|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Spacious accommodation, 4 bedrooms.
Bedroom 1. Zip and link super-king bed, with sea views,
Bedroom 2. King size bed with views up the valley towards the village
Bedroom 3. Large room with 2 x 3ft beds facing the sea
Bedroom 4. King size bed, on the ground floor with a single 3ft bed and cot facing towards the sea and gardens.
We have a large family bathroom on the top floor with bath, toilet and bidet and a separate shower room with power shower, and toilet on the half landing.
The dining room, with a cupboard full of board games if the weather isn't quite to your liking, perfect for all age groups.
The lounge has a large central wood burner with all fuel provided for the cooler days, with desk for writing the never ending postcards, television, humax and DVD player. Two large very comfy sofas, a chaise lounge and nursing chair with double doors out to the lawns beyond with views towards the sea, forestry, and gardens.
The large family kitchen with electric AGA (off for the summer but can be used like any other cooker if preferred) and another conventional electric cooker, large fridge/freezer, plus an extra fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave and all other necessary equipment to make your holiday as easy as possible. Outside the kitchen is a large seating area with new bar-b-que, (a penalty of £30.00 will be charged if not left as found, to include all drip trays and surrounds) and parasel facing the gardens surrounded by the lawns towards the forestry, where you feel like the only people in the world, perfect for the hazy summer evenings. The cottage does have wi-fi, but mobile phones are a bit iffy being in a valley but we do have a landline with payphone.
Down the garden path will take you to a little gate onto the footpath, turn left for a 2 minute walk to the local pub, offering homemade food, catering for all diets with live music on a Friday. The landlord is an accomplished fiddle player with numerous professional friends to enertain you, and of course you are encouraged to join in, if you have any musical talent, otherwise sit back and enjoy some real ales, brewed by the pub itself.
Surrounded by 3 acres of flat gardens and lawns, with stream running through, totally secluded, forestry facing, and sea views. All laundry and electricity are included.
Professional Ashfelt Tennis Court.
Within 5 minutes flat easy walking distance to Leebay, with its enchanting rock pools for young children and a very safe bathing beach, fishing nets, buckets and spades and body boards provided. 10 minute drive to Woolacombe with its 3 miles of golden sands, 7 minutes to Ilfacombe or 40 minutes to Barnstaple with its large shopping centre and famous Victorian Pannier Market which does different thymes daily, Mondays and Fridays being farmers market day with fresh fruit and vegetables, Tuesdays and Thursdays are crafts with a whole variety of items to make and buy, and Wednesdays are antiques and collectables, all well worth a visit.
Chapel Cottage is in an area of outstanding natural beauty sorrounded by National Trust property with amazing walks on the cliff tops to Morte point, where the Bristol channel and the Atlantic ocean meet towards Woolacombe and beyond, or why not try the Torrs walk to Ilfracombe taking one hour and twenty minutes at an even pace with incredible views to Wales and Lundy Island, fabulous for the would be photographs. Boats do leave from Ilfracombe on a regular basis for trips to Lundy with the basking sharks, puffins and seals being a sancuary for wild life and sea life.
And last but not least we mustn't forget 'Verity' Damien Herst 30 foot bronze statue situated on Ilfracombe harbour facing out to sea. Holding a giant sword with the scales of justice standing on a pile of books, shes in the perfect setting!
After visiting Lee as a child with my Dad and having a cream tea, it was always a very special place, to live here, is next to none. One of those very hidden gems as said by The Times
The history attached to the cottage, probably one of the oldest properties in Lee with its gothic windows and unique arched porch
The location of the cottage is next to none, right in the middle of its own 3 acres with un-surplaced views, to the forestry and sea offering total peace and tranquility.
Beautiful tranquil cottage meters from an isolated beach, great for exploring. A few meters up the path and the village pub with its own micro brewery and amazing organic wine list. The photos of the cottage don't do it justice, the setting is unique surrounded by 3 acres of formal and informal gardens. The patio was a delight and we enjoyed the sunshine all day and a fabulous BBQ in the evening on the quality Weber gas BBQ with great food from the local farm shop. The cottage is well equipped, we enjoyed breakfast cooked in the Aga, with all the utensils you could need. Beds comfy with crisp linen. Being with four teenagers WiFi was much appreciated. Overall location, quality and service were top notch!
Had a family Christmas here for a week and everyone felt very much at home. Expect relaxing family environment, not smart and modern. Everything works well and the house is nicely run by its agents. Recommended.
Myself and 6 friends stayed at the cottage and had just the most fabulous time. We had superb weather so sat out on the lovely patio area for alot of it just drinking in the stunning location and views, we also had a fab bbq on the provided gas bbq. The cottage was clean and comfortable with a lovely traditional cottage kitchen with mod cons!, the tennis court was also great fun, but we were not as fit as we thought we were! Literally 5 min (if that) walk up the path to the pub, we could not have got better. Thoroughly recommend.
Within easy driving distance to Woolacombe, Putsborough and Croyde Beaches, perfect for professional and amateur surfers. Body boarding, golf, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, and Exmoor. Perfect walking area, the cottage has the South west Coastal path almost at its doorstep. Ilfracombe offers the famous Victorian tunnel beaches, aquarium and harbour, offering trips to the National Trust Lundy Island by the Balmoral, to see puffins, seals and basking sharks. Deep sea fishing is also available, or half day coastal trips sightseeing the old silver mines, and Damien Hurst Restaurant overlooking the harbour, with 'Verity' in full view. Ilfracombe harbour has every type of restaurant including fresh local caught lobsters and crabs and lots of other fish caught on a daily basis, with the fishing boats in full sight.
Country houses including RHS Rosemoor gardens, Tapeley House and Arlington are again within easy driving distance, as also is Broomhill famous for its art, statues, gardens and excellent restaurant. We have 2 local threatres offering up to date productions at both Ilfracombe and Barnstaple.
If golf is more your forte, there are 3 courses available all 18 hole at Ilfracombe, Mortehoe and Saunton famous for Bob Hope having played there, many years ago.
Exmoor Adventures offers every type of activity for the more active, catering for all age groups, moutaineering, absailing, mountain biking, kyaking are but a few, a great day out for all the family.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$123|
Weekly rates from £1400.00 - £2200.00 plus an extra £100.00 as a damage deposit returnable after one week of your stay
Short breaks available excluding school holidays, prices on request.
A deposit of one third (non-returnable) is required for booking and balance to be paid 2 months prior to arrival.
Arrival time is any time after 4pm and departure strictly by 10am