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Podburys Cottage



Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property


Relax at this peaceful eco-friendlydetached cottage, 17thcentury grade II listed, and its half acre garden in the historic hamlet of Harpford on the River Otter - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet only 5 minutes by car/bus to Sidmouth.Wonderful walks from the doorstep, including theEast DevonWay. Podbury's has been the Green Tourism award - Gold. There are many places to visit nearbyencompassing wildlife, culture, family fun, heritage - something for everyone! Podbury's welcomes you at all seasons and is equally suitable for 2 persons or 6. It is comfortably furnished with charm and character. The spacious cosy rooms face south and overlook the secluded garden.


An entrance door leads to a spacious living room with feature brick fireplace (not for use) and exposed beams. Lovely dining room. Large farmhouse-style kitchen/breakfast room with dresser. Shower room with WC. Utility room ("the Green Room") with WC. Easy stairs to three good-sized bedrooms, one double and two twin.A Victorian-style bathroom with hand-held shower and WC. A mature half-acre garden with furniture. The fully enclosed garden is a delight: watch the birds, have an al fresco breakfast on the lawn, explore the wooded area. Visiting badgers drink at the pond (safety fenced), and nest boxes encourage tawny owl, dormouse and hedgehogs.


Changeover day: Friday

Wifi: Yes

Pets: Accepted at £25 per week

Parking: Private parking for two cars

Towels: Towels included for 2019

Appliances: TV with Freesat. DVD with Blue Ray, Hair dryer

Kitchen utilities: Gas oven.Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. 

Child amenities: A travel cot, highchair, step up stool & baby listening monitor are available

Secure undercover cycle storage, maps, guides, place for drying clothes. 

No short breaks available

£100 security deposit required

Offers: 10% discount for 2 guests during non school holidays

Travel to Harpford/Sidmouth: National Rail services to Exeter or Honiton. 08457 484950 or www.nationalrail.co.uk. National coach services to Exeter and local bus services from Exeter/Honiton 08712002233 orwww.traveline.info. Local taxi transfers - The Green Taxi Co 01395 568111 or www.thegreentaxicompany.com. By road: google AA route planner.If no one staying at Podbury's brings a car, please claim your £30 "green travel" discount.


20th October 2017 -' Thank you for another week in this fabulous cottage and super garden.'

6th October 2017 -' Lovely cottage and garden, good walks along the river Otter, plenty of wildlife, Good Holiday.'

1st September 2017 -' Very picture box cottage with a lovely garden, Ideal for a family with a dog.'

25th August 2017 -' We loved this house! spacious and comfortable and well equipped, enclosed, so it is safe for dogs.'

August 11th 2017 -'This cottage is a remarkable place. A most comfortable, secluded and beautiful building with artefacts everywhere to remind of its history, we had a wonderful week.'

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£420 to £990

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  • Propert Ref: 066
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bed format: 1 double, 4 single
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Rural Loc.
  • Detached
  • Character
  • Cot
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Toilets
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed


Visit England 4 Star Self Catering

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Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
26 Oct to 20 Dec £420 £294
Christmas £830 £581
New Year £830 £581
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 04 Apr £420 £294
05 Apr to 25 Apr £660 £462
26 Apr to 23 May £515 £361
24 May to 30 May £815 £571
31 May to 13 Jun £660 £462
14 Jun to 11 Jul £815 £571
12 Jul to 25 Jul £870 £609
26 Jul to 22 Aug £990 £693
23 Aug to 29 Aug £990 £693
30 Aug to 19 Sep £525 £368
20 Sep to 24 Oct £495 £347
25 Oct to 19 Dec £420 £294
Christmas £830 £581
New Year £830 £581
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*Short Break prices shown are for 3 nights only, please call for 4 or 5 night prices if required. Short Breaks are available from the end of October half term to the start of the Easter school holidays, or at the owners' discretion for a last minute booking at other times of the year. Unfortunately it would be most unusual for us to be in a position to consider a short break at peak holiday times, such as the October and February half terms or over the Christmas, New Year and Easter breaks.