Retreat 40065 – Barnstaple, Devon

  • Devon
  • 6
  • 3
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from  £683
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This charming single-storey cottage enjoys fantastic views down a wooded valley to the River Taw and the countryside beyond. It is ideally situated to enjoy the North Devon coast and Exmoor with the popular beaches of Croyde (12.5 miles) Woolacombe (13 miles) and Saunton (10 miles) all within easy reach perfect for those classic beach days surfing kite surfing or coasteering. Nearby Ilfracombe (11 miles) offers sea safaris trips to Lundy and a wealth of shops and galleries and Barnstaple (3 miles) provides a range of leisure facilities and shops. Both have a wide choice of eateries. Explore the coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth (18.5 miles) or the stunning Exmoor National Park. Exmoor Zoo and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park are both within 10.5 miles with the quieter Broomhill Sculpture Gardens 2 miles away and National Trust s Arlington Court 7 miles away. This charming single-storey cottage is quietly situated at the end of a private no-through lane. Upon entering the beautiful accommodation you are greeted with the hall the perfect place to leave sandy shoes after a day on the beach. From here head into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with vaulted ceilings exposed beams and French doors opening into the enclosed garden. There is a comfortable seating area which is made for relaxing with a Smart TV a wood burner and comfortable seating. The kitchen area is well equipped and is perfect for rustling up some home-cooked meals. Back in the hall you ll find your way to the three bedrooms: a master double bedroom a 2ft 6 twin and a 3ft bunk bedroom. Completing the accommodation is the bathroom. Head outside and you will find an enclosed garden which boasts fabulous views down a valley it is a lovely spot for al fresco dining or for children to play. This property boasts many shared facilities with the highlight being an 11m-long indoor heated swimming pool with a changing room shower and a WC. Alongside the main pool is a 0.65m-deep toddler pool where those who can t swim unaided can be supervised safely. Both are heated to a comfortable 26-28 C. Within the pool house there is a sauna cabin for those who enjoy warming up before plunging into the pool. Place 1 in the coin box to get 20 minutes of heating. If you just want to chill out slip into the hot tub perfect for relaxing and letting your troubles drain away. This is heated to approximately 37 C. 1 will give you 10 mins if you want bubbles and jets. Guests can enjoy the freedom to roam 8 acres of lawns and fields or find the perfect hideaway spot for a cream tea picnic amidst glorious views. There are also miles of beautiful footpaths across the ancient Devon countryside right from your door. There is a children s play area a safe play space with swings a slide and climbing holds. In case beach tennis is not enough guests can enjoy the real thing on the all-weather court (rackets and balls are available in the games room). Completing the shared facilities is an indoor games room for the young and young at heart with table tennis a pool table (50p per game) and table football. Need to know: 3 bedrooms 1 double, 1 3ft bunk bedroom and 1 twin with 2ft 6 single beds. 1 bathroom with a shower over a small bath, and WC. Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Shared utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (honesty box). Highchair and travel cot available on request. Wood burner (first basket of logs supplied). Smart TV in the lounge. Please bring towels for the pool. Enclosed garden with far reaching views with outside seating. Indoor swimming pool and sauna. Shared all weather tennis court. Indoor games room. Children’s play area. Pub 2 miles, shops 3.5 miles and beach 10 miles. Sleeps 4 2 (2 adults 4 children, 3 adults 3 children or 4 adults 2 children, but not 6 adults). A charming complex of 10 holiday properties.



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