Gorwell House is a 200-year-old detached cottage in an elevated south-facing position along a quiet lane in Combe Martin, North Devon and can sleep seven people. The cottage has two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom, a single bedroom, a bathroom, a separate WC, a kitchen, a utility, and two sitting rooms, one with a woodburner. Outside there is off road parking for two cars, an external building with full-size table football and seating for four people and a private patio garden with lawn, decked areas and furniture. Gorwell House is a lovely base for your holiday in Devon.
Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single with garden access via external steps. Bathroom with bath, shower over and basin. Separate WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Second sitting room (seats 6).
Gas central heating with woodburner. Range-style gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent, fuel for stove available to purchase locally. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available. Off road parking for 2 cars. External building with full-size table football and seating for 4 people. Private patio garden with lawn, decked areas and furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Beach 5 mins walk. Note: 4pm check in.
Located on the border between Exmoor National Park and the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the picturesque settlement of Combe Martin. This little seaside resort, with a wide variety of amenities, is a great attraction for locals and visitors, and is home to a very popular beach. Lynton and Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Ilfracombe and Barnstaple are all within easy reach. There are also numerous National Trust properties and gardens close by, offering unique insights into local history. Woolacombe beach is close by and is an excellent place for surfing, whilst the South West coastal path passes within a mile for those who love rambling.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!