|COLYFORD, NEAR SEATON, Devon|
85% 4 Stars (75%-86%) with Gold Award Free
PLEASE NOTE FOR 2018 THE CHANGEOVER DAY IS A FRIDAY. DO NOT BOOK ONLINE - PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE ON 01297 20729.
Charming superb new barn conversion tucked away in a quiet courtyard setting in the centre of the pretty East Devon village of Colyford , Devon between the coastal towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. The village boasts an excellent PO/general stores/local butchers, two inns, restaurant and local Nature Reserve. A 10-minute walk to the picturesque River Coly and the 'Stop' for the famous open top tram running along the stunning Axe Valley to Seaton in one direction and Colyton in the other.
The popular small seaside town of Seaton with superb beach, Esplanade, harbour, shops and golf course are all a 5-minute drive away. Spectacular cliff top walks on this Jurassic Coast to the pretty fishing village of Beer and onto Branscombe, cared for by the National Trust.
The coastal town of Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb of the French Lieutenants fame, interesting individual specialist shops and cinema is a 10 minute drive over the Devon border into Dorset.
The small thriving market town of Axminster, famous for the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'River Cottage Canteen', shops and weekly street market is a 10-minute drive away. A unique, most convenient and relaxing location for exploring the delights of this pretty area.
Accommodation: Completely renovated, refurbished and attractively furnished to a superb standard with excellent quality fixtures and fittings. Many period/original features including stone walls, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Light and bright. Oak and tile flooring throughout. All on the GROUND FLOOR. Entrance into Hallway. Open plan Lounge with TV, Dining and well equipped Kitchen areas with bespoke oak units and granite worktops. French doors leads to enclosed patio and garden. Bedroom 1: King, exposed beams, TV/DVD, stable door to rear garden. En-suite Shower room: Shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 2: Twin, TV, French door to enclosed garden. En-suite Shower room: Shower, basin and WC. Door from garage leads to Utility Room and garden.
Facilities: Bed linen and towels inclusive. Electricity/gas/heating inclusive. Gas hob and oven. Microwave. Fridge. Freezer. Washing machine. Dishwasher. 1 Smart TV and 2 x TVs. 1 DVD/blue ray player and 1 DVD. CD. Radio. Free Wi-fi. Telephone for incoming calls only. Welcome pack on arrival.
Outdoor Facilities: Pretty enclosed sunny and secluded rear lawn garden with patio.Garden table and chairs.Wendy house (Little Pippins).Barbeque. Garage for small car plus parking in allocated space by cottage.
Additional Information: Saturday changeover. Friday changeover for 2018. Well-behaved pet welcome, a fixed charge of £25 pw or part week per pet. Please state age and breed on booking, No smoking in property please. £100 returnable good housekeeping deposit. This is paid with the final balance and returned in full unless there are charges for breakage, damage and excess cleaning. Arrival from 2:00pm. Departure by 10:00 am
We are very pleased to report that Pippins has been awarded 100% score for 'Cleanliness' from the VE inspection, March 2017.
Short Breaks: These are available between October and March excluding school and Bank Holidays.
2-16 September 2017 Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful home. It had everything you needed and more. Thanks again. Neal and Jo Target, Paulin Candler, Bo and Barney – the dogs
26 August – 2nd September 2017 What a lovely place to stay. Everything you could possibly need is here and more. The cottage is clean and comfortable and a credit to Tamara who really cares about her accommodation. We found the location ideal for travelling either way along the coast and have been lucky enough to have good weather. Lots of wildlife. 5 stars !!!!! Sandra and Dave Cooper
19-25th August 2017 We have loved our time in East Devon, a part of the country we haven’t visited before. Lots of helpful tips from Tamara. Loved Beer, Lyme Regis, Pecorama, the trams and Sidmouth. Lovely beach at Seaton and Flipside burger. Very well equipped and scones and eggs were divine. Melissa, Tony, Zachary and Eloise Layton
12-19 August 2017 An excellent stay at a well organised cottage and deserves 4 stars. Wheelwrights Inn had some good meals and really good fish and chips from Colyton town centre. Thank you for the lovely bowl of scones and eggs. Betty, Sarah and Tom Hunter- Wokingham
6-12 August 2017 Second visit and cannot fault it. Weather not so good but plenty to do. Thanks again. Susan and Roger.
4th August 2017 Thank you for a lovely week in this lovely peaceful setting. Have enjoyed many coastal walks and lots of nice meals out. Wheelwright pub down the road is recommended. Sharon and Roger Sutcliffe
22-29 July 2017 Enjoyed our week in this lovely cottage in wonderful Devon. Wheelwright for food, Branscombe to Beer walk, Seaton tram ride and Colyton all recommended. McCartneys and Shaws- Stoke On Trent
1-15th July 2017 Lovely cottage that is very well equipped and quiet. Ideal central location for touring. Lovely scones. Thank you. Dane And Hazel Love and Gillian
17-24th June 2017 3rd visit. Just as cosy and enjoyable as before. Thank you T. No higher praise than people returning year after year. Love G, M & K G, M and K Leedham
3-10 June 2017 Third visit. Enjoyable stay at Pippins. Shame about the weather. Thanks for everything- the scones especially. Bob, Lorrain, Joan and Flynn – Forest of Dean
27th May – 3rd June 2017 A very enjoyable stay at Pippins. Well- equipped and comfortable. Tamara is a super host and we had lots of useful info before we arrived and during our holiday. Thank you. David, Eva, Connor & Uncle Phil.
20 -27th May 2017 We don’t think we have stayed in a better equipped cottage. Very clean, comfortable and a lovely welcome pack. We will return. Val and Nic Hart – Rutland.
6-13 May 2017 Very comfortable and ideal for our visit. A bell ringing tour of East Devon and West Dorset. Phillips and Haydon.
15th April 2017 Lovely place and Tamara is an excellent host. Fab cottage, peaceful and clean and great location for exploring. Thank you very much. The Sutcliffe family.
11-14th February 2017 Thank you for a very warm welcome and for sharing your lovely cottage with us. We had a super time and really enjoyed exploring the surrounding beaches with our dog Charlie. The Rees family.
5th-12th November 2016 Amanda and Joyce Willetts. We have had a lovely time here. Well equipped cottage, very cosy. Would come again. Thanks for scones and cream etc - lovely.
10th-17th September 2016 Josie & Chris Butler and Eve & Brian Pounds. A lovely well equipped cottage. We have had a wonderful week. It is so nice to have a garden where Archie the dog can play. We hope to come back again soon.
3-10 September 2016 Pat and Sue Collins, Amber and Perkins Our 6th visit and why not ? Our hostess with the moistest is so passionate about her beautiful cottage. Tammy produced a really “mean “ sponge cake and her chickens produce a first class egg to “ go to work on “. Here’s to visit number 7.
27 August – 3 September 2016 Nick, Adneme and Natalie – Berkshire and woof from Benji and Freddie We loved it here just perfect and even had good weather. Thanks for the cream tea and eggs were lovely. Don’t want to go home.
20-27 August 2016 Jen and David Finley and Skye Farquhar Oxon Delicious eggs and cake thank you. Had a lovely stay, barn was warm and comfortable and shower great. Lovely countryside to explore.
13-20th August 2016 Eric, Jean and Matt Parry Very pleasant cottage with everything needed to hand. We spent a lovely relaxing week with old friends. The weather was excellent.
30 July – 6th August 2016 Victoria, Marcus, Thomas and Emma Thornhill, Lancashire Lovely and well equipped cottage and great base for our week of discovering Devon and Dorset. Thank you for the warm welcome.
16-23 July 2016 Susan and Roger Harman – Lancashire Excellent well equipped cottage and loved every minute of it as did the dogs. The weather was also good. Hope to come again.
9-16th July 2016 Margaret and Roger Marshall, Judy Horner Norfolk We have enjoyed our second stay at Pippins in this pretty part of Devon. It was just as nice and cosy as we remember. Thank you for your help and hospitality.
2/7/16-7/7/16 John and Cath Payne, Sarah, Tess and Ellis the dogs Great cottage, lovely location situated for everything. Only stopped a week but wished it was longer. Tammy a lovely host. Definitely be back next year. Dogs loved it, never got bored, weather was great, just didn't have enough time to do everything. 5*
28/5/16-4/6/16 Jo, Sarah, nice and daisy the dog Wonderful weather so made great use of secure garden and BBQ. Great base to explore the area. Daisy loved the garden, she was always the last one in at night! Lovely accommodation.
23/5/16-27/5/16 Debbie, Pauline and Tilly the dog We have had a lovely relaxing break, just what we needed. Pippins is a comfortable, bright and cosy place to stay and we have enjoyed every minute. Tilly has had a great time too! Thanks.
26/3/2106-2/4/2016 The Balletts and Maxi, the dog. We know and love the area but were unable to book our usual accommodation. Pippins was a lucky find and we loved it. So clean, peaceful, would return for a summer holiday to really use the garden. Thank you Tamara for making us feel so welcome and the lovely homemade scones (cream tea).