Florries

Barbrook near Lynmouth, Devon (Ref. 964456)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Quaint and quirky Grade II listed cottage in the village of Barbrook, just a short drive from the beautiful towns of Lynton and Lynmouth where you can browse the art galleries and boutique shops and stop for lunch at one of the many eateries. Lynton sits at the top of the cliff with views across the Bristol Channel and out towards Wales. Visit the Valley of the Rocks and admire the dramatic landscape over a cream tea or take the connecting water-powered funicular down the cliff face and into pretty Lynmouth. Take gorgeous walks from the cottage or Lynmouth to Watersmeet with it's cafe and plenty of opportunities for river paddling.

Exmoor National Park is a fabulous area for walking, cycling, horse-riding or driving through. This vast expanse of National Trust land is a maze of tumbling fields and woodland, hidden valleys with countryside inns and is awash with wild flowers and of course the Exmoor ponies. Pop across the border and into Somerset where you will find pretty coastal towns and villages each with its own unique charm. The historic market town of Barnstaple is within easy driving distance and boasts a riverside and estuary setting with some good shopping facilities and evening entertainment. If you are looking for good beaches, the golden stretches of sands at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton are perfect for sun bathing, sand castle building or surfing. Plenty of activities are available for lovers of the great outdoors including, golf, fishing and horse-riding. A lovely retreat for couples or families looking to escape their busy lives.

Florries is a semi-detached charming cottage with a lounge and kitchen on the ground floor and two bedrooms on the first floor. There is also a terraced garden and storage area.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, hand held shower attachment, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room and dining area with woodburner.

Amenities

Electric storage heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine. TV, DVD. WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. On road parking for 1 car. Terraced garden with seating. Covered storage area for bikes and surf boards. One well behaved medium size dog welcome at a charge £25.00. Sorry, no smoking. Shop/petrol station 2 minute walk. Coast 5 miles. Note: Note: Steep steps in garden, children should be supervised. Note: Low ceiling over stairs. Note:Travel cot available on request

About the location

LYNMOUTH

Minehead 17 miles; Ilfracombe 19 miles.

Set directly on the coast at the foot of the Exmoor hills, this charming village draws visitors from near and far. Quaint Lynmouth sits between the river, shore and hills and offers small restaurants, tea rooms and inns. There are plenty of things to see and do, including a unique water-powered cliff railway with outstanding views, which links Lynmouth with neighbouring Lynton, the pretty harbour town where the fisherman’s cottages creep down towards the quay, and the distinctive Rhenish Tower sits proudly on the harbour wall. The National Trust own nearby Arlington Court and Watersmeet, a stunning riverside walk, and within the National Park boundary, the hills of Exmoor drop down to the sea where they shadow the Exmoor Heritage Coast. Romantic Porlock, home of Lorna Doone, is just 16 miles to the east, the coastal resorts of Minehead and Ilfracombe are both within 20 miles, with the hills of Exmoor dotted all around, and there are good shopping opportunities in Barnstaple, 20 miles away.