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Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • garden (15)
  • lovely (15)
  • stay (11)
  • well (10)
  • bungalow (9)
  • nice (8)

28 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our stay at the bungalow, ideal base for anywhere in South Devon."

    The home is clean and tidy, and looked after, has everything you need. There is plenty of room for everyone. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The garden is large and great for the dogs. Its situated on the edge of the village which has a pub and local shop with a post office. We are already planning on going again next year as there is so much to do in South Devon, looking forward to going back and staying at the bungalow.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Nov 2023

  • "Our second stay here, and we enjoyed it as much as the first."

    Very clean, a welcome pack of essentials was provided, and there are plenty of pots and pans etc enabling us to treat it as a home from home. We hope to return!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Nov 2023

  • "Uncomfortable sofa in living room where the sofa clearly needs replacing it’s very loud and uncomfortable to sit on."

    The super king room was damp and cold the super king bed was terribly uncomfortable and sags in the middle of the mattress so clearly needs replacing. The super king room walls were mouldy which got worse as the week went on. The green room walls went mouldy by day four. Unfortunately there was dog poo left by previous holiday guests. The cottage was extremely cold on arrival no heating on arrival from a wet cold journey down. There was Lots of insects and cobwebs in every corner. Attention to detail is definitely needed. Good value for money if you are allowed the heating on would of been nice to have the heating on on arrival as it was very cold we had to turn the heating up quite high to warm the house up as it was very damp and cold in the bedrooms. Owner has control of the heating from her end which made it difficult to control the heating our end. We were contacted by the owner to ask why we had turned the heating up high. I was under the impression if you rent a property heating was included in the rent price. On arrival the rubbish bins were all full so it’s made it difficult to put our rubbish out during our stay. We were told we were not allowed the property until 3:30pm so we turned up at 3:55pm to discover the Gardner was still at the cottage which made it difficult as we needed to let the dogs out after a long journey however the Gardner was still mowing the lawn on arrival. Whilst washing up one morning the kitchen tap spout flew off and soaked myself and the kitchen luckily it was cold water. Overall a nice place space wise just needs a few updates. Also the visitor handbook needs badly updating as information is incorrect.

    Thank you for the feedback. I believe the housekeeper left a message about the full bins as she had contacted the council on discovery that they were full. The gardener doesn’t have set times to arrive to cut the grass. He would have gladly turned off the mower to allow your dogs to go out in the garden had he been asked. Thank for telling me about the tap, it would have been nice to know about before the next guests went in so that this could have been addressed. I wish I had taken a screen shot of the heating readings. You had the rooms set at 30 degrees. The window sensors were also on, signifying the heating was on and the windows open .The utility which has a washing machine and fridge in it was set at 25 degrees. The external temperature was 12 degrees and the internal temperature reading was 21.5 degrees so not cold. In these days of environmental awareness and high electricity costs we would encourage people to be aware and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. There is a log burner in the cottage which heats the whole house if you light it and open the room doors. Regarding the sofa and bed, we will look it over the winter closure, as well as updating the visitor handbook. However you actually had the super king sized bed split into two singles. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Natasha2.5Oct 2023

  • "We spent a lovely week at Hedgerow and the property contained everything we could want on an holiday and more ."

    As mentioned by previous holiday makers there are a few issues. One of the couches in the living room is extremely uncomfortable and noisy. The super king size mattress requires replacing as it also is extremely uncomfortable and sags in the middle and the toilet seat moves alarmingly when sat on! Having said that, Hedgerow is a lovely cottage with a beautiful garden in a great location.

    The super king sized bed is a zip link bed that is joined in the middle, there is no sag but does feel different to a normal super king size bed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Douglas3.4Sep 2023

  • "Needs more outside garden furniture to enjoy the large garden, lots of spiders in house most ceiling corners have one"

    There is garden furniture there. Unfortunately due to the high winds we cannot leave light weight items outside! I have contacted the housekeeper re the lovely little insects Property Owner

    Reviewed by Eric4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely setting,very peaceful,nice and large rooms."

    It is not a negative but the mattress in the superking room needs replacing not very comfortable,and one of the sofas in the lounge, i think the springs have gone so noisy and uncomfortable.Wouldn"t hesitate too book again though.

    Reviewed by Dawn4.4Jun 2023

  • "I had a lovely stay, in a beautiful area and the property is perfect for the holidaymaker."

    The garden is delightful but needs re-securing in the bottom corner as there is a gap in hedging of approximately 2-3 feet, which any dog can get through. Also, the instruction manual at the property needs updating. However, this is a delightful place to stay, nice and quiet , comfortable and well placed for enjoyment of the local areas which are stunning. I would recommend it to anyone and we have already rebooked another stay.

    Reviewed by Lynn4.7Apr 2023

  • "Overall, a lovely bungalow with everything you need."

    Shame that the previous holiday makers left massive dog poos in the garden. Also the toilet seat was not fitted properly and broke.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Oct 2022

  • "The bungalow is spacious and well-equipped, with a large enclosed garden that my dog loved The location is beautiful and quiet with views over the surrounding countryside."

    The village of Blackawton is quaint and the locals are very friendly and the community shop is well stocked and very convenient.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Sep 2022

  • "A nice part of the world Nice property well kept, owners helpful."

    All in all a very enjoyable stay in a nice quiet village. I would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Sep 2022

  • "An amazing stay in a wonderful house - perfect size for our family of 4 and a dog plus my parents who joined us on this trip."

    We knew the area, as stayed in a cottage in nearby village last year, also found via Sykes, and fell in love with it - a gorgeous town of Dartmouth, beautiful Salcombe, picturesque villages, Avon Garden Centre, all the nearby beaches... This year we were looking for a bigger house in the vicinity to bring in the parents as well. Were really happy to find this big, clean and tastefully done house, a real treasure! What we did not expect is such a gorgeous secluded garden with interesting corners and turns and a spectacular apple tree! plenty of space for the kids and the do to run around and for more mature members of the party to sit on the outside deck with a drink and soak in the summer days/evenings... All in all - a perfect week away. Thanks a lot to the host who made it possible!

    Reviewed by Irina4.7Aug 2022

  • "Lovely place, beautifully decorated and set up."

    Amazing garden. Very friendly owner. Hope to be back.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Aug 2022

  • "This bungalow has a lovely feeling of space and panoramic views."

    There is even a glimpse of the sea. Our dog loved to run in the garden. The neighbours really were friendly and helpful. Thank you Lindsay.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2022

  • "A gem of a place, well situated in the beautiful south Devon countryside, close to Totnes, Dartmouth and Salcombe."

    Lovely, large enclosed garden secure for dogs to play in, with nice seating area in patio. Large comfortable bungalow, well equipped, clean and modern, with 3 decent sized bedrooms, nice bathroom and kitchen/dining area. We were lucky with the weather and explored a lot of the local area, spending sunny evenings sat out in the garden. Highly recommended and thank you Lindsay for the welcome pack.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jul 2022

  • "Had a lovely holiday."

    Thanks for letting us stay.

    Reviewed by David4.1Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Perfect garden for my dogs and us.Enjoyed every minute.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2022

  • "Great location for Dartmouth and Salcombe."

    Parking good plus garden was nice to look at and use. Lounge and bungalow overall comfortable. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Jason4.1Apr 2022

  • "Everything about Hedgerow was exactly as described and exceeded our expectations."

    Reviewed by E K5.0Mar 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable place to stay as a base to visit places between Dartmouth & Plymouth."

    Great enclosed garden for the dog. Very friendly village & good food at the George. Very well equipped kitchen. Would recommend to others

    Thank you, please come back anytime Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay, really well kept and good communication when needed."

    We will hopefully be back later this year Thanks for a lovely stay.

    Thank you, please come back! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Dec 2021

  • "Nice touch with wine , biscuits , fresh bread , butter and milk waiting for us on arrival ."

    Our Christmas stay was lovely . We had a few questions the owner who replied straight away . Fuel is included, maybe needs to be more clear one bag of logs included if you need more you have to buy more , only aware of this through an email via owner .

    Reviewed by Jacky4.4Dec 2021

  • "We were disappointed in some of the aspects of the cleaning of the bungalow."

    The cleaning coming have been sacked and we have a lovely local lady now that cleans to a high standard. Thank you for the information and pictures Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pearl3.4Oct 2021

  • "The house was lovely and in a very good location."

    It was very quiet at night, and we all slept well. Blackawton is a small village but the pub was welcoming and had a good menu. Overall this is a great location for a holiday lots of South Devon beaches and towns within 30 mins drive.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage great location to tour south Devon would book this cottage again"

    Reviewed by Stella4.4Jul 2021

  • "A very well presented Bungalow in a nice quiet location with a large fully enclosed garden ideal for your pet."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Jun 2021

  • "Good position, travel to anywhere in the area easy."

    Good friendly pub in village. Back door lock needs oiling before someone breaks it. Door mat needed at back door, straight out of garden onto new carpet! Washing machine a mystery. More information about which rubbish in which bin. Wanted to book again for later in year but fully booked, despite price.

    Reviewed by Cliff5.0Apr 2021

  • "We were very pleasantly surprised with all the extra touches here."

    Extremely comfortable and well presented. The owner has certainly gone the extra mile to make the bungalow a ‘home from home’ we will definitely recommend and look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2020

  • "Cottage owner has gone above and beyond with cleaning and thoughtfulness with some lovely little touches."

    Made our stay incredibly homely.

    Reviewed by Kristian5.0Sep 2020

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  • All ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking on driveway for 2 cars
  • Large enclosed wrap-around garden with lawn to front and back, and paved patio with seating
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome at a cost of £20 per pet, per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.2 miles

The property

Settled near the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the delightful village of Blackawton, is this charming detached bungalow, Hedgerow.

Providing a lovely base for three couples, or a family of six, this beautifully-presented dwelling is surrounded by idyllic countryside, as well as being within reach of the coast.

Enter through the enclosed and well-kept garden, and be welcomed into the hallway, passing the handy cloakroom, as well as the utility room which is home to laundry facilities, and find your way to the stylish kitchen/diner.

Decorated in soft hues of grey, you can look forward to cooking some tasty home-cooked meals in here, with the assistance of a good range of appliances, before sitting around the table and toasting to a fabulous holiday.

Find here an electric oven and hob, as well as a dishwasher, and fridge/freezer, providing all the essentials for a great self-catered stay.

Relax and spread out on the plush and inviting brown sofas, a welcoming sight after a day of long walks, you can choose a film to watch on the Smart TV neatly mounted on the wall, while the woodburning stove keeps everyone toasty warm on a cold evening.

A glorious garden awaits outside, with a patio and seating perfect for enjoying an evening drink amidst the countryside views, while the lawn offers your pets and little ones somewhere to run around in the sun.

Three lovely bedrooms await you at night; hues of red fill the super-king-size bedroom, with views from here of the fields beyond and towards the coast, while the king-size enjoys a refreshing green theme, with both of these bedrooms able to be transformed into twin rooms, thanks to zip/link features.

The final bedroom is a double room, with purple decor, with all of these tranquil sleeping spots each home to ample storage, as well as being served by the lovely bathroom, where a sleek tiled space holds the bath with a shower over.

Being settled in the charming village of Blackawton means you have access to all the essentials you need, find ingredients and supplies in the local community shop, or dine out in the evening at the local pub, George Inn, for some delicious and classic dishes.

Less than two miles away is the fun-filled Woodlands Family Theme Park, where rides and attractions await, as well as indoor and outdoor play areas for children, and an exciting zoo farm, so you can get close up to some endearing and some exotic creatures, including meerkats, reptiles and deer.

Under ten miles away you can discover excellent walking along the River Avon, beginning at the Avon Dam further up in the Dartmoor National Park, coming down to Avonwick and entering the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, look out for the lovely birdlife here along the river, as you carry on towards Bantham and the mouth of the river.

Wonderful days can be spent in the bustling town of Dartmouth, settled along the banks of the River Dart, it is home to amazing history in the form of Dartmouth Castle, a 15th Century stronghold still impressively watching over the mouth of the river and the port further in.

Wander around the quaint streets and browse the fabulous array of shops and eateries, take a turn around Coronation Park or the Royal Avenue Gardens, before hopping on a boat cruise to see the beautiful coast from the waters.

As well as walks along the South West Coast Path providing an excellent go-to day out, you have a host of activities awaiting you in Devon.

Discover a charming retreat tucked away in Devon at Hedgerow.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Dartmouth 5.7 miles; Kingsbridge 7.5; Totnes 8.1 miles

Blackawton and the surrounding hamlets and villages are well placed for a tranquil South Devon break. In easy reach of Dartmouth and the beaches of Start Bay, the location offers a delightful balance between seclusion and convenience, with a wealth of picturesque walks, welcoming local pubs and more on your doorstep. In the centre of the village on Main Street, the 14th century Parish Church of St Michael completes the setting whole-heartedly. The George Inn is a family-run pub in the heart of the village. Situated across from the church, this dog-friendly inn backs onto some beautiful South Hams countryside, and there are outside tables where you can relax and take in the scenery. Nearby, Halwell is a small village in wooded farmland equidistant from the busy little town of Kingsbridge and popular Totnes - A charming Devon town with a bustling main street and a regular market, the area boasts regular outdoor markets on Fridays and Saturdays. During the main season, between May and September, there is an Elizabethan market each Tuesday morning.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas