House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
CROYDE SURFSUP OVERVIEW
SURFSUP is a spacious detached dormer bungalow, recently completely refurbished to a high standard and offers really superb holiday accommodation.
A beautiful holiday home in a prime location in a quiet residential cul-de-sac, just a few minutes walk from the centre of Croyde village with its vibrant pubs and restaurants, surf and beach shops as well as a short stroll to the golden sandy beach, great for families and a favourite with surfers. SURFSUP is ideal for larger groups or several families and has been decorated in cool cream and white with wooden flooring throughout.
Sleeping up to 10, with 5 bedrooms, this home has an open-plan living space comprising a lounge, a second lounge/playroom, kitchen and dining area, separate utility room, family bathroom, 3 en-suite shower rooms, and a dedicated driveway for 3 cars. In the evening sit back and relax in the luxurious hot tub provided and take in the views of the hill tops whilst enjoying the lovely aroma of the BBQ and chiminea.
Enter through the front door into a small entrance porch for coats and shoes leading through wooden 'stable door' into a spectacular open plan living area with solid oak flooring. The principle lounge is well furnished with 2 large brown leather sofas with seating for 3 on each with a further large fabric sofa. The lounge area has a large window with wooden venetian blinds overlooking the front aspect of the property. Within this seating area is a large coffee table strategically placed on a matting rug in front of the sofas. The lounge has a feature wood-burner for cooler evenings, a wall-mounted LCD flat screen TV, Sky TV package, iPod docking station for music lovers and WiFi Broadband.
The second separate living room/games room can be found off this open-plan living area, containing a flat screen TV, PlayStation 3 (for games or DVDs) as well as a Wii console with games and a comfortable 2-seater sofa and armchair. This room leads off into the hallway (with useful storage cupboard). From the lounge and kitchen area is the welcoming dining area in the sun room. This has a long wooden dining table, seating 10 with two large windows both sides of this dining area, 1 of which is a lovely cushioned window seat overlooking the enclosed back garden.
KITCHEN AND UTILITY
The modern well-equipped oak kitchen is brand new, including a breakfast bar area with two bar stools. It is equipped with integrated appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, under-counter fridge, electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, 2-slice toaster, kettle, cafetiere, a vast selection of utensils, cups, glasses and crockery and even includes crockery for the kids.
A truly well appointed kitchen with a window overlooking the rear of the property and hot tub. Just off the lounge and kitchen area is a separate utility room with washing machine, tumble drier, second fridge, under-counter freezer as well as a mop and bucket, dustpan and brush, laundry basket, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board and a microwave / combination oven.
There are 5 bedrooms, 3 downstairs bedrooms, 1 with en-suite shower room and 2 upstairs bedrooms, each with an en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, hand basin and WC. Located on the ground-floor with a king-size bed. Within this room you will find 2 bedside units with table lamps, a large wooden smoked-glass effect and mirror fronted wardrobe. A large modern bedroom with wooden flooring and a large window overlooking the front of the property.
Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom. Also on the ground floor is the twin bedroom (can be converted to king-sized double). Within this room you will find a large mirror fronted wardrobe, large 3-drawer wooden chest of drawers and a window with wooden venetian blinds overlooking the front aspect of the property.
Bedroom 3: Second twin bedroom. Also located on ground floor is another twin bedroom (which can also be converted to a king-sized double bed) with a wooden smoked-glass effect and mirror fronted wardrobe for storage, bedside table with lamp, and a window overlooking the rear garden which allows plenty of natural light, making this a bright room. Next to this bedroom is a family bathroom for your convenience.
Bedroom 4: Double-bedroom. This is a double aspect upstairs bedroom with a king-sized double bed, an en-suite shower room with handbasin and WC, 2 white bedside cupboards, and a small white wardrobe. There are two windows on either side of this room transforming this large loft bedroom into a bright airy living space.
Bedroom 5: Double aspect bedroom with king-size double bed, an en-suite shower room with handbasin and WC as well as built-in wardrobe as well as set of drawers with additional dressing table and mirror. Far-reaching views over the front of the property towards to sea.
SURFSUP has 3 en-suite shower rooms as well as a family bathroom. Family bathroom: The family bathroom can be found downstairs conveniently situated outside the twin bedrooms, complete with a white bathroom suite; WC, basin, bath with shower over, shaver mirror and heated towel rail.There is a frosted window overlooking the rear of the property with cream coloured floor tiles and white wall tiling. Master (downstairs) en-suite shower room: WC, basin and corner power-shower. Fully tiled walls and floor with natural effect ceramic tiles. En-suite shower rooms: The second and third en-suite shower rooms can be found upstairs off the two double bedrooms, each with a white handbasin, WC, shower enclosure (heated towel rail in one).
The property is situated in a quiet, residential cul-de-sac, in the heart of Croyde. Once outdoors you have the choice of the lovely front lawned garden area with seating or the enclosed and private rear garden with built-in Chiminea-style BBQ as well as the Weber kettle BBQ, with feature pebble fountain and 2 patio areas. Outdoor furniture is provided in the form of an ornate metal patio set with seating for 10. Under the pergola area you could unwind with a book on the sun loungers that are provided or immediately next to the pergola you may prefer to relax in the hot tub (please note that the hot tub is not for use beyond 10pm). To the side of the house is a storage area and room for your bikes or surfboards. You can also use the outside hot shower - ideal to wash down sandy wetsuits. Parking is well catered for in front of the house for up to 3 cars. Visitors are asked to kindly respect neighbours in this peaceful community.
E & OE
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 80 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
AT A GLANCE
Location - Croyde; Pets - Yes; 5 bedrooms; Sleeps 10; Post Code EX33 1NF; Ideal for families, children, friends, couples; Changeover Day - Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); WiFi available; Hot Tub available; Hot outdoor shower; Bike/surfboard storage; Log burning stove in lounge; 2 separate living rooms; PlayStation 3 with a variety of games; Wii console and games; iPod docking station; En-suite shower rooms x 3; Parking on driveway for 3 cars; Central heating; Linen for 3 king-sized doubles and 4 singles (or 5 king-sized doubles); Washing machine; Tumble Drier; 2 x fridges; Separate freezer; Dishwasher; Microwave; Oven; Hob; Toaster; Kettle; Cafetiere; Garden; garden Furniture; BBQ x 2
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.
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.
Along the coastline surrounding a natural harbour is Ilfracombe with its Victorian architecture, Esplanade and famous Tunnels Beach. The harbour is always busy with fishing boats sailing in and out together with the paddle steamer Balmoral which offers day trips to Lundy Island. North Devon has something to offer and appeal to everyone.
There are activities available for all ages. For children there are fun attractions such as 'The Big Sheep' and 'Dinosaur World'. For the sports fan, there is golf, horse riding, cycling, surfing, kayaking, rock climbing and many other activities all within a 40 minute drive from Barnstaple, the region's major town.
Looking for a North Devon Holiday Cottage or Self Catering Holidays in Devon then you are at the right place!
WALK TO – 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.
CYCLE TO - 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 – 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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10 Jan 2014
"Plenty of room"
Perfect for break with 3 generations. Plenty of room to spread out. A great way to wind down at the end of a busy day is to sit in the hot tub.… More
Many thanks for your great review and we are pleased that you had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to assisting you in your next holiday. Best wishes, the Choice Cottages Team
15 Dec 2013
"Just Perfect for all the family"
Stayed for a long weekend to celebrate my 60th birthday. Our group consisted of 10 adults and 4 grandchildren. So nice to have all the family together in one house. We all loved the house and the hot … More
6 Jul 2012
"Beautiful rooms, amazing hot tub and loved being so close to the beach!"
A very smart and clean house with beautifully decorated and good size rooms. We loved the open plan design, means everyone could be together even whilst preparing meals. Hot tub was really amazing, didn't matter if it was grey and cloudy, the hot tub always fixed our mood! Having wi-fi was handy so we could look up various attractions and restaurants in the area with directions. Being so close to shops, pubs and the beach made us feel immersed and involved in the atmosphere of the village. I stayed in one of the converted loft bedrooms and it was lovely waking up to see the surrounding hills and countryside. Will definitely come back again! We all absolutely loved staying there!
On behalf of the owner and Choice Cottages, we would like to say that we are so pleased that you had such a wonderful experience at SURFSUP in Croyde. The owner has made so much effort in providing such a fantastic home and we are thrilled with the result. Thank you for your wonderful comments and we hope to be of assistance you in booking your next holiday. Best wishes, the Choice Cottages Team
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