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Bright family house in a beautiful village 1 mile from the sea

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Change over day maybe flexible, please contact the owner with your needs

Burnside is situated in the beautiful thatched village of Otterton. There is a shop, friendly pub serving good food and a restored working watermill which is also an art gallery, bakery and restaurant.

The nearest of many fabulous beaches is less than a mile away. The coast path is 10 minutes walk from the village and there is the whole of the Heritage coast to explore. Otterton is nestled in a small valley between the lovely towns of Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton

The house is in a lovely situation backing on to fields and has a superb garden room / conservatory. This is a wonderful place to relax looking onto the large garden and hills behind. Outside the kitchen there is a patio with table and chairs, an area of garden with a gravel terrace and more chairs. There is a large grassy play area with swings and a hammock to relax in and while away a few hours. At the top of the garden there is a semi wild area with trees which looks out across the valley.

The country style kitchen/dinning room has a dishwasher, washing machine and patio doors lead onto the garden. The sitting room has an open fire and looks out onto the stream, (usually dry in summer) that runs through the centre of the village.

There is a separate toilet downstairs, and upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 1 twin, 1 double and 1 single and a bathroom with bath and shower. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge.

Burnside has a wonderful garden, backing onto the fields of Anchoring Hill. It is a lovely place to sit and watch the buzzards overhead or the cows come down to the fence. There is off road parking at the front of the cottage. Travel cot and travel high chair available.

Otterton is ideally located for a wonderful holiday in East Devon. There is the quiet, unspoilt World Heritage Coast to explore. Ladram Bay is less than a mile away, surrounded by towering red cliffs. It has a sand/pebble beach, rock pools and boats for hire. There is a indoor swimming pool here too ( charges apply).

There are other super beaches to explore within 5 miles; Exmouth has 2 miles of sandy beaches with all beach and holiday facilities. There are the quieter beaches of Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth within 3 miles and some wonderful walks to more secluded beaches.

There is a great choice of walks from the cottage; riverside, coastal or countryside stunning scenery awaits.

Otterton is a friendly village on the banks of the River Otter. The ancient mill has been restored to a highly acclaimed craft gallery, coffee shop and bakery selling award winning organic bread and cakes. The welcoming pub is only two minutes walk and serves good food.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Budleigh Salterton in Otterton

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 bed child/small adult
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • A travel cot available on request, There is a sofa bed in lounge. The second twin bed is slightly shorter and suitable for a child or adult if they don't mind their feet over the end! There generally isn't enough room to use all 3 single beds and the cot, unless you don't mind being very cosy.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Bright family house in a beautiful village 1 mile from the sea
average rating of 4.111111 based on 12 reviews

A fantastic house with plenty of space and a great garden.

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent family holiday staying at Burnside. The house was bigger than we expected and the garden was a great source of fun for our children (especially the trampoline!). Good space for a BBQ outside. Overall we had a great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Burnside.
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Lovely place

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place with nice walks in the immediate vicinity. Accomodation was great -very well equipped kitchen etc. Lovely garden with playthings and trampoline - much enjoyed by the children and us.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Burnside in August 2011 with my partner and two young sons. We walked in and felt at home immediately. There was a cosy living room and a lovely kitchen - fully equipped (even with baby seat, plates and cutlery). The garden was enormous with plenty of space for us to relax or the children to play in within sight. It is only a minute or so walk to the bus stop (so you can get to the beaches) and a few minutes away from lots of trails. Everything in the house worked properly and the owner came over to see if we needed anything the day after we arrived.

I can't recommend it highly enough and would happily return.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely house in a charming area

  • 5 of 5

Very lovely house, comfortable and tastefully decorated, sunny and warm. Very nice also for the children, as one of the bedroom is a precious pink bedroom, perfect for a girl ! (but there is a blue one also) and a play area in the garden to keep them busy. The garden is beautiful, with a table to have lunch in the sun, and lots of flowers.The village is charming. In the proximate area, there is Sidmouth, very near by a beautiful little road. In the village there is a good pub. We are used to rent a lot for holidays and this one is a beautiful place to stay. We would have stayed longer and if we go back in the area, no doubt, we 'll stay there. I would recommend it to my friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barcelona, Spain

Mixture of Rustic and Mediterranean

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely house in a charming village close to the coast in the east of Devon.

The decoration of the house is a mixture of rustic and Mediterranean, with wooden floors and warm colours. Although the front of the house is quite simple, the inside and the garden more than compensate.

I was recommended this house by my brother and would definitely look this house up next time I return to England.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: September 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Geneva, Switzerland

Very Practical and Great for Kids

  • 4 of 5

We found Burnside perfectly located and enjoyed walking down to the shingle beach (about a mile/1.5km). It’s a good place for children with an enclosed safe garden. The house is extremely practical (e.g. the space, dishwasher and third bedroom) and is carefully decorated throughout and the garden and patio are lovely. The owner was very helpful. Otterton is a stunning village and a very pleasant place to spend a relaxing week.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mrs Emma Bower
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2017

About Mrs Emma Bower

Hello I am the owner, Emma. I have lived in Otterton for 19 years with my two children.

Mrs Emma Bower purchased this house in 1998

Why Mrs Emma Bower chose Budleigh Salterton

Otterton is a very popular village being close to the beach, lovely countryside and small towns yet it remains peaceful even in summer. It is a pretty thatched village with a nice pub, wonderful walks and the lovely river otter.

What makes this house unique

The garden in summer is a true haven, it is very long and almost merges into the surrounding countryside. There are many unusual trees and plenty of summer flowers.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed the peaceful village,which is safe for children and the nice pub. It was in a great location and very easy to get to places. The property is nicer than the pictures portray, a very enjoyable stay.
Jul 2011
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Budleigh Salterton
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Ladram Bay
Car: recommended

East Devon is a beautiful unspoilt stretch of coast and it also benefits from a wealth of tourist activities. There is Bicton Park and gardens only a mile away with lovely indoor and outdoor childrens play areas, train and beautifully landscaped gardens. Crealy Adventure Park (roller coaster, log flume and huge indoor play areas), Pecorama (mini steam trains, playground and gardens) The World of Country Life ( museum, animals and playgrounds) and Seaton Tramway are just a few places providing fun in fine or not so fine weather.

There are the beautiful houses and gardens of Killerton,A La Ronde and Escot to explore. Locally there is fishing on the River Otter or sea fishing. Most sea and sporting activities are available close by. There are lots of beautiful walks which can be done from the house, both river and coastal to Budleigh or Sidmouth. Further afield Dartmoor is 3/4 of an hour away and there is the rest of Devon to explore, the M5 is 15 minutes away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Budleigh Salterton, Devon

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

House available from Saturday 4pm to the following Saturday , check out time is 10 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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