Box Cottage - OC137
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This attractive cottage is set in the charming village of Georgeham. Just two miles
from Croyde Bay and just a short distance from the beautiful and popular surfing
beach of Putsborough (where the sand extends some 3 miles to Woolacombe).
Sympathetically modernized to retain its original charm yet benefit from
kitchen/dining room with all the necessary features for your comfort and
convenience, including sitting room with comfortable seating and wall mounted
wide screen TV, DVD /CD player. The accommodation includes master bedroom with
King Size bed, 1 twin bedroom and 3rd bedroom with double bed. Off road parking
for two small cars or one large one! Fabulous and easy to manage leaving plenty
of time for days on the beach! Explore the magnificent North Devon coast and scenic
Whatever the time of year there is always something to see or do in this beautiful
unspoilt North Devon location, and Box Cottage provides the ideal base for the
Children are made to feel very welcome at Box Cottage with some DVDs and toys
provided. Rear Courtyard Area With Table & Chairs For Morning Coffee, Further
gravelled seating area with picnic bench, Surf board rack to rear of cottage, off
road parking for 2 small cars or one large car.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
The South West has arguably some of the most dramatic and enchanting scenery in England. North Devon is proud to boast its rugged coastlines, clean sandy beaches, wide estuaries and a particularly intense clear estuary light, green countryside, wooded valleys and open moorlands. Walk the coastal path, cycle ride the Tarka Trail or across the moor, fish in the many rivers or open seas, horse-ride along the beach or across Exmoor, surf, sail, wind-surf, kite-surf or just build your castle in the sand!
So if you are looking to get away from it all and relax or to be active and explore, there is always something to suit all of the family in North Devon.
Wander around traditional fishing villages or along sandy beaches. Explore unspoilt landscapes and a wealth of attractions. Unwind at a spa or get active and try one of the water-sports in Devon. Many attractions have special offers and free events and there are so many natural playgrounds including Exmoor, Dartmoor, and, on your doorstep, the coast.
A short walk away from the beautiful sandy beach and National Trust headland of Baggy Point, a couple of minutes by car from Saunton Sands, Putsborough and Woolacombe beaches. The North Devon surfer's Mecca of Croyde with its family friendly golden shore replete with cafe, shop and showers, offers both surfing and riding schools. The area has spectacular scenery to rival any found within the UK and boasts coastal and inland walks to satisfy walkers of all levels of ability. Golfing enthusiasts are well catered for with several excellent courses within "driving range", notably the famous Saunton Sands Club. Other attractions include boat/fishing hire and ferries to Lundy from Ilfracombe, several adventure/theme parks nearby, Watermouth Castle, Arlington Court and a little further The Big Sheep at Abbotsham and The Milky Way at Clovelly.
Georgeham is perfectly situated for sporting expeditions to the great surfing beaches of Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Putsborough and Woolacombe. And after a busy day on the sand and surf you can quench your thirst at one of Georgeham's delightful village pubs, where good food and a warm welcome are guaranteed. Surrounded by miles of walks, bridleways and cycle routes, with the amazing Braunton Burrows close by and the Exmoor National Park an easy drive away, Georgeham is the ideal base for all types of holiday.
Nearby Croyde is not only the renowned surf capital of the West Country but is also a beautiful quaint village of unique charm and character with its thatched cottages, rolling hills and the pretty stream that winds its way through to the idyllic sandy beach. The area surrounding Croyde is the perfect place for the outdoor adventurer with Baggy Point close by offering spectacular walks around the cliffs as well as specialised rock climbing. The Goldcoast Festival is held each year on the headland overlooking the beach with large stage and major music entertainment including Jason Moraz in 2009 and acts such as The Magic Numbers and Joshua Radin lined up for 2010, it includes countless sporting competitions. There is tuition available for surfing and numerous other water sports.
The more energetic can surf down at Putsborough (surf board hire & lessons can be organised just let us know) whilst those of a more gentle dis position can take a leisurely stroll along the Pickwell footpath, down through the sand dunes along the beach to Woolacombe where they can relax and lunch in one of the many continental style bistro's, peruse the surf shops or perhaps play crazy golf! Putsborough Beach with its three miles of golden sands extending to Woolacombe, Recently voted 7th best beach in the world, the long sweeping sands of Putsborough are renowned for their cleanliness and beauty. Generally uncommercialised, there is a small beach café, ample parking, a toilet block.
Nearby Croyde provides a pleasant alternative venue to explore. With its fabulous surfing beach, the famous Thatch (great hot chocolate!), Billy Budd's & The Manor Public Houses, a variety of surf shops, bistros and ice cream parlours it provides an entertaining excursion which all the family can enjoy. Georgeham is home to the renowned Rock Inn where gourmet meals can be enjoyed in its informal and relaxing atmosphere. Stroll through the narrow lanes admiring the many period cottages, thatched roofs and cottage gardens (including the former home of Henry Williamson, author of Tarka The Otter!) down to the traditional shop - the hub of the village! Croyde beach lies between the headlands of Baggy Point to the north and Saunton Down to the south. This is one of the most popular beaches in the South West for surfers, and there is also windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. The beach has a café/restaurant, toilets with facilities for disabled visitors, and disabled access to the beach. There is deckchair hire, surfboard hire, first-aid, lifeguards, and a lost child centre. The beach has a dog restricted area, pay car parking, and there are nearby shops and a wildlife reserve.
Golf can be enjoyed at Saunton where there are 2 championship courses with further courses at Ilfracombe, Woolacombe and Barnstaple.
A few miles inland is the bustling village of Braunton, where you will find many shops, cafes and the famous Squires fish and chip shop. Cycle hire facilities are also available to explore the Tarka Trail along the estuary, into Barnstaple and as far as Instow, Bideford and beyond.
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19 Sep 2013
"Lovely cottage - cosy, sociable and well equipped"
Just spent a lovely few days catching up with friends in Devon. We stayed here at Box Cottage, as it was advertised as being well equipped and in a good location. It more than exceeded my expectations… More
So glad to hear that Box Cottage 'fitted the bill' for you. Its lovely to have somewhere cosy and with character features to go home to after a busy time on the beach or exploring isnt it! Ocean Cottages looks forward to welcoming you back!
8 Sep 2013
"Lovely holiday, great accomodation"
We have been going to Croyde for the last few years but decided we wanted a quieter location so choose Box Cottage in Georgeham. The cottage was clean and well equipped and my Mum (85) managed the st… More
Ocean Cottages is so delighted that you all enjoyed the characterful Box Cottage. Its location in this lovely village has proved very popular together with its easy accessibility to Putsborough, Croyde and Woolacombe beaches. Out of season breaks are equally enjoyable and walks along the beaches and coastal paths can be rewarded by lunch served by cosy, open fires in the local pubs! We look forward to your return!
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