The Old Stores
About the home
The Old Stores is a high quality, Grade II listed, reverse level cottage, which sleeps 4 people. It has a a small, fully-enclosed courtyard garden with patio furniture, a BBQ and an outside tap to rinse off wetsuits and boards. A few minutes walk from the cottage there is a children's playground for your little ones and for slightly older visitors there is a basketball court and five aside football pitch (new in 2013)
Georgeham is a beautiful Devon village central to many beaches, stunning countryside and numerous tourist attractions. The village has a Post Office, a shop and is home to two great pubs. The 17th century 'Rock Inn' is a beamed family pub serving the finest quality locally sourced food and whole-heartedly deserves it's approved rating in the 'Good Pub Guide' for its range of ales! The recently rennovated KIngs Arms also serves good food and often hosts live musicians. The village is also served by a mobile fish and chip van (Monday evening) and a Thai food van (Thursday evening).
For more details, ideas for things to do during your stay and photographs visit our facebook page at:
There is ample parking in the free village car park.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Putsborough, 2km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 5|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
The upstairs accommodation consists of a triple-aspect, open plan space containing the lounge, dining and kitchen areas. It is comfortably furnished with a sideboard, two and three-seater settees and an extending tables with four chairs. This space boasts views over Georgeham, traditional beams and a feature gas wood-burning stove.
A TV/DVD player, radio/CD player and a selection of DVDs are provided. There are a number of table games and books provided for guests including walking/nature books and maps. There is a file/box containing details for local tourist attractions and places to visit. To keep your little ones entertained there is also a seaside activity box filled with story books, games, puzzles, crayons, drawing/clouring sheets, treasure hunt ideas etc.
The kitchen is well equipped with a butler sink, washer/dryer, freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge and microwave.
There are 2 bedrooms downstairs - one twin; one double. To suit your individual preferences alternative weight duvets and pillows are provided.
The bathroom is also on the lower level and is fitted with a feature 'roll-top' bath, w/c and basin.
There is a patio table, four chairs and a parasol provied in the courtyard garden.
Further details outdoors:
There is ample free parking in the village car park close to the property.
Strictly no smoking.
We do not accept bookings from persons under the age of 21.
Single sex groups are only accepted at the owner's discretion.
Property suitable for children but high chairs, cots and stair gates are not provided. Guests may hire equipment from Lyndale Housekeeping.. For full details visit their website at http://www.lyndalehousekeeping.co.uk/baby-equipment-hire.php. Early booking recommended.
The West Country / Devon region
Much of the North Devon coast and countryside has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The area is famous for its high quality, clean, safe beaches with many having RNLI lifeguard patrols during the summer months. This region of Devon is recognised as a haven for surfers and boasts some of the best surf in Europe.
The diversity of landscapes including moors, dunes, mud flats and cliff are home to a host of wildlife with opportunities to see a variety of birdlife as well as seals, dolphins, red deer and the famous Exmoor ponies.
There is an extensive range of sport and leisure activities: walking, cycling, surfing, golf, bird watching, horse riding, water sports and fishing.
The area is ideal for family holidays with loads to do for the kids no matter what the weather. Adults will enjoy experiencing the art, heritage and culture of North Devon.
The Croyde / Georgeham area
This area is called the Golden Coast due to its beautiful sandy beaches and UNESCO designated biosphere dunes at Braunton Burrows.
Georgeham is a quiet, picturesque village where Henry Williamson lived and wrote Tarka the Otter. It is central to the beaches at Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacome, which was voted 7th best British beach destination in the 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers' choice survey. It is also conveniently situated for tourist attractions such as the village of Clovelly, Lynton and Lynmouth, National Trust and RHS properties, Atlantic Village outlet centre, The Big Sheep and the Milky Way.
The National Cycle Route 27, which soon becomes the Tarka Trail, runs through the village and the South West Coastal Path passes close by. Nearby is bustling Croyde with its surfing beach and lively nightlife.
How to get there
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- From London, follow the M4 or M3/A303 to reach the M5
-Leave the M5 at junction 27
- Follow A361 past Barnstaple to Braunton
- Turn left onto B3231 through Croyde to Georgeham
- Train or bus into Barnstaple
- Local buses run regularly between Barnstaple, Croyde and Georgeham
- Nearest airport Exeter.
- Local taxis available
Activities near Croyde
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
07 Aug 2011
Full of character this inverted two storey home is a delight to stay in. Having bedrooms below the living accommodation works well, allowing for better views from above. The owners are to be congratulated on fitting out and restoring a delightful old village cottage which has lots of history.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low Season||3 Nov 12||22 Dec 12||£ 375||-||-||Flexible|
|High Season||22 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||5 Jan 13||16 Feb 13||£ 375||-||-||1 Night|
|Half Term||16 Feb 13||23 Feb 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Low season||23 Feb 13||23 Mar 13||£ 375||-||-||1 Night|
|Easter||23 Mar 13||13 Apr 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||13 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Night|
|Half Term||25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||1 Jun 13||20 Jul 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Night|
|High Season||20 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid Season||31 Aug 13||26 Oct 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Night|
|Half Term||26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Low Season||2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 375||-||-||1 Night|
|Christmas/New Year||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
We can accept payments by cheque or bank transfer in GBP.
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