Nestling in a unique valley which follows the stream as it meanders down to the sea on east Devon’s renowned Jurrassic Coast, this end terrace holiday cottage is set in one of England’s most picturesque villages, Branscombe, where acres of National Trust land provide miles of tranquil walking with truly stunning countryside and coastal views. Branscombe’s charming thatched cottages, working forge and restored water mill add to the timeless magic of the place. Grapevine is an ideal holiday location for families, friends or couples, and is great for those who love cycling or kayaking as the property offers cycle and kayak storage. It has been decorated and furnished to a very good standard, still maintaining its charm with beams and inglenook fireplace with woodburner, making this an ideal cottage all year round. Deer, badger, fox and birds of prey can all be spotted from this south-facing cottage which overlooks the field and woodland beyond. The beach just over a mile away boasts a thatched cafe serving breakfast baps on the beach and fresh crab sandwiches. An easy graded trail winds-up from the beach to the village pub with a restaurant or continue on passing Manor Mill, a tea room and the working forge. For the more adventurous, join the South West Coastal Path, discovering the dramatic cliff formations and the steep green valleys, wander around the delightful fishing village of Beer, once a notorious smuggling centre, now famous for its caves, or the lovely seaside town of Sidmouth with it’s beautiful gardens. Visitor attractions close by include many National Trust properties, golf, horse riding, The Donkey Sanctuary, Crealy Adventure Park, and for those who enjoy the bright lights and the city shopping experience, Exeter, with its cathedral and the famous Northcott Theatre is 20 miles away. Beach just over 1 mile. Shop 2 miles, pub ½ mile, pub/restaurant 1 mile.
5 steps to entrance. Ground floor: Living room with sofa bed/dining room with beams. Kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. Steep stairs with low beam to first floor: 2 double bedrooms, one (5ft) with beams. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Economy 7 central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freesat TV. DVD. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi.Telephone - honesty box. Small courtyard and furniture. On road parking. Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking.
Grapevine is situated within the charming village of Branscombe and is perfect for a family holiday or keen walkers.