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Thimble Cottage


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Hartland, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
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This beautiful holiday cottage is ideal for a couples retreat with its quiet setting and its cosy, romantic interior.

Set within a quiet wooded valley on the edge of the popular village of Hartland, this converted barn has been completed to a good standard. Approached by steep, narrow ¼ mile long road, detached and within its own grounds with orchard which overlook the valley towards the river below, it makes a delightful cosy, romantic holiday retreat. The area has much to offer, such as the Heritage coastline, popular with walkers and bird-watchers. The popular village of Clovelly, with its quaint cobbled streets and picturesque harbour can be reached easily. Sandy beaches and local attractions close by. Tamar Lakes for fishing, sailing, watersports within 15 miles. Golf, riding locally. Shops ¼ mile.

Step to entrance. Ground floor: 1 double (6ft) bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area with wooden floor and patio doors. Sloping ceilings in most rooms.

Electric woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot. High chair. 48" curved Smart TV with Freesat recordable box. Two Freeview TVs. Blu-ray/DVD. Stereo/CD. Ceramic hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Tassimo coffee maker (initial supply of pods). Large enclosed garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Doggy extras. Ample parking. No smoking. NB: Drop in garden.

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • 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
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    Overall very good. Towels could do with being replaced as tired and well used

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2018
    Lovely cute cottage so peaceful and very clean. Enjoyed exploring the local area with great walks from the door. Fantastic shower and so comfy bed. No problems walking up the hill to the village where two of the pubs served lovely food with great beer gardens. Pop-in shop had essentials also the post office had somethings too. Lovely friendly locals. We loved walking to the coast and ate at the Wreckers Bar at Hartland Quay. Covelly is worth a visit very pretty and unique. We were blessed with super weather and certainly made the most of it in this super area and cottage. Thank you to the owners.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/06/2018
    Perfect for two people and a dog who enjoy walking.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 04/05/2018
    Superb cottage and facilities. We had everything we wanted for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Lovely walks from our doorstep.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2017
    A wonderful peaceful place to get away from everything. Lousy signal on EE. Perfect no phone calls. Would definitely recommend this as a place to stay.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/10/2017
    The cottage overall was lovely. Comfortable, especially the very comfy and large bed. The only reasons we would not return was firstly there were very few walks from the door for our dog and secondly we were unable to walk to the pub in the dark evenings because of the very steep, narrow lane. Perhaps ok if staying in the summer.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner- Thank you so much for your 10 star review, but were sorry you didnt find the foodpaths and woodlands from the cottage. There should be an OS Explorer map in the lounge, you can follow lots, three almost immediately from the cottage including one all the way to the Abbey and onto the sea. We have left a torch for the unlit steep lane to the village centre a few minutes walk away, there you have the Vale woodland with another series of paths too. At least its downhill when you come back from the village. At night you can admire the amazing clear skies and often the Milky Way.

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9.5 out of 10 – based on 19 reviews collected by Reevoo
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