Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Within 1 mile of Sidmouth, Grebe forms one of three characterful cottages that have been carefully converted from a range of barns to provide high quality holiday accommodation. Bulverton was originally part of the Manor of Sidmouth, once owned by the Monks of St Michael. Sheldrake cottage was originally an 18th century corn mill, while Grebe and Pintail cottages formed part of the early Victorian farm buildings.
Adjacent to the owner's delightful home, the cottage enjoy a south facing aspect, having a private patio with garden furniture overlooking the large shared garden and surrounding countryside, an ideal place for relaxing on warm summer evenings. The cottage is tastefully furnished to a high standard with pleasing colour schemes throughout and have a wealth of exposed beams and trusses.
This cottage has a traditional layout with bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. Level entrance into spacious, bright and airy living room with outlook over the garden. Modern oak fitted kitchen with dining area. Stairs to first floor. Two pretty bedrooms with exposed beams and outlook over the garden. One bedroom with a double bed second bedroom with twin beds. Bathroom with shower over bath and W.C. Private patio area and parking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sidmouth 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 15 km, Nearest railway: Honiton 15 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION: T.V. dvd and cd/radio. Wi Fi internet connection. Microwave, fridge, electric cooker. Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Night storage heating throughout. Electricity included from 22nd April until 30th September thereafter charged as used by meter reading. Bed linen is included, duvets on beds. Private parking and patio area with BBQ. Large shared garden.
The cottage is not suitable for pets or children under 10. We politely ask guests to refrain from smoking inside the cottage. Friday changeover. Friday changeover.
The West Country region
By seeking your ideal self catering holiday cottage in Sidmouth for your holiday or just an short break escape, you have arguably chosen the jewel in East Devon's crown. Sidmouth is a fine, unspoilt Regency coastal resort, with many splendid period buildings, combined with a peaceful and tranquil air.
Nestled beneath the majestic red cliffs and the fertile hills of the Sid Valley, Regency Sidmouth boasts over 500 listed buildings dispersed along meandering streets. An award-winning floral town, Sidmouth has its own, highly respected theatre, a cinema, and a bustling esplanade and hosts a number of open-air summer concerts.
The heart of the town is busy and attractive and it is well worth browsing amongst the range of quality shops and listed buildings. The esplanade overlooks a pebble beach and tranquil seaside activities. To the western end a jutting sandstone promontory, surmounted by Jacob's Ladder and the impressive floral display of Connaught Garrdens, separates the Esplanade from the mile log beach of sea-washed sand at Western Beach.
With sports facilities - including a indoor swimming pool, sailing, windsurfing, tennis, bowls, croquet, cricket and golf - in the quiet serenity of the town's well maintained parks and gardens, Sidmouth offers a variety of interests to all visitor - young and old.
August sees the charming Sidmouth Folk Week in full swing with local bands and amateur performers taking over hotel lounges, pubs and pavements. Participation is welcomed - in fact it is actively encouraged!
The resort was very fashionable in the 1800s ad was visited by Queen Victoria in her youth as well as the Grand Duchess of Russia in 1831. Today it is a sheltered suntrap, ideal for visitors of all ages, with great shopping, beautiful beaches and a charm of its own.
By choosing Sidmouth, you're on the doorstep of Britain's longest and most popular National Trail - The South West Coast Path. The Path is well signed and easy to follow and passes picturesque harbours, dramatic headlands, tranquil estuaries and secret coves.