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Little Week Cottage

Bridestowe, near Lydford, Devon (Ref. 975833)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

Reviews & Ratings

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "Fab cottage with fab hosts."

    Jackie, Steve and Baxter x

    Reviewed by JackieJun 2022

  • "What a lovely place to stay!"

    Down a quiet country lane in deepest Devon, with the occasional passing tractor to remind us that we had left suburbia and were on a different planet, as we sat with a beautiful view up to Dartmoor, surrounded by chattering birds feeding off the feeders, amazed by the attractive garden, and debating which pub to visit this evening. BEWARE - Devon shuts on Mondays. But then, its a different time scale. Enjoy.

    Reviewed by RobinJun 2022

  • "Just back from Week Cottage in Devon, A lovely cottage in a beautiful location, ..."

    Just back from Week Cottage in Devon, A lovely cottage in a beautiful location, lovely owners who live next-door but you would not know they were there The cottage is halfway down a quiet country lane which isn't busy, the cottage itself is plenty big enough for 2 +dogs, we would definitely recommend this cottage and booking with Sykes was easy and and info was good Graham & Karen

    Reviewed by GrahamApr 2022

  • "It’s a lovely cosy cottage."

    We were made to feel very welcome with a delicious cake and eggs waiting for us. Highly recommended as a base for exploring Dartmoor and getting to the beaches around Bude.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2022

  • "The cottage was beautiful."

    So peaceful and central for many days out. Claire and Lee were so welcoming and the cottage was spotless. We really didn’t want to leave and we’ll definitely return. Lemon drizzle cake was very much appreciated too on our arrival - a lovely touch. Thank you.

    Reviewed by AlisonFeb 2022

  • "A beautiful hide-away with a wonderful welcome of lemon drizzle cake and milk."

    Ducks and wildlife abound. Well appointed with great log burner, warm and toasty. A delightful bolt hole with views to Sourton Tor - walking from the door, and amazing access to the moor!

    Reviewed by AdamNov 2021

  • "Brilliant little cottage, hosts very welcoming."

    Great facilities very quiet and peaceful location.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "The cottage was absolutely spot on for two adults, a large leonberger and young border collie."

    The owners are extremely freindly and couldn't be more accommodating.

    Reviewed by ChrisAug 2021

  • "Owner made us feel extremely welcome and was on hand if any problems although we didn't have any."

    Lovely cottage and garden with great views

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2021

  • "This was a lovely clean cottage with a beautiful enclosed garden with views of the moor."

    The hosts made us feel welcome and were on hand if needed. We enjoyed our week away very much and would not hesitate to go back.

    Reviewed by JaniceJun 2021

  • "Wonderful quiet setting with perfect hosts Lee & Claire, will be going again."

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage and very nice hosts."

    Reviewed by DarrenMay 2021

  • "A lovely location with great views across Dartmoor."

    Easy access to Cornwall as well. Clare and Lee are excellent hosts

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2021

  • "Warm, cosy, well equipped cottage."

    Comfortable settees to lounge on for ‘bad weather’ days, lovely log burner and a comfortable bed for the end of the day. Lee and Clare are very welcoming; the lemon drizzle cake was delicious and free range eggs on arrival, much appreciated. PS We can highly recommend Clare’s wonderful home made chutneys and jams.

    Reviewed by ChristinaOct 2020

  • "A really nice cottage, perfect for the two of us."

    Small, but with more space than many we've stayed in. Really peaceful location and a great base for exploring North Devon. Some really great walks within easy reach. Friendly and welcoming owners (next door). Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by EvanOct 2020

  • "Perfect cottage!"

    Lots of little extras like fresh milk, eggs from the owners chickens and a delicious home made lemon drizzle cake for us to enjoy on arrival. Very warm and cosy, they really have thought of everything you might need! Great base to explore the surrounding areas, highly recommended!

    Reviewed by ShelleySep 2020

  • "By ticking ' exceeding expectations' this suggests we do not have a very high opinion of Helpful Holidays!"

    In fact, we know from decades of using the agency that what they say about a property is always accurate & that regular checking happens during the season. This year we had opportunity to speak with our landlady & she also finds the agency consistent & supportive.

    Reviewed by ClareSep 2020

  • "The cottage was perfect."

    Peace and quiet was wonderful. We could not have been made more welcome. Waking up to the ducks swimming in the pond was wonderful. Clare's lemons drizzle cake was superb. We will be going back. Thank you Clare and Lee.

    Reviewed by SusanAug 2020

  • "Amazing host greeted us when we turned up and made us feel most welcome."

    Beautiful cottage and perfect placement for discovering Devon.

    Reviewed by BertNov 2019

  • "Good facilities."

    Very relaxing. Would like to go bavk

    Reviewed by JaniceNov 2019

  • "If Sykes can order the weather as well as they market holidays it would have been perfect!"

    Clare and Lee were very welcoming and the cottage was quaint and just right for us and the dog. For future customers, we hope you like narrow lanes - really narrow lanes! P.S. The eggs and the lemon drizzle cake were delicious. Thanks Clare.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2019

  • "Wonderful to be met by owners and introduced themselves to us made us feel a home straight away."

    Great surprise to see a lemon drizzle cake and fresh eggs on kitchen worktop both tasted great. I have a back problem so What a delight to have a bed that is very comfortable and gave me a great nights sleep. Sit in the garden with a cup of tea (or stronger ) with cake and take in the view. Absolutely great holiday

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2019

  • "Wonderful and cosy cottage with great views of the moors."

    The owners were really really nice and accommodating. Looking forward to our next visit!

    Reviewed by IanJul 2019

  • "The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable with a beautiful garden."

    It was in a perfect tranquil position., a home from home. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by GeoffreyJun 2019

  • "We spent a wonderful week here."

    The cottage was so well equipped it was home from home.The peace and quiet was unbelievable. To watch the chickens and ducks put a smile on your face for the day. Clare and Lee made us so welcome. Would recommend this little haven to anyone.Thanks again.

    Reviewed by BeverleyMay 2019

  • "Wow what a fantastic place Little week cottage is, what a gem."

    Lee and Clare the owners were great, friendly and helpful but without being intrusive. They made us feel very welcome right from the first day. We had a few welcome gifts on arrival which was thoughtful and appreciated. We had an amazing week at the cottage. The view from the garden was stunning. The surroundings and local places to visit were nearby. The cottage is a perfect base to explore Dartmoor and it is not too far to nip over into Cornwall. Our dogs had a fabulous time too and were made to feel welcome. They loved exploring the garden and surrounding areas we visited. The cottage had everything you will need to make your stay amazing. We didn’t want to leave. We can highly recommend staying at Little week cottage.

    Reviewed by TraceyApr 2019

  • "The cottage was just as good, or better, than expected from the photos."

    The lovely welcome from the hosts, including home made cake and freshly laid eggs, plus milk started the holiday off so well. The hosts were so helpful especially if we experienced any problems. The location was perfect, very quiet, the cottage was spotlessly cleaned, well equipped and the bed so very comfortable. The garden was so pretty with all the spring flowers.

    Reviewed by JacquelineApr 2019

  • "Little Week Cottage is a gem."

    Set in a beautiful and peaceful area it's a great place from which to explore Dartmoor and beyond. The hosts are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble, we highly recommend a holiday here, thank you for a wonderful holiday!

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2019

  • "What more can we say."

    Arrived to a welcome from Clare, and upon entering Little Week Cottage, we saw that she had left a freshly baked cake, 6 fresh eggs and a pint of milk. The cottage had everything you needed, and very comfortable. Situated in mid devon, all places easily reached. Very quiet and relaxing. Hope to come again and would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by PeterMar 2019

  • "What a wonderful cottage!"

    I was worried that it was too close to the A30 as the crow flies but all I could hear was birdsong and the wind in the trees. So comfortable and cosy. Kitchen had everything we could want, and more. Lovely, modern bathroom. Spacious bedroom, comfortable bed, warm bedding. Loved the log burner. We didn’t have good weather but enjoyed days hunkered down with the fire on, just resting. Thank you!

    Reviewed by JacquelineNov 2018

  • "Home from home had a wonderful time"

    Reviewed by MarkOct 2018

  • "We had a lovely stay at Little Week cottage."

    Cozy warm and Peaceful. The owners next door were so welcoming and friendly and were on hand if there were any problems to deal with (not that we had any). Lovely part of Devon to visit. We will visit again.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2018

  • "We enjoyed our holiday and found everything as we hoped it would be."

    Clare and Lee were very friendly and welcoming. It is definitely a holiday we hope to chose again.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2018

  • "Amazing owners really committed to helping us enjoy our stay."

    Reviewed by VivSep 2018

  • "Had a fantastic holiday at Little Week Cottage, very quaint and quiet with a breathtaking view of Dartmoor."

    The owners live next door and were extremely friendly. We are already making plans for another holiday there next year.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2018

  • "We had a wonderful time at Little week cottage, it was so quiet and peaceful."

    We particularly enjoyed being in the private garden with views of Dartmoor and just watching the birds. The location was excellent, it felt like the middle of nowhere but Okehampton was about 20 minutes away, the A30 even closer. There were plenty of shops in Okehampton, and lots of things to do nearby, including places to eat (very good food). We had planned to make lots of day trips, but it was so lovely, most days we just walked from the cottage.

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2018

  • "Little Week Cottage was even better than expected, the way it was finished off inside and the attention to detail was very good."

    Having the owners next door was not known when we booked but was in no way an issue, actually made it feel more personal. We would recommend the cottage to anyone and may well book it again ourselves in future.

    Reviewed by RichardJul 2018

  • "Perfect little cottage for 2"

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2018

  • "Very comfortable cottage in a nice location."

    Clare & lee were excelent hosts very friendly and helpful, looking forward to our next visit. Malcolm & Sue Nr Arlesford Hampshire

    Reviewed by MApr 2018

  • "Another great stay at Little Week, a real home from home everything you could need & more."

    Friendly & helpful owners.

    Reviewed by JanetMar 2018

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Summary

  • One king-size double bedroom
  • Fitted kitchen, pretty sitting room with large inglenook, wood burning stove, window seat, and dining area
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Cot and highchair available at request
  • Enclosed garden
  • Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly.

The property

A mile from Bridestowe, on a quiet country lane, surrounded by a charming smallholding with friendly ducks and chickens, is Little Week Cottage.

This lovely cottage has been carefully created from an original thick-walled ancient home, attached to one end of the owners house, to become an archetypal Devon cottage with wonderfully knobbly walls, beams on the ceiling and a wood burning stove.

You enter through the front door, past the...

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Utility Living Room Bathroom

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

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About the location

Bridestowe, nr Lydford

Nestling among mature woodland on the western slopes of Dartmoor, the historic village of Lydford is a jewel in this area of outstanding scenic beauty. To the north, just half a mile away, the high tors come right down to the village edge, while to the south the River Lyd winds its way through Lydford Forest on its tumbling course northwards.

Region Information

Note: Spring water.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas