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The Manger was once a stable. Its original stalls, hay rack, troughs and loft have been retained while modern amenities, such as oil central heating, have been gently added. The terrace offers uninterrupted views down to the river.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Axminster - The Manger

Kitchen/dining area, lounge, double bedroom and bathroom.

The Manger was once a stable. Its original stalls, hay rack, troughs and loft have been retained and the necessary modern additions to create a luxury holiday cottage have been gently inserted. There are lime-washed walls and gentle lighting, along with the loft stair which allows an open aspect through to the apex of the roof. The terrace offers uninterrupted views down to the river and stretching several miles along and across the spectacular Yarty River valley with its pattern of small irregular fields and copses.

Enveloped by accessible woodlands, apple orchards and farm fields, The Manger lies at the end of a long, shared drive, amidst hedge-lined winding lanes. Badgers, deer, rabbits, (40 species of moth were counted on a June evening) and various birds of prey are commonly seen. A weir pool with a salmon ladder lies along one of the many footpaths nearby and a bluebell wood is a short walk away.

The Shippen sleeping four guests is also available to book at this location.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps two guests. One bedroom which is open to the bathing area. Please be mindful of a single low truss on the upper floor. A baby is welcome in their own moses basket. Parents of small children should note that there is a pond within the grounds of the property. Ample parking. Unfortunately this property is not suitable for pets. WiFi. Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

Thatched roof, lime washed stone walls and exposed beams. Green oak terrace leads to open field and valley views. Adjoining barn has table tennis. Ideal for a Romantic Retreat. Guest use of a paddock. Guests who regularly return say that photography and descriptions can't come close capturing the scale and beauty of the natural surroundings. Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer. 30" Flat screen digital TV, DVD, music centre with iPod dock. Barbecue and charcoal available.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Nearby are three excellent, family-run farm shops, River Cottage HQ and Canteen as well as nationally acclaimed eateries and a choice of pubs known for good cooking and beer. Have dinner at the Tuckers Arms in Dalwood. Cider is made in the main barn. The nearest post office and cafe is a mile away in Membury. Within a 20 minute drive is the seaside town of Lyme Regis, a World Heritage Site famous for fossils. Branscome, Beer, Axmouth and Charmouth are only a little further down the coast. Within an easy forty minute drive are Dartmoor and Exmoor. The antique and second-hand book town of Honiton is on the way to the Devon Cathedral town of Exeter. Just over the border into Dorset are many Iron Age Hill Forts. Astronomy enthusiasts will appreciate the Dark Sky area.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Axminster, East Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
British Pound
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
29 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£332
£567
 
 
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£438
£779
 
 
3 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£331
£567
 
 
3 Mar 2017 - 12 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
£690
 
 
13 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£451
£802
 
 
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
£690
 
 
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£451
£802
 
 
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
£690
 
 
7 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£451
£802
 
 
9 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
£690
 
 
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£431
£753
 
 
28 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£335
£573
 
 
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£443
£786
 
 
1 Jan 2018 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£443
£786
 
 
3 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£335
£572
 
 
4 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£406
£697
 
 
29 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£456
£810
 
 
5 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£406
£697
 
 
4 May 2018 - 7 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£456
£810
 
 
8 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£406
£697
 
 
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£456
£810
 
 
29 May 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£406
£697
 
 
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£456
£810
 
 
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£406
£697
 
 
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£436
£761
 
 
29 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£339
£578
 
 
20 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£447
£794
 
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Axminster in Devon

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 0 m²
Theme:
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom #1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Outside:
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • children welcome
Notes:
The Manger was once a stable. Its original stalls, hay rack, troughs and loft have been retained while modern amenities, such as oil central heating, have been gently added. The terrace offers uninterrupted views down to the river.

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