Gamekeepers Cottage is surrounded by stunning countryside, yet only one mile from the coast and a short walk downhill to a well-known Exmoor pub. This cute, cosy cottage, which provides a home-from-home for four people plus their two dogs, is less than half a mile from Hunter’s Inn – one of the area’s most famous character inns situated in the stunning Heddon Valley. Offering spacious accommodation, Gamekeepers Cottage is one of only three cottages situated down a private drive near Martinhoe, a small village between Combe Martin and Lynton. A covered front patio leads directly into the open-plan lounge/diner which has a lovely wrought iron staircase leading up to the first floor and an electric fire in the stone fireplace; whilst the modern kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to rustle up a delicious holiday meal. Completing the accommodation downstairs, there is a spacious bedroom with a large window to the front and a king-size and single bed, and a family bathroom. Upstairs, there is a beautiful veranda which has stunning views along the valley and toward the sea and at the rear is a twin bedded room. Gamekeepers Cottage is true paradise for nature lovers. Surrounded by lush green countryside, there are numerous footpaths taking you along the river, through wooden valleys and towards Heddons Mouth. The National Trust specifically promotes a walk through ancient woodland alongside the River Heddon, to where it meets the sea between some of England's highest cliffs. Designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, the Heddon Valley is home to a variety of wildlife including otters and the rare high brown fritillary butterfly. You'll also find a restored 19th-century lime kiln on the beach. A ten-minute walk downhill takes you to the Hunters Inn where you will not only be able to taste the best in local cuisine, but will be able to wander through the immaculate gardens.
Lounge/diner: TV with Freesat, DVD player and radio/docking station
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and slimline dishwasher (shared use of freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and payphone in shared utility area)
Bedroom 1: King-size bed and Single bed
Bathroom: Bath, separate walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet
First floor: (accessed by spiral staircase)
Bedroom 2: twin beds
Pets: Two dogs welcome
Parking: Private parking for two cars
Garden/Patio: Covered front patio and a veranda and Fully enclosed shared garden with garden furniture
Heating: Oil central heating
Short breaks: Available all year round (but for specific dates only bookable within 2-8 weeks of the holiday start date)
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. No cot provided, please bring your own travel cot
Beach: 1 mile Pub: 0.4 miles
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.4 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- Travel cot available
- 1 miles from the coast
- Sea views
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
A Gem of a cottage set in rolling hills with a sea view down the Heddon Valley. An outstanding area of natural beauty,coastal walks,and within reach of Exmore National Park and the holiday resorts along the North Devon/Somerset coast. Loved the cottage very comfortable and spacious. Had a large shower ,plenty of hot water and the central heating worked a treat for those cooler evenings. Loved our stay would recommend. Mr I Rumsey - 4th October 2017
Even though the weather was not brilliant (not your fault) we had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The whole set up of the cottage was even better than we had hoped for. Will try and book again and will recommend as an excellent venue. Our thanks. Mrs Lynn Lovatt Jones - 11th September 2017
A lovely, well equiped cottage set in a very peaceful location.Mrs H Key - 21st August 2017
Very welcoming with tea tray ready for our arrival. Very well equipped with quality goods. An excellent retreat if you want a restful environment.Mrs Joan Heard - 27th June 2017
Very comfortable and easy to relax thereMrs Z Butterfield - 8th November 2016
It was way above our expectations; absolutely immaculate. Wonderful location with everything we enjoy doing on holiday. can't fault it.Mrs Anna Turner - 7th October 2016
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