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Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon

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Stunning countryside views enjoyed from a decked suntrap
Dartmouths English Heritage castle, one of the pair either side of the River Dart just 8 miles away
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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 cutlery and crockery. Stairgates top & bottom of stairs. Bedrooms have blackout blinds allowing a good sleep day or night. Poppy Cottage allows one pet, please bring own bedding and towels. Please do not allow animals upstairs. Poppy Cottage is a no smoking house, if needs must, please smoke outside and use ashtray.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my family stayed here for a week and loved every minute of it. The open plan aspect is great, especially on sunny days when you can open the back doors out to the decking. The view is lovely and the village is so...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank 468garethj
Reviewed 10 August 2020

We booked this cottage in the hope of getting away with our family for the first time after lockdown somewhere rural and quiet. It was the perfect choice. The cottage is bright and airy, super clean, the bedrooms were great and the views from the...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Shalimar T
DayTrip02469995771, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Poppy Cottage Shalimar. The boys would be happy to see you all again. Hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.

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Reviewed 20 July 2020

A stunning cottage, open plan and modern with a beautiful view. We very much enjoyed sitting on the back decking looking at the view. The cottage has be modernised and the open plan area down stairs is really well done and makes such a difference...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Caroline R
DayTrip02469995771, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review Poppy Cottage Caroline. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 25 September 2019

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
rowena87, VR Owner at Poppy Cottage, Blackawton, Nr Totnes, S Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2020

Thank you. We’re glad to read you’d recommend or return to Poppy Cottage. Hope to welcome you back one day.

Reviewed 5 April 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 6 April 2019

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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
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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