- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
“Quiet peaceful cottage but within reach of local amenities”
“The cottage was lovely and very comfortable.”
We enjoyed visiting Dartmouth and Salcombe as well as the hotel in Goveton for afternoon tea. Lovely peaceful surroundings.
“The cottage is in a very quiet location and all the facilities are very well thought out.”
Both bedrooms are comfortable and the bathrooms clean and well proportioned. We over came the lack of WIFI by bringing our own 4GEE WiFi Mini and placing it in the window of the smaller bedroom at the front. This gave us WIFI all round the cottage. Perhaps the owners should consider this, as the WIFI proved a great help in us searching online for places to visit and locating restaurants for eating out. A well placed and excellent place to stay.
“The cottage was beautiful,peaceful and in beautiful countryside!”
Only two minor problems,no signal for phones and the lanes to reach property are very pretty but very narrow!we loved it!after our daughters wedding a week before it was just what doctor ordered!
“You have the cottage list as towels and bed linen included this is incorrect as they do not provide towels only tea towels.”
Luckily I had taken beach towels .
“QUALITY ACCOMMODATION,TRANQUIL LOCATION ,WELL EQUIPPED -VERY PLEASANT STAY”
“Please consider providing wifi”
Thank you for your positive feedback in respect of your stay at Shepherds Cottage, Goveton, near Kingsbridge. Your comments in respect of the provision of a welcome pack are appreciated and have been passed on to the owners. The owners do supply a few grocery basics for arriving guests, including tea, coffee, milk and sugar together with a supply of household items eg kitchen rolls, toilet rolls washing up and washing machine liquid, foil and cling film. We do hope you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
“Really good cottage with everything you could want, very nice and light and airy only slight negative the master ensuing is looking tired.”
Many thanks for your positive review in respect of your stay at Shepherds Cottage, Goveton, near Kingsbridge. Please accept our apologies for the delay in replying. We were so pleased to hear that the cottage offered everything you could want and was light and airy. We are also pleased to let you know that the owners have installed a completely new bathroom. We do hope you had an enjoyable holiday and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Owner relations
“Tidy upon arrival, accurate when compared to the information on line, neighbours were friendly and helpful.”
Many thanks for your positive review in respect of your stay at Shepherds Cottage, Goveton, near Kingsbridge. We do hope you had an enjoyable holiday and look forward to welcoming you back to the South Hams very soon. Owner relations
Many thanks for your kind review of Shepherds Cottage in Goveton, near Kingsbridge. We were so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to this area in the future Owner relations
“Lovely cottage away from the crowds.”
Access is via narrow roads so this can be challenging during busy periods of the day having to pull in or reverse a few hundred yards as passing places are limited. The ability to access wifi would have been useful to research places to visit during our stay or conduct personal research.
Thank you for your kind review in respect of our service and your chosen holiday property, Shepherds Cottage, Goveton, near Kingsbridge. We were delighted to read how much you loved the cottage - away from the crowds. We do agree that wireless broadband is an essential service for most guests but not every holiday home owner currently supplies this option. We will continue to encourage all owners in this respect and we will forward your comments to this particular owner. We do hope you choose to stay with us again. Owner relations
“Beautiful cottage and much better than the photos on the website”
Thank you for your kind review of Shepherds Cottage in Goveton, near Kingsbridge.
We were so pleased to read your comments and do hope you had an enjoyable stay. Your feedback regarding the photography on our website is much appreciated and we will look into refreshing the images for this property in due course.
We hope to welcome you back soon.
“A beautiful cottage.”
Many thanks for your positive feedback in respect of Shepherd's Cottage, Goveton, near Kingsbridge. We were delighted that you rated both our team's service and your chosen holiday accommodation with five stars. We hope you had an enjoyable holiday and choose to stay at Shepherd's Cottage again. Owner relations
“This cottage was of good quality throughout, everything you need is there”
It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Shepherds Cottage in Goveton and the property was so suitable for your holiday. We hope to welcome you back to the area again soon.
“Lovely cottage and location.”
Many thanks for your kind review of Shepherds Cottage in Goveton. We were so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the South Hams. We really appreciated your comments in regards to the service that Coast and Country have provided you and it is wonderful to hear that you value the advice and help offered by the team. We were particularly pleased to read that you would recommend us to others in future. We hope you choose to stay with us again soon.
“A well appointed cottage ; beautiful quiet location.”
Thank you for your kind review of Shepherds Cottage in Goveton. It is wonderful to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and will probably visit this property again. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Owner relations
Very comfortable and probably the best equipped cottage we've stayed in.
Thank you for your positive feedback. We were delighted to hear that you were so impressed with Shepherds Cottage- we love this property too! We hope you choose to stay with us again soon.
“Shepherds cottage was very well equipped but unfortunately there were a few shortcomings.”
1.There was no general info. on the basics concerning getting the best out of the cottage.eg. no info on how to dea with the rubbish,recycle what and not etc. 2.No central heating instructions. 3.very uncomfortable lounge furniture....made for giants! 4.Very sparse bedroom furniture,....could at least supply a chair in each room. 5.Main TV. remote control was unserviceable despite buying and fitting new batteries.This was extremely annoying!!
Many thanks for your feedback, although we were disappointed to hear of the various issues mentioned. Please be rest assured that your comments have been passed on to both the owner and caretaker for their information. It was pleasing to hear, however, that you did find the property to be very well equipped and we do hope you did manage to enjoy your stay despite the issues raised. We hope to welcome you back to the South Hams in the future. Owner relations
“A beautiful property which we have stayed in previously.”
Very comfortable and user friendly in a very quiet and charming situation,
Thank you for your lovely review in respect of your return visit to Shepherd's Cottage. We were so pleased to read that you enjoyed your holiday in this beautiful property and hope you'll choose to return very soon. Owner relations
“Clean, quiet, homely and relaxing stay.”
You'll want to come back to it year after year.
Shepherds Cottage, Buckland Court is a delightful development of 19th Century listed buildings situated in a sheltered valley in the pretty hamlet of Goveton, just two miles from the market town of Kingsbridge.
The cottage is presented offering spacious accommodation over two levels.
Relax in the spacious and comfortable lounge with Inglenook fireplace with gas coal-effect stove on a slate hearth.
Dine al fresco in the courtyard garden enclosed by an attractive stone wall and with table and chairs.The entrance leads into a light and spacious hallway off which is a dining area with oak dining table and chairs.
The well equipped bespoke kitchen has granite work surfaces and a glazed door which leads out to the pretty courtyard garden and terrace.
There is a good sized and comfortable lounge with three seater leather sofa, leather chair, occasional furniture, inglenook fireplace with gas coal-effect stove on a slate hearth, TV with DVD and CD players.
The two double bedrooms (on the first floor) are furnished with bespoke oak furniture, both en suite.
Master bedroom with King-size bed , TV and en suite bathroom with bath, shower (over).
Bedroom 2 also has a double bed, TV and en suite bathroom with bath, shower (over). To the rear is a good sized courtyard garden with bench seat, enclosed by an attractive stone wall and with table and chairs.
Steps lead up to an elevated area of garden.
Terrace with seating. The beautiful South Devon coastline with its spectacular cliffs, coves and beaches are just a short drive away.
- Two bedrooms on first floor: 1 x King size bed with an en suite featuring a shower over bath, basin and w.c
- 1 x Double with an en suite with shower over bath, basin and w.c
- Kitchen/dining room
- Gas fired central heating
- Fridge with freezer compartment, gas job, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, washing/tumble dryer
- TV, DVD
- Gas coal-effect stove
- Two parking spaces in double garage
- No Wifi
- Bed linen and bath towels supplied
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.
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About the location
Set in a peaceful rural location only two miles from the town of Kingsbridge and eight miles from the nautical town of Salcombe, Goveton is a pretty, quaint village with plenty of green rolling hills and characterful charm. The area has been relatively untouched by urban development and as a result the gorgeous farm cottages have remained intact. Situated in the stunning South Hams, Goveton is ringed by several delightful walks for energetic dog owners and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park it makes an idyllic base for those wanting to explore South Devon.
WiFi not provided.
No pets permitted.
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