Rose Cottage at Cotmore Farm
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Get away from it all and pamper yourself in our two-hundred year-old, stone-built stable block, converted in 2012 into a bijou two-room cottage, perfect for couples of all ages, and easily able to accommodate a baby or toddler in a cot. Luxuriously kitted out with heated slate floors, marble bathroom with power shower, solid oak furniture, easy-to-use woodburner, fully-equipped kitchen, and snug leather sofa, Rose Cottage provides the perfect refuge and haven at the end of a hard day enjoying all that the South Devon coast has to offer.
Tucked away in a sheltered south-facing valley, five miles from Kingsbridge, and 40 minutes drive from both Dartmoor and the fascinating medieval town of Totnes, Rose Cottage offers easy and direct access to the superb beaches of Start Bay – Beesands, Slapton, Blackpool Sands and Hallsands – as well as the many sandy coves between Start Point and East Portlemouth, and of course the renowned South Devon Coast Path, making it a paradise for walkers (and their dogs!), birdwatchers, stargazers and watersports fanatics, as well as those who love a traditional seaside holiday.
Couples with a toddler are welcome to use our cot and highchair at no extra cost. We welcome well behaved pets at an additional charge of £25 per week.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Beesands 1.5 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 70 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 25 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Rose Cottage at Cotmore Farm oozes luxury everywhere you look: stylish and contemporary oak furniture, heated slate floors, a fully equipped oak kitchen and a marble tiled shower room are complemented by original art on every wall. Three sets of French doors to the garden ensure the cottage is filled with light, whatever the weather. A comfy leather sofa, HD TV with satellite, and a woodburner for colder evenings add the final, pampering touches.
|Further details outdoors|
Rose Cottage is located at the end of the farm courtyard. Its enclosed private garden has a flagged and gravelled patio area with outdoor dining facilities and barbecue, a terrace planted with mature trees, climbing shrubs and groundcover, and a well stocked herb garden for guests’ use. A gate at the end of the garden opens onto our own pasture, with views to the sea a mile away, and gives direct access through the farm fields to a network of quiet lanes, footpaths, bridleways, and the superb South Devon Coast Path.
* Gourmet welcome pack provided on arrival
* Home grocery delivery service available from Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury's
* Owners on site
* English, French, German and Italian spoken
The West Country region
The South Hams, bordered by Plymouth to the West, Dartmoor to the North, and Torbay to the East, boasts some of the most unspoilt coastline on the south English coast: 60 miles of bays and coves, including the promontories of Start Point and Bolt Head. The entire coast, along with the lower Avon and Dart valleys, forms most of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area benefits from a very mild climate - winters are warm and wet, while spring and autumn are often glorious - making it a year-round destination. Summertime is when things get very exciting in South Devon: the TQ7 postcode in particular is renowned among installers of solar pv as one of the sunniest places in the UK, and in most years between June and September, every day is beach day. For those seeking more cerebral pleasures, the great Elizabethan maritime city of Plymouth, and the ancient Roman walled city of Exeter provide contrasting attractions: each has its complement of historic sites, stately homes, grand gardens and museums to visit. They also offer excellent shopping, elegant dining, a range of nightlife and award winning theatre at the Theatre Royal and the Northcott respectively.
Many miles of safe, award-winning beaches offer swimming, rockpooling, and sunbathing opportunities, while watersports - particularly surfing, windsurfing, sailing, waterskiing and parasailing - are popular and widely available. There are facilities for golf, sailing, horseriding, tennis, and river- and sea fishing all within 30 minutes' drive of the property.
Walkers and their dogs will appreciate the attractions of miles of quiet lanes, footpaths, bridleways, and the renowned South Devon Coast Path, while stargazers will glory in the complete absence of artificial light, which makes the Milky Way regularly visible with the naked eye. The area is hugely popular with birdwatchers: Start Point is on a major migration route, Slapton Ley is an overwintering spot for rare overseas visitors, and the Cirl Bunting can be spotted at one or two favoured locations.
South Devon is at the cutting edge of the Good Food revolution in the UK and there are superb eateries to be found in every town and village, with pub fare that would put many restaurants to shame. Fish and seafood are a speciality in the many fishing villages along the coast, and there are a number of establishments where you can pick your choice from the slab or tank and have it prepared, cooked and served to your table while you wait.
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18 Jul 2014
"Lovely cottage, great location in a superb part of Devon"
Even if the weather had not been so perfect, we would still have loved this part of Devon. So much to do and see, we were spoilt for choice but we enjoyed a mixture of cycling (well - cycling down the… More
3 Jul 2014
Second time we have stayed at Rose Cottage and still loved it. Very peaceful. Owners Piers and Sue very friendly and helpful. Jack the dog very friendly also to our chocolate labrador Meg! There is a … More
2 Jul 2014
"We're definitely coming back for a third time"
We stayed at Rose Cottage in March. It was our second visit to Rose Cottage and so we planned to have a spring break to recharge our batteries. We took plenty of books for rainy days, and went for lot… More
1 Jul 2014
"the Barn at Cotmore Farm"
This is a wonderful place to stay, spacious, well equipped and a great location. The welcome pack is luxurious and the bacon, sausages and eggs from the farm are the best we ever tasted. The visitor b… More
6 Jun 2014
"A welcoming well furnished cottage in a delightful area."
The cottage was very well presented , spotless and comfortable, with every convenience present. The local produce welcome pack was a surprise and delicious , the eggs being produced on the farm by the… More
2 May 2014
"Delightful cottage in beautiful surroundings"
Lovely comfortable cottage on farm with horses, rare breed chickens and pigs plus Jack the dog. Eggs, bacon & sausages - delicious! Hosts Piers & Sue very helpful when needed and Bonnie, our chocolate… More
20 Apr 2014
"Perfect place to stay for two."
Very friendly hosts on site, available if needed but not at all intrusive. Very quiet and tranquil location. The cottage has a sun-trap patio, overlooking rolling Devon hills - perfect to relax in b… More
19 Apr 2014
Beautiiful. Stunning. Superior hospitality by Sue and Piers. Absolutely loved my mini-holiday in the country/beach-side. I highly recommend this location if you want to get away from it all, have … More
14 Apr 2014
"Charm, comfort and good hospitality in South Hams"
The property is a new conversion which manages to combine modern comforts with a country style - wifi and fully equipped kitchen with a charming patio garden and a wood burner. Piers and Sue are nearl… More
28 Mar 2014
"A lovely cottage in a beautiful setting"
A lovely, well set up cottage in a farm setting. There is everything you could need here and the owners are very helpful and full of suggestions to ensure you can make the most of your stay. An excell… More
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