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Old Manor Cottage

Barnstaple (2mls S), Devon
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Pretty, detached single-storey cottage set in a quiet village location
  • Easy access to all of North Devon's most popular beaches and attractions
  • Secluded garden with seating for summer evenings
Property code: OLDMA

There is plenty to see and do in the North Devon area, to suit all interests. There is a choice of sandy beaches within an easy twenty-minute drive, including those at Westward Ho!, Saunton Sands, and Croyde. To the east of the property, again within a twenty-minute drive, is Exmoor National Park, providing miles of scenic walks and cycle ways which stretch right up to the coast on the Devon/Somerset border. For those who like to explore local towns whilst on holiday, the county town of Barnstaple is just three miles away, offering a range of shops and restaurants, a cinema, theatre, and a leisure centre.

 This bungalow, which stands within the grounds of an old manor house, provides attractive accommodation which has been lovingly styled by the owners. At the heart of the property, is the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, a lovely light-filled space, thanks to the patio doors which lead out to the garden, with comfortable sofa seating, a dining area, a Smart TV, with Nexflix, Amazon Alexa and DVD player The kitchen area is equipped with everything guests will need, including an oven, hob, fridge with ice compartment, and dishwasher, whilst the washing machine and tumble dryer are kept in an exterior outhouse. There are two bedrooms in the property, the first of which is a pretty double room, the second being an attractive bunk bedroom (not suitable for adults over the age of 16). The property’s bathroom offers a shower over bath and WC.

Outside, the property enjoys a delightful garden which is mainly set to lawn, with an additional patio area where guests will find garden furniture and a gas BBQ. There is even a charming arbour in the garden for guests to retreat to, perhaps with a book and a glass of wine.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double, and 1 bunk bedroom (not suitable for adults over the age of 16)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Smart TV with Netflix, Amazon Alexa and DVD player
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer and storage space in freezer available in laundry room
  • Washing line available
  • Children’s bodyboards, swingball, and buckets and spade provided
  • Ample off-road parking provided. EV Charging point available.
  • Village pub and local shop less than a mile away
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 14:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Alice Newby

This property joined our collection in 2014 and is managed by Alice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sandra, 8th September 2023

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Lovely cottage, great base for exploring North Devon. First time in North Devon. We will be back.

Reviewed by Janice, 16th June 2023

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Beautiful ! Manor Cottage is peaceful, comfortable and relaxing with extra little touches that help make it a home from home Fresh eggs and scones much appreciated too also the fan ! Thanks to Josie and Mike for a lovely week just wish we couldve stayed longer Well definitely be back

Reviewed by Maria, 12th May 2023

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We had a lovely stay in Old Manor Cottage, it was clean and comfortable with a sunny private garden. The owners were friendly and had left a cream tea for us on arrival which was a really nice touch and went down well after our long journey. We were in Devon to walk some of the South West Coast Path and this cottage was conveniently located for wheRead morere we wanted to go which included Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Instow and Westward Ho! Hide

Reviewed by Alison, 21st October 2022

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Reviewed by John, 23rd September 2022

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Reviewed by Becky, 26th August 2022

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Lovely cottage and nice friendly welcome, we were left milk, scones, jam, cream and eggs had everything you needed and we didnt have to drive to far to see some lovely places.

Reviewed by Sandra, 5th August 2022

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We had a wonderful stay at the cottage. Our hosts were very welcoming, the cream tea on arrival was a lovely touch and much appreciated. The cottage was well supplied with kitchen equipment and entertainment including beach things, Netflix, board games etc and was very clean. The location was fantastic with various beaches, local towns and sights jRead moreust a short drive away. We would definitely book again if we were holidaying again in the area. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Anna, 22nd July 2022

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Really lovely place to stay and the hosts were very welcoming and provided everything we needed. Perfect place with a little one.

Reviewed by Dave, 24th June 2022

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We would highly recommend this cottage and hope to return again as it is so quiet and relaxing, one of our favourites. Great welcome with cream tea and fresh eggs on arrival. Private garden with sun beds, table and chairs etc. Hosts are great . Cottage well equipped and comfortable. Location great for for exploring North Devon. Barnstaple is great Read morefor shops and retail parks. Hide

Reviewed by Gordon, 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Edwina, 10th June 2022

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A wonderful break, in a fantastic location and we will definitely return soon.

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