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Doors out to the front lawn and view.
Living room leading outside.
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Min stay varies
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Exeter Lodge is the perfect country retreat. Wile away the hours amid acres of ancient woodland, soaking up the magnificent views of the Exe Estuary. Exeter Lodge's location will appeal to everyone. Whether you're looking for an active family holiday, a chance to explore glorious Devon by foot or simply the opportunity to relax, the area is perfect for you.This picturesque character cottage is located in the heart of rural Devon, within easy distance of Exeter, Dawlish, Exmouth & Dartmoor. Our large garden allows plenty of space for families to relax and enjoy the outdoors, while the surrounding woodland offer plenty of opportunity to explore. New for 2015! Enjoy a lengthy dip in our luxury hot tub (upon request at a charge) while indulging in the peaceful, tranquility of our idyl...Exeter Lodge is the perfect country retreat. Wile away the hours amid acres of ancient woodland, soaking up the magnificent views of the Exe Estuary. Exeter Lodge's location will appeal to everyone. Whether you're looking for an active family holiday, a chance to explore glorious Devon by foot or simply the opportunity to relax, the area is perfect for you.This picturesque character cottage is located in the heart of rural Devon, within easy distance of Exeter, Dawlish, Exmouth & Dartmoor. Our large garden allows plenty of space for families to relax and enjoy the outdoors, while the surrounding woodland offer plenty of opportunity to explore. New for 2015! Enjoy a lengthy dip in our luxury hot tub (upon request at a charge) while indulging in the peaceful, tranquility of our idyllic location. Secure off-road parking available at the Lodge, with space for 2 - 3 cars. Hot tub is available upon request, please do ask for a price for your stay.. Chickens roam freely and there is a cat on site so only 1 well behaved dog welcome. No campervans or caravans.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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Meet the host
Nicky D
Hosting since September 2014
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsWe are always available if you need anything or have a question.
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Reviews (28)
Constance
Constance
1 contribution
We Booked Exeter Lodge For Our Wedding Familymoon Getaway and It Was Just Perfect ... The Nature and Views Was Just Stunningly Beautiful. The Place Just Seemed To Have Everything You Needed For A Comfortable Stay.
Visited September 2021
Written 19 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Harry A
Harry A
London, United Kingdom9 contributions
4 of us stayed here as part of a golfing tour around Devon, and had the best time ever. The house is incredibly nice and clean, and has everything you need for a perfect getaway. The hot tub was well maintained and very spacious, and looked out over the sprawling countryside below. The beds were very comfortable and Nicky (the host) was incredibly helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend to anyone!
Visited December 2020
Written 21 December 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pathfinder814469
Pathfinder814469
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is really appreciated. Nicky
Written 6 January 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

James M
James M
Woking, United Kingdom355 contributions
We booked Exeter Lodge for our eldests graduation, but continued with the booking even though Covid caused the graduation ceremony to be cancelled. The cottage is lovely, just as the pictures portray. The facilities are first rate and the hot tub is perfect. The views from the garden go over the Exe valley all the way to the estuary. I would say the drive to and from the house is down single track lane and we did get caught between a shepherd and his flock and a courier but if you're a confident driver then this is the perfect place to explore Exeter and it's surroundings. Ley Arms nearby is good for food too. Thanks
Visited July 2020
Written 16 September 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pathfinder814469
Pathfinder814469
Thank you for your lovely review. It really is appreciated.
Written 22 September 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Freeds01
Freeds01
London, United Kingdom13 contributions
Exeter Lodge is a beautiful retreat away from the hustle and bustle. It was especially pleasing to get away after this crazy year we’ve all had. If you’re not intimidated of driving through some pretty intense country lanes (and an ancient forest), then you will be rewarded with breathtaking views! The lodge itself is very tastefully decorated with all the amenities you should need. There is even a hot tub outside overlooking the views. My kids (6 and 4 years) thoroughly enjoyed the grounds, as well as their bunk bed.:) We had a lovely week away. Thank you.
Visited August 2020
Written 17 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

SueCHertfordshire
SueCHertfordshire
St. Albans, United Kingdom58 contributions
The wooded, narrow road to the property makes it feel very remote, but once you arrive....wow.....beautiful house, beautiful views, and nice warm hot tub! This was such a welcome break, with our family after the prolonged separation of 'lockdown'. The family thoroughly enjoyed the space, the garden, the house, comfy beds and especially the hot tub. The owners live next door and do alert you to livestock (hens) but unfortunately for our dog, the hens have access to the garden, which was too tempting by far. Feathers were lost, but thankfully no lives. This meant that the dog then had to be kept on a lead for our entire stay, which was a shame as she would have loved the garden. The upside of the hens next door was a supply of freshly laid eggs! We had a really enjoyable break, and loved the house and situation, but had been unprepared for the hen incident, which is why I have only rated our stay 'very good' instead of excellent.
Visited July 2020
Written 15 July 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Camper57967280191
Camper57967280191
Thank you, thank you, such a lovely place in a lovely setting we stayed for 3 nights and were very sorry to leave. Loved the views & spent a lot of time taking them in, ever changing with the weather. I very much enjoyed the hot tub even in the bad weather! If my husband lost me that's where I could be found enjoying the peaceful location and watching the wildlife My husband is disabled the lodge is very accessible particularly door widths and heights of things and being quite open plan made for a stress free stay all is very accessible apart from entrance and bath/shower but we were aware of this before coming having discussed with Nicky and the photos show exactly how things are It is very difficult to find property with all needs catered for where you want to stay but this comes very close. Maybe a ramp to one of the side doors but that's maybe not possible with planning or I would think it would be there. So all in all a fantastic place to stay with freshly laid eggs thrown in for good measure (thank you, delicious) A lovely part of the world a wonderful short break Hope I'm lucky enough to come again
Visited September 2019
Written 4 October 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Veronika
Veronika
3 contributions
We just had a wonderful 5 days in Exeter Lodge. The views are absolutely stunning especially while drinking your morning coffee. The house was nice clean and had all the amenities you would need for a longer stay. We were also warmly welcomed by the owner Nicky on our arrival and found fresh milk in the fridge and fresh eggs from their chickens. We would definitely be back soon. Thank You !
Visited July 2019
Written 3 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pathfinder814469
Pathfinder814469
Thank you for the lovely review. We hope that you can stay with us again soon.
Written 4 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

pedrde
pedrde
Ghent, Belgium87 contributions
Het is een beetje een moeilijke rit naar deze fijne plek, door kleine straatjes, maar eenmaal je er bent, wil je moeilijk nog weg. De volledige en luxueuze inrichting (Bubbelbad!), zorgen dat het een mooie plek is om uit te rusten. Verder is het een mooie uitvalsbasis voor de ruime streek van Devon en Torquay.
Visited July 2019
Written 13 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Pathfinder814469
Pathfinder814469
Thank you for your lovely review.
Written 14 July 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mrsheathershaw
Mrsheathershaw
Bath, United Kingdom366 contributions
This was our second visit after a 3 year gap and our stay was just as wonderful as before. Nicky and her husband are very helpful and happy to do anything to make your stay perfect. The beds are very comfortable and you have everything you need in the kitchen to cook with. The hot tub was a great way to simply unwind and look at the view with a glass of wine in your hand. We visited Topsham and thought it is a lovely place and Powderham castle was great as well. Hopefully we will be back sooner next time.
Visited June 2019
Written 3 July 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

jasper1730
jasper1730
13 contributions
We had the most fabulous stay at Exeter Lodge .It was peaceful and private. The dogs loved the grounds and we loved the tranquility and the hot tub. It was well equipped for everything we needed. Weather was fantastic. It was the perfect getaway for my birthday celebration with my family. Its about 2 miles up to the lodge from the village but we didn't find it a problem. The local pub The Ley Arms was lovely for a meal and the Seven Stars restaurant a mile further away is definitely worth a visit. We would definitely go back to stay here.
Visited May 2019
Written 26 May 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
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Internet Access
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Kettle
Business Travel
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Ocean Views
Parking
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Ping Pong Table
Private Garden
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About the neighbourhood
The lodge is located 9 miles from the beautiful city of Exeter. It lies between the village of Kenton and Kenn. Surrounded by woodland, fields and amazing views you can certainly leave the hustle and bustle behind and enjoy the bountiful wildlife. There are beautiful country walks and some beautiful pubs, restaurants and country locations not far away.
Getting around
You definitely need a car as the lodge is located in the countryside.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about Exeter Lodge

Exeter Lodge is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Exeter Lodge has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Exeter Lodge has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.