The Tallet Rooms & Features

Five bedroom, countryside holiday home The Tallet comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. Tastefully decorated and enjoying far reaching countryside views, this two storey, dog friendly* cottage with underfloor heating is the perfect retreat for those looking to escape to North Devon and enjoy the best of the coast and Exmoor National Park with everything within easy reach. The self-catering property also benefits from its own private hot tub located on the patio, where guests can unwind whilst listening to the sounds of the countryside or admire the dark skies lit up by thousands of stars.

Please note The Tallet can now sleep up to 10 guests making it perfect for large families or groups. The Tallet sleeping 10 is a combination of the former Upper and Lower Tallet. This provides guests with three bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor and two bedrooms and two bathrooms downstairs. Guests can also take advantage of an additional smaller kitchen and living room on the ground floor, making it the perfect place for enjoying some peace and quiet.

Outside of peak weeks and school holidays it is possible to book just Upper Tallet, which on its own accommodates up to six guests.

*dogs are only permitted in the Lower Tallet section of the property (ground floor)

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Living area

The open plan living area is bright and airy with lots of space for friends or family to gather. Each area is cleverly designed and provides a wonderful homely atmosphere for guests. There is a comfy lounge with sofas, and a large DVD collection from which to choose your nightly film.

The Tallet Living Dining area

Kitchen area

The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need for a self-catering holiday in North Devon such as a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher and an electric oven/hob. Meals can be enjoyed around the dining table, which seats up to 10, or at the handy breakfast bar.

Please note that the image of the table is now out of date - the new table seats 10 with a bench seat

Bedroom 1

The first bedroom is a good sized double with a king size bed. It also benefits from a wall-mounted TV, which can be useful for entertaining any little ones and plenty of storage facilities.

Bedroom 2

The second bedroom, like the first, is traditionally styled. It has a king size double bed, a wardrobe and a dressing table, which overlooks the countryside views.

Bedroom 3

The final bedroom provides friends and family with plenty of flexibility. On request the bedroom can be made up as either a super-king size double bed or two full size single beds. This bedroom also has a built in wardrobe.

Family Bathroom

All three bedrooms share the family bathroom, which is fitted with a bath, a separate shower, a WC and a wash basin.


Living area

The cosy living room is perfect for all seasons and is a great place to sit back and relax. The living room features two comfortable sofas positioned around a wood burning stove and a wall-mounted TV.

Dining area

Adjacent to the living area is the apartment’s dining area, which has a table able to seat up to four people. There is also a desk with plenty of room for your laptop or writing if needing to work whilst on holiday in North Devon.


The dual-aspect kitchen has been tastefully decorated with premium worktops and fixtures, including an electric oven/hob, Microwave, washing machine, and a fridge with freezer compartment, along with a good range of pots, pans and other necessities for a self-catering holiday.

Bedroom 4

The main bedroom at Lower Tallet features a king-size bed and thanks to two large window its lovely and bright. The bedroom also has two large bedside tables and a free standing pine wardrobe. In the far corner of the bedroom, you will find the modern en-suite bathroom featuring a walk-in shower with rainfall head, a wash basin and a WC.

Bedroom 5

Lower Tallet’s second bedroom features a standard sized double bed and a built-in fitted wardrobe. It also benefits from its own en-suite bathroom fitted with a walk-in shower, a wash basin, a WC and a heated towel rail.


Patio BBQ Area

The best place to enjoy a morning coffee is on the patio, where you can admire the countryside views. The patio features a table and chairs ideal for alfresco dinners and a gas BBQ.

Hot Tub

Also, on the patio is the private hot tub, which is available all year round and a great addition to this wonderful holiday cottage.

Games Room

The Tallet guests also have access to the shared games room through which the hot tub area is accessed. The room features a pool table and table tennis.

Please note that access may vary as a result of covid restrictions, please enquire if you wish to know more.

Features & Facilities

  • Sleeps 10
  • Five bedrooms**
  • Three bathrooms**
  • Two storey cottage**
  • wifi
  • Dog friendly*
  • Hot tub
  • Open plan living area
  • Underfloor heating**
  • Electric Oven with Hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Iron & Board
  • Toaster
  • Hairdryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine**
  • Three TV's
  • Wood Burner**
  • DVD player
  • Selection of DVD's and books
  • Patio with BBQ and sink
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Communal Games room
  • Off-road parking
  • No Hen or Stag parties
*Dogs are only permitted on the ground floor (Lower Tallet)
**Facilities not available if only booking upper tallet (sleeps 6)


Mr & Mrs G&E Stephens
We have just had a lovely 2 weeks staying in ‘The Tallet’. The hot tub, barbecue and play pen were a lovely surprise!! Accommodation is one of the nicest we’ve ever stayed in. Very clean and comfortable. We will hopefully visit again one day. Thank you Shawn and Kath for a lovely stay! 1st August 2020

Mr & Mrs Cox
We have had a great week here. The accommodation is great, really homely and we enjoyed watching some of the movies on the rainy days. The play pen was a lovely surprise and much fun! Thank you and hope to return one day! 15th August 2020

Mr & Mrs Hodges/Stubbings
Thank you for a fantastic stay. We really enjoyed using the hot tub and the play pen. That was a wonderful surprise as well as the scones. Hope to come back soon. 22nd August 2020 

Mr & Mrs Mela
Loved every minute of it. Hot tub was 10 star and so was the gaming area. Thank you so much. 31st August 2020

The Williams Family
South Wales
We have had a fantastic and well needed weekend break @ The Tallet! The property is amazing and beautifully finished, plus the added bonus of the Play Pen and hot tub really gave us a few extra layers! We loved every minute here, top accommodation. Thank you, and hope to see you again soon. Ps the scones were so tasty. 4th Sept 2020

The Clough Family
It’s been a great holiday @ The Tallet, everything has been a high standard and the hosts have been very welcoming and made great scones for our arrival. 7th Sept 2020

The May Family
Thank you for a fantastic stay and a beautiful cottage. The scones were amazing! 11th Sept 2020

K Family
We have all enjoyed our stay here. The peace and quiet has allowed us to reboot after all the excitement of the wedding. 15th Sept 2020

P & C Gitten
Fabulous apartment. Many thanks for scones and prosecco. Had a great time. 19th Sept 2020

Smith Family
Thank you for a much needed break. Apartment is great with a good standard. Facilities in the Play Pen and hot tub much appreciated. 26th Sept 2020

Mary and Ian Lewis
Thank you for a lovely break at this amazing accommodation. Last minute booking as should have been going to New Zealand to see son but due to Covid this was cancelled. Excellent retreat to re-charge batteries. 11th Oct 2020

Cath & Marcus
We’ve had a lovely relaxing week. The cottage was spotlessly clean, and well equipped. Hot tub was lovely but a little small for 4 of us. We’ve had lovely dinners at the Bull and Bear, and the Black Venus, and we recommend some beautiful walks. Tarr Steps, Valley of the Rocks, Lee Bay to Bull Point Lighthouse. 17th Oct 2020

The Dewey’s
The Tallet was lovely to spend a week as a family. The Play Pen was great for us all to enjoy. The Tallet was well-equipped with everything we needed, was very clean and tidy. The games were a lovely touch and we enjoyed playing them in the evenings. 24th Oct 2020

Alice and Ben
Thank you for a wonderful stay such a cosy, clean and well-equipped house. Perfect for a weekend break with friends. Would love to come back! 1st Nov 2020

Sarah and Nick
Fantastic quality, homely, super clean, and attention to detail. The Tallet is a marvellous place to stay for a relaxing holiday. So much walking within easy reach. Had a great time! The scones, clotted cream and jam were delicious. Thank you. 7th Nov 2020

Thank you for an amazing stay. Apartment so comfy and welcoming with everything you can possibly need. The decorations were a lovely homely touch and the cream tea delicious. Thank you. Will definitely recommend, and would love to return. 7th Dec 2020

We’ve had a lovely Christmas stay. My children enjoyed the plan den + the hot tub was a lovely treat, Thankyou :) December 28th 2020

Thank you for having us, Lovely stay for new years eve. Booked at short notice, everything was ready & thank you for the mince pies. The hottub and games room were a real added bonus. Best wishes for 2021! 30th December 2020

Thank you for the stay, we had a lovely time and Shawn & Kath were very welcoming, loved the scones on arrival and hot tub was brilliant. Thank you & good luck! 18th April 2021

What a lovely place to stay! We had such a wonderful time relaxing, walking and enjoying the hot tub! Thank you for being so welcoming, and for the delicious scones! 2nd May 2021

Thank you for a lovely stay! We loved the scones and really enjoyed the hot tub. Thank you for being so welcoming! 29th May 2021

Perfect place for a relaxing family holiday. Kids loved the play area and the hot tub. Weather was brilliant and an ideal location to explore North Devon. Thank you to Shawn & Kath for making us most welcome. 2nd June 2021

Amazing family trip! Very welcoming & loved the flat. Scones were delicious thank you! 2nd July 2021

Janet & Chris, nathan & Amy
A beautiful cottage scones and milk. Lovely welcome. BBQ area lovely. Had a wonderful time very relaxing and games room was good. Will recommend. Thank you very much.

Ben, Beth, Jack, Dan, Christian & Tyler
It has been an amazing holiday and would 100% love to come back soon! The garden area was lovely. We had an amazing time!! Thank you