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Idyllic 'Chocolate Box' Thatched Cottage, Devon - Family and Dog Friendly

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Barnstaple, Devon, England
This quaint chocolate box cottage built in 1650 offers warm and spacious accommodation in a peaceful, yet convenient location to both coast and countryside. Plus, it's just 1.5 miles from the town centre of Barnstaple where there are lots of lovely restaurants, pubs and shops.

We've been renting our cottage since 2014 and have had some lovely reviews from our guests online and in our guest book - take a look!

***Plus we're just in the process of fitting a new kitchen complete with Belfast sink and Range cooker ready for our 2018 bookings***

Cottage highlights:

Cosy multi fuel burner
Wine cooler
Farmhouse kitchen
Dog friendly
Family friendly
Peaceful location but within 1.5 miles of town
3 bedrooms (Kingsize, double and a twin)
Bathroom and shower room
Beautiful mature south facing garden

The property is an ideal touring...
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Listing #HL2486826
About the Owner
Jilly R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
Interaction with guests
My husband is from the area so can answer any questions you have about places to visit etc. During your we are available to answer any questions. We also have a property management company and housekeeping who look after the maintenance and cleaning of the cottage.
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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Thatched cottage is idyllic and the perfect get away. Ideally placed to explore north Devon and easily accessible from the A39 it couldn’t be a more perfect get away. Recently refurbished, it is luxurious in its decor with everything you need for your stay. Jilly...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Hdw29
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Good location for towns and resorts . Clean and tidy,well equipped cottage with everything you need.

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Derek John B
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cottage to lose yourself, cosy log burning fire to snuggle in front of on cold winter nights. Cottage was as it says, idyllic. Great location. Well worth a visit

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Jessica F
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: $251 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
In Autumn and Winter seasons we offer a minimum of 3 nights stay so you can book a lovely long weekend or a mid-week break.
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About the neighborhood
The cottage is just a few minutes; drive from Barnstaple, the bustling town full of local shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars. If you fancy a walk to the pub in the evening for a drink or food, less than a mile away you will find the the friendly local in Bishops Tawton.For keen golfers, there are many to chose from but the closest course being Portmore Golf Course, located less than a mile away. Instow beach is just a 15 minute drive away, while the great surfing beaches of Saunton Sands, the award-winning beach of Woolacombe and Croyde can be reached in a short drive.
Getting around
The bus stop is just five minutes walk from the cottage which will take you to the main bus station in Barnstaple.

The Tarka Trail offers fantastic cycling for all the family and can be joined just a 5 minute cycle from the cottage. It boasts 30 miles of cycle track – which follows an old railway line and hosts beautiful river views. It is ideal for families and novices as well as the keener cyclists.

Barnstaple railway station is just 2 miles from the cottage.
Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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