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Downe Holiday Cottages - Ivy Cottage

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Hartland, near Bideford, Devon
Grade 5 Star rating
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Pets0
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Description

Relax in the 34ft open plan living space complete with wood burner and exposed beams, or gaze through the French doors towards Lundi Island - what a view!

Glorious sea views can be enjoyed from this tranquil retreat on the Hartland Peninsula, part of the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nine holiday cottages (refs HTTW, HTTX, HTTY, HTTZ, KAAA, KAAB, KAAC, KAAD and UKC2238) have been lovingly converted and sit around a pretty courtyard beside the owners’ home, Downe House, a listed farmhouse dating back to the 15th century. All sit in the midst of rolling farmland that slopes gently to the coast. All the properties are spacious, all bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms (bathrobes are supplied for every adult guest) and many have sea views: north to Lundy Island or west over the Atlantic. There are 7 acres of gardens (including a 2-acre meadow and a play area for children), gym facilities, spa facilities and a reading room for guests. Each cottage provides a ’baby basket’ (on request) which includes a changing mat, liquidizer, sterilizer, cot and highchair. Within the grounds is a generously sized gym which has an extensive range of equipment including a cross trainer, stepper, treadmill, rower, bicycle, recumbent bicycle, weight, ab trainer and exercise bike, all top of the range, and all allowing gym bunnies and health conscious holidaymakers to keep fit. Downe Cottages provide the perfect base for walking and cycling holidays or romantic retreats.
Downe Cottages are just 1 mile from the South West Coastal Path, and half a mile to the south west lies Hartland Abbey. In the distance, the stone tower of St Nectan’s Church rises above the picturesque village of Stoke. The sea, Berry Cove and the South West Coastal Path are a mile’s walk away along a quiet, single-track road and a small footpath. The unspoilt village of Hartland is a mile away, either by road or by footpaths that take you along the side of a small river through the picturesque vale. The historic village of Clovelly is 6 miles away. This is a perfect spot at any time of year, with fishing, golf, horse riding, surfing, sailing and walking all available nearby. RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Docton Mill and Hartland Quay are within an easy drive, along with many pretty fishing villages to explore, including nearby Instow and Appledore. For families with young children, the Big Sheep and Milky Way adventure parks are a must. Beach 1 mile. Shop and pub 1 mile.

Ground Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With kingsize bed, slate floor and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds, slate floor and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
First Floor:
Open plan living space:
With beams.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric cooker, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

Stairgate. Logs for wood burner included.

All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack. Cot and highchair available on request. Reading room with Wi-Fi (shared). Patio with garden furniture. 7-acre grounds with courtyard, 2-acre meadow and garden furniture (shared). Children’s play area (shared). Spa with steam room, sauna, hot tub for 8 and sun loungers (shared). Gym (shared). Bike store (shared). Garage parking. No smoking. Please note: There are fenced ponds in the grounds.

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Features

  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Hot Tubs - Shared
    Hot Tubs - Shared
  • Children's Play Area
    Children's Play Area
  • Steam Room
    Steam Room
  • Gym
    Gym
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 9

    25/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/09/2017
    We had a lovely time at this cottage which suited us, a family of two adults and two small children, perfectly. Located within easy reach of Bude, Bideford, Clovelly, and nearby attractions, there was enough for the children to do. Accomodation was lovely, hosts were too, making themselves available when appropriate, and the gym / spa lovely for relaxing.


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8.5 out of 10 – based on 2 reviews collected by Reevoo
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