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Cottage Set In 30 Acres Of Racehorse Grounds

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Dulford, Cullompton, Exeter Area, South Devon, England, UK - Very Peaceful, Pub And Village Shop 3/4 Mile Away

A luxury cottage, slightly different as set in owners 30 acres where racehorses are trained. A yard tour and watching the horses being trained are included. Pets welcome and can also train on the gallops! Only a year old and sits in 30 acres. Included is a yard tour, and watching the horses being trained on our own gallops. A luxury cottage with towels, linen and a hamper included (wine, fresh eggs from own chickens, fresh flowers etc. Pets welcome. Very well situated 5 mins from M5, but in very quiet location, with pub, village shop 3/4 mile away.


Owner
Mrs Louise Millman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2017

About Mrs Louise Millman

We started training here in 1990 when my husband Rod retired from a jump jockey. We have 2 sons James and Patrick. James is a flat jockey and rides most of the 50 horses we have in training. Patrick is an amateur jockey and works here full time as a work rider. We built the cottage in 2010 so our owners could have somewhere to stay if required, but then decided to take it a step further by running it as a holiday cottage.

What makes this house unique

The cottage is ideally situated being 5 mins of the M5, but in a quiet location. Also being set in our own 30 acres is an added bonus if you have pets or enjoy walking. Offering guests a yard tour, and watching horses on the gallops is another attraction. We have had guests that follow us and know all the horses already, or had no idea how a racing yard works!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A fantastic cottage, beautiful furnishings, lacking not a thing! We felt like we were staying in a 5 star hotel. Mann Sept. 2010.



Lovely cottage and surroundings. Very peaceful. Gould family Aug. 2010

Absolutely perfect, horses and stable tour the icing on the cake! Bull Feb 2011
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Honiton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Large bathroom upstairs with separate shower, large bath, toilet and wash basin. Downstairs shower room with toilet and hand basin. Toiletries are included.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Plus Cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, furnished with reproduction french furniture, full height ceiling with beams, view over yard. Bedroom 2 twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is furnished to a very high standard. Cot and high chair available if required. Outside: Small enclosed courtyard with patio, tables and chairs. Parking for 2 cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided with toiletries. Cleaned weekly, more towels, linen can be provided.

Reviews

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(2 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

A home from home. Beautiful cottage and sorroundings. Enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to any one staying. Could not fault the property or owner in any way. Hope to go again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Spotless cottage in great surroundings

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is every bit as good as the pictures show, and more!

It is spotless. The furnishings and fittings are to a high standard.

The setting is great, in amongst the action of the stables, yet private enough that it doesn't intrude if you don't want it to.

The owner, Louise, is very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.

Remember to take the stable yard tour!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and that the stable tour was a highlight.
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Special interest holidays:

If you are interested in horse racing this is an ideal holiday cottage. You can see a racing yard at work, the horses training on the gallops. We have about 50 horses in training, mainly on the flat. The cottage is full of racing books and pictures of racehorses that have been trained here.

Coast/Beach:

The coast is 20 miles away.

Travel:

Exeter airport is 25 mins away. Tiverton Parkway rail station is 7 miles.

M5 motorway is 5 mins.

Distances:

Kentisbeare is 3/4 mile away with pub and village shop which is open 7 days a week and sells daily newspapers, bread, milk and is a post office.

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Rates & Availability

Honiton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 12
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,403
 
 
Rate 13
Aug 25 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,133
 
 
Rate 14
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
Rate 15
Sep 22 2017 - Oct 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$682
 
 
Rate 16
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$579
 
 
Xmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$998
 
 
New Year
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$998
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$515
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% deposit required. Balance due 6 weeks proir to commencement date. Cash / cheque only, sorry no card facility available.

Changeover Day:
Friday is change over day. Short breaks are available. Arrival after 3.00pm, departure by 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property in UK pounds.
Minimum stay of 3 nights ( not in July, August of Half Terms )

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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