Higher Rose Cottage


From £325

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3 bedrooms

Up to 5 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: HIGHRO
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Nearby shop
  • Designated parking
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Short Breaks available
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


Higher Rose Cottage is a charming south facing cottage, furnished personally as a home in a tranquil part of the ancient Loddiswell village which is within an area of outstanding natural beauty. It has an open fireplace which makes it a cosy winter retreat, a good selection of local interest books plus novels, all contributing to create a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere in which to relax any time of the year. Nearby Kingsbridge offers a wide choice of shopping facilities with a good range of specialist shops and supermarkets on the outskirts of the town. The village has a friendly Inn, Post Office & general store and a 14th century Church all within easy walking distance. Loddiswell is surrounded by unspoilt rolling countryside with several interesting walks, one of the most notable being along the old Great Western Railway’s Primrose line following the river Avon, closed  in 1963. A license can be obtained for fishing from the Post Office. The village is also within easy reach of the beautiful coastline, beaches and estuaries of the South Hams and Dartmoor National Park is only a 25 minutes drive away. There is also a source of refreshing natural spring water available for public use close to the property.

“We have had a lovely week once again - here last year. Thank you for such a well equipped cottage.” The Nevilles.

“Warm, well equipped and charming cottage in a beautiful village conveniently located for all the best beaches...” The Biggs family.

“Loved the cottage, very well equipped, felt like home. A great part of the country, beautiful countryside, we had some great walks, would love to come again.” The McMinn family.

Tiled entrance hallway. Cosy sitting room with sofas and armchairs, open fireplace with provision of logs and coal, together with an electric fire and TV with Freeview and DVD. Kitchen/diner with electric cooker, fridge with ice box, microwave, small washing machine,  tumble dryer and dining area with a pine table with seating for 5. Stairs up to first floor landing to a double bedroom with 4ft 6in double bed, a twin room with two 2ft 6in beds and a single bedroom with 3ft bed.  Largebathroom with bath with power shower over and also hand held shower, hand basin, WC, shaver point and electric towel rail.

There is a small rear enclosed walled garden accessed from the kitchen, with a mixture of lawn and paving and equipped with garden furniture.

At the front of the property there is off road parking for two cars.

  • Included: Bed linen (no towels), initial supply of logs, coal, heating (night storage) and electricity.
  • Pets: One well behaved pet welcome.Pet charge £25.00 per week.
  • Telephone: No telephone, mobile reception poor, O2 fair.
  • Local Facilities: Beach at Bantham 6 miles. Several other sandy south coast beaches within 10 mile radius, easily accessible by car. Village pub, Post Office and shop 200 yards. Kingsbridge with all facilities 3 miles. Salcombe 9 miles.

October 2017

Mostly except for the issues raised above.

July 2017

It was lovely, couldn't of wished for better.

June 2017

The cottage is really well equipped and attractive, the beds are very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed staying there.

July 2016

We had a great stay and would give 4 out of 5 stars would consider returning to the property Thank you The Smith Family

July 2015

The cottage was beyond our expectations. I normally take some "essential" kitchen equipment, but this was completely unnecessary. The cottage was well equipped and so cosy and comfortable it was like being at home - just quieter! We requested, and were lucky enough to have an extra night, and this was dealt with extremely quickly. Much appreciated.

August 2014

Lovely cottage, love the new shower! Our 2nd time at the cottage and look forward to our next visit.

August 2013

Beautiful cottage, well equipped with lovely garden and very rare useful front drive. Beds very comfortable but need more comfortable furniture in the lounge and a proper shower in the lovely huge bathroom is desperately needed. Will definitely be staying again.

June 2013

Higher Rose Cottage was delightful. The house felt like home and contained a good range of interesting books - both for reading and reference. Loddiswell is in a wonderful location and convenient for exploring South Devon and Dartmoor. It is a very friendly village.

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