Honey Bee Cottage

Located in Bradworthy, Devon

Honey Bee Cottage is a semi-detached single-storey cottage in Bradworthy, Devon, and can sleep two people in one bedroom and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Honey Bee Cottage is a rustic semi-detached single-storey holiday home resting on a smallholding in Bradworthy, Devon. Hosting one king-size bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, this property can sleep up to two guests. There is also an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire. Outside there is off-road parking for one car, an enclosed garden with furniture and shared use of gardens and a dog-walking field. Honey Bee Cottage makes a lovely base for a romantic retreat for a couple looking to explore the wonderful coastline of Devon.

Property Details

Tucked away in a rural location on a smallholding on the outskirts of the village of Bradworthy rests the single-storey converted granary, Honey Bee Cottage. Overlooking the picturesque Upper Tamar Lake, this cosy countryside retreat makes for a romantic base to explore the delights of the Devonshire country and coastline.

Stepping into this delightful bolthole, you're welcomed into an open-plan living space, beautifully appointed with a rustic interior, boasting exposed wooden beams and original stonework, retaining the character and charm of the former farm building. After an action-packed day, settle in on the sofa and put your feet up in front of the television, enveloping the sociable space with the warmth of the charming electric wood burner before heading through to the country-style rustic wooden kitchen to prepare an intimate meal for two to enjoy at the dining table.

Step outside and take a seat on the patio as your furry friends stretch their legs to watch the breath-taking sunset over the horizon in the distance, toasting a glass of fizz to an unforgettable holiday with your significant other.

At the end of a busy day, retire to the fabulous king-size room, set with an antique four-poster bed and decorated with wooden beams and exposed stonework, providing a snug and homely setting to rest your head, and benefiting from its own en-suite bathroom for your convenience. Prepare for a new day with an invigorating cup of coffee and a sociable seat in the shared gardens, or clock up your steps with a peaceful stroll around the neighbouring farmland, where you can meet rare breeds of alpacas and newborn lambs.

Take a break from doing the cooking and head into the centre of Bradworthy, home to a traditional 16th-century pub set in a coaching inn, offering a fine selection of real ales and serving delicious dishes cooked with locally sourced produce, or head to the local family-run butchers to pick up some fresh meats to prepare in the comfort of your holiday home. Spend a fun-filled day at the Blue Flag award-winning beach, Widemouth Bay, stretching two miles of magnificent golden sand, where you can enjoy a revitalizing dip in the open waters, or thrill-seekers can tackle the waves with an exciting lesson in surfing.

If you'd prefer to stay on land, enjoy the three-mile stroll North along the rugged cliff edges of the South West Coast Path to the popular seaside town of Bude, home to an exciting selection of shops and eateries to suit all tastes. Other attractions worth visiting include the towering Hedge Maze and the Milky Way Adventure Park on the outskirts of Bideford, the 18th Century country house of Hartland Abbey and the National Trust's Finch Foundry, homing a historic water-powered forge.

Treat your loved one to a romantic retreat to explore the delights of Devon with a stay at Honey Bee Cottage.


  • Electric storage heater with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power are included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and furniture and use of shared garden, dog-walking field and secure bike storage
  • One well-behaved dog is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2½ miles, pub 2½ miles
  • Note: Sorry, adults-only, no children including infants
  • Note: This property is not suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on leads at all time and are not to be left alone in the cottage


Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Four Poster
Great View
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Rural Location
Washing machine


Bradworthy 2.5 miles, Bude 7 miles. These five cosy, character cottages are in an attractive courtyard setting on a working smallholding near the picturesque village of Bradworthy. Lying on grassy meadow uplands overlooking the beautiful 81 acre Upper Tamar Lake, these Devon cottages offer a peaceful retreat for couples amidst rolling countryside, with the chance to sample Devon farming life, as the owners keep rare breeds of sheep, alpacas and free-range chickens, plus guests have the opportunity to see the newborn lambs in February on request. These Devon cottages have been beautifully restored from old farm buildings and are furnished in a traditional, rustic style to provide charming holiday homes with plenty of character. Positioned around the farmhouse, each Devon cottage has its own garden area and use of a communal courtyard garden full of flowers and shrubs. From here there is access to a dog walking field and plenty of countryside walks with wonderful views of the lake. The local village of Bradworthy has plenty of interesting small grocery shops and pubs set around the traditional village square. The dramatic North Cornwall coastline is only 10 minutes in the car, where there are stunning cliff-top walks along the South West Coast Path, some pretty fishing villages to explore such as Clovelly and Appledore and long sandy, dog-friendly beaches in the Bude area, with Bude itself offering great beaches, superb surfing and a variety of amenities. You will be sure of a huge welcome at these friendly Devon cottages.


Area Details


Dating back to 700AD, the village of Bradworthy has a rich history with a large village square surrounded by cottages. The village has a number of stores, post office, garage and the ill important pub, The Bradworthy Inn, dating to the 16th century with a beer garden and a coffee shop as well as a restaurant serving local produce and real ales. Perfectly located to explore North Devon, the Tamar Lakes are just 3 miles away where you can try out some water sports or a spot of relaxing fishing. The coast is a short drive away with Bude being a popular choice with a large expanse of sand, the famous Bude sea pool, rockpooling and renowned for the surf. Close by you can visit the Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden, try archery at the Dragon Archery Centre or visit Lizzy's Larder for a bite to eat, a farm shop and some friendly animals.

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