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Breakfast with Donkeys at Seagull cottage – Home 6156517 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Breakfast with Donkeys at Seagull cottage – Home 6156517

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner

Description

Wake up next to the fabulous Donkey Sanctuary over looking the sea in our lovely 1 bed cottage. Sleeps 4 comfortably with I bedroom with 2 singles and a full size pull down double bed in the living room.

Other comforts in the cottage include a fully equipped kitchen featuring microwave, fridge, stove. There is also a washing machine. The living room hosts a 32inch TV along with DVD player, free view channels and selections of dvds and various games. Electricity is metered and the metre takes £1 and £2 coins.

Included in your price is

Linens

Towels

Vegan friendly toiletries.

Hand sanitiser

We are taking additional precautions in light of Covid 19 and our cleaning protocols have been upgraded for your piece of mind.

As it is a rural location Wi-Fi is non existent, however is available in the donkey sanctuary next door. The wifi network is due to be upgraded for 2021..

Situated on the headlands overlooking the regency town of Sidmouth, Seagull Cottage is nestled amongst ancient hedgerows on the Stoneleigh Holiday park. The park Is spacious and our cottage is not overlooked. But from this wonderful vantage point you can enjoy the peaceful countryside, or head into town for some vibrant restaurants and bars. Local produce abounds and you will not be disappointed if you enjoy good fresh food! The park has an abundance of open space for playing picnicking or just relaxing.

If you are a seafood lover, you will be spoilt for choice with fresh catch of the day. Buy it direct from the fisherman in town and come back to barbecue it in your garden.

Famous for cream teas, you will find an abundance of traditional and contemporary amongst the many eateries, as well as fabulous ice creameries.

If you prefer a little tipple, there are a number of fine cider makers offering tours and tastings and some fine local wineries offering the best the region has to offer. Or try one of the local farm shops for farm fresh meat and veg.

Branscombe is 2miles away with its wonderful pebble beach, fabulous traditional pubs and it's famous crab! Be sure to try the Branscombe crab sandwich at the Mason's Arms!

The ancient fishing town of Beer is also close, as is Seaton. A little further along the coast is the lovely town of Lyme Regis with it's many points of interest.

Exeter is a half hour drive away with its wonderful cathedral and ''big town ' amenities.

If you are a nature lover you will find plenty of wonderful walks along the Jurassic Coast, and Dartmoor and Exmoor are close by.

Pets by exception. Please contact to discuss.

Regardless of what you are looking for you will find everything and more in this wonderful gem of a holiday destination.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Twin beds
    Beds in other rooms: Full bed
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Shared garden
  • Grill
  • Sea view
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Fax machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car is necessary due to the location. The Donkey Sanctuary runs a shuttle directly into Sidmouth in the summer months. A local bus service runs regularly on A3052 into Sidmouth and then Exeter. Honiton railway station is 10 miles away and services by Southwest Rail. Exeter St David is 25 miles away and serviced by GWR. Gives a few more options for day trips further into south Devon and Cornwall!

Interaction with guest

I am always available by phone. We have our wonderful caretaker Simon on site should you require any assistance.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($139.43) £100.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Debbie B.
Average reply time:
1 hour 4 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 Apr 2021
Years listed:
6
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Very Good
50 reviews

Excellent
29
Very Good
15
Average
3
Poor
3
Terrible
0

“SEAGULL COTTAGE”

Reviewed 29 Dec 2019

Overall the holiday was ok although the whole area had taken a battering with the recent rains and the grounds were sodden. I would have preferred that the electric costs were built into the rental costs thus avoiding having to feed the meter with coins. The roads around the site are in poor condition with potholes that make nice boating lakes after it had rained. Definitely more suited to 4x4 vehicles than a standard car. The site looks like it is in need of TLC and regular maintenance. Seagull cottage was ok but maybe is due a bit of a makeover as the fro t door could be a bit draughty where it had swollen with the rains and signs of dampness in some corners following rains.

“Seagull cottage has had its day”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2019

Very idylic location next door to the fabulous donkey sanctuary but thats where the highlights stop.The cottage is extremely Grubby with mould on most internal walls and there was even mould on a toi… More

“Lovely Cottage in a quiet location.”

Reviewed 23 Aug 2019

Just got back from spending a 4 night break at Seagull Cottage. Lovely cottage, which has everything you need for a great stay. The cottage is small but perfectly formed! The use of space is put to… More

Response from the owner Thanks Rebecca for your kind review. There are plans for a shop to be installed in the reception building once its completed. I am pleased you found everything to your liking. I Hope we can welcome you back to in the future. Kind regards Debbie

“Seagull Cottage - Stoneleigh Park”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2019

So we returned here after having a lovely holiday here three years ago with the grandchildren. Again with the grandchildren. This time disapointed with the upkeep of it. The cleanliness was not up to … More

Response from the owner Hi Lyn I'm sorry that it wasn't as you experienced on your first visit. I have brought your concerns to my cleaner. This is the first issue that has been raised and naturally we are both keen to address We have checked the light pull and it seems to be working again but it needs looking at properly - as soon as an electrician is available! Thank you again for your feedback. It is invaluable. Kind regards Debbie

“Donkey heaven”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2019

We’ve just come back from Seagull Cottage after a wonderful break 2 minutes from the donkey sanctuary peace and quiet we loved every minute.

Response from the owner Thank you very much. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit. I hope we can welcome you again. Regards Debbie

“perfect location”

Reviewed 26 May 2019

We arrived at Seagull Cottage which is next door to the donkey sanctuary and were immediately struck by the peace and quiet. The location is perfect as we were here to see the donkeys!! The cottage is… More

Response from the owner Thank you for taking the time to respond. I"m hlsd you enjoyed your stay. I hope we can welcome you again. Kind regards Debbie

“Lovely, quiet , and just a short drive from sidmouth front.”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2018

We had a lovely stay and will definitely going back. It was nice to see the donkey sanctuary so close only a short walk. So much so we adopted one. we stayed for 2 weeks and found a different place to… More

Response from the owner So glad you enjoyed your stay! It is a blissful location so I am delighted to hear you made the most of your surroundings. I do hope we see you again. Thank you. Debbie

“Lovely Position”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2018

We managed to book this cottage for the folk festival week. The cottage was ideal for myself and elderly mother. She felt very safe on her own in the evenings whilst I was out. We could each have ou… More

Response from the owner Hi Jackie I am pleased you found everything to your liking. Folk week is always busy but we are lucky to be in a quiet location. There are refurbishments underway through the site, and I hope they will be up and running for next year! I hope we ca. Welcome you again. Kind regards Debbie

“Lovely cottage”

Reviewed 27 Jul 2018

The cottage was lovely, just what we needed to relax. The site was easy to find and very quiet. The cottage had everything we needed for our stay and was very clean, only downside was we were told the… More

Response from the owner Hi .. thanks for your comments. I am glad you found everything to your liking. The WiFi is being updated for next year. I hope to welcome you back again. Debbie

“Perfectly placed”

Reviewed 21 Jul 2018

Lovely cottage perfectly positioned for visiting the donkey sanctuary. Will definitely be rebooking the cottage again. Everything you could possibly need whilst away from home has been thought of. Ver… More

Response from the owner Thanks for your comments. I am sorry the windows were locked. I shall get onto that! I will also speak with caretaker amd get them to check the crockery. Look forward to seeing you again. Debbie

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FAQs

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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Debbie (the owner) a message.

If Debbie (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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