This detached cottage has its own garden and views as far as Dartmoor in the distance.
There is a beautiful sitting/dining-room with a wood-burner and French windows to the enclosed garden.
Relax on the decked terrace with superb views.
The dual-aspect kitchen makes the most of the amazing views from the cottage - all the way to Dartmoor!
The sun pours into the living-area. There are two arm chairs as well as the sofa.
This is a real home-from-home to snuggle up in out-of-season.
Another view of the living room - you can have the French windows wide open on a sunny day and enjoy watching all the bird life in the garden.
The dining-table is at one end of this large open plan living space.
Looking across the kitchen to the garden and terrace.
This is one of the two wonderfully sized bedrooms upstairs.
The windows stretch for the full width of the room, so you can lie in bed and look at the woodland across the field.
Friendly touches will make you feel very much at home.
This is the second bedroom - also with a fabulous view towards the farmstead and the valley beyond it.
There is a bright downstairs bathroom as well as the shower upstairs.
There is a well sized shower-room upstairs.
Parking is just beyond the cottage on the right.
The cottage enjoys lovely views - and the woodland just below the cottage is a super place to walk your dog.
The stunning Jurassic Coast - this is at Sidmouth - is a short drive away.
Lyme Regis is a must - just over the border into Dorset.
This is the view along the Jurassic Coast from Budleigh Salterton - a lovely place for a day out.



2.8 miles NW of Honiton / Sleeps 4 (no children under 10)

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A lovely well equipped cottage in a beautiful setting. The owners were on hand if needed but not intrusive in any way. The welcome bonus of homemade scones,jam and clotted cream were very much appreciated after a long journey and treats for the dog too!

One of the best cottages we've stayed in and in a beautiful location. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The cottage had everything we needed and the homemade scones that greeted us on our arrival were a lovely touch. I'm sure we'll be returning to Popplestone.

Charming cosy cottage, ideal for two, situated in the Blackdown Hills AONB. Well situated for visiting E. Devon as well as Exmoor and the coast.

Very well equipped cottage, beautiful views, family on site very friendly. Two friendly dogs. Highly recommended.

Lovely cottage, very warm and comfortable.

Popplestone cottage is a fabulous quiet hideaway with a couple of nice dog walks on the doorstep. The cottage is extremely comfortable and well equipped, making it a real home from home, even our dogs settled immediately (which is unusual). We are looking to book again.

This was our second visit to Popplestone cottage . The owner and their family make you feel very welcomed and make sure you have everything that you need. Lovely welcome pack of scones cream and jam, eggs bread and wine. I would throughly recommend staying here if you are after a quite place to unwind. Lovely clean and comfortable cottage with everything you need.

Anyone that wants a quiet restful break Popplestone is perfect. We found the area was great for visiting lots of interesting places, without having to use busy roads.

The hosts were friendly and helpful, and nothing was to much trouble. There was a cream tea waiting for us on arrival with some essential shopping. The cottage was spotless and everything in it was in good condition. The location was excellent with walks from the door with the dogs. Def recommend it and would book again.

Wonderful quiet location with attentive, but not overly attentive owners. Numerous activities and beaches within 30 minutes drive. Ideal for family holiday.

We have had the very best experience at Popplestone. Tucked away down a track with fields either side is a little haven of countryside joy. A compact cottage with everything needed for a restful and delightful holiday. With lovely owners available nearby (but definitely not too near for comfort) and surrounded by horses, cows and wild flowers for us it was like being in another world. We have never before been able to arrive and find everything provided for the first day. There were enough essentials such as toilet rolls and dishwasher tablets to last the week and the best ever scones along with proper clotted cream and jam. Comfortable beds and tasteful solid furniture. Good quality items that allow you to relax not worrying that things will fall apart. With wonderful views and walks all you need is a little sunshine to complete your holiday!

We Had A fantastic holiday at Popple Stone He was a great cottage In an amazing location with a fantastic view To wake up to each morning. The farmer and his family were very helpful With places to eat Amongst other things and started the holiday off Well by leaving us some basic provisions as well as Some scones Jam and Clotted cream. We would thoroughly recommend this property And are looking forward to going back In the not too distant future Thank you to classicCottages and the property owner for enabling us to carry this holiday over to this year from lost due to coverd restrictions well worth the wait.

It is a very comfortable cottage with a wonderful view.

Loved the views, the peace and quiet. Close to all places on the coast plus some lovely places up the road for breakfast - Dunkeswell airfield! And also the gliding club.

Lovely welcome pack with home made scones and freshly laid eggs.

Everything you need is in the cottage, it’s beautiful

This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful place. The owners were so welcoming and we were spoilt with a cream tea on arrival and bread, butter, milk and eggs were left for us as well as flowers. It made such a great start to our holiday. Another good Classic cottage to add to our list.

We loved Popplestone. We have stayed at many cottages over the years and have to say that this was one of the best. We had a wonderful welcome package waiting for us, the owners were so welcoming and accommodating without being in your face and both the cottage and location were amazing. The beds were so comfortable and to be greeted with that view every morning was a tonic for the soul. We loved it and would love to come back.

A very comfortable ,spacious cottage in beautiful countryside, but within easy distance to the coast. A warm welcome from the host including homely touches such as homemade cream tea. Very dog-friendly, lots of walks from the door. Would highly recommend .

Absolutely loved our stay at Popplestone. The cottage was just what we wanted and was beautiful in every way from the cream tea on arrival to the views to cozy nights in in front of the log burner. Can’t wait to go again next year. Very well looked after from start to finish and was actually gutted to return home.

Truly delightful cottage with amazing views. The owners made us feel very welcomed couldn't do enough for you, lovely cream tea, organic butter, fresh bread, and chicken eggs on arrival which were amazing. The cottage is spotlessly clean, and well equipped . If you want to fully unwind this is the place to stay. Lovely country pubs to visit and great walks for the dog.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thank you for your review of Popplestone - we agree that sounds like a lovely welcome! We hope that you enjoyed the cream tea, perhaps after a long walk with the doggy? We are thrilled that you had such a great time and hope to welcome you back in the future. Sarah, Customer Support

This cottage epitomises the the opening lines of WH Davies poem, 'Leisure' What is this life if, full of care/ We have no time to stand and stare ' . Although there are lots of places to visit nearby, its so restful to sit back and enjoy the views, watch the wildlife and just be in the moment. With the log burner for chilly evenings, outdoor seating for sunnier moments, there is no need to rush around - couldn't think of a better place to unwind.

This is a superb cottage with very friendly and helpful owners near by. The location is excellent with plenty of places to visit within easy reach. There are nice coastal resorts close by and lovely Countryside in the other direction. If you want a quiet relaxing break this is the perfect place.

Our hosts were lovely, homemade scones and the best eggs from the farm hens I ha e ever tasted were there when we arrived. Lovely, immaculate property with dreamy views of the Devon countryside. We would definitely go back.

The owners were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Beautiful setting with amazing views. Lovely animals who came to visit us...dogs, cats, horses and hens! Broadband much better, in our opinion, than described. Relaxing, comfortable ....would highly recommend.

Gorgeous views down the valley to Dartmoor in the far distance, and with the Farm next door, it’s very reminiscent of Tuscany.

The Simmonds family are very charming welcoming hosts, as are their two delightful hounds. Arriving to a freshly baked Devon cream tea, fresh eggs, bread and milk were a lovely touch. Thank you. We loved seeing the horses in the field opposite and having the privilege of meeting a five day old Dexter calf. The view is indeed very lovely and on a clear day the hills of Dartmoor are on the distant horizon.

One of Classic Cottages very best. Very cosy, beautiful cottage in equally beautiful setting with amazing views and everything we could possibly need or want. Would stay again in a heart beat. Thank you!

Did your property come up to expectations? More than...………………. lovely decor, fresh scones and flowers to greet us, plus doggy treats too. A lot of thought has been put into the cottage.

Wonderful hospitality and views.

The cottage was exactly as the pictures had shown. One of the best cottages we have stayed in. The cream tea on arrival, the fresh flowers, bread, milk, fresh farm eggs were a kind and thoughtful touch. The owners and their family were very welcoming as were their 2 gorgeous dogs and horses! We were allowed to walk our 2 dogs around the owners land (avoiding the cows and bulls of course!). I cannot recommend this cottage enough you will not be disappointed!

The property is lovely and very well equipped, could not have been better. It has wonderful views and was lovely to see the animals and the different types of birds in the garden. Friendly owners who also left fresh flowers, cream tea and other supplies. Would definitely like to go back again, hopefully when the weather is better.

Fantastic cottage with great views of the Devon countryside. Very well equipped down to the last detail. Owners live just down the path and were very helpful and accommodating. We all loved the scones, clotted cream and jam waiting for us on our arrival. Other provisions including bread, milk, eggs as well as toilet rolls, kitchen roll etc were there - so we were all ready to enjoy our break as soon as we arrived. We loved our four day break and would highly recommend this cottage.

Second visit and its still amazing. From the views to the beautiful cottage and lovely friendly owners . Its just perfect in every way. Great location if you have dogs my two love it here. It really is worth a visit you won’t regret it.

Lovely setting with dog walks straight from the door. Beautiful scenery and plenty of wildlife to spot. Delicious cream tea on arrival!

This is a wonderful cottage, don’t hesitate to book, its great value for money and we cannot wait to come back. You will not want to leave

Wonderful location, fabulous views and very comfortable and spacious accommodation. Very welcoming hosts and the cream tea on arrival was very much appreciated.

We spent an extremely comfortable week in the charming cottage which is set in lovely countryside with beautiful views. I would highly recommend it.

Popplestone is amazing in every way. The cottage is clean and cosy with beautiful views. Excellent for dogs with its enclosed garden and local walks. Shops only a short distance away by car but you still feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere. Its so relaxing cant recommend it enough. We loved every minute of our holiday and can’t wait to come back.

Fabulous cottage so well set up. Lovely touches. Enclosed garden made life very easy with our dog. Friendly and helpful owners.

Delicious home made cream tea on arrival. Provision of Bread, eggs, milk and butter and fresh flowers also very made us feel very welcome. Our dogs were not left out as a tasty biscuit, treat and clean towel were also provided.

Loved the owners dogs, horses in the field opposite and the chickens and their chicks roaming trough the garden. Views were amazing! Very peaceful and tranquil setting.

Very clean and well equipped property - including comfortable armchairs!

The cottage was very clean & the linen smelled freshly laundered. Everything you could possibly need was provided. The hosts were fabulous & very friendly, as were their beautiful dogs. Although the cottage is quite secluded, everything is within easy driving distance. The birds that feed in the garden are beautiful & If you’re an early riser then it’s definitely worth a wander outside, I was lucky enough to see a badger one morning. Fantastic cottage, beautiful location.

A throughly delightful stay at Popplestone. The cottage is so well equipped and comfortable, the best we’ve stayed in. Lovely thoughtful touches. To arrive after a long journey to find homemade scones, jam,clotted cream and a tray laid out for tea was very welcome indeed. We will definitely book again.

It was a very easy place to stay in, fully equipped with everything you might need, and very comfortable. One of the best I have stayed in, we loved it.

The cottage is immaculate and furnished to a very high standard. With spectacular views within a peaceful & tranquil environment, a break at "Popplestone" leaves one refreshed and highly satisfied.

Cottage excellent and owners friendly and helpful. Great views.

The property was fantastic with incredible views over the countryside. The kitchen was one of the most equipped we have used with everything you may need to cook something. The bed was very comfortable with lovely quality bedlinen on it. We found the cottage to be very clean and the welcome pack was lovely ready for when we arrived. The enclosed garden was great for our two dogs as well and enjoyed sitting outside with the dogs looking out over the views. We found the owners to be very friendly and would love to go back again some time in the future.

Very comfortable, clean and everything you could need is supplied with many thoughtful extras. Cottage has beautiful views with fabulous walks. Garden fully enclosed for dogs. Our second stay and we hope to return.

A lovely cottage in a quiet location with views over the field to the woods beyond.
It was nice having an enclosed garden so our dog could wander around safely.

A beautiful retreat with thoughtful touches such as fresh flowers and milk, butter, eggs and bread. The cleanest of air with the warmest of welcomes. Nature right outside your window. Many birds to watch including a regular visiting woodpecker.

This is the best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in. Absolutely gorgeous and views everywhere you look. Would thoroughly recommend!

Lovely welcome from the owners and some extra little touches when we entered were great

We really enjoyed our stay at Popplestone. Cottage is lovely, views are wonderful, hosts are lovely, dog friendly, family friendly. One of, if not The best U.K family holiday we've had. Even the weather couldn't spoil it.

Lovely friendly owners who make you feel welcome, but are not intrusive. Everything you could need is here. Furnishings to a high and comfortable standard. The little extra things left for guests and their dogs show the owners have really thought about making your stay the best it can be.

The cottage is in an ideal location, and contains everything needed for a relaxing holiday.

We had a wonderful week at Popplestone. The welcome of scones was a lovely start. There were many extras and nice touches we weren't expecting. The views were superb. The enclosed garden meant our dog could come and go safely via the kitchen door. The birds at the feeders and in the garden were entertaining. Mr and Mrs Simmonds were very welcoming and helpful. We plan to visit again.

Beautiful holiday cottage in a stunning location Wonderful views Lots of nice walks to take with the dogs Dog friendly enclosed garden Excellent location ideal for exploring the coast Clean, comfortable and well equipped Friendly welcoming owners, their family and the gorgeous dogs

Situated in a secluded position overlooking fabulous views. Cottage had everything we needed and more. Near wonderful walks and 30 minutes from beaches. We and our Labrador had a great time. We hope to return.

One of the best holiday cottages we've booked and all of us loved it so much we didn't really want to come home! Wonderful. Melanie, Malcolm and Teddie the Labrador

The extra effort by the owners to make people welcome was appreciated. As well as the usual cream tea it was nice to have bread; milk; butter and eggs left for us and, unusually, liquid soap and shower gel in the bathrooms.

Beautifully presented and felt really welcome with the extra touches, for example, bread, milk, butter etc and a beautiful cream tea on arrival. Even bones and towels for the dogs.

The property is in a beautiful location and is very comfortable with everything you could possibly need for a stay away from home. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and they provided little extra touches over and above expectation which made our stay overall feel more special. We would definitely return if we are ever down in Devon.

Lovely homely cottage with the owners near by, but not too close. All the home comforts with wonderful views and location. Peaceful yet not too far away from the essentials. Safe garden for the dogs with wildlife surrounding you.

A beautiful cottage surrounded by stunning countryside and sweeping landscape. The Owners were friendly and attentive (even baking us a fresh scone for our arrival!) Definitely a cottage to return to next year.

We absolutely loved this cottage, highly recommended, what you see on the photographs is what you get, we would definitely go back for another holiday.

Exceptional quality cottage on the Devon/Dorset border. Exceptional welcome and would highly recommend to anyone wanting an excellent base to explore either the coast or inland

Best equipped cottage we have ever rented. Wonderful attention to detail.

Very clean and comfortable.

Popplestone is idyllic - beautiful cottage, stunning views, wonderful and welcoming farm dogs and cats, lovely owners - basically one of the best, most relaxing holidays we've ever had.The cottage is full of little extras - definitely one of the best equipped I've ever been to, which added to the comfort and homeliness. Plus the weather - for mid-October - was glorious.

The highlight for me was the daily visit by Angus and Dexter, the owner's dogs, who popped in every morning for some fuss and attention, followed by Bumble and Buzz, two beautiful ginger tomcat brothers who loved to play!

The location of the cottage was in a part of the country I'd not visited before, and was amazed by the landscape - absolutely stunning. We didn't visit anything like the number of places we meant to, so I think a second visit will have to happen!

The Stay at Popplestone lived up to all our expectation, Very comfortable with every little detail catered for. A big Thankyou to the Family Simmonds for allowing us to bring our dogs and making everything so comfortable and of course classic cottages

A real retreat from a busy life.Wonderful views lots of wild birds plus resident chickens guinee fowl and horses.

I would say that the property and its location went beyond our expectations. One of the nicest cottages that we have stayed in and there have been many. There was plenty of everything that we needed and not just the bare essentials and it felt like a home with excellent furnishing. The extra touches such as a cream tea on arrival, fresh flowers and all the additional things that are not always there such as soap, shower cream, toilet rolls and dishwasher tablets etc were very much appreciated. The owners were there if we needed anything but they left us to ourselves.

This is the best place ever, a hidden Gem in Devon, and our 9th stay. And not our last, just so relaxing and tranquil

Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location for peace & quite. Barbara & son in law were lovely & we were met with baked scones & freshly laid eggs! wonderful!

Received a very warm welcome from owners and their dogs Angus and Dexter! Cream tea. eggs and bread plus treats for our dog were a lovely surprise. Property is in an amazing location with views not done justice to in the picture. will be lovely to sit out on the veranda in the summer to watch the sunset. Cannot fault Popplestone, lovely furnishings, comfortable and with everything you could need provided. Hope to return soon.

Everything as per description - clean, welcoming, comfortable and excellent location.

Popplestone was even better than expected, Barry and Barbara had thought of everything for the cottage Their hospitality was second to none, they provided us with beautifully home cooked scones strawberry jam and clotted cream also home cooked bread and even butter, we did not want to come away! our dog Freddie loved their friendly dogs Dexter and Angus, we look forward to another visit .

A beautiful cottage which contained everything we needed for self catering in a peaceful location with lovely views. We were not far from the south coast where we found some great walks for our two dogs

What an absolutely delightful cottage. We were greeted with a lovely warm welcome by Barry, and seen off with a lovely goodbye by Barbara - a really lovely touch (and Barbara's home made scones, bread and the farm eggs, clotted cream and jam too...marvellous). Throughout we knew they were there if we needed them, but not once did they intrude..... just as it should be. The cottage itself is EXACTLY what you see in the brochure and on the website - really, if you like the look of it, you'll love it in real life! Beautiful views (and chickens laying eggs by the parking space!) and a really cosy, tidy, clean and well equipped cottage (which has been finished to a really high standard). If you have dogs, you can't fault it.....there is a glorious hour-or-so walk around the farm right on your doorstep..... and the farm dogs (Angus & Dexter) are really lovely...our toy poodle (Sidney) loved their company........... You're within half an hour of Axminster, Beer, Branscombe, Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter, Dawlish, Teignmouth and Shaldon too. We will heartily recommend Popplestones to friends and family and we do exactly the same to you - book it, you will not be disappointed.

10/10 Have hired many cottages over the years but this was excellant. Everything about the cottage was great but also the owners, couldn't be more friendly & helpful..watchin their horses having shoes fitted & being able to feed them was a real treat for my little girl who loves horses.Also meeting their two dogs who were friendly & so sweet. We hope to return

If you want a peaceful holiday with a scenic view and friendly hosts, then come to Popplestone.

Popplestone is a beautifully kept and very comfortable cottage with stunning views. It's a great place for a peaceful and relaxing holiday and the many thoughtful touches provided by the owners have tempted us back to Popplestone several times.

Great Cottage, the place to Relax, and unwind, can not fault

Fantastic accommodation for your holidays, lovely and clean, good quality furnishings and everything is home from home you would not need to take anything" just in case" as everything has been provided. The welcome is amazing, Fresh made scones clotted cream and jam, wine, pack of butter, loaf of bread , milk what a lovely gesture and this is every year not just a one off.

Lovely property, and warm welcome. Wonderful location at any time of the year. Very dog friendly.

it can not be beaten, but don't tell everyone

Reply from Classic Cottages

We're delighted that you enjoyed your time at Popplestone - unfortunately we're not doing a great job of keeping it a secret, but hopefully there will plenty of opportunities for you to return in the future! Tanya, Customer Support

Beautiful cottage in a lovely area. Property clean, warm and welcoming for us and the dog. The owners leave nearby, but don't worry, they are friendly and very welcoming and not at all intrusive - we guarantee you will fall in love with their dogs Dexter and Angus!!

Great Cottage Great Owners Fantastic holiday

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