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7 Nights  

  • £670  to  £1150

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  • The property is only available for a minimum of 7 nights

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£780 Sat, 2 Jul 2022
7 nights - Save £780 - Book via Tarka View Website

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Hot Tub
  • Log Burner

About Tarka View

Tarka View is an idyllic holiday cottage in a gorgeous location in Lapford village, a few minutes from the Old Malt Scoop pub. Anyone who yearns to replace their humdrum days with beautiful views, fresh air and the sound of birdsong will love this charming cottage, which can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms and is ideal for couples or friends. The location is perfect for discovering everything Devon has to offer visitors - which is a lot! It's midway between the north and south coasts, putting beaches like Westward Ho! and Exmouth within reach for a day at the seaside, and there are excellent walks and cycling routes from the door.

Tarka View is in the scenic Taw Valley in the heart of Mid Devon, midway between the market towns of Barnstaple and Crediton. Barnstaple is an excellent place not only to stock up on food for your self-catering holiday but to browse the historic Victorian Pannier Market, enjoy a meal out, go to the theatre or cinema, and explore a museum. Crediton also has a great variety of shops and other amenities, although it is better known for its impressive church, reflecting Crediton's prosperity as a Wool Town. You don't have to be religious to appreciate the detail in the 15th Century structure made of the local reddish sandstone. Exeter's cathedral city is only half an hour's drive from the cottage, giving even more scope for shopping, sightseeing, and dining out.

Shobrook Park is a lovely local spot for a walk, with its leafy footpaths, lake and resident flock of Canadian geese. Walking and cycling along the traffic-free Tarka Trail will be a highlight of your holiday. Dartmoor National Park and places like Meldon Reservoir are stunning in every season, as are the RHS Rosemoor Gardens. Grab your lilo and your towel and set course for the three-mile stretch of sand at Saunton Beach or picturesque Woolacombe Beach. Exmoor National Park is also close enough for a day out. Local attractions include everything from swimming pools to stately homes.

Tarka View is pet friendly and has a big private garden with a luxurious outdoor hot tub. It's available for weekly bookings between May and September.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Kath Bound joined Independent Cottages in June 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Devon)

Accommodation Comprises:

Tarka View is a pretty detached cottage. Accommodation is all on ground floor level.

  • Sink into an armchair by the cosy log burner, with a glass of your favourite drink and a good book. The living room has comfortable seating for four people, a wall-mounted TV with Freeview channels and a DVD player, and windows overlooking the garden.
  • Using local ingredients is all part of the fun when you stay at Tarka View. The kitchen/diner is extremely well-equipped with everything you'll need to cook and serve delicious meals as well as a dishwasher to take care of the washing up. A solid wood table and chairs sit beside the window to make the most of the garden views and the morning sunshine.
  • Both bedrooms are doubles with the option of the second bedroom being made up as a twin instead by prior arrangement. The larger room has a decorative fireplace and two bedside tables with reading lights.
  • Spacious tiled bathroom with a wet-room style shower, a deep freestanding bath, heated towel rail, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: Sit outside late into the night, soaking in the hot tub and stargazing. The fenced garden has a patio with gas barbecue and garden furniture as well as a clothesline for hanging washing. There is off-street parking on the driveway and an outdoor socket for charging electric cars.

Additional Information: Utilities and WiFi are provided. Guests to supply bed linen and towels. Up to two well-behaved dogs over a year old are welcome with the owner's agreement. Smoking indoors is not permitted.

Tarka View Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Double/Twin)
Enquire with owner
2 dogs welcome
Not suitable for wheelchair users
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £670
To £1150
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7986 281163 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Kath Bound
Member Since June 2020

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Last Minute Offers

Sat, 2 Jul 2022 for 7 nights, £780
Save £780. Book via Tarka View Website
Sat, 16 Jul 2022 for 7 nights, £890
Save £890. Book via Tarka View Website

Tarka View 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd May 2022
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