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Charming & Spacious Family And Pet Friendly Holiday Cottages Near The Beach - Mill House

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Sidmouth - Boswell Farm Cottages

Stunning Views Across The Historic Sweetcombe Valley & Close To The Sea

Escape to the idyllic Boswell Farm Cottages, located just a stones throw from the Jurassic coastline and beaches, and in the heart of the Devon countryside where you can relax and unwind, or head off for a day full of adventures!

Mill House was originally built in the 1850's and used as a dairy for Boswell and the outlaying farms. Now converted into a charming, spacious, character holiday cottage with private garden, which can comfortably sleep up to 5 guests, or if let conjoined with Cider House to sleep up to 11 people – ideal for large groups, family celebrations, or Hen weekends.

Shippen Cottage was built in the 1850s as a purpose built shippen, or cowshed, where the cows would have all been milked by hand. Now a pretty holiday cottage that sleeps up to 4 with enclosed private garden, which adjoins pasture and beyond with stunning views, so is very peaceful.

Boswell is an excellent touring base to visit charming Devon villages, such as Branscombe and Beer. Explore the rolling countryside, majestic sweeps of moorland at Dartmoor and Exmoor, and visit the many fascinating National Trust properties including Killerton and Castle Drogo.

The Historic towns of Lyme Regis, Ottery St Mary, Honiton (the Antiques Centre of the South West) and the Cathedral City of Exeter are all within easy reach.

There are a variety of activities to suit all ages and tastes from golf, pony trekking and equestrian activities to beautiful countryside and coastal walks or simply relaxing on one of Devon's beautiful beaches.

There are clean and safe beaches at Sidmouth and diverse activities such as sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, sea angling, swimming, theatre and the Sidmouth Folk Festival.

Close by are three golf courses, pony trekking, gliding and rock climbing.

A myriad of beautiful walks for all abilities start from your cottage door. Explore the fascinating Jurassic Coast - recently designated a World Heritage Site (ranking alongside the Great Barrier Reef, and the Grand Canyon!), where the earth's history is displayed in the coastline's geology and spectacular fossils.

FACILITIES:

Fresh Linen and Towels

Television and DVD Player

Electric Heating

Washing Machine/Tumble Dryer

Dishwasher

Microwave Oven

BBQ

Ample Car Parking

Children’s Play Area

Private Garden

Farm Walk

Lake

Fishing

All Weather Tennis Court

45 Acre Estate

Shops within 1 Mile

Beach approx 1.5 miles

PILATES CLASSES ON SITE:

Regular Pilates classes are held from the Old Kennels Studios at Boswell Farm. As a qualified Pilates instructor, Linda Macaulay can advise you on the right class to attend if you so wish. She can also offer one to one sessions, for both beginners and more advanced students, and if required can tailor a complete and personal programme

CHILDREN WELCOME: Children of all ages can stay – a cot and highchair are available on request

PET FRIENDLY: Dog and pets welcome, beds, bowls and towels are available on request

WIFI: Fibre Optic broadband is available we cannot guarantee connectivity

More Details

Details for holiday cottage Mill House, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Mill House was originally built in the 1850's and used as a dairy for Boswell and the outlaying farms.

Now converted into a charming, spacious, character holiday cottage with idyllic private garden, which can comfortably sleep up to 5 guests. Mill House can be let conjoined with Cider House to sleep up to 11 people – ideal for large groups.

This pretty holiday cottage consists of a large fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining area, a bedroom with twin beds and a small sitting area (it is possible to install a third single bed into this room), and ensuite bathroom located on the ground floor.

A 
very comfortable and spacious sitting room is located on the first floor, with elevated and stunning views from the window across the beautiful Sweetcombe Valley, also the master bedroom with a four poster bed overlooking the historic courtyard and ensuite bathroom.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Linda Dillon
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2016
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About Linda Dillon

Linda has lived and worked at Boswell for over 20 years, lovingly restoring the cottages and building up a successful Pilates Class and Retreat business.

On discovering Pilates, Linda studied to become a Pilates Instructor, completing an apprenticeship at Wayne Sleep's Studios in London and working with Gordon Thompson (later of Body Control Pilates fame). Linda then instructed at Wayne's studio, and at other London studios, until moving to Devon in 1994.

Linda Dillon purchased this cottage in 1994

Why Linda Dillon chose East Devon

Boswell House is grade II listed and was built in the 17th century but the site dates back to pre-Norman times - ‘Boswell' being mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. In around 1860 Boswell became a working farm and has remained so until today, with many of the original buildings and features intact.

Boswell Farm nestles alongside the Snod Brook in the secluded tranquil / peaceful Sweetcombe Valley, which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In fact the word ‘snod' is a medieval word meaning pretty. There are breathtaking views across a timeless landscape, the valley with its woods and the fields that climb its slopes. Here is an abundance of wildlife - badgers, deer, buzzards and kingfishers to mention but a few.

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Location

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Exeter Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Blue Ball Pub
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Thorne Park, www.thorngolfcentre.co.uk
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Honiton Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
A3052
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Sidmouth
Car: recommended

There is a whole host of things to see and do in the south west, and Boswell is ideally placed within easy reach of everything that the south west has to offer.

If you are looking for historical castles and houses, shopping in fantastic county towns and outlet stores, a day at the seaside or the races, a visit to a zoo or safari park, or even adrenalin fueled paintballing, quad biking or pony trekking you can find it all within easy reach.

This is home to a multitude of quaint little villages and market towns, beautiful Devon beaches, gently rolling hills and wild moors with miles of lush landscape to explore - heaven for anyone who enjoys the great outdoors!

Exciting cities mix fascinating history with vibrant culture, and you'll find superb festivals, country shows and events all year round.

Whether elderly or young, active or sedentary, lovers of the arts or rock music enthusiasts, depending on the time of year there will always be something for everyone to enjoy, either within walking distance or a short drive.

A few suggestions to explore whilst staying at Boswell:

South West Coastal Path

Beautiful Beaches of the Jurassic Coast

County Shows

Dartmoor & Exmoor

Theme Parks & Zoos

Historical Museums

Shopping Days

Animal Sanctuarys

Steam Railway

Sailing

Historic Houses & Gardens

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sidmouth, East Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov/Dec
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£270
for 2 nights
From
£135
£450
 
 
Christmas/New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
£545
 
 
Jan, Feb, March
3 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£274
for 2 nights
From
£137
£455
 
 
Easter, April, May
31 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£420
for 2 nights
From
£210
£700
 
 
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
June
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£570
for 3 nights
From
£190
£815
 
 
July
30 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£726
for 3 nights
From
£242
£1,040
 
 
Summer Holiday
21 Jul 2017 - 3 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,224
for 7 nights
£1,224
 
 
Folk Week
4 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,345
for 7 nights
£1,345
 
 
Summer Holidays
11 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,224
for 7 nights
£1,224
 
 
September
3 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£462
for 3 nights
From
£154
£663
 
 
October
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
From
£143
£612
 
 
October Half Ter,
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£465
for 3 nights
From
£155
£663
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£276
for 2 nights
From
£138
£459
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£609
for 3 nights
From
£203
£867
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35

SHORT BREAK PRICING
Due to the large number of requests for short breaks we have done entered pricing for these based on the minimum nights stay. The rate will vary depending on the number of nights you stay so the longer you stay the rate per night reduces. We do welcome short stays of two nights or more but please do enquire for a price. We do reserve the right to alter our pricing.
Reductions may be offered if the cottage is let as a one bed room cottage and if not all bedrooms are used
Cream Teas and Welcome Pack of local products are provided for guest staying with us for a minimum of a week.
If you cancel your booking you must immediately notify us by telephone and confirm in writing. In cases of cancellation the deposit is non refundable under any circumstances. Should your cancellation fall within 8 weeks of your arrival date the full rental will be payable. Boswell Farm strongly recommends that a cancellation insurance policy is taken out.Your cottage will be available from 4.00pm on the date of arrival. Occupation before this time will not be allowed.
The cottage and site must be vacated by 10.00am on the day of departure.

Booking more than eight weeks in advance of your holiday:
To secure your booking we require a deposit of one third of the holiday cost. You may pay the balance at anytime up to eight weeks before the start of the holiday. Once confirmation of booking has been issued by us, you are responsible for the full rental.

Booking within eight weeks of your holiday:
The whole cost is payable immediately

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sidmouth in Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ground Floor en suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First Floor Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 Single Bed , Ground Floor Suite - 3rd bed optional on request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Four Poster bed
  • Ground floor suite bedroom with twin beds and a small sitting area (it is possible to install a third single bed into this room), first floor master bedroom with a four poster bed overlooking the historic courtyard.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Regular Pilates classes are held from the Old Kennels Studios at Boswell Farm. As a qualified Pilates instructor, Linda Macaulay can advise you on the right class to attend if you so wish. She can also offer one to one sessions, for both beginners and more advanced students, and if required can tailor a complete and personal programme. Boswell also has its own serene natural lake that is well stocked for coarse fishing - a great place for the keen angler. There is the well stocked lake for coarse fishing, or if you prefer there is even fishing available for brown trout in the Snod Brook which runs right though Boswell Farm. There are also comfortable benches if you just want to take in the calm of the water on a warm Devon evening... It is the perfect place for an afternoon sitting on the shady bank with a fishing rod or a picnic basket - whichever takes your fancy!

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