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Kittiwake One

26 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Kittiwake One is a one bedroom self-catering apartment located on a private lane overlooking Woolacombe Bay. From the property's hilltop location, which commands a view across miles of North Devon coastline, Woolacombe beach is a 10 minute walk downhill. The return journey depends on how fit you're feeling, although there is a bus service which drops off 100 yards from the front door! The location is quiet and peaceful, yet only fifteen minutes from the main facilities of larger towns such as Ilfracombe and Braunton. The apartment enjoys easy access to all amenities, including several centres for outdoor activities such as climbing and horse riding. For those interested in more leisurely pursuits, the walks along the coastal path are hard to beat. The local restaurants offer excellent ch...Kittiwake One is a one bedroom self-catering apartment located on a private lane overlooking Woolacombe Bay. From the property's hilltop location, which commands a view across miles of North Devon coastline, Woolacombe beach is a 10 minute walk downhill. The return journey depends on how fit you're feeling, although there is a bus service which drops off 100 yards from the front door! The location is quiet and peaceful, yet only fifteen minutes from the main facilities of larger towns such as Ilfracombe and Braunton. The apartment enjoys easy access to all amenities, including several centres for outdoor activities such as climbing and horse riding. For those interested in more leisurely pursuits, the walks along the coastal path are hard to beat. The local restaurants offer excellent choices of surf, turf and everything in between for those meals when you don't fancy taking the self-catering too literally - you are on holiday after all! Inside the apartment, the living room forms a focal point for entertainment on days in. Lounge around on the armchairs or sofa and make use of the board games and books while you play your music on the iPod dock, or settle down in front of the TV and DVD player to catch the shows you can't live without. Free wi-fi means you can catch up with entertainment or friends online while you enjoy your break. The living room leads out to a patio (sometimes called our breakfast room) where you can enjoy the view across miles of coastline from the picnic table. With one double bedroom, Kittiwake One is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.More
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About the Owner
Mitt and Claire N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
Interaction with guests
We're available for any questions you have about the property or the local area in the run up to your stay. When you arrive you'll simply grab the key from a keysafe near the property which means you can arrive any time you like after 4pm. If you need help during your stay you will have a contact number for our very friendly local management company and, of course, you'll also have our contact details if you prefer to speak to us directly.
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Reviewed 12 May 2013

This was our first visit to this area and Kittiwake 1 was an ideal base for exploring the beautiful coastline. The apartment is comfortable, well equipped and very practical, ideal for two people. Lovely to sit out and admire the views over the bay. Parking...More

Date of stay: May 2013
Thank 93Annie
Management response:Responded 14 May 2013

Thank you for the review! We're really pleased Kittiwake One was just right for you and that you were able to make the most of the amazing coastline around.

Reviewed 3 May 2013

My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our stay in Kittiwake 1. As everyone else has said the views are stunning. The apartment was very clean and is furnished to a high standard. Very comfortable bed! All kitchen equipment is there so it's possible to self...More

Date of stay: April 2013
Thank davelou10
Management response:Responded 3 May 2013

Thank you very much - we really appreciate your kind comments and we're glad you had such a wonderful stay. We hope to welcome you back one day soon!

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Reviewed 17 September 2012

I rented the flat for my son and I to have a surfing trip. Pre trip communication from the owners was excellent with a comprehensive welcome pack available online. The flat is in a lovely position overlooking Woolacombe Bay, meaning we got to wake up...More

Date of stay: September 2012
Thank david d
Management response:Responded 20 September 2012

Thank you for your feedback - we're pleased that Kittiwake One works so well for your surf trips. We will be adding some extra hooks in the bathroom for the purposes of drying wetsuits so you should find life a little more convenient should you...More

Reviewed 12 September 2012

We had our breath taken away when we arrived and saw the view from Kittiwake One, it really is a stunning picture of Woolacombe. The apartment was very clean and modern and had everything we needed and despite being situated close to a holiday park...More

Date of stay: September 2012
Thank Sarah M
Management response:Responded 17 October 2012

Thank you - we are pleased you had such a wonderful time. We couldn't agree more about the view, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2012

This little apartment is perfect if you are looking for a low cost place to stay which has everything you need, including a view to die for. The kitchen is well equipped and the living area high tec. We stayed for a long weekend with...More

Date of stay: August 2012
Thank ohbytheway
Management response:Responded 20 September 2012

Thank you for your feedback - we're pleased that Kittiwake One fitted your needs so well and we agree - the view is certainly 'to die for!'

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Additional amenities & feature info
Wi-Fi is available in the flat throughout your stay.
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About the neighbourhood
Being a coastal location, Woolacombe has it's own microclimate. As changeable as the British weather can be, sunny days on the beach are unbeatable. However there are lots of local alternative activities suitable for liquid sunshine days, from cinemas and theatres to wine tasting tours and indoor rock climbing. Below is a handful of activities our guests have enjoyed within reasonable driving distance of Kittiwake One: • Surfing lessons at the local surf schools • Climbing at one of the many centres in the area, such as the Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre. • Quad biking and paintballing at Keypitts Farm • Visit Quince Honey Farm • Walking along the coastal path • Catching a show or comedy routine at the Landmark theatre in Ilfracombe • Enjoying ‘Treasure Trails’ in Barnstaple and ...
Getting around
You could, if you want, arrive in Woolacombe and forget about your car during your entire stay! Everything you could want a walk away. Groceries, clothing, bars, restaurants, surf equipment hire and a beautiful beach are all available in the town centre down the hill. If you wanted to explore further afield then your car is the best bet. Use it to travel to Ilfracombe and hop on the ferry to Lundy Island, visit surrounding National Trust properties, or follow the coastal road further south and see the craggy rocks, wild coastlines and ancient lighthouses that await.
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