Dassel Cottage

Located in Barnstaple, Devon

Dassel Cottage is a delightful, family-friendly cottage resting in West Buckland near Barnstaple, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen/diner with seating for four people, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and a TV, a utility with a freezer and washing machine, a sitting room with a TV and woodburning stove, and a conservatory. The bedrooms include a king-size and a twin, both with TVs, along with a shower room. Outside, there is a rear, enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture, a shared field, and off-road parking for two cars. Within 7.5 miles, you will find a shop, and within 4.6 miles, a pub. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome, however, smoking is not permitted. WiFi, fuel, power, starter pack for the woodburning stove, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Gather your loved ones for a rural retreat at Dassel Cottage in Devon. Note: The owners live in the connecting property. Note: There is a pond on-site, children and pets should be supervised. Note: The owners have dogs and cats, guests’ dogs will need to be controlled. Note: The front of the property is not enclosed and the shared field hosts rescue donkeys, dogs must be kept on leads.

Property Details

Resting in a rural location in West Buckland near Barnstaple is the charming, semi-detached Dassel Cottage. Offering family and pet-friendly accommodation in Devon, the cottage welcomes four guests to escape to the countryside, with the spectacular coast within easy reach. Park up in the off-road parking before following the path to your home-away-from-home.

A small porch area is ideal for kicking off your boots before heading to the kitchen/diner; this sleek, stylish space has all the contemporary fittings for a self-catering stay, including a dishwasher to do the cleaning for you. The handy utility is just next door with a freezer and washing machine to clean sandy towels or walking gear! Set the dining table for four and enjoy family dinners whilst you catch up on the day's adventures. Retire to the sitting room with cushioned seats and a TV for evening entertainment, where your canine companions can curl up in front of the woodburning stove. For a quiet sanctuary, head to the conservatory with seating to curl up with a good book or simply admire your surroundings. Step out into the rear garden, enclosed for pets and children to play in safety, and set up on the outdoor seating to catch the last of the sunshine.

Climb the stairs to find the shower room, with a spacious, double walk-in shower to freshen up, as well as a handy ground-floor cloakroom to avoid bathroom queues! Two bedrooms await sleepy heads, a king-size with ample storage and beautiful views to greet you every morning, whilst the twin has a separate dressing room with storage space.

Start your day with a refreshing walk in the adjoining field with your dogs.

You'll find a nearby pub for home-cooked meals and well-earned pints, while the river-port town of Barnstaple is just a short journey away; discover historic artefacts of North Devon at the Museum, catch a performance at the Queen's Theatre, and visit the Barnstaple Pannier Market. Bideford is another historic port town with a fabulous art gallery and museum, as well as the nearby BIG Sheep for family-friendly amusements.

Those seeking Devon's renowned coast can visit Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe, two coastal resorts offering amenities and attractions for your day of sand castle making, swimming and sun bathing.

Make Dassel Cottage your peaceful base on your next family holiday in Devon.


Cot Available
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Rural Location
Washing machine


Area Details


Barnstaple is the largest town of North Devon, set on the River Taw, and dating back more than a thousand years. Steeped in history, you can still see parts of the original Norman castle and the 13th-century bridge and discover more in the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon. Today it is an important market town with a huge, enclosed Pannier Market that is open daily except Sundays with everything from fresh local produce to local artists work. So much to see and do in and around Barnstaple. Broomhill Sculpture Garden has 10 acres of wonderful grounds in which to discover over 300 sculptures by over 60 artists. Arlington Court is a Georgian mansion run by the National Trust with almost all rooms open to the public. Visit Saunton Sands with its huge beach or take a trip on the Tarka Line and see beautiful scenery all the way to Exeter on the Great Western Railway.

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