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Thyme Cottage in Westleigh, Devon

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sleeps 2
1 room

Thyme Cottage description

Inspired by the garden, this cosy hideaway offers a secret holiday bolthole to escape from the pressures of modern life, set in the stunning North Devon countryside. Views out over the garden and a patio herb garden can be enjoyed in the summer months. This semi-detached holiday property is the perfect romantic retreat, set within glorious countryside and having wonderful walks from the doorstep. Thyme Cottage adjoins the owner’s small contemporary B&B and guests are welcome to enjoy a delicious afternoon tea, packed picnic hampers and deliciously simple evening meals by arrangement. You are also welcome to pop through a secret passage to the Book Room to enjoy the woodburner in the main house, shared by the B&B guests. The property is just 2½ miles from the pretty waterside village and beach at Instow and just 5 miles from the wide sandy surfing beach at Westward Ho! Instow is a pretty, unspoilt, seaside village with large stretches of sandy beaches and dunes, fishermen’s cottages, shops and a good selection of pubs and restaurants specialising in locally caught seafood. The area is a must for water sports, sailing enthusiasts and fishermen, whilst dog lovers, walkers and cyclists will enjoy the famous Tarka Trail which passes close by. Golf available locally. Bideford, 2 miles, offers town amenities and boat trips to Lundy Island. Beach 2½ miles. Shop 2½ miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile. 4 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Shared second living room (via lockable interconnecting door). First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room (no toilet). Separate toilet. Woodburner in shared living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot on request. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. Elec cooker. M/wave. Shared laundry room with w/machine and freezer (in B&B). Small, enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 1-acre grounds with sitting-out area and furniture. Ample parking. Cycle store. Natural water supply from bore hole. Welcome pack. Pets welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times - sheep country. No smoking. No children. NB: 4 steps in garden.


  • Bike Store
  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Main Fuel or Power incl.
  • Golf nearby
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Free Pets
  • Rural Location
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed Cottage
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
  • All En-suite
  • Open Plan
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region

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