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North Devon detatched holiday cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom + Parking

Honey cottage is a lovely detatched property, has 3 bedrooms 2 double 1 with en-suite and 1 twin. A well equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher, etc., dining room with Log burner, lounge with doors leading to conservatory. There is a pretty garden with outside seating. There is also a downstairs cloakroom as well a first floor bathroom and shower. The cottage has its own parking space opposite the cottage as well as an integral double garage which links to the conservatory. Honey Cottage is just 300m from the sea front where you can try rock pooling or just relax by the sea.

Local attractions: For the children there is Watermouth Castle,a fun day for all with dungeon scenes, theme park, etc which is 1 mile away. Combe Martin Wildlife Park with big cats and a dinosaur theme is 5 miles. The Golden beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde are a short drive . The pretty harbours of Ilfracombe is within 1 mile south and Watermouth Harbour is 1 mile north. Trips to the island of Lundy can be made from Ilfracombe, as well as sea fishing and diving.

The coast path runs close to the cottage.

Dining and shopping: There are 2 pub /restaurants within walking distance. The larger towns of Barstaple and Bideford are 30min drive away both have pannier markets. Lynton and Lynmouth with its unique cliff railway is well worth a visit and a drive back through the valley of rocks to woody bay and hunters inn is well worth it if you like stunning scenery on the edge of Exmoor National Park,all this within 10 miles.

More Details

Richard Hayne
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great stay here at Hele Bay. Thanks for allowing us to rent this fab cottage. very clean and with ample space for the family.The X box kept the kids entertained on the couple of rainy days but a great location for for beaches and towns. As we have stayed in north devon many times i would say this is one of the best places to stay to get to the top attractions and sights. Would thoroughly recommend this lovely cottage to my friends and family for an excellent getaway.
Mar 2012
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Hele Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The main bedroom has tv and en-suite.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
One small well behaved dog would be considered with an extra cost of £20.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

North Devon detatched holiday cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful, peaceful cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Chose the cottage as my husband and I, together with his parents and our dog, were going to spend a long weekend with family in the area. It was perfect for us, enough bathrooms and toilets and a wonderful conservatory we used most of the time. The garden was secure for the dog and although not far from all amenities it was so quiet.

We had a couple of meals , including a wonderful Sunday lunch, at the Hele Bay pub and the beach was very close and never crowded. Ilfracombe was not too far and the harbour terrific.

This was so much more relaxed than booking a hotel and because it allowed us to be flexible we all came back relaxed. We would definitely book here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Lovely house lots of room in a good location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great holiday , the property served all our needs and was clean and spacious , great location and would definately return.... Thank you Richard

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lovely roomy cottage

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage was perfect as a base for exploring Ilfracombe and the surrounding area.

My wife, daughter and her boyfriend, had a lovely stay in Honey Cottage which is so roomy that if any of us wanted space to ourselves we could get it. The conservatory is a real have and the garden a private sun trap.

The cottage is well equipped and with two bathrooms (three lavatories) there were never any queus for the facilities.

The garden is enclosed so that it was very safe for the dogs.

We used the garage to park our car and this was a great boon as didn't have to worry about the dogs escaping as we got out of the car.

The owner is very thoughtful, even emailing us the day before to say that the cottage would be ready early which meant that we in turn could set off early to miss the trafiic.

Wholeheartedly receommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfectly placed cottage with it all

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cottage is well equipped, tastefully furnished, and just a short walk from Hele Bay Pub (food is great), Snacking Kraken cafe by Hele beach (the most wonderful beach cafe ever). Ilfracombe with everything you need and want to see only a five min drive or 20 min walk away.

Honey Cottage is a cottage PLUS. So much comfort, mum loved the conservatory (very warm until late evening), kids loved the garden, dad loved the coolness in the two living rooms. Garage a huge plus.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic cottage

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a lovely relaxing week at honey cottage. The tea, biscuits and wine were very appreciated after a long journey. House is very well equipped and the private garden has several sitting out areas for sunny days, the conservatory is a warm place to relax in when it's a bit chilly outside. Double garage was a real bonus. Brilliant location close to two pubs and cafés and short walk to beach. Altogether would highly recommend. Hope to be able to return soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Honey Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, very spacious cottage with a well-equipped kitchen and 3 bathrooms.

Close to the beach, just a short walk along the coast path to Ilfracombe.

We had a wonderful week in this lovely house and would recommend it to everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Car: not necessary

Honey Cottage is situated in a quiet area in the old Hele Village and only 250 m from Hele sea front, popular for rock pooling and walking.Close to watermouth castle and the stunning Exmoor coast. There is a local mini market and garage within 100 m where you can also catch a bus into town. Stream runs nearby which also feeds the Hele corn mill and tea rooms. The cottage itself was built circa 1750 and was originally 2 cottages. The property has been recently refurbished and extended. The cottage has gas central heating and a newly installed multi fuel burner.

Golf: Ilfracombe Golf Course is only 1/2 mile from Honey Cottage, pretty 18 hole golf course with sea views from every hole. Other Courses nearby are Willingcott, and Woolacombe& Morthoe. There are also Championship golf courses at Saunton and Westwood Ho which are a short drive away.


Rates & Availability

Hele Bay Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
early year
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 21 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
spring bank holiday
May 27 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jul 22 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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