Riverside Cottage is a very quintessential English cottage being whitewashed with a thatch roof and is located in a very rural position down a track, over a ford and is surrounded by open fields. The Cottage is full of character having many original features including exposed beams and a lovely inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner in the sitting room.
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A good level of quality & facilities
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Exceptional quality throughout
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A truly idyllic escape from the real world. The only passing traffic being the occasional horse or donkey using the bridleway that runs behind the cottage and the very occasional farm vehicle. Harcombe is a sleepy hamlet within the Sid Valley, which is part of East Devon's "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". Just 5 minutes from Sidford with its convenience store and excellent pub. Just 10 minutes to the seaside town of Sidmouth with shops, restaurants, leisure facilities and beach.
A very well-equipped cottage style kitchen, with a wide beamed archway to a cosy and tastefully furnished dining room/sitting room with a feature inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Door to patio and garden. Cloakroom with W.C. "Garden room", a lovely relaxing room overlooking the garden with French doors to patio with glorious uninterrupted views over the local countryside. Stairs from sitting room to first floor. Bedroom 1 has a double bed and an en-suite shower room with W.C. Bedroom 2 has twin single beds and a bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin and W.C. This is a very old cottage and as has many character features retained during the restoration work, like low ceilings and beams. Outside there is a patio with table and chairs to eat at or just to enjoy the extensive country views. Charming garden to the front of the cottage, enclosed on two sides by borders, hedges and trees running towards the adjacent field where the river tributary "Snod Brook" runs through. A bridleway runs behind the cottage which is ideal for dog walking. Dogs must be kept on a lead as farm animals graze in the area. There are other lovely walks and lanes close by. Emergency telephone available. There is enough private parking for two cars.
Facts & Features
- Cooker & Hob
- Fridge/ freezer
- Stereo System
- UK TV
- Washing Machine
- Central Heating
- Car Parking
- Bathroom Towels
- Iron & ironing board
- Hair Dryer
- Bed Linen
- Wood Burner
- Tumble Dryer
- Walk In Shower
- Downstairs Loo
- Welcome Hamper
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