View towards the property and garden
View towards the property
Shared sunken hot tub on veranda with beautiful views
Shared indoor swimming pool
Views towards the swimming pool over the shared gardens
Open plan lounge/ dining area
Lounge with woodburner
Open plan space with bedroom below
Dining area
King size bedroom
Shower room
Guests are welcome to wander the shared spacious gardens
View and approach towards the indoor swimming pool
Guests are welcome to wander the shared spacious gardens
1 / 15  View towards the property and garden
2 / 15  View towards the property
3 / 15  Shared sunken hot tub on veranda with beautiful views
4 / 15  Shared indoor swimming pool
5 / 15  Views towards the swimming pool over the shared gardens
6 / 15  Open plan lounge/ dining area
7 / 15  Lounge with woodburner
8 / 15  Open plan space with bedroom below
9 / 15  Dining area
10 / 15  Kitchen
11 / 15  King size bedroom
12 / 15  Shower room
13 / 15  Guests are welcome to wander the shared spacious gardens
14 / 15  View and approach towards the indoor swimming pool
15 / 15  Guests are welcome to wander the shared spacious gardens

Bovey Cottage,

Totnes (4mls N), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Indoor swimming pool
Swimming pool
Towels included
Cot available
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Traditional stone cottage, full of character and perfect for couples
  • Idyllic rural location near Totnes and the English Riviera
  • Extensive and characterful shared grounds to explore, including woodland
  • Shared indoor swimming pool, hot tub and large veranda to relax and unwind
  • Situated in the picturesque South Hams region of Devon
Property code: BVCOT

One-of-four traditional stone cottages situated within attractive grounds, in a tranquil rural location, benefitting from a shared indoor pool and relaxing hot tub

This property enjoys a quiet countryside location in the South Hams region of Devon, nestled between Dartmoor National Park, 6 miles to the west, and the stunning coastline of the English Riviera, 10 miles to the east. It is one-of-four holiday properties on site, the owners farmhouse also sits within the grounds. The area surrounding the cottage has many quaint villages to explore, and there are miles of scenic walks to be enjoyed on nearby Dartmoor. Those who want to find out more about the area’s history and heritage, will enjoy a visit to nearby Buckfast Abbey.

The split level property is arranged over three floors and offers wonderfully welcoming accommodation, with attractive period features. Four external steps lead to the property’s front door, which opens into the charming lounge/diner with its exposed beams, whitewashed walls and cosy wood burner. Guests will also find a TV/DVD and iPod dock here for their entertainment. A few steps lead down from the lounge/diner to the kitchen, where there is an electric oven, hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment. Stairs lead from the lounge down to the lower-ground floor, where there is a bedroom with a king-size bed and an iPod dock. There is also a shower room with WC. This property is eco-friendly and energy is supplied by a biomass boiler and solar panels. For those who choose to do their laundry during their stay, there is a shared utility room on site with a washing machine and tumble dryer, the use of which is payable by an honesty box.

Outside, there is a lawn area with a BBQ and garden furniture exclusively for guests staying in this cottage to enjoy. Guests are welcome to make full use of the range of shared facilities on site which include a fabulous indoor heated pool, a veranda with a relaxing sunken hot tub and sun loungers, from which guests can enjoy the tranquil rural surroundings, along with the neighbouring community woodland. There is off-road parking available for one car.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20 for up to 7 nights, £40 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 shower room with WC TV/DVD and iPod dock
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included, additional logs can be purchased from the owner onsite)
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (honesty box for payments)
  • Wi-Fi included (a little slow, but usually acceptable for email and web-browsing - unsuitable for streaming or downloading movies)
  • Electric and heating included
  • Exclusive use of own lawn area with BBQ
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool, with shower and changing facilities
  • Shared sunken hot tub
  • Shared drying room for coats, boots and secure bike storage
  • Shared use of gardens and surrounding grounds
  • Stair gate available
  • All properties on site are supplied by a biomass boiler and solar panels
  • 1 dog welcome, 2 by arrangement
  • Off-road parking for 1 car 
  • Shop and pub 1 mile, beach 10 miles
  • Arrival 3pm

This property joined our collection in 2013 and is managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rachel, 19th April 2019

The cottage was lovely and in a beautiful very rural location. It had everything to make our stay a comfortably one. We took our dog and it was lovely to get up each morning and go for a walk in the woods that boarder the property. Though very rural you are based very close to some of South Devons best tourist attractions. You are in easy reach of Read moreDartmoor and also lovely beaches and towns. Hide

Reviewed by Sharon, 7th April 2019

This is a lovely self catering set up in a beautiful rural part of Devon. The hosts, David and Alison are extremely accommodating and helpful. Bovey is a super little cottage with the added bonus of being able to use the enclosed garden. Myself, my daughter and our new puppy had a brilliant time, all aided by location, accommodation etc. The pool aRead morerea is a real bonus and as there are only 4 cottages, you are never all in the pool at the same time. Hide

Reviewed by Anne, 1st March 2019

The cottage is very pleasant, with a lovely host. The cottages has great walks from the door step. and a nice pub with good food a short distance away. This is the second visit to Bovey Cottage and We enjoy it as much as the first.

Reviewed by Brian, 24th February 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Bovey Cottage. The cottages were well equipped and clean. Location was perfect. Peaceful, private with beautiful views. The benefit of being able to use the indoor pool and hot tub in winter added to the enjoyment of our stay. The cottages are situated in a small village with two very good pubs offering excellent fRead moreood. There is also a well stocked shop/tea room. We will definitely consider coming back. Hide

Reviewed by Alan, 19th January 2019

The Cottages are perfect, I'm sure all the other visitors have said everthing that need saying. The owners are great and "Oscar" is very friendly. Would recommend this to anyone wanting a relaxing break. Thee local village has a great community spirit with shop and pubs.

Reviewed by Amanda, 28th December 2018

A really cosy lovely cottage for the two of us with dog. Well equipped and decorated with beautiful orchard field and woods to walk the dog. Loved the hot tub and pool, woodburner, Christmassy touches and extremely comfortable bed. Had great trips to nearby Totnes, coast path, beaches and walks on Dartmoor. If you do want to eat the famous pie at nRead moreearby local pub then you should definitely book beforehand!! Hide

Reviewed by Beverley, 29th October 2018

What a wonderful location. If it's peace and tranquility you're after, then this will hit the spot. We intended to do more walking than we did but ended up being so comfortable, it was a lazy few days. The wood burner made the colder nights so cosy and the wonderful hot tub and swimming pool were a real bonus. Sitting in the hut tub in the eveningsRead more, watching the stars was such a great way to de-stress. The cottage was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Hide

Reviewed by Stuart, 12th October 2018

very nice cottage, there are two downsides to this property. 1) the floor of the lounge could do with some kind of sound proofing as bedroom is under neath. 2) the roads are real narrow. but easily driveable if you take care

Reviewed by Kate, 21st September 2018

A beautiful cottage in a wonderful peaceful setting. The owners were helpful and kind. Have already recommended it!

Reviewed by Jane, 28th August 2018

We had a great stay! Quiet and peaceful. The cottage was perfect, everything that you could need on holiday was provided - very well considered and thought through by the owners. The grounds were beautiful and the extra facilities of a hot tub and heated pool were a real bonus! A week just isn't enough! We will definitely go back again.

Reviewed by Alison, 14th July 2018

Great place with a lovely pool and hot tub.

Reviewed by Malcolm, 22nd June 2018

A fantastic place for a romantic break!!!

Reviewed by Lizzie, 29th May 2018

Lovely cosy cottage in a stunning location with a friendly and welcoming owner. We loved the community woodland and the extensive gardens - would love to come back in sunny weather to make the most of the whole site, including the swimming pool!

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View towards the property and garden
View towards the property
Shared sunken hot tub on veranda with beautiful views
Shared indoor swimming pool
Views towards the swimming pool over the shared gardens
Open plan lounge/ dining area
Lounge with woodburner
Open plan space with bedroom below
Dining area
King size bedroom
Show 3 moreShower room


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