Brooks Cottage

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2
Oliver Approved

Overview

Sustainable Collection
Pets Welcome

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In 1990, ‘Interiors’ magazine described Brooks Cottage as being ‘a cottage that grows out of field in Devon. Meadow grass and wild flowers creep up to the cobbled front step, hills bristling with oak thickets rise up on two sides of the house, and brooks border the others. There is no sign of any other human habitation, not even a tarmac road. The same holds true today, some twenty-four years later!

Brooks Cottage therefore makes the perfect bolthole for guests wanting a real escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life! The cottage can comfortably sleep up to four guests across its two beautifully appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation which comprises of a cosy sitting room with open fire, a small but perfectly formed kitchen complete with Aga and dining facilities. Upstairs on the first floor are the two bedrooms, one of which boasts its own en-suite facilities, and a family bathroom.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Please note that due to the rural location - mobile signal depends on your provider and so is not guaranteed for approximately half a mile!
  • Due to the nature of the cottage, Brooks Cottage will not accept children under the age of 12 years old

This property is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

To be part of this collection, properties either have to tick 4 or more of our sustainable checklist, or tick 3 of the checklist but also have a score of 5 or lower (kg) for the total carbon footprint per day, based on full occupancy, per bedroom. View the full collection here >

This property ticked these points on our sustainable checklist:

  • Supports the local community (locally owned)
  • Supports the local community (promotes local businesses)
  • Protects and conserves local Heritage
  • Travel by Train possible

Property Features

Heritage Collection Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Living room with open fire
- Fully-equipped kitchen with Aga and dining facilities
- Cloakroom

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with double bed
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Lawned gardens

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Freeview TV
- Selection of books
- Washing machine & dryer (in separate building close to the cottage)
- Fridge & freezer (in separate building close to the cottage)

*Please note that the cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 12.

Location

About the surrounding area of Brooks Cottage
Sustainable Collection
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Romantic
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The drive from Exeter through the quintessential high hedgerows and rolling fields of Devon, past farms and barns leads you to the sprawling and magical Fulford Estate. This idyllic cottage sits in a corner of the countryside tucked within steep corn fields meaning you really do feel transported to another world. The perfect escapism, and yet just 20 minutes from Exeter! 

Local Amenities
Nearest Town/City Exeter

(20.5km)

Nearest Village Cheriton Bishop

(3.3km)

Nearest Restaurant The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop

(2.7km)

Nearest Supermarket Sainsbury's, Exeter

(18km)

Nearest Beach Dawlish Warren Beach, Exeter

(38km)

Extras

Food/Catering
Breakfast, lunch and suppers can be unobtrusively delivered to the cottage with ‘idiot’s instructions’ as to how to cook the food. The owners can also deliver organic chickens and sausages from the next door farm. Their chef is also an award winning cake maker! Please enquire for further information.

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 11am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Internet access? Yes, Wi-Fi is included in the rental price
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 5-night minimum stay, this may be increased across peak dates
Smoking Allowed? No smoking
Pets welcome? A maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs are allowed on a request basis at time of booking for an additional charge of £25 per dog, per stay. The breeds must be stated at time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that due to the age and the character of the cottage it is not suitable for children under the age of 12

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
* Easter £1,590 £2,226
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 £1,408 £1,971
* Bank Holiday - May Day £1,590 £2,226
May 8th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 £1,408 £1,971
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday £1,590 £2,226
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 £1,408 £1,971
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 £1,590 £2,226
Aug 28th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 £1,408 £1,971
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 £1,590 £2,226
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 £1,408 £1,971
* Easter £1,590 £2,226
Apr 19th 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 £1,408 £1,971
* Bank Holiday - May Day £1,590 £2,226
May 7th 2021 - May 21st 2021 £1,408 £1,971
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday £1,590 £2,226
May 30th 2021 - Jun 25th 2021 £1,408 £1,971
Jun 25th 2021 - Aug 27th 2021 £1,590 £2,226
Aug 27th 2021 - Oct 6th 2021 £1,408 £1,971

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
* Easter €1,695 €2,373
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 €1,501 €2,101
* Bank Holiday - May Day €1,695 €2,373
May 8th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 €1,501 €2,101
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday €1,695 €2,373
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 €1,501 €2,101
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 €1,695 €2,373
Aug 28th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 €1,501 €2,101
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 €1,695 €2,373
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 €1,501 €2,101
* Easter €1,695 €2,373
Apr 19th 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 €1,501 €2,101
* Bank Holiday - May Day €1,695 €2,373
May 7th 2021 - May 21st 2021 €1,501 €2,101
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday €1,695 €2,373
May 30th 2021 - Jun 25th 2021 €1,501 €2,101
Jun 25th 2021 - Aug 27th 2021 €1,695 €2,373
Aug 27th 2021 - Oct 6th 2021 €1,501 €2,101

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
* Easter $1,832 $2,564
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 $1,622 $2,270
* Bank Holiday - May Day $1,832 $2,564
May 8th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 $1,622 $2,270
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday $1,832 $2,564
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 $1,622 $2,270
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 $1,832 $2,564
Aug 28th 2020 - Dec 21st 2020 $1,622 $2,270
Dec 21st 2020 - Jan 8th 2021 $1,832 $2,564
Jan 8th 2021 - Apr 1st 2021 $1,622 $2,270
* Easter $1,832 $2,564
Apr 19th 2021 - Apr 30th 2021 $1,622 $2,270
* Bank Holiday - May Day $1,832 $2,564
May 7th 2021 - May 21st 2021 $1,622 $2,270
* Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday $1,832 $2,564
May 30th 2021 - Jun 25th 2021 $1,622 $2,270
Jun 25th 2021 - Aug 27th 2021 $1,832 $2,564
Aug 27th 2021 - Oct 6th 2021 $1,622 $2,270

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Francis Fulford

How long have you owned the property?
2 years

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
It is very romantic!

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
Brook Cottage is a 16th Century farmhouse

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Yes, due to its seclusion and privacy!

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...

Really do? Go on long walks
Really eat?
There is a wonderful pub about two miles mile away - The Old Thatch
Really see? Exeter Cathedral and Exeter Museum

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
The cottage is not a sterile 'holiday' let but a home

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Reviews

  • Brilliant

    Posted by Martin on 27/08/2019

    Brilliant, relaxing holiday. We have used Oliver’s Travels a number of times and have been very impressed by the quality of service and attention to detail. Will return to Brooks Cottage and definitely use Oliver’s Travels again!

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