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The Little House Cottage

1bedroom
2sleeps
 min stay varies

Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

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 20-30 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 quirky 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: very low ceilings). The Little House looks out to our paddock and the woodland beyond. The Little House is a perfect rural get away for two people and a dog. We welcome families, bear in mind the Little House is open plan and the sofa bed is suitable for 2 children, not 2 adults. Please note we have no mobile signal at The Little

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 20-30 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 quirky 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: very low ceilings). The Little House looks out to our paddock and the woodland beyond. The Little House is a perfect rural get away for two people and a dog. We welcome families, bear in mind the Little House is open plan and the sofa bed is suitable for 2 children, not 2 adults. Please note we have no mobile signal at The Little House, unless you are EE/Orange. WiFi is free and of a reasonable speed. Use of indoor swimming pool on request (located 15 minute drive away). Look out for Jingle our super friendly Labrador and Jack our reliable old horse and of course the chickens! 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.......................

Further details

The Little House is ideal for less able bodied people, as all on one level, no stairs or steps.

Note: We are a busy, friendly family of 4 and part of our long Long House is above the Little House. We have 2 kids who do run about so you will hear the odd noise from above. Having said that it is very peaceful here.

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 wet suits 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. You are welcome to use our paddock and garden.

Location description from owner

The Devon 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.

Marwood

We are located in a small hamlet of 10 houses. There are no other other holiday homes in our hamlet and all our neighbours are great friends of ours. 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: Woolacombe, Croyde, Putsborough and Saunton. All welcome dogs at all times of the year. Except Croyde.

Approx drive times from Little House:

Exmoor National Park 20 – 30 mins

Barnstaple, market town – 10 mins

Braunton, busy village – 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

Braunton Burrows sand dunes - 15 mins

Hartland – 40 mins

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Bed & bathroom

  • bedroom 1: king bed
    beds in other rooms: sofa bed
  • 1 family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
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About the owner

Joanne H
Response rate:
65%
Calendar updated:
27 May 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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Reviewed 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

“Fabulous house, fabulous hosts in fabulous North Devon!”

Reviewed 21 Jan 2013

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! We will be back!

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