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2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

COACHMANS is a delightful self catering cottage situated through an archway in a cobbled courtyard in the grounds of Monkleigh village's old rectory, parts of which date back over 400 years. Although called COACHMANS COTTAGE it is in fact believed to have been the original bakehouse for the main house and the original bread oven is still in situ to the side of the wood burning stove.
Coachman's can be found in a very peaceful situation on the edge of Monkleigh village and within easy walking distance of the friendly village inn, The Bell, which also serves great food.
The house has extensive gardens of approximately 3 acres, plus a large wildlife garden with a large pond, an ideal spot to chill out and commune with nature.
These are available to those occupying the cottage to enjoy. Garden furniture and a small charcoal barbeque are provided. Please note that these grounds are extensive and unfenced so children and pets will need supervision.
This cottage is in a stunning rural location and forms part of the traditional cobbled courtyard setting of original buildings to the main house. It is compact and has a wood burner making it a cosy, romantic hideaway spot for two. Off road parking is available directly in front of the cottage.
Within the level open plan social space the wood burning stove is a focal point, and provides ample cosy heat whatever time of year you visit, additional wood is provided free of charge and can be found across the courtyard.
The cosy combined lounge/kitchen/dining room has exposed beams giving a rustic feel.
The dining table and chairs seat two and on request a high chair can be supplied. A useful under stair cupboard contains such items including a vacuum cleaner, ironing board and brooms etc. The kitchen area has a modern built in electric cooker and hob, microwave oven and a very good selection of kitchen equipment.
There is a freezer along with a washing machine and additional sink facilities in an adjacent building, the former dairy.
The cottage comfortably sleeps two adults in the spacious bedroom which has an antique double bed and dressing table. The natural wood floor and coverings add to the period feel and give a wonderful feeling of intimacy.
A built in wardrobe ensures guests have ample storage space. The size of the room allows space for a travel cot.
Adjacent to the bedroom is the bathroom with a full size bath with hand held shower attachment.
The wood effect laminate floor creates a feeling of warmth. For added convenience, a heated towel rail and electric shaver point have been provided.
Guests have free use of approximately 3 acres of extensive gardens,fields and grounds. Feel free to meander through the original walled garden and fields. The pond is an eye catching feature, however, it is unfenced so careful supervision of younger ones is required.
Pets are welcome at Coachmans but due to the open plan nature of the grounds it is requested that dogs are kept under sensible control. (the area is shared with neighbours and guests are kindly requested to strictly observe the boundaries set out).
Wood for the wood burner is stored under the linhay and is free for your convenience.

Dog: GBP 20.00 per dog per week/short break
High Chair Usage: GBP 0.00 per booking
Internet Usage: GBP 0.00 per booking
Logs for wood burner GBP 0.00 per booking
Location - Monkleigh; Pets - Yes; 1 bedroom; Sleeps 2+(max 2 adults); Post Code EX39 5JR; Ideal for small families,couples; Changeover Day: Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); TV with freeview ; DVD player; Oven; Hob; Fridge - with icebox; Microwave; (Washing Machine and Freezer - in dairy annexe); Wood burner and electric heaters; Linen for 1 x double; BBQ (charcoal); Garden table and chairs; private courtyard parking for 1 car, cream tea provided for your arrival.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 10AM


Handheld shower head


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Braunton, United KingdomJoined in October 2014
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