Old Orchard Cabin
Sleeps 2 | dog friendly
Luxury glamping in Devon: Relax, refresh, recharge - what better way to get back to your old self than in this superb romantic retreat with incredible views, a cosy cabin and even a hot tub? (Sighs with envy).
Take a deep breath, because you're going to be amazed. The views from this luxury cabin are truly superb - across an ancient orchard (which a pretty path leading to the cabin takes you up through) and a 15th Century farmhouse and over the rolling, green and gorgeous Coly valley. Simply beautiful. From your very own wood-fired hot tub you can sip a glass of bubbly in the bubbles and watch the swallows swoop and dive, and then, as night falls, listen to the hooting of owls as the stars start to twinkle one by one. Could glamping get any better than this?
Inside your bespoke cabin you'll find everything you need for your back-to-nature getaway, including a toasty wood burner (great at any time of year, and logs are provided, by the way) and a carefully designed open-plan living space. The fitted kitchen boasts an induction hob, a combination microwave oven and a fridge, there's a king-sized bed that's oh-so comfy, and a cute shower-room with a real hot shower and a proper flushing loo. No uncomfortable middle-of-the-night treks to the washblock for you. Outside, your very own terrace is the perfect spot for losing yourself in a good book with a cup of hot of hot coffee - that's if you can tear yourself away from the views - while in the evenings you'll want to light up the fire-pit barbecue and cook the delicious provisions you've found at one of the many nearby farm shops.
Out and About
Expect the picturesque: this is East Devon's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, after all, and there's loads to explore. From Old Orchard Cabin you can stroll along the river to the Saxon town of Colyton, where you'll find a variety of shops and pubs; from there, why not catch the electric tram along the beautiful Axe Valley to Seaton, gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast? Alternatively, within half an hour's drive you'll find all sorts of delightful towns, villages and fishing ports, including Lyme Regis, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Bridport, Charmouth and Seatown, many of them great destinations for fossil hunters, and all of them lovely places to have a wander and enjoy the incredible scenery. You might decide to take to the water and hire a boat or a kayak, or go surfing, waterskiing or fishing, or perhaps book yourself onto a cookery course at River Cottage HQ. From active to relaxing, you really are spoilt for choice with things to see and do in this fabulous corner of heavenly Devon.
Steps to Cabin: Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood-burner. One-ring induction hob, combination microwave oven and fridge (with freezer compartment). Double bed (5'). Shower-room with double shower, WC and wash-basin.
Please note that, Old Orchard Cabin is not suitable for children under 5, although babies up to six months old (non crawlers) at the time of the holiday are welcome.
Availability, reservations and pricing : £404 to £719 per week
All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.
For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include electricity and central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the Web site.
There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £38 is payable per booking.
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