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Hope Cottage

Riddlecombe, near Winkleigh, Devon (Ref. 976094)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “The cottage itself was amazing and totally exceeded our expectations.”

    It was warm, cosy and well equipped, it was a pleasure to stay there and we would love to visit again another time. It would have been good to have a photo of the front of the cottage online that is the first view of the cottage when you arrive. We were not sure if it was the correct cottage as all the photos are of the view of the back, until we saw the 'Hope Cottage' sign! The parking space is tight to get in and out of especially if you have a long vehicle like ours but it is manageable. The ...

    It was warm, cosy and well equipped, it was a pleasure to stay there and we would love to visit again another time. It would have been good to have a photo of the front of the cottage online that is the first view of the cottage when you arrive. We were not sure if it was the correct cottage as all the photos are of the view of the back, until we saw the 'Hope Cottage' sign! The parking space is tight to get in and out of especially if you have a long vehicle like ours but it is manageable. The wood burners are amazing and the caretaker made sure that there was enough wood for the week, although if we had run out, we could have got some from near by. If you want peace and tranquillity with some beautiful walks, this is the place to go. It would have been good to have a pub within walking distance (nearest 3 miles away) but you can't have everything. The cottage and surroundings made up for it.

    - Mrs Stickland, October 2019

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The property

This pretty thatched detached cottage is located beside a bridlepath in the Cottwood valley on the edge of Riddlecombe.

With lovely countryside views, this is an excellent retreat for peace and relaxation.

From the big hall head through to the spacious kitchen with extensive equipment, wood burning stove and a dining area.

Kick back and chill out beside the wood burning stove in the huge fireplace in the country style sitting room.

When the sun sinks, head upstairs to your three bedrooms, all comfortable and welcoming.

For sitting outside, take the gate through to your enclosed garden on a slope, with its cobbled terrace and pretty secluded area with pond, decking and lawn.

This is a tranquil area with great walks through woods and beside the river with wildlife to spot, or perhaps go fishing or tee off at one of the two nearby golf courses.

The Tarka Trail is fabulous for walkers or cyclists of all ages.

Dolton village is small but offers no less than three cosy pubs, or Torrington is an ancient town with more on offer.

RHS Rosemoor is stunning for gardeners or anyone who loves a flower display.

Hope Cottage is a bolthole for all things lovely.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one king size), 1 x twin (2’6” beds can link to king size double)
  • Shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin
  • Kitchen with wood burning stove and dining area
  • Hall
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Utility room.
  • Night storage heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Two well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • This property has been let with Helpful Holidays since 2013, additional customer reviews are available on request.

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

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About the location

Riddlecombe

Winkleigh is a small rural village in the heart of Devon's rolling countryside and offers a shop, post office, butcher and a cafe, plus two pubs which offer food and the chance to sample traditional ciders and scrumpy from the Winkleigh Cider Company.

This property has been let with Helpful Holidays since 2013, additional customer reviews are available on request.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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