The Drift

Located in West Down, Devon

The Drift is a detached cottage in West Down in North Devon and can sleep seven guests in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Drift is a contemporary, detached property situated in the village of West Down, Devon. Hosting four bedrooms, including a king-size with an en-suite shower, two doubles, one with an en-suite shower and a single, along with a bathroom and cloakroom, this property can sleep up to seven guests. There is also a kitchen/diner, sitting room and a snug. To the outside is a multi-level garden patio with furniture and off-road parking. The Drift is a fantastic base for families looking to discover Devon and its many delights.

Property Details

Situated in a residential part of West Down, this attractive property provides space and comfort with easy access to the picturesque North Devon coast. Boasting four bedrooms, The Drift is a great escape for family and friends looking to experience this beautiful part of Devon, home to some of the largest and unspoilt beaches in the UK.

Enter into the property and make the sitting room your hub of relaxation, furnished in a contemporary style with two sofas and a Smart TV, whilst there is also a snug with similar features, ideal for a quiet moment away from the group. Carry the conversion into the spacious kitchen where you can sit at the dining table to discuss the holiday plans whilst the chef gets acquainted in the kitchen, kitted out to a high spec with integrated appliances and ample worktop space. Just off the kitchen is a handy utility from which you can do your washing and store walking gear.

As you tire head upstairs to the bedrooms, each of which has been tastefully furnished to ensure the highest-quality sleeping quarters; the master includes a king-size bed and en-suite shower room, while there are two doubles, one with an en-suite shower room, and a pretty single room, all tied together by the lavish bathroom with a bath and a double walk-in shower cubicle. Continuing to impress, the multi-level garden provides a superb outdoor space, with quirky seating and a fire pit on one level and an arrangement of furniture on another, you can easily enjoy alfresco dining and a well-deserved glass of wine after a day on the beach.

If you don’t fancy preparing food then take the short walk to The Crown, a traditional 17th-century pub in the heart of West Down, serving a varied menu and selection of real ales, or venture a little further afield to Woolacombe, home to a vibrant selection of pubs, restaurants, takeaways and beachside cafés where you can sit and indulge in a Devon Cream Tea. Woolacoombe also boasts three miles of golden sands which has been awarded a Blue Flag status, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, building sandcastles and playing ball games.

Visit the seaside resort of Ilfracombe to see the historic harbour of quaint pastel-coloured houses and you can even hop on a boat to Lundy Island, a surreal granite outcrop where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol Channel.

With plenty to fill your holiday itinerary in Devon, a stay at The Drift promises wonderful memories to be made.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, handheld shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Snug
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent (excluding beach towels)
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden with patio, large fire pit and lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 150 metres
  • Woolacombe beach 4 miles
  • Note: No children under the age of 7 expect babes in arms
  • Note: Multi-level garden with steep drops, care to be taken
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property
  • Note: No stag/hen parties or similar


Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine


Area Details

West Down

West Down offers the perfect mix of premium holiday cottages at affordable prices. Whether it's a romantic break for two, or you are taking the dog for a whole family getaway, you're sure to love what West Down can offer.

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