rock pools to explore and at low tide revealing sand.
A most excellent holiday situation with nearby picturesque villages of Beer, Branscombe and seaside towns of Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and the Cathedral city of Exeter all within easy reach.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Beautifully refurbished and furnished to a most excellent standard. (The owners live adjacent in the main elegant house built around 1830).
The Cottage is approached through wrought iron gates into private drive with landscaped gardens.
Lounge with log burner effect electric fire. Dining Area.
Door to private patio area with garden table and chairs, use of large lawned garden, stunning views to the sea.
Fully equipped Kitchen with additional small table and chairs.
Stairs to first Floor: Both bedrooms with dual aspect.
Bedroom 1: Double.
Bedroom 2: Twin.
Shower Room: Large Shower cubicle, basin, WC.
Bed linen and towels inclusive.
Electricity/gas/central heating inclusive.
Ceramic halogen hob.
Fridge with 3 star ice box.
Tumble dryer available on request.
Regret no pets.
|Further details outdoors|
Private patio, use of large lawned garden, stunning views to the sea.
Parking for two cars on drive.
The West Country region
In the West Country, on the East Devon / West Dorset / Somerset border, an ideal holiday destination.
The World Heritage Site, "The Jurassic Coast", with exciting coastal foot paths and beaches to discover, interesting traditional town and villages to visit, beautiful countryside to explore, many historic and modern places to while away the sunny days.
Sidmouth an elegant seaside town, flanked by the red cliff coastline and green hills of the beautiful Sid Valley, with pebble and sand beaches and a level seafront promenade. Sidmouth has much to offer - an excellent variety of shops, selection of inns, restaurants and cafes. Amenities of golf course, bowling, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, theatre, cinema, parks and gardens. Famous annual International Folk Festival. Just out of Sidmouth are the Noman Lockyer Observatory and the renowned Donkey Sanctuary, coastal resorts of Budleigh, Exmouth, Branscombe, Beer and Seaton are all within easy reach.
Nearby is Branscombe is a small peaceful village, one of the longest in the country surrounded by National Trust land, with spectacualr cliffs, downs and wooded combs. 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 is an unspoilt picturesque fishing village of smugglers and lace making fame. 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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11 Aug 2012
"Charming cottage close enough to the town and beaches set in beatiful surroundings"
We loved our stay, the owners, who live in the main residence next door, were charming and very helpful about everything. They clearly enjoy having guests and meeting people. The cottage itself is very nicely decorated and furnished, in a classically traditional style, very much in keeping with the building and surroundings. Everything was in good condition and worked well. The outside space includes a sheltered terrace, (which catches the sun, and is ideal for outside eating) and the run of the extensive and well maintained gardens, so great for children. Its about a 5 minute walk to the beach, which for us was perfect.
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