Poppy Cottage

Located in Bickleigh, Devon

Poppy Cottage is a delightful, thatched cottage resting in Cadeleigh, Devon and can sleep four guests in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen/diner with dining seating for four people, an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and a coffee maker, along with a sitting room with a TV, football table and an electric fire. The bedrooms consist of a king-size and a ground-floor twin, along with a ground-floor bathroom. Outside, there is an enclosed front lawn with patio and furniture, as well as off-road parking for two cars. The property features electric central heating with an electric fire. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Sorry, no smoking is permitted here. Within 3.7 miles, you will find a shop, and within 1.2 miles, a pub. For a countryside break with a base brimming with character, choose Poppy Cottage. Note: The ceiling is sloped and features large beams in the king-size bedroom, please mind your head. Note: The WiFi is intermittent due to the rural location, please consider this when booking

Property Details

This stunning, thatched holiday home, Poppy Cottage, sits on the outskirts of Cadeleigh, Devon. Encircled by gorgeous views of rural Devon and offering accommodation that boasts character, this dwelling is perfect for a family of four's countryside getaway. After arriving at the quaint abode, park in one of two off-road spaces before heading inside.

The kitchen/diner enjoys a farmhouse style and offers you all the essentials to fix up nourishing meals with, including a microwave and electric cooker; these meals can be savoured at the charming dining table. Continue down the corridor to the sitting room, a quirky space featuring pops of colour, along with table football and a wall-mounted TV for entertainment; switch on the electric fire for some added warmth! When night falls, climb the stairs to find a fabulous bedroom with a king-size bed with a rustic, exposed beam adorning the ceiling, or stay downstairs and rest in the well-presented twin. Further along from the twin is the bathroom, where you can soak the evening away in the bath with a shower over.

To the front of the property, there is an attractive, private garden, where you can catch the sun's rays on the patio whilst you tuck into an alfresco treat.

Take a break from doing the cooking and treat your loved ones to an indulgent meal at The Cadeleigh Arms, where you'll be spoilt for choice with fresh, locally sourced produce acquired from across the South West, perfect for fueling a day of excursions. A short distance from the property lies the village of Cheriton Fitzpaine, home to your amenities, including two friendly pubs and a community shop.

Tiverton also isn't far and hosts a good selection of attractions, from the marvellous Tiverton Castle and the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, to the unique experience of the Tiverton Canal Co and the impressive Grand Western Canal Country Park. Immerse yourself in history with a tour of Cadbury Castle, once occupied by the Durotriges tribe and thought to be the stronghold of King Arthur during the 6th century, or head to one of Devon's oldest family homes, Fursdon House, where you can lose yourself amongst the vibrant flowers, shrubbery and woodland before ending the day in style with a spot of traditional Devonshire afternoon tea.

The glorious landscaped gardens of Killerton House make a truly lovely setting to enjoy a leisurely stroll, with over 6000 acres to be explored, whilst the Gothic Revival architecture of Knightshayes Court is well worth a visit; marvel at the period interior or get your steps in with a wander through the trees of this remarkable National Trust property.

Further afield, you can find the lively city of Exeter, a place that not only boasts magnificent historic landmarks, including the Exeter Cathedral and the Royal Albert Museum but offers a good range of activities, from climbing in Clip n Climb Exeter, hiking through the Barley Valley nature reserve and enjoying the exhilarating rides at the nearby Crealy Theme Park.

If you're looking for more things to do in the area, Crediton and Cullompton aren't far and make lovely outings, whilst Exmoor National Park and the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offer an array of outdoor activities.

To experience the best of both the coast and county, Exmouth Beach is within touring distance, decorated in glorious golden sand perfect for spending a lazy afternoon lounging with a good book in hand or feeling the fresh waters between your toes as you paddle the shores.

For a stay with your loved ones that you'll look back on in the years to come, choose Poppy Cottage.


  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and Espresso coffee maker
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop just over 3½ miles, a pub just over 1 mile
  • Note: The ceiling is sloped and features large beams in the king-size bedroom, please mind your head
  • Note: The WiFi is intermittent due to the rural location, please consider this when booking


Downstairs bathroom
Great View
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Rural Location
Washing machine



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Area Details


Bickleigh is a picture-postcard village dotted with traditional thatched cottages. Situated in the Axe valley and 4 miles from the town of Tiverton, Bickleigh's sturdy 5 arch bridge dates back to the 14th century and, together with the working watermill, adds to the charm of this village. The village has 2 pubs that offer traditional home-cooked food and a craft and shopping centre. We have a great collection of Bickleigh self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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