Old Maids Cottage - Lee Bay, Nr Ilfracombe, Devon, England - Sleeps 6
Old Maids Cottage sleeps six guests and offers all the charm of country life in a stunning coastal setting. A quintessentially English thatched 'chocolate box' cottage, Old Maids sits in an enviable position in the pretty village of Lee Bay on the glorious North Devon coastline. It has been completely and carefully restored as a luxurious, open plan style, holiday home for six people in three double bedrooms – two of which are en-suites plus there is a third family bathroom.
You’ll enjoy its picture perfect thatched roof with arched leaded windows and the contemporary feel of its interior that just oozes the holiday feeling from the moment you arrive.
Old Maids nestles in the centre of Lee, a short stumble to an old low-beamed smugglers pub with a genteel ambience and good reputation for food as well as being child and dog friendly. The bay itself is about a ten to fifteen minute stroll further down the lane (there’s a handy car park for those preferring the two minute drive). At low tide it is rock-pooling heaven so pack the shrimp nets! Lee itself is on the coastal footpath offering inspiring scenic walks along the coast between Ilfracombe and Mortehoe.
- Internet Access
- Log Burner
- Pub/Restaurant Nearby
- Beach Nearby
- Garden/Outside Area
- iPod Docking
- Golf Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- CD Player
- Kingsize Bed
- Horse Riding Nearby
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Old Maids cottage has recently been sympathetically restored with beautifully understated elegance to ensure blissfully relaxing holidays for families or friends. It comprises three country-cosy double bedrooms and warm sparkling bathrooms on the first floor, while on the ground floor, fresh and uncluttered reception / dining and kitchen room spaces flow seamlessly together using calming natural hues and polished stone floors to create a tranquil and comfortable environment.
Accommodation and facilities:
- Sitting area with ample seating including two big fat sofas arranged around a wonderful toe-warming wood burning fire. On cosy autumn and winter evenings kick back and relax here and enjoy the DVD/television or use the iPod docking system to provide a musical background to a good book. For i-Pad and tablet users, Wi-Fi offers additional entertainment options – or allows you to keep in touch with the office.
- Kitchen area which has been carefully laid out to provide heaps of room in a sleek galley style, with a counter separating the 'cooking end' from the sitting room to enable the cook for the evening to work within chatting distance of other guests. It’s fully equipped with all that holiday chef’s desire, from essentials such as the oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge and separate freezer right down to the garlic crusher and champagne flutes.
- The dining area is the third part of the ground floor accommodation and is fitted with country pine dining table and beautiful hand carved pew style benches with handmade cushions providing seating for up to eight people.
Outside: There is ample parking for four cars and a large suntrap terraced garden to one side and a willow-screened terrace area with BBQ to the other, giving space for alfresco dining under the stars or secret sunbathing on hot sunny days.
Additional information: One dog accepted (£50). Cot and high chair available.
Low Season from £760
Mid Season from £1150
High Season from £1325
Peak Season £1595
Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Changeover Day: Friday
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Sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 2 Twins/Doubles)
Owner: Amanda Tassell (Bkgs Officer), click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Old Maids Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Oct 2012
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Calendar last updated: 19th August 2017