Good To Go England on BlankThe Cottage, Catford House is a charming one-bedroom traditional character cottage, set in a quiet rural location.

The Cottage has recently been completely refurbished throughout and we are delighted to offer it for holidays. We look forward to welcoming you, your dog and your horse(s) to this beautiful part of the country close to Exmoor.

We are pleased to announce that we have been accredited with the Visit England ‘Good To Go’ 2021 recognition (see the logo), affirming that we have followed Government and Industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain deep cleanliness and aid social distancing at The Cottage at Catford House.

The Cottage, Catford House, is well suited for couples looking for a quiet get away and wanting to explore Exmoor. The property is attached to the main 'Catford House' next door, where the owners live, but it benefits from its own private entrance, drive and private parking. The Cottage has a secure lawned garden and a courtyard, complete with table and chairs; ideal for alfresco dining.

Key features

  • Sleeps up to 2 adult guests in one bedroom
  • Super King-size double bed which can be made into twin beds on request
  • En-suite shower room
  • Open plan living and dining area
  • Refurbished and fully equipped kitchen
  • Enclosed garden and outside seating area
  • Wi-Fi, electricity and one basket of logs are included
  • Towels and bed linen are provided
  • Arrivals are from 4 pm and departures by 10 am

The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival. Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay leaving the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests.

Appliances and amenities

  • Towels provided
  • Linen provided
  • Ironing board and iron
  • DVD player
  • Smart TV
  • CD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge with freezer compartment
  • Toaster
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Electric Oil filled Radiators
  • Log Burner
  • Kettle
  • Excellent Wi-Fi


The Cottage at Catford House has an entrance porch/lobby with storage, coat hooks and space for muddy boots. The open plan living and dining room has a NEW two-seated reclining leather sofa and one comfortable single chair. The inglenook fireplace has a new Wood Warm log burner (one basket of logs provided, along with kindling, firelighters and matches). Further logs are available to buy.  A new oil filled electric radiator provides the background heating for the dining and living area.  There is a smart TV and an excellent fibre broadband connection.   Conveniently close to the dining area, the recently refurbished and fully equipped kitchen has an electric hob and oven, built in fridge and a Bosch dishwasher.

Stairs from the ground floor lead up to the large open plan, double aspect bedroom, tastefully furnished with a super king sized double bed, which can be made up as two single beds on request (please make this request at the time of booking, or at least 48 hours prior to your arrival date). There are bedside drawers, a chest of drawers, a blanket box and a walk-in wardrobe. There two oil filled radiators and the en-suite shower room comprises an electric shower, an elelctric towel rail,  a low level WC and a wash basin with electric light and shaver point over.

The whole cottage has been recently decorated and refurbished. Bed linen and towels are provided, but please bring your own dog and beach towels if you wish to take them on day trips with you away from The Cottage.

 Electricity, one basket of logs and Wi-Fi are included in the price of your accommodation.


  • Patio area
  • BBQ
  • Private garden (enclosed)
  • Secure parking

The Cottage at Catford House benefits from a private drive leading to ample parking next to a large south facing lawn area in a garden with outstanding views. Steps with hand rail lead down from the parking area to a secluded courtyard patio in front of the cottage. Table and chairs are provided for alfresco dining.


The onsite private parking for 2 cars is close to The Cottage.

Dogs and horses

We welcome a well-behaved, house trained dog that is wormed, as we are a working sheep farm. Please DO NOT ALLOW your dog upstairs and please DO NOT ALLOW your dog on furniture. No puppies under a year please. We provide a poop scoop for the garden for your convenience to keep the lawn clean. If you would like to bring your horse or pony to stay with us during your holiday, please do get in touch to discuss. We are an experienced equestrian/hunting family, so please feel free to contact us with your requirements.

We have modern stabling at Catford House for two horses plus level south facing paddocks to the south of the main house. There is also a sheltered paddock next to the cottage with water. Hay and bedding are included in the 'DIY Livery' price of £20 per horse/pony per night. The 'Turn Out Only' price is £10 per horse/pony per night. We can offer use of our wash box which has a heated horse shower. We also have a secure, heated tack room and ample room for parking your trailer or horsebox. Should you wish to follow hounds, there are several friendly packs locally, including foxhounds, staghounds, buck hounds and harriers.


SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED within the The Cottage. 

The Cottage is NOT suitable for  guests with restricted mobility.

The Cottage is NOT suitable for children.

Please read the information folder to familiarise yourself with the cottage and its appliances.

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