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Thimble Cottage


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Hartland, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2
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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. 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
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • WiFi
  • 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, 21/01/2019
    What a little gem of a cottage. Thimble cottage was a beautiful place to stay. Had a great enclosed garden for the dogs. The cottage was really clean and the owners had thought of everything to make my stay enjoyable. The bed was so comfy and there was a basket of bits for the dogs too. Communication with the owners prior to arrival was very pleasant and although I didn’t need to contact them again I felt I could at any time. The cottage is quite remote but I loved that so it’s not for you if you want a lot going on outside your door but for a peaceful break it’s faultless, just wish it held more people so you could enjoy with a larger group of people.. Definitely a great place to stay

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/11/2018
    We have been staying at Thimble cottage for nearly 10 years and it is are recharge holiday. The cottage is cosy and comfortable, complete with all you need for a restful break. You even get WiFi and phone signal now. The owners have taken care to secure the garden, ensuring that your the four legged member of the family can enjoy their holiday too. The cottage is situated at the end of a lane and from here you can walk into woodlands, open countryside, up to the local pub and village. We love it so much we will definitely stay again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/10/2018
    Great cottage, fantastic location, lovely walks from the front door. Couple of nice pubs in the village plus two little shops that sell must things.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    A good small cosy cottage for two and a dog, Located at the bottom of a steep hill in the village of Hartland. Access is by a narrow lane and needs care when parking the car. Overall one of the best cottages we have stayed in.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/08/2018
    Lovely cottage for a couple. Owners have clearly thought of everything and kindly added some welcoming treats in the fridge as a bonus. A great base for exploring North Devon and very quick and easy access to some lovely parts of North Cornwall too. Hartland manages to feel quite remote and be pretty accessible too.

  • 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.

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