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South Coombe Country Cottages

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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 night B&B in the long house, and had the most fabulous stay Chris and Jonquil's attention to detail and freindly approach to their guests can only be described as second to none Arrived to a Halloween party with other guests , treasure hunt and apple bobbing and a glass of wine fof the adults.... The pool, sauna,... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We first stayed at South Coombe in February for a cosy weekend with our (then) five month old. Chris and Jonquil made is feel incredibly welcome and the cottage (Saffi's Cottage) was lovely - really cute, clean, and cosy with its woodburner. Scones on arrival were a perfect start. We stayed again in November - this time with a group... More 

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Thank Phil E
JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review and overview of your stay with us. We know that potential guests do use Tripadvisor so your feedback is very important. It was lovely to see you and your family again and to meet your friends and their children. We are happy that your second stay with us was equally as good as the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hosts did everything in their powers to make our stay memorable - they organised a treasure hunt for the kids which was truly amazing! The swimming pool as well as the game room are definitely a plus. The cottage was well heated, clean, with comfy bed and cozy furniture. The kitchen had everything I needed to cook family meals.... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a lovely review for us, we do appreciate all the guest feedback. The South Coombe treasure hunt is always great fun and so pleased that the children enjoyed it. It is very important to us that all guests are comfortable when they stay with us. As we are on site we can monitor the cottages... More 

Horley, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent 3 nights in Jonquil Cottage (2 Bedrooms) and had a wonderful time, the cottage is immaculate and well equipped. We were greeted by Jonquil the owner with a cream tea which was so lovely, we were made very welcome. The cottage has wonderful views and is in an ideal situation to explore Devon. The Village has a shop... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review Jonquil cottage, we do appreciate your time. We are glad that you had a lovely time at South Coombe and enjoyed the local facilities. We try hard to ensure that alll the cottages/pool building are spotlessly clean and well maintained. As part of the Quality Scheme this is essential to maintain our 4... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place is run by the most amazing people which makes it a place you will never forget it has everything you would need for a totally fabulous holiday. My husband has Parkinson's disease and finds new places difficult but Jonquil and Chris went out of there way to help and he loved the place. Homemade scones to die for... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

We are delighted that had such a great stay with us and we do really appreciate your kind words. We try very hard to ensure that we look after our guests as holidays and time away relaxing are so important in our busy lives. Thank you for the compliments regarding the scones! (I will make you extra scones on your... More 

Llangorse, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I and our 21 year old daughter stayed for the weekend in the farmhouse on a bed and breakfast basis. We wanted a relaxing weekend together before we dropped our daughter off to start her course at Exeter University.We selected the perfect place.The farm and self catering cottages are set amidst beautiful, peaceful surroundings. Our hosts Jonquil... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl Thank you for writing a glowing report for us regarding the bed and breakfast suite. It was lovely to meet you and your family. I do hope that daughter has settled into University life and enjoying the city of Exeter. Chris and I try to ensure that all our guests are comfortable and all their needs are met.... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Returned to South Coombe after a wonderful stay last year in Orchard Cottage. This time we stayed in Saffi's which we all loved. The views from the garden were amazing looking out over the lovely countryside. The cottage was well equipped with dishwasher tablets, soap etc. Lovely cream tea on arrival, thank you Jonquil. Had a fantastic day out at... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It is always great to receive such good feedback from guests. The views from Saffi's cottage are stunning, especially the beautiful sunsets. Saffi's cottage will be having it's 'make over' just before Christmas. We plan to replace the kitchen and the downstairs floor covering. We will also be... More 

Epping, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I almost don't want to review these cottages because I don't want everybody finding them and booking up! We had a perfect week here - the cottage itself is wonderful with everything you could wish for and more including a glorious cream tea on arrival. We stayed in Tilly's, two couples, three little ones (aged 3-6) and I don't want... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are passionate about our business and we do everything we can to ensure that guests have a great stay with us. We are now in our 11th year and have gained a lot of local knowledge about local attractions and good places to visit. The Devon Cream tea on arrival is... More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A must for families and couples . We had bed and breakfast in the farmhouse it was beautiful the room was impeccably clean with a separate room for our son . The shower room was the same as the room with fresh towels everyday . Jonquil and Chris the owners were a lovely couple and nothing was too much trouble... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a lovely detailed review for us. It is very reassuring to know that we are continuing to do things right! We treat our guests as we would like to be treated ourselves. We focus on friendliness, cleanliness, good service and a great breakfast. Receieving the good reviews is another bonus for us and of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We've just stayed for four nights B&B and could not have picked a more idyllic place to stay - beautiful location, wonderful fresh breakfast and Chris & Jonquil were so friendly - my son loved feeding the farm animals, Maddy & Tilly (the dogs) were lovely and one of the ducks was named after my son. My son also loved... More 

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JonquilBoyes, Owner at South Coombe Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review for us on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your short break with us at South Coombe. We fell in love with this special peaceful location over 10 years ago and continue to enjoy the wonderful views and tranquility. Providing a fresh and appetising breakfast is very important to us... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self Catering Cottages and Bed & Breakfast with indoor pool, sauna, games room and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Coombe Country Cottages

Address: South Coombe Farm, Witheridge, Tiverton EX16 8QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Tiverton > Witheridge
Price Range: $154 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Coombe Country Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Prices vary according to facilities as you might expect but our experience was that we got great value for money - so much that we are already planning our next trip!”
 of 5 bubbles dannys17, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We especially liked Saffi's as it has a large enclosed garden for our dogs and young children. When they had all gone to bed the sunset from the back went on and on.”
 of 5 bubbles kated162, 13 Jun 2014 | Read review
“sun sets are wonderful form Saffi's garden”
 of 5 bubbles 965JaneR, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Great downstairs room and bathroom suitable for disabled in Tilly's. Cosy bunkbeds in bedroom 2 in Drakes. Lots of downstairs space for families in Drake's and Tilly's. Stunning outlook over fields from Saffi's.”
 of 5 bubbles 608DaveS, 19 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles PeterI370, 4 Jan 2013 | Read review
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