A cosy thatched cottage in a quiet North Devon village

Rock Cottage - Thatched Holiday Cottage in North Devon

Rock Cottage is a picture postcard holiday cottage in North Devon in the village of Goodleigh, just outside of Barnstaple. With stunning views over a picturesque green valley, this luxuriously furnished, & exceedingly well-equipped thatched holiday cottage near Barnstaple sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. Rock nestles in the quiet countryside of North Devon, with easy access to the great beaches of Saunton, Croyde & Woolacombe. This is an ideal self catering holiday accommodation base for exploring North Devon, Exmoor & beyond.

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Inside facilities

  • Wi-Fi wireless broadband
  • 32” HDTV with Freeview
  • DVD (living room & main bedroom)
  • Portable DAB Radio
  • Cot & High Chair
  • Vacuum flasks & picnic ware

Kitchen Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/ freezer
  • Washing machine/ dryer
  • AEG hotplate
  • AEG self-cleaning oven and grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Kenwood kettle & toaster
  • Habitat & Portmeirion crockery
  • Full range of stainless steel saucepans
  • Extensive range of cooking utensils

Outside Facilities

  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Upper patio with rock garden
  • Arbour & chairs
  • All-weather dining table & chairs
  • Parasol

Inside The Cottage

Rock has been beautifully renovated & furnished to create a delightful interior bristling with every contemporary gadget required to guarantee a relaxing & enjoyable holiday, from Wi-Fi to garlic crusher. The cottage sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms (1 double & 1 twin with en suite).

Made from “cob”, Rock Cottage’s 17th century two-foot-thick walls will keep you naturally cool in the summer, snug & warm in the winter. There is a storage heater in each room, with a wood-burner in the living room for very cosy winter evenings! A small basket of logs is supplied between Sept-May, & a large bag can be bought for £10 cash from the owner.

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Arriving at Rock Cottage

Park the car at the roofline of Rock cottage, & if you or your children have ever wondered how thatch looks up-close, you may inspect for yourself. Then, take a moment to experience the view of rolling hills leading down to the Taw Estuary, the silence broken only by the lowing cattle, gently bleating sheep or the chattering song of woodland birds, & you realise that you’re in a holiday world already. All this before you’ve even stepped inside your cosy thatched North Devon cottage retreat.

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Stunning Nearby Walks

It’s a great holiday home for walkers. The cottage contains maps & books of local walks, as well as trails across Exmoor & the South West Coastal Footpath. There are beautiful walks along ancient flower-strewn green lanes right from the front door. For the less active there’s an excellent village pub serving good food, it's just a short stumble down the lane!

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