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Podburys Cottage



Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property


Relax at this peaceful eco-friendlydetached cottage, 17thcentury grade II listed, and its half acre garden in the historic hamlet of Harpford on the River Otter - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet only 5 minutes by car/bus to Sidmouth.Wonderful walks from the doorstep, including theEast DevonWay. Podbury's has been the Green Tourism award - Gold. There are many places to visit nearbyencompassing wildlife, culture, family fun, heritage - something for everyone! Podbury's welcomes you at all seasons and is equally suitable for 2 persons or 6. It is comfortably furnished with charm and character. The spacious cosy rooms face south and overlook the secluded garden.


An entrance door leads to a spacious living room with feature brick fireplace (not for use) and exposed beams. Lovely dining room. Large farmhouse-style kitchen/breakfast room with dresser. Shower room with WC. Utility room ("the Green Room") with WC. Easy stairs to three good-sized bedrooms, one double and two twin.A Victorian-style bathroom with hand-held shower and WC. A mature half-acre garden with furniture. The fully enclosed garden is a delight: watch the birds, have an al fresco breakfast on the lawn, explore the wooded area. Visiting badgers drink at the pond (safety fenced), and nest boxes encourage tawny owl, dormouse and hedgehogs.


Changeover day: Friday

Wifi: Yes

Pets: Accepted at £25 per week

Parking: Private parking for two cars

Towels: Towels included

Appliances: TV with Freesat. DVD with Blue Ray, Hair dryer

Kitchen utilities: Gas oven.Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. 

Child amenities: A travel cot, highchair, step up stool & baby listening monitor are available

Secure undercover cycle storage, maps, guides, place for drying clothes. 

No short breaks available

£100 security deposit required

Offers: 10% discount for 2 guests during non school holidays

Travel to Harpford/Sidmouth: National Rail services to Exeter or Honiton. 08457 484950 or www.nationalrail.co.uk. National coach services to Exeter and local bus services from Exeter/Honiton 08712002233 orwww.traveline.info. Local taxi transfers - The Green Taxi Co 01395 568111 or www.thegreentaxicompany.com. By road: google AA route planner.If no one staying at Podbury's brings a car, please claim your £30 "green travel" discount.


3rd November 2018- 'Our first time to Devon and Podbury's Cottage and we have had a fantastic time and visited some lovely places. Podbury's Cottage is wonderful, such a charming, interesting place with lots of history. We loved exploring the area and would recommend it to anyone.'

19th October 2018- 'Such a comfortable, welcoming cottage with wonderful history. We loved the walks along the river and through the woods.'

12th October 2018- 'Our first visit to Podbury's Cottage and we loved it! Met up with family and friends and Charlie our cocker spaniel went to the beach daily!'

5th October 2018- 'The first Saturday here it poured down but cleared up just before the carnival! Such wonderful floats and lively music. The World of Country Life is wonderful and you can feed the deer and the lambs. I took the bus to Torquay and Brixham and had a lovely day out.'

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£420 to £990

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  • Propert Ref: 066
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bed format: 1 double, 4 single
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Rural Loc.
  • Detached
  • Character
  • Cot
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Toilets
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed


Enjoy England 3 Star Self Catering

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Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
05 Apr to 25 Apr £660 £462
26 Apr to 23 May £515 £361
24 May to 30 May £815 £571
31 May to 13 Jun £660 £462
14 Jun to 11 Jul £815 £571
12 Jul to 25 Jul £870 £609
26 Jul to 22 Aug £990 £693
23 Aug to 29 Aug £990 £693
30 Aug to 19 Sep £525 £368
20 Sep to 24 Oct £495 £347
25 Oct to 19 Dec £420 £294
Christmas £830 £581
New Year £830 £581
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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.