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We are open from 09:00 to 20:00 7 days a week

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Curlew Cottage, Dittisham

Sleeps 4

Curlew Cottage is a picturesque holiday cottage with a stunning views of the River Dart and the surrounding countryside from its pretty garden in the delightful waterside village of Dittisham. Perfectly equipped for four guests to enjoy a relaxing self catering holiday, the cottage is situated on Higher Street and enjoys lovely river views from the conservatory, garden and double bedroom. There is a short walk to all the village amenities and the river including the ferries to Dartmouth and Greenway as well as the Anchorstone Cafe seafood restaurant.

Accommodation: The front door opens into a small entrance porch which leads to a cosy lounge with a brick fireplace and open fire (first basket of logs provided October to end of April), sofa and two armchairs and TV with DVD. Steps down into the very well equipped kitchen diner, with tiled floor, oven, hob and extractor, integrated fridge/freezer, microwave, dining table and chairs. A door from the kitchen opens into the conservatory with dining table and chairs, views over the garden and river. The conservatory also houses the washing machine/tumble dryer.

Upstairs: A narrow twisting stair case leads up from the sitting room to two bedrooms and a bathroom. The double bedroom is at the back of the cottage with fantastic views of the river and features an iron bedstead and en suite shower. There is a small dressing room adjoining the bedroom. The second bedroom is at the front of the cottage and has twin iron beds and a feature fireplace. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet and basin. At the bottom of the stairs is a small cloakroom with toilet and basin.

Outside: The garden at the rear features flower beds, lawn and lovely views of the river Dart. A paved area with garden furniture allows you to make the most of this picturesque setting. There is no private parking at the cottage but you can park outside to unload and there are a few spaces just along the road and ample parking round the corner on Riverside Road.

£100.00 refundable security deposit will be requested, held against damage/extra cleaning.

Bed sizes and configurations

Master Bedroom – (First Floor) Double Bed

Second Bedroom – (First Floor) Twin Beds

Bathrooms

Family bathroom (first floor): Bath with overhead shower, toilet & wash basin

Master bedroom: En suite shower

Ground floor cloakroom: Toilet and wash basin

Bed linen and towels

Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.

Parking

There is no private parking but there is on street parking nearby.

Pets

One well behaved dog is welcome here.

Arrival and departure times

Arrival time is after 3pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.

WiFi

The property includes WiFi

Fireplace

There is an open fire, the first basket of logs is provided Oct – Mar

“Thank you for a fabulous goodie bag and enjoyable stay!” 24 August 2018

 

“Another fabulous stay in this cute little cottage. Always great to come back to, as is Ditsum!! Our 10th year of visiting and we still adore it!!” Mandy, Kevin, Charlie and Alfie and Sid the dog – 20 July -3 August 2018

 

“Lovely cottage, amazing views. Thank you for all the thoughful additions. Much appreciated. Had two very relaxing weeks. We and our chocolate labrador, Willow, enjoyed the walks and sitting in the garden”Chilling”. Like the house martins – we will be back!” Richard, Liz and Willow – 6 – 20 July 2018

 

“We had a blissful week! The cottage is so beautiful and th view is spectacular. We wish we could take it home with us! Thank you so much! xxx” Jane, Richard, Freddie and Louisa – 1 July 2018

 

“Beautiful cottage. Fantastic views. Lovely weather. Fantastic views at night.” 15-22 June 2018

 

“Also our second visit and everything as beautiful as we remembered. Wonderful welcome and the cottage relaxing and full of character. Spent much time in the garden watching life and activity on the estuary. Such amazing views. Many thanks” Peter, Lisa, Hattie, Verity and Dodle dog – 1-18 June 2018

 

“Wonderful to return to Curlew Cottage for our second visit. The garden was looking even more beautiful and we enjoyed the views and the wildlife” Brenda and Ed – 25 May – 1 June 2018

 

“Thank you for sharing your beautiful – Immaculately presented cottage.Thank you for the most efficient cleaners. Biscuits, milk and tea greatly appreciated. Attempted to paint the view!!!  Home now for rest and recuperation” Thelma and Derek – 11-18 May 2018

 

“We have had a lovely stay. Biscuits, milk and teato greet us. Fabulous views from the garden. A sunny week! Top quality bedding and utensils. Great place to stay. ***** 5 Stars!” Mary, Cousin Jeanette and Millie the Collie – 8 May 2018

 

“We had a lovely stay here particularly love the garden. Cottage very well equipped. Thank you for the biscuits and milk” Diane, Gordon, Clemmie and Daisy Dog – 13 April 2018

 

“Thank you for a wonderful first experience fo Curlew Cottage and Dittisham. We’ve had a lovely relaxing week and have really enjoyed the blissful peace of your garden. The FBI has become our second home – good food and a great place to watch Isabel crabbing. Your cottage is very beautiful – everything you need and more. We’ll definately be back! xxx” Nikkie, Paul, Isabel and Maddie (the pup) – 26 August – 2 September 2017

 

“Such a great cottage and what a view your lovely garden has! You will be pleased to know the dog respected it! On two nights sunsets and stars where amazing on rainy days. Thank you for your good DVD collection. Kitchen set up was great as mum and I love to cook! and the back room perfect to contain dog from the rest of your lovely home. Love your house. I hope to stay again” Rachael, Eleanor and boots the dog – July 2017

 

“What a beautiful cottage. What an amazing location. It was a joy to open our bedroom window in the morning and admire such an idllic view. We loved sitting in teh garden and eating our meals in the conservatory” Susanne, Daniele and Annalisa – 8-15 July 2017

 

“Thanks to Eldine for the recommendation. We had a much needed relaxing week in Curlew Cottage. Most of all enjoyed relaxing with the most beautiful views. Thanks” – Peter and James – May 2017

 

“We’ve had a wonderful time in a well equipped and cosy cottage. Wonderful view! We hope to be back next year” – Mandy, Mark, Desna and Alison – 4-11 March 2017

 

“Cosy cottage. Beautiful views from the garden. This being our ninth visit to Dittisham so no surprises but always a wonderful base” – Linda and Kevin plus Holly Dog – 27 December 2016 – 2 January 2017

 

“My second stay in Curlew Cottage – we all love the cottage.  I came to Dittisham every year on holiday when I was little and it brings back so many lovely memories. Curlew Cottage is beautiful – so home from home – we love it here and we will be back” – The Allans – 5-8 November 2016

 

“A beautiful cottage – we felt right at home – will return” – The Lynthams – 22-29 October

 

“Our second stay in the wonderful ‘home from home’ cottage. We’ve had an amazing week – so much to see and do locally” – The Birtles – 1-10 October 2016

 

“We have had a really happy week in this cosy and comfortable cottage. – Thank you!” Rosalind, William, George and Savana (the Dog) – 24 September – 1 October 2016

 

“Had a lovely week here in your cosy cottage.  A joy to not need to use the car. The views are fabulous and luckily the weather has been good enough to enjoy sitting in the tranquil garden. Hope to come again.  Thank you.” – Sue, Rosemary and Max (the dog) – 17-24 September 2016

 

“We have read the previous reviews and can only endorse what has been written. A well kept cottage in a glorious position. Hope to come again. Thank you for the doggy treats” – Jackie and Colin and Fern and Holly the dogs – 3-10 September 2016

 

“Had a lovely week in a very comfortable cosy cottage. So well equipped with everything you should need. We enjoyed full sun in the pretty garden with a beautiful view” – Carly, Glen, Freya and Evie and Emmy (the dog) – July 2016

 

“Fantastic location with amazing views and such a lovely and quiet week away from city life! We hope to return. Thanks” – Maggie, Mark and Freddie – July 2016

 

“A simply delightful cottage with beautiful views and a great location. The Cottage is furnished and fitted to a high standard which all makes for a very comfortable stay. The peace and quiet was perfect. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage” – Anne, Eleanor and Imogen – 2-9 July 2016

 

“This was our first stay in Curlew Cottage. What a beautiful place with the most wonderful view. Because the weather was so good we made full use of the garden” – Jo, Ian, Will and Flo – 28 May 2016

 

“Another lovely week in this cottage with the most glorious view” – Brett and Patricia and Rory, James and Caroline – 21 May 2016

 

“Beautiful cottage – we loved it and the weather was lovely. Have been staying in Dittisham since I was a child and this is one of the loveliest cottages I have stayed in. Buddy my chocolate Labrador was very happy with the treats. Thank you for a lovely long weekend” – Barbara – 8 May 2016

 

“Wild garlic, primrose, bluebells, all in abundance along the hedgerows and stonewalls – such a beautiful time to visit here. We were very comfortable in Curlew Cottage with its glorious view to the river Dart – which was ever changing and fascinating. Impressed with the friendliness of the locals” – John and Airling, Mike and Sue – 23-30 April 2016

 

“The cottage was beautiful and immaculately presented, with fabulous views of the Dart” – Mark – 2-9 April 2016

 

“A wonderful cottage, with amazing views. Very well equipped and everything explained clearly. Thank you for the fresh flowers, milk and biscuits – a lovely start to our holiday” – Katherine, Nigel, Ella and Jack – March/April 2016

 

“This was a long awaited break after 2 years of illness – just what the doctor ordered! Beautiful, Serene, Magical. A stunning cottage in a fabulous place” – Carol and John – March 2016

 

“Lovely cottage, very well equipped, comfortable beds, good bed linen, plenty of towels, gorgeous views – all in all a perfect little cottage. We are well impressed with your company and brochure – we will use your company again!” – Sharon – 13-20 February 2016

 

“Wow, what a gorgeous cottage, so well appointed and with wonderful views. We’ve had a lovely week and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Very many thanks” – Sue and Ken – 15-22 November 2015

 

“We were here on honeymoon in March this year and we loved it so much in Curlew and Dittisham that we booked to come again straightaway.  We have had another magical week in this special place – a real home from home. We are already planning another visit for next year with our newborn (March!) or perhaps a ‘babymoon’ in February if we dare. Thank you for creating such a beautiful place” – Emma and Ian – 24-31 October 2015

 

“A beautiful place to stay. Great location, very comfortable and well equipped. Lovely area to explore – would definitely recommend” – Graeme and Nicky – 3-10 October 2015

 

“Our second visit to Curlew Cottage, with probably the bet view in the whole of Devon! Curlew is a delightful cottage in a perfect setting! So glad the owners are happy to share it. Already decided that we will be back next year!!!” – Allen and Jackie & Holly the Lab – 26 September – 3 October 2015

 

“Beautiful cottage, so well appointed, so cosy and comfortable. Lovely sitting with stunning views. Have stayed in lots of other accommodation both home and abroad and Curlew Cottage is equipped to a very high standard in comparison. Definitely the best ever” – Liz and Ray – 19-26 September 2015

 

“What a well presented ad more than well equipped cottage.  Lovely and clean with great attention to detail – the little things make all the difference, like the tea tray and biscuits waiting on the kitchen table! What a bonus the conservatory is to enjoy the spectacular view – and appreciate the binoculars too – another nice touch. We have had a lovely week here – Thank you so much” – Ian and Beryl 12-19 September 2015

 

“Our first but not our last! We fell in love with Dittisham 5 years ago and have now found the best cottage. We will return next year to the jewel!  Thank you! xxx” – Dom, Julie, Lydia, Evie and Poppy and Bella the dogs – 29 August – 5 September 2015

 

“What more can we say about the view – fantastic! Delightfully furnished cottage, comfortable beds, great DVD collection!  Provided everything and more we required. Thank you for the use of your lovely cottage” – Andrea, Peter, Harley, Ann and Stan – 22-29 August 2015

 

“Many thanks for a wonderful stay in probably the best cottage. We’ve ever stayed in” – The Lawrie Family and Labrador – 8-22 August 2015

 

“We have enjoyed many holidays down in South Devon but this by far has been the best.  The Cottage is in such a beautiful spot. Our two spaniels have enjoyed all the walks and water as we have too. The views from the garden complete it all.. We will be back to Dittisham again. It was super. We had a lovely time. Thanks” – The Ashby’s – 1-8 August 2015

 

“Another memorable stay in this fabulous cottage. We’ll see you very soon! Many thanks” – Mandy, Kevin, Charlie, Alfie and Sid the dog – 4-25 July 2015

 

“We have stayed in many cottages in different parts of the UK. This in our view is the best place we have ever stayed in. The combination of the view, ambience, facilities, equipment, décor, furnishings and attention to detail (the torches on the bedside tables), made our stay a great experience. Many thanks” – John and Maggie 27 June – 4 July 2015

 

“Curlew Cottage is a highly recommended property with spectacular views and location.  A really lovely cottage and garden , amazing views and wonderful weather – what more could we want. We would love to come here again” – Sylvia and Stephen and Lisa and Merlin the dogs – 20-27 June 2015

 

“We have had a perfect week at your lovely cottage. Beautiful location. We have enjoyed ever minute and will miss the garden and views. The cottage has been tastefully furnished to a high spec and very comfortable. Thank you so much” – Patricia, Brett, John and Rory – the Westie – 13-20 June 2016

 

“What a beautiful cottage that is well looked after and loved – that was our first thought  when we come inside.  Surrounded by its own piece of heaven. What a place of peace. Who could ask for more. We will return” – Jan and Paul and Daisy the Boxer – 6-13 June 2015

 

“This is our second visit to this beautiful peaceful cottage and we loved everything about it” – Susan – 30 May – 6 June 2015

 

“We have had a lovely week here in Curlew sitting on the terrace looking at the Fab views. We would love to come again” – Carol, John and Joanne – 23-30 May 2015

 

“Have spent a wonderful week here.  Cottage delightful, so well equipped and clean! with exquisite views. Will definitely come again.” – Anne, John and Ellie – 16-23 May 2015

 

“Just writing to let you know how much we enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage. Think it is our 6th holiday in Dittisham with your company and this cottage was definitely the best so far. We’re already looking at booking again before word gets about! The setting and the garden were just beautiful. Loved the way the owners had retained the quirkiness and charm of the old cottage with their own individual touches, interesting prints, details, books etc.  It is the sort of cottage where you knew you could find everything you wanted and excellent quality. So good to have a well equipped kitchen with all the odds and ends you forget to bring, even binoculars! Thanks to the owners on our behalf” – Sally & Bob – 18-25 April 2015

 

“Wonderful cottage, wonderful views and a wonderful break away from the busy city of Birmingham. We will miss the peace and quiet and of course the view. The biscuits where a lovely thought especially the ones for our dog. Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. We hope to be back someday soon” – Rachel, Ian, Charlotte, Emma and Tippy (the Dog) – April 2015

 

“Here on honeymoon! A wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage. We wished we had booked 2 weeks. Lovely interior here and we will be back!!! Thank you” Emma and Ian 28 March – 4 April 2015

 

“Wonderful stay and very well appointed cottage. Would recommend to others” – The Souter Family – 14-23 March 2015

 

“A beautiful cottage and glorious views. A splendidly equipped cottage – better than we’ve ever been in!! Thank you for everything” – Maureen and Bill – 7-13 March 2015

 

“We came in the murky depths of January for 4 nights to recover from a busy family Christmas. The Cottage is beautifully appointed and finished with care and love – and the views!! – we could just have sat all day and looked! Back soon!” – Cliff, Jane and Poppy the Bichon – January 2015

 

“Yet another fantastic week in this beautiful village. First time in Curlew – what a gorgeous little gem stunning views. We will be back soon” – Tracy and Paul – November 2014

 

“It’s been a lovely few days in your pretty, comfortable cottage. Thank you” – Shirley and Stella – November 2014

 

“You’ve done a fantastic job with this cottage. So nice to have good radios! Lovely – thank you” Allie, Nick and Alex – Oct – November 2014

 

“We loved Curlew Cottage. It was in a delightful position. We hope to be able to book this cottage again next year at a similar time” – Allen and Jackie – 27 September – 4 October 2014

 

“This cottage and village is so delightful – such a peaceful and tranquil place with no traffic noise. Just birds singing. Thank you for all the lovely things you have provided to make our stay so comfortable. Bery well equipped. Am sure we will be back. The Garden was lovely and safe for the dogs.” – Lisa, Gary and Nell and Darcy (the dogs) – 20 – 27 September 2014

 

“Beautiful cottage with outstanding views. We had a fantastic week in Dittisham, loved the village and the beautiful cottage. We booked last minute having seen the photos online – the view was so much better and what a delight the cottage was. Spent a few nights on the patio taking in the spectacular view! Décor tastefully done and everything we needed. What a pleasure. Thank you we will definitely be back!” – Susan and Graham – 6-13 September 2014

 

“Lovely location and cottage. We have enjoyed a very peaceful week and have appreciated all the care that has gone into making Curlew Cottage such a lovely home. We would love to stay longer next time!” – Tracey 30 August – 6 September 2014

 

“Curlew was lovely.  The view from the garden is amazing” – Ute – 14-21 June 2014

 

“What a find! What a view! What a shame I had to go. I will be back – thank you so much” – Cecil – May bank holiday 2014

 

“Very honoured to be the first guest and hope to be back gain very soon. The best view in Dittisham and cosiest cottage” – Fran – 18-21 April 2014

Curlew Cottage located on Higher Street, a short walk from the village amenities and the quayside.

Travelling by car

Dittisham is around 17 miles from the A38 Intersection at Buckfastleigh.

Travelling by train

Dittisham is around 8 miles from Totnes Railway Station, which has a selection of Taxi’s.

Travelling by Air

Dittisham is around 45 miles from Exeter International Airport.

Travelling by ferry

Dittisham is around 30 miles from the Ferry Port at Plymouth.
+ Description

Accommodation: The front door opens into a small entrance porch which leads to a cosy lounge with a brick fireplace and open fire (first basket of logs provided October to end of April), sofa and two armchairs and TV with DVD. Steps down into the very well equipped kitchen diner, with tiled floor, oven, hob and extractor, integrated fridge/freezer, microwave, dining table and chairs. A door from the kitchen opens into the conservatory with dining table and chairs, views over the garden and river. The conservatory also houses the washing machine/tumble dryer.

Upstairs: A narrow twisting stair case leads up from the sitting room to two bedrooms and a bathroom. The double bedroom is at the back of the cottage with fantastic views of the river and features an iron bedstead and en suite shower. There is a small dressing room adjoining the bedroom. The second bedroom is at the front of the cottage and has twin iron beds and a feature fireplace. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet and basin. At the bottom of the stairs is a small cloakroom with toilet and basin.

Outside: The garden at the rear features flower beds, lawn and lovely views of the river Dart. A paved area with garden furniture allows you to make the most of this picturesque setting. There is no private parking at the cottage but you can park outside to unload and there are a few spaces just along the road and ample parking round the corner on Riverside Road.

£100.00 refundable security deposit will be requested, held against damage/extra cleaning.

+ Key Features

Bed sizes and configurations

Master Bedroom – (First Floor) Double Bed

Second Bedroom – (First Floor) Twin Beds

Bathrooms

Family bathroom (first floor): Bath with overhead shower, toilet & wash basin

Master bedroom: En suite shower

Ground floor cloakroom: Toilet and wash basin

Bed linen and towels

Bed linen and towels are provided for guests.

Parking

There is no private parking but there is on street parking nearby.

Pets

One well behaved dog is welcome here.

Arrival and departure times

Arrival time is after 3pm and departure time is by 10am. Access is via a key safe, therefore it does not matter if you are arriving late at night.

WiFi

The property includes WiFi

Fireplace

There is an open fire, the first basket of logs is provided Oct – Mar
+ Reviews

“Thank you for a fabulous goodie bag and enjoyable stay!” 24 August 2018

 

“Another fabulous stay in this cute little cottage. Always great to come back to, as is Ditsum!! Our 10th year of visiting and we still adore it!!” Mandy, Kevin, Charlie and Alfie and Sid the dog – 20 July -3 August 2018

 

“Lovely cottage, amazing views. Thank you for all the thoughful additions. Much appreciated. Had two very relaxing weeks. We and our chocolate labrador, Willow, enjoyed the walks and sitting in the garden”Chilling”. Like the house martins – we will be back!” Richard, Liz and Willow – 6 – 20 July 2018

 

“We had a blissful week! The cottage is so beautiful and th view is spectacular. We wish we could take it home with us! Thank you so much! xxx” Jane, Richard, Freddie and Louisa – 1 July 2018

 

“Beautiful cottage. Fantastic views. Lovely weather. Fantastic views at night.” 15-22 June 2018

 

“Also our second visit and everything as beautiful as we remembered. Wonderful welcome and the cottage relaxing and full of character. Spent much time in the garden watching life and activity on the estuary. Such amazing views. Many thanks” Peter, Lisa, Hattie, Verity and Dodle dog – 1-18 June 2018

 

“Wonderful to return to Curlew Cottage for our second visit. The garden was looking even more beautiful and we enjoyed the views and the wildlife” Brenda and Ed – 25 May – 1 June 2018

 

“Thank you for sharing your beautiful – Immaculately presented cottage.Thank you for the most efficient cleaners. Biscuits, milk and tea greatly appreciated. Attempted to paint the view!!!  Home now for rest and recuperation” Thelma and Derek – 11-18 May 2018

 

“We have had a lovely stay. Biscuits, milk and teato greet us. Fabulous views from the garden. A sunny week! Top quality bedding and utensils. Great place to stay. ***** 5 Stars!” Mary, Cousin Jeanette and Millie the Collie – 8 May 2018

 

“We had a lovely stay here particularly love the garden. Cottage very well equipped. Thank you for the biscuits and milk” Diane, Gordon, Clemmie and Daisy Dog – 13 April 2018

 

“Thank you for a wonderful first experience fo Curlew Cottage and Dittisham. We’ve had a lovely relaxing week and have really enjoyed the blissful peace of your garden. The FBI has become our second home – good food and a great place to watch Isabel crabbing. Your cottage is very beautiful – everything you need and more. We’ll definately be back! xxx” Nikkie, Paul, Isabel and Maddie (the pup) – 26 August – 2 September 2017

 

“Such a great cottage and what a view your lovely garden has! You will be pleased to know the dog respected it! On two nights sunsets and stars where amazing on rainy days. Thank you for your good DVD collection. Kitchen set up was great as mum and I love to cook! and the back room perfect to contain dog from the rest of your lovely home. Love your house. I hope to stay again” Rachael, Eleanor and boots the dog – July 2017

 

“What a beautiful cottage. What an amazing location. It was a joy to open our bedroom window in the morning and admire such an idllic view. We loved sitting in teh garden and eating our meals in the conservatory” Susanne, Daniele and Annalisa – 8-15 July 2017

 

“Thanks to Eldine for the recommendation. We had a much needed relaxing week in Curlew Cottage. Most of all enjoyed relaxing with the most beautiful views. Thanks” – Peter and James – May 2017

 

“We’ve had a wonderful time in a well equipped and cosy cottage. Wonderful view! We hope to be back next year” – Mandy, Mark, Desna and Alison – 4-11 March 2017

 

“Cosy cottage. Beautiful views from the garden. This being our ninth visit to Dittisham so no surprises but always a wonderful base” – Linda and Kevin plus Holly Dog – 27 December 2016 – 2 January 2017

 

“My second stay in Curlew Cottage – we all love the cottage.  I came to Dittisham every year on holiday when I was little and it brings back so many lovely memories. Curlew Cottage is beautiful – so home from home – we love it here and we will be back” – The Allans – 5-8 November 2016

 

“A beautiful cottage – we felt right at home – will return” – The Lynthams – 22-29 October

 

“Our second stay in the wonderful ‘home from home’ cottage. We’ve had an amazing week – so much to see and do locally” – The Birtles – 1-10 October 2016

 

“We have had a really happy week in this cosy and comfortable cottage. – Thank you!” Rosalind, William, George and Savana (the Dog) – 24 September – 1 October 2016

 

“Had a lovely week here in your cosy cottage.  A joy to not need to use the car. The views are fabulous and luckily the weather has been good enough to enjoy sitting in the tranquil garden. Hope to come again.  Thank you.” – Sue, Rosemary and Max (the dog) – 17-24 September 2016

 

“We have read the previous reviews and can only endorse what has been written. A well kept cottage in a glorious position. Hope to come again. Thank you for the doggy treats” – Jackie and Colin and Fern and Holly the dogs – 3-10 September 2016

 

“Had a lovely week in a very comfortable cosy cottage. So well equipped with everything you should need. We enjoyed full sun in the pretty garden with a beautiful view” – Carly, Glen, Freya and Evie and Emmy (the dog) – July 2016

 

“Fantastic location with amazing views and such a lovely and quiet week away from city life! We hope to return. Thanks” – Maggie, Mark and Freddie – July 2016

 

“A simply delightful cottage with beautiful views and a great location. The Cottage is furnished and fitted to a high standard which all makes for a very comfortable stay. The peace and quiet was perfect. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage” – Anne, Eleanor and Imogen – 2-9 July 2016

 

“This was our first stay in Curlew Cottage. What a beautiful place with the most wonderful view. Because the weather was so good we made full use of the garden” – Jo, Ian, Will and Flo – 28 May 2016

 

“Another lovely week in this cottage with the most glorious view” – Brett and Patricia and Rory, James and Caroline – 21 May 2016

 

“Beautiful cottage – we loved it and the weather was lovely. Have been staying in Dittisham since I was a child and this is one of the loveliest cottages I have stayed in. Buddy my chocolate Labrador was very happy with the treats. Thank you for a lovely long weekend” – Barbara – 8 May 2016

 

“Wild garlic, primrose, bluebells, all in abundance along the hedgerows and stonewalls – such a beautiful time to visit here. We were very comfortable in Curlew Cottage with its glorious view to the river Dart – which was ever changing and fascinating. Impressed with the friendliness of the locals” – John and Airling, Mike and Sue – 23-30 April 2016

 

“The cottage was beautiful and immaculately presented, with fabulous views of the Dart” – Mark – 2-9 April 2016

 

“A wonderful cottage, with amazing views. Very well equipped and everything explained clearly. Thank you for the fresh flowers, milk and biscuits – a lovely start to our holiday” – Katherine, Nigel, Ella and Jack – March/April 2016

 

“This was a long awaited break after 2 years of illness – just what the doctor ordered! Beautiful, Serene, Magical. A stunning cottage in a fabulous place” – Carol and John – March 2016

 

“Lovely cottage, very well equipped, comfortable beds, good bed linen, plenty of towels, gorgeous views – all in all a perfect little cottage. We are well impressed with your company and brochure – we will use your company again!” – Sharon – 13-20 February 2016

 

“Wow, what a gorgeous cottage, so well appointed and with wonderful views. We’ve had a lovely week and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Very many thanks” – Sue and Ken – 15-22 November 2015

 

“We were here on honeymoon in March this year and we loved it so much in Curlew and Dittisham that we booked to come again straightaway.  We have had another magical week in this special place – a real home from home. We are already planning another visit for next year with our newborn (March!) or perhaps a ‘babymoon’ in February if we dare. Thank you for creating such a beautiful place” – Emma and Ian – 24-31 October 2015

 

“A beautiful place to stay. Great location, very comfortable and well equipped. Lovely area to explore – would definitely recommend” – Graeme and Nicky – 3-10 October 2015

 

“Our second visit to Curlew Cottage, with probably the bet view in the whole of Devon! Curlew is a delightful cottage in a perfect setting! So glad the owners are happy to share it. Already decided that we will be back next year!!!” – Allen and Jackie & Holly the Lab – 26 September – 3 October 2015

 

“Beautiful cottage, so well appointed, so cosy and comfortable. Lovely sitting with stunning views. Have stayed in lots of other accommodation both home and abroad and Curlew Cottage is equipped to a very high standard in comparison. Definitely the best ever” – Liz and Ray – 19-26 September 2015

 

“What a well presented ad more than well equipped cottage.  Lovely and clean with great attention to detail – the little things make all the difference, like the tea tray and biscuits waiting on the kitchen table! What a bonus the conservatory is to enjoy the spectacular view – and appreciate the binoculars too – another nice touch. We have had a lovely week here – Thank you so much” – Ian and Beryl 12-19 September 2015

 

“Our first but not our last! We fell in love with Dittisham 5 years ago and have now found the best cottage. We will return next year to the jewel!  Thank you! xxx” – Dom, Julie, Lydia, Evie and Poppy and Bella the dogs – 29 August – 5 September 2015

 

“What more can we say about the view – fantastic! Delightfully furnished cottage, comfortable beds, great DVD collection!  Provided everything and more we required. Thank you for the use of your lovely cottage” – Andrea, Peter, Harley, Ann and Stan – 22-29 August 2015

 

“Many thanks for a wonderful stay in probably the best cottage. We’ve ever stayed in” – The Lawrie Family and Labrador – 8-22 August 2015

 

“We have enjoyed many holidays down in South Devon but this by far has been the best.  The Cottage is in such a beautiful spot. Our two spaniels have enjoyed all the walks and water as we have too. The views from the garden complete it all.. We will be back to Dittisham again. It was super. We had a lovely time. Thanks” – The Ashby’s – 1-8 August 2015

 

“Another memorable stay in this fabulous cottage. We’ll see you very soon! Many thanks” – Mandy, Kevin, Charlie, Alfie and Sid the dog – 4-25 July 2015

 

“We have stayed in many cottages in different parts of the UK. This in our view is the best place we have ever stayed in. The combination of the view, ambience, facilities, equipment, décor, furnishings and attention to detail (the torches on the bedside tables), made our stay a great experience. Many thanks” – John and Maggie 27 June – 4 July 2015

 

“Curlew Cottage is a highly recommended property with spectacular views and location.  A really lovely cottage and garden , amazing views and wonderful weather – what more could we want. We would love to come here again” – Sylvia and Stephen and Lisa and Merlin the dogs – 20-27 June 2015

 

“We have had a perfect week at your lovely cottage. Beautiful location. We have enjoyed ever minute and will miss the garden and views. The cottage has been tastefully furnished to a high spec and very comfortable. Thank you so much” – Patricia, Brett, John and Rory – the Westie – 13-20 June 2016

 

“What a beautiful cottage that is well looked after and loved – that was our first thought  when we come inside.  Surrounded by its own piece of heaven. What a place of peace. Who could ask for more. We will return” – Jan and Paul and Daisy the Boxer – 6-13 June 2015

 

“This is our second visit to this beautiful peaceful cottage and we loved everything about it” – Susan – 30 May – 6 June 2015

 

“We have had a lovely week here in Curlew sitting on the terrace looking at the Fab views. We would love to come again” – Carol, John and Joanne – 23-30 May 2015

 

“Have spent a wonderful week here.  Cottage delightful, so well equipped and clean! with exquisite views. Will definitely come again.” – Anne, John and Ellie – 16-23 May 2015

 

“Just writing to let you know how much we enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage. Think it is our 6th holiday in Dittisham with your company and this cottage was definitely the best so far. We’re already looking at booking again before word gets about! The setting and the garden were just beautiful. Loved the way the owners had retained the quirkiness and charm of the old cottage with their own individual touches, interesting prints, details, books etc.  It is the sort of cottage where you knew you could find everything you wanted and excellent quality. So good to have a well equipped kitchen with all the odds and ends you forget to bring, even binoculars! Thanks to the owners on our behalf” – Sally & Bob – 18-25 April 2015

 

“Wonderful cottage, wonderful views and a wonderful break away from the busy city of Birmingham. We will miss the peace and quiet and of course the view. The biscuits where a lovely thought especially the ones for our dog. Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. We hope to be back someday soon” – Rachel, Ian, Charlotte, Emma and Tippy (the Dog) – April 2015

 

“Here on honeymoon! A wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage. We wished we had booked 2 weeks. Lovely interior here and we will be back!!! Thank you” Emma and Ian 28 March – 4 April 2015

 

“Wonderful stay and very well appointed cottage. Would recommend to others” – The Souter Family – 14-23 March 2015

 

“A beautiful cottage and glorious views. A splendidly equipped cottage – better than we’ve ever been in!! Thank you for everything” – Maureen and Bill – 7-13 March 2015

 

“We came in the murky depths of January for 4 nights to recover from a busy family Christmas. The Cottage is beautifully appointed and finished with care and love – and the views!! – we could just have sat all day and looked! Back soon!” – Cliff, Jane and Poppy the Bichon – January 2015

 

“Yet another fantastic week in this beautiful village. First time in Curlew – what a gorgeous little gem stunning views. We will be back soon” – Tracy and Paul – November 2014

 

“It’s been a lovely few days in your pretty, comfortable cottage. Thank you” – Shirley and Stella – November 2014

 

“You’ve done a fantastic job with this cottage. So nice to have good radios! Lovely – thank you” Allie, Nick and Alex – Oct – November 2014

 

“We loved Curlew Cottage. It was in a delightful position. We hope to be able to book this cottage again next year at a similar time” – Allen and Jackie – 27 September – 4 October 2014

 

“This cottage and village is so delightful – such a peaceful and tranquil place with no traffic noise. Just birds singing. Thank you for all the lovely things you have provided to make our stay so comfortable. Bery well equipped. Am sure we will be back. The Garden was lovely and safe for the dogs.” – Lisa, Gary and Nell and Darcy (the dogs) – 20 – 27 September 2014

 

“Beautiful cottage with outstanding views. We had a fantastic week in Dittisham, loved the village and the beautiful cottage. We booked last minute having seen the photos online – the view was so much better and what a delight the cottage was. Spent a few nights on the patio taking in the spectacular view! Décor tastefully done and everything we needed. What a pleasure. Thank you we will definitely be back!” – Susan and Graham – 6-13 September 2014

 

“Lovely location and cottage. We have enjoyed a very peaceful week and have appreciated all the care that has gone into making Curlew Cottage such a lovely home. We would love to stay longer next time!” – Tracey 30 August – 6 September 2014

 

“Curlew was lovely.  The view from the garden is amazing” – Ute – 14-21 June 2014

 

“What a find! What a view! What a shame I had to go. I will be back – thank you so much” – Cecil – May bank holiday 2014

 

“Very honoured to be the first guest and hope to be back gain very soon. The best view in Dittisham and cosiest cottage” – Fran – 18-21 April 2014

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Curlew Cottage located on Higher Street, a short walk from the village amenities and the quayside.

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“Thanks to Eldine for the recommendation. We had a much needed relaxing week in Curlew Cottage. Most of all enjoyed relaxing with the most beautiful views. Thanks” – Peter and James – May 2017

 

“We’ve had a wonderful time in a well equipped and cosy cottage. Wonderful view! We hope to be back next year” – Mandy, Mark, Desna and Alison – 4-11 March 2017

 

“Cosy cottage. Beautiful views from the garden. This being our ninth visit to Dittisham so no surprises but always a wonderful base” – Linda and Kevin plus Holly Dog – 27 December 2016 – 2 January 2017

 

“My second stay in Curlew Cottage – we all love the cottage.  I came to Dittisham every year on holiday when I was little and it brings back so many lovely memories. Curlew Cottage is beautiful – so home from home – we love it here and we will be back” – The Allans – 5-8 November 2016

 

“A beautiful cottage – we felt right at home – will return” – The Lynthams – 22-29 October

 

“Our second stay in the wonderful ‘home from home’ cottage. We’ve had an amazing week – so much to see and do locally” – The Birtles – 1-10 October 2016

 

“We have had a really happy week in this cosy and comfortable cottage. – Thank you!” Rosalind, William, George and Savana (the Dog) – 24 September – 1 October 2016

 

“Had a lovely week here in your cosy cottage.  A joy to not need to use the car. The views are fabulous and luckily the weather has been good enough to enjoy sitting in the tranquil garden. Hope to come again.  Thank you.” – Sue, Rosemary and Max (the dog) – 17-24 September 2016

 

“We have read the previous reviews and can only endorse what has been written. A well kept cottage in a glorious position. Hope to come again. Thank you for the doggy treats” – Jackie and Colin and Fern and Holly the dogs – 3-10 September 2016

 

“Had a lovely week in a very comfortable cosy cottage. So well equipped with everything you should need. We enjoyed full sun in the pretty garden with a beautiful view” – Carly, Glen, Freya and Evie and Emmy (the dog) – July 2016

 

“Fantastic location with amazing views and such a lovely and quiet week away from city life! We hope to return. Thanks” – Maggie, Mark and Freddie – July 2016

 

“A simply delightful cottage with beautiful views and a great location. The Cottage is furnished and fitted to a high standard which all makes for a very comfortable stay. The peace and quiet was perfect. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage” – Anne, Eleanor and Imogen – 2-9 July 2016

 

“This was our first stay in Curlew Cottage. What a beautiful place with the most wonderful view. Because the weather was so good we made full use of the garden” – Jo, Ian, Will and Flo – 28 May 2016

 

“Another lovely week in this cottage with the most glorious view” – Brett and Patricia and Rory, James and Caroline – 21 May 2016

 

“Beautiful cottage – we loved it and the weather was lovely. Have been staying in Dittisham since I was a child and this is one of the loveliest cottages I have stayed in. Buddy my chocolate Labrador was very happy with the treats. Thank you for a lovely long weekend” – Barbara – 8 May 2016

 

“Wild garlic, primrose, bluebells, all in abundance along the hedgerows and stonewalls – such a beautiful time to visit here. We were very comfortable in Curlew Cottage with its glorious view to the river Dart – which was ever changing and fascinating. Impressed with the friendliness of the locals” – John and Airling, Mike and Sue – 23-30 April 2016

 

“The cottage was beautiful and immaculately presented, with fabulous views of the Dart” – Mark – 2-9 April 2016

 

“A wonderful cottage, with amazing views. Very well equipped and everything explained clearly. Thank you for the fresh flowers, milk and biscuits – a lovely start to our holiday” – Katherine, Nigel, Ella and Jack – March/April 2016

 

“This was a long awaited break after 2 years of illness – just what the doctor ordered! Beautiful, Serene, Magical. A stunning cottage in a fabulous place” – Carol and John – March 2016

 

“Lovely cottage, very well equipped, comfortable beds, good bed linen, plenty of towels, gorgeous views – all in all a perfect little cottage. We are well impressed with your company and brochure – we will use your company again!” – Sharon – 13-20 February 2016

 

“Wow, what a gorgeous cottage, so well appointed and with wonderful views. We’ve had a lovely week and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Very many thanks” – Sue and Ken – 15-22 November 2015

 

“We were here on honeymoon in March this year and we loved it so much in Curlew and Dittisham that we booked to come again straightaway.  We have had another magical week in this special place – a real home from home. We are already planning another visit for next year with our newborn (March!) or perhaps a ‘babymoon’ in February if we dare. Thank you for creating such a beautiful place” – Emma and Ian – 24-31 October 2015

 

“A beautiful place to stay. Great location, very comfortable and well equipped. Lovely area to explore – would definitely recommend” – Graeme and Nicky – 3-10 October 2015

 

“Our second visit to Curlew Cottage, with probably the bet view in the whole of Devon! Curlew is a delightful cottage in a perfect setting! So glad the owners are happy to share it. Already decided that we will be back next year!!!” – Allen and Jackie & Holly the Lab – 26 September – 3 October 2015

 

“Beautiful cottage, so well appointed, so cosy and comfortable. Lovely sitting with stunning views. Have stayed in lots of other accommodation both home and abroad and Curlew Cottage is equipped to a very high standard in comparison. Definitely the best ever” – Liz and Ray – 19-26 September 2015

 

“What a well presented ad more than well equipped cottage.  Lovely and clean with great attention to detail – the little things make all the difference, like the tea tray and biscuits waiting on the kitchen table! What a bonus the conservatory is to enjoy the spectacular view – and appreciate the binoculars too – another nice touch. We have had a lovely week here – Thank you so much” – Ian and Beryl 12-19 September 2015

 

“Our first but not our last! We fell in love with Dittisham 5 years ago and have now found the best cottage. We will return next year to the jewel!  Thank you! xxx” – Dom, Julie, Lydia, Evie and Poppy and Bella the dogs – 29 August – 5 September 2015

 

“What more can we say about the view – fantastic! Delightfully furnished cottage, comfortable beds, great DVD collection!  Provided everything and more we required. Thank you for the use of your lovely cottage” – Andrea, Peter, Harley, Ann and Stan – 22-29 August 2015

 

“Many thanks for a wonderful stay in probably the best cottage. We’ve ever stayed in” – The Lawrie Family and Labrador – 8-22 August 2015

 

“We have enjoyed many holidays down in South Devon but this by far has been the best.  The Cottage is in such a beautiful spot. Our two spaniels have enjoyed all the walks and water as we have too. The views from the garden complete it all.. We will be back to Dittisham again. It was super. We had a lovely time. Thanks” – The Ashby’s – 1-8 August 2015

 

“Another memorable stay in this fabulous cottage. We’ll see you very soon! Many thanks” – Mandy, Kevin, Charlie, Alfie and Sid the dog – 4-25 July 2015

 

“We have stayed in many cottages in different parts of the UK. This in our view is the best place we have ever stayed in. The combination of the view, ambience, facilities, equipment, décor, furnishings and attention to detail (the torches on the bedside tables), made our stay a great experience. Many thanks” – John and Maggie 27 June – 4 July 2015

 

“Curlew Cottage is a highly recommended property with spectacular views and location.  A really lovely cottage and garden , amazing views and wonderful weather – what more could we want. We would love to come here again” – Sylvia and Stephen and Lisa and Merlin the dogs – 20-27 June 2015

 

“We have had a perfect week at your lovely cottage. Beautiful location. We have enjoyed ever minute and will miss the garden and views. The cottage has been tastefully furnished to a high spec and very comfortable. Thank you so much” – Patricia, Brett, John and Rory – the Westie – 13-20 June 2016

 

“What a beautiful cottage that is well looked after and loved – that was our first thought  when we come inside.  Surrounded by its own piece of heaven. What a place of peace. Who could ask for more. We will return” – Jan and Paul and Daisy the Boxer – 6-13 June 2015

 

“This is our second visit to this beautiful peaceful cottage and we loved everything about it” – Susan – 30 May – 6 June 2015

 

“We have had a lovely week here in Curlew sitting on the terrace looking at the Fab views. We would love to come again” – Carol, John and Joanne – 23-30 May 2015

 

“Have spent a wonderful week here.  Cottage delightful, so well equipped and clean! with exquisite views. Will definitely come again.” – Anne, John and Ellie – 16-23 May 2015

 

“Just writing to let you know how much we enjoyed our week at Curlew Cottage. Think it is our 6th holiday in Dittisham with your company and this cottage was definitely the best so far. We’re already looking at booking again before word gets about! The setting and the garden were just beautiful. Loved the way the owners had retained the quirkiness and charm of the old cottage with their own individual touches, interesting prints, details, books etc.  It is the sort of cottage where you knew you could find everything you wanted and excellent quality. So good to have a well equipped kitchen with all the odds and ends you forget to bring, even binoculars! Thanks to the owners on our behalf” – Sally & Bob – 18-25 April 2015

 

“Wonderful cottage, wonderful views and a wonderful break away from the busy city of Birmingham. We will miss the peace and quiet and of course the view. The biscuits where a lovely thought especially the ones for our dog. Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely cottage. We hope to be back someday soon” – Rachel, Ian, Charlotte, Emma and Tippy (the Dog) – April 2015

 

“Here on honeymoon! A wonderful stay in a beautiful cottage. We wished we had booked 2 weeks. Lovely interior here and we will be back!!! Thank you” Emma and Ian 28 March – 4 April 2015

 

“Wonderful stay and very well appointed cottage. Would recommend to others” – The Souter Family – 14-23 March 2015

 

“A beautiful cottage and glorious views. A splendidly equipped cottage – better than we’ve ever been in!! Thank you for everything” – Maureen and Bill – 7-13 March 2015

 

“We came in the murky depths of January for 4 nights to recover from a busy family Christmas. The Cottage is beautifully appointed and finished with care and love – and the views!! – we could just have sat all day and looked! Back soon!” – Cliff, Jane and Poppy the Bichon – January 2015

 

“Yet another fantastic week in this beautiful village. First time in Curlew – what a gorgeous little gem stunning views. We will be back soon” – Tracy and Paul – November 2014

 

“It’s been a lovely few days in your pretty, comfortable cottage. Thank you” – Shirley and Stella – November 2014

 

“You’ve done a fantastic job with this cottage. So nice to have good radios! Lovely – thank you” Allie, Nick and Alex – Oct – November 2014

 

“We loved Curlew Cottage. It was in a delightful position. We hope to be able to book this cottage again next year at a similar time” – Allen and Jackie – 27 September – 4 October 2014

 

“This cottage and village is so delightful – such a peaceful and tranquil place with no traffic noise. Just birds singing. Thank you for all the lovely things you have provided to make our stay so comfortable. Bery well equipped. Am sure we will be back. The Garden was lovely and safe for the dogs.” – Lisa, Gary and Nell and Darcy (the dogs) – 20 – 27 September 2014

 

“Beautiful cottage with outstanding views. We had a fantastic week in Dittisham, loved the village and the beautiful cottage. We booked last minute having seen the photos online – the view was so much better and what a delight the cottage was. Spent a few nights on the patio taking in the spectacular view! Décor tastefully done and everything we needed. What a pleasure. Thank you we will definitely be back!” – Susan and Graham – 6-13 September 2014

 

“Lovely location and cottage. We have enjoyed a very peaceful week and have appreciated all the care that has gone into making Curlew Cottage such a lovely home. We would love to stay longer next time!” – Tracey 30 August – 6 September 2014

 

“Curlew was lovely.  The view from the garden is amazing” – Ute – 14-21 June 2014

 

“What a find! What a view! What a shame I had to go. I will be back – thank you so much” – Cecil – May bank holiday 2014

 

“Very honoured to be the first guest and hope to be back gain very soon. The best view in Dittisham and cosiest cottage” – Fran – 18-21 April 2014