UM4
Relax by the fire
Lounge/diner with stunning views
Lounge/diner with stunning views
A home from home
Property details
Kitchen
King size bedroom (can be made up twin on request)
King size bedroom (can be made up twin on request)
View over Marwood Hill Gardens from the lounge
Take in the views over the garden
1 / 10  Relax by the fire
2 / 10  Lounge/diner with stunning views
3 / 10  Lounge/diner with stunning views
4 / 10  A home from home
5 / 10  Property details
6 / 10  Kitchen
7 / 10  King size bedroom (can be made up twin on request)
8 / 10  King size bedroom (can be made up twin on request)
9 / 10  View over Marwood Hill Gardens from the lounge
10 / 10  Take in the views over the garden

Marwood Garden Apartment

Barnstaple (5mls N), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Romantic
Apartment
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful ground floor apartment in a spectacular location
  • An ideal romantic holiday destination for couples
  • Perfect for a secluded, peaceful and relaxing holiday
  • Enjoy gorgeous views overlooking 20 acres of stunning gardens
  • Close to Barnstaple, Ilfracombe and many beautiful beaches
  • Perfectly situated for exploring the treasures of the North Devon coast
Property code: MARWO

This elegant apartment overlooks stunning private gardens, covering some 20 acres with three lakes, and provides a haven in which to relax and enjoy plants, trees, woodland areas and glorious views.

Guests staying at this lovely apartment can enjoy spectacular views of Marwood Hill Gardens, famous for housing the largest collection of Camellias in the country, or take tea in the popular tea room which offers light refreshments throughout the day. Away from this tranquil idyll there is much to see and do in the nearby coastal villages and towns which include Braunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, Lynmouth, Lynton, Westward Ho! and Ilfracombe, all of which are within a 30-minute drive. Alternatively, you could make the journey on the MS Oldenburg to the beautiful Lundy Island. The National Trust property Arlington Court is just three miles away, and Knighthayes Court is a 45-minute drive.

On entering this single-level ground floor apartment you will find yourself in the spacious and attractive lounge/diner. The charming lounge offers fabulous views out across the stunning gardens, as well as TV/DVD with Bluetooth soundbar and a traditional wood burner for you to snuggle in front of (first basket of logs included). The dining area is ideally situated with beautiful views. Moving over to the stylish kitchen you will find everything you may need including electric oven and hob, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave. Exploring further you will find a cosy and comfortable bedroom: a zip-and-link king (which can be made into a twin on request) with iPod/iPhone docking station. You will also find a bathroom, complete with shower over the bath, and WC.

Heading outside, you can enjoy free use of the extensive shared public gardens which is dog friendly. The gardens, tea room and plant shop are open to the public between March and the end of September. You can also order food from the tea room (menus available in the apartment). There is ample parking available.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 1 king zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request) bed with iPod dock
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV/DVD
  • Electric oven and hob, washing machine, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, and WC
  • Free use of the shared gardens open to the public and also dog friendly
  • Ample parking
  • Tumble dryer, electric, heating and Wi-Fi included 
  • 2 dog welcome
  • Visitors can order food from the onsite gardens/tea room (menus available in the apartment)
  • Gardens/tea room and plant shop are open to the public March - end September
  • Welcome pack includes a selection of teas, milk bread and butter
  • Beach (Braunton Burrows) 8.5 miles, shops, pubs and restaurants in Barnstaple 5 miles
  • Any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision, it is therefore advisable you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific needs and requirements

This property is personally managed by Jolie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.4
Overall equipment
4.4
Overall comfort
4.3
Overall location
4.8

Reviewed by Anne 20th October 2018

The apartment was just right for us and had all the facilities we needed. We loved the surroundings and had wonderful walks around the garden with our dog. It takes a bit of getting use to the roads around the village and was a shame that it didn't have a local pub or small shop but not too much of a issue. We went out of season so the tea room wasRead more closed but a plus was we had the garden mostly to ourselves, most of the time. The gardeners were around so allowed us to look at the plants on sale. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 13th October 2018

Fantastic location. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. There are lots of interesting places to visit nearby

Reviewed by Stuart 15th September 2018

A spacious and comfortable apartment in an idyllic setting; the view over the garden is magnificent. The wood burning stove was much appreciated on a chilly autumn evening and made the lounge really cosy. We come down at least once a year to visit family and I have no doubt we will be looking to stay here again.

Reviewed by Philip 2nd September 2018

The accommodation is well cared for and very comfortable. Above all, it's situation is exceptional, heaven on earth.

Reviewed by J 7th July 2018

A spacious, comfortable apartment set in beautiful gardens. A lovely relaxing base from which to explore the north Devon coast. The surrounding roads took a bit of getting used to but it was worth it. Everyone working or volunteering at the gardens was so friendly and helpful. The tea room is also highly recommended.

Reviewed by Ivor 16th June 2018

Very good accommodation in an idyllic setting. Staff very helpful and friendly. We asked if vegan food would be available in the cafe - it was and it was delicious.

Reviewed by Gillian 7th April 2018

We were so pleased we visited in the spring, when all the magnolia bushes, camellias and daffodils were in bloom. It was lovely to be able to wander around the gardens when they were not open to the public. What makes this apartment special is the stunning views from the living room which was much larger than anticipated from the photos. It has a wRead moreell equipped kitchen but the bathroom needs upgrading. Hide

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Location

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