In a unique position overlooking the sea at Woody Bay, this historic Manor House sits within its own extensive grounds nestled into the tree-covered Exmoor hills. The views here are jaw dropping. Ancient woodland falls down almost to the sea and cliffs rise sharply up out of the water to become the highest in England. The craggy coastline is spectacularly beautiful, peaceful and unspoilt; little can be heard apart from the crash of the waves and the call of the birds. A steep path from the Manor leads through manicured grounds to a sand and shingle beach. A sparkling waterfall plays down the rocks and it is rumoured that German submariners would sneak ashore under cover of darkness and replenish their supplies of fresh water here during WWII. Rock pools, visiting seals, and a part natural swimming pool make Woody Bay a magical place to take a picnic and spend time on a fine day. Exhilarating walks wind through Exmoor National Park and over National Trust headlands and the South West Coast Path passes close by. A particularly scenic route follows the coast to Valley of Rocks and on to the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth. Horse riding and fly, lake and sea fishing are all available nearby. The Manor has been tastefully developed into six apartments. Set on the ground floor the Exmoor Suite offers wonderful sea views in a comfortable level property. The good-sized lounge/diner/kitchen has beautiful picture windows where guests can sit and marvel at the outstanding coastal scenery. A spacious double bedroom features French patio doors which lead out onto a small terrace where guests can enjoy a morning coffee and admire the view. There is another twin bedroom both with hand basins, and a bathroom with a bath to relax in after a day out exploring. Outside Martinhoe Manor has landscaped gardens, sweeping lawns, mature, colourful borders and meandering paths which melt into the Exmoor landscape beyond. East-facing, the morning sun lights up the front terraces and in the evenings the sun sets over the sea in a spectacular show of colour. A walled garden encloses a swimming pool and patio for exclusive use of the guests at the Manor. There is also a communal games room with a pool table and a very useful laundry room.
Accommodation: Ground Floor: Living/dining room with electric coal-effect stove, TV and DVD. Kitchen area with electric cooker, microwave and fridge. Bedroom 1 with Double and hand basin. Bedroom 2 with Twin beds and hand basin. Bathroom with large electric shower cubicle with hand basin and seperate WC. Communal laundry room with coin operated washing machines and tumble dryers, ironing facilities and shared use of freezer.
Facilities and Services: Bed linen supplied no towels provided. Wi Fi available in large communal entrance hall. No Smoking. No pets allowed. Outdoor swimming pool available 27th May - 3rd Sept. Purified spring water supply. Short breaks available. Allocated parking for one car (additional parking available for £10 payable on arrival). Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday.
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi connection available
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Swimming pool available
- Private parking
- 5 miles to the nearest pub
- 0.25 miles from the coast
- Sea views from the property
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
We have been coming over the years and love this as its off the beaten track. Its an old property but is much loved by everyone who staysMrs D Barnett - 15th August 2017
A wonderful location, peaceful and grounds and swimming pool great.Mrs Maggie Hutt - 15th August 2016
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