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Sidbury Retreat

Sidmouth (3mls NE), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated in the parish village of Sidbury which boasts an arrange of local shops, cafes and a pub
  • Perfectly situated to discover The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and its 185 million years of history
  • The seaside town of Sidmouth is home to beautiful beaches, shopping, cafes, restaurants and pubs
  • An abundance of footpaths and bridleways are within easy reach of your doorstep for you to explore
  • Nearby are many coastal resorts, from bird watching in Exmouth to fossil collecting in Lyme Regis
  • Enjoy the many shows Manor Pavilion in Sidmouth has to offer throughout the year
Property code: 52814

This holiday property is perfect for couples, growing families or a trio of friends seeking home comforts without sacrificing style. The village of Sidbury has plenty to offer. There is a shop, village pub and a local church. Footpaths and bridleways are accessible.

This beautiful cottage is perfectly situated for an idyllic retreat just inland from the beautiful sea side town of Sidmouth. It provides a great base to explore the unspoilt countryside, Jurassic coast and why not enjoy a local Devonshire cream tea. Beneath the distinctive red cliffs and green hills of the Sid Valley is the nearby seaside town of Sidmouth, known for its timeless charm and festivals. The River Otter close by meanders its way via Ottery St Mary down to the estuary in Budleigh Salterton and is a good place to spot wildlife including kingfishers, otters and even beavers.

As you enter this charming cottage, ahead of you is a lobby, a great space for you to hang your coats and kick off your boots. Following on, you enter the spectacular lounge area, which boasts period charm with its exposed beams and delightful fire place with gas effect fire. A truly beautiful space to relax, after a long day of exploring all that South Devon has to offer. Relax watching a good film on TV of listen to your favourite music via the  Amazon Echo Dot. To the rear of the lounge is a beautiful kitchen, which is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer and a coffee machine. Leading off the kitchen is a light and airy conservatory area, where you can sit down and enjoy an evening meal around the dining table with a view over the garden and surrounding countryside. Heading back into the lounge area, a door leads to the staircase which will lead you upstairs where you will find two bedrooms, one double with wall mounted TV and one single with Smart TV and internet access, there is also a shower room with shower and WC on this floor.

Heading outside via the conservatory area, you will find an enclosed patio style garden at the rear of the property with furniture and a BBQ (charcoal not included). There is roadside parking available in the village subject to availability.

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

  • Property suitable for 3 people
  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 single, both with TV
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, washer/dryer, tumble dryer and coffee machine
  • Smart TV
  • Electric and gas central heating included
  • Head height is restricted at entrance to bottom of stairs
  • Towels included
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 2 dogs welcome, however not permitted upstairs
  • Beach 3.5 miles, pub, shop and butchers within walking distance
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Bus stop at the end of the road to Exeter via Honiton and to Sidmouth

This property is personally managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin 19th October 2019

Pleasant situation; very quiet neighbours. Parking outside cottage at this time no problem but careful with the wall. Conservatory pleasant enough but more but more of an add on that proper conservatory. Need for anyone over 5'10" to watch head-space and stairs could be difficult. Local shop ideal for essentials and newspaper; pleasant proprietors.Read more Hide

Reviewed by Robin 23rd September 2019

Great cottage, perfect location .We had no problems with coming back and spending the afternoon there on our rainy day home from home. This was our first holiday with a dog and garden was dog friendly .

Reviewed by Heather 14th September 2019

We spent a lovely week exploring Sidbury and the surrounding area, such a friendly village and the cottage was perfect.

Reviewed by Wendy 7th September 2019

First time holiday renters so not sure what to expect. We found it well above our expectations. Comfortable, cosy, very high spec. A south facing garden with beautiful views. Bought our 2 dogs with us and enjoyed the millennium field to let them run free. Many lovely walks around. We shall rent again from you.

Reviewed by Shirley 24th August 2019

Excellent property, lovely basket of goodies on arrival plus prosecco and fresh flowers, what a lovely touch. Vew from garden outstanding. Everything you could think of was to hand. Parking outside also ok.

Reviewed by Grace 17th August 2019

This cottage was in an amazing location. It was beautifully presented, spacious, excellently equipped and extremely comfortable. Wonderful goodies were there to greet us even milk in the fridge and a delicious fresh loaf. One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Ryan 3rd August 2019

Lovely cottage in a nice location near plenty of dog friendly places, beaches and pubs to visit. Didn't have a problem parking outside the cottage.

Reviewed by Melanie 27th July 2019

Beautiful little cottage, immaculately presented and fully equipped. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Carolyn 29th June 2019

Sidbury Retreat is a delightful Cottage in a lovely area of Devon. The Cottage is well equipped and every need has been thought of. There are interesting places to visit and good eateries nearby. The local pub (The Red Lion is very close and offers a warm welcome - It is not open on a Sunday evening or on a Monday). Local footpaths are near to the Read morecottage. Hide

Reviewed by John 22nd June 2019

The cottage was very nice .no noise .good pub and shop.3 miles Sidmouth the stairs are awkward .we enjoyed are stay

Reviewed by Peter 15th June 2019

The cottage had everything we needed indoors and out., including nice treats on arrival. Set in a lovely village with good pub and village shop. Was a great base for walking, visiting NT properties and local attractions such as donkey sanctuary and West Somerset railway.

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