CROYDE 3 LORNA DOONE
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
CROYDE 3 LORNA DOONE OVERVIEW
A luxurious first floor apartment in an imposing property within walking distance of Croyde beach only a short drive to Woolacombe, Saunton, Braunton and the Tarka trail. Ideally situated in the village of Croyde with its blue flag accredited beach, famed for its surf and ideal for children. Saunton sands, south of Croyde, backed by the Burrows nature reserve and famous Saunton golf club is a short car ride away. Villages such as Lynton & Lynmouth and the walkers paradise, Watersmeet, are only a short drive away. CROYDE 3 LORNA DOONE is located in an extremely desirable position on Moor Lane only 2 minutes stroll from the beach and a short walk from the quaint and picturesque 'chocolate box' village of Croyde with its character thatched pubs and restaurants. Croyde itself boasts village stores, a post office, tearooms and surf shops. Accommodation at CROYDE 3 LORNA DOONE is of a very high standard. The apartment is light and spacious and makes an ideal venue for 2 small families or 1 large family.
The open-plan kitchen/diner/living room is light, airy and has two sets of double glazed patio doors that lead out onto a decked balcony. The circular patio table seats 6 and is the perfect vantage point to admire the vista of rolling hills that surround Croyde, the sand dunes of Croyde beach, and to the sea beyond. There is a wooden dining table adjacent to the kitchen, this provides a good separation of the kitchen and lounge areas. The lounge area is fully carpeted and boasts 2 cream fabric sofas that enable 6 to relax in comfort. Your eye is drawn to the feature fireplace and mantelpiece. A large bookcase is home to a selection of audio tapes, books (including local guides and information), VHS videos, magazines and a comprehensive visitor welcome pack that “is designed to help guests enjoy the Croyde experience”. The entertainment hardware includes a flat screen TV, DVD & VHS players, Sky free view and a mini stereo system (CD, radio and audio tape).
Limed oak units with a light laminate work surface help to increase the feeling of space in this open plan room. The layout has been well thought out, with appliances comprising a dishwasher, washing machine, fully integrated fridge/freezer, single oven built into a tall housing unit with microwave located above, 4 ring ceramic hob set into the work surface, 2 slice toaster, kettle and liquidiser. There is a plentiful supply of glassware, coordinating crockery and cooking utensils.
Bedroom 1 is a twin bedded room with 3 drawer bed side cabinet between topped with a lamp. Ideal for children but also two adults decorated in a vibrant lilac. The wardrobe provides hanging space and also hides a huge selection of toys and games, a 4 drawer chest provides additional storage.
Bedroom 2 on the opposite side of the hallway is a twin room with two wooden framed beds separated if required by a 3 drawer bedside cabinet topped with a lamp. The beds can be put together if required.This bright room, enjoys a view of the green hills to the front. There is an alcove providing hanging space plus an additional 3 drawer chest.
Bedroom 3 is the double aspect master en-suite, overlooking Moor Lane. As well as the good sized double bed there is an abundance of furniture, including 2 bedside tables each with a lamp, wardrobe, low cupboard, 4 drawer chest and full length dressing mirror. However, the room is still spacious enough to accommodate 2 travel cots.
The family bathroom, with deep raspberry walls complementing the cream tiles and floral dado rail, is a good sized room. The chrome power shower is separate from the bath in its own cubicle. The white suite also includes a pedestal wash basin with polished chrome fitments, low level WC and a good sized bath, perfect for relaxing in aromatic bubbles.
Bedroom 3 has an en-suite shower room containing a shower, pedestal wash basin with polished chrome taps and low level WC.
There is dedicated parking for two cars on a level tarmac driveway. CROYDE 3 LORNA DOONE is set in its own grounds, surrounded on two sides by a large flat lawn, the size of two tennis courts, perfect for enjoying the late afternoon sun. The grounds are a great space, available to all guests to meet and socialise, dine al-fresco or simply just relax and unwind.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Croyde 400 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 85 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, 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, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
Location – Croyde; Pets – No; 3 Bedrooms; Sleeps up to 6; Post Code EX33 1NU; Ideal for families, children, toddlers, 50+; Changeover Day - Saturday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); Parking for 2 cars; Lounge equipped with TV, DVD, VCR, Sky free view; Mini stereo system; Inclusive linen; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Fully integrated fridge/freezer; Single oven; Microwave; 4 ring ceramic hob; 2 slice toaster; Kettle; Liquidiser; Electric storage heaters
The West Country region
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.
Woolacombe Bay / Halsinger area
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.
WALK TO – Croyde, 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 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 or South West coast path 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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