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Traditional Devon Cottage Near Estuary of River Dart. Pet friendly. Free Wifi.

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
Village Location. Pretty and private sunny garden, 2 bedrooms. River and Country Walks Nearby.

Bumble cottage is very comfortable with modern conveniences whilst retaining the atmosphere of an old property. The cottage is set on a quiet road off the main village street with private parking, a rarity in Devon. The sheltered position means that the garden becomes a real sun trap whilst the summerhouse gives views across to Dartmoor. In summer you can watch Ravens nesting close by and House Martins and Swallows wheeling overhead. Wonderful walks down to the River Dart accessible without getting into your car.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband and I have recently retired and now have the time to focus our attention on our two holiday cottages. Between holiday lets we spend as much time as possible in our cottage in Devon as we love the area of the South Hams. We are also delighted to enable people to enjoy the wonderful City of Oxford and surrounding area whilst staying at our cottage in Wheatley.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a wonderful quiet and cosy weekend together. Well worth the journey even for just a few nights. Perfect sunset spot at the top of the churchyard at this time of year. Back soon we hope.
Apr 2016
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17 Reviews

4.8
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

5

Small but perfectly formed!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful last minute get away to Bumble cottage. Fabulous walking, pubs, weather, people and dogs everywhere . The cottage was warm , cosy and had everything we needed, would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

We all really loved our stay in Bumble Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We all really loved our stay in Bumble Cottage. Our holiday came at a time when we were all very tired. The cottage was so comfortable and we were able to relax and do as much or as little as we wished. We enjoyed local walks directly from the cottage and were delighted that there were several wonderful pubs to choose from in Cornworthy and neighbouring villages. On days we wanted to venture further we enjoyed beautiful coastal walks into Dartmouth and the town of Totnes was also great to explore. The cottage was really well equipped and it was lovely to find a bottle of wine to greet us on our arrival too. Many thanks for a great break. Kate, David, Joe and Rupert our rescue dog.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Week to Unwind

  • 5 of 5

Bumble Cottage was the perfect location to unwind and recharge our batteries. Its in easy reach of Totnes, Dartmouth etc but the village of Cornworthy is quiet and out of the general hustle and bustle. The Village pub is friendly and serves excellent food and if your a fish eater The Maltsters Arms down the road is a must.

The cottage itself is fantastically well equipped with everything you could need, the summerhouse stores a Bar-B-Cue so you can make the most of sunny days without leaving the cottage. The cottage is brilliantly well maintained and we will definitely stay again. Its the perfect little holiday retreat from which you can do as much or as little as you like.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cosy cottage. The bed was so comfy. We really enjoyed our stay at Bumble Cottage, made extra special due to the lovely weather. Result!

Thank you Jenny.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was lovely; clean, cosy, comfortable and very well appointed. Perfect! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Beautifuly presented country cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is very well presented and finished to a high specification. The kitchen is well equipped with all required appliances, sharp knifes, crockery and utensils. This provides access into the rear garden and seating area. The garden is very well maintained, and provides a glorious sun trap. There's also a Weber barbecue and summerhouse available.

The living room has a lovely multi fuel stove and comfortable seating. The Wifi and Samsung smart tv come in handy if the weather lets you down.

Upstairs both bedrooms have extremely comfortable beds and the bathroom is spotlessly clean.

Bumble cottage is set in the wonderfully quiet village of Cornworthy and feels like you are in the middle of nowhere, but gives quick access to Dartmouth and the surrounding area. The parking space to the rear of the property is a real bonus for this location.

I cannot recommend this property highly enough and if we are ever in the area again will definitely return. Thank you for the welcome bottle of wine which was appreciated after the delights of the M5.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

From the Owner

We love the South Hams and were delighted to find a traditional cottage in a village location near the estuary to the river Dart.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach is Blackpool Sands, a lovely privately owned sandy beach with large car park, good cafe and a shop (dogs are not allowed in summer). Slapton Sands famous for its World War II involvement and its rescued tank. Dartmoor with its wealth of attractions and a number of National Trust properties are all within easy reach as well as steam trains, shire horses, bird sanctuary, and a butterfly farm.

Travel:

Exeter airport approximately 40 miles. Plymouth airport and harbour is approximately 30 miles.

Distances:

Totnes 4 miles. Dartmouth 4 miles. Kingsbridge 15 miles. Salcombe 20 miles. Dittisham 2 miles. Buckfastleigh 8 miles. Dartington Hall 5 miles. Slapton Sands 10 miles. Blackpool Sands 8 miles. Greenway NT 2 miles via ferry from Dittisham. Coleton Fishacre 7 miles. Staverton Steam Centre 8 miles.

Further Details:

Choice of farm shops at Torcross, Staverton and local garden centre. Supermarkets available in Totnes and Dartmouth. Excellent choice of pubs and restaurants within an 8 mile radius.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 7
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£146
for 4 nights
£255
 
 
Rate 15
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£286
for 5 nights
£400
 
 
Rate 16
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£196
for 5 nights
£275
 
 
Rate 17
8 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 18
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£261
for 5 nights
£365
 
 
Rate 19
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£296
for 5 nights
£415
 
 
Rate 20
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 21
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£236
for 5 nights
£330
 
 
Rate 22
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£196
for 5 nights
£275
 
 
Rate 23
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£296
for 5 nights
£415
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Email or telephone the owner. Deposit of £60 required to secure booking. Cheques and bank transfer available, sorry no cards. Balance due six weeks before the holiday starts.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Departure by 11am and arrival anytime after 4pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Excellent car parking facilities which is rare in Devon.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • river
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled bathroom with paneled bath, mixer taps and shower attachment, WC and basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a cosy room with double bed (4' 6"). Bedroom 2 has a double bed (4') and overlooks the garden.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Small south facing private and pretty garden with grass and patio. There are steps up through rockery to summerhouse with another patio and barbecue area. A range of tables and chairs with sunshade umbrella are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is not included although tea towels and duvets are supplied. Guests would therefore need to bring their own bed linen and towels. The property is cleaned between lets.

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