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Customer's Choice 2015

Drakes Barn

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Yarcombe
Grade 4 Star rating
Customer's Choice 2015
Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets 2
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Description

Visit the Yarty Valley with its rolling meadows and ancient woods on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, where this holiday property lies.

Nestling in the spectacular Yarty Valley with its steep rolling meadows and ancient woods on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, an AONB, this converted Grade II, 500-year-old holiday property lies adjacent to the owner’s home. With many original features and decorated and furnished to a very good standard, it lies in Yarcombe, a pretty Devon village with historical Norman church and old inn. There are many walks from the door and lots of birds and wildlife to observe. Close by is the Jurassic Coast with Sidmouth, Seaton and Beer well worth visiting. Shops 5 miles.

Beamed living room with wood-burning stove and flagstone floor. Beamed kitchen/dining room with flagstone floor. Utility. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom with zip & link beds and TV. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Small enclosed courtyard garden with furniture
  • Shared landscaped grounds
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Secure cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking

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Features

  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Customer’s ChoiceCustomer’s Choice
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/05/2016
    Great place to stay, David & Caroline made us very welcome and are nice friendly people, stayed with our Springer, all blankets & beds provided for your pet, loads of logs for wood burner, very atmospheric, lots of unusual very old books, lovely welcome pack, total relaxation.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/05/2016
    Couldn't ask for more....lovely owners, very welcoming. The cottage is just perfect and great value. Very comfortable bed !!! Superb views from the cottage, very quiet location and perfect dark skies at night for star gazing. Brilliant....will come again.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 08/04/2016
    Nice cottage, well equipped and very clean, calm environment, beautiful gardens. We had an excellent stay.


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 04/04/2016
    Lovely place to stay, idyllic location. A lovely basket of goodies on arrival was a lovely touch. We had a warm welcome. Information on the local area was at hand from a basket provided in the living room, which had a lovely log-burner and a big sofa for all the family to snuggle up on. Pleasant small space outside, next to the kitchen to sit and have a meal while listening to the birds. A little orchard could also be used if needed. A home from home. would definitely recommend to friends. a big thanks to the owners for a fabulous short break.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 26/10/2015
    The log burner was one of the main reasons for going to Drakes Barn and it didn't disappoint. Great location for a get away from it all break. The owners made us feel very special and their local knowledge, which they were happy to share, was invaluable. Dog, children and adults all very happy.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/10/2015
    Great 4day break made very welcome,cottage a delight would go again.


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 10/07/2015
    The cottage is very cosy, comfortable and clean. The only thing that let's it down is the bathroom. The ceiling over the bath is extremely sloping, so much , you have to sit in the bath to shower. No problem for children and the agile, but a no go for older people. It is set in an idelic spot, all you can hear are birds, and overlooking the owners lovely garden.


  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2015
    Lovely cottage beautifully clean, but having a bad back would have appreciated more comfortable beds. Beds aside it really is a lovely place and the owner is very welcoming and helpful. Very peaceful location in the middle of great countryside. Really enjoyed our stay and would go back.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 11/09/2015
    Drakes Barn is very comfortable and such a beautiful cottage, was perfectly located for us as we wanted to visit the north and south coasts and the owners were very welcoming. Our two dogs loved the cottage as well!


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/08/2015
    Beautiful cottage, well equipt and tidy. David and Caroline were very friendly and helpful, and we loved their welcome pack... It was a really lovely touch. Well placed if you don't mind driving to places, although not a great deal within walking distance. Didn't stop us though with trips to Sidmouth, Exeter and Escot. Actually can't wait to go back!


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