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Built originally as a Victorian addition to Littlecourt. An entrance hall leads to a large lounge, dining room and kitchen.

There is a ground floor bedroom with twin beds and an en-suite walk in shower cubicle and WC. On the first floor are a further two bedrooms, each with a double bed and an-suite shower room and WC.

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71 Responses to “Magnolia”

John, Jane & Emily says:

MAGNOLIA COTTAGE is spacious, attractively furnished and always spotlessly clean. It is “luxury” in the true sense, something many claim but few attain! The location is perfect, situated within beautifully kept peaceful gardens, yet within minutes of the town and sea. We have stayed here many times over the past 9 years. The welcome is always friendly and the cottage warm and inviting. Our feelings remain the same as they were after our first visit. We just cannot wait to return to this glorious area and in particular, Magnolia Cottage!

Corinne, Rick, Edna and Fred says:

We have stayed in MAGNOLIA COTTAGE for the last 5 years and look forward to another visit in 2011. The cottages are ideally located for the town, restaurants and the beach and are set in beautiful gardens. MAGNOLIA is very well equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable stay and has the additional benefit of ground floor en suite bedroom. We have never stayed anywhere that is so consistently spotlessly clean and well furnished. The hosts Selwyn and Geoff are very welcoming and are always helpful with advice about local facilities and events.

Sadie & Jim Rees Mike & Pat Brazier says:

Everything great, we had such an enjoyable time. Many thanks for such a tranquil place, a gem!

Cynthia Lawson says:

I’m back again. Just cannot keep away as Selwyn & Geoff do such a wonderful job and make Magnolia Cottage feel just like home. We have had another great week. As ever thank you both.
19th Feb -26thFeb.2011

Sheila Mike Peggy & William says:

Thank you for all the comforts of this beautiful cottage and your good & sincere friendship. We feel we have started the Summer with the weather and go home with a mild tan. 12-25th March 2011

John, Jane and Emily HAYTER says:

Just returned from another great week in Magnolia. Selwyn and Geoffrey have yet again been busy since our last visit, installing a new cooker and hob, new mattresses and smart little clock radios in all bedrooms, to name but a few. It is this attention to detail and the cleanliness of everything that make these cottages stand apart from the rest! We especially like its own little front patio garden where we can sit in blissful peace, together with its resident Backbird. After resting, coastal footpaths on either side of town take you through some beautiful Devon countryside. Sidmouth is unlike any other seaside town we’ve visited. Littlecourt Cottages are unlike any other self-catering cottage we’ve stayed in! This really is “Heaven by the sea”.
9th-16th April 2011.

Clare Hickling says:

I can only echo what previous guests have commented. Beautiful cottage in heavenly surroundings. Very obliging owners for whom nothing seems too much trouble. Sidmouth is a lovely town, and the cottage really is only five minutes walk to the sea front.

Mary & Pam Bristol says:

Another very enjoyable week in Magnolia Cottage with beautiful gardens giving such a pleasant environment. Thanks to Selwyn & Geoffrey for all they do to maintain such a high standard of accommodation.

Mandy & DannyTrump & Family says:

6th Aug – 19th Aug
Thank you once again for two fantastic weeks at Littlecourt. You always make us feel so welcome. Magnolia is a very beautiful holiday home, which we never want to leave. We look forward to seeing you next year.

Olive,Margaret & Robert Davidson, Wolverhampton says:

Our first visit to very special accommodation – so glad we found you! As always, the September weather didn’t fail and we’ve had a magical week. It’s very hard to head home- especially after such a warm welcome. Stunning gardens in a beautiful setting – we’re taking several ideas away with us. We hope to return again soon. Thank you both for making us feel so at home.

George, Sue,Robert,Patricia & Margaret, Cheshire says:

17-24 September 2011
Enjoyed our stay at Magnolia Cottage. Looking forward to returning in the near future. Made us very welcome.

Astrea & Stuart Harrison, lancs. says:

24th Sept – 1st Oct 2011
Sidmouth – Littlecourt Cottages – Indian Summer.
What more could we ask for. Feel like a lottery winner!
Thank you Selwyn & Geoffrey for all your help during our stay in Magnolia Cottage.

Peter & Gill, West Wickham says:

1st – 8th Oct 2011
Enjoyed a lovely week as always, Magnolia is so comfortable with everything we couild need. We have had excellent weather – a bonus at this time of the year.

Ros, Judy, Marjorie & Mary says:

Nov 5th – 12th 2011
a return visit to this delightful haven. Not the best of weather for walkers but a restful and relaxing week. Always a warm welcome awaits so we look forward to the next time.

Paula, Mark & Lisa, West Midlands says:

Dec 3rd to 10th 2011
Another week has gone far too quickly we have really enjoyed it once again, the comfort and the warmth. Thganks to both of you, see you soon.

Sheila & Mike Whittle & parents says:

14th Jan to 3rd Feb 2012
3 weeks in Magnolia Cottage – so cosy & warm. Words can’t express how well we are catered for. Thank you Selwyn & Geoff. The first Magnoliaq bud in flower was seen on 31st Jan on tree next to cottage.

Brian & Paula, Walsall says:

18th – 25th February 2012
Another very lovely holiday, our thanks to Selwyn & Geoff. The cottage is very comfortable and warm – excellent accommodation

Rita & Dave Wilson & Tony Sharp says:

3-10 March 2012
A really enjoyable week. Cottage excellent, location superb. Our first visit to Sidmouth- what a beautiful place. Thanks to all concerned in achieving perfection.

Eliz & Neil Smith, Brisbane, Australia says:

11 – 15 March 2012
Delightful cottage, exquisite garden, perfect location. Sidmouth and Littlecourt Cottages and hosts are fantastiuc

Stan, Olive and Karen Baxter, Bucks. says:

24 – 31 March 2012
Another fantastic stay with wonderful weather and all the comforts anyone could wish for. Many thanks to Selwyn & Geoff. See youi again in May.

Ron & Joyce, Maidenhead says:

14 – 21st April 2012
Enjoyed our week again, many thanks Selwyn & Geoffrey

The New family, Merseyside says:

21st – 28th April 2012
Had a wonderful week at Magnolia Cottage. All our needs well catered for. Accommodation & gardens superb. Location ideal. Enjoyed a thoroughly restful, relaxing & peaceful week. Many thanks Geoff & Selwyn.

Pat, Brian,Shirley, Len & Linda says:

5th – 12th May 2012
The accommodation is excellent; comfortable; very well appointed and providing every necessity. Certainly one of the best we have had, and the garden is beautiful. Thank you Selwyn & Geoffrey for your hospitality.

Stan, Olive & Karen says:

5th – 12th May 2012
Another superb stay – all thanks to Selwyn & Geoff.

Mary, Don, Stephen & Pam says:

19th – 25th May 2012
We can recommend Magnolia Cottage with confidence, we have enjoyed every minute – many thanks Selwyn & Geoff

Valerie & Peter, Denise & Alan, Barbara & Bill says:

26th May to 2nd June 2012
Once again our annual pilgrimage to your little bit of heaven has been wonderful. We love to see how the gardens have matured since our first visit in 2000, the first year the cottages opened. We feel as though we are coming home to visit friends. Thank you Selwyn and Geoffrey for allowing us to share your ‘home’ and maintaining such a high standard to the properties. They are a pleasure to visit. This year the weather has been tremendous. Thank you once again – see you soon!

Cynthia Lawson and family, Chichester says:

2nd- 9th June 2012
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the wettest, wildest June weather since 1964! We had another great week in spite of the weather, with swimming, crabbing and visits round the coast. On Thursday night the weather was exhillarating with waves crashing over the promenade. Wouldn’t have missed it for anything and the each day to come back to the w2arm, peaceful haven of Magnolia Cottage with all its comforts was perfect. Thank you Selwyn & Geoff as ever.

Pam and Mary says:

A wonderful place to stay.For 9 Years we have found the accommodation first class.Situated in such beautiful gardens this is indeed a peaceful lovely cottage .

Yuko Mori and family, Japan says:

27/7/12 – 11/08/12
We moved from the Coach House, where we spent our first week, and as we expected, Magnolia Cottage is also a wonderful cottage!! The rooms are spottles clean, spacious, airy and very comfortable. This is the best thing since sliced bread!! ( I went to Sidmouth International School, and I learned this expression.
The service is asI mentioned before in the Coach House wonderful. If we ask for help( of course not serious one) Selwyn or Geoff always stands by us. We had a very enjoyable time here because of them!! Thank you very very much!!
I hope I’d like to come back next year, but 3 children will all take entrance exams respectively next year, so if possible, I’d like to be here the followin year. Anyway thank you very much Mr. Kussman & Mr. Ward

val germain says:

this is a lovely cottage set in gorgeous gardens & so handy for sidmouth shops & prom.the onsite hair studio proved a hit. a great spot for a comfortable & peaceful holiday.

Adrian & Jean Brown says:

Magnolia is an ideal winter retreat…a warm, cosy, peaceful oasis to retire to after a busy day exploring the local area, or walking the coastal path,or enjoying Sidmouth’s many attractions.
We look forward to returning early next year for more of Selwyn and Geoff’s excellent hospitality

Paula & Mark says:

12th Dec 2012
Another lovely week and lucky with the weather we have enjoyed every day. See you in February 2013

Keith,Pat,Sandra, Brian,Shirley & Glen (Hampshire) says:

28th Dec 2012 to 1st Jan 2013
A lovely few days spent in “Home from Home” Magnolia Cottage.
It has been lovely and warm and despite the slightly “iffy” weather it has been brilliant

David & Rita says:

26th January to 2nd February 2013
Another lovely break at Littlecourt, this time in Magnolia Cottage. As expected clean, comfortable and a real home from home. Thank you Selwyn and Geoff for being so welcoming and, yes, we shall certainly be booking again!

Karen Smith says:

Well another lovely week in Magnolia Oct half term we can’t wait to move in on our holiday dates but hate saying goodbyes. Selwyn & Geoff have become good friends over the years we look forward to April now our next visit to magnolia x

David & Ruth, Reading says:

17/2/13 – 23/2/13
First stay in Magnolia Cottage (but second visit to Littlecourt) Really enjoyed our stay. Magnolia is a beautifully appointed cottage and suited our family needs really well. Really appreciate the garden landscaping – looks wonderful even in Winter! Look forward to coming back.

Hilary & Barry Spicer & friends says:

2/3/13 – 8/3/13
We have all enjoyed our stay at Magnolia Cottage so much so that we hope to return later in the year. A lovely cottage so near to the sea & shops that we have only been out in the car twice.

Phil & Jean Brown, Leics. says:

16 to 23 March 13
Our first holiday in Magnolia after numerous visits to Littlecourt Cottages. As always it has been very comfortable and relaxing. The more we visit the more we appreciate the superb and historic properties and especially Selwyn & Geoff’s stewardship.

Mr & Mrs Baker, Lymington says:

21st – 27th April 2013
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Magnolia Cottage. Many thanks for the generous supply of bath towels and crisp white bed linen. Very comfortable. Hope to come again soon.

Paul & Carol Bloxham says:

5/5/13 – 11/5/13
A really good week made all the more pleasant by the quality of the accommodation Magnolia Cottage provided all the comfort we needed and is one of the best cottages we have stayed in. Added to this the gardens are superb. Many thanks to Selwyn & Geoffrey for all the hard work that goes into making a perfect break.

The Baxter family, Aylesbury says:

11/5/13 to 18/5/13
Another exceptional stay -all home comforts thanks to Selwyn & Geoff. Always a pleasure to come – see you in October.

David & Elizabeth Harper, Australia says:

24 May – 1st June 2013
A very comfortable & friendly stay in beautiful surroundings. We hope to come again & do some more lovely walks.

Christine, Hazel & Janice, Cheshire says:

15th June2013
Excellent stay as usual. Great cottages, with home comforts. Hope to see you both next year- Christine
Enjoyed myself as usual excellent in every way. Best wishes see you next year – Hazel
Enjoyed our week as usual & thanks for your hospitality once again. See you next year- Janice

Ann, Walter & Liz, Oxford says:

June 15th – 22nd
Another lovely week – what a special place. Thank you for all your kindness & attention

The Walker & Byrne family, Hemel Hempstead says:

22nd June – 29th 2013
A lovely week in Sidmouth and Magnolia Cottage. Weather cheered up and warmer as days went on. Very clean and very quiet, a relaxing week. Thank you.

Mary & Pam, Bristol says:

July 6 – 13 2013
Another wonderful week with the most amazing weather – we have enjoyed every minute. Once again we appreciate all the effort which Selwyn & Geoffrey make to provide such first class accommodation. Hope to see you again next year.

David, Angela, Morris & Jennifer, Cumbria says:

July 20th – 27th
We have enjoyed our stay in Magnolia(first time for this cottage but have previously stayed in Coach House and Courthaye). As usual everything spotlessly clean on arrival. Very comfortable indeed. Dishwasher very welcome this year!! Selwyn & Geoffrey keep these cottages to a very high standard. We look forward to coming back next year. Also good to have a safe place to park the car.

The Hadfield family -Yatton, North Somerset says:

July 27th to 3 August 2013
Another wonderful stay at Magnolia Cottage. We have enjoyed every minute. Cannot wait until next year. Many thanks.

The Pinder family + The Wooders says:

3rd – 10th Aug 2013
Excellent facilities in a beautiful setting. Thank you very much – We will be back :-)

Danny, Mandy & boys, Billericay says:

10th – 17th August 2013
Year after year we return to such a warm and friendly welcome from Selwyn & Geoff. Magnolia Cottage is a perfect place for us to stay when visiting our favourite seaside town, Sidmouth. Thank you for another gorgeous week here. See you next year.

The Dawson & Martin families, Derby & Canada says:

24 – 30 Aug 2013
Thanks to Selwyn & Geoffrey for helping to make a very special holiday for us. An excellent base for our stay and we so appreciate the Littlecourt gardens.

Tony & Jenny, Barbara & Derrick says:

31st August – 7th Sept 2013
Thanks as always to Selwyn & Geoffrey for a wonderful week. We are especially grateful to you for ordering the fabulous weather! The improvements made to the cottages were much appreciated and only add to what has always been excellent accommodation.- the best in Sidmouth! The gardens are glorious as ever and we have picked up some tips for our own garden!

Elisabeth Hodges says:

7th Sept. – 20th Sept. 2013
Much enjoyed our stay as usual! Look forward to seeing yopu again next year.

Sheelagh & Harold, Gill & Dennis, Polly & Mike says:

21st to 28th Sept 2013
What a peaceful oasis! Magnolia suited us perfectly – well furnished and beautifully warm.Very many thanks

Noreen & Brian Scorer says:

28th Sept – 5th October 2013
A wonderful relaxing week. Just what we needed. The cottage is spotless and of a very high standard and all our needs catered for. Many thanks for our excellent holiday, see you next year.

Stan, Olive & Karen, Aylesbury says:

5/10/13 – 12/10./13
Another most enjoyable week – thanks to Selwyn & Geoff. Always a pleasure to come – nothing spared – all home comforts and a perfect atmosphere. Many thanks.

Margaret & David Bettany says:

26th Oct – 2nd Nov 2013
A wonderful peaceful relaxed holiday in excellent accommodation. Thank you Selwyn and Geoffrey for such a warm welcome, we sincerely hope to stay with you again next year.

Alan & Ann Bishop, Somerset says:

2nd November 2013 -1 week
It has been lovely to return to Magnolia Cottage. 7 years ago we discovered “Littlecourt” and have not regretted it. Thank you Selwyn & Geoffrey for all your hard work you accomplish. The cottages are beautiful and well maintained. We hope to return.

Judy, Marjorie,Beryl & Mary says:

9th – 16th November 2013
This small group of friends and family keeps returning to one of Littlecourt’s cottages where we find comfort, peace and tranquillity of the highest standard. Magnolia Cottage is a permanent fixture in diaries. Thank you.

George, Cynthia, David & Michael, Coventry says:

16th – 23rd November 2013
Thank you Selwyn & Geoffrey for a wonderful holiday. What a wonderful welcome we received on arrival. It is our first visit and hopefully will return again next year. Magnolia Cottage is beautiful in very good taste. We find the people around Sidmouth friendly and helpful. Once again many thanks.

Margaret, Ian, Gail, Jason & Baylee, Oxford says:

23-30 November 2013
First time at Magnolia Cottage and a week enjoyed by all. Thanks Selwyn & Geoffrey for making us welcome.

Jayne, Paul, Rob & Ivy, Bucks. says:

30 Nov – 7 Dec 2013
Another great stay – Thanks Selwyn & Geoff and Hazel. Look forward to seeing you again.

Paula & Mark, Walsall says:

7th – 14th Dec 2013
Thank you for another lovely week, so warm and cosy. See you again.

Keith, Pat, Brian, Sandra, Glen & Shirley says:

29th December 2013
Another New Year at Magnolia Cottage thoroughly enjoyed by all of us. We are sure we will visit you again. Thanks for everything Selwyn & Geoffrey

Keith and Julie says:

A lovely visit, despite the weather. We are working our way around the cottages, the standard is still excellent, and, in such bad weather, the cottage was very warm.
Selwyn and Geoffrey made us very welcome. Looking forward to next year already.
Would not “self cater” anywhere else, as this standard is unbeatable.

Gemma says:

Booked this cottage for my dads 60th and we all throughly enjoyed the break.
The cottage had everything you could ask for and was beautifully presented.
Selwyn & Geoffrey made us very welcome and we are already talking about booking another break.
Thank you

David, Angela, Morris and Jennifer says:

We have just returned home from another enjoyable stay in Magnolia Cottage. Everything first class and spotlessly clean as usual. We have taken full advantage of the outside seating in the beautiful gardens. We appreciate all the hard work that Selwyn and Geoffrey put into these properties to keep them in pristine condition. Looking forward to next year!!

Trevor and Mildred Bourne says:

Just returned from a lovely week staying in Magnolia Cottage. We have been coming to Littlecourt Cottages since 2003 and have always enjoyed our stay. Selwyn and Geoffrey are very welcoming and make you feel at home. The accommodation is tastefully furnished with clean crisp bed linen. Hope to return again.

Jim & Gail Lunt says:

What a wonderful stay!. My wife and I stayed at Magnolia Cottage Feb 20 to March 19, 2016. The cottage is perfect with beautiful gardens, and so convenient to the town center and hikes on the coastal path. Sidmouth is a beautiful location and a ideal place to use as a base for visiting Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset. Selwyn and Geoff are the perfect hosts. They are always ready to answers any questions and provide advice on what to see and do. They recommended great restaurants in Sidmouth and in Exeter as well as specific places to visit. Selwyn invited to us to the final dress rehearsal of a local show “Jesus Christ Superstar” in which both he and Geoffrey were involved. This was an unexpected pleasure and reflects the warmth and generosity of these two wonderful people. I highly recommend this location and the owners of this superb rental accommodation for either short or longer stays.

Carolyn Saville says:

As always a lovely stay at Littlecourt. Magnolia was spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable with views over the lovely gardens. Magnolia is especially good as my husband has mobility issues and there is a downstairs shower room so all on one level for us. Nothing too much trouble and Selwyn and Geoff make you feel very much at home.

Julie says:

We were delighted that Littlecourt Cottages did not disappoint in that the whole complex looks as lovely as the images on the website. Magnolia Cottage had an excellent standard of bed linen, towels, décor, furnishings and kitchen utensils/equipment. There were lovely finishing touches of complimentary toiletries in each bathroom, fresh flowers in the lounge and on the dining table, hairdryers in each bedroom and a safe in the downstairs bedroom. Cleanliness was superb. I would not hesitate to recommend Littlecourt Cottages.

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