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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed


A luxurious ground floor apartment in an imposing property within walking distance of Croyde beach. Ideally situated in the village of Croyde, 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 and Lynmouth and the walkers paradise Watersmeet, are only a short drive away. LORNA DOONE 2 is located in an extremely desirable position on Moor Lane, only a two minutes stroll from the beach and just a short walk into the quaint and picturesque 'chocolate box' village of Croyde. Croyde itself boasts village stores, a post office, thatched pubs, restaurants, tearooms and surf shops.

The apartment is light and spacious, ideal for one large family or two smaller families. As this is a ground floor apartment, LORNA DOONE 2 also appeals to those who would rather not have the inconvenience of stairs.


The stylish and trendy open plan kitchen, dining room and living room is light and spacious, with two sets of double glazed patio doors that lead out onto a private decked area with canopied sun terrace and steps leading down to the garden beyond. There is a wooden dining table adjacent to the kitchen, providing plenty of space for 6 people. The lounge area is fully carpeted and boasts contemporary furniture in coordinating colours. There are two fabric sofas and two easy chairs that enable guests to relax in comfort. The entertainment hardware includes a TV and stereo system (CD, radio and audio tape), as well as inclusive WiFi internet access.


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, and appliances include a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, built in electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 slice toaster and kettle. There is a plentiful supply of glassware, coordinating crockery and cooking utensils.


There are 3 bedrooms all accessed from the central hallway.

Bedroom 1 is the master double bedroom with en-suite. Decor is simple yet elegant.

Bedroom 2 is a bright and airy charming twin bedroom, with wooden beds and storage space.

Bedroom 3 contains adult-sized pine bunk beds, chest of drawers and a mirror.


The fully tiled family bathroom with slate grey tiles has a really modern feel. The shower is separate from the bath in its own cubicle. The white suite also includes a pedestal wash basin with polished chrome taps, low level WC and a good sized bath, perfect for relaxing in aromatic bubbles after a day at the beach. Bedroom 1 has an en suite shower room.


There is dedicated parking for two cars on a level driveway. LORNA DOONE 2 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 social space, available to all guests to dine al fresco or simply just relax and unwind in the sunshine. A BBQ is provided.


Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Croyde 400 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 400 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 60 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
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
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details

Location – Croyde; Pets – No; 3 Bedrooms; Sleeps 6+; Post Code EX33 1NU; Ideal for families, children, friends, couples; Changeover Day - Saturday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); WiFi internet access included; Parking for 2 cars; Lounge equipped with a TV, DVD, VCR, Sky freeview; Mini stereo system; Inclusive linen; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Fully integrated fridge/freezer; Oven; Hob; Microwave; 4 ring ceramic hob; 2-slice toaster; Kettle; Electric storage Heaters; Garden; BBQ

The Devon 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.

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.

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.

There are activities available for all ages. For children there are fun attractions such as 'The Big Sheep' and 'Dinosaur World'. For the sports fan, there is golf, horse riding, cycling, surfing, kayaking, rock climbing and many other activities all within a 40 minute drive from Barnstaple, the region's major town.

Looking for a North Devon Holiday Cottage or Self Catering Holidays in Devon then you are at the right place!


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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21 Oct 2013


"Almost perfect"

Lovely apartment - very well equipped,and tastefully furnished.The only problem was that the mattresses all need topping or replacing as they are lumpy and uncomfortable - not a visible problem, but … More

7 Oct 2012


"First Visit"

Me & my husband stayed at this accomodation. Clean & fairly well equiped in a fab location. Towels & bedding supplied. Just a few minutes walk from the lovely beach one way & a few minutes walk from t… More

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