House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
GLADSTONE is a lovely Grade II Listed Georgian home in the heart of Braunton, nestled amongst the parish church, thatched cottages. It is a short stroll from the village centre and local amenities and only 2 miles to the local beach at Saunton. The property has been newly renovated in 2011 to a very high standard, providing modern conveniences whilst maintaining the character and quirky charm of the original property.
The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors with 3 double bedrooms, daybed area with 1/2 single beds, 3 bathrooms, travel cot on request, open plan kitchen and living space, pretty enclosed front garden and private rear patio for outside dining. There is also an outbuilding with storage facilities, perfect for your boogie / surf boards.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saunton Sands 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 105 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Ground floor. The front doors bring you into the house's open plan Kitchen/Living/Dining space. The traditional living room with its large bay window has sofa, chairs and a dining table to comfortably seat 6 plus TV with freesat channels, DVD player and stereo with ipod dock. The kitchen is well equipped and has a gas/electric range oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. From the kitchen is the door to the Utility room with washing machine and exit to small patio area for outside dining and the outbuilding storage facility. The kitchen also leads you to the Hallway area, with its lovely high, arched window overlooking the back patio area, and the door to the clean and contemporary Wet room with shower, WC and basin.
First Floor: At the top of the stairs you bear left to the Master bedroom with double bed and en suite shower room. Turning right at the top of the stairs and past the arched window brings you to the second bedroom with double bed that overlooks the back patio area.
Second Floor: The stairs up to the second floor bring you to the Daybed area which can be used as additional living room space or as single bed accommodation. Note: an additional fold-away guest bed is available on request increasing the area to two single beds. From the Daybed area is the door to the third double Bedroom with a fantastic Super King bed. The Daybed area also leads on to the top Family bathroom with its traditional free-standing bath, basin and WC.
A travel cot is available on request.
Bath towels are not provided, please bring your own.
This property is in an ideal location and has been renovated in 2011 to an exceptionally high standard, with solid oak flooring throughout the majority of the property and tastefully decorated with many period touches.
|Further details outdoors|
On street parking outside the property
The Devon region
Bordered by Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, Devon is England's third largest county with nearly 7,000 sq. kilometres of land. North Devon’s coastline is famous for its dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches and great surf, but inland there's also bustling towns and tranquil villages stepped in tradition and the open moorland of Exmoor. There is a lot to see and learn within the beautiful county of Devon.
From the house you can:
WALK TO: The lovely village of Braunton (reputedly the largest village in the UK) is less than a 5 minute walk from the house. There are some great local restaurants and pubs offering a good variety of food such as At One for Tapas and / or A La Carte menus, Squires Fish & Chips (so good people queue outside the restaurant for their takeaways), The George Pub serving local food and Thai Cuisine and The Riverside with its lovely Italian menu including hand-stretched pizzas. If you’re willing to go slightly further afield (with a car unless you fancy walking up hill!) there’s some lovely eateries in neighbouring suburbs such as the Kings Arms in Georgeham that has a lovely gastro pub menu.
CYCLE TO - cyclists can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.
DRIVE TO - the beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe are only a short drive away. A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great for walkers. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep are all within a short driving distance. For the more adventurous, kite surfing, surfing, horse riding and kayaking are popular sports in the area. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth and many more. Saunton Golf Course is a mere 3 miles down the road with its 2 famous links courses. Finally, picturesque walks through beautiful forested areas and running rivers such as at Watersmeet will complete your wonderful stay in the beautiful part of England.
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10 Oct 2014
Lovely accommodation with very comfortable beds. Very well equipped. The open plan living space was a real winner for us.
16 Jul 2014
"A really really lovely house a true gem"
A truly lovely house, very comfortable and relaxing , view of church fabulous , easy walking into town , pasties from local shops tasty ! Our only worry was parking as we had two cars , but it was no… More
4 Dec 2013
"A GREAT stay!!!"
A last minute booking with excellent communication via email.Gladstone is a lovely house which is beautifully and tastefully furnished. It had everything we needed. There were only two of us, we do li… More
8 Sep 2012
"Excellent, I should really keep it a secret"
A beautiful house, a fabulous week was had. Absolutely nothing negative to say about this house, tastefully decorated and equipped. The beds were so comfortable. Immaculate laundry, cleanliness and qu… More
13 Jul 2012
We had a wonderful holiday at Gladstone House a mixture of ages ranging from 64 down to a 7 year old we all loved the house it had everything you could possibly need, very comfortable, tastefully furnished and comfy beds. My granddaughters loved the attic room next to their parents room which by the way had the biggest bed I have ever seen. All the bathrooms were very good especially the wet room and everywhere was very clean.
I would recommend staying at Gladstone House, and if you do you must go to Squires Fish Resturant it's a must.
8 Jul 2012
We stayed here 3 nights in June. The house is of a quality you rarely see in holiday lets, and has been rennovated to an extremely high standard.
Both Croyde and Woolacombe were stunning beaches
19 Oct 2011
"Wonderful stay, great base for exploring North Devon, well equiped and clean."
We had a lovely stay, booking was a last minute but all very easy. After a bad run down with two road closures we arrived late a night. The key box was easy and house all set up (including travel co… More
27 May 2011
"Above and beyond our expectations"
The house was superb, immaculate and very comfortable. The beds were divine and have caused us to upgrade our bedding at home! We found the kitchen very well equipped with both crockery and other utensils. Attention to detail throughout the house made for a really enjoyable stay. We looked forward to being in the house as much as the fantastic countryside and coastline. A wonderful holiday from a genuine holiday maker!
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