Acorn Cottage


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2 bedrooms

Up to 4 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: ACORN
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Garden or outside space
  • Short breaks available
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi


Acorn cottage, small and cosy and equipped to a good standard, is perfect for two or a couple with two children and being close to the South Devon coast and the picturesque village of Slapton it’s a perfect holiday retreat. Buckland Court is located in delightful South Hams countryside 1.5 miles from the historic village of Slapton, South Devon with its world famous nature reserve, 3 mile beach and excellent real ale pubs. Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are within 15 minutes drive, both with interesting shops, fine restaurants, boat trips, sailing and much more. Totnes, a quaint Elizabethan town is 9 miles away and Dartmoor, with wonderful walking and spectacular scenery is within easy reach. Buckland Court is well situated for a wide range of indoor and outdoor pursuits including golf. A gate from the courtyard opens out to a sweep of grass and orchard (1.5 acres) including a large pond populated by ducks. There is a built in barbecue with picnic benches where guests can relax and young people can play outdoor games and a children’s adventure playhouse on stilts with a slide and swings and a pool table/tennis table in the laundry room for those rainy days.

The cottages are very comfortable and well furnished and set around a pretty courtyard with summer hanging baskets and benches. The kitchens are well equipped with gas hobs, cooker extractor hoods, built-under ovens, fridges and microwaves. The bathrooms all have a shower over the bath, hand basin and WC. All cottages have central heating, a gas fire in the living area and are equipped with iron and ironing board. There is a large communal laundry room with coin operated washing machine, dryer and freezer and also a large range of local information.

Links to other cottages in Buckland Court.   Apple (sleeps 5).  Beeches (sleeps 6).  Blackberry (sleeps 6).  Chestnut (sleeps 2).  Hawthorn (sleeps 6).  Maple (sleeps 4). 

Entrance into tiled living room with sitting, dining and kitchen areas. Two comfortable sofas, rug, TV/DVD, CD radio player, gas wood-burning stove effect fire, table and chairs. Beautiful, well equipped fitted kitchen with fine maple units, gas hob, Neff built-in electric oven, integral microwave and fridge with freezer compartment. Stairs up to bright double pine bedroom and small twin bedroom with 2'6'' beds. Bathroom with small bath and shower over, basin and WC.

Please Note: Owing to it's size Acorn Cottage is really only suitable for two or for a family with 2 children up to the age of 12. 

An archway in the corner of the lower courtyard (separated by a substantial gate) opens out to a large pond populated by ducks and a sweep of grass and orchard (1.5 acres) including a built in barbecue with picnic benches where guests can relax and young people can play outdoor games as well as a new children’s adventure playhouse on stilts with a slide and swings.

Car parking in the drive, not in the lower courtyard except for loading and unloading.

  • Included: Bed linen, and towels, Wi-Fi, electricity, central heating (gas).
  • Cot and High chair may be available from caretaker, please enquire.
  • Telephone: No telephone. Mobile reception poor.
  • Pets:  1 medium size dog welcome but must be on a lead in the grounds. Pet charge £30.00 per week. 
  • Local Facilities: Beach 2.2 miles. Shop and pub 1.7 miles. Dartmouth Golf and Country Club with leisure facilities: 25% discount on green fees and day membership, 4 miles

April 2019

Yes, very much. Our only critique would be the loss of internet access for the last 2 days which was reported but not fixed.

April 2019

Beautiful cottage. Home away from home. Will highly recommend

July 2018

We really enjoyed our peaceful stay. But were a little disappointed by the location which is hard to get away from except by car. Otherwise it was quite nice after long days of rambling through the countryside.

June 2018

The welcome bottle of wine was very much appreciated. We loved the location and our granddaughter really enjoyed her first holiday in Devon. Thank you

April 2018

Lovely place and grounds. Ideal for Slapton.

September 2017

We loved our stay here and would definitely stay again, I would definitely recommend it to others not only a lovely cosy well equipped cottage but has a beautiful setting with lots for children to explore in a beautiful area, it is close to the beach and great pubs with fab food couldn't ask for more

August 2017

first time i have used toad hall cottages first class company caretaker at cottages simon brilliant man

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