This unique and fascinating cottage, steeped in local history, has been lovingly restored to provide a wonderful holiday retreat. Formerly a working Smithy many of the original features remain. The huge open plan living area with original oak beams and high vaulted ceiling is complemented by contemporary styling. Comfy sofas surround the fireplace with a log burning stove inviting cosy evenings, and a spacious dining area is ideal for leisurely breakfasts. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with everything you could need and more. A wide wooden staircase rises to the landing and on to the Minstrels Gallery where a half loft, originally used to store the iron, has been transformed into a unique double bedroom, open to the high vaulted ceiling and with a balustrade overlooking the living room below. A second compact double bedroom and a single bedroom with views over the town are found off the landing, together with an attractive bathroom. The Smithy provides guests with an opportunity to step back in time and experience the atmosphere of this genuine forge where Mr Bill Prideaux, working up to the age of 89, claimed to be the oldest blacksmith in the country. Today's visitors of course will be able to relax and enjoy their stay with excellent modern facilities and be ideally located right in the heart of Lynton with a choice of shops, restaurants and village inns nearby.
Accommodation:Ground floor: Open plan living room with wood burning stove, flat screen digital TV with freeview, DVD, video and stereo. Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. First floor: Bedroom 1 with Double (mezzanine style). Bedroom 2 with 4' Double. Bedroom 3 with Single. Bathroom with bath and fitted shower over bath, WC and basin.
Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Electric heating. Wifi broadband. No smoking. 2 pets welcome. Highchair and travel cot. A selection of CDs, DVDs videos, books and games. Toddler bed guard. Stairgate available. Baby bottle steriliser. Parking permit available on request for one car in car park approx 150yds - please provide car registration number at time of booking. Short breaks available. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Friday.
- Sleeps 4
- 3 Bedrooms
- Suitable for up to 2 pets
- WiFi connection available
- Friday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- 1 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
We had a fantastic time,accommodation was perfect.Looking at booking the same property Easter and Christmas nxt year.Miss Lissa King - 5th November 2017
Great place! I would most definitely come back to this lovely cottage. Mrs A Juszkiewicz-Szuba - 15th May 2017
A very nice place to stay, would definitely stay there again. Mr Martin Crocker - 27th March 2017
Absolutely brilliant Mrs Marina Sessions - 17th February 2017
The Smithy was FAB. Would go again. Mr T Hagan - 13th February 2017
Has plenty of character and we enjoyed our stay.Mrs L Blair - 1st February 2017
A great fully equipped property in a lovely location.Mrs Monique Kraal - 3rd November 2015
Perfect for 4 people, great location .Mr R Macdonald - 20th October 2015
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