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Grebe Cottage

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Within 1 mile of Sidmouth, Grebe forms one of three characterful cottages that have been carefully converted from a range of barns to provide high quality holiday accommodation. Bulverton was originally part of the Manor of Sidmouth, once owned by the Monks of St Michael. Sheldrake cottage was originally an 18th century corn mill, while Grebe and Pintail cottages formed part of the early Victorian farm buildings.Adjacent to the owner's delightful home, the cottage enjoy a south facing aspect, having a private patio with garden furniture overlooking the large shared garden and surrounding countryside, an ideal place for relaxing on warm summer evenings. The cottage is tastefully furnished to a high standard with pleasing colour schemes throughout and have a wealth of exposed beams and truss...Within 1 mile of Sidmouth, Grebe forms one of three characterful cottages that have been carefully converted from a range of barns to provide high quality holiday accommodation. Bulverton was originally part of the Manor of Sidmouth, once owned by the Monks of St Michael. Sheldrake cottage was originally an 18th century corn mill, while Grebe and Pintail cottages formed part of the early Victorian farm buildings.Adjacent to the owner's delightful home, the cottage enjoy a south facing aspect, having a private patio with garden furniture overlooking the large shared garden and surrounding countryside, an ideal place for relaxing on warm summer evenings. The cottage is tastefully furnished to a high standard with pleasing colour schemes throughout and have a wealth of exposed beams and trusses.ACCOMMODATION:This cottage has a traditional layout with bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. Level entrance into spacious, bright and airy living room with outlook over the garden. Modern oak fitted kitchen with dining area. Stairs to first floor. Two pretty bedrooms with exposed beams and outlook over the garden. One bedroom with a double bed second bedroom with twin beds. Bathroom with shower over bath and W.C. Private patio area and parking. One small dog accepted at an additional charge of £25 so please do mention this when requesting a quote. There is a one acre enclosed field where they may be exercised.More
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Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This rental was very good. The facilities especially the kitchen/ dining. Very spacious for 2 bedroom rental. Photos give a very accurate impression. A minor niggle-no hairdryer seemed a bit odd and the use of washer/dryer at £3 per use not clearly specified but seemed...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank MargaretP
Reviewed 29 June 2014

A well positioned cottage to Sidmouth with easy parking and a pleasing outlook. The cottage was well equipped and had good sized rooms including the bedrooms. There is a good outside space with tables and benches for al fresco dining or just a cup of...More

Date of stay: June 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION: T.V. dvd and cd/radio. Wi Fi internet connection. Microwave, fridge, electric cooker. Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Night storage heating throughout. Electricity included from 22nd April until 30th September thereafter charged as used by meter reading. Bed linen is included, duvets on beds. Private parking and patio area with BBQ. Large shared garden. The cottage is not suitable for pets or children under 10. We politely ask guests to refrain from smoking inside the cottage. Friday changeover. Friday changeover.
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About the neighbourhood
The heart of the town is busy and attractive and it is well worth browsing amongst the range of quality shops and listed buildings. The esplanade overlooks a pebble beach and tranquil seaside activities. To the western end a jutting sandstone promontory, surmounted by Jacob's Ladder and the impressive floral display of Connaught Garrdens, separates the Esplanade from the mile log beach of sea-washed sand at Western Beach. With sports facilities - including a indoor swimming pool, sailing, windsurfing, tennis, bowls, croquet, cricket and golf - in the quiet serenity of the town's well maintained parks and gardens, Sidmouth offers a variety of interests to all visitor - young and old. August sees the charming Sidmouth Folk Week in full swing with local bands and amateur performers taking...
How to get there
Fast trains from London (Waterloo) to Honiton and from the North, the Midlands and London (Paddington) to Exeter St Davids. Frequent bus services connect St David's with Exeter bus station from where there is a regular bus service. There is a regular bus service from Honiton railway station except on Sundays. For further information contact Stagecoach Devon on 01392 427711 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50. Exeter Airport is 30 minutes from Sidmouth with scheduled services for domestic and international flights.
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