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Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Charming thatched cottage with a mezzanine floor to the bedroom which can be set out with 2 single beds or put together to create a super king size bed. There is a single bed settee in the property (upstairs) for another person (ideally children). Large corner bath. Shower available in the main house next door. Washing machine and tumble dryer available in the main house next door. Lovely kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave on request. TV with Freeview and DVD player with small selection of DVDs Board games Books Views to Dartmoor. Sun trap patio. Private parking right next to property. Sensible, clean dogs allowed, but not on the furniture please. Charge is £20 / dog / stay (payable in cash to me when you're on your holiday here) Fantastic location for exploring on bike, f...Charming thatched cottage with a mezzanine floor to the bedroom which can be set out with 2 single beds or put together to create a super king size bed. There is a single bed settee in the property (upstairs) for another person (ideally children). Large corner bath. Shower available in the main house next door. Washing machine and tumble dryer available in the main house next door. Lovely kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave on request. TV with Freeview and DVD player with small selection of DVDs Board games Books Views to Dartmoor. Sun trap patio. Private parking right next to property. Sensible, clean dogs allowed, but not on the furniture please. Charge is £20 / dog / stay (payable in cash to me when you're on your holiday here) Fantastic location for exploring on bike, foot or horse. Amazing network of footpaths, bridleways and small lanes from the doorstep. 1/2 hour from Dartmoor, Exmoor or the beach. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
One well behaved, who is friendly with people / dogs / cats / horses and completely house trained dog at extra cost depending on what you've got. Please message to discuss
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
amy r
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:81%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2021

The cottage is very very charming. It's perfectly equipped and very comfortable. It's located in the middle of nowhere, but with easy access to small villages and the sea is only 30 minutes away or so. The host are welcoming and helpful. Definitely recommend.

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank StanPrat
Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Very nice place , owners very helpful , drive to many beach locations, shorts drives to pubs and restaurants.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank traceyr192
Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

We stayed in this beautiful cottage for a week with our little doggies . It is perfectly placed for peace and quiet but also close to pubs and beaches and lovely walks . Any and Sean are great hosts and super helpful and friendly ....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Lesley H
Live Love L, VR Owner at Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

Thank you very much, it was lovely to have you to stay in our cottage :-)

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Reviewed 25 June 2019

Date of stay: June 2019
Reviewed 7 January 2019

The property is very well appointed with everything you need, a truly tasteful barn style conversion, well laid out with ample space whilst retaining its charming features. Nestled in the heart of the west Devon countryside with everything you need in easy reach ,including pubs...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank Ian B
Live Love L, VR Owner at Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I visited Devon with my partner, when looking where to stay we chanced upon this fabulous little ‘holiday let’. Though bitterly cold outside the cottage was lovely and cosy. Basics were provided, tea, coffee, bread etc not to forget the lovely fresh bantam eggs! Amy,...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank bcjc76
amyroony, VR Owner at Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks very much Ben!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Very beautiful mid Devon countryside with hills, valleys, big rivers. Lots of bridleways and footpaths from the village. Locally there are quite a few nature reserves and Dartmoor and Exmoor are half an hour. Towns nearby include Okehampton, Chulmleigh, Barnstaple, Bideford, Torrington, Hatherleigh, Crediton. Exeter is 30 miles and can be reached from a train - nearest station is Eggesford (5 miles).
Getting around
Walking, cycling, car, horse, bus.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage

Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Higher Skellies Holiday Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.