Our newly rennovated three bedroomed cottage (sleeps 6) combines contemporary furnishings with traditional features. Set in 3 acres of grounds which guests have full access to it is near to beaches (Sidmouth, Budleigh, Exmouth, Lyme Regis), commons, moors, Exeter airport, the Met Office, various trading estates and Exeter City centre. Attractions include Crealy, the Donkey Sanctuary, Bicton Gardens, Escot, Beer Cave and the Jurassic Coast to name a few. Ideal for holidays and business stays.
The Gardens is the oldest house in Newton Poppleford. The Garden Cottage is an independent self-catering cottage which has recently been restored. It comprises of three bedrooms one with a double bed, one with twin beds and one with bunk beds. There is a bathroom and toilet upstairs and shower and toilet downstairs. It has a living room and separate fully equipped kitchen.
All linen is provided, however towels can be hired at £3 per person.
Outside we have three acres which guests have full access to. It is ideal for relaxing, eating al fresco or for children to play. There is a stream so we ask that children are supervised at all times.
The Gardens is Grade II listed and was where the King Alfred Daffodil was propagated. You will see the blue plaque commemorating this at the front of the house by a metal daffodil installation.
Couples and individual travellers welcome as well as families with children. Whilst the cottage sleeps six, the stated price is for up to four people, each extra guest/child over 5 is charged at a rate of £5 per night per person.
We also have another listing which is adjacent to our house.
The Garden cottage is a completely independent place with it's own front door. Guests have full access to the three acres of gardens which includes play areas, summer house, barbecue area as well as the stream and the animals. Guests are welcome to use the charcoal barbecue and fires plus the gas barbecue (but please ask us first on this one so we can check the gas).
Interaction with guests
The family live adjacent to the Garden Cottage in the attached house and will usually be here to welcome guests (if not full details regarding entry to the cottage will be given beforehand). Help & advice given on local area and things to do if needed. We like travelling & like staying in places that are friendly & relaxed. We hope you will feel that way in our accommodation . We enjoy meeting people but are happy to leave guests alone for peace & quiet if that is their preference as we like that too.
Other things to note
We also provide:
+ complementary high speed wifi (20Mbs)
+ linen, and hairdryer provided - however towels can be provided at £3 per person.
+ parking on site
+ bicycle storage if required
+ TV with freeview
+ washing machine, iron and ironing board
+ full access to the gardens and patio areas
+ opportunity to feed the chickens and collect the eggs, plus see the ducks and sheep
+ a cot and/or high chair is available on request.
+ we do not charge a cleaning fee but we do ask guests to leave the cottage in a clean and tidy manner.
+ we do our best to recycle as much as we can. A green bin and bag for all recycling items (glass, cardboard, plastic) is available outside the door of the cottage.
No candles allowed due to insurance restrictions.