There is a traditional inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove at the heart of this lovely quirky historic house.
This is the coastal view just over one mile up the lane from the cottage! There is a car park, hotel and seasonal cafe right on the South West Coastal Path.
Stone steps lead up from the back door to a large private garden at the back of the cottage.
There is a lovely farmhouse dining table with plenty of space for all eight guests at The Bear.
At the heart of the village, yet very peaceful. This  16th Century cottage is full of character.
This is the master bedroom on the first floor. The room looks out to the front of the cottage.
The kitchen/dining-room has a large range cooker. Beyond the kitchen is a utility-room and the back door to the garden.
The range cooker is an added bonus for cooking family meals.
The Bear is a very welcoming cottage, full of interesting features from its former life as a village pub!
The sitting-room is very spacious, with just a couple of steps down from the hallway.
There is a snug off the hallway too - an ideal hideaway for children to spread out their toys or play games.
There is a brand new shower in the downstairs bathroom. There is a bath upstairs.
A footpath from the top of the village takes you straight to the coastal path and a hidden bay.
The master bedroom has an en suite WC and a separate little en suite shower too.
The other double bedroom is on the ground floor. There is a second bathroom across the hallway.
Another view of the ground floor bedroom with its  ornamental feature fireplace.
This is one of the two twin bedrooms on the first floor.
The second twin bedroom, also on the first floor.
Another view of the second twin bedroom so that you can see the layout clearly.
This is the first floor bathroom. The bathroom on the ground floor has a brand new shower cubicle which replaces the original bath.
The view from the top of the hill before heading down to Hartland Quay.
North Devon has some incredible sandy surfing beaches as well as the cliffs and rocky coves. This is Woolacombe.
Lundy Island is in the distance. You can take a boat trip out to this very special bird sanctuary from Bideford.
The gardens and walks of Hartland Abbey are just down the road from the cottage. There is a fabulous seasonal tea-room there too.

The Bear


5 miles W of Clovelly / Sleeps 8 + cot

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December 2019

Warm, comfortable and quirky. Ideal cottage for families.

May 2019

The wonderful local scenery and walks to Hartland Quay were a real bonus. This part of Devon should be visited and the Bear provides excellent access to picturesque coastal walks nearby.

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