Nestling between Berrynarbor and Ilfracombe in one of the most beautiful coastal areas of North Devon, a new look Whimbrels awaits guests with the holiday home having undergone a major transformation. The architect has created fabulous new accommodation including an additional floor allowing the imaginative design to maximize the enviable location which includes breathtaking panoramic sea views as well as overlooking Watermouth Castle.
The house has been extended at one end to provide new living space including a viewing room and garden suite room, whilst the additional floor accommodates two new bedrooms with ensuite facilities. A new safari lodge style balcony wraps itself around Whimbrels with a feature octagon promontory.
Surrounded by gardens, Whimbrels has its own heated outdoor swimming pool in a secluded, enclosed setting enjoying splendid views over the coastline, perfect for a splash in the summer sunshine. The garden benefits from an extensive paved patio complete with Breeze House, another way to enjoy outdoor living.
The hallway on the ground floor leads into the large L-shaped kitchen/living/dining room with an expanse of picture windows taking full advantage of the stunning sea views. Outside is a wrap around balcony terrace. On this level is the new viewing gallery a perfect place to admire the view, year round. In addition there are two bedrooms, a twin and a king bedroom (with TV built into the bed), both with en-suite and also a boot room at the back of the kitchen.
On the lower ground floor is a good size games room complete with pool table and table football plus a separate sitting room. The garden room with comfy sofa seating can be accessed from these two rooms. On this level you will also find two further bedrooms (both with ensuite facilities). The Superking bedroom with French doors opens out on to the terrace. The other bedroom is a Superking (zip ‘n’ link option to twin). The family bathroom is a real indulgence incorporating a deluxe Jacuzzi spa bath with WiFi and mood lighting.
On the first floor you will find the master bedroom with Superking and magnificent sea views. A second bedroom is Twin (with zip ‘n’ link option to Superking). Both bedrooms are ensuite.
If you can tear yourself away from this incredibly, luxurious house there is so much to explore nearby. Enchanting Watermouth Cove is within a short stroll, with its gently sloping shoreline and abundance of rock pools, this naturally sheltered harbour is a popular mooring for colourful boats of all shapes and sizes. Watermouth Castle is one of North Devon's premier attractions and offers something for all the family, while the nearby Dinosaur and Wildlife Park is a favourite with children. The Old Sawmills Inn, a character pub and restaurant was refurbished in 2016 and is nearby and there is a choice of pubs, restaurants and shops in Ilfracombe and Combe Martin just a few minutes drive away. With Exmoor National Park to the east, a choice of golden sandy beaches to the west and with miles of stunning coastal and countryside scenery to enjoy all around, Whimbrels is ideal for extended families or two families holidaying together and will help create wonderful holiday memories for years to come.
Living/Kitchen/dining room with 55" smart TV with internet access, Netflix, surround sound, DVD and radio. Kitchen area with ceramic hob and electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave.
Side porch/boot room.
Kitchen/dining room with range style gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 3, King with built in TV and ensuite bathroom with bath, double shower cubicle, WC and basin.
Bedroom 4, Twin (zip 'n' link to Superking on request) and ensuite shower room.
Viewing Gallery with soft seating. Access to external octagon viewing platform.
Lower ground floor:
Bedroom 5, Superking with ensuite shower room with WC and basin.
Bedroom 6, Superking (which can be converted to Twin on request) and ensuite shower room with WC and basin.
Bathroom with deluxe Jacuzzi spa bath with WiFi, mood lighting, WC and basin.
Utility room with sink unit, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Games room with pool table and table football. Sitting room with TV/freeview.
Garden room with table and seating. Access to the garden.
Bedroom 1 with Superking, TV and ensuite shower room with WC and basin. Upper viewing gallery with sofa
Bedroom 2 with Twin (zip 'n' link to Superking on request), TV and ensuite shower room with WC and basin.
PLEASE ADVISE BED CONFIGURATION AT TIME OF BOOKING
Facilities and Services: Linen and towels (excluding beach). Outdoor swimming pool (for 2019 heated and available between 24th May to 20th September). Gas CH. WiFi. No smoking. Regret no pets. Highchair and travel cot. Barbecue. Garden furniture including Breeze House. A selection of books and games. Telephone for incoming and emergency calls only. Ample private parking. 4pm Arrival. Short breaks available. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Friday.
- Sleeps 12
- 6 Bedrooms
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi connection available
- Friday changeover
- 7 Bathrooms
- Bed linen provided
- Swimming pool available
- Private parking
- 0.6 miles to the nearest pub
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- 0.1 miles from the coast
- Sea views from the property
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
Whimbrels proved to be the perfect holiday property, an impressive building from the outside and even more gorgeous inside. Our party of six adults had a wonderful weekend, so good in fact we didn't leave the property! The open plan living/dining/kitchen area makes this a very easy house for large groups to socialise. The games room provided enough fun to keep us entertained and having ordered a large delivery of food and drink, the kitchen proved to be ideal for our catering needs. The bedrooms are beautifully designed and beds incredibly comfortable. Very impressed with Marsdens, this is the first time we have booked a property through them and having stayed at various properties over the years for our annual get together we are all keen to return to Whimbrels again next year.Ms Maxine James - 28th January 2019
If there was an option above Excellent, this property would get it.... Everything was perfect for our weekend to celebrate my wife and I's 30th Birthdays with our close friends. The views were spectacular, the rooms beautiful, the games room and pool great fun!! We will certainly be rebooking at some point in the future.Mr Philip Shore - 7th November 2018
An amazing house with the added addition of a well kept pool and stunning gardens. The best company in the South West for ANY holiday accomadation, booked for 2019 as we left. OUTSTANDING in all aspects, ideal for a family or celebration Mrs Arlene Collins - 3rd October 2018
Truly a holiday to remember - something for everyone. Our party ranged from 5 years to 92 years - brilliant holiday - thank you Mrs Linda JOHNSTON - 9th September 2018
From the moment we arrived and unlocked the door we were thrilled with this property. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed the whole holiday.Mr Peter Ingram - 10th June 2018
We had an amazing time, we were a group of 5 couples and there was plenty of space for all of us. The property was spotless and they provided everything you would need, from lovely towels to the most equipped kitchen I have ever seen. We would all definitely recommend this property to stay in and especially in the summer with the pool and bbq area, plus the views were lovely too! Fantastic all round stay!Mr Lyn Jones - 14th February 2018
Whimbrels House was an amazing property in a great location with everything you could need for a laid back relaxed family holiday. We will definitely be considering rebooking for next year.Miss Nicola Joannides - 2nd November 2017
Excellent Mrs S Stroud - 2nd October 2017
Having dealt with Mardens Cottages on previous occasions I can only speak highly of the professional and friendly service I have always received. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services to anyone. Whimbrels House is a first class rental with magnificent views and location. Mr John Maskell - 24th September 2017
Highly recommend everything about our experience in a fabulous property and the service we received from Marsdens. First class.Mr Neal Staley - 12th July 2017
We loved the house. The views are spectacular. We all enjoyed the swimming pool and the garden.Mrs Leigh Pipkin - 8th August 2016
Restful, spacious, comfortable, great views, good parking. Very private. Loved the pool and pool table.Mrs J Russell - 19th June 2016
Beautiful views and the swimming pool was wonderfulMrs Gretton - 14th June 2016
Spectacular views, fabulous swimming pool and sheltered garden. Lovely family games room, an efficient BBQ and lots of space for outside dining.Mr T Wingfield - 13th June 2016
This house is very comfortable and well equipped with panoramic views and in a good position for visiting all of North Devon's attractions. Highly recommend.Mrs Linda Short - 4th May 2016
It was a venue that totally met our needs. The decor was beautiful and all seemed to be freshly done.The gardens were a knock out! Pool always warm and clean.Mrs M Eales - 6th July 2015
We had a great holiday at Whimbrels - thank you!Mrs Pearson - 19th July 2013
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