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Otter Reach




About this property



The accommodation consists of a contemporary wing of a detached bungalow with lovely gardens and far reaching views of the surrounding countryside and benefitting from the use of outdoor heated swimming pool with retractable roof.Located in two acres of mature grounds yet in the very pretty village of Tipton St John, with the River Otter flowing through, excellent pub and village shop just a few minutes walk away. The coastal towns of Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton are an easy 10 minute drive away. The property is ideally located for walking the extensive network of footpaths leading from the village, top quality golf courses at Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Woodbury Park, fishing, bird watching at the nearby RSPB reserve, horse riding and many other excellent recreational facilities in the area. The bungalow is equipped to a high standard with tasteful, comfortable furnishings and many homely touches throughout. The owners who live next door will greet you with a cream tea on arrival! 

ACCOMMODATION:Approached via sloping path from the parking area.Spacious, open plan living room with high vaulted ceiling and dual aspect fully opening bi fold doors with magnificent views over open countryside. Very well equipped kitchen area with breakfast bar. Two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with twin beds, both bedrooms have a wall mounted TV. Luxury fully tiled wet room with large shower, hand basin and WC.Outside there is a fenced, private area of garden and patio for guests with garden furniture. 


Saturday changeover day 

Parking for two cars 

Sorry, no pets. 

T.V x 3/DVD.Wi Fi.  

Ceramic hob and electric oven. Dishwasher. Washer/dryer. Fridge.Microwave 

Electric under floor heating throughout. Double glazed windows throughout 

Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair available on request  

Swimming pool available May to September (the pool area is completely enclosed with picket fencing & retractable roof)


7th July 2018 -' Excellent, relaxing stay, peaceful spot, good views and pool. Excellent twilight memory foam mattress on the bed, love the bi-fold doors!! handy notes dotted around. Joe and Diane are excellent hosts who work hard to maintain the place to a high standard. Thanks, Trev & Jill, Larkfield.

9th June 2018 - 'Another fantastic and relaxing holiday. Thank you' Linda, Paul & Katie

26th May 2018 - 'A memorable stay for us, we had a lovely holiday. A very nice accommodation located in the beauty of nature. We would love to come back. Thank you for the tea and the scones.' Francine, Jan & Trudy - Belgium

28th April 2018 - 'The accommodation is beautiful, the scones & cream delicious and your friendly hospitality completes the package for a wonderful holiday. Thank you.' The Newey's

16th September 2017 - 'Lovely place, peace & quiet, lovely view. Had a good time. Thanks for the cream tea. Love to come again. Margaret & Sarah

8th September 2017 - 'Thank you for your lovely cottage. Top marks, everything we need is here, enjoyed the pool. Harvey felt at home, with children this is a big thing. Look forward to a return trip!.' Rob, Melanie & Harvey

2nd September 2017 - 'Thank you for a fantastic holiday, weather was great and the cottage was wonderful and relaxing as ever.' Linda, Paul & Katie

19th August 2017 - 'Thank you for a happy stay in a lovely place. We enjoyed the pool too.' The Spencers

12th August 2017 - ' What can we say that hasn't already been said. Lovely place, lovely setting, very welcoming hosts & very well equipped. Children especially loved the pool all we needed was more sun. Would love to return. Thank you.' Mike, Linda, Leah & Max

5th August 2017 - 'Thank you for welcoming us into your beautiful home. We had a very busy week, visiting many local places of interest, and of course using your lovely pool. Have have really enjoyed the views and high standard of accommodation.' Jane & Ed

29th July 2017 - ' We had a fabulous week at Otter Reach. Despite mixed weather we had plenty of time at the beach and exploring the surrounding area. The girls absolutely loved the pool and the cream tea on arrival was delicious. Thank you Joe & Diane.' Sarah, Mark, Maya & Darcy

8th July 2017 - ' 5 star accommodation. Fantastic weather, beautiful area & The Golden Lion pub - what's not to like?' Paul & Helen

1st July 2017 - ' Wonderful setting - a real delight! Thank you.' Barrie & Monica

17th June 2017 - ' One of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in!' Patrick, Gloucestershire

20th May 2017 - ' Thanks for a lovely cream tea on arrival. Great quiet location and a first class home from home.' Gina & Tony - Bideford

13th May 2017 - 'Thanks for a lovely week in excellent accommodation in a beautiful location.Everything is supplied that we could possibly need.Many thanks.' Cecile & Ron Parslow - Bookham, Surrey

10th April 2017 - 'Only a long weekend for us.The welcoming cream tea was just one of the thoughtful touches provided by Diane & Joe.A well appointed 'cottage' in a lovely location & perfect weather as well.What more could we ask.' Mike & Chris Buck - Wraxall near Bristol

8th October 2016 - 'Thoroughly enjoyed our time in this beautiful setting, lovely accommodation with fabulous views. The scones were melt in the mouth delicious and apples straight from the tree were scrummy!! Thank you to Diane and Joe, your hospitality is second to none.'


At a glance

Price per week, from:

£385 to £840

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  • Propert Ref: 355
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bed format: 1 double, 2 single
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Village
  • Short Walk Pub
  • High Chair
  • OK for Less Able
  • Cot
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • Double beds
  • Single Beds
  • Shower Room

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15% Discount from 21st July to 1st September

Make the most of the last few remaining weeks at this wonderful property. It even has its own heated swimming pool!

Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
16 Jun to 20 Jul £680 £476
21 Jul to 31 Aug £840 £588
01 Sep to 14 Sep £620 £434
15 Sep to 28 Sep £500 £350
29 Sep to 19 Oct £470 £329
20 Oct to 26 Oct £530 £371
27 Oct to 21 Dec £385 £270
Christmas £710 £497
New Year £710 £497
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 05 Apr £385 £270
06 Apr to 26 Apr £520 £364
27 Apr to 24 May £490 £343
25 May to 31 May £650 £455
01 Jun to 14 Jun £595 £417
15 Jun to 12 Jul £680 £476
13 Jul to 26 Jul £790 £553
27 Jul to 23 Aug £840 £588
24 Aug to 30 Aug £840 £588
31 Aug to 13 Sep £620 £434
14 Sep to 27 Sep £500 £350
28 Sep to 18 Oct £470 £329
19 Oct to 25 Oct £530 £371
26 Oct to 20 Dec £385 £270
Christmas £710 £497
New Year £710 £497
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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.