Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
CROYDE ILUKA OVERVIEW
ILUKA is set in a commanding position with outstanding views of Croyde Bay and the surrounding countryside, whilst still only being 7 minutes easy walk to the beach. This immaculate, detached bungalow is the perfect place for relaxation. Quality finishes such as oak flooring, tasteful lighting and decoration abound in this fantastic holiday home. The open plan living area and panoramic windows create a light, bright, tranquil living space perfect for socialising, whilst the warmly furnished bedrooms lend themselves to a sumptuous nights sleep after a hard day at the beach. ILUKA is ideal for families or friends who are looking for a high quality holiday home in this most sought after of North Devon locations - you will not be disappointed!
The high ceilinged open plan living and dining area offers an ideal social space for all to relax. Whether it be watching the flat screen TV whilst sinking into the comfortable leather sofas or enjoying a meal around the stylish dining table, you cannot fail to be impressed by the vista afforded by the large picture windows. The large French doors give direct access to the outside decked area.
As you would expect in a home of this quality, the kitchen is fully equipped. There is a large American style fridge freezer, complete with ice maker (perfect for ensuring the sundowners are properly chilled!), electric hob, single oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Once again, the open plan design ensures that being in the kitchen does not mean being separated from the rest of the party.
There are 3 bedrooms,
Bedroom 1 is a double aspect room with views over the bay, perfect for checking out the surf without leaving your bed! The large double bed affords comfort and the en suite bathroom offers convenience. Bedside tables, a chest of drawers and a wardrobe provide plenty of storage space.
The other Bedrooms are accessed from the Kitchen via a door that leads to an inner hall.
Bedroom 2 is a bright twin room with views over the rooftops of Croyde. This room is well appointed with storage space and also has the added benefit of direct access to the deck via a private double glazed door.
Bedroom 3 is a bunk room, ideal for children, this cosy room has a warm, comfortable feel thanks to the pine wardrobe, chest of drawers and beds.
The family bathroom comprises a bath with shower over, w/c and wash basin
Master bedroom en-suite has a bath with shower over, w/c and wash basin
A decked area combined with plenty of lawn mean that there is ample outside space for all to enjoy. For al-fresco dining you really could not get a better vantage point to gaze over the village or out across the bay to Baggy Point and the ocean beyond. The extensive decked terrace wraps around the bungalow and stands above the sloping lawned garden.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 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||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Location – Croyde; Pets – Yes; 3 Bedrooms; Sleeps 6; Post Code EX33 1PX; Ideal for families, children, friends; Changeover day - Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); Parking for 2 cars; lounge equipped with: flat screen TV, DVD,Sound System; Inclusive linen; Oven; Grill; Hob; Large American Style Fridge Freezer; Microwave; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Bath towels included, WiFi Included, High Chair and Travel Cot provided, Putsborough Car Park Pass (Single Car) Included - ONLY 7 MINUTES WALK TO THE BEACH
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Pets (Conditions apply)
The West Country region
The North Devon Coast
For spectacular scenery and beautiful beaches whatever the season, there's no better place in England than North Devon coast and in particular Croyde. The beaches are recognised as possibly some of the finest and cleanest in Europe - with two miles of soft golden sand, plenty of rock pools and amazing surf.
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.
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.
Croyde is ideally located within easy reach of the harbours of Clovelly and Lynmouth which are also perfect places to relax. Meander through the streets of Lynmouth and take a ride on the unique water powered cliff railway to the twin town of Lynton which is perched high on the cliffs. Clovelly is another of the prettiest coastal village where it feels as if time stood still. The only means of transport on these famous cobbled streets are donkeys and sleds.
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, take time to come and find out for yourselves, we will make you very welcome.
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.
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10 Oct 2012
"Lovely house, difficult access"
The position of the house is on a hill, giving it glorious views over Croyde and towards the bay. However, the access is via a narrow alleyway, which is the only access for both cars and pedstrians. This makes it impossible for anyone not pretty fit to gain access and is not somewhere you would take a car you are precious about, as it will be scratched by branches all the way up the alley. The house itself is lovely, with good size rooms and it is well-equipped (although a tumble drier is essential for a British beach holiday and should be provided at this price). The agent was very helpful, particularly when we struggled to find the property and when the previous renters had taken away the key! The owner also needs to sort out the issue of bins - they are not emptied regularly by the council because of the difficult access and small bins soon become overfull, smelly and a target for local cats to strew rubbish everywhere - not pleasant. We are a family with teenagers, so this was a reasonable property for us but you could not take small children or elderly relatives and walking the dog every day was awkward with the alley being the only access.
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