In Mortehoe, on a private lane 250 yards from the heart of the village, a detached three-storey house with superb panoramic views over Morte Point and out to sea. This smartly restored and extended 1930s home is comfortable and well-equipped with good-sized rooms and lots of space, tiled/wood floors downstairs, carpets upstairs. An enclosed garden surrounds the house: on the seaward side with lovely views, a sun deck/terrace (tables/chairs, gas barbecue), great for alfresco dining and sundowners/sunsets, with 8 steps down to flower and shrub-bordered lawn below and side gate to footpath; two further patios on either side of the house, and raised, lawned area behind (steps up from drive) offer more spots to relax and enjoy all-day sun. Footpaths from the door join the Coast Path; 10 minute walk to secluded Rockham Cove beach (good for summer evening barbecues).
Large entrance hall with cupboard for coats/boots. Sea-facing living room with big bay window, woodburner, TV/DVD and door to porch. Dining room (desk) with glazed doors to patio. Smart kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, gas range-style cooker, iPod dock) with glossy units/Corian worktops, big central island with stools for 6 and lovely sea views from full-width folding glazed doors to the terrace/lawn. Utility room (washing machine, freezer); loo.
Stairs up to first floor and four bedrooms - a roomy double (5' bed, TV/DVD/Blu-ray) with high apex beams/feature lighting, door to glass balustrade (fabulous sea views) and en suite shower-room (suite, overhead and hand shower); two further doubles with sea/Coast Path views, one with en suite shower-room (suite); and a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with en suite shower-room (suite); smart bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Further stairs up to second floor and a double bedroom (beams/sloping ceiling, Velux windows, bed accessed from one side only). Some bedrooms have limited clothes-hanging space. Local caterers can be recommended. Dogs permitted in utility room only. Sleeps maximum of 10, including babies. Damages Deposit £250. A smart and spacious coastal home in a picturesque spot, peacefully tucked away from the bustle of larger seaside towns nearby.
Mortehoe: historic seaside village (pubs, tearoom, shops, cafés, 13th cent. church, museum, golf) above spectacular rugged coastline at Morte Point (Nat. Trust, seal colony, Coast Path) and small sandy Rockham Cove beach (rockpools). Large sandy/surfing beaches at Woolacombe, 1 mile, Croyde, 5½, Saunton Sands, 10 (championship golf). Exmoor, 10 miles.
Three levels. Four first floor bedrooms: 1 x king size double with balustrade and en suite shower room with shower, hand shower, WC and basin. 2 x double (one with en suite shower room with shower, WC, basin), 1 x twin with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. 1 x second floor double. Ground floor hall. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Dining room. Kitchen with doors to garden. Utility room. Ground floor WC with basin.
MORTEHOE Woolacombe 1 mile; Ilfracombe 5.8 miles; Barnstaple 14 miles Situated on the North Devon Coast, Mortehoe is a sleepy little village offering its visitors a peaceful and serene atmosphere. Mortehoe is a collection of charming cottages, village pubs, restaurants and a few shops, as well as a fascinating museum and a thirteenth century Church boasting a rare barrel-roof. The village boasts panoramic views of the coast thanks to its cliff-top location and is surrounded by beautiful scenery, much of which is part of the Voluntary Marine Conservation Area, an area full of colourful wildlife. Mortehoe Beach is a secluded bay comprising of rocky and sandy areas, with many thriving rock pools to explore. The beach is also dog-friendly all year round, so perfect for visiting with your four-legged friend. The bustling seaside village of Woolacombe is less than a mile away, with a slightly busier environment to Mortehoe. It is home to a wonderful 3 mile long golden beach which has been awarded Blue Flag status and has safe family swimming. Woolacombe has won many awards for both its fantastic beach and for being an excellent family resort. The village itself offers a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants.
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