This impressive five bedroom detached home (ideal for 9 or 10) with original building dating back to the 1860's is situated just outside the picturesque and popular village of Croyde with its large sandy cove that is a magnet for families and surfers alike. A local character pub serving meals is half a mile down the road with a further choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants just beyond in the centre of the village itself.
The original building dates back to the 1860's and Hillside has been extended and renovated to create a desirable holiday home, lovingly furnished, tastefully decorated and equipped for comfort and enjoyment by the owners. The house is an ideal choice to gather family or groups of friends, for special celebrations or fun and relaxing holidays. The approach to the house from the driveway is up a few steps. An attractive glass and wood vestibule to the side of the house has a beautiful tiled floor whilst a fabulous wet room is at the rear of the vestibule, ideal for rinsing away the sand under the showers when you have just come back from the beach. The beautiful living area benefits from a wood burning stove set in a part exposed stone and brick alcove with slate hearth. The dining table offers seating for ten, great for getting together to discuss plans for the next day's activities over an evening meal and glass of wine. The triple aspect kitchen space has been thoughtfully designed with granite worktops, contemporary white units and stone tile flooring. The hob is located in the central island and the kitchen is very well equipped. French doors open out onto the split level patio terrace complete with outdoor table, perfect for al fresco eating. A series of terrace lawns landscape the hill (so take care with young children on the slopes). A separate, smaller second living room/snug with a two seater sofa, at the front of the house, offers a quiet retreat for reading should you wish. One of the superb bedrooms is located downstairs across the hall from the snug.
Upstairs there are a further four bedrooms all with beautiful 'original' wooden flooring. The generous master bedroom and a second sumptuous double room both have en suite facilities. Each bedroom has been elegantly decorated and all bedrooms enjoy countryside views. Two of the bedrooms offer the option of either Twin or Superking to provide flexibility sleeping arrangements. PLEASE ADVISE OF BED CONFIGURATIONS AT TIME OF BOOKING. A high quality bathroom with tongue and groove panelling, free standing slipper bath and separate large shower serves the other bedrooms. If you find you are able to tear yourselves away from Hillside, there is so much to do and see in this very popular part of Devon.
Need extra space?...The Barn is a luxury newly built renovation sleeping 2, located next to Hillside. With its own parking and separate entrance, the Barn provides the perfect 'quiet' retreat away from the main house. A 10% discount on The Barn rental is offered to guests wishing to book this in addition to Hillside, please mention this in 'notes' when making a booking.
Accommodation: Ground floor: Entrance Hall. Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen room. Living room with woodburner, TV with freeview and DVD. Kitchen with electric ceramic hob, double eye-level electric oven, microwave, American style fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, coffee maker. Second living room/snug with sofa. Vestibule. Walk-in Wetroom with two showers, WC with basin. Bedroom 5 with Superking zip 'n' link option to Twin on request and ornamental fireplace. First floor: Landing. Bedroom 1 with King and en suite shower room with basin and WC. Bedroom 2 with King and en suite shower room with basin and WC. Bedroom 3 with Twin zip 'n' link option to Superking on request. Bedroom 4 with 3'single with high quality pull out 3'single bed. PLEASE ADVISE OF BED CONFIGURATION AT TIME OF BOOKING. Family bathroom with slipper bath, mixer handset over bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and WC.
Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Electric CH. Air source heat pumps and solar PVs. Wi-Fi Broadband. 1 small pet welcome. Complimentary basket of logs. Selection of games, books and DVD's. Garden furniture. Barbecue. Highchair and travel cot. No smoking. Parking on driveway for 2 or 3 cars. No short breaks. 4pm arrival time. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday.
- Sleeps 10
- 5 Bedrooms
- Suitable for up to 1 pet
- WiFi connection available
- Saturday changeover
- 4 Bathrooms
- Bed linen provided
- Private parking
- 0.5 miles to the nearest pub
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Travel cot available
- 1.2 miles from the coast
- Open fire/woodburner
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
The beds were very comfortable. The garden was perfect for the dog .Mrs V Germon - 4th September 2017
It was a truly lovely property - a wonderful place to stay. What an amazing week we had and it felt truly indulgent to stay in such a lovely place! Beautiful, characterful and utterly charming. Garden was great for the kids too. Mr Nick Morgan - 29th August 2017
Hillside is a fantastic property with everything you need. It is well situated for getting into Croyde with its superb beach and excellent amenities.Mr N Atherton - 17th July 2017
Fabulous property in an idyllic location.Mr A Adey - 7th June 2016
Beautifully furnished property and very well equipped. Comfortable and plenty of space inside and out and in a good location for the coast and countryside.Ms Lynn Willis - 19th May 2016
House superbly furnished and equipped. Very comfortable & perfect for our stay. Walking been excellent & weather good too! Would happily recommend to others. Rhubarb the dog enjoyed the walks too.Ms W - 14th May 2016
Thank you for letting us share Hillside with you for a week. Stayed here last summer and the stay was as great as the last. Fab house, relaxing. Winter in North Devon is fab. Big waves, frosty mornings & less people on the beach. Walked on the Burrows, great for dog walking + boys looking for bullets!!! (Thomas found 5). The Milky Way Brilliant! Worth a visit. Great food at the Manor Pub down the road.The W Family - 28th February 2016
You all did a great job with Hillside. Wrote by Jessica Morris aged 10. Thx sooo much. We enjoyed every moment. Stayed here for New Year 2015. We thought the house was amazing. Plenty of room for us to have our own space too. We've been on the beach which was great. The beds are soooo nice. You did a great job and the house was too because it was so beautifully decorated. Every night we stayed up and played games and made our own entertainment.Morris, Everitt and Shaw Family - 3rd January 2016
The property was beautifully decorated and very comfortable and well equipped and we all had a very happy family holiday!Mrs Clare Harrison - 23rd July 2015
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