General

Otter Cottage is located at Bradworthy in North Devon, nestled in the heart of the glorious Devon countryside.

Otter Cottage is a lakeside brick-built retreat sharing its ground with just 3 other properties, making it a tranquil, rural idyll.

Inside, the cosy retreat has been beautifully decorated in a glamorous Art Deco inspired style overlooking the stunning fishing lake and grounds.

Situated just a 5 minute stroll from the charming village of Bradworthy, Otter Cottage is well placed for the coast, with the nearest beach being less than 10 miles away at Sandymouth. Also, being on the Devon/Cornwall border means that the fabulous seaside towns of Bude and Westward Ho are less than 25 minutes away.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Kingsize double bedroom.

Twin bedroom.

Shared bathroom, W/C & hand basin.

Pets

Dogs are accepted in this lodge at a cost of £20 each (max 2 medium sized dogs).

Terms & Conditions

A 25% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand.

Sorry, no smoking.

Check in - 4.30pm & check out is 9.00am.

Weekly breaks: Sat - Sat

Location Information

Otter Cottage is located at Mill Farm in the beautiful Devonshire countryside. The cottage is set on extensive grounds with stunning views across the open countryside, a picnic area and a separate, tucked away area for campfires under the stars.

There are also several places for you to sit and relax around the lake. Including 2 fishing decks and the 'Riverside Retreat', which is a peaceful spot, undercover, in the shade of the trees, where you can sit and listen to the calming sounds of River Waldon, which borders the grounds.

Local attractions include Exmoor Zoo, Holswothy Golf Club, Tamar Lakes, Gotland Gin HQ, The Big Sheep, Milkyway Adventure Park and North Devon Wake Park.

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Optional Extras

  • There are no optional extras available.

Terms & Conditions


1: Booking and Payments

1.1 In order to confirm your chosen Booking, you must pay a 25% non-refundable deposit, (or full payment if booking within 2 months of the date of your check-in).
1.2 Your Booking is confirmed and a contract between you and Mill Farm Devon will exist when we receive payment of the deposit and send you a booking confirmation. This booking confirmation will normally be sent out within 24 hours and will contain the details of your Booking and of payments made and due. If you have not received your booking confirmation within the specified time, please notify us as soon as possible by email (millfarmdevon@hotmail.com). Please check your confirmation carefully and report any incorrect or incomplete information to us immediately.
1.3 Where a deposit has been paid, full balance payment will be due 2 months in advance of your check in date and an invoice will be sent to you two weeks prior to this date, where applicable, by email. If payment has not been received after the two weeks, then with regret, we may cancel your Booking.

2: Cancellation and Amendment by You

2.1 Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us by email to, (millfarmdevon@hotmail.com) and will be considered and responded to within one working day of receipt. You are also advised to confirm all changes by calling 07759931216. Please ensure that you have received written confirmation of any changes to your Booking prior to travel. Whilst we will always try to help, we cannot guarantee that such requests will be met.
2.2 Any amendments to your booking or cancellations made by you, at any time, may incur a £55 administration fee at our discretion.
2.3 General Cancellation Charges:
2.3.1 Cancellation by you at any time will result in your deposit being forfeited, as all deposits are non-refundable.
2.3.2 All monies paid for a holiday (deposit and balance) are non-refundable within 2 months before check in date.
2.3.3 Cancellation of any holiday after it has been paid in full and at a date 2 months or more in advance of your check in date, will result in forfeiture of your deposit (or an amount equivalent where one was not paid as the holiday was paid in full) and the balance being returned to you. Refunds will be processed in the currency of the booking. Where this is different to the currency of the payment card, this will be converted at the current exchange rate on the day of the refund.
2.3.4 If extreme weather prevents you from reaching your holiday, taking or finishing your holiday, you are still subject to our cancellation terms and no refund will be offered. We strongly recommend that you take out a travel insurance policy which covers this eventuality. The same applies for Pandemics.
2.3.5. We strongly recommend that you take out Travel Insurance to cover all members of your party. We will not be able to make any amendments to your booking or offer any form of refund within 10 weeks of your check in date under any circumstances. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance you purchase is adequate and appropriate for your particular needs.
2.4 General Amendment Charges:
2.4.1 Alterations to your Booking can only be made more than 10 weeks prior to the check in date, after which time alterations will be treated as cancellation. All alterations are subject to availability and may incur a £55 administration fee.
2.4.2 Differences in the total amount payable resulting from alterations will be refunded to you in the case of a decrease in price and paid by you in the case of increases in price. Any promotions must be applied at booking or arranged in advance.

3: Changes and Cancellations by Ourselves

We reserve the right to correct errors in advertised or confirmed prices. We will inform you of any errors at time of booking or as soon as we become aware.

4: Complaints

In the event that you have any complaint about your stay, please notify us as soon as possible. If you don’t follow this procedure there will be less opportunity for us to investigate and resolve your complaint and so make your stay as enjoyable as possible. It’s important to us to know that you’ve enjoyed your stay or if anything could have been improved.

5: Pricing

We reserve the right to amend advertised prices at any time. We also reserve the right to correct errors in both advertised and confirmed prices. Special note: changes and errors sometimes occur.

6: Infomation and Accuracy

The information and prices shown on this website are varied from time to time and may change between the time you first view a property and make a Booking. You should check that all the details are as you expect prior to making a Booking. It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the features and extras available may be incorrectly described and/or priced. If we discover this is the case after you have made a Booking, we reserve the right to contact you with details of the correct information and/or pricing and will give you the option to:
(1) proceed with the Booking based on the correct information and/or pricing, which may require the payment of an additional amount by you.
OR
(2) subject to availability, change your booking dates to dates when the pricing can be honored and so no additional charge to you. In the event that a lower price can be offered for alternative dates then the difference would be refunded.
OR
(3) cancel the Booking. If we do not receive your instructions within 5 days of contacting you, we reserve the right to cancel your Booking without liability to you.

7: Our Responsibility for your Booking

Your contract is with us and our booking conditions apply. In the event that we are found liable to you on any basis whatsoever, our maximum liability to you is limited to the cost of your Booking (or the appropriate proportion of this if not everyone on the Booking is affected). CCTV operates on the site for the purposes of crime prevention.

8: Dogs

All three properties are dog friendly and we accept 2 well behaved small, to medium dogs (spaniel size) over one year old in these properties. Please contact us if you have more than 2 dogs, as we will do our best to accommodate you. Please note dogs must be on a lead whilst outside the lodge and on the premises for the protection of our livestock and your dog. Dogs must not be left alone in the accommodation. Please note dogs are not allowed on the beds and we expect you to clear up after your dog, their is a bin provided for disposal of dog waste. Your dogs must be free from parasites and pests.

9: Visa, Passport and Helath Requirements

Unless you tell us otherwise, we assume that all members of your party are British citizens who hold or will hold full British passports valid for the entire duration of the Arrangements you chose to purchase. Information on visa, passport and health requirements, where given and applicable, is so given on this basis. Requirements may change and you are therefore strongly recommended to check the up to date position with ourselves, Passport Office, appropriate embassy or consulate or your doctor as applicable in good time before the commencement of your holiday.

10: Insurance

You are strongly recommended to take out personal travel insurance for all members of your party. We will not be able to make any amendments to your booking or offer any form of refund within 10 weeks of your check in date under any circumstances. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance you purchase is adequate and appropriate for your particular needs. Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on holiday.

11: Special Requests

If you have any special requests, please let us know at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.

12: Maximum Numbers

Please note that except by prior arrangement confirmed in writing, only the number of persons specified on a booking confirmation may occupy a property. We reserve the right to refuse admittance or revoke a booking if this condition is not observed and you are unlikely to receive any refund. Please note the property is for the exclusive use of our booked guests only.

13: Use of Lake

You are welcome fish in the lake at your own risk. Please see the information folder for advice and guidance. Lifebuoys are provided at the jetties and around the lake. Please see the information pack for locations. Please note that anyone fishing on our property must be in possession of a valid EA fishing license. Barbless hooks must be used, and all fish must be returned to the water. You are responsible for your own and your parties safety at all times, we advise you to take out your own insurance.

14: Smoking

We operate a "No Smoking" policy in the accommodation, please be considerate to our other guests. This includes Vaping. If you feel you must smoke please go outside and use the metal container provided by the bins for BBQ ash for disposal.

15: Electric Vehicle Charging

We have no facility to charge electric vehicles (EV). We do not have a dedicated EV charging point, nor do we have a power socket either indoors or outdoors that is suitably rated, protected and certified as safe for use for charging an EV or for plugging in a lead that is routed outdoors. We recommend you research where EV charging stations are located prior to your stay.

16: Wi-Fi

We provide free wifi for your enjoyment during your stay subject to a fair use policy. Whilst we have never had any issues, we do not guarantee speeds or reliability of the connection and accept no responsibility for any failure of the system causing it to be slow or unavailable.

17: Your Responsibilities

Please note that you have a contract with Mill Farm Devon. As such you are under a responsibility to behave in a proper, appropriate and legal manner whilst staying at the property with due respect to the Ourselves, the Property and other guests and their property. You are responsible for informing us of any losses or damage to the property as soon as possible. Please note that you will be liable to pay the us for any losses or damage to the property caused by you or a member of your party (except reasonable wear and tear). You must also leave the property by the check-out time specified on your booking. If any guest behaves inappropriately or improperly (of which the we will be the final judge on our Property), or illegally, the we reserve the right to ask the guest and their party (at their discretion) to leave the Property before the end of the holiday period and/or refuse any future bookings from you. Any refund for so doing will be at the entire discretion of Ourselves. In addition, we reserve the right to sue the guest for any loss, damage or injury caused to the ourselves, the Property or to other guests and/or their property. Please do not remove towels from the property. You are responsible for the supervision of any children in your party at all times. The lakes on the property are deep and unguarded please use caution in and around them. Please leave the property as you found it, clean and tidy. A used laundry hamper will be provided for your use on Friday afternoon please follow the instructions on it. We reserve the right to charge additional cleaning fees. Electricity is provided for your stay and is subject to a fair use policy.

18: Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions have been drafted in accordance with and are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any and all disputes arising out of these Agency Terms & Conditions.

19: Validity Clause

In the event that a court finds that a condition in these Agency Terms & Conditions is illegal or void, the illegal or void provision will be severed from the remainder of the Agency Terms & Conditions, which will continue to be valid and have full force and effect.

Property Features

  • Single storey brick-built cottage beautifully decorated overlooking stunning fishing lake and grounds.
  • Double bedroom with a luxurious king-size bed.
  • Twin bedroom with two single beds.
  • Family bathroom, bath with shower over, W/C & hand basin.
  • Open plan living and dining area
  • Dining table with seating for 4.
  • Fully equipped kitchen - including a electric 4 ring hob, oven, full size dishwasher, large fridge freezer & microwave.
  • Kitchens are fully stocked with all of the equipment & utensils.
  • Smart TV showing free to air channels.
  • Large picture window enclosed patio and lawn.
  • Fenced garden around one metre high.
  • Shared laundry space with a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
  • Parking for 1 car (additional arranged parking may be available).
  • Bed linen & towels provided.
  • Beds are made up for your arrival.
  • All heating & electricity included.
  • WIFI.

Local Fishing Information



Mill Farm Fishing

Important Information

  • One stocked fishing lake onsite. A valid rod licence is needed to fish at Mill Farm.
  • The variety of fish at Mill Farm include several species of Carp; including Common, Linear, Mirror and Ghost up to around 15lbs. There is also Roach over 1lb as well as Perch, Rudd, Bream and Eel.
  • Rods are not provided but landing nets and an unhooking mat can be borrowed. All fishing tackle must be sanitised with the spray provided in the ‘Riverside Retreat’, in order to ensure the bio-security of our lake.
  • Fishing is included in your stay and only allowed for guests who are staying at Mill Farm.

Local Attractions

Alpaca

Alpacas - Included with your stay you will recieve a complimentary alpaca experience. This will allow you get up close and personal with the alpacas as you hand feed them, and there will of course be lots of opportunities for photos too.

Local Supermarkets - There is 2 grocery stores in the village, (5min walk), and the nearest supermarket is Waitrose in Holsworthy (20min drive).

Bradworthy Inn - Less than a 5 minute walk away is the thriving village of Bradworthy and our excellent local. Try the Sunday carvery but be sure to book as it's very popular.

Bude - 25 minutes by car, Crooklets and Summerleaze beaches are within easy reach of Mill Farm as well as the amazing Bude sea pool. Bude has many cafes, restaurants and shops and you could easily spend a whole day exploring.

Rosie's Kitchen Cafe - located at Crooklets beach, it has a vibrant atmosphere, great food and if you've come on holiday with a four legged friend or two, they even welcome dogs.

Sandymouth Bay - A National Trust beach less than 10 miles from Mill Farm, with a cafe serving coffee and food. Is also dog friendly all year round and has a car park.

Clovelly - Clovelly is a beautifful and historic harbour village, with a steep cobbled main street. traditional architecture, donkeys and views of the Bristol Channel.

Tamar Lakes - Tamar Lakes offers paddle boarding, canoeing or simply walking around the lakes on a nature trail. They also offer angling tuition, tackle hire and there's a bait shop too. You can have a leisurely coffee in the Frog Hopper cafe whilst enjoying the views from the balcony.

Holsworthy Golf Club - Just a short "drive" (sorry) away is the well regarded, 18 hole ,Holsworthy Golf Club. Offering a warm welcome to guests this friendly club has its own clubhouse offering locally sourced homemade food.

Gotland Gin HQ - Here you can sample amazingly smooth and refreshing gin and meet the sheep that were the inspiration behind the unique drink. relax in the outside bar and unwind with views of the rolling coutryside that surround the small holding.

Cycling and Walking - Cycle Volehouse Moor for a bit of a nature break or stroll around the village of Clovelly with its pedestrianised cobbled main street and quaint harbour.

Milkyway Adventure Park - Ride the Cosmic Typhoon roller coaster, have fun on the gravity rider donut slide, explore the maze and experience fantastic outdoor displays from the North Devon Bird of Prey Centre.

North Devon Wake Park - Located in the stunning landscape of North Devon and only 10 minutes away from the coast, our stunning lake is situated in the beautiful fields and countryside. It doesn't matter if you have never wakeboarded or done any of the activities,here you can get started with the best water-based activities in North Devon.

The Big Sheep - A family attraction offering live shows, family rides, lamb feeding just a 25min drive away from Mill Farm.