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Knowles, superb detached Victorian country house, large grounds nr Lyme Regis.

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Holiday Rental House -
7 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Colyton, Devon, England
Awarded 4 stars by VisitEngland Knowles - The ultimate family home.

Superb detached Victorian country house, built in 1890, full of character and many original features, set back from the Colyford to Colyton road between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth.

Accommodation: Knowles has been just been completely refurbished to an excellent standard, maintaining many of the original features. Lovely views over the gardens and to the countryside from most of the main rooms.

All rooms light and bright, many with fireplaces in the living areas and decorative fireplaces in the bedrooms. Stunning views from many of the bedrooms.

Extremely well furnished.

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Porch. Large Hall with Parquet flooring. Lounge, bay window with seat to enjoy the views of the beautiful gardens, fireplace,TV/DVD. Sky (family bundle). Snug/second si...
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Listing #HL476260
About the Manager
Louise Hayman (Property Manager Milkbere Cottage Holidays)
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Stayed at Knowles House with 5 other family members including elderly parents and a dog. Wonderful house with a terrific garden. Weather was perfect and garden was superb for chilling, sunbathing or even Yoga. Met by the owners who gave us a guided tour and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Steven E
Reviewed August 30, 2017

I stayed at Knowles with 11 family members including my elderly parents and children and it was a wonderful break for all of us. Knowles is a beautiful Victorian home that the owners once lived in with their parents. The house is very comfortable and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank katiesmart2016
Management response:Responded September 5, 2017

Thank you for the review of Knowles and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. The family do take great pride in maintaining the high standards in what was previously their family home. It's always a bonus when the weather is pleasant, allowing you to...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Our family of 12 stayed at Knowles for 7 days in July and overall we had a very nice time. A number of positives but there were also a few negatives and also a problem with the return of our £500 security deposit which left...More

Date of stay: July 2016
2  Thank MikeBEssex
Management response:Responded September 9, 2016

Thank you for the in depth review of your holiday at Knowles, a 4 Stars Visit England graded property. We are pleased to read that on the whole you enjoyed your stay in the area and there were many positive comments about Knowles. We have...More

Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (13)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (13)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    5 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    7 Twins
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
The Colyton / Colyford area
Electric tramway runs along the Axe Valley to coast at Seaton, 3 miles away.

Nature Reserve and Holyford Woods.

Colyton, an old world small town steeped in history - dating back to Saxon times. More of a village with quaint shops, fine art galleries, antiques, local rural crafts, garden shop, inns and eateries. Church of outstanding architecture. Fine walks in superb countryside and by fields on the River Coly.

A horse drawn wagon takes visitors around the town. Electric tramway runs along the Axe Valley to coast at Seaton 3 miles away. En route is the interesting sister village of Colyford with Nature Reserve and Holyford Woods.
Access
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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