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Pippin Cottage At Crossways

Umberleigh (2mls SW), Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Luxury
Romantic
Electric vehicle charging
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Gorgeous detached barn conversion, perfectly situated on a peaceful smallholding
  • Enjoy the hot tub, which is particularly inviting at night under the star-filled skies
  • Take a trip to a nearby beach, with Saunton Sands, Croyde and Westward Ho! close by
Property code: 82998

This fantastic, detached light-filled barn conversion is an ideal base if you are into walking, cycling, surfing, or prefer to just sit back and relax. No attention to detail has been forgotten, making this a truly unforgettable retreat.

Situated in a small North Devon village, this inviting barn conversion makes a delightful holiday retreat for two. Ideal for a couple seeking a secluded getaway, the cottage is set on a smallholding surrounded by beautiful countryside. Featuring exposed beams, a welcoming wood burner and a bubbling hot tub, this fantastic detached property is perfect for keen walkers and cyclists following the trails and paths of this stunning area. With Westward Ho!, Exmoor and Dartmoor all within easy reach, the property is perfectly positioned for couples discovering everything this magical county has to offer.

Stepping into this fresh, tastefully furnished cottage, the airy open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner makes a fantastic living space for two. With a Smart TV, comfortable seating and a wood-burner effect electric fire, the cosy lounge is a great space to snuggle up, enjoy a movie or chat into the night. The delightful dining area is perfect for sharing a romantic meal, which you can enjoy cooking in the stylishly designed and fully equipped kitchen. The beautiful oak staircase leads directly up into the pretty king-size bedroom which features an apex ceiling with exposed beams and skylights, along with an en-suite shower room. Outside, a private courtyard has outdoor furniture and a relaxing hot tub, perfect for a night’s stargazing. Guests with canine companions can also use the enclosed shared dog paddock which offers far-reaching rural views.

The picturesque village of High Bickington (2.5 miles) has a couple of welcoming pubs, or you can head to the thriving town of Great Torrington (6.5 miles), home to Dartington Crystal and RHS Garden Rosemoor. The coast is within easy reach, with beautiful beaches at Croyde (18 miles) and Westward Ho! (13.5 miles). Other local attractions include Quince Honey Farm (11 miles), Cobbaton Combat Collection (4.5 miles) and the Big Sheep (13.5 miles).

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven with built-in microwave, induction hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine and washing machine
  • Smart TV with Amazon Firestick in the lounge and a Smart TV, also with a Firestick, in the bedroom
  • Private secluded courtyard garden with seating area
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric car charging point available on request, at an additional charge
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shops and pubs within 2 miles and beach 12 miles
  • Regret no infants, babes in arms only
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Jolie Cleave

This property is personally managed by Jolie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 52 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Robyn 21st January 2024

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We had such a wonderful time at the property. Honestly, there is nothing we could say that couldve made it better for us! The cottage was clean and so well equipped- thank you! The cottage is perfect for anyone looking to unwind and get away from their own busy life. We had a fab time switching off and enjoying the tranquility.

Reviewed by Sarah 5th January 2024

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High recommend, we absolutely loved our stay, it was the two of us and our dog. The cottage has a modern but homely feel. The weather was very cold when we stayed but the cottage was always lovely and warm. The dog exercise paddock was great for our dog to have a run around. The hot tub was lovely especially at night with a clear sky. The owners doRead more supply sofa covers but do recommend you take additional blankets if you are taking your dogs incase they get muddy. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 12th December 2023

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The cottage was immaculate and very well equipped. We had a fantastic stay and we will be back.

Reviewed by Christine 1st December 2023

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Pippin cottage is beautiful, spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available. Bed was very comfortable and very nice en-suite. Garden hot tub was a bonus in an enclosed area. We had a fantastic stay and was made very welcome .

Reviewed by Jessica 17th November 2023

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Reviewed by Sally 27th October 2023

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A beautiful cottage with attention to detail providing a wonderful retreat to relax and unwind.

Reviewed by Carole 14th October 2023

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Beautiful cottage stunning views and wonderful hosts

Reviewed by Peter 29th September 2023

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We had a lovely week at Pippin cottage. The cottage has been converted to a very high standard and is a real credit to the owners. Set in a quiet location in the Devon countryside but only a short drive from all the popular locations on the spectacular North Devon coast. Perfect!

Reviewed by Jan 22nd September 2023

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Excellent cottage, every possible amenity. Hosts very friendly and welcoming. Had an amazing week, will definitely be coming back

Reviewed by Patricia 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Marina 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Caren 11th August 2023

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Fabulous cottage - exactly as described. It had everything we needed. We had a wonderful stay - thank you.

Reviewed by Elaine 4th August 2023

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Pippin Cottage is a beautiful barn conversion with everything you could need for a relaxing break. The cottage is very well equipped and is home from home. The hot tub was a welcome relaxation after days out exploring North Devon and our dog loved the dog paddock at the back, to have a run around at the beginning and end of each day. We really enjoRead moreyed our stay. Hide

Reviewed by Cathy 28th July 2023

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Beautiful cottage with attention to detail. Quality hot tub Good dog exercise area but no walks nearby except along country lanes with no pavement

Reviewed by Tommy 14th July 2023

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Fantastic Cottage, great location for exploring North Devon. The cottage has everything you need for a holiday. It was extremely comfortable and well equipped.

Reviewed by Vicky 2nd June 2023

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Pippin cottage is an absolute delight! From the moment we walked in we were so happy with our choice. It is the best cottage we have ever stayed in and it is so lovely and clean. Our dog Pippin really loved the Paddock and we really loved spending time in the hot tub each evening, enjoying the amazing view. We have recommended the cottage to lots oRead moref friends and family, as I'm sure they would enjoy it as much as we did. Thank you so much Mike and Sally. We had the best time! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 12th May 2023

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A beautiful cottage in lovely Devon countryside and really easy to get to the North Devon beaches. A perfect cottage for a couple with a dog. Our Jack Russell loved the dog paddock! The cottage was immaculate and the lovely hot tub was a real bonus. Would definitely stay again!

Reviewed by Jeff 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Graham 28th April 2023

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Fantastic cottage and Mike and Sally are great hosts. Ideal location for exploring North Devon. The cottage is well equipped and cosy for two. Extremely dog friendly and the dog paddock is just amazing for letting your dog run around. 5 stars.

Reviewed by Jan 21st April 2023

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A really lovely, warm and comfortable holiday. Welcoming hosts and a very well decorated and well appointed property. We can highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Angela 17th April 2023

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Wonderful cottage everything we needed and more

Reviewed by Ellie 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Samantha 27th March 2023

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Lovely cottage thank you for a wonderful few days away. Lovely touches with the cream tea on arrival and the dog furniture coverings. Hot tub a wonderful bonus after long walks. Thanks again

Reviewed by Nina 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Alex 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Jayne 14th March 2023

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Reviewed by Carole 24th February 2023

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Excellent cottage, wonderful hosts. couldnt wish for better

Reviewed by James 17th February 2023

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Beautiful modern Cottage, a home from home! We had a lovely relaxing stay and didnt want it to end! Devon is simply stunning and the owners were fantastic too.

Reviewed by Emma 10th February 2023

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Such a lovely cottage. Fantastically well equipped and the hot tub is a bonus. Ideally located for the Tarka trail and the North Devon coast. Mick and Sally are great hosts and are very knowledgable on the local area.

Reviewed by Abby 16th January 2023

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Such a gorgeous cottage!! They have done such a wonderful job making it a perfect home to stay in to get away - the cottage was immaculate and all the little touches were much appreciated. The area is beautiful and the hot tub was just amazing! Would absolutely love to stay again!

Reviewed by Michael 18th November 2022

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Reviewed by Sarah 4th November 2022

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The cottage was immaculate, like brand new. We had everything we needed, the cream tea left out on arrival was a real lovely surprise and treat! The host was very helpful showing us around and how to use the hot tub. The information folder was very informative and helpful. Highly recommended, we would definitely go back.

Reviewed by Beverley 1st November 2022

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spotlessly clean, well equipped, extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated. with the added luxury of the hot tub ideal for two people and their dog.

Reviewed by Carole 28th October 2022

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Absolutely superb cottage, love being there and every time is just as wonderful if not better than the time before

Reviewed by Anne 14th October 2022

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A lovely, well equipped cottage in a beautiful location. My dog adores the dog paddock and always makes a beeline for it. The welcome cream tea was delicious. A good range of dog friendly places to eat round and about especially the Bell Inn, Chittlehampton. A big thank you to Mick and Sally.

Reviewed by Claire 30th September 2022

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Beautiful cottage that came with a warm welcome and a cream tea. The cottage was comfortable, tastefully furnished and very warm and cosy. There was a folder recommending places to eat out which is useful if you dont know the area well. We found it a perfect base to explore and despite the hit and miss weather we visited Woolacombe/Putsborough, BudRead moree, Widemouth Bay, Westward Ho, Braunton Burrows, Instow and Haldon Forest. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 23rd September 2022

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A really nice cottage. Lovely cream tea was waiting on the table, gorgeous scones! We were shown around and how things worked by the owner, then left to get on with our break. You wouldnt be disappointed if you book a stay at Pippin cottage. Thank you

Reviewed by Gary 26th August 2022

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Great well equipped cottage with friendly and helpful hosts, a great base to explore North Devon.

Reviewed by Julie 22nd July 2022

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Reviewed by Simon 8th July 2022

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What a fabulous place, well appointed throughout. Great location for the north Devon area. Lovely Friendly welcome, never saw again throughout our visit which is fine, but next door so if anything of concern arises east to contact. The owners should be so proud of the cottage as its a wonderful place. That both the guests and there furry friends woRead moreuld love to stay at. Ps great internet which can be hit and miss in places as rural as this. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 1st July 2022

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Mick & Sally have created the perfect holiday cottage In a stunning location ,the hosts could not have been more accommodating, such a lovely couple, what a wonderful memorable week for us both an our dog , so peaceful an quiet, wonderful views, starry skies looking up from the hot tub , Our first visit but definitely not our last ...

Reviewed by Jo 24th June 2022

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Pippin Cottage was lovely. A very welcome and delicious cream tea was found on arrival, the cottage was spotless, everything that we needed was there and the renovation was to a high spec. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Tim 3rd June 2022

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We had a fab stay at Pippin Cottage, it is finished to a high standard. Very relaxing and peaceful! Owners were lovely and communication was brilliant. Would highly recommend and look forward to returning and exploring more in North Devon

Reviewed by Sophie 10th May 2022

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My husband and I stayed at Pippin Cottage for 3 nights. The cottage was immaculate and Mick was a lovely host. We needed something suitable for our dog and the facilities were great as had covers provided for the sofa and a paddock for her. The hot tub was fantastic and was just what we needed after a wet and windy walk on the beach! Only downside Read morewas no pubs with food nor beaches within walking distance. Recommend dinner at The Boathouse on Instow beach! Also Putsborough beach for dog walk. Hide

Reviewed by Dayna 6th May 2022

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Absolutely lovely cottage, cream tea on arrival, hot tub was fantastic, Mick was a great host and our trip couldnt have gone better!

Reviewed by Sophie May 29th April 2022

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A stunning little cottage, very clean and tidy throughout and a nice peaceful location. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Lewis 15th April 2022

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Fantastic cottage, lovely owners, and a stunning location. The cottage was spotless and was such a relaxing place to stay over the holidays. The owners were very kind, helpful and left a folder with recommendations of the surrounding area and a hot-cross bun with some small chocolate eggs on arrival. My and my fianc got engaged over the time we werRead moree away, and the cottage was a perfect place to celebrate. Highly recommend, will almost certainly be coming back. PS, the hot tub was a dream! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 11th April 2022

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An outstanding cottage with everything you need to have the most memorable stay. The standard of finish is first class and we were well looked after. The location is perfect with it being in rural setting but only a short drive to any of the outstanding beaches. Would highly recommend to anyone thinking about visiting North Devon

Reviewed by Sam 18th March 2022

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Amazing all round, hosts were friendly and informative, accomadation was top notch and location was perfect, great for the dog too, wouldn't hesitate to stay again and couldn't recommend highly enough,

Reviewed by Amy 11th March 2022

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The perfect cottage ! We have had the best week away at Pippin Cottage as a new family of 4. The cottage was warm, and very well presented on arrival. We loved the style, finish and decor of the cottage. The cottage was also equipped with absolutely everything needed. The cream tea & fresh flowers were very well enjoyed and a lovely welcoming touchRead more. Our dog loved the freedom of running in the dog paddock and snoozing in front of the fire. Sally and Mike were very friendly & helpful. Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Jill 25th February 2022

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We had an excellent week staying at Pippin cottage. The cream tea on arrival was a very welcome treat. So peaceful and accommodation was of a very high standard. It was in a good location central to most places. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Joanne 19th February 2022

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What a lovely clean modern cottage. A lot of thought has gone into making this so homely. We loved it. Its a good location for exploring and we got to all the places we wanted to visit in less than a hr drive away. One top tip if you have a dog. Do make sure you have suitable clothing for throwing on if they need to go out quickly in the night as yRead moreou have to go out the front door and round to the back. You cant let them out without you. Hide

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