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View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
View down the private enclosed garden
The Lounge
Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
The twin room
The Master bedroom
Luxury Bathroom
Enjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...
Riverside access only 150 yards from the cottage
Perfect for a spot of fishing...
1 / 13  View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
2 / 13  Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
3 / 13  View down the private enclosed garden
4 / 13  The Lounge
5 / 13  Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
6 / 13  Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
7 / 13  Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
8 / 13  The twin room
9 / 13  The Master bedroom
10 / 13  Luxury Bathroom
11 / 13  Enjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...
12 / 13  Riverside access only 150 yards from the cottage
13 / 13  Perfect for a spot of fishing...

Joyce's Cottage

South Molton (9mls E), Exmoor
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • 16th Century Cottage located 150 yards from private riverside access to the River Yeo, which guests are welcome to enjoy
  • Situated on the Two Moors Way between the ‘Knowstone to Tarr Steps’ leg of the walk, its well placed to explore North and Mid Devon with your four legged friend
  • A short drive takes you to the quaint, market town of South Molton with its pannier market and shops
  • Snuggle up by the cosy woodburner in the lounge (first basket of logs included)
  • Within easy reach with wonderful sandy beaches at Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Westward Ho!
  • Conveniently located to enjoy a day out on Exmoor National Park with its dramatic scenery and quaint villages
Property code: 07280

On the ‘Two Moors Way’ This Devonshire Long House (reputed to be build late 16th Century) has been lovingly refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with the owner occupying the cottage next door. A warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured.

Joyce's Cottage nestles within the beautiful Yeo Valley on the southern border of Exmoor, just outside the quaint village of Yeo Mill it encompasses its own meandering section of the River Yeo which is a tributary to the River Creedy. This 16th Century cottage is on the Two Moors Way between the ‘Knowstone to Tarr Steps’ leg of the walk which links Ivybridge (South Coast) to Lynmouth (North Coast). The market town of South Molton is nine miles away, where two markets are held in the historic pannier market each week, there is a supermarket, independent shops and numerous cafes and pubs to choose from as well as the remarkable ‘Quince Honey Farm’. North Devon's stunning coastline is within easy reach with wonderful sandy beaches at Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Westward Ho!

You are welcomed into the accommodation through the front door where you will be greeted by the lounge enjoying comfy sofa and armchairs, Sky Q, DVD and WiFi (supported by Fibre Optic BroadBand). Dominating the lounge is a cosy woodburner (first basket of logs included) perfect for those cooler evenings. The well-equipped kitchen is located to the left and has an induction hob, oven, combination microwave, fridge, dishwasher and large oak six seat dining table. Through the kitchen there is a utility room with washing machine and sink a perfect space for managing muddy boots and wet dogs. Here to (for your convenience) is a small freezer . A staircase leads up to two good size bedrooms, one double and one dual aspect twin room. There is also a delightful shower room on this floor with a large power shower and WC. Venturing outside you will find a patio area and BBQ with seating that overlooks the enclosed (dog secure) garden, a perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee. At the bottom of the garden is the Car park, this off road parking can easily accommodate two cars or a motor home, about 100yds from there is the River Yeo that is defended by a fence and lockable sheep gate.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin room
  • 1 shower room, with large power shower and WC
  • Woodburner with first basket of logs included
  • Fully enclosed (dog secure) garden
  • Hair dryer provided
  • Induction hob, oven, combination microwave
  • Fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and small freezer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars or motor home
  • Fast up to 90Mb Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Trout farm 2 miles away
  • Sky Q and DVD in the lounge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Private access to River Yeo

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Glenn 17th March 2020

Incredibly clean throughout, with a very well equipped kitchen. We often self cater and are generally disappointed by the poor standard of kitchen equipment, this place had everything you could need and more! Everything is finished to a very high standard, and all the furniture is very comfortable. Log burner is a lovely feature and very easy to usRead moree. Loved how the owners of the property left out loads of bird food for busy birds in the garden. Beautiful place, wed love to stay again! Hide

Reviewed by Bec 6th March 2020

Pretty little cottage, very clean, comfortable and cosy and caters well for dogs, with a fantastic, large enclosed garden. Access to a paddock and a stream too. The perfect hideaway to escape to! Very peaceful, with lovely walks from your doorstep or a short drive away. Some very nice pubs and restaurants within easy reach and a visit to the coast Read moremakes a nice day trip. Wonderful hosts nearby if you need them, otherwise you wouldn't know they're just next door, very discrete. Highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Duncan 18th October 2019

Joyce's Cottage is a well presented and well maintained property. It is in a reasonable location but, like many holiday cottages, you still have to get in the car to reach places of interest or nights out for entertainment. It has been well stocked with equipment for your stay and a nice garden for any pets. Just be sure to duck when going down theRead more stairs! Hide

Reviewed by Darren 13th October 2019

The cottage was beautiful and well equipped it was in a remote location but suited us as very quiet. It was ideal for touring around as the coast less than 1 hour away and exmoor and the walks on your doorstep.

Reviewed by Jean 8th September 2019

The cottage is lovely and very safe. You do have to be prepared to drive round very windy narrow lanes to go anywhere. Having said that the location is lovely and very relaxing.

Reviewed by Jayne 16th August 2019

We really enjoyed our 2 weeks at the cottage, it was in a lovely hamlet with a rural atmosphere, it was a good central location for all our trips about! The garden was pleasant & the brook at the bottom was very pretty & the dog liked a paddle! Would highly recommend!

Reviewed by Vicki 2nd August 2019

Tastefully decorated with a well-equipped kitchen (a good range of implements! The owners go to some length to make you feel welcome with nice touches and are not at all intrusive. I had a nice chat with Paul. Lovely rural location with a proper, escape-proof garden - this alone is an excellent feature with our Houdini dog! It is rural (you have toRead more drive to get to any shops) but it was fun to get properly 'lost' around Exmoor - (unless you use Satnav - we didn't!). Beautiful part of the world. Hide

Reviewed by Mandy 5th July 2019

The hosts, Paul and Natalie, were very friendly and welcoming. They were discreet but accessible and we heard nothing to indicate there was a young family living next door. Very well appointed with all mod cons and off-road parking, it's hard to beat. Although somewhat remote, which we loved, we were able to arrange an online grocery delivery for tRead morehe morning after our arrival. Ideally situated for exploring Exmoor with the dog. We can't recommend this cottage highly enough! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 24th May 2019

Really lovely cottage, spotlessly clean & well-equipped & in a super countryside location. We had a great time, kids loved it too & our doggy was more than happy with the paddock & river to play in. Unintrusive owners but very friendly & more than happy to help with anything. A good base for exploring Exmoor & N Devon coast but no services in the tRead moreiny hamlet, be prepared to put the miles in! Hide

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View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
View down the private enclosed garden
The Lounge
Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
The twin room
The Master bedroom
Luxury Bathroom
Enjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...
Show 1 moreRiverside access only 150 yards from the cottage

Location

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