Individual holiday cottage in quiet village rural location
View of the byre from the entrance
|Location:||South West, England|
|Sleeps:||6 (3 bedrooms)|
|Rates:||from 300.00 pw|
The Byre is a family holiday cottage, full of style and luxury, converted from 19th century barn - a newly furbished rural retreat with everything you’ll need from dishwasher to garlic crusher. Enjoy a comfortable family holiday; it's child friendly and dog friendly, with bunk beds for the children and a Barbicue for the dads! The Byre is perfectly located to discover an abundance of North Devon’s delightful attractions – all within easy reach.
The family friendly accommodation includes three bedrooms, (a double with en-suite, a twin and a bunk room), a fully equipped kitchen, large dining area with music system and a lounge with Freeview TV.
facilities at the byre
Freeview TV, DVD player, PS2, CD and DVD library, selection of board games
Dining table for 6, bookcase & books, music system, lamp, patio doors to the garden
Hob, Oven, Kettle, Toaster, Iron, washer/dryer machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave. First aid kit.
1 double (en-suite) with fitted with wardrobes, chest of drawers, bedside lamps, full-length mirror, 1 twin with fitted with wardrobes chest of draws and 1 with bunk beds and chest of draws. Hair dryer in double bedroom.
Main bathroom: shower, sink & wc. Ensuite: bath, sink and wc.
Outside there is off-road parking for 2 cars, a patio, tables, parasols and chairs, surrounded by an open garden, (we do the mowing unless you insist!) leading down to a fishpond with a fenced in lawn with barbeque, picnic table and benches.
The price includes:
Electricity and all other utilities
Bath and hand towels
A bottle of wine to greet you on arrival
Use of body boards and beginners foam boards
Travel cot and high chair
i-pod docking station
PS2 + 2 controllers and games
Accommodation, Facilities and Services
|General:||Central heating, Sports equipment
|Bedrooms:||3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
2 x bunk beds in 3rd bedroom
1 Bath/s, 1 Shower/s, 2 Wash basin/s, 2 Toilets/s
|Lounge:||Seating for 6 people
TV, Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Computer Games Console, Board Games, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films, Selection of Music
|Dining Area:||Seating for 6 people , High chair|
|Kitchen/Utility:||Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Ironing board, Iron
|Outdoors:||BBQ, Private garden, Terrace, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
Linen provided, Towels provided, Cleaning included, Laundry included, Babysitting
|2 January - 19 March||390.00|
|26 March - 9 April||523.00|
|16 April - 21 May||470.00|
|4 - 25 June||565.00|
|2 - 9 July||655.00|
|16 July - 20 August||835.00|
|3 September -10 September||565.00|
|17 September - 15 October||470.00|
|29 October - 10 December||390.00|
|17 December - 23 December||740.00|
Deposit/Booking Notes: We will accept short breaks from October to April.
We only accept cheques
|Holiday Type:||Beach, Rural, Family|
|Local Activities:||Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Horse Riding, Tennis, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market, Amusement/Water Park|
Location descriptionThe Byre is in GOODLEIGH, North Devon, a small village three miles north of Barnstaple with many classic old houses that reflect the history of the village. It has a pub, school and a church. The village is surrounded by stunning scenery and lovely walks along ancient green lanes with steep banks laden with primroses, bluebells, campion, fox gloves and other wild flowers in spring and early summer.
North Devon is blessed with beautiful landscapes offering inspirational views no matter what time of year you visit. Enjoy lively coastal resorts, spectacular sandy beaches, the rolling hills of Tarka Country and the wild dramatic moorlands of Exmoor. With many tourist attractions, events and festivals there’s something for everyone
North Devon is host to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches; Saunton Sands with 6 miles of stunning beach; Putsburough, to the west side of Woolacombe bay is the most beautiful beach you will ever see; plus the famous beach at Croyde, all of this is only 20 minutes drive away. The area is also famous for some of the best surfing in the world and also hosts a stunning nature reserve for birds at Braunton Burroughs. The coastal walks run for miles and are well marked with regular breaks for refreshments and Devon cream tea’s.
Within 20 mininutes of The Byre you can enjoy almost any activity you can imagine, from walks on Exmoor or the long empty beaches, take a ride along the Tarka Trail which stretches for miles through the beautiful North Devon countrside, play tennis at the Tarks tennis centre with it's 6 indoor and 6 outdoor courts of for the more adventurous the local beaches at Saunton, Puttsburough and Croyde offer some of the best sufing in the world. Or if you want to just wander around Lynon and Lynmouth are a must. All this provides plenty of entertainment for a summer holiday or a short break. The main town of North Devon is Barnstaple, which offers great shops, restaurants and places to visit, it dates back to Viking times and has many architectural sites for the keen historian. The Pannier market in the centre of the town is famous for its local food, produce, arts and crafts.
Other activitiesFor the more adventurous there is a host of water-sports from surfing to kite -surfing and canoeing. Instow has a great sailing club where the kids can learn to sail. Barnstaple also has one of the country’s leading tennis centres, tarka tennis centre, with six indoor and six outdoor courts as well as top level coaches on site. For cyclists of all levels the Tarka trail cycle path which runs from Torrington all the way through to Instow and on to Braunton offers great, level, cycling through the beautiful North Devon county-side.
For younger children there are fantastic theme parks like the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park at Combe Martin and The Big Sheep and The Milky Way with loads of scary rides.
Local eventsNorth Devon holds the fantastic North Devon Festival during June with international stars performing at the Queens Theatre and the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe. This festival also includes the famous music festival on Croyde beach - Ocean Fest! which will have top bands from around the world
Tourist attractionsNorth Devon has loads of attractions for all ages; children can enjoy The Big Sheep and The Milky Way and parents can walk for miles on Exmoor and everyone can enjoy the wonderful beaches that surround the coastline.
Barnstaple is a lively market town only 3 miles away and there are beautiful villages and gardens all around.
|Nearest Railway Station:||BARNSTAPLE||3miles|
|Nearest Ferry Port:||PLYMOUTH||200miles|
|Nearest Bus Station:||BARNSTAPLE||3miles|
|Nearest Beach:||SAUNTON SANDS||8miles|
|Nearest Pub/Restaurant:||NEW INN||200m|
The Byre @ Cross Farm
Directions to The Byre Cross Farm, Northleigh Hill, Goodleigh, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 7NR.
Turn off Junction 27 M5, follow A316 to Barnstaple. Go straight over 3 roundabouts & nearer to Barnstaple turn left, sign post Landkey. Then immediately left again 200 yards sign post Goodleigh, then turn left again sign post Goodleigh. Follow for 2 miles. Go up hill and turn left at top to Goodleigh, across x roads then turn right at T junction. In village, go past the pub, New Inn, & take next left signed Cheltfont
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|Owner joined website:||18 February 2010|
|Property listed since:||19 February 2010|
|Link to owners website:||www.mynorthdevonholidaycottage.co.uk|
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