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The Cosy Cowshed

Dalwood, Devon (Ref. 1060217)


Dream Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

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37 Customer Review(s)

  • Paul

    “Superb accommodation with great views.”

    Good pub in the village within easy walking distance. So glad we chose the Cosy Cowshed.

    Good pub in the village within easy walking distance. So glad we chose the Cosy Cowshed.

    - Paul, June 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x King Size, 1 x twin (Can be made into a king-size on request), both with ensuite shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer
  • WiFi
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available for 2 cars
  • Outdoor patio area with seating
  • One well behaved small/medium sized dog welcome at a cost of £21 per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop 5 mins drive
  • Note: This property can be booked along with property reference 994151 if you require additional accommodation for your party

The property

Set in the sleepy rural village of Dalwood, The Cosy Cowshed is a stylish countryside property offering a wonderful base for any self-catering holiday in the beautiful landscapes of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Hosting an attractive open-plan living space exuding character and charm with high-vaulted ceilings, contemporary furnishings and a bright décor, guests can enjoy cold winter nights snuggled up in front of the striking woodburning stove.The space also features a sociable dining area and quaint yet well-equipped kitchen, complete with all the necessary appliances for preparing delicious meals throughout your stay.

Make the most of the outdoor space and delight in dinner alfresco on the patio area, popping open a refreshing bottle whilst admiring the breath-taking views of the encompassing countryside.

Back indoors, two well-decorated bedrooms, consisting of a double and a twin, both benefit from a chic ensuite shower room featuring a walk-in shower with sophisticated wall-to-floor tiling.

With so much adventure right on your doorstep, be sure to embrace your fantastic surroundings with an exciting expedition in the Blackdown Hills or East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, whether it be on an exhilarating cycle through Combe Wood or Staple Hill, or setting off on an awe-inspiring hike along the vast cliff tops that line the Jurassic Coast.

Take a tour of the pretty stone dwelling of the National Trust owned Loughwood Meeting House or spend the day at the Axe Valley Wildlife Park, both just a stone’s throw away.

Head to the picturesque seaside town of Seaton Down where you can bask in the sunshine on the beach, and delight in a hearty bite to eat at one of the many local cafés.

There’s also much to discover at the ancient Beer Quarry Caves and historical village of Branscombe, before setting off on a relaxing stroll along the Hooken Cliffs and taking in the incredible vistas of the English Channel.

Those travelling with children should be sure to spend the day at Diggerland Devon and the thrilling Crealy Theme Park & Resort, providing fun for the whole family.

With so much to see and do throughout your stay, it’s little wonder that The Cosy Cowshed makes a superb choice for any holiday to Devon.

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About the location


Axminster 4 miles; Honiton 6 miles; Seaton 10.5 miles

Dalwood is a small rural village resting in East Devon, among the idyllic Blackdown Hills AONB. Its facilities include a traditional pub serving food as well as a general store. Close by are some of Devon's most popular attractions. The market town of Axminster, lined with fine buildings, offers much to the visitor including an excellent range of amenities and a fascinating museum. To the western side of the Blackdown Hills you will find another market town, Honiton also holds much charm along with a museum and an art gallery. After your dose of undulating countryside, walking and cycling, you may wish to head to the coast, nearby there is a choice of wonderful seaside spots including Seaton, Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. All come which their own individual character and promise a fun-packed day trip to the beach with their activities and opportunities on offer.

Please note: The TV at the property is a 24".
Note: Property is adjacent to Culverwells 994151 which you may consider booking alongside The Cosy Cowshed.

7 night stays only for October and May half term

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute