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Daisy

Blackawton, Devon (Ref. 995382)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "A beautiful, well-equipped, comfortable and peaceful cottage, with glorious views and extremely friendly and helpful owners nearby."

    Definitely highly recommended for a taste of glorious Devon.

    Reviewed by NigelJul 2022

  • "Just back from a lovely week here."

    The property is spacious, better than the photos show as the views from the huge kitchen window where you sit and eat are amazing. Its really comfortable and very well equipped, the washing machine has meant I haven’t come back with piles of washing. Off the beaten track and private in an quiet location, we didn’t want to leave.

    Reviewed by MelanieMay 2022

  • "We had a fabulous week staying in ‘Daisy’."

    Great location for Dartmouth, Blackpool Sands & Slapton Sands. Fabulous cottage, clean, well equipped and very relaxing. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2021

  • "Had a wonderful week at Daisy."

    The owner was very welcoming and the cottage had everything we needed. Loved having the lounge and kitchen upstairs - we were very comfortable and relaxed there and often sat out and had a drink in the evening on the patio . An ideal place to explore Dartmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge and many beaches within easy reach. We would love to return.

    Reviewed by DianeAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in quiet, peaceful location with plenty of outside space to enjoy the evening sunshine."

    Cottage had a well stocked kitchen to help with evening meals, great wifi and plenty of dvds to keep us entertained. Perfect location for exploring Devon, either over to Dartmouth or across to Plymouth. Perfect stay for family of four with older kids as there was great spaces to be together but opportunities to be apart too! We would recommend.

    Reviewed by LizAug 2021

  • "Daisy is a lovely, quiet cottage (well, apart from the lovely background sounds of cows in a nearby field), ideally located with Dartmouth a 10-minute drive and Salcombe less than half an hour away."

    The owner could not have been more accommodating, and the beach recommendation in particular was fantastic. It's a lovely part of the world and we'd definitely stay in the cottage again, or the one opposite which I'm sure is equally nice. We had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by BenJul 2021

  • "The cottage was perfect, the situation wonderful and the owners friendly and helpful- all you could wish for."

    We’d happily go there again or recommend it to friends. However I wish I could say the same about my dealings with Coast and Country, a.k.a Sykes. I booked this stay pre-pandemic and carried it over for a year. Sykes’ reputation in dealing with pandemic refunds etc. has been well documented in the press and from that and my experience with them I’d be loathed to use this company again. Pity that they use the name of Coast and Country cottages and a greater pity they bought out this small Devon firm with a previously excellent reputation.

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2021

  • "Owners on hand and helpful."

    A quiet rural farm like setting which was ideal for us.

    Reviewed by JeanJun 2021

  • "The cottage had everything we needed and was very comfortable (we slept like babies all holiday)."

    We were lucky with the weather and just walked and had some outdoor meals (yipee) and really enjoyed the space. Its a beautiful part of the world especially at this time of year when it is so quiet.

    Reviewed by JuliaApr 2021

  • "Daisy cottage gave us a wonderful weeks holiday in early October."

    This ‘upside down’ cottage gave us the full benefit of the rolling Devon countryside from the living area. The cottage was spotlessly clean and very well appointed with all the necessary equipment and more besides. The living area with its log burner and comfy sofas meant we could truly relax and chill out. The bedrooms had extremely comfortable beds with plenty of storage and the bathrooms were very also well appointed even having their own embroidered ‘daisy cottage’ towels! Outside and around the cottage there were plenty of shrubs and flowers and it was so nice to hear the birdsong and watch the cattle in a nearby field from the outside seating areas. Our hosts were lovely, keen to pass on local information and most happy to help if we needed anything else (not that we wanted for anything!). All in all, a lovely relaxing stay in the Devon countryside, only a few miles from the beach, Dartmouth and Totnes and we would love to return to this beautiful barn conversion again!

    Reviewed by StephOct 2020

  • "A beautiful, comfortable, well equipped cottage that definitely surpassed all of our expectations, one of the best cottages we have stayed in."

    It’s in a lovely location and the owner was very welcoming and helpful about places to visit. We would definitely stay at Daisy cottage again.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2020

  • "Our holiday had a shaky start as we were unable to take up the full week due to personal reasons."

    We were offered a week the following year but with costs and an increase in 2021 rates we decided to take the few days we could, not knowing our whereabouts the weeks offered next year. The few days we had were lovely the owner is a wonderful home owner and helped with map planning etc. It is a truly beautiful part of the world.

    Reviewed by MelanieAug 2020

  • "The cottage is located in a beautiful peaceful location."

    It is extremely well presented and equipped with everything needed for a comfortable enjoyable stay. The owner was lovely. She came and gave us lots of information about the area and the beaches. She recommended places to eat, although due to covid restrictions, bookings were not easy. Overall, we had a lovely stay and would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2020

  • "The description did not do justice to the facility."

    Lovely cottage in a quiet yet convenient position.

    Reviewed by TimJul 2020

  • "Fantastic time at Daisy Cottage."

    The cottage is absolutely lovely and had everything you’d want. Very clean and the owner was really nice and gave us some good local knowledge about places to visit. Would definitely return again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SianAug 2019

  • "We found Daisy another great venue to stay at ."

    Very peaceful which suited us totally . Not too far from towns , shops , pubs etc . We can highly recommend this cottage for all the above reasons . We have been using Coast and Country / Sykes for many years and can highly recommend you. This is another cottage we would return to without question Mike &Trudi Edgeworth

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2019

  • "We loved Daisy Cottage and the beautiful surrounding area."

    So peaceful which was just what we wanted. Great location for visiting all of the South Hams area, though we would say more like a 15 min drive down to the seafront at Dartmouth. Sainsburys supermarket about 4 miles away plus leisure centre and park and ride. The owners were so helpful in giving us ideas where to go and the cottage was just so well appointed, with such attention to detail. Plus they were such a welcoming couple,we felt so at home we would love to return.

    Reviewed by PaulineApr 2019

  • "Excellent cottage - lovely location, very clean and comfortable."

    Sep 2017

  • "Excellent"

    Jul 2015

  • "Lovely cottage and friendly owners"

    Jul 2014

  • "This cottage was well situated on a farm with good views of the countryside."

    It was very clean well presented and well equipped.

    Jul 2014

  • "The Cottage was perfect and exceeded our expectations."

    The owner was onsite and was very friendly and extremely helpful suggesting places to visit and ensuring we had a wonderful holiday.

    Jun 2014

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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

  • Two bedrooms
  • 1 x King-size with en-suite
  • 1 x Queen-size with additional single bed
  • Lounge with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Additional family bathroom with bath, shower (over bath), hand basin and w.c
  • Electric range cooker, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave
  • Dining table and six chairs
  • Digital TV, DVD and CD hi-fi
  • Wifi available
  • Private terrace with table and chairs for six, with lovely country view
  • Parking for two cars
  • Bed linen and towels (excluding those for the beach) are included
  • Heating is by night storage and combined convector heater - hot water via an immersion heater.

The property

Perfect for a cosy countryside break, 'Daisy' is a tastefully decorated and furnished barn, retaining many original features including exposed beams and roof timbers. A set of steps lead up to the cosy first floor lounge which has two large sofas, a wood-burning stove, widescreen TV and DVD player, ideal for a break at any time of year.

The open plan kitchen / dining room has oak kitchen units, a range of appliances and a dining table seats six.

Another set of stairs lead down to two large bedrooms.

The master bedroom has a King-size pine bed, built-in storage and an en suite shower room.

The second bedroom has a Queen-size double bed and an additional 3' single bed.

The family bathroom features a bath, shower (over), wash hand basin, and w.c.

Outside is a galleried seating area with seating for two, making it the ideal spot for a morning cup of tea in the summer sunshine.

There is also a private terrace with table and chairs for six, with lovely country view.

There is ample parking for two cars.

Located next to a dairy farm at the end of a quiet lane in the small hamlet of Eastdown, just 10-15 minutes drive from Dartmouth.

Explore the nearby historic harbour town of Dartmouth with its fantastic shops and restaurants, or visit the stunning Start Bay coastline, including the popular family-friendly beach at Blackpool Sands.

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

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About the location

BLACKAWTON

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.

Region Information

Daisy is located next to a working dairy farm.

Please note Daisy is unfortunately not suitable for children under 5.