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No.1 (Fuschia) & No.6 (Azalea) - 

Detached bungalows, with four bedrooms each accommodating five people. Ideal for a family. 

Fuschia has laminate flooring in the lounge, Azalea carpet.

Both have thermostatically controlled electric heaters in the lounge

No.2 (Hibiscus), 

Semi-detached bungalow with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 4 people. Often rented by couples out of season or a smaller family.

2 double beds and one single.  Lounge equipped and sized for 4 guests

Lounge heating - thermostatically controlled electric heater 

Lounge flooring is laminate

No.3 (Camellia), No.4 (Begonia) & No.5 (Clematis) -

Semi-detached bungalows for 4 guests -with 3 bedrooms -

One Double bed,  twin bedroom , single bedroom, Lounge equipped and sized for 4 guests

Night storage heaters

Lounge flooring is carpet

Clematis is Pet Free


In general

All cottages are very similar in design, decor and furniture.

We pride ourselves in offering well equiped, clean, quiet family friendly holiday homes in a beautiful corner of North Devon.

Bedding - Beds are made up on arrival. All bedlinen, bath, hand towels and tea towels are provided.

Please bring your own beach towels.

Welcome Tray – Milk, tea, coffee sugar and biscuits are provided on arrival for that first drink.

Kitchen - The galley kitchen should be well equipped for all your needs

Bathroom - Each bathroom has a shower over the bath, toilet and basin, There is one bathroom per bungalow

Cleaning Materials – Washing up liquid and basic cleaning materials for kitchen and bathroom are provided.

Laundry - There is a laundry room within Spreacombe Gardens with automatic washing machines and a tumble dryer for the use of all guests without charge. There are also extensive clothes lines to all holiday cottages.


Spreacombe Gardens is 9 miles from Barnstaple, the main town in North Devon and just over 2 miles from Knowle, our nearest village with village store, Post Office service & Pub. The nearest beach of Woolacombe is just under 4 miles and we actually sit in Woolacombe and Mortehoe parish. The six bungalows are in a rural location on the 400 acre Spreacombe Estate.

Our Ordinance Survey map reference is SS4841 and Postcode is EX33 1JA.


The location of the Estate is on the website but all guests are sent arrival details which include detailed driving instructions and where to locate the key.

The nearest train station is Barnstaple, however if you are already here with a car and another member is travelling from further away then Tiverton Parkway has better connections to the railway network.

The journey from Spreacombe to Tiverton takes about 60 minutes depending on traffic.

From Barnstaple there is a regular bus service to Ilfracombe, the nearest bus stop is at Heddon Mills crossroads, which is a mile and half from Spreacombe. 

For up to date North Devon public transport information, contact 0845 6001420

Arrival and Car Park Facilities

The owners are resident at Spreacombe Manor and The Old Coach House, Spreacombe. One of us try to greet people personally on their arrival days, from 3pm. We have 6 bungalows, each with 2 private parking spaces. Please note that number 5, Clematis, has a steep driveway. Our arrival times are published in our Terms and Conditions.

Main Entrance

Each property has its own front door and side door and is self-contained.

The nearest owner lives 100 yards away in The Old Coach House. All properties have at least one step to enter the main door, Number 3, Camellia, is the easiest to enter for those with less mobility.

External Communal Areas

Each bungalow has a grassed area by its living room window and private picnic table and outdoor bench. These areas are not enclosed.

There is also a larger shared grassed area appropriate for ball games, small sand pit and swings. Small children need to be supervised while playing.

Pubs & Restaurants

The nearest pub is 1 ½ miles away in the village of Knowle. It is not recommended to walk to this due to the nature of the unfootpathed, busy road. There is a folder of information on eating out in the cottage.

Braunton, Ilfracombe & Barnstaple have a wide selection of restaurants and cafes.

Outdoor Facilities

We are happy for our guests to walk around the wood land and meadows on the estate. It can be muddy and uneven so stout shoes or wellies are essential for walking. When using bicycles, for safety, we recommend travelling to Braunton with a cycle rack then exploring the level Tarka Trail to Barnstaple and further afield from there.

Animal and Birdlife

The walks may take visitors through fields with stock. We ask that the normal countryside code is adhered to and in particular dogs are controlled near to animals and gates left as you find them.

Pregnant women should not touch sheep or lambs.

We are a working farm and whilst visitors are welcome to enjoy the farm they do so at their own risk and must take sensible precautions.


These look tame and may wander near your property but they are strong, wild birds and no attempt should be made to touch them.

Emergency Information

This is provided in each cottage.

Owner Emergency Number 01271 870536, or 01271 871653


Directions to Accident & Emergency, North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple 01271 322577

Drive to Barnstaple via Braunton, as you come into Barnstaple turn left at the 3rd set of traffic lights then left again at the next set of lights. NDDH is situated at the top of the hill at the next set of lights (turn right).

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