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Picket Mead

29 reviews
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
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Charming 16th century, detached cottage, between Beer and Branscombe Picket Mead, with its beamed ceilings and wood burning stove, is a traditional 16th century cottage which has recently been sympathetically restored and modernised. It is situated adjacent to the church in the rural village of Southleigh, which is in an area of outstanding beauty, just ten minutes drive from Beer and Branscombe and 20 minutes from Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. Besides leaflets on places to visit and inns serving good food, there are booklets and maps highlighting lovely local and cliff top walks. The accommodation comprises a beamed sitting room with wood burner, colour TV with DVD, sofas and comfortable chairs and kitchen with dining for 4/5, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and double sink. U...Charming 16th century, detached cottage, between Beer and Branscombe Picket Mead, with its beamed ceilings and wood burning stove, is a traditional 16th century cottage which has recently been sympathetically restored and modernised. It is situated adjacent to the church in the rural village of Southleigh, which is in an area of outstanding beauty, just ten minutes drive from Beer and Branscombe and 20 minutes from Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. Besides leaflets on places to visit and inns serving good food, there are booklets and maps highlighting lovely local and cliff top walks. The accommodation comprises a beamed sitting room with wood burner, colour TV with DVD, sofas and comfortable chairs and kitchen with dining for 4/5, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and double sink. Upstairs there are two bedrooms with double beds, a single bedroom and additional landing room. The newly fitted bathroom has both bath and shower. There is also an outside toilet. There is an outside sitting area and a pretty and sunny south facing cottage garden. There is also off road parking provided. This response was left by one of our guests. 'We have really enjoyed our stay at 'Picket Mead'. The cottage is delightful and you made us feel very welcome. Thank you. Hope to return soon'. Alison Southcott More
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About the Owner
Marion C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2011
Interaction with guests
I am always there to greet guests and sometimes stay the whole of the visit. Otherwise I leave on Saturday night or Sunday morning and then return the following Thursday or Friday morning so that I am there before guests depart. If there are any problems I can always be contacted on my mobile.
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Reviewed 3 August 2019

cosy little cottage..... Marion is very friendly and helpful. But the House needs some refurnishments. Most of the old cupboards smells very moldy inside....some things are broken and should be renewed like the foodmat, the huge clothes dryer for the garden. garden toilet seat etc......More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Storyteller432829
Guide307965, VR Owner at Picket Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

We are glad that you and your children enjoyed staying in our cosy cottage and made full use of its sunny garden While you were there we replaced a broken garden chair with a seat for two which you then made full use of Instead...More

Reviewed 18 February 2019

What a great find this cosy, unfussy and homely cottage was for our family of 3 It's tranquil setting just a few miles from the coast makes it the perfect destination for a South coast holiday with beaches, walks, cycling etc etc all on your...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Edward S
Guide307965, VR Owner at Picket Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019

We're so glad that you all enjoyed your holiday in our cosy cottage set in such picturesque surroundings. Marion

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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We chose this cottage as we liked the idea of somewhere 'away from it all', and it is certainly that. To reach it you have to negotiate several miles of very narrow lanes with few passing places. This of course is not the fault of...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank petersmith700
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

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Date of stay: September 2018
Guide307965, VR Owner at Picket Mead, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A quiet little cottage in a beautiful landscape. Friendly people (Marion) and nice towns (Beer). We will come back.

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Barbara R
Management response:Responded 31 October 2017

We were so glad you enjoyed your stay and are planning to come back Marion

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Toaster
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Southleigh country fair is normally held on the second Wednesday in August. The historic village of Colyton is well worth walking around. Blackberry camp is just one mile away and there are good walks all around.
How to get there
Drive to Honiton, take road to Seaton and turn left for Southleigh. The house is the white one near the church
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