Black Pit Cottage
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Black Pit Cottage is a beautifully refurbished old stone building in a spectacular position perched just above the beach at Lee Bay with direct views over the beach and out to sea, and adjacent to National Trust land.
Internally, the property is finished to a high standard with under floor heating throughout. The modern open plan living area also has a wood burner for cosy evenings in. The property has two double bedrooms both with en-suites and sea views.
Externally, guests can enjoy two spacious patios, with a built-in barbecue and patio furniture, perfect for al fresco dining or enjoying a glass of wine whilst watching the waves. The cottage also has an outside shower which is ideal for use after a day at the beach.
The peaceful village of Lee Bay is a ten minute drive (less than 4 miles) from the popular beaches at Woolacombe and Croyde, and is surrounded by dramatic coastline on the edge of Exmoor. When the tide is out, Lee Bay beach is a golden sandy beach ideal for children, offering swimming, canoeing and rock pooling. Next door is the picturesque NGS garden at Cliffe, open from April- September, boasting a diverse range of habitats and stunning coastal views.
Nearby there are Blue Flag beaches and surfing at Saunton, Croyde and Woollacombe. Wollacombe also has plenty of options for evening entertainment, especially in the summer months. Ilfracombe’s bustling High Street and harbour are ten minutes away and the South West Coastal Path passes directly alongside the cottage with access to National Trust Cliff top walks about 200 yards away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tunnels Beaches 6.12 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow Airport 341.18 km, Nearest railway: Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Co Ltd 25.91 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The open plan living/kitchen area has double doors opening out to the patio.
Furnished with two cream leather three seater sofas, and two black coffee tables with table lamps.
Wall mounted flatscreen TV, Freeview, DVD player, ipod dock and Wi-Fi.
A landline phone is available for UK off peak calls.
Wood burner to provide warmth during the cooler months.
The kitchen features an electric oven with extractor hood, fitted electric hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
Full range of utensils including toaster kettle and cafetiere.
There is also a washer dryer situated in the cloakroom wc.
Located within the kitchen area.
Large wooden table with six chairs.
A high chair can be provided on request, free of charge.
Bedroom one with en-suite
Furnished with a king-size bed, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets with lamps.
Velux windows with views to the sea.
The en-suite has a tiled floor and features a shower, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail.
Bedroom two with en-suite
Furnished with two single divan beds which can be linked to make a super-king size bed, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets with lamps.
Velux window to the front with views to the sea and a porthole window with dramatic views of the beach and Fuchsia Valley.
The en-suite has a tiled floor and features a bath with shower over, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail.
A travel cot (linen not provided) is available on request, free of charge.
The en-suite to bedroom one has a tiled floor and features a shower, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail.
The en-suite to bedroom two has a tiled floor and features a bath with shower over, wash basin, wc and heated towel rail.
There is also a cloakroom wc.
|Further details outdoors|
Rear patio with table, bench and four chairs.
Built in barbecue, and veranda with drying and storage facilities.
Front patio accessed by two steps with table and two chairs.
Outside shower - ideal for washing off after a day at the beach.
Private driveway with parking for three cars.
The West Country region
North Devon holidays and the great outdoors go hand in hand, with the area’s rugged landscapes, Atlantic coastline and stunning natural sites. The Atlantic coast of North Devon is renowned for its excellent surfing conditions – and surfers flock to the area from all over world to take advantages of the famous waves. A break in one of our North Devon holiday cottages will place guests amidst intriguing towns, the beautiful Exmoor National Park and of course, some fine surfing locations! North Devon’s dramatic scenery and unique beauty make it a true escape to the country.
North Devon is a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
The North Devon & Exmoor Walking Festival is held every Autumn
Exmoor Zoo is home to 200 different species
Woolacombe is a beautiful, charming North Devon town sat between the rugged headlands of Baggy Point and Morte Point. With an abundance of National Trust moorland in the surrounding area and a picturesque seafront to be explored, finding some truly stunning scenery should not be a problem. Families can look to the host of attractions in the area, including theme parks and Nature reserves, while the striking views on offer from the numerous coastal walks will leave anyone in awe.
At the core of Woolacombe lies its award winning three mile stretch of beautiful beach. Its crystal clear waters and shimmering sand make for a truly idyllic place to soak up the sun, and if you’re feeling a little adventurous, a trip to nearby Croyde offers you a variety of watersports, with excellent swell.
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2 Oct 2013
The location is fabulous and views are breathtaking. It's a little remote with an 'interesting' drive to get there, but the cottage is one of the best rentals we have ever stayed in an… More
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