Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Old Stores is a high quality, Grade II listed, reverse level cottage, which sleeps 4 people. It has a a small, fully-enclosed courtyard garden with patio furniture, a BBQ and an outside tap to rinse off wetsuits and boards. A few minutes walk from the cottage there is a children's playground for your little ones and for slightly older visitors there is a basketball court and five aside football pitch (new in 2013)

Georgeham is a beautiful Devon village central to many beaches, stunning countryside and numerous tourist attractions. The village has a Post Office, a shop and is home to two great pubs. The 17th century 'Rock Inn' is a beamed family pub serving the finest quality locally sourced food and whole-heartedly deserves it's approved rating in the 'Good Pub Guide' for its range of ales! The recently rennovated KIngs Arms also serves good food and often hosts live musicians. The village is also served by a mobile fish and chip van (Monday evening) and a Thai food van (Thursday evening).

There is ample parking in the free village car park.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Putsborough 2 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 60 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Further details indoors

The upstairs accommodation consists of a triple-aspect, open plan space containing the lounge, dining and kitchen areas. It is comfortably furnished with a sideboard, two and three-seater settees and an extending tables with four chairs. This space boasts views over Georgeham, traditional beams and a feature gas wood-burning stove.

A TV/DVD player, radio/CD player and a selection of DVDs are provided. There are a number of table games and books provided for guests including walking/nature books and maps. There is a file/box containing details for local tourist attractions and places to visit. To keep your little ones entertained there is also a seaside activity box filled with story books, games, puzzles, crayons, drawing/colouring sheets, treasure hunt ideas etc.

The kitchen is well equipped with a butler sink, washer/dryer, freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge and microwave.

There are 2 bedrooms downstairs - one twin; one double. To suit your individual preferences alternative weight duvets and pillows are provided.

The bathroom is also on the lower level and is fitted with a feature 'roll-top' bath, w/c and basin.

There is a patio table, four chairs and a parasol provided in the courtyard garden.

Further details outdoors

There is ample free parking in the village car park close to the property.

The Devon region

Much of the North Devon coast and countryside has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The area is famous for its high quality, clean, safe beaches with many having RNLI lifeguard patrols during the summer months. This region of Devon is recognised as a haven for surfers and boasts some of the best surf in Europe.

The diversity of landscapes including moors, dunes, mud flats and cliff are home to a host of wildlife with opportunities to see a variety of birdlife as well as seals, dolphins, red deer and the famous Exmoor ponies.

There is an extensive range of sport and leisure activities: walking, cycling, surfing, golf, bird watching, horse riding, water sports and fishing.

The area is ideal for family holidays with loads to do for the kids no matter what the weather. Adults will enjoy experiencing the art, heritage and culture of North Devon.

Georgeham

This area is called the Golden Coast due to its beautiful sandy beaches and UNESCO designated biosphere dunes at Braunton Burrows.

Georgeham is a quiet, picturesque village where Henry Williamson lived and wrote Tarka the Otter. It is central to the beaches at Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacome, which was voted 7th best British beach destination in the 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers' choice survey. It is also conveniently situated for tourist attractions such as the village of Clovelly, Lynton and Lynmouth, National Trust and RHS properties, Atlantic Village outlet centre, The Big Sheep and the Milky Way.

The National Cycle Route 27, which soon becomes the Tarka Trail, runs through the village and the South West Coastal Path passes close by. Nearby is bustling Croyde with its surfing beach and lively nightlife.