Family home for Exeter, beaches, and Dartmoor

Family home for Exeter, beaches, and Dartmoor




Feb 2019

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Comfortable, light, and spacious family home surrounded by countryside, but just 15 minutes from Exeter by train and 20 minutes' drive from lots of beaches.

Huge garden, with trampoline and tree house for the children. Firepit and BBQ for outdoor dining. We also have a kitchen garden to the side of the house. Our garden is always full of birdsong!

Indoors, we have a large lounge with cosy open fire, kitchen / dining area, two bathrooms (one with a bath and one with a shower), master bedroom (with a view of the garden and countryside beyond) we have two childrens' bedrooms (one single and one double), and another room with a sofa bed on the ground floor.

The pretty village has two pubs and lots of walks. This is a perfect bolthole for your Devon holiday. The house itself is a family home. There is a Playstation and Wii for evenings indoors, as well as board games. You're welcome to bring your well behaved dog(s) as we have two of our own (who will be elsewhere when you visit).


More about us

  1. We're a couple with two children. We do have pictures of us the right way up - but the site seems to think we look better this way around :)

  2. John works in IT and I work in Local Government.

  3. We like music and films. We like to run and cycle. We have two crazy (in a good way!) dogs (who will be looked after nearby).

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Where is it?


Friendly village with lots going on in the village hall or at one of the pubs! Further afield just 20 minutes' drive from numerous beaches or Exeter for culture and shopping. There's even a direct train to London from the village - perfect for a day trip. Jurassic Coast is also on our doorstep for fossil hunting! Within 40 minutes' drive from Dartmoor for pony spotting and breathtaking walks. This is a perfect bolthole for your Devon holiday.

Buzzy restaurants
The Pig at Gittisham, Old Five Bells at Clyst Hydon, Thirsty Farmer right in the village
Retail therapy
Exeter, Bristol (just an hour away by train)
Bit of culture
Whimple is a famous historic cider producing village, with dozens of ancient orchards
Walks in the park
Woodbury Common, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter Quay
Spot of exercise
Running along the lanes
Day tripping
Exeter, Sidmouth, London (direct from the village by train)

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