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Blackbird Leigh Cottages

Sidmouth & Hamlets near by

  • 4 Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms 2
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • Garden
  • Wifi

Property Ref: 437

From £420-£720 per week

Property overview

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  • Parking
  • Pets
  • Garden
  • Wifi

Blackbird at Leigh Cottages is a newly refurbished, spacious bungalow situated in established, well maintained grounds shared with other similar holiday properties of just 8 in total. Located in the charming hamlet of Weston, just off the South West Coastal Path.Walk through the National Trust wooded combe, minutes from the property the lower path leads to a secluded pebble beach, perfect for swimming in the crystal clear water. Or take the higher path to the cliff and join the South West Coast Path which has spectacular views over Lyme Bay. The Donkey Sanctuary is on the door step with lots of lovely dog walks. Sidmouth is just 3 miles away and the hopper bus (for a small charge) serves the hamlet in the summer months, taking you into Sidmouth. The Sweetcombe offices are situated across the lane, it would be lovely to meet you.


Level access (suitable for a wheelchair) to open plan living area with a well equipped kitchen. Patio doors opening onto private garden area. Two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and one with twin beds. Luxury, fully tiled  shower room with large walk in shower, hand basin and WC.


Changeover day: Saturday

Wi fi: Yes

Pets: Accepted. Charged £25.00 per week

Parking: Parking for 1 car adjacent to the property plus visitor parking nearby.

Towels: Included

Appliances: Flat screen TV.DVD player. Radio/cd. Hairdryer

Kitchen utilities: Electric oven and ceramic hob. Dishwasher. Microwave. Fridge with freezer compartment. Extra freezer space available in communal laundry area where there are two washing machines and a dryer.

Visitors Comments

20th April 2019- 'We have had such a lovely stay at Blackbird. The location was perfect for us, we especially enjoyed the evening walks with the kids to see their favourite donkey Homer. The cottage was brilliant, it had everything we needed and the beds were so comfy. You can really see a lot of though has gone into every detail. We have booked again for Whitsun and can't wait to come back.'

6th November 2018- 'Just a few days away but we feel so much better for it. Have had lovely walks. As always the cottage was very clean, warm and welcoming when we arrived - can't fault Sweetcombe. Our second stay at this cottage but several holidays with Sweetcombe. We will be back soon.'

13th October 2018- 'What a lovely place. Warm, comfy and so handy for walks to see the Donkeys.

15th September 2018- 'We have really enjoyed our stay here, it's a wonderful location and our little dog really enjoyed the walks around the donkey sanctuary. Plenty of places to visit. The cottage had everything we needed, and lovely and clean. We have found a gem here at Blackbird and we will definitely be back again.'

28th July 2018- 'A wonderful location! Nice to hear the donkeys, definitely a change. It was lovely to be able to walk to the beach as well. Highlight was seeing the Milky Way right above us! We have had a lovely stay. The house is great and very peaceful, we would love to come back again.'

16th June 2018 - 'Lovely bungalow, peaceful setting. Ideal for our little dog. We can't fault it at all. Loved the Donkey Sanctuary, so close for dog walks & cafe. Beautiful weather too!'

29th May 2018 - 'Myself, my husband, daughter and little dog came for the bank holiday weekend. We were really pleased with the bungalow and the little touches to make us feel comfortable. It was clean, tidy and spacious for us. This is the best property we've ever stayed in. So peaceful around here. We really enjoyed the Donkey Sanctuary - the lovely walks and our dog went to the dog show. The secluded beach in Weston was beautiful. We will definitely be back.'


Property information

  • Allows up to 2 pets

Good to know

  • Changeover day is Saturday
  • Pets are accepted at £25 per week

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Travel information to Sidmouth & Hamlets near by :

By car: From the A3052 Exeter to Lyme Regis road at the Bowd Inn take the B3175 turning towards Sidmouth.

By bus: From Exeter bus station take the number 9 bus to Sidmouth Triangle. Approx 50 minutes.

By train: The closest train staion is Honiton. Approx 15 minutes

By plane: The closest airport is Exeter International. Approx 30 minutes

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