It's not every cottage that comes with a fabulous hard surface tennis court for guests to use. Racquets and balls can be provided.
This friendly cottage has a really spacious open plan ground floor with the flexibility of a bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor too.
Higher Yellands Cottage is a barn conversion in a quiet setting in beautiful east Devon.
The master bedroom is on the ground floor and has a good sized en suite shower-room.
This is the spacious first floor sitting room with a Juliette balcony overlooking the patio and  towards the tennis court.
Back downstairs the kitchen is really well-equipped. It opens onto a very sheltered enclosed patio.
There is plenty of space for the dining table for happy family holiday meals although Whimple has two lovely pubs to choose from for eating out.
The beams are a reminder of the history of this barn conversion - take care where they are low at the edges of the room.
This is a very peaceful place to stay.
The family bathroom is also on the ground floor.
This bedroom can be set up as a single or as a twin room - there is a truckle bed with a proper mattress tucked beneath the bed in the photo.
This is the single bedroom, with views across the open farmland.
Parents can watch their children play tennis from the cottage balcony.
East Devon and west Dorset have a stunning coastline,  the heritage Jurassic Coast.
Another view of the coastline - a very easy drive from the cottage.

Higher Yellands Cottage


2.8 miles NW of Ottery St Mary / Sleeps 5 + cot*

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August 2019

Lovely cottage and great owners. Really enjoyed our stay which enabled us to visit family in the neighbouring village. Thank you.

July 2019

The owners were very helpful and could not do enough to make my 98 year old father’s stay comfortable. Thank you

July 2019

I would recommend the cottage to anyone for its rural location and get away from the bustle of the city.

May 2019

Enjoyed holiday played tennis everyday. Lovely countryside,

September 2018

We really enjoyed our stay.

July 2018

We, 2 adults 3 children, highly enjoyed our stay at Higher Yellands Cottage. Very calm location, spacey, clean and fully equipped house with plenty of room for 5 people. Peacefull surrounding and absolutely lovely hosts! The tennis court is a super extra plus! We would definitely stay there again and honestly recommend Higher Yellands Cottage for a quiet holiday in Devon, just 15 minutes from the beaches and with all major attractions of Devon and Cornwall within reach for daily excursions by car! Ernst Trummer and family, Vienna, Austria

May 2018

This is an excellent property with everything you could possibly need available. The owners were friendly and went over and above. Although slightly off the beaten track this was a good base to explore the area. We would not hesitate to return here.

April 2018

Perfect cottage in a secluded village with all the comforts of home and then some! Just mind your head on the rafters! Cottage is amazingly quiet, with Chickens and Ducks to keep you company. Owners lovely! Cannot recommend this enough!

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