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Contemporary family and pet friendly cottage near Sidmouth with WiFi. sleeps 4

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Spacious 2 bed cottage close to SW coastal path and famous Donkey Sanctuary

The cottage is single storey with a private patio area and has easy access.There are patio doors in both the lounge area and kitchen making it very light and airy. It is south facing so making it ideal for breakfasts and BBQs on the terrace in the sun.We dont have our own private garden but the small complex is surrounded by a thick hedge and our cottage is surrounded by grass so ideal for dogs and children but it is also quiet and private so equally great for couples or friends. There is a patio table and chairs, sun umbrella and a BBQ. Also provided are 2 reclining patio chairs and 2 folding picnic chairs.

We own our property and love it which is reflected in the furnishings and pictures and we provide lots of extras to make your stay special.

We try and take great care to look after it .

It is in the furthest corner so very private and not overlooked.

Inside the property is;

Fully fitted kitchen including washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, oven, hob and microwave. There is an ironing board and iron and clothes airer (hopefully you will be having so much fun you won’t need these!)

The lounge area has 3 seater and 2 seater sofas , flat screen smart TV and DVD player and digital radio/CD player with IPod port (please bring iPod cable).

The dining area has a large table and six chairs .

There is a high chair at the property.

Bedroom 1 with king size bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers

Bedroom 2 with twin beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

There is a travel cot and mattress ( no bedding supplied for cot).

Both bedrooms have been fitted with black out blinds

Bathroom with bath with shower attachment and separate shower cubicle

The property is heated by electric radiators.Cost is included in the price.

We provide towels and all bedding .

Also provided are an assortment of DVD’s, games and puzzles, walking maps and guide books

Situated within Stoneleigh Village, Kokopelli is on the edge of the site with a private aspect.

We have lots of 5 *reviews not all available on this site.

You can book direct just look for Kokopelli cottage.

Close to the picturesque Regency seaside town of Sidmouth, on the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, there are a variety of beaches, independent shops, and access to the South West Coastal footpath.

We are a 5 minute walk to the Donkey sanctuary which also has a very nice restaurant and lots of activities.

Local amenities and activities include golf, fishing, paddle boarding,horse riding, kayaking, tennis and riverside walks. The charming nearby fishing villages of Beer, Branscombe and Budleigh Salterton are all worth visiting. For children, great days out can be had at Crealy Adventure Park, Bicton Botanical Gardens, the Donkey Sanctuary, fossil hunting at Lyme Regis, Seaton Tramway and Seaton Jurassic.Exmouth has a nice Cruise ships with bird watching , jurassic coast and themed sails for halloween and christmas as an example. Local nature reserves including the Seaton Marshes for birdwatching are within close proximity. Slightly further afield is the historic town of Topsham on the River Exe and the city of Exeter with its imposing cathedral. Dartmoor National Park, with its rugged natural beauty is approximately an hour’s drive away.

Normal changeover day in peak seasons is saturday but happy to do long weekends from friday at other times.

Also out of peak season we may be happy to do 2 nights instead of 3-worth asking.

Wireless broadband is provided to guests free of charge via EE mobile. We have a limited data package each month so we operate a “fair usage” policy to ensure that we can provide a reliable service and so that each guest has the same data allowance each week. We provide 25GB per week and the broadband is only suitable for activities such as browsing the web and emails.Streaming live TV or similar quickly uses up your data allowance . If a guest exceeds the 25GB allowance we have to buy an additional data bolt-on at a cost of £15 for each additional 10GB of data and we deduct any additional data cost from the security deposit.

More Details

Owner
Garry and Jacqui Reason
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Garry and Jacqui Reason

We bought this cottage because we love the location and regularly spend time here getting away from it all. It is an incredibly relaxing place. We both work hard and this is our bolt hole. We have 2 daughters, a cat and dog (called Moose) who also enjoys the walks around the area, be it on the many paths in and around the Donkey Sanctuary or along the coastal path to our favourite local pub, the Fountainhead (great food, drink and atmosphere!)

Garry and Jacqui Reason purchased this bungalow in 2013

Why Garry and Jacqui Reason chose Sidmouth

When our kids were younger we had many holidays in the area, sometimes with several families from our village and we have always felt drawn back. From the stunning views and fresh air from walking along the SW coastal path to the exceptionally friendly and quaint nature of Sidmouth it has so much to offer all the family. The Jurassic coast beaches are fabulous and the grass tennis courts in Sidmouth were always a fun way to spend time with each other. That is why we bought Kokopelli and why we keep coming back.

By the way, Kokopelli is a character we came across on a holiday in Moab, Utah in the USA. Moab is a beautiful area with fantastic canyons, rock formations and vibrant colours. It is an amazing place to enjoy many outdoor activities cycling, hiking, climbing, rafting. The key ingredient being fun and adventure and we hope these are just a couple of things you experience during your stay. (By the way Kokopelli is a fertility deity as well as a trickster god and represents the spirit of music!)

What makes this bungalow unique

Peaceful, safe, great open grassy space for adults and children to play outside and on the far edge of Stoneleigh Village so the cottage is not overlooked and enjoys a private aspect.

We have good WiFi which is not available in many other cottages.We take great pride in our cottage and make sure it is equipped with everything you need from pots and pans to picnic chairs.

It is next door to the Donkey Sanctuary which is a delightful place to wander round. It has so many paths to explore around the fields where the donkeys enjoy their time with each other.

A great cooked English breakfast is available at the donkey sanctuary if you don't feel like cooking !

It is a fabulous centre for so many activities if you wish to explore further afield, whether you enjoy hiking, sailing playing on the beach, bird watching, adventure parks, folk festivals (Sidmouth's festival is legendary!)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, we had a lovely time staying at Kokopelli with its easy access to the beautiful Devon countryside. We will certainly be recommending it.
Feb 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Sidmouth in Branscombe

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , walk in shower and seperate bath with shower attachment
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is a travel cot and mattress as well but we do not provide the bedding for this.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Contemporary family and pet friendly cottage near Sidmouth with WiFi. sleeps 4
average rating of 4.818182 based on 24 reviews
5

This is a first class property which caters for your every need in a superb location

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish this was an excellent experience, the owners are good at all stages with communication and information, we lacked for nothing. The cottage really is home from home the decor and furnishings are well thought out and good quality with plenty of finishing touches along with every piece of crockery, pan, utensil or glass you will ever need, what a pleasure. The patio gets the sun from sunrise to sunset so coffee in the morning at 7am and sundowners much later alongside your bbq. The surrounding countryside is outstanding but not for the faint hearted, be warned, if you don’t like walking up and down steep hills then take the car but you will miss out on beauties such as the Weston Gap, only accessible on foot, which would be a shame as it is a stunning beach. Beer village is also a must, we got there at 9am on the bank holiday Monday and it was already awake but plenty of parking still to be had. The cafes and shops cater for most needs and if you need cash the post office does withdrawals via a debit card machine. Branscombe Beach is walkable from the cottage about 7 mile round trip, lovely setting, plenty of benches and a good cafe with food, ice cream, cold drinks and beers. If you want to take a bus you need to plan well as they are few and far between. We cycled to Sidmouth down a lot of incredibly steep hills and returned via The Byes cycle path to Sidford and then walked most of the hill up the B3052. So lots of exercise to be had and we found the whole experience incredibly enjoyable and entertaining. For shopping Waitrose is good and for that forgotten bottle of wine or water the Spar in Sidford is a slightly closer option. We would definitely go again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It was a lovely property, furnished to a high standard with everything you would need - and more.

  • 5 of 5

Jacqui and Garry provided us with lots of helpful information on all aspects of our stay; activities, walks, places to eat, etc., they also left a welcome pack which included a bottle of wine. The bungalow is located next to the Donkey Sanctuary and we found it to be a good central spot to get to the places in we wanted to visit. We also appreciated the text Jacqui sent to check we had everything we needed. We had a wonderful, relaxing holiday and would highly recommend this great accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you jackie , it was a pleasure having you to stay and we hope to see you again .
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Northwich
5

Great location and beautiful inside, the perfect place to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

Kokopelli is located right next to the donkey sanctuary and a small walk (2k and quite steep) down to a lovely secluded beach. We ran down and back up each morning before starting the day. The donkey sanctuary is a great place for children of all ages who like animals (my girls are 13 and 15) and there is a wonderful maze which we spent quite a lot of time getting lost in. A small drive to Sidmouth for days on the beach and paddle boarding etc. The park on which Kokopelli is located is quiet and we had nice day in the surrounding grass area playing games. Inside it is well laid out, nicely decorated and perfect for a family or couple with good quality utensils for self catering and plenty of board games to play in the evening. We had a lovely time and will certainly come back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tim - it was a pleasure having yoy stay and pleased you had such a great time and we hope to see you return .
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5

Well presented toddler and dog friendly property in a convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Firstly the communication with the owners was great. The property itself is part of a small 'holiday village' next to the donkey sanctuary. However, don't let this put you off! We may as well have been on our own their. It was modern and brilliantly presented and the surroundings are toddler and dog friendly (of which we have both). There is plenty to do in the surrounding area and it made a great central location for a lovely family break. We would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Shane . We are glad that all of you (including your very cute dog) had a lovely time . We hope to see you again sometime in the future
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Loughborough
5

Extremely comfortable and well equipped cottage in quiet and peaceful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a relaxing week in this superb holiday cottage. It is ideally situated with many places of interest within easy reach. There are many local walks and lots of good places to eat and drink.

The cottage is a home from home, is bright and clean, and equipped with everything you could wish for.

The owners Gary and Jacqui were very helpful and were easily contactable if required.

The only problem was the intermittent mobile signal and the lack of wifi connection. However, we understand from the owners that this is shortly to be addressed.

We would thoroughly recommend the cottage to everyone and hope to return again sometime in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. We have struggled for a while to get better Wi-Fi but we are down this weekend to fit our new mobile broadband so the problem will be resolved . Jacqui and garry
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Lovely,clean, great location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay. It is a wonderful property with everything you need for a week or weekend away.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jo . It's lovely to see you enjoyed it as much second time round . We hope you would love to visit again . Jacqui
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
Fountainhead Pub
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
Sidmouth Golf Club
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Honiton/Exeter St David's
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Salty Monk
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Weston Bay
Car: recommended

Close to the picturesque regency seaside town of Sidmouth, on the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, there are a variety of beaches, independent shops, and access to the South West Coastal Footpath. Local amenities and activities include golf, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, tennis and riverside walks. The charming nearby fishing villages of Beer, Branscombe and Budleigh Salterton are all worth visiting. For children, great days out can be had at Crealy Adventure Park, Bicton Botanical Gardens, the Donkey Sanctuary, fossil hunting at Lyme Regis, Seaton Tramway and Seaton Jurassic (opening spring 2016). Local nature reserves including the Seaton Marshes for birdwatching are within close proximity. Slightly further afield is the historic town of Topsham on the River Exe and the city of Exeter with its imposing cathedral. Dartmoor National Park, with its rugged natural beauty is approximately an hour’s drive away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Sidmouth, Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late spring
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
Early summer
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£740
for 7 nights
£740
 
 
Summer short week
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
£500
for 4 nights
From
£125
 
 
summer holiday
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£500
 
 
autumn half term
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
winter 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
£395
 
 
christmas/new year 18
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£550
 
 
winter 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 8 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£100
£395
 
 
half term break
9 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
late winter 18
23 Feb 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£395
 
 
Easter break
6 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
£460
for 4 nights
From
£115
£525
 
 
early spring 2018
27 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£550
 
 
spring bank holiday
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£680
for 7 nights
£680
 
 
Late sprin 19
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
Early summer 19
29 Jun 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£755
for 7 nights
£755
 
 
summer holidays
20 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
late summer 19
31 Aug 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£710
for 7 nights
£710
 
 
Autumn
28 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£515
 
 
autumn half term
19 Oct 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
winter 19-20
2 Nov 2019 - 20 Dec 2019
2 night minimum stay
£220
for 2 nights
From
£110
£395
 
 
christmas and New year 19-20
21 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
4 night minimum stay
£500
for 4 nights
From
£125
£560
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £20

Full payment of security deposit required with final payment.
25 % initial booking fee is non refundable , 50% of the total booking fee will be retained if cancellation occurs between days 60 and 21 and if less than 21 days the full amount will be kept.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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