View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
View down the private enclosed garden
Riverside access only 150 yards from the cottage
The Lounge
Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
The twin room
The Master bedroom
Luxury Bathroom
Enjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...
Perfect for a spot of fishing...
Explore beautiful Exmoor National Park
1 / 14  View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
2 / 14  Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
3 / 14  View down the private enclosed garden
4 / 14  Riverside access only 150 yards from the cottage
5 / 14  The Lounge
6 / 14  Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
7 / 14  Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
8 / 14  Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
9 / 14  The twin room
10 / 14  The Master bedroom
11 / 14  Luxury Bathroom
12 / 14  Enjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...
13 / 14  Perfect for a spot of fishing...
14 / 14  Explore beautiful Exmoor National Park

Joyce's Cottage,

South Molton (9mls E), Exmoor
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful 16th century Devonshire longhouse with wood burner, large enclosed garden and only 150 yards from private riverside access to the River Yeo
  • A short drive takes you to the quaint, market town of South Molton with its pannier market, shops, pubs and restaurants. Or why not explore Exmoor National Park with its dramatic scenery and quaint villages nearby
  • Situated on the Two Moors Way between the ‘Knowstone to Tarr Steps’ leg of the walk, its well placed to explore North and Mid Devon with your four legged friend yet within easy reach of the wonderful sandy beaches at Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Westward Ho!
Property code: 07280

On the ‘Two Moors Way’ This Devonshire Long House (reputed to be build late 16th Century) has been lovingly refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation with the owner occupying the cottage next door. A warm welcome awaits but privacy is assured.

Joyce's Cottage nestles within the beautiful Yeo Valley on the southern border of Exmoor, just outside the quaint village of Yeo Mill it encompasses its own meandering section of the River Yeo which is a tributary to the River Creedy. This 16th Century cottage is on the Two Moors Way between the ‘Knowstone to Tarr Steps’ leg of the walk which links Ivybridge (South Coast) to Lynmouth (North Coast). The market town of South Molton is nine miles away, where two markets are held in the historic pannier market each week, there is a supermarket, independent shops and numerous cafes and pubs to choose from as well as the remarkable ‘Quince Honey Farm’. North Devon's stunning coastline is within easy reach with wonderful sandy beaches at Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Westward Ho!

You are welcomed into the accommodation through the front door where you will be greeted by the lounge enjoying comfy sofa and armchairs, Sky Q, DVD and WiFi (supported by Fibre Optic BroadBand). Dominating the lounge is a cosy woodburner (first basket of logs included) perfect for those cooler evenings. The well-equipped kitchen is located to the left and has an induction hob, oven, combination microwave, fridge, dishwasher and large oak six seat dining table. Through the kitchen there is a utility room with washing machine and sink a perfect space for managing muddy boots and wet dogs. Here to (for your convenience) is a small freezer . A staircase leads up to two good size bedrooms, one double and one dual aspect twin room. There is also a delightful shower room on this floor with a large power shower and WC. Venturing outside you will find a patio area and BBQ with seating that overlooks the enclosed (dog secure) garden, a perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee. At the bottom of the garden is the Car park, this off road parking can easily accommodate two cars or a motor home, about 100yds from there is the River Yeo that is defended by a fence and lockable sheep gate.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin room
  • 1 shower room, with large power shower and WC
  • Woodburner with first basket of logs included
  • Fully enclosed (dog secure) garden
  • Hair dryer provided
  • Induction hob, oven, combination microwave
  • Fridge, dishwasher, washing machine and small freezer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars or motor home
  • Fast up to 90Mb Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Trout farm 2 miles away
  • Sky Q and DVD in the lounge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Private access to River Yeo

Rachel Loosemore

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sandra, 17th July 2020

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The owners had obviously gone to a great deal of trouble to ensure the safety of their customers following the reopening of the hospitality sector. Even masks were provided. We all enjoyed our stay and the provision of solid internet and a decent size TV were much appreciated by our teenage son. However, despite the complaints by the hospitality seRead morector in general regarding how they were to survive following lockdown we experienced couple of businesses where we were not exactly made welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Glenn, 17th March 2020

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Incredibly clean throughout, with a very well equipped kitchen. We often self cater and are generally disappointed by the poor standard of kitchen equipment, this place had everything you could need and more! Everything is finished to a very high standard, and all the furniture is very comfortable. Log burner is a lovely feature and very easy to usRead moree. Loved how the owners of the property left out loads of bird food for busy birds in the garden. Beautiful place, wed love to stay again! Hide

Reviewed by Bec, 6th March 2020

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Pretty little cottage, very clean, comfortable and cosy and caters well for dogs, with a fantastic, large enclosed garden. Access to a paddock and a stream too. The perfect hideaway to escape to! Very peaceful, with lovely walks from your doorstep or a short drive away. Some very nice pubs and restaurants within easy reach and a visit to the coast Read moremakes a nice day trip. Wonderful hosts nearby if you need them, otherwise you wouldn't know they're just next door, very discrete. Highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Duncan, 18th October 2019

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Joyce's Cottage is a well presented and well maintained property. It is in a reasonable location but, like many holiday cottages, you still have to get in the car to reach places of interest or nights out for entertainment. It has been well stocked with equipment for your stay and a nice garden for any pets. Just be sure to duck when going down theRead more stairs! Hide

Reviewed by Darren, 13th October 2019

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The cottage was beautiful and well equipped it was in a remote location but suited us as very quiet. It was ideal for touring around as the coast less than 1 hour away and exmoor and the walks on your doorstep.

Reviewed by Helene, 20th September 2019

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Reviewed by Jean, 8th September 2019

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The cottage is lovely and very safe. You do have to be prepared to drive round very windy narrow lanes to go anywhere. Having said that the location is lovely and very relaxing.

Reviewed by Jayne, 16th August 2019

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We really enjoyed our 2 weeks at the cottage, it was in a lovely hamlet with a rural atmosphere, it was a good central location for all our trips about! The garden was pleasant & the brook at the bottom was very pretty & the dog liked a paddle! Would highly recommend!

Reviewed by Vicki, 2nd August 2019

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Tastefully decorated with a well-equipped kitchen (a good range of implements! The owners go to some length to make you feel welcome with nice touches and are not at all intrusive. I had a nice chat with Paul. Lovely rural location with a proper, escape-proof garden - this alone is an excellent feature with our Houdini dog! It is rural (you have toRead more drive to get to any shops) but it was fun to get properly 'lost' around Exmoor - (unless you use Satnav - we didn't!). Beautiful part of the world. Hide

Reviewed by Mandy, 5th July 2019

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The hosts, Paul and Natalie, were very friendly and welcoming. They were discreet but accessible and we heard nothing to indicate there was a young family living next door. Very well appointed with all mod cons and off-road parking, it's hard to beat. Although somewhat remote, which we loved, we were able to arrange an online grocery delivery for tRead morehe morning after our arrival. Ideally situated for exploring Exmoor with the dog. We can't recommend this cottage highly enough! Hide

Reviewed by Sharon, 14th June 2019

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Reviewed by Lisa, 24th May 2019

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Really lovely cottage, spotlessly clean & well-equipped & in a super countryside location. We had a great time, kids loved it too & our doggy was more than happy with the paddock & river to play in. Unintrusive owners but very friendly & more than happy to help with anything. A good base for exploring Exmoor & N Devon coast but no services in the tRead moreiny hamlet, be prepared to put the miles in! Hide

Reviewed by Wayne, 17th May 2019

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Reviewed by Jana, 4th May 2019

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We had a fantastic time; it was our first holiday with our rescue dog and the massive paddock with access to a river was a dream. The cottage is clean, well equipped, log burner is a special bonus and the welcome gift of cream tea was absolutely delicious. Paul, the host is friendly and if anything needs sorting out, he will do it immediately (thanRead morek you!). We are looking forward to coming back as the countryside is stunning and Joyce's cottage did not disappoint either. Loved it. Jana & Roman Hide

Reviewed by Lisa, 12th April 2019

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Stunning cottage in a beautiful location. Every little detail has been thought about. Owners were so helpful. We have already booked up to go again next year. Best place we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Sarah, 5th April 2019

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Lovely cottage and great owners. Warm welcome offered with a cream tea on our arrival! Great facilities particular appreciated the wifi and sky system for our teenage son!

Reviewed by Lee, 29th March 2019

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Reviewed by Yvette, 22nd March 2019

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Reviewed by Paula, 22nd February 2019

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What a lovely place to stay, cosy yet modern. Very well equipped. Very friendly owners around but not intrusive. Such a lovely location quiet and peaceful. We will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Sam, 27th October 2018

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Lovely stay in this gorgeous Devon cottage. It was a pleasure to return home to a warm and cosy cottage after long days out. The quiet country lanes surrounding the property were fab for stirring dog walks. Would highly recommend

Reviewed by S, 1st October 2018

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Cottage is finished and equipped to a very high standard, a credit to Paul and Natalie the perfect hosts. Large enclosed garden and paddock excellent for dog owners. Peaceful and tranquil location.

Reviewed by Susan, 21st September 2018

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Reviewed by Lynn, 24th August 2018

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Lovely cottage, very well equipped, clean and very comfortable. The children loved having Sky cinema - this was a real treat for them. The dog loved the big garden too! Close enough to the beaches of Woolacombe and Westward Ho! and other attractions on the North Devon coast but still peaceful and quiet. Paul, the owner, was very friendly and welcomRead moreing. Would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel, 10th August 2018

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The cottage was beautiful. Personal additional touches that made it feel extra special. The welcome gifts & essential extras that you would forget to bring- all included- made it even greater. We had an amazing holiday secluded and sheltered from the fast past working life we were on holiday to escape. The only downside (which was our fault for notRead more researching enough before booking) was how remote a location it is in. With a 2 & 7 year old, a 12 mile round trip to the nearest shop isnt ideal! Hide

Reviewed by Richard, 3rd August 2018

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Great for a quite relaxing time. Enclosed garden was fantastic for our dog Nalah as well as the utility room. Cottage was well equipped with everything we needed for our holiday.

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View towards the cottage and the large fully enclosed garden
Private enclosed garden with patio furniture and BBQ
View down the private enclosed garden
Riverside access only 150 yards from the cottage
The Lounge
Snuggle up by the woodburner on cooler evenings
Family sized Kitchen/Dining room
Handy boot room perfect for those four legged friends
The twin room
The Master bedroom
Luxury Bathroom
Show 2 moreEnjoy riverside alfresco dining only a short distance from the cottage...

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