Self Catering

Higher Wiscombe, Southleigh, Colyton, Devon

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Higher Wiscombe is in the heart of East Devon, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We have three, beautifully appointed self catering cottages available, all of which have been finished to the highest of standards and received a 5 Star Gold Award & Green Tourism Award from Visit England. We are just a short drive from Colyton at Southleigh, an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area.

All of our award-winning cottages are comfortable and well equipped (Five Star Gold). Linen and bath towels are provided and beds made up prior to arrival. Cottage amenities include:

Large fridge/ freezer.
Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob.
Plenty of crockery, cutlery, glasses and large pans.
Underfloor heating throughout make the slate floors wonderfully warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Logs are provided for the wood-burners
Heated pool.
Games room.
Private enclosed gardens with Weber BBQ.

Our cottages can be let individually or for larger groups, why not hire all cottages together. We can accommodate parties of up to 32 people.

Thatched: This cottage offers luxury, en suite accommodation for up to 6 people It has three en suite bedrooms; two can be set up as super king size or double, depending on your requirements and the third is a four poster room. The en suite facilities comprise of two modern wet rooms and one bathroom with a roll top bath. Other cottage amenities include:

Flint: A contemporary cottage sleeping 6 in 3 en suite bedrooms two with modern wet rooms and one with a shower-bath. It has a stunning open plan living space with a kitchen/dining/sitting area. This room is west facing and enjoys beautiful views. All of the bedrooms can be set up as super king size doubles or twin rooms depending on your requirement.

Winery: The Winery offers luxury en suite accommodation for parties of up to 20 sleeping in 10 en suite bedrooms. 4 Bedrooms are super-king doubles, 6 can be super king doubles or 3′ twins. The Winery dining room table can seat 20+.

We are right at the heart of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, perfect for the South West Coast Path and Jurassic Coast, with its beaches at Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth, sailing at Exmouth and Lyme Regis and collecting fossils at Charmouth. The East Devon Way can be accessed on foot from our property. It is an excellent base to explore the South West, within easy reach of numerous National Trust properties, RSPB reserves and Dartmoor.

Please visit our website to find out more about our pet friendly accommodation in Devon.

Disabled facilities- Flint is M1 graded for limited mobility - please enquire for details.
Winery sleeps 20.
Thatched sleeps 6.
Flint sleeps 6.
Electric vehicle charging available onsite and included in the price.
Book a cook option available! See website for full details.
5 Star Visit England Gold Award.
Green Tourism Award.
Winner of both the Best Dog-friendly Business in Devon and in England.

**We provide the following for your dog**
Dog crate in the cottage, with a sherpa cage mat.
A Dicky bag. These are great to avoid having to carry the filled poop bags in your hands, yes you get to keep it, comes with bio poo bags.
Dog bowls, dog treats, food mats and poop bags are also provided.
Dog crate with Sherpa mat, bowls, dog treats, food mats are also provided.
Doggy Rocks provided in water bowls to avoid yellow patches on the lawns.
Throws provided for covering the furniture.
Pet towels provided.
Separate bin for the doggy poop bags.
A map of the walks at Higher Wiscombe.
A Guide to dog friendly walks, including along the coastal path, The East Devon Way and which beaches are dog friendly at which time of year.
A guide to dog friendly attractions.
Emergency dog food supplies.
Outside tap for the really muddy characters.
Stair gate.

Contact Name: Alistair & Lorna Handyside
Telephone: 01404 871360
Email: [email protected]
Features: Off street parking, Garden, Outdoor swimming pool, Disabled facilities, Children welcome, Log fire, Wifi, Freeview TV, Golf nearby, Coast nearby, Walks nearby, Cycle paths nearbyStar Rating:
Special Offers: Near Jurassic Coast and set in 52 acres of the East Devon AONB. Thatched Sleeps 6 in 3 ensuites, 5*Gold Eco, May 10 week now 495 for week (Was 995.) Week also available at 845, Dog Friendly. Flint Sleeps 6 in 3 ensuites, 5*Gold Eco, May 31 now 595 for weekend (Was 895). Week also available at 895, Dog Friendly. Flint Sleeps 6 in 3 ensuites, 5*Gold Eco, June 7 now 595 for weekend (Was 895), Dog Friendly.
Prices: £350 - £7150    per week
Sleeps: 1 to 32

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