Love Cottage sits in an enviable position almost as close as you can get to the picturesque bay without putting your toes in the water. It is one of three properties at Saltdene, Combe Martin, which includes the owners' home Ancient Thatch Cottage, a 16th Century Grade II Listed cottage, and Gardeners Cottage which is also available to let and sleeps two, along with Love Cottage.
The three properties sit in four and a half acres of stunning meadow and woodland, the grounds overlooking Combe Martin Bay. Newberry Beach is slightly smaller than Coombe Martin main beach and is a stone's throw from the bottom of the drive. This popular village oozes history and offers a good choice of pubs, restaurants, tea rooms and shops, which are pretty much on the doorstep. The South West Coast Path runs past Saltdene with breathtaking walks and views along the dramatic Devon coast. A short drive takes you to the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth linked by the famous funicular water powered cliff railway.
The cottage makes full use of all the available space with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The front door opens into the double bedroom which has an en-suite shower room. The other room is the kitchen, dining room and lounge. It opens out through a low door to a small decked patio with views of the meadow which overlooks Combe Martin Bay. Due to the cottage's coastal location, guests are advised to keep pets on a lead when enjoying outdoor space as part of the boundary is made up of sea cliffs. Up from Combe Martin beach is the well-known Grade II Listed Pack O’ Cards Inn and there is also a general store/post office in the village. Combe Martin is well known for its Wildlife and Dinosaur Park – a 28-acre attraction that encourages respect for the natural world. As well as lions, wolves, sea lions, monkeys, wallabies, exotic birds and more, the park is well known for its impressive life sized animatronic dinosaurs. Just a leisurely 30 minute drive away, you will discover the area’s three surfing resorts – Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde; while very close by is Exmoor National Park with the tallest tree in England
Lounge/kitchen/diner: Freesat TV. Electric cooker, microwave and fridge with ice box
Bedroom 1: Double bed. En-suite shower room with toilet and washbasin
Pets: One dog welcome
Parking: Parking for one car on shared gravel driveway
Garden/patio: Garden and decking with garden furniture
Heating: Gas central heating
Short breaks: Not available
Notes: Shared Wi-Fi is available free of charge. No smoking at this property. Access to fields and meadow available to all guests
Beach: 0.1 miles Pub: 0.5 miles
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Friday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.5 mile to a pub
- Towels provided
- 0.1 miles from the coast
This is a lovely property. Our hosts were very welcoming - a fantastic cream tea and bubbles on arrival. The cottage is tiny, but really lovely. It has been beautifully decorated and fitted out, and is perfect for 2 people. Location is fabulous - yards from the beach (perfect for taking our kayaks out), and right on the South West coast path. We hope to come back again!Prof Christopher Barlow - 14th September 2018
Could not be happier. Lovely couple who own the property. Very relaxing week with the dog.Mrs Julie Johnson - 18th March 2018
We would like to thank Elaine and Bruce our hosts. For a lovely reception and friendly welcome Mr Mark Eldridge - 30th December 2017
Very warm welcome by owners, attention to details excellant.Mrs Weyman - 28th September 2017
A wonderful break in Love Cottage. Great location, clean and cosy accomodation and friendly attentive hosts.Mr martin ashton - 19th July 2017
Absolutely excellent! We could not have been made more welcome than at Love Cottage and enjoyed all our time there. We were met when we arrived, given help with all requirements and seen off when we departed. We heartily recommend the property.Mr Bellinger - 10th July 2017
Fantastic cottage. Very well equipped. Bruce & Elaine made us feel very welcome and the cream tea was amazing. Mrs J Phillpot - 2nd July 2017
Our holiday property was really first class, especially as we were bringing our dog. The owners were really kind and helpful and the only think I would say is that the pictures on the website do not do the cottage justice. Had the weather been kinder, it would have been a fantastic holiday.Mrs Lesley Servantes - 12th June 2017
The owners went the extra mile to make our stay enjoyable, we have never stayed anywhere with such customer service. much appreciatedMrs SE Webster - 24th May 2017
Had a great week , cottage extremely clean and superbly kitted out absolutely had everything you could need ,had a very warm welcome from owners ,would love to stay there againMr E Moon - 5th December 2016
We absolutely loved it!Mr J Jennings - 27th November 2016
Love Cottage is a fantastic little coastal hideaway with great views and minutes from the beach. New owners Bruce and Elaine couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. Ideal if you are taking the dog.Mr P Bingham - 7th November 2016
Really nice cottage.Mrs Ivana Shorthouse - 12th October 2016
We were extremely happy, the cottage is very small, but well equipped for just 1 or 2 people. The owners were very helpful, and friendly, with a lovely, freshly baked, cream tea awaiting usMrs P Hodder - 10th October 2016
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