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Charming Bungalow with wonderful countryside views.

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday bungalow in Otterton - Hawkern Cottage

2 Bedroom Bungalow, Sleeps 4 ideally situated to explore the Jurassic Coast

Hawkern Cottage is situated on the outskirts of the charming, picture postcard village of Otterton, which is between Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton. The property enjoys uninterrupted countryside views and is a haven for anyone who enjoys walking. There are numerous coastal and countryside walks which can be reached without having to get in your car. There are also plenty of beaches to explore nearby and Exeter City Centre is only a 30 minute drive.

The cottage comprises of one double bedroom, one twin bedded room, a bathroom, small utility and an open plan kitchen,dining area and sitting room. There are patio doors from the sitting area which open onto a terrace and garden.

The village of Otterton has its own Working Mill which has a restaurant, craft shop and fresh bakery in addition to the local village pub.

Facilities in the Area: Otterton is close by to Woodbury Golf and Country Club which is open to non-members and Exmouth boasts an Indoor Tennis centre which has 6 courts. Bicton Gardens is only a few minutes drive from Hawkern and the Regency town of Sidmouth is a 10 minute drive away.

Otterton is an ideal position because Dartmoor, Torbay, Lyme Regis (great for fossil hunting with the children), Exeter Cathedral Town are all easily accessible which makes plenty of day trips out for the family.

If you simple want a base for walking or relaxing on the beach, again you couldn't ask for a better location.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Claire Mills
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2016
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About Claire Mills

Tony and I have lived at Hawkern House since 2003 having moved from South Devon. We have three children and a lovely dog called Biggles. Fortunately when we bought the property the old stable had been converted into a County Bungalow which is Hawkern Cottage. It has its own private garden and parking area. I enjoy the the cottage being close because I like to meet and help my guests as best I can.

Claire Mills purchased this bungalow in 2003

Why Claire Mills chose Otterton

We choose Hawkern because of its peaceful location and wonderlful countyside views and it has the benefit of only being a 10 minute walk to the coastal path. A week in low season is £395, Mid Season £450 with high season being £650. It can also be rented out for a minimum of 2 nights at a cost £125 per night.


based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Bungalow with wonderful countryside views.
average rating of 4.4 based on 20 reviews

Very good accommodation and location.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was very well equipped, clean, spacious and comfortable. The location is perfect for exploring such a beautiful part of Devon and is a walkers paradise.

Claire was extremely welcoming and pleased to help with any queries. Would definitely recommend this property if you are after a quiet, comfortable and relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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very comfortable, very well equipped good location, would book again in a heartbeat.

  • 5 of 5

This is a really nice well equipped holiday home. Private and quiet but very well located for exploring Devon. Welcome pack was very thoughtful. Would we book again?......yes without any doubt. Kids loved it, wanted to move in. Community shop in Otterton caters for your basic needs (its got a good selection of goods) the mill was nice to visit too, Skatepark in Budleigh Salterton a hit with our kids!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Lovely cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable cottage, spacious and well equipped. Enclosed private rear garden with quite spectacular view. Otterton is a very pretty village with excellent pub/restaurant. All round a great location for exploring this very nice part of Devon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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  • 5 of 5

I can't really fault this cottage. Spotlessly clean, spacious and well equipped. The location is good, being at the edge of the village means plenty of peace and quiet but not too far from main roads for days out. Ample parking too. We would definitely revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Many thanks, I am pleased you enjoyed the cottage and the beautiful area of East Devon. Regards Claire.
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  • 5 of 5

From our arrival at the cottage we were very warmly welcomed by Claire who showed us around the cottage. The cottage was very well equipped, everything we needed was there to use. The views from the lounge were amazing. We had very enjoyable evenings relaxing in the garden after our days out. The cottage is in a good position for driving to Sidmouth, Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Dawlish, Teignmouth and Torquay, all of which are not too far to travel to. There are some lovely walks also. We left feeling thoroughly relaxed and will definitely recommend the cottage to our family and friends and will return ourselves also.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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A gem of a cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our week at Hawkern Cottage will be a memorable one. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you could need on a self-catering holiday and the welcome tray was a very nice thought - thank you,Claire.

The pictures do not do justice to the wonderful view from the patio, also very well equipped with furniture to dine Al Fresco. Six or seven rabbits playing on the lawn provided amusement and at 9.45 each evening, we stood and watched the bats flitting around.

Just two very minor things: the step down from the front door is very steep and elderly people could find it a problem; also, a bread/cake tin for all the delicious bread and scones from Otterton Mill.

But, all very minor.

All in all, a lovely stay and one we would thoroughly recommend and repeat ourselves in years to come.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Exeter Airport
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Exeter Junction 30
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Bicton Gardens - 5 minutes away

Crealy Adventure Park - 15 minute drive

Dartmoor, Torbay under an hour drive


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Otterton, East Devon

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
3 Sep 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

If you require a long let please contact owner to discuss rates. We are willing to offer a house swop with another holiday property. Dogs are charged at £15 each.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Otterton in East Devon

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
As the location of this property is ideal for walkers we do allow dogs on request at an additional cost. If you have any special requests please do not hesitate to ask and we will do our utmost to accommodate your requirements.

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