Colyton holiday caravan/mobile home rental with beach/lake nearby, walking and TV and rural retreat

Colcombe Farm Holiday Home

from £60 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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from £60 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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1 / 17 Grass paddock with a trampoline, gas bbq, picnic table and a bird table.

Caravan/Mobile Home / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 12575

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Caravan/Mobile Home / 3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Description from owner

AT EAST DEVON, between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, we are a half a mile outside of Colyton, a quarter of a mile off the road (along a concrete private road). Colcombe Abbey Farm is a small family run farm, we are predominantly dairy (you are welcome to come and see the cows being milked and see the baby calves) with a 120 Friesian herd, a small number of beef animals , a beautiful horse and a dartmoor pony. We have five dogs ( a Jack Russell, 1Dalmatian, a Huntaway and a Collie) which are not allowed around the mobile home. There are 10 free range chickens running around, 3 geese and you can always hear the birds singing.

The three bedroom mobile home sits on a large grass paddock (200ft x 200ft). It is fully equipped, inclusive and has a full valet on change over day. Just outside there is a picnic table, bar-b-cue and a large trampoline. We also have a badminton net set up for those feeling energetic! (rackets and shuttlecocks supplied)

All the beds have duvets and pillows. Duvet

AT EAST DEVON, between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, we are a half a mile outside of Colyton, a quarter of a mile off the road (along a concrete private road). Colcombe Abbey Farm is a small family run farm, we are predominantly dairy (you are welcome to come and see the cows being milked and see the baby calves) with a 120 Friesian herd, a small number of beef animals , a beautiful horse and a dartmoor pony. We have five dogs ( a Jack Russell, 1Dalmatian, a Huntaway and a Collie) which are not allowed around the mobile home. There are 10 free range chickens running around, 3 geese and you can always hear the birds singing.

The three bedroom mobile home sits on a large grass paddock (200ft x 200ft). It is fully equipped, inclusive and has a full valet on change over day. Just outside there is a picnic table, bar-b-cue and a large trampoline. We also have a badminton net set up for those feeling energetic! (rackets and shuttlecocks supplied)

All the beds have duvets and pillows. Duvet covers, sheets and pillowcases can be provided and beds made up at a small charge of £10 for double and £5 for single beds.

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The Devon region

The West Country / Devon region has a vast amount of tourist attractions including;

- East Devon which is a recognised area of outstanding natural beauty.

- Jurassic coast where you can look for fossils.

- Many beaches.

- Many foot paths, coastal walks and nice cycle routes.

- Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has set up his River Cottage Shop and Canteen at Axminster where you can have a nice meal and purchase some fresh local produce.

- Beer caves, 6km.

- Peacorama at Beer, 6km.

- Self hire boats and deep sea fishing off the coast of Beer.

- Crealy Adventure Park near Exeter, 32km.

- The Donkey Sanctuary near Sidmouth, 13km.

- Race world (go carting) near Exeter, 30km.

- Ford Abbey House near Chard, 15km.

- Shute Barton, a historic national trust house, 3km.

- Burrow farm gardens at Dalwood, 4km.

- Bicton Gardens, 22km.

- Escot Wildlife Park, gardens and fishery, 19km.

- Axminster Flamingo swimming pool, 6km.

- Golf courses at Seaton, Honiton and Salcombe Regis and many more within a comfortable driving distance.

- Dartmoor national park, 70km.

- Exmoor national park, 60km.

- The nearest Cinema is at Lyme Regis, 11km.

- 10 Pin Bowling is at Exeter or Taunton.

- Stuart line cruises which tours the Jurassic coast by sea at Exmouth, 30km.

- Torquay is 70km, 1:20 minutes drive approx., Exeter is 35km, 45 minute drive approx, Taunton is 35km, 45 minute drive approx, Weymouth is 60km, 1:15 minutes approx.

Colyton

Colyton is a small historic town with a rebellious legend. It has an 11th century St Andrews Church with a hexagon tower. Colyton has 3 pubs and 2 additional restaurants, an old oak bark tannery, the only one remaining in the country. There are 2 tennis courts and 2 playing fields. A good fish and chip shop, A general food store, A really well stocked chemist, Hairstylist, Charity shop, quaint coffee shop and library. Just on the outside (towards the grammer school) there is a lovely picnic area.

Picturesque and tranquil rivers Coly and Umborne meet as you enter Colyton; here there are ducks in plenty that children can enjoy feeding bread to. There are plenty picturesque footpaths as well in the vicinity

Linking Colyton to Seaton is the famous Seaton Tramway which travels alongside the Axe estuary.

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 4 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Amenities

  • Shared garden
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player

Will consider

  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Sylvia V
Response rate:
75%
Calendar updated:
04 Feb 2016
Years listed:
9
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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“Great location, warm welcome”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2012

My two friends and I (in our late 20s) were looking for somewhere with access to some nice coastal towns & walks (and a walkable pub!) and to be honest, for a bargain! This place turned out to be perfect. Owners were really welcoming and went about sorting the bbq and garden, even though we had only booked in for a single night at last minute. Loved the friendly dogs (even if a bit alarmed at first - those nervous around dogs take note!). Would be great for kiddies - lots of geese penned in opposite and full working farm and loads of room to roam about. Colyton was lovely and particularly loved Beer. Some great coastal views and walks. The bottom line for us was that this was just such good value and much nicer than booking in to an impersonal and bland hotel!

“A haven of peace tucked into the glorious East Devon countryside.”

Reviewed 3 Oct 2011

Comfortable accomodation and very friendly and welcoming hosts. Whilst being an ideal location for a peaceful holiday there is also the opportunity to gain an insight into the real world of dairy farming. My five year old granddaughter thouroughly enjoyed helping to feed the calves and collect eggs. There is a trampoline for for the use of the younger guests which is an extremely fun way of burning off excess energy. We have stayed here a few times over the past five years and we are always loathe to leave. We will definitely be returning. The Voysey family are very welcoming and considerate of their guests. Easy access to the beautiful Jurassic coast. One not to miss for the children is a day at ESCOT, nr Ottery St Mary and do try the wierd and wonderful milkshakes on offer at Honiton Pottery. Favourite places: Lyme Regis, Sidmouth, Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary, Seaton Tramway and Dartmoor which is a liitle over an hour away by car. If you fancy a day in Exeter, I recommend taking the train from Axmintser, it is very cheap to park the car at the station. And of course Colyton itself. A pleasant walk into the town, a look at the Church and a beverage in one of the local pubs or tea shop. If you dont want to go into Seaton for fish and chips, the local take away is very good.

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