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Cottage View

(Ref. 995345)

Hope Cove, Devon Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • well (25)
  • comfortable (22)
  • location (20)
  • equipped (19)
  • bed (17)

61 Customer Reviews

  • "Had a fantastic time in cottage view."

    Had everything you could possibly want for a stay, and loved how clearly the instructions and information was. Very spacious and located in the perfect location for costal walks. If anything at all, the only change I’d make is the sofa. Dated and uncomfortable but not unusable Overall had a fantastic stay at cottage view and would love to come back again

    Reviewed by Daryl3.8May 2024

  • "We had a lovely, comfortable week in Cottage View."

    It is perfectly situated and very well equipped with dogs being as well catered for as humans. The very homely feel to the property made us feel very much at home. Thank you very much.

    Reviewed by Henry5.0Apr 2024

  • "The cottage was very well equipped and very comfortable."

    Super location for walking on the coast path.

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Mar 2024

  • "Very disapointed and gutted to think after visiting Cottage View, Hope Cove, recently we were accused of damaging the glass hob on the cooker."

    Money was taken from my bank account without my say so, we are in our sixties, and would never cause damage like that to another person's property. Absolutely appalled. YES PLEASE publish my feedback.

    We can only apologise you were upset that you have been charged for the damage at the property. The property was checked by a member of our team, the owner and also the long standing cleaner before your arrival and after your departure and unfortunately all parties, independently reported that the damage was done during your stay. You were made aware of the situation on the day of your departure. We do hope you understand why the Good Housekeeping Bond was used in this instance, we of course do not enjoy deducting any money from the Bond, however on rare occasions, when accidental damage occurs we do need to cover the costs incurred on behalf of the owner. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2023

  • "Very comfortable cottage extremely well equipped even a pastry brush!"

    Only down side was all the steps especially for someone with a gammy knee. But the view made up for it

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.7Oct 2023

  • "This property was super comfortable and has been well thought out."

    It is well stocked for the dog friendly holiday maker .It is a very homely place and was a great base for us to venture to and from.On a bad weather day was more than happy to stay in .Thank you

    Reviewed by Samantha4.4Jul 2023

  • "Very comfortable homely cottage with everything we needed."

    Situated so close to the beach and pubs.

    Reviewed by Julia5.0Apr 2023

  • "We had gone to Hope Cove through family recommendation."

    We had a fantastic week mainly walking around the Hope Cove, Thurlestone and Salcombe areas and coastal paths. The views and walks were fantastic along with plenty of birds and wildlife. Cottage View provided us with the perfect base for our stay. The facilities were more than adequate for the four of us, plus our 1 dog. The owners had provided plenty of information about the facilities and features of the cottage which eased our settling in period. For those wishing to walk there were numerous maps and books covering the South Devon Area. The provision of trays and bowls for the dog as well as some throws for the furniture did assist but we had brought our own. The bars and restaurants in Hope Cove provided excellent food and drink, local sea food included at what seemed like reasonable prices. The parking at the cottage was fine for our 2 estate cars and may have allowed room for a further small car. We did however find that the access to the cottage was perhaps steeper than we expected but we coped fine with it.

    Reviewed by John5.0Apr 2023

  • "Yet again another enjoyable stay at this cottage."

    The first time where we encountered unfavourable weather for a few days however this cottage is so spacious and the conservatory so light, warm and welcoming the days as usual flew by. Looking forward to our next stay. Top marks to the owner and especially the Coast and Country team, excellent.

    Reviewed by Terence4.7Mar 2023

  • "Excellent cottage, very warm and cozy, well equipped, lovely location and great views from the conservatory and bedrooms."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Feb 2023

  • "This cottage was like a home from home."

    It felt immediately welcoming and contained everything we needed for an enjoyable stay. The views over Hope Cove from the conservatory and main bedroom provided spectacular views of the stormy seas during our stay. It was a short walk down the footpath to the beach and the very welcoming pubs - all off-road. One downside is that the slope and steps down to the cottage from the parking place and the steps at the front to the footpath are quite steep and were quite challenging in the dark - a torch is essential. Also the parking place is quite narrow although our VW camper fitted with some shuffling! The village shop has short opening hours and limited stock so if you want to cook at home you need to take supplies with you. However we loved Cottage View and hope to revisit soon.

    Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Cottage View. We are aware that the steps down from the parking place to the cottage and the steps to the footpath are steep and can be quite a challenge in the dark. We appreciate your concern and have improved the lighting. There are also torches in the corner kitchen cabinet! The extension of the narrow parking place is planned for February 2023. Should you ever wish to book Cottage View again, you will find ample parking space for your VW camper, so no more shuffling! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Nov 2022

  • "Very nice property."

    We liked the location and all facilities.

    Reviewed by Peter4.1Oct 2022

  • "I have never left such a glowing review for any property or the services provided like this before."

    The high ratings given are certainly deserved in all aspects. The description of the property is extremely accurate, but most important is the standard of service provided by both Coast and Country and the owner. We are sure that the provision of a holiday home can be quite challenging especially were many day to day problems can occur. Electrical equipment can falter, adverse weather such as high winds can affect the services provided in any home or property. We did unfortunately experience such an instance which was of no fault of Coast and Country or the owner. This problem was reported to Coast and Country, who acted immediately. Within the shortest of times the problem was fixed, organised by the Coast and Country team in liaison with the owner. This included the owner contacting us both before and after the problem was fixed. It is because of this excellent property, and service, that we have already rebooked this property again. Well done to Coast and Country and the owner, we certainly look forward to our next visit knowing that we will be enjoying the best of services by people who care, and a team working hard behind the scenes to ensure we have a carefree holiday.

    I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Cottage View and that the problem with the broken TV set could be resolved so quickly by the C&C team. We've been with C&C ever since they went into business more than 20 years ago and love cooperating with their hard-working team. I for my part also try to make a stay at Cottage View as carefree as possible for our guests. Thank you for booking with us again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terence5.0Oct 2022

  • "Great cosy cottage, well equipped and location, we had a fab holiday"

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in a fabulous location."

    The beds are really comfortable and the cottage is very well equipped. As mentioned by others, there is parking for one fairly small car in a gravel pull in.

    Reviewed by Delyth4.7Sep 2022

  • "Comfortable, very well-provisioned."

    Lots of information about house and area, with useful recommendations (particularly regarding dogs). Fantastic location. Really good Wi-Fi (2 of us working on videocalls).

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Jun 2022

  • "Yes this was a great cottage the owner had thought of every thing you could need to enjoy your holiday and it was there for your use , Spotless and clean accommodation."

    Very quiet location for a perfect rest.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely cosy and comfortable cottage and very well equipped."

    Great location and super views from the front bedroom

    Reviewed by Sally4.7Apr 2022

  • "A really homely holiday house with plenty of kitchen utensils- above and beyond anywhere we’ve stayed before-books, games and home comforts such as a pile of rugs in the conservatory ."

    The phone calls to check in from the letting agent and owner were appreciated, as was the postcard apologising for the cracks in the wallpaper in one bedroom- which we probably wouldn’t have noticed to be honest! Really comfortable beds, lovely downstairs shower room, dishwasher, large fridge/ freezer and washer/dryer made this a fantastic place to stay. The view from the bedroom window was stunning. Our only regret- that we can’t rebook for next Easter!

    Reviewed by Jen5.0Apr 2022

  • "Fabulous property."

    We have stayed here many times. Extremely comfortable and well equipped. Wonderful views of the sea from the main bedroom. Looking forward to going back very soon.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Feb 2022

  • "A great place to stay with all the home comforts that you need plus extras."

    An ideal location right on the coastal path at Hope Cove. We had a lovely stay and enjoyed walking the coastal path and the local beaches. We hope to come back.

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Feb 2022

  • "Wonderful stay at Cottage View."

    So cosy so clean. Already booked to come back next December.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2021

  • "Beautifully presented cottage, well equipped, with great views."

    However totally agree with some previous reviews that the parking description needs to be amended. The ‘ space’ is a narrow, gravel area with a low ridged edge next to a low wall, so half of the car is in the road and parking in front of the garage, the car is totally in the road. Thankfully it was a quiet time of year and our cars, being relatively small, were able to fit one behind the other along the road edge. The majority of other properties on the same side of the road, have extended their parking facilities in to their garden areas. As the property sleeps 6 if this issue was addressed it would be perfect!

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are thrilled you loved your stay at Cottage View. We can only apologise you had some difficulty with parking. We have spoken with the owner, who is hoping to extend that parking facilities in the new year. We do hope we can welcome you back to the area soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elisabeth3.8Nov 2021

  • "The cottage is fabulously equipped and located, lovely comfortable beds and powerful showers, however it is in need of some TLC."

    The sofas need replacing, they are very very uncomfortable! wallpaper hanging off of the wall in main bedroom, toilet holder broken to name a few issues. Having said that we had a great stay.

    Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback, We are thrilled that you had a lovely time at cottage view and you found it to be very well equipped. We can only apologise for the wall paper hanging down, this is a relatively new issue and as the property has been booked back to back we were unable to sort the issue immediately due to it taking longer than the allocated change over time. We are happy to say that the owner has now addressed this issue and will look at any other comments made regarding the property. We hope that we can welcome you back to the area soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was in a good location and was very comfortable."

    However, there was damp in the master bedroom with wallpaper hanging off the wall. This needs to be addressed. Also, parking was difficult. Your listing states parking for 2 cars - that would be very difficult. To park in front of the garage door as suggested, a very small car would be needed. The main parking space was only half a car's width and passengers/ animals needed to disembark before the car could be parked. The listing needs amending with regard to parking.

    Thank you for your feedback, We can only apologise for the wall paper hanging down, this is a relatively new issue and as the property has been booked back to back we were unable to sort the issue immediately due to it taking longer than the allocated change over time. We are happy to say that the owner has now addressed this issue. Thank you for your comments regarding the parking, we will certainly have a look at the listing. We do hope that you had a lovely stay despite the matters you have raised and enjoyed all the area has to offer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David3.8Sep 2021

  • "Great cottage, lots of facilities and great extra touches"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2021

  • "Good sized accommodation with lovely outdoor spaces."

    Easy access to beach and local shops. Comfortable beds and clean bathroom and shower room. Plenty of hot water. Ample crockery, cutlery and pans meant that the dishwasher could be filled before using. On the downside, there was evidence of dog hair on the downstairs furniture and carpets and general cleanliness could be improved. The light switches and door handles were sticky and corners were dusty.

    Reviewed by Gillian4.4Jul 2021

  • "Fantastic location - some of the decor a little tired in some rooms."

    Reviewed by Alexandra4.7Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was very well equipped."

    However there was so much 'stuff' in the kitchen cupboards that there was no room for our food. We had to empty out one of the cupboards onto the washing machine in order to give us some worktop preparation space. Everything worked well and the outside space was perfect. Parking for our second car was much more difficult than described,

    Reviewed by Clare4.7Jul 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage and everything was even better than expected."

    Communication before arriving and prior to leaving was great with nice reminders of all the essential things like directions, parking and where to collect house keys. We loved our stay and the location is beautiful.

    Reviewed by Fergal5.0Jun 2021

  • "The only reason I put "Met expectations," is because we've been before and knew how good it would be."

    It's fab.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jun 2021

  • "Cottage View offers a very comfortable stay and is well equipped with all you need."

    A perfect location also to reach all Hope Cove has to offer.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0May 2021

  • "The cottage was like home from home and spotlessly clean."

    It was warm and cosy with games and books to entertain, and such a delight to have a super king bed in the master bedroom that was comfortable! Also a perfect location, with literally a five minute walk down a little trail to the beach, which has a lovely cafe called ‘The Cove’, that served fabulous fish and chips at lunchtime. Would thoroughly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Gemma5.0Oct 2020

  • "Great cottage, cosy, well equipped, clean and 5 minutes from the beach and pub."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Oct 2020

  • "Really warm and cosy, comfortable and incredibly well equipped."

    Sadly we clashed with the corona virus that curtailed our activity in the area a bit. Easy reach of the pub which was still operational. Really excellent "cottage"

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Mar 2020

  • "A delightful house in a really convenient location - 5 minutes walk and you're on the beach or the coast path."

    Excellent views from the master bedroom across the cove and out to sea. Bed was very comfortable and the level of equipment and finish was very high. Fully enclosed garden to the rear and patio to the front. The nearest thing to a complaint is that the kitchen is so well equipped there isn't any room in the cupboards if you buy food!

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Mar 2020

  • "The accommodation is first class and as described, however communication between ..."

    The accommodation is first class and as described, however communication between Sykes cottages leaves a lot to be desired

    Reviewed by Terence4.4Feb 2020

  • "Hope Grove is a very nice place to stay and has a very welcoming pub and restaurant."

    The whole area is very family orientated and dogs and children are made to feel very welcome. There is always a big bowl of dog biscuits on the bar counter for our four legged friends. Cottage View is a lovely house to stay in, plenty of room for all the family with lots of space.

    Reviewed by Marion4.7Aug 2019

  • "May I congratulate you on creating such a cozy house for us to borrow, we absolutely love the cottage and have already booked for next year."

    We have been to Hope Cove twice before and have definitely found "home from home". You have thought of absolutely everything to cater for every type of family with children, from young to older generation(my father loved visiting and reading your extensive books) My children and I are actually quite sad to leave Cottage View and Hope Cove even more now. For those visiting like us with young children, highly recommend a day out to Pennywell Farm, Hope Cove Beach, South Milton beach (National Trust), crabbing on the Harbour wall in Salcombe ( park in Shadycombe Rd CP). Food is always good in 'The Cove', we did the new pods which was novel. Ice cream is fabulous at the local shop and they really do have supplies for almost everything. Tesco in Kingsbridge (15 mins) or co op in Malborough (5 mins). Thank you for being fabulous owners who really do care about their guests stay. All The best!

    Mrs FriftJun 2019

  • "Cottage View exceeded our hopes in many ways."

    It was clean and fresh throughout and exceedingly well equipped. It's much larger than we expected on the inside and outside too, with bundles of space for four adults, a toddler and two dogs. The location is just fantastic, being so close to the sea, pub, cafe/bar (brilliant!) and shop. We all agreed that we should make it an annual trip as it would be hard to find a better family holiday location in the UK.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2019

  • "Excellent location and only a short walk from the beach but very steep."

    Also, the steps from the house to the main road plus rear steps to the path are both steep so should be mentioned. Telephone and WiFi available but no mobile signal. Lovely views from the property. We would go back again.

    Reviewed by Terence5.0May 2019

  • "As this was our 9th visit to Cottage View we are very aware of what to expect."

    As expected the owners do not stand still but continually look to upgrade, improve and renew. It is a very comfortable and well equiped home that offers an excellent situation balanced with all we need for a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2019

  • "We have enjoyed another relaxing week here in Hope."

    The house has been cosy and welcoming with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We love our coastal walks with the dog, either towards Thurlestone or Bolberry, also trips to North Sands and Salcombe. Food has been good at The Cove in Hope also Winking Prawn in N.Sands and the Victoria Inn in Salcombe. A coffee and a cake stop at The BeachHouse at South Milton is always welcome too. Thanks again for a lovely holiday.

    Mrs HuntMar 2019

  • "We are returning visitors to this property."

    It is a superior house, well situated, well appointed. What makes it outstanding is the attention to detail to anticipate their client needs. I have never been in a property that supplied all the big things and all the small things that you would normally never think of.

    Mr Douglas ScottOct 2018

  • "Used many times and it's qualities never dim"

    Mr A HuntMay 2017

  • "Lovely cottage that is very clean and well located for village, local beaches and coastal path."

    Recommended

    Mr Philip BowdenApr 2017

  • "A wonderful well appointed cottage, close to the sea and village facilities."

    We have already booked for next year as we consider it is a super holiday experience.

    DOUGLASSep 2016

  • "Excellent"

    Aug 2016

  • "We loved the cottage; very well equipped and presented."

    Hope Cove was beautiful and we had a fantastic holiday. We would certainly go there again

    Aug 2016

  • "What a super find."

    A house with a view. Equipped with all one needs for a holiday by the sea, the view, plenty of space in all the rooms, the kitchen, user friendly with good china, glasses, cutlery saucepans etc. Lovely sitting room area linked to the conservatory with plenty of extra items, information about the area, it's history, the maps, interesting books and a super selection of games and jigsaws which kept us all amused! Fantastic! Three excellent double bedrooms, the largest huge with a super king bed and a stupendous view over Hope Cove. The smallest with bunk beds. Good bathroom upstairs and shower downstairs plus a downstairs toilet. All excellent. From the parking space to the property was a pretty garden and steep steps down to a really useful patio plus table and chairs near the kitchen. Outside the conservatory with a view over the Cove, yet another patio with table and chairs. All in all a great home-from-home although perhaps not suitable for anybody who couldn't manage steps or hills. The coastal path is only a couple of minutes on level ground from the car park although the path down to the Cove is steep. Wonderful position for walking the Coastal path. The changeable weather did not stop us having a wonderful, comfortable week. Thank you Cottage View!

    Carol WalkerAug 2016

  • "Would like to rebook-better if somewhere to dry clothes"

    Aug 2016

  • "Cottage View is a real home from home."

    The facilities available are of the highest quality giving all the family the space they need on holiday. A family bathroom/toilet a separate toilet and an additional shower room reduces the morning wait when coming with all the family. the conservatory is just the place to read and doze whatever the weather and being able to sit up in bed (in the main bedroom) and watch the sea roll into the cove is an added bonus.

    AndrewApr 2016

  • "Everything you could want in a holiday cottage"

    B GloverMar 2016

  • "Really beautiful location, plenty of living space and minutes away from beaches, paths and amenities."

    Towels could have been a bit bigger, though!

    DAVIDFeb 2016

  • "Liked it do much rebooked for next year"

    Sep 2015

  • "Really comfortable beds."

    Great location. Beautiful house, but the interior decor could be more stylish. Sitting room and conservatory is a bit like an old people's home! Very spacious and comfortable. Kitchen a bit dark.

    Mrs SUE SpringallSep 2015

  • "Loved cottage and area 5 mins from SW Coastal path and village."

    Mrs J KaineJun 2015

  • "I have used two properties during the many years I have used C&C and they have always been well maintained and beautifully presented."

    May 2015

  • "Perfect we'll equipped & positioned holiday home, hope to return in the near future!"

    Home from home feel good factor, great find!

    Aug 2014

  • "The house was lovely, well presented and comfortable (main bedroom bed a little less so)."

    Every thing you could need was available. We will book again when we return to Hope Cove.

    Jul 2014

  • "Good"

    Apr 2014

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super King-size, 1 x twin (which can be made into a super King on request) and 1 x bunk beds
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Lounge and conservatory
  • A family bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, hand basin, w.c and shaver point
  • Additional shower room with rain shower, hand basin and bidet
  • Cloakroom with w.c and a small utility room for beach gear and wellies.
  • Oil central heating
  • Fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, four ring ceramic hob/oven/grill
  • Nespresso and filter coffee machine
  • TV, DVD/CD/Blu-ray
  • Wifi and broadband available
  • Parking spaces for 3 medium cars(New for 2023)
  • Baby friendly - cot, highchair, stair-gate, bath, utensils etc
  • Up to 2 dogs welcome, £25 charge per pet, per week is applicable
  • Enclosed garden, south facing terrace with picnic table BBQ with access to a public footpath for a useful shortcut to the beach, pub, cafe and village shop
  • All bed linen and towels are supplied
  • You will need to bring your own beach towels
  • Telephone for incoming and outgoing calls (honesty box)
  • Strictly No Smoking

The property

Cottage View is a very well-appointed, bright and spacious property situated in an excellent, quiet, cul-de-sac location above the popular fishing village of Hope Cove.

Hope Cove boasts two sandy beaches, popular with families because of their shallow waters and surrounding rock pools at low tide.

The easy access to the South West Coast Path provides beautiful walks to Thurlestone, Salcombe and other coastal villages. Cottage View has an open plan kitchen/dining room with a range of appliances, large pine dining table seating six and a modern Nespresso coffee machine, ideal for relaxing mornings.

There is also a utility room with laundry equipment.

The lounge has two three-seater sofas, traditional fireplace, widescreen TV/DVD player and a collection of local guide books, maps as well as children’s toys and games for younger guests.

The lounge extends into a double-glazed conservatory with occasional furniture and sliding doors to enclosed south-facing terrace.

Sleeping up to six guests, the spacious master bedroom has a Super-King size bed, plenty of storage, TV/DVD player and sea views over the cove towards Bolt Tail.

The second bedroom has twin beds which can be made into a Super-King on request, plenty of storage and lovely garden views.

The third bedroom, has full-sized bunk beds and plenty of storage.

There is a family bathroom, on first floor, and a shower room on the ground floor.

Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome on ground floor level.

Stairgate, bowls and dog blankets provided.

Ideal for those bringing a dog, to the rear of the cottage is an enclosed garden, south-facing walled terrace and a patio with garden furniture and barbecue.

There is ample parking for three medium cars.

As a baby friendly property, a travel cot, highchair, stair-gate and plastic utensils available at the property.

With two sandy beaches just a few minutes' walk away and the South West Coast Path at your doorstep, this is the ideal location for a coastal retreat, with or without a pet.

This property is next door to Eddystone (Property Ref: 1089234) Sleeping 8 and ideal for two families to book together.

There are steps leading from the parking area to the house

Limited mobile signal

Beach chairs and windbreak provided, but bring your own beach towels

Charging of electric cars is not permitted

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

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About the location

HOPE COVE

Salcombe 4.6 miles; Kingsbridge 5.1 miles

The picturesque and unspoiled village of Hope Cove lies in the sheltered curve of Bigbury Bay on Devon’s south coast. A choice destination for families, the two beaches offering soft sand and rock pools for sandcastle building and fishing for small crabs. The town remains a fishing village where crabs and lobsters are still landed, however it was once used by smugglers. Many ships have perished around the coast and the wrecks that lie beneath the waves make it a popular spot for divers. Above the beach there are a number of pubs and restaurants. The coastal footpath can be joined from here and leads towards Bigbury-on-sea in one direction and the coastal resort of Salcombe in the other.

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Second bedroom has twin beds which can be made into a super-King. Must be requested at time of booking.

Charging of electric cars is strictly not permitted

Up to two well behaved dogs permitted - they must stay on ground floor only. This is a £25 charge per dog per week.

Strictly No Smoking

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas