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Cottage: HCWOODH
Hartland (3 mls SW) North Devon

Cottage: HCWOODH, Hartland, Devon
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Sleeps a maximum of: 10

Pricing From: £950.00 - 2828.00

IDYLLIC PROPERTY WONDERFUL VALLEY LOCATION LESS THAN 3/4 MILE WALK FROM THE BEACH This comfortable character detached house stands in its own 3 acres of garden and woodland in a most wonderful valley location designated an area of special scientific interest with direct access to the breathtaking cliffs and waterfall of Spekes Mill Mouth that overlooks a secluded sand and rocky beach enjoyed by both reef surfers and amateur prawn crab and lobster fishermen. Garden lovers will be interested to know that the award-winning Docton Mill gardens are adjacent to the property and in season are well worth a visit as well as for the mouth-watering cream teas. Wooda's own grounds offer a wealth of interest and excitement for all ages and include bluebell woods with tracks pathways and bridges.

Both adults and children alike enjoy the large log seating area around a campfire gazing at the stars and enjoying a sausage on a stick. The grounds lead down to an unfenced stream (children beware) where wild brown trout can be caught. There is also a mill pond 200 yards from the house that fills in rainy weather and is also unfenced.

The garden to the rear of the property has steps that lead to sloping lawns and to the side of the house there is a new spectacular decked area looking out over the lower lawns and valley which are a blanket of daffodils bluebells and other wild flowers in Spring. There is a patio area at the rear of the house with access to a small room and adjacent transformed garage that houses table football darts and an air hockey game. There is also a small fridge hi-fi and sofa for the young to get away where parents can visit by invitation only.

The village of Hartland is only 3 miles away and offers a choice of pubs serving food shops and a post office. Other interesting places well worth visiting nearby are Clovelly with its cobbled streets sandy beaches at Sandymouth which is just over the border in Cornwall and Hartland Quay with its museum and history of wreckers and shipwrecks remains of which can still be found around the rocky beaches of Hartland Point. Finally many attractions such as The Big Sheep and The Milky Way offer excellent family entertainment.

The accommodation offers FIVE bedrooms: 1 downstairs double room with en-suite bathroom with bath and shower over and WC 1 king-size double upstairs with open-tread stairs leading to 1 twin bedroom with 2'6" beds and having low sloping ceiling 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom with flatscreen TV for sole use of DVDs and videos as there is no TV reception. Bathroom: large with bath with shower attachment over new separate shower cubicle WC and heated towel rail. Lounge: living areas areas are all downstairs a large galleried lounge up a few steps (stairgate at top) with woodburner 32" flatscreen TV/DVD and full HD Sky + package broadband internet MP3 compatible hi-fi comfortable leather seating and raised area ideal for relaxing with lots of cushions.

Second cosy lounge area ideal for quiet reading with large selection of books and efficient woodburner. Dining room: with open fire (logs provided) and large dining table which can seat up to 10. Kitchen: well appointed with gas Aga (for cooking and hot water) and equipped with electric cooker with halogen hob microwave American style fridge/freezer and many useful extras.

Utility room: with washing machine tumble dryer dishwasher and good spot for storing walking boots and wellies. Outside: extensive grounds for all to enjoy. Amenities: parking for 4 cars.

Bed linen electric and fuel included. Night storage heating. Towels available for hire.

Regret no smoking or pets. Telephone (with honesty box for calls made). Natural spring water from borehole filtered through the most up to date equipment giving the purest water.

Wi-fi broadband connection. Parties of 6 people or less can stay during off peak times at price band Y (for these bookings only the king-size double and adjoining twin will not be available). Location: Beach at Spekes Mill nearby pubs and small shops 3 miles.

Arrival time: 4pm.        


Open fire / woodburner | Internet access | Beach within easy reach | Fishing onsite / nearby | Towels for hire | Travel cot available | Highchair available

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Docton Mill Gardens - 0.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Spekes Mill Mouth Waterfall - 0.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Hartland, St Nectan's Church - 0.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Hartland Abbey - 0.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Clovelly, All Saints Church - 4.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Clovelly Court Gardens - 4.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Morwenstow, St John's Holy Well - 5.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Morwenstow, St John's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Kilkhampton, St James Church - 7.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Poughill, St Olaf's Church - 9.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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