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Windover Farm Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £340  to  £1490

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    (2 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Windover Farm Cottage

A lovely cobbled path leads to the front door of Windover Farm Cottage which has a pretty arch covered with fragrant roses and honeysuckle in the summer. The holiday cottage is warm and inviting and beautifully furnished to a very high standard of comfort and style. It is perfect for couples who want to get away for a romantic break, friends who want to holiday together or family holidays. During the winter months, the lovely log burner is perfect for relaxing in front of with a good book or film and during the summer you can sit on the patio with a glass of wine and take in the beautiful country views.

This enchanting peaceful spot boasts an idyllic location which is within easy reach of the spectacular World Heritage Jurassic coast, Dartmoor with its dramatic landscape, Exmoor with its pretty villages and beautiful coastline and many National Trust properties and gardens. If you enjoy sports there is plenty to do locally with walking, horse riding, fishing and golf available.

For those who want to truly explore this lovely area, the cottage is within easy reach by car of the city of Exeter with its attractive cathedral and Taunton, Somerset's county town with regular farmers markets, good shopping opportunities, restaurants, theatres, leisure facilities and museums. The seaside towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis are only a half hour drive away and that stretch of coastline offers some lovely beaches at pretty villages such as Branscombe and Beer.

Attractions in the local area include: Quad World, Crealy Adventure Park, Bicton Gardens, Diggerland or for those who feel adventurous Devon and Somerset Flight Training at Dunkeswell Aerodrome (three miles away) can teach you how to fly, or alternatively enjoy the thrill of a tandem freefall with Sky Dive UK. Alternatively, have a go at off-road driving with the Landrover Experience near Honiton (seven miles) or visit Dunkeswell Abbey ruins (half a mile).

Why not pick up some wonderful fresh fish or seafood from one of the lovely fishing villages on the coast (the lobster at Beer is wonderful!) or some local produce and come home and cook up a special supper. Alternatively if you want to truly relax, enjoy sampling the local ale and produce at one of the numerous eating establishments closeby.

Windover Farm Cottage is the perfect base for exploring this beautiful area and it also provides the opportunity to simply relax in a lovely countryside setting. Being set on a fifteen acre small holding, guests have the opportunity to watch the geese or lovely Gloucestershire old spot pigs. There are always hens wandering around and the owners are happy for guests to collect and enjoy the freshly laid eggs or simply explore the land - why not take a paddle in the river which runs along the bottom of the land or enjoy a picnic whilst listening to the babbling water! Alternatively, just sit on the private elevated patio which is ideal in the summer for sitting and reading, listening to the wildlife or simply relaxing whilst soaking up the outstanding views over the farmland to Dunkeswell Abbey.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Sarah Machin joined Independent Cottages in July 2008

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Bike Storage
  • Piano
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay
  • Family Activity

Location (Devon)

Accommodation comprises:

  • Lounge/diner with comfy leather seating set around a wonderful inglenook fireplace housing a log burning stove - the perfect place to relax at the end of an exciting day exploring the area. There is a television with Freeview, DVD and CD player and a large table which can seat two to twelve guests in comfort.
  • Kitchen which is well-appointed with oven, hob, extractor, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and food processor - perfect for preparing a romantic supper or a special family meal.
  • Utility room with washing machine, space for coats and boots, sink and WC.
  • Back door leading from the kitchen to the patio and garden area with plenty of room for the little ones to let off steam (outdoor furniture provided).
  • Bedroom one is beautifully furnished with double bed and space for a travel cot. This room also benefits from lovely views over the fields.
  • Bedroom two has two single beds and again has those lovely views over the fields.
  • Bathroom with shower cubicle containing power shower, WC, bath, wash basin and heated towel rail.
  • At the front of the cottage is a small walled and gated garden.

Additional information: Prices include Egyptian cotton bed linen, towels, electricity, logs for the fire and central heating, along with a freshly baked cake (using the owners hens eggs), home reared sausages, a jar of homemade preserve, freshly laid eggs and supplies for a cup of tea or coffee - what better welcome could you wish for! The owner is also able to receive grocery orders made online and unpack them ready for you to arrive and start relaxing (by prior arrangement). Short breaks are offered over weekends or mid-week (except school holidays) - please enquire with the owner.

Windover Farm Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £340
To £1490
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, 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)1823 680611 before paying by bank transfer.
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Sarah Machin
Member Since July 2008

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Windover Farm Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th October 2021