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Littleham Court Cottage

(Ref. 1088027)

Littleham near Bideford, Devon Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • cottage (12)
  • everything (10)
  • lovely (9)
  • great (9)
  • location (8)
  • well (8)

19 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cottage with plenty of outdoor/indoor space for doggies and child, the cottage was spotless and tidy."

    Pool table was a nice touch when the little on is down for the night. Will definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Chelsea5.0Mar 2024

  • "Spacious, well equipped and everything good quality with comfortable beds."

    The location is good for exploring North Devon and only five miles from Westward Ho, a beautiful beach and nice seaside town. The House had been made welcome for us with Christmas Tree (Christmas Week booking). The owners were very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Terence5.0Dec 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with ample space, very well equipped kitchen and comfy beds."

    Nice jacuzzi surrounded by smaller buildings so even in windy condition you can enjoy it. Pool table is a nice addition and keeps everybody busy even in bad weather. Cottage is away from the city in quiet location but still only 5 minutes from shops so great. We enjoyed our stay there very much

    Reviewed by Krzysztof5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time in this cottage with our 2 dogs."

    It was really home from home and fully equipped with everything you could want. The hot tub was great and the dogs enjoyed all the outdoor space. We would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Sep 2023

  • "This is a beautiful and comfortable property."

    We spent a delightful week and enjoyed the peace, the views and the hot tub. It is well located for visiting the beach at Northam Burrows and other popular tourist spots such as Rosemoor (RHS), Hartland Point, Bideford, The Tarka Trail and others. The house is spacious and well equipped. My only criticism is that, despite the sloped access to the front door, inside the house there were several deep steps from the hallway to the dining room and from the dining room to the kitchen. My mother is now elderly and disabled. She uses a stick in the house and a mobility scooter when out and about. The bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor and same level were great, but the steps were a persistent problem. I noticed a recent previous guest reviewed with the same point.

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Sep 2023

  • "Great cottage in lovely location and with everything we needed."

    Reviewed by Katharine5.0Jul 2023

  • "A pleasant cottage in a quiet location but close to amenities in Bideford."

    Lots of steps internally mean it would be a challenge for someone with mobility issues. Stairs to upstairs are also very steep. A problem with the electrics was promptly dealt with by the owner. We also pointed out the lack of a shower mat which made the shower lethal & she promised to rectify for the next guests. The inside of the property was spotless but the outside decking areas were a bit grubby. The dog really enjoyed it & the garden was secure- though a large dog might jump the fences! Mine tried… overall we had a nice break.

    Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. We are sorry you had a problem with the electrics. We identified it was a problem with the tumble drier and we can confirm that we now have a new one. We agree that the multi level and steep steps and stairs could cause issues to anyone with limited mobility and our property description does highlight multiple levels. The cottage is however very old, full of character and built at a time when accessibility wasn't a consideration. We have also taken on board your comments about the shower mat, the first time this issue has been raised since the cottage became available for holidays in 2018 and one is now provided. Finally, the decking is 5 years old. It is regularly powerwashed and treated but being a natural material rather than manmade it is impossible to make it look like new. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie4.1Jun 2023

  • "Everything we expected and more was at the cottage which was absolutely lovely , inside was spacious and comfortable and the outside gardens were lovely with great views ."

    The back garden quickly became our favourite area to just sit , relax and enjoy the vista. The local pub is a 15 minute walk anywhere else is a short drive . If your looking for a change of pace and a quiet break this is the place.

    We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. It is greatly appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jeffrey5.0Jun 2023

  • "Had a great stay at littleham court cottage."

    There were no unexpected surprises, everything was as we thought it would be once we had made our booking. Waking up to the sound of the lambs in a morning was an added bonus. Good location to explore North Devon especially with 3 dogs who love a run on the beach. For anyone who needs electric hook up, we found a fast charge at the petrol station near Aldi/Asda.

    Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gill4.7Apr 2023

  • "We had a lovely time at littleham cottage, anything and everything you could possibly need for a home from home holiday was there!"

    Great secure garden for the dogs and spectacular views. Comfy beds. Pool table went down great with the kids and hot tub enjoyed by all Great location for easy drives to local dog friendly beaches and local amenities. Made a fabulous comfy base for a lovely week in North Devon

    We are so pleased to hear that you had a lovely holiday. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantastic cottage, very clean and extremely well equipped."

    In a great location to explore surrounding places, would definitely recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jul 2022

  • "Had a lovely week in Littleham court cottage - super clean and really well equipped."

    5 minutes from nearest beach, pub in village is worth a visit food was great. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely location, will definitely recommend to friends and family."

    Will return in the future.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jul 2022

  • "Everything we needed to make a restful and enjoyable week away"

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jun 2022

  • "A really nicely presented property (I enjoyed reading the history of the farm) which is really well equipped, the only thing which could be improved on were the pillows - it would be nice to have the option of hard or soft pillows."

    The little garden was ideal for our 3 small dogs as we could monitor the only escape route!!! A beautiful part of Devon with lots to do locally.

    Reviewed by Gary4.4May 2022

  • "Very good communication by the owner throughout, but especially when both my wife and I suffered from covid-19 as we were almost due to travel."

    As a result we could not start our holiday until a few days after our booking was due to start.

    Reviewed by Melvyn5.0Apr 2022

  • "Had a fantastic week at Littleham cottage The cottage was lovely and had ..."

    Had a fantastic week at Littleham cottage The cottage was lovely and had everything we needed and the weather stayed nice which was a bonus The hot tub and pool table were a brilliant additional and used every day Would recommend this cottage to everyone

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Apr 2022

  • "The kitchen is so well stocked with everything you could need."

    Lovely Portmerion plates! All mod cons. New and clean. Hot tub and pool table were such a treat. Would love to come back in the hot summer but it was also lovely to see the spring lambs. Really well placed for visiting beaches, towns and gardens.

    Reviewed by Rochelle4.7Apr 2022

  • "We enjoyed our weeks stay at Littleham court cottage."

    We had everything we needed and it was a nice surprise to have milk in the fridge and coffee and tea so we could put on a brew as soon as we arrived as well as the rolls and bread and biscuits as a welcome treat. We enjoyed watching the sheep and lambs in the fields and a nice hot soak in the hot tub even on the cooler days.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Mar 2022

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Summary

  • Please note that this is a multi-level property with steps throughout the ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x ground-floor single
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room with woodburning stove and TV
  • Sitting room
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, large fridge, freezer (utility room), washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi, selection of DVDs, pool table
  • Fuel, power inc in rent
  • Starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent Oct - March
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent (bath and hand towels provided, not bath sheets), please bring your own towels for the beach and hot tub
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed garden with patio and decking area, furniture, barbecue and hot tub
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.9 miles
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200
  • Note: £25 charge per dog
  • Note: Please be careful with steep steps in the property
  • Note: Arrival not before 5pm
  • Note: Departure by 10am
  • Note: EV charging not permitted.

The property

Resting on farmland in the delightful country of Devon on the outskirts of Littleham, is this traditional farm cottage Littleham Court Cottage.

Enveloped in countryside, located near the owner's home and adjacent to a working sheep farm, this traditional abode is ideal for both family and friends seeking a recuperating escape.

You can leave your vehicle in the off-road parking spaces before discovering your holiday home.

Be greeted by an entrance hallway, where you can kick off your muddy walking boots ready to explore the rolling hills.

Find the light and airy sitting room with exposed beams and skylight windows; here you can unwind on the corner sofa and flicker through the Smart TV or DVD selection.

The sitting room also offers a pool table to keep you and your guests entertained!

Stepping through the property, you will reach the dining room, hosting a wooden table and a crackling woodburning stove for a relaxing atmosphere.

Throw open the French doors to dine alfresco, where you can make use of the pizza oven, BBQ, and as the sky grows dark, unwind and star-gaze in the bubbling hot tub.

The ground floor also offers a bespoke kitchen, well-presented with red tiles; the designated chef can make use of the electric oven, hob and microwave to conjure a hearty meal.

There is a ground-floor single bedroom with a shower room adjacent for a fuss-free stay, however please note that this is a multi-level property with steps within the ground floor and entrance hall and dining room.

Climb upstairs to discover two more beautifully-presented bedrooms with views over the unspoilt landscape; there is a double and a twin bedroom to choose from.

In the morning, awaken with a refreshing rinse on the ground-floor or melt your worries away in a bubble bath on the first floor.

For a wonderful escape, secure a stay at Littleham Court Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1088026 together sleeping up to 9 guests.

Littleham Court Cottages

Littleham Cottages consists of Long Linnney a barn conversion with views over Exmoor and LIttleham Court Cottage, a traditional farm cottage on the outskirts of Littleham, Devon. This collection situated in the rolling countryside adjacent to a working sheep farm, offers one single-storey and one two-storey, both with enclosed gardens, hot tubs and woodburning stoves, ideal for small family or group gatherings, as well as romantic getaways for two, while the surroundings enjoy stunning countryside to wander across unspoilt landscapes. If you don't fancy cooking, dine at the one of the nearby Inns, The Thatched Inn at Abbotsham which accept dogs and serves traditional pub meals, or take a short journey into Bideford for a wider selection of eateries to choose from. Venture along the North Devon coastline, offering something for every guest from surfing to sunbathing, while walkers should take to the renowned South West Coast Path. The pretty fishing villages of Instow and Appledore are close by, or perhaps make your way to popular attractions such as the Tarka Trail, Tapeley Park, Hartland Abbey, Clovelly and RHS Rosemoor Gardens.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

BIDEFORD

Barnstaple 10 miles.

Straddling the Torridge estuary, the quaint bustling town of Bideford boasts a medieval bridge, town quay, quaint pannier market and vibrant shopping area - all well worth a visit. For the more active, several major surfing beaches, golf courses, theme parks and other attractions are nearby and the South West coast path passes close by on its way into Cornwall. The beautiful cliff-top fishing village of Clovelly is half an hour by road, and the delights of Exmoor and Dartmoor can be reached in under an hour. Surf the waves, stroll through pretty villages, wander along the Tarka Trail, visit a famous garden or have some fun at one of the local theme or farm parks – it’s all on the doorstep.

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