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Northlands Country Cottage With Hot Tub

(Ref. 975317)

Brixton, Devon Show on map


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a brilliant little cottage in a great location."

    The standard of fittings, furniture etc is high given it is used as a holiday let. I met David who Co owns this property, and he was friendly and gave the impression that nothing would be too much trouble if you asked him. Unfortunately my wife took ill during our stay and we had to cut our visit short. But just as soon as we are fit and able we will return.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Nov 2023

  • "Excellent holiday accommodation."

    Top spec fixtures and fittings, loved the hot tub. Hosts are wonderfully helpful and friendly. Did not want our holiday to end it was so wonderful.

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2023

  • "The cottage has everything you would need and more, very comfortable & a lot of thought has gone into the furnishings."

    Nice welcome gift of choccies, cider, prosecco which we found in the kitchen, thankyou. Ideal location too and plenty of places to eat nearby plus a Morrisons to do a grocery shop Our only disappointment was there was no meet & greet, so noone to explain to us oldies how everything worked. I did text the owners on our first evening as we couldnt figure out how the hot tub worked despite the 12 step guide leaflet, he did reply quickly and said they were away until Wed but did text a few tips, but it was beyond us, as we've never used one before, so no hot tub which is why we booked that cottage He did pop round Wed when they got back but with the storm due to arrive, we left for our 7hr trip home, so too late for us. Maybe get a friend or family to do the initial meet & greet when youre away in the future as thats important to us ?

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely country cottage with everything you need."

    Nice and spacious in a quiet rural area. A drive out to the coast but not too far. Country pub and shop close by.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Aug 2023

  • "A beautiful cottage with everything you could wish for to make your holiday perfect."

    Lovely friendly host David.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jun 2023

  • "This is a very spacious holiday home."

    Well equipped and even though the property is within the grounds of the owners garden it is totally separate having it has its own pathway and is not overlooked. Lovely views across the country side. We both loved being able to relax in the hot tub of an evening. Had a great time and would recommend this place.

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fantastic accommodation and hosts."

    Location was wonderful with plenty of beaches a short drive away and some nice local walks. Thank you to the owners for the lovely welcome gift, recommendations and the best holiday. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Apr 2023

  • "Perfect place with perfect hosts."

    Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property. David the owner welcomed us with a smile. The quality of the property was outstanding, spotlessly clean with all the facilities for a great family holiday. My son loved the hot tub. We will be back in thd future.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Northlands Country Cottage and we didn’t want to come home!"

    The welcome gifts were very gratefully received and the hosts were extremely friendly. Dave showed us how to keep the hot tub up to temperature and gave us some top tips for exploring the local area. Our favourite things about the accommodation: - the reclining sofa and the space upstairs - Spacious bedrooms with plenty of storage space - Loved the roof terrace and hot tub Why we loved the area: - we liked being in close proximity to Plymouth but also close to countryside and beaches - The waterfront area in Plymouth (Barbican) is really nice with bars and restaurants (park at Harbour car park and then walk round) - We loved Wembury for walks and lovely beach. Anything that could’ve made it better: - no dishwasher which I hadn’t realised but it was fine just the three of us and having simple meals - There is road noise from the village road, again didn’t spoil our stay but I thought we were slightly more rural - Attention to detail with some of kitchen equipment and crockery etc, just a couple of cracks and chips in glasses, and the kitchen knives were blunt so quite hard to chop even grapes

    Reviewed by Rebecca4.7Aug 2022

  • "A great holiday home, immaculate and has everything you need."

    The lazy spa was a real treat! As was the lazy boy sofas. David the owner was very helpful and friendly, the champagne and cider was very much appreciated! The views from the house are beautiful while sitting on the balcony with a drink in had or morning coffee.

    Reviewed by Julia4.7Aug 2022

  • "Thank you for providing a fantastic holiday cottage!"

    Could not have asked for more from it and thank you too for the welcome package to help us settle in

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Jul 2022

  • "Great holiday ."

    Lovely place

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jul 2022

  • "Brilliant cottage, has everything you need for your stay, the hot tub was very welcoming and relaxing after a long walk."

    There was also a lovely pub on the village

    Reviewed by Paul4.7May 2022

  • "Excellant cottage in a beautiful surrounding,Attention to detail in cottage 1st class."

    Would definately recomend

    Reviewed by Graham5.0May 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage private and relaxing Great area to visit surroundings areas ..."

    Fantastic cottage private and relaxing Great area to visit surroundings areas would recommend 100% And will be back Great hosts 5 stars for sure

    Reviewed by Anita5.0May 2022

  • "Northland more than met our expectations."

    Dave helped us out a couple of times and was very informative and friendly. Would give a score of 11/10 if possible

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Apr 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely beautiful, we cannot fault it."

    It is even more lovely than the pictures on the listing do it justice for! It was spotless on arrival. The beds were really comfortable. The lazy boy chairs in the lounge were amazing, so nice to relax in in the evening after a busy day out. The hot tub was lovely, and a big hit with the kids! It was a real home from home, it had everything you would need. The kitchen was equipped with everything you would need, even a cafetiere for that much needed morning coffee. We were also left a little welcome package of drinks, chocolates, and milk, and some tea and coffee, lovely after a long drive down from Manchester. The grounds around the cottage are gorgeous, and the path from the car to the cottage is really cute with lots of different animal statues which the kids enjoyed finding. There is also a great pub, a 2 minute walk, which served lovely food. We really had the best week, and were so sad to have to return home. I wouldn't think twice about booking again if we were to come back to the area. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Hollie5.0Apr 2022

  • "The cottage was definitely a 5 star experience."

    With a pub, restaurant, chippy and a garden centre that does great food just a short walk away... What's not to like. Plenty to do in the surrounding area from beach walks at wembury and bovisand, Plymouth just 10 min drive away for shopping and a visit to Plymouth gin distillery a must in the Barbican area on the harbour.... Plus Dartmoor only half an hour drive away... All in all had a brilliant time

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Nov 2021

  • "A very comfortable, relaxing and peaceful holiday home."

    Northlands is well placed to visit the beautiful South Hams area.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage, was fantasic, spacious, clean, private, ample parking."

    The owners very friendly and helful, even left a bottle of wine, beer and chocs upon arrival. The hottub was brilliant, nice to relax aftet walking all day. The local pub food was delicious and not expensive, so was the chippy, when you dont want to cook on an evening. Brilliant location for seeing parts of Devon and Cornwall. We will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by Dawn5.0Jun 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, full of modern facilities, secure and great location."

    Dave & Jackie were very helpful and friendly. Local pub and restaurant, about 10 mins walk away do excellent food after a day exploring. Overall a great holiday!

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2021

  • "This holiday cottage is just perfect."

    The owners are lovely and very welcoming too. It has everything a family needs

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jun 2021

  • "Highly recommended cottage."

    Beautiful area with some lovely circular walks starting right on your doorstep. Friendly hosts that have thought of pretty much everything. The mood lighting is amazing. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Marie5.0May 2021

  • "A very lovely and comfortable house."

    Great facilities and view, with walks on the doorstep. Local pub is well worth going to, pizzas are excellent. We met Dave as we arrived and he took the time to show us over the house. A lovely and very generous gentleman.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0May 2021

  • "Property was very high quality and exceeded our expectations."

    Hot tub was fantastic, even on a cooler night.

    Reviewed by Dean5.0May 2021

  • "Beautiful holiday cottage, with lovely walks right on your doorstep."

    Great addition to be able to come back to the hot tub after! Host was lovely, would definitely consider staying again.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2021

  • "Fabulous property and extremely well equipped , perfect for our secluded break for my birthday ."

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Dec 2020

  • "We have stayed at many cottages in the past and this cottage is the best by far."

    Clean, comfortable and the perfect hideaway.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Dec 2020

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    Owners were on hand if required. Perfectly clean and tidy and everything you could need. Lovely areas nearby to explore, including Hope Cove, Start Point and Lydford Gorge then end the day relaxing in the hot tub. Local pub is great for food (Foxhound).

    Reviewed by Louise4.7Oct 2020

  • "Wow, wow, wow!"

    This cottage totally exceeded our expectations! David and Jackie were amazing hosts, providing us with recommendations for places to visit, and to eat. The cottage itself was top class! It had everything you could wish for, and more! Luxury at its finest, but with that cottage feel. The view from the balcony was to die for, and laying in the hot tub, looking out on that view, was bliss! If you are thinking of booking, just do it, you will not be sorry. We are definitely going back!

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Sep 2020

  • "The attention to detail was amazing."

    The owners have very high standards. We had a lovely week, weather helped, and Dave the owner could not do enough for us.

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Sep 2020

  • "Gorgeous cottage kitted out to a high standard and Spotless."

    Warm welcome received on arrival as well as beers prosecco and chocolates - a, really lovely gesture. Hot tub was fab and we used it daily. Lovely surroundings. Fab time had

    Reviewed by Ady5.0Sep 2020

  • "Perfect accomodation and super helpful friendly hosts."

    Ideal quite location which has easy access to many local attractions.

    Reviewed by Jim5.0Aug 2020

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at the cottage, owners were friendly and welcoming."

    thought of everything you might need during your stay and hot tub was great aswell. Very private and close to nature.

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Aug 2020

  • "The owners were lovely and helpful."

    The cottage was amazing and we would recommend it.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2020

  • "Wonderful cottage, wonderful hosts, wonderful holiday !"

    Thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2019

  • "Peace and quiet in the countryside, rear stay, thank you"

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had an amazing time in this cottage."

    There was good commication from the owner before we arrived and had an excellent welcome and introduction to the property upon arrival. The house was exceptionally clean and beautifully decorated and equipped. The owners always responded to our questions and nothing was too much trouble. We have no complaints and highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2019

  • "Amazing holiday home with amazing facilities in the perfect spot for exploring devon"

    Reviewed by Kelly5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a fantastic week in this superb holiday home."

    The owners made us feel really welcome on the day of arrival and gave us a guided tour around the holiday home. We were blown away by how fantastic it was. Just want to say thank you and we will certainly be visiting again.

    Reviewed by Paula5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage exceeded expectations."

    My wife is obsessed with cleanliness, and the initial arrival at a place of stay is always a nervy time for me (I’m the one who always books), as her reaction sets the mood for the duration of the stay. So we were both delighted with the immaculate presentation of the cottage. The lounge area is an absolute joy to relax in, with a very comfortable almost fully reclining sofa and huge tv if you’re having an evening in. The hot tub was great to unwind in after all our days hiking (we hadn’t anticipated the weather to be so good so decided to make the most of it!). The cottage is located near enough everything but still felt out of the way and secluded. Thank you for a wonderful stay in Brixton, we would thoroughly recommend a week or longer here!

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Mar 2019

  • "Northlands cottage had everything we needed and more."

    We had a lovely relaxing week which was helped by having a hot tub with stunning views. The cottage was clean, comfortable and fully equipped.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Sep 2018

  • "The cottage was lovely with lots of little extras!"

    We enjoyed our week stay in the cottage and would love to return in the future.

    Reviewed by Katie4.7Sep 2018

  • "Beautifully holiday home in a great location."

    The owners provided a warm, welcoming and comfortable home with many modern upgrades and extras worthy of an expensive break in Devon. Close to many beaches and in easy reach of fun, family days out, we have already recommended this cottage to friends and will book again in future. Thank you

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Aug 2018

  • "Fantastic holiday home in a fantastic location in a beautiful part of the country."

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2018

  • "The toilet seemed a bit high and uncomfortable, even for my hubby whos 6ft!"

    Beautiful house with all mod cons. Hot tub is a lovely extra luxury. Real thought has gone into making this house a wonderful holiday home. The bbq was great too, we had a couple of evenings when we enjoyed a bbq. More outside lights outside maybe a good idea and a patio heater. The sofas were very comfortable and relaxing as were the beds! We would love to stay again!

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jul 2018

  • "On arriving at the cottage we were met by the owners who were really nice I have a health problem and need oxygen they took delivery of this for me and it was all waiting for me in the cottage."

    The cottage is down a path and is very private it is a new build and the quality of the fixture and fittings is fantastic, it has good size bedrooms and kitchen on the ground level and the upper level has a large living area with lovely views across the country side and fantastic sunsets. the jacuzzi is on the open roof top patio with patio wicker chairs again this is very private. This is a lovely place approximately 20min drive from Plymouth a lovely pub and chip shop within walking distance we had a great week and would highly recommend this place

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2018

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  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be king-size on request)
  • Ground floor shower room with double basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast table
  • First floor living room with dining area.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 55" Smart TV with freeview, WiFI
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable storage
  • First floor roof terrace with hot tub and furniture, ground floor patio with furniture and BBQ area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Please note: From the 18th November 2023, the hot tub will be unavailable for winter closure.

The property

Northlands Country Cottage is a remarkably modern detached cottage, enjoying picturesque views of the South Devon AONB, in the village of Brixton.

Offering a sublime stay for up to four people, treat yourself to a break of the highest quality in this breath-taking location, hidden behind coded electric security gates and approached along a short light-encrusted pathway to your front door.

This scenery-engulfed getaway provides reverse-level accommodation, with the ground floor providing two immaculate bedrooms; the twin has flexible zip/link beds whilst the master room displays countryside views through its charming window.

This floor also features a luxury Mira shower room with twin basins and marvelous modern features.

Rustle up your meals in true style in Northlands Country Cottage's tremendous breakfast kitchen, amply equipped and stunning blue fittings paired with a delightful breakfast table.

Head up the wonderfully lit staircase, with its polished mirror handrail, and enter into a beautiful, spacious living/dining room benefiting from fabulous reclining sofas and a 55" 4K Smart TV, relax in true luxury.

The property's finest feature lies off of this room; step out onto a supreme roof terrace, home to exquisite alternative lighting, a hot tub and awe-inspiring countryside views with magnificent sunsets.

This lavish getaway also provides you with a ground floor patio and a private secluded BBQ area, leading from the kitchen, to enjoy in the warmer weather.

Stroll into the friendly village for a refreshing beer, a bite to eat from the award winning CAMRA pub, or why not grab yourself a parcel from the local chippy, purchase your daily essentials from the village shop and relax on the patio?

Near to here, outdoor enthusiasts can explore the wondrous countryside and coastline of Devon with the South West Coast Path and the Dartmoor National Park also easily accessible.

For a memorable day trip, a short drive takes you to Plymouth, here you can discover is host of first-class amenities and a range of activities including National Marine Aquarium and a stunning harbour.

A superior, magnificent cottage in an excellent Devon location.

Please note:
From the 18th November 2023, the hot tub will be unavailable for winter closure.

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About the location


Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers 4.4 miles; Plymouth 5.5 miles.

Brixton is a popular village set in the beauty of the rolling South Hams countryside, and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park to the north and the stunning rugged coastline with hidden coves and picturesque harbours to the south, famed for its mild climate and crystal clear waters with glorious beaches and spectacular coastal walks. Brixton has a village shop, Post Office, friendly award-winning real ale pub and Just Williams restaurant plus plenty of countryside walks.
It is approximately 5 miles east of the historic ocean city of Plymouth which offers extensive cultural and recreational facilities including theatres, new shopping centre, historic Barbican area, numerous bars and eating places including the River Cottage Canteen at Royal William Yard.
The twin villages of Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo are a short distance away at the mouth of the River Yealm, noted for its beauty and fabulous sailing, popular for both cruising and racing. Close to the village is the National Trust beach of Wembury, renowned for rock pooling and watersports.