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Hope Cottage

Riddlecombe, near Winkleigh, Devon (Ref. 976094)

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  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

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Features

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

Reviews

    • “The cottage was delightful, although rather spoilt by a plague of hornets. Even when all doors and windows were closed, they still came in, and they were buzzing round the garden all the time.. But I can't blame Sykes Holidays or the owners of the cottage for that! The cottage would benefit from a proper chest of drawers in the main bedroom, and somewhere to plug in a hairdryer near a mirror. The lighting was poor. The kitchen, bathroom and drawing room were really nice and the garden could be lovely if the trees were cut back a bit. At the moment (September) it got very little sunshine.”

    Mrs Day, Fowey, September 2018

    • “Fantastic cottage in a very peaceful surroundings”

    Mr Stanley, Redhill, July 2018

    • “Lovely peaceful cottage, well equipped and very comfortable. We have returned a number of times and never been disappointed.”

    Mrs Sones, LAIRG, May 2018

    • “Great location. Wonderful owners, very considerate. Parking a little difficult, but easy to overcome. Will likely book again in the future.”

    Mr Purnell, C0B 1M0, April 2018

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The Property

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

Accommodation

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.

Amenities

  • 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, more customer reviews are available on request.

Regional Information

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 offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.