Old Chapel

Located in Clovelly, Devon

This fabulous, detached chapel conversion is situated one mile from Clovelly and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

Old Chapel is a wonderful, detached chapel conversion, set in an idyllic, rural setting overlooking the fishing village of Clovelly in Devon. The property has four bedrooms, two with en-suites on the first floor and two on the second floor with a shared bathroom. There is a kitchen with a dining area, a separate dining room, a sitting room with vaulted ceilings and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace housing a wood burner and, overlooking the sitting room, a galleried snug with a library of books. Outside, the property has its own 10 acres of meadows with a wildlife pond and plenty of space for off-road parking. In a great setting for exploring this beautiful region, Old Chapel is perfect for a family holiday or a getaway with friends.

Property Details

This fabulous, detached chapel conversion is situated in a rural location just one mile from Clovelly, a picturesque coastal village in North Devon. Now a bright, contemporary holiday home with eight-foot-high church windows, this spacious property overlooks its own 10 acres of meadows, where sheep graze and guests can wander. The property sits in an idyllic, rural setting and enjoys far-reaching views of the sea and Lundy Island, while the interior of this impressive conversion is equally striking. A large hallway leads to a light sitting room, with vaulted ceilings and three large sofas facing a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, housing a multi-fuel stove. From the hall, a spiral staircase ascends into a galleried snug overlooking the sitting room. It has a good library of books, and when you need a bit of peace and quiet, it's the perfect place to catch up on some reading and enjoy the views of the countryside. Next to the spacious kitchen, which has a breakfast area and a separate utility, the dining room has plenty of space for the whole family to gather together. Upstairs is conveniently arranged, with two en-suite bedrooms on the first floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor, all reached via a traditional staircase. The master bedroom has a TV and a balcony, with wonderful sea views across the meadows and wildlife pond. The garden, meadows and pond provide a fabulous setting for family picnics, walks and ball games in the summer. Lundy, the largest island in the English Channel, can be seen from here and regular boat trips to the island are available from nearby Bideford. With its ample collection of long, sandy beaches, this area of Devon is great for swimming, kitesurfing and bodyboarding, or, for an easy afternoon, visit the charming fishing village of Clovelly and try and spot the donkeys trundling up the hill with their packages. With so many wonderful things to see and do, a stay in this beautiful chapel conversion provides the family with a huge variety of activities.

Facilities

  • Oil central heating with wood burner
  • Double electric oven and 5-ring hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, maps, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burner inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden and patio with furniture
  • Access to private meadows and wildlife pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs 1 mile
  • Harbour and beach 1 mile

Features

Close to coast
Cot Available
Dishwasher
Garden
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Rural Location
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Clovelly

Clovelly is a beautiful, fishing village, steeped in history, once owned by the Queen of England. The town of Bideford is just 20 minutes away. The picturesque cottages are all set into the cleft of a cliff which leads to an ancient working port. The village has breathtaking views down the traffic-free high street and the accessibility around the village is via donkey or sled. The village has 2 inns and traditional craft shops. Take a guided tour of the village, visit Clovelly Court Gardens or Clovelly's small shingle beach. Visit The Milkyway Adventure Park at Higher Clovelly, Barnstaple Bay or the North Devon Wake Park which is an adventure playground on water.

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