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  • This large, bright house, Pine Lodge boasts stunning views of the estuary and can sleep up to 10 in 5 bedrooms. Just outside of Barnstaple, the cottage is only a 10 minute drive from the nearest beach.
  • A contemporary twist on a period cottage, Ford Hill makes a charming place to stay. The cottage sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms and provides plenty of comfort. You will immediately feel at home with your welcome pack which includes locally produced jam, a bottle of wine, flowers, cake or biscuits and a selection of coffee for the coffee machine.
  • A beautiful self-catering holiday house, Emmetts Grange evokes the faded glamour of luxury living from years gone by. Sleeping up to 13 people when the cosy Linhay annexe is also rented out, Emmett's is an excellent property for large groups and families looking to celebrate in a stunning rural location.
  • Surrounded by lovely rolling Devon Countryside Higher Muddiford Farmhouseis a beautiful example of a Devon Longhouse. It sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, two doubles a double/twin and two bunk rooms. Downstairs there are two reception rooms, a large lounge with two comfortable sofas and a large flat screen TV.
  • Set in a beautiful countryside position, Litton Farm is a luxury rural holiday home on Exmoor. Sleeping up to 8 people, the property combines luxury facilities with rustic charm. Guests who want to bring their own horses are very welcome to come and stay as the property has full stabling facilities and a ménage.
  • An attractive holiday home, Oyster Cove is in the popular North Devon seaside village of Croyde Bay in North Devon. With one of Devon’s finest beaches just a few minutes walk from the door, and many more within a few minutes drive, it’s a great place from which to explore the North Devon Coastline and countryside at any time of year. Sleeps 5-8 guests in 3 bedrooms (1 en suite).
  • If you are looking for a quiet cottage near the sea but also in the country then Lee Manor Farm is the perfect location for a family holiday any time of the year.
  • Located in the stunning Barle Valley on Exmoor, Leys Farm Cottages are two cosy self-catering holiday cottages which sleep 4 and 6. The pet friendly properties are available to rent throughout the year and provide an ideal rural retreat to get away from it all.
  • Located in a beautiful countryside position in West Cornwall, Borah Farm are three lovingly converted farm cottages which all have their own private hot tubs. Guests can walk down to Lamorna Cove, a beautiful secluded bay on the coast, and the Minack theatre is only a few miles away.
  • The north Cornwall coast has been a favourite with holiday makers for many years and Newquay has become a Mecca for surfers and young people looking for "fun in the sun". Tucked away along the coast from Newquay is Crantock, a pretty Cornish village and a quiet, sandy beach, ideal for families and anyone looking for a quieter time. The holiday cottage of Berwyn sits on the edge of the village and is a great place to stay and enjoy the area.
  • With a heated outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, Southclay is an ideal holiday property for anyone looking for a luxury break away on the North Devon coast. The main house sleeps up to 12 people, whilst the next door annexe can also sleep between 4-6 people for holidays throughout the year.
  • Set in a beautiful countryside position, Cornborough is a classic manor farmhouse which provides the perfect holiday cottage accommodation for large families and groups. Alongside the fantastic main house, guests coming to stay in this luxury holiday home also have access to a traditional beach hut at Westward Ho! for a proper seaside holiday.
  • Nestling in beautiful Devon countryside The Garden Cottage offers guests a quiet, peaceful haven in the country ideal for a break away from it all. The cottage overlooks its own lovely private garden and views of the rolling Devon countryside beyond.
  • Located in a fantastic position between the North Devon beaches and Exmoor countryside The Byre is a pet-friendly holiday cottage available to rent throughout the year. Sleeping up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms, the cottage is located in the peaceful village of Goodleigh which has a warm and friendly pub serving good food just down the road.
  • A stylish and modern holiday cottage located close to the village of Shirwell in the rolling North Devon countryside. Abscott Cottage is a purpose built holiday home offering luxurious accommodation for up to 6 people in 3 ensuite bedrooms.
  • Within easy reach of glorious beaches on the North Devon Coast, Marsh Cottage is an idyllic 17th Centure cottage midway between Barnstaple and Torrington. Offering good family friendly accommodation, and welcoming up to 2 dogs it is great for beach and country walking holidays all year round.
  • Located in an area of beautiful countryside on the Devon/Cornwall border, the holiday cottages at Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages are an ideal getaway for families and groups looking for a holiday or short break. The properties sleep from 2-22 and have access to a good range of on-site leisure facilities which include an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness area, games barn and a well-equipped outside children's play area.
  • If you have a large family and a dog and are looking for a self-catering holiday where everyone can relax and have fun and not worry about neighbours or damaging anything, then Warcombe Farmhouse is the perfect place for you.
  • Set high on a hill surrounded by stunning Highland scenery Stalkers Cottage is a perfect place to stay and enjoy walking in the hills and then relaxing in your own space in the evening. The cottage sleeps 8 people and has loads of space to relax and unwind.
  • Sitting on the edge of the peaceful North Devon village of Goodleigh, Rock Cottage is a charming thatched holiday cottage for 4 people. There are a number of countryside walks straight from the door, as well as a popular pub just down the road.
  • If your looking for a holiday cottage which has something for all the family, Parkgate Cottages set in their own grounds on the edge of the North Devon village of Tawstock, has it all. There are five stunning cottages all beautifully renovated and decorated and outside there is a top quality tennis court and a large play area for the children.
  • Set in one of the most awe inspiring glens of the Scottish Highlands, Tigh an Aullt is a charming holiday cottage which sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. The property is well-furnished throughout and features a real Swedish sauna and a private patio area with views up towards the Five Sisters of Kintail.
  • Set in the heart of the rolling Devon countryside Crooked Lake Cottage is an incredibly peaceful and tranquil holiday cottage. Open throughout the year for holidays and short breaks it’s a welcome location for anyone looking to get away from it all. With an abundance of woodland and countryside nearby to explore, it’s an ideal rural retreat for anyone looking for a North Devon holiday.
  • Two beautifully converted farm cottages set in rolling North Devon countryside, Love North Devon offer self-catered accommodation for 6 people in each cottage.Inside the cottages are bright and roomy, outside there is loads of garden and woods to play or relax.
  • Set in the stunning village of Woolacombe on the North Devon coast, Devon Beach Court is a stylish self-catering holiday apartment for up to 4 people. With the beach literally a few minutes' walk away, it’s an ideal location for body boarders, surfers and families looking for a seaside holiday.
  • This traditional crofter's cottage now offers warm and comfortable self-catering accommodation for 2 people. Located in a secluded rural setting, Lochend Cottage has far reaching views out across the sea towards the Scottish Islands in North West Scotland.
  • A beautiful Victorian house, Prospect House is located in the centre of the pretty North Devon village of Bratton Flemming. Providing the ideal home to relax in after a day exploring Exmoor or surfing the waves at some of the best beaches in the country.
  • Aggie's Cottage, Dolly's Barn and Higher Mullacott Farmhouse are the three beautiful holiday cottages which make up Higher Mullacott Farm. Situated close to Woolacombe and Ilfracombe, the cottages are ideally located to explore the stunning North Devon coastline, and are only a short scenic drive to the beautiful moorland landscapes of Exmoor.
  • With only a 15 minute drive to the bustling spa town of Cheltenham, Warren Cottage is an ideal luxury holiday cottage for anyone looking for a base to enjoy the races and cultural events that are hosted nearby. The property has been furnished to the highest standards and looks out onto the surrounding Cotswold countryside.

  • For a holiday home agency in North Devon with a difference , try My Favourite Cottages where getting bookings is the top priority and they put owners first. Get your own web site for your own property with this unique letting package, perfect for North Devon cottage owners.
  • Holiday property reviews from guests that have stayed in holiday houses and cottages in Ilfracombe are available to view at www.mycottageholiday.co.uk/england/devon/ilfracombe with a large range of properties available with reviews for you to read and place if you have stayed with us before.

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“What a lovely cottage and location! Weather dry and sunny with a fresh wind, glad we brought gloves. Lots of fantastic walks. Local pub serves great food and drinks. We loved Lee and will be back!”

April 2013, Brazier Family

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