Milk Churn sits in rolling countryside near the market town of South Molton on a 15 acre estate with landscaped gardens and a tennis court. The former dairy has been converted to create a lush holiday home on the Cockerham Estate next door to Dolly's House. Guests can get up close to the estate animals, which include alpacas, horses, chickens and lots of birds. Many of the animals have been rescued and nursed back to health by the owners. Guests are welcome to view feeding time, help collect eggs or even watch the alpacas being shorn, which takes place every June. A Devon cream tea awits you at Milk Churn on your arrival along with a welcome pack. The property has its own south facing patio outside the double entrance doors, where you can enjoy al fresco dining. A shared tennis court and landscaped gardens are all available for guest use. The cottage has a fully equipped modern kitchen/diner, which leads into the cosy lounge with a woodburner in the corner on a raised hearth. The double bedroom and twin room are both upstairs served by a pristine family bathroom. Westward Ho! and Croyde are both about a 30 minute drive for a trip to the beach. Croyde beach is rated as one of the best surfing beaches in the world. There is an RNLI lifeguard service available every day from May to September, during the Easter weekend, every weekend in October and during the October half term. If you like rock pooling, head to each end of the beach. And for walkers, there are several footpaths around the village and up to Baggy Point where you’ll be rewarded with an amazing view. This whole area is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest for its geological features. Croyde has plenty of places to hire wet suits, surf boards, canoes and fishing equipment. Barnstaple is well worth a visit on the way back from the beach
Lounge/kitchen/diner: TV and DVD player. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Twin beds
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin
Pets: One dog welcome
Parking: Ample off-road parking
Garden/patio: Patio and garden furniture
Heating: Oil central heating
Short breaks: Available (minimum 3 nights)
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Shared Wi-Fi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. High chair and travel cot are provided. Devon cream tea provided on arrival and welcome pack. Use of shared tennis court and landscaped gardens. Complimentary basket of logs. Selection of games and books. The estate has a gated entrance
Beach: 20 miles Pub: 2 miles
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Friday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 2 miles to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 20 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Great cosy cottage, well furbished, very clean, friendly and helpful hosts, very good hospitality with welcome pack including bottle of wine, cider, ginger biscuits, Devon scones, homemade jam, coffee, fruit cake, bowl of fruit, bottle of milk, bread, very generous arrival pack of goodies, beautiful estate with horses, alpackers, very friendly with dogs, very well maintained estate with tennis courtsMrs Vololona Russell - 15th August 2018
Second stay this year at Milk Churn & yet again enjoyed lovely comfortable accommodation & beautiful views looking out across fields seeing horses, alpacas & a variety of birds including a peacock. Very quiet. Perfect place to recharge.Miss S Smith - 30th October 2016
We had a fantastic stay in this beautiful location made even better by John and Patricia's kindness and generosity. An animal lover's paradise. A real home from home. Definitely return.Mrs A Noble - 17th September 2016
Fabulous property, in amazing surroundings. We will definitely be returning !Mrs J Grice - 20th July 2016
Great place to stay, lovely setting and everything you need.Mr J Crowle - 24th June 2016
Lovely comfortable accommodation with log burner if needed to make it even more welcoming after a long day sightseeing. Complimentary basket of various goodies plus eggs, fruit, tea & coffee create a wonderful first impression.Miss S Smith - 19th June 2016
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