The Little House
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Welcome to the Little House – self catering cottage. A great location in a peaceful North Devon valley. 3 miles from Braunton & Barnstaple and 15 mins drive to the golden, sandy beaches of North Devon: Croyde, Saunton Sands, Woolacombe and Putsborough. Exmoor is a 20 minute drive away. The Little House; which is part of our traditional Devon Long House built in 1680 was originally a huge, vast cellar with windows. We have transformed The Little House into a stylish open plan self catering cottage which is in the style of an open plan studio apartment on the ground floor. Full of charm and character with exposed stone walls, wooden floors and low beams (note: low ceilings). With views of our paddock and the woodland beyond. The Little House is a perfect rural get away for two people and “cosy” for four.
Please note we have no mobile signal at The Little House, WiFi is free
Use of indoor swimming pool on request (located 15 minute drive away)
Kids are welcome to roam the paddock and play in the stream (bring wellies) look out for Jingle our super friendly Labrador and Jack our reliable old horse and of course the chickens!
Grown ups; put your feet up, enjoy a glass of wine, listen to the stream trickle by and the owls hoot as night time falls.
Come and escape to the countryside.......................
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saunton Sands 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 80 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
The set up of the Little House is open plan i.e. no separate bedroom, a bit like a funky studio apartment. Newly decorated in Mar 2013, with solid pine furniture and a modern kitchen with white ceramic sink.
Comfortable king size bed and double sofa bed
Well equipped kitchen
A funky shower room (wet room)
Free unlimited WiFi
Ideal for dogs, all wooden and tiled floors. Access to our paddock and the woodland beyond
Central heating and electricity included, no limits and rules!
Storage for bikes, golf clubs and surf boards
|Further details outdoors|
The Little House has front and rear entrances. Parking is to the rear of the Little House in a private driveway.
Large porch to hang your wetsuits and store your wellies!
Small table and bench in the porch for evening drinks while you listen to the owls hoot away
A large picnic table and a barbecue on a small patio area - a real sun trap
Use of our paddock and garden
We are happy to accommodate 4 people in the Little House, bear in mind it will be cosy! All be it, a very economical holiday!
Ideal for less able bodied people, as all on one level, no stairs or steps
The West Country region
North Devon & Exmoor offer the perfect UK holiday setting. Whether you are looking for a weekend break, a romantic getaway or family holiday.
Fantastic sandy beaches and hidden coves will entice you to explore, while dramatic coastlines and rugged uplands will take your breath away. Award winning local food and drink, cycle trails, miles and miles of walking trails and awesome surf beaches all await you in North Devon.
The main reason to come and visit North Devon is for the great outdoors. The dramatic coast, golden beaches and Exmoor National Park are all on our doorstep. We are lucky to be situated within an easy drive of all of the beautiful places to visit in North Devon. North Devon is very dog friendly we have 4 huge sandy beaches within a 20 minutes drive of us that welcome dogs. Approximate driving times from The Little House:
Exmoor National Park 20 – 30 mins
Barnstaple, market town – 10 mins
Braunton, busy village – 10 mins
Local Pub – Ring O’Bells – 5 mins
Lynton and Lynmouth, coastal villages – 30 mins
Clovelly, fishing village – 30 mins
Bideford, market town on the estuary – 20 mins
RHS Rosemoor, gardens– 30 mins
Marwood Hill Gardens – 5 mins
Nation Trust Arlington Court – 20 mins
Ilfracombe, coastal town– 15 mins
Appledore, fishing village - 30 mins
Instowe, Beach and village - 25 mins
Woolacombe beach - 15 mins
Putsborough beach – 15 mins
Croyde Bay beach– 15 mins
Saunton Sands Beach – 15 mins
Braunton Burrows sand dune - 15 mins
Hartland – 40 mins
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27 Jul 2013
The little house was perfect for our holiday gave us everything we could ask for very clean and tidy, great location, welcoming hosts, peaceful, we were also lucky enough to have lovely weather all week just wish I had booked for longer, would definitely like to go back as the title says excellent jo and jerry have a lovely home here that they share with us very lucky holiday makers
21 Jan 2013
"Fabulous house, fabulous hosts in fabulous North Devon!"
The Little House is just perfect for a family retreat. It accommodates 2 adults & 2 children comfortably and offers everything you need, from kitchen equipment to outdoor drying space. The location in Whitehall is peaceful and calm, but within easy reach of all the best North Devon beaches and all the other tourist attractions.
Jo & Jerry are fantastic hosts & we can't rate the Little House highly enough!
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