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Wisteria Cottage

Scorriton near Buckfastleigh, Devon (Ref. 1038966)

4.9

Outstanding

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a very comfortable house in a beautiful location."

    The owner is friendly and helpful, without being intrusive.

    Thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure having you here and I’m so pleased you had a great holiday! :-) Property Owner

    Reviewed by JuliaJul 2022

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage for 2."

    Host charming and very helpful. Could not wish for better peaceful property on the edge of Dartmoor. Hosts garden was a bird watchers paradise. Highly recommended, Even got used to the very narrow lanes.

    Thank you for your positive feedback! The birds are always commented on and now there are two hedgehogs waiting at 10:30/11:00 pm for supper!! Lovely to have met you and I’m so glad you enjoyed your break!! :-) Property Owner

    Reviewed by BrianJul 2022

  • "We loved our week at Wisteria Cottage."

    It was beautifully and thoroughly furnished and it was clear that lots of thought about the comfort of her guests had been put in by the owner. The rural and quiet location suited us well and there was plenty to do and see in the area, with two lovely pubs nearby and and excellent community shop in Holne. We would highly recommend Wisteria Cottage.

    Thank you for your lovely comments! It was a pleasure having you here! X Property Owner

    Reviewed by EuanJun 2022

  • "Beautiful, cottage, full of character, immaculately clean and comfortable."

    Parking is a bit tight if you have a large vehicle. Located in a lovely, quaint hamlet with a pub, The Tradesman’s Arms, about two hundred yards away, where they serve good food and beer. The owner is very friendly and accommodating. Beautiful countryside.

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2022

  • "This is a lovely, cosy cottage for two."

    Well-equipped and very clean. The owner - who lives next door - is friendly and helpful. The cottage is well located for walks on Dartmoor and many other attractions in South Devon. The pub, which does good pub grub, is just a few minutes walk away.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback! It was a pleasure to meet you both and it makes me so happy when visitors have had a great time! Thank you again! X Property Owner

    Reviewed by LauraineJun 2022

  • "Lovely location, very helpful owner, perfect for our needs."

    Would definitely recommend and hope to return before too long.

    Thank you very much for your positive feedback! It was a pleasure having you here and do look forward to your next visit! Property Owner

    Reviewed by JanetApr 2022

  • "Perfect gem of a place for two."

    A comfortable and beautiful retreat with a warm and helpful host, and a great location for walking direct from the doorstep. From the fresh scones on arrival, to the provision of an immaculate place to stay and lots of useful information, this was everything we could have wanted. Thank you!

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in quiet location."

    Close to local attractions and next to a great pub. Owner very friendly. Lovely big bed and spacious bathroom. The only thing is we had to buy a fan as was warm but that wasn't a big issue. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by CharlotteJul 2021

  • "The cottage was beautiful and Annabel is a lovely host."

    We visited lots of the Devon coast and went to Cornwall twice. Definitely be going back there.

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2021

  • "Absolutely delightful cottage , met by Anabel (the owner ) upon arrival ."

    It well situated for the coast , moors , etc. The Tradesman Arm pub is a 2 min walk from the cottage food was excellent and staff very friendly. Totally recommend wisteria cottage . The welcome scones and Prosecco were lovely xx

    Reviewed by KarenJun 2021

  • "Wisteria Cottage is an ideal place for a couple."

    It is accessible being only 12 minutes from the A38. The cottage is spotless and has everything you need and is tastefully decorated. Annabel is a great host, warm and welcoming, nothing is too much trouble. The homemade scones, fresh cream and Prosecco all made us feel very welcome. The dog was well catered for too, towels, treats and even a warm water dog shower was available. It is a lovely place to stay and is well placed for exploring South Devon.

    Reviewed by AnneOct 2020

  • "Location brilliant!"

    Accommodation facilities, comfort and decor was to a very high standard. Welcome from the owner was wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble. There was nothing lacking from our break, even the weather was brilliant. Food and hospitality at the local pub was lovely. We couldn't recommend enough. We can't wait to go back there.

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2020

  • "Annabel was the hostess with the most welcoming experience."

    We had a wonderful stay at Wisteria cottage and wanted for nothing. The only complaint was it was too short and went too quickly. We would highly recommend and would love to return.

    Reviewed by JulesOct 2020

  • "We had a very enjoyable and relaxing weekend in Annabelle's cottage - despite storm Alex!"

    It's a perfect bolthole for two. Lots of walking on the doorstep. And even when we decided it was too wet to go walking, the smart TV and Bose sound system meant that we could relax in comfort. The Tradesman's Arms is just a few minutes walk away and serves great home cooked food. Everyone very welcoming and friendly... and the clotted cream from Scoriton Farm is to die for!

    Reviewed by JaneOct 2020

  • "The cottage was very well appointed with everything you could think of provided."

    A lovely big bedroom and super king bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was lovely with the wet area shower. The lounge very comfortable with thought to all the soft furnishings and pictures, it was a nice space to come back to. The kitchen was very well equipped too. Our dogs were made very welcome with bowls, towels and doggy treats. Annabel was very welcoming when we arrived and there were home made scones with clotted cream and jam provided, plus a bottle of bubbly. The location was a great central point for visiting the coast or Dartmoor and beautiful walks from the cottage up to the moors. We were blessed with 2 lovely autumn sunshine days such helped! We would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by NikkiSep 2020

  • "Excellent Cottage,well maintained and well equipped."

    Spotlessly clean.

    Reviewed by DerekSep 2020

  • "A great little property ideally situated for Dartmoor and the coast."

    Very comfortable and equipped with everything required, with an added bonus of electric blankets on the bed! Home made cream tea left for us by host Annabel, who is a lovely lady, very friendly but not intrusive. The roads in this area are single lane with high hedges, and may not be suitable for nervous drivers. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SuzanneSep 2020

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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

  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • One ground-floor super-king-size bedroom (zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • Ground-floor wetroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Additional parking available.
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Ample off-road parking
  • No smoking
  • Shop 2.9 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: The lawn belongs to the property next door
  • Parking at the property or just around the corner for bigger vehicles.

The property

Buckfastleigh 2.9 miles.

A quaint annexe attached to the owner's home in the rural village or Scoriton a working dairy farm village.

Wisteria Cottage is a wonderful dwelling from which to explore Dartmoor National Park.

Offering a delightfully comfortable reverse-level layout, this snug cottage is wonderfully suited to two people seeking a wonderfully rural escape within easy reach of Dartmoor.

As you step inside, you will find both your sleeping spot and the wetroom on the ground floor, perfect for indulging in a refreshing shower as soon as you get inside, before snuggling up beneath the sheets of the super-king-size bed, doubling up as a twin upon request; , with ample storage space for your personal belongings.

Up on the first floor you will find the open-plan living space, where beneath its wooden beams you will find a rustic but comfortable interior, housing a kitchen with all of the essential utensils and appliances including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher, a charming dining area where you can enjoy a romantic meal and a glass of fizz and a sitting area with unique artwork on the walls and a Smart TV at its centre, perfect for your quiet nights in.

The local area is great to explore by foot, with The Tradesman's Arms offering good pub food.

It is worth noting that the dairy cows pass through the village twice a day for milking, but not directly past the cottage.

There's no better base for those seeking a relaxing retreat.

Venture into Buckfastleigh to find an array of attractions catering to all tastes, with its famous Abbey attracting visitors.

Within easy reach of the coast in either direction where you can find , The South Hams and Torbay boasting their own wonderful attractions, Wisteria Cottage is perfect for exploring both the coast and countryside of Devon.

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

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About the location

BUCKFASTLEIGH

Totnes 6.7 miles; Newton Abbot 10.7 miles; Paignton 12.8 miles

A diverse town resting within South Devon, Buckfastleigh provides a memorable experience for all of its visitors. With a vibrant and bustling atmosphere, accompanied by a good range of amenities and attractions varying from ancient times to modern day, you'll find plenty to explore in this picturesque part of England. The main attraction of the town is the Benedictine Buckfast Abbey, presenting guests with tranquil lavender gardens alongside a community of Benedictine monks living self-sufficiently, it's a true marvel to be seen. Taste the famous Buckfast tonic wine whilst indulging in a romantic meal for two, or enjoy a family day out at the Pennywell Farm. Other attractions within the town include the Valiant Soldier Museum, Victoria Park Adventure Play Area, an Open Air Pool & Skatepark, a climbing centre and a butterfly farm, providing adventure for all tastes. Roam along the River Dart and soak in your scenery, before ending your exploration at the South Devon Railway; boasting history and running along the valley of the river, there's so much excitement in the local area. Settled on the border of the Dartmoor National Park, you can find nature on your doorstep in the form a birdlife, stunning scenery and ample walking routes, ideal for all abilities looking for an experience like no other. Nearby you can find Totnes, home to its own historic museum as well as the Totnes Fashion & Textiles Museum, it makes a great day trip with even more walking routes and eateries in the form of restaurants, cafés, pubs and wine bars. Head to Newton Abbot for a day out full of rich history or a day at the races, or simply head to the coast of Torquay or Paignton to find many waterfront attractions suitable for all ages. In the perfect place for exploring South Devon, Buckfastleigh offers something for every one of its visitors.

Region Information

From September 2022 bookings will have a Thursday arrival day

Parking for 1 car outside the cottage, additional parking down the lane on private land.

The bed will be made up as a super king unless requested to be made a twin at the time of booking. Hypoallergenic bedding is used for the super king, singles will be made up with feather and down bedding.

Bicycle storage available