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Little Rowan at Rowan Park Farm

(Ref. 1112986)

Ashwater, Devon Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 3 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • lovely (11)
  • comfortable (10)
  • janet (10)
  • clean (10)
  • little (9)
  • welcome (9)

16 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolutely made to feel at home even surprised us with a welcome pack nothing was too much trouble"

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2024

  • "Little Rowan is a in a peaceful, quiet, rural location which we enjoyed and it was a good base for exploring the area."

    The welcome gift was a lovely touch which we really appreciated.The cottage was well appointed and very clean. The beds were comfortable and we slept well. Janet was an excellent host. Very friendly and helpful and gave us tips about where to visit which enhanced our stay.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Great accommodation, had everything we needed."

    We were made to feel very welcome. Spotlessly clean and the beds were really comfortable. This was a good base for exploring the area. We had a lovely week at Little Rowan.

    Thankyou Stacey, we miss Malley Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stacey5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely cottage every thing we needed."

    Lovely welcome gift on arrival. Janet was very helpful if we needed anything else Thank you Janet.

    You were lovely guests. Thankyou for leaving Little Rowan spotless. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Sep 2023

  • "A lovely cottage."

    Peaceful surroundings. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. Very welcoming and helpful. Would recommend to anyone wishing to visit the Devon/Cornish coastline. Will definitely stay here again.

    Thankyou for your review. Janet Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Sep 2023

  • "Our stay at Little Rowan was relaxing from the moment we arrived."

    The hosts were very welcoming and available should we have needed them. The property was in superb condition and cleaned to an exceptional standard, with so much provided ahead of us getting there so we could get the kettle on and offload and unpack at our leisure. We had plenty of space for our family inside and outside, and it was very pet friendly for our little dog to be able to stretch his legs. Thank you Janet, Keith and Drago for making our first family holiday away in over three years a truly relaxing and lovely experience.

    Really glad you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure having you stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Little Rowan."

    It was clean, the bed and sofas were comfortable, and the kitchen was equipped with everything you might need. Janet & Keith were great hosts; friendly and helpful. The location was perfect for the places we wanted to visit in Devon and Cornwall, and nice and quiet. It was interesting to watch the llama in the field next door from the lounge window.

    Thankyou for your review Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Jul 2023

  • "Very nice annex, excellent directions so we went straight there."

    Everything we needed was there. Used 2nd bedroom as a dressing room as no hanging space in main bedroom so I would recommend only for a couple. We were a bit surprised that the double bed is 4ft not full size double but we managed ok.

    Thankyou for your feedback. I can confirm that the bed is actually a full size double. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Jun 2023

  • "We have just had a very pleasant stay at Little Rowan."

    The accommodation is very clean and bright, well appointed and very comfortable. Everything is there that you need in the kitchen area, and it also has a very handy, and spacious utility area with washing machine and dishwasher. The beds were very comfortable. It is situated in a quiet area, surrounded by beautiful countryside. A lovely welcome pack greeted us on our arrival, milk, biscuits and cider much appreciated. Janet and Keith were very good hosts, interested but not too intrusive. They have a beautiful dog, Drago, who is generally around to greet you back each evening. They had advice on where to go etc and the house contained a lot of relevant information about the area. Thanks to them for the advice on the journey home regarding traffic, it really worked! We were very fortunate to have sunny settled weather whilst there, and visited many places in Devon and Cornwall. We went to Appledore, Clovelly, Bude, Tintagel, Boscastle and Port Isaac. All accessible from the house in around 45 minutes. Would definitely recommend, and would love to go back sometime.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Jun 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Little Rowen."

    The cottage was very comfortable and very well equipped. Rowen Farm Park is off the beaten track but it was just what we needed for a quiet and relaxing break. Janet was very kind and helpful.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0May 2023

  • "We had such a lovely stay at Little Rowan!"

    Was a real home from home, the space was clean and comfortable, perfect for a family of 3, plus doggie! They have really thought of everything. Welcome treats for all on arrival, milk, tea/coffee, biscuits (and dog biscuits!) and cider was a lovely touch after a long journey! Bedrooms are very comfortable, the kitchen has everything needed, even down to tinfoil which is perfect for taking out picnics. The utility room is a big bonus, and a great space for coats, bags and somewhere for our dog to sleep at night. Janet was so friendly and helpful, with great advice on the local area for days out. Make sure you check out the photo album of all their visits to local walks etc. The garden out the front, and the views are beautiful and again great for the dog! We had our 20 month old son who loved running around and bah-ing at the sheep!! We really had the best week away with you! Thank you so much for sharing a part of your beautiful home!

    Thankyou for a great feedback. Drago really misses his morning strokes from his little friend x Property Owner

    Reviewed by Liam5.0May 2023

  • "Exceptional property, we had a great time at Little Rowan, thank you Janet and Keith for being such great hosts."

    If anyone is looking for a relaxing, comfortable cottage, well maintained and spotlessly clean, in a beautiful area of Devon, this is the one. A generous welcome pack awaits you on arrival. Your hosts are attentive without being intrusive and are a good source of knowledge regarding places to eat, visit or attractions within comfortable driving distance. Thanks also to the resident four legged security, Drago, who greets you from behind the fence on your return, he’s lovely and gentle. Any budding astronomers will benefit from the expanse of Dark Sky in the area. The weather was a little unkind, but it was March, and it didn’t stop us going out every day, and then returning to the warm of Little Rowan. Thanks again Janet, everything was perfect.

    Thankyou for your generous comments, you were lovely guests. Janet, Keith and Drago Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Mar 2023

  • "We had a friendly, warm greeting on arrival by the owners."

    The cottage is in a lovely location, well equipped, cosy and beautifully furnished. Our dog was also made very welcome, even had her own welcome kit! Highly recommend it, we loved our stay. Kind Regards, Brian, Edith & Chelsea-the-dog

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Dec 2022

  • "A beautifully presented cottage that is cosy and very clean."

    The owners gave us a very warm welcome with delicious goodies for us to share. They were also on hand with advice for local places to eat. The huge front garden was dog friendly with plenty of space for my furry friend to explore - he even had his own treats! Everything we needed was there for a perfect break away.

    Reviewed by Keri5.0Oct 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Little Rowan, we arrived in the evening and were very warmly greeted by Janet and Keith."

    Little Rowan had everything we needed.Very clean and lovely touches.The bed was lovely and comfortable! Everything was perfect ! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will hopefully book again.Thanks Janet and Keith for the Cider,biscuits,milk and thoughtfulness ,especially after our long journey.

    Thankyou for a lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to see you again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Oct 2022

  • "Had a lovely holiday."

    Janet and Keith were so helpful and friendly and made us feel very welcomed. Accommodation was one of the best places we have stayed in. Very clean, comfortable, relaxing. Everythink was there that you would need. Janet and Keith even left us some milk and groceries for when we arrived. The location was central, 30 mins to Bude, 1 hour to Dartmour, 1.30 mins to Looe in Cornwall Would highly recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Michele5.0Aug 2022

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Summary

  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double bed, 1 x single
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Central heating with electric fire
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed front patio with furniture, BBQ (charcoal), access to shared front garden with lawn and picnic bench
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (at an additional charge of £25 per week)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 3.5 miles
  • Note: Little Rowan at Rowan Park Farm is attached to the owner's property, with access to the shared front garden
  • Note: The owner has a dog
  • Note: Dogs must be on lead whilst accessing the shared garden

The property

Situated in the rural village of Ashwater in West Devon is Little Rowan at Rowan Park Farm, a two-bedroom single-storey dwelling.

Accessed via a sweeping drive, enjoying countryside views, whilst offering ground-floor living, an enclosed pet-friendly patio, and a well-equipped kitchen, the property welcomes three guests and one well-behaved dog.

Rustle up some home cooked meals in the spacious kitchen and gather around the dining table to enjoy your feast.

Clear up with the helping hand of the dishwasher, before lounging upon the plush sofas, with an electric fire for those colder evenings.

Refresh in the sleek shower room before heading to bed, where you'll find a double and a single room, both well-presented and inviting.

Come morning, discover your private outdoor space with a coffee in hand, before walking through the shared front garden, ready to embark on a nature-filled hike.

By car, access Ashwater with its local shop, ahead of reaching various nearby attractions, including Holsworthy Museum, Dunsland Wildlife Park, the perfect spot for an afternoon picnic, and Quoditch Moor Nature Reserve, covering 32 acres of woodland and wild gardens.

The property is just 20 minutes drive from Dartmoor National Park, and 30 minutes from Tavistock or the National Trust's Lydford Gorge.

Further popular attractions in the area include the ruins of Launceston Castle, Hidden Valley parkland, and Dingles Fairground Museum, exhibiting historical rides and fairground equipment.

Bude is a must-visit town on your travels, resting just over the border in Cornwall, perfect for seaside visits at Summerleaze Beach, wild swimming at Bude Sea Pool, the scenic canal walk, coastal hikes across Efford Beacon walking route, and tours of The Castle Bude, nestled within the sand dunes of the local beach.

Little Rowan at Rowan Park Farm will be sure to provide a great base for your holiday in Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

ASHWATER

Holsworthy 8 miles; Bude 17 miles.

A delightfully rural village in the heart of West Devon’s green and undulating countryside. Surrounded by lush meadows, high hedgerows, wooded valleys and abundant wildlife, the village and area is popular with those visitors seeking to experience a true taste of country life. Roadford Lake with its sailing, fishing and visitors’ centre is just 4 miles, while the rolling surf, night life and sandy beaches at the closest resort of Bude, are within 20 miles. The RHS Garden at Rosemoor, the Dartington Glass Factory, and the rugged tors and open spaces of Dartmoor also make superb days out and can all be reached in under 40 minutes. If heading for Dartmoor look out for the pretty moorland villages of Belstone and Sticklepath - they will take your breath away. Those seeking a real countryside experience away from the bustle of modern living need look no further.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season