White Witches – An Authentic 300yr old Thatched Holiday Cottage in Devon
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Overview & Online Booking
Our detached thatched holiday farm cottage in Devon is the epitomy of the chocolate box cottage, none more so than when the garden is in full bloom. As we are often told photos don’t do this property justice, you have to see it to appreciate all it has to offer. The large lawned area is great for active children or just relaxing in. The age of the cottage is unknown but likely to be around 300 yrs. It has been upgraded to give accommodation for modern living whilst still retaining its charm & character. It is ideal for either couples or a family and as this is a dog friendly cottage there is no need to leave your pet at home.
In the heart of Mid-Devon, White Witches is situated in a little valley of Hele Lane on our traditional family working farm. A gate from the garden leads to open fields, where our sheep wander by, and to the Little Dalch river (bring your wellies) where you can stroll along its banks and look out for the wildlife – fish, ducks, herons or even be lucky enough to catch the flashing blue of a kingfisher or an otter. Maybe count the number of different birds and wild flowers that you can see. A great place to stay if you enjoy wildlife and all the countryside has to offer.
The accommodation in this period cottage is beautifully cool in summer and warm in winter. A porch and boot area leads you into the dining room, which boasts a small ornamental inglenook fireplace and seats 6 people at a pine table. Please note the ceiling in this room is only 6ft 1in.
Adjoining left is an oak fitted kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, toaster,slow cooker, built in electric cooker & hob, fridge /freezer and sufficient cutlery and crockery for up to 6 people.
Further on from the kitchen is a utility room with washing machine and tumble drier. A cloakroom with toilet & wash basin is also here, along with a glazed door leading out to the garden and patio with rocking seat and picnic table.
The whole of the ground floor is tiled with beautiful coloured slate.
Adjoining right of the dining room, one low step leads you down into the sitting room with woodburner, colour freeview TV, video, DVD, CD and radio player. Leather sofas and chair provide comfortable seating. Telephone and WiFi provided. (Number & password given on booking).
A door leads through to a small downstairs room (which can be used as a single bedroom with a curtain pulled across) with stairs leading up to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The first bedroom is a delightful south facing room with double bed, low ceiling with exposed beams, and shower room en suite. The second is again a lovely south facing room with a double and single bed. The bathroom is situated between the two bedrooms and is therefore accessible from both
In total the cottage can sleep 5 plus a cot upstairs and a further one downstairs if required. We can also provide highchair & stairgate. For a video of the cottage visit our facebook page: Hele Barton Farm holiday accommodation or @HeleBartonfarm
All rooms, both downstairs and up, have lovely views over the surrounding fields and farmland.
- Fully enclosed large garden
- 2 bedrooms (1ensuite)
- Perfect for a couple or families
- Well equipped Kitchen including; fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer, slow cooker
- 32in TV with DVD player
- Quality Bed linen and white towels
- Dog friendly
- Saturday changeover
- Perfect base for exploring Devon
- Shed for storing bikes for those who enjoy cycling
- Welcome pack to include TV mag, flowers, milk, biscuits, tea/coffee sugar etc.
- Free WiFi
Also note :
Mains smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are fitted.
We will accept one well-behaved dog in this cottage for an extra charge of £30.
PLEASE NOTE: Low ceiling of 6ft 1in in the dining room