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Combe Cottage can be found up the hill from the Coastguard Cottages 1,2 and 3 in a wonderfully secluded position in the heart of the Peppercombe valley. Full of charm, many of the old cottage's original features have been preserved including a steep, winding staircase, slate flooring, and a baker's oven in the large fireplace.
The rocky and pebbly foreshore of Peppercombe beach is just a few minutes stroll away. This cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore this fascinating and little known coast. Perfect for nature lovers, birdwatchers and anyone with a hankering after a remote and tranquil spot. Clovelly is around three miles away, and the more remote and rugged Hartland Point is a little further to the west. The delightful and lively old port of Bideford on the River Torridge, with plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants, is just four miles to the east.
Cruise from Bideford to Lundy Island on the MS Oldenburg or take an evening cruise from Bideford along the River Torridge.
The popular family beach of Westward Ho! with its blue flag status is just ten miles away with designated surfing areas; it is also renowned for angling. There are other excellent beaches in easy reach.
Why not have a look at our other holiday cottages in Devon.
Heating: night storage heating and convector heating included.
Approach to cottage: Access to the cottage is via a locked gate and requires a careful drive down the track. Once parked the cottage is accessed on foot up a steep path.
Parking: There is a parking area that offers space for one car.
Garden: The garden is not fully enclosed; please note that there is a steep drop to a stream.
Fly fishing: From 1st March to 30th September,a complementary day ticket for salmon and/or trout fishing on the East Lyn is available for guests, this can be collected at Watersmeet, open from 8am till dusk daily,for more information call 01598 763556.
Accessibility: There is a steep, winding staircase leading upstairs (no stair gate can be fitted). This is a consideration for disabled visitors and those with young children or babies.
Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.
Telephone: Calls can be made and received from the shared telephone located in an outside store behind Coastguard Cottage 3. There is no mobile signal in the valley but the signal is usually good at the top of the track.
Logs: The fire will be laid for you on arrival with enough fuel to get you started. Pre-ordered fire starter kits and additional pre-ordered eco-logs will be left in the cottage for guests upon arrival. Further purchases can be made by calling the Contact Centre during your stay. Fire starter kit - 1 x bag eco-logs, 1 x net of eco kindling, 1 x box of eco-firelighters for £12. Further supplies of eco-logs at £5 per bag, eco kindling £3.50 and eco-firelighters £3.50.
Devon's a big and beautiful county with much to offer. From bucolic sleepy market towns to the miles and miles of coastline, much loved by surfers, swimmers, families, and walkers from all over the world, a trip to this special place will stay with you for ever. We have a great range of holiday options in Devon, from holiday cottages brimming with character and lovingly restored to our bunkhouses and bothies, all located on or near land in the care of the National Trust.