Cottage in Stoke Rivers, Near Barnstaple, Devon, England

Large Luxury Cottage In Stoke Rivers, Nr Barnstaple, North Devon

Tranquil Village Location, 20 Minutes Drive To Beaches

Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

    £600 - £1350WEEKLY
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    • Property type:House
    • Sleeps:8 (4 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:4
    • Internet access


    Property description

    A very pretty cottage peacefully set in the small village of Stoke Rivers - about 5 miles from Barnstaple. The oldest part of the house dates back over 200 years, and it has recently completed a total renovation (2012). Stoke Rivers is within easy reach of North Devon's award winning beaches, and is itself on the western edge of Exmoor. Lynton and Lynmouth, on the north coast, are about 20 minutes drive. The village is located well away from all major roads, and is accessed only by single track roads, with no passing traffic. An idyllic cottage in peaceful countryside.

    Accommodation description

    Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed and en-suite.
    Bedroom 2 with double bed and en-suite.
    Bedroom 3 with twin beds.
    Bedroom 4 with twin beds.
    Travel cot available.

    En-suite (with shower, basin, WC) to bedroom 1.
    En-suite (with shower, basin, WC) to bedroom 2.
    Family bathroom with bath, basin, separate shower, WC.
    Downstairs WC.

    Ceramic hob, cooker, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, fully equipped including food processor, toaster, coffee maker etc. The kitchen is a large L-shape with dining area and features french doors to outside.

    Utility Room:
    Washing machine, tumble dryer, additional fridge-freezer, large belfast sink. Separate WC.

    Living Rooms:
    Beautiful large but cosy room with wooden floor and large inglenook feature fireplace with original bread oven and wood burning stove. There are two large sofas, large flatscreen TV, Playstation 2 and DVD Player. Shuttered windows with views over garden.

    Second reception room with Sofa Bed. This room could be used as an extra bedroom or as a playroom. Feature fireplace and wooden floors.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Linen and towels provided. Please bring own beach towels. Property is cleaned before and after each stay.

    Barbecue, Parking, Garden.

    Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine.

    Central Heating, Cot, Internet Access, TV.

    Location Type:
    Near ocean, Village.

    Secluded mature cottage garden with spectacular views out to Hartland. French doors leading from kitchen to patio area with outdoor furniture for al fresco dining or a pleasant sundowner.

    Important notes on accommodation

    There is plenty of space, the house featuring a large lounge with TV/DVD and inglenook fireplace (with wood burner), recently refurbished modern kitchen and large open-plan dining area, second smaller lounge, utility room. Upstairs is the master bedroom with ensuite shower room, second bedroom (double) with en-suite, two further twin bedrooms and a large family bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. Outside is a secluded mature garden. Wifi provided. Central heating.



    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    18 April 2015 - 22 May 2015 £ 750.00 3
    23 May 2015 - 29 May 2015 £ 1000.00 7
    30 May 2015 - 3 July 2015 £ 800.00 3
    4 July 2015 - 17 July 2015 £ 950.00 3
    18 July 2015 - 4 September 2015 £ 1350.00 7
    5 September 2015 - 24 October 2015 £ 800.00 3

    Notes on prices
    Prices are for the property in UK pounds. Short breaks are available, please enquire for availability and prices. All pricing inclusive of services, bed linen, towels, logs for woodburner, and accommodation.

    Changeover day
    Saturday. Flexible outside summer holidays.

    Booking notes
    A non-refundable 20% deposit is required at time of booking. Balance plus refundable £200 security deposit is due 8 weeks prior to arrival. Short breaks are available outside school holidays.
    Discounts for smaller groups outside school holidays - please enquire.


    Cottage in Stoke Rivers, Near Barnstaple, Devon, England

    About the area

    20 minutes drive to excellent surfing beach of Saunton Sands. Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe are also easily accessible. The scenic coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth on the north coast are also about 20 minutes drive.

    Award winning golf course at Woolacombe - half hour drive

    How to get there
    Nearest airport is Exeter - about 45 minutes drive.
    Bristol Airport - 1.5 hours drive
    London Airports - 3 hours drive
    Car is essential.

    Nearest town is Barnstaple (10 minutes) with its Pannier Market, large supermarkets and high street shops etc. Lynton and Lynmouth are about 20 minutes drive. Nearby pubs in villages of Bratton Fleming, Brayford and Goodleigh. Exeter is about 45 minutes drive.

    Further Details
    There’s something to suit everyone in North Devon and Stoke Rivers is well placed for so many great days out. There are many excellent pubs and restaurants nearby for meals out. The nearby town of Barnstaple has lots of high street shops as well as an enclosed traditional pannier market and many shops selling local specialities. The village is on the edge of Exmoor with its abundance of walks and cycling routes. For days out, visit the famous ancient fishing village of Clovelly, perhaps take a boat trip to Lundy Island, hire some bikes in Barnstaple and cycle the gentle Tarka Trail, or maybe spend a day at RHS Rosemoor or the National Trust Arlington Court estate.

    For children, visit Combe Martin's Wildlife & Dinosaur Park, the ever popular Big Sheep all weather attraction or the Milky Way Adventure Park.

    Northern Cornwall is also accessible for longer days out to places such as historic Tintagel and Boscastle.

    A folder is provided for guests which is packed with local information and attractions.

    Guest reviews

    1 reviews
    in total with an average rating of



    Reviewed by: jules, United Kingdom

    Reviewed: 9 July 2014

    Date of stay: June 2014

    "thank you"

    The six of us had a lovely stay at the cottage. We were made to feel so welcome, thank you Stephanie. Lots to see and do around the area and a lovely house and garden to relax in at the end of the day.

    Recommended for: Age 55+, pet friendly and sightseeing

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