HELE BAY PRIMROSE COTTAGE
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
HELE BAY PRIMROSE COTTAGE OVERVIEW
PRIMROSE COTTAGE, a beautifully presented 4 bedroom cottage, contemporary yet cosy, a real home from home; located in a quiet village, yet minutes from the beach. Hele Bay is a small village just outside Ilfracombe, North Devon, the perfect place for a relaxing holiday, with its rocky cove and sandy beach - why not try your hand at rock pooling, for some good old fashioned quality family time together. Hele Bay itself is rich in history; local legends hold that the many caves were used by smugglers with tunnels which ran throughout the hills and cliffs.
This wonderful quirky cottage, full of character and charm is arranged over three storeys offering 4 bedrooms, sleeping 8 with a downstairs double bedroom (could be made up as a twin) with en-suite shower room, a master double-bedroom, 2nd double bedroom and a twin bedroom (a single bed with trundle under), there is a modern family bathroom, en-suite shower room, lounge, a well-equipped kitchen, diner and a beautiful enclosed walled cottage garden. The beach is just a 6 minute walk away, or wander into Ilfracombe in just 20 minutes. You are spoilt for choice for things to do, whether it's walking you enjoy, bike rides, or visiting local fishing villages.
There are two entrances into this property, one being the front door, that leads you into the dining area, kitchen and downstairs double bedroom and the other entrance leading to the rear door and is accessed up some outside steps to a small patio/courtyard area and into the hallway on the middle floor.
The spacious lounge is located on the middle floor with comfortable furnishings makes it warm and comfortable to help you relax and enjoy your stay. The large lounge area is furnished with 2 x 3 seater sofas, 2 chairs and a pouffe. A bright triple aspect room with TV and DVD player is provided for your entertainment together with a selection of books available for your enjoyment. WiFi is available, a PlayStation and XBox, so that the kids will be entertained on rainy days!..
Off the lounge and into the inner hallway leads you through to the family bathroom, twin bedroom and stairs leading to the 3rd level.
KITCHEN / DINER
Kitchen: The kitchen is located on the ground floor and is accessed through the dining room. This well-equipped kitchen has an extensive range of cupboards and drawers, together with all the conveniences you would expect, including fridge/freezer, hob, oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, washing machine, toaster and a plentiful supply of utensils. Cutlery & crockery (including children's) is supplied. This superb kitchen leading to the dining area makes this a great social space so that no one need be excluded from the holiday atmosphere.
Dining area: The dining area is located on the ground floor and leads through into the kitchen. A separate dining room is perfect for entertaining with table and chairs accommodating 8 people. Within the dining area there is a central spiral staircase, from the ground floor dining area leading up to the lounge and upper floors. A good selection of books can also be found on the bookshelf located in the dining area.
PRIMROSE COTTAGE benefits from 1 downstairs bedroom, 1 bedroom on the middle floor with 2 further bedrooms on the 3rd level, all tastefully decorated with white walls and cream carpets comprising:
Bedroom 1: (Double bedroom with en-suite - zip & link bed, can be made up as a twin if requested). Located on the ground floor, a double bedroom with chest of drawers and a wardrobe for storage. The bedroom has its own en-suite shower room. This is a single aspect room with a window to the side aspect of the property.
Bedroom 2: (Twin Bedroom) - Single bedroom with trundle under. Located on the middle floor, off the lounge area with single bed with trundle under, with chest of drawers and wardrobe. This is a single aspect room with a window to the rear aspect of the property.
Bedroom 3: (Master double-bedroom). Located on the upper floor. This bedroom has a large double-bed with bedside table, chest of drawers, wardrobe, wall mounted mirror, small TV and a DVD player. This is a bright double aspect room with a large window, overlooking the front & rear aspect of the property.
Bedroom 4: (Double bedroom). Located on the upper floor. A double-bedroom with bedside table, chest of drawers and wardrobe.This is a bright double aspect room with a large window, overlooking the front & rear of the property.
En-suite shower room:
Off the ground floor double bedroom is a an en-suite bathroom, with bath including a handheld shower attachment, WC, a wash hand basin and separate corner shower enclosure.
The good sized modern family bathroom is fully tiled and fitted to a high specification with large shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin and towel rail. Even the bathroom mirror has a quirky feature with a 'no-touch' infrared on/off switch.
PRIMROSE COTTAGE is set in a pleasant sun-trapped pretty walled garden - enjoy the tranquility of the private garden (fully enclosed) and is the perfect environment for a spot of 'alfresco style' entertaining. There is a
small patio area, garden furniture is thoughtfully provided. Parking is available outside of the property and will easily provide parking for 2 cars (off street) and 3 cars (on-street).
Hele Bay is a small village just outside Ilfracombe, North Devon, with its rocky cove and sandy beach.
Hele Valley offers several beautiful sites that you can visit including the Hillsborough Nature Reserve, Hele's 16th century working Watermill, Tunnels Beaches (Ilfracombe's must-see attraction - a network of hand carved tunnels leading to unique sheltered beaches and tidal victorian bathing pool), Watermouth Castle (family amusement park) and Landmark Theatre to name but a few.
E & OE
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hele Bay 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 110 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 19 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
AT A GLANCE
Location - Hele Bay; Pets - Yes; 4 bedrooms; Sleeps 8; Postcode EX34 9RA; Ideal for families, children, couples, friends; Changeover day: Saturday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Linen provided, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Heating and Electricity, Iron and Ironing Board, Garden, Internet access, Oven and Grill; Hob / Stove, Parking for 2 cars; Cafetiere, Garden table and chairs; Board Games selection; Books/book selection; PlayStation Games Console and games; Children's Toy box, XBox games console and games; television, freeview, DVD player, Sound system, Barbeque, Bath Towels, Windbreak, Coffee machine, DVD selection; parking for 2 cars (off street) and 3 cars (on-street).
ADD TO BASKET
High chair; Pets (2 x dogs); Travel Cot; Broadband: Beach Towels, additional linen
The West Country region
CYCLE TO - National Cycle Network, Devon Coast Route 27. This is a wonderfully scenic circular route on the North Devon coast with a link that allows a start and finish in nearby Ilfracombe, and takes in two superb traffic free sections, the National Trust coast route beside the sea at Woolacombe Sands and the former railway path from Ilfracombe to Willingcott Cross. The remainder is along attractive minor roads through quiet villages and rolling Devon farmland.
DRIVE TO - Hele Bay offers easy access to the Blue Flag Beaches of Woolacombe, Putsborough and Croyde. Inland are some outstanding Golf Courses, multiple heritage sights and the market town of Barnstaple. Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep are all within a short driving distance. Spend a quiet day on protected Hele Bay beach. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Mortehoe (mentioned in the Doomsday Book) and many more. Willingcott Golf Course is a mere 3 miles down the road. Finally, picturesque walks through beautiful forested areas and running rivers such as at Watersmeet will complete your wonderful stay in this beautiful part of England.
WALK TO - Just 5 minutes walk from Hele Valley facilities include: Old Corn Mill, Pottery and Tea Room (16th century watermill, complete with working 18ft overshot water wheel), Hele Pub (overlooking Hele Bay beach & won the ‘Good Food Award’ for 2003), Hele Billys (serves high quality fresh food including locally landed fish and local farm meat). A slightly longer walk to Hele Bay Beach (set in a small sheltered cove in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hele Bay Beach is a part sand, part shingle beach and has been awarded the Blue Flag in recognition for its safe clean waters), Cafe Beachside (offering a mouth watering selection from all day breakfasts, light bites, sandwiches, bagels, paninis, pizzas as well as freshly ground coffee and traditional devon cream teas). For the active a little further walk approximately 10 minutes away Ilfracombe Golf Club (a well maintained 18-hole golf course with spectacular views from various places around the course) and Ilfracombe Swimming Pool (indoor 33 meter heated Swimming pool with a sauna and a sun shower).
For the rambler and walkers, nearby Morte Point is worth the climb, with stunning views of the Bay and out to Lundy Island. Exmoor National Park is only a short distance away, and has numerous heather-strewn pathways and wooded valleys to explore, whether on foot or on horseback.
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