Porch Cottage is a cosy 16th Century thatch cottage on Sidford high street. It has many character features including exposed beams and low ceilings! The thick walls and secondary glazing keeps noise to a minimum. Sidford is a thriving village with a pretty riverside walk and cycle path through The Byes along the River Sid leading to Sidmouth and the coast approximately 2-mile level walk. Sidford has a Spar supermarket, Fish & Chip shop, two good pubs and a very good restaurant, The Salty Monk, and is well positioned for exploring the lovely towns and villages close by.
The private entrance leads into the lounge, with two comfy sofas, feature fire-place and dining area.
Off the lounge is the well-equipped kitchen.
There is a downstairs bathroom with shower over the bath and basin, with a separate W.C.
Upstairs there is a further W.C and basin, plus two bedrooms.
Bedroom 1: King size bed with wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Private patio area at the front with a bench seat.
Parking: A parking permit is provided free of charge for the Car Park in Sidford, behind Spar, a few minutes from the cottage.
Guests can explore the Jurassic Coast whilst enjoying stunning walks in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The South West Coast Path. The Donkey Sanctuary, Crealy and Pecorama are all nearby for fun filled days with the kids. There are a wide range of activities nearby, from Paddleboarding and water skiing to Golf at Sidmouth Golf Club. Sidmouth and the nearby local towns have a wealth of independent boutique shops, cafes and restaurants, including Otterton Mill and Lympstone Manor.
Facts & Features
- Cooker & Hob
- Fridge/ freezer
- UK TV
- Washing Machine
- Central Heating
- Car Parking
- Bathroom Towels
- Iron & ironing board
- Hair Dryer
- Bed Linen
- King Size Bed Available
- Downstairs Loo
- Welcome Hamper
- Walking Distance to Beach
- Walking Distance to Supermarket
- Walking Distance to Town Centre
- Walking Distance to Pub
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