£315 / night help
Price for guests, Nights

The Granary – Home 19288 Cottage

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Open all Year to cater for 2 to 3 families in 4 Star comfort. With 5 bedrooms and 5 Bathrooms, it is the ideal holiday home in a peaceful part of the East Devon Countryside, but close to the coast in between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis.

All mod-cons are included such as FreeView TV in Lounge and All Bedrooms and Internet Access. Awarded the 4 Star Grade for Comfort, Location & Decor by the English Tourism Council.

The balcony Garden is in view of our very own Ostrich Pen where you can peacefully sit, sipping your favourite tipple watching Nobby perform his crazy mating dance !!

Also on the farm, we have sheep, lambs and horses. You are welcome to walk around our 170 acre farm across streams and meadows or through woodlands. Even walk to the picnic bench at the top of the hill above your cottage and view the whole Axe Valley....

We are in driving distance of many attractions in the SW.

Our Green Credentials are that our electricity is supplied by Solar Panels (when the sun shines!), heating supplied by a large automatic Biomass Boiler fueled by Wood and our water is from a Natural Spring.

Change Over Day is normally Friday, unless November to March or Last Minute in the High Season (subject to availability)

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 3: Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Bedroom 5: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 4 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Interaction with guest

You will be handed the keys and shown around on arrival, and we are only 1 minute away in case you need anything


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £50.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

£15 per pet per week
No Stag Parties
If same gender party, please contact the owner before booking, and also if average age is under 25.


About the owner

Mike W.
Average reply time:
1 hour 15 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
17 Mar 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Aug 2007. Located in Colyton, it has 21 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1432 to £2004.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 17 Mar 2019.


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Guest reviews

Very Good – based on 21 reviews Very Good
21 reviews

Very Good

““Amazing space””

Reviewed 20 Feb 2018

Party of 9 plus 2 dogs ! Had a lovely weekend in this spacious ,cosy ,warm cottage. It was lovely to be able to spread out and enjoy the accommodation.The whole property especially the kitchen was more than adequately equipped .The setting was peaceful with lovely views .Owners very friendly and helpful and keen to resolve any issues of which there were none .Would definitely recommend .Thankyou will come again

Owner's reply: Yes, you have booked again ! See you in October. Thanks for your lovely review, it is much appreciated !

“Excellent accomodation for large family with children”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2013

Having stayed for a week with family including 4 children we had a great stay. Facilities very good especially number of bathrooms. Very friendly welcome from owners. Excellent location for coast (esp. Lyme Regis) and other tourist attractions.

“Brilliant stay”

Reviewed 14 Jan 2013

We stayed at the Granary for New Years Eve 2012 and found it to be lovely and great value. The cottage was spacious but also cosy and well-equipped for 10 people - the log fire was gorgeous! The bedrooms were large and each had an ensuite, which we loved. The communal areas were spacious and well-maintained and the surrounding area was very picturesque. There are some great walks and a lovely pub very close by. Mike the owner was very friendly and couldn't do enough to help - although there was a Wifi issue when we first arrived it was rectified from the first day and the Wifi connection was great after that. Similarly there were two fridges at the property but we actually found it helpful to have extra fridge space. A previous reviewer mentioned something about the owner's dog fouling outide the cottage, but we didn't notice anything like that in the week that we stayed - it was a working farm with dogs and other animals (including a gorgeous shetland pony) in close vicinity, which we thought added to the charm. All in all we had a fab stay and would highly recommend the property - we will definitely be coming back!

“Did not meet expectations”

Reviewed 11 Jan 2013

The position of The Granary is lovely and the bedrooms and bathrooms are good. We did encounter a number of problems which could so easily have been avoided had the owners checked out the property before our arrival. The fridge/freezer was our biggest concern because the fridge temperature was not low enough and as we were staying at the property over Christmas this was a major problem. The owner was aware and a replacement was delivered on the second day of our stay but as it was the built-in variety we were faced with the choice of either having the upheaval of it being fitted or having it just standing in the lounge. we opted for the latter as this way we had one good fridge for our meat and goods that required proper chilling and the other for other goods requiring chilling. This problem with the fridge was caused by the layout of the kitchen. The built-in oven was situated next to the built-in fridge/freezer and as the oven door seal was well and truly perished the heat from the oven had damaged the fridge seal. Not all the cooking settings on the oven worked so all in all cooking the Christmas turkey was a challenge. The kitchen was a good size but when 10 people are staying at Christmas the appliances are inadequate. There was only one oven and hob and an average size fridge/freezer which although is probably adequate for a summer stay, it isn't for a Christmas stay when all meals need to be prepared and cooked and it isn't possible to shop daily for supplies. Fortunately we took our hostess trolley with us which helped us to overcome the cooking limitations. The property was described as having free wifi which is always important for the younger generation. so, as well as the fridge/freezer sudden breakdown we were informed that the wifi had broken the day before our arrival. An annoying problem was the owner's dogs fouling the area where we parked our cars so care had to be taken whenever we left the building. This was particularly annoying when there were signs up asking guests to clear up after their dogs! Another annoyance was the size and positioning of the TV. It was tucked in a corner in a recess so only 3 or 4 people could see it at any one time. This wasn't overly important to us because we play games at Christmas time but 10 people sharing during a wet spell would find this very irritating. The lounge furniture was tired and worn and the carpets were in need of a good clean. We did enjoy our stay but that was because we are people who make the best of any situation we find ourselves in.

Owner's reply: So sorry she was unlucky with her stay. Mechanical breakdowns happen at any time, so the fridge and WiFi router went at the same time. We attended to her needs whenever they arose. A new fridge was delivered to them on day 2, but they did not want it fully fitted, even though it would have taken 30-45 mins. Their observation about the seal on the fridge was unfounded as it had run out of gas and was 14 years old. The WiFi router went down days before Xmas, so a replacement was not obtainable, but they could pick up a weak signal from a bedroom. We have had 14 Xmas stays over the years and no one has complained about the Kitchen setup or equipment. The TV has been in the same place for 14 years, and no one has complained or commented. It is perfectly viewable from most angles of the room. The carpets are cleaned once or twice a year, and next week (4th Feb) they are having a seeing to. A dog fouling is sad, she only needed to tell us and we would have removed it. Our 13 year old dog is disabled with 3 legs and sometimes has accidents (rarely) when he fails on his only hind leg. Glad to hear the party actually DID enjoy their stay as mentioned in the last paragraph despite the apparent dilemma they encountered The party who had the following week painted a VERY different story (see write up) and had a WHALE of a time !! - BRAVO !!

“Excellent accomodation for family break”

Reviewed 6 Feb 2012

The location was beautiful and peaceful.The open space gives wonderful opportunity to walk and explore the countyside. The accomodation was spacious for a large family with both older members and young children. The Granary has a well equipped kitchen and is spotlessly clean throughout. The outside space was very secure for small children allowing them to play outdoors safely. The log burner in the living room is real delight during the cold evenings.

Review 1-10 of 21


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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I edit my booking?

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If Mike (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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