CROYDE WHITE HOUSE
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
CROYDE WHITE HOUSE OVERVIEW
The WHITE HOUSE occupies a spectacular position in a quiet and peaceful location, yet is only a short walk from the heart of picturesque Croyde village and its many amenities. Best of all, this property is also within a few minutes walking distance from Croyde Beach and the sand dunes. The WHITE HOUSE is a beautifully presented house equipped with all you require for a "home from home” experience comprising 4 bedrooms, sleeping 8+, with 3 double bedrooms and a master with en-suite shower-room, a bunk-bed room, family bathroom, separate downstairs WC for your convenience, a well-equipped kitchen and utility room.This home offers some of the best views in Croyde and surrounding countryside, particularly from the beautifully manicured garden, which extends backward from the house over multiple levels. THE WHITE HOUSE offers an ideal home for larger families, two families or groups of friends with parking for 2 cars on the driveway.
As you enter this large home, you are welcomed by the cavernous lounge to the left. The lounge is L-shaped, breaking it into 2 separate seating areas, walls decorated in fresh white throughout, and hard wearing beige textured carpets. This is a double-aspect lounge with one window overlooking the front garden and the other window overlooking the side of the property. Within this lounge area there is ample plush seating with 3 x sofas.
Area 1: There are 2 sofas with coordinating cushions seating 3 on each, overlooking the wood burner in its attractive brick built fireplace surround. his room has a cosy and warm ambiance. There is also a grey / pine casual lounge chair and footstool. Between both the sofas is a pine table currently housing the remote controls.There are also some unusual ornamental wood effect artifacts and a selection of magazines to read. Behind one of the sofas is the large crested bay window with neutral cream linen curtains. For your entertainment, housed within the corner brick built unit with slate surfaces, the broadband (WiFi), TV, wall mounted flat screen HD TV or HD Sky box, and DVD/CD/MP3 Player can all be found. All of the latter can be enjoyed while nestling on the sofa with a glass of wine, with the warmth and comfort of the crackling wood burner.
Area 2: Contains a double futon sofa. Box shelving can be found,opposite the sofa, with a pine mirror over. On top of the shelving is a compact DVD/CD/MP3 player for your enjoyment together with a welcome folder containing useful information. The lounge flows effortlessly to the spacious double aspect dining room with solid oak wood flooring, central ceiling light, white painted walls with french doors giving you access to the patio area at the rear of the property. There is a large oblong oak table with seating for 8 people.There is also a solid oak chest with 2-drawers and 2-cupboards housing the table mats, 'where to go' leaflets and some lovely off-white John Lewis Crockery (plates & bowls).
KITCHEN / UTILITY ROOM
Kitchen: The kitchen is modern and airy and has been designed for easy access and movement, complete with breakfast bar-counter with 2 pine bar stools. The kitchen is fitted with grey kitchen units, darker grey worktops and black mottled splash-back tiles. A well-equipped kitchen with all the features one would expect, including a 4-ring electric hob, extractor fan, 4-slice toaster, microwave, kettle, breadboards, stainless steel cooking utensils, built in double-oven and grill, dishwasher, integrated fridge, cafetiere and a stainless steel bin. There is a plentiful supply of crockery, pots and pans, glassware, white mugs and a useful supply of children's beakers, plates, bowls and spoons. Your cooking experience will also be complemented by the spectacular views over the garden. Next to the Kitchen,off the hallway, is a useful storage cupboard housing iron / ironing board, broom, hoover, dustpan and brush and some useful coat hooks.
Utility Room: There is a separate utility room off the patio area complete with an additional stainless steel sink and drainer, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble drier and clothes airer. There are also some useful extras including mop and bucket, broom, step stool, garden chairs, cushions for the garden chairs, linen basket.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms:
All the bedrooms are decorated throughout the same with white walls, light brown carpets with white linen curtains.
Bedroom 1: (Master Bedroom with en-suite shower-room). At the end of the upper hallway is the Master Bedroom with en-suite shower room containing a king-size pine bed, 2 x 2-drawer bedside cabinets with bedside lights, a 6-drawer pine chest of drawers (4-large, 2-small), a large natural pine wardrobe with hanging space and 5-shelves and a long wall-mounted mirror. This is a single aspect room with a large window overlooking the stunning pretty tiered back garden.
Bedroom 2: (Bunk Beds). Within this bedroom is a set of pine wooden bunk-beds and a wooden cot in white, which is perfect for young children. Also within this bunk-bedroom is a 3-drawer pine chest of drawers, a pine bedside cabinet with cupboard, a small drawer with bedside light. This is a single aspect room with a window overlooking the side of the property and the green hills beyond. Wooden venetian blinds at the window add a finishing touch.
Bedroom 3: (Double Bedroom). This room could be classified as the second Master Bedroom with a large wooden king-size bed, 2 wooden bedside cupboards with table lamps, a massive full-length fitted wardrobe containing 2 double wardrobes, 1 mirror fronted single wardrobe with cupboards over. Also within this room can be found a 6-drawer chest of drawers (4-large and 2-small drawers) with pine mirror over and hair-drier. A traditional canvas directors chair can be found in the corner of the bedroom. This is a single aspect room with a large picture window giving a view over the rooftops of Croyde to the sea.
Bedroom 4: (Double Bedroom). A double bedroom with pine double bed, 2 x pine bedside tables and lamps (with cupboard & 1 drawer under), 6-drawer pine chest of drawers (4-large and 2-small drawers), a built in cupboard, currently housing a z-bed, spare duvets and pillows. This is a single aspect room with a large window,with wooden venetian blinds, overlooking the front of the property.
The WHITE HOUSE has an en-suite shower-room, separate WC, family bathroom as well as a downstairs WC.
Downstairs WC: Off the hallway, a separate white WC, a small wash hand basin with small oval brass effect mirror over. Small frosted window overlooking the side of the property.
Separate WC: Located upstairs (next to the family bathroom) a separate WC in cream with ½ wooden painted panelling with cream/off white walls. There is a small frosted window overlooking the side of the property.
Family Bathroom: Located upstairs with bath, basin and electric shower over in cream with red tiling and a large wall mounted mirror, shaver point and wood effect vinyl flooring.
Master En-suite shower room: Off the Master Bedroom is an en-suite shower room with WC, white wash basin with brass taps and mirror over, shower cubicle with electric shower and wooden laminate flooring.
The garden of the WHITE HOUSE has to be seen! Creatively landscaped on 3 levels, it is a 'garden lover's' delight. This beautifully planted, fully enclosed and private garden provides plenty of space for play, relaxation and outdoor entertaining There is a paved area reached from the dining room, complete with table, chairs and parasol, while further up the garden is another seating area with kettle barbeque. Up yet another level and to the rear of the garden is a gorgeous 'Wendy House', beautifully kitted out for the children to enjoy. Parking is well catered for in front of the house with space for up to 2 cars.
E & OE
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 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 105 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
AT A GLANCE
Location: Croyde; Pets: Yes; Bedrooms: 4; Sleeps: 8+; Post Code: EX33 1PD; Ideal for Families, children, toddlers, 50+; Changeover Day: Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); WiFi available; Log Burning Fireplace; Multi-tiered garden; Spectacular country views; Children's garden playhouse; BBQ; SKY basic package; Beach windbreaks supplied; Utility room for bicycle/board storage; Linen provided: 3 x doubles, 2 x singles; Parking for 2 cars; Fridge plus additional fridge/freezer; Washing Machine; Tumble Drier; CD player; DVD Player; Kettle;; 4-slice toaster; Electric stove and hob; Separate oven and grill; Full-sized cot and high chair; central heating.
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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