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Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon

Stunning countryside views enjoyed from a decked suntrap
7 reviews
Stunning countryside views enjoyed from a decked suntrap
Front of Poppy Cottage, adjacent to The George Inn perfect for Cask Marque accredited takeaway pints
Fully equipped open plan kitchen. Nespresso coffee pod machine for coffee lovers
Open plan dining (seating for 6 & highchair available), living with enviable countryside views
Fully open plan ground floor
Living area with seating for 4
Double bedroom with countryside views, TV, hairdryer & alarm clock radio for that wake up call
Twin or Superking bedroom with street view
Family bathroom with shower over bath & electric heated towel rail
Selection of herbs for those wanting that home cooking taste
Mans best friend is welcome too but please follow the points
Blackawton is home to the International Festival of Wormcharming, a fun day for everyone
Woodlands Leisure Theme Park, just a mile up the road and a great day out
Blackpool Sands - a short drive away
Dartmouths English Heritage castle, one of the pair either side of the River Dart just 8 miles away
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Blackawton, Dartmouth, Devon, England
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....
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Listing #HL9017345
About the Owner
Fern E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests will be able to check themselves in using the key safe, to allow flexibility in arrival time. Guests are welcome to approach staff, next door at the George Inn. 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 June 7, 2018

02.04.18 - 26.05.18 - Thank you Fern for supplying such a well equipped and spotless cottage. When we arrived the trees were still bare of leaf, what a difference now! The cottage has a stunning view, in a lovely setting. The lanes are full of...More

Thank Mrs_H_Morris
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review to help prospective guests. I’m so pleased you enjoyed Poppy Cottage. Thank you for looking after the cottage so beautifully! I really am pleased for you that the house purchase eventually went well! I wish...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017

The cottage was very homely and cosy. Lots of things were there to help make Christmas special. We will return in the summer no doubt. Couldn't fault anything.

Thank John W
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your Christmas stay at Poppy Cottage John. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the summer hopefully with some sunshine!

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Comfortable, dog friendly cottage with excellent views. Good food in The George next door. Good location for visiting the many attractions in South Devon. Friendly Village with a useful community shop.

Thank Pauline B
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay Pete & Pauline. So glad you all enjoyed yourselves and found Poppy a great base for exploring the area. Lovely to see you, hope to see you again soon.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We'd hope anyone renting Poppy Cottage would treat it as their own. Provisions for young children such as a travel cot, baby bath (both available upon request), highchair, plastic...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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Aug 2, 2018
3 nights
Aug 3, 2018 -
Aug 23, 2018
3 nights
Aug 24, 2018 -
Aug 30, 2018
3 nights
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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.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter International Airport : 41.0 mi
Railway: Totnes: 8.1 mi
Ferry: Plymouth Terminal: 29.2 mi
From Totnes take the A381 towards Kingsbridge. Continue through Harbertonford and then through Halwell. At Totnes Cross BP petrol station turn left onto the A3122 towards Dartmouth. At Forces Cross (Airheads Hair Salon) turn right, following the first sign for Blackawton, there is also a brown sign with The George inn listed. At the T junction turn right onto Main Street. Continue on this road and you will see The George Inn on your left opposite St. Micheal's Church. Poppy Cottage is the cottage on the left immediately before The George Inn.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.9 mi.
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