High quality self-catering cottages in North Devon & Exmoor

Damsel Lodge

Exebridge - North Devon Countryside

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£354 - £969 per week


This detached, high quality and spacious lakeside property is one of only four lodges set in 10 acres of private grounds, overlooking a large fishing lake with its own private gazebo accessed by a decked walkway across the lake.  Surrounded by delightful Exmoor countryside this single storey lodge has been finished to exceptionally high standards in contemporary style with a touch of French chic! Wonderful views over the lake and surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the spacious open plan living room which has a delightful dining area and a well equipped kitchen area off.  French doors lead to a large raised deck and covered verandah, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. A large grassed area in front of the lodge borders the River Exe and there is ample space for private relaxation. A beautifully appointed king size double and twin bedded room each have attractive French style furnishings individual private dressing rooms and first class en-suite bathrooms. Coarse fishing is freely available from the owner's private lake (shared with local anglers), whilst the village pub serving home cooked food is just a 5 minute stroll and a shop selling basic provisions for a touring site is also nearby. Wimbleball Reservoir just two miles distant offers windsailing and fishing with further trout fishing available within 5 minutes walk. Delightful walking and riding country surrounds the property whilst Dunster with its fine Castle and reputation as being the prettiest village on Exmoor is just a scenic 20 minutes drive. The coastal town of Minehead and further beaches at Blue Anchor Bay and picturesque weir at Porlock are also easily accessible.

Accommodation: Ground floor: Steps up from verandah, open plan living/dining/kitchen area with large leather settees and chair, satellite TV, DVD, CD and iPod docking station. Kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and slim line dishwasher. Utility room/wc with washing machine and tumble dryer. Bedroom 1 with King, TV and DVD, dressing room and ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicle, WC and basin. Bedroom 2 with Twin, TV and DVD, dressing room and ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicle, WC and basin.

Facilities and Services: Linen and Towels. Gas CH. Wi-Fi. No smoking. Regret no pets. Highchair available. Garden furniture. BBQ's permitted but not supplied. . Free coarse fishing available (carp up to 28lb, roach, bream and tench).  Private parking for 2 or 3 cars. No short breaks. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday


  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Travel cot available
  • 18 miles from the coast
  • 0.2 miles to the nearest pub
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer


Band Date Range 7 night price *
A 01st Jan 2016 - 18th Mar 2016 £354.00
B 19th Mar 2016 - 08th Apr 2016 £559.00
C 09th Apr 2016 - 27th May 2016 £450.00
D 28th May 2016 - 03rd Jun 2016 £687.00
E 04th Jun 2016 - 01st Jul 2016 £548.00
F 02nd Jul 2016 - 22nd Jul 2016 £660.00
G 23rd Jul 2016 - 02nd Sep 2016 £969.00
B 03rd Sep 2016 - 23rd Sep 2016 £559.00
H 24th Sep 2016 - 21st Oct 2016 £427.00
B 22nd Oct 2016 - 28th Oct 2016 £559.00
A 29th Oct 2016 - 16th Dec 2016 £354.00
F 17th Dec 2016 - 24th Dec 2016 £660.00
F Christmas £660.00
F New Year £660.00

* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.



Wow what a lovely lodgeMrs T Johnson - 10th October 2015
The property was lovely we had a wonderful timeMrs A J Lake - 26th September 2015
One of the best places we have been to. Will book it again next year.Mr R P Linacre-Marshall - 5th September 2015
Wonderful, we have stayed there a few times and will return again.Mr K Cook - 8th August 2015
Excellent spacious lodge in a beautiful, peaceful relaxing setting. Stylishly furnished and well equipped.Mr J Nichols - 1st August 2015
Very warm welcome, fabulous location & great lodge.Ms C Bates - 20th June 2015
It was more than a holiday lodge it was superior and faultless.Mrs M E Torode - 9th May 2015
The property is of a high standard and its surrounding environment is very pretty, consequently if the weather is bad it doesn't really matter so much, making for a very relaxing holiday - which is what we had, thanks.Mr R Peterson - 25th April 2015
A really lovely lodge in a tranquil setting.Mrs G Millican - 13th September 2014
Well equipped and maintained property in beautiful grounds.Mrs C Williamson - 16th August 2014
It exceeded our expectations and we will be returning soon I hope. A fantastic place to unwind nice and quiet. I would recommend this to anyone. I know you are asking about the property but I feel I need to comment on the warm welcome we received from the owners Brian & Laurie. Fantastic place.Mrs M Reilly - 26th April 2014
Damsel Lodge is a very enjoyable place to stay, very well equipped and furnished. Lovely owners, very helpful. Would recommend to friends. Property had everything we could want.Mrs A Naylor - 29th March 2014