7.6 miles NW of Crediton


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Bedroom details

1 Bedroom (Sleeps 2 + cot)

Bedroom 1

1 x super king

If you're seeking a hidden hideaway for you and your beau, far from the hustle and stresses of everyday life, look no further than Acacia, our sleek, modern yet countryside-embracing retreat in the heart of Devon. Featured in The Times top '40 cool cottages', our heavenly homestay promises a soul-soothing escape like no other.

With open-plan living, endless views over fields and rolling hills, a wood burner, a bedroom to lose yourselves in and a frankly epic bathroom, this home makes a statement - and what better way to express your love than to whisk that special someone away somewhere this incredible?

Outside is no less breath-taking with a sunny terrace and bubbling hot tub. Parents to pooches? Don't fret - Acacia welcomes up to two well-behaved dogs to stay too.

Its central location means Acacia is perfect for exploring any part of Devon, from the north to the south coast and all the beautiful places in between, whether it's the wilds of Exmoor, the buzz of Exeter or the gentle coastline of Woolacombe.

Living and eating

Acacia benefits from a gorgeous open plan living, dining and kitchen space, so you're never far away from your loved one. With three sets of French doors to make the most of the incredible views over the countryside, this is a wonderfully light and beautiful space to call your own.

At one end, a majestic wood burner reigns supreme, offering flickering, cosy warmth just perfect to curl up in front of. A mustard yellow sofa resplendent in cushions is made for sprawling on, whilst French windows lead out on to the terrace, perfect for letting the sounds of summer drift through on a warm day. In addition, there's a Smart TV, board games and books to keep you entertained, whilst a SONOS sound system can help to create the soundtrack to your holiday.

At the other end of the room lies the kitchen, complete with chic dark cabinets and white worktops, and with an induction hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and all the other essentials including a Dualit coffee machine, you'll have everything to hand to rustle up meals to swoon over.

You'll discover the cute dining table and chairs between the two areas, tucked behind the stairs - perfect for meals à deux.

In addition, upstairs on the landing is a further airy spot complete with a desk should you need to catch up on emails or want to be creative - perhaps a spot of painting or writing.


The oh-so-romantic bedroom lies on the first floor, boasting an eye-catching vaulted ceiling, dual aspect windows overlooking the rolling countryside and a sumptuous super king-sized bed. With crisp linens, fluffy bedding and tactile throws and cushions, drifting off to sleep won't be a problem. In addition, there's plenty of storage space in the wardrobe to stow away your things. A stylish dressing table is ideal for getting ready, whilst a Velux window floods the room with light - perfect for breakfast in bed, or for laying back and gazing at the stars at night. Bliss!


Across the landing from the bedroom lies the incredible bathroom, complete with huge freestanding bathtub for two, perfectly positioned to gaze out of the window and adjacent Velux window which adds soft natural light to the room. In addition, there's a huge walk-in shower, complete with rainfall head, for wake-me-up ablutions. We're in love with the monochrome tones used throughout this stylish room, especially the tiles, whilst the huge, heated rail to ensure towels are kept warm and fluffy.

In addition, there's a downstairs cloakroom with shower and loo.

Outside space

Step through the French windows on to the terrace with eye-catching planters, dining table and chairs for meals alfresco, a pair of sun loungers and a fire pit, boasting unspoilt views over the rolling Devon countryside. Tucked around the corner for privacy is a bubbling hot tub - to be enjoyed with a drink in hand, watching the stars twinkle above. Just perfect! Beyond the terrace is laid to lawn, ideal for dogs to play on.


Acacia has private, off-road parking for up to two cars.


Babies are most welcome at Acacia. Please bring your own baby equipment with you.


Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome at Acacia. Please note, there is an additional fee per dog, per week or short break.

In the Area

Set in the stunning countryside of mid-Devon, Acacia is wonderfully positioned to explore every part of this beautiful county, from the south coast to the north, and everything in between. Just a short drive will find you in the midst of Dartmoor, perfect for long walks, exploring pretty villages such as Widecombe-on-the-Moor and views from impressive tors - and perhaps a wild swim or two. Head north and unspoilt Exmoor awaits, with lush forests, market towns such as Dulverton and the National Trust's biggest estate, Holnicote. Head to Exeter for a slice of city life, with excellent shops, restaurants, and of course the glorious cathedral. Pay a visit to nearby Knightshayes, a grand 19th century house with gardens and parkland to explore, or Powderham Castle, one of Devon's oldest family homes dating back over 600 years. Keen walkers will love the 180-mile Tarka Trail, passing through ancient woods, farmland, marshland, and wetland - a must for bird lovers. Lydford Gorge is a stunning natural wonder - the south west's deepest gorge and home to the 30-meter high Whitelady waterfall.

Our romantic couples' escape in the Devonshire countryside is simply divine, with unspoilt views, gorgeous interiors, and a hot tub - it's dog friendly too!

At a glance

From £868 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 2 + cot | 1 Bedroom | Dogs welcome

Key features

Autumnal escapes

Baby on Board

Boutique Hideaway

Firepit garden

Flood-lit al fresco suppers on the terrace

Ideal Honeymoon spot

Rolling countryside


Dog friendly

Hot Tub

Wood Burner

Perfect For Couples


check in / check out days

Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.


  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Acacia:

Wonderful cottage in beautiful location- couldn’t have asked for better

Really lovely home, we especially appreciated the effort the hosts put in the Christmas decorations to make it feel very festive during our stay!

Was a lovely place to stay for a break

It was a lovely romantic getaway with gorgeous views to wake up to in the mornings. A lovely retreat to just unwind and enjoy a glass of wine by the wood burner in the evenings. The hot tub was a bonus which we thoroughly enjoyed every night as well!

The property is very spacious for 2 people. The whole property is beautifully decorated and the bathroom is fabulous. The view is stunning and the hot tub was perfect after a long day of walking.

A beautiful bolthole midway between the 2 moors, Acacia was perfect for a relaxing break. The property has everything you need, the amazing weather was the icing on the cake.

Lovely place! Beautiful decor and excellent facilities. Perfect if you want to escape everything and switch off. You do need to drive to get to most places, but we didn’t mind this.

A slice of heaven in Devon! Beautifully designed and thoughtfully done. Peaceful and amazing views. Wish I lived here all the time!

Wonderful cottage, magnificent views, comfortable bed, comfortable everything.

Beautiful place. Definitely has the wow factor.

An absolute gem of a property. Stunning inside and out. Will definitely return.

A wonderful peaceful place with every possible home comfort available. Highly recommended.

Lovely retreat - quiet with beautiful views. Very comfortable bed and gorgeous bathroom. Perfect ‘get away from it’ all break.

Beautiful cottage. Immaculate inside and out. The host were friendly and helpful. The views were stunning

A----------MAZ---------------ING. This cottage is beyond all your expectations, the spec was unbelievable and the cottage was spotless. Phil was a great host with useful information on anything you wanted to know. We will be back for sure, thank you

An absolute outstanding Cottage, beautiful setting and wonderful Owners.. Thank you we’ll be back..

Exactly what a retreat should be, blissfully peaceful beautiful views. Totally comfortable.

Fabulous and beautifully decorated. The hosts were very kind and accommodating.

We spent a blissed week at this super well-equipped cottage, gazing at the view from the hot tub and taking the dogs for walks in the nearby forests. We feel so relaxed now and would go back again.

Lovingly built to a very high standard and a very warm welcome. A great way to escape and relax.

The views are stunning. So peaceful and quiet. One of the most relaxing holidays we have had.

Beautiful retreat in a stunning location. High quality fittings and finishes throughout make it feel like a high quality hotel. Very dog friendly and a perfect location for a couples getaway.

Beautiful retreat in quiet farmyard location with amazing views over rolling Devon countryside. Perfectly situated for Exmoor, Dartmoor and the coast. We don't often go back to places but we might just make an exception this time!

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