F92 - Glenview
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
In Barbrook, a sturdy detached house which has been completely renovated and refurbished. It stands back up from the Lynton and Lynmouth road, facing mature woods which straddle the river Lyn, and has a lawned garden between it and the road. To the side, a large patio (table/chairs) and, at the back, the land rises, covered with woodland/wild flowers.
Inside, all smart. A number of steps lead up from the parking area to the garden. Hall with loo (washbasin); living room with oak floor, TV/DVD and French windows to patio; excellent fitted kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer) with TV, slate floor and table/chairs in the middle; utility room with tumble drier and washing machine. Stairs (stairgate) up to three attractive bedrooms – a double (5' bed, TV) with en suite shower-room (suite), a twin (TV), and a single with pull-out truckle bed and limited clothes-hanging space; bathroom (suite plus bath-shower). Sleeps maximum of 5 adults. A warm, comfortable house at any time of year in a lovely area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
The West Country region
Exmoor: exquisite National Park beside the sea: beech trees, sheep, wheeling buzzards and heather hills, from many of which you look over the sea to Wales and its mountains. Below are the most gracefully carved of steep oak-filled valleys where rushing, bouldered little rivers are paddleable and the red deer spend the winters, and perhaps the most dream-like rose-covered cottage villages of them all, where the pace of life is leisurely. At night, marvellously unpolluted skies for stargazing (recently designated an International Dark Sky Reserve).
Porlock Vale is one of the most beautiful farmed bits of England, Dunkery must be ascended, the area of The Chains is wild and wonderful for walking or riding; the Oare valley (Lorna Doone country) is an excellent place to take Granny for a visit to tiny, fascinating Oare church, a cream tea in Malmsmead and a sunset drive afterwards through the Valley of the Rocks to Woody Bay (if you drive well). Minehead, the main town, is good for sandcastles, has a Butlins (and a good golf course and a harbour) and isn't too big. Medieval Dunster is very pretty and has a fine castle (inhabited, National Trust); Dulverton, on the southern edge of the moor and popular with artists, has interesting shops and galleries; Culbone church, one of England's smallest, is worth walking to. Lots of good food pubs in 'hidden' villages, like Luxborough, where the welcome is warm and the atmosphere relaxed.
Barbrook: hamlet (petrol garage) with the West Lyn River tumbling through it and surrounded by woodland, 1½ miles south of Lynton and Lynmouth, on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Pub, 1 mile walk along riverbank.
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Calendar last updated:29 Aug 2014
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