Chapel Cottage is a stunning detached thatched property located in the very heart of the countryside. The accommodation is set in stunning well-maintained gardens with a patio area for guests to be able to sit and enjoy the lovely views over the rolling hills.
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Part of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Harcombe lies less than three miles inland from Sidmouth and just 1.5 miles to Sidford, with Spar mini-supermarket, pharmacy and two local pubs.
Built in 1640 and originally the site of the local chapel, Chapel Cottage has been owned by the same family for generations, once forming part of the Sand Estate in Sidbury, home to the Huyshe family for over 500 years.
The cottage would suit anyone wanting a quiet, relaxing, "get away from it all" holiday. With abundant wildlife in the large garden and surrounding fields, its inglenook fireplace for cosy winter fires, patio area for al fresco summer meals, masses of daffodils and primroses in the spring and spectacular views of countryside glowing gold in the autumn. With central heating throughout Chapel Cottage is the perfect holiday destination during any season.
A large attractive entrance hall leading to
Cosy sitting room with original exposed beams, inglenook fireplace for log fires, shuttered window with window seat overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside. Door to garden.
Large dining room with serving hatch to kitchen, dual aspect shuttered windows, window seat, exposed beams and ornamental inglenook fireplace (not for use).
Spacious, fitted Shaker style kitchen with stable door to garden.
Large washroom with traditional ceiling pulley clothes airer, generous-sized power shower cubicle and separate W.C.
On the first floor are two charming bedrooms,
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with exposed beams and country views
Bedroom 2: A good sized twin bedroom with exposed beams and delightful far reaching country views.
Bathroom with bath and W.C.
Outside there is a large lawned garden and patio area with attractive garden furniture and parasol. There is also parking for four cars.
Guests can explore the surrounding area with beautiful walks along the South West Coast Path and East Devon Way Nearby there is the beautiful Edwardian town of Sidmouth with its array of independant shops, beach with esplanade and a good variety of places to eat including Neil's Restaurant, Pea Green Boat, Dukes and the Anchor Inn.
Facts & Features
- Accessibility guide available
- Cooker & Hob
- Fridge/ freezer
- DVD Player
- Stereo System
- UK TV
- Washing Machine
- Central Heating
- Car Parking
- Bathroom Towels
- Iron & ironing board
- Hair Dryer
- Bed Linen
- Walk In Shower
- Downstairs Loo
- Open Fire
No. of Pets
- High Chair
Quality In Tourism Grading
- 4 Star Silver
Clean, Safe & Legal
- Clean, Safe & Legal
Travel information to Devon
By car: From the A3052 Exeter to Lyme Regis road at the Bowd Inn take the B3175 turning towards Sidmouth.
By bus: From Exeter bus station take number 9 bus to Sidmouth Triangle. Approximately 50 minutes.
By train: The closest train station is Honiton. Approximately 15 minutes away.
By plane: The closest airport is Exeter International. Approximately 30 minutes
Local taxi company: Peak Taxis Sidmouth