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Cosy holiday cottage near the sea

21 reviews
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
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Laundry cottage is a cosy and charming two bedroom Victorian terraced house in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Ilfracombe, within walking distance (20 mins) of the town centre with pretty harbour and famous tunnels beach. It is also only a 10 minute drive to the beach at Woolacombe, which is 2 miles long and great for surfing and walking at all times of year. The cottage has a lovely homely feel and lots of personal touches as it is used by its owner on a regular basis. It sleeps up to 4 adults ( double bed and bunks) plus there is a Travel cot, high chair and stairgate. The kitchen is well equipped and the cottage has FREE WIFI. There is a small sunny patio garden and covered space for hanging washing/wetsuits. The cottage is on the South West edge of town on the road to...Laundry cottage is a cosy and charming two bedroom Victorian terraced house in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Ilfracombe, within walking distance (20 mins) of the town centre with pretty harbour and famous tunnels beach. It is also only a 10 minute drive to the beach at Woolacombe, which is 2 miles long and great for surfing and walking at all times of year. The cottage has a lovely homely feel and lots of personal touches as it is used by its owner on a regular basis. It sleeps up to 4 adults ( double bed and bunks) plus there is a Travel cot, high chair and stairgate. The kitchen is well equipped and the cottage has FREE WIFI. There is a small sunny patio garden and covered space for hanging washing/wetsuits. The cottage is on the South West edge of town on the road to Lee, along a rural valley with the Torrs on one side and the Cairn on the other. Access to walking on the Torrs, the Tarka trail and the coastal path is all about 100 metres up the road, as is the bus stop. Parking is free on the street outside. Ilfracombe itself is a quaint old harbour town, with many shops, restaurants and pubs, plus a few good wine bars and even a theatre and a cinema! There are lots of activities on offer all year round. You can go sea-fishing, or take a day trip along the coast or to Lundy Island from the harbour. Ideal base for visiting Exmoor or the many beaches and walks along the North Devon Coast. Also good for golf, riding, surfing and cream teas! The mattresses and bedding were all new in 2016 along with a new sofa and chairs in 2018. Linen & towels are included. More
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About the Owner
Fiona H
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
I don't live locally so you won't see me, access to the property is via a key safe which means you can arrive whenever you want after check in time. I'm always available by phone or email should you experience any problems and have local contacts who can come round if any repairs are needed.
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was a very enjoyable stay and close to the town and countryside the bed was most comfortable after a great day out if you turn right outside the property and follow the road you come to a great little pub and just a little...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Laundry cottage is in a good, quiet location, parking was never a problem and Ilfracombe is a short drive away. We were disappointed that there was no welcome pack. Most rooms, especially the bathroom, were in need of re-decoration and the kitchen needed de-cluttering. The...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank john g
Fiona H, VR Owner at Cosy holiday cottage near the sea, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

I'm so sorry you didn't find the welcome pack, which is normally out on the desk with all the other tourist info. I'll report this and your concerns about the cleaning to the changeover service. I undertake extensive repair works each winter, the bathroom was...More

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Date of stay: May 2017
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

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Date of stay: March 2017
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This was my second stay at Laundry Cottage, so I must like it! The house is warm, quiet and comfortable and has everything you need for a great stay close to Ilfracombe and the wonderful Atlantic beach at Woolacombe. Thanks Fiona...

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank ficklewhippet
Fiona H, VR Owner at Cosy holiday cottage near the sea, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay and like the cottage, please do come back anytime! Fiona

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Ilfracombe is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nestling snugly amongst the rugged cliffs of the majestic Atlantic coast. The beautiful and breathtaking scenery of the North Devon coast surrounds this charming natural harbour. The harbour is now home to Verity, a stunning 20ft high bronze statue by Damien Hirst, erected in October 2012. The town has grown up around the harbour where today fishing vessels share anchorage with pleasure craft, and from where the M. S. Oldenburg regularly sails to Lundy Island, twelve miles off the coastline. The resort has been popular since the 1830’s when the Victorians started to visit the area and much of the architecture today is a reminder of the Victorian era. Many of the large, elegant buildings, have since been converted into hotels. Wit...
Getting around
It's ideal to have a car to get to the beaches but you can walk into Ilfracombe easily for bars and restaurants. A cab is only £3 each way if you don't fancy the 15 min walk. If you don't drive, there is also a good local bus service to get to most places or you can hire bikes....
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