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Owls Roost

Combe Martin, Devon (Ref. 975959)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • Reverse level
  • Downstairs: 1 x king size double bedroom, 1 x twin, both with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin
  • Utility room
  • 1 x upstairs king size double bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin
  • Upstairs sitting room with electric fire
  • Kitchen with dining area and balcony.
  • Central heating with electric fires
  • 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, highchair and stairgate are available on request, Off road parking for three cars
  • Barbecue, hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Note: Hot tub is available until 8pm or later by arrangement and is closed on Thursdays
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly.

The property

This smart cottage attached to an ancient farmhouse is two miles from Combe Martin village and three miles from the great beach.

With an upside down layout and traditional Devon farm location, it is a peaceful, relaxing cottage for families or friends.

From the hall with practical slate floor, you head up the stairs to your sitting room, a cosy place with electric fire for watching TV or the glimpse of the sea.

Prepare and enjoy meals in the proper country style kitchen with dining table and glass doors to a balcony, from which you can get down to the garden.

The upstairs double bedroom is a romantic place for couples to chill out, with its en suite bathroom with a bath made for two.

You will find the other two bedrooms downstairs, both with handy en suite too.

Outside the star feature is a hot tub in an adapted barn, big enough for five people to soak in after a long country walk, and complete with changing room with shower and furniture for eating outdoors.

Enjoy games or a good book in the generous lawn garden with barbecue.

This is a lovely uncrowded coastline to enjoy.

The beach at Combe Martin is sheltered and you can safely swim or hire kayaks here, and maybe even catch a thrilling glimpse of dolphins.

Bring your buckets because to either side of the beach are fabulous rock pools.

The village has all you need in the form of shops and pubs, as well as a wildlife park, or walk the Coast Path to interesting Lynmouth and the funicular railway.

Woolacombe and Saunton have all the sand and surf you could wish for, or head to Ilfracombe where you can board a boat to Lundy Island.

Owls Roost is a very special place, loved by the farming family owners, and the friendly atmosphere is wonderful.

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

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  • “The cottage is in a lovely location and was of a very high standard, it had lovely views, plenty of wildlife and friendly owners, who made us feel most welcome, without being intrusive.”

    The hot tub was a bonus, very welcome and soothing after a particularly strenuous walk. There are plenty of walks not far from the cottage and it was lovely to sit out on the verandah after a day out, watching the sun set. The lovely sandy stretch of Woolacombe Beach is just a short ride away, and the surrounding countryside was breathtaking. A very relaxing and enjoyable break. We would stay here again at the drop of a hat, Thank you

    - Mrs Howard-kelly, June 2021

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About the location


Ilfracombe 5 miles; Woolacombe 12 miles; Barnstaple 13 miles.

At the point where the Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty meet, is where you'll find Combe Martin. This small seaside resort, with all of the necessary amenities, is a great attraction to locals and visitors alike, and is home to a very popular beach as well it's own Dinosaur Park! Combe Martin is home to the historic Earl of Rone festival held in May each year and has an annual carnival in August. This is an ideal base for touring, and discovering the delights of North Devon, with Lynton and Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Ilfracombe and Barnstaple all within easy reach. There are also numerous National Trust properties and gardens waiting to be enjoyed. Surfing at Woolacombe is among the best in the South West, while the South West coastal path passes within a mile. Combe Martin is a great base for enjoying a seaside getaway, with something to keep everybody entertained.

Region Information

Note: Hot tub available until 8pm or later by arrangement, closed on Thursdays. Spring water.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas