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Mettaford Farm - Olive Cottage

Hartland, Devon
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Indoor swimming pool
Parking on site / nearby
Electric vehicle charging
Decorated for Christmas
Swimming pool
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pretty cottage set in the rolling countryside with a shared indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and games room on site making the perfect rural escape
  • Situated on the stunning Hartland Peninsula in North Devon, just two miles from the village of Hartland and four miles from the beach at Hartland Quay
  • Perfectly situated to enjoy the beautiful rugged Devon coastline with easy access to the South West Coast Path or why not visit the popular beaches and seaside towns of Bude, Clovelly, Croyde and Westward Ho!
Property code: 73952

This delightful cottage is located in the stunning Devonshire countryside, close to the popular village of Hartland as well as a short drive to private village of Clovelly, famous for its cobbled streets. There are several beaches in the area, the closest being Hartland Quay which has spectacular scenery throughout the year, and the large family-friendly beach at Westward Ho! which also boasts two miles of sands and a surfing academy. Slightly further afield is the pretty harbour town of Bideford, narrow winding streets lined with interesting shops makes it a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Or why not take the boat from Bideford Quay, or Ilfracombe, out to the island of Lundy, a beautiful three-mile wide wild island located in the Bristol Channel.

This cottage is approached via your own enclosed lawn area that you enter on the ground floor into the lounge/kitchen/diner. First is the kitchen, which is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Walking on, the room widens into a very pleasant double aspect lounge/diner with wood burner effect electric fire, exposed beams, comfy seating and Smart TV and DVD player. A good size dining table makes for easy mealtimes with the family. The staircase leads up to the first floor with two bedrooms, a double and a twin. The stylish shower room with hand basin and WC completes the accommodation.

Stepping outside there is an enclosed lawn area with garden furniture and charcoal BBQ. Guests are able to explore the site and have access to the shared indoor heated swimming pool. You can also enjoy the sauna and hot tub. A separate shared games room is adjacent to the pool area with table tennis, darts and pool table, as well as a comfy seating area and large TV, plenty of books and games are also available and makes a great facility for adults and children alike. A shared utility room is also onsite with washing machines and a tumble dryer. Plus a shared, gated field perfect for exercising the dogs. Ample parking is also available.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer
  • Shared utility room with washing machines and tumble dryer, both coin operated
  • Shared indoor heated pool (available from 8.30am -12 Noon and then again from 4pm - 7.30pm)
  • Hot tub - Same times as pool
  • Sauna - 45 minutes notice of use required
  • Shared games room with table tennis, darts, pool table and TV
  • Dog exercise field on site
  • Ample parking available
  • Beach 4 miles, shop and pub 2 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • TV/DVD in lounge 
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Shared EV charging- Pay at end of week per kW used at average charge by provider- no cable provided- requires UK 3 pin to Type 1 or Type 2.
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Carly Hookway

This property is personally managed by Carly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jenny 10th February 2024

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Reviewed by Heidi 14th October 2023

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Olive Cottage is cosy and comfortable - enjoyed by the whole family including the dog. Lovely and clean, plenty of kitchen equipment to cook almost anything. Used the pool, sauna and steam room on a daily basis and enjoyed the games room facilities. This is our second stay and would highly recomend. Property is lovely and clean, well situated to soRead moreme lovely beaches and is ideal for dogs with an enclosed garden. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 7th October 2023

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Olive cottage had all the equipment required for a comfortable selfcatered stay. The bonus was having a dish washer! Thus, limited amounts of washing up was required which was delightful. The main advantage for us is that it is dog friendly, with a huge field to walk the dogs off lead, lovely dog friendly pubs nearby & the heated swimming pool, jacRead moreuzzi, sauna & games room on site. This made it even more pleasurable having our furry family members with us and entertainment / relaxation activites Hide

Reviewed by Kathryn 30th September 2023

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A wonderful place to stay to explore North Devon. Lesley and Robin are fantastic hosts, friendly, helpful and accessible. The cottage is very well equiped, comfortable, warm and peaceful. The games room and pool are a great additional facility. Our labrador Pearl enjoyed her daily runs off lead in the fabulous designated fields. A real gem of a finRead mored, we plan to return! Hide

Reviewed by Claire 18th September 2023

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Reviewed by Adrian 19th August 2023

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Reviewed by Neil 12th August 2023

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Reviewed by Sally 5th August 2023

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Olive Cottage, the games room and the pool area did not disappoint. Lesley and Robin are fabulous hosts and have paid attention to the things you need to make your holiday go smoothly. Olive Cottage is one of three holiday lets on the farm. You share the games room and pool space with the other two cottages, saying this we only bumped into our neigRead morehbours in the pool once and perhaps twice in the games room. This one is on our list of places to stay again for sure. Hide

Reviewed by Naomi 29th July 2023

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Olive Cottage was a lovely stay. It had everything we needed. It is homely and clean and the beds were really comfortable. WiFi was good as was the TV. The kitchen is really well equipped which was good for us as having two young kids we ate in every evening. The secure garden was amazing for the dogs as we could just let them out with no worries. Read moreThe field for exercising the dogs is huge and really quite beautiful. The swimming pool was super and fantastic for us as it rained a lot! Great stay! Hide

Reviewed by Lorraine 22nd July 2023

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The cottage was lovely to stay in very spacious, with lots of home comforts and even a washing machine to use on request. The swimming pool, hot tub and Sauna were amazing.. As we stayed in a rainy week they got plenty of use from our family our children loved them. Robin & Lesley were very helpful and always full of smiles. The cottage was very clRead moreean with a great shower, which I wish I had at home . One of the best cottages we have stay at. We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 8th July 2023

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Lovely cottage owned by lovely people. Super stay with everything we needed and very accommodating to our dog also.

Reviewed by Helen 1st July 2023

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Had a lovely week at Olive cottage. Lesley and Robin were lovely and would do anything to help. Kids made good use of the games room and pool and Dolly the dog loved the field. Would definitely recommend to someone who wanted a nice peaceful holiday

Reviewed by Carl 10th June 2023

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Loved the cottage and the surroundings its really peaceful, the pool and games room are a bonus, the owners are really nice and helpful if you need anything, would definitely recommend a stay here it was so nice

Reviewed by Olivia 3rd June 2023

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We absolutely loved the cottage, it was spotlessly clean on arrival and we couldnt have wished for kinder, more welcoming hosts. The whole place was stunning with beautiful gardens and fields, we felt very spoilt indeed. Our girls loved the pool and the play area which really were a bonus. Plenty to do nearby and we highly recommend for any other fRead moreamilies with small children - ours loved it Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 20th May 2023

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This was our first time staying in Olive Cottage, the hosts Lesley and Robyn were beyond hospitable nothing was too much trouble. Whoever books to stay here in the future will never be disappointed, you have everything you need and more. Looking forward to returning next year

Reviewed by Helen 22nd April 2023

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Wonderful place and beautiful gardens. Tranquil location and delightful owners. Thank you for giving us our first dog holiday

Reviewed by Stephen 20th February 2023

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Reviewed by Laura 20th December 2022

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We had a lovely stay we rented all 3 cottages for a family of 10 21st dec to 27th dec Christmas gathering , they are all two bedroom We all got together in olive cottage as it seems bigger and is a better lay out , we had 3 dogs and the gardens are totally secure , kids loved the pool didnt really use the games room all the cottages are well equippRead moreed the local village is under 10 min pubs shop , big asda McDonalds, dominos Aldi /Lidl are only 25 min drive in Bideford We will return Hide

Reviewed by Jeff 17th September 2022

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Our cottage was lovely, it had everything we needed for 4 adults & a dog, it was warm and well furnished, comfortable beds, everything you need for a relaxing holiday,

Reviewed by Phillip 13th August 2022

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The pool and sauna were a real bonus as was the gated garden and exercise field for our dog.

Reviewed by Clair 28th May 2022

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Super facilities and grounds in a lovely location, would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Pauline 25th April 2022

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The cottage it's self was clean everything there which you would want to use for a holiday the bedroom was big plenty of space very warm shower beautiful no faults at all

Reviewed by Stefan 9th April 2022

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A great welcome from Lesley and Robyn. Very friendly stay and great paddock area for the dogs to run around in. The garden is also enclosed which stopped the worry of dogs getting out. A very nicely laid out cottage. Everything that was required for our stay was at hand. The location is out of the way and in a peaceful countryside setting, but closRead moree enough to beaches and attractions. It reminded me of my childhood stopping on my uncles farm. Hearing the sheep, owls and pheasants. Thank you. Hide

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