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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

  • View on map

Features

  • 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
  • Mrs Allen

    “The cottage was lovely but you advertise it as two double rooms and a twin.”

    The twin room was one bed with a tressel bed underneath which would have left very little space in the room had we put it up. I wanted this twin room for my parents who prefer to sleep separately. This room is only suitable for children and I think inadequate for two adults. There was no wardrobe storage only a chest of drawers and a few hooks on the wall. The smaller of the two doubles also didn't have any wardrobe space. The room with a king size bed was a beautiful large room with ...

    The twin room was one bed with a tressel bed underneath which would have left very little space in the room had we put it up. I wanted this twin room for my parents who prefer to sleep separately. This room is only suitable for children and I think inadequate for two adults. There was no wardrobe storage only a chest of drawers and a few hooks on the wall. The smaller of the two doubles also didn't have any wardrobe space. The room with a king size bed was a beautiful large room with plenty of storage although I really didn't like the gold chair with, I hope, the imitation animal skin on it! Personal choice I guess. The owners kindly left a card and bottle of wine for us. I think you need to make it clear in your description of this property that the twin room is only suitable for a children or children and wardrobe storage is in only one of the three bedrooms.

The property

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

Winding Devon lanes lead to this pretty, detached, thatched cottage alongside a bridlepath on the side of the Cottwood Valley.

This rural cottage has lovely views of wooded hills beyond and easy access to beautiful woodland and river walks in an unspoiled corner of Devon.

From the narrow driveway, gate to enclosed garden, cobbled terrace and steps up to well stocked, secluded garden with pond (covered), decked area, patio and sloping lawns.

Large open-plan hall and beautiful kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, fridge, electric oven/induction hob) with woodburner.

From the hall, step down to large living room with huge fireplace (woodburner) and TV/DVD.

Step up to utility room (useful for wet dogs/boots) with washing machine, tumble drier, freezer, microwave, fridge, sink and door to garden.

Downstairs bathroom (suite plus hand-shower).

Steep stairs (stairgates, low lintel) up to three bedrooms - step up to a large triple-aspect double (5' sleigh bed) and views, and step up to a double overlooking pretty garden and a twin (2'6" truckle, linkable to 5' double), both with limited clothes-hanging space.

Step up to small shower-room (suite).

Two golf courses nearby.

A relaxing retreat from the hurly burly of life. Riddlecombe: tiny hilltop hamlet 3 miles from Dolton (small village with two pubs, PO/shop), surrounded by beautiful rolling farmland and woodland (plentiful flora/wildlife).Lots of footpaths; lovely walking/cycling on the Tarka Trail and good fishing locally.RHS Garden Rosemoor, 8 miles.Torrington (hilltop market town), 11 miles.The north coast, 20 miles.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Dining Hall Lounge Bathroom Utility

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:

  • Winter
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