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C S Lewis Balcony

Lynton, Devon (Ref. 991871)

4.2

Good

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Had a lovely stay at CS Lewis apartment."

    Good facilities and extremely relaxing looking out over the bay either on the balcony or in the lounge. Lots of lovely walks in the area. Overall a most enjoyable week. Would recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by MarkOct 2021

  • "Only observation that was negative."

    Outside approach and back of property was scruffy and neglected. Dead plants in pots in main foyer. The flat was lovely with great views.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2021

  • "The holiday flat was lovely and clean with very comfortable beds."

    The view from the balcony was absolutely incredible & exceeded expectations. Wonderfully situated near the centre of Lynton with everything 5 minutes walk away but the flat itself was so quiet. Parking right outside a real bonus.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2021

  • "Nothing went wrong."

    Loved the apartment as was visiting my brother with my elderly parents as my brother lived just two minutes away from this apartment. Just a few things I thought could be better. As my parents are elderly they get very cold, unfortunatly the heating could not be altered it was locked and didnt come on until 9.30pm. There wasnt hardly any toilet roll in either bathroom and no spare roll (a bit tight I thought). My brother and his wife came to our apartment for a drink, the wine glasses were just an odd set nothing matched. No toiletries except a tiny soap in the bathroom. I enjoyed the stay but for the money didnt feel it quite that special mark.

    Reviewed by MichelleAug 2021

  • "The views are amazing from this apartment."

    We sat outside on the balcony for breakfast on several occasions and also enjoyed a glass of wine out there in the evening. It is very relaxing to just sit and enjoy the view. The beds are extremely comfortable and to be able to lay in bed and enjoy the view was lovely. The kitchen was very well equipped and both bathrooms were superb. A very small niggle would be on the odd occasion we had the tv on we found it was too high on the wall to sit comfortably and watch (this didn't affect our overall enjoyment in any way!). The apartment is in a great location to explore the local area. We enjoyed a daily walk to Lynmouth, a visit to the Valley of Rocks, the Watersmeet walk, as well as a longer walk to Hunters Inn and back (highly recommend this walk, the scenery and views were some of the best we have seen). We ate out at several different venues and we would definitely recommend a visit to The Crown where the staff were brilliant, especially Mark who was very friendly and gave us valuable advice on the local area.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2021

  • "View fantastic."

    Sofa's very uncomfortable, and in the wrong position. Tricky getting out onto the balcony (through a small window?). No where to store food in the kitchen or toiletries in the bathrooms.

    Reviewed by CliveJun 2021

  • "Steep steps from entrance to building up to the apartment and some steps within the apartment might cause problems for those with reduced mobility."

    Only minor problems - there was no full length mirror and the ironing board was broken but we have no hesitation in recommending the property. Lovely walks along the coastal path to the Valley of the Rocks.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2021

  • "The apartment was very comfortable and clean on arrival."

    Plenty of storage for luggage etc. Bed linen was very clean and good quality. Mattress gave a restful night's sleep. The settees/couches were a bit on the low back side and not particularly comfortable. Access to the balcony is a little bit awkward but can appreciate that this is worked around planning issues to maintain the property's exterior. Shower and bathroom facilities are outstanding. Note that the second bedroom has more stairs to access it and it does not have the same view. Facilities within the village were somewhat muted due to Covid. CS Lewis balcony apartment has magnificent views of the village below and the cliffs on the opposite side of the bay. A lovely relaxing visit for us both.

    Reviewed by BernardMay 2021

  • "Lovely clean comfortable accommodation with beautiful views."

    Would not recommend it for anyone who has difficulty with stairs.

    Reviewed by RhonaApr 2021

  • "The apartment is absolutely gorgeous and had everything we needed, apart from maybe a cupboard to keep food in."

    It was super comfortable, the view was incredible and we feel so lucky to have stayed there and had a wonderful week. Highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DaniellaApr 2021

  • "Gorgeous."

    Reviewed by RachelOct 2020

  • "Lovely apartment, not suitable for anybody with mobility issues."

    Beautiful views across the bay Could have done with a dressing table in the upstairs bedroom. In terms of covid procedures, we felt 9am was very early to vacate the property, especially given that you had to strip all the beds and clean as well and 5pm a bit late to get in after a long drive . Other than that we had a lovely holiday and would return another time

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2020

  • "We stayed at the Lewis balcony apartment and it exceeded all my expectations."

    We stayed during the Corona virus lockdown and the kitchen in the apartment had everything we needed in order to cook and eat as all the food outlets were closed due to the lockdown. The views from the balcony was amazing. It was the perfect holiday home.

    Reviewed by AkhtarMar 2020

  • "The accommodation was perfect, the scenery was fantastic."

    We couldn't fault the location and the villagers were friendly and helpful. We had a lovely holiday even though it rained alot. Thank you.

    Reviewed by MarcelleOct 2019

  • "We aren't sure if the apartment was empty for a few weeks before our arrival."

    The bed linen, pillow and towels smelt very musty and didn't seem fresh. We couldn't find the apartment as we were looking for C S Lewis apartment and not Lynton cottages. We had to put up with a leak in the kitchen from the roof. We had to spend the week walking around a bucket.

    Reviewed by DerekSep 2019

  • "The apartment was beautiful but in the listing it didn’t mention anywhere that there were lots of stairs, and the view we booked for was fantastic - the only problem was to get out on the balcony we had to climb out of the window!"

    Which again was not stated and as my wife is disabled it spoilt things for her.

    Reviewed by AnthonySep 2019

  • "I am always sceptical about owners descriptions, but this one was definitely under sold."

    Great apartment and comfy king size beds, large bathrooms, comfy family room with picturesque panoramic views. The local area is quiet and slow paced, and plentiful. Some hidden treasures such as the toy museum, gorge walk and the Victorian railway give the added extra. The usual seaside town shops, eateries are accompanied by art, craft and local produce establishments. We will return

    Reviewed by TimJul 2019

  • "Beautiful place and stunning location."

    Rooms are spacious. A bit of a nuisance that there’s nowhere in either bathroom to put anything down except one the floor, and no tray or shelf in showers for gel, shampoo etc. One gripe is that I had to wash all the towels because they had an unpleasant smell- dirty laundry smell- like they hadn’t been left to dry properly - so spent one morning going back and forth between apartment and tumble dryer (other guests were using it at times). We very much enjoyed our stay nonetheless and especially the panoramic views.

    Reviewed by KholoudJul 2019

  • "The C S Lewis Balcony Duplex apartment was great, spacious, well equipped and had a view to die for."

    Lovely big King size plus bed, fluffy towels plus a Fridge freezer in kitchen it does not get much better than this. We were so well situated for town of Lynton and also to explore surrounding area. Free parking so no worry about getting a space in road. At night sat on balcony and watched House Martins come home to roost. So quiet and peaceful no noise at all at night. Amazing free standing bath was a pleasure but a bit slow to drain away, small niggle. Loads of crockery and utensils in kitchen. Provided with washing up liquid and dishcloths and Tea towel brilliant. Would really recommend this wonderful apartment it made the holiday very special. Lynton has great restaurants real food paradise and walk up hill in morning to Picnic box for best baguettes ever.

    Reviewed by SallyJul 2019

  • "Fantastic views from this apartment ideal for 2 couples sharing, spacious and well equipped if you want to self cater, although lovely places to eat out if you desire, great fish and chip shop fry to order."

    Will be returning.

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2019

  • "CS Lewis balcony is part of what was once the Lynton Cottage hotel and which has been well converted to a number of apartments."

    The apartment is well equipped with quality furniture and linen. The views from the balcony across the Bristol Channel is stunning Lynton itself is quite quiet with a nice range of shops. Lynmouth at the foot of the cliff is a busier resort and can be accessed via the Funicular railway

    Reviewed by PeterMay 2019

  • "It was a lovely place and the views were magnificent."

    The village was so lovely and people are friendly there. We lovely time

    Reviewed by ZinaApr 2019

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The property

This slick, two-storey apartment rests within the attractive Devon town of Lynton.

Overlooking Lynmouth Bay and sitting in the Exmoor National Park, this is a beautiful retreat for groups of four.

The sitting room is complete in a bright and airy fashion, uplifted by dual-aspect windows looking out to sea.

Close by, discover a beautifully furnished super king-size bedroom, benefiting from its own luxurious en-suite.

Choose from an elegant freestanding bath and a separate shower cubicle to prepare for your day in style.

Also on the first floor, find an immaculate shower room boasting a refreshing white suite.

The second floor of the apartment rests cosily underneath the eaves, charmed by attractive wooden beams.

Here, find another super king-size bed.

Prepare and enjoy those tasty meals in the lavish kitchen/diner.

Appliances of the highest order are on-hand to help you cook up a storm for your loved ones.

The icing on the cake is the apartment's idyllic decked balcony.

In the summer, take a snack or a refreshing drink out here and simply let the astounding coastal scenery soak in.

Stroll into Lynton's quaint town with ease from C.S Lewis Balcony.

Discover a network of charming buildings, hosting an assortment of shops, eateries and fine drinking holes.

Lynmouth neighbours the town, hosting a superb beach to enjoy when the sun comes out.

Stroll along the South West Coast Path to admire a wealth of unbeatable coastal sights.

Lovers of the countryside can also get their fix, with the Exmoor National Park lying at your disposal.

Beautiful seaside resorts can be found at Ilfracombe and Woolacombe close by.

Explore magnificent Devon with your nearest and dearest from this fabulously appointed apartment.

Summary

  • Over first and second floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x first floor super king-size, with en-suite bathroom with hand-held shower, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor super king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • First floor shower room with basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen/diner
  • First floor sitting room.
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with DVD player, WiFI
  • Power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Decked balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 3 minute walk
  • Note: Balcony only restricted by rope, may be unsuitable for young children

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

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About the location

LYNTON

Ilfracombe 18 miles; Minehead 18 miles.

Lynton and its twin Lynmouth are nestled within Exmoor National Park on the North Devon coast. Lynton and Lynmouth enjoy one of the prettiest and most unspoilt coastal locations in England, offering breathtaking scenery and some of the best opportunities to admire the sheer rugged beauty of Exmoor’s coast and countryside. Great heritage, cosy fireside pubs, tasty local food and 'green’ credentials make North Devon an inspiring place to stay. There is a wealth of wildlife including magnificent red deer, the rare Exmoor pony, wild birds and rare butterflies. There are plenty of outdoor pursuits including horse riding, golf, walking, surfing and fly fishing on the beautiful Lyn river. Exmoor National Park is home to some of the darkest skies in the country so it's a great place to gaze at the stars. Lynton has a fabulous range of shops, pubs and cafes where you can wander between the picturesque cottages and meet the friendly locals. There are a number of attractions for the family including Exmoor Zoo, Lynmouth’s water-powered cliff railway, and the Owl and Hawk Centre. Experience one of England’s last remaining tranquil areas - there is something for everyone during a stay at Lynton and Lynmouth.

Region Information

Note: Due to the position and style of the property, this requires you to enter via a number of steps, meaning that the property may not be suitable for those with limited mobility.

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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