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Little Honeynook

(Ref. 1111975)

Bigbury, Devon Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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39 Customer Reviews

  • "Little Honeynook is an immaculate and well equipped cottage."

    Very dog friendly, even down to providing feeding bowls and towels. The neat little garden (which is lit up in the evening) is dog secure with sea and countryside views. Ian and Gill are very welcoming hosts. On arrival we enjoyed the cream tea, wine and loaf of bread. A nice little touch was the freshly cut flowers. We would have no hesitation in recommending this beautiful cottage to our friends and family. Best wishes, Sue and Dave Middleton.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2024

  • "If you had 'cottage owner /cottage' of the year, Ian and Gill would certainly be on the shortlist!"

    They had left plenty of treats for our arrival but interestingly, one I really appreciated had cost nothing. There beside the scones was a little card saying 'Welcome John and Liz', also the top sheet of the 'Useful Information' was addressed 'Dear John and Liz'. Just little touches but they expressed Ian and Gill's thoughtfulness which was evident throughout

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Feb 2024

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at the Little Honeynook, so welcoming, everything was there that we needed and more."

    Will definitely come back :)

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Oct 2023

  • "Little Honeynook was very clean and well appointed with contemporary furniture and having lots of USB charging points."

    Having stayed in many cottages, we came well armed with all the extras (learned from experience) we could need. However, had we turned up without these to Little Honeynook - it would have come up trumps. It had everything we could need. There was also good communication before our visit, such as a direct number for any queries - much appreciated. For us though the major attraction was the location, being so close to Bigbury beach. We also enjoyed a lovely Sunday roast at the dog friendly and welcoming Pickwick Arms, 5 mins walk up the road. We would definitely recommend Little Honeynook, perfect for a couple getaway!

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Oct 2023

  • "We found Little Honey Nook an absolute delight ."

    From the moment we stepped inside we loved it . There was a wonderful welcome pac of bread , milk scones cream and jam as well as wine which meant we were able to relax , put our feet up and enjoy the beautiful country views .The decor in each room is lovely and well done . It was very well equipped with every thing you could need . There were even fresh flowers on the window sills . The owners Ian and Gill were friendly and welcoming .

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2023

  • "Perfect holiday base in every way."

    Situated in a quiet location with stunning countryside views looking out towards the coast. The annex is well maintained and decorated immaculately and has all you need, a true home from home. The owners have thought of everything, a nice touch was the welcome pack, along with the fresh flowers and bottle of wine. We would definitely recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Sep 2023

  • "Excellent. Everything that you would find at home."

    The patio/garden and views were just what you wanted to come back to after being out and about during the day, The hospitality pack and flowers were excellent.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2023

  • "The property exceeded all expectations, very clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    We were able to walk from the door and return to relax in the garden. The illumination of the lights in the garden in the evening were a lovely idea and made the whole garden look really special. The very generous welcome pack was an added bonus.

    Reviewed by Marlene5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely break at little honeynook, the accomodation is spotless and the welcome pack with flowers on arrival are super."

    Situated in a great location to visit south Devon we would certainly go again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thank you Gill and Ian for providing such a lovely holiday retreat."

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Aug 2023

  • "We had a great time in Little Honeynook."

    It really was a home from home. The owners have thought of everything, from the lovely fresh decor to a gorgeous cream tea on arrival. We spent most late afternoons/early evenings in the scrupulously clean hot tub, watching the sun set. We’ll definitely be booking another trip!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2023

  • "Little Honeynook is absolutely gorgeous, just like the photos."

    The bed is so comfortable and Ian and Gill have thought of absolutely everything you may need (and I do mean everything) from beach towels to tupperware so you can take a packed lunch with you on a day out ! The courtyard garden is too cute for words and we loved the hot tub after a long day’s walking. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Aug 2023

  • "Absolutely delightful cottage."

    One of the best we have stayed in. Comfy bed. Comfy furniture. Home from home. Garden wonderful with relaxing chairs and hot tub. A lot of effort has gone into ensuring your stay is nothing short of 10 stars. The welcome pack was amazing. Scones, jam and cream. A bottle of wine and a pint of milk in the fridge. If I could give this cottage 10 stars that would still be short of what it deserves.

    Reviewed by Cliff5.0Jul 2023

  • "The property was immaculate and had every facility that we needed."

    Superb location and beautiful views over the field to the sea. The owners were very helpful and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We would have no hesitation in visiting again and would thoroughly recommend the property to anyone visiting the area.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jul 2023

  • "Little Honeynook is exceptional, comfortable, immaculately clean and well eqipped, with an amazing view from the back."

    The hot tub is a bonus. Hosts very welcoming and helpful, without encroaching on your privacy. Perfectly placed for exploring nearby beaches and the wonderful South Devon countryside .

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Jul 2023

  • "This was one of the best properties we have stayed in we go on stay -cations 3/4 ..."

    This was one of the best properties we have stayed in we go on stay -cations 3/4 times a year and it was lovyto go to a plyhst provided everything you could possibly need the hosts could not do enough and we’re always on hand if needed the location was ideal could not recommend this place enough it perfect

    Reviewed by John5.0Jul 2023

  • "Ian and Gill were excellent owners of the cottage providing a lovely gift pack on arrival and a bottle of bubbly for our Golden Wedding anniversary."

    Treats were also provided for our dog Teddy. They were very friendly and helpful and were always available if we needed them. The cottage was immaculate and there was everything that we needed for our 2 week stay. The hot tub provided excellent relaxation after our days out. Cannot fault both the owners or the accommodation and would definitely go again in the future. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Jun 2023

  • "We have had a lovely holiday in this beautiful, immaculate cottage."

    It had everything we needed, the view from the garden was gorgeous and the welcome pack was very much appreciated. Loved going in the hot tub on an evening after our long days out. Thank you Ian and Gill, I recommend your cottage 100%

    Reviewed by Audrey5.0May 2023

  • "What an amazing place to stay, it had everything you could want from a holiday, ..."

    What an amazing place to stay, it had everything you could want from a holiday, our little package left for us was a lovely suprise off Gill and Ian, flowers, bottle of wine,and fresh scones,cream and jam,yum,yum, the garden was amazing, and the hot tub was out of this world, Gill and Ian are the loveliest people you could meet,best holiday we've had,thank you Ian and Gill

    Reviewed by Christina5.0May 2023

  • "The welcome pack on arrival was very much appreciated and a very lovely touch."

    Our little jack russell felt right at home with the enclosed garden he could go in and out to the garden whenever he liked i know he had a lovely time and was very relaxed with us both just chilling in the garden in the afternoons after a walk at one of the amazing beaches nearby. The property was exceptionally clean and tidy and Ian and Gill was very welcoming throughout our stay. Would definitely stay at the property again in the future.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0May 2023

  • "Wow! What a lovely cottage very clean and fully equipped everything we could have needed."

    The garden is lovely and private with beautiful views of the countryside to the sea, at night the garden is lite up with lights. Hosts Ian and Gill made us feel very welcome and their dog who liked to pop his head over the fence to say hello. The welcome pack was also lovely with scones jams, clotted cream and a bottle of wine and milk in the fridge on arrival. Would definitely recommend

    Reviewed by Christina5.0May 2023

  • "A fantastic home from home, we loved our stay here with our dog."

    Views were amazing. So well equipped with everything you would want or need for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Apr 2023

  • "The hosts made us feel very welcome the welcome pack was very appreciated, nice location would book again."

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Apr 2023

  • "Set in a beautiful location, this property was spotlessly clean with many extras supplied."

    We greatly appreciated the wine, scones and delicious clotted cream, together with touches such as fresh flowers. The patio area was private with views across farmland to the sea. We enjoyed walks in the countryside from the property and discovered scenic coves and woodland. We can definitely recommend this destination.

    Reviewed by Lyn5.0Apr 2023

  • "The best Sykes property we have stayed in."

    Comfortable well equipped and modern property. Spotlessly clean. Everything we could have needed and more. The hosts, Ian and Jill made us so welcome.Lovely touches such as scones jam and cream, and bottle of wine. Bread marmalade and posh coffee . A dip in the hot tub in the evening was the jewel in the crown for us.Such a relaxing experience. We would love to return sometime.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Mar 2023

  • "Little Honey Brook was perfect, everything you needed and more."

    Welcome basket with cream tea, wine,bread etc a lovely touch. Friendly host's on hand if needed. Loved the decor and sea view. Very private and quiet. All the lovely little touches like the flowers, dog treats and toiletries make this a perfect retreat. Lovely beaches nearby.

    Reviewed by Gill5.0Mar 2023

  • "WOW! Little Honeynook is just the most amazing place to stay from the inside to the outside garden and views."

    Everything was absolutely immaculate and very comfortable. A kingsize bed with so much storage for your clothes. Touch bedside lights and plenty of USB points. The kitchen is very well fitted out with everything you could possibly need including a really lovely welcome hamper, delicious scones, cream, a bottle of wine and more. The lounge is a great size and decorated in blue hues. A good sized table and chairs and a big TV! All around the property are pictures and lovely ornaments to make it feel like a home from home. The bathroom is also fabulous, big fat soft towels, great shower and bath and even some scales if your worried you may have indulged to much. Lastly the view out of the lounge is absolutely beautiful. Look up when it's dark. On a clear night there were so many stars. It's 5 stars from me, highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Trudi5.0Jan 2023

  • "Perfect little cottage / flat."

    They have provided every facility you could possibly need. A lovely warm welcome with basics to have coffee/tea and toast and a lovely touch with the scones. Clear information and they couldn't have been more helpful over email when I requested restaurant and dog walk recommendations. Would definitely visit again.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Dec 2022

  • "Ommaculate cottage with everything you need"

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Dec 2022

  • "Amazing welcome pack."

    Fully equipped - the owners have thought of everything you might need for your staying in or days out. Days out guides, Smart TV and hot tub were real bonuses. Newly refurbished, beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. Great location too.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2022

  • "The host has been extremely helpful, in letting us know what eating places there was nearby by."

    And had also provided brochures and books about all the places nearby. The host had left us scones and cream,and milk and butter in the fridge and a bottle of wine, The hot tub had been emptied and we where told when it would be at the ideal temperature. There was two bathroom robes, which was a useful touch. There was plenty of hot water,and the heater was on,and was lovely and cosy. Beautiful view of the sea. The hosts have a friendly dog,which puts his head and paws on the fence to great you. There’s a washing machine and a foldaway airer and pegs and laundry basket which was very useful,as we did a load the day before we left. Loads of soft lovely towels. We found the matteress too soft for what we are used to. I mentioned to the host that I could have done with a foot stool,and she said she was going to get one. It’s lovely and private, and a lovely space outside with table and chairs,sun loungers and hottub. The host left us a disposable barbecue.. There’s a ironing board and iron,and a air dryer. We couldn’t have had a better cottage,or hosts.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.7Sep 2022

  • "Littlehoney Nook, was just perfect very comfortable and homely, The little welcoming touches to the stunning views, so idealic."

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    Reviewed by Jo5.0Sep 2022

  • "Our stay was absolutely fantastic!"

    The hosts were so accommodating to our reactive dog, responsive if we needed them and provided some wonderful suggestions on quieter places to walk! The property was immaculate and welcoming and the hot tub was Devine! We even had some scones, bread and wine waiting for us on arrival which was lovely to tuck into after a long day of travel! The location is great! About a 40 minute walk from the beach or a 5 minute drive, amenities nearby, lots of dog friendly things to do within 20 minutes ish. Absolutely amazing from start to finish! We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Olivia4.7Sep 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our stay, mainly because of all the thought that had gone into making the cottage a truly luxury experience."

    The welcome basket on arrival was such a lovely gesture, all the little touches like providing washing capsules, toiletries and even bathrobes were unexpected pleasures. We cooked for the duration of our stay, everything you could possibly need in a kitchen was provided. The garden, with its beautiful view down to the sea, was perfect for relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet. The hot tub was just fabulous, we loved being pampered by its bubbles after days out exploring! Everything surpassed our expectations, it was such a delightful place to forget about London for a week and just breathe. We are so thankful to Ian and Gill for going that extra mile in making sure their guests have a wonderful experience, it is without a doubt the best cottage break we have ever had! We will definitely be back for more next year!

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Aug 2022

  • "Little honey nook was faultless, it was stunning, beautifully cleaned and so welcoming after our long g drive."

    The little added touches of things left for us just made it even more welcoming. It was the perfect place to get away from everything and enjoy peace and quite. Ian and gill were so helpful giving us information on resturants and places to visit. We will certainly recommend little honey nook and come back. Thank you so much for making our holiday so enjoyable. Leroy and Linda.

    Reviewed by Leroy5.0Aug 2022

  • "We don’t know where to start."

    This was our first ever cottage and living together experience as we live in a joint family and I must say it was one of our best experience. We enjoyed it better then going abroad as we actually were able to relax and feel at home. This little home is amazing and very well equipped, I don’t think there’s anything lacking. It’s a 11/10! Thank you for having us we sure to be back again and recommend you guys to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Rubel5.0Aug 2022

  • "What a lovely place to stay!"

    Perfectly fitted out with as many home comforts as you can image - I regularly rent properties and tend to take my own 'household/kitchen essentials' but was pleasantly surprised that all items were already available in abundance - result! Gill and Ian were extremely pleasant and were on hand if need be - there was a little hiccup with the hot tub which Ian rectified straight away. Loved the welcome note along with wine and home-made scones. Definitely worth a re-visit - thanks Gill and Ian and good luck for the future.

    Reviewed by Kathleen5.0Aug 2022

  • "Perfect place to stay."

    Absolutely Immaculate! Fabulous outside space and great sea views. We will definitely be returning.

    Aug 2022

  • "I have put that the listing wasn't that accurate only because I wasn't really sure whether or not it was in the middle of nowhere or near other houses / shops - I am pleased to say that it was in a lovely spot (country lane with adjacent properties/shop nearby)."

    Also, I could not get the internet to work using the details left at the property - an easy fix. It was very well equipped and there were lots of nice little touches - like the mirror/hot tub.

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jul 2022

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This property is part of the Coast & Country Cottages collection.
Choose from over 400 properties in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside - the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.

Summary

  • Single-storey
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Well equipped kitchen leading into a spacious living room with sofa bed and dedicated dining area
  • Garden with views of countryside and sea
  • Electric Radiator heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, coffee machine
  • Smart TV, DVD player, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Shared driveway with dedicated parking outside the property
  • Enclosed rear garden with decking, furniture, loungers, and inflatable hot tub (available for a supplement)
  • One well behaved small/medium sized dog welcome
  • MudDaddy is available for washing the dog off after a muddy walk or a day at one of the many local beaches
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub and shop 0.2 miles, pub 1.4 miles, beach 1.7 miles
  • Note: There are three steps up to the property
  • Note: An EV charging port can be requested for an extra charge
  • Note: There is a sofa bed available in the sitting room for an extra charge

The property

Situated in Bigbury near the coastal village of Bigbury-On-Sea Devon, is this single-storey annexe, Little Honeynook.

Enjoying uninterrupted countryside and sea views, set within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, whilst featuring an enclosed garden with hot tub, an open-plan living layout, and bright interiors, the annexe is ideal for a romantic break, inviting two guests.

Spend quality time in the living area, where you can flick on a favourite film whilst preparing a home cooked meal with the option to dine indoors or outdoors; venturing outdoors, bask in the Devonshire sunshine before climbing into the babbling hot tub, a perfect way to unwind after an adventure-filled itinerary.

When sleep calls, retire to the spacious king-size bedroom, finished with ample storage and inviting furnishings, which is serviced by a well-presented bathroom.

Once you're refreshed and ready to leave your retreat, Bigbury-On-Sea, Bantham, Ayrmer Cove, Wonwell and many other renowned beaches are close by.

Enjoy a seafood feast at The Oyster Shack, or perhaps a tipple or two at The Dolphin Inn in nearby Kingston village or The Pickwick Inn at St Ann's Chapel which serves great food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is only a five minute walk from your home away from home.

There are other country pubs located in the quaint villages close by.

Within proximity to Little Honeynook, arrive at Kingsbridge Creek, Overbeck's Garden, and South Efford Marsh Nature Reserve, all offering the chance to feel at one with nature.

Reaching Salcombe, fill your itinerary with tours around Love the Sea Gallery, showcasing nautical pieces by artist Nick Philbedge, brush up on your local knowledge at Salcombe Maritime Museum, or head to Salcombe Yacht Club and watch by the bustling marina.

The popular city of Plymouth is accessible by car, where you can take a stroll around West Hoe Park, and enjoy a romantic picnic upon the luscious grounds, visit The Mayflower Museum, for a snapshot into maritime heritage, or if you're an animal lover, discover National Marine Aquarium, the UK's largest aquarium, homing marine life from the local waters, all the way to the Great Barrier Reef.

Enjoy some quality time in Devon by staying at Little Honeynook.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location

BIGBURY

Bigbury-on-Sea 1.9 miles; Kingsbridge 6.8 miles; Salcombe 10.5 miles.

The village of Bigbury is approximately a two-mile drive from Bigbury-on-Sea, with its popular sandy beach, golf course and famous Art Deco hotel on Burgh Island. From this beautiful countryside area, enjoy walking routes along the Avon Estuary, or visit the Oyster Shack restaurant to sample some fresh Devon seafood. From Bigbury, explore the South Devon coast with its fabulous sandy beaches and its breathtakingly beautiful coastal path or visit some of the charming towns and villages dotted throughout the area, such as Modbury, Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The city of Plymouth and the beautiful landscapes of Dartmoor are also within driving distance.

If the electric car charging point is required a supplement of £10 per day is required

The hot tub is available for a supplement of £8 per day

A sofa bed is available on request at a charge of £35 per stay

If booking online please do contact us to provide all guests names for pre-arrival information.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute