Description of holiday cottage near Bideford, Devon, South West England
Crooked Lake Cottage sleeps 5 plus cot in 3 bedrooms. It is situated in a valley of ancient woodland through which flows the River Yeo, a tiny tributary of which, babbles through the garden.
The approach to the cottage from a charming lane it overlooks is via a small gate from the parking space. The front door is housed by a covered porch, ideal for coats and boots after a long days walking. You step into a pretty, low-beamed dining room with a CD player, a dining table to seat 6 and a feature ornamental inglenook fireplace. One door leads to the lounge overlooking a garden, with low-beamed ceiling, an original open fireplace inset with a multi-fuel burner an fireguard. The room is delightfully furnished with sofa and chairs, TV (Free-serve Satellite), DVD/video.
The lounge opens out into the spacious conservatory, furnished with cane seating, a two-seater sofa, two chairs and views across the garden. Double doors open to a paved and gravel patio area supplied with garden furniture.
The door to the rear of the dining room leads to the lovely fitted pine kitchen with an electric hob and oven, washer/dryer, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave, dresser, table to seat 5 and access to a lovely garden patio with beautiful set of garden table and chairs, perfect for an early evening drink whilst watching the sun set over the hill that rises beyond the garden hedge.
Up the dog-leg staircase is an attractive master bedroom with a 4ft 6in pine bed, wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bath, power shower over, basin and WC.
Along the corridor is a spacious single bedroom with large range of fitted cupboards and 3ft bed. There is ample room here to locate the cot if required.
Steps up lead to a twin bedroom with two 3ft iron beds, pine furniture and large picture window offering lovely garden views. There is a family bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin and WC.
All bedrooms are equipped with dressing tables, bedside lights and radio alarm clocks.
The cottage is surrounded by a stone wall and beautiful mature gardens. To the side there is a parking bay for 2 cars and a gate that leads into the enclosed gardens that surround the cottage at the rear. A natural running, stream with two bridges is a feature at the rear of the property and sloping lawns, with mature shrubs offer a very private suntrap. Sun loungers, garden furniture and barbecue are provided.
Goshawks, nuthatches and woodpeckers are natural residents of this area, as are badgers and deer which can be seen from time to time from the garden.
Accommodation, Facilities and Services
|Suitability:||No Smoking, No Pets|
|General:||Central heating, Hairdryer
|Bedrooms:||3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
1 Double/s with ensuite, 1 Single/s, 1 Twin/s, 1 Cot/s
2 Bath/s, 2 Shower/s, 2 Wash basin/s, 2 Toilets/s
The En suite bathroom has a whirlpool bath.
|Lounge:||Seating for 5 people
TV, Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Board Games, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films
There is further seating for 5 in the adjoining conservatory
|Dining Area:||Seating for 6 people , High chair
There is also a breakfast table seating 5 in the kitchen
|Kitchen/Utility:||Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Ironing board, Iron
|Outdoors:||BBQ, Private garden, Terrace, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
|Access:||Car essential, Off road parking, Stairs
Linen provided, Cleaning included
Towels can be provided for guests travelling from overseas
|6 Sep - 26 Sep 2013||£410.00||3 Days|
|27 Sep - 24 Oct 2013||£387.00||3 Days|
|25 Oct - 31 Oct 2013||£410.00||7 Days|
|1 Nov - 19 Dec 2013||£325.00||3 Days|
|20 Dec 2013 - 2 Jan 2014||£625.00||7 Days|
|4 January - 14 February 2014||£325.00||3 Days|
|15 February - 21 February 2014||£375.00||7 Days|
|22 February - 7 March 2014||£325.00||3 Days|
|8 March - 4 April 2014||£375.00||3 Days|
|5 April - 25 April 2014||£450.00||7 Days|
|26 April - 23 May 2014||£395.00||3 Days|
|24 May - 25 July 2014||£610.00||3 Days|
|26 July - 29 August 2014||£830.00||7 Days|
|30 August - 26 September 2014||£445.00||3 Days|
|27 September - 24 October 2014||£375.00||3 Days|
|25 October - 31 October 2014||£410.00||7 Days|
|1 November - 19 December 2014||£325.00||3 Days|
|20 December - 2 January 2014||£625.00||7 Days|
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Deposit/Booking Notes: A deposit of 30% is required to secure a booing with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.
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Location of holiday rental near Bideford, Devon, South West England
|Holiday Type:||Beach, Rural, Lake/Riverside, Historic/Sightseeing, Family|
|Local Activities:||Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Horse Riding, Tennis, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market, Amusement/Water Park|
Location descriptionCrooked Lake Cottage is everything you would hope for in a quiet, Devon retreat. This secluded, 17th century stone cottage is tucked away in the heart of beautiful Devon countryside, yet is only 15 minutes from the bustling North Devon town of Bideford and the glorious North Devon beaches of Westward Ho!, Northam and Instow.
Other activitiesFor surf lovers, the beaches of Northam Burrows and Westward Ho! offer some excellent surfing for beginners and experts. The Tarka Trail, a long riverside cycle trail built on an old railway line offers scenic views and picnic spots along the Taw and Torridge Esturaries -with plenty of places to hire bicycles. Other notable places to visit are Clovelly and the superb RHS Gardens at Rosemore near Torrington - combine this with a visit to Dartington Glass and the 1646 Civil War experience in the historic town centre.
Tourist attractionsThe Big Sheep
The Milky Way
The Burton Museum and Gallery, Bideford
|Nearest Railway Station:||Barnstaple||16miles|
|Nearest Ferry Port:||Plymouth||90miles|
|Nearest Bus Station:||Bideford||5miles|
|Nearest Pub/Restaurant:||Horns Cross||2miles|
Full Directions and access arrangements are forwarded to all guests upon receipt of their final payment.
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Contact the Agent of this cottage near Bideford
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|Agent Name:||Dan White|
|Preferred Contact Method:||No preference|
|Primary Telephone:||0845 680 5431|
|Secondary Telephone:||07934 772171|
|Agent joined website:||19 December 2011|
|Property listed since:||21 December 2011|
|Link to owners website:||www.crookedlakecottagedevon.co.uk|
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