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Copingers Cottage

Hartland, near Bideford, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating


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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2
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Perfect for a romantic escape for two on the North Devon coast, Copingers Cottage offers a cosy wood burner and picturesque countryside views.

Step to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Living room: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, a selection of DVDs, books and games, double sofa bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements) and beams.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker with double electric oven, microwave, fridge, beams and slate floor.
Bedroom: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), beams and wooden floor.
Step to...
Bathroom: With shower over corner bath, toilet, Velux window and tiled floor.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer (shared with owner, honesty box). Small, enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.

Copingers Cottage takes its name from ’Cruel Copinger’, a notorious 18-century smuggler that once lived here. This delightful, spacious, semi-detached, ground floor cottage is the perfect romantic coastal retreat, nestled within an idyllic rural setting, just a mile from the coastal path. The cottage sits in a peaceful location at the head of the famous Spekes Valley with its majestic waterfall cascading down a shear rock face 60ft, through a series of four smaller falls before finally reaching the sea. There are beautiful views, countryside and walks from the doorstep with an abundance of birds and wildlife to be seen.

Copingers Cottage is beautifully presented and has a spacious living room and cosy wood burner to curl up beside on a cooler evening, along with a private patio to enjoy an al fresco supper on a summer evening. This pretty barn conversion sits within the Hartland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Devon coast with many dog friendly, long sandy beaches and hidden coves to explore, where occasionally dolphins can be seen frolicking in the Atlantic surf.

This is an ideal location for touring, walking, beaches or just relaxing. The timeless village of Hartland is only 1½ miles away and has a good selection of village shops and pubs serving food along with a post office, general store, bakery and craft shops. The hamlet of Stoke and the church of St. Nectan, known as the ’Cathedral of North Devon’, is just a short walk and the view from the church tower shows Hartland Abbey set in this beautiful valley with its many enchanting and delightful walks. Bude, 13 miles, has a good selection of shops and restaurants, many specialising in locally caught seafood, along with a golf course, indoor ’splash’ pool, surf schools and bowling. The delightful port town of Bideford, 15 miles, has a good selection of town amenities, restaurants, a weekly market and boat trips to Lundy Island. Coastal walking, cycling, golf, horse riding, fishing, surfing and sailing are all available in this stunning area. Docton Mill, Hartland Quay and Hartland Abbey are close by, along with many pretty fishing villages to explore including nearby Clovelly, Instow and Appledore. Beach 1½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • More Than Dog Friendly
    More Than Dog Friendly

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2019
    The cottage is very spacious and very well equipped. The cream tea was wonderful and most welcome. The enclosed garden is small, but private. There is good walking in the fields behind for the dog. The long drive from the road is very pitted, so care is needed.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Cottage is suprisingly large but well set up and very comfortable. We had a very warm, friendly welcome and enjoyed a relaxing week in absolute peace and quiet. LOVED the fact that dogs are actually welcomed - this is definitely a dog friendly cottage. Would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/02/2019
    What a wonderful find the location is so quiet and the hosts so welcoming it felt like home from home. My dogs loved staying they were very relaxed and the added bonus of being able to walk straight out the door the take them for a walk a real treat. The kitchen was well stocked to make anything and the welcome cream tea on arrival lovely. I am already planning on going back.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/12/2018
    Really great cottage, better than we expected - and we had high hopes! Booked a week away in December and what a lovely, cozy place to come back to after a day walking - log burner is excellent. Cottage has everything you could need and really well paid out, plenty of room. Loved it.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/11/2018
    We had THE best week at Copingers with our dogs Steve and Jimmy (white paws). Can honestly say the cottage was the best dog friendly cottages we've stayed in and we've stayed in a few! To be able to walk, with the boys off their leads from the door and then for miles was so wonderful! The cottage had everything we needed and more - stunning kitchen, cosy lounge with a lovely log burner and a luxury bath tub! The owners were wonderfully kind and attentive without ever being imposing. We fell in love with Instow and the lovely dog friendly beach and walked miles on the picturesque Tarka trail. All in all, a week we will never forget and the area and cottage we are looking forward to return to as soon as possible.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 05/10/2018
    Beautiful clean cottage and was well equipped , lovely friendly owners. Very dog friendly, surrounding area very pretty. Lovely cream tea awaiting on arrival.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    Absolutely loved our few days there. The owners are lovely people. would definitely return!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2018
    Excellent cottage - definitely one of the best! Extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming hosts, well equipped and well thought out, little touches such as welcome card, tea & scones on arrival to even providing towels/ blankets for the dog. There are more than plenty of everything we need. The cottage is full of character, very spacious and comfortable! There are plenty of fields and walks. Our dog also love it here in this lovely and quiet location. Is only a short drive to pubs and local store. Although you have to drive through many narrow lanes, it is a good base for sightseeing in Cornwall and N. Devon. Strongly recommended!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/08/2018
    A superb cottage and friendly owners. A little out of the way a car is a must. I would definitely recommend this cottage for a quiet relaxing break.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2018
    The cottage is situated on a farm and is very peaceful and quiet. Ideal for a relaxing romantic holiday. The owners could not have been nicer, very friendly and helpful. The area around the cottage is beautiful with stunning scenery with many places of interest within easy reach.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews collected by Reevoo
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