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Fixit Cottage

(Ref. 976250)

Kingsbridge, Devon Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was comfortable and conveniently located (car not required), quiet and modern."

    On the negative side, the cottage does not have a view and The games room needs maintenance.

    Reviewed by Konstantina3.1May 2024

  • "Fixit Cottage was lovely, clean and well kept with everything we needed for our holiday, including a warm welcome from the owners, Beni and Jonathan, who provided a lovely cream tea and beautiful flowers on our arrival."

    The cottage was wam and welcoming and the swimming pool was fab. We enjoyed the games room too, but the pool table was not that level which was a bit of a disappointment, although Beni did say that she would sort this out for future guests. Overall, a lovely holiday experience in a beautiful part of the country. Mark & Liz

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Mar 2024

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Fixit Cottage."

    It had everything we needed, was comfortable and the owners were very welcoming and friendly. The cottage is well laid out and the newly refurbished kitchen was a bonus and very well equipped. The swimming pool was a big hit. We were lucky enough to have the pool to ourselves and it was a lovely way to relax after a day exploring this beautiful corner of Devon. We will definitely visit again and stay at Fixit Cottage.

    Reviewed by Hatty5.0Feb 2024

  • "Wonderful cottage in a great location."

    Close to Kingsbridge with easy access to shops and facilities. Great base to explore the South Hams. Owners were very welcoming and hospitable. We will return !

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed staying at fixit cottage."

    Greeted and made to feel welcome by Beni the owner with delicious cream tea on the table and fresh flowers. So peaceful, comfortable and relaxing with super king beds and lovely lounge. Lovely outside sheltered seating area with barbecue. Just out of town but in the countryside down private lane. Would thoroughly recommend it with added bonus of lovely free indoor pool and various health facilities in the farm outbuildings, and fishing lake too!

    Reviewed by Pat5.0Jun 2023

  • "Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful and the cottage is extremely comfortable and well equipped."

    The pool and games room were an added bonus. The location is very central for sightseeing in the area and all in all we had a really enjoyable and relaxing holiday. We would certainly return to the cottage in the future. Ian

    Reviewed by Ian5.0May 2023

  • "Fixit Cottage was warm and welcoming and we really enjoyed our time."

    The pool was great and the kitchen very well equipped - from scales to a garlic press! The shower was hot and strong and easy to control and the beds were comfortable. The sofas perhaps not quite so comfortable and the television channels were limited - a Freeview box would be better than a Sky box without the viewing card because it would give you far more choice. But we would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Mary4.7Feb 2023

  • "Lovely cottage enjoyed the quiet."

    More TV channels would be good. Swimming pool a real bonus would definitely book again

    Reviewed by Kate4.1Jan 2023

  • "Lovely cottage and really friendly helpful owners."

    Great location for the South Hams. Would definitely recommend this to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Jill4.7Oct 2022

  • "We had a lovely time at Fixit cottage."

    Jonathon and Bene were wonderful hosts and the scones and flowers on arrival were a thoughtful touch. The location of the farm was ideal - close to the main roads to get out and about, but sooo quiet once you were home. Would highly recommend if you’re heading to Devon.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2022

  • "Perfect holiday home for our family of 3!"

    Beds were comfy, both bathrooms were great and the shower pressure was fine too! Kitchen had everything you needed, the only thing we said is that a couple more pint glasses would have been good. Cottage has its own parking space and a small area outside the house. We used the pool most days which really was an added bonus to our holiday. The location is one of the best things - literally a couple minutes into Kingsbridge and 15/20mins to Salcombe or Dartmouth with some beautiful beaches. We would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beni was very welcoming and was on hand if you needed her."

    She replied promptly to any queries I had prior to arrival . The huge scones were delicious and the welcoming flowers were beautiful . I loved waking up to the sound of birds and the occasional distant sounds of cows mooing . Everything we needed was available in the house, and it was nice sitting on the veranda enjoying in the evenings .

    Reviewed by Sian5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely house and setting, comfortable and everything you could need."

    Great place for a base to explore the area. We had a great time thank you.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0May 2022

  • "Brilliant stay, helped by some great weather."

    The holiday property was all we hoped for, spacious, light, clean and in a great location. A very relaxing week in lovely Devon.

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had such an amazing holiday."

    We loved the cottage: clean, comfortable, great facilities. The hosts were lovely, left us to ourselves but when we chatted, they were so nice. The swimming pool is amazing, we used it every day. So lovely to have a pool to yourselves, our 7 year old really increased his confidence swimming. There are so many nice places to visit nearby, too many to mention. If you like to do a bit of exercise on holiday, it's great to have the gym and there are some extreme hills for running!

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Feb 2022

  • "Great welcome to a lovely cottage."

    Very comfortable and good facilities especially the indoor swimming pool.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Feb 2022

  • "An excellent cottage in a lovely setting."

    Excellent on site facilities (eg swimming pool) and very convenient to Kingsbridge. The owners are very helpful and accessible. Well equipped kitchen. Two minor points: Upstairs bedroom mattress good, but downstairs mattresses rather soft. A tray to take tea/coffee to the upstairs lounge would be useful.

    Reviewed by Alan4.4Dec 2021

  • "We spent a fabulous week at Fixit cottage."

    The cottage was well appointed, with everything you might need, it was very clean on arrival. We were greeted with fresh flowers and a delicious cream tea. The indoor pool was excellent, very clean and a great size, my children loved the games room too. We found lots of excellent beaches, we really enjoying mooching around Kingsbridge too, there are lots of great local shops. The owners Beni and Jonathan were both very friendly and incredibly helpful during our stay. We would definitely recommend Fixit cottage, in-fact we hope to return.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Jul 2021

  • "The owners were extremely charming and helpful but it was such a shame that the cottage itself was a bit tatty it could have done with a fresh coat of paint especially on rusty radiators and walls and some of the furnishings were very tired ."

    My husband burnt his hand badly on an oven glove that disintegrated on use . A small bit of tlc would have made this cottage lovely instead of just okay as it is in such a lovely setting and the use of the pool was a bonus. We also felt that it would have been useful to warn us that certain mobile networks had no connection such as EE

    Thank you for your feedback and for you kind comments about the owners. We are sorry that the Cottage didn’t meet your expectations on this occasion. The property is decorated on a regular basis and furniture is replaced as and when required. As you can appreciate, it is difficult to redecorate during the busy season with only a few shorts hours in-between guests for changeover and so occasionally there may be very minor signs of wear and tear, but these are the first comments we have had to this effect. A worn oven glove must have been put in the Cottage by mistake during changeover, for which the owners apologise. As you know, they live on site and all guests are encourage to go to them with any concerns. In this instance they would have replaced the oven glove immediately if they there was an issue. Mobile signal can vary between each network provider, and coverage can change, but the property does offer free WiFi and there is a pay phone located by the swimming pool to help alleviate any issues. We are always happy to answer any queries about the property in advance of your stay. We hope you will visit Fixit Cottage for more lovely holidays in Kingsbridge. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jennifer2.8Jun 2021

  • "A lovely holiday cottage, the owners Jonathan & Beni went above & beyond in their hospitality to make our stay all the more enjoyable."

    A welcoming cream tea on arrival, fresh eggs & even taxiing us down to a local pub the Churchhouse Inn for a delicious meal. The fab indoor heated swimming pool is an added bonus!

    Reviewed by Maureen4.4Jun 2021

  • "The owners were nice and helpful and couldn't do enough for us ."

    Cream tea on arrival .and even a dozen fresh farm eegs .only downside was the rain every day .but managed to go fishing once for two hours .had two six pound carp .about fifty roach .and four break .one a chuck .5 * .

    Reviewed by Derek4.7May 2021

  • "A short break to celebrate release from lockdown - hooray!"

    A fabulous stay. Very hospitable and friendly hosts - fresh flowers and cream tea on arrival, with convivial conversations as paths crossed. Comfortable cottage; would have appreciated a radio or cd player, but such a petty point. Lovely swimming pool. Everything set in a tranquil, but active, farm in a quiet valley. Lots to see and do in the area. Would love to go back to Fixit Cottage and Devon.

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Apr 2021

  • "Absolutely loved this cottage."

    Really well equipped with everything we needed. Great location for exploring Kingsbridge, Salcombe and surrounding beaches. Pool was an added bonus and great option for rainy days. Cottage was so peaceful and the most gorgeous cream tea waiting for us. So grateful for all the additional measures in place to keep us safe and allow us to still enjoy our holiday.

    Reviewed by Daniel4.7Aug 2020

  • "The standard of cottage and facilities are very good."

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Feb 2020

  • "Excellent holiday cottage in a fabulous setting and location."

    The hosts, Beni & Jonathan, cannot be faulted and are extremely friendly and welcoming. Would highly recommend a stay here!!!!

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with great facilities."

    Loved the pool and games room. Beni & Jonathan very welcoming hosts, with a great location close to Kingsbridge and easy access to all of the South Hams. The Hen House spa is great - we enjoyed a wonderful massage there, and the cream tea on arrival in our cottage was a lovely touch.

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Aug 2019

  • "This is a wonderful cottage with great facilities."

    Our kids made daily use of the indoor heated pool and we used the gym as well as massage treatment on site. You couldn't ask for more in terms of facilities and location (v near to loads of beautiful beaches and coves). Hosts were very friendly and approachable yet left us to our own devices. Lovely welcome on arrival of fresh flowers and cream tea. Only slight criticism if i had to think of something is being a high ceilinged old building there were a few hard to reach cobwebs and two single beds pushed together for mummy and daddy were a bit of a challenge! This certainly did not dampen our trip though and overall would highly recommend this place and would love to return!

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Jul 2019

  • "An excellent property with great facilities and hosts in an excellent location."

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Jul 2019

  • "Brilliant week at fixit cottage."

    Cottage is exactly as described and was just perfect for our week away. We had two 9month old babies with us and the living room area with a great stair gate was perfect for the babies to play when the weather wasn’t great, the swimming pool is a great addition too. If your a fisherman the on site lakes are great, especially if you are only able to complete short sessions like I could. The cottage is in the perfect location for exploring the south hams, kingsbridge and salcombe

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Jun 2019

  • "We had a wonderful time staying in Fixit cottage."

    Its a great location for exploring South Devon. The cottage is in a really quiet location surrounded by beautiful countryside and lovely walks. The pool and games room was great for our kids (4 and 6) on rainy days. My husband and I were able to tag team using the gym / beauty room in the evenings which was an added bonus. Jonathan and Beni were great hosts and made us feel very welcome and at home.

    Reviewed by Becky4.4May 2019

  • "One of the rails on the upper shelf of the dishwasher did not have a stop on it."

    This was a real pain.

    Reviewed by Robert3.8May 2019

  • "The only downside was the noise from the upstairs bedroom."

    Insulation is needed under the floor.

    Reviewed by Jim5.0May 2019

  • "Fabulous holiday, facilities great."

    Warm, cosy, very good showers, convenient location. This place had everything we needed for a great Holiday in Devon

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Mar 2019

  • "Fixit Cottage was above and beyond our expectations both in its location, comfort and cleanliness."

    The level of equipment and fittings were of a very high standard. The owners made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Coombe Farm was the ideal location for exploring the South Hams.

    Reviewed by J5.0Sep 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in lovely tranquil setting with everything you need."

    Hosts were very friendly and provided fresh flowers and cream tea on our arrival. Hen House massage was also excellent and Sophie who did our massages certainly knew her stuff. Fixit cottage was an ideal base for exploring South Hams district of Devon. Would certainly return.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Sep 2018

  • "Fixit cottage was in a great central location, walking distance to Kingsbridge and also a short drive to many lovely beaches."

    The enclosed garden was perfect for our toddler and she loved watching the tractors go by! The pool was a great bonus too. Beni was very friendly and welcoming and we would definitely recommend Fixit cottage and hope to return!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2018

  • "Really lovely cottage and the owners were very helpful and very nice."

    Reviewed by Wendy4.1Jul 2018

  • "Fixit is a very relaxing place."

    It is close to many lovely places to visit and the owners are very friendly and helpful

    Reviewed by Roy5.0Jun 2018

  • "People need to be aware that the swimming pool shuts at 8."

    00 pm. Pets are not allowed on the premises at all. Not even if you book them into kennels over night, and you want them to go in the garden while you get ready. People also need to be aware that this is a working farm, so guests need to be aware that they may get working up at 6.30 am as we did, by the farmer moving his cows around, or by barn doors slamming etc which also woke us up.

    Reviewed by S3.4May 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage."

    It was our 4th stay. It’s so nice to turn up and settle straight in. The hosts, neighbours and house are so welcoming I think we’ll be going back for years.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2018

  • "This is the 2nd time we have stayed at this cottage and on both occasions the welcoming was warm and friendly."

    The cottage is well presented with good facilities which is why we have booked up again.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Mar 2018

  • "We were made most welcome, with special care taken to ensure that we were well-provisioned and safe when the snow arrived."

    We enjoyed a warm and comfortable escape from the bustle of normal life.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Mar 2018

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin and French windows to balustrade, 1 x ground floor super king double (can convert to twin) with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin
  • Ground floor kitchen with dining area
  • First floor sitting room with wood burning stove and French windows to balustrade
  • Shared use of indoor swimming pool and games room.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Payphone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for four cars
  • Enclosed terrace garden with barbecue, indoor pool
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: The swimming pool is open from 7am to 8pm
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: This is a working farm
  • Note: Pets are not allowed.

The property

Fixit Cottage is a comfortable semi-detached cottage, all cheerful and light.

Head up a few steps into your kitchen, well equipped and with a dining table for family meals.

The lofty sitting room with cosy wood burning stove is on the first floor and you will find the two en suite bedrooms one on each floor, with a romantic balustrade off the double.

As well as the shared leisure facilities, you have an enclosed lawn garden with an enclosed patio with barbecue and a verandah, making this a relaxing and peaceful destination.

Note: Fixit Cottage can be booked with Mixit Cottage (976268), together they sleep 6.

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

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About the location

KINGSBRIDGE

Salcombe 5 miles; Bantham 5 miles; Dartmouth 12 miles; Totnes 13 miles; Plymouth 20 miles.

The busy little town of Kingsbridge lies at the head of a marine estuary in the attractive South Hams area of South Devon. Kingsbridge is home to a range of lovely independent shops and coffee shops, as well as a 3-screen cinema and an award-winning pub. During the summer season there are estuary excursions by ferry to Salcombe which lies on the banks of the Kingsbridge Estuary, making it one of the prettiest towns in South Devon. Salcombe is famous for its outstanding coastal views, rolling countryside, and is a watersports paradise for kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding and powerboating. It is packed with boutique shops, high street brands and independent producers, restaurants serving freshly caught seafood, and Salcombe Gin and Ice cream! Kingsbridge is perfectly located as a base to enjoy the abundant wildlife in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which also forms part of the South Devon Heritage Coast. Visitors can take a walk along the Kingsbridge Quay, wander through the narrow alleys off Fore Street or visit the Shambles in Totnes, an Elizabethan market arcade. Around the South Hams area there are picturesque ports, such as Dartmouth and Salcombe, together with sandy beaches at Blackpool Sands near Stoke Fleming and the two sandy beaches at Thurlestone. There are a host of small attractive villages in South Hams offering interesting pubs, local farm produce shops and pretty rows of cottages, plus further afield the waterfront city of Plymouth is a vibrant centre, housing the National Marine Aquarium, historic Barbican Quay and plenty of night life, including theatres, restaurants and bars. Kingsbridge can be easily reached by train to Totnes and then a local bus service which will take you to Kingsbridge town centre.

Note: The swimming pool is open from 7am to 8pm.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter