Old Maids Cottage, Woolacombe (Pet Friendly Cottage)

Take a step back in time to the delightful Old Maids Cottage, an enchanting listed thatched dwelling surrounded by North Devon’s natural beauty.

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Old Maids Cottage, Woolacombe (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • A listed, thatched cottage in Ilfracombe with 3 bedrooms
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating and woodburning stove, all amenities included in rental cost
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars, pet-friendly and no smoking
  • Pub and shop within 3 miles, all toilets on first floor, location: seashell.snaps.dramatic
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Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

Welcome to the charming “Old Maids Cottage”, an enchanting, listed thatched dwelling nestled in a picturesque area of outstanding natural beauty. Offering a delightful base for your family holiday, Old Maids offers up captivating interiors and easy access to stunning North Devon.

Step inside to admire this characterful cottage from the nicely decorated open-plan living room before exploring deeper into the home. The galley-style kitchen is equipped with quality appliances for your convenience whilst the woodburning stove ensures maximum comfort. Gather in the dining room to plan the days ahead or play board games with the seconds of your stay.

Three spacious bedrooms await on the first floor: a double bedroom, a zip/link bedroom with an en-suite bath and a double bedroom – boasting an elegant glass-screen en-suite. The house offers ample off-road parking, and a raised patio area where you can savour a glass of something refreshing during the summer months.

The village of Lee has winding streets home to two thatched cottages and a local pub, whilst the nearby town of Ilfracombe boasts a good selection of shops. Head to the beach for views of the Bristol Channel, or the South West Coast Path for wonderful scenic walks. For something special venture to Ilfracombe Aquarium, Ilfracombe Observatory or Arganite Bay. Enjoy the perfect escape at Old Maids Cottage.


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Old Maids Cottage, Woolacombe

About the Local Area (Woolacombe)

Woolacombe is a beautiful coastal village located in North Devon, boasting one of the UK’s finest beaches, making it a popular destination for those who love the great outdoors.

What is Woolacombe Famous For?

Woolacombe is famous for its three-mile-long golden sandy beach, backed by stunning rugged cliffs and dunes. The beach has consistently been awarded the Blue Flag and Premier Seaside Beach awards, making it a favourite spot for surfers and beach lovers alike.

Things to Do in Woolacombe

Looking for things to do in Woolacombe? You are in luck! Woolacombe is a perfect place to enjoy various activities.

Here are some popular activities to check out:

  • Surfing
    With consistent waves throughout the year, Woolacombe is a surfer’s paradise. There are surf schools in the area, offering lessons for beginners or advanced surfers.
  • Walking
    Woolacombe has plenty of scenic coastal walks, offering stunning views of the coastline, including Morte Point and Baggy Point.
  • Coasteering
    Coasteering is a popular activity in Woolacombe, which involves scrambling over rocks, swimming, and jumping into the sea.

Things Near By Woolacombe

Woolacombe is surrounded by some great attractions and places to visit, making it an ideal base for exploring North Devon.

Here are some of the most popular things to do near Woolacombe:

  • Ilfracombe
    A charming coastal town, Ilfracombe is just a short drive from Woolacombe. The town is home to several art galleries, antique shops, and restaurants.
  • Exmoor National Park
    Exmoor National Park is located just a few miles from Woolacombe and is perfect for those who love outdoor activities, including walking, cycling, and horse riding.
  • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
    Located a short drive away, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is an excellent day out for families. The park is home to a variety of animals, including lions, wolves, and meerkats, as well as life-sized dinosaur models.

Woolacombe is perfect for a family holiday, a romantic getaway, or a solo adventure.

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