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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Sloley Farmhouse, Devon

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Situated in a picturesque village in Devon, this cottage offers a beautiful base to explore the south of England. It is available to book now through cottages4you.

Situated in idyllic Berrynarbor – several times winner of ‘best kept village’ – this 18th century farmhouse offers comfortable holiday accommodation within a glorious plantsman’s garden. The village provides everything from a quaint pub to a 13th century church, tearoom and village post office/shop. Little has changed in this farming area, which provides easy access to the golden, sandy beaches of Woolacombe and Saunton, and the rugged beauty of Exmoor and its heritage coastline.

Nearby Combe Martin, the ‘gateway to the Exmoor National Park’, is famous for is sandy coves and majestic headlands and offers a choice of shops, cafes and one of Devon’s oldest inns. The Victorian resort of Ilfracombe has an old world charm with beaches reached by tunnels through the rocks, smugglers’ alleys, a bustling fishing harbour offering boat trips and a lively cultural scene at the Landmark theatre. The area boasts its own castle, with award-winning attraction ideal for a family day out, a picturesque yacht harbour and walks through the beautiful Sterridge Valley.

Just a little further afield is the market town of Barnstaple with a daily pannier market, good shops, restaurants, museum, cinema and theatre. From Barnstaple visitors can follow the Tarka Trail, which runs through some of the most sparsley populated areas in Devon. For those wishing an alternative method of transport, bikes are available to hire and there are designated cycle trails for some of the trail.

Features: The property features a living room, with wood burning stove, spacious dining room, well-equipped gallery-style kitchen and a cosy sunroom. A double bedroom, with wheelchair access and en-suite bedroom is also on the ground floor. A further double bedroom and two twin bedrooms, all with en-suites, are located on the first floor.

Sleeps: 8 / Pets: 3 / Bedrooms: 4 / Grade: 4 star

For more information about this cottage, visit cottages4you’s website – where you will find a whole host of similarly beautiful properties in the UK, Ireland, France and Italy. Blue & Green Tomorrow receives a small agent’s commission from every holiday booked which helps fund our intern and researcher programme.

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The Barn, Presteigne / Katy’s Cottage, Brechin / Little Edstone Farm, Yorkshire / Calbourne Water Mill Eco-House, Newport / Fron Isaf Cottages, Whitland / Lower Trevorder Barms, Cornwall / Beer Farm, Somerset / Lower Clamland, Launceston / Isacc’s Byre, Garrigill / Wordsworth Cottage, Sockbridge / The Granary, Kineton / The Old Cart House, Naunton / The Little House, Calsock / The Studio, Oxford / Blue Buttons, Skipton / The Coach House, York / Mendipside, Draycott / Beck Mill Cottage, Langwathby / Gylly Beach View, Falmouth / Cuckoo Springs Cottages, Newcastle Emlyn / High Lowscales Farm, Whicham Valley / Sandpipers, Padstow / Dinckley Lodge, Burcot-on-Thames / Pilgrim Corner, Somerset / Craigside, Bowness-on-Windermere / Langland Bay Manor, Swansea / The Heronry, Carlisle / The Cottage, The Vatch / Lamp Cottage, Holloway / The Barn, Brampton / The Barn, Burley / Beach Bay Cottage, Isle of Lewis / The Hayloft, Glanton / The Pavilion, Scarborough / Little Park Hill Farm, Sussex / The Old Post Office, Dorset / Shark Fin, Cornwall / Tigh Romach, Scotland / Fuchsia Cottage, Kent / The Pump House, Cumbria / Lendal Tower, North Yorkshire / The Old Mill, Somerset / The Stables, Devon / Winterborne Cottage, Dorset / Hendre Barn Mawr, Abergynolwyn

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