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Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon

13 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Rental Home
Poppy Cottage is a delightful ’chocolate box’ cottage on the outside but with a stunning open plan interior with far reaching valley views from the living area and large terraced garden. Situated at the heart of Blackawton, a pretty village in the South Hams between Totnes and Dartmouth, next door to the dog-friendly village inn. The property is surrounded by the South Hams beautiful countryside, wonderful beaches and 630 miles of breathtaking South West Coastal Paths. 3 steps to entrance. Ground Floor: Open plan living space. Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player, roof window and French doors leading to decking. Dining area: With table, 4 chairs and a bench, can seat 6. Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, the following all integrated -...Poppy Cottage is a delightful ’chocolate box’ cottage on the outside but with a stunning open plan interior with far reaching valley views from the living area and large terraced garden. Situated at the heart of Blackawton, a pretty village in the South Hams between Totnes and Dartmouth, next door to the dog-friendly village inn. The property is surrounded by the South Hams beautiful countryside, wonderful beaches and 630 miles of breathtaking South West Coastal Paths. 3 steps to entrance. Ground Floor: Open plan living space. Living area: With Freeview TV, DVD player, roof window and French doors leading to decking. Dining area: With table, 4 chairs and a bench, can seat 6. Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, the following all integrated - fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed, alarm clock radio, hairdryer and Freeview TV. Bedroom 2: With zip and link twin beds (can be kingsize on request). Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail, mirror cabinet & magnifying mirror. Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Stairgates fitted top and bottom of stairs, high chair available under stairs. Children’s dinnerware accessible at all times. Travel cot, baby bath and potty/toilet training seat available on request. Terraced garden with decking and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking.More
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About the Owner
Fern E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2017
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Guests will be able to check themselves in using the key safe, to allow flexibility in arrival time. Fern is contactable on her mobile, details of which will be given in confirmation email along with key safe code.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Poppy Cottage last week for 4 nights. We found it to be everything we had expected from other reviews and more. It was well equipped with all you would need. Comfortable bed, lovely shower all exceptionally clean. Nicely situated and very quiet...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank John E
Reviewed April 4, 2019

My mum and husband stayed here whilst visiting us in Blackawton. They loved the cottage and were pleased it was so warm and comfortable with great views and a lovely sunny terrace to sit out on. The beds were really comfortable and the whole cottage...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank helengP2963ED
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Thank you Helen, glad they were comfortable and could enjoy their extended stay.

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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a great week at Poppy Cottage. A great little cottage, very comfortable, lovely location and great views. We also appreciated the Devon cream tea welcome!

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 706rachelv
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

So pleased to read you enjoyed your stay back in October, there’s still plenty to see and do no matter what the weather! Glad the cream tea went down well too. Hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future.

Reviewed September 18, 2018

I can confirm all the positive comments made by previous reviewers. Cottage has been tastefully renovated with lots of nice touches. Ground floor is completely open plan and provides plenty of room. We stayed as a couple with small dog and found it met all...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank KeithandChrisM
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to write such a detailed review that I’m sure future guests will find useful. I’m so pleased that you enjoyed Poppy Cottage and the surrounding area. Thanks again

Reviewed August 30, 2018

Cottage is very nice. Open plan downstairs with well stocked modern kitchen. Bedrooms slightly small, but we're fine for us. There have been reviews concerning noise from the pub next door but we had no problems, and we were staying in peak holiday time. Look...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Timbonick
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Poppy Cottage and to instill confidence to future guests. I’m glad you had a lovely week exploring the local area.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Deck
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Is this vacation rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
Poppy Cottage is set in a friendly, working rural village in the South Hams countryside. Poppy Cottage is situated adjacent to the only pub/inn in the village, The George Inn, with stunning south facing countryside views. Blackawton village has a community run shop open every day, Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm, and Sunday 10am to 12pm. Blackawton is close to a starting point of the popular South West coast path if walking and scenery is a favourite hobby. Just on the outskirts of Blackawton village, a mile away, is Woodlands Leisure Park. A family friendly farm and theme park.
Getting around
Blackawton is a remote country village with no public transport routes. There is a public bus route on the A3122 from Woodlands Leisure Park. The West Dart bus travels from the village to Dartmouth every Friday, Totnes every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, Newton Abbot the last Wednesday of the month - this has to be booked. Dartmouth and Totnes have various taxi firms, numbers can be found in the property. There are many footpaths around Blackawton. Blackawton is on the national cycle network route for keen cyclists.
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