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Sleeps 8 adults Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Pets 2 Welcome Region Devon Town/village Lynmouth

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Sleeps 8, LYNMOUTH Home, Lynmouth


Situated on the banks of the East Lyn River, this spacious character property provides an ideal base for large families or groups of friends to gather together and enjoy the dramatic coastal scenery where Exmoor meets the sea. Surrounded by the diverse scenery of the Exmoor National Park this is a haven for walkers and nature lovers with a multitude of coastal and countryside walks on your doorstep and an abundance of flora and fauna waiting for you to experience. The amenities of the picturesque coastal village of Lynmouth are only a very short walk including an a choice of individual shops, tea rooms, restaurants and pubs. The famous water powered Cliff Railway provides easy (and unforgettable)access to the twin village of Lynton perched high above the cliffs. Clovelly House is very spacious and traditionally furnished to offer a comfortable base no matter what your holiday plans. Overlooking the East Lyn River, the sound of the water rushing to the sea closeby is a constant backdrop and views of the river and valley can be enjoyed from all rooms at the front of the house. A good size porch and hallway leads into the main living area at the front with an open fire in feature fire place and original large windows opening up onto the small front terrace. At the rear a very spacious open plan kitchen/diner also has a comfortable lounge area and offers patio doors to rear courtyard. Four good sized bedrooms are on the two upper floors with a double and twin bedded on each floor (each with washbasin). One of the front doubles overlooks the river. There is also an additional room ideal as a dressing area or cot room for the youngest member of the family. All bedrooms are served by a first floor bathroom, second floor cloakroom and there is an additional shower room on the ground floor. Overall there is ample space to get together to lounge or dine as well as alternative 'hideaways' for that quiet time away from the family. With high cliffs and delightful coves running right the way from Porlock to Ilfracombe and the magnificent sandy surfing beaches of the 'Golden Coast' including Woolacombe within an hour's drive there is plenty to explore along North Devon's coastline. Exploring inland by foot, car or horseback,` the deeply cut river valleys, historic and characterful villages and the open moorland of Exmoor offer something very special.

Accommodation: Ground floor: Sitting room with open fireplace, TV and radio. Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living area with electric range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, TV/DVD and music system. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer. Shower room with WC and basin. First floor: Bedroom 1 with King, a washbasin and glazed door to balcony (note: balcony not for guest use). Bedroom 2 with twin and washbasin . Cot room with easy chair. Bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and washbasin. Second floor: Separate WC and wash basin. Bedroom 3 with Double and wash basin. Bedroom 4 with Twin.

Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Oil CH. No smoking. 2 pets welcome. Highchair, Stairgate and travel cot available. 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
  • Stairgates
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Welcome Basket
  • Beach
  • Ground Floor W.C.
  • Ground Floor Bath/Shower room


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.


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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