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Sea Side Holiday House On Beach With Spectacular Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Beautiful 4 Bed Seafront Home With Sitting, Dining, Kitchen & private parking

Horizon, our fabulous three-storey Victorian seafront home is conveniently located on the South West Coastal Path, with Newberry Beach just a few steps from the front door. From the house you can enjoy uninterrupted, spectacular views across the cove and sea, or lie in bed listening to the waves roll in as you drift off to sleep. Situated on a peaceful, no through, beachfront road, the holiday cottage is also only a few hundred yards from the main village beach, pubs and shops of Combe Martin. It offers 'a little bit of heaven by the sea' in which to relax or explore all that the area has to offer.

Horizon is an exceptional property, furnished with your comfort in mind and retaining many wonderful Victorian features. Tastefully decorated, with original artwork on the walls, it is a stylish holiday home with a relaxed feel. Particular attention has been paid to provide those extra touches that allow guests to settle in quickly, such as an extremely well equipped kitchen, quality bed linen, and buckets, nets, DVDs, books, games etc. to keep the children amused.

Horizon has recently been sympathetically extended to the rear of the property to include two new stylish shower rooms, one of which is ensuite to the second floor king bedroom. The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, sitting room, separate dining room, downstairs cloakroom, fully fitted kitchen, bathroom with separate bath and shower, two new shower rooms and four bedrooms (sleeping 8 people plus a baby in a travel cot). Ideal for two families to share as there are two bedrooms on the first floor plus the family bathroom, and two bedrooms on the second floor plus the two new shower rooms, providing lots of space. The house is fully central heated with constant hot water and a cosy open log fire in the sitting room. There is wifi available via a broadband connection (15mbps, unlimited downloads, nominal fee), as well as freeview and freesat TV in the sitting room and also in the master bedroom (several movie channels) and freeview TV in the dining room.

An elevated patio at the front of the property overlooks the sea and Newberry Beach, gets the afternoon sun, has patio furniture and is ideal for that relaxing 'sundowner' at the end of a fun packed day. To the rear of the house, another patio enjoys the sun most of the day. There is off street parking for two cars in tandem, at the rear of the property, which is a rare find among beachfront houses and a major bonus during the school holidays. There is also unrestricted on street parking on the lane to the front of the house.

Horizon is just a short walk from a number of shops and pubs (the deli is an excellent cappuccino and cake stop, as well as doing a great full breakfast if you're feeling like a lazy morning!). Pubs 400yds. Shop 500yds. Deli / cafe 500yds, Newberry Beach directly opposite!

Beaches::

You can spend lots of time on Newberry beach with it’s rock pools (great for catching crabs), stream (great for creating dams) and it’s caves. The main village beach can be reached across the rocks and sand at low tide, or via a 2 minute walk just around the corner on the coastal path (pavement for the stretch from the house round to the main beach.

If you want spectacular large sandy beaches and water sports head to the west to Woolacombe (15 minutes drive) & Croyde (25-30 minutes drive).

Ilfracombe (5 minutes drive west) offers a lovely harbour area with Damien Hirst's restaurant (The Quay), whilst the picturesque villages of Lynmouth and Lynton with their water powered Victorian cliff railway are a short drive to the East.

Walking & Fly Fishing:

There are great walks locally (the famous one being to Great Hangman – the highest cliff in England) and Horizon is located right on the South West Coastal Path. Wistmoorland Reservoir a 10 minute drive (6 miles) from the house has numerous easy walking trails (especially designed with disabled access in mind), plentiful picnic spots and an interactive visitor centre with outdoor play equipment. The reservoir is well stocked with rainbow trout and offers day and half day fishing permits at very reasonable rates.

Ilfracombe:

This is your nearest large town with shops and seafront area. The harbour area is nice to amble around and the streets running up from this have some good pubs and restaurants. Various boat trips are available from the quayside offering everything from deep sea and mackerel fishing to wildlife spotting coastal tours and day trips to Lundy Island to see the puffins.

Activities:

Walking, golfing, water sports, horse riding, children's theme parks, boat trips, fishing, historical visits. The list is endless! The renowned dinosaur and wildlife park is at the top of the village, whilst Watermouth Castle with its theme parks (best for 3-10 year old) is only 2 miles along the road going to Ilfracombe from Horizon.

For further information, please visit our website www.horizonhols.com

More Details

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About the Owner

Cassandra
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a great holiday in Combe Martin and were all very impressed with the house and would definitely like to come again next year".
Sep 2012
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a great holiday in Combe Martin and were all very impressed with the house and would definitely like to come again next year".
Sep 2012
  • 1 of 2

18 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

5

A lovely house in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Having seen the description and read the reviews we had very high expectations, and we certainly weren’t disappointed. We already knew the area well from many a fondly remembered holiday along the coast at Hele Bay when our 2 children were growing up. This time we were back with 2 adult children, their partners and our two young granddaughters. I can wholeheartedly endorse all the positive comments in other reviews but rather than repeat them, I’ll mention a couple of welcome extras. One is that the kitchen is really very roomy – there’s a large area by the back door that isn’t apparent from the photo - with plenty of room to swing a cat, or in our case dodge the youngest pushing a babywalker along at breakneck speed. Secondly the house was surprisingly quiet – not just from outside noise but also internally (thick walls etc?), so even with early risers and youngsters crashing around, the rest of us were able to carry on sleeping peacefully; helped also by the (without exception) very comfortable beds. And with the location just perfect for popping down to the water’s edge with the little ones in between outings, all in all we had a really wonderful holiday. Would love to go back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A fantastic family holiday home on the beach

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Horizon. The house it's self is lovely and very nicely done on the inside. It's ideal for a family as there is so much space. The house is right on the beach so we spent our evenings going for a little swim and often had the little cove to ourselves when the tide was in. At night you can fall asleep to the lapping waves and first thing you can be up and exploring the beach within a couple of minutes from the front door. A great spot to explore north Devon, we couldn't recommend it more!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for a family break

  • 5 of 5

We had a great few days at horizon. The house is in the perfect location to explore the rock pools and beach at Combe Martin, or to travel to the excellent Ilfracombe and Woolacombe. Our 2 and 5 year old had a ball exploring the rock pools and beach. The house is perfectly set up for a family holiday. There are even toys, games and books for wet weather days to keep the children happy. We really couldn't fault our stay and would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Horizon as a family group including my son and family who had driven over from Bulgaria. Our eldest daughter also came with us so there were five adults and two children. The house was plenty big enough and provided all our needs. Even though the weather was not so kind to us we still have a lovely holiday especially as the children (and grand dad) could find crabs, fish and shrimps in the multiple rock pools. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend Horizon for a large group and the location is great. Coombe Martin is a lovely village and we did not find we needed to travel any further to find exactly what we were looking for.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Memories

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed a marvellous family holiday in Combe Martin with two families staying in Horizons, another couple at the nearby hotel and grandparents in their camper a few hundred yards away. A perfect combination.

The house is exactly as it appears in the photos and very much improved since the last time we rented it in the 1980's!!

Combe Martin is an ideal spot for children with the beach and rock pools, and if the weather is disappointing lots of jigsaws and books to keep them occupied. The Wildlife Park and Watermouth Castle proved excellent days out and we enjoyed a family pub lunch in the gardens of The Pack of Cards. Great walks and even a cruise from Ilfracombe. I would not hesitate to recommend this property and intend to rebook next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful beach house in Devon

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in Combe Martin.

We are two families with children and we stayed at Horizon a week in February. One of the activities that the children enjoyed most was walking and exploring the beach and rocky shore at low tide.

The house has a good size for two families, with three comfortable floors and new bathrooms in the second floor.

Cassandra was very kind and helpful when we contacted her. Even when we forgot some clothes after our stay in Horizon, she was happy to send them by post to us.

We highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter Airport at 56 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Dolphin Inn, bar and bistro at 250 Metres Nearest Golf : Hele Bay / Ilfracombe at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Barnstaple at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : J27 M5 at 23 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Dolphin Inn, bar and bistro at 250 Metres Nearest Beach : Newberry Beach at 3 Metres Car: not necessary

The traditional seaside village of Combe Martin nestles on the edge of Exmoor National Park in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, where the rolling countryside meets the dramatic Bristol Channel. It is an ideal holiday location for families and adults alike, with a wealth of attractions and spectacular beaches within easy reach. As well as lots of outdoor activities, there are a good selection of village shops, cafes, a deli and pubs within a short walking distance.

Horizon is situated in the quiet rocky cove of Newberry beach, right on the South West Coastal Path in Combe-Martin. Located on a quiet, no through, beach front road, yet only a few hundred yards from the main village beach, pubs and shops in Combe Martin. Combe-Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is 2 minutes drive away (courtesy bus), whilst Watermouth Castle with its theme park for young children is less than 5 minutes drive away. Woolacombe bay, Lynton and Lynmouth are all accessible within 20 minutes.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
May Bank Holiday week
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
Spring
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Spring Half Term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Shoulder
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Early Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Shoulder
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Autumn Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Christmas and New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Feb Half Term
10 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Winter
17 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Spring
14 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£176
for 3 nights
From
£12
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
May Bank Holiday week
5 May 2018 - 11 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£940
for 7 nights
£940
 
 
Spring
12 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£500
for 3 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£840
 
 
Spring Half Term
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Shoulder
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Early Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Shoulder
8 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and laundry £140
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Cleaning costs included in rates.
No additional taxes to pay.
Maximum occupancy is 8 people & a baby in a cot.
We have a strict “no pets” policy (sorry!)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 22-Mar-2017
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Spacious bathroom with separate shower with extra large head
  • Downstairs WC - Toilet, Separate downstairs WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, A stylish new shower room on the second floor.
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, A second stylish new shower room on the second floor.
  • Constant hot water via combi boiler means limitless showers and baths for the kids - upgraded in 2013 for even higher flow rates.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, King Size bed, balcony overlooking sea, wardrobe, chest
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Plug in night light. Travel Cot and high chair, chest
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Overlooking the sea, wardrobe, chair, clock radio
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Bunk beds, overlooking sea, chest, toys, kids books
  • Three out of four bedrooms have spectacular sea views. Waves breaking on beach below can be heard as you drift off to sleep. First floor king bedroom has balcony with spectacular views and comfy lounging chair for sitting and passing the time whilst just taking in the view or reading. Travel cot provided (no bed linen) and can be easily accommodated in the bedrooms for maximum occupancy of 8 plus one infant.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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