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Vanstones Cottage

Sleeps 4
1 dog
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

There is plenty to do for outdoor enthusiasts staying at this cottage, with sailing, fishing, horse riding, cycling and surfing all nearby.. 4 steps to entrance.

Ground Floor:

Living room: With Freeview Smart TV, DVD player, iPod dock, assortment of books and beams.

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Dining room: With slate floor.

Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and slate floor.

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Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and slate floor.

First Floor:

Bedroom 1: With double bed and beams.

Bedroom 2: With single bed, single pull-out bed and beams.. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot available on request. Enclosed lawned garden with raised decking and garden furniture. Bike store (lockable). Private parking for 1 car; additional on road parking. No smoking. Please note: There are 2 steps in the garden..

Sitting perfectly in its surroundings in a quiet hamlet and within ½ mile of the stunning north Devon coast, Vanstones Cottage is the perfect choice for a romantic retreat or a family escape at any time of year. This pretty, semi-detached thatched cottage has lots of character and a lovely enclosed rear garden, perfect for a lazy breakfast whilst you plan your day. Within walking distance of Hartland Point and Hartland Quay, with its popular inn where you can stop off for a meal overlooking the sea. This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with breathtaking views over the Atlantic and further far reaching views down the rugged north Devon coastline and Lundy Island. This is an ideal location for touring the whole county, with the coastline in both directions offering some of the most beautiful scenery in the West Country, and there are many long sandy beaches and hidden coves to explore.

The village of Hartland is just 1½ miles away and has a good selection of village shops, a café, post office and highly commended pubs serving food. Bude, 15 miles, has shops and restaurants, many specialising in locally caught sea food, along with a golf course, indoor splash pool, surf schools and bowling. The delightful port town of Bideford, also 15 miles, has a weekly market and boat trips to Lundy Island. Coastal walking, cycling, golf, horse riding, fishing, surfing and sailing are all available in this stunning area. Docton Mill and Hartland Abbey are close by, along with many pretty fishing villages to explore, including Clovelly, Instow and Appledore. For family fun, the Big Sheep and Milky Way adventure parks are a must. Beach 1 mile. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

This property accommodates:

4 Adults

1 Infant


Parking Available
Enclosed Garden
Woodburner / Fire
Thatched Roof
Garden / Patio
Washing Machine
Cot / Travel Cot
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
Bike Storage


“An excellent grade 2 listed cottage , extremely comfortable, very well equipped.We will definitely return , hopefully with better weather !”
— Martin, 7 October 2021
“Lovely cottage, nice location but could do with a shop other than the campsite shop open limited hours. However nearby Hartland had two shops. Cottage very well equipped in the kitchen. Lovely private enclosed garden. Had a very nice break away from it all.”
— D, 19 July 2021
“Really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. Its a totally new area of the country for us and we loved exploring the coastline. Nearby the walks near Hartland quay are spectacular, spekes mill mouth waterfall was a highlight. The kitchen is extremely well equipped, and the bathroom excellent having been recently redecorated, the shower in the bath was very nice. We enjoyed the back garden which did get some sunshine and we also were visited by peacocks in the garden. I would stay here again if I was visiting the north Devon or Cornwall coast.”
— Gregg, 18 June 2021
“The cottage was lovely and in a beautiful setting, away from busy towns. Traditional house with all the modern amenities. Very clean and comfortable. Only one problem. My husband is very tall and the bed was not long enough for him. I was comfortable as the mattress and linen were excellent. We had a great staycation in Devon.”
— Jane, 25 September 2020


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