Little Bessemer is tucked away in the heart of this beautiful village, with a wonderful sub-tropical garden - inspiring whatever the time of year!
The delightful living room.
A great spot for supper.
Sit on the terrace outside the cottage and take in all the wonderful detail in this special garden.
The fully enclosed garden is magical, with a hidden seat around a corner by the brook, as well as the patio outside the cottage.
A cosy space.
The kitchen has everything you'll need.
Looking across the living-area towards the dining-room/garden-room in this bright and cheerful cottage.
With windows on two sides and French doors to the garden, the dining-room is a bright and sunny room.
The bedroom can be made up as a super king or twin, and has an en suite shower-room.
A lovely, spacious room.
The en-suite shower room.
Enjoy the sunshine and your tranquil surroundings.
This tranquil place to sit is tucked away in a little corner next to the stream.
Sit back and relax with a good book.
Spend leisurely afternoons here.
This is the path to the cottage from the road where you can drop off your luggage. Parking is just 100 yards away in the village centre - there is a dedicated space for you.
This is the wider setting for Little Bessemer. The owners' home is in the background but the cottage is so very private and sheltered.
This path takes you to Little Bessemer.
The sweet village of Berrynarbor.
Appledore is across the estuary from Instow and a ferry can take you there during summer months.
Ilfracombe is a delightful seaside town.
Verity stands guard overlooking Ilfracombe harbour.
From Bideford Quay you can catch the passenger ferry to Lundy Island.
The pretty town of Bideford.
Woolacombe is stunning.
Miles of golden sands to enjoy at Instow.
Inland, visit the National Trust estate at Arlington, lovely gardens, historic house, carriage museum and tea shop.
Saunton Sands - magical in the evening sun.
Pretty Watermouth Harbour is just a half mile walk - uphill on the way back!

Little Bessemer

1844

2.6 miles E of Ilfracombe / Sleeps 2 + cot

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7 Nights from £472

  • 89 Reviews

Can’t recommend this cottage enough, perfect for us.

What a find! Really quiet village location, only short distance from coastal footpath, and just a stone's throw away from great local pub. The hosts, Sarah and Jon, were lovely, and all the locals we met were so friendly. The kitchen was well equipped and we felt very much at home. The garden offers sunny and shady areas to sit, the latter being very welcome as it was so hot the week we were there. Lots of beautiful coves nearby for safe bathing and easy access to the bigger towns of Ilfracombe and Combe Martin. Also, plenty of local walks. We will definitely be back next year, if it isn't fully booked!...

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A really lovely, well equipped cottage & fabulous garden in an attractive village. Welcoming, helpful hosts.

When booking,the photos did the property justice, friendly welcome , great location, lovely garden, felt at home in a instance . Local pub just round the corner (nice food) . Had a fantastic 3 day break .

Property exceeded our expectations as did the lovely enclosed garden.

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