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Glenview

Barbrook, near Lynmouth, Devon (Ref. 975988)

4.9

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Our second visit to Glenview and it won’t be out last!"

    Beautiful cottage, very well equipped in a stunning location. Has everything we want and more. Thank you to Mr & Mrs Peacock for the welcome items.

    Reviewed by SuzanneApr 2022

  • "Glenview was a beautiful property set in a rural area just outside the bustling towns of Lynton and Lynmouth."

    The sound of the Brook outside the window gave us the best nights sleep we've had and despite this property being near a road we were not disturbed once even with windows open. Property was well equipped with every amenity you would need for a holiday, felt like having a home away from home. Great location for access to some of North Devons highlights.

    Reviewed by HarrisonApr 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay which was enhanced by the beautiful weather we were fortunate enough to experience."

    The cottage is very well appointed and presented; almost like a home from home. There is a lot to see in the area and the cottage is well positioned to explore.

    Reviewed by MartinMar 2022

  • "Glenview was beautiful we had such a great time there."

    It was clean and comfy, loads of space (4 adults and 1 dog) it was in a great location to all the places we wanted to visit. Definitely would book there again.

    Reviewed by FrancescaNov 2021

  • "This is now our third time of staying at Glenview."

    Well equipped, clean and comfortable beds.

    Reviewed by BerylOct 2021

  • "Very comfortable property in a peaceful location."

    Reviewed by StevenOct 2021

  • "Just wow! Glenview is a stunning property and your every need is catered for."

    It was a fantastic home from home, a wonderful base for walking, straight from the house on some days. The hosts couldn’t be more helpful and we were so thrilled with the wine, milk and home made honey. Literally everything you’d need was there; from dishwasher tablets, fairy liquid, hand soap and washing powder to tea, coffee, sugar and everything in between. The beds were super comfy and the towels fluffy. It’s no wonder guests return year after year. We absolutely loved it and am sure we will return. The booking process with Sykes was so easy and the property exactly as described; If not better! We just couldn’t fault it in any way. The best holiday ever. Thank you to our hosts for making it so welcoming.

    Reviewed by Sally AnnOct 2021

  • "Fantastichouse clean good size brilliant location."

    Didn’t want to leave . We will be coming back loved it thankyou for a loverly holiday.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2021

  • "The cottage exceeded expectations."

    It was very well situated, a short drive to Lynton and Lynmouth and a beautiful walk through the woods along the riverbank from Barbrook to Lynton. Ideal for a family group and dog. The cottage was very well equipped and we would definitely recommend and hopefully return.

    Reviewed by AngelinaAug 2021

  • "Glenview cottage was absolutely beautiful both inside and out."

    It was immaculately clean on our arrival and the provisions of tea, coffee and milk were much appreciated as was the gift of locally produced honey. The cottage was extremely well kept and had everything that we needed.

    Reviewed by KatieAug 2021

  • "Stunning property."

    So well equipped and very homely. Lovely to have milk in the fridge on arrival, and a bottle of wine! The twin room bed wasn't too comfortable (for an adult) and the bats in the attic can get very noisy at night. I would think its mostly children that would sleep in the twin room and asleep before they get really active. Not easy to get takeaway here, and if eating out book in advance or you may struggle. Overall a wonderful location and lots of fun things do do!

    Reviewed by GemmaJul 2021

  • "Lovely property, great surroundings."

    Would love to visit again

    Reviewed by TraceyJul 2021

  • "Glenview is a lovely cottage."

    Although it is very close to Lynton and Lynmouth, due to the hilly nature of the area, there is no easy walk in to town. However don't let that put you off. Glenview is extremely well equipped, with everything you would need to cook meals plus plenty of crockery and glasses, which means using the dishwasher is not a problem. It is spotlessly clean and beds are very comfy. The two showers are excellent and having a further toilet downstairs is a bonus.There are TV's in almost all the rooms and lots of little extras provided, including all cleaning and laundry products plus milk, tea, coffee, sugar, juice, salt/pepper, vinegar, tin foil. Even though it is right on the road there was no problem with traffic noise at night even with the windows open. It's elevated position means it may be difficult for anyone with mobility issues although there is a sloping path up from the road as an alternative to the steps. Overall the property is excellent.

    Reviewed by WendyJun 2021

  • "Cottage is very well equipped & very comfortable."

    Great location for walks from the doorsteps. Had a excellent stay.

    Reviewed by KateJun 2021

  • "Absolutely lovely cottage in a lovely location the cottage has everything its ..."

    Absolutely lovely cottage in a lovely location the cottage has everything its like home from home So you felt totally relaxed The owners added a lovely welcome touch too Milk tea coffee bottle of wine and a jar of their home made honey and flowers Highly recommend staying there

    Reviewed by JulieMay 2021

  • "Great location for walking."

    High standard of cleaning . Well equipped.

    Reviewed by SallyApr 2021

  • "This is the first time we have used Sykes cottages, and must say from start to finish have been very impressed, I had a question and couldn't get through on the phone so emailed and they responded within 15 mins calling me back."

    The cottage we stayed in, I would highly recommend comfy, spacious, well equipped and clean. Thank you

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2020

  • "The cottage is kitted out really well."

    It was very clean and spacious. The location is excellent with lots of amazing walks available. Our family of 5 settled in well and had a lovely holiday.

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2020

  • "A good well equipped cottage, where we had fun as a family."

    The garden is not enclosed and next to a fairly busy B road so small children or dogs need supervision. Nearby petrol station (200m or so) has some basics. The permissive footpath the other side of river (cross footbridge, up steps, turn left, find little wooden gate) can Take you to pub at Lyn Bridge, or west Lyn, and Also down hill to Lynmouth. Walking further? Watersmeet, And Tarka Trail are also easily accessed by this route, but remember this is North Devon it is very hilly!

    Reviewed by KeithJul 2020

  • "An absolutely fantastic cottage, extremely well equipped kitchen, nice comfy beds, a proper "home from home" - Will most definitely be back!"

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage and location."

    Well equipped kitchen.

    Reviewed by LisaMar 2020

  • "Superb level of accommodation, clean well equipped warm and lovely setting"

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2019

  • "Beautiful well-equipped house nestled in a woodland setting."

    Great walks on the doorstep and views out to grey squirrels and woodpeckers in the garden. Lounge, kitchen and bedrooms were very comfortable. Care needs to be taken when leaving the parking pull-in which is off a fast bend in the road.

    Reviewed by TerenceJun 2019

  • "A great comfortable house the only thing letting it down is the oven."

    Its knackered. Thats it!

    The Owners are delighted that you enjoyed the house. We can confirm that the oven has been replaced. Property Owner

    Reviewed by VictoriaMay 2019

  • "Really well presented and equipped property."

    Great location for both walking from the doorstep and visiting the many local attractions.

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2019

  • "Glenview is a lovely house set in a peaceful location a short drive from Lynton."

    The house is very well equipped and a comfortable place to return to after a busy day visiting the towns and beaches. Lynton and Lynmouth are lovely towns with plenty of restaurants and gift shops. The owners had left milk,tea,coffee and a welcome bottle of wine. My grandsons loved the unsual garden and really enjoyed the holiday.

    Reviewed by PatriciaJul 2018

  • "The cottage was a home away from home."

    The owner had left milk in the fridge; tea coffee and sugar as well as basic condiments. We really enjoyed the white wine and the honey (although not together!) throughout the holiday. The cottage was immaculate and well placed to see so many places in the area. We did enjoy the walk into Lynton and everyone we met in the area was helpful and approachable. We had no reason to call the owner during our stay as so much was explained in the information left there - including the complicated, but useful, re-cycling information. The kitchen was very well appointed and the equipment supplied was as good as, if not better, than our own! We have used Helpful Holidays before and will continue to use them when we want to stay in the area.

    Reviewed by MargaretJul 2018

  • "Glenview was a fabulous cottage very clean and well equipped ."

    The location was perfect as we love our walks and there were llenty to choose from. Would definitely recommend and go back for another visit.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2018

  • "Glenview is a fabulous cottage brimming with everything you could possibly need for a stress free stay away from home."

    It is beautifully kept, comfortable beds, relaxing lounge and lovely large outdoor area which we used continually as the weather was so glorious. There is a river nearby that you can hear which just adds to the tranquil space nestled in between lots of trees, so relaxing. Very close to Lynmouth which is stunning and just what you would expect from a charming Devon seaside town. Recommend highly, and already planning to return!

    Reviewed by KarenJun 2018

  • "This was by far the best equipped house we have stayed in, the kitchen particularly."

    The underfloor heating was wonderful for those of us suffering from cold toes. Comfort plus.

    Reviewed by AndrewApr 2018

  • "This was our second year and yes it is a great place to stay always clean tidy with a warm feeling on entry, love this property."

    Great as a base for travelling around and also fantastic walks nearby.

    Reviewed by MaryMar 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin
  • Ground floor hall
  • Sitting room with French windows to patio
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Ground floor WC with basin.
  • Central heating with underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for one car
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 5 adults.

The property

This refurbished detached house is situated in Barbrook above the road which leads to Lynton and Lynmouth.

Facing lovely woodland around the River Lyn, it is friendly accommodation for families or adults to explore the area.

You can either head up twenty steps from the parking area to your front door or use the level access from the road.

Inside, through the hall, you will be greeted by the smart oak-floored sitting room with its French windows opening to a patio.

The big kitchen is a lovely place to cook whilst you watch TV and then enjoy meals around the central table.

Stairs lead up to the three welcoming bedrooms, one en suite and two with TVs.

The lawned garden separates the house from the road, and you also have a big patio to one side for sitting peacefully sheltered by woods and flowers.

This is wonderful walking, cycling and mountain biking country, or you can enjoy a ride from the local stables.

A path by the river leads to a pub in a mile, or head to Lynton and Lynmouth for pubs and restaurants and a ride on the funicular railway.

This is a homely and welcoming house for exploring the area at any time of year.

Floorplans

1st FloorGround Floor

Kitchen Lounge WC Utility

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

Barbrook

Set directly on the coast at the foot of the Exmoor hills, this charming village draws visitors from near and far. Quaint Lynmouth sits between the river, shore and hills and offers small restaurants, tea rooms and inns.

Region Information

Note: This property sleeps a maximum of 5 adults.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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