Kittiwake Cottage - Braunton, Devon, England - Sleeps 4
Kittiwake Cottage sleeps four guests in two en-suite bedrooms and is ideally placed in a peaceful setting tucked away in the quiet back roads of Braunton, a pretty yet vibrant village close to the North Devon coastline. Stylish and beautifully presented throughout, this superb barn conversion is furnished and equipped to a high standard to provide an exceptionally comfortable and welcoming retreat all year round.
Ideally placed in a picturesque Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Kittiwake Cottage is within easy reach of Devon's most popular beaches and just five minutes drive from Saunton and Croyde providing miles of sands to relax, play and enjoy water sports. Braunton Burrows is closer to home (within walking distance of the cottage) and famous for having the country's largest sand dune system. Braunton village itself also has much appeal with small shops to stock up on provisions and a good choice of places for enjoying a meal out.
The area has much appeal for outdoor lovers. Walkers can explore the miles of coastal paths and moorland or for something a little more gentle, a stroll along the estuary. Horse riders can make their dreams come true and ride along the beach and golfers don't have far to travel with Saunton Sands Golf Course just five minutes from the cottage. Another popular way of exploring the area is by bike. Cyclists can easily access the Traka Trail from Braunton where you can take a traffic-free journey to Barnstaple or further for those who want to explore more of the one hundred and sixty three mile route. A great way to take in the pretty villages of Ilfracombe and Lynmouth (to name just two) and some of Devon's top pubs en-route!
For fun family days out, the younger ones are sure to enjoy a trip to The Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoo and Watermouth Castle - just a few of the nearby attractions, along with National Trust houses and gardens.
Whatever time of year you visit, Kittiwake Cottage is an ideal base for visiting the areas many attractions, partaking in a host of outdoor activities or simply enjoying lazy days on the golden sands.
- Internet Access
- Log Burner
- Pub/Restaurant Nearby
- Beach Nearby
- Garden/Outside Area
- iPod Docking
- Golf Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- Washing Machine
- Kingsize Bed
- Horse Riding Nearby
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- Spacious light and airy living space which is open-plan, yet divided into distinct areas for lounging, dining and cooking. The beautifully presented kitchen area has stylish clean lines and runs along the back wall of the living area joining the dining area with table and four chairs at one end, with the lounge area at the other with comfy wicker seating, log burner and flat-screen Smart television with Netflix and iPlayer. Well equipped the kitchen has contemporary units with a dishwasher, electric hob (with extractor over) and cooker, washing machine, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle and a Nespresso coffee machine (coffee pods are provided so that guests can enjoy the freshest of coffee). Glass doors off both the dining and lounge area let the outside flood in and allow guests to enjoy the views from the Juliette balcony off the lounge.
- Double en-suite bedroom full of charm with sloping ceilings, wooden beams and a beautiful antique French bed, painted in natural tones. A large wardrobe, chest of drawers and cabinets beside the bed provide plenty of storage. The en-suite shower room is the height of contemporary style with pastel blue wall tiles, a large walk-in shower cubicle, WC, heated towel rail and stylish round washing bowl.
- Bedroom two is also en-suite and offers flexible sleeping with two single beds that can be zipped together to form a king-size double. This room also has a wonderful shower room which oozes luxury and style including a large walk-in shower cubicle, WC, heated towel rail and round wash bowl, complemented with pastel blue wall tiles from floor to ceiling.
Outside: At the front of the cottage is a pretty courtyard style terrace where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine in the sunshine with bistro table and chairs and pretty flowering pots during the summer months. A BBQ is provided for those who enjoy alfresco dining. Just past the courtyard you will find the apple orchard that sits in almost an acre of grounds which is bordered by a small river providing plenty of space to enjoy a picnic, enjoy a game or snatch a quiet moment with a good book.
Additional information: Central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor keeping the cottage warm and cosy all year round. Prices include heating, linen, electricity and towels. Online booking available via the owner's website. Short breaks welcome. One dog accepted.
Low Season from £385
Mid Season from £485
High Season from £745
Peak Season £875
Pets: Yes, 1 dog
Changeover Day: Friday
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Sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Twin/Double)
Owner: Amanda Tassell (Bkgs Officer), click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Kittiwake Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Sep 2015
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Calendar last updated: 19th August 2017