The Old Chicken Shed
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Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Old Chicken Shed offers contemporary living in an idyllic rural location. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing retreat, walking or beach holiday.The Old Chicken Shed is in a tranquil, secluded setting with fabulous country views. Pets will be made very welcome. The beautiful beaches of Putsborough, Croyde and Woolacombe are a short drive away. Within walking distance are two great village pubs, The Rock Inn and The Kings Arms, both serving excellent food.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Putsborough 2 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter International Airport: 95 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 12 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
A contemporary retreat set in beautiful secluded countryside, whether you spend the entire day relaxing in the garden or come back in the evenings from a long day walking or at the beach, The Old Chicken Shed will accommodate all.
The property is open plan with beautiful slate and wooden floors running throughout. The lounge is double aspect with uninterrupted views overlooking open fields.
The newly fitted, well equipped kitchen has everything you need to make your stay comfortable including: washing machine, fridge and freezer, breakfast bar, oven, hob and microwave.
The master bedroom features a large double bed and chest of drawers as well as two bedside cabinets and a full-length mirror, with countryside views.
A twin bedded room with the option to make a large double. There are two chest of drawers, reading lamps and full-length mirror. This room is at the rear of the property.
The wet room sits just off the kitchen/living room, is light and airy, containing a WC, basin with mirror, and large shower.
Further details outdoors:
There is secure off road parking for two cars. If additional parking is required please request as this can be arranged.
The property sits on a good sized plot of land with fields at the front and back, with private parking for two cars at the rear of the property. At the rear there is plenty of space for playing, enjoying the BBQ or just relaxing. We are happy to store surf boards or bicycles securely for you.
Welcome pack on arrival
Flexible arrival and departure times
The West Country region
The West Country / Devon region
Whatever you’re looking for in a holiday, whether to get away from it all and relax or to get active and explore, you will find things to do in Devon to suit everyone.
Wander around traditional fishing villages, market towns or award winning sandy beaches. Explore unspoilt landscapes including Exmoor National Park just 20mins away or perhaps Dartmoor all in parallel with wealth of tourist attractions to suit all ages.
Walk To – You are at the edge of Georgeham village with 2 excellent local pubs, which offer a wide range of local ales and delicious freshly cooked food; a village store with post office, park with football pitch, children’s play area and multiuse sports area. For walkers there is the fantastic South West Coast Path nearby.
Cycle To – We are on sustrans cycle route 278. You can also access the villages and beaches of Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe. 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. Rock pools are in abundance and the dunes are 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, volleyball, 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 all of the above, where beachside parking is available. Plus Braunton, Saunton, Woolacombe, Barnstaple, North Devon towns and villages. Explore the beautiful Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within 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.
Public Transport – Georgeham is serviced by a regular bus route to Barnstaple via Croyde and Braunton, including the train station, which offers regular services to Exeter and beyond.
Boat Trips – Available from Ilfracombe around the stunning North Devon Coast for sightseeing or fishing, or a day trip to Lundy Island, which is a Marine Conservation Zone.
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25 Sep 2013
"Beautiful, cosy cottage - perfect for exploring North Devon"
We stayed in the Old Chicken Shed for 2 weeks. It was perfect. it was spotlessly clean and everything you could need for a family of 5 was provided. The welcome hamper was a wonderful surprise on arri… More
7 Sep 2013
"A perfect North Devon haven for all the family"
We were lucky enough to stay at the "Old Chicken Shed" for a week. On arriving the owner had provided us with a welcome hamper packed with local delights and essentials such as tea and coffe… More
29 May 2013
"Cosy, modern cottage with countryside views"
We stayed at The Old Chicken Shed for a short break over the Bank Holiday weekend with family (4 adults and 2 infants in all) and had a great time at this modern, country bolthole. We were the first g… More
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