The beautiful 5-bedroom Braunton Farmhouse is set high on the hill above Braunton and Croyde on the North Devon coast and can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests. The large, refurbished farmhouse enjoys a peaceful setting in its own beautiful grounds, with large gardens for all to enjoy and stunning countryside views. A highlight for many staying at the house is its close proximity to the coast with the award-winning beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe only a short drive away.
Braunton Farmhouse is set over two floors with all 5-bedrooms located on the first floor along with one of the family bathrooms, the other two family bathrooms are located downstairs. The bedrooms at the house include 2 large doubles, one with a super-king size bed and the other a standard double, both are beautifully decorated in light pastel colours and enjoy lovely views over the garden and fields beyond. There are 3 bedrooms are twins and all have full-size single beds and ample storage. The downstairs bathrooms are situated towards the rear of the house and are fitted with a shower or a bath with shower overhead, as well as a wash basin and WC. The upstairs family bathroom has a bath, a wash basin and a WC.
A real asset for Braunton Farmhouse is its ample living space. The main living room is wonderfully bright and has been tastefully decorated, it features three comfy sofas and bean-bags, plus a large TV/DVD, it also benefits from views of the countryside. The second lounge is a smaller “snug” room perfect for getting away and relaxing, or as somewhere the kids can have to themselves, here you will find a sofa and an arm-chair plus a TV/DVD and games console.
The dining room has a large table and chairs to seat 10 people comfortably, and a high chair can be provided if needed. Finally, there is a well-equipped kitchen with a small kitchen table ideal for breakfasts and snacks. The kitchen has an electric cooker and hob, a coffee machine, a washing machine and a tumble dryer, as well as everything else you would expect to find in a self-catering cottage.
Outside there is a massive garden to the front of the house and a pretty patio with pine table and chairs, plus a parasol and BBQ perfect for relaxed evening meals whilst watching the sunset. There is also a rear patio with a small table and chairs and space for storing surf-boards and bikes. Catering is available on request and it is possible for a marquee to be erected on the land for events.
The farmhouse is within easy reach of the lively villages of Braunton, Croyde and Georgeham, all have fantastic pubs, bars and restaurants, such as The Thatch in Croyde and Bistro Du Coin in Braunton. In the nearby Georgeham there is The Rock and The Kings Arms both excellent pubs serving great food and only 2 miles away.
The beaches at Saunton and Croyde all have surf schools so all the family can learn to surf, windsurf or even kite-surf. Other water sports can also be enjoyed in the local area, as can walks along the South West Coast Path. For cyclists, the Tarka Trail starts in Braunton before running along the river to Barnstaple and then on towards Meeth on the edge of Dartmoor.
For children there are great attractions like The Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and the water park at Cascades in Croyde, these are within easy reach and ideal for those looking to spend time away from the beach.