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Stylish Self-catering Cottage On The North Devon Coast

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Mortehoe, Nr. Woolacombe, North Devon, England - Beautiful Beaches, Coastal Walks, Exmoor, Country Pubs And A Roaring Fire

Old Post Cottage - a beautiful 16th-century hideaway just off Mortehoe’s charming village square - offers stylish self-catering accommodation on the North Devon coast.

It’s a short stroll from the pub, restaurant and shop but tucked away on a quiet traffic-free path. With one double and one twin bedroom, and a large private garden, it’s perfect for couples or families.

Mortehoe is a pretty coastal village surrounded by National Trust land in a marine conservation area. Rockham Beach is a 20-minute walk from the cottage. Morte Point, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is almost on the doorstep—as is the South West Coast Path.

Woolacombe, the adjacent village, is famous for its perfect sandy bay which in 2015 Tripadvisor named the best beach in Britain. There are several other beaches in Woolacombe and a number of good restaurants, too.

Other great surfing beaches like Croyde, Saunton and Puttsborough are just a couple of miles away. Exmoor National Park isn’t much further. The village itself has cosy pubs, two excellent restaurants (limited winter opening), a Post Office, a 13th-century church and a shop where you can pick up fresh croissants for breakfast.

Activities in the area include surfing, walking, sea kayaking, coasteering, fishing, golf and of course lazing on the beach.

More Details

Owner
Rich & Emma Knight
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About Rich & Emma Knight

Old Post Cottage has been in our family for many decades. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful week. The cottage was lovely and a lot bigger than we were expecting. It was very carefully presented on arrival - your housekeeper does a brilliant job. We were taken aback by the setting as we hadn't discovered Mortehoe before and we love it, the walks are breathtaking.



We had a really good time and your cottage is lovely. We had great walks, surprisingly good weather and we enjoyed the local pubs - we have fallen in love with the area.



We had an amazing week in your beautiful cottage. We loved the cottage itself, the village and the nearby beaches. The village store is great to have round the corner. Perfect! We hope to stay again.
Jan 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mortehoe in Mortehoe

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower and WC upstairs. Shower room with WC downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large double and twin bedrooms both with ample storage.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Large private garden, mostly lawn, with seating, parasol and barbecue. Utility Room: Wide hall with space for boots and coats. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fresh linen and towels provided. Gas central heating throughout (constant hot water). Parking 50 yards from property with space at property to load. Travel cot and high chair if requested (linen for cot not provided). Sorry - no pets, no smoking.

Reviews

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Stylish Self-catering Cottage On The North Devon Coast
average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews
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Really quaint, peaceful cottage, tastefully decorated and in a great place

  • 4 of 5

Fabulous location in Mortehoe near a great cafe, good village shop and fabulous takeaway and chip shop. Really nice decor.

Warm and comfortable.

The twin room was great for our kids, as were the books and toys for kids which were very welcome. In fact for families this place is perfect. It is right next to the South West Coastal Path and we walked every evening after dinner along the coast as the sun set- fabulous stuff.

The double bed was comfy but would be even better if a bit more luxurious.

We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend to parents of younger children.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Property had everything we could possibly need and was warm and cosy.

  • 5 of 5

Only managed 2 nights. We had to cut our visit short as the Beast From The East - the snow - arrived and much more was forecast so we decided we needed to go on Wednesday. It was a good job we did because we've been snowed in at home for the past 2 days. We did manage 3 days around Mortehoe though and had a wonderful time. Our OAP legs have never worked so hard up and down cliffs.

Serves us right for coming away in February, but the cottage is to be recommended. Top Class. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb cottage

  • 4 of 5

A lovely, clean cottage in a perfect & quiet location.

We were very well looked after with the owners supplying a lot of the small but essential details such as hand soap in every bathroom, washing up liquid, dish washer tablets, tea bags, sugar and even fresh milk on arrival - really thoughtful details which we didn't expect.

Peaceful garden and wonderful local corner shop with friendly staff.

We enjoyed our stay and would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in this lovely well kept cottage. Village location is excellent with everything you need close by. Nearby beaches are amazing and walks from the cottage breathtaking.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Our stay in the lovely Old post cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in the old post cottage. Our boys loved the garden and the games in the house. We loved the small but well equipped and beautiful rooms. We hope to come back! Even if the way from Germany is quite long...

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely cottage in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cottage is steeped in history, but equipped with all the modern amenities with taste and style. The location is beautiful – off the main road, yet within a few steps of all the important venues for shopping and eating fish & chips. Mortehoe is surrounded by rolling hills of green and looks out over the ocean - I could hardly think of a better place to spend my summer holidays. We'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Location

Coast/Beach:

Rockham Beach is a 20-minute walk from the cottage. Morte Point, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is almost on the doorstep.

Woolacombe, the adjacent village, is famous for its perfect sandy beach which in 2015 Tripadvisor judged the best in Britain (and one of the five best beaches in Europe).

Other great surfing beaches like Croyde, Saunton and Puttsborough are just a couple of miles away.

Travel:

Barnstaple is the closest rail station (11 miles). Mortehoe is a four-hour drive from London.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mortehoe, Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 5
2 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£835
for 7 nights
£835
 
 
Rate 6
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£895
for 7 nights
£895
 
 
Rate 3
8 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Rate 1
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
£425
 
 
Rate 4
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book Old Post Cottage please contact us. We will send you a copy of our booking form and terms. We ask for a 30 per cent deposit to secure the reservation and the balance eight weeks before your holiday starts.

Changeover Day:
Old Post Cottage is rented by the week with a Saturday changeover. We offer short breaks from November to March excluding Christmas and New Year.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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