Bluebell Cottage

Located in Ilfracombe, Devon

Bluebell Cottage is a charming detached cottage in Hele Bay near Ilfracombe in Devon and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Bluebell Cottage is a delightful detached cottage resting in Hele Bay in Devon. Hosting three bedrooms, including a super-king-size, a super-king-size with zip/link and a twin, along with a bathroom and a cloakroom, this property can sleep up to six guests. There is also a kitchen, utility and living/dining room with an open fire. Outside there is off-road parking and a rear-enclosed garden with lawn, decking and furniture. Bluebell Cottage is ideal for a refreshing coastal break with loved ones.

Property Details

Perched in the quaint village of Hele Bay in Devon is this superb three-bedroom cottage, Bluebell Cottage. Boasting a peaceful location and easy access to the beautiful cove of Hele Beach, Bluebell Cottage is ideal for a family of six or a group of friends who are looking to explore Devon’s fabulous coast.

Be welcomed into the living/dining room, where you can look forward to curling up on the plush leather sofas, as you enjoy your favourite film on the TV in front of the warming log burner. As stomachs begin to rumble, head to the well-equipped kitchen to conjure up a flavourful feast using the gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and handy dishwasher, making cleaning up a breeze! Gather around the dining table for six and savour a tasty meal, as the wine flows and plans are made for the days ahead. If the weather is nice, why not make it an alfresco feast in the private enclosed garden? Completing the ground floor is a convenient cloakroom, ideal for avoiding those morning queues for the bathroom!

As your eyes grow heavy, climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find three well-presented bedrooms, a super-king-size, a super-king-size with zip/link and a twin, ensuring ample sleeping arrangements for all parties. Kick-start your day with a refreshing shower or an indulgent soak in the bath, before enjoying your morning coffee out on the decking before a day of adventures.

Set out and explore the local village, where you will find two welcoming pubs just a stone’s throw away, The Hele Bay Pub and the Madrigal Brewery Shop & Tap Room, perfect for sampling the local ales or grabbing a bite to eat after a long day of exploring. Head to the glorious sands of Hele Beach, where you can throw down your towel and bask in the sunshine with a good book, paddle the shores or build sandcastles with the little ones. The next stop is the sheltered hamlet of Watermouth, home to a magnificent Victorian castle which houses suits of armour and includes theme park rides, a toy train, play areas and extensive gardens. For a peaceful moment, wander to Watermouth’s picturesque harbour where you can watch the world go by or treat your guests to coffee and a cake at the popular Storm in a Teacup.

Take the short drive into Ilfracombe, where you will find an excellent selection of amenities, from independent shops to pubs, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes and budgets. There is also the Ilfracombe Museum where you can delve into the town’s rich history, enjoy the beaches of Rapparee Cove and Wildermouth Beach, embark on a fishing charter or experience the stunning views from Capstone Hill.

For a refreshing coastal escape with your loved ones, choose Bluebell Cottage.


  • Three-bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room with log burner
  • Gas central heating with log burner
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • A highchair and travel cot are available on request
  • Off-road parking at the side of the property
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn, decking and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 300 metres, beach just under ½ a mile


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Real Fire


Area Details


Ilfracombe is a picturesque harbour town on the North Devon coast with a reputation as being the culinary and cultural hub of the area. With the 20m high Damien Hirst sculpture Verity overlooking the water (Ilfracombe is Hirst's home town) and a collection of local galleries featuring both local and international artists. There are plenty of great restaurants to try in Fore Street and around the Harbour serving locally sourced food and catering for all tastes and budgets. Booking ahead is recommended especially for restaurants such as The Olive Room.

Lots to do and see in the area including the Tunnels Beaches, Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle with a great mix of children's activities that appeal to all ages or take a tour of haunted Chambercombe Manor. Visit the award-winning Aquarium to take in a fascinating insight into the marine life of the area or discover the history of the area at Ilfracombe Museum. The scenery is stunning and can be enjoyed along the South West Coast Path with views across the Bristol Channel.

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