CROYDE WHITE HOUSE OVERVIEW
The WHITE HOUSE occupies a spectacular position in a quiet and peaceful location, yet is only a short walk from the heart of picturesque Croyde village and its many amenities. Best of all, this property is also within a few minutes walking distance from Croyde Beach and the sand dunes.
The WHITE HOUSE is a beautifully presented house, equipped with all you require for a "home from home” experience. Comprising 4 bedrooms sleeping 8 , with 3 double bedrooms, the master with en-suite shower-room, a bunk-bed room, family bathroom, separate upstairs and downstairs WCs, a well-equipped kitchen and utility room and a large living area. This home offers some of the best views in Croyde and surrounding countryside, particularly from the beautifully manicured garden, which extends up away from the house over multiple levels. THE WHITE HOUSE offers an ideal home for larger families, two families or groups of friends with parking for 2 cars on the driveway.
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As you enter this spacious home, you are welcomed by the very large lounge to the left. The lounge is L-shaped, dividing into 2 separate seating areas with walls decorated in fresh white throughout and hard wearing neutral carpets. This is a double-aspect lounge with one window overlooking the front garden and the other window looking to the side of the property. Within this lounge area there is ample seating with 3 sofas and an armchair.
Area 1: This part of the room has a comfortable, warm ambiance. There are 2 comfy sofas with co-ordinating cushions either side of the wood burner and its attractive surround. There is also a contemporary casual lounge chair and footstool. Between the sofas is a useful low pine table. For your entertainment there is Super Fast broadband (WiFi), full Sky package, a wall mounted flat screen HD TV, and DVD/CD/MP3 Player . All enjoyed while relaxing on the sofa with a glass of wine and the warmth and comfort of the crackling wood burner.
Area 2: Contains a double sofa. Box shelving can be found opposite the sofa, with a pine mirror over. The addition of a flat-screen TV is great for those wishing to bring along their games consoles for rainy day entertainment, whilst others watch the TV in the main lounge area. On top of the shelving is a compact DVD/CD/MP3 player together with a welcome folder containing useful information.
The lounge flows effortlessly to the double aspect dining room: With solid oak flooring, central ceiling light, white painted walls with french doors giving you access to the patio area at the rear of the property. There is a large oblong table with seating for 8 people.There is also a wooden chest housing the table mats, ‘where to go’ leaflets and some lovely John Lewis Crockery (plates & bowls).
KITCHEN / UTILITY ROOM
Kitchen: The kitchen is modern and airy and has been designed for easy access and movement, complete with breakfast bar-counter with 2 bar stools. A well-equipped kitchen with all the features one would expect, including a 4-ring electric hob, built in double-oven and grill, extractor fan, 4-slice toaster, microwave, kettle, breadboards, stainless steel cooking utensils, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer and cafetiere. There is a plentiful supply of crockery, pots and pans, glassware, mugs and a useful supply of children's beakers, plates, bowls and spoons. Your cooking experience will be enhanced by the lovely views over the garden. Next to the kitchen, off the hallway, is a useful storage cupboard housing iron/ironing board, broom, hoover, dustpan and brush and coat hooks.
Utility Room: There is a separate utility room off the patio area complete with an additional stainless steel sink and drainer, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble drier and clothes airer. There are also some useful extras including mop and bucket, broom, step stool, garden chairs, cushions for the garden chairs and linen basket.
Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: (Master Bedroom with en-suite shower-room). At the end of the upper hallway is the Master Bedroom with en-suite shower room. The bed is king-size flanked by modern bedside cabinets, a matching 6-drawer chest of drawers, a large wardrobe with shelves and hanging space and a long wall-mounted mirror. This is a single aspect room with a large window overlooking the stunningly pretty back garden.
Bedroom 2: (Bunk Beds). Within this bedroom is a set of pine wooden bunk-beds and a wooden cot in white, perfect for young children. A 3-drawer chest of drawers, bedside cabinet and bedside light provide storage. This is a single aspect room with a window overlooking the side of the property and the green hills beyond. Wooden venetian blinds at the window add the finishing touch.
Bedroom 3: (Twin Bedroom). Two 3' single beds that can be zip-linked to make a king size double bed, 2 bedside cupboards with table lamps, a massive full-length fitted wardrobe, 1 mirror fronted single wardrobe with cupboards over and 6-drawer chest of drawers with mirror over and a hair-drier. This is a single aspect room with a large picture window giving a view over the rooftops of Croyde to the sea.
Bedroom 4: (Twin Bedroom). Two 3' single beds that can be zip-linked to make a king size double bed, A large bedroom with bedside tables and lamps, a 6 drawer chest of drawers and a built in cupboard, currently housing a z-bed, spare duvets and pillows. The room has a large window with wooden venetian blinds, overlooking the front of the property.
The WHITE HOUSE has an en-suite shower-room off the master bedroom, a family bathroom, a separate upstairs WC and a downstairs WC.
The garden of the WHITE HOUSE has to be seen! Creatively landscaped on 3 levels, it is a ‘garden lovers’ delight. Children will love the 'secret' area at the top.
This beautifully planted, fully enclosed and private garden provides plenty of space for play, relaxation and outdoor entertaining There is a paved area reached from the dining room, complete with table, chairs and parasol, while further up the garden is another seating area with a Kadai fire bowl/BBQ. Up yet another level and to the rear of the garden is a gorgeous Wendy House, beautifully kitted out for the children to enjoy. Parking is well catered for in front of the house with space for 2 cars.
ADD TO BASKET (OPTIONAL EXTRAS)
Bath Towels: GBP 5.00 per person (max 8)
Dog: GBP 20.00 per dog per week/short break
High Chair Usage: GBP 0.00
Internet Usage: GBP 0.00
Standard Cot: GBP 0.00
WALK TO: Croyde! The go to destination for families, friends, couples, ramblers and surfers… the list is endless.
A charming, unspoilt village on the North Devon coast, Croyde has a choice of traditional pubs, restaurants, ice cream parlours and surf shops. The village centre is a delightful cluster of unspoilt period and chocolate box cottages.
The award winning sandy beach is perennially popular with hardy surfers looking for waves, and there are also rock pools and sand dunes, which are a must for young intrepid explorers. For the more adventurous, kite surfing, volleyball, kayaking and horse riding are all on your doorstep. Coastal and Countryside walks include the majestic Croyde cliff path to Baggy Point, (and for those energetic), to Woolacombe and beyond.
There is so much to do in and around Croyde with various festivals throughout the year, lots of local pubs have live music throughout the year, The Thatch and The Kings Arms at Georgeham tend to have the most music on, both usually having a decent band play on Friday night.
Looking forward, the Croyde Ocean Triathlon is held inJuly, this hotly contested Olympic length triathlon attracts hundreds of athletes each year, make sure you enter early!
CYCLE (or drive) TO: A day at historic Braunton Burrows is great, or cycle round to Crow Point through the fascinating Braunton Marshes passing a delightful thatched Linhay or cattle shelter built almost 200 years ago. Bird watchers will be in their element here. Cyclists can also enjoy the 30-mile Tarka Trail tracking the scenic coastline of North Devon.
DRIVE TO: Explore the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, The Milky Way and The Big Sheep all within a short driving distance. Cultural days can be passed at Arlington Court, historic Clovelly Village, Watermouth Castle, Lynton, Lynmouth, Victorian-styled Ilfracombe with its quaint fishing harbour 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 this beautiful part of England.
AT A GLANCE
Location: Croyde; Dog Friendly; Bedrooms: 4; Sleeps: 8 ; Post Code: EX33 1PD; Ideal for Families, children, toddlers, 50 ; Changeover Day: Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); WiFi available; SKY Full package; Super fast broadband; CD player; DVD Player; Multi-tiered garden; Spectacular country views; Children's playhouse; Kadai fire bowl/BBQ; Beach windbreaks supplied; Utility room for bicycle/board storage; Linen provided: 3 x doubles, 2 x singles; Highchair; 2 travel cots (linen not supplied); Children's Cutlery/Crockery; Fridge plus additional fridge/freezer; Washing Machine; Tumble Drier; Dishwasher; Kettle; 4-slice toaster; Electric stove and hob; Separate oven and grill; Microwave; Central heating; Log Burner; Parking for 2 cars;