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Higher Thorn Barn



Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property

Higher Thorn Barn is a superb bungalow style barn conversion adjoining open fields where donkeys quietly graze.The property is on the outskirts of Sidmouth near Salcombe Regis and occupies a truly enviable semi-rural location just a few minutes walk from the Jurassic Coastal Path. Sidmouth is approximately a one hour walk along the path enjoying the most breath taking views of Lyme Bay. The accommodation is beautifully furnished with tasteful decor throughout and many homely touches, lovingly cared for by the owner who lives in the nearby thatched cottage. Afternoon tea and bottle of wine awaits your arrival!


Level access from the parking space. Cosy sitting room with wood burner.Very well equipped modern kitchen. Dining room. There is one double bedroom and one single bedroom.Newly installed tiled shower room with electric shower, hand basin and WC. Outside there is a lovely enclosed patio garden with uninterrupted views across the fields towards the coastal path.

Essential Information

Changeover day: Saturday

Dogs accepted charged at £25 each per week (security deposit of £150.00 required)

Parking opposite property with level access

Large flat screen TV. DVD.Wi Fi.

Electric ceramic hob and oven. Fridge with ice box. Microwave. Washing machine

Bed linen and towels included. Hair dryer

Electric heating throughout with electricity included. Wood burner with logs provided.  

Enclosed patio style garden with garden furniture and BBQ

Visitor Comments

16th March 2018 - Really enjoyed our stay regardless of very wet weather. Thanks. Nick & Liz

18th February 2018 -'This was our second visit to this lovely cottage. It is so cosy and comfortable and has everything we need for a relaxing getaway. Ideally located for walks and sea. - Simon & Helen

9th February 2018 -' A very peaceful retreat with beautiful views and a range of lovely Donkey walks. Very comfortable few daysaway and a cake and a mug of tea, a cosy welcome. Kathy & Rob

12th January 2018 -' An enjoyable relaxing break. Very Comfortable. Thank you. - Ted & Kippy

23rd December 2017 -' Perfect holiday, thanks to Chris & Gina, donkeys, good walks, the sea, good company, lovely home 10/10 - Margarita & Julian

30th November 2017 -'Lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful location.Lovely friendly hosts Chris & Gina. Thanks for the cake! We have had a lovely relaxing short break, lots of lovely walks, loved being so close to the Donkeys, hope to return soon. Andrew & Michelle

21st October 2017- 'Fabulous week, very comfortable. Many thanks for the cake, eggs and milk!' Sarah, Steve & Lia

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£305 to £550

Full pricing guide >
  • Propert Ref: 349
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double, 1 single
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Rural Loc.
  • Detached
  • Character
  • Open Fire
  • OK for Less Able
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed

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Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
16 Jun to 20 Jul £495 £347
21 Jul to 31 Aug £550 £385
01 Sep to 14 Sep £440 £308
15 Sep to 28 Sep £395 £277
29 Sep to 19 Oct £355 £248
20 Oct to 26 Oct £395 £277
27 Oct to 21 Dec £305 £214
Christmas £440 £308
New Year £440 £308
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 05 Apr £305 £214
06 Apr to 26 Apr £440 £308
27 Apr to 24 May £370 £259
25 May to 31 May £440 £308
01 Jun to 14 Jun £470 £329
15 Jun to 12 Jul £495 £347
13 Jul to 26 Jul £520 £364
27 Jul to 23 Aug £550 £385
24 Aug to 30 Aug £520 £364
31 Aug to 13 Sep £440 £308
14 Sep to 27 Sep £395 £277
28 Sep to 18 Oct £355 £248
19 Oct to 25 Oct £395 £277
26 Oct to 20 Dec £305 £214
Christmas £440 £308
New Year £440 £308
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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.