Prospect Cottage

Located in Lynton, Devon

Prospect Cottage is a quaint, detached cottage in Lynmouth near Lynton, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Prospect Cottage is a wonderful, detached house resting in Lynmouth near Lynton, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, including a double with a mezzanine sitting area and a double, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is also a kitchen, utility and living/dining room with a wood-burning stove. Outside there is a side garden with lawn and furniture, and an enclosed front garden with gravelled area and furniture. For a memorable beachfront break, choose Prospect Cottage.

Property Details

Enjoying sea views in the delightful village of Lynmouth near Lynton is the rustic detached house of Prospect Cottage. Within easy reach of ample settlements along Devon's coast, along with Exmoor National Park, this is a charming setting for a group or family of four's seaside escape.

After climbing the steps to the property, be welcomed by a charming living/dining room, a space showcasing a toasty wood-burning stove that is surrounded by ample seating for you all to unwind on; switch on the TV to enjoy a family film night. When you're feeling peckish, progress through the property to find a country-style kitchen, where the designated chef can rustle up delicious home-cooked meals as they marvel at the rooftops of Lynmouth and the distant sea from the window. Just off the kitchen is a utility hosting a handy washing machine and fridge/freezer. When dinner is served, enjoy it with your loved ones at the dining table as you recount your beachfront escapades.

As the day draws to a close, ascend the stairs to discover two lovely bedrooms, one being a double featuring cream accents and sea views, the other being a spacious double hosting exposed beams, exposed stonework and rustic light fixtures; the space is served by a small mezzanine area, where you can stretch out on the sofa as you bask in the light streaming down from the skylight. The bedrooms are accompanied by a fantastic bathroom, a spot showcasing wooden features along with a bath with shower over; ideal for those evenings where you want to soak up after a day packed with walking. In the morning, savour a coffee at one of two outdoor seating areas, the first being an enclosed front gravelled area, and the other being a quaint, lawned area situated to the side of the property.

Just behind the property, you will find the fantastic Ancient Mariner pub, where you can enjoy a bite to eat on those days where you don't feel up to cooking; after lunch, be sure to explore the lovely settlement of Lynmouth, where you will come across the stunning Blacklands Beach, the fascinating Llyn Model Railway and the enchanting Glen Lyn Gorge. Continue to Lynton and board the renowned Lynton & Lynmouth Railway to discover clifftop amusements, before touring the village's unique art scene via its selection of galleries; venture a little further to find the National Trust's heritage building of Watersmeet, for an afternoon immersed in history.

Travel further afield to find yourself in the seaside resort of Ilfracombe, where you can explore the fantastic Ilfracombe Aquarium, embark on a hike through Hillsborough and Capstone Hill, before wandering through the town to enjoy a spot of retail therapy in its ample independent shops; why not treat yourself to a spot of sunbathing on Rapparee Cove and Wildersmouth Beach?

There is so much more to see in this amazing region, with Combe Martin and Minehead just a short drive away, along with the Exmoor National Park's outdoor delights, from stargazing under its famed dark skies to ample walking opportunities through its dramatic landscapes.

For a holiday to remember, choose Prospect Cottage.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for the woodburning stove are included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in rent
  • Side garden with lawn and furniture
  • Enclosed front garden with gravelled area and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop just over ½ a mile, pub 150 metres, beach 300 metres
  • Note: There is no parking with this property, as it is situated on a pedestrian-only lane, please consider this when booking
  • Note: There are steep steps leading up to the entrance of the property that may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: The property rests behind a pub garden, please consider this when booking
  • Note: The AGA range in the kitchen is not in use
  • Note: There are low ceilings within the property, please mind your head
  • Note: The mezzanine-style seating area is accessed via a set of steps in the double bedroom


Close to coast
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Lynton is a small coastal town in North Devon within Exmoor National Park really giving you the best of both countryside and coast all in one location. And what a location – breathtaking scenery and stunning coastal views in equally stunning Lynton Holiday Cottages. We have a diverse range of cottages available and if views are important to you then look no further.

Sometimes known as Little Switzerland, the town has a selection of shops, tea rooms, pubs and cafés. The Lyn and Exmoor Museum is full of local history and the steep Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a must-visit. The Valley of the Rocks is just one mile from Lynton and is unlike any other valley you will see on the north coast, created during the ice age and marvelled at by visitors ever since. There are numerous walks in the area, as you would expect, with every turn revealing more stunning countryside, coastal views, waterfalls or wildlife including red deer and wild ponies.

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