Beacon Cottage

Located in Braunton, Devon

Beautifully restored thatch cottage with stunning views and the luxury of a hot tub. The perfect base for small families and friends and walking distance to local amenities.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Situated in the heart of the village of Braunton, with its array of independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Tarka Trail is within easy reach which is ideal for walking and cycling. Only 2 miles away is the breathtaking Saunton Sands popular for surfers and other water sports. Other beaches within 5 miles are Croyde and Woolacombe. Walkers will be spoilt for choice with the nearby South West Coast Path and if you want to venture further but still within 15 miles is the Beautiful Exmoor National Park with its stunning moorland and woodland walks. Visit Lynton and Lynmouth (20 miles) and take a ride on the funicular railway and stop at the top and enjoy a Devon Cream Tea.

Enter through the porch leaving your muddy boots behind and you walk into the lounge/dining room. This quaint area has an inglenook fireplace and original beams throughout. Sink into the sumptuous sofas and you can relax in front of the gas coal effect fire and watch one of your favourite movies on the Smart TV. Step up into the kitchen and it has everything you need to cook up one of your favourite recipes, complete with an electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and in the outside utility is the washing machine and hangers for wetsuits to dry. The bathroom is next to the kitchen and this has a shower -over -the bath and WC. There are two bedrooms upstairs and they both have double beds.

Stepping outside there is a courtyard with a patio table and chairs to sit and enjoy the morning sun. There are a further few steep steps that take you up into the fabulous garden where there is a hot tub and a pavilion with seating and a wine fridge to enjoy dining al fresco with far-reaching views across to the estuary. There is parking for two cars and the road leading up to it is quite steep.


Close to coast
Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs facilities
Family friendly
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine


Area Details


Braunton is a small parish village situated near Barnstaple. Known as "the gateway to the northern Coast", it is the base for all watersports. The village is close to the surfing beaches at Croyde and Saunton Sands. The village has a surfing vibe to it and a few surfing shops which reflect this. Barnstaple is a 15-minute drive away and is the largest town in Devon. From here you can explore the Tarka Country and the 180 mile Tarka Trail. If you don't fancy walking then take the picturesque Tarka train line. Exmoor National Park is 20 minutes from Barnstaple. This offers spectacular views of the countryside. It is a mecca for walking and nature enthusiasts.

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