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Cosy 17th Century character cottage in pretty Devon village

People7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 new bathrooms with pretty garden and new conservatory dining room

Sausage Cottage has been lovingly restored over the past 20 years and provides characterful and comfortable accommodation with a pretty garden. There are great walks from the door. The cottage boasts two sitting rooms, one downstairs with wood fire, pianola, stereo and large CD collection. the other upstairs with Smart TV , DVD player and DVD selection. The beds are extremely good and we have recently installed a new bathroom with a great shower and deep bath. We have just knocked through to the barn to create a new ensuite double bedroom. Two wood burners and storage heaters will keep you warm in winter and the well equipped kitchen has underfloor heating. A brand new conservatory offers a light and spacious dining area. Wifi throughout. There are several good walks from the cottage or on nearby Exmoor National Park where you can see wild horses and deer. The north Devon surfing beaches are 35 mins drive away. There are nearby freshwater fishing ponds too. Shopping for antiques, clothes, books and homewares in nearby Dulverton can lead to a great lunch at Woods Restaurant or the Bridge Inn.


Owner
Genevieve
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2017

About Genevieve

Jerry and I live between London and Devon. When we are at the cottage we enjoy horse riding and walking on Exmoor and eating at local pubs and restaurants as well as shopping in Dulverton. We have been married since 1998 and bought the cottage shortly thereafter and have restored it gently over this time. We produce children's TV programmes.

Genevieve purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Genevieve chose Oakford

The ancient cottage is full of character and built over several levels. The garden affords views over pastoral fields and the two sitting rooms allow for kids to watch TV whilst adults sit by the fire with a glass of wine! The pub 3 doors down means you don't have to cook if you don't want to. I am from London and my husband is from the West country so we bought this cottage when we got married so that although we now live in London, Jerry can stay connected with his family and roots.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is in a farming village a very short drive away from beautiful Exmoor where I horse ride but you can also walk and enjoy watching the wild ponies and deer. Tarr Steps neolithic bridge is also great place to visit. A bit further takes you to the North Devon beaches which are famous for their surf but also huge sandy beaches where you can walk for miles. Nearby Bampton and/or Dulverton has a butcher, baker and other convenience stores, pubs and gift/clothes shops for retail therapy and supplies.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Oakford in Mid Devon District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Toilet with sink
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , overlooking garden
    Front Double Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Ground Floor Single Front Bedroom - 1 Single Bed
    Barn Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , woodburner, desk, en suite loo and sink
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Activities include riding on Exmoor, Fishing, Surfing, walking. The pub in the village provides great food and Ales. Great clothes and gift shopping in Dulverton. Wonderful butcher, baker and farm produce shops in Bampton.

Reviews

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(4 traveller reviews)

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Cosy 17th Century character cottage in pretty Devon village
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
5

Lovely cottage in the heart of North Devon

  • 5 of 5

Sausage cottage is roomy, warm and in inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The sun room is perfect for dining and there is lots of space to accommodate several people. It was the perfect, rural location, and enabled us to explore all the beauty north Devon has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cosy welcoming cottage

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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5

A lovely cosy cottage in the middle of beautiful countryside.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay from start to finish.

This cottage is ideal for those who want the peace and quiet offerred by the tranquillity of the countryside location. It is a comfortable cottage suitable for a small family. Great for a short break.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent, quiet cottage for families

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in the cottage! We did not miss anything, the conservatory is a great place to be. Great base to explore the north and south cost: valley of rocks, saunton sands, Woolacombe, Exeter, Brixham....

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Red Lion Pub in the village
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Tiverton Parkway
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M5
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Red Lion Pub in the village
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Croyde
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Oakford, Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£365
for 3 nights
From
£100
£715
 
 
Feb Half Term
12 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£365
for 3 nights
From
£100
£665
 
 
Easter
29 Mar 2018 - 16 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£365
for 3 nights
From
£100
£665
 
 
Summer half term
25 May 2018 - 4 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£365
for 3 nights
From
£100
£665
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 18
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£465
for 4 nights
From
£100
£715
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£615
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £65
Pet Fee £10
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

All beds made, sheets and towels provided and cleaned after departure. Fire made and cleaned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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