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The Old School House

  • Woodbury Lane
  • Near Axminster
  • Devon
  • EX13 5TL


  • Countryside Views
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Four Poster Bed
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Historic Romantic
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Self Catering
  • TV

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Gardens & patio 
  • Fabulous Axe Valley views
  • Within 1 mile of Axminster 
  • Jurassic Coast 7 miles
  • Parking for 3 cars 

About The Old School House

A classic Victorian cottage retaining all its traditional charm, The Old School House sits just outside Axminster and was once the Master's house adjacent to a former parish school. Sleeping 6 guests (4 adults and 2 children) with ease in 3 bedrooms, this stunning property has beautiful large private gardens with views across to the Axe Valley and a four poster bedroom and a bunk bedroom making it perfect for family groups. The Dorset and Devon Jurassic coast is only 7 miles away and all modern facilities include digital Freeview TV and a fully fitted kitchen. 


The Old School House has tasteful period furnishings and antiques throughout, including fabulous period fireplaces. Accessed from a private gated drive with onsite parking for 3 cars, living space comprises:-

  • A reception hall, sitting and dining rooms, a fully fitted kitchen, cloakroom and a bathroom situated on the ground floor.
  • The kitchen includes an electric oven and hob, a washing machine and a microwave. A freezer is also available.
  • Lounge with stylish wooden flooring and a feature non-working fireplace., large flat-screen colour TV with Freeview channels, a DVD, stereo and ample comfy seating.
  • Dining room with flag stone flooring and an open fireplace.
  • The dining room and lounge both have internal window shutters adding character. Period furnishings and antiques are throughout.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Two large bedrooms including a four poster bedroom.
  • Bedroom 3 accessed off the main bedroom with bunk beds perfect for younger children.
  • Separate wc and large bathroom with a feature cast iron roll top bath both on the ground floor.


  • Extensive private mature gardens with spectacular views of the Axe Valley, surrounding woodland and open countryside.
  • Gated private drive with parking for 3 cars.
  • Spacious gravelled area to the front of the cottage with cast iron patio furniture for six guests, perfect for alfresco BBQs, dining and simply relaxing and admiring rural views.


  • Bed linen and towels are supplied.
  • Electricity and all heating are included in booking price.


Changeover day is a Saturday.

Around and About

  • The historic market town of Axminster is within a mile of the cottage, home to the famous River Cottage Canteen.
  • The Jurassic Coast, beaches, fossil hunting and spectacular coastal walking along the heritage coast is only 7 miles away.


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