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Sweet Bay Cottage

Sweet Bay Holiday Cottage near Barnstaple is located just outside the pretty village of Tawstock on our 15 acre farm, surrounded by fields and open countryside, perfect for enjoying the glorious tranquil Devon countryside. Set at the end of a No through road lane, peaceful, quiet and traffic free, yet just 1.5 miles form local village pub serving great food, 3 miles from Barnstaple, a ten minute drive to the nearest beach and within easy reach of Exmoor National Park.

Cosy interior with home comforts

Sweet Bay Cottage is detached, set in its own courtyard with a small ‘sun trap’ garden to the front and use of surrounding orchard garden and private bbq area, perfect spot to enjoy the evening sunsets over the West horizon.

An original thatched Devon longhouse, fully restored and refurbished throughout, spacious yet cosy with beams, wood and slate flooring, woodburning stove downstairs, modern kitchen and separate utility room, original pantry and sun room/play room.


Spacious bedrooms with two king bedrooms and one twin bedroom all with carpeted flooring, designer bathroom upstairs and second shower room/wc downstairs.

Modern furnishings throughout, the cottage is well equipped with all that you could wish for and offers you complete home from home comforts.

All bed linen (fine white eqyptian cotton) and house towels are provided along with all first supplies to help you settle in and unimited logs for the stove.
Private safe storage for cycles, surf boards etc

Dogs (up to 3) are most welcome and will love the lanes and field walks from the cottage doorstep.

Sweet Bay Holiday Cottage Sitting Room

Sweet Bay Holiday Cottage

Perfect for family holidays for all ages

Sweet Bay is regularly booked for family reunions or special occassions, plenty of room for all generations of the family to gather and enjoy time together.

Children are welcome to feed our Alpacas – Bunty, Little Lady, Rebecca and Phoebe, Piggies – Pete and Gordon! and collect eggs from our hens.

Sweet Bay Cottage Double Bedroom

Sweet Bay Cottage Garden

Facilities include:

Oil central heating throughout

Electric range double oven, large fridge, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, additional fridge/freezer

TV, with freeview, DVD player in lounge, wood burning stove

TV with freeview, in twin bedroom

TVwith freeview, in kitchen

iPod dock


Two travel cots (different sizes), two high chairs, toddler-sit-to-table chair, baby bath, potty, stair gates, books, games, toys, dvd’s

Garden furniture, gas bbq

Cycle and surfboard storage barn

Ample off-road parking

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