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Leigh Cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Woolacombe, Devon, England
Our 400 year old cottage is in the lovely North Devon village of West Down.
Packed with original features such as the inglenook fireplace and wood floors this cosy cottage is equally welcoming in the heart of winter as coming in straight off the beach.

There are 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms and an extra downstairs toilet. Downstairs has 2 reception rooms with SKY TV and a country kitchen & Utility room.

There are some restrictions with the bed layout. The two upper bunk beds are only suitable for children. We can arrange for an additional double sofa bed (in the biggest bedroom) to be made up at an extra cost if your party is all adults or you want extra beds to a maximum of nine guests.

A walled garden gives you somewhere safe to play or sit and enjoy a summer BBQ, watching village life go on around you.

In the barn there is some...
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Listing #HL81766
About the Owner
Mark G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cottage, located in a quiet village, but still close to beach, shops etc in a car, there were 5 adults and 3 children and 2 dogs on our trip, and we all managed to fit comfortably without getting under each others feet, a room...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank racheljfegan
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Spacious, clean well maintained cottage. All the amenities you need. Beautiful location. Highly recommend.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank AngelaSmart
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Reviewed April 7, 2018


Date of stay: April 2018
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We don't usually allow all adult parties. This is mainly due to the sleeping arrangements being unsuitable when using the upper bunk beds.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Bunk
    1 Queen
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $129 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We will require a 20% depsit when confirming the booking with full payment 4 weeks prior to your stay.

Payment is accepted by credit card using the PayPal system or via bank credit transfer. Details will be provided when payment is due. Thanks - Mark
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About the neighborhood
Just a few miles inland is the vast Exmoor National Park with unrivalled beauty if its a stiff coastal walk along the cliff paths or a ramble over the moors, as long as you always follow it with a Pub Lunch. Lynton & Lynmouth is worth a visit to explore this Victorian favourite. Walk along the river from Watersmeet and take teh clif top railway, powered by water & gravity.

The harbour at Ilfracombe is worth a visit with its Victorian sea front and boat trips to Lundy or perhaps a half day fishing. It also boasts the exclusive restaurant owned by the famous artist Damion Hirst. His statue called VERITY stands majestically looking our to sea. She depicts a pregnant woman holding aloft a sword while carrying the scales of justice and standing on a pile of law books. Half of the scul...
Getting around
Located approximately 4 Miles from the wonderful beach of Woolacombe Bay, probably the best surfing beach in the UK . There are plenty of activities to keep the most adventurous family amused.

With the Gulf Stream keeping sea temperatures comfortable you will find everyone enjoying the surf all year round.

A car is probably essential during your stay, however there is a bus through the Village to Barnstable or a short walk down the hill to the main road gives bus routes both ways to Barnstaple and Ilfracombe and beyond
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 62.1 mi
Railway: Barnstable: 9.9 mi
Follow M4 & M5 to South West, Leave the M5 at junction 27, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A361 (signposted Barnstaple) From Barnstable stay on A361 & follow signs to Ilfracombe, go through Braunton & remain on A361. Turn right after the Foxhunters Inn and climb Stang Lane to West Down Village. Straight over Junction, past Crown Inn and 400 yards on left to Leigh Cottage.

The journey from London should take about 4 ½ hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.3 mi.
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