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Looking towards the property from the garden
Sun room overlooking the garden
Enjoy an evening under the stars
Bright and airy dining space
Sun room overlooking the garden
Lounge with cosy woodburner
Kitchen
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Bathroom with slipper bath
Looking towards the property
Relax in the hot tub
1 / 12  Looking towards the property from the garden
2 / 12  Sun room overlooking the garden
3 / 12  Enjoy an evening under the stars
4 / 12  Bright and airy dining space
5 / 12  Sun room overlooking the garden
6 / 12  Lounge with cosy woodburner
7 / 12  Kitchen
8 / 12  Double bedroom
9 / 12  Double bedroom
10 / 12  Bathroom with slipper bath
11 / 12  Looking towards the property
12 / 12  Relax in the hot tub

Parsonage - Honeysuckle

High Bickington, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Perfect for couples for a romantic couple’s getaway - sit back and relax in your own private hot tub or cosy up in front of the wood burner
  • Pretty cottage in traditional Devon village of High Bickington, located a short stroll to the village centre and pubs
  • Only 20 minutes’ drive from Barnstaple offering shops, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities
  • Conveniently located for exploring the North Devon coastline and Exmoor
  • Saturday changeover day until 7th January 2021, Friday changeover thereafter
Property code: 28785

This charming and cosy cottage with a log burner and hot tub is the perfect country escape for couples, within easy reach of popular Devon coastline and countryside.

The property is just a 20-minute drive from the lovely town of Barnstaple, where there are a wealth of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. A short stroll from the house will take you to the pretty Devon village of High Bickington, where there are two pubs, a small shop and Post Office. For golfers, the beautiful Libbaton golf course is nearby. Other attractions nearby include RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal, where you can learn how glassware is made.

Cosy up in the open plan kitchen/lounge on one of the comfortable sofas in front of the log burner (first basket of logs included), and watch TV or a DVD on the Smart TV. There is also a DAB radio and iPod dock so you can listen to your favourite songs. If you would rather stay in to cook than go out, the kitchen is well equipped with an electric range oven and gas hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. The dining room, which doubles as a sun room, has a picnic bench-style dining table for meals and huge armchairs for lazing in with a book or glass of wine, as well as a hi-fi to listen to music on. The spiral staircase in the lounge will lead you to the double bedroom, which has a Smart TV and an ensuite bathroom with a freestanding slipper bath, wet room-style shower area, WC and TV.

Outside there is an enclosed garden with steps up to the lawn, garden furniture, a BBQ on request and a private hot tub, perfect for romantic nights spent under the stars. There is ample off road parking available.

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

  • 1 double with king size bed
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric range oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • Wood burner - first basket of logs included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric, underfloor heating downstairs and central heating included
  • Ample parking available
  • Bath robes provided
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Shops and pubs within walking distance
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge, bedroom and bathroom
  • Gas BBQ available
  • Private hot tub
  • Saturday changeover day until 7th January 2021, Friday changeover thereafter

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Emma 31st October 2020

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My partner and I, plus our 2 beagles had a fabulous week away in this gorgeous and beautifully presented cottage. We couldnt fault anything about this place and it was the much needed week away that we all needed. On arrival we were met with treats for the dogs, lovely cup cakes and 2 beautiful vases of flowers. The cottage has everything you need Read moreand was spotless throughout. Thanks for making our stay so welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 3rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah 26th September 2020

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The holiday cottage was exceptionally clean and the owner had installed hand sanitiser stations in the property going the extra mile to protect guests against COVID-19. We have stayed in a large number of holiday cottages across the last few years and this one was the best, in terms of equipment, and extra special touches, such as a tv over the batRead moreh and fresh flowers with music playing on arrival!The garden was lovely, perfect for the dogs, and the hot tub was very well maintained. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 19th September 2020

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Beautiful cottage & garden. The perfect retreat. Lots of extra touches very much appreciated! We Will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Susan 12th September 2020

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Everything was very clean and welcoming

Reviewed by Simon 5th September 2020

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A great cottage for a holiday and an excellent location, which is very peaceful. Would rebook again!!

Reviewed by Naomi 29th August 2020

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Lovely cottage. Perfect if you have a dog. Jon was very helpful. Felt very safe in these Covid times.

Reviewed by Phillipa 22nd August 2020

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Beautiful cottage with everything you need.

Reviewed by Malcolm 1st August 2020

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Absolutely outstanding, by far the best we have ever stayed in and there's been several. This cottage has everything you could wish for they really have thought of everything. The hot tub is a lovely extra in peaceful surroundings. A cottage that definitely won't disappoint.

Reviewed by Zoe 25th July 2020

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The cottage is beautifully and tastefully furnished with every little detail being thought of. These included : chocolates on the bed, bubble bath and milk and butter in the fridge. It was spotlessly clean and the fresh flowers were lovely. Would thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by ALAN 18th July 2020

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Great quiet property for two people with nice yard close to thatched pub (500ft) with small beer garden and local store. About 15 mins to Barnstaple.

Reviewed by Joshua 15th March 2020

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We had such a lovely enjoyable holiday. Arrived to be greeted with so many little nice touches such as the music playing on arrival, the bubble bath soap mix and fresh lemon drizzle cake. Jon was so welcoming and even helped us set up the BluRay Player. Thank you so much will definitely be returning later in the year

Reviewed by Helen 7th March 2020

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Wonderful cottage, extremely clean and cosy. Perfect for our dog, with the fully enclosed garden and the hot tub was a lovely bonus too. We could have stayed much longer than a week!

Reviewed by Shannon 8th February 2020

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Such a clean cosy cottage, amazing features such as the hot tub, underfloor heating & gorgeous big bath. The wood burner is also a nice cosy addition. We had amazing homemade lemon cake given to us, dog treats and milk. These little touches definitely made our holiday special. Jon couldn't do enough so helpful and friendly! Would definitely recommeRead morend, the perfect romantic get away. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 7th December 2019

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Awesome cottage. The little touches were much appreciated such as milk in the fridge on arrival, a homemade lemon drizzle cake, hand washes, radix bath soak, washing up liquid, powered and dishwasher tablets. Jon was extremely friendly and welcoming and it was just perfect for relaxing a chilling out which was the aim of our break. Highly recommendRead more this property and Sasha our black Labrador loved it too! Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 30th November 2019

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Reviewed by Owain 23rd November 2019

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Warm greeting upon arrival. Some lovely touches including fresh flowers, freshly baked cake and treats for the dog upon arrival. Wonderful relaxing holiday set in a picturesque village. Lovely walks and within driving distance of some wonderful beaches. Offer of travel cot for our new born and dog friendly. Hot tub was a treat in the evenings. PerfRead moreect break away. Hide

Reviewed by Roy 19th October 2019

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The cottage was stunning,was able to feel totally relaxed while enjoying all the features. Unfortunately apart from one Pub and one shop there wasn't much to do. But if you don't mind driving its a great cottage to return too after the day out.

Reviewed by Ken 28th September 2019

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Luxurious cottage, little extras provided ie toiletries, fresh flowers, welcome home baked cake. Hot tub a nice touch. Would return next week if we could

Reviewed by David 21st September 2019

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Lovely clean cottage, location was wonderful for visiting other towns and villages. Lovely hot tub and the garden was very secure for our dog. Lots of nice little extra touches in the cottage which was great.

Reviewed by Cindy 31st August 2019

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wonderful beach. Squires fish and chip shop in Braunton is lovely. The Old George Inn situated in High Bickington is run by Naomi and her sister does wonderful food and I highly recommend the seafood lasagne it was divine.

Reviewed by Christina 27th July 2019

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The little and some larger touches made by the owners are outstanding, very comfy and if taking a dog very safe with secure garden and nearby safe walks for off the lead exercise. Luxury cottage with all you need and friendly/helpful owners. You will not be disappointed!

Reviewed by Gordon 20th July 2019

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Reviewed by Catherine 29th June 2019

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This is a beautiful cottage in a lovely quite village and is finished to a lovely standard. The hot tub is amazing as is the huge bath with a TV. We found it very comfortable during our stay and have never slept so well whist being away we wanted to bring the mattress home with us ! Jon the owner is very friendly and is full of helpful hints of wheRead morere to go in the area and where to take dogs etc. There was also a lovely complimentary starter pack with a cake and even chews for the dog Hide

Reviewed by Lee 15th June 2019

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What a lovely place so relaxing and everything you need for a week away

Reviewed by Mandy 8th June 2019

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We have stayed In a number of holiday cottages and this is the best by far. Excellent facilities and equipment, comfortable super king bed and a lovely conservatory that we spent most of our time in when in. Very thoughtful touches as well - toilet rolls, hand wash, home made lemon drizzle cake and a pint of milk! Jon, the owner, is a very pleasantRead more chap and I have been recommending his lovely cottage to people already! We will be back ourselves. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 1st June 2019

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excellent cottage, had everything you could want we had an excellent week, the cottage had everything you could want and the hot tub was a great touch. The owners could not be more helpful. , 5 stars all round

Reviewed by Louise 28th May 2019

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A beautiful cottage with everything that you could need. The owner was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the local area and the cottage has been restored to a high standard. We will definitely be visiting again. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Luke 25th May 2019

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This little cottage is obviously the owners pride and joy. This can be seen by the quality of the work carried out and the attention to detail with all of the items around the cottage and left for your arrival.

Reviewed by Katie 11th May 2019

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One of the best cottages we have ever stayed in! Everything was perfect for a relaxing week, cant fault the cottage at all! Highly recommend. Good to have a car with us so we could go out for day trips around Devon.

Reviewed by Katie 4th May 2019

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Reviewed by Charlene 20th April 2019

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Wow!! What a fantastic beautiful cottage. It was amazing and very relaxing. Will most definitely be going back. Owners are so welcoming and accommodating. Its like the perfect place to go for a relaxing break with wonderful friendly people in the village who have great sense of humours. Never been any where like it.

Reviewed by Lauren 27th February 2019

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Amazing cosy cottage. Everything we needed for a relaxing week away! Haven't slept so well in a long time, really comfortable bed. Lovely location!

Reviewed by Louise 16th February 2019

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The best holiday cottage we have ever stayed, all the home comforts and more! Would definitely recommend, attention to detail is second to none, 5 star accomodation!

Reviewed by Ryan 30th December 2018

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