Country Cottages - Devon Cottages
Nr Sidmouth, East Devon.
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transformed 19th century water tower will appeal to those
seeking a slightly quirky and exceptionally stylish holiday
home. The remarkable three-storey, semi-detached property is
just along the path from By-the-Way Cottage and the owners'
home, in the heart of the Otter Valley. A short distance away, a
colony of rare bats are housed in a purpose-built roost in the
Cleverly designed to
maximise use of the vertical space, the ground floor comprises
an open plan living area with a woodburner-style gas fire,
wall-mounted television and a modern kitchenette. A staircase
leads to the luxurious bathroom on the first floor, complete
with under floor heating and a roll-top bath. From the bathroom,
a further staircase leads to the double bedroom at the top of
the tower - a perfect viewpoint over the lush green valley
beyond. Outside, the private patio has a barbecue and clay
chimenea for cosy outdoor dining even in cooler weather. This
very special holiday home is an ideal romantic retreat within
easy reach of the stunning Jurassic Coast and just a short drive
to the historic city of Exeter.
The beaches at Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth, Lyme Regis
and the Charmouth Heritage Centre with over 30 miles of Jurassic
coastline to explore.
The National Trust properties of Knightshayes Court, Killerton
House and A La Ronde House. The Donkey Sanctuary, Darts Farm
shopping village, The Seaton Tramway, Escot Park, Bicton
Botanical Gardens and Woodbury Park Golf Club. Walking along the
East Devon Coast Path, sailing and water sports.