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The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay

(Ref. 993065)

Lynton, Devon Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

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

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56 Customer Reviews

  • "Had a wonderful time at the 'Penthouse'."

    Really comfortable beds, views to die for, did not want to come home. The only issue we had was that the lift was not working on the day we left and we had to carry all our luggage down 2 flights of stairs, not easy when you are all over 60. Other than that we could not fault it.

    We're so pleased you enjoyed your holiday - we are indeed blessed with our beautiful views and it's always lovely to hear from guests that they've had a good time. So sorry the lift caused problems on check-out day though. After you reported it, the housekeeper called out the engineer, but he found it to be in perfect working order and we're not aware of any problems since; it looks as if it was an isolated incident. The housekeeping team had fully intended to carry your luggage down the stairs for you, but evidently you'd managed it yourselves and departed before they arrived to help. We hope it wasn't too troublesome and appreciate you being kind enough to leave feedback, which is always appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Donna4.4May 2024

  • "This is our 3rd visit and it just gets better each time."

    The apartment is extremely comfortable and clean. The views are stunning. Nothing better than looking out at that perfect coastline. We always feel very much at home. Perfectly located on the coastal path and close to all the shops and restaurants

    Thank you for choosing to stay at PHLB again - we're always delighted when people return and we're so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay. Thank you also for your kind feedback, it's much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2024

  • "The accommodation was perfect and the owner contact and support was excellent."

    Couldn’t ask for anything more.

    Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave feedback, it's very much appreciated and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew and Julie5.0Nov 2023

  • "Beautiful apartment within 5 minutes uphill walk to Lynton shops and restaurants."

    Views from lounge and balconies are wonderful. Everything you could need during your.stay. Could do with a chest of drawers in the two spare bedrooms but plenty of storage in the main bedroom. Lovely modern bathrooms and comfy beds.

    Thank you very much indeed for this positive review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and really appreciate the feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very happy with our stay at the Penthouse Lynmouth Bay."

    Perfect location for access to shops & walks and out of this world views. Everything needed in the well laid out Apartment to make a perfect holiday. You would be making a good choice if you booked here.

    Thank you very much for your positive feedback, it's very much appreciated. We're so fortunate with the location and views, and we've tried to furnish the apartment in a way that we believe we would appreciate as guests; we're always thrilled to learn that people have enjoyed it. Thanks again for being kind enough to leave a review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2023

  • "The accommodation was spacious with beautiful decor and all the facilities we could have wished for."

    The views from the property & surrounding area are absolutely stunning! The property owner was very helpful and provided advice and further information about the property prior to our arrival, as well as there being a very useful folder of information about the property and restaurants/surrounding areas and places to visit, provided at the property. The 6 of us really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend!

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments - it really made our day! We were so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Penthouse Lynmouth Bay and would be delighted to welcome you back should you ever wish to visit in the future. Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Aug 2023

  • "All the Penthouse rooms are nicely set out and the views from the living room are really stunning especially on a sunny day."

    The facilities are as what are stated in the description and you are given a variety of coffee pods and a few dishwashers tablets to set you going. This penthouse has the living area on the top floor and if your over 178cm you might struggle without banging your head due to the slope of the roof in the kitchen when preparing food. The hot water comes from a tank so if multiple people are wanting a shower makes sure they are aware and don't run off all the hot water. Also, with this being an old building with plenty of thick stone walls this effects the quality of the wi-fi reception. Having said all this, we really enjoyed our stay and Lynton/ Lynmouth are lovely places to stay and walk around with friendly people. There are local walks you can go on like to the Vally of the rocks or Watersmeet and ride on the only water powered cliff railway.

    We were so glad to hear you'd enjoyed your stay and many thanks indeed for leaving such helpful feedback, as we're constantly striving to make PHLB as comfortable for guests as possible. The sloping ceiling in the kitchen whilst very pretty, can create challenges for taller guests. With that point in mind, we've installed a butcher's block on wheels and believe it's been a really useful addition, as it can be easily moved to the centre of the kitchen without any height restrictions. The hot water tank should be able to cope with larger parties provided the boost button has been switched on - it's easily done and full instructions are in the on-site information pack. We're aware the wi-fi can be a little temperamental; we installed a new router this year which seems to have had a largely positive effect, though Exmoor is as Exmoor does and one windy day can make all the difference! We'll ask the housekeeper to check everything is working as it should be and very much appreciate your feedback, thanks again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ibrahim5.0Aug 2023

  • "The Penthouse was an absolutely gorgeous place to stay, it's beautifully furnished with everything you need for a truly relaxing week away from home."

    The views are spectacular and it is very relaxing to be able to sit and look out over the sea. We would definitely recommend it to others and would love to come back and stay again. The car park is normally drive in and drive out, but when we stayed a fallen tree was blocking the exit which meant that you had to exit the car park the same way you came in - I think it is worth mentioning that it is a very tight turn onto a very steep hill to get in and out of the car park.

    Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave us such lovely feedback, we were so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your holiday and we'd love to welcome you back in the future. Exiting the driveway is a little steep and we're thankful that everyone seems to have adapted to going in and out the same way for now. It's a point worth making and helpful for future guests to know. Luckily there's an ideal area at the end of the car park to use as a turning circle and this seems to be working very well. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Jul 2023

  • "Beautiful location, ample parking."

    The apartment was very well styled with a good range of kitchen equipment, we were initially a little worried about head height as 3 tall people in our group ranging 6ft to 6ft 4, a few bumps but all would stay again. Stunning views, would definitely stay here again.

    Thank you for your lovely comments, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back. We have several tall people in our own family and redesigned the kitchen and dining areas to make it easier for them to avoid the beams in the upper room. The butcher's block on wheels, has been a really useful addition as it allows taller people to move it to the centre of the kitchen when preparing food. Hopefully it saved a few bumps! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jul 2023

  • "Myself and my two daughters absolutely loved the Penthouse apartment!"

    It was beautifully presented. We fell in love with the views and the location and did not want to leave! Thank you to the owners who personally responded to an enquiry prior to our visit with a lot more information besides to help us get the most out of our stay. Dominic

    We're so glad you enjoyed your holiday and delighted to learn the information was helpful. Thank you very much for your kind feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dominic5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had an absolutely wonderful holiday."

    The accommodation was first class and having a lift to the Penthouse was ideal for my creaky knees. The facilities were excellent and the coffee machine was a welcome perk! Thank you

    That's so good to hear; thank you very much for being kind enough to leave such lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Val5.0May 2023

  • "You can’t get better than this for beautiful sea views and location."

    The apartment was amazing, well equipped, clean and spacious. Very peaceful too. Parking was easy. Ideal location for exploring the local area and if you don’t want to use your car you don’t need to if staying local. Valley of the Rocks, Lynton, Lynmouth all within walking distance (inc Cliff railway). Would definitely recommend this holiday home and we hope to return in the future. We loved it!

    Nothing makes us happier than hearing that our guests enjoyed their holiday and liked the apartment - we're blessed with its beautiful location and we've tried hard to furnish it accordingly. Thank you very much for leaving such kind feedback, we're so pleased to learn you had a good time and would love to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise5.0May 2023

  • "The dishwasher presented some minor difficulties for guests from the continent, we had to talk to it for a while until it started."

    .. Erverything else was absolutely fine.

    We were delighted to welcome you back again this year and hope you had a good time. So sorry to hear the dishwasher gave you difficulties - our housekeeper is always on hand if needed, but it sounds as if you managed it yourselves in the end. Thank you for persevering and for being kind enough to leave feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Peter4.4May 2023

  • "We loved our stay at the Penthouse Lynmouth Bay."

    The property is luxurious with fantastic views and ideally located, being in the heart of Lynton and so close to the South West Coastal Path. The walk along the coastal path to the Valley of the Rocks is stunning.

    Thank you so much for taking the trouble to leave such lovely feedback. We were so happy to learn you enjoyed your stay at the apartment - we really are blessed with the views and location. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Apr 2023

  • "This was our 2nd visit and as before it was just perfect."

    The views are stunning. The apartment has everything you need. The location is spot on. So close to the coastal walks and the cliff railway. We will be returning again for sure

    That's wonderful news! We were thrilled that you'd rebooked to stay at PHLB again after your first visit, but learning you'll be returning for a third time really, really made our day! Thank you for being kind enough to leave such lovely feedback too, it's very much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely property."

    Very clean, comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen. Great location with fabulous views. We had some bad weather so it was great to have somewhere so nice and cosy to return to after wet walks as well as to stay in and relax. We would highly recommend.

    Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave us feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and didn't let the weather spoil your holiday. One of the loveliest things about Lynton & Lynmouth is the scenery, which is really stunning, whatever the weather. And as you say, in a busy world it can actually be quite relaxing to snuggle up somewhere cosy and admire the view. It constantly changes and we never tire of it. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise5.0Mar 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The views were mesmerising. The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay was exactly as described. Everything was to a very high standard, clean and comfortable. The walks around Lynton, Lynmouth and beyond were amazing. We knocked our heads a couple of times, forgetting about the beams, but a small price to pay in a delightful home. We would love to come back.

    We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for taking the trouble to leave feedback, we hope to welcome you back again some time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Abby4.7Sep 2022

  • "The property was beautiful, we didn't spend too much time in it as we were out and about with the children."

    The low beams were a little bit of an annoyance as me and my husband are very tall so a few times hit our heads but we worked round that and didn't really bother us as we were only there for a week. The children's beds were amazing and super comfortable! They loved them. But the master bed needs a new mattress. It was like sleeping on a block of pavement with two dents in the middle for us to lay in. If the mattress on the master bed was more comfortable this would have been the perfect holiday home with the most amazing views

    We're so glad you enjoyed the views and activities around PHLB, we are incredibly fortunate to look out on that beautiful vista - it's wonderful in every season actually and we never tire of looking at it ourselves. It's a shame the bed wasn't to your liking, I do hope it didn't affect your holiday. The mattress in fact is only a few months old; when we replaced it, we invested in one of orthopaedic quality, then covered it with a super-luxurious topper - when we were last there in the spring, it felt like sleeping on an extremely well-supported cloud! It sounds from your description of sleeping in two dents, that the cloud now needs refreshing and I shall ask the housekeeper to address that immediately. Thank you for your feedback, it's much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matthew4.4Aug 2022

  • "Seriously, I could not fault this place and if I get the chance would stay here again in a heart beat."

    Thank you so much for allowing us to stay!

    We were thrilled to learn you'd had such a good time - especially as you'd travelled halfway round the world to get to Lynton! Should you find yourselves back in the UK in the future, please do come back again - that view hasn't changed in hundreds of years and will be waiting to greet you. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lloyd5.0Aug 2022

  • "The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay is amazing."

    We found the accommodation exceptionally clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. I could have sat on the balcony all day looking at the stunning view. The location, with just a two minute walk to Lynton, was perfect. We didn't want to leave, and would definitely love to go back again.

    We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and many thanks indeed for taking the trouble to leave such a lovely review - we do hope you choose to come back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kay5.0Aug 2022

  • "Fantastic apartment, views amazing, perfect location, extremely helpful owners, providing lots of local information on things to do, places to eat etc (highly recommend The Oak Room and The Ancient Mariner."

    Will definitely be recommending this apartment to others

    Thanks so much for your review, it always makes us extra-happy to learn our guests have really enjoyed their holiday, thank you for taking the trouble to report back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Suzi4.7Jul 2022

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay."

    It is beautifully furnished with everything you need and very comfortable. The location is also ideal, with all the local attractions on your doorstep. For anyone worried about staying during warm weather, we didn't find this a problem at all as there are plenty of doors and windows that can be opened for air circulation and a breeze. We would definitely recommend this property to others who are looking to stay in the area.

    Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave us this review, it's very much appreciated. As you were staying during the recent hot spell, we were delighted to learn that you were able to get a good flow of air around the apartment; details like that are really useful for us and future guests to know. Many thanks indeed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Muriel5.0Jul 2022

  • "We were very impressed with this property."

    It exceeded our expectations. Spacious throughout and decorated to an excellent standard. Bedrooms very comfortable and spacious. Kitchen fully equipped with everything you need. The views from the balconies were just stunning... Plus a lovely outside area and beautiful gardens. We loved staying here... from the moment we arrived to the last day. Would love to return.

    Thank you very much for taking the trouble to leave us a review, it's much appreciated. We're so pleased you enjoyed your time at PHLB, it would be wonderful to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2022

  • "The Penthouse Lynton was everything that was in the advertised description and more, the comfort, facilities, equipment provided were all first class, we could not fault the property."

    The property is convenient to Lynton village centre, and to the footpaths and Cable Cars for access to Lynmouth. If returning to Lynmouth / Lynton for a future holiday we would certainly take this property again if available. The owner corresponded prior to the holiday, with useful information on the facilities within the property, also additional information about parking restrictions caused by exit blockages which we considered should have been given by Sykes.

    Thank you for your lovely comments - you made our day! We're so glad you enjoyed your holiday and very much hope to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2022

  • "Really beautiful property in a perfect location."

    Thank you for your kind feedback, it's much appreciated. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jun 2022

  • "This property is excellent, very clean and well equipped with different views from most rooms."

    This is the third property we have stayed in this complex and is my favourite for overall needs and views. I love coming to lynton as the walks are plenty and we don't have to take the car out. I will definitely be coming back and hopefully for a longer stay

    Many thanks indeed for taking the trouble to leave such lovely feedback, we hope to welcome you back again very soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely apartment - fantastic views across the bay."

    Great location.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we really appreciate you taking the trouble to leave us a review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nadia5.0Apr 2022

  • "An excellent apartment with wonderful views."

    We also appreciated the lift - a great aid when taking luggage up or down two flights of the narrow staircase. It was great to have facilities for a toddler too, though the provision of a stair-gate and a mattress for the cot would have been helpful. Excellent communication before arrival too and very clear instructions on both the location and once on site. All enhanced by good security.

    Thank you for taking the trouble to leave feedback, it's very much appreciated - especially with regards to the travel cot, which we'd assumed had an integral mattress. We'd like our youngest guests to be as comfortable as everyone else and will look into addressing that immediately. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Mar 2022

  • "We LOVED our stay at The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay!"

    Extremely clean and well equipped. Perfect location and a view I didn’t want to leave. We were so comfortable there. The apartment is right next to the coastal path too. We will definitely be returning…

    Thank you so much for taking the trouble to leave feedback. We've made a number of improvements to PHLB since we acquired it three years ago, and have been keeping our fingers crossed that our guests would approve. To learn that you not only enjoyed your stay, but liked it so much that you've rebooked for next year, quite literally made our day! Thanks a million - we're very much looking forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2022

  • "This was a lovely place to stay in the heart of Lynton and with brilliant views over the bay."

    There was a certain quality to this place that you don’t always get with others. It was well presented and very modern. Although for me the main bed was a little hard,I could not fault it at all. There was five of us staying and we all shared the same views as stated. Would certainly stay there again.

    Thank you for your positive comments, it's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your holiday and liked the way we've equipped the apartment. As a result of guest feedback, we've added an extremely luxurious mattress topper to the master bedroom, so if you do choose to return, we hope you'll be perfectly comfortable. Thanks again for taking the trouble to leave feedback, it's really helpful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Oct 2021

  • "My sisters and I shared an idyllic week in Lynton."

    The Penthouse exceeded our expectations and was warm, comfortable and clean. The views are exceptional and we had our morning cuppa and evening Prosecco on the little balcony. Everything was spotlessly clean and worked perfectly, from the radiators to the Nespresso machine. The kitchen was a delight to cook and eat in with all the crockery and cutlery appearing to be new. We came expecting to eat out most nights but enjoyed being 'home' so much we ate in all but one night. My only request would be to replace the very hard mattress in the ensuite bedroom and the bedding, which smells a bit musty. We're definitely looking forward to returning next year and thank the owners for making the apartment a home from home.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we were so delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay at the apartment. The mattress in the master suite was literally brand new when you stayed, so was probably super-firm, (though we did choose it for its supportive qualities)! Since then, we've invested in an extremely luxurious mattress topper, so we hope when you return, you'll be a lot more comfortable. We've chosen a range of superior, silky bedding which we replace regularly, in the hope our guests will feel really pampered, so we were devastated to learn yours smelled musty. As a direct result of your feedback, the housekeeper completely reviewed how our linen is stored. Many thanks indeed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Marian5.0Oct 2021

  • "Wonderful location beautiful views lovely apartment very well equipped and comfortable the lift was very useful great holiday can’t wait to come back."

    Thanks very much for taking the trouble to leave such lovely feedback, we're so happy to learn you enjoyed your holiday, and hope to welcome you back again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brenda5.0Sep 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment with stunning views in a fabulous central location."

    Very high specification and extremely comfortable. Excellent communication with the owner prior to the holiday.

    What lovely comments - thank you so much. We've tried hard to equip the apartment to a standard that the location and views deserve, so we were delighted to learn that you felt it hit the spot. Thanks for taking the trouble to leave feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lynton is a great place to be based and the apartment was amazing and the view from the balconies was spectacular."

    Will be back.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clive4.7Aug 2021

  • "So our 13 year old did catch her head on the exposed beams however no one else in the party did."

    ..The apartment is pretty much as described and we were generally very happy with our stay. Some small "petty" things prevent us from giving it full marks, for what we paid, e.g. 5pm check-in / 9am check-out, having to empty bins and a hard mattress in the master bedroom amongst other niggles. The views are however stunning and the owner extremely helpful with answering questions before we arrived. Watch out for bell practice at the nearby church on a Monday evening.

    Reviewed by David4.4Aug 2021

  • "Fantastic accommodation with everything you could need for a relaxing holiday."

    Communication from the owners was really excellent, extremely helpful with tips for restaurants and things to do. We had an amazing week just pottering around Lynton and Lynmouth with a few challenging walks thrown into the mix and some lovely food to add back the calories. We were in need of a complete refresh and the views from the balconies definitely helped.

    Thank you very much for being kind enough to leave such positive feedback - we really have tried hard to make the apartment a pleasing place to stay and one that does justice to its wonderful location. Lynton is such a pretty and peaceful place to visit; we're delighted you had such an enjoyable stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jul 2021

  • "The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay is such a special place."

    We loved it from the moment we walked through the door! The owners have thought of everything you might need to make your stay comfortable. We have never stayed in such a spotlessly clean and well equipped holiday home. We particularly loved the coffee machine! We had a couple of rainy days but it was a pleasure to stay in, making use of the games and DVDs provided. And let’s not forget the amazing views from the balconies. We couldn’t stop taking photos! We can’t recommend this place highly enough and really hope to stay there again one day.

    It's feedback like this that makes all the hard work worthwhile! Thank you so much for your lovely comments, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and would be overjoyed to welcome you back again. You've made our day! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Terry5.0Jul 2021

  • "Overall the accommodation is excellent, comfortable and very well equipped with superb views."

    I wouldn't agree in calling either of the bathrooms luxurious, but both were clean and adequate. The shower head in the main bathroom was also too heavy for the fitting which made the positioning of it difficult. I would also say that the living accommodation should appear in the description as a loft conversion so that future customers are aware of the limited head space and the potential issues this may cause.

    Reviewed by Ginetta4.1Oct 2020

  • "The low ceiling in the lounge was a little irritating having to dodge the low beams."

    We all had a few head bumps to remind us of the holiday. That being said, the properties location to local facilities and the superb views made up for that.

    Reviewed by Patrick3.8Sep 2020

  • "The Penthouse Lynmouth exceeded our expectations, the location was great for access to Lynton and Lynmouth and the views were stunning from all aspects of the apartment."

    The low beams were an attractive feature but could be an issue for holiday makers that are tall, we experienced a number of bumped heads. The lift to the apartment on level 2 would be useful for anyone with mobility issues and in particular was very handy when taking luggage in and out. Overall a fabulous stay in a beautiful part of the UK.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Sep 2020

  • "The view is amazing and a great location very close to the funicular railway down to Lynmouth."

    The flat is well laid out and furnished. A negative was that check in times were from 5pm on day of arrival and check out is at 9am, which we were only told about after booking. Extended timing we were told was to allow for proper cleaning in current Covid-19 situation but the level of cleanliness on arrival was not great considering they have an 8 hour cleaning and turnover window. If staying with small children the check in/out times are a challenge. Blinds in both bathrooms were broken on arrival and strangely the lightbulbs were missing from bedside tables.

    Reviewed by Julian3.8Aug 2020

  • "Overall we had a great holiday at the Penthouse Lynmouth Bay."

    The property was beautiful and the views stunning. Prior to our visit we had slight reservations about going on holiday with the current Covid19 issues, but the kind words of advice from the owner put our minds at ease. Furthermore, the other useful information she provided proved useful throughout our stay, and showed a level of care/interest I have never experienced from other owners when holidaying elsewhere. Lynton and Lynmouth are both lovely little towns and the children in the party enjoyed exploring them via the impressive Cliff Railway. The only negative was that the lift to the apartment was out of order. Again the owner kindly informed me of this on the morning of the visit. However, it wasn't repaired until the Thursday which meant that my elderly parents were limited to where they could visit until the end of the week. That said, the comfort of the accommodation and views meant that even they were not too disappointed. Overall I would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by Sean4.7Aug 2020

  • "We had the pleasure of staying at The Penthouse from 11th July to 18th July 2020."

    From the minute we entered the property we were blown away with the space, the quality of the fixtures and fittings but mostly the views! We could lie in bed and see the most stunning scenery, it’s breathtaking. The apartment is really well equipped with everything you could possibly need. The owners have gone to great lengths to make sure you want for nothing with lovely extras such as an x-box and plenty of family games and puzzles to keep you entertained. It is in the beautiful town of Lynton with plenty of lovely shops and places to eat and drink. The locals were incredibly friendly and welcoming and have Covid friendly systems in place to keep everyone safe. It’s a 10 minute walk down to neighbouring Lynmouth or you can take the cliff railway. There you’ll find plenty more shops and restaurants, the beach and pitch and putt. We cannot recommend The Penthouse highly enough, we loved every minute and will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Jul 2020

  • "Great location and fantastic views."

    Lots of information from the owners prior to departure for things to see and do. Sykes app is very useful.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Feb 2020

  • "New Year’s Eve fireworks in Lynton were spectacular!"

    !!

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Dec 2019

  • "The 3 terraces are very small and not large enough to put out a table and chairs."

    Beds were very comfortable and everywhere was well cleaned. Kitchen facilities were very good. You do need to bend to avoid beams when using kitchen and lounge.

    Reviewed by Sylvia4.7Oct 2019

  • "This penthouse apartment is really well located in a quiet part of Lynton overlooking the Lynmouth harbour and area."

    Lovely views from the lounge/diner/kitchen on the top floor and also a good view from the main bedroom. The rooms are all large and well equipped. Beware if you are taller as the beams in the top floor rooms mean there is reduced height for much of the room width. Helpful and friendly staff on site and the owner was very helpful providing information in advance of the holiday. The weather while we were there last week was 'changeable' but it didn't stop us walking every day.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Sep 2019

  • "What an amazing place to stay."

    . So clean and beautifully decorated.. And such comfortable beds... But more than that.. The views.. Wow... Wow... Wow.. Also and very important the owner contacted us direct to hope we enjoyed our stay there and sent Information on places to eat and visit.. Such a friendly lady....lovely personal touch xx

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic views and location."

    Plenty of toys and films to keep the kids amused, which we weren’t expecting. Milk, tea and coffee waiting for us after what had been a long journey, so we could have a refresh before we went out. Lots of useful, up to date information provided in a folder in the property which helped us choose local walks and places to eat. All 3 generations of our family voted it a huge success.

    Reviewed by Gail5.0Jul 2019

  • "The views from the apartment were amazing."

    The bedrooms were large and well furnished. Despite the reduced headroom, the living area had great views and it was very comfortable. The owners had equipped the apartment well including lots of dvds, games, puzzles and an X box. The area is lovely with beautiful coastal walks. We had a lovely week in The Penthouse.

    Reviewed by Tania5.0Jul 2019

  • "The views from this property were breathtaking, certainly the best we have ever experienced with previous self catering properties."

    The lounge and kitchen area is on the upper floor and it has low beams and this is the only negative of this property. Could be a problem for someone very tall. It took us a little while to get use to them. This apart, we would certainly book this property again, it was wonderful.

    Reviewed by Pamela4.7Jun 2019

  • "We had a wonderful holiday break in the Penthouse, Lynmouth."

    .. the views from the rooftop balcony are amazing. We loved the easy access to the coastal path and into the town of Lynmouth. The flat was decorated to a high standard and the beds were very comfortable. The recommendations given for places to eat /days out in the information at the flat were most helpful. We had some trouble finding the accommodation on arrival, as there are still exterior signs referring to it as a hotel and saying 'hotels residents only'. Perhaps the instructions could reflect this - and tell people to look for a large sign saying Lynton Cottage Apartment & Villas when turning right.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2019

  • "The accommodation was beautifully kept and beautifully appointed."

    The upside down layout gave the most amazing views. We loved the town and my two daughters (13 and 11) spend many hours making memories that they will keep forever! Only downside was the mixed weather but hey...this is England!!

    Reviewed by Richard5.0May 2019

  • "Splendid location for the panoramic views, everything you require is on your doorstep."

    All we needed was available at the property and plenty of local information was provided.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2019

  • "Brilliant views, clean, spacious apartment."

    We had a lovely stay and would go again.

    Reviewed by Tracey4.7Apr 2019

  • "We had a brilliant 10 days staying at The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay."

    The apartment is very spacious and extremely well equipped, with fabulous views of Lynton and the coast. The location is also fantastic, being just a couple of minutes walk into the centre of Lynton. We hope to return for a second visit soon!

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2019

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Summary

  • Reverse-level accommodation
  • Three second floor bedrooms; 1 x super king-size/twin beds (can be adjusted on request), 1 x king-size with en-suite shower over bath, basin and WC, 1 x king-size
  • Additional bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Third floor open-plan living room (reduced headroom under beams), with sitting area, dining area and kitchen area
  • Three small balconies.
  • Electric heating
  • electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine
  • TVs, DVD player and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Three small balcony areas with sea views
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within a 5-minute walk
  • Please note: There is a lift up to the property.

The property

A superb penthouse with outstanding sea views nestling in the delightful Exmoor Park town of Lynton.

The apartment has been styled with a touch of luxury throughout and offers wonderful accommodation for a couple, family or a group of friends to get away to the North Devon coast.

Guests can access the penthouse either by stairs, or the lift which arrives outside its front door.

Upon entering the property, you are greeted to a well-presented hallway, oozing a sense of tranquillity from the outset.

The three large bedrooms and two bathrooms are all on this level, while the living areas are up a small staircase in a bright open-plan loft room above.

The apartment hosts three elegant bedrooms including one which can be configured either as a super-king or twin room, the sizeable master room with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and sofa overlooking the bay, and a second king-size bedroom which boasts spectacular sea views.

The en-suite bathroom has been completely replaced this year, to create an invitingly serene and luxurious space, with bath and overhead shower.

Meanwhile, the second bathroom, has also been significantly refurbished, retaining its large walk-in shower, and benefiting from stylish new sanitary ware and fittings.

Follow the carpeted staircase up and you emerge into a delightful open-plan living area, decorated in a neutral colour palette, with comfortable furnishings and all the necessities required for a relaxing stay.

There are wonderful sea views from each of the three small balconies, while internally, the exposed beams reinforce the loft-style feel of this contemporary area.

At one end there is a well-equipped kitchen, with electric hob and cooker, microwave, coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine, as well as a new, cleverly designed dining area with a large table that comfortably seats six.

After dinner, guests can unwind in the cosy seating area, where comfortable sofas nestle by an elegant chaise lounge, and watch the TV/DVD or simply marvel at the view. In 1925, the view from this building compelled the author CS Lewis to write: “The view from the balcony was beyond everything I have ever seen,” and it remains spectacular and unspoilt to this day.

While staying here, you and your family can take a ride on the highest water-powered railway in the world and walk the famous Valley of the Rocks, both just a few minutes’ walk from the apartment. While Penthouse Lynmouth Bay is in walking distance of numerous pubs, restaurants and shops, its unique location means it is a quiet and incredibly peaceful place to stay. Half an hour’s drive will allow guests to reach the larger seaside towns of Ilfracombe and Minehead as well as the beautiful sandy beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde, not to mention the gardens, stately homes and wonderful countryside of North Devon.

The Penthouse Lynmouth Bay is an outstanding property and an ideal tranquil retreat for the entire family.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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.

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