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Stunning large house located in the centre of Croyde village, close to the beach

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

A large detached 4 bedroom house with its own gated entrance and private garden

Priory Stables is a stunning large 4 bedroom detached house with it’s own gated entrance, secluded private garden and south fencing sun deck/balcony. The house is located in the centre of Croyde village with only a 10 minute walk to Croyde beach and 2 minute walk to all the pubs and shops. It is arranged over 2 floors with the living accommodation upstairs with beautiful views of the village and surrounding hills. There are solid oak floors throughout a large fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar. The large open plan dining/living space is perfect for entertaining with patio doors opening on to the balcony/sun deck. The sun deck has comfortable rattan sofa seating which is ideal for taking in the lovely surrounding views whilst enjoying a glass of wine.

Croyde, North Devon, is a magical location with superb sandy beaches and spectacular scenery. The unspoilt village is steeped in old-world charm with great input into the area by the young surfing community, tourism and walkers with three fantastic beaches to choose from. There are an abundance of great pubs and local restaurants to choose from to eat and drink including – The Thatch Barn Inn, Billy Budds and The Manor House Inn, all in walking distance. A short 5 minute drive away is the award winning Kings Arms and The Rock both in Georgeham. You also have the Red Barn and Barricane beach café around the headland in Woolacombe and the famous hip Damien Hirst restaurant The Quay in Ilfracombe.

With many stunning beaches including Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Putsborough and Woolacombe, surfing, walking, hiking, watersports, cycling, and horseriding on our very doorsteps, you will never be stuck without something active to do in Croyde and surrounding villages. For the keen golfer you have two of the best golf courses with a 5 and 20 min drive in Saunton Sands and the Royal North Devon.

Priory Stables typifies contemporary living and has been furnished to a very high standard to ensure every guests stay is a comfortable and enjoyable one.

Bedrooms:

• Bedroom one is a large master bedroom with a king size four poster double bed with wall mounted 37" inch flat screen TV. There is a built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers and large floor mirror. There is an adjoining en-suite bathroom with power shower, bath, WC and sink unit.

• Bedroom two can be used a family suite with bedroom three or as two separate bedrooms. There is a queen size double bed, chest of drawers, leather dressing table with mirror.

• Bedroom three adjoins bedroom two and has 2 bunk beds (Beds 5,6”) which are ideal for children, plus a small chest of drawers.

• Bedroom four is a twin bedroom with two single beds, chest of drawers and fitted wardrobe.

• We also have a travel cot available for guests as well as stair gate and highchair.

• There are two further fold up beds if required which can be positioned in any of the rooms.

Bathrooms:

• Ensuite bathroom with master bedroom with bath, shower, WC and basin.

• Family bathroom with large walk in shower, WC and basin.

• Separate WC and Basin on the first floor.

Living room:

• This large open plan lounge/dining area is a great example of contemporary living complete with solid oak floors.

• Two large leather sofas and large floor cushion.

• Large 40” widescreen TV complete with BT Vision including sports, film and kids package.

• DVD Player.

• Ipod docking station.

• Free broadband Wi-Fi

• Large coffee table with games and books for guests.

Dining room:

• The dining room adjoins the living area and has a large dining table with comfortable leather seating for up to 12 guests (2 fold up chairs to go to 12).

• 2-seater sofa bed – Which can be used for accommodating additional guests.

• Highchair and stair gate.

Kitchen:

• Large fully equipped kitchen with all cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery.

• Breakfast bar with stools

• Large American style fridge / freezer

• Washing machine

• Electric oven and grill

• 4 ring hob

• Microwave

• Toaster, kettle

• Ironing board with iron

Sun deck / Balcony:

• Leading from the dining room is a large decked balcony with a rattan sofa set and coffee table.

• The deck is south facing ad enjoys sunshine all day as well as stunning views of the surrounding hills and village.

• Outdoor lighting on the deck ideal for entertaining on a warm summers evening.

Patio garden:

• This secluded patio garden is very secluded with mature flower beds.

• There are two wooden picnic tables to provide sufficient seating for all guests including parasol.

• BBQ (Please purchase your own coals) with BBQ utensils

• Outdoor shower with large chrome shower head - ideal when returning from the beach.

• Outdoor lighting for summer al fresco dining.

Entrance/Parking:

• There is a private gated entrance with ample parking for 3 cars.

We do accept well behaved dogs and request they are not allowed onto the furniture or into the bedrooms. After those muddy or beach walks we ask you use the outdoor shower to clean them down and provide your own towel for drying.

More Details

Owner
Joby Mussell
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Joby Mussell

I work in the travel industry so I have a good insight in what makes a great holiday experience. I love to holiday myself at Priory Stables with my young family as it suits us perfectly with the short walk to the beach and pubs and shops in the village.

Joby Mussell purchased this house in 2003

Why Joby Mussell chose Croyde

I bought this property nearly 15 years ago due to its great location in the centre of the picturesque village of Croyde and close proximity to the beach. It was ideal for my love of surfing and now ideal for my youny family to share.

What makes this house unique

What makes Priory Stables so ideal is you can literally park your car up in the driveway and not need to get in it again during your stay. You can conveniently walk to the beach and all the hustle and bustle of the village. The decked balcony is a real gem, with it being south facing you can enjoy the sun all day and I have spent many days sunbathing or enjoying a sunset glass of wine.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Croyde in Georgeham

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • All we ask is you look after the house and treat it as if it were your own.
  • We do accept well behaved all male and female groups.
  • Please respect your neighbours in the village as there are a lot of local residents and keep noise to a minimum later on in the evening.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • There is 1 family bathroom, an ensuite with the master bedroom and a separate toilet on the first floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is an additional sofa bed in the dining room as well as 2 x fold up beds. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Stunning large house located in the centre of Croyde village, close to the beach
average rating of 4.3157897 based on 19 reviews
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Lovely house in a beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

The house is lovely but could be improved by addressing

the following. There is a broken lock on the toilet upstairs and no lock at all on the shower room which caused embarrassment ! There also needs to be a plug for the bath . The house isn't suitable for 12 guests at present because the sofa bed is so uncomfortable. Our friends had to sleep on the sofas which wasn't fair at all. A new decent sofa bed is desperately needed. Other than this we had a wonderful time, the house was clean and had everything we needed , the afternoon tea provided was a lovely touch. We will be back but please replace the sofa bed !

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback we always appreciate it and it helps us improve the guest experience. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the house, location and cream tea we provide to all guests. We will certainly take a look at the sofa bed as this is the first we have heard there were any issues with it. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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5

Beautiful house in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The house was absolutely perfect for our weekend away and in such a brilliant location. Only 5 mins from the beach and local shops. House had everything we needed and more. Scones were a lovely added touch for when we arrived

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location, property was lovely and clean and the housekeeper was really helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Really well set up for a family break, house had everything we needed. We had such a great time the location was really good. Cant wait till we book up and go again

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you had an enjoyable stay and liked the house and village. We look forward to warmly welcoming you back in the future.
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4

Clean modern house in great location for beach and town

  • 4 of 5

Did not get 5 stars because a few minor things were broken such as a door would not lock or window could not open. Also the sofa bed was awful.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed the house and the location of the property in the middle of the village and beach. We look forward to you returning in the future and I will ensure the temperamental door locks OK as does the window.
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5

Great holiday home, very spacious and well kept

  • 5 of 5

A group of 12 of us stayed for two nights in this spacious and well located holiday home.

We were split between four cars and there was enough space on the driveway for us all. Upon arrival there were fresh scones, jam and cream waiting for us. Everything was sparkling clean and all facilities working perfectly.

The kitchen and living areas are very spacious and light with double doors leading onto the wooden balcony (our only very small discontent was being unable to open one of the doors - i don't think we could work out the knack to it!). There's just enough space to put up a gazebo in the garden if need be. The bedrooms are a decent size and the 4 poster bed was very comfortable and envied by others staying.

The property is very central with a one minute walk to the local shops and pubs and just ten minutes away from the beach. Would recommend stocking up on food in nearby Braunton as the local shops don't offer a huge amount of choice.

Both Joby (the owner) and Matilda (the housekeeper) were very friendly and communicative and kindly extended our check-out until 12 o'clock at no extra cost.

I would highly recommend staying to any families or groups looking for a break in Croyde and all of us would certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a lovely stay and enjoyed both the house and lovely village of Croyde.
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PRIORY STABLES 10 to 17 Sept. Croyde Bay

  • 2 of 5

Good location. We were a bit disappointed with the house. Floors were dirty kitchen equipment some of which needs replacing as was dirty and rusty dish washer wants seeing to. Don't think the house was suitable for very small children more suited to groups of surfers would not recommend for families.

Barbara Scott

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay. As you can see the majority of our reviews are 5 star so it is unusual for a set of guests to be unhappy with the experience, particularly families which make up the bulk of our bookings. I can only apologise if it didn't live up to standard and would have liked to have rectified any issues you had whilst you were in the property. If you felt the floors or some of the kitchen utensils were not clean I could have sent my housekeeper back in again for you.
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Thatch Barn Inn
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Saunton Sands
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Barnstaple
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
Junction 27 M4
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Thatch Barn Inn
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Croyde Beach
Car: recommended

The West Country / Devon region

Bordered by Somerset, Dorset and the Duchy County of Cornwall, Devon is England's third largest county with nearly 7,000 sq. kilometres of land. Devon contains the two natural parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the coastal towns and seaside resorts of two coast lines, picturesque villages with their thatched cottages and charming inns, the industrial centres and a variety of ancient history. There is a lot to see and learn within the beautiful county of Devon.

The Croyde area

Croyde, North Devon, is a magical location with superb sandy beaches and spectacular scenery. The unspoilt village is steeped in old-world charm with great input into the area by the young surfing community, tourism and walkers with three fantastic beaches to choose from. There are an abundance of great pubs and local restaurants to choose from to eat and drink including – The Thatch Barn Inn, Billy Budds and The Manor House Inn, all in walking distance. A short 5 minute drive away is the award winning Kings Arms and The Rock both in Georgeham. You also have the Red Barn and Barricane beach café around the headland in Woolacombe and the famous hip Damien Hirst restaurant The Quay in Ilfracombe.

With many stunning beaches including Croyde Bay, Saunton Sands, Putsborough and Woolacombe, surfing, walking, hiking, watersports, cycling, and horseriding on our very doorsteps, you will never be stuck without something active to do in Croyde and surrounding villages. For the keen golfer you have two of the best golf courses with a 5 and 20 min drive in Saunton Sands and the Royal North Devon.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

1 x sofa bed £15
1 x extra fold up bed £15
Refundable Damage Deposit £100
1 x fold up bed £15
Pet Fee £10

There are camp beds available with additional linen charged at £15 per bed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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