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Dassel Cottage

West Buckland near Barnstaple, Devon (Ref. 1097324)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely comfortable and relaxing stay, beautiful location and views from the cottage."

    Good location to explore the surrounding area of north Devon.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2022

  • "Warm welcome upon arrival."

    Cottage was lovely and clean and had everything we needed. Lovely cream tea, milk, coffee, tea & eggs left for us. Cottage was really comfortable and fantastic garden to sit out in. Really would recommend this cottage and would book again.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2022

  • "Excellent cottage the perfect place for peace & quiet, Plus 4 fields in which you can exercise your dog(s)."

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2022

  • "A lovely warm welcome from Alison, along with a cream tea."

    There is everything you need for a holiday although we did take extra things we didn't need many of them. One word of warning - ignore satnav directions as it sent us down a bridle path which was totally unsuitable for motor vehicles!! We also ordered a Hellofresh delivery which came with no problem and saved some shopping.

    Reviewed by KathMay 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay at Dassell Cottage,perfect for my wife ,dog and myself."

    Alison was a friendly and considerate host nothing was too much trouble ,would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by StephenMay 2022

  • "Very nice comfortable cottage with lovely views of the countryside."

    Reviewed by DavidMay 2022

  • "Lovely and relaxing"

    Reviewed by FredApr 2022

  • "Everything was lovely and the hosts were very helpful"

    Reviewed by DoreenApr 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in great surroundings."

    Thoroughly enjoyed our stay & really hope to return. Thank you Alison for the lovely cream tea etc.

    Reviewed by Veronica JaneMar 2022

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with TV
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 4 x TV's, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Rear, enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Access to shared field
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 7.5 miles, pub 4.6 miles
  • Note: The owners live in the connecting property
  • Note: There is a pond on-site, children and pets should be supervised
  • Note: The owners have dogs and cats, guests' dogs will need to be controlled
  • Note: The front of the property is not enclosed, dogs must be kept on leads

The property

Barnstaple 8.3 miles.

Resting in a rural location in West Buckland near Barnstaple is the charming, semi-detached Dassel Cottage.

Offering family and pet-friendly accommodation in Devon, the cottage welcomes four guests to escape to the countryside, with the spectacular coast within easy reach.

Park up in the off-road parking before following the path to your home-away-from-home.

A small porch area is ideal for kicking off your boots before heading to the kitchen/diner; this sleek, stylish space has all the contemporary fittings for a self-catering stay, including a dishwasher to do the cleaning for you.

The handy utility is just next door with a freezer and washing machine to clean sandy towels or walking gear!

Set the dining table for four and enjoy family dinners whilst you catch up on the day's adventures.

Retire to the sitting room with cushioned seats and a TV for evening entertainment, where your canine companions can curl up in front of the woodburning stove.

For a quiet sanctuary, head to the conservatory with seating to curl up with a good book or simply admire your surroundings.

Step out into the rear garden, enclosed for pets and children to play in safety, and set up on the outdoor seating to catch the last of the sunshine.

Climb the stairs to find the shower room, with a spacious, double walk-in shower to freshen up, as well as a handy ground-floor cloakroom to avoid bathroom queues!

Two bedrooms await sleepy heads, a king-size with ample storage and beautiful views to greet you every morning, whilst the twin has a separate dressing room with storage space.

Start your day with a refreshing walk in the adjoining field with your dogs.

You'll find a nearby pub for home-cooked meals and well-earned pints, while the river-port town of Barnstaple is just a short journey away; discover historic artefacts of North Devon at the Museum, catch a performance at the Queen's Theatre, and visit the Barnstaple Pannier Market.

Bideford is another historic port town with a fabulous art gallery and museum, as well as the nearby BIG Sheep for family-friendly amusements.

Those seeking Devon's renowned coast can visit Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe, two coastal resorts offering amenities and attractions for your day of sand castle making, swimming and sun bathing.

Make Dassel Cottage your peaceful base on your next family holiday in Devon.

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About the location

BARNSTAPLE

Exeter 40 miles.

Barnstaple enjoys a superb location at the mouth of the Taw Estuary, on the spectacular North Devon coastline between Westward Ho! and Croyde and is a short drive from the Exmoor National Park. Barnstaple is a busy traditional Devon coastal town with a pannier market, shops, restaurants and bars, along with two fabulous sandy beaches, which are popular with surfers and families. The town is renowned for its floral displays having won a Britain in Bloom award and flowers are found around every corner of the town in the most unusual places. Barnstaple lies at the end of the magnificent Tarka line railway journey, which takes you through the spectacular North Devon countryside of wooded river valleys, rugged moorland and a stretch of coastline, plus close by is the picture postcard coastal village of Clovelly. A combination of numerous long sandy beaches and family attractions makes Barnstaple a desirable holiday destination.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas