April Cottage is a Grade II listed thatched holiday cottage situated in the medieval town of Colyton in the Axe Valley on the Devon-Dorset border. The seaside resorts of Sidmouth, Beer, Lyme Regis and the Lyme Bay area are a short drive away. Pets welcome.
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 1
Dating from 1650, April Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed thatched cottage in East Devon with a secluded enclosed garden, set in the heart of the ancient town of Colyton. The holiday cottage is full of character features such as thatched roof, inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and cosy corners.
The cottage is centrally located within Colyton?s narrow streets just a few minutes walk of all amenities including local shops, pubs, restaurants, takeaway, children’s playground, tram station, tennis courts etc.. and less than 3 miles from the beach.
Colyton is a small unspoilt town, grouped around the handsome St Andrews Church, within a conservation area in the beautiful verdant Axe Valley with the River Coly flowing through its heart. It is surrounded by lovely East Devon countryside, which is recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Axe estuary is a delight for birdwatchers with 6 hides and 3� miles of cycleways and there are lovely rural walks, great for dog walking, right from the cottage front door.
Colyton Tram Station is within walking distance and is great place to board the Seaton Tramway to Seaton with its beach and esplanade. Colyton is 10 minutes from Lyme Bay which is part of the Jurassic Coast, a Natural World Heritage Site noted for its geology, dramatic cliffs and fossils. Windsurfing, golf, horse riding and National Trust properties are close by. Further afield the Eden Project makes a lovely day out.
Ground floor: Spacious open plan living room/dining room. Well equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, electric oven and dishwasher (new kitchen fitted February 2014). Bathroom with bath shower over, pedestal sink and toilet. Utility Room with washing machine and freezer.
First floor: 3 bedrooms, all with blackout blinds, comprising of: Two double bedrooms and one bunk bed bedroom. Bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
Large, pretty, enclosed covered courtyard with indoor garden.
Beautiful covered patio for alfresco dining with table and chairs.
Steps up to mature, enclosed, peaceful, lawned garden.
One well behaved dog is welcome.