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Cottage | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Sweets Cottage is a 15th century Devon long house set in the heart of Croyde Village, just a couple of minutes walk to the shops, restaurants,cafes and pubs and about 15 minutes walk and 5minutes by car to the beach Perhaps one of the most attractive and well known properties in Croyde,this house truly combines the old with the new. Full of character with its inglenook fireplaces, beamed ceilings in part, old wooden floor boards, wooden lintels and window seats. Recently modernised in 2012 to give a stunning modern feel in parts with a lovely light kitchen/ dining area with glass roof. Double doors lead from the kitchen to a large walled patio area ideal for al fresco dining morning, noon and night being south facing and a real sun trap. Beyond is a large sloping lawn, summerhouse, large trampoline.Views across the village towards the sea. To the front of the property is a cottage garden with lawn and a stream, seven runner ducks are resident here in locked gated area. So
First floor, Bedroom 1-king sized double bed and ensuite shower room. Bedroom 2-twin beds. Bedroom 3 - 3 single beds access through this room to Bedroom 4 a king sized double bed and Bedroom 5 - single bed.
Recently fitted En-suite bathroom with glass tiled shower, basin and toilet to bedroom 1. Additional separate toilet next to bedroom 1 & 2. Recently fitted bathroom with bath, toilet and over bath shower between bedroom 4 and 5.
Further toilet downstairs.
White linen is provided and all beds will be made up for your arrival. Each guest will be provided with a bath towel, bath/shower rooms will have bath mats and hand towels. On holidays of more than a week an optional clean is offered and fresh bed linen.
The stunning recently built and fully fitted modern kitchen with glass roof and wooden floor. Granite work tops, a Falcon cooker with gas hob and two electric ovens, Bosch US style fridge freezer, dishwasher and table seating 10/12.
Leading off the kitchen which has underfloor heating is a utility room with washing machine and sink and leading off there is a downstairs toilet.
The living room with wooden floor is off the kitchen ,all open plan making it a lovely large light area. Inglenook fire place with bread
oven and recently added log burner. Large flat screen TV, DVD player, Bosch sound system and comfortable sofas and Wifi.
A further separate lounge with beamed painted ceiling,inglenook fireplace with bread oven and rayburn in the recess, (not used now), wooden floor with rugs. Comfortable chairs and sofa if you want some quiet time readings or just listening to music.
Sweets cottage is one of the most photographed houses in North Devon being on postcards, fudge boxes and even jigsaws!!! It is set back from the road having both a front and back garden.
The south facing back garden comprises of a large sloping lawned area with a Summerhouse at the top of the garden and a patio area with views over the village. There is a large trampoline, please supervise children at all times.
There is also a large slate flagstone and slate chipped area opening from the kitchen with table and chairs and a BBQ for al fresco dining being a real sun trap.
The front garden is a cottage garden with a stream running through the edge and seven resident runner ducks. This area is accessed via the front door only, the side gate remains locked so that the ducks don't wander on to the road. If the ducks are at home a local will pop into feed them and put the ducks away at night in the duck house.
There is plenty of car parking space for 4-6 cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde Bay beach 500 m|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 1.5 hours drive 100 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 20 mins, mainline Tiverton Parkway 14 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
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