Japonica Cottage is an ideal one bedroom self catering holiday cottage for relaxing peaceful holidays, romantic breaks, short breaks and weekend breaks for couples or friends sharing.
This cottage looks out onto a small courtyard area which in turn looks out towards a central stone circle within the larger courtyard formed by the cottages and Downe House. The small courtyard area is gravelled and bounded by a low stone wall with garden table and chairs.
The ground floor has two original oak beams running from front to back that creates a lovely atmosphere for the delightful open plan living, dining and kitchen area which is fully... equipped and includes a dishwasher, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. The living area has a living flame electric fire, 2-seater sofa, armchair, television with freeview box and D.V.D. The dining area has an antique pine table and four dining chairs.
The first floor has an open plan bedroom with en-suite shower room with two large window lights that gives the feeling of sleeping under the stars on a clear night. It has a Queen bed (5') and single bed, two bedside tables, chest of drawers, fitted wardrobe and a three quarters length mirror hung on the wall.
• Central heating in all rooms
• Communal gardens
• Includes all consumables
• Garage parking
• Gym on-site
• Spa, Sauna and Steam Room on-site
Our home from home cottages provides lovely accommodation for a relaxing break throughout the year.
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Japonica Cottage, Ocean Views in North Devon Bideford, West Country, England
Additional Location Information
Japonica is set withing a beautiful courtyard formed by a group of old stone barns which have been lovingly converted to provide luxury self cateing cottages. Most of the cottages are one bedroom and the ambiance of all of the cottages is quiet, peaceful, perfect rest and repose. Deliciously romantic Japonica is located one mile from the Atlantic going west, one mile going north and three miles going west.
Location Type Away from it all, Beach, Rural
AvailableUnavailableLast updated: August 23, 2013◀▶
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Left on 10/15/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | Laila-Elizabeth Risdon
This was a great break. The cottage was comfortable & warm with a very good bed and superb shower! The hot stone massage was really sensational - totally relaxing but what really stood out was the excellent food. Delicious, with a really home cooked feel - great portion sizes & the home grown salad just topped it off perfectly. We felt like we had a week away, not a weekend! The spa facilities were good and the sauna & steam was great temperature and never over full. The owners clearly cared a lot about how good a time we had and wanted to do everything they could. Highly recommended!
Left on 09/08/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | Smith
Driving true Cottage is bit night mare my GPS doesn't work But... don`t worry people over there are very2 friendly and they are all know this Place. after a day in there you know the easy way to get out and browse ring the country
When you come to the parking area it was amazing bird are singing flower was blooming weather wise is excellent what else you wanted more, BTW Spa is the best after driving for many hours my muscle need a treat. you never guest this place is there for you waiting for relax and enjoyed the life of living in country side.
believed me you never disappointed
Left on 08/27/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Flora Okereke
My mother needed some well deserved time away from the hustle and bustle of city life and Downe Health Spa & Cottages was perfect for this.
She took me along with her for four days of pampering and relaxation. Right from when we arrived, we were well catered for by Jeremy and Linda, who were friendly, welcoming and extremely helpful.
There is varied selection of treatments to choose from and you are guaranteed to feel well pampered at the end of them. My mother particularly enjoyed the steam room, which she stated was "divine".
The cottage in which we stayed, Japonica, was clean, neat and furnished to a high standard, as well as surprisingly well stocked. Digital tv is available, but my mother and I were too busy taking long walks around the area and soaking in the beautiful scenery to watch tv!
Overall, the experience was a thoroughly enjoyable and peaceful one. If you are looking for break away from your busy life, or just a short vacation in a scenic, rural location by the sea, Downe is the place for you.
Finally, we would like to express our gratitude towards Jeremy and Linda, who made our arrival and departure hassle free by picking us from and dropping us back at the station, as we came by train.
Left on 08/06/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | Horseshoe
a family occasion with no previous experience of this type of accommadation. Enjoyed the comfort of the lodge and the catering, everything provided showing a lot of forethought and care. Enjoyed meeting various members of the family who were seperately housed in their own lodges.
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