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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A quaint cottage decorated in typical seaside fashion attached to owners house and centrally located by a world famous beach. This property is ideal for families wanting direct beach access without needing cars or groups who are using the local surf schools. Walkers have plenty of scope either on the doorstep or nearby Exmoor. Local activities include surfing, coasteering, horse riding, hiking, sea kayaking, or sailing at Instow (30 mins away).
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 100 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Small porch leading to hallway with one electric heater, doorway off to a downstairs loo with hand basin.
Snug open plan living area with a double oak futon and armchair and a dining table with four chairs and 2 stools a cosy electric woodburner and an electric radiator.
Kitchen with breakfast bar is compact and functional with dishwasher, electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle. Solid oak flooring throughout.
Property has been newly carpeted upstairs. Bedroom at the end of the landing has a double bed with cushions and throw, fitted wardrobe, dressing table and a wooden blanket box for extra storage. The second bedroom has a bunkbed and a chest of drawers. On the landing there is a fitted cupboard with hanging space. Third Bedroom has twin beds with bedside cabinets and lamps and large cupboard. There is also access from this room to a pretty outdoor seating area with views over to Baggy Point. Perfect place to watch the sunset!
Bathroom has white basin, toilet and large shower unit.
|Further details outdoors|
A courtyard with great views facing west to baggy point getting all the evening sunlight. Teak garden furniture with parasol and bbq. Can be accessed by stone steps up the side of the property or through the third bedroom.
Guests can park the car outside the property to unload and we have one space available, after which any other vehicles can be left in the village carpark.
The West Country region
Devon has long been a favourite destination among all walk of life and for good reason. There is everything here, follow winding country lanes to pretty thatched villages and market towns. Saunter round the historical city of Exeter and visit its beautiful cathedral. The south west coastal path is one of the most beautiful stretches or coast in the world and a lot of it is in Devon.
Exmoor has its own powerful atmosphere, with a history going back millions of years. Its combination of rugged coastline with dramatic cliffs, ancient woodland and expanses of open moorland roamed by wild ponies and deer proves an enduring attraction. It is home to many rare and important species of plants, birds and animals, a treat for all nature lovers.
If your taste is for the sea, North Devon has some of the finest sandy beaches in the British Isles. Woolacombe, a blue-flag beach, was recently voted one of the world's top ten. Just around the headland, Croyde, a Seaside Award beach, is famous for surfing, while Saunton's sands stretch as far as the eye can see.
The pretty harbours at Clovelly, Ilfracombe and Lynmouth make a delightful contrast to the spectacular coastline, notably the Hartland peninsula where the coastal path follows dramatic cliffs and tiny coves.
Take a trip on the Tarka line, visit the Exmoor zoo, a dinosaur park or gnome reserve, walk round beautiful gardens or enjoy the peace of nature reserves -- there is something here for every interest.
North Devon's rich diversity of landscape and attractions make it a guaranteed favourite with visitors - families, couples or singles - for a holiday or short break at all times of year.
Croyde is renowned for it's beautiful sandy beach and surf break but also its cream teas and ice cream shops. Three pubs, restaurants, water park, surf shops and even an art gallery give you plenty to do when you're not on the beach or up on the moors. it is picture postcard pretty with and abundance of thatched cottages and a stream running through the village down to the sea. Plenty of rock pools and sand dunes to keep adventurous children happy rain or shine or just rent a board and wet suit from the local shop and have a dip in the ocean!
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7 May 2014
"Centrally located, clean, cute and great beach retreat"
We had a lovely week as a family of four here. The cottage is centrally located for the shops and pubs and also directly on the path to the beach. The owners were super friendly and really helpful- ev… More
1 Sep 2013
"Great family holiday for those with teenagers"
We had a lovely week. Property is on main path from town to beach so we were able to carry surf boards from the cottage down to the beach, 15 mins, which had been hired just around the corner. Was great to have an activity that teenagers were interested in. Not really anything for them to do in the evenings as Croyde so small but they were happy to chill out. As someone else mentioned was a surprise to have the pub play area on the other side of the wall but didn't cause us any problems. Plenty of places to eat and fantastic ice cream from surf shop. The cottage does look over the owners garden and outdoor sitting area is ajoined to their garden. I was a little worried that we might feel like we were intruding but as it was we didn't make much use of outdoor area. Had a great time and hope to return again.
23 Aug 2013
"Comfortable cottage in a brilliant location"
Firstly, Croyde is a lovely village which still has a feel that it is a year round community and not just busy over the summer. There are just enough shops to keep you going, though you may want to go… More
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