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Group bookings available This property is one of 6 properties which, when rented together, can accommodate up to 22 guests


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  • £650
    Low season
  • £1300
    Peak season

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Preferred arrival day: Saturday

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£690 Sat, 2 Jun 2018
7 nights - 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6 guests with 2 dogs welcome, enclosed south-facing garden and access to nature trail.

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Beach Nearby

About Willows

Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages provide the perfect place to come and relax in a tranquil valley setting. Here you can totally unwind in one of six delightful holiday cottages that accommodate two to six guests and are dog friendly with twenty acres of valley for the enjoyment of guests and their dogs (two dogs accepted). Each cottage is comfortably furnished and has a private garden where you can enjoy the views of the surrounding valley. There is an imaginative nature trail which guests can explore or simply sit back and watch the wildlife from the cottage front door. A true piece of heaven . . . peace and quiet in abundance!

Conveniently located, this ideal retreat allows easy access to the beautiful beaches and wonderful coastal walks including the South West Coastal Path from Dartmouth to Start Point Lighthouse.

Slapton village is just two miles from the cottages and offers two very good pubs serving local food. There is a beautiful freshwater lake at Slapton Ley where visitors can discover a wide range of wildlife and take nature safaris. A short walk from the village takes you to Slapton Sands award winning beach. Walk a little further to Torcross and you can sample the best fish and chips in the area at the local pub - well worth the walk!

The pretty sailing towns of Salcombe and Dartmouth have much to offer and are within easy reach, as are the vibrant market towns of Totnes and Kingsbridge. Guests also have the benefit of a temporary membership to Dartmouth Golf and Country Club which is just five miles from Dittiscombe and has nine and eighteen-hole golf courses, a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, gym and beauty treatments available (guests receive a 25% discount on the facilities).

The South Hams area is a very special part of South Devon and one of the most unspoilt and beautiful areas in the country, making it a popular holiday destination. With its gentle climate all year round, dramatic coastline, pretty estuaries, beautiful beaches, excellent food and drink producers, lovely historic villages and huge selection of attractions, you will find yourself returning time and time again.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jon & Ruth Saunders joined Independent Cottages in April 2012

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity

Location (Devon)

Willows is 4 Star rated by Visit England and sits at the end of a private lane. The cottage affords a south facing aspect overlooking the pond and valley with a large enclosed garden.

Accommodation comprises:


  • Open plan sitting room with digital television, DVD player, two sofas and chair, coffee tables, iPod player.
  • Well equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, as well as dining area.
  • Downstairs bathroom with a shower you can walk in, WC, hand basin and towel rail which is heated.


  • Kingsize bedroom with en-suite WC with wash basin; additional double bedroom and two further single bedrooms.
  • There is a family bathroom (accessed via a few steps off the landing) with bath (including hand-held shower attachment).

Outside: A gravel sitting area provides a nice place to enjoy a glass of wine (picnic table provided) with borders containing flowers and shrubs, and lawn area with lovely views over the valley. The garden area is enclosed with gates providing access to the gardens of the other cottages. There is a Children’s play and picnic area for the smaller guests to enjoy and a communal car park.

Additional information: Two dogs welcome. Short breaks available from November to March. Reduced rates offered for under occupancy. Towels can be ordered in advance at an additional charge (free of charge for overseas visitors). Beds are made up for guests' arrival. A local company can be recommended for guided kayak tours - what better way to discover the beauty of the local estuaries and rivers. Cot and highchair available. Bike storage available. Up to two dogs are welcome and charged at £25 per dog per week (or £10 per dog for short breaks).

Group Bookings: Six holiday cottages can accommodate large group bookings of up to twenty two when hired together. BBQ's can be provided for alfresco dining and there are good local pubs serving food. Sorry but no all female or male parties.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Willows Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Double, 2 Singles)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £650
Mid Season from £750
High Season from £975
Peak Season £1300
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Willows sleeps 6 people. The owner has 6 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 22 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 8.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - No
All female groups - No
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1548 521 272 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Jon & Ruth Saunders
Member Since April 2012

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Willows Noticeboard

Ideal cottage for families with a up to 2 dogs. Ground floor walk in shower, south facing enclosed garden, access to play area, nature trail and woodland.

Last Minute Offers

Sat, 2 Jun 2018 for 7 nights, £690
4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6 guests with 2 dogs welcome, enclosed south-facing garden and access to nature trail.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 for 3 nights, £450
Sleeps up to 6 in 4 bedrooms, 2 dogs welcome with enclosed, south-facing sunny garden and valley views

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Willows 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 20th May 2018
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