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Chapel @ Pickwell Manor – Home 174939 Converted Chapel

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Chapel @ Pickwell Manor – Home 174939

Excellent 4.5/5 Excellent – based on 2 reviews

  • Converted Chapel
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Converted Chapel / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Pickwell Manor is a stunning period manor house set in the heart of the hamlet of Pickwell, yet within easy walking distance of Putsborough beach and a few minutes drive from the popular Croyde and Woolacombe beaches. On site there are 6 acres of wonderful gardens and grounds including an Italian garden, walled garden and areas of woodland. There is also a tennis court and games room.

The Manor has been sensitively converted into 8 apartments with the recent additions of the converted laundry (Amity - Home ID 57330) and now the Chapel which are both situated in the grounds of the Manor. The Chapel is a small magical hideaway with a charming one room up and one room down structure. It has been perfectly designed to meet all your needs for a weekend break or a longer stay for a week or more

Further details

During school holidays the rental period is usually for a full week from Friday to Friday, although please enquire if you are interested in a shorter break.

Pickwell Manor is a stunning period manor house set in the heart of the hamlet of Pickwell, yet within easy walking distance of Putsborough beach and a few minutes drive from the popular Croyde and Woolacombe beaches. On site there are 6 acres of wonderful gardens and grounds including an Italian garden, walled garden and areas of woodland. There is also a tennis court and games room.

The Manor has been sensitively converted into 8 apartments with the recent additions of the converted laundry (Amity - Home ID 57330) and now the Chapel which are both situated in the grounds of the Manor. The Chapel is a small magical hideaway with a charming one room up and one room down structure. It has been perfectly designed to meet all your needs for a weekend break or a longer stay for a week or more

Further details

During school holidays the rental period is usually for a full week from Friday to Friday, although please enquire if you are interested in a shorter break. Outside of school holiday both weekend, long weekend and mid-week breaks are welcome. ONLINE BOOKING IS AVAILABLE VIA THE OWNERS WEBSITE.

Further details outdoors

Situated within the ground of the Manor 'The Chapel' has the advantage of providing a secluded hideaway whilst also offering many advantages of being in a large Manor house which includes 6 acres of gardens that span the front of the house. These gardens include the sun terrace with its breathtaking sea view; the Italian garden with its croquet lawn; the tennis court and 2 beautiful woodland areas.

Location description from owner

The England region

The North Devon coast provides a fantastic location for a holiday and Pickwell is the perfect base from which to explore the region. Situated on the Golden Coast an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Pickwell is a few minutes from the coastal path and benefits from breath taking country and sea views. Under an hour from the M5 it also benefits from being one of the most accessible coastal sections of the West Country.

There are a whole host of wonderful places to explore within easy reach by car from Pickwell Manor (or by bike for the more adventurous). We are just 25 minutes from the western section of Exmoor National Park. This is the location of one of favourite walks at Heddon's Mouth (it has everything pub, stream, woodland, beach). Also situated in this part of Exmoor are the historic villages of Lynton and Lynmouth linked by their famous water powered railway and then further north is the village of Dunster with its 11th Century castle which provides a great day out.

Heading inland along the estuary is the Tarka trail cycle path leading from the local village of Braunton through to the market town of Barnstaple and then on to Bideford and Torrington along the old disused North Devon railway network . The route passes through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel Tarka the Otter.

Going south from Barnstaple where the Taw and Torridge rivers meet is the quaint fishing village of Appledore known as much these days for its book festival as for its fascinating fishing heritage. Just the other side of Hartland Point is another famous fishing village, Clovelly. Pickwell Manor actually has a sea view looking out towards Hartland. From the gardens we also have a view out towards the island of Lundy - known for its rugged walks and its migratory birds. Day trips can be arranged from nearby Bideford or Ilfracombe.

The area has a number of beautiful National Trust properties including Arlington Court and at Torrington is Rosemoor one of the RHS's flagship gardens.

Croyde

At Pickwell we are completely spoilt with 4 amazing sandy beaches all within a short distance of the Manor. Croyde, Woolacombe, Saunton Sands and Putsborough are spectacular surfing beaches with beautiful golden sand and sand dunes. All the beaches have beach car parks if you don’t want to walk across the fields. You can find a video of the spectacular walk from Pickwell to Putsborough beach on the following link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6KlMuPTQLw

From Putsborough you can follow the route of the breathtaking coastal path around Baggy Point to Croyde. As you reach Croyde Sandleigh Tea rooms are perfectly situated for a well earned rest and a cuppa or maybe a cream tea http://www.sandleigh.info/ . Alternatively you walk along the 2 miles of sands from Putsborough beach round to Woolacombe beach and back for a perfect afternoons walk.

The hamlet of Pickwell is also just a 10 minute walk to the village of Georgeham (once home to Henry Williamson). In addition to the well stocked village shop & post office its also boasts 2 fantastic pubs The Rock Inn www.therockgeorgeham.co.uk and the Kings Arms www.therockgeorgeham.co.uk. They give any Pickwell Manor guest fantastic dining opportunities on their doorstep. Then just slighly further afield Braunton, Woolacombe and Croyde all have a good selection of restaurants or why not take a trip to the nearby fishing port of Ilfracombe and try Damian Hurst's restaurant No 11 The Quay. If you fancy a dining experience a little more off the grid then you might want to consider the family run Mortehoe Shellfish restaurant just a 15 minute drive along the coast.

The area provides a wealth of opportunities for sporting adventure whether on or off the water. Surfing, kayaking, kite surfing, coasteering, sailing, sea fishing and diving can all be arranged from local beaches or ports. For those who prefer to stay on land then rock climbing, horse riding, cycling, running, mountain biking, shooting and quad biking are all ideal activities that can be pursued locally. For those keen on a round of golf we are less than 15 minutes from Saunton Golf Club - with two championship courses that are amongst the West Country's finest.

Obviously we hope that you will get lots of warmth and sunshine when you are staying at Pickwell and can get plenty of time on the beach and the freedom to explore without any cares. If however you get the odd rainy day here are a few ideas of activities in the locality: Cream tea at Sandleigh NT tea rooms @Croyde; lunch, tea or a glass of something stronger @Saunton Sands Hotel; Broomhill sculpture gardens restaurant and gallery @Muddiford; Arlington Court NT property & carriage museum; Pampering @Woolacombe Bay Hotel (gym, pool, steam room, sauna + spa treatments); cinemas @Barnstaple & @Ilfracombe

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Richard Elliott (Property Manager Pickwell Manor)
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
20 Aug 2016
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Converted chapel has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Mar 2012. Located in Braunton, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from $592 to $637.

The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Aug 2016.

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Reviewed 1 Nov 2013

The pace was a bit small but idea for a long weekend. The owners were really helpful, good facilities on site, Marvellous area to stay espacecially if you want to surf...can imagine it gets really busy during peak season though. Will be back to stay at Pickwell but probably for longer and in a bigger apartment.

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