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Oak Cottage, Buckland Court, South Devon.

24 reviews
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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Recently refurbished, spacious, stylish and comfortable - Oak is one of the cottages that make up Buckland Court. It is a deceptively large holiday home constructed from original farm buildings using local skills and materials.. Oak Cottage sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (2 king, 1 linkable twin/super-king + sprung chair bed, 1 twin, 1 double/single bunk) with 3 modern bath/shower rooms, 2 receptions, a large well equipped modern white gloss kitchen/diner, parking and lovely communal garden. The cottage is situated in the rolling countryside of the beautiful South Hams area of South Devon just 10 minutes drive from the stunning Devon coast. Oak offers stylish, comfortable self catering accommodation for up to 12 people and is an ideal venue for family or friends to get together, with p...Recently refurbished, spacious, stylish and comfortable - Oak is one of the cottages that make up Buckland Court. It is a deceptively large holiday home constructed from original farm buildings using local skills and materials.. Oak Cottage sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (2 king, 1 linkable twin/super-king + sprung chair bed, 1 twin, 1 double/single bunk) with 3 modern bath/shower rooms, 2 receptions, a large well equipped modern white gloss kitchen/diner, parking and lovely communal garden. The cottage is situated in the rolling countryside of the beautiful South Hams area of South Devon just 10 minutes drive from the stunning Devon coast. Oak offers stylish, comfortable self catering accommodation for up to 12 people and is an ideal venue for family or friends to get together, with plenty of room to spread out and relax - whatever you want to do. The living space is generous and made up of an L shaped lounge with ample seating, table and chairs for card/board games and a TV area with flat screen free view TV, and DVD Player. A second reception area has additional comfortable seating, a smart TV, PlayStation 4, Ipod dock and a games table for snooker and table tennis. The kitchen is newly refurbished and offers a large modern, fully equipped kitchen with everything you need including a dining area that will seat up to 14. The house is centrally heated with radiators in all rooms and comes with free wifi/internet access. Outside there is parking for 2 cars in the courtyard and overflow parking behind the stable block. The lush communal gardens, accessed from the adjacent courtyard, amount to 1. 5 acres and include brick BBQ, picnic tables, areas for playing games, playhouse and swings, ponds/water features and a wealth of wildlife all surrounded by lovely countryside, the caretaker also breeds barn owls from time to time which prove a great attraction as well as offering a bat detector and an underwater camera. Oak Cottage is perfectly situated to make the most of the beautiful South Hams countryside and stunning South Devon coast and beaches. There are walks to suit everyone along the coastal path or inland through woods, fields and of course the Dartmoor National Park is not far away. The towns of Dartmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge and Salcombe are within easy reach. There are lovely pubs, restaurants, galleries and shops galore. River trips, steam train outings, water sports, sailing, golf, tennis, fishing, crabbing, horse riding - and if you have any energy left there are several child friendly activity parks in the area! The cottage also comes with 25% reduction in fees for the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club (golf course and spa) - 10 minutes away. Unfortunately Oak Cottage is not suitable for STAG or HEN parties or groups of school leavers due to the close proximity of other holiday cottages.More
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About the Owner
Jude F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2019
Interaction with guests
I am in email or phone contact at all stages of the booking process and will try to satisfy guests requirements wherever possible. We have an onsite caretaker who will look after you while you are there if you need anything - he is a mine of local information as well!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of 12 with age range 5 to 64, including 4 under 10's. We holiday together for 1 week every summer and chose Oak cottage this summer. The cottage was perfect for us, plenty of room for a large group with well...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank GrandTour18265124298
Reviewed August 4, 2019

As a large family looking to share a home for the week to celebrate a 60th birthday, we wanted to be together but also have plenty of room to be able to do our own thing and this is exactly what Oak Cottage enabled us...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank bunyip029
Escape12353373824, VR Owner at Oak Cottage, Buckland Court, South Devon., responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thank you so much for a fantastic review - I think you said it all! It is lovely to hear that the cottage is well used and appreciated and that you had a fabulous week in the beautiful South Hams. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Excellent cottage in a lovely area of South Hams close to lovely beaches and the towns of Totnes, Exeter and Plymouth and the moors. Cottage was amazingly equipped with everything you could possibly need for a brilliant holiday in Devon

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Margaret C
Jude F, VR Owner at Oak Cottage, Buckland Court, South Devon., responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2019

Thank you so much Margaret for a lovely review - delighted that you had such a great time in beautiful South Devon and that the cottage played its part in that. Hope to see you back again sometime. Kind regards, Jude.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

We have just returned from a week in Oak Cottage. I cannot recommend this property highly enough! All three generations of our family enjoyed the space and comfort, and the kitchen is a great space for eating and cooking, and is the best equipped we...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ruth D
Jude F, VR Owner at Oak Cottage, Buckland Court, South Devon., responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for a lovely review Ruth, we are delighted you had such a lovely time in Devon and thoroughly enjoyed staying at Oak Cottage. Having stayed in lots of badly equipped places ourselves we were determined to put that to rights at Oak -...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place to stop! So well equipped and very clean. Great location for some wonderful beaches and restaurants. Many thanks for an excellent break!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank jbrooks2018
Jude F, VR Owner at Oak Cottage, Buckland Court, South Devon., responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks very much Jemma for a very positive review - delighted you all had such a lovely time and saw so much of the beautiful Devon coast - there are indeed some good restaurants too! Do come again sometime! Best wishes, Jude & co.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is in a rural setting just over a mile from the village of Slapton, surrounded by beautiful countryside and only 10 minutes drive from the coast. There are lots of lovely walks to suit everyone straight from the cottage or starting a short drive away including the South West Coastal path. Slapton Ley is a freshwater reserve 10 minutes away with lovely walks round it, bird watching and fishing with lots of information and activities to be picked up from the Slapton Ley Field Center nearby. There are great pubs and restaurants in the area at Slapton, Torcross, Strete, Beesands, Chillington, Stokenham, Dartmouth, Hope Cove, Salcombe, Totnes. Kingsbride is the nearest town with supermarkets, local shops, restaurants, swimming
Getting around
The South Hams is an area of South Devon that is one of the prettiest parts of the country - with characteristic narrow lanes, high hedges, rolling countryside and fabulous coastal and rural views. The stunning coast is a mixture of long stretches of beach (Slapton Sands) and lovely little coves (many originally frequented by smugglers) with one of these being the blue flag beach at Blackpool Sands. The coast is stunning with fabulous walks along beaches or cliffs with wonderful views along the coast and out into the English Channel. This is a very popular holiday destination for many but remains unspoilt and generally quiet (not much clubbing!) but with plenty to do for all ages and tastes whatever the weather or time of year. Go
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