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Goldfinch Cottage

South Molton (4mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Tour the whole of Devon from this central location and explore the picturesque grounds with stunning countryside views
  • Delightful cottage nestling in a courtyard setting in the grounds of owners smallholding with free roaming chickens, alpacas and horses
  • Explore the delightful coastline of North Devon with some magnificent beaches

 

Property code: 78303

Forming part of an attractive traditional Devon barn, this fabulous property has been sympathetically furnished to provided comfortable home from home, and is perfectly placed for exploring the whole of this ever popular county.

The nearby town of Barnstaple offers access to the Tarka Trail and cycle hire, and an array of amenities including the characterful Pannier Market, or jump on the Oldenburg at Bideford and you can and enjoy a day trip to Lundy Island. Beach lovers are also well catered for with Instow, Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, all accessible from here. The pretty coastal villages at Hartland and Clovelly are also well worth a visit. Alternatively, closer to home the vibrant market town of South Molton boasts an array of amenities, and just a little further afield Exmoor National Park offers stunning scenery and walking terrain. Other attractions in the area include RHS Rosemoor, Tapeley Park, Arlington Court and Dartington Crystal. Or why not bring your bikes access the traffic free Tarka Trail which is only a stones throw from the cottage.

A flight of stone steps leas you to the front door and inside this pretty property where the accommodation immediately opens into a beautifully spacious and light open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Here comfortable sofas sit in front of a TV with DVD, and this lovely sociable space provides the perfect place to relax in style after a day exploring. The kitchen area is perfectly equipped with all the essentials including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer. Venturing up the stairs and onto the first floor you will discover the beautiful bedrooms, both having been lovingly styled with a contemporary country aesthetic. These comprise of a king-size and a twin bedroom, completing the offering on this floor is a contemporary bathroom with a shower over bath and WC.

Heading outside and located to the rear of the cottage there is a small enclosed patio area with garden furniture and BBQ which provides the perfect place to dine alfresco during warm weather. The gardens between the other self catering cottages are separated by picket fences with gates which can be opened should you wish to socialise with your neighbours!

Shared on-site facilities include a children’s play area and a rustic play barn which is overlooked by internal summer house with seating and coffee making facilities, with access to 18-acre grounds with a dog exercise paddock and cut walkways leading to idyllic seating areas. Or why not relax with a good book in one of the hammocks on the Alpaca field overlooking Dartmoor? Or perhaps have evening drinks admiring the view from the South-West facing sun terrace.  

Private off-road parking is provided for 1 car.

For that extra special occasion the property also boasts a spa grade hot tub with magnificent views and luxury robes which can be booked for 2 hours at an additional cost of £40 arranged directly with the owner. The perfect accompaniment to the perfect holiday.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 King-size and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Enclosed rear garden with charcoal BBQ and fire pit with Dutch oven
  • Logs and charcoal available on site to purchase with matches and fire lighters free of charge
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Shared on-site laundry room and rotary clothes lines
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • TV/DVD in the lounge area
  • Bike storage available
  • Can be booked as a complex to sleep 19 guests
  • 2 dogs welcome (please kindly keep on a lead when on site)
  • Private off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 20 miles, shops 4 miles, and pub within walking distance
  • Luxury Hot Tub can be booked at an additional cost direct to the owner of £40 for 2 hours
  • As part of a green initiative the owners request guests to arrive in one car due to limited parking. If bringing more than 1 car £15 will be payable upon arrival and any profit donated to the Devon Wildlife Trust  
  • In line with the government guidance social distancing measures and hand sanitiser are to be used in the games barn and outdoor play facilities. The hot tub is available on a rota basis and will be thoroughly disinfected between bookings. The laundry room is available to 1 person at a time with hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipes available

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 3 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jessica 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Paul 18th September 2020

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Great holiday and great experience enhanced by perfect hosts.

Reviewed by Teresa 13th September 2020

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We have had a truely wonderful stay at Tangled Bank Holiday Cottage. Zoe and Steve made us feel at home and welcome, a beautiful cottage with wonderful views.

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Location

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