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Honeysuckle Cottage

Ashwater near Holsworthy, Devon (Ref. 941139)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property, very quiet, comfortable, convenient location, friendly helpful owners."

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2022

  • "Had a lovely relaxing week at Honeysuckle Cottage, Although in the middle of nowhere which was a godsend, places Like Bude, Exeter, Dartmoor, Tintagel Castle were all well within an hour drive, IT was very quiet while there bar the 7."

    30 wake up of the Cockerell but what do you expect on a non working farm in the countryside. The spa bath was a godsend after walking a lot during the day and the fast BT 5G broadband was ideal for our firestick managed to get 88mbs. Thank you to the owners for posting back the remote to the firestick after we left it there. I would have no hesitation in recommending this cottage.

    Reviewed by ChristopherOct 2021

  • "Lovely clean cottage with everything that you could need for a self catering holiday."

    Lovely owners, friendly and always willing to help. I would definitely recommend staying here and will definitely return.

    Reviewed by JuneSep 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation, spotlessly clean and well equipped."

    Lovely quiet location, good WiFi and TV signal, easy access to north and south coast as well as Cornwall

    Reviewed by ShaneSep 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely and has some real luxury items like a Jacuzzi bath but then is missing smaller things like a cafeteria, can opener, blinds at bedroom windows, hair dryer."

    If these things could be added it would be even better. Very off the beaten track and quiet.

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2021

  • "Was a lovely cottage"

    Reviewed by SamanthaAug 2021

  • "The cottage was well equipped and clean, However it would have been helpful to have blinds over the skylight windows and hand towels rather than just bath towels."

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

  • "The property was a tasteful, well thought out barn conversion with private enclosed rear garden."

    There was more than adequate storage space with plenty of suitable equipment for a self catering holiday. The only thing missing was hand towels for the bathrooms and any blinds on the skylights in two of the bedrooms. The property was clean and comfortable. A quiet and remote location approximately 2 miles off the main road, with nothing in the immediate area so have to be prepared to use the car and travel further afield. Would recommend for anyone wanting a quiet holiday.

    Reviewed by PatriciaJul 2021

  • "This is the best barn conversion I’ve ever been in."

    The space has been used perfectly inside and so well appointed for a holiday let. I felt like it had everything we needed! It is perfectly peaceful and quiet with only the sounds of the owls roosting here at night. Perfect for dog owners with three paths to walk from the cottage, a fully enclosed garden and a hose to wash them down. Also you’d never know there were dogs in here as it was so clean :) Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay again!

    Reviewed by KatherineApr 2021

  • "We loved this cottage."

    It was very relaxing and it had everything that you would need in a normal week at home. Mr Davis, the owner, is a very friendly man and very helpful. We would definitely book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by JeanOct 2020

  • "Very helpful, friendly and obliging owner on site."

    Postcode given ( being out in the countryside ) not that specific in that it takes you to another property about half a mile a way but that is Sat Nav technology for you .... persevere though. If you approach one way you get to the cottage before the Sat Nav agrees !! Approaching the other way you stop short ......... !! After you find it you learn to ignore the Sat Nav !!

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2020

  • "Previous visitors left dirty crockery and cutlery in dishwasher, dishwasher wasn’t working, the decor is in need of refreshing/re-painting."

    All skirting boards, door frames and doors needs painting, only primer paint done, walls are in need of re-painting, windows filthy and need cleaning. Very basic kitchen utensils, kitchen tap dripping all of the time, bed linen clean but not ironed. The bedroom with en suite infested with flies around the windows, question are they bred to feed the spiders in the cottage in the cobwebs? On the plus side, excellent water power in the en suite shower, sadly the grime and mould around the shower cubicle where the glass rests on the tray is rather off putting. Centrally located for visiting lots of places in Devon.

    Thank you for your feedback in regards to your stay at Honeysuckle Cottage. We are sorry to hear that you found dirty dishes in the dishwasher, this has been overlooked by the cleaner due to the dishwasher breaking. The owner did provide you with a fresh dinner set for you to use for your stay and resolved the dishwasher issues after you vacated. Regrettably, due to the time of year spiders and flies are a common thing if you leave the windows of the property open, there is nothing we can do to help this unfortunately. As we going into the off season, we can now find the time to resolve any of the maintenance issues that can't be completed on changeover, such as the painting and the shower cubicle. We hope you still enjoyed your stay at Honeysuckle Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KarenSep 2020

  • "Lovely holiday cottage was very nice had almost everything we needed was just missing a few wooden spoons to stir pans or scrambled eggs."

    Rooms were very comfortable and spacious and would definitely come again

    Reviewed by NatashaJul 2020

  • "We had a fantastic week staying at Honeysuckle Cottage."

    We found the Cottage well equipped and spacious. Mr Davis was friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed days out to Dingles Fairground, the Milky Way, Lanhydrock and Bude. Would happily recommend Honeysuckle Cottage.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2019

  • "The owner, Mr Davis, was extremely knowledgeable of the area and offered some very good directions and places to visit."

    Although it rained every day we have a wonderful holiday and the cottage offered a welcoming and warm homecoming on such days. There is also a jacuzzi installed and I'm not sure if this was mentioned in the glossary relating to the property. If not I believe it should be. It's an added bonus.

    Reviewed by ValerieSep 2017

  • "Mr Davis was very helpful but not intrusive."

    The house was very clean and easy to relax. They had barn owls and swallows in the barn

    Reviewed by MichaelJun 2017

  • "Mr Davis was very welcoming and the property was obviously a recent conversion but was really well furnished and heated."

    Reviewed by RoyOct 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with TV, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with spa bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: WiFi signal can be unreliable.

The property

This splendid, semi-detached barn conversion is nestled in a peaceful rural location, four miles from Ashwater, with an enclosed lawned garden.

There are three bedrooms, one double with en-suite shower facilities, a double with TV and a single.

There is also a bathroom, a ground floor cloakroom and a spacious open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and sitting area, a great social space for family meals and celebrations with friends.

A splendid cottage, great for discovering west Devon’s varied country pursuits.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Ref. 941138, together they sleep 9.

Higher Landhill Cottages

Ashwater 4 miles. These delightful semi-detached barn conversions are situated on the owners’ non-working farm, adjacent to their home, near the lovely little village of Ashwater, in west Devon. Set within a tranquil rural setting, along a pretty country lane with high Devon banks, these spacious cottages provide a countryside getaway for a family or group of friends to immerse themselves in country life, including walking, birdwatching and cycling. These cheery barn conversions have been lovingly renovated in order to provide comfortable accommodation, equipped with en-suite master bedrooms, family bathrooms, cloakrooms and comfortable living spaces, where there is plenty of space for friends and family to spend quality time together, complemented by Smart TVs. Both properties offer off road parking for two cars and access to enclosed lawned gardens where dogs and children can play in safety and the adults can enjoy the peace and quiet of their rural surroundings, whilst relaxing with a refreshing drink. The local village of Ashwater has a charming village green where you will find a friendly pub and a village shop, whilst Dartmoor National Park provides fun-filled activities such as pony riding, tor bagging, letterboxing and exploring miles of rugged open space. Nearby Roadford Lake provides exhilarating watersports opportunities, including lessons in windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. The rugged coastline near Bude is only a short drive from these comfortable farm cottages, including many safe and stunning beaches, plus some fabulous walks along the South West Coast Path. Two lovely cottages, ideal for holidays spent exploring both Dartmoor and the south west coast.

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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.

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