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looking across the valley to hills beyond.  This secluded garden offers peace and tranquility.
1 of 11looking across the valley to hills beyond. This secluded garden offers peace and tranquility.
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Axminster, Devon, England
Full of rustic charm this little stone cottage enjoys glorious rural views from its vine clad terrace across the sloping gardens to the woods beyond. The cottage is reached by a private unmettled lane signposted bridleway/no through road. Four steps lead down from the public footpath through a private gateway to the first terrace. The second terrace with garden furniture, looks over enclosed gardens. The cottage is accessed through french patio doors to an open-plan living room/kitchen which leads to a bathroom (bath tub) and a double bedroom, all on one level.
The kitchen is well equipped with cooker microwave and fridge. Full bed linen and towels are supplied. Simply furnished, the cottage forms the wing of the owners adjoining 18th century home and is set within 7 acres of ground. A haven of peace and tranquility with its own seclud...
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Listing #FKN9330138
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2018
Interaction with guests
The cottage has its own entrance and enclosed private garden but owner is on hand next door if information or help is needed.
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Second visit, intend returning next year. No complaints at all. Dark skies, saw milky way at night. Dianne is a fellow member of the Gypsy Cob Appreciation Society........More

1  Thank JAMES C
Management response:Responded August 18, 2018

It was a pleasure to host this return group and I look forward to their return next year. I would recommend this group to any other hosts as they are perfectly considerate, warm and friendly and we shared our love of horses and the countryside...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

A piece of old England set in the glorious Devon countryside. Quiet and peaceful in a bush clad setting with numerous birds and wildlife. We were very impressed with our excellent host and the cottage was very clean and tidy with everything we needed -...More

Thank Marilyn D
Management response:Responded July 12, 2018

Thank you for your kind words Marilyn. So pleased you enjoyed our beautiful countryside. It was a pleasure to host your stay and we would love to see you again sometime soon. Kind regards, Dianne.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

My husband and I stayed at Yardarm with our dog Kofi. I love the sun terrace over looking the woods with a private enclosed field just for us. Across the private lane and over the style is a network of public footpaths. I recommend an...More

Thank Daniella V
Management response:Responded April 8, 2018

Dear Daniella, I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Yardarm and thank you for your kind words. I am happy you were able to relax and enjoy our beautiful surroundings. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Special welcome back to kofi...More

  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Yard
  • Secure Parking
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests should be over 21
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children
Check-in time is 4PM - 7PM
Check out by 10AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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  • Cleaning fee: $39 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The cottage is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and this makes it an excellent base for walkers and their dogs, direct from the cottage to the surrounding hills which overlook Ancient hill forts and out to the East Devon coast. Yardarm cottage gardens overlook a wild wooded valley within the owner's property and has been selected as a County Wildlife Site for particular wildlife habitat and special wild plants.
Getting around
There is a train station three miles away in Axminster, travelling south to Exeter/Plymouth and on to Cornwall. Travelling North, you can read London within 3 hours. Local buses travel from Axminster to visit the Jurassic coast calling at Lyme Regis, Weymouth and Dorchester. There is a choice of taxi services in the area. Exeter Airport is just half an hour away by car. The roman city of Bath is an hour and a half by car. Yardarm is an excellent touring base where you can reach the most beautiful spots in the West Country
Car recommended
How to get there
From Axminster take the B358 towards Chard. Drive out of Axminster over Weycroft bridge and take the second turning on the left signposted Churchill. Carry on until you come to a crossroads and turn left again signposted Churchill. At the bottom of this lane (Churchill Lane) turn right up the no through road/Bridleway. Carry on for half a mile until you reach Yard Cottage - Yardarm is next door.
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