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Nutcombe Cottage

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7 Nights See prices

  • £630  to  £1260

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Short Breaks From

  • £157 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£522 Mon, 29 Apr 2024
4 nights - Save £34

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Beach Nearby

About Nutcombe Cottage

Nutcombe Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed bank barn conversion set in a secluded valley in North Devon's Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty along the North Devon Heritage Coast in Combe Martin.

Approached down a quarter of a mile private drive, Nutcombe Cottage is nestled in the valley adjacent to Cider House and Nutcombe Barn at Nutcombe Holiday Cottages. Sleeping up to 4 people, guests can enjoy peace and quiet, stunning south facing views away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, yet be within easy reach of the beautiful cove at Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park, the South West coast path and stunning North Devon beaches, making it the perfect base for couples, walkers or families wanting to explore the area.

Combe Martin is a hidden gem tucked away in a valley below the highest sea cliffs in the country. If you crave a bit of excitement and adventure then the safe cove of Combe Martin offers the perfect spot to have a go at kayaking or paddle-boarding with two equipment hire shops in the village offering supervised lessons during school holidays. The sheltered cove provides great conditions for swimming, and when the tide is out, the large deep rock pools are the perfect habitat for sea anemones, barnacles and crabs. Away from the beach you will find plenty of pubs, restaurants and ice cream parlours but a particular peculiarity is the Pack O Cards pub up the high street, designed on a pack of cards with 52 windows representing the number of cards in a deck, thirteen doors on each of the four floors representing the number of suits and cards in a pack.

The South West Coast Path runs through the village crossing the Hangman Hills that tower above the coastline. If you can manage the walk, the 360 degree views from the top are exceptional. Less than a mile from Nutcombe is Holdstone Down, again offering spectacular views of the rugged North Devon coast and vast landscapes of Exmoor National Park. With over 1000km of footpaths and bridleways over heather covered moorland, along tumbling streams, stunning coastline or wooded valleys, Exmoor has something for everyone and all a short distance from Nutcombe Cottage. Most of the coastline locally is owned and managed by the National Trust so there are plenty of marked walking routes, pubs and cafes along the way, the closest being Heddons Valley just a short drive from the cottage where you will find The Hunters Inn pub beside a lovely woodland walk to a rugged smugglers cove at the bottom.

North Devon has something to offer all year round but a particular favourite are the stunning sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton all a short drive from Nutcombe Cottage. Now part of the North Devon World Surf Reserve, one of only 12 in the world, the beaches of North Devon offer spectacular surf for beginners to experts. With miles of golden sand that are dog friendly all year round (not Croyde), they are the perfect place for family days out, walks with your dog or lazy summer days relaxing on the sand.

There are lots of places to visit during your stay at Nutcombe Cottage. With family attractions of Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park, Exmoor Zoo, Watermouth Castle, The Big Sheep, The Milky Way all within easy reach the kids will be well catered for. Whilst for adults there is the National Trusts Arlington Court with the National Carriage Museum, gardens of RHS Rosemoor and Marwood Hill Gardens and many others all of which are worth a visit as well as the pretty seaside villages of Lynton & Lynmouth, known as Little Switzerland, with its unique Cliff Railway.

Nutcombe Cottage is one of three beautifully converted barn conversions at Nutcombe Holiday Cottages. You can book any of them individually or as a group catering for up to 14 people in total. See owners website for more information.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jackie Penny joined Independent Cottages in May 2020

Enquire online:


Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Exmoor)

Accommodation Comprises:

Nutcombe Cottage is a bank barn conversion and entry from the rear of the property is at first floor level into an open plan living space.


  • Enter into the living space of Nutcombe Cottage into an open plan kitchen/diner/lounge area with beautiful English oak flooring, exposed original stone walls and vaulted ceilings with oak beams.
  • A fully equipped Country Shaker kitchen is a cooks delight with black granite worktops and a Butler sink. Everything you need is supplied with plenty of crockery, cutlery, mugs, glasses, pots and pans and even some baking equipment. A large retro Smeg fridge freezer with a matching microwave and oak plate rack create a country feel. There is even a separate drinks fridge, a dishwasher and washer/dryer. A great space to cook using a ceramic hob or electric Neff fan oven and admiring the views out of the window while preparing.
  • The lounge area is separated by a large corner sofa from the four-seater dining area and offers a great cosy lounge to sit and relax with a book, watch TV on a 48" Smart TV with access to On Demand services or a DVD.
  • French doors off the lounge lead onto a raised decked area perfect for Al Fresco breakfasts or sitting and relaxing with a glass of something watching the sun go down. From here you can follow the steps down to the enclosed garden and sun terrace at the rear of the property.


  • Sleep like a baby in a beautiful Gothic style king size bed with sumptuous pocket sprung mattress with a memory foam topper and awake refreshed to admire the view from the French doors over the garden to the view beyond. Styled with double oak wardrobe and bedside cabinets, solid oak flooring and decorated with local art work. The French doors provide access directly onto the South facing sun terrace and garden.
  • The twin room is styled the same as our king size room with a double oak wardrobe, dressing table and bedside cabinets. Sink into another pocket sprung/memory foam mattress either as twin beds or a grand Super-king and enjoy the perfect nights sleep.
  • The two bedrooms share a lovely limestone shower room with a large walk in shower with rainfall shower head, WC and wash basin.
  • A utility cupboard under the stairs houses an iron & ironing board, hoover and drying rack.


  • Sit and admire the stunning views at a four-seater Rattan dining table with parasol on the raised sun terrace accessed from either bedroom or down the stairs from the lounge. Or take a break and relax on Rattan sun loungers with soft comfy cushions with a good book while someone else cooks on the BBQ.
  • Below the terrace is a grassed area, perfect for children or dogs to play in the fully enclosed private garden.

Additional Information:

  • Linen: A stay at Nutcombe Cottage includes Hypoallergenic duvets and pillows with cotton linen, Egyptian cotton towels & T-Towels. We do not supply beach towels or towels for your dog so please bring your own.
  • Family Friendly: For younger visitors you will find plastic plates, bowls, tumblers and cutlery along with large place mats, a step up stool, changing mat, nightlight, and if required, a full size wooden cot and highchair. There is also a stair-gate fitted at the top of the stairs for their safety.
  • Dog Friendly: Up to two dogs are welcomed at Nutcombe Cottage provided guests are happy to stick to our house rules of not on the furniture without a throw, kept upstairs in the living area and not to be left alone in the cottage. For zoomies, there is a larger dog garden shared with the other two cottages and a 3 acre field.
  • Short Breaks: Short breaks are offered between 1st October and May half term. Minimum night stay is 3 nights with a flexible changeover day. Changeover day during peak season is a Friday.

Nutcombe Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 12th Apr 2024 - Thu, 2nd May 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £452 | 4 nights: £522 | 5 nights: £590 | 6 nights: £660
Additional Notes: Minimum 3 night stay. Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 3rd May 2024 - Thu, 23rd May 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £465 | 4 nights: £536 | 5 nights: £608 | 6 nights: £679
Additional Notes: Minimum 3 night stay. Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 24th May 2024 - Thu, 30th May 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 31st May 2024 - Thu, 13th Jun 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 14th Jun 2024 - Thu, 20th Jun 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 21st Jun 2024 - Thu, 27th Jun 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Up to two dogs at £25 per stay

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 28th Jun 2024 - Thu, 4th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7
Additional Notes: Up to two dogs at £25 per stay.

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 King Size , 1 Twin (can be Super-King))
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
Please note - Nutcombe Cottage sleeps 4 people.The owner has 3 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 14 guests.
Dining capacity - Up to 12.
Pricing - Contact owner for group prices.
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1271 889379 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Jackie Penny
Member Since May 2020

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Nutcombe Cottage Noticeboard

Nutcombe Cottage is one of three Grade II listed barn conversions. The other two cottages Nutcombe Barn sleeps 6 and Cider house sleeps 3/4. Please see our own website for details. 

Last Minute Offers

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 for 4 nights, £522
Save £34.

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* Calendar last updated: 15th April 2024
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