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The Little House

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Marwood, Devon, England
Welcome to the Little House – self catering cottage. A great location in a peaceful North Devon valley. 3 miles from Braunton & Barnstaple and 15 mins drive to the golden, sandy beaches of North Devon: Croyde, Saunton Sands, Woolacombe and Putsborough. Exmoor is a 20-30 minute drive away. The Little House; which is part of our traditional Devon Long House built in 1680 was originally a huge, vast cellar with windows. We have transformed The Little House into a quirky open plan self catering cottage which is in the style of an open plan studio apartment on the ground floor. NOTE v low ceilings. Full of charm and character with exposed stone walls, wooden floors and low beams (note: very low ceilings). The Little House looks out to our paddock and the woodland beyond. The Little House is a perfect rural get away for two people and a dog... Read more
Listing #HL215304
About the Owner
Joanne H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Although the reviews appeared to be good, in reality, the 2 nights we booked only stayed the 1 after a dreadful first night with the noise from the owners property above not stopping until 4 AM and then starting again @ 7 AM. We understand...More

Thank barrysullivan1968
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Beautifully remote and peacefull, but well within reach of the smaller towns and villages. Beaches are beautiful and only 15-30 minutes away. Very dog friendly. Will definitely return one day

Thank Andrew E
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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile


Management response:Responded September 7, 2017


  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The set up of the Little House is open plan i.e. no separate bedroom, a bit like a funky studio apartment. Newly decorated in Mar 2013, with solid pine furniture and a modern kitchen with white ceramic sink. Comfortable king size bed and double sofa bed, well equipped kitchen, A funky shower room (wet room), Free unlimited WiFi, ideal for dogs, all wooden and tiled floors. Access to our paddock and the woodland beyond, central heating and electricity included, no limits and rules! Storage for bikes, golf clubs and surf boards. NOTE v low ceilings.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning: $26 / stay - Fee
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For short stays of more than 3 nights ALWAYS email us for a discount
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About the neighborhood
We are located in a small hamlet of 10 houses. The main reason to come and visit North Devon is for the great outdoors. The dramatic coast, golden beaches and Exmoor National Park are all on our doorstep. We are lucky to be situated within an easy drive of all of the beautiful places to visit in North Devon. North Devon is very dog friendly we have 4 huge sandy beaches within a 20 minutes drive of us: Woolacombe, Croyde, Putsborough and Saunton. All welcome dogs at all times of the year. Except Croyde.
Approx drive times from Little House:
Exmoor National Park 20 – 30 mins
Barnstaple, market town – 10 mins
Braunton, busy village – 5 mins
Lynton and Lynmouth, coastal villages – 30 mins
Clovelly, fishing village – 30 mins
Bideford, market town on the estuary – 20 mins.
RHS Rosemoor,...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 49.7 mi
Railway: Barnstaple: 4.3 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 65.9 mi
Nearest Airport - Exeter which is approx 1.5 hrs drive. Bristol is 2 hours drive away both are served with budget airlines. Nearest Train station Barnstaple 10 minute drive. By car - we are 3 miles from Barnstaple. To drive to Barnstaple go via the M5 then A361 from the North or the A377 from the South. A car is essential if you stay at The Little House.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.2 mi.
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