Alder Cottage, Blackerton, Tiverton, Devon

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Sleeps
3-17
Bedrooms
8
Dining
16
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2020
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Quirky cottage and flat sleeping 17 with a games room for family holidays and friends weekends on the edge of Exmoor

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Alder Cottage, Blackerton, Tiverton, Devon, sleeps 3-17 in 8 bedrooms.

Alder Cottage sleeps 14 + 2
Garden Flat sleeps 3 + 1
The cottage and flat can be booked separately or together

Alder Cottage is a spacious cottage in a beautiful setting on the edge of Exmoor and within the Exmoor Dark Skies zone, offering plenty of room for large family and friend groups, training courses or work groups.

This former cowshed-turned-cottage has a quirky layout offering plenty of room. Its 6 bedrooms are roomy with comfortable beds, sinks and wardrobes. The main lounge can seat 12 and is next to the spacious kitchen which has a large dining table and an additional fold-out table for larger groups. There are 2 further lounges/games rooms, one of which can convert to another twin room, 2 full bathrooms and 3 separate toilets.

The rooms are configured to suit all sorts of groups with 2 superking rooms, 2 twin rooms, 1 double room and a family room with kingsize bed and bunk beds. The middle games room features a day bed and trundle bed, plus a futon and additional floor mattresses are available on request. For our youngest visitors there is a travel cot and pop up highchair. We provide bedding, towels, bathmats and toiletries.

The kitchen is large and well equipped with a big fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine too. We provide washing up liquid and sponges, tea towels, tea, coffee and sugar.

Garden Flat is a self-contained flat at the end of the main cottage and features 2 bedrooms, 1 with a kingsize bed, 1 single, a large lounge, bathroom, kitchen and utility room with washing machine. The enclosed garden with 6 foot fences is a sun trap and provides a safe space for pets and children. A futon offers a 4th bed space.

There's lots to see and do nearby, with both Devon and Somerset beaches within a 35 minute drive, the hills and lakes of Exmoor on the doorstep and plenty of attractions close by. The market towns of Tiverton and South Molton offer shops, pubs, restaurants and attractions and there are closer country pubs too, several within a few miles of the cottage, serving great local food and drink.

Facilities

The kitchen is large and well equipped with plenty of crockery, cutlery, pans and serving dishes, a 5 ring burner range cooker and 2 ovens.
The dining room in the kitchen can seat 12 with a further table available and more dining chairs.
The main lounge seats 12 and has a flatscreen TV. There is a games room with PS2 and the 3rd lounge has a pool table, table football and seats.
The TV is in the main lounge, with a roku with Netflix access. There is a small TV and PS2 in the games room. TV and roku also in Garden Flat lounge.
WiFi available in most rooms. Mobile reception varies by network.
2 games rooms in Alder Cottage, one with a PS2, one with small pool table, table football, dolls house and other games and books.
The cottage has central heating throughout. We are off-grid so usually have heating set to 22 degrees morning and evening, happy to alter on request.
Cottage has 6: 2 superkings, 2 twins, 1 double, 1 family room with kingsize bed and bunk beds. Further beds available. Flat has a king and a single.
We provide all bed linen and towels, bath mats and tea towels.
2 full bathrooms in the cottage, both with showers over bath, 3 separate toilets, 1 with grab bars for wheelchair users.
Full level access throughout, wide doorways. 1 accessible toilet, bath lift available to borrow on request. Garden Flat also offers level access.
Travel cot and high chair available, play table, dolls house, pool table, table football and board games.
The outside area is gated so dogs/children can roam freely and there's a decked area with table and benches. Communal woodlands surround the cottage.
There is no pool.
5 parking spaces outside the cottage, further parking available to the rear on request. Garden Flat has separate parking to the rear.
Smoking is allowed outside the property.
Pets are welcome, we just ask you to let us know in advance.

Location

On the edge of Exmoor yet only 15 minutes off J27 of the M5. 3h 45m from London, 3h from Birmingham. Just 5 minutes off the North Devon Link Road A361, 10 minutes from Dulverton and South Molton.
Tiverton (12 miles away) is the nearest large town with supermarkets, cafes, pubs and restaurants, canal walks and museum. South Molton (10 miles) is a market town, Dulverton and Bampton also close.
The nearest shops are the Co-op in Dulverton and Londis/Spar in Bampton, both about a 10 minute drive. Larger shops in Tiverton and South Molton.
Our favourite is the Wild Woods Tapas Bar, just a mile away. Pubs include the Red Lion in Oakford, Blackcock Inn at Molland, the Bridge in Dulverton and Anchor Inn at Exebridge, plenty of choice!

Booking Information

No fixed changeover day. Damage deposit charged at £250 for Alder Cottage, £100 for Garden Flat. Prices below are for 6 people in Alder Cottage, extra guests above 6 are charged at £20pppn. Extra bed in Garden Flat charged at £10/night.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
No
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Blackerton
Tiverton
Devon
United Kingdom
Tiverton Parkway is the nearest railway station, 18 miles away.
No local buses.
Nearest airports are Exeter (28 miles) and Bristol (66 miles).

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
Alder Cottage sleeping 6, Low rate
750
360
240
120
Alder Cottage sleeping 6, Medium rate
900
450
300
150
Alder Cottage sleeping 6, High rate
1200
540
360
180
Alder Cottage sleeping 6, Peak rate
1600
720
480
240
Garden Flat sleeping 3, Low rate
340
165
110
55
Garden Flat sleeping 3, Medium rate
400
180
120
60
Garden Flat sleeping 3, High rate
450
210
140
70

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Alder Cottage, Blackerton, Tiverton, Devon
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Tiverton
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United Kingdom