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Overview

Royd Cottage is a lovely, spacious cottage situated at Lower Aylescott, West Down.

Lower Aylescott can also accommodate you if you have more family members as there are also three further 2 bedroom cottages available for rental.

Inside Royd Cottage, you have a spacious lounge area with comfortable leather couches (one is a sofa bed) and flat screen tv with dvd player. To the rear of the lounge you then have access to your kitchen and dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped for all your self catering needs with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, cooker etc.

Upstairs, you have a bathroom with bath and shower together with two bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin.

Outside you have a lovely patio area to sit and have a relaxing drink or enjoy a meal on your patio table and chairs.

You can then take a stroll down the lovely meadow and around the 2 fishing lakes. All in all the meadow and lakes extend to around 4 acres and it is also a lovely spot for a picnic or bbq.

West Down Village is noted for its footpaths, all well maintained and clearly marked. There are many fine walks to and from the village and some circular ones.

The Crown Inn is a 17th Century village pub where you can relax and enjoy a pint or meal in the friendly atmosphere. CAMRA recommended Sunday roasts (booking advised) shouldnt be missed and you can sample local real ales and fine wines. There are home-made specials on the menu every day and theres a fantastic garden to enjoy on those long summer days.

You should also visit the Long House Tea Room a picturesque 18th century tea-room in West Down. Try their delicious light lunches and snacks, including traditional Devon cream teas with home-made scones along with their range of home-made cakes, with either tea, freshly-brewed coffee or a soft drink. All served with a very warm welcome!

Once a year the village of West Down is the venue for what is becoming a major fixture in the running calendar. Individuals, clubs, families and folk on holiday take part in a beautiful 10k scenic run. The course has been designed to test the more serious runners, whilst retaining the fun element of a casual run through the beautiful North Devon countryside.

Summary:

Lovely 2 bedroom self catering cottage surrounded by countryside, a well stocked fishing lake and also close to the North Devon coastline and beaches.

Facilities

Property type: Cottage

Room details

Bedrooms:

2 bedrooms, sleeps 5

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 1 Single bed

Additional beds:
1 single sofa bed located in Lounge
Seats:
Room for 5 in the dining area
Room for 5 in the living area
Bathrooms:
1 bathroom

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
TV Languages in Local
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Household:
Cooker
Crockery
Cutlery
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Glassware
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Kettle
Microwave
Oven
Pots / pans
Toaster
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Other:
Barbecue
Outside lighting
Parking

Suitability

Suitable for
Infants
Pets

Sports and activities

Boat Hire
Cycling
Golf
Horse Riding
Sailling
Sports Center
Swimming
Tennis
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Local Food Market
Museum
Shopping
Theatre
Theme Park
Zoo
Cinema

Prices and availability

Last updated 18.01.2012


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Optional extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Dog All year N/A £3.00 per night

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Location

This is the general location (within 1km of the property)

Nearby:
  • Nearest beach: 8km
  • Nearest bar: 1.5km
  • Nearest restaurant: 1.5km
  • Nearest supermarket: 8km
  • West Down Village & Shop: 1.5km
  • Ilfrafracombe Fishing Village: 8km
  • Barnstaple Market Town: 9.7km
  • Woolacombe Beach & Coast: 9.7km

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About the owner
We have rental companies for high quality properties both in Marbella and Devon which have been established since 2002.
Owner score 78
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Joined: March 2006