“Gorran Downs was everything and more.”I'm almost a little resentful at being able to write such a positive review for Gorran Downs, as I don't want to find it booked the next time I wish to make use of it. It was a beautiful cottage which enabled access to a stunning part of North Devonshire coast. The cottage had a comfortable, homely feel and the fire kept us cosy. We felt very tucked away from the squall of the October winds. Our party of friends, family and one cat didn't just want to return; we wanted to move in! See our ...I'm almost a little resentful at being able to write such a positive review for Gorran Downs, as I don't want to find it booked the next time I wish to make use of it. It was a beautiful cottage which enabled access to a stunning part of North Devonshire coast. The cottage had a comfortable, homely feel and the fire kept us cosy. We felt very tucked away from the squall of the October winds. Our party of friends, family and one cat didn't just want to return; we wanted to move in! See our picture below which shows the house in the October sun.
- Off road parking
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
Hartland 0.5 miles.
A truly delightful thatched property!
This 12th century detached Hartland cottage is situated between country lanes, half a mile from the village.
This Hartland cottage has wonderful unspoilt rural surroundings, backing onto open fields with far-reaching panoramic views out to sea towards Lundy Island.
This Hartland cottage seamlessly combines original features such as inglenook fireplaces, low ceilings with exposed beams and little 'nooks and crannies' with modern comforts, to provide ideal family accommodation.
The Hartland cottage has a large sitting room, separate dining room, modern farmhouse kitchen and four good-sized bedrooms.
Outside, there's a beautiful cottage garden and patio, ideal for warm summer evenings, with views of Lundy Island on a clear day.
This Hartland cottage is in a great location too - the coast is just 2 miles away and there are many tourist attractions within a short drive.
With lovely views and many walks from the doorstep, this Hartland cottage is an idyllic retreat to be enjoyed throughout the year!
Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x family with double and single, 1 x single, 1 x ground floor bunks, 1 x fold-up single available for first floor hallway. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor cloakroom with basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Utility room. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.
- Gas central heating with woodburners in sitting and dining rooms
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, DVD, selection of books and DVDs
- All fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for 2 cars
- Enclosed lawned garden to front and rear with garden furniture
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile
- Note: Water is from a private supply, and is operated by an electric water pump.
About the location
Clovelly 5 miles; Bude 15 miles; Bideford 15 miles.
The bustling village of Hartland, with its nearby colourful quay and lighthouse, provides visitors with a wide selection of amenities, including an interesting craft shop, good pubs and several great places to eat. Just one mile out of the village situated within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, lies Hartland Abbey, where visitors can peruse the stunning collection of paintings and porcelain before relaxing in the Abbey's beautiful gardens. Alternatively the nearby coastal headland of Berry Head, with its dramatic cliffs and coves, offers excellent walking and nature watching opportunities. The pretty, car-free village of Clovelly lies just five miles away and is renowned for its flower-strewn cottages, steep cobbled streets, 14th century harbour and The Milky Way Adventure Park, home to Devon's biggest rollercoaster, whilst a short drive leads to another fun-packed and educational family day out at The Big Sheep, a fantastic adventure park. The unspoilt coastal resorts of Bude, Bideford and Instow are both within 15 miles making this a superb base for a varied and enjoyable holiday.
This property offers the following short breaks:
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