Fursdon Cottage - Devon, Sleeps 5-6
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Fursdon Cottage - Fursdon, Cadbury, Devon, England - Sleeps 5-6

Fursdon Cottage

Offering a choice of three holiday homes, Fursdon is a traditional farming estate of some seven hundred and fifty acres, set amongst beautiful rolling Devonshire countryside. One of Devon's oldest family homes, it has been within the same family for twenty three generations!

Sitting in the heart of Devon, yet just a twenty minute drive from the vibrant city of Exeter, the estate provides a peaceful haven for those looking to relax, whilst being within easy reach of the many local attractions.

Ideal for couples, families or friends, there are two award winning holiday apartments located within the historic manor house (Park Wing sleeping two to six guests and Garden Wing sleeping three), along with a delightful stone cottage within the grounds offering 5 Star accommodation for up to six guests. Fursdon Cottage (featured in this advert) has a wonderful cosy feel, with lots of character which has been enhanced with a stylish decor and beautiful fabrics. Soak up the sunshine from the terrace garden during the warmer months or snuggle up in front of the log burner on a chilly night. Whatever the time of year, Fursdon Cottage is ideal for a short break or longer stay, lending itself well to a family holiday but equally as appealing and romantic for couples (dogs are also welcome!).

A short walk from the main house, Fursdon Cottage affords its own garden with glorious views over the Exe valley. Guests are also welcome to explore the beautiful gardens of the manor house and walks across the estate with its ancient woodland and panoramic views. There are ponies, sheep and chickens for the little ones to see and swings to play on. Guests can also visit the Coach Hall Tea Room that is open to the public, along with the house and gardens on various dates between Easter and the end of September.

With its beautiful cathedral, the university city of Exeter is only ten miles from Fursdon and offers excellent shopping opportunities, along with a wide choice of restaurants, pubs and good theatres. The bustling market towns of Crediton and Tiverton are also within easy reach (just seven miles) where you can browse the independent shops and stock up on local produce. Sitting on the banks of the River Exe, Tiverton has immense charm and history with its castle, museum and National Trust property, Knightshayes Court. There are also many other houses and gardens to visit in the surrounding area, along with great days out for the children including Paignton Zoo, Crealy Adventure Park, Quadworld and the Tarka Line Scenic Railway to name just a few.

Having two separate coastlines to explore, Devon provides some stunning coastal scenery and great opportunities for walkers who want to take on the challenge of the coastal paths. There are also plenty of beautiful sandy beaches including Croyde and Woolacombe for lazy days by the sea and water sports.

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  • Calm colours in Fursdon Cottage
  • Fursdon Cottage
  • Master bedroom
  • Catriona's horse by the drive
  • Twin bedroom
  • Panoramic views
  • Fursdon House gardens
  • View from the Meadow Garden
  • Wisteria covered Fursdon cottage
  • Cosy bedroom with its view
  • Comfortable 'snug'
  • Lamplight in the twin room
  • Even the bathroom has a view
  • Cumfy cushions in main bedroom
  • Light and bright kitchen space
  • Lots of space for the dog in the utility room
  • Coach Hall tea room - popular with holiday visitors.
  • Wild flower meadows are plentiful on the Fursdon estate
  • You can take a tour of Fursdon House (or stay there)
  • Reflected views in the sitting room
  • Cumfy cushions - fancy fabrics
  • View along the lane
  • Views from the cottage go a long way
  • Resident girlies
  • Spectacular sunsets at Fursodn
  • Mrs Nicholls' comments 2017
  • Questionnaire from 2017
  • Visitor comments from a German family 2017
  • Lovely comments form a visitor 2016
  • The Barrington Family's comments 2016
  • Comments from returning visitors 2016

Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Kingsize Bed

Fursdon Cottage Continued

Accommodation comprises:

  • Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room with WC and wash basin.
  • Large family bathroom with separate shower, bath, WC and wash basin.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Single bedroom with additional pull-out guest bed.
  • Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting area with comfy seating, log burner, flatscreen television, dining table with six chairs and door leading out to the garden. The kitchen area has dishwasher, electric oven and gas hob.
  • Large utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, fridge/freezer and plenty of room for storing outdoor gear.
  • Downstairs WC and cloakroom.
  • Television room/snug with Wi-Fi internet access

Additional information: Dogs are welcome. Heating, linen, electricity, towels and logs are included in the price. All of the main rooms afford a southern aspect with wonderful views over the estate and beyond to Dartmoor. The ground floor is tiled throughout. Short breaks available all year round.

Outside: There is a terraced garden (a steep climb but well worth it for the view!) at the back which extends to approximately a quarter of an acre.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £630
Mid Season from £835
High Season from £920
Peak Season £1175

Key details:
Star Rating: 5 Star

Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Friday
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 5-6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite King, 1 Single with guest bed & 1 Twin)

Owner's details:
Owner: Catriona Fursdon, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Fursdon Cottage joined Independent Cottages in June 2014

Owner Noticeboard

Catriona would be delighted to welcome you to come and stay at Fursdon Cottage. Friday and Monday changeovers. Call us on 01392 860860 or e-mail admin@fursdon.co.uk

Availability Calendar

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Calendar last updated: 18th August 2017

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Comments From The Guest Book

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  • Mrs Nicholls' comments 2017
  • Questionnaire from 2017
  • Visitor comments from a German family 2017
  • Lovely comments form a visitor 2016
  • The Barrington Family's comments 2016
  • Comments from returning visitors 2016
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Owner Notice Board

Catriona would be delighted to welcome you to come and stay at Fursdon Cottage. Friday and Monday changeovers. Call us on 01392 860860 or e-mail admin@fursdon.co.uk