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Higher Thorn Barn



Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property

Higher Thorn Barn is a superb bungalow style barn conversion adjoining open fields where donkeys quietly graze.The property is on the outskirts of Sidmouth near Salcombe Regis and occupies a truly enviable semi-rural location just a few minutes walk from the Jurassic Coastal Path. Sidmouth is approximately a one hour walk along the path enjoying the most breath taking views of Lyme Bay. The accommodation is beautifully furnished with tasteful decor throughout and many homely touches, lovingly cared for by the owner who lives in the nearby thatched cottage. Afternoon tea and fresh farm eggs awaits your arrival!


Level access from the parking space. Cosy sitting room with wood burner.Very well equipped modern kitchen. Dining room. There is one double bedroom and one single bedroom.Newly installed tiled shower room with electric shower, hand basin and WC. Outside there is a lovely enclosed patio garden with uninterrupted views across the fields towards the coastal path.

Essential Information

Changeover day: Saturday

One well behaved dog accepted charged at £25 per week

Parking opposite property with level access

Large flat screen TV. DVD.Wi Fi.

Electric ceramic hob and oven. Fridge with ice box. Microwave. Washing machine

Bed linen and towels included. Hair dryer

Electric heating throughout with electricity included. Wood burner with logs provided.  

Enclosed patio style garden with garden furniture and BBQ

Visitor Comments

21st October 2016 - We had a fabulous week in this lovely cottage - thank you for such a wonderful stay. The Richardsons

19th August 2016 - Beautiful cottage in a great location, wonderful views of Church street from the landing window - wonderful week. Wescott family

15th July 2016 -'Lovely cottage in an excellent location, very clean and well equipped. we had a wonderful time. Frank & Mieke, Holland

18th June 2016 - 'A lovely tranquil place, well equipped and thank you for the 'extras' to welcome us. Tom, Dick and Harry an added bonus. A lovely peaceful stay, we will return.' Janice, Chris and Poppy the dog

11th June 2016 - 'Thank you for all the thoughtful treats to welcome us. 1st time visit. What a peaceful place and Tom, Dick and Harry on their best behaviour. 5 star accommodation - could not fault it and sitting out was great on the patio. We shall return!' Graham & Kate

27th May 2016 - 'Lovely welcome with the cream tea and eggs, not to mention Tom, Dick and Harry. Well equipped, everything catered for.' Dave & Mags

21st May 2016 - 'Location, location is everything and this is superb. Extras appreciated. Thank you for a lovely holiday.' Mr & Mrs G

14th May 2016 - 'Thank you for all the welcoming extras, very much appreciated. We have had a lovely week enjoying the wide variety of gardens, beach and shops, returning each day to the warm comfortable cottage. Love the donkeys.' Richard and Lin

7th May 2016 - 'Thank you for your welcoming treats. Another perfect holiday in your well equipped cottage and the company of Tom, Dick and Harry.' Brenda & Sally

30th April 2016 - 'Thank you for another lovely visit. Glad of the wood burner this time.' Pat, Gill & Benny

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£285 to £515

Full pricing guide >
  • Propert Ref: 349
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double, 1 single
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Rural Loc.
  • Detached
  • Character
  • Open Fire
  • OK for Less Able
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed

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Price Breaks from 2017 Week Price Short Break Price*
21 Oct to 27 Oct £375 £263
28 Oct to 22 Dec £285 £200
Christmas £415 £291
New Year £415 £291
Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 23 Mar £305 £214
24 Mar to 13 Apr £440 £308
14 Apr to 27 Apr £355 £248
28 Apr to 25 May £395 £277
26 May to 01 Jun £440 £308
02 Jun to 15 Jun £470 £329
16 Jun to 20 Jul £495 £347
21 Jul to 31 Aug £550 £385
01 Sep to 14 Sep £440 £308
15 Sep to 28 Sep £395 £277
29 Sep to 19 Oct £355 £248
20 Oct to 26 Oct £395 £277
27 Oct to 21 Dec £305 £214
Christmas £440 £308
New Year £440 £308
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*Short Break prices shown are for 3 nights only, please call for 4 or 5 night prices if required. Short Breaks are available from the end of October half term to the start of the Easter school holidays, or at the owners' discretion for a last minute booking at other times of the year. Unfortunately it would be most unusual for us to be in a position to consider a short break at peak holiday times, such as the October and February half terms or over the Christmas, New Year and Easter breaks.