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The Abandoned Cottage

With the most wonderful views over the surrounding countryside leading down to the Taw Estuary and out to sea, this stylish and spacious detached cottage has been beautifully restored. Eco friendly techniques have been incorporated wherever possible including ground source heating, rain water collection and storage systems making your holiday a green experience in more ways than one!
The Abandoned Cottage, is exactly how it was for many years until it was lovingly restored. To the front, on the opposite side of the shared drive, is a working farm ensuring a constant supply of free range eggs. Privacy is assured as at the rear there is a large garden including a long patio with barbecue, lawned area, and paddock. The property can be booked with accommodation for four or six guests. This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps four + two guests.
  • Three bedrooms, one en-suite shower room and one family bathroom.
  • This property is suitable for four adults and two children in the bunk bedroom.
  • Multi-fuel burning stove in the sitting room.
  • Large garden to the rear with patio, lawned area and paddock.
  • Parking for three vehicles.
  • Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

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Cottage · Rooms 3 · Sleeps 6

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

Varley Farm,
Prixford, Barnstaple
North Devon Coast
EX31 4DX

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs








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