Old Bakery Cottage

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Surrounded by the beautiful National Trust coast, with amazing views of the sea looking out to Baggy Point, Old Bakery Cottage is in a superb location for making the most of North Devon’s amazing coastline. This characterful yet spacious cottage is in the heart Mortehoe village and provides a fantastic base both for local beaches and for walkers with the South West Coast path just yards away. 

The award winning beaches of Woolacombe Bay https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/50-best-beaches-in-the-uk-2021-lv6h26hxs
are within walking distance or short hop by car.  A 10 minute walk from the cottage across Morte Point takes you to Grunta Beach, a great alternative for rock pooling and sheltered bathing. The South West Coastal path allows you to head down to Morte Point to watch a resident colony of seals or towards Bull Point Lighthouse to Rockham Beach and beyond to Lee Bay https://www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk/walksdb/116/

The property itself is full of character making the most of its position and the available views with a spacious and light first floor open plan living area with a lounge and dining area and a terrace looking out to the sea.  The kitchen is at one end of the space upstairs with cooker,fridge/freezer, microwave, slim-line dishwasher, toaster, kettle etc.
The large living/dining room has a gas-flame effect fire, 2 leather sofas, dining table and chairs, wall mounted Smart TV and Bluetooth speaker/docking station with USB charger. High speed Wi-Fi (recently installed) is available throughout the cottage.  

The bedrooms are on the ground floor. There are two double bedrooms (one with small en-suite w/c & shower) and a third bedroom containing 3ft (adult sized) bunks. There is a separate Utility/drying room with washing machine (no dryer) and a fitted bathroom.

Mortehoe is a charming village set up on the cliffs above Morte Point and Woolacombe.  It features in the Doomsday book and its lovely church goes back to Norman times. It has two great pubs serving locally produced food, a Fish & Chips shop, a tea room, a Post Office, a village store, a bistro, a 13th century church, a gift shop and the local Mortehoe Museum.  There is also an under 11’s play area in the village.These are all a short stroll away from the Cottage.

Slightly further afield the major surf beaches of North Devon await, championship standard golf may be played at Saunton https://www.sauntongolf.co.uk/ with a 9 hole course just 5 minutes away http://www.woolacombegolf.co.uk/ and horse riding is also available locally https://www.woolacomberidingstables.co.uk/

Bed linen & one bath/one hand towel per person provided -please bring beach towels.  There is a travel cot and high chair if required.  One well behaved dog is welcome. House rules explained on booking.  

Parking is in the local Mortehoe village car park, just a short stroll away.  You can drop off and unload at the cottage.There is a good value visitors parking permit that covers the village car park and 23 other local council car parks in the area.  Four or seven day seasonal parking permits can be purchased in advance via credit/debit card and operate electronically https://www.northdevon.gov.uk/parking/parking-permits/4-and-7-day-parking-permits-non-refundable and follow the links.

All in all a truly lovely place with a special atmosphere and one of the only places with sea views in Mortehoe. We hope you’ll love it!
Three Bedrooms
Two Bathrooms
1 dog
None on site but permits available for car park nearby
Sleeps 6
Friday changeover
Washing Machine
Wi-Fi Available
Contact Address
Holiday Home Hunter
3 Barton Road
EX34 7BA
VAT Reg: 976022121
Telephone Number
07742 419667