House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
GEORGEHAM MEADOWBANK OVERVIEW
MEADOWBANK is a beautifully presented property in Georgeham, a most sought after village close to the beaches of Putsborough, Croyde and Saunton. In the village there are two good public houses, church and post office/stores. Staying in an area of outstanding natural beauty you will be close to miles and miles of golden sand, amazing surf, stunning views and coastal paths to name but a few. The dog-friendly property is considered ideal for families and is a sizeable holiday retreat with cavernous space, rural backing and all the facilities you could hope for on your holiday. MEADOWBANK has 4-bedrooms, sleeping 10+, including a master bedroom with en-suite, separate downstairs WC, kitchen/breakfast room, family bathroom and gardens to the rear which back onto farmland with an open aspect. There is also the luxury of your own open air swimming pool at the front of the house.
Downstairs there is a large entrance hall with a table and chairs and plenty of room for coats, shoes, baby buggies etc. To the left of the entrance hall is a luxuriously comfortable lounge with white leather sofas, TV, Sky, VCR and DVD player. This is a double aspect lounge with feature fireplace, hearth, surround and mantle with large mirror over. To the right of the entrance hall is a very spacious double-aspect dining room overlooking the pool. The dining room has a beautiful glass and leather dining suite combined with gorgeous burgundy wallpaper that will make your eating experience very decadent indeed. There is also a leather sofa, which converts into a double sleeper bed for extra informal sleeping. Upstairs there is also a peaceful reading nook drenched in sun if you need to escape for a while.
To the rear of the property is the kitchen, with stunning views over the Devon countryside. The kitchen features a corner breakfast table for those morning fry-ups and has all the appliances you would expect including a single drainer bowl sink unit, electric hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, built-in double oven, grill, microwave and fridge. A door leads to the utility room with stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold taps, drawers and cupboards below, washing machine, part tiled walls, freezer, ironing facilities and space for surf boards.
Upstairs are 4 large bedrooms. All of the bedroom decor is light neutral colours mainly white with pine furniture.
The master bedroom: has a large double bed, west facing windows overlooking the countryside, built-in wardrobe, bedside tables, and an en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower enclosure.
Bedroom 2: contains a large double bed, built-in wardrobe, bedside tables and views towards the Atlantic Ocean.
Bedroom 3: contains a double bunk bed (double below, single above, sleeping 3) with bedside tables and a built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 4: contains another double bunk bed, sleeping 3, and a pine wardrobe, a real kids' delight.
Separate WC: Downstairs cloakroom with WC and pedestal basin.
En-suite bathroom: The master bedroom has an en-suite with bath and separate shower enclosure.
Family bathroom: contains a bath with power shower-over, WC, pedestal basin and views over the countryside.
At the front of the property is a veranda, BBQ, table, chairs and loungers. There is a good sized outside swimming pool which is well screened from the front with mature trees and shrubs. There is a side garden laid to lawn with shrubs and an apple tree, and a path leading to the rear garden where there is a tap and steps leading to a lawned garden with flower beds. From here there is a pleasant open aspect over the farmland behind. The property is approached over a tarmacadam drive offering off road parking for 3 cars. This large dog-friendly home, with cavernous space, pool, rural backing and all the facilities you could hope for on your holiday is a must-stay!
E & OE
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde, Putsborough 4 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 68 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
North Devon is one of the most beautiful areas of the British Isles. It boasts miles of unspoilt and award winning beaches. The coastline is one of the most popular surfing venues in the country, with Croyde being the most popular.
Woolacombe Bay / Halsinger area
The coastline is as rugged as it is beautiful dotted with magnificent cliffs, tiny cove and picturesque harbours. It was once the haunt of smugglers, pirates and wreckers and the fascinating history is retold in many small museums along the coast. Today visitors who love Henry Williamson's famous Tarka the Otter can retrace Tarka's journey by following the Tarka Trail.
WALK TO - Georgeham village with excellent local pubs and village store. For walkers there is the fantastic South West Coast Path just a few minutes away.
CYCLE TO - Braunton village, Croyde Beach, Putsborough Beach. Croyde is a magical place nestling around a stream running down to the sea. This award-winning sandy beach is fine and flat, ideal for children and good for surfing. With Rock pools are in abundance and dunes a haven for young and intrepid explorers. Local fun parks for the children such as Cascades Pool Park are a great way to spend the day. Croyde Bay is renowned as a premier surfing beach destination in England for short and long boards. For the more adventurous, kite surfing, volley ball, kayaking and horse riding is on your doorstep. Within walking distance of Croyde beach enjoy its ice cream shop, gourmet restaurants, superb village pubs, surf shops, and art gallery. This classic 'chocolate-box' village is steeped in old-world charm and echoes the feeling of life in Britain in times gone by. Coastal and Countryside walks include the majestic Croyde cliff path to Baggy Point, (and for those energetic), to Woolacombe and beyond. A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great. Cyclists can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.
DRIVE TO - Saunton, Woolacombe, Barnstaple, North Devon towns and villages. Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Victorian-styled Ilfracombe with its quaint fishing harbour 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 this beautiful part of England.
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29 Aug 2012
This property was a dream to stay in. It was immaculately clean, well equipped and has a large secure garden which was great for the dogs. Weather was fab, especially having tne use of the pool. Very … More
16 May 2012
We booked last minute for this and found a real gem.The house itself is very comfortable with everything you need for a great holiday. Although a little on the large side for just the two of us as the… More
On behalf of Choice Cottages and the owner, we wish to thank you for your lovely comments regarding your stay at MEADOWBANK. We are pleased that you had such a good time and hope to welcome you back soon. Best Wishes, the Choice Cottages Team
20 Jul 2011
"Not really suitable for people with restricted mobility"
About 12 steps up to front door,very difficult when you have limited mobility especially when house advertised as suitable! Apart from this a lovely large house with the pool a bonus,Less than 2 miles… More
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