A large farmhouse kitchen/dining room, complete with AGA, tends to be the hub of the house! A comfortable lounge with woodburning stove, study (with piano and a huge range of books) are also on the ground floor
Enjoy the peace of the countryside yet be within easy reach of amenities!
Type of Programme
One-to-One, personalised English tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Farm - United Kingdom
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
BEd (Hons) 1987 Exeter University
Trinity TEFL cert 2003 Sidmouth International School
Class teacher Devon County Council 1987-2007
Taught English - India 2002,
Taught English and IT- Sri Lanka 2007 and 2009
Tefl teaching in various language schools in Devon
Hobbies and Interests
Cooking, Reading, Theatre, Walking, Gardening
Crafts of all sorts
Antiques and car boot sales
Travelling particularly SE Asia,
Lived in France for 7 years and loved it!
Large double bedroom + Bedroom with bunkbeds + further bedroom with double Futon.
All rooms have windows, are well furnished and have central heating and TV's.
Students have sole use of bathroom/ shower/WC on first floor in addition to use of shower room with toilet on ground floor.
Excursions and Local Attractions
Being a popular holiday area there are many tourist attractions including -
Historic cities of Exeter and Bath.
Traditional Folklore festivals/events
Rural, river and coastal paths - including The Jurassic coast
Local town of Ottery St Mary - Samuel Taylor Coleridge's birthplace
Dartmoor / Exmoor