- Property code: WFPEAR
- Changeover day: Friday
- 2 or more bathrooms
- Access statement available
- Central heating
- Parking (see description for details)
- Ground floor accommodation
- Garden or outside space
- Nearby pub or restaurant
- Real fire
- Short breaks available
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
Pear Tree Cottage is one of three holiday cottages recently converted by the owners of this working livestock farm. The farm, which has been in the same family for over 100 years, is located along a private lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the outskirts of the village of Awliscombe, East Devon. The village is about 3 miles north of the busy market town of Honiton, famous for its antique shops and lace making and offering a good selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants.This attractive stone cottage has been recently refurbished to provide very high quality holiday accommodation. Set in an absolutely wonderful rural location on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, the cottage has been sympathetically restored, retaining much of the character of the original building. The recent renovation means that the cottage benefits from the added comforts of a pristine new bathroom and a convenient shower/wet room as well as a modern fitted kitchen including a dishwasher. The cottage has one double, one twin and one single bedroom. The single bedroom is on the ground floor with a shower/wet room adjacent, making this property a very good option for parties that include someone with limited mobility. The provision of a cosy wood burner and an environmentally friendly under floor heating system make this a great choice for out-of-season breaks too. Outside there is a large, enclosed garden backing onto a small orchard leading to open farmland and woods. Access to the garden is via a gate at the side of the cottage next to the parking area. This property has recently received a prestigious VisitEngland 4 Star Gold Award for quality of accommodation and customer service. See property references WFSTA and WFAPPL also in this location.
The beautiful Jurassic coast of East Devon and West Dorset is easily accessible by car; the popular coastal resorts of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis are both within 30 minutes drive. A wide range of local attractions will appeal to those of all ages including the gardens and maze at Escot, the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth and the Playdome (a children's all-weather play centre) in nearby Honiton. The Otter Inn and the Honiton Inn at Awliscombe, both serving food and real ale are also within a mile and half of the farm.
Semi-detached cottage on two floors. Ground floor: Entrance hall leading to open plan living area including lounge with large 4-seat sofa, easy chair, TV/DVD and wood burner, dining area, fitted kitchen with electric oven & hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Bedroom 1 with single bed. Shower/wet room with W.C. First floor: Bedroom 2 with 5ft king size bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bathroom with shower over bath and W.C.
Guests also have the use of a games room (shared with the other properties onsite) that houses a table tennis and snooker table.
Fenced garden at rear with lawn, patio and furniture dedicated for guests which is accessed via a gate at the side of the cottage next to the parking area. Dogs should be accompanied when in the garden. Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Parking for 2 or 3 cars.
- Included: Bed linen, WiFi, underfloor central heating and logs for wood burner. You are welcome to bring your own towels or they can be provided for the cottage if requested when booking. Please bring your own beach towels if required. Cot, highchair and stair gate available on request at time of booking.
- Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcome in public areas of property only (not bedrooms). Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week. Please note that as this cottage is located on a working farm dogs must be kept on leads around the farm.
- No smoking.
- Local facilities: Pub: 1 mile. Shop: 3 miles. Beach: Sidmouth 12 miles.
- Short Break Information: Short breaks are available at this property, please call 01297 443550 to book or to find out prices.
Stay was very enjoyable and relaxing. The farm was peaceful and quiet and the owners were very friendly and helpful.
Everything we needed was at our holiday cottage. Clean and pleasantly decorated accomodation. Marvellous location and friendly hosts.
Lovely cottage in a beautiful location Thank you
Lovely cottage in a beautiful location, warm welcome from a delightful owner. Would use this cottage again and certainly recommend it to family and friends.
Pear Tree Cottage was one of the best we've stayed in with a good enclosed garden for the dog and the walk through the woods up to the meadow is lovely.
This is our second visit to Awliscombe and will be back. The cottage is immaculate and provided everything we needed during our stay. The enclosed garden was ideal for our dogs who loved it too. Our visit coincided with the lambing season and we were able to feed the baby lambs which was great.
Warm welcome with a cream tea and vase of flowers! Really friendly but not intrusive hosts with lovely extras like wellies for little ones to borrow, egg collecting. Warm, comfortable, and very peaceful location. Will be recommending to friends and if we came back to Devon would return here!