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Very good
4 reviews
Beamed ceilings
Double bedroom
Well equipped kitchen
Your dog is welcome at COACHMANS COTTAGE
COACHMANS COTTAGE with cobbled courtyard
Rockpooling at nearby beaches!
Take a day trip to Lundy Island
Stoke up the fire on cooler evenings
Spacious living room
Cosy cottage feel
Sleep in comfort
Full of character
Visit Watersmeet
Enjoy long country walks
Open plan living room, dining area and kitchen
Lynton Music Festival
Selection of golf courses nearby
Great local beaches
Lundy Island jetty
Beautiful country walks to discover
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Bideford, Torridge, Devon, England
COACHMANS is a delightful self catering cottage situated through an archway in a cobbled courtyard in the grounds of Monkleigh village's old rectory, parts of which date back over 400 years. Although called COACHMANS COTTAGE it is in fact believed to have been the original bakehouse for the main house and the original bread oven is still in situ to the side of the wood burning stove.

Coachman's can be found in a very peaceful situation on the edge of Monkleigh village and within easy walking distance of the friendly village inn, The Bell, which also serves great food.

The house has extensive gardens of approximately 3 acres, plus a large wildlife garden with a large pond, an ideal spot to chill out and commune with nature.

These are available to those occupying the cottage to enjoy. Garden f...
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About the Manager, Choice Cottages (Property Manager Choice Cottages)
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
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Listed since : Jul 2005
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 322 reviews and 108 properties
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Very good - based on 4 reviews
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Mrs Susan...
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

I booked the property for my son to stay at He is was made welcome and was perfectly comfortable He is now back in France

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Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing your son again next time.


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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2015 for a stay in July 2014

The cottage is cosy and traditional with fireplace and old beams. The bedroom upstairs has lots of old style charm. There's a modern kitchen, very convenient. When we rented the cottage, the place wasn't very clean to start with (there was loads of dust under the bed, the window and door downstairs was grimy, there were cobwebs in the bathroom)...

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

Loved this place and would definitely return. Dont be fooled when you arrive and pull up into the rambling courtyard outside of the cottage..it adds to the character. Although its quite compact it is so cosy, warm and peaceful with a pub up the road (5 min walk) serving lovely food and very friendly although the walk up is a...

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Dec 22, 2017 -
Dec 28, 2017
Week 51
2 nights
Dec 29, 2017 -
Jan 4, 2018
Week 52
2 nights
Jan 5, 2018 -
Jan 11, 2018
Week 1
2 nights
Jan 12, 2018 -
Jan 18, 2018
Week 2
2 nights
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  • Cleaning Fee: $47 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
WALK TO - MONKLEIGH is a pleasant village on high ground immediately W. of the Torridge valley. There are fine views all over the parish. The church (St. George) is an interesting building, restored in 1862-3, with a splendid tower that is a landmark for miles around. The fabric was being rebuilt in 1423 when Sir William Hankford of Annery made his will, leaving money for the completion and maintenance of the S. aisle on condition that he and his heirs should have a burial place there.

CYCLE TO - cyclists can enjoy the network of tranquil country lanes that weave throughout the lush green countryside. Whilst, Just a few miles away, access is available to over 30 miles of the Tarka Trail route between Braunton and Meeth. The trail, using the old railways of North Devon and passing through...
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How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 38.5 mi
Railway: Barnstaple: 13.7 mi
Directions : From M5 J27, take the A361 to Barnstaple. Then take the A39 to Bideford. Go through Bideford, following the A386 to Great Torrington. Go over a bridge and follow the road round to the right climbing a hill. Just before the top of the hill the road bears sharp left and you go over a disused railway bridge. A short distance after this, you will need to turn right on to the A388 towards Monkleigh. Continue on this road until you reach the 30mph speed limit. As the road bears left, you will see a driveway on the left signed POACHERS LODGE, take this turning and continue up the drive, Coachmans cottage is signed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.5 mi.
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