Springwater Cottage


3.9 miles SE of Ilfracombe | Sleeps 4 + cot*

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7 Nights from £505

Bedroom details

Bedroom 1


Bedroom 2


Springwater Cottage is a wonderful retreat located just outside of the beautiful Combe Martin cove in glorious north Devon. This fabulous cottage brilliantly combines cosy period features with modern luxuries to ensure a relaxing and comfortable stay for all - that includes the family dog!

As you approach Springwater through the gorgeous tropical gardens that wrap around the house creating an enclosed garden and driveway, you'll notice the exterior of the cottage has a fabulous modern sheen to it thanks to the contemporary conservatory. However, this charming getaway still manages to retain a lot of the character of its original structure through its fantastic interiors. Enter through the conservatory to the front door, passing the downstairs cloakroom with WC and down a couple of steps and you will arrive in the sitting-room. Inviting sofas surround a rustic, exposed stone inglenook fireplace which houses the charming wood-burner; perfect for keeping you nice and toasty in the winter months. Crisp, natural light filters through the period, double aspect windows while a Smart TV can be found tucked in the corner of the room, providing plenty of entertainment in the evenings as the fire crackles in the background.

You'll find the light and airy kitchen/diner a step up from the sitting-room. A modern kitchen sits to one side of the room, full of appliances that make cooking family meals easy - there's even an ice cream machine should the weather call for it! The size of the space makes it perfect for sociable family evenings whilst the wooden dining-table is ideal for late lunches and warming dinners. In the morning, slide open the patio doors and enjoy your cup of coffee with the fresh Devon air and morning sun on your face, and the luxury of under-floor heating warming your toes during the winter months. If it's a sunny day, grab a book and wander out to the beautifully to the designed conservatory which has brilliant views of the lush gardens surrounding the cottage.

Venture up the wooden staircase in the sitting-room and discover the two delightful bedrooms built into the eaves of the house with sloping ceilings. Step up into bedroom one where you will find a luxurious king-size bed sitting in the centre of the room, which is wonderfully furnished with antique furniture and calming tones. Next door you'll find a twin room that is perfect for little ones or adults being 3' beds. A homely family bathroom makes up the first floor, complete with an inviting bathtub (taller guests should note the ceiling is sloping), providing the ideal spot to relax after a long day on the beach or a walk along the coast paths of north Devon.

Outside there are plenty of places to soak up the Devonshire sunshine. There is lush greenery everywhere you look with tropical plants and beautiful foliage dotted around the enclosed garden however if your dog is determined, an escape plan could be hatched. The raised wooden deck comes complete with a barbecue and fabulous outdoor furniture which make al fresco dining a dream. There is even a covered area on the deck if you fancy some fresh air should the weather start to turn. There is ample parking for two cars outside the cottage on the enclosed driveway.

You even have a handy storage shed for any outdoor equipment situated on the driveway. The owner has thought of everything!

Springwater Cottage is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which means there of plenty of gorgeous places to visit right on your doorstep. Combe Martin is only a few minutes away and perfect for early morning swims. Here you will also find The Pack o' Cards Inn which is a quirky pub that serves fantastic food. Further afield you'll find the vibrant town of Ilfracombe which houses a large harbour, ideal for keen sailors and water sports enthusiasts. You will also find plenty of eateries and shops here should fancy a day in town. Barnstaple is another pretty town in the area full of brilliant places to eat. In terms of beaches, you'll be spoilt for choice with this part of Devon home to some of the best beaches in the country. Woolacombe, Westward Ho! and Saunton Sands are all first class beaches perfect for families, as well as proving popular with surfers and paddleboarders.

Ground Floor

2 steps down to Sitting-room with Smart TV and wood-burner

Kitchen/Diner with electric range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher

Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin


First Floor

Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')

Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')

Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, WC and wash-basin

Please take care on the open tread stairs. Please note, there are four steps down from the parking area to the property. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.


  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Wood-burner/Open fire
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Garden furniture and barbecue
  • Full electric CH (partial under-floor)