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Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden

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Plenty of space to play on the lawn or just relax and take in the view.
The beautiful Otter Valley, the cottage roof is in the foreground.
Springtime bluebells.
1 of 20Plenty of space to play on the lawn or just relax and take in the view.
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Coronavirus update - 27th June 2020 Following the UK government easing of restrictions from 4th July, we have taken the difficult decision to remain closed until mid January 2021 to protect our guests, ourselves and our wider community. We will of course, honour existing bookings. Thank you to all our guests for your support and understanding and we look forward to seeing you all next year. Overlooking the beautiful Otter Valley in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, AONB. Otter Rise is a pretty, detached cottage with large, private gardens. Tastefully finished to a high standard, once inside the cosy accommodation is accessible for wheelchairs. Lovely country walks from the door, beautiful beaches a short drive away. Many of our friends have called Otter Rise a 'little piece of heaven' an...Coronavirus update - 27th June 2020 Following the UK government easing of restrictions from 4th July, we have taken the difficult decision to remain closed until mid January 2021 to protect our guests, ourselves and our wider community. We will of course, honour existing bookings. Thank you to all our guests for your support and understanding and we look forward to seeing you all next year. Overlooking the beautiful Otter Valley in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, AONB. Otter Rise is a pretty, detached cottage with large, private gardens. Tastefully finished to a high standard, once inside the cosy accommodation is accessible for wheelchairs. Lovely country walks from the door, beautiful beaches a short drive away. Many of our friends have called Otter Rise a 'little piece of heaven' and everyone who comes to stay loves the peace and tranquility of the area. We also love the friendliness of the people, the beautiful riverside or woodland walks and exploring the ancient, hidden lanes; a visit to the nearby beaches and fossil hunting along the Jurassic Coast is special and what can beat buying the freshest fish straight from the boats on the slipway at Beer? We'll share our favourite restaurants and pubs with you, most of which welcome dogs. When you've had enough of all this fresh air and country goodness, there are plenty of shops, theatres and cinemas or, closer to home are numerous small towns with unique, quirky shops to explore. We like Otter Rise to feel like a home away from home for our guests, so we have tried to provide everything you could wish for in a self-catering cottage, as well as the obvious you will also find beach towels, picnic backpack, a first basket of logs for the wood burner, lots of games, books, toys and jigsaws for young and old as well as DVD's and CD's, all linen and towels and tea, coffee's and sugar to name just a few.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We welcome up to 2 well-behaved dogs, please be aware there are sheep in the fields adjacent to the cottage, you must keep your dog on a lead when out walking and in the garden if the dog is an escape artist! There is a small fee of £3 per dog per night. Please respect the tranquility of the area. Please do not smoke in the cottage.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Anne B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
We enjoy greeting all our guests on arrival and giving you a quick tour of the facilities at Otter Rise to ensure you are happy with everything available. We live close by and are available if you need us, but we also appreciate this is your holiday so will respect your privacy. We aim to offer a friendly welcome to help you feel at home and we'll then leave you to relax unless you need us or want any advice on where to walk, visit or shop.
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Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 14 July 2020

This place is wonderful. Remote, serene, cosy and in a great location. It's spacious and clean and a perfect place to relax outside (or in!). Anne and Chris are lovely and welcoming but also give you your space. There are also some good games/dvds etc...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

Our stay at Otters Rise was excellent with all needs catered for. Anne and Chris were attentive and very helpful, thoroughly recommendMore

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Paul S
Wander628445, VR Owner at Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

Dear Paul Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we do appreciate it. It was lovely to meet you both and your dog in June, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Otter Rise and exploring...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Before we even arrived, the hosts were super helpful, offering us lots of toddler/young child things which we would otherwise have had to bring. There was lovely homemade bread and cakes waiting for us, and the house was very clean and comfortable, it also felt...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Wander628445, VR Owner at Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Otter Rise and liked everything that we offer. We have looked into offering WiFi in the cottage, however we are in one...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Anne and Chris are lovely hosts. The local village shop sells everything you need. The only reason I rated 4 stars was the lack of WI Fi and would have preferred the arrival time to be 3o’clock and not 4. There is beautiful bread and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Wander628445, VR Owner at Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Dear Lorraine It was lovely to meet you when you came to stay at Otter Rise in the summer and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we always appreciate it. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cottage everything you could wish for completely private in every respect even though the hosts are neighbours Anne and Chris do not disturb your holiday Although lovely home made provisions were absolutely gorgeous Anne's home made bread is out of this work clever lady...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Margaretrose040735
Wander628445, VR Owner at Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review Karen, it was lovely to meet you both and Alfie of course. We're so pleased you liked the home-made goodies on offer. We like to feel that as our house is about...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

This cottage is in a stunning location with beautiful views over the valley. The bungalow was spotlessly clean and Anne has certainly tried to think of everything with a welcome pack including home-made bread and cake as well as the essentials, there are even backpacks...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank vickyp631
Management response:Responded 18 June 2018

Dear Vicky, Thank you for coming to stay at Otter Rise recently and for taking the time to leave us a review, we are pleased that you both had an enjoyable time here. We do appreciate the feedback about some of the additional extras that...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Anne had thought of everything which we might need. We had a 9 month old baby with us and she had selected suitable toys from the large selection available. We had fresh home baked bread and cakes awaiting our arrival. Lovely setting in the Otter...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Pamela C
Management response:Responded 11 May 2018

Dear Pamela Thank you for coming to stay at Otter Rise, it was lovely to meet you all and we are so pleased that you liked the cottage and the goodies. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes Anne and...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Our stay was absolutely amazing. The cottage is so cosy and has everything you need. Anne was amazing - she made homemade bread and cupcakes for our arrival and also brought us a box of fruit and veg - she could not have been kinder....More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded 11 December 2017

Hi Laura Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you all enjoyed your recent stay at Otter Rise. We're looking forward to seeing you all again one day. Best wishes Anne and Chris

Reviewed 22 July 2017

What a fantastic place to stay! Every eventuality covered. Even our dog was provided with a food and water bowl, and towels for her muddy paws. What a change to find somewhere that truly welcomes dogs. I was just so thrilled. And then.... freshly baked...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Suze201566
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for choosing to come and stay at Otter Rise recently, it was lovely to meet you and we are so pleased that you had a lovely birthday time at the cottage and exploring the area. I am sorry that the bed...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Your own transport is essential as we are far off the beaten track, nearest train stations are Honiton - 8 miles distant and Taunton - 12 miles distant. There is ample space for car parking at the cottage. There is a bus from the village on market day - Tuesday, the village is 3 miles away. We can provide contact details for taxis, please ask. Excellent cycling and walking country.
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Quiet, cosy detached cottage with large garden is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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