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“Great property for a mixed group”
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The Granary - 5 Bedrooms - 5 Bathrooms
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Very good
21 reviews
The Granary - 5 Bedrooms - 5 Bathrooms
Granary Kitchen
Spacious Diner / Lounge
Open Plan Stairs
Twin Bedroom
Four Poster En suite
Garden Fountain
Excellent !
There we are, In the Centre amidst the Valley
Twin Room En suite
Knobby the Naughty Ostrich
Stunning View from Picnic Bench on the Hill
Pleasant Coastal Walks
Glastonbury Tor
Beautiful Beaches within driving distance
National Trust Properties to explore
Plymouth Dome
Golf Nearby
Beach Fun !
Moorland Landscapes
Ancient Monuments
Quiet Inland Waterways
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Cottage -
5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Colyton, Devon, England

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Richard_V...
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great property for a mixed group”
Reviewed 23 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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We stayed for a week with a mixed family group + we rented 'Ashley's Cottage' - great property which gave everyone their own good size room plus own bathroom which we all appreciated. The spacious lounge had lots of seating & it was nice to have a dining table that could seat everyone. Outside there was also lots of chairs & a lovely round table. The kitchen was well stocked. You do need a car. We did a lot of sight seeing & enjoyed many local beaches & eateries, especially the beach restaurant in Branscombe. Mike did tell us that the cooker door was damaged & this did need attention. Overall we were very happy - personally we would have liked a larger fridge freezer & cooker for 10+ people but I'm sure not everyone cooks when on holiday. Organising a food delivery via Tesco was great - it arrived spot on time & saved us a trip into Seaton to their superstore.

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Liked best: The number of ensuite facilities
Liked least: Kitchen appliance sizes were small for large number of people
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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Management Response
23 Jul 2015
Glad you all enjoyed your stay. The oven, as mentioned is under review anyway, and by the time you come again a brand new one will have taken its place. We also have plenty of freezers we could have helped you out with.... Thank you for the Positive Review - we strive to be accommodating and it is rewarding to be praised !
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Alexf0143...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful country retreat.. an excellent weekend”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed at the Granary in early July and had a wonderful time. The proximity to Lyme Regis and the rest of Jurassic coast could not be better. The Granary itself is situated in beautiful countryside and made for the perfect peaceful get away. The property was very clean and well stocked in terms of towels, bedding, crockery and cutlery. We were a large group of women, so all the additional bathrooms were greatly appreciated. The property was very well equipped for cooking, and we very much enjoyed our meals sat in the garden overlooking the views. If you get chance, a walk up to the hill top point early in the morning on a clear day is well worth it. Mike, the owner, is very helpful and was always on hand if we needed anything. We would not hesitate to re-book and will hopefully be back at some point.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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karen k
Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great holiday rental for family & friends to spend a week chilling.”
Reviewed 28 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

A very spacious homely property that accommodates a large group of people. with plenty of bathrooms . A warm welcome from the owner on arrival was appreciated. There were enough seats for everyone to sit around & watch TV, eat at the dining table or to eat al fresco with stunning views.
The property is remote so a car is essential. However, for those of us who enjoy walking, the mile to the nearest pub was fine. Colyford has a village shop & 2 good pubs. Colyton has a few more shops to offer. A great location to visit Lyme Regis, Sidmouth or to take a tram to Seaton. Once we had stocked up on provisions at the supermarket in Seaton, we ate in 5 out of 7 evenings. The main reason I haven't given the property 5 stars is cooking on a standard oven, even with a microwave, proved difficult to cater for 10 people, ideally needs a range. Regardless we all had a very good holiday.

Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 35-49
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: Size, facilities and location
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Neiljenna...
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“Perfect in every way!! :)”
Reviewed 11 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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We arrived last Friday to this beautiful cottage rental, a lovely warm welcome from the owner.....and it was just as we had hoped, spacious lounge/dining area with a great sized kitchen ( which I have to say was really well equipped, even down to a brand new dishwasher & washer/dryer ) 4 out of the five bedrooms had their own bathrooms and the one that didn't was situated right next to the family bathroom, they were all spotlessly clean with plenty of clean white towels.The beds all really comfortable, and there is plenty of extra pillows should you need them, there is also a cot in the main double bedroom.

We were staying with our relatives from Kent and the fact that it was open plan meant we could all be together at the same time, and even those in the kitchen could still be in on all the action!

The log burner in the lounge was a fantastic feature and was a welcome sight after a wintry walk on the beach (Bags of logs can be purchased from the owner at £3.00 per large bag).
The Granary is in a stunning location situated close (around 10 minutes drive) to numerous coastal towns,but a lovely walk is right on your doorstep.The patio area over looks fantastic countryside views .. and of course lets not forget 'Nobby' the ostrich :) ... although if you dear hear the occasional Groan in the middle of the night ... its not a resident ghost ... its Nobby!
We had an excellent meal at the Wheelwright Inn in Colyford ,which in nicer weather could be walked to.
We had a brilliant stay!! .... and we shall be returning again .... Thank you to you all at 'The Granary' :)

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Liked best: The open plan aspect & everyone having their own bathrooms.
Liked least: Having to come home & go back to work ;)
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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