House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Barley Cottage is a spacious and bright three bedroom family home in the coastal village of Georgeham offering the perfect base for the nearby beaches of Putsborough, Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton. Woolacombe Beach (Putsborough is just 5 minutes away and forms part of the 3 mile long white sands) has just been named the 4th best beach in Europe by tripadvisor. Putsborough is perfect for surfers and bodyboarders with clean surf breaks and it's also wonderful for children. Two fab child friendly pubs, playing fields, a park and the village shop selling a wide range of produce are all within a short stroll. Barley Cottage is fantastically equipped and offers a landscaped garden and BBQ deck area just perfect for adults and children alike. The cottage has been lovingly decorated throughout to a very high standard and has a newly fitted kitchen featuring stylish Garden Trading lighting and accessories. You can relax in comfortable and stylish surroundings. A range of books, DVD's, Board games and toys for all ages are included to enjoy when not on the beach ! The kitchen has a huge range of cookery books if you want to cook up a storm. The cottage also has a Nespresso coffee machine so you can sit back with an espresso or latte. Off road parking is available for two cars on the driveway. Additional parking is available for free in the village car park 150m away.PERFECT FOR THE FAMILYTravel Cot | High Chair | Safe & Secure House | Landscaped Private & Secure Gardens | Washing Machine | Tumble Dryer | Microwave | Separate Fridge & Freezer | Dishwasher | Flexible Accommodation with 2 Bathrooms | Children's Toys & DVDs | Kids Sky TV | 2 TV's | Child Friendly Crockery & Cutlery | Free Wifi | Safe Off Road ParkingFREE ESSENTIALS WELCOME BASKET UPON ARRIVAL INCLUDING A YUMMY CREAM TEATea | Coffee | Milk | Bread | Eggs and a Cream Tea Don't worry about shopping, just nip to the Georgham Village store for the essentials and a range of local organic produce. Or for a stress free start to your holiday just order an online online grocery delivery directly to Barley Cottage from Sainsbury's or Tesco.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Putsborough 2 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 100 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 Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Super King Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Light and airy with large leather sofas seating 7 comfortably and access through the south facing french double doors to the deck and enclosed gardens outside. The room features a wall mounted 42" Pioneer HD flat screen TV with SKY+ HD and Freeview including Sky Sports 1. The lounge also includes a DVD player, a range of books, DVD's and board games for all ages.

With solid wood floors the open plan kitchen has everything you need for a great holiday, including dishwasher, microwave, electric 4 plate hob with extractor, fan assisted oven, fridge / freezer, toaster and doorway to the south facing deck with access to the garage and washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer as well as numerous buckets and spades!! The kitchen also has a Nespresso coffee machine. The dining area includes seating for six, LCD TV with Freeview, ipod docking station and a library of cookery books. A highchair is available upon request.

There are three sizable bedrooms on the first floor, all lovingly furnished. Bedroom One is sizeable and has a king size double bed. Bedroom Two is also a great size and has twin beds. Both bedrooms have extensive built-in wardrobes and drawers. Bedroom Three is a bunk bedroom with a chest of drawers. The bunk has a double on the bottom and a single on the top so can easily sleep 3. There is a landing area above the stair case with a bookcase and a useful airing cupboard. .

There are 2 beautiful modern bathrooms, the family bathroom upstairs has solid wooden flooring, bath, WC & basin and the 2nd bathroom is downstairs with a shower room, WC and basin.

All linen for your stay is provided and beach/bath towels are available for an additional charge.


Further details outdoors

With a garage for storing surfboards, wetsuits and buckets and spades there is ample off road parking for two cars on the driveway at the front of the property and additional parking is available in the free village car park just 150m down the road.

With a table and chairs to seat six the south facing garden and decked area is the ideal place to soak up the sunshine, enjoy the BBQ and al-fresco dining. The children can run around safely in the enclosed garden and make the most of the play equipment on the lawn while the adults sip a cold beer or glass of wine.

Further details

Barley Cottage is available for Saturday to Saturday bookings only with the exception of Christmas and New Year.

Welcome pack provided on arrival.

The England region

Whatever you're looking for in a holiday, whether to get away from it all and relax or to get active and explore, you will find things to do in Devon to suit everyone.

Wander around traditional fishing villages, market towns or award winning sandy beaches. Explore unspoilt landscapes including Exmoor National Park just 20mins away or perhaps Dartmoor all in parallel with wealth of tourist attractions to suit all ages.


Once the home of Henry Williamson author of Tarka the Otter, Georgeham is an idyllic village just a few minutes drive from the award winning blue flag beaches of Putsborough and Croyde and with Saunton and Woolacombe beaches nearby. Putsborough is the nearest and forms part of the 3 mile long stretch of white sands all the way up to Woolacombe. Woolacombe beach has just been rated as the 4th best beach in Europe and the 13th best beach in the world by tripadvisor. It's clean, safe and backed by rolling dunes which means it's very easy to find space even in the peak of Summer. The village has two great pubs with local beers, cider and fab food as well as a village shop and post office with a range of organic produce all less than a five minute walk away If you don't fancy cooking but want to stay in during the summer we get a visit from a mobile Fish & Chip van every Monday and a Thai van on Thursdays so you will be spolit for choice.

The adjoining chocolate box village of Croyde is a renowned surfing destination offering three great pubs an ice cream shop and surf stores as well as the Cascades indoor pool park and riding stables to keep the children busy.

A regular local bus service links Georgeham with Croyde and on to the village of Braunton just 10mins away with supermarkets, pubs, craft and surf shops as well as banks and restaurants and what we think is the best fish and chip shop in the world! The market town of Barnstaple is just 20mins away with a cinema, ten pin bowling, leisure centre, tennis club and further shopping attractions.

The South West Coast path is just a few minutes away and Saunton Golf Club with with two challenging links courses is less than a 10minute drive for the energetic. Other local attractions include the 30mile Tarka Trail for cyclists, the Big Sheep, Watermouth Castle and Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park for the children. The town of Ilfracombe is a 20minute drive with it's working harbour offering fishing trips as well as day trips to nearby Lundy island for the adventurous.