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Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
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Forches Head Cottage

Broadclyst (0.5mls E), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Overlooks the National Trust Ashclyst Forest with bird and wildlife popping by
  • Set in tranquil, rural surroundings
  • East Devon beaches are a short drive away Hunt for fossils on the Jurassic Coast
  • Exeter's city life is a short drive - indulge in retail therapy, dining and exploration of this fantastic historical city.
Property code: FORCH

This traditional cottage is a wonderful country retreat for those who want to get away from it all. With village amenities and many attractions nearby, the cottage has everything guests would need.

Set in a quiet location half a mile from Broadclyst Village, this semi-detached country cottage is an ideal holiday retreat. The property overlooks the National Trust Ashclyst Forest and is surrounded by wildlife, ideal for hikes or quiet walks along the forest paths. The East Devon coast can be reached by a short drive with both sandy and pebble beaches to choose from as well as several coastal walks. Take a fossil hunting walk on the Jurassic Coast. For a great family day out, Killerton House and Bicton Gardens are well worth visiting. The cathedral city of Exeter combines a modern shopping experience with places of interest such as the Roman wall, the ancient cathedral, and the quay area.

 Inside the property, the cosy lounge has characterful beams that help it feel warm and homely, and features a double sofa bed, an armchair, foot-rest, coal-effect electric fire, TV, DVD player and Freeview. The kitchen/diner is decorated in a farmhouse style with an electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine. The dining area has a table and seating for four people. There is one spacious double bedroom with TV/DVD reached via open cottage-style stairs and has an en-suite bathroom with a corner bath, shower over bath and WC. An inflatable bed is available for children aged eight and under.

Outside is a pretty, enclosed patio area, which can be accessed via the front door and through the side gate, which offers a garden table, two chairs and a BBQ, ideal for enjoying a drink and a meal on a summer evening. The patio commands lovely views across the surrounding fields and countryside. There is off-road parking available.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Kitchen with electric oven, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine
  • Electric and electric heating included during summer months
  • Off-road parking provided
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome, second by arrangement
  • Beach 8 miles, shop 1 mile, pub walking distance
  • Bedroom has a TV and DVD player
  • Ready inflatable bed is available for children aged 8 and under
  • Property adjoined to the owners home,  Privacy is assured

 

Kerry Pillinger

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Overall equipment
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Overall comfort
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Overall location
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Reviewed by Lyn 31st October 2020

Guest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 starsGuest rating 4.8 stars

Lovely warm and cosy cottage with plenty of conveniences. Lots of extras included-cleaning stuff/ washing up liquid/black sacks/hoover/torch/flask/hairdryer/books. Loads of hand sanitizer/towels. Lovely welcome gesture of flowers/eggs/milk and wine.

Reviewed by Alan 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 1st August 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 25th July 2020

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Lovely cottage on its own apart from the owners cottage attached. Complete privacy given. Very clean, well equipped, and extra cleaning materials left. Shower was really good, bed was comfortable. Be aware stairs are narrow! Would need a car to do much but theres plenty to do in the area. Would definitely stay again

Reviewed by Robert 22nd December 2019

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Lovely comfortable stay at Forches Head Cottage. Total privacy, great facilities and beautiful view. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Lisa 26th October 2019

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Reviewed by Arthur 7th September 2019

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Reviewed by Susan 24th August 2019

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Cottage was in a quiet location but ideal spot to drive out nice and central to drive along east or west coast. A pub is close by and a short drive to a spar. Cottage is sweet, comfy bed and decent shower too. Owners gave us total privacy and we enjoyed our week

Reviewed by Charles 17th August 2019

Guest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 starsGuest rating 4.2 stars

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Location

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