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Owls Barn

Ilfracombe (3mls S), Devon
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Green
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Large garden with private hot tub, seating areas and plenty of outdoor space for the children to play
  • Beautifully renovated yet bursting with character and retaining many original features
  • A great location for keen walkers with plenty of rugged coastal and countryside walks to discover Within easy reach of North Devon’s finest beaches, including Woolacombe and Saunton Sands
  • Plenty of attractions to enjoy with the family, including Watermouth Castle and Combe Martin Wildlife Park nearby
Property code: 27446

Detached barn conversion with a private hot tub, located near the fishing town of Ilfracombe which provides easy access to explore some of North Devon’s hidden gems.

This beautiful barn is situated just a short drive away from the Victorian fishing town of Ilfracombe. With an array of eclectic independent shops, galleries and a renowned theatre, Ilfracombe offers a wonderful holiday retreat for those looking for a cultural experience. For keen walkers, this area offers easy access to rugged coastal walks or breath-taking rambles across Exmoor National Park. Located on the North Devon coast, there is a plethora of golden sandy beaches to discover, more notably Saunton Sands and Woolacombe, both of which are within easy driving distance. Discover some of North Devon’s finest offerings including a selection of National Trust sites, adventure parks and pretty gardens to explore. For a relaxing day out, Lundy Island is well worth a visit. You can see the Island on the horizon and is home to a wide variety of wildlife and marine life. The MS Oldenburg departs from Ilfracombe so arranging this trip couldn’t be easier.

On entering the split level detached barn, you will realise a sense of light and space. From the hallway the first bedroom is accessed by a spiral staircase, and is a beautiful luxurious bedroom with exposed beams. A large super king-sized bed with Sky TV, walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with roll top bath with shower attachment and WC. Both other bedrooms are located on the ground floor, 1 super king-size with Sky TV/DVD and en-suite shower room and a twin bedroom. Heading down steps in the lounge is bright and airy room with French doors overlooking the garden and out towards the sea, the lounge is equipped with a TV with Sky Q and Blu-ray DVD. The kitchen, with it’s a frame beams and country style is well equipped to prepare and cook your favourite meals, with a large gas range style oven and hob with dishwasher. The utility room next to the kitchen houses the fridge/ freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also an additional shower room with WC.

Heading outside is a large garden, with play equipment and patio area with large picnic bench, hot tub and BBQ. There is ample parking available next to the property.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 super king-size, 1 super king-size and 1 twin
  • 3 bathrooms – 1 en-suite with bath with shower attachment and WC, 1 en-suite shower room, and 1 shower room with WC
  • Kitchen – Large gas range style cooker, dishwasher
  • Utility room – Fridge / freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Sky Q (basic package) TV / Blu-ray in lounge, Sky TV (basic package) in super king-size bedroom, TV/DVD both ground floor bedrooms
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach, pub and shops 3 miles
  • Supermarket 1.5 miles
  • Private hot tub and outside shower
  • Garden with lawn area, play equipment, patio area with picnic bench

Carly Hookway

This property is personally managed by Carly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 25 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Michael 8th December 2021

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Reviewed by Kim 5th November 2021

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Owls cottage is just a delight. The scones,fruit cake ,clotted cream and jam, biscuits and milk was a delightful surprise when we walked through the door. Also the flowers. The accommodation was amazing. The bedrooms, living room and kitchen are lush. The bathrooms were a plus Its nice to go somewhere where the showers are really good and these areRead more amazing. Would definitely go again Hide

Reviewed by Neil 8th October 2021

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A beautiful cottage with fantastic views, comfortable lot's of space, it caters for all age's. The hot tub is an added bonus, also room for the dogs to play. 5 minutes from Ilfracombe and superstore, 15 minutes from Woolacombe beach.

Reviewed by Lesley 1st October 2021

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5 adults & 1 dog for a week at Owl Barn, perfect! A lovely welcome treat on arrival made a great start. The property is finished to a very high standard, with great detail to the additional touches. Bedrooms & bathrooms dressed very well, lovely comfy lounge and the kitchen and utility room stocked with everything you need. Hot tub with great viewsRead more was the icing on the cake after a long day walking in nearby Ilfracombe & Woolacombe. Would Highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Joan 17th September 2021

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Owl Barn was just perf Beautiful home well equipped. Lovely welcome of flowers afternoon tea awaiting us. Thank you so much for a wonderful comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Adrian 3rd September 2021

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We were delighted to find on arrival that Owls Barn is just as it appears in the photographs. Facilities are to a good standard, the accommodation spacious, clean and comfortable, with great views across farmland to the sea. Recommended.

Reviewed by Helen 23rd July 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay at the Owls Barn the views are amazing and its lovely and private. The thoughtful owners had left some beautiful flowers cake and bits for us on arrival. Its a short drive into Ilfracombe and a great place from which to explore North Devon. The hot tub is lovely and a welcome luxury - to sit and look out at the view or thRead moree stars was great. There is a little set of swings and the garden is safe and enclosed. All mod cons dishwasher- washing machine- tumble dryer. Hide

Reviewed by Jayne 16th July 2021

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Lovely accommodation. Clean and comfortable. We had a great holiday, didnt want to go home. Everything there you needed. Would recommend this holiday barn

Reviewed by Jan 25th June 2021

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Great house in a wonderful location, amazing views down over the fields to the sea. Fabulous well kept garden with nice outside furniture, hot tub was amazing. The house itself is beautiful but let down by a number of issues, more effort needed to make the sitting room comfortable, improve the lighting, add side tables and clean the sofas. InternetRead more, WiFi and skyQ issues, broken vacuum, etc need resolving. Key issue was the quad bikes driving up to house but Charley was helpful about this problem Hide

Reviewed by Elvis 28th May 2021

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We stayed at Owls Barn and had a fantastic week. Charley and family were great hosts and readily contactable should the need arise. The property has everything you need and was plenty big enough to accommodate 4 adults and 2 children. It was tastefully furnished with a lovely garden and great views towards the sea, the hot tub was also a welcome adRead moredition. Located within a 5 minute drive of Ilfracombe we would highly recommend staying at Owls Barn!!! Hide

Reviewed by Angeline 14th May 2021

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The house was very clean well maintained, and equipped with everything needed. Was in a great location a short drive to all local beaches etc. The hot tub was amazing!! Beautiful views from the property. Would highly recommend it was an amazing holiday.

Reviewed by Katrina 23rd April 2021

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The property is amazing, so clean and tidy. Hot tub is wonderful after a busy day. Very safe for our dogs, owners are so friendly Would recommend this property 100%

Reviewed by Kerry 28th December 2020

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Reviewed by Charles 4th December 2020

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Idyllic property and location. Fabulous owner who made every step easy and the hot tub is such a treat. Highly recommended and we cant wait to return!

Reviewed by Lynette 23rd October 2020

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This is a stunning cottage with great facilities and in a perfect location. Beautiful welcome with cake and milk in order to make a much needed cup of tea! The views are wonderful and sitting in the jacuzzi soaking it all up is a perfect holiday activity. The house is done to a very high standard and is just lovely.

Reviewed by Aimee 18th October 2020

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We all really enjoyed our stay at Owls Barn; the house was beautiful and spotless. The Hot tub was a huge success with everyone! Our hosts couldn't have been more helpful - we would love to return!

Reviewed by Nicola 2nd October 2020

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Lovely property in beautiful location. From pictures didnt realise neighbouring property was so close though wasnt an issue. Weather wasnt on our side at time of visit but still a relaxing week away

Reviewed by Nicky 25th September 2020

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Fantastic stay and very clean! Very comfortable beds and plenty of towels

Reviewed by Hannah 11th September 2020

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We had a fantastic stay at Owls Barn. The house was spotlessly clean and had all the facilities we needed. Cannot think of one negative thing to say! We will be returning.

Reviewed by Richard 4th September 2020

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Great property and great value. This is a lovely countryside property just outside of Ilfracombe. Perfect for access to the town and the surrounding areas. Beautiful views of the sea and really well kitted out with great appliances. Usually we take a frying pan with us on a self catering holiday but when we arrived the range cooker had an inductionRead more hob. That didnt matter as the pans provided were in excellent condition but worth noting in advance. Will be staying here again! Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 21st August 2020

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Perfect for a family holiday away from hustle and bustle in a beautiful setting. The property couldnt have been any cleaner it was absolutely spotless every detail had been considered. The hot tub is perfect to relax in and there is lots of room for children to run around and play. Owners were very considerate and helpful through out the week we weRead morere there. Hide

Reviewed by Erin 7th August 2020

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The beds were huge and amazingly comfortable! The property is well maintained and the gardens were great, especially the swing set which got lots of use! As did the hot tub! As a family we enjoyed eating out at the extra long picnic bench. The views are beautiful. The kitchen is well stocked with equipment with a very good sized fridge. The cottageRead more is spacious and comfortable and a great base for a visit to Ilfracombe and the surrounding areas. Hide

Reviewed by Allison 24th July 2020

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Reviewed by James 4th July 2020

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Reviewed by Angela 21st February 2020

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Fantastic, clean, comfy barn. The pictures do not do it justice. The decor was beautiful, rustic and with thought in every detail. Beds were comfy and bathrooms generous and well appointed. The lounge was huge and very comfy with views out over the rolling hills.

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