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Beautiful Character Cottage in lovely Village setting. 5 * rated

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Peaceful village location in rural setting. Comfortable, cosy & relaxing...

Acorn cottage is a delightful one bedroom cottage finished to a high standard & with all modern facilities.

While retaining character and remaining cosy and comfortable.

Enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine on the attractive patio, after a day exploring the beautiful Devon countryside.

Set in the picture postcard village of Stokeinteignhead with the benefit of a well stocked village shop and the highly rated pub 'The Church House Inn' just a stroll away.

If it's good food you like, there are many fabulous pubs & restaurants in the area, with excellent reviews.

We are just a short distance from Shaldon & the estuary of the River Teign surrounded by the rolling Devon countryside, with some fabulous scenery for those who like to explore by foot or car..

It's just a short drive to various places of interest, beaches, the Torbay Riviera, golf courses & the stunning Dartmoor National Park.

Acorn Cottage offers the the ideal setting for walking, cycling or a romantic getaway!

So make yourself comfortable, relax and enjoy a glass of wine with our compliments!

More Details

Owner
Madeline Riggs
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Madeline Riggs

We're both born in Devon and have lived in the area all our lives. We built the house we now live in which is situated just above the cottage. We decided to convert the old barn into separate self contained accommodation. Making an ideal location for a couple seeking the peace and tranquillity in this beautiful part of Devon. We live here permanently and run our own small farm. We have a good local knowledge of the area. So if required, we are happy to give advice on restaurants, beaches and various other activities. "Most of them have been tried & tested by ourselves" Please don't hesitate to ask!

Madeline Riggs purchased this cottage in 1949

Why Madeline Riggs chose Devon

We love living here because we're surrounded by countryside with stunning views We are within easy reach of beautiful beaches, a great range of facilities with a selection of good restaurants within a short distance.

There really is something for everyone!

What makes this cottage unique

The advantage of a peaceful village location, with the benefit & convenience of a village shop and good pub/restaurant just a short stroll away.Within a short drive you have beaches, horse riding, golf, numerous leisure activities, seaside towns, the historical city of Exeter and of course the beautiful Devon countryside to explore.

Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Church House Inn Pub/Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
28 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Torquay
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Teignmouth
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Coombe Cellars/Wild Goose
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Shaldon
Car: necessary

Acorn Cottage is set off the road in the Centre of the picturesque village of Stokeinteignhead , A short stroll will take you to the village shop & Church House Inn pub/restaurant.. rated for great food !

In a rural countryside location but close proximity to the Coast.

Within a 6 mile radius you can access beaches from secluded coves to long stretches of sand.

The nearest being just over a mile is Maidencombe with the16th Century Thatched Tavern.. ideal for a spot of lunch. A little further is Oddicombe with it's historic tram & Babbacombe with the downs a perfect area to sit and enjoy a view of the coastline.

Also close to Shaldon fishing village with it's sandy beach and the Ness Beach (via smugglers cove) Shaldon has some great places to eat including the Clipper, popular with locals & tourists alike.

There's a local ferry that's takes you across to Teignmouth with it's long stretch of sandy beach, shops & restaurants including the Crab Shack for seafood lovers.

For those who enjoy walking we have an abundance of marked coastal paths & tracks with stunning coastal scenery with many camera opportunities on route!

Just a short drive is the Dartmoor National park with it's famous Tor's, wildlife & spectacular views.

A little further is the lovely town of Dartmouth, which can be reached by car ferry from Kingswear. Or if you're in no hurry you can drive there, passing some lovely Devon villages on route.. There is so much to see and do, you really are spoilt for choice!

Car recommended..

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Newton Abbot in Teignbridge District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • On-suite to the bedroom...Newly fitted & modern shower room with quadrant shower cubicle, a good rain shower, sink and toilet & heated towel rail/radiater. Egyptian cotton towels & a selection of complimentary toiletries.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: A large bedroom with on-suite shower room. Quality oak furniture with ample storage including a double wardrobe and 6 drawer dressing table. Quality bedding ensure a good nights sleep. Cot space/ travel cot available for children up to 8 months.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is non smoking. The rental price is fully inclusive of heating, logs, electricity, bed linen & towels, but please bring your own beach towels. The sole use of the patio sitting area. We have a Barbecue available for your use, please just ask. There is a sunny patio & a decking area with seating for 2. Garden with small herb garden and BBQ area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided. Sorry we don't provide beach towels. Premises cleaned weekly. Use of washing machine, iron & ironing board by request. Other: .

Reviews

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Beautiful Character Cottage in lovely Village setting. 5 * rated
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

A fabulous cottage in a beautiful location *****

  • 5 of 5

Acorn Cottage is a wonderful cottage in an ideal location, set in a lovely picturesque village with a very convenient village shop and local pub. The cottage had everything we could possibly need and was very comfortable. It had the added benefit of a beautiful well-tended peaceful garden to enjoy a morning coffee and afternoon drink. Everything provided in the cottage was to a very high standard and there was not a thing missing to ensure our stay was very enjoyable and so very relaxing. Acorn Cottage is ideally situated for exploring all the wonderful places to visit in South Devon. Our sincere thanks to Maddy and Godfrey for making us feel so welcome and letting out such a fabulous little gem of a cottage to escape from the hustle and bustle. Jackie & Mike, London

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jackie & Mike, Thank you for your very kind & positive review. It's a real pleasure to hear that guests have really enjoyed the cottage, village and surrounding area. We look forward to maybe welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Maddy & Godfrey.
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5

Lovely comfortable and character cottage

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous stay at this lovely cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The cottage was beautiful, and had everything we needed for our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is in a lovely quiet village. It was very clean and everything that was needed to make our stay great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your kind and positive comments, regarding the cottage and your stay in the village. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you again in the future.! Kind regards, Maddy & Godfrey
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5

Wonderful cottage and village

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable four day stay in a wonderful cottage and village. Terrific location and friendly hosts. Excellent base for exploring Devon and Cornwall. Very good food and beer at the local pub.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Set in an idyllic "Chocolate Box" location Acorn Cottage is superb.

A great deal of thought has gone into the property and the quality of the finish and workmanship is excellent.

Highly recommended from a Trip Adviser despisor!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We put a lot of thought into the final touches of the cottage. So it's rewarding to receive your very complimentary review... Many thanks!
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Acorn Cottage 03/09 -10/09/2016

  • 5 of 5

The property was ideal for the two of us. Well cared for, with all the facilities we needed. Ideally positioned for exploring by car and on foot. The owners typified the character of the village, very welcoming and very helpful. Delighted to say we had another great week in South Devon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Newton Abbot, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
7 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
£355
 
 
Winter
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£430
 
 
Winter
11 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
£325
 
 
Winter/Spring
24 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
£340
 
 
Spring
19 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
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£70
£365
 
 
Spring/Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£430
for 7 nights
£430
 
 
Summer/Autumn
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
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£65
£340
 
 
Autumn
6 Oct 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
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£60
£350
 
 
Xmas/New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
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£80
£440
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100.00 is required to secure your booking. The balance or the rental is payable 6 weeks before arrival together with a refundable damage deposit of £50. Payment by cheque or online banking in GBP please - unfortunately we do not take credit cards


Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday in high season (July to September)
Out of season we can be flexible to suit your requirements.

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100.00 is required to secure your booking. The balance or the rental is payable 6 weeks before arrival together with a refundable damage deposit of £50. Payment by cheque or online banking in GBP please - unfortunately we do not take credit cards.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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