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Coastal Cottage With Stunning Sea Views. Private Parking



Updated: 29-Sep-2016
Woolacombe named country's "Best rated Beach" "Travellers Choice Awards" .

Rosemary Cottage enjoys spectacular sea views, and sits amidst National Trust land, at the edge of the small village of Mortehoe, Woolacombe, with its 3 pubs, post office, village store and Church. The cottage faces South, and the views can be enjoyed from the majority of rooms. There are 2 parking spaces, leading to a gravelled path, and a small garden.

Three steps lead to the front door. Once inside,the rooms are bright and light, and the decor is to match. The sitting room has two windows, on to the great sea views, and one of the aspects can be enjoyed from the window seat. The very well fitted kitchen, with Nobel cooker,leads through to a pretty "bistro-style" dining room. Usefully, there is a good sized old fashioned hatch between the two rooms. A french window leads to a cobbled area to the rear, and a cloakroom, Upstairs are two double bedrooms, en suite with SUPER NEW ROLL TOP BATH (one of the bedrooms can be made up as twins) a single, a shower room with loo and basin, both upstairs, giving 2 good facilities, and a fantastic roof terrace, and again those amazing sea views! hugh.nony@btinternet.com

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We loved everything about the cottage-very comfortable, great location,well equipped, stunning views! The nicest holiday cottage we've ever stayed in by some distance. Thank you"

"Thank you for another fabulous week! A much enjoyed holiday"

"Our fifth consecutive year, so it's clear what we think of Rosemary Cottage"
Feb 2012
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is perfectly postioned, still within the lovely village of Morthoe, but close enough to Wollacombe beach to make it walkable (for the fit!). The cottage is much larger than it appears in the photos and nicely furnished. The beds are comfortable, with clean, good quality linen provided. The kitchen/ diner is a great size for everyone to congregate, eat and enjoy the warmth from the Aga style range cooker. Which, by the way, is such a bonus to find in a rental property. The views are genuinely amazing, we wore ourselves out taking photos of the sunsets and the sea. I spent lots of time just sitting in the bay window looking out to sea.

The owners are really helpful and friendly, and dealt with requests promptly and efficiently.

We have booked our next stay there already!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage

  • 4 of 5

Our second wonderful holiday in this lovely, well equipped homely cottage, with great views, lots of interesting walks on the doorstep and within 200 yards of The Chichester Arms pub. We are looking forward to spending another holiday there in the near future!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Happy days

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous cosy cottage with stunning views and equipped with all you need

So quiet and peaceful, the perfect place to chill out

The costal walks are amazing and every where so dog friendly

We will certainly be returning

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought this small but perfectly formed cottage in 2003. We fell in love with it and the location being within National Trust land , having amazing views to the sea, and also several beaches very close by. Added to this, the village of Mortehoe is so friendly and delightful, AND has 3 pubs within very close walking distance! We also fell in love with north Devon as a whole. Hugh.nony@btinternet.com

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended


Woolacombe beach, very close by, is an award winning beach. There are several others including Grunta, (you can almost see it from the windows of the cottage!) Barricane, Rockham.


Car is recommended


Rosemary Cottage is at the very edge of Mortehoe, and everything in the village is well within walking distance. Woolacombe is just down the road. Braunton is 20 minutes, Barnstaple 30 minutes., Ilfracombe 15 minutes, and Lundy Island is a few hours by boat!

Further Details:

There is a local shop in Mortehoe selling many essentials, and also a Post Office, which doubles as a newsagent, For supermarkets, please go to Ilfracombe or Braunton


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
25% of the total is payable on booking, with the balance payable 12 weeks before the start of your stay.

For the Christmas booking we provide a delicious Christmas cake!

Changeover Day:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 29-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Close to sea, at the edge of the village, within the beauty of National Trust land, great walks, sea and surf, private parking, 3 food serving pubs within easy walking distance.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En-suite bathroom with ROLL TOP BATH, WC and basin upstairs Shower room with shower and WC and basin upstairs Cloakroom with WC and basin downstairs Totalling 3 loos


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Two double bedrooms (one can be made up as twins) 1 single bedroom


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Small dog considered on request. Small charge Outside: Outside table and four chairs on roof terrace. Utility Room: High chair. Stair gate. Cot Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned on arrival and departure. Other: All rooms are comfortably furnished with good lighting. The sitting room has a log effect gas fire, and there is central heating throughout the cottage.

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