Knowles View

Colyton, Devon

You can book this property from:

  • £1,033 per week
  • £148 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 king/super-king beds
  • 1 double bed
  • 6 single beds


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Range/Aga
  • Freezer


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Travel cot

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Sky TV


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking
  • Rural location


  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


This is a sleeps 6 (3 bedroom) variation of Knowles to accommodate smaller parties. Bedroom configuration (double or twin rooms) available on request. 3 bedrooms will be locked off but all communal areas can be accessed.

Superb detached Victorian country property, built in 1890, offers a 3 bedroom house, full of character and many original features, set back from the Colyford to Colyton road occupying an elevated position in over an acre of beautiful garden surroundings of the small friendly town of Colyton steeped in history dating back to Saxon times, between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. Quaint shops, art galleries, antiques, a garden shop, inns serving real ales and eateries line the streets. Tennis courts are almost opposite and golf courses at Seaton, Lyme Regis and Honiton. Scenic walks along the River Coly and the countryside lanes. The electric tram runs along the Axe Valley to the coast at Seaton 3 miles away. Colyford, 2 minutes drive away, has a PO/Stores and butchers, 2 inns, a restaurant, Nature Reserve and Holyford Woods.

The coastal town of Lyme Regis is an easy 15 minutes drive over the Devon border into Dorset, offering a wide variety of activities - fossil hunting, fishing trips and cliff top walks along the Jurassic Coast, including the Undercliff Nature Reserve to Seaton. A 10 minutes drive to the picturesque fishing village of Beer and Branscombe. The seaside town of Sidmouth with spectacular beach is only a 15 minutes drive with an excellent selection of shops, cafes, restaurants, indoor swimming pool and cinema.

The small thriving market town of Axminster, famous for the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'River Cottage Canteen', shops and weekly street market is also a 15 minutes drive away.

Accommodation: 'Knowles' has 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. Extremely well furnished.

Entrance Porch. Large hall with Parquet flooring. Lounge, bay window with seat to enjoy the views of the beautiful gardens, fireplace, TV/DVD. Snug/second sitting room with TV/DVD, fireplace. Dining Room. Two steps down into Conservatory with table and chairs, door to garden. Kitchen/ Breakfast Room, table and chairs, leads to Scullery with kitchen sink and kitchen units. Back door leads to vegetable patch and herb garden. Utility room with Fridge/freezer and separate freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Victorian style pulley clothes dryer and an ideal space for walking boots and storing golf clubs etc. Spacious ground floor Cloakroom: Basin, WC.

Ground Floor Bedroom 1: Twin beds. Stunning views over the Valley. En-suite Shower Room: Basin, WC.

From the hall, a beautiful large oak staircase leads to the first floor. The bedrooms having lovely countryside views.
Bedroom 2: King size bed, large bay window. En-suite Shower room: Basin, WC. Bedroom 3: Double bed. En-suite Shower room: Basin, WC.

Bed linen and towels inclusive. Electricity/central heating inclusive. Aga. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Cot. Highchair. Lounge TV with home cinema system with blu-ray player and I-pod docking station. TV's/DVD x 3 in Snug and available in two bedrooms. CD. Radio. Telephone for incoming calls only. Wi-fi. All shower/bath rooms have heated towel rails and lever taps.

Outdoor Facilities:
Large grounds, with well kept mature gardens - lawn areas. Croquet lawn. Five-aside football goal. Golf practice net. Seating area around the pond. Greenhouse. Decked area. BBQ. Ample parking in private drive.

Additional Information:

Friday changeover. No smoking in property please. £250 returnable good housekeeping deposit.
This property is not covered by our Cancellation Protection Plan and strongly suggest you take out your own appropriate insurance.