BRAUNTON ROCK HAVEN OVERVIEW
ROCK HAVEN is a magnificent spacious home, sleeping 10 people and furnished to the highest standards. Located in a quiet village lane in the heart of Braunton you will be a short stroll from it's local shops, restaurants, pubs, and bustling village life. North Devon's most popular surfing beaches, Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe, are also on your doorstep. This luxurious Georgian home has 3 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms, all decorated in a simple yet chic manner with significant attention to detail. This pet-friendly home is perfect for family parties, groups of friends and weekend getaways.
Enter into an entrance hall with a stain glass door, and the dining room and lounge are to your right. Luxuriously furnished, in warm rich tones, there is plenty of space for large parties and the wood burner adds ambiance and romance. A piano and guitar can also be found in the dining area as well as a wooden dining table, seating 8. Relax in the lounge on a leather sofa and watch the large flat-screen TV with Sky, DVD player and VCR. A large selection of DVDs and videos are provided for your use, as well as a well-stocked bookshelf and Ipod docking station. On the second floor there is a second lounge with flat-screen TV, DVD and VCR player as well as some more DVDs and videos. This room has a black and pink theme with a large comfy sofa, lots of soft cushions, and a trendy zebra skin rug.
To the left of the entrance hall is a modern but traditional country style kitchen, with an additional dining table, seating 8. This is a useful space for enjoying a family breakfast, or informal supper. A book shelf contains novels and cookery books, and it's these thoughtful extras make you feel right at home. Appliances include a range style double oven and hob, tall grey fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, 4-slice toaster, and all other essential kitchen utensils. The second door on your left opens into a utility and games room, complete with washing machine, tumble drier, football table and plenty of games and children's toys. A useful downstairs toilet can be found in this room. There is an exquisite wooden staircase up to the 1st floor, and everywhere you turn you are surrounded by grand yet tasteful decor and artwork.
There are 3 bedrooms on the 1st floor and an additional 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor.
Bedroom 1, to the left hand side of the landing, is a double bedroom with en suite shower room and WC. Furniture includes a cream wooden double bed, mirror, chest of drawers, large wardrobe, bedside tables and reading lamps.
Bedroom 2, the middle door on the landing, is an en-suite twin bedroom. Furniture includes charming white and silver bedsteads, a central wooden bedside table and a reading lamp. Colourful patchwork curtains brighten this room, and clothes can be stored in a large white wardrobe and tall chest of drawers.
Bedroom 3 is a large double bedroom, again with a large white wardrobe and tall chest of drawers with an antique mirror. Two bedside cabinets hold reading lamps, and there is a quaint desk and chair. The walls are painted in a light green colour, with red and white stripy curtains. The 1st floor bathroom can be accessed directly from bedroom 3, making it an en suite. From the 1st floor landing climb a hidden staircase to the 2nd floor, and to bedrooms 4 and 5. On the left hand side is bedroom 4.
Bedroom 4 is similar to bedroom 2, containing two charming single beds, a central chest of drawers, reading lamp, velux window, as well as a walk in wardrobe. This wardrobe has a clothes rail, shelves, mirror and laundry basket, and walls are decorated with children's hand prints.
Through the second lounge, access bedroom 5, decorated in pale green and white, is another large double bedroom with white wardrobe, chest of drawers, and bedside tables with reading lamps. This room has pretty extras including two mirrors, colourful blinds and modern abstract lighting on the ceiling.
There is a downstairs cloakroom in the utility/games room containing WC and sink. On the 1st floor, bedroom 1 and 2 have an en-suite shower room, with sink and WC. Bedroom 2 has a slightly larger shower room with a side unit containing a sink, mirror and storage space, as well as a large shower cubicle, heated towel rail and WC. Bedroom 3 has a very large luxurious en suite which doubles as the family bathroom, as it can also be accessed from the 1st floor landing. Both doors are lockable for your privacy. This bathroom is very spacious, with elegant decor and solid dark wood flooring. A romantic roll top bath sits in the middle of the room, and on the right hand side is a large shower cubicle. On the left hand side is a traditional style sink and WC. Above the sink is a fabulous vintage mirror. On the 2nd floor landing there is a second family bathroom with a fun, bright fuchsia pink theme. There is a bath, with shower overhead, and a modern WC and oval porcelain sink.
At the back of the house is a large courtyard with a wooden table and seating under a trellised arbor. A perfect area for al fresco entertaining, this lovely enclosed area comes complete with a BBQ and chimnea. There is a Wendy House for children, as well as a table tennis table and some body boards. Around the side of the house is off-street parking for 2 cars. A further parking space is available in the front of the gate at the front of the house.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Saunton Sands 3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 105 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The North Devon coastline is a walkers dream come true with rolling hills as far as the eye can see and coastlines so unspoilt they are picture perfect.
There are few places in Britain that lay claim to such a beautiful combination of stunning landscapes. A coastline of spectacular cliffs, secret coves and golden beaches together with a hinterland of wild moorland, sparkling river valleys and lush rolling hills make North Devon and Exmoor a very special place to visit.
WALK TO - Braunton and surrounds is a great place for days out with family and friends. Many local restaurants and pubs offer a superb variety of food and entertainment such as Squires (great fish and chips), At One (Tapas Evenings), The George Pub (great local food as well as Thai Cuisine) and The Williams Arms (well renowned Sunday roasts). Entertainment facilities are available for all ages.
CYCLE TO - cyclists can enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon. A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great.
DRIVE TO - the beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe are only a short drive away (note to pet owners: Saunton, Putsborough and Woolacombe have demarcated pet-friendly areas for your dog). A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great for walkers. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. For the more adventurous, kite surfing, surfing, horse riding and kayaking are popular sports in the area. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth 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 the beautiful part of England.