Blackberry

High Street, Newton Poppleford, Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10 0DU

Newton Poppleford in East Devon is a typical Devon village alongside the river Otter which bubbles its way to the sea at Budleigh Salterton. Blackberry is part of the old Langsford farm. It is a single storey barn conversion which is light airy with some vaulted ceilings and beams. It has 2 double bedrooms and sleeps 4 persons. Bedroom 1 has a standard double bed (4′ 6″), and bedroom 2 which has a dressing room has a 4′ width bed.

There is an open plan kitchen lounge area with a vaulted ceiling. There is a Smart TV with Freeview, and WIFI throughout the cottage. Blackberry has full gas central heating making this cosy Otter valley cottage a getaway destination anytime of the year.

Blackberry Cottage

Outside there is parking for 2 vehicles. There is a covered patio with table and chairs making open air dining enjoyable. An outside door from the veranda gives access to a large laundry and storage area. Here you will find a washer dryer and a second fridge which has a freezer section. You can also store bicycles and luggage here.

Skandi style kitchen

Fully refurbished during 2020/21, Blackberry interior is retro-styled with Orla Kiely curtains and lamp shades and a Nordic style wood finish in the kitchen and living area. The outside of Blackberry is traditional as befits an 19th century farm stables.

Newton Poppleford is in East Devon, and only 20 minutes drive from the regency seaside town of Sidmouth, and Budleigh Salterton, which can also be reached by a footpath along the river Otter.

The river Otter

Within 45 minutes are the golden sands of Exmouth, the quaint fishing village of Beer, and the expansive beach at Seaton. Lyme Regis where the recent film Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet, was filmed can be reached within the hour, as can the cathederal city of Exeter.

Jacobs Ladder at Sidmouth

The whole of the civil parish of Newton Poppleford & Harpford lies within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Newton Poppleford is the largest village with the smaller village of Harpford nearby to the east.  Other settlements within the parish include Venn Ottery (northernmost edge), Southerton, Northmostown, Burrow and Goosemoor. 

“The New Town by the Pebble Ford”
The name ‘Newton Poppleford’ is derived from its geographical location: the new town by the pebble ford (over the River Otter).  Similarly, Harpford was located at the ford over the small River Harp. the area is superb for walking and criss-crossed with many footpaths.

Within the village is a post office and store , along with a fish and chip shop and Chinese takeaway. There is a bus stop on the High Street, and you can use a regular bus service to take you to Sidmouth, Seaton, Beer, Exeter, Lyme Regis and also the famous Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary.

Donkey Sanctuary

To book this unique cottage please contact Audrey by email on

theaud700@gmail.com or on 01684 310046

Weekly Prices and Availability ( starting Saturday ) 1 small well behaved dog welcome £30 weekly NO SMOKING

Jan 2022 to March 2022£ 350
April 2022£ 400
May 2022£ 450
June and July 2nd 2022£ 550
July 9th and July 16th£ 600
July 23th to August 13th 2022£ 700
August 20th and 27th August 2022£650
September 2022£ 500
October 2022£ 400
November 2022 to Jan 2023£ 350
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Blackberry Cottage
Bamboo topped table with Oak flooring
Double oven and ceramic hob
Orla Kerla curtains and high beamed ceiling
Bedside lights
Large luxury bedroom with kingsize bed

Ideal for walkers
Bathroom
Main Bed 1
Main Bed 2
Main Bed 3
Power Shower
Courtyard setting of Blackberry
Pretty Patio
Cosy Interior
Clematis on veranda
Swedish Recycled Hallway Mat
Pot plants on the verandah
Lounge and TV area
Cane chair
Clematis on the veranda
Butterfly on buddleia