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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 Pets 2 Welcome Region Devon Town/village Lynmouth

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Comfortable Big Cottage, Lynmouth

Riversdale is set superbly on the banks of the East Lyn River close to the heart of the picturesque village of Lynmouth, where Exmoor meets the sea. Accommodation at this spacious Victorian house is set on 3 floors. The ground floor has wooden floors throughout and leading off from the entrance hall is the front sitting room with stone open fireplace and comfortable sofas. The main living space at Riversdale is the spacious open plan kitchen/dining room complete with a soft seating area in front of a second open fireplace. This makes for a great place to catch up on the days events whilst preparing the evening meal. A wooden door with glass panels opens into the utility room which leads round to the shower room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and one single bedroom (which provides flexible sleeping arrangements). The second floor comprises a double bedroom and a twin bedroom, together with a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. Outside the front door you can relax seated on the wooden bench under the veranda and watch the world go by. All village amenities are within a 5 minute walk including a good selection of tearooms, pubs and restaurants and the harbourside itself. River side walks are on your doorstep and the village is a great base from which to explore spectacular Exmoor and the surrounding coastline by car.

Accommodation:Ground floor: Sitting room with open fireplace, TV , DVD. Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living area with electric hob and double oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher, open fireplace, iPod dock and TV. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Shower room with basin, WC and heated towel rail. First floor: Separate WC and basin. Bedroom 1 with Double and wash basin. Bedroom 2 with Double. Bedroom 3 with Single. Second floor: Separate WC and wash basin. Bedroom 4 with Double and wash basin. Bedroom 5 with Twin. Family bathroom with separate shower cubicle with power shower, wash basin and WC.

Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Oil CH. No smoking. 2 pets welcome. Highchair. Wi-Fi Broadband. Roadside parking usually available within 100 yds. Short breaks available. 4pm arrival time. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday.

  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Heating, Central
  • High chair
  • Open Fire
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Beach
  • Ground Floor W.C.

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Check in / Check out

Standard check-in is 4pm and standard check-out is normally 10am on your day of departure. In some cases these times vary. Always check your booking confirmation paperwork for correct timings or ask your local agent.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

LocationDevon

From Tavistock and the rivers Tavy and Tamar to the English Riviera of Torbay, and the nautical town of Dartmouth north across Dartmoor (with its famous miniature ponies) to the surfing beaches of Croyde and Woolacombe, there can be few counties in England that offer such a broad spectrum of experiences to the visitor. 

Located in the South Westerly reaches of England, Devon shares a southerly border with Cornwall, and an easterly border with Somerset and Dorset. To the north and south the Bristol and English channels provide miles of beautiful coastline, and numerous attractions to the county. 

Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty (5), National Parks (2) and many other parks and reserves make it very easy to get off the beaten track, but the cities of Plymouth and Exeter are as modern and vibrant as they come.

Inland are a number of country landscapes to explore; Tarka Country to the north, taking its name from a famous novel, offering the Tarka Trail; a fantastic cycle route through the beautiful country landscapes. Centrally, Dartmoor National Park is the largest open space in South England, and offers miles of rugged and wild moorland for keen walkers to explore.

Dartmoor Zoological Park is situated on the edge of the moor. The zoo is the inspiration behind a Hollywood film, and home to an impressive range of exotic animals. Along the south coast is the spectacular Jurrasic Coast World Heritage Site, reaching from Exmouth along into Dorset, and offering a spectacular coastline to discover.

Further south along the coast is the borough of Torbay, home to some of Devon’s most popular seaside resorts and tourist spots, and known as the English Riviera. Devon’s county town is the attractive city of Exeter, offering a mix of historical and modern architecture and culture. To the south is the University City of Plymouth, a historic port, and home to The Hoe, a popular public open space offering a range of attractions.   

Devon is the third biggest county in the UK by area, but it's quite easy to get around. In population, it is only the twelfth largest, so it's really not very crowded! Geographically and in spirit quite unlike the neighbouring counties, Devon is characterised by the granite structure that forms Dartmoor rising out of its distinctive red soil, and the very different Devonian rock structure underlying Exmoor. The Devonian geological period was actually named after Devon since it was here that these rocks were first studied. 

South West

England’s peninsula incorporates the counties of Cornwall and Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Bristol. This region is mostly rural so is perfect to escape the everyday hustle and bustle, whether relaxing with the family by the seaside or exploring the wild moors and rugged coastline. The area boasts hundreds of beautiful sandy bays to choose from and fantastic surfing opportunities. The historic cities of Exeter, Bath and Gloucester are definitely worth a visit, and with transport links all the way down to Penzance even the famous Lands End and remote Isles of Scilly can be reached.

Area Devon Nearest shop 0.2 miles Nearest pub 0.2 miles

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